Playa Viva - Yoga Retreat Center

Welcome Yoga Instructors.

We invite you to explore our website or watch a film about a recent yoga retreat at Playa Viva or see a tour of what a day-in-a-life is like at Playa Viva by clicking image below.

Visit the Playa Viva site for more information on our Location., Rooms and Rate, Make a Reservation and more.

Top 10 most Frequently Asked Questions by Yoga Retreat Planners

If you would like to host a Yoga group at Playa Viva, here are the top 10 most Frequently Asked Questions from retreat organizers:

1) Travel - Information about getting to Playa Viva and cost.
We are located 35-minute drive from Zihuatanejo Ixtapa International Airport- Airport Code is ZIH.

Flights:
- Alaska Airlines has daily direct flights from LAX during high season, twice a week during low season (costs range from $400-$650 depending on dates and how far in advance you book.
- USAir flies direct from Phoenix usually on Saturday only. - Delta flies Saturday from Minneapolis. Rates are about the same as above.
- Continental/United flies regularly out of Houston.
- American flies less often out of Dallas.
- AeroMexico has 3 flights per day from Mexico City with connections to most major US Cities.

2) Weather? Climate

Climate data for Zihuatanejo
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.4
(88.5)
31.4
(88.5)
31.3
(88.3)
32.1
(89.8)
32.7
(90.9)
32.4
(90.3)
32.4
(90.3)
32.4
(90.3)
31.7
(89.1)
32.3
(90.1)
32.0
(89.6)
31.7
(89.1)
31.98
(89.57)
Average low °C (°F) 20
(68)
20
(68)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
21
(70)
23.0
(73.3)
Precipitation mm (inches) 23
(0.9)
3
(0.1)
5
(0.2)
0
(0)
18
(0.7)
185
(7.3)
155
(6.1)
191
(7.5)
315
(12.4)
112
(4.4)
18
(0.7)
8
(0.3)
1,031
(40.6)
Source: Weatherbase [32]

3) Activities?
Please see our activities page. Top activities, other than yoga, include the turtle sanctuary (releasing baby turtles almost daily), hikes on property and the following excursions:
- snorkeling & scuba
- visit to local animal refuge
- kayaking in estuary
- trek to local cocao and coffee plantation with stop to swim under 30 foot waterfall
- fishing with the locals

And many other fun activities.

4) Rates?
Rates are found on our website here - Rooms and Rates. Rates range from $235 per night to $590 per night per room -- depending on room type and season. Rates are all inclusive of airport ground transportation (to and from), all meals, all snacks, all non-alcoholic beverages, wi-fi internet access in common area and daily yoga (except Sun -- for yoga workshop this means we provide you with an assistant). Rates do NOT include bar, spa/massage, tip, taxes (16% VAT/IVA Federal tax and 3% hotel occupancy on rooms only), boutique purchases and any donation to local turtle sanctuary volunteers.

Rental rates for ALL of Playa Viva -- Low Season $2,400 per night; High Season $3,050 (check reservation booking engine for lists the most recent rates and season start dates). These rates are based on current room configuration of 8 rooms. Rates are per day for the entire property and are all inclusive of the items outlined above. Maximum of 22 people. Additional persons will incur additional fees.

Special Group Rates are available. Please inquire.

5) Instructor benefits?
If an instructor books four (4) or more rooms, we provide a free room for instructor. We can work with you to develop per person package rates or other flexible packages that work best for your needs.

6) Food options?
We serve healthy Mexican with international flair. We have an organic garden on site and source as much food locally as possible. We cover a variety of dietary needs from vegan and vegetarian to allergies and Kosher.

7) Capacity?
We currently have eight (8) rooms. With a minimum of two (2) persons per room we can host 16 people including instructor. Three of our rooms are suites with beds for two additional people for a capacity of 22 people. We have held retreats with more adding single beds to some rooms and utilizing sleeping porch for additional beds.

We have three locations currently appropriate for yoga:
- Deck by pool which accommodates 12-15
- Observation tower which accommodates 11-13
- Common Area which accommodates 16-20

We are planning to build a new yoga platform that will hold 30, along with 3 additional rooms taking our capacity to 30.

8) Payments? Amount required to reserve dates? Deposit amount due and due dates?
We require a 20% to reserve a date/reservation, remaining 80% is due 60 days prior to arrival.

9) How many days do we need to book? Must it be the entire week or can we book 3-4 days?
We ask for a minimum of 3 days. Holidays (Christmas, New Years, Easter and week prior to Easter) are NOT available for yoga retreats. Our availability calendar is located through the following link providing full transparency to access at this link - Availability Calendar.

10) Where can I find additional photos of Playa Viva?
We have lots of photos on line here:
- on our facebook page,
- Playa Viva on ShutterFly,
- in our Press Room - scroll down to Image Gallery,
- and on our Photos and Video page.

To plan your retreat or for more information bookings, please call Playa Viva at 1 (800) 397-6093 or email us at info at PlayaViva.com.

To read what other guests have to say about Playa Viva, visit TripAdvisor.

Thank you,

Playa Viva


 
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Playa Viva
Sustainable Resort & Residence Community
 
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1 (800) 397-6093 US
+1 (650) 585 6770 US
+52 1 (742) 112 3000 MEX
 
email
info@playaviva.com
 
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Location:
Carretera Zihuatanejo-Acapulco
Playa Icacos
40834 Juluchuca, GRO
Mexico

US Business Office:
20 Melrose Court
San Mateo, CA 94402
USA
 
fax
1.800.397.6093
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