Yoga and Surf Retreats in Nicaragua!

If you are thinking about making a surf trip, we highly recommed the sunny shores of Nicaragua in Central America. We travelled to Playa Gigante and found some incredible waves and some even more wonderful people.

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Our lovely friends at Papaya Wellness have some incredible retreats available, if you want to get away, eat healthy, surf and practice yoga everyday.

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Their all inclusive retreats will immerse you in mindful, recharging yoga and challenge you in the epic Nicaraguan surf. They’ve done all the work in the beautiful coastal town, to ensure that you will have nothing to worry about except having the most relaxing, healthy, fun and inspiring vacation!

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They offer all inclusive retreats to accommodate your needs for relaxation, rejuvenation and enjoyment, including airport transport, healthy detoxing meals, and a variety of yoga classes and surf sessions to keep you motivated and fulfilled. Papaya Wellness will take care of you for 7 days, with no worries!

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Papaya Wellness  also runs a variety of community projects that you can get involved in. They also have a regular yoga and fitness class schedule, so even if you don’t make a retreat, you can always surf and practice yoga in your own time!

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 As far as we are concerned, these retreats are 10/10. The location, the incredibly delicious healthy meals and the wonderful team at Papaya Wellness, make these retreats extra special.

Whether you are looking to improve your surfing, your yoga practice or both, you will leave rejuvenated and feeling empowered.

You can find out more and check out the upcoming retreats at their website: www.papayawellness.com

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Surf Fitness Tips

Our resident surfer babe from Nicaragua (India Reinartz) shares some of her key tips to staying surf fit and healthy! 

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India’s 5 Tips for surf fitness:

1)   Cardio – interval cardio training will help with fast reaction time.

2)   Core strength – great moves are the plank pose, oblique and abs work outs and pilates!

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3)   Flexibility – overall, it’ll help with your movement in the water and will help you prevent injuries.

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4)   Continue swimming when you aren’t surfing to help with cross training to help maintain your paddle power.

5) Swim under water laps to maintain good lung control and help you keep calm under pressure.

You can read more about India and her amazing surf/wellness retreats in Nicaragua, in her interview!