PLAYA MADERAS • NICARAGUA (Feb Week 2)

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PLAYA MADERAS • NICARAGUA (Feb Week 2)

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SURFING | YOGA

Feb. 20 - 25, 2018

Still shoveling snow? Come check out a tropical paradise we call our second home, Playa Maderas. This is our flagship adventure and we want to show you why! Let us guide you through a few days of relentless fun and sweat where you may discover a new place, a new friend, and a new you.

Option:
CHANGE YOUR LIFE (Purchase)

DATE: 

2/20 - 2/25

(5 SLEEPS)

LEADERS:

Freddy Castaneda

Jen Rufo

Eddie Larios

HOW MUCH: 

Shared Single  $1,800

Private Room  $2,400

$600 for additional person in private room sharing a bed.

ARRIVAL AIRPORT: 

Managua International (MGA)

MADERAS LIFESTYLE

This is what life is about, smooth ocean sounds, cool breeze and warm nights on a beach that pretty much is all ours. Nicaragua is an undiscovered paradise, and we've got it all set up for you. Not only will you be surrounded by bad ass people the whole time, we've got a full itinerary of action packed days to make you realize how many pleasure there really are in life, while at the same time chill out from that winter we are gonna leave behind! Get ready to have the time of your life, learn to surf, meditate on how beautiful your life is and grub some of the most pleasurable foods ever!

INCLUDED:

  • 6 Days / 5 Nights Accommodations 

  • Managua Airport transfers to and from Playa Maderas, Nicaragua. *As long as flights arrive and depart within specified SYB travel times. 

  • 4 Yoga classes

  • 3 Surf Lessons

  • 4 Morning Beach Bootcamps

  • Breakfast + Smoothies every morning by Salud

  • 3 Nights of Salud Dinner + Cocktails

  • Beer, as much as you can drink... (please don't test it)

  • SYB Tank Top

  • Photos + Videos 

NOT INCLUDED:

  • International Flights

  • 2 Dinners in Town

  • Lunches

  • Optional Adventure Day Activities:

    • ATV Tour

    • Catamaran Tour

    • Zip-line Tour

    • Horseback Tour

  • Gratuity during your stay

  • Personal Expenses

  • Travel Insurance (optional)

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • AMAZING SURF BREAK IN FRONT OF OUR HOUSE

  • EPIC SUNSET YOGA BY OUR INFINITY POOL

  • DELICIOUS SALUD MEALS

  • TOP FITNESS TRAINERS FROM NYC

  • ALL THE BEER YOU CAN DRINK (Please don't test that)

We'll fly into Managua Airport, Nicaragua where an SYB bus will be waiting to take us  to our destination. We'll jump in the water, say hello to each other and the environment and do a lil sunset yoga session if there is time. 

Surf! Surfing is not required, but we know you wanna. We will have lessons right on the beach, and if you decide to paddle out, we've got your back... even through those few inevitable wipe outs.  If you're coming from NYC, simply keeping your feet in the sand might even be enough of a satisfaction. There will also be plenty of other activities like cruising on a boat, snorkeling, beach running, horseback riding, and straight pool side chillin'.

Yoga!  In such a calming, serene environment like Nicaragua, yoga sessions will give you a renewed sense of perspective and peace. Sunset yoga, recovery yoga, and sweaty yoga are all on our list.  Don't worry if you have never practiced before - what better place to learn?!

Morning Bootcamp! As a break from the zen, there will be early morning SYB-style bootcamps in the form of friendly-competition beach games - followed by protein shakes and breakfasts.  Which leads us to...

Food! Four dinners will be provided by our very own private chef and the other two we'll enjoy out at the local restaurants. Eddie Larios is the owner of a Latin Restaurant in SoHo called Salud, he is curating the food himself for every meal we have. We will even take everyone out into town and buy you dinner one night!!!

Beer! And of course, there will be partying.  Staying true to our 10 commandments, our days are a cycle of detox-to-retox because hell, we're on VACATION.  We're here to have a damn good time, not take ourselves too seriously, and leave feeling renewed in body AND spirit.

This is a trip to make all you friends super jealous, but its not about them, its about you - so come enjoy your life! 


RETREAT LEADERS:

KINGSLEY DELACATO | Beach Bootcamp + Goal Coach Get ready for some sexy yoga sessions with one of the most badass teachers!

KINGSLEY DELACATO | Beach Bootcamp + Goal Coach

Get ready for some sexy yoga sessions with one of the most badass teachers!

EDDIE LARIOS | Culinary Partner Eddie, who owns a couple cafes in New York City, is a SYB Nicaragua local. He's been here with SYB so many times, he drives the off road gator from our house to town blind folded! Joking.. Be prepared for some amazing localize meals. 

EDDIE LARIOS | Culinary Partner

Eddie, who owns a couple cafes in New York City, is a SYB Nicaragua local. He's been here with SYB so many times, he drives the off road gator from our house to town blind folded! Joking.. Be prepared for some amazing localize meals. 

FREDDY CASTANEDA | HypeMan Freddy went on the first ever SYB trip back in 2014 and helped create the fun workouts still used today. You'll feel what the true essence of SYB is from him.

