Join us at Sansara for a week of community, connection, yoga, surfing and fun. The time is now to give yourself an opportunity to feel free and supported, and trusting that travel is possible in a safe and thoughtful way.
If you are someone who craves adventure, bliss, sweaty yoga classes, salty surf sessions, fresh & healthy food, and meaningful conversations with other like-spirited people who share your zest for life, these weeks are custom fit for you. With personalized & dedicated surf instruction - both in and out of the water - you will excel along your yoga and surf journey, and expand your skills in and out of the water.
You’ve booked your trip! What’s next?
Covid-19 has transformed the world of travel, find out more information here on the latest requirements necessary for entry into Panama.
Travelers will be exempt from presenting a negative Covid-19 test for entry as long as they can provide physical or digital proof of a complete vaccination scheme endorsed by the WHO, EMA and FDA, equal to or great than 14 days after the last dose.
All travelers are required to present their completed Electronic Health Affidavit (in physical or digital form) to their airline carrier BEFORE boarding to Panama. To register and fill out your Health Affidavit, CLICK HERE
Where do I fly into? | When in Panama City.
When booking your flight for this retreat, you will be flying into Panama City International Airport (PTY).
We suggest all guests arrive in Panama City (PTY) on Saturday, August 20th. This gives you one day/night to explore the historic district of Panama (Casco Viejo). On Sunday August 21st between 8:30-9:00am the included transportation will pick you up from one of the recommended hotels in Casco Viejo, see below.
Please note: on the return, we suggest also enjoying an extra night in Panama City. If you need to fly out, please book a flight no earlier than 6:00pm on Saturday, August 27th. The included transportation on the return, from Sansara to Panama City’s drop off takes place at the same recommended hotels. Airport transportation is not included.
Pick Up and Drop Off Information
If you have chosen to use the complimentary shuttle service from Panama City to Sansara, pick-ups will begin at 8:30am sharp on Sunday August 21st.
Pick up is ONLY available from the hotels we have recommended above.
If you are a resident living in Panama City, or you are not able to stay at one of our recommended hotels but want to use the transportation, please take a taxi and meet at The American Trade Hotel by 8:15am.
We recommend to our guests that you enjoy a nice breakfast prior to starting your journey, and that you pack a few extra snacks and water for the ride. It is a long travel day, and we want to ensure it is an enjoyable one.
Shuttle Providers We Recommend
If you are unable to utilize the complimentary shuttle service, and need to make alternative arrangements for transportation to and from Sansara we recommend the following company. Below is their contact information where you can inquire about quotes/rates for your transportation along with airport pick-up services.
Pineapple Shuttle – Contact Edwin – email@example.com
Sansara Surf is our in-house, world-class surf school which offers programs for everyone, no matter whether you are able to swim or not. If you are a beginner wanting to stand up on the board for the first time, an intermediate surfer wanting to increase your wave count or an advanced surfer looking to test your skills on our empty point breaks, you will find the guidance and support you need from our awesome and attentive surf coaching team.
Our coaching methods have been mindfully created for optimal growth and progression, so that you leave Panama’s best surf school, with a strong foundation and framework that will give you the confidence to ride anywhere in the world.
The multiple beach and point breaks of Cambutal, and the endless supply of whitewash and rolling waves in our neighboring surf town of Guanico, provide many opportunities to help you transform into a competent, knowledgeable and empowered surfer.