The most courageous thing you will ever do for yourself!

Yoga at Villa Sumaya Lake AtitlanTraveling to the distant Mayan stronghold of Lake Atitlán is a pilgrimage into the center of our own hearts.

Consider creating a personal retreat as a way of spending some sacred time with yourself.

The gift of retreat grounds and energizes our body, mind and spirit. Embracing yogic arts, we rejuvenate into the radiance of our own true nature. The splendor of the astounding natural beauty all around us deepens our communion with pure intention. Self care, awareness and wisdom blossom into inner peace and divine synchronicity as family, friends and community grow together.

By anchoring in holistic wellness practices, you'll find tools to help us more skillfully navigate daily lives. As you open to ancient wisdom, flexibility, confidence and trust will dynamically flow into your life. Whether you are a teacher, a seeker, or a being in need of a refuge, Villa Sumaya is the perfect destination to revitalize your body mind and spirit.

Personal retreat can help you learn to listen to your heart from the inside out and can include:

  • delve into spiritual practiceLighting the altar at Villa Sumaya
  • enjoy a relaxing massage (variety of healers available depending on time of year)
  • do a a cleanse
  • take Spanish lessons
  • go on cultural tours and hikes
  • lay on our dock
  • take a dip in the solar hot tub
  • swim or kayak in the lake
  • lie in a hammock and soak in the beauty and tranquility of our surroundings

Personal retreat packages can include lodging, one to three vegetarian meals per day and any combination of services and activities. We can customize your trip any way you like.

During our green season (May/June and Sept/Oct), we have fewer guests and group retreats. This is an ideal time for those seeking more seclusion and silence. In our high season (November to April), we host a steady stream of transformational personal and group retreats.

Please note: if your personal retreat or vacation coincides with a group, buffet meals will be at designated times.

Yoga & Meditation Retreats

Zen with Zach PackageCharlie childs pose Tiger
5 nights accommodation
Daily vegetarian breakfast, smoothie and dinner
24/7 self-service unlimited organic teas, local organic coffee, purified water
4 private yoga lessons
A one-hour massage
22% taxes included

Singles $880 / Doubles $633 each

Quotes for longer or shorter stays/additional spa treatments or activities available. Contact our personal retreat coordinator.

zachAbout Zach

Zach is a certified Yoga teacher from Charlotte, North Carolina. Zach teaches a customized blend of meditation, guided visualization and vinyasa flow for all ages. He focuses on guiding his students to center themselves, allowing them to tap into their full potential. Zach's passion for yoga is to help you find the perfect personal practice for your lifestyle. Embrace the opportunity to cultivate or deepen your practice now!


Special AyurveAYURVEDAdic Packages

Ayurveda literally means "the knowledge of life." Ayurveda is a holistic system from ancient India that sees the individual as a part of the whole cosmos, comprised of space, air, fire, water, and earth. Our experienced Ayurvedic counselor and massage therapist can explain the Ayurvedic system, offer consultations and also work his magic during a hands-on session.

The Ayurvedic Experience with Eran
5 nights accommodation
3 vegetarian meals with emphasis on Ayurvedic diet for those who are interested*
3 one-and-a-half hour Ayurvedic consultations
3 meditation sessions (1-2 people)
3 yoga classes to learn how to balance your dosha
A one-and-a-half hour Ayurvedic warm oil massage
24/7 self-service unlimited organic teas and purified water
22% taxes included

Singles $1554 / Doubles $1115 each

Tips to staff and practitioner not included. Optional deep cleansing healing procedures may be added to the package by request for an additional cost.

* Please inform us if you'd prefer lighter Ayurvedic meals or our standard abundant vegetarian meals.

eranAbout Eran

Eran is an Ayurvedic Practitioner, certified by International Ayurveda Association & Tel-Aviv University who gained practical experience working with Dr. Emanuel Joy in Pondicherry, India. Eran combines in his therapy a vast knowledge to promote your healing and well-being. With years of training, and practice in India, Australia and Israel, his approach is holistic and integral.  The consultation will provide recommendations for lifestyle, diet, exercise,medicinal herbs and cleansing treatments. Empowering one with knowledge and skills to heal oneself and to maintain a healthy state of well-being.

Contact our personal retreat coordinator.
Together we can craft the vacation of your dreams!

Guest enjoying a personal retreat in hot tub