May 24-31, 2019
Looking for an all inclusive vacation in Hawaii? Join Koren’s yoga retreat for eight days of rejuvenating and transformational Iyengar yoga classes, meditation, pranayama, yoga sutra studies as well as many other outdoor and cultural activities on the Big Island of Hawaii.
We will stay at Hawaii Island Retreat’s eco-boutique hotel & wellness spa, a place of intentional peacefulness set among towering evergreens and ocean breezes along the Northern Koha’la coast. Enjoy elegant accommodations, and dine on delicious locally grown food from the resort’s organic farm.
Relax by the edgeless pool overlooking the ocean, treat yourself to a traditional Hawaiian Lomilomi massage and stroll through the forest along the cliffs and wander down to the ocean. Watch this lovely Youtube.
The most private accommodation, individual bungalows offer ocean views and Hawaiian turn-of-the century decor. The Sunlight series bungalows are a unique expression of what is held most dear at Hawaii Island Retreat: sustainability and elegance. They are located on the ground floor and have a patio with a spacious lawn in front. Perfect accommodation for couples, families and friends. Choose either a King bed or two XL full sized beds. Make it a trip to Hawaii for 2! (Airfare and airport transfers not included in price.)
*Private bungalows available for an additional $1150*
Each suite has a spacious bathroom with a large soaking tub and separate shower. These are decorated with turn-of-the-century Hawaiian furniture. All suites have private balconies and chairs, overlooking the fragrant garden and ocean. Choose either a King bed or two Queens. Make it a trip to Hawaii for 2! Or even 3+ people can share a suite!!(Airfare and airport transfers not included in price.)
*Private suites available for an additional $950*
Yurts offer a unique alternative to the elegant boutique hotel for folks seeking more simplicity and economy. Nestled within a needled ironwood grove, the yurt village is adjacent to the Hawaiian eco-spa complex and features 7 spacious yurt bungalows, perfect for couples or shared rooming. Yurts have two single beds or one king, and a private toilet and sink. Showers are nearby.Make it a trip to Hawaii for 2! (Airfare and airport transfers not included in price.)
*Private yurts available for an additional $750*
Send your $300 non-refundable deposit now to secure your vacation in Hawaii!
Second payment due: Feb 23; bungalow $1117; suite $1047.50; yurt $847.50
Final payment due: April 23; bungalow $1117; suite $1047.50; yurt $847.50
Cash, check or Paypal (friends and family) to me at korenpaalman(at)gmail.com
If you use a credit or debit card you are responsible for the added fee.
Cancellation policy is 30 days or more in advance: participant will receive a refund minus the $300 deposit.
FAQs are below!
Arrival & Departure information?
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m on Friday, April 6th. Check- out time is 11:00 a.m on Friday, April 13th. Hawaii Island Retreat may be booked before and after our stay so please call ahead (808.889.6336) if you would like to stay any additional dates. Discounted rates are available since you are part of the retreat.
Are airfare and airport transfers included in the price of this vacation in Hawaii?
No, they are not. Here are your options for airport transfers: Speedy Shuttle Service (email@example.com), taxi (Kona, Airport or Aloha) or car rental (gives you freedom to explore on your own). It’s 50 miles along the coast to the retreat center. Parking is free!
What is Hawaii Island Retreat’s address & phone?
250 Lokahi Rd, Kapaau, HI 96755
What about food?
Hawaii Island Retreat’s organic farm and orchards are a living tribute to the Big Island’s bounty of exotic vegetables and fruits. They grow the foods used in their hotel kitchen, from salad greens to lychee and sunrise papaya. There is clean food at every meal.
What is the cuisine like?
You will enjoy organic farm-to-table cuisine featuring a menu rich with local accents, whole-grain breads, Pacific Rim dishes, and international menus.
What if I’m traveling alone?
If you prefer to share your room, I will do my best to match you with another traveler of the same gender. Before the retreat begins I will provide arrival times & rideshare information from the airport.
How close is the nearest beach?
The retreat is located on cliffs overlooking the ocean. The nearest sandy beach is 30 minutes away. It is also the most beautiful beach on the island.
Would you like a massage?
As a group participant you are entitled to 15% off of all spa services. You can schedule before to assure you get a time you want or wait until you arrive.
Do I need to bring yoga props or books?
Everyone will be provided with a bolster, mat, strap, block and chair. If you are interested in participating in the philosophy classes you may want to bring a copy of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.
Is there wifi?
Wifi is available in the library, lobby, pool area, etc. Wifi is free.
Are gratuities included?
Porterage charges have been established at $3.00 per bag each way. This charge shall be billed to individual guest rooms.
Housekeeping gratuity is a suggested amount is $3 per room per day and can also be charged to your individual account.