"Connecting Souls" Mindful Retreat
Custom beach retreat made simply for your mind, body and soul
Now for only €1550
What it is to connect with your soul, but the immense feeling of being present when you most need yourself. Cuba Goddess Retreats invites you to connect with yourself, with other like-minded women and with Cuba.
Spark your spirit as you learn with our workshops on Self Connection and Positive Affirmations to enhance your own personal wellbeing.
Immerse yourself in authentic Cuba while discovering the colorful streets, sights, and sounds during our walking tour through the historic center of Old Havana.
GET A REAL CUBAN EXPERIENCE AND INSIDER SECRETS!
Day 1: Welcome to Cuba
Today you will arrive in Cuba and Ludisis will pick you up at the José Martí International Airport (HAV).
The transfer to their Casa Particular (guest house) is around 35 minutes.
Upon arrival, your local goddesses will warmly welcome you and show you to your room.
Then in the afternoon, they will have a welcome ceremony in which you will meet the other participants and will have dinner together at a local palate (privately owned restaurant).
Day 2: In Havana, connecting with the Cuban culture
In the morning today, Yalorde Yoga invites you to a relaxing session of Hatha yoga that will prepare you for the rest of the activities of the day. Our local hosts prepare a delicious breakfast in which you will be delighted with tropical fruits such as guava or papaya.
To immerse yourself in the culture and history of the Cuban capital, you will take a walking tour of Old Havana in English. Old Havana is one of the fifteen municipalities of the province of Havana.
We are going to enter into its historic center which, together with its System of fortifications, was declared a World Heritage Site in 1982 by UNESCO.
The Historical Center of Havana has 3370 buildings, most of great environmental and patrimonial value.
We will visit non-tourist neighborhoods to learn about the life of the locals, learn about the Cuban currency and the peculiar lively and boisterous life of the Habaneros. Finally, you will finish this day with a Cuban Salsa class.
Day 3: Behind the Cuban tobacco route in the Valley of Viñales
Westernmost of Cuban provinces, its main attraction for tourists is its natural beauty. Today, you will valley to Unesco world cultural landscape, but also for growing the best tobacco in the world. Typical of this natural park is the unique mogotes, hillocks of limestone, honeycombed with cavities and with a nearly flat top. Here in Viñales, you will get to know the Cuban tobacco growing process, where farmers transmit their secrets from fathers to sons.
At the end of the day, you will have a session of silent meditation surrounded by the majestic mountains of Viñales Valley, meet your inner being and fill yourself with the purity that the valley offers you.
Day 4: Trinidad, the past in the present
Hatha yoga at sunrise on the shore of the beach watching the rising sun will allow you to reconnect with your inner being and have a beautiful moment of peace.
After breakfast, The Topes de Collantes Natural Park, an immense protected area that owns 45% of the endemic birds of the country awaits you for a hiking excursion.
In the afternoon, a Workshop of Self Connection and Positive Affirmations will enhance your own personal wellbeing.
Day 5: Eco - Topes de Collantes Natural Park
Today, you will arrive in Cuba, and Ludisis will pick you up at José Martí International Airport (HAV). You will be transferred to ‘Casa Particular’ (guest house), the trip is about 35 minutes. Upon arrival, your local hosts will give you a warm welcome and show you your room.
To immerse in the pure Cuban culture, you will head to Ludisis neighborhood to discover ‘the real life of Cubans’. In this non-tourist neighborhood, you can appreciate the lives of the locals, learn about the Cuban currency and the peculiar and lively bustling life of Havana residents.
In the afternoon, you will have a welcome ceremony in which you will meet with the other participants and have dinner together in a local paladar (privately owned restaurant) (dinner not included).
Day 6: Connecting with Locals
In the morning after breakfast, you will embark a trip to Havana in a private car.
The Afro-Cuban Religion or Santeria came to the island in the minds of Africans brought to Cuba as slaves. In Cuba, this belief was syncretized and in the present is one of the most popular beliefs in Cuba.
Today, we will visit a temple of local practitioners who will teach you their rituals, ceremonies, and the characteristics of each deity.
An Afro Cuban or Cuban Salsa dance workshop of your choice is included this afternoon.
At night one of the most important shows in the country brings you artists from the winner of several Grammys “Buena Vista Social Club”.
Day 7: Hasta Pronto Cuba
Hatha yoga session and Vipassana meditation
A ceremony with offerings and mantras to the Orishas.
Breakfast and departure at Casa Particular in Havana.
Transfer to the José Martí International Airport (HAV) in Havana is included.
- Daily mindful Hatha Yoga sessions in beautiful open-air locations in Havana, Trinidad and Viñales Valley.
- Small groups for a personalized experience.
- Excursion to a hidden key in western Cuba (the most beautiful beach ever!).
- Tasty daily breakfasts lovely prepared by our local hosts.
- Retreat private transfers to & from Havana.
- Self Connection and Positive Affirmations Workshops.
- Old Havana Walking Tour with the local Ludisis.
- Experienced local hosts available 24/7 to ensure you have a wonderful holiday.
- Spiritual-Healing Session with our Afro-Cuban local Goddess.
- 7 Connecting Days, and 6 Magic Nights staying at the Casas Particulares – Charming private local oasis in the heart of Havana and Trinidad.
- Private beautiful room and ensuite bathroom.
- Peace of mind knowing you are in expert hands with a Cuban guide who has local knowledge, insider secrets and history that you can not find anywhere else.
- Trips and overnight in Havana and Trinidad.
- Pre and Post Retreat Booking Service – available for women who wish to spend more time in Cuba.
- Tobacco Interactive Workshop in Viñales Valley.
- A short excursion to Cienfuegos.
- Lunches and Dinners.
- Tickets to Shows and optional activities.
- Visa, Flights, and Travel Insurance.
- Activities mentioned as: not included in the itinerary.
- Transfer to optional activities.
- Tips for local hostesses.
your local "Yoga" Goddess
Ludisis Mones is a Cuban Certified Yoga Teacher (200Hrs RYT) passionate about the spiritual world. She
She is the founder of Cuba Goddess Retreats and she offers wisdom, guidance, and persistence to her students and retreat guests.
Ludisis understands the subtle difference between making you a plain tourist and making you a partaker of the local Cuban culture.
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