Residential Retreats 2019/20

General Information 

India is well known, as the birth place of Yoga. Yoga & it’s related activities is such a part of Indian Culture, that there is the Government Ministry of Ayurveda Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy, otherwise known at Ministry of AYUSH, that overseas everything related to Yoga, in India.

This year, the Indian Bureau of Immigration has extended it’s eTourist visa to allow foreign nationals to carry out, short term studies in India, without applying for a separate, study visa.

Goa is a small coastal state, famous for it’s beautiful beaches & consistently good weather. Goa also has a rich diversity of cultures & food, different from any other in India, owning to the Portuguese settlers. Their descendants still form the backbone of the State. English is spoken by nearly everyone, making daily life much simpler than in other parts of India.

All this makes India the perfect place to hold your Retreat. Students can immerse themselves in the culture & history of Yoga or other related activities, in the place of it’s birth.

At Wigwam Goa, offer a stunning environment, with world class facilities for holding your retreat.

We are here to help you make your courses stand out & create the immersive environment you are looking for, to give the best experience to your students.

We are currently taking bookings for Retreats in October & November 2019 & March & April 2020.

We pride ourselves in taking a hands on approach & as well as giving a very personal service, to all our clients & guests. Please get in touch today, to book training with us.

What we offer.

Accommodation

We offer accommodation for up to thirteen students (on a single occupancy basis) & two teachers, across a range of accommodation. This includes:

Tipi Field

Our Tipi field is a lush green environment with hundreds of native plants & trees.

TIPI’s: (6) King size double bed. We have six Tips’s. Each Tipi has an open air En-suite bathroom with shower & toilet (shower water is air temperature, a shared hot shower is also available.), mosquito net, light & power supply. (Tipi’s can sleep two, extra charge applies)

Hexagon’s: (2) King size double bed. These are our new accommodation, built from local materials. These feature a full height door & are fully sealed. Offering very spacious accommodation. Each Hexagon, has an open air En-suite bathroom with shower & toilet (shower water is air temperature, a shared hot shower is also available.) with mosquito net, light & power supply. (Hexagon’s can sleep two, extra charge applies)

(A safety disposal box is available for your valuables. Please ask at reception.)

Apartments

Our Apartments. A brick built, two story building, houses our luxury apartments, offering all modern comforts & amenities.

Two bed apartments. (2) King size double bed. We have two, two bedroom apartments, Each has two double bedrooms with lounge, kitchenette, balcony & bathroom hot shower. (Rooms can sleep two. Extra beds are also available. Extra charge applies.)

One bed apartment. (1) King size double bed.One double bedroom with king-size bed, lounge, kitchenette& bathroom hot shower. (Rooms can sleep two. Extra beds are also available. Extra charge applies.)

Our maximum capacity is thirteen students & two hosts with single accommodation. Numbers can be higher with double occupancy & extra beds.

Facilities

Yoga Shalla.

Our Yoga Shalla is built of local natural materials & is raised over the ground, accessed by steps. It is nestled in a grove of coconut palms & bamboo, keeping it cool & shaded, whatever the time of day. It is suitable for all types of group training.

Rooftop.

Our expansive rooftop offers the perfect place for morning & evening or other activities, for either private practice of group training.

Healing Tipi

The healing tipi is available as either a quiet place for meditation of for massage or other healing therapies. We have a range of therapist available & are happy to offer this to your students.

Relax Space

Our relax space is a shaded area just below the Tipi field that offers seating & tradition day beds, for up to twenty people. A perfect place to relax, read a book or chat with friends.

Outdoor Gathering Space

We offer an outdoor grassed space for gatherings around a fire pit. The space is also suitable for a sweat lodge, ceremonies or other activities.

Food & Catering

Restaurant & Cafe

The Wigwam Cafe offers seating for up to forty people. Filtered water & herbal teas is always available, free of charge. Other drinks including Tea, Coffee & Kombucha are also available at extra cost.

Our catering options include, Vegan, Vegetarian, Raw, European, Indian & Juice. We offer individual serving, as well as Buffet, BBQ & a shared table spread.

Our kitchen team are here, to create an individual menu for you and your students. Please let us know about your nutritional goals & concept for the retreat; we will then work with you to create a unique menu. We can offer catering for all meals. Pricing will be quoted per head. 

If you wish to cook your own food, there is an outdoor kitchen available just below the Tipi field, which is exclusively for the use of your students.

Further Information

When hosting a Retreat at Wigwam, the whole place is yours. We do not have any other guests & the cafe is closed to the public, during these times, offering an exclusive environment for your students. Due to this you must hire the whole place for the duration of your Retreat.

As a minimum, the grounds, shared spaces, bathrooms and all amenities will be cleaned and maintained, by us during the rental period. All bedding and cleaning will be delivered by us, at no extra cost. Guest Tipis and apartments will be cleaned every day, with clean bedding every three days during the rental period.

We are happy to assist you with various logistical aspects of your retreat, such as airport transfers, local tourist information, bicycle/vehicle rental & restaurant, beach & nightlife recommendations.

Costs below are for all the accommodation & use of all the facilities.

Our fees are:

Our fees are based on the standard daily rates for our accommodation. Please contact us for full terms & conditions & prices for your preferred dates.

Other Terms & Conditions

Pets

We are very animal friendly at Wigwam, however we do not allow pets during trainings. We already have a number of animals, and any additional animals can cause disruption or disturbance to our pets & guests.

Care of Wigwam Property 

During the retreat, you agree to keep the property and its contents in the same condition as found on your arrival, and we assume that your guests take such care. 

You must ensure that the property is left in a clean and tidy condition on your departure at the end of the rental period. 

If any significant damages are incurred during the rental period by yourself or any guests, you are liable for any reasonable costs incurred. 

Guest Safety 

We take the safety of guests very seriously. Therefore we ask that all guests, who stay with us at Wigwam, to take a few moments to think about their safety. In an emergency, make sure you and your party can get out quickly and easily. Check the locations of the fire extinguishers and fire blanket and read the instructions for use. Check the location of the first aid box. Read and take note of safety information provided. If you have any concerns about the safety of the property, whether it be the garden, equipment or facilities, please speak to Tanya or Nic prior to the start of the rental period. 

Complaints

Should there be any cause for complaint during your stay at Wigwam, please notify one of the owners, Tanya or Nic, promptly and describe the nature of the complaint. We will use all reasonable endeavours to resolve complaints quickly & harmoniously. Compensation will be offered only in exceptional circumstances. 

We are happy to answer any questions that you may have.

Please get in touch with us via:

Phone or Whatsapp +917030997293

Email wigwamgoa@gmail.com

On facebook https://www.facebook.com/wigwamgoa/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/wigwamgoa/

Website http://www.wigwamgoa.com

Kind regards

Tanya & Nic at Wigwam Goa

April 2019