Yoga with a View for September Yoga Month

Casa Palopo Yoga

September is Yoga Month and these hotels offer yoga lessons amidst nature and overlooking spectacular views. There’s no better zen than the simple companionship of mother nature!

Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel
Flores, Guatemala

Located just a short drive away from the magnificent ruins of Tikal, Uaxactún and Yaxhá in Northern Guatemala, Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel is spread across more than 300 acres of lush, private reserve. The property offers the perfect blend of luxury and eco- tourism, with 19 spacious bungalow suites hovered over Quexil Lagoon. What better location to practice yoga than in the middle of the jungle, with a relaxing sounds of nature and its inhabitants to get you into a zenful state? With a plethora of activities to inspire a health & wellness lifestyle, guests can reserve personal or group yoga sessions anywhere on property from on your private balcony in your spacious suite or better yet, by the hotel’s infinity edge pool surrounded by the lush foliage of the jungle — where yogis will gather around the large pucte tree used as a focal point to practice holding the most difficult of poses!

Casa Palopo
Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Guests of Casa Palopó can enjoy a moment of zen with yoga lessons held on the hotel’s helipad — located on the cliff between the main hotel and its VIP two-story villa (the villa being 150 steps above the main hotel). The helipad overlooks majestic views of Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan and three volcanoes, adorned with misty clouds floating at the their tips — a gorgeous scene to inhale and exhale to! The luxury boutique hotel even has a package that caters to the relaxing workout that includes airport transfer to and from La Aurora International Airport, accommodations at the boutique hotel, daily breakfast, one spa treatment per person, and daily yoga sessions.

W Punta de Mita
Nayarit, Mexico

A chic new beach resort located on Mexico’s coveted Riviera Nayarit, W Punta de Mita offers a wellness-inspired escape for yogis and surfers who want to get some zen while perfecting their hang-ten. The property is situated on one of Mexico’s best surf breaks with a 4,000 square foot AWAY Spa that feels like a jungle paradise. On September 16, in celebration of National Yoga Month, the resort invites guests to practice their downward dog with a complimentary one-hour Vinyasa yoga class on the spa’s wooden relaxation deck, where they’re surrounded by ancient papelillo trees and a lush jungle landscape. Following yoga, guests can head to the resort’s brand new meditation labyrinth for a complimentary guided meditation session to help them further unwind before hitting the waves. After all, yoga and surfing go together like sand and saltwater!

Suncadia Resort, A Destination Hotel
Cle Elum, Washington

Nestled in the heart of the lush Cascade Mountains,Suncadia Resort sets the scene for the perfect yoga getaway. Sitting atop 6,400 acres of some of the greenest forest land, visitors can do their warrior or downward-dog first thing in the am or opt for a scenic hike through the 40+ miles of trails. In celebration of National Yoga month, Suncadia will be offering complimentary classes all month-long and special Sunday sessions led by local instructors. In addition, guests can unwind further at the world-class Glade Spring Spa with one of their Yoga Month specials- the perfect way to reach nirvana. When guests don’t want to namastay in bed, they can visit the resort’s onsite winery for a private tasting or finish off their days admiring the panoramic views of the sprawling mountains over a cozy fire and s’mores.

Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
Arenal, Costa Rica

Spread across 900 acres of lush rainforest near Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano, Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa features thermal springs naturally heated by the volcano’s magma and outdoor spa bungalows where treatments are rendered to the sounds of local wildlife. For a healthy escape that’s perfect for channeling their zen, yogis can book the resort’s Wellness in the Wild package, which includes two nights of accommodations, two al fresco spa treatments, a nightly turn-down amenity with yoga mat and tea selection, and a one-hour yoga class taught in a secluded rainforest bungalow. With hundreds of species of local wildlife right on property, guests are likely to spot (and hear!) toucans, tree frogs, and howler monkeys while practicing their downward dog. Package rates from $678/night. To book, call 1-855-TABACON.

 

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