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- Located in the Sacred Valley, in the city of Urubamba
- Outdoor pool & spa tub
- Full-service wellness spa
- Restaurant bar & lounge
- Complimentary welcome drink
- Free Wi-Fi access
- Rooms include LCD TVs, jetted bathtubs, bathrobes, hair dryers & slippers
- Scenic outdoor yoga space & indoor area
- Usage of high quality yoga mats
- Fully equipped business center
Retreat Inclusions for Clients Attending:
- 6 nights/ 7 days accommodation
- All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
- Yoga twice daily
- Professional guided full day tour of Machu Picchu (value of $300)
- Peruvian dinner in the city of Urubamba
- Full day cultural tour
- Airport transfers (to/from the airport on arrival & departure days only)
Private Single $2,795
Shared Room $2,195
- International airfare
- Alcoholic beverages
- Travel insurance (recommended)
- Additional excursions/spa treatments
Sample Daily Itinerary
7:30 – 9am Morning Yoga
9 – 10am Breakfast
10 – 1pm Relax / Free Time
1 – 2pm Lunch
2 – 5pm Relax / Free Time
5 – 6:30pm Afternoon Yoga
7 – 8pm Dinner
Brent Laffoon is one of the top yoga instructors in Los Angeles. His easy-going personality, encouraging attitude and enthusiasm for the practice have made his classes popular among yogis of all levels.
Trained in a variety of styles – including Bhakti, Ashtanga and Iyengar – Brent’s classes are a creative blend of conscious movements designed to stretch and strengthen your body, open your mind and heart and ultimately to help you discover your highest potential by inspiring the confidence and imagination needed to transcend whatever limiting beliefs might be holding you back.
Prior to teaching yoga Brent was a college football player, a Peace Corps volunteer, a screenwriter and a nanny, among other things. He is honored to have been taught by some of the very best teachers in the world, and grateful to share what he has learned. His goal is to help as many people as possible discover not only what a yoga practice is, but what it can be, and to experience all the benefits that it can bring.
You can find his teaching schedule at: brentlaffoon.com/schedule
How do I get there?
- Book your flight to arrive and depart from Cusco, Peru (CUZ) – some of the airline carriers that fly from LAX to CUZ are LAN, TACA and American Airlines.
*It is advised that you contact The Yoga Getaway prior to booking your flight to confirm the retreat is on schedule as well as the best arrival and departure times.
How will I get from the airport (CUZ) to the retreat venue accommodation?
- Airport transfers are included in the package, to & from the airport on days of arrival & departure only. Hotel check-in begins at 12:00 pm on the day of arrival and checkout time is 9:00 am on the day of departure. You will need to notify The Yoga Getaway of your flight times so transportation can be coordinated.
What sort of Visa or Passport information do I need?
- A valid passport is required to enter and depart Peru. Tourists must also provide evidence of return or onward travel. Travelers to Peru will receive a card from Peruvian Immigration upon arrival stating the length of approved stay (usually 90 days). Do not lose this card as you will be required to present it upon departure (if lost, there is a $7 fee).
*For more information and specifics about traveling to Peru you can visit Travel.State.Gov
What is the altitude like there, and how should I prepare?
The retreat venue has plenty of oxygen tanks on site if anyone should find themselves short of breath . This isn’t a typical response to the altitude but if you have a history of having trouble with high altitudes, there are two medical clinics in The Sacred Valley (see below) if there are any serious issues. They do accept some health insurance and it is recommend that clients check to see if they accept your current provider. If not, it is recommended that you purchase travel insurance for the trip. Consult with your physician prior to departure if you have any other concerns.
SOS CLINICA PAREDES: www.sos-mg.com
7,972 ft Machu Picchu
9,393 ft Urubamba (The Sacred Valley – Where our hotel is located)
11,000 ft Cusco
Should I bring money and what credit cards are accepted?
- Cash is accepted everywhere, it would be advised to take out cash upon arriving to the airport. Visa is the most widely accepted credit card. Credit cards are not accepted everywhere so it is advised to have cash with you at all times.
- Call all your credit card companies before you leave home and inform them of your trip. Typically your bank will be suspicious of overseas transactions and can freeze your credit card until confirmation.
Do I need a converter for electrical outlets and plugins?
- Electrical outlets in the rooms are 220V & 110V so please make sure your US electrical items can run on this voltage.
Can I drink tap water there?
- Drinking bottled or purified water is a must (5 bottles per day of purified water will be available at the resort, each bottle is $1.80 USD after)
Do you cater to specific dietary needs (vegetarian, vegan, lactose free, and gluten free)?
- Yes the menu will cater to any dietary needs you inform us of, please be sure to mention your specific needs when registering.
- We do suggest bringing along a few bars or snacks just to be fully prepared.
Is there wireless internet and cell phone service?
- Complimentary wireless internet service will be available at the resort accommodation. There is also a business center that you will have complimentary access to, which includes 3 computers and internet access.
- Call your cell phone service provider to see if they offer coverage in Peru and request the best international plan for your needs (taking into consideration the minutes, texts and data you plan to use).
What is the weather like in the Sacred Valley of Peru?
- March – January are excellent months for an Andean adventure. The weather is mild and pleasant. Daytime temperatures through the year average in the 70s°F, while nighttime low temperatures average in the low 40s in winter and mid 50s°F in summer.
- March – May (the Andean fall months) are sunny, and the mountains and fields are beautifully green. Soft rains may fall at night in March and April.
- June – August (the winter months) are sunny and dry. After sunset, it gets cold enough for a sweater or jacket. Frost occurs only rarely.
- September – November (the lovely Andean spring months) see warmer nights. Soft rains at night may begin in November.
What do I need to bring with me?
- A valid passport
- Quality yoga mats are provided but please feel free to bring your yoga mat or any other equipment if you would like.
- Workout/hiking shoes, bug spray, sunscreen, sunglasses, earplugs, eye mask, a camera, power cords for your electronics and a credit card.
- For ladies who anticipate being on your cycle during the trip – tampons are a must. They are not easily found in stores here.
Deposit: A non-refundable deposit of five-hundred dollars ($500.00) will be required along with submission of your registration form. However, if your booking is made within sixty (60) days of the departure date, then the full amount is payable at the time of booking.
Final Payment: Payment of the total trip price is due sixty (60) days prior to the departure date.