Soul Sparked: A beachside holistic nutrition + yoga retreat

with Abbi Miller in Playa Maderas, Nicaragua

From $1600 Per person
FROM   $266 /night $1600 TOTAL PER PERSON


6 nights in Playa Maderas, Nicaragua
Sun Nov 01 - Sat Nov 07, 2015


  • Hour long yoga every morning with Abbi Miller, on a stunning yoga deck overlooking the Pacific Ocean (seriously - look at that view)
  • Evening meditation and yoga sessions under the stars
  • 3 hour-long holistic nutrition workshops
  • Accommodations at off-the-grid lodge in Playa Maderas
  • Fresh, delicious cuisine made from locally sourced ingredients
  • Massages and surf lessons with boards included

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What's Included


7 days / 6 nights at Buena Vista Surf Club


Breakfast and dinner daily


On-site massage, Surf lessons with board included

Airport Transfers

Private ground transfers to and from the airport (Managua airport- MGA)


Flights not included

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory and not included

Optional Activities

Zipline adventure through the rainforest, day trips to local towns

Good to Know

Not included: flights to/from Managua International Airport (MGA) and travel insurance. Guests are responsible for purchasing travel medical insurance and cancellation insurance which are also not included.


2:15pm  Arrive at airport
2:45pm  Group transport to Buena Vista Surf Club
7:30pm  Opening ceremony + Yoga
8pm Dinner
 8:00am - 9:00am  Yoga
 9:15am  Breakfast
 10:30am - 2:00pm  Free time to get SoulSparked: journal, swim, nap, connect, grab lunch on the beach, kiss a monkey, sunbathe, or go on an adventure*
 2:00pm  Surf Lessons! Or, I like to call it, "flailing in the water with a surf board"
 6:00pm Dinner
 8:00am - 9:00am  Yoga
 9:15am  Breakfast
 11:00am - 12:00pm  Nutrition Workshop
 12:00pm - 5:15pm  Spark your Soul!
 5:15pm - 6:00pm  Meditation
 6:30pm  Dinner
 8:00am - 9:00am  Yoga
 9:15am   Breakfast
 11:00am - 12:00am  Nutrition Workshop
 2:00pm - 5:15pm  Free time: Get up close and gushy with yo-self
 5:15pm - 6:00pm  Yin Yoga
6:30pm Dinner
 8:00am - 9:00am  Yoga 
 9:15am  Breakfast
 12:00pm - 5:15pm  Free time: Have we mentioned you can do what you want?! 
 5:15pm - 6:00pm  Meditate
 6:30pm  Dinner
 8:00am - 9:00am  Yoga
 9:15am  Breakfast
 11:00am - 12:00pm  Nutrition Workshop
 12:00pm - 5:15pm  Free time, last day to spark your Soul!
 5:15pm - 6:00pm  Yin Yoga
 6:30pm  Dinner
 7:30pm  Closing Ceremony
 7:40am Group 1 departure
 11:00am Group 2 departure

*There is MUCH to do (or not do) on this retreat. Each retreat guest will receive a full 1-hour massage during the week, and can schedule this upon arrival. During free time, there is the option of adding on excursions and activities:

  • Surf Board Rental $10/hr
  • Zipline Adventure $45/ea
  • Trips into town, to the local market, to beautiful lakes, the town of Granada and more!

Traveling to Nicaragua

Please visit the following site for general information on Nicaragua:

The Instructor


Abbi Miller

Yoga Ambassador

She works all over the globe via her self-titled brand, Abbi Miller: Holistic Nutrition + Yoga. She received her 200-hour Vinyasa Certification through Laughing Lotus (San Francisco) and has studied all over India, including Ashtanga yoga with Kamal Singh of Tattva Yoga Center (Rishikesh).

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Learn About Who's Going

The lodge in Playa Maderas is an off-the-grid eco-lodge powered by solar energy and supported by fresh local food suppliers for a low-impact experience. The setting, tropical climate, and lodge service and food are wonderful. The region boasts terrific biodiversity and wildlife with frequent visits by howler monkeys, sloths, and parrots. You will live for a week in thatched roof huts and the yoga deck (pictured) overlooks the Pacific Ocean.


  • Beach
  • Classroom/Deck for Yoga & Fitness
  • Airport Transportation
  • Accessible kitchen for guest cooking classes

Pricing Per Person

Reserve your spot with a $200 deposit!

  • Maya
  • Verified Guest
  • Apr 14 2015

Can't say enough great things about this trip. The setting was beautiful, the people were wonderful and the experience exceeded my expectations by far. Be aware that this is an eco-lodge, not a 5 star resort, so expect insects and other creatures in your cabanas. I brought my own yoga mat and beach towel, but the resort provided both so that wasn't necessary - bringing soap and shampoo, however, is.

  • Dina
  • Verified Guest
  • Apr 14 2015

This trip was spectacularly awesome in each and every respect. Wish I were still on it!!

  • Rebecca
  • Verified Guest
  • Apr 20 2015

Trip was amazing. People were great, location was amazing, incredible staff. Would go back in a heartbeat.

  • Jason
  • Verified Guest
  • May 30 2016

Great trip! Everyone couldn't have been nicer!

  • Lindsay
  • Verified Guest
  • Jun 03 2016

This retreat exceeded all my expectations. Truly an amazing experience and if you are even thinking about it... just do it!!!

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