Journey to Bahia
Travel to the North-East of Brazil for an authentic tropical wellness experience. Infused with long and lush Atlantic coastlines, stunning beaches, jungles of sublime bliss and some of the top surf beaches in the world, the Journey to Bahia tour takes you on an unforgettable tour of self-discovery in this rich and diverse region.
Type of Event
Become immersed in the rhythms of nature on a tour that starts and ends in Rio as you journey to Bahia for a yoga adventure at a UNESCO World Heritage eco-resort, a protected and preserved part of the Atlantic rainforest. Immerse yourself in this luscious eco-getaway to enjoy daily yoga classes, delicious and healthy meals (vegetarian option only), optional therapies and amazing day trips and excursions to fill your senses with ecstasy and experience the essence of Bahia for six-nights. Witness the ocean dazzle and set your sights on the spectacular views of the charming shores at an eco-resort that will cater to your blissful desires for this wellness adventure.
Day 1-2, Rio de Janeiro
Arrive at any time in Rio de Janeiro on the first day to enjoy the world famous sites of the ‘cidade maravilhosa.’ Explore the famous Ipanema and Copacabana beaches and take in the breathtaking views of “Christ the Redeemer” statue and we’ll meet for our first evening meal together. On day two, choose from many optional city tours and local activities in the city and we will join again in the evening for a dinner and prepare for our departure into the Atlantic rainforest of Bahia.
Day 3-8, Itacaré, Bahia (6 nights)
Arrive in Ilheus, a short flight from Rio de Janeiro and transfer to a gorgeous eco-resort near Itacaré that will be your home for the next six nights. Get settled into a charming eco-resort at a dream location with an evening yoga class and delicious meal to begin the journey with relaxation, Bahian style. All meals are included here (vegetarian option only) with delicious savory delights from local organic gardens, prepared with attention for health and vitality during wellness retreat.
The tour includes day trips and optional activities, morning and evening yoga classes and free time to tune into your own rhythm with a delightful blend of activity and leisure in this paradise. Relax in a hammock, hang at the local beach or natural spring lagoons and enjoy surf and SUP (stand-up paddle) classes, or enjoy optional on-site massages and therapies.
Day trips include a beach hike to Itacarezinho, one of the top surfing beaches in the world to try surfing for the first time or for the experienced surfers to catch the best of the waves. We’ll enjoy waterfall hikes through mangroves and dip our toes into the refreshing waters of the region and a boat tour through the rain forest to explore the local flora and fauna and experience the many natural wonders.
Begin and end each day with a yoga class in an enchanting yoga sala designed to enhance our connection to nature and ourselves within it. The yoga classes are for all levels, with personal attention given to individual needs for each group for relaxation and rejuvenation in this holistic oasis that will enliven your senses during your practice.
The Journey to Bahia tour will take you on a yoga adventure that combines the beauty of Brazilian nature, health, wellness and local culture in the region famous for the writerJorge Amado whose shores graced his writing and brought this area to fame. Heighten your senses and tune into the rhythms of a unique experience that Bahia offers.
Day 9 – Rio de Janeiro
Return to Rio de Janeiro for the last evening together.
Day 10 -Departure Day