FEEL ALIVE! A True North Tropical Reset
November 1 - November 5
NOVEMBER 1-5, 2022
Vieques, Puerto Rico
Our east coast home away from home, we’re excited to return to Puerto Rico this November 1-5 to RESET your body and mind; revitalize your life all at the same time!
Observing the latest CDC regulations we are overjoyed to be able to host you, safely, here on the island of Vieques and send you home feeling better than you could ever imagine possible. As of 5/22 all travelers must arrive on a Covid-Tested Flight. We will be in touch as travel requirements change so you are as informed as need be.
To further insure guests’ comfort it is exciting to know that we have secured the entire incredible, totally private, luxury beachfront property for this escape for our group only; Breathtaking Group, share and private accommodations based on your needs!
This annual 5 day, four night tropical reset combines the quintessential peace of the island, our luxury compound, cleansing, hand crafted nourishment hands on education, mindful movement, mindset clearing, goal setting and deep connection both with who you are, where you want to go and with incredible guests just like you!
Gift yourself this trip, after a full Summer ( or maybe longer) of giving to everybody else. Feel the weight of the world fall off your shoulders as we embark on a conscious decision to stop, breathe in the smells of the Caribbean, take active steps to reset and re energize our lives; move in the direction of wellness and feeling ALIVE again!
Encantada Vieques, is a stunning five acre estate bordering the Caribbean sea just west of Esperanza on the Southern side of Vieques. This brand new estate is an open air luxury villa designed by famed architect John Hix which will maximize your time spent enjoying Vieques natural beauty. The home features absolutely breathtaking views from every room. Lounge in the 94 foot infinity pool, enjoy the roof deck for yoga, movement and sunsets; walk down to Coco Beach or the village just down the road. Encantada is only 2 minutes from the Malecon in Esperanza yet still offers the serenity and seclusion you will love right on our own private beach!
Feel safe in this gated compound and melt into the luxurious beds, fluffy white comforters and well appointed accommodations. Each suite provides conveniences such as complimentary high-speed wireless Internet, AC, Smart TV’s, washing machines & dryers, full kitchens, private garden view, private beach front access, hair dryers, amenities, fans, ocean view, beach view, mountain views – rooftop deck and grounds for quiet strolls; free on-site, gated parking.
Enjoy the night sky and see the Milky Way, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter clearly and you’ll realize how everywhere you usually travel has light pollution that ruins your star views. When you wake up in the morning you may see wild horses walking along the beach and hear waves crashing on the shore.
At dusk, AKA “golden hour” you’ll see the most beautiful sunsets reflected on the clouds and the coconut palm trees reaching up towards the sky west of the property!!
In collaboration with our favorite San Juan and Vieques farms, we are more than excited to source everything we need, as fresh as possible for you on this tropical reset adventure! Arriving a few days early to gather everything, feel relaxed in knowing all meals are handmade, fresh, plant based, anti-inflammatory & curated on site by our nationally recognized plant based chef & founder of True North Juice co., Liz right on site!
This adventure is meant to raise your vitality so know – you will be nourished, fed clean, fed mouthwatering meals, juices and snacks that will help to reset your body and mind. Our kitchen is industrial in size, open and available for cooking classes, q & a the entire time. We will welcome you into the kitchen to help and have lots of time to sit and discuss strategies and or road blocks over the long haul. The goal is that this trip will be a place to start, that you leave Vieques not only feeling amazing but have tools to help you stay that way for a long time!
Outside meal times fresh fruit and snacks will be available – know our goal is to nourish you, not starve you. Learn the difference between the two!
SURROUNDING AREA & TRAVEL
Tucked away on the Caribbean side of Puerto Rico, the island of Vieques is one of the offshore Islands of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is the hub for major airlines serving the Caribbean so you will find daily flights from most major cities in the USA and Europe. From Puerto Rico ( SJU) travel is convenient with various options of getting to the island.
