ISTMO Yoga and Adventure Retreat, Panama –
The “Hidden Luxury” Venue for Unforgettable Retreats
Nestled in the jungle, steps away from a secluded tropical beach, and famous for our world-class food and service, ISTMO is the perfect retreat center to host a transformational retreat, participate in a yoga retreat, obtain your yoga teacher training, or take a tropical vacation. Oh, and did we mention? We’re family-owned and operated.
We work with Retreat Leaders to create custom-crafted, life changing retreats. Leave the details to us, so you can focus on your group. Let us help you lead retreats that are personalized, fun, effortless, and transformational.
Come as you are, connect through community and travel. Our evolving retreat calendar has a variety of offerings – yoga retreats, meditation retreats, yoga teacher trainings, weekend retreats, women’s retreats, wellness retreats and paddleboard vacations.
What our Guests are saying:
Istmo will always have a special place in my heart
Ro Richards, USA - Retreat Participant
Istmo is the perfect intersection of natural simplicity and comfort
Margaret-Ellen Christensen, NYC, Retreat Participant
Panama’s best beach!
Trina Trul - https://www.trinaphoto.com/about
This is truly a simple, pristine, informal, healing place
Fabia Tetteroo-Bueno, Brazil - Hotel Guest and Retreat Participant
Istmo met or exceeded all of my expectations.
Julia Paddison, Yoga Teacher/Retreat Leader, Philadelphia, USA - www.juliapaddison.com
Our location allows you to do as little or as much as you desire. Spend all day lounging at one of our hammock areas, swimming and SUPing at the beach, or discover the varied activities that beautiful Panama has to offer. Our tours include a Cloud Forest hike and visit to a local market, a visit to an Indigenous Embera Village, a day trip to Panama City and the Panama Canal, a stand-up Paddleboard tour to a Mountain Lagoon, and much more…
As a guest commented, “The food alone at ISTMO is worth the trip!” We offer wholesome seafood and vegetarian meals cooked from fresh local ingredients. Our menu has been lovingly crafted by professionally trained chef and owner, Sean Davis. We happily accommodate various diets, from vegan to gluten-free and everything in between.