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Escape your daily life and bring your body and soul together. Immerse in the unique Balinese culture, eat its traditional food, and experience the beautiful Pelan Pelan mentality, which means to take it easy. You will notice that everything is more relaxed in Bali, making it the perfect holiday destination to relax, practice yoga, and surf. You and your significant other will certainly have a relaxing and unforgettable experience!
During this retreat, you will be staying at Pelan Pelan Bali. The retreat features eight rooms situated around a large outdoor swimming pool in the middle of a stunning Balinese garden close to the river. It has plenty of peaceful spaces where you can relax, enjoy an outdoors massage, sip from a fresh juice, or meet other people from around the world.
Also near the river, you will find the yoga shala, where different professional teachers provide the yoga classes and meditation sessions. The retreat is separated in three levels, with the upper level containing a building with four single rooms, a middle one with the common area, pool, and two rooms, and the lower floor, where you will find a traditional Indonesian joglo with two rooms.
The suites at Pelan Pelan are pure luxury. One is situated right next to the river in a beautiful Indonesian joglo, while the other one is on the second level with a view over the pool and a private garden. With both suites, you will get all the privacy you need with a beautiful semi-outdoor bathroom. This room is perfect for a romantic getaway.
Pelan Pelan believes in the combination of healthy food, an active lifestyle, and the healing energy of yoga. During this retreat, you will have the opportunity to take yoga classes surrounded by Bali's beautiful nature and discover yoga as a complete health discipline for body, mind, and soul.
If you fully engage with your surrounding and focus on yourself at the same time, you will see how fast you can improve yourself, your strength, flexibility, and relaxation.
They have all kinds of yoga at Pelan Pelan. They choose and combine various styles depending on your own requests. The yoga classes are given in small groups and are suitable for all levels of experience and age.
They specially love to practice Vinyasa Flow in order to link movement and breath flow. This style is famous for its smooth way to combine poses and breathing and bring different poses together in one sequence.
Each movement is synchronized to your breath and you will feel how you are getting stronger with every breath and pose you are practicing. Ashtanga, Baptiste, Jivamukti, Power, and Prana Flow yoga could all be considered as Vinyasa Yoga.
To complement the yoga sessions, you will also join a trip to Tanah Lot temple, have guided meditation sessions, learn to cook authentic Balinese meals, and experience relaxing Balinese massages.
Tanah Lot means, in Bahasa, land in the sea. During this retreat, you will go for a trip to discover the temple's beauty and watch the beautiful sunset.
Kis is the in-house cook of Pelan Pelan Bali. During your retreat, he will be teaching you how to prepare delicious Indonesian dishes.
This retreat will take place in Canggu, Bali, Indonesia. Bali is an island of Indonesia. It is mostly Hindu and becoming more and more popular. The beautiful rice fields, mountains, and beaches make it a must for people loving nature.
Besides nature, it is also a hot spot for artists, hippies, surfers, hipsters, celebrities, and the rich. Each village and area attracts its own people, making it possible to see Bali from a lot of different angles. The area around the retreat, Canggu, is known for its excellent surf, beautiful nature, and peacefulness. It is a nice getaway from the crowded areas in Kuta, which are more hectic and include a lot of tourism and partying.
It is the friendliness of the locals that make a lot of people want to come to Bali each year and Pelan Pelan finds it important to involve the local traditions and lifestyle in their retreats. Doing so creates an environment in which you can learn from them and they can learn from you, resulting in a lovely experience for everyone.
Canggu is not just famous for its waves but for the typical young surf lifestyle and its nightlife. You will find many cafés, bars, restaurants, and shops just 10 minutes away from Pelan Pelan Surf and Yoga Retreat, and if you feel like a night out dancing on the beach, that s no problem either in Canggu.
Daily delicious breakfast, as well as homemade Indonesian lunches served from Monday through Friday, are included in this retreat. Coffee, tea, two fresh fruit juices per day, and water from the water dispenser will also be offered.
Pelan Pelan believes that harmony comes from the happiness of body and soul. They offer Balinese massages, facial treatments, hair treatments, pedicures, and manicures so you can feel relaxed and pampered.
Experience the beauty of Bali by bike. You will ride through rice fields, plantations full of Balinese staples, and crops of cocoa, coffee, vanilla, tropical fruits, and vegetables. Biking is one of the best ways to plunge into the Balinese nature and culture. You will pass villages without any tourists and see happy kids. During this tour, breakfast and Balinese lunch are included.
Even though this feels more like a touristy thing to do, the industry of silver jewelry has its roots in the beautiful Balinese culture. So, if you have ever wanted to make your own necklace or bracelet, you have the opportunity to do so with Pelan Pelan.
Please book your flight to arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Pelan Pelan Bali will pick you up from the airport.
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