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Surf & Yoga Retreat2019-04-02T10:15:15+01:00

We are very excited to bring Surfing & Yoga Retreats to Widemouth Bay in Bude, Cornwall

Enjoy an exhilarating surfing course, unwind with relaxing beach yoga, eat great local food and stay in a stunning coastal location.

Staying in beautiful accommodation less than 200 meters from the beach, we will provide you with a surfing & yoga experience that will help you to relax and unwind from the stresses of everyday life.  Start each day with guided yoga sessions in the house or private garden, followed by a light and healthy breakfast.  Feeling energised, it’s time to suit up, head down to the beach and hit the surf with your surfing instructor. learn how to glide along the waves of one of Cornwall’s best surfing beaches. Then it’s time for a healthy brunch and feedback from your surfing session with Freewave’s head surfing coach.  The afternoon is free for you to kick back on a sun lounger, read a book or head back into the sea for a swim… it’s your choice!  As the evening draws in, relax and rejuvenate your body with some guided yoga on the golden sand of the beach or in a quiet spot on the cliffs. Eat well throughout your stay with a prepared meal on arrival, breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea and some healthy snacks and juice along the way. End your stay with a private bbq on the beach or in the garden with something fizzy!

You don’t need to have any previous surfing or yoga experience to take part in our retreat. We have limited spaces available on the dates available so don’t miss out on this opportunity. Come with a partner, friend, as a group activity or just on your own. Everyone will be made to feel welcome.

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Many great British and European Champions have been born and raised on the waves in Widemouth Bay. With gently breaking waves and a designated surfing area marked out by the RNLI Beach Lifeguards, Widemouth Bay is one of the best places to learn to surf in Cornwall and the UK!

Robin heads up the surf instructor team at Freewave Surf Academy and has been introducing people to this wonderful sport for nearly 20 years. Having an experienced instructor with you in the water is essential for your safety and for your progression. The surfing lessons take place in small group sizes using great kit. We aim to have everybody up, turning and cruising across the waves in no time.

Surfed before or not at all? No problem, we have you covered!

Don’t just take our word for it, have a look at what others say about their time surfing with us. Robin will be the main point of contact throughout your stay with us.

Take part in the daily yoga sessions to help prepare, energise and rejuvenate your body. Surfing is a physically demanding activity and so the yoga sessions are designed to help improve balance, increase flexibility, strengthen core muscles and to restore and revitalise your energy.

Anna is the retreat yoga teacher. She has a passion for introducing and guiding others through the physical and mental aspects of yoga. Anna trained as an Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga teacher in India and has been practising for over 6 years. She is a keen surfer and so understands the links between surfing and yoga.

Start the day with an energising Vinyasa Flow class to prepare you for your surfing lesson. The later sessions will be a slower, more relaxed class that will stretch out those worked arms, shoulders and lower backs from your surfing session.

Beginners not to worry as we will guide you through the basics – expect to see a major change in your flexibility by the end of your stay!

All classes will be tailored to the needs of each individual.

As its name suggests, The Beach House is just 150 meters from the excellent surfing beach of Widemouth Bay. It is a spectacular house of the highest standard and perfect for those looking for a great place to unwind.

The modern property has five bedrooms, two of which are on the first floor, with the further three bedrooms on the ground floor and can sleep up to 10 people. The living area is open plan with two lounges, a modern stylish kitchen and panoramic folding doors leading out into a large enclosed garden. The garden is complete with sun beds, a dining area, BBQ and an outside shower for your post surf rinse off! The garden is also a wonderfully sheltered space for your morning yoga session as well as for afternoon lounging.

Take a look at what others say about their stay at The Beach House or check out more details and pictures of The Beach House

Dates & Prices

June 2019

Monday 3rd – Friday 7th (Fully Booked)

Friday 7th – Monday 10th (5 spaces remaining)

Monday 10th – Friday 14th (5 spaces remaining)

Ladies only weekend – Friday 14th – Monday 17th (Fully Booked)

Monday 17th – Friday 21st (Fully Booked)

September 2019

Friday 20th – Monday 23rd (6 spaces remaining)

Friday 27th – Monday 30th (8 spaces remaining)

October 2019

Friday 4th – Monday 7th (6 spaces remaining)

Friday 11th – Monday 14th (6 spaces remaining)

Prices from £345 per person based on two people sharing a standard twin bedroom on a weekend stay and £495 per person for a weekday stay. Single occupancy rooms are subject to a 10% additional cost

To book your retreat we will need to take a 15% deposit to secure your place. The remaining 85% will be payable 4 weeks before your retreat start date. We have a maximum of 8 spaces available on each retreat.

If you are looking for a similar experience, a different date or a retreat exclusive to you and your group then please get in touch.  We would love to tailor a package that suits your requirements and makes your visit one to remember

Does this sound like a great way to spend a few days?

What’s stopping you?

What is included:

  • 3 nights accommodation in the luxury Beach House in Widemouth Bay (4 nights for midweek stay)

  • 4 Immersive surfing lessons with Freewave Surf Academy, including video analysis and theory sessions (5 Lessons for midweek stay)

  • 6 Yoga sessions with in house yoga instructor (8 sessions for midweek stay)

  • Light breakfast, Brunch, afternoon tea, snacks and juices

  • 2-course meal on arrival

  • Farewell BBQ on the final evening

  • Surfboard and wetsuit hire

  • Yoga mats and blocks provided

  • Visit and talks from local surfboard shaper and ocean awareness enthusiast

  • Surf movie night

What is not included: 

  • Travel from home to your accommodation (transfers from Newquay Airport and Exeter train station can be arranged for you)

  • 1 nights evening meal – (2 nights for midweek stay). This is an opportunity for to cook some Cornish fayre at the accommodation or to visit one of the local restaurants in the bay (bookings can be made for you in advance)

  • Suncream

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