Baja Retreats


April 21-26, 2018

This OnBoardSUP paddleboard trip combines paddling and yoga with adventure. Each morning, you will have the opportunity for sunrise meditation, and each day there will be time for OnBoardSUP Yoga, paddling, water play, hiking, and fabulous meals. While people of all yoga skill levels are encouraged, it’s best to have some Paddling experience before this trip.

You will eat fresh foods, and be given time to explore, relax, fine-tune your yoga and experience open water paddling. Leigh has years of experience with paddling, yoga and outdoor adventures.

We will paddle (fully supported) around and between the islands on Stand Up Paddle Boards.  Each night we will camp on beautiful beaches, gaze at stars and if lucky, listen to whales and dolphins breathing in the night. The snorkeling is fabulous and the marine life is abundant.

Wake each morning to sunrise meditation, a healthy breakfast and OnBoardSUP Yoga. The days unfold with delicious fresh foods, invigorating paddles, and the exploration of the islands’ waters and rich marine life through swimming and snorkeling. The trip is fully supported by Sea Trek’s staff and a skiff, which carries your gear. A complete kitchen and all the amenities for luxurious island camping are on board. Leigh has led 2-3 trips a year in this region since 2010, and is excited to share this protected National Marine Park with you.

We provide all the necessary gear. You bring your sleeping bag and pad. Flying into Loreto is easy. Loreto is a small Mission town about half way down the East side of Baja California. One of our long time Baja guides can help you with travel.  There are several options for travel and you may want to add a day or two on the front or back of your trip.

You will be greeted when you arrive in Loreto.  Transportation is provided to Puerto Escondido, where we will organize our gear and head right out to the islands by boat. Our first night will be spent on Isla del Carmen.

Upon arrival, we can swim, snorkel and will have OnBoardSUP Yoga to stretch and unwind from our Travel. After dinner, the magic of Baja’s nighttime sky appears. You will be provided a full gear list. Bring a good book!

After each sunrise meditation session we’ll enjoy a delicious Mexican breakfast. The days are filled with paddles to magic coves around the island, and an afternoon downwind paddle or two, if the wind cooperates. Meals are fresh and the food is amazing.  The Sea Trek staff provide all we could ask for and more.

After three nights on Isla del Carmen, exploring many of her beaches, we will cross the deep-water channel to Isla Danzante for our last two nights on the water. Isla Danzante is a multi-coved island with jagged peaks. From the island, off to the west you can see the rising peaks of the Sierra Giganta range and the coast to the south. It’s not unusual for dolphins to pass by our cove in the mornings or to see some of the resident Fin whales.

The last day:

There is still time for one more sunrise meditation and OnBoardSUP Yoga on the glassy Sea as we watch the sunrise turning dawn into morning. We will spend the day playing and then pack up and paddle to Puerto Escondido. It is a very short trip to our hotel for the last night at the foot of the gorgeous Giganta Range. We can take a warm shower, change and repack our suitcases for our flight home. We have the option of going into town if some want to.

The last morning, we will have a leisurely breakfast and head to the airport.

Take a look at the photos below.