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Mexixo Yoga Retreat with the MAC - July 2023
July 15-22, 2023


Mexico Yoga Retreat with the MAC – July 2023

Join your favorite MAC yoga instructor Michael Salmon at the beautiful Xinalani resort in Quimixto, Mexico for 7 nights/8 days of yoga. Assisted by MAC yoga instructor Kimmie Brunke, you will enjoy daily yoga sessions, fun outdoor activities and time to relax at the pristine and private beach. All levels of yoga practitioners are welcome.

About the resort:
Xinalani is one of the top eco-friendly yoga resorts in Mexico, located 12 miles south of Puerto Vallarta and tucked away in a private setting accessible by boat. All rooms have ocean views and range from open air palapas to deluxe rooms or suites with AC. Guests enjoy top-class and locally sourced chef prepared meals accommodating all dietary needs and preferences.

In addition to daily yoga instruction, your trip includes lodging, transfers upon arrival and departure (private car & boat) and all meals. Also included are carefully selected private excursions; a hike with a local guide exploring the beautiful and natural setting of the area, a boat and snorkeling cruise to take in the stunning coastline and a traditional cacao ceremony with a local shaman.

Other optional activities at the resort include spa treatments, surf and SUP lessons, swimming with the dolphins, cooking classes with a local chef, shaman sessions and more (not included in tour price).

About Your Instructor:

Mike Salmon specializes not only in the Spanish language, but also in tailoring a yoga practice to the needs of the individual helping to build a sense of confidence and joy in the student.
His goal for the journey is for you to deepen and perfect your practice through teacher-led classes and workshop style instruction on the beach or in one of seven different Yoga spaces of the resort.

January Info Session Details:

MAC members are invited to join a yoga class and information session on Saturday, January 14th at the club.

10:00-11:00 a.m.- Mexico Inspired Yoga Class in Ainsworth/Lownsdale

11:00-Noon- Informational Session and Refreshments with Customized Journeys

Register directly through the MAC website. Registration Code: YOGA114



*Please click on each day to view daily itinerary.

DAY 1 - Saturday, June 15: Fly from US to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Upon arrival in Puerto Vallarta, a hotel representative will meet you at the airport to transfer you to the resort. You will be transferred with a combination of car and boat transfer as the resort is only reachable by private boat. Sleep at Xinalani resort

DAY 2 - Sunday, July 16: Yoga and Relaxation

Today you will experience your first yoga session along with some free time for relaxation or optional activities offered by the resort. Sleep at Xinalani resort

DAY 3 - Monday, July 17: Yoga and Boat Cruise

Today the group will get to expeirence another one of the resorts 7 yoga studios. Later today, you will enjoy a boat/snorkel cruise along the stunning coastline. Sleep at Xinalani resort

DAY 4 - Tuesday, July 18: Yoga and Relaxation

After some daily yoga practice, you will have time on your own to continue enjoying everything the resort has to offer. Sleep at Xinalani resort

DAY 5 - Wednesday, July 19: Yoga and Hiking

Today after our daily yoga session in another stunning location, we will have a chance to experience a jungle hike with a local guide. Sleep at Xinalani resort

DAY 6 - Thursday, July 20: Yoga and Cacao Ceremony

After our yoga today, we will get the chance to experience a traditional and tasty cacao ceremony with a local shaman. Sleep at Xinalani resort

DAY 7 - Friday, July 21: Yoga and Relaxation

Today will be our last full day together for yoga and some more time to enjoy the resort. Sleep at Xinalani resort

DAY 8 - Saturday, July 22: Departure

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.


Trip Details

7 nights/8 days at Xinalani resort

Price Details (10 traveler minimum)

Deluxe Room with AC (2 twin beds or 1 king bed):
$2835 USD per person (double occupancy)

Eco Chic Suite with AC (2 full-size beds or 1 king bed):
$3430 USD per person (double occupancy)

*Discounts available for open air or shared space accommodations (without AC)

What is included in the trip

  • All hotel accommodations at Xinalani resort
  • Airport transfer upon arrival and departure in Puerto Vallarta
  • 3 chef prepared meals per day at the resort
  • Yoga everyday with your MAC instructors in a variety of settings<
  • Boat/snorkel cruise
  • Jungle hike with local guide
  • Traditional cacao ceremony with local shaman

What is not included

  • International airfare from and to the US
  • Personal expenses
  • Bar drinks or drinks outside of meals
  • Travel and cancellation insurance
  • Daily gratuity for resort staff ($15 per day recommended)
  • Optional activities offered through the resort