Barre on the Beach – Sayulita Retreat

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Barre on the Beach – Sayulita Retreat



Join Ella Jotie, creator of Barre Fitness on this unique Barre on the Beach Retreat to Sayulita, Mexico. Wake up in paradise! Perfect your barre technique with one of the industry’s best while in a stunning setting with Ella! Home to beautiful beaches, colourful Mexican culture, world-class activities and more, you will certainly fall in love with this seaside bohemian town. Often called the “crown jewel“ of the Riviera Nayarit, Sayulita is a favourite for travellers to the area. Stunning natural beauty, eco-tourism and sunshine are just the beginning. Fantastic and fun restaurants, great shopping, and open-air eateries overlooking the sand and surf.

With weather that blends sunny warm days with evenings cool with sea breezes anytime is the right time to enjoy the surrounding natural beauty. Take some time to hike, bike, swim, surf, explore or just sit back and watch the surfers pass by. This trip is suitable for all barre levels (beginners to advanced).

Enjoy fresh-air nourishing meals, invigorating Barre classes, serene walks on the beach, and relax poolside.

JOIN US! APR 30th, 2018


Highlights Include:

    • Participating in daily Barre Fitness classes with creator Ella Jotie
    • Relaxing in our unique accommodation in charming Sayulita
    • Enjoying wonderfully fresh dining
    • Exploring this amazing area in the Nayarit Riviera
    • Connecting, learning and laughing with like-minded travellers

Bienvenidos a Mexico! You will be met at the airport in Puerto Vallarta and transferred to our beautiful property located on the charming town of Sayulita (40min away).

This curated 6 day/5 night oceanside Barre on the Beach Retreat is hosted by Ella Jotie of Barre Fitness. Explore the artistic and bohemian seaside town of Sayulita and seek life changing adventures with friends old and new. Its connection and engagement that makes a truly memorable experience.


MORNING: Each day will begin with a nourishing breakfast followed by an invigorating Barre Class with Ella Jotie. Each day will be a new focus and format. Receive one on one instruction and raise your personal barre.
Take time to relax and rejuvenate, explore the grounds and gardens, lie by the pool, enjoy a morning massage (extra), walk on the beach, take a surf lesson, or go shopping.

LUNCH: Partake in a lunch and learn session with Ella, covering the latest topics in health and wellness. (2 lunches included)

AFTERNOON: Customized by you – Surf, snorkel, hike, SUP, nap, shop in Sayulita, etc.

DINNER: Two group dinners are included. There are MANY options for dinner in Sayulita.


Villas Sayulita Hotel is located forty minutes north from Puerto Vallarta on the pacific coast of Mexico and just a few footsteps from the sea in the beautiful magic town of Sayulita. For over 20 years we have been providing a destination to travellers seeking to escape the daily stresses of life. For years they have concentrated on creating a relaxing, healing and inspiring place with magical surroundings for our guests. Villas Sayulita is home to nature, beauty and peace, hidden in the north side of Sayulita, just 10 minutes walk from the centre of this quaint town. They also support our very own permaculture project in our secret garden, along with a treehouse, vegetable gardens, a pond, and our eco-bathrooms.
. An excellent location, only 150 meters approx. from the beach and just a short 10 minutes walk from the main town, in the tranquil Northside residential area
. A beautiful swimming pool with palapa and common area
. A garden where you can find, among other things, a mango orchard, an organic vegetable garden, compost, vermiculture, a temazcal and our lovely dogs, chickens, ducks and bunny
. A beautiful smoothie bar with smoothies and healthy meals in the morning
. Holistic Center and an amazing spa, where barre classes: Yoga, meditation, Pilates, Reiki, Kinesiology, Chi-Gong and massage among others.
. Wifi throughout the hotel
. A high level of service
. Drinking water provided

With over 20 years of professional experience in the entertainment, health and fitness industry, Ella has combined her expertise as principal dancer, choreographer and fitness instructor to spearhead the development of Barre Fitness.

Ella spent many years performing for audiences worldwide and has had the opportunity of working with many of the entertainment industries best including: ABC, Disney, MTV, Nickelodeon, NBC, the NBA and alongside choreographers of such artists as Madonna and Janet Jackson.

A long-time fitness enthusiast, Ella carries certifications in Personal Training, Group Fitness, Pilates, as well as Fitness Through Cycling. She is also a certified Pre & Postnatal Fitness Specialist. Ella takes pride in developing programs specific to her client’s needs, and is continually promoting a healthy balanced lifestyle, while still having FUN!

A native of Vancouver, BC, Ella combined her passion, creativity and love for both dance and fitness to lead a specialized group of individuals through an extensive training regimen of barre-based exercises, the result of which is the Barre Fitness technique.

Tour Inclusions:

    • Daily Barre classes with Ella Jotie
    • 5 nights accommodation in double occupancy
    • Meals – All breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
    • Local transportation (arrival/departure from Puerto Vallarta)
    • Daily Barre classes with Ella Jotie

    Tour Exclusions:
    • International Flights (can be arranged through us
    • Mandatory travel medical insurance and optional cancellation insurance (can be arranged through us
    • Meals & beverages not mentioned in itinerary
    • Items of personal nature
    • Services and entrances not mentioned above
    • Passport and visa fees
    • Tips/Gratuities for housekeeping, service staff, drivers, etc.

Date: Apr 30-May 5, 2018

from $1695 USD per person based on double/twin occupancy
$295USD Single Supplement (Limited Availability)
$1565 for Early Bird (before Jan 31)

Costs and Fee Schedule

Prices are based on double occupancy. Single supplement fee applies.
A 20% non-refundable (unless cancelled by us) deposit is required at time of booking to reserve your place. Please contact for more booking information, Terms & Conditions and an invoice.
Credit Card: If you would like to pay by credit card or eTransfer please contact

Final Payment
Full payment is due 60 prior to departure

Air Travel
Flights are not included in the tour price. DO NOT purchase any airline tickets until the trip is confirmed to take place. Pre and post tours can be arranged through available at an additional charge. Please contact Finisterra Travel for further details

Important Information

Travel Visa requirements and passports are the responsibility of the participants.
All participants will be required to sign a release form prior to departure.

Program costs are based on a minimum number of participants and are subject to change without notice. Single supplement will apply to single travellers (unless a participant opts in for room share and a roommate is found. This cannot be guaranteed).

Passport Information
Please note that most countries require passports to be valid for 6 months from the date of your return flight. We are not responsible if you are refused entry to a country because you lack the correct passport, visa or other travel documentation.


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