NO PASSPORT IS REQUIRED for US Citizens
Puerto Rico is a Free Commonwealth of theUS and is the most convenient and hassle free destination in the Caribbean so pack your bags, book a flight and get ready for an unforgettable vacation!
Flying is the most convenient way of getting to Vieques.
Once you arrive at the San Juan Airport (SJU), you have four flying options to the airport in Vieques – the easiest of which is to book a connecting flight from SJU.
If you arrive in San Juan a few days early to shop around and prefer to fly from a different airport than San Juan, here are some other options to look into. Once on island you are more than welcome to rent a car or easily access a shuttle to our stunning compound via Vieques Taxi 787-741-8294
San Juan International Airport Code is (SJU)
Vieques Airport code is (VQS)
Ceiba Airport code is (RVR)
ONCE ON THE ISLAND:
- Our address is: Route 997, Vieques, Vieques 00765, Puerto Rico
- CHECK IN TIME IS 4:00PM
- CHECK OUT TIME IS 11:00AM
TRANSPORTATION ON THE ISLAND:
- Vieques Taxi 787-741-8294
MORE Island INFO:
As goes with all of our adventures, we recommend you arrive with an open mind and know you really don’t know what your body will need until you arrive on vacation! Enjoy a ton to do – and lots of time to do nothing too! When your body says sleep – please do. When it says take two classes and a long walk (or more we invite you to)
While on Vieques, we are blessed to have on site an incredible compound with a rooftop yoga deck as well as poolside access for movement – as well as beachfront for spaces to work with, a team of super fun fitness professionals (local and non local) that will join us on location and a variety of classes to ground you down, keep you moving and feeling balanced during your entire stay.
**PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN YOGA MAT to the island with you.
* Participation in classes and activities is optional throughout the retreat. All levels welcome and will be hand tailored to the level of energy as we move through our stay!
- Private Luxury gated compound on the island of Vieques
- Luxury Accommodation
- Private beach front
- All meals; Cleansing – nourishing, Anti-inflamatory; Farm to table – plant based
- Daily Meditation
- Daily fitness schedule yoga, relaxation & strength training classes
- Use of private property, premises & amenities
- Yoga rooftop deck
- Infinity Pool
- Private kitchens
- Outdoor showers
- Ocean view
- Beach view
- Mountain view
- Security cameras
- Private parking
- Hair dryers
- Hot water showers
- Ceiling fans
- Portable fans
- Beach essentials: Beach towels, chairs, snorkel gear
- Common spaces
- Evening programs
- Optional Day excursions
* airfare & transfers not included ** all meals are vegan, nourishing & anti-inflammatory. Special dietary restrictions can be accommodated
ADDITIONAL TO THE RETREAT:
- Airfare & transfers
- Massage services
- Optional excursions & Other services: Spa appointments, golf fees, full service spas, snorkeling, kayaking to the bioluminescent bay,, paddle boarding, surf lessons, boat trips, horseback riding, etc!! If you are looking for something special please let us know! We will create a menu to die for – one awesome off site excursion per day.
- 6:00am meditation (or sunrise walk)
- 7:00am Alkalizing beverage service
- 8:00am yoga or fitness
- 11:00am brunch lunch
- 1:00pm *free time/mid day workshop/massage/hike or afternoon outing
- 5:00pm evening fitness
- 7:30pm dinner
- Evening program, massage or general relaxing
- Vieques, Puerto Rico: Route 997, Vieques, Vieques 00765, Puerto Rico
- Nearest town: Esperanza, Vieques
- Nearest major airports: ( SJU) San Juan; Vieques (VQS)
- Rental Car locations: on airport and off both in San Juan and on / Vieques
Besides the basic packing and travel needs, here are a few things to think about bringing with you.
- Travel insurance
- Bathing suit (on-site pool/hot tub & beach!!)
- Comfortable shoes (walking/hiking)
- Yoga clothes
- Yoga mat
- Yoga Towel
- Water bottle
- Lounge/ comfy clothes
- A good book / journal / writing utensils
- Layers, a hat