Xinalani Activities

Xinalani Activities complement our guests’ stay with experiences for the mind, body and soul that open transformational opportunities. We have selected an array of add-ons that involve stress-relieving disciplines, mind-blowing adventures, and utter delight of the senses. Make sure you blend the colors for a fabulous retreat.

Xinalani Activities
  • Temazcal Prehispanic Ritual

    Temazcal Prehispanic Ritual

    A temazcal is a type of sweat lodge which originated in ancient Mexico with Prehispanic indigenous people. During this solemn and symbolic ceremony, a Shaman will guide you through the antique protocol and invoke the four elements to purify your mind, body and soul. Challenge your senses, and inherit an ancient wisdom that will propel you forward, day after day.

    Duration: 80 min.

    Price: US$210 per ceremony for a party of up to 6 people.
    US$35 per additional person.

    Capacity: Max. 16 people per ceremony.

    Includes: full ritual by certified shaman, all prep work, orientation & support before, during & after practice, organic iced-tea & fresh fruit.

    Steam Bath Sessions

    Steam Bath Sessions

    For those who would like to enjoy the many benefits of a rustic steam bath in our Temazcal but don't necessary want to experience the whole ceremony, Xinalani offers to set up steam bath sessions upon request.

    Duration: 60 min

    Price: US$100 for a party of up to 4 people.

    US$20 per additional person
    (Max. 16 people per session)

    Includes: The Temazcal set up. Assistance in handling heated volcanic stones

    Meditation Classes

    Meditation Classes

    Take a life-changing habit. Whether you're a total beginner or a seasoned Zen master, let our experienced meditation instructor teach you the art of mindfulness, a solid asset to face the real challenges of our daily hectic lives.

    Duration: 60 min.

    Price: US$60 per class.
    US$100 for a 2-class package.
    US$120 for a 3-class package.
    (Max. 6 people per class)

  • Surfing and Surf Lessons

    Surfing and Surf Lessons

    Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned surfer, you will enjoy this beautiful sand break producing small to medium sized waves, breaking leftwards. Surfing season is during the fall and winter (November to March). The surf point is located 2 min away walking out of Xinalani.

    Duration: 2 hours per lesson

    Price: US$75 per person (board rental included) with bilingual experienced instructor


    Long board - US$35 - 2 hours

    Short board - US$30 - 2 hours

    Stand-up Paddle Board

    Stand-up Paddle Board

    Stand-up Paddle Boards are gaining popularity in the outdoors leisure world for they're really easy and fun to use and offer excellent fitness and core workouts. They are also a great way to practice yoga poses!

    Duration: 2 hours

    Price: US$85 per person (board rental included)


    Duration: 2 hours

    Price: US$35

    Yoga Classes

    Yoga Classes

    Breathe, meditate, stretch, and grow. Two daily yoga sessions are already included in your stay at Xinalani: one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Nevertheless you can continue to deepen your yoga practice by adding classes or specific tutorials to your schedule.

    Duration: 90 min

    Price for a single class: US$70 per class for a party of up to 5 students. US$14 per additional student

    Packaged Deal 1: 3 classes minimum. US$60 per class for a party of up to 5 students. US$12 per additional student

    Packaged Deal 2: 5 classes minimum. US$50 per class for a party of up to 5 students. US$10 per additional student

    Kayak and Snorkel

    Kayak and Snorkel

    Feel free to take the kayaks out for a ride and explore the coastline around Xinalani: small fishermen villages, hidden pristine beaches, etc.

    Kayak: Complimentary

    Snorkel Kit: Complimentary

    Scuba Diving Trip

    Scuba Diving Trip

    Discover the natural habitat of majestic giant manta rays, sea turtles and exotic tropical fish. Scuba Diving in Banderas Bay and Puerto Vallarta is an amazing and rewarding activity that you can experience during your stay at Xinalani. The boat will pick you up at the yoga retreat center in the morning and take you out for two immersions in the south of the Bay of Banderas.

    Days: Tuesdays & Fridays

    Price:  US$105 per person (Min. 2 people)

    Includes:  2 immersions

  • Cooking Class

    Cooking Class

    Our chefs invite you to join them in the kitchen to learn about the secrets of preparing Xinalani delights. Cooking classes are a fun moment to share with your friends and loved ones. It's also a great way to update your cooking knowledge and incorporate some healthy gourmet tricks that will impress your family back home.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Price: US$50 per person

    Min 2 people & Max 6 people

    Romantic Dinner

    Romantic Dinner

    Celebrate love with a candlelight romantic dinner on the beach, this date-night is guaranteed to woo your sweetheart.

    per couple


    - Private candlelight dinner for two on the beach
    - 1 bottle of house wine
    - Personalized service butler
    - Romantic decoration in the room with rose petals (just the night of the romantic dinner)

    Salsa Dance Class

    Salsa Dance Class

    Uno, Dos, Tres, Cuatro! Ladies and Gentlemen, time to sway your hips like real Latinos! Our Salsa Dance Class is the perfect occasion to share the passion for dance, build community, and to share moves and tips with your retreat friends.

    FREE! Every Thursday down at the Lounge.

    Includes: a free sample of our original “skinny girl” margarita.

