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.
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.
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
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)
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 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)
PADDLE BOARD RENTAL
Duration: 2 hours
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
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
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
Celebrate love with a candlelight romantic dinner on the beach, this date-night is guaranteed to woo your sweetheart.
- 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)
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.
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
Xinalani birthday package is the best for guests who celebrate their special day during their retreat
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.
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.
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
30-min treatments US$55
45-min treatments US$75
70-min treatments US$125
You may find yourself living a rather colorless life if you do not pause every now and then to indulge your senses. Our spa and beauty treatments will give lightness to your heart and do wonders for your body and soul.
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
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
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
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
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
Just like your technology requires regular maintenance and updates, so too does your whole life. Do you trust your intuition? Are your relationships serving you? To answer these deep questions I have created Thrive, a one-week intensive retreat in November where we apply the 8 Limbs of Yoga to all areas of your life.