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3 - 10 NOVEMBER 2024

Sun, sand and swell! Your Mexican surf escape is here

Learn to surf in the magic of Mexico

NIGHTS

7

MAX GROUP

7

ACCOMMODATION

ACTIVITY

SURFING

PRICE FROM

$4,900

AUD

THEME

SOUL

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Embark on an enchanting retreat to the captivating shores of Sayulita, nestled on the Mexican Riviera. This coastal village exudes a cool and funky vibe, offering the perfect backdrop for a week-long escape filled with surf, sun and cultural immersion.

Step into the enchanting essence, where gentle waves, pristine sands, and lively vibes create a picturesque haven. Beyond its natural beauty, this coastal gem brims with vibrant local culture waiting to be explored. Indulge in authentic Mexican cuisine, a fusion of flavours, textures and colours.

Join us for a uniquely female focused holiday, celebrating the magic of adventure, camaraderie and culture in this extraordinary Mexican paradise.

Key retreat highlights

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  • Experience a week of unparalleled tranquility at Avela Boutique Hotel—an exclusive adults-only retreat

  • Immerse yourself in the fantastic local Mexican cuisine with daily breakfasts, lunches, and three dinners . Experience the culinary richness and vibrant flavours, textures, and colours

  • Professional surf coaching for beginners through to intermediate level surfers, including photos and videos of your progress to keep

  • Explore the famous local beaches along the Mexican Riviera, embracing the white sand and crystal blue waters that characterise this stunning coastline

  • Ample free time to relax on the local beaches, discover charming cafés and bars, or indulge in some shopping


whats included

Included in your retreat

Embark on an enchanting surf retreat for all levels in Mexico, where relaxation, cultural immersion and indulgence seamlessly come together for an unforgettable experience

  • 7 nights accommodation in Avela Boutique, adults only hotel Immerse yourself in a week of blissful escape at Avela Boutique Hotel in Sayulita—an exclusive adults-only haven nestled on the hillside, just a short 15-minute walk from the lively village. Each guest will enjoy their own private modern room and private bathroom with aircon and a private balcony. Bask in the serenity, away from the village's hustle and bustle, for a truly rejuvenating experience.

  • Delight your palate with daily breakfasts, lunches, and three exquisite dinners, showcasing the vibrant flavours of Mexican cuisine. Start your experience with a warm welcome dinner, continue with a mid-week feast, and conclude with a memorable farewell dinner.

  • Learn to surf (or improve your existing skills) with professional surfing sessions from experienced Surf Coaches, including beginner surfboards, transfers and photos and videos for you to keep

  • Guided pre-surf stretching and flow sessions. Prepare your body for the waves with guided pre-surf stretching and flow sessions, ensuring relaxation and flexibility across the week.

  • Local market shopping experience, allowing you to explore the offerings and cultural richness of the area.

  • Local transfers to and from group activities including drives through local villages and magical scenery on the way to your surf sessions.

  • Pamper yourself with optional spa and wellness centre treatments (additional cost), offering a sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation, providing an added layer of serenity to your retreat.

  • Ample time to experience the local culture. Access everything the local village has to offer, including local artisan markets, local street food, and the famous tequila bars.  

  • Additional resort facilities and amenities included: - Unlimited WIFI - Access to the hotel pool and sun loungers - Spa and wellness centre (additional cost) - Complimentary tea and coffee


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Sample Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Mexico

Upon your arrival, you'll receive a warm welcome at the captivating Avela Boutique Hotel in Sayulita—a distinctive, adults-only retreat nestled on the hillside.


Check in opens from 2:00pm, but if you arrive early, take advantage of the opportunity for a leisurely stroll down to the village, immersing yourself in the local culture. Later, convene in the hotel lobby at 6:00 pm for an informative retreat briefing.


Following the briefing, indulge in a delightful welcome dinner, providing the perfect setting to get to know your fellow guests and your Surf Coach/Guide for the week. Set against the lush backdrop of the surroundings, the evening guarantees to mark the beginning of an unforgettable and invigorating week in Sayulita.


Accommodation: Avela Boutique Hotel


Meals Included

  • Welcome dinner (excl drinks)

Day 2: Time to get active

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel, setting the stage for a day of adventure.


Kick-off your surfing adventure with a surf stretching session to ensure your body is ready for the week, and then hit the waves with your group. If you're a beginner, don't worry! Your surfing journey will begin with learning the basics in safe, calm, flat waters before you hit the swell. 


Recharge with a tasty lunch, before taking advantage of the free time that follows. Allowing you to explore the local area at your own pace or simply unwind in the serene surroundings of the hotel. Whether it's discovering the charm of the village or relaxing with a book (or a cocktail) by the pool, the choice is yours!


Accommodation: Avela Boutique Hotel


Meals Included

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch (excl drinks)


Included Activities

  • Surf strech session

  • Surf session and transfers

Day 3: Surf adventure

Embrace the dawn of a new day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel, fueling yourself for an upcoming surf adventure at an enchanting new spot.


As we journey to this surf break, revel in the charm of local villages along a different stretch of the coastline. Anticipate a day brimming with exploration, excitement, and of course, the exhilaration of riding waves in a new setting.


Discover areas for improvement with a video analysis session while indulging in another delightful local lunch amidst the breathtaking surroundings.


