June 1 - 8, 2019
June 1 - 8, 2019
Pixie will host her third SURF SWEAT SERVE retreat at PURO SURF, a resort in EL ZONTE, El Salvador. In addition to the resorts offerings, Pixie will be leading yoga classes, beach play workouts, and processing playgrounds to stimulate and connect with the mental, emotional and physical aspects of the group.
Puro Surf Hotel and Performance Academy was set up by a group of surfers that are passionate about the sport of surfing. These surfers care deeply about the country and community they live in and want to share the life they love.
Puro Surf Hotel is all about living the dream. A boutique hotel of just 13 rooms set into beautiful surroundings. Whether surfing or not, as a guest you can expect to eat well, sleep well and enjoy life.
The hotel services include yoga, massage, and cultural and adventure tours. Hotel guests will have access to the Academy facilities, including a gym, yoga studio, carver skate park, and lap pool. The hotel is also host to a stunning infinity pool and bar just above the beach.
El Zonte is a surfing paradise, offering an incredibly consistent right hand point break, a river-mouth "A frame", and numerous beach breaks, all within walking distance.
Guests will also have plenty of down time to relax and enjoy the beauty of the resort grounds and local beaches.
Pure Surf’s onsite restaurant is open air and combines local flavors into well balanced culinary delights. Fresh ingredients are sourced from the surrounding farms and local fisherman, feeding the local economy and providing guests with a taste of El Salvador. If you have any dietary preferences, not to worry! Puro Surf’s extensive menu caters to everyone - paleo, pescatarians, vegetarians, and vegans alike.
Surfing is often described as a lifestyle, and for many of us, it is. However, it is also a technical sport and therefore, it deserves proper training and coaching. That’s where PURO SURF'S PERFORMANCE ACADEMY comes in! Considering that the body and mind work as one, the instructors use an multifaceted, hands-on approach to take your to take your surfing to the next level whether you’re a seasoned vet or just starting out.
Never surfed before? No problem! That's the whole point of this experience; here you have an opportunity to learn where the water is warm, the waves are welcoming, and the lineup isn't a crowded zoo. With professionally trained and certified local surf instructors, you are in the best hands, and are sure to feel the endorphins of catching your first waves! Additionally, the Puro Surf Team will document your surf sessions so can relive the experience later or showcase your videos and photos on your Instagram, Facebook, or other social feeds!
While relaxing ocean side in a luxury resort, you will experience what makes El Salvador so special. The resort boasts a pristine infinity pool, comfortable lounge chairs, and a serene, tropical ambience, highlighted by a stunning ocean view. Here, you are in the the perfect environment to reset your mind and reflect on your life. You will recharge your soul, learn about yourself, find joy in the little things, and create amazing connections with your fellow retreaters as well as the lovely, ever smiling locals!
If you're looking for a night on the town, or just to experience more of the Salvadorian culture, the magical city of El Tunco is just 10 minutes away. With even more surf spots, live music, dancing, souvenir shopping, amazing local eats (did anyone say papusa?!), you are destined to have a great time!
Guests (at their own expense or use of miles) will fly into San Salvador, airport code (SAL) where they will picked up by a shuttle and delivered safely to the front steps of your new magical getaway!** There are direct flights from a number of major cities in the U.S., including Los Angeles (LAX) and New York (JFK). For convenience, group shuttle transportation, to and from the airport, are included in the retreat package.
**Pro-tip ;-) Find a direct red-eye flight on Friday evening and arrive Saturday morning early enough to enjoy the entire day!
The hotel services include yoga, massage, cultural and adventure tours. Hotel guest will have access to the Academy facilities, including a gym, yoga studio, carver skate park, and lap pool. The hotel is also host to a stunning infinity pool and bar just above the beach.
SHUTTLE SERVICE TO/FROM SAN SALVADOR AIRPORT
ALL UNITS ARE NEWLY BUILT AND MODERN IN DESIGN. EQUIPPED WITH HOT WATER, PRIVATE BATHROOMS, OUTDOOR SHOWERS, AIR CONDITIONING, PATIOS WITH VIEWS OF THE OCEAN, SURFBOARD RACKS, TV, SAFE, AND STORAGE SPACE FOR CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES
7 BREAKFASTS (ANY SELECTION FROM PURO SURF BREAKFAST MENU)
7 ADDITIONAL MEALS (EITHER LUNCH OR DINNER) FROM PURO SURF'S ON-SITE RESTAURANT
7 NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES (BUT DON'T FEAR, A FULL BAR IS AVAILABLE FROM OPEN TO CLOSE)
TRADITIONAL PARTICIPATORY PUPUSA DINNER
7 MORNING YOGA CLASSES WITH SSS YOGA INSTRUCTOR
YOGA + BEACH BOOTCAMPS WITH PIXIE
PRANA VINYASA YOGA, FROM PURO YOGA INSTRUCTOR AT VARIOUS TIMES
MOTIVATIONAL WORKSHOP/PROCESSING PLAYGROUNDS WITH PIXIE
2 PROFESSIONAL SURF LESSONS (ANY LEVEL+ BOARD INCLUDED)
GROUP SURF TRIP (LA LIBERTAD ONLY)
1 VIDEO AND PHOTO SESSION DURING SURF LESSON PROVIDED BY PURO SURF (CONTENT AVAILABLE FOR A SMALL FEE)
WATERFALL HIKE TO TAMANIQUE
COMMUNITY GIVE BACK BEACH CLEAN UP WITH THE LOCAL SCHOOL KIDS
1 THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE
ACCESS TO SWIMMING POOL + TANNING DECK + LAP POOL
ACCESS TO FITNESS CENTER/GYM/SURF ACADEMY
4 HOUSEKEEPING VISITS
EL TUNCO GROUP NIGHT OUTING (8PM-3AM)
THIS TRIP WILL BE DOCUMENTED BY THE SSS TEAM PHOTOGRAPHER ( LINK WILL BE PROVIDED WITHIN 3 WEEKS OF THE CONCLUSION OF THE TRIP)
EL TUNCO GROUP RIDE NIGHT OUTING (8PM-3AM)
PERSONAL SURF ASSESSMENT
COFFEE ROASTING TOUR AND EXPERIENCE
ADDITIONAL SURF LESSONS OR TRIPS