Soulful Rhythms Retreat: Movement, Nature & Culture in Colombia with Juju Murrell

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Hero Juju Murrell

Juju Murrell
House of Voga founder and creator of the Voga Method

Juju is an art director turned fitness influencer who found yoga after experiencing chronic fatigue in her teens. Prioritizing wellbeing, and inspired by Ibiza, house music, Vogue, and 80s pop culture, Juju created the Voga Method, bringing sweat and lycra into the realm of nightlife chic. Designed to empower, it’s the perfect balance of health and hedonism.

Duration

6 days · 5 nights

Travel Date

Oct 7 - 12, 2024

Activity Level

Moderate

Group Size

8 - 10

Transportation

Group airport & activity transfers

Tour Price

GBP 1,620
/ person
Flexible payment plans available
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Age range

21+

Travel interest

Empowerment, yoga, nature, culture

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In 2011, Markus Jobi began Palenque Tours in an effort to combine ecological and cultural tourism in the City of Medellin and the Antioquia and Chocó regions. The company runs local experiences and tours, along with multi-day trips to showcase the beauty and culture of the country. In 2017, the company successfully completed the process of an international certification in tourist sustainability. The same year it was approved by TOURCERT, an international German certifier recognized for its social, environmental, and cultural high standards. Today, all activities offered are private, customized, and have a positive social and cultural impact clearly defined and articulated.

Colombia>Soulful Rhythms Retreat: Movement, Nature & Culture in Colombia with Juju Murrell

A transformative journey of self-discovery awaits in the stunning coastal city of Santa Marta, Colombia. Centered around the themes of becoming fiercely authentic, therapeutic healing, and chakra balancing, this immersive experience invites you to dive deep into a world of movement, music, and color therapy with Juju Murrell to reclaim your inner power and the joy you deserve. Nestled amidst the lush tropical gardens of the enchanting Finca La Jorará Eco Hotel, you'll enjoy a serene sanctuary where relaxation and revitalization come to play.

Throughout your stay, indulge in invigorating Voga sessions, soothing yoga and meditation practices, and powerful chakra balancing experiences, along with free time to rest, relax, and explore the coastline. You’ll also immerse yourself in the vibrant Colombian culture with unique excursions, such as visiting the indigenous Kogui community, exploring the breathtaking Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains, and tubing down the Palomino River.

This unforgettable wellness retreat offers the perfect harmony of adventure, self-exploration, and healing, leaving you feeling rejuvenated, empowered, and deeply connected to your true essence. Book now and prepare for a life-changing experience to cultivate new perspectives and ever-lasting joy.

Cancellation policy

TourHero, the retreat host, and the tour operator reserve the right to cancel or reschedule this trip until June 28, 2024. If the departure is cancelled out of your control, you will be alerted by this date and will receive a full refund.

In this case, TourHero is not responsible for your preparation expenses, such as airline tickets, extra accommodations, loss of work, or any other cost associated with preparing for your trip. We recommend booking travel insurance, along with refundable flights/accommodations in case of cancellation.

Refunds for deposits
We will hold your spot as soon as you put down your deposit. However, if you decide to cancel your trip, we will be unable to refund your deposit.

Refunds for fully-paid trips
You may change or cancel your trip up until June 28, 2024 for a refund, excluding the deposit amount. After that time, no refunds will be issued.

Trip cancellation due to COVID-19
A full credit will be issued if the tour is canceled when there is full border closure due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. This credit can go towards booking a future TourHero tour. We suggest buying your own travel insurance for coverage of cancellations within 30 days of the tour commencing for reasons other than a full tour cancellation.

Your TourHero

Hero Juju Murrell

Juju Murrell
House of Voga founder and creator of the Voga Method

Juju is an art director turned fitness influencer who found yoga after experiencing chronic fatigue in her teens. Prioritizing wellbeing, and inspired by Ibiza, house music, Vogue, and 80s pop culture, Juju created the Voga Method, bringing sweat and lycra into the realm of nightlife chic. Designed to empower, it’s the perfect balance of health and hedonism.

Duration

6 days · 5 nights

Travel Date

Oct 7 - 12, 2024

Activity Level

Moderate

Group Size

8 - 10

Transportation

Group airport & activity transfers

Colombia>Soulful Rhythms Retreat: Movement, Nature & Culture in Colombia with Juju Murrell

A transformative journey of self-discovery awaits in the stunning coastal city of Santa Marta, Colombia. Centered around the themes of becoming fiercely authentic, therapeutic healing, and chakra balancing, this immersive experience invites you to dive deep into a world of movement, music, and color therapy with Juju Murrell to reclaim your inner power and the joy you deserve. Nestled amidst the lush tropical gardens of the enchanting Finca La Jorará Eco Hotel, you'll enjoy a serene sanctuary where relaxation and revitalization come to play.

