What is Escape Haven Bali
Escape Haven has evolved out of industry leading Surf Haven Bali as it expanded into Byron Bay and introduced additional packages as well as its surf and yoga week. It is a luxury women’s surf and yoga spa retreat. It’s a wellbeing retreat for women who want to surf and be pampered too! Escape Haven is a women’s surf camp and yoga school set in the tropical locations of both Byron Bay and Bali. It was designed for women by women, who believe that surfing, yoga and luxury can go hand in hand. It offers a complete wellbeing program that covers nutrition, spa, yoga and surf activities that support the mind, the body and the soul. It is now also a fitness and detox retreat with a new programme on offer helping those who want a healthy reset and to get in shape.
What's included at Escape Haven Bali surf and yoga spa retreat?
You’ll enjoy a 7 day all-inclusive surf, yoga and wellbeing spa retreat package at Escape Haven women’s retreat in Bali. A luxury surf camp and yoga retreat that includes luxury villa accommodation, daily surf lessons, gourmet cuisine with most meals provided including snacks, beverages, daily yoga retreat activities, spa treatments and more. There are no hidden costs. Excludes three meals to allow guests to sample some of Bali’s fantastic eating experiences.
How much does it cost?
With an all-inclusive vacation surf spa retreat package, there are no hidden costs at Escape Haven Bali. Luxury has never been so affordable with all inclusive packages starting from just US$2,495 per person. Current rates at Escape Haven Bali surf camp and yoga retreat.
How do I get to your women’s wellbeing retreat?
The airport code is DPS – Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia.We provide complimentary airport transfers to retreat between the hours of 11am – 8 pm on the first day of the retreat and 8am – 9pm on the final day of the retreat.
If you are arriving from or departing to other accommodation in Bali, we are able to provide a complimentary transfers to the following local areas only – Seminyak, Kerobokan, Kuta, Legian, Umalas, Petitengit and Canggu.
For guest arrivals and departures outside our transfer times and range, it will be necessary to organize your individual transport to or from the retreat at your own expense, which can range from $10 – $25 USD approx.
What age and nationality is a ‘typical guest’? What about solo travellers?
Typically, our guests range in age from mid 20’s – to late forties. However, we have had many younger and older guests. What unites guests at Escape Haven surf and yoga vacation spa is not so much their age or nationality; but rather, their fun loving attitude and spirit for adventure and the wisdom they share.
About 70% of our guests are solo travellers and meals are served communally. Most of our guests make firm friends, staying in touch long after their surf camp and yoga retreat finishes. Escape Haven Bali is a safe and ideal place to stay as a solo woman traveller.
How much money should I bring to Escape Haven surf camp and yoga retreat?
As this is an all-inclusive vacation surf spa retreat, the only things you will need to pay for are any incidentals (such as alcoholic drinks, phone calls, extra spa treatment services) and the 3 meals not included where you get to explore some of the fabulous restaurants nearby.
If you wish to do any optional extra activities or go shopping while staying at Escape Haven Bali, there are plenty of ATMs available nearby, where you may withdraw money.
Is there an age minimum?
Yes, guests must be 18 years or older to attend Escape Haven Bali unless otherwise agreed to by management and under supervision of a guardian.
Do you offer discounts?
We do offer Escape Haven discounts for early reservation and for groups of four or more. Check out our current rates. We also offer a discount for our treasured previous guests (alumnae).
Current rates at Escape Haven retreat
What is the weather like in Bali?
We have 2 distinct seasons here in Bali where the temperature for both is around 90° F or 30° C. ‘Dry’ season, April – November, is beautifully sunny and warm during the day and refreshingly cool at night (no less than 25°C). ‘Green’ season welcomes a daily shower which keeps Bali beautiful and blooming with greenery! These showers are nothing to fret over, in fact, they can be a blessing in disguise! A great time to indulge in some pampering or shopping!
Is there shopping nearby?
Yes, Bali is renowned for its amazing array of shopping from markets through to beautiful boutiques at affordable prices. Many are just a short stroll from our villa.
Do I need to rent a car?
No, we drive you to all scheduled activities. On your free time you can wander on foot from the villa which is located nearby all the best shopping, spas, restaurants and the beach. Taxis are very cheap and affordable starting from $1 for other areas.
Do I need to know Indonesian
No, most Balinese speak English and love speaking it with foreigners. All our staff are fluent in English as are the guides we partner with. Our staff are also able to speak Balinese and can assist if needed when out and about.
What should I pack?
