Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto Helps Travelers Focus on Wellness During the Holiday Season

Islands of Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico (PRWEB) December 10, 2014

Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto, the newest member of Villa Group Resorts and Bajas first million star resort, announces their second Wellness Week Retreat focused on yoga and meditation to help travelers reconnect with nature and themselves, even while on vacation. The December 24, 2014 January 2, 2015 retreat offers travelers a unique way to ring in 2015. The daily yoga and meditation classes, including sunset beachfront yoga, will be led by a Los Angeles yoga icon with celebrity clients, Dr. Isabelle du Soleil.

This rejuvenating seven-day retreat is the perfect opportunity to rest and restore while satiating curiosity for yoga and meditation at a location best known for its tranquility, natural beauty and teeming sea life. Through the course of this inspiring week, guests partake in classes held at the resorts top-ranked Sabila Spa, where they will salute the sun overlooking panoramic views of the Sierra de la Giganta mountain range and protected indigo waters of the Sea of Cortez that explorer Jacques Cousteau once dubbed the Aquarium of the World.

After the morning yoga and meditation sessions, retreat participants can indulge in spa treatments like Swedish, deep tissue or The Chocolate Delight massage and facials or outdoor activities including exploring the surrounding untouched islands, scuba diving with dolphins, guided hiking tours and free kayaking or paddle boarding.

The retreat includes hotel accommodations in a deluxe studio room, 4 days of yoga and meditation classes, fifty minute massage, one mini facial, unlimited access to Sabila Spas wet areas that include hot, warm and cold Jacuzzis, eucalyptus steam room, dry sauna, fresh Aloe Vera tubs and daily fitness classes starting at only $ 105 per night per person based on double occupancy. An all-inclusive option with special healthy menus, including Juice Bar, gluten free and vegetarian choices, is also available.

No matter your preferred style of yoga, this retreat offers guests soothing escapes and life-changing experiences while surrounded by the natural beauty of the Islands of Loreto, said Claudine Riemer, director of the resorts Sabila Spa and Wellness Center. There is no better location for serenity, meditation and tranquility than Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto. It is the perfect backdrop for yoga and meditation practice, allowing you to disconnect in order to reconnect.

Future Wellness Week retreats are slated to focus on health, ecotourism, wellness talks, personal training, life coaching, and more.

For resort reservations or additional information on the Wellness Resolution Package, please contact the resort at reservaciones.vdpl(at)vgloreto(dot)com or call 800.790.4187. To learn more about Villa del Palmar, visit

About Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto: Bajas First Million Star Resort

Villa del Palmar at The Islands of Loreto is a luxury destination resort on the Sea of Cortez, off the eastern coast of the Baja peninsula overlooking Danzante Island (one of five in the region). It features 181 new, spacious, beautifully appointed Deluxe Ocean View, one, two and three bedroom Suites with balcony or terrace, stunning ocean views, mountain views, three restaurants offering gourmet dining, an attentive English-speaking staff, five swimming pools, a 39,000 square-foot Sabila Spa and Wellness Center, two tennis courts, beautiful beaches, a private beachfront Danzante Bungalow villa for glamping and a mild and warm climate year-round. The upcoming 7,400-yard Rees Jones-designed Danzante Bay golf course will offer a challenging, yet friendly course that works with the natural beauty and serenity of the surrounding environment.

Guests can enjoy PADI-certified SCUBA diving lessons and snorkeling tours in the protected indigo waters that explorer Jacques Cousteau once dubbed the Aquarium of the World. Outdoor adventurers can also experience tours of the nearby Coronado, Danzante and Del Carmen Islands atop an inflatable APEX boat, as well as swimming, world-class fishing aboard the Mad Dash tournament boat, paddle boarding, kayaking, whale watching and mountain biking. With complimentary shuttle service, guests can explore the historic town at the Islands of Loreto and visit the 1697 mission that made the town famous. The area is also known for its wildlife, including the 900 species of fish off the coast and in an area that has been declared a World Heritage Site. Hotel perks include a spa and fitness center, massages, salsa dance lessons and movie nights for children. The New York Times lists Loreto in its Top Ten Places to go in 2011. The travel article featuring The Islands of Loreto, Baja California South, Mexico ranked first among readers. Travelers can take a short flight from LAX on Alaska Airlines to the Islands of Loreto. With a new service beginning on February 14, 2015, travelers can also fly to the Islands of Loreto from Calgary, Canada aboard WestJet, Canadas most-preferred airline.

About Dr. Isabelle du Soleil, PHD

Honored by the University of California, Los Angeles as Most Outstanding Yoga Teacher, Du Soleil earned her Yoga Alliance Advanced Yoga Teacher/Teacher Trainer Certificate, as well as Yoga Works certification, which represent the highest levels of training for yoga professionals. As the founder of the Mindfulness Yoga Wellness School, she blends science education and yoga expertise in a simple, accessible, and relevant way. She also privately trains numerous celebrities, athletes and high profile clients.

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