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Punta Serena Resort & Spa has been called a “hidden gem” by many of our guests. Our 2017 – 18 Hot Yoga and Hot Pilates Retreat season begins October 1st through May 2018. The resort overlooks this beautiful bay called Tenacatita on Mexico’s gorgeous Pacific Coast.  The flow of the week is focused on total rejuvenation. Check out our reviews page from over 200 happy guests.  

A Yoga Retreat That Is Purely Blissful

You can truly relax in this secluded beachfront paradise.  With all of the amenities (see below) included, your Hot Yoga Retreat week will combine to result in not just a yoga experience, but a transformation! One of our many reviewers calls it the “Perfect Yoga Retreat.”  While you will spend much time improving your practice, establishing new bonds and making new friends, the solitude and peacefulness of Punta Serena (Serene Point) will allow you the opportunity to reconnect with what will become a new you.

Have a question? First, select the retreat week that works for you and then look over your choice of accommodation(s). Fill out the contact form below and we will help you to be on your way. Also scroll down below and check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Yoga Room With Ocean Views

We have the most authentic hot yoga room you can possibly imagine. Pacific Ocean breezes will moderate perfect temperature with humidity to represent what is a true hot yoga class. Yoga mats & towels included. You just bring you

Beach Access

Our private beach, infinity pool and two outdoor cliffside jacuzzis are all within walking distance. Take a dip in the Infinity pool after class. It’s amazing. The private beach is pristine and European Style (toptional).  Lap pool for swimmers.

All Beverages Included

From the complement of seven fresh juices (try the green juice) with breakfast, filtered & sparkling water, coffee, herbal tea and smoothies served throughout the day. Open bar:  Unlimited wine, beer, margaritas begins after evening class.

Fresh and Healthy Cuisine

Enjoy Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at Restaurants Buena Vista and Arecife  We are also Vegetarian and Vegan friendly! Three delicious meals each day served at are all-inclusive and overlooking the beautiful Bay of Tenacatitia. Each retreat features a complement of healthy buffet salads along with a la carte menus selections

Mexican Temazcal Ceremony

Temazcal is a traditional ceremony that is a staple at Punta Serena Resort & Spa.Which means it has been held here for the past 25 years! A beautiful ceremony of cleansing and healing held on Wednesday and Saturday Observing a A Mexican ritual is an experience you will never forget.

World Class Massages

You will find no better massage therapists than Rodrigo and Miriam.  Rodrigo is also a reflexologist and our guests have pronounced him to be the best they have ever had – alluding to his healing powers. Additional spa services are available. Once you arrive at the resort, you may book your free 1 hour massage.

Pool & Spa Area

The Infinity pool is just steps from the yoga room and is the perfect cool down after your exhilarating yoga class. Also overlooking the Bay of Tenacatita and the Pacific Ocean are two cliffside Jacuzzis enough to hold ten – twelve guests.


Need to get some work done? We hope not too much! The Wifi has been upgraded recently and is available everywhere except in rooms. Most people get together after class or before dinner for a refreshing drink in the restaurant lobby.


Optional trips include midweek dinner at Restaurant Martin in La Manzanilla. Excellent shopping in Barra de Navidad & a two hour cruise where we usually see dolphins. Surf lessons, kayaking and snorkeling also free and also priced affordably

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When planning the concept of Hot Yoga Bliss, the importance was and still is placed on ease of planning and overall value.

First, choose your retreat week. Once you go to that particular page of the retreat, type in the dates that correspond to the week posted. Then follow the prompts. Pick your room (single or shared) and just place your 25% deposit. Remember that all-inclusive means rooms, meals ( breakfast, lunch and dinner served daily from the on-site Buena Vista restaurant as well as four other dining options). Want vegan and vegetarian options or have other dietary needs?  (gluten-free, peanut allergies.etc) please feel free to email us. Having spent twenty five years in hospitality – Bruce Kessler’s two passions: hospitality and teaching yoga. Learn more about Bruce here.

Since our launch in 2011 we have welcomed guests from all over the United States, Canada and as far away as Australia and New Zealand! Like most things, it is a learning process.  Now, over twenty retreats later we have learned to offer guests the flexibility to do as much or as little as they like. What is most important is the feeling that you are coming away with a sense of well-being and grateful for your own health.

Questions Frequently Asked

You will have an opportunity to meet fellow yogis just like you and make new friends. Deluxe Cottages and Oceanside Villas are both available as Singles and/or Couples.

Retreats generally run from Saturday to Saturday however some may run Friday to Friday or Sunday to Sunday. However, If a flight is more affordable on a Sunday and a retreat starts on Saturday (or vice-versa) you are welcome to stay an extra day at the resort (if available). We only practice class once on weekend days.

Please take some time to check flights between your city of departure and either Manzanillo and Puerto Vallarta. Call us at 646.339.8866 as we are always checking flights and can help you find the best flight.


Except for avid shoppers, you will need around $200 in spending money and around $100 for staff gratuities. Please see the What A Day Is Like for the exact costs of additional excursions. We will change pesos on the second or third day we arrive. Pesos should be used for shopping as the exchange rate is more favorable. Let us know one day before how much you would like to exchange for all other trips and for tipping (propinas). US and Canadian dollars are accepted. Note there is no ATM on the premises.

You have the option of staying in either an Oceanside Villa Suite or Deluxe Cottage. Every room offers stunning views of the Bay of Tenacatita. The Villa Suites are beautifully decorated two-story villas with two or three bedrooms, a spacious shared living room and a large terrace. The Deluxe Cottages feature beautiful decor with either a king-size or two double beds. All rooms feature the following amenities: Air-conditioned / Ceiling fan / In-room safe / Color satellite television plasma / Direct dial telephone / Balcony or terrace with hammock

YES. FREE WiFi to all guests inside the resorts, it is included with the yoga retreat package.

The resort and the surrounding area feels very spiritual and a sense of energy you will feel the moment you arrive. Also, the Mexican Temazcal ceremony can be interpreted as a special, spiritual experience. We will have a meditation hour at the beginning of the week. Those who practice meditation or engage in other spiritual aspects can do so individually or as a small a group. First and foremost, it is a Bliss Retreat vacation featuring Hot Yoga, Hot Pilates and other types of Yoga.

We love beginners! Our trips include a mix of people at all different levels. Just bring a positive attitude and have fun! Expect to get stronger in body and mind. The PowerBliss! week is going to  be a rigorous week of deeper exploration and it may require to have a little more sense of adventure. We will send you a list of what to bring one week before.

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