Throughout your stay, indulge in invigorating Voga sessions, soothing yoga and meditation practices, and powerful chakra balancing experiences, along with free time to rest, relax, and explore the coastline. You’ll also immerse yourself in the vibrant Colombian culture with unique excursions, such as visiting the indigenous Kogui community, exploring the breathtaking Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains, and tubing down the Palomino River.

This unforgettable wellness retreat offers the perfect harmony of adventure, self-exploration, and healing, leaving you feeling rejuvenated, empowered, and deeply connected to your true essence. Book now and prepare for a life-changing experience to cultivate new perspectives and ever-lasting joy.

Timeline

Details

Day 1 · October 7, 2024

Welcome to Colombia – get settled at your enchanting eco resort and prepare for an empowering journey of self-discovery and joy

Your journey to revitalization begins upon your arrival at the airport in Santa Marta, where you’ll be warmly greeted by our bilingual guide. Together with your fellow retreat guests, you'll enjoy a comfortable group transfer to your home away from home, the enchanting Finca La Jorará Eco Hotel in Palomino, an area that fosters the natural world and connects deeply to its ancient roots. Nestled amidst lush tropical gardens and surrounded by stunning landscapes, this eco-friendly sanctuary sets the perfect stage for your transformative experience.

Once you've settled in, you'll be treated to a delicious, nourishing lunch made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients that are sure to delight your taste buds and fuel your body for the adventures to come. Following your meal, bask in some well-deserved free time to explore the hotel's serene grounds, take a refreshing dip in the natural pools, or simply relax on the shoreline.

As the sun sets on your first day, join your fellow retreat guests for a warm and inviting opening circle and welcome dinner. This convivial gathering will provide you with the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, share your intentions for the retreat, and forge lasting friendships.

Day 2 · October 8, 2024

Let movement, nature, and stellar company reset your perspective and reignite your passions

Day two of your wellness retreat in Colombia promises to be an invigorating blend of mindful movement, relaxation, and immersive experiences that cater to both body and soul. Greet the morning sun with a revitalizing yoga and meditation session, led by Juju. This energizing practice will help you cultivate balance, strength, and inner peace, setting the perfect tone for the day ahead. Following your morning practice, you'll enjoy a scrumptious breakfast crafted from fresh, local ingredients before some leisure time to explore the beautiful surroundings, take a soothing dip in the pools, or indulge in an optional activity or wellness session.

As evening approaches, prepare to unleash your inner dance diva with an exhilarating Voga session! This unique fusion of yoga and dance brings together the breath-synchronized movement of yoga with the expressive moves of dance, all set to an iconic 80s soundtrack featuring house and Balearic beats. Voga is designed to empower, providing the perfect balance of health and hedonism while accommodating all ages, skills, and fitness levels. Embrace the fierceness and flair of Voga as you build strength and endurance in a truly holistic and cardio experience. After working up an appetite, gather with your newfound friends for a delightful dinner, reflecting on the day's adventures and recharging for the experiences that await.

Day 3 · October 9, 2024

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Palomino with a tubing experience in between movement and meditation sessions with Juju

Kick off your day with a vibrant morning Voga session that combines the best of yoga and dance, leaving you feeling invigorated and ready to seize the day. Afterward, enjoy a delightful breakfast to nourish your body and energize your spirit.

Today, we’re off on our first adventure for an unforgettable tubing excursion. Embark on a journey up the Palomino River and immerse yourself in a serene water activity that allows you to connect with nature like never before. Float along the crystal-clear waters on an inflated inner tube, surrounded by the captivating tropical rainforest teeming with exotic birds. As the river meanders from the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains to the sea, you'll experience the blissful tranquility of floating amidst the pristine beauty of Palomino.

After your river odyssey, return to the retreat for a delectable lunch that will satiate your hunger and fuel the rest of your day. With some free time in the afternoon, choose to relax at the property or explore the surrounding areas at your leisure.

As the day winds down, reconnect with your inner self during a transformative chakra balancing and meditation session. Guided by Juju, you'll dive deep into the world of energy healing, finding harmony and balance within your energetic centers. This powerful practice will leave you feeling centered, grounded, and in tune with your authentic self. Finally, we’ll close out the night with dinner under the stars, reflecting on all that we’ve experienced, and all there is to come.

Day 4 · October 10, 2024

Enjoy free time at the resort, the beach, and the surrounding areas, as you hone your yoga practice and find true peace in your heart

Rise and shine in this jungle paradise with an exhilarating morning Voga session that will leave you with a fierce sense of self and joyful energy. Following breakfast, delight in some well-deserved free time to immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance of Finca La Jorará, or embark on your own adventure in the beautiful surroundings of Santa Marta.

As the sun begins to set, join your fellow retreat guests for an evening yoga and meditation session. This soothing practice will help you unwind from the day's activities while fostering a sense of inner peace, balance, and harmony. From here, gather for a delicious dinner to share the day's experiences and forge deeper connections with your fellow travelers.