    Bonfire at the Beach

    Bonfire at the Beach

    Gather with your friends on the sand under the moon light. Let us arrange a really nice old school setting for an unforgettable night around the bonfire. Parties on the beach create meaningful memories.

    Price: US$85 per group

    Includes: a bottle of wine and waiter service until 11:00 pm

    Duration:  Unlimited. A service fee of US$40 applies for each additional hour after 11 pm

    Sunset over the Ocean

    Sunset over the Ocean

    Have you ever sat on the water, watching the red sun melt into the horizon line? Hop on board for a beautiful boat ride. Don't miss this unique opportunity.

    Price: US$60 per group (Max. 6 people).

    Duration: 60 min

    Includes: a bottle of wine

  • Massages


    Experience one of our many massage treatments ranging from Aromatherapy and Therapeutic massage to Reflexology - it's a gift of love to you to yourself.

    Duration: 60 min / 90 min
    (For reflexology only 45 min)

    Price: Depends on the massage and the duration.

    Special Spa Delights

    Special Spa Delights

    Indulge your senses, pamper your body, and experience paradise at another level of comfort and bliss with our Xinalani's special spa delights. Hot stones, Reiki, Shiatsu, Thai massage and more.

    45 min / 60 min / 90 min

    Price: Depends on the massage and the duration.

    Spa Signature Treats

    Spa Signature Treats

    Subtle stimulation of the senses is the first step towards renewed sensuality and confident intimacy. Xinalani's signature treats are perfect to indulge your body in pleasure.

    *Tequila Experience 70 min
    *4 Hands Ritual 90 min
    *Day Spa 120 min

    *Tequila Experience US$125
    *4 Hands Ritual US$230
    *Day Spa US$180

    Spa Body Treatments

    Spa Body Treatments

    Indulge your senses and enjoy our spa & beauty treatments that will give lightness to your heart and do wonders for your body and soul.

    70 min / 45 min / 30 min
    (depending on
    the treatment)

    30-min treatments US$55
    45-min treatments US$75
    70-min treatments US$125

  • Into The Wild

    Into The Wild

    Explore the wilderness trekking through the pristine sierra behind Xinalani. Enjoy the unique contact with local fauna and flora, away from tourists. Follow our guide trekking through the pristine sierra behind Xinalani, as he "machetes" his way into the deep rain forest and leads you to a pristine waterfall.

    Duration: 4 hrs

    Price: US$30 per person

    Includes: Challenging Jungle Hike + Pristine Waterfall

    Swim with Wild Dolphins

    Swim with Wild Dolphins

    To swim with wild dolphins is an experience that you'll cherish for the rest of your life. This excursion is one of Xinalani guest's favorites. Our partners for this life-changing adventure are experienced marine biologists who decided to fund their research program by sharing with a handful of lucky souls the joy of interacting with wild dolphins in their natural habitat.

    Duration: 5 hrs

    Price: US$380 for a party of up to four. US$95 per additional person

    Includes: short interactive lecture + boat rides + snorkel immersions with studied group of dolphins + whale watching excursion during season (November through March)

    Bring: camera, swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen

    Sea Safari Whale Watching

    Sea Safari Whale Watching

    Embark on a boat and enjoy the Sea Safari Whale Watching tour around the Bay of Banderas. Follow these magnificent mammals while they jump, splash and play. Available from November to March, the Sea Safari Whale Watching tour is one of the most popular excursions in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

    Duration: 4 hrs

    Price: US$320 for a party of up to four.
    US$80 per additional person

    Season: From November to March


    Canopy Adventure

    Canopy Adventure

    Anyone up for an adrenaline hit? Get on board for an exhilarating experience where you will swing at high speed from treetop to treetop through the dense tropical vegetation. The zip line tour guides provide all safety equipment for you to enjoy the day. Our boat will take you to Boca where you will get on a bus that will take you to the Canopy Adventure Park.

    Duration: 5 hrs

    Price: US$70 per person

    Includes: Transportation & Canopy adventure

    Journey Yelapa

    Journey Yelapa

    This day trip starts in the morning right out of Xinalani's doors, your guide will take you horse-back riding through the little town of Quimixto and to a waterfall! Then a boat will take you to Yelapa, another village down south where you will stroll and have a traditional lunch on the beach. When you're ready to go back to Xinalani, the boat will pick you up, fully loaded with Coronas!

    Duration: 5 hrs

    Price: US$320 for a party of up to four. US$80 per additional person

    Includes: horse-back ride + waterfall swim + snorkel excursion + Yelapa discovery + lunch at a beach restaurant + return boat trip with Coronas

Living Yoga Retreat

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Living Yoga Retreat
with: Tai Hubbert
Jan 23 - 30 2016

A retreat experience to support all levels of being - body, mind, and spirit. Offering a framework for you to not only feel incredible in your body, but the inspiration to return to your daily life with the tools, knowledge, and empowerment to cultivate a life of deeper connection...

Contact Us

Xinalani Office:

Maria Montessori 650-2. Aramara. CP:48314. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

Xinalani Resort:

Playa Xinalani, Quimixto. CP:48399.
Puerto Vallarta. Jalisco, Mexico. Google+

From the US/CA: (619) 730 2893
From Mexico: (+52) (322) 221 5918

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