With the afternoon sun casting its warm glow, return to the hotel, invigorated and filled with the joy of exploration. Capitalise on the ensuing free time, affording you the opportunity to explore the local area at your own pace or simply unwind in the tranquil surroundings of the hotel.


Whether you're drawn to discovering the village's inherent charm, embarking on adventures with newfound friends, or luxuriating by the pool, the choice is entirely yours for the afternoon and evening.


Accommodation: Avela Boutique Hotel


Meals Included

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch (excl drinks)


Included Activities

  • Surf strech session

  • Surf session and transfers

  • Video analysis session

Day 4: Village markets & dinner

Enjoy a satisfying breakfast whilst overlooking the pool, and fueling up for a day of relaxation and exploration.


Ensure your body is primed for hitting the waves, with a surf stretching session, before you revel in the beauty of Mexico's coastline from the sea.


Savour a post-surf lunch at a local hangout, and join the group for an early afternoon visit to the vibrant local markets. Immerse yourself in the array of offerings, connect with the locals, and indulge in the opportunity to sample some of the region's delectable delicacies.


In the evening, reconvene with the crew for a mid-week group dinner. This is an opportunity to celebrate your progress, share your favorite moments from the day's adventure, and reflect on the experiences that have brought the group together.


Following dinner, feel free to continue the celebration or choose a more relaxed evening at your own pace. Whether you choose to unwind in the tranquility of your room or explore the vibrant nightlife, day four promises the perfect blend of surf exploration and joy.


Accommodation: Avela Boutique Hotel


Meals Included

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch (excl drinks)

  • Dinner (excl drinks)


Included Activities

  • Surf strech session

  • Surf session and transfers

  • Local market visit

Day 5 & 6: Sleep, eat, surf....repeat!

In the next few days, you'll have ample opportunities to apply everything you're learning in the surf. Your coach, along with our local team, will conduct morning surf checks to ensure the best possible experience based on the conditions.


Following your surf sessions, engage in insightful video analysis sessions, providing valuable feedback and personalised tips to enhance your skills.


Depending on your preferences, we'll either revisit some of your favourite spots from the week or explore new waves in different locations. These days will be customised to align with the group's energy and interests.


As the afternoons unfold, and the evenings beckon, the choice is yours to explore the local offerings, immerse yourself in the vibrant nightlife, treat yourself to a spa indulgence (additional cost), or simply unwind in the tranquility of your hotel. The flexibility of these afternoons and evenings allows you to tailor your experience, ensuring you get the most from your holiday.


Accommodation: Avela Boutique Hotel


Meals Included

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch (excl drinks)


Included Activities

  • Surf strech session

  • Surf session and transfers

  • Video analysis session

Day 7: Final explorations

Indulge in a satisfying lunch at one of your favorite local restaurants from the week, creating a moment to relish the flavors and memories.


As the day winds down, bask in the warmth of the afternoon sun by the pool, letting the week's experiences sink in.


In the evening, a farewell dinner awaits, providing the perfect setting to reflect on your journey—from those initial tumbles in the whitewash to conquering your best wave. It's a celebration of growth and shared accomplishments with your fellow surf sisters.


Accommodation: Avela Boutique Hotel


Meals Included

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch (excl drinks)

  • Farewell dinner (excl drinks)


Included Activities

  • Surf strech session

  • Surf session and transfers

Day 8: Breakfast & farewell

Enjoy your final day in paradise! Relax with a morning visit to the beach, a swim or relish in that final island sleep in, followed by breakfast at your leisure. 


It's time to bid farewell to new found friends and head back to reality fully relaxed, recharged and rejuvenated. 


Meals Included

  • Breakfast

Customer Reviews

See what the Woman Explore community are saying

They've mastered the perfect formula

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"As a dedicated Woman Explore / Surf Getaways groupie, I've recently wrapped up my 5th surf tour with them, and I must say, they've mastered the perfect formula. From the exotic locations to the splendour of beautiful accommodations and delectable cuisine, every aspect is meticulously curated. The level of customer service, both before, during, and after the trip, is nothing short of fabulous, and the coaching and guiding are truly legendary. Without a doubt, I'll be back for more, and I'm already encouraging my fellow surfer ladies to join the next adventure. Who's up for Morocco?"

Mel | Brisbane, Australia | Bali Surf Retreat

Frequently asked questions

Do I have to pay the full amount upfront?

It's up to you. To secure your place on this retreat you can select to pay the full amount upfront, or pay a 25% deposit. If you select the deposit, the remaining amount is due 90 days before the retreat begins. Chat to us about our flexible payment plans at no extra charge.

I'm travelling solo, is that ok?

Definitely! Most of the women who attend our tours are solo female travellers, so you're in the right place. But if you are travelling with a friend, let us know so we can try to situate you close by.

Do I need to bring my own surfboard?

Intro or beginner level surfers are not required to bring a surfboard, as we provide these. However if you have your own surfboard and you want to improve on that, or you are an intermediate level surfer, then we recommend you bring your board with you.

Will I have to share my room?

No. On this retreat we provide exclusively single rooms. Each guest on this retreat will enjoy their own private modern room and private bathroom, with aircon and a private balcony.

Book your spot today!

Prices are in Australian Dollars, and you can select to pay the full amount or a deposit at the time of booking. Payment plans are also available by contacting our team.

From

3 November 2024

To

10 November 2024

Price from

$4,900

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