Here are some suggestions: several swim suits, sunscreen, running shoes, hat for sun protection, a dress for a night out, sandals, beach towel, yoga clothes, light comfy pyjamas, personal toiletries. We provide bath towels, all surf and sporting equipment. Book your surf spa retreat using our secure booking system
What spa treatments can I choose from?
As part of your all-inclusive vacation spa retreat package, you will receive up to 8 hours of spa treatments. 5 on the revive surf package, up to 5 in the renew* and up to 7 on the refresh* yoga and spa package.* if the additional 2 hour spa treatment is chosen.
Is it mandatory to participate in your surf camp vacation spa activities?
All our spa retreat activities at Escape Haven Bali are optional, so it’s up to you how much or how little you do. You choose the level of activity or rejuvenation to fit your goals and ideals. After a week-long surf and yoga vacation, you’ll feel recharged and ready to face the world again!
What is a typical day like at Escape Haven Bali?
This depends upon which package you choose –renew, revive or refresh.
- 7:30am Yoga
- 9:00am Fresh, bountiful breakfast
- 10:00am Chosen package activity eg. Surf lessons OR spa treatments
- 12:30pm Delicious lunch
- 1:30-7pm Afternoon free to follow your bliss – activities vary in the afternoon and include; afternoon excursions, spa treatments, yoga class, shopping, or simply lounging by the pool or beach.
- 7:00pm Dinner and Dessert
*Schedule and times may change
Do you need to know how to surf?
No. Our specialty is teaching beginners how to surf right from step one. We’ll start with the basics and you’ll be riding waves by the end. We also cater for many intermediate and advanced surfers as well. Bali has many breaks to choose from so this coupled with our small group sizes, allow us to cater for all levels of surfers.
More about surfing at Escape Haven Bali spa retreat
Can I bring my own surfboard?
Although Escape Haven has a great range of soft top and expoxy surfboards for you to choose from, if you are more comfortable with your own board, please bring it along.
Note: Don’t forget that airlines charge extra for surfboards so please make sure you check with your airline prior to arriving at the airport.
I have never done yoga before. Is it difficult?
Yoga is one of the most wonderful forms of exercise and complementary to your surf program. Not only will you be experiencing countless benefits of yoga during your wellness retreat, but you can carry on your yoga practice at home and throughout your life. Our yoga classes are suitable for beginners through to advanced and our instructors will adapt classes to suit all abilities.
More about yoga at our surf and yoga retreat, Escape Haven Bali
Do I need to be a good swimmer?
Although beginners will be learning at a gentle break, it’s important that you feel comfortable in the ocean. All our surfing happens in the ocean, close to shore. For a fulfilling and positive surf experience, we ask that our guests be competent swimmers and in reasonably good physical condition.
What time is check-in / check-out?
We want to be as flexible as possible at Escape Haven Bali. Check in is from 2pm. Our first activity, yoga, at our women’s surf camp, starts on day one at around 5pm, followed by our welcome meeting and our famous candle lit, poolside opening night banquet. The retreat finishes at 12pm on the last day of the retreat and we offer a complimentary check-out of 2pm. For late transfers, we offer a shower and changing room to freshen up and also to store your luggage. You have full access to this until your transfer leaves (up to 10pm)
If I would like to stay in a shared room, can I come to Escape Haven alone?
Yes, of course! If you are traveling solo, we will match you up with a great roommate with a compatible profile. Many friendships have been formed at Escape Haven.
Accommodation options at Escape Haven retreat
Do you have internet access at your women’s surf resort?
We have complimentary WiFi available at Escape Haven Bali. Please bring your own laptop. Alternatively, there are numerous cheap internet cafes close by.
What is the food like at Escape Haven Bali surf and yoga retreat?
It’s fabulous and something we are incredibly proud of! We have been fortunate to have on staff a leading Therapeutic Chef. As part of your all-inclusive surf retreat package, you’ll enjoy healthy organic cuisine that is absolutely delicious. Check out our trip advisor reviews to hear praise of our food from our guests. It will definitely be a highlight of your week with us.
Is alcohol available at this women's surf spa retreat?
Yes, alcohol is available at an extra charge. We have a range of alcohol available to purchase from our onsite bar which has a delicious range of cocktails’ (including our famous signature cocktail ‘Mojito Mango Mama’) and wine. You are also welcome to bring a bottle of your favorite tipple and one of our staff can whip you up your favorite drink upon demand. We are a bit partial to cocktail hour, late afternoon, in our gorgeous pool!
Beverages available at Escape Haven Bali