Whether you are seeking transformation, tapping into your creative energy, or finding a more intimate connection with nature in a tranquil setting, a stay with Vikara Lifestyle will provide all that and more.Vikara means change or transformation in Sanskrit.
Vikara Retreats are designed to help people who are already awakening to the reality that life is not just about survival, career building, status, finances, and responsibilities. If you are searching for meaning, joy, and creativity in your life, Vikara Retreats introduce you to a lifestyle that will inspire you live your life with intention.
Vikara combines yoga, meditation, Sacred Plants ceremonies, nutritious food and surfing to create transformational retreats.The retreat starts with an intention, that aims to provide you with clarity during your stay at Vikara Retreats.
The aim with Vikara is for you to find movement in all aspects of the retreat, while relaxing in the process. With a focus on community, this retreat will allow you to feel at home in the comfortable atmosphere that is provided through it’s private accommodation, as well as it’s delicious organic meals that are made in-house.
Vikara Retreats are praised by our clients for our focus on personal attention. Our retreats are designed for small groups which makes your experience very intimate. The friendships developed on retreat creates community. There is a meaningful connection developed through shared experiences that is incredibly healing and supportive.
The schedule is designed so that you pick and choose what you want to do. We have created a program with many elements to help you feel revitalized, inspired, and relaxed. We also provide many additional services to tailor your experience to suit your specific needs.
Our goal is that you feel at home and allow yourself to be yourself.We understand that each person is different and has different needs and we would like to cater to those needs as much as possible. Therefore, we would like to get to know you either by mail or skype before your arrival so that we can understand which program is best suited to you.Our goal is that you feel at home and allow yourself to be yourself.
*We also can customize our retreat according to your needs There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met. Venue Highlights Our center is just 5 minutes walk from the beach. It is gated and secure. We have a big garden and lots of space to hang out, read, relax and enjoy your stay.we have a simple but good sound system where you can tap in with bluetooth and listen to your favorite music.
We also have a room to practice yoga, meditate or do other creative arts.Our Venues feature all kinds of arts:-Yoga- Surfing-Boxing-Massage-Meditation-Singing circules- Plant Medicine Ceremonies (Ayauasca)*We also can customize our retreat according to your needs Amenities Air Conditioning in Rooms Free Wifi Free Parking Kitchen Coffee/Tea Fitness Center Yoga Studio House-Keeping
Menu Types Vegan Vegetarian Pescetarian Includes Meat Gluten Free Dairy Free Nut Free Menu/Cuisine Food is life! Food is vitality! Food is love! With a focus on delicious, healthy meals, our retreat center specializes in its ability to provide you with lush meals made with the freshest local ingredients.
Vikara clients always rave about the food! The menu changes almost daily and is a fusion of Mediterranean, Asian, and local styles. All ingredients are bought locally as our culinary objective is to creatively explore and experiment with healthy foods to create new and tasty dishes.
Please let us know what are your dietary requirements and we will be happy yo attend to your needs· We can customize the menu depending on your preferences and needs ·*If you have special dietary requirements please let us know
Accommodations Since we are a small private healing retreat center, we’ve designed the property to create an optimal environment for self-reflection, introspection, growth, and awakening on a very deep level. Our center provide a quiet yet cozy place for guests to relax and ‘tap back into’ their true essence (nature). Olon is a magical village, where simplicity and nature will make your experience unique and unforgettable.
Your Room is spacious and comfortable and includes:·
Queen size bed
· Private bathroom and shower with hot water
· Room keeping
We also offer unique beachfront rooms with just a few steps away from the beach. These rooms are located 5 minutes walk from our center. All of the above is included. ·If you are interested in our beachfront rooms let us know.
Directions Location:Only 5 minutes walk to the beach.Surrounded by beautiful bike paths and walking tracks through the mountain landscape.
Directions: The nearest airport is José Joaquin de Olmedo located in Guayaquil City. To come from Guayaquil you have 2 options: · We can arrange for our driver to pick you up at the airport for an extra charge (some of our retreats include transportation)· You can take a bus from the bus station.
Taking a bus from Guayaquil:Take a taxi from the airport to central bus station in Guayaquil (may cost between 3 to 5 dollars ).At the bus station, you have to go to the C.L.P (Cooperativa Libertad Peninsular) and ask for a ticket for a bus DIRECT to Olón. There are many buses to Olón, but only de Direct one could bring you faster.The bus ride ends exactly at the Olón´s bus station. There we will be waiting for you 🙂