Retreat: Bikini Bootcamp
Location: Amansala Eco Chic Resort, Tulum, Mexico
Duration: 6 days
Cost: Starting at $2,250 per person
Focus: Exercise, healthy eating, adventure, yoga, relaxation and pampering
Hotel: Amansala Eco chic Resort
Amansala is Sanskrit named after the peaceful crystal clear waters of Tulum, and to this day it is still one of Tulum’s most iconic, eco-chic boutique hotels. Amansala was founded on the belief that a true vacation is one where you come back looking and feeling better than when you arrived.
Consisting of 24 beautiful cabanas set in a village like setting along with a beachfront restaurant and lounging terrace, yoga shalas, and massage rooms. A tranquil setting that embodies community yet space to relax on ones own terrace or on the beautiful sunset lounge where the jungle stretches for as far as the eyes can see. Perfect for star gazing, sun rises, sunsets or soaking up some sun. It’s the perfect place for your next fitness bootcamp, and is sure to leave you feeling revitalized and refreshed! Accommodations range from beachfront suites to cozy rooms to meet all budgets and sizes. The architecture embodies the signature eco-chic style of Amansala that includes driftwood, mosaics, river rocks, smooth cement and thatched roofs with staircases that weave together the various spaces within the resort.
Food: Amansala Resort serves locally sourced, farm-to-table organic foods. Their food program has been designed to help you maximize your healing and growth and teach you the possibilities that a truly healthy diet can bring into your life. The low fat diet consists of all local chemical free food. Fresh caught grilled fish, organic chicken, fresh fruit such as mango, papaya, and pineapple. A variety of delicious signature salads that incorporate jicima, pumpkin seeds, and chia and leave you satisfied, yet lighter and cleaner.
Adventures: There are many great things to do and see in Tulum and Amansala location is close to many of Tulum’s amazing attractions. Their tour guides will take you to any of the sights you would like to see! The retreat offers sightseeing experiences as part of our packages; Grand cenote, Maya Ruins of Tulum, bike tour to a secret cenote, climb a pyramid in Coba – tours duration: 3 hours
Extended stay: Extend your weekend! Simply book a retreat and add additional nights to your package. Your additional stays include all meals. Conditions apply, Amansala will do their best to keep you in the same room for your retreat and your additional nights before or after.
For more information please email us at email@example.com or call +1 971 808 6358
All rooms are equipped with private bath, sitting areas, closet area, comfortable beds and are beautifully styled with our Eco-Chic signature ‘bohemian chic’ feel. Relaxed luxury is what we’re all about.
All rates are quoted in US Dollars ($), and are subject to 19% tax and 2% service charge. All rooms include breakfast and bike rentals for the duration of your stay. WiFi is available for $20 for the duration of your stay and is payable at check-in. All safes are spacious enough to fit a laptop
+ Which airport do I fly into?
Cancun, we are located 1.5 hours south of the Cancun airport by car.
+ How do I get to and from the airport?
Amansala can arrange ground transportation for you, through a reliable and comfortable service that we have been using for some time now. The cost of transportation to or from the airport and Amansala is $135 each way and it is approximately 2 hrs south on the coast from Cancun. They do their best to coordinate for guests to share when possible, in which case the rate would go down to $70 per person based on 2, and $60 based on 3.
There is an additional charge of $20/each for all pick ups from the Cancun hotel zone. Pick ups from Playa del Carmen are subject to the same rates listed above. They will do their best to coordinate multiple passengers for all arrivals. However due to varying arrival times and flight delays, they can not always be 100% certain you will share even if we have it scheduled that way, but do do their best.
They ask that you pay for transportation in cash upon arrival at Amansala if you have not prepaid and that you look for the Amansala sign after you exit the customs terminal. They use safe reliable car services that have been working with them for over 10 years.
+ What time is arrival and departure?
They aim to be as flexible as possible. The first group activity begins at 4:00 pm on the first day, although guests will be arriving throughout the day according to the flight schedule from their area. Most guests depart mid-morning to catch mid afternoon flights on the last day.
They do our best to have your room ready for you when you arrive and you are always welcome to relax on the beach or in the restaurant area for as long as you need to.
+ Are additional SPA treatments available?
Yes. You can pre-book additional massages and/or facials by contacting us!
Additional massages, Facials or Reflexology are $85.00/ hour. You can upgrade one of your included massages to a Mayan Healing session for $45.00
12 hours notice is required on all spa services cancellations- including, but not limited to massages and facials.
