7 Days » YogiTribe Samana Retreat , Dominican Republic

8 days / 7 nights

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with Jess and Kelly

This retreat is for the explorers, adventurers and for souls that are hungry for life and experience. Wake up every morning in your private bungalow nestled in the hills of the Dominican Republic with the most stunning view over the Caribbean ocean. Practice daily yoga and meditation on the stunning deck overlooking the ocean, sample local Caribbean delights and dive into the turquoise ocean just minutes away from the resort. This week will make you feel alive, connected and filled with joy!

Yoga is a practice that will adapt to you – not the other way around. This retreat is especially created to convey the fact that yoga is so much more than just a posture. Everybody is welcome regardless of skill level, even if they have never done yoga before. Anyone who would like to have a personal practice, customized to their preferences, will benefit greatly from this experience. Even those who are already on an advanced level (that would like something more challenging than a normal yoga class) can benefit from learning how to live the philosophy of yoga in their daily life.

During this retreat, you will live an experience to harmonize your body and soul. Totally unwind, let your mind go, and relax while your body immersed in the perfect combination of restfulness and motion-free from external influences. This retreat offers daily yoga practices and interaction with the yoga instructors and like-minded fellow travelers in the incredible picture landscapes.

Yoga is rather a way of life which is about compassion, mindfulness, and truthfulness. The atmosphere on this retreat is quiet and, except for the daily yoga hours, your time is your own to read, swim, sleep, and enjoy. Much emphasis is placed on healthy, diverse, and fresh food to accompany the experience.

The yoga classes will be tailored to the group with the chance to have a private lesson with Jess as well as your group sessions.

General information Review Like

Yoga Styles

  • Hatha Yoga

  • Yin Yoga

  • Power Yoga

  • Restorative Yoga

  • Candlelight Yoga

  • Laughter Yoga

Natural & Holistic Therapies

  • Massage

  • Meditation


7 / 8 days with instruction
English Instruction language
English, Spanish, German Spoken language(s)

Difficulty Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Minimum age allowed is 18 years
  • The maximum participants in the group is 25 person
  • Seasonality


    Daily Program Review Like

    Day 1

    • Transfers: Airport-Lodge to Caribe Yoga Ocean View Eco Lodge.
    • Welcome-Fruit Drink
    • Opening circle and grounding yoga.
    • Dinner
    • Bungalows assignations, resting time, getting ready for the next day.

    Day 2

    • 08:00 Tea & fruit
    • 09:00 Meditation & Yoga
    • 11:30 Brunch delights
    • 12:30 Welcome massage, relax, pool, read, sunbathe, …
    • 15:00 Afternoon tea & snack
    • 18:00 Restorative/Yin Yoga
    • Chakra Meditation
    • 19:30 Dinner & sweet dreams

    Day 3

    • 08:00 Tea & fruit
    • 09:00 Meditation & Yoga
    • 11:30 Brunch
    • 12:30 Adventure hike through the jungle to a secret paradise beach with packed snack and fresh coconuts on arrival
    • 19:30 Dinner and sweet dreams

    Day 4

    • 08:00 Tea & fruit
    • 09:00 Meditation & Yoga
    • 11:30 Brunch
    • 12:30 Relax, pool, you time, read, sunbathe, …
    • 15:00 Horseback ride to “El Limon” waterfall and swimming in sweet water
    • 18:30 Yin Yoga
    • 19:30 Dinner & sweet dreams

    Day 5

    • 08:00 Tea & fruit
    • 09:00 Meditation & Yoga
    • 11:30 Brunch
    • 12:30 Relax, pool, beach, YOU-time, optional massage, …
    • 15:00 Afternoon tea & snack
    • 18:00 Life Workshop
    • 19:30 Dinner & sweet dreams

    Day 6

    • 08:00 Tea & fruit
    • 09:00 Meditation & Yoga
    • 11:30 Brunch
    • 12:30 Depart for boat trip
    • 16:30 Return for tea & snack
    • 18:00 Pranayama, soft stretches
    • 19:30 Dinner & sweet dreams

    Day 7

    • 08:00 Tea & fruit
    • 09:00 Meditation & Yoga
    • 11:00 Brunch
    • 12:00 Check out and depart for airport


    Accommodation Review Like

    Single accommodation

    Single accommodation in a small private bungalow with your own bathroom. Queen size bed. All bungalows with breathtaking view of the sea.

