February 24th - March 2nd 2024
How does the booking process work?
Once you pay your deposit or pay in full using the Book Now button, we'll send you a contract and questionnaire via email.
Be sure to fill it out completely, paying special attention to provide us with your specific dietary requirements, especially allergies.
If you have any questions or concerns we can always schedule a phone call to discuss your specific circumstances. You'll also receive a personalized email directly from Sabrina so she can tailor her instruction to your specific goals for the retreat.
If you pay in full your booking process will be complete when you submit your contract and questionnaire document!
If you pay a deposit, your space will be held and you'll be able to submit your balance at a later date of your choosing, any time before December 1st, 2023.
We do not offer refunds for any participant-initiated cancellations, as it impacts our ability to operate the retreat for the remaining guests. As such, we strongly suggest travel insurance to protect your investment.
How's the weather?
Awesome! Weather in late February is generally dry with occasional tropical showers that blow through. You can expect temperatures to range between 80 and 90 during the day and 70-80 during the evening, perfect to shake off the chill of winter! We're scheduling outside hurricane season, so once the retreat is a go, you can book your retreat and flights with confidence.
What about flights?
You'll be flying into Phillip Goldson International Airport in Belize City (BZE). You are responsible for your own international airfare to and from Belize. We suggest waiting until the retreat is confirmed before purchasing flights. Once the retreat is confirmed we'll email you so you can book your arrangements. We highly suggest travel insurance to protect your investment. For a complete list of airlines flying to Belize, click here.
To take advantage of our pre-arranged ground transportation please ensure your flight arrives by 3pm on February 24th. (Pro Tip: Bring a pen for filling out the customs form!) If you need to make other arrangements please contact us prior to purchasing flights. For your return flights on March 2nd, any flight leaving in the afternoon will coordinate perfectly. If you intend to extend your Belize experience either before or after the retreat, please let us know so we can help arrange alternate transportation to the water taxi, your next hotel, or otherwise. Alternate travel arrangements may result in an additional fee.
As an American or Canadian Citizen you will receive a tourist visa valid for 30 days upon arrival in Belize, provided your passport is valid and does not expire within 6 months of your arrival. If you have questions about flights to or transportation within Belize please contact us prior to purchase.
What's included with my purchase?
Personalized yoga instruction with Sabrina, with twice-daily classes and meditation
7 nights double occupancy accommodations at Black Rock Lodge
7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, and 7 Dinners (please advise of any dietary considerations)
Coordinated transportation within Belize, including r/t airport transfers (flights not included)
All Entrance fees to daily group activities and specialty class locations
All fees for group guides, drivers, and tour providers (optional gratuities not included)
Small class size to ensure success and comfort during yoga and meditation sessions
What's NOT included with my purchase?
International flights to Belize (BZE)
Alcohol, other incidental beverages, and food outside planned meals
Optional gratuities or tips for tour guides and service staff
Spa services or other additional tours beyond those in the itinerary
Additional transportation outside of coordinated activities
How do I reserve my space?
Click here or use any of the "Book Now" buttons found on this website. Click which option you're purchasing, and you'll be taken to a secure payment portal using Square. We accept most major credit cards. If you need to make alternate payment arrangements please contact us. Some payment methods may require an additional fee.
Your 50% deposit is non-refundable and we highly suggest travel insurance to protect your investment. Your balance is due December 1st, 2023 or earlier. Save $100 by paying in full when you book, and save an additional $100 per guest when booking two or more spaces with friends!
Whats the situation with money?
Belize uses Belize Dollars with a steady exchange rate of 2 bzd: 1usd. US dollars are widely accepted in smaller denominations provided the bills are in good condition- no tears, missing pieces, or defaced bills. Local vendors are unable to exchange larger bills so in general keep US currency to $20 bills or smaller. Credit Cards are widely accepted throughout the country at restaurants, stores, and similar. Street vendors and many souvenirs will want cash. Be sure to notify your bank or credit card companies that you'll be traveling in Belize to avoid any issues. ATM's are widely available and dispense local currency.
What should I bring?
Bring clothing that layers and makes you comfortable. The sun mid-day can be intense and hot, but the evenings can also be quite cool, so layers are essential. Definitely bring your sunglasses and/or a hat to shield your eyes.
Bring your yoga mat and yoga clothes, prioritizing comfort, but being mindful of insects.
Consider a light jacket to keep you dry during pop-up showers, and prioritize clothes that protect you from sun exposure- it's always summertime in Belize!
Sturdy shoes that dry quickly are helpful for certain excursions as well as wading in the river or streams you encounter along the way. You might decide to climb a Mayan ruin or take a hike in the jungle so don't be afraid to pack an extra set of shoes or sturdy flip-flops.
Reef-safe sunscreen and insect repellent are also good things to bring along with you to maximize your comfort.
Toiletries and personal medications, a water bottle for refilling, a good book, and maybe a journal round out the list. If you have questions about the availability of specific items in Belize, don't hesitate to ask us!
Health and Safety
You don't need any vaccinations or other medical care prior to traveling to Belize. In 2023 the WHO declared Belize to be officially Malaria-free, meaning zero reported cases for the previous three consecutive years. Insect repellent is still suggested as a matter of personal comfort.
In the event of illness or emergency, San Ignacio has two hospitals, an ambulance, fire, and police force, as well as multiple private doctors and pharmacies available. We always suggest trip insurance with medical and evacuation coverage to protect your investment and provide you with peace of mind on your journey.
Black Rock Lodge is a remote jungle facility neighboring multiple luxury resorts. They staff dedicated security throughout the evening, in addition to an onsite manager to handle any needs you might have overnight.
The Belizean people are warm, welcoming and friendly. If at any point during your stay your hosts can make you feel more comfortable, just let us know.