**Please note: ANY spa service cancelled or postponed with less than 12 hours notice will be subject to the following conditions:
There are NO reimbursements on pre-booked and pre-paid massages. Their spa therapists turn down other work and travel far to get to us, so we appreciate your understanding of the situation. The $30 per service cancellation fee is what we have to pay them in order to cover their lose of business and time.
+ Is it mandatory to participate in all Bikini bootcamp activities?
This is your vacation, and while they encourage everyone to participate in everything, if you decide to opt out of any activity, it is totally up to you.
+ Is bikini bootcamp for men also?
Absolutely. The program is designed for both men and women. Wearing a bikini is not mandatory. While they get more women than men..the men are always a welcome addition to any session.
+ Do you provide filtered water?
All of their fruits and vegetable are cleaned and soaked in an iodine solution. All of their water, ice and beverages are prepared using filtered water and are completely safe.
+ Do you serve alcohol and caffeine?
Yes, they serve both alcohol and caffeine. Their motto in moderation, not deprivation and this is your holiday. If you have specific goals, such as giving up caffeine, they can work with you on this during your stay. If you are looking for a margarita, they make a mean one! Alcohol is not included in your stay. For pricing, please contact us.
+ Will I need to spend cash during my stay at Bikini Bootcamp?
They ask that you pay in cash (US dollars or pesos) for all incidentals (extra spa services, gratuity, etc) and transportation costs. There are ATM’s in town should you need additional cash once you arrive. They also accept traveler’s cheques, although cash is much more readily accepted in the area.
+ Are there any shopping areas around the resort?
Tulum pueblo has a few charming shops, but is not know for its shopping or nightlife. Playa del Carmen is a 45 minute drive north of Amansala, and makes for a nice day trip if you are interested in shopping.
+ Do you recommend I rent a car?
No. They can take you to most of the interesting sites in the area as part of the Bikini Boot Camp program. They can arrange additional day trips for you to Playa del Carmen, etc. if you are interested, for an additional charge. Taxis are readily available as well. Most of the guests choose to just stay at Amansala, as it is so relaxing. If you do decide to rent a car, direction to Amansala can be found on the Getting There page.
+ Will I need a passport?
Yes. If you do not have a valid passport please speak with your airline carrier in advance or contact the Embassy for additional info.
+ Are there any pets at the resort?
Yes, they have four lovable white labs. They love all the guests and make everyone feel at home here!
+ Do you provide yoga mats?
We do provide yoga mats, but you are welcome to bring your own as well
+ Can I bring my hairdryer?
No, we run on solar power and the surge from a hair dryer can blow our systems.
+ What is Tulum’s weather usually like?
While we cannot predict the weather, it is usually sunny and comfortable here on the beach at Amansala.
July, August and September are the hottest months and December, January and February are the breeziest, especially in the evenings. Tropical showers are expected in August-November, but they usually pass quickly, leaving clear blue skies, lots of warmth and sunshine. Check out weather.com for temperatures and precipitation throughout the year.
+ What is the average age group of your guests?
Their guests range in age as well as fitness levels. On average, their guests are between 33-48, but they get many 20 somethings and have guests up to 78 years of age. As long as you are young at heart, we would love to have you join them!
+ Do you charge tax?
Yes, all charges incurred at the hotel are subject to 12% and all individual bills must be settled at check out.
+ Cancellation Policy
Full payment is required to secure your reservation. Cancellations within 2 weeks will be charged a $500, for cancelations with less than 2 weeks notice, they are 100% non refundable. With extreme circumstances we will do our best to apply payment towards a future visit. In case of cancellation due to a natural disaster, such as a hurricane, all payments will be applied to a future retreat/stay, to be scheduled within one year of cancelled retreat/stay. There are no refunds for natural disasters. Credit only.
Casa de Agua,their employees, subsidiaries and affiliates, does not own or operate any entity which provides goods or services for your trip including, for example, lodging facilities, transportation companies, food service providers, equipment suppliers, etc. As a result, Casa de Agua is not liable for any negligent or willful act of any other third party. I hereby agree to be responsible for my own welfare and accept any and all risks of delay, unanticipated events, inconvenience, illness, injury, emotional trauma or death. I hereby release and discharge Casa de Agua from and against any and all liability from my participation in the trip. I agree that this release shall be legally binding upon me personally and all members of my family.