The week long retreat focuses on classical Ayurvedic detox practices, a full digestive system re-set, luxurious beauty treatments and body work, delicious local-sourced organic food, a 3-day raw juice fast, powerful Amazonian botanicals, superfoods, superherbs, superior supplements, restorative and vinyasa yoga and guided meditation. With a little magic thrown in for fun of course.
Maracajaú is a fishing and beach community located in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte, about 50 km from the state capital, Natal. All guests will be picked up at Natal international airport.
The retreat will take place on a beautiful and exclusive private residence on the white sand beaches of Maracajaú. The Amaveda retreat will occupy several private villas located on a converted coconut plantation.
During free time, guests can stroll along miles of virgin beaches, float in the clear turquoise sea, lounge poolside, swing in a hammock or enjoy our private open-air yoga studio.
All retreat guests receive the Amaveda detox product package of 100% natural products to be used throughout the detox week, and beyond. All products are small batch, hand crafted and formulated from the highest quality botanicals available. Many of the products made for the guests teach invaluable self-care Ayurvedic daily practices that allow the detox week to live on long after it’s over.
Included in the retreat are individual Ayurvedic beauty and detox treatments as well as therapeutic massage and aromatherapy. Pancha Karma heavily incorporates the use of therapeutic oils both internally and externally. All body treatments are ramped up with the use of cold-pressed organic rare Amazonian fruit and nut oils for extra luxury and deep nourishment. All treatments are included in the retreat price unless otherwise specified.
Detox Yoga is the effective synthesis of Pranayama breath work, restorative postures, meditation, and detox promoting asanas. Detox Yoga supports the process by working directly with the lymphatic system; increasing oxygen absorption and gently massaging the internal organs while encouraging deep muscular and cerebral relaxation. Morning yoga and pre-sunset meditation and restorative yoga classes happen every day. The yoga space will always available to you for private practice.
Providing the body with only raw vegetable juice is one of the best ways to assist the body to break down fat reserves and encourage the body to detoxify. When the body is flooded with liquid nutrients the digestive system can finally rest and redistribute excess energy for cellular rejuvenation and repair. The body needs to be correctly prepared for a juice fast in order for the multiple benefits to be received. This program fully addresses this often-neglected juice-fast fundamental.
All food is as fresh, local grown and organic as humanly possible. Because our aim is a complete digestive-system restoration, the food experience focuses on the Ayurvedic mono-diet philosophy integrated with the profound benefits of raw-juice fasting. Hand-blended herbal infusions are available 24/7, as well as fresh coconut water to completely flush the system. In this detox there is no starving or suffering involved.
According to the National Institute of Ageing, Acai pulp has the highest Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of ANY fruit or vegetable. I have combined my own personal experience of fasting on Acai with the latest findings from the clinical fasting supervisor of the Health Science Institute in Kyoto, Japan and created a simple and affective Acai fasting protocol. As we will be so close to source, this option will be available to anyone who would like to incorporate this experience into the detox protocol. Get ready to feel and LOOK amazing.
Optional day tripping will allow us to explore two very magical dreamscapes: the unique ecosystem of the living reefs and the rolling soft white dessert dunes. The beauty and majesty of nature our powerful assistants to the healing process, they allow us to be present and focused while keeping the parasympathetic nervous system in chill mode, the only state from which we can detoxify and repair. If you’re fond of sand dunes and salty air…
We are electro magnetic creatures. Everything on the planet, including humans has an energetic field and a frequency. When it comes to feeling our absolute best, it is hugely beneficial to address all aspects of the human experience, including our energetic frequency. In harmony with the alchemical detox, we will apply some of the most well researched methods for the transmutation of residual low vibrational energetics. This includes grounding and earthing, alkalizing, mineralizing and chelating supplementation.
At the heart Pancha Karma, the oldest detoxification modality on Earth, are the five structural elements of the Universe. Life giving Water flushes our Lymph, brings fluidity and flow to the physical and energetic body. Fire deep in our belly allows for the transmutation of food into energy, keeps our creative fire burning and ignites passion in our lives. Earth is our home in the Universe and allows us to ground out and charge up the electrical body, bringing us clarity and stability. The Sun and Moon relentlessly influence the ebbs and flow of our lives. The waning moon phase of the retreat dates coupled with the powers of the sun are harnessed to encourage our inherent homeostatic nature. Salt, our earthly ally and key detox mineral abound.
Maracajaú is a fishing and beach community located in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte about 50 km from the state capital, Natal. Natal is an international airport. Guests will be picked up from Natal airport.
Coming from the US and Canada
The best route is via Rio or Sau Paulo, then on to Natal. AVIANCA flys direct from Miami to Natal.
Coming from the UK or Europe
The best route is via Lisbon; it is only a 6-hour direct flight to Natal. Best flights are found through TAP, LATAM, AIR PORTUGAL and MERIDIANA in Italy.
Coming from South America
The best route is via Rio or Sau Paulo, then on to Natal.
Coming from within Brazil
There are direct flights from both Sau Paulo and Rio with TAM, GOL, BLUE and AVIANCA. Connecting flights can cost considerably less and may fly to Natal via Salvador da Bahia, Recife, Fortaleza, Brazilia, and Joao Pessoa among others
The Amaveda retreat will occupy several private villas located on a converted coconut plantation. All the rooms in the villas are beautiful and stylish. All the rooms have top quality mattresses and bedding and are en suite, each with their own unique touches. All the rooms in the villas are beautiful and have top quality mattresses and bedding. All rooms have private bathrooms and self-controlled air conditioning.
The price for the all-inclusive retreat depends on which room category you choose, and if you will be occupying the room by yourself, (Single Occupancy) or shared with a friend (Double Occupancy)
Suites Deluxe are the few extra-large rooms in the villas.
The prices listed are per person, all-inclusive and in US currency.
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