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Perched on a cliff overlooking the beautiful Bay of Tenacatita on Mexico’s gorgeous Pacific coastline, Punta Serena Resort & Spa has been called a “hidden gem” by many of our guests. Our 2017 – 18 season will be our sixth year at this pristine location. You will find the flow of the week to be relaxing and so rejuvenating. Luxury Villas and Deluxe Cottages all have ocean views and are just steps away from the newly remodeled Yoga Room. Hot Yoga Bliss Retreat Director Bruce Kessler: ” I have literally found peace here. Join us and the Punta Serena staff and I guarantee you will as well.”

Redefining Luxury In A Yoga Retreat

Exclusive and all-inclusive. Delight in this secluded beachfront paradise with the friendliest staff imaginable. With all of the amenities (see below) included,  your Hot Yoga Bliss week will combine to result in not just a yoga retreat, but a transformational experience. Literally toned and tanned in seven days!  While you will spend much time improving your practice, establishing new bonds and making new friends, the solitude and peacefulness of the resort will allow you the opportunity to reconnect with what will become a new you. First, select the retreat week that works for you and then choose your choice of accommodation.

Have a question? 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). We also have a 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 3 different Restaurants. Both A La Carte and Buffet Selections. Three delicious meals each day served at the Buena Vista Restaurant overlooking the bay. All restaurant options include a la carte selections and full complement of healthy buffet salads.

Mexican Temazcal Ceremony

Temazcal is a traditional ceremony that is a staple at Punta Serena Resort & Spa. A beautiful ceremony of cleansing and healing held on Wednesday and Saturday at noon (optional). Observing a Mexican ritual is an experience you will never forget. Signup sheets will be posted.

World Class Massages

Rodrigo, our masseur, is also an experienced 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. Reserve in advance via Website.

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

Just a few clicks away from yoga bliss


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. When starting out six years ago, the first thing one realizes is how much attention should be focused on the hospitality aspect. Now, over twenty retreats later we have learned to offer guests the flexibility to do as much or as little as they like. The yoga classes are authentic and important! But what is most important is the feeling that you are coming away with a sense of well-being and grateful for your own health.

All Bliss Yoga Retreats are all-inclusive. Featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner served daily from the on-site Buena Vista restaurant as well as four other dining options. We feature vegan and vegetarian options for all three meals. If you have dietary needs (gluten-free, peanut allergies.etc) please feel free to email to Bruce about nutrition and any other food-related needs. Having spent twenty five years in hospitality – running several restaurants and catering businesses in New York City – hospitality (and yoga) are his two passions. Learn more about Bruce here.

Most Popular Questions

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.

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 Acro Yoga week is going to be very special 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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