    Double accommodation

    Double accommodation in a small private bungalow with your own bathroom. Twin size bed. All bungalows with breathtaking view of the sea.

    Food Review Like

    Included Meals

    Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner , Drinks

    Food Types Supported

    Vegan, Vegetarian

    Staff Review Like

    Kelly Sodergren
    Kelly is the President and Founder of MELT HOUSE OF FITNESS, an all inclusive studio built on the principals of hard work, love and kindness with the purpose of helping others let go of their story and find and fulfill their life's purpose.

    Jess White
    Jess began her yoga journey over 20 years ago and has had an almost daily practice for the last 6 years. She has studied traditional hatha yoga with David Goldring and ashtanga vinyasa and freestyle yoga with Mark Freeth of the Freestyle Yoga Company.

    Additional Things to do Review Like

    Waterfall El Limon

    Horse riding to the waterfall El Limon and swimming in sweet water
    Included in the price! Trip to the waterfall El Limon including horse riding
    The waterfall “Salto El Limon” is located amidst a lush tropical landscape on the peninsula of Samaná, approximately an hour away from Las Galeras. This spectacular waterfall drops 150 feet into a natural, beautiful pool filled with fresh, crystal clear water.
    You can reach the top of the waterfall on horseback, then hike downwards through tropical jungle until you reach the bottom of this roaring cascade, where you can enjoy a refreshing swim in the big natural pool.

    Tour by Boat thru different beaches

    Included in the price! The bay of Samaná is one of the most beautiful areas in Dominican Republic with its magnificent beaches, of soft sand and turquoise waters.

    With this tour by boat we will visit some of the most delightful beaches of the peninsula.
    After the beach tour, the trip continues by boat to Playa Fronton, one pristine beach, where we will have time to relax, and have something to eat. At Playa Fronton we start the hike, we will explore the undiscovered treasures of the Samaná peninsula.
    The hike which we will take for approximately 2 hours to Boca del Diablo, will give you the opportunity to walk along the unspoiled coastline, discover different fruits and vegetables while hiking along the cultivable land. At this point, you can take a taxi back to the resort, or continue with an uphill hike which will give you a glimpse of the life at the village La Guazuma.

    And for the end we will pass by a Marmol Mine.

    Beach Day Playita

    Beautiful beach to spend a moment of tranquility and enjoy nature.
    Included in the price! Beautiful beach to spend a moment of tranquility and enjoy nature.

    Fresh coconut and pineapple.
    One of the nicest beach in the world. Quiet waters, very low key, This is the dream beach you are looking for !

    A perfect day in a CLEAN PLACE far from the piles of trash you see everywhere.

    Dominican Larimar Shop

    Mobile Dominican Jewellery Shop
    Larimar: It was discovered less than three decades ago, it’s fame was instant and you can only find it in Dominican Republic, this makes the stone something rare and enchanting.

    It’s associated with love, those who don’t have it will find it, and if you have it you will keep it.


    45 Min. Massage
    You will recieve one full body relaxing massage by hands of a proffesional masseuse. The 45 minutes massage will help you relax and recharge your energys.