Day 5 · October 11, 2024

Heartfelt connections in community and culture with a village immersion and farewell dinner

Our last full day in Colombia has arrived, and the activities planned will make it the best it can be with mindful movement, cultural immersion, and emotional balance. Begin your day with a nurturing morning yoga and meditation session, then savor a delightful breakfast to fuel the body for the activities to come.

Following breakfast, embark on a truly unique and transformative journey as you visit the Mulkwakungui Kogui community, nestled in the enchanting foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Witness the harmonious coexistence of the Kogui, Arhuaco, and Wiwa indigenous groups, who preserve their rich cultural traditions amidst stunning natural landscapes. Upon arrival, prepare for an unforgettable encounter with the spiritual leader of the Mulkwakungui community, the 'Mamo.' Before entering the village, the Mamo will cleanse your spirit and authorize your visit, paving the way for a profound experience to come.

Gather around a sacred fireplace and participate in an ancestral ritual, connecting with the indigenous ancestors and mother Earth. During this powerful ceremony, you’ll be accompanied by several representatives of the Kogui community and have the opportunity to try coca leaf tea, which helps promote focus and concentration while removing negative energy and restoring emotional balance.

After the session, delight in a traditional lunch within the indigenous village, surrounded by the tranquility of tropical nature. With your heart and soul nourished, return to the retreat for some leisure time to reflect on the day's experiences or explore the serene surroundings.

As evening falls, join your fellow retreaters for a vibrant Voga session, reigniting your energy and self-expression. Finally, gather for a heartfelt farewell dinner, where you can reminisce about the unforgettable memories created over the past five days and celebrate the deep connections forged during your transformative Colombian retreat.

Day 6 · October 12, 2024

Fond farewells close out an epic Colombian retreat

As your transformative wellness retreat draws to a close, the departure day offers a final opportunity to celebrate the incredible journey you've shared with your fellow retreat guests. Start your day with a spirited Voga session, embracing your fierce and powerful nature as you release anything that no longer serves you. Following this invigorating practice, gather for a heartfelt closing circle, where you can reflect on the personal growth, connections, and memories you've made during your time together.

After one last breakfast, check out of your accommodation and join your fellow retreat guests for a group transfer back to the airport, accompanied by your bilingual guide. As you embark on your journey home or to your next destination, carry with you the cherished memories, meaningful connections, and invaluable lessons from your time in Colombia. Though your wellness retreat may have come to an end, the impact of this extraordinary experience will remain with you long after you've said your goodbyes. Safe travels and be well!

Accommodation

  • Finca La Jorará Eco Hotel

    The Finca La Jorará Eco Hotel is nestled between the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and the pristine shoreline, offering its guests the best of everything nature has to offer. Here, you can live authentic experiences immersed in the beauty of the Colombian jungle, honoring the cultural roots of the area and basking in the beauty of its stunning beaches. Enjoy hiking trails for glimpses of monkeys, iguanas, and other exotic fauna, as well as an array of birds and flora. The property features 14 rooms with en suite baths, private balconies, Wi-Fi, and plant-based meals. Each day, soak up the sun at the resort’s private beach and natural pools and dig into Caribbean tradition at the on-site restaurant with dishes made solely from organic and local ingredients. Room type: Double occupancy; 7 double twin rooms, 6 single-bed rooms. Room configuration: Twin beds.

Included

  • 5 nights at Finca La Jorará Eco Hotel
  • Double occupancy in accommodation
  • Airport & activity transfers
  • 1 group arrival airport transfer from Santa Marta with bilingual guide
  • 1 group departure transfer to Santa Marta with bilingual guide
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • All excursions/activities listed in itinerary
  • All yoga & wellness sessions with Juju

Not included

  • Flights
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses not stipulated
  • Optional add-ons & activities
  • Gratuities

Available add-on

One-on-one yoga session with Juju

Book a private, one-on-one yoga session with Juju.

Price: GBP 100

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Single supplement room upgrade

Want a little more privacy during your retreat? Select this single supplement add-on and have a room all to yourself.

Price: GBP 439

2 spots left

Private Room Finca

Cancellation policy

TourHero, the retreat host, and the tour operator reserve the right to cancel or reschedule this trip until June 28, 2024. If the departure is cancelled out of your control, you will be alerted by this date and will receive a full refund.

In this case, TourHero is not responsible for your preparation expenses, such as airline tickets, extra accommodations, loss of work, or any other cost associated with preparing for your trip. We recommend booking travel insurance, along with refundable flights/accommodations in case of cancellation.

Refunds for deposits
We will hold your spot as soon as you put down your deposit. However, if you decide to cancel your trip, we will be unable to refund your deposit.

Refunds for fully-paid trips
You may change or cancel your trip up until June 28, 2024 for a refund, excluding the deposit amount. After that time, no refunds will be issued.

Trip cancellation due to COVID-19
A full credit will be issued if the tour is canceled when there is full border closure due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. This credit can go towards booking a future TourHero tour. We suggest buying your own travel insurance for coverage of cancellations within 30 days of the tour commencing for reasons other than a full tour cancellation.

GBP 1,620
Per person