What is included? 

  • 4 nights accommodation in Oaxaca
  • Round-trip transportation from OAX to the hotel
  • Daily morning and evening yoga classes
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Hikes through the Cuajimoloyas
  • Temazcal ceremony
  • Ayurvedic and vegan meals
  • Retreat workbook

What is not included? 

  • Airfare
  • Yoga mat
  • Service tips
  • Extra food and drink
  • Additional transportation

How many people will be on this yoga retreat?

This retreat is for 8-10 couples.

How active is this retreat? 

We balance our time between yoga, exploration, discussions, eating, and plenty of down time to yourself. Feel free to lounge around the property or take a nap. There will be a few active hikes through the Cuajimoloyas, Monte Alban and a special temazcal ceremony.

When does the retreat start? 

The retreat officially starts once we’re all together.

When does the retreat end? 

The retreat is officially over once the first person has left the group.

Language Spoken at Destination: 

English and Spanish


Rooming Options

– Standard Suite (King Bed)

– Junior Suite (King Bed & Kitchen)

– Master Suite (King Bed, Kitchen, Living Room & Patio)


Rooms may be upgraded at an additional cost. If you’re interested, contact us to check availability.

Wi-fi/Cell Service:

This is a digital detox retreat, which means we prefer you not be on your phone or computer. However, in the event that it is needed, there is wifi available.


What is the food like? 

All meals are included. Our cuisine is healthy, delicious, Ayurvedic, and all vegan.  We use fresh, local ingredients and seasonal produce. Wake up to Ayurvedic herbal tea before class. For breakfast, a selection of fruit according to your dosha is served with nuts and granola. For lunch, sit down to an Ayurvedic meal with savory Indian spices. For dinner, enjoy a light and refreshing meal to prepare the body for sleep.

Food & Dietary Restrictions: 

Dietary restrictions can be accommodated. Please send us an email with your needs when you register.


Location of the retreat: 

Oaxaca, Mexico

How to get there: 

Take a direct or transfer flight into Oaxaca International Airport (OAX). We’ll meet you there when you arrive and take you to the hotel!

Arrival time: 

In order to coordinate with everyone’s arrival time, please book your flight to arrive before 4PM on June 4th. If you’re transferring, make sure the international flight aligns with the domestic flight!

Departure time:

We suggest booking your return flight from Oaxaca at 4PM or later to give you plenty of time.

Delta, AeroMexico, and American Airlines are three airlines with flights to Oaxaca Airport. You may be able to find special discounts on their sites.

Visa & Vaccines:

You must have a valid passport to enter Mexico (and it must not expire within 30 days of your arrival for U.S. citizens and 180 days for some other nationalities). You do not need a visa if you are a U.S. citizen. Other nationalities should check with your consulate. You do not need any vaccinations.

Travel Insurance:

Kiva Yoga Institute requires each attendee to purchase individual travel insurance. We suggest that you include “cancel for any reason” with your policy. Purchase travel insurance that includes medical coverage. We recommend WorldNomads.


We suggest that you bring pesos. You will need cash if you wish to purchase anything when we go into the city, for tips or any additional food and drink.



High 29°c / Low 15°c

High 84°f / Low 59°f

What to pack: 

Pack light but pack the essentials.

  • T-shirts & long sleeved shirts
  • Long pants, jeans & shorts
  • Comfortable clothes for yoga
  • Underwear & socks
  • Bathing suit
  • Walking or hiking shoes
  • Sandals
  • Hat or cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Natural Bug repellent
  • Natural Sunscreen
  • Toothbrush & toothpaste
  • Yoga mat

Will a yoga mat be provided? 

No mats will be provided. Please bring your own.


When are final payments due?

Final balances are due 40 days before the departure date of the trip, unless you have created a payment plan. If final payments are not received by 40 days prior to departure, Kiva Yoga Institute reserves the right to cancel your reservation and accept new reservations for your space. If you do not think you can pay in time please contact us via email and we can work out a plan for you.


Is there a hospital nearby?

There is a clinic, dentist, and pharmacy in Oaxaca. In the event of a medical emergency requiring evacuation to a major hospital, Hospital Civil is just 11 minutes away.


Kiva Yoga Institute Support

Mexico City, Mexico

+52 1 (55) 7559-3008


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