Suitable for beginner and intermediate practitioners
Glamping bell tents
Delicious vegan meals daily
Surf lessons
Close to Devon's best surf spots
Outdoor yoga and meditation
Ayurvedic cooking talk
Instruction in English
Max. 12 participants
Swell Yoga puts together a variety of fresh air and freedom weekend retreats, in the heart of North Devon. Their glamping weekend has been designed specifically for the adventurous soul seeker – those who want to practice yoga, brave the ocean with a surf lesson (or free surf), and explore the surrounding nature with a hike or walk. Their glamping style bell tents are fully set up and equipped for private or shared use. Food is lovingly prepared by the vegan food mistress from VeganWise, who will also enlighten guests on the value of Ayurvedic cooking.
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Program

This weekend is all about being surrounded by nature, letting go of the rat-race pace of life, and getting into some flow yoga, and exciting wave riding! There will be wholesome vegan meals provided, and yoga with Elly Whittaker – both energising Vinyasa, and calming Hatha, coupled with meditation. The wonderful people from VeganWise, who prepare the daily meals will also be giving a talk on the benefits of Ayurvedic cooking for those interested. Enjoy beautiful sunsets, fireside chats and exploring the surrounding area.

Your schedule on Saturday:
0730 - Get-up-and-go delicious breakfast
0830 - Energising Vinyasa Yoga
0930 - Surf lesson or free surf
1400 -1700 - Free time for surfing, exploring or relaxing
1800 - Calming evening Yoga and meditation
1900 - Ayurvedic cooking talk with VeganWise
1930 - Watch the sunset and enjoy a fireside dinner!

Accommodation

Beach and Nature setting
Caters for vegan and vegetarian diets
Beautiful set-up bell tents
Fresh towels and linen
Open campfires for socialising
Private and shared options
Comfortable air mattresses
Beautiful setting and views

Check-in

16:00

Check-out

13:00

Large, beautiful bell tents are where you’ll reside during this glorious glamping weekend away in North Devon. The campsite is just a few minutes’ drive from two of the most well-known surfing beaches in Cornwall – Saunton Sand’s Croyde Bay and Baggy Point headland. Each tent is fully furnished for ultimate comfort, air beds with fresh linen, towels and a nightlight. Sure, it’s camping, but with flair!



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Private Bell Tent
Private room | Shared bathroom | $615
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Shared Bell Tent
Shared room | Shared bathroom | $409

Location

Nearby Towns

Northam
8 km
South Molton
27 km
Porthcawl
53 km

How to get there

Arrival by taxi

The easiest way to get to the location is to drive or rideshare but if you don't have use of a car, there are regular trains and buses to the nearby town of Barnstaple, from there a taxi is around 20 GBP. Swell Yoga can help arrange travel, just contact Swell Yoga with any questions.

Nearest airports
BRS Bristol Airport
Transfer not provided
105 km
Nearest train stations
Barnstaple Town Station
9km
Barnstaple
9km
Chapelton
15km

Instructor

Elly Whittaker
Elly
Elly, founder of Swell Yoga, teaches Hatha and Vinyasa yoga, with her core focus on conscious movement, breathing techniques and meditation. She encourages her students to really try and get to know themselves on a deeper level, both in mind and body. Elly did her 200 hours of professional teaching training at The Practice yoga school located on the Indonesian Island of Bali. She has a passion for the ocean and a special interest in teaching yoga to surfers. She is herself also a keen surfer and surfing instructor who will help you learn the basics or improve your technique.

What's included?

  • Yummy healthy vegan food (breakfast and dinner)
  • Accommodation in furnished bell tents 5 minutes’ drive from the beach
  • Daily yoga classes with our awesome yoga teacher Elly
  • One surf lesson and surf equipment hire for the weekend
  • Time by the ocean, good food, and new friends!
  • 3 nights accommodation

What's not included?

  • Travel costs
  • Flights

Cancellation policy

Cancellation

Cancel up to 45 days in advance for a 96% refund
Cancel up to 14 days in advance for a 46% refund

Changes

You may not change your dates after booking

Covid

Contact host for terms if you test positive for Covid
Full refund if you cannot travel due to Covid restrictions
Full refund if the retreat does not take place due to Covid restrictions
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