    What is included Review Like

    • Accommodation
    • Healthy breakfast
    • Healthy lunch
    • Healthy dinner
    • Yoga classes
    • 1 Private Yoga Class
    • Tea, coffee and water
    • Group Airport Pickup
    • Transportation Group transfers to included excursions.
    • Excursion to a waterfall See itinerary
    • Boat tour See itinerary
    • Hike through the jungle See itinerary
    • Beach day See itinerary
    • 45 minutes MassageFull Body relaxing massage
    • Larimar ShopMobile Dominican Jewellery Shop. The jewellery you want to buy is not included in the price.
    • Taxes + Excursion Fees

    What is not included Review Like


    Flights are not included in the price. If you need assistance booking a flight, please let us know.

    Individual Transfers

    We include and organize a group airport pickup and transfers to included excursions. If you arrive at a different time from the rest of the group we can schedule your pick up for an additional cost.

    Extra Drinks

    Extra Drinks and Alcoholic Beverages are not included

    Know before you go Review Like


    To minimize any loss and to protect yourself during the trip, we highly recommend taking out a comprehensive insurance policy that covers cancellation. You can book travel insurance at great rates from our Partner Travelex here.

    Electricity information

    We have 24 hours electricity because the company of Las Galeras is a private electricity company. We dont deal with black outs like most parts of Dominican Republic.

    Dressing information

    Las Galeras is a beach town where everyone generally wears beach attire. You are recommended to bring shorts, short sleeve shirts, tank tops, and sandals.

    Outfits we advise to bring:

    • Yoga clothes
    • Hike clothes (comfortable sneakers)
    • Horse Riding clothes (long pants recommended)
    • Beach clothes
    • Anything you feel comfortable wearing.

    What else to bring:

    • Flashlight, sunscreen,, sunglasses, hat, camera, toiletries, any required medications.
    • caribeyoga will provide yoga mats, but please feel free to bring your own blanket if you prefer.
    • Passport / visa
    • Bring a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining before expiry date.
    • There are some countries that can enter Dominican Republic without a visa.

    How to get there Review Like

    The closest airports are the “El Catey International Airport” of Samaná (about one hour drive) and the “International Airport Las Americas” of Santo Domingo (about two and half hours drive). 

    Nearby places
    Las Galeras - 25 minutes' drive
    El Catey International Airport - 1 hour's drive
    International Airport Las Americas - 2.5 hours' drive

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    Cancellation Policy

    Non Refundable

    Deposit Percentage


    The rest of the payment should be made 60 days before arrival

    Features Review Like

    • Boating

    • Hiking

    • Horse Riding

    • Massage

    • Swimming

    • Swimming Pool

    • Balcony

    • Bar

    • Beach

    • Café

    • Dining area

    • Eco-Friendly

    • Garden

    • In-Room Safe

    • Kitchen

    • Lobby

    • Multilingual Staff

    • Poolside Bar

    • Restaurant

    • Special Menu Request

    • Terrace

    • Yoga Deck

    • Yoga Shala

    • Pet Friendly

    • Waterfall

    • Free Drinkable Water

    • Free Wi-Fi

    • Ironing / Ironing Board

    • Laundry

    • Tour Assistance

    Customer Reviews

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      Can’t wait to do it again!!
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      This is a spectacular, small and private resort where you can relax, unwind and totally escape in the natural beauty of your surroundings. The accommodations, pool, food, staff, panoramic scenic views and owner are ALL top notch. I attended an AMAZING one week Yoga retreat there and it was the vacation of a lifetime!!!! In between our peaceful yoga sessions overlooking the mountains AND ocean we also visited beautiful beaches, rode horses to swim in a breath taking waterfall and hiked vigorously through the jungle/mountains as well. Truly a wonderful experience and great value, worth every penny and more!
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      Gayathri Ramaswamy
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      My husband and I really enjoyed this hidden gem tucked away from the hustle and bustle. The owner Jorg is a wonderful and selfless person who went out of the way to please us – whether it be special veggie food or wine after a long hike. The scenery is spectacular and the pool is wonderful. Staff are attentive and cheerful. Lots to do in surrounding areas including the best beach! Doing yoga amidst the nature was truly magical.

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