Closest airports: Huatulco or Puerto Escondido
Before leaving your home country, please get some Mexican currency, pesos. You most likely will have a layover in Mexico City, where you can also exchange cash or withdraw pesos from an ATM.
There are ATMs at both airports, in Huatulco and Puerto Escondido. However, these are smaller airports, so we would prefer that you make sure to have it ahead of time.
Once you arrive at the airport, both are small and easy to navigate, you will find a taxi stand outside. You will get a taxi to Mazunte, giving them the address of La Secreta, where we hold the retreats.
You will be provided with a PDF to print with all this information and our contact numbers.
Prices are for shared rooms with kitchen and bath. Limited availability for private rooms are available at an additional fee.
Retreat fee includes all meals and lodging as well as course material. You are responsible for your flights and transportation to and from the airport.
It is hot! mid to high 80’s every day and lows in the 70’s at night.
Bathing suit, hat, sunscreen, bug spray, walking/hiking shoes, flip-flops, beach towel or sarong, water bottle, flashlight, Mexican pesos from ATM at airport.
Meals are lovingly prepared by Maha Rose South staff and are included in the price of the retreat. Mazunte is located on the Southern tip of the State of Oaxaca. Oaxaca is known especially for its unique food, Oaxaca City is one of the culinary capitals of the world.
All meals are made from scratch, all from fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Meals are vegetarian, with vegan and gluten-free options, inspired by the amazingly rich surroundings.
We provide breakfast food to stock your kitchen with including, locally made & fresh yogurt & milk, freshly made nut milks, local eggs, seasonal fruit, Mazunte's famous home-made granola, and fresh bread.
Lunch and dinner are served as sit down Meals in the Outdoor dining area, eaten with your friends while enjoying the views of the hills.
Mazunte evolved from a small turtle fishing village into an eco-tourist town. It's made up of beautiful beaches, protected wildlife, a small fishing community, a circus and a vibrant and varied national and international community. The town has its own daily local offerings of yoga, dance classes, ecstatic dance, paddle boarding, salsa dancing and cafes.
Located adjacent to Punta Cometa, an ancient astronomical viewing point where you can see both the sunset and the moonrise over the ocean, Mazunte was awarded the status of Pueblo Magico- magic village. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, alive with dolphins, whales, and turtles, Mazunte, Mexico is wondrous medicine for the body and soul.
For the adventurous, it is an hour's drive to the world-famous surf spot Puerto Escondido. For those needing more rest the beaches and hammocks of Mazunte will rock you gently home to yourself.
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