Traveling to the distant Mayan stronghold of Lake Atitlán is a pilgrimage into the center of our own hearts. It may be the most courageous and rewarding thing you will ever do for yourself!

Yoga at Villa Sumaya Lake Atitlan

Consider creating a personal retreat as a way of spending some sacred time with yourself. The gift of retreat rejuvinates the body, mind and spirit.  Holistic wellness practices give more tools to skilfully navigate life. As you open to ancient wisdom practices, flexibility, confidence and trust grow. Whether you are a teacher, a seeker, or a being in need of a refuge, Villa Sumaya is the perfect destination to revitalize your spirit, while allowing self care, awareness and wisdom to blossom into inner peace..

Personal retreat may include:breathing-the-air

  •  spiritual practice
  •  relaxing massage
  •  a cleanse
  •  Spanish lessons
  •  cultural tours and hikes
  •  a dip in the solar hot tub
  •  swimming or kayaking in the lake
  • resting in a hammock
  • soaking 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 to suit your needs.

During our green season (May/June and Sept/Oct), wLighting the altar at Villa Sumayae have fewer guests and group retreats. This is an ideal time for those seeking more solitude 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 served at designated times.

Yoga & Meditation Retreats

Personal Transformation with Krystalyn Package 

Available December 2015 to February 2016Charlie Badakasana 3

5 nights accommodation
Daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch and dinner
24/7 self-service unlimited organic teas, local organic coffee, purified water
3 private yoga lessons (your choice of restorative/gentle to challenging yoga)
2 hours of other services (choose from life coaching, cacao ceremony, raw facials or massage)
22% taxes included

Singles $978 / Doubles $698 each

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

About KrystalynKrystalyn - Cacao Ceremony Villa Sumaya

Krystalyn specializes in personal retreats weaving together an integrated holistic approach. She facilitates your creation of a customized program of body movement and realignment,  personal wellness coaching, raw food facials and body work as well as cacao journeys or fine henna body art to remember your experience. Krystalyn holds yoga teacher and life coaching certifications and has trained in postural alignment, yoga therapeutics and internal martial arts. She continues to broaden her coaching practice in money and sacred sexuality. Krystalyn is a master henna artist, having adorned thousands of bodies with her magical touch.

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.

Ganesh Package

5 nights accommodation
3 vegetarian meals with emphasis on Ayurvedic diet (for those who are interested*)
2 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

Lakshmi Deluxe Package2014-11-10 16.17.55 HDR

7 nights accommodation
3 vegetarian meals with emphasis on Ayurvedic diet
2 one-and-a-half hour Ayurvedic consultations
5 meditation sessions (1-2 people)
5 yoga classes to learn how to balance your dosha
5 one-and-a-half hour Ayurvedic warm oil massages
22% taxes included

Singles $2237 / Doubles $1592 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.


 About Eran

eranEran 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