FREDDY CASTANEDA | HypeMan

Freddy went on the first ever SYB trip back in 2014 and helped create the fun workouts still used today. You'll feel what the true essence of SYB is from him.

JEN RUFO | Movement Expert A former Brooklyn Nets Dancer, commercial and professional dancer, fitness professional in NYC - I mean this babe has a history that speaks for itself. Let her share some history and fitness advice with your 6 days together

JEN RUFO | Movement Expert

A former Brooklyn Nets Dancer, commercial and professional dancer, fitness professional in NYC - I mean this babe has a history that speaks for itself. Let her share some history and fitness advice with your 6 days together


OUR ACCOMMODATIONS IN PLAYA MADERAS:



Some Questions You Probably Have:

Where are we staying?

We are going to Villas Playa Maderas. They do not have an address so the best way to explain where it would be like this: 8 Km north San Juan del Sur, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua.

How do I get there? Are there flights?

SYB transportation will be provided for flights that arrive at Managua International Airport before 2PM on the 20th and depart MGA airport 2PM or later on the 25th. If you decide to fly earlier or later than our group, we can help arrange transportation to and from the SYB house, but the cost will not be covered by SYB. #sybuber

Do people go solo?

Yes, in fact that is recomended. But we understand it is intimidating and hard because you feel like you don't know anyone, but trust us - it is worth it. #firststepisthehardest

Who normally goes?

There is no average person, every trip is it's own magical group. #allnewfriends

Do I have to do the Digital Detox? Is there wifi?

No, we have wifi and if you need to work or Instagram go for it. #offthegrid

What is the preferred currency in Playa Maderas? And how much should I bring?

Everyone accepts American money. But if want to, no need to exchange more than$100 US Dollars. If you love to buy souvenirs many places have ATM’s and may even take credit cards. If you go into banks with your passport, you can also use your bank debit cards to withdraw larger sums of cash than the limited daily withdrawal amounts the ATMs allow

Can I just sit back and unwind the whole time?

Yep, no questions asked, this is your trip. Although we make things really fun so just saying you might be seduced. #playtime

How soon does it fill up, and how does the waitlist work?

We fill up very quickly because of our limited amount of beds, the sooner you can book the better. The waitlist works on first come first serve. Once we contact you off the waitlist you haev 48 hours to book your spot otherwise we move on to the next person on the list.

Is there a caretaker and house keeping?

Yes, we have 4 gaurds 24/7 on the property. This is a very safe place for even without them. Daily house keeping will also keep your room tidy.

Are the power outlets the same in Nicaragua as in the United States?

Nicaragua has the same voltage and frequency – 110V 60Hz - and uses the same plug and outlet designs as in the U.S. so you don't need an adapter or converter.

Do I need to bring a towel or yoga mat?

Basically all you need is yourself. But in case you want something softer for sunset yoga, yes a thick yoga mat would be great. Also you should purchase an SYB towel, thats prolly the coolest thing you can bring. Try to go light on the packing list, people end up wearing just a few articles of clothing the whole week. Oh ya and running shoes and bathing suit would be a good idea too.

What’s up with theft

Be safe and you won’t be sorry. Crime is Playa Maderas is usually of the petty theft variety, typified by small time thieves seeking cash or things they can readily turn into cash electronics like laptops, iPhones and cameras. Don’t flaunt jewelry or cash and keep your valuables secured and locked up in the hidden storage bodegas and mini-safes we provide in each room when you are not using them. Do not take anything of value down to the beach unless it is tightly attended. Also don’t worry we are always sticking with our SYB group so we will all keep an eye out for these sorts of things.

The SYB NICARAGUA Packing List

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MEALS BY SALUD?

Owner and SYB partner Eddie Larios has created the perfect menu of clean delicious eating, energizing foods, and local specials. Don't believe us of his talent? Go visit him at one of his two cafes in NYC, SALUD NYC! #saludnyc

YOGA BY __?

The butt kicking rockstar OG SYB instructor has been on plenty SYB retreats and led plenty of SYB classes to give you a good taste of the balance in fitness. #sybootycamp

BOOTYCAMP BY __?

The butt kicking rockstar OG SYB instructor has been on plenty SYB retreats and led plenty of SYB classes to give you a good taste of the balance in fitness. #sybootycamp

MEDITATION BY KINGSLEY?

When Kingsley was injured she was left to work out her mind. She turned the brain into a muscle that you can strengthen like any other in your body. Stronger in the mind is stronger in the body. #sybehere

RETREAT BY SURFYOGABEER?

This is what we do, and we have created an amazing community behind it. Check out our blog, our social, our yelp, our friends, our local classes, our teachers and anyone who you've heard that went - we are here to create the best experience of your life! #surfyogabeer


PLAYA MADERAS • NICARAGUA (Feb Week 2)
from 500.00
Option:
CHANGE YOUR LIFE (Purchase)

REGISTRATION

  • A $500 deposit is due to confirm your reservation.
  • If you purchase a deposit, your second half payment will be due 30 days before retreat start date.
  • There is no tax charge.
  • Your down payment is non-refundable or transferable.