Relax, Detox and Reconnect with Nature Retreat, Long Bay
We are directly on the seaside; an Oasis for your Mind & Soul with fantastic ocean views and surrounded by gorgeous green nature; a quiet and safe area where the only sounds you will hear are singing birds and the ever flowing voice of the ocean.
Long Bay beach, one of the most beautiful virgin beaches, with kilometers of fine white sand, is just at 3 minutes walking distance, in the fishermen village Long Bay.
The parish of Portland, on Jamaica’s East Coast is one of the most beautiful places on the island. With its stunning and warm blue waters, romantic coves, virgin beaches, breathtaking panoramic views and waterfalls, it is not a tourist area and you will be far away from the rush, stress, and hustle of the city. You will have a chance to meet locals, walk around and enjoy amazing wild nature and the pulsing culture of sweet Jamaica.
Jamaica is described as the most beautiful island in the Caribbean; the enchanting jewel with sugar-white beaches, majestic waterfalls, charming houses, breathtakingly beautiful mountain peaks and tropical flora; all of it accompanied by the sensual beat of reggae
It is time to slow down and get back into balance. Enjoy an oasis of tranquility and relaxation through yoga, mind and body awareness, healthy food, fresh spring water and herbal medicine. More than just a holiday, we are here for you to experience a transformational journey within yourself. Go Natural retreats are all about slowing down and getting back into balance.
We cater to the needs of each individual as a whole being, and provide an oasis of tranquility and rejuvenation through yoga, mind and body awareness, healthy food and herbal teas, in a priceless natural environment.
We are here to support you in your well-being journey, making you feel at ease from the moment you arrive. Everyone has different needs, goals and passions, that’s why we have many different programs to fit your needs.
Whether you are interested in a Yoga retreat, a meditation or relaxing holiday, or a combination of enriching experiences, we will meet you with a smile and a dedication to helping you enjoy the ultimate wellbeing holiday.
Our aim is not only to teach you yoga while you are here with us, but also to show you how to bring more yoga and healthy living practices into your everyday life. We will provide you with a yoga plan for your own practices,yoga e-books, yoga music, and a lot of healthy tips for your daily routines.
Yoga sessions will be tailored to meet your needs, from beginners to advanced, we can work especially on your issues (back pain, weight loss, hips openers, insomnia), so you will get most of it.
Different yoga techniques and sessions will be introduced and different meditation techniques as well so you can find the one that fits you the best. All our instructors are an experienced yoga teachers, speaking English. The classes usually take place on the yoga platform facing the ocean or on our roofed yoga ashram. We usually do two classes a day (morning sunrise and evening sunset) but it can vary.
Sometimes we host special guests: Yogi masters from all around the world, Ayurveda experts, spiritual guides and meditation experts.
We will share with you all the knowledge we have gathered, to give you a different idea on how to live a healthier and happier life even in a fast paced society; the changes one can make in little habits, tricks for improvement and yoga practices, that are just so good for everyone and have the power to improve your quality of life.
According to your choice of retreat you will be treated to healthy organic meals and drinks, herbal teas, fresh coconut water and superfood smoothies. All food is gluten and dairy free – choose vegetarian, vegan or raw – or juicing or fast.
7:00 Ayurveda morning rituals (tongue scraping, oil pulling, warm lemon water)
7:30- 8:30 Morning Yoga (Hatha / Kundalini)
8:30 – 9:30 Breakfast*
10:00 Free time / Workshop / Excursion
14:30 Free time / Workshop / Excursion
17:00 Herbal tea (from our organic garden)
17:00 – 18:00 Sunset Yoga class (Hatha / Yin / Restorative)
18:30 – 19:00 Dinner
20:00 – 20:30 Reflection & Sharing
20:30 – 21:00 Meditation (one meditation technique per day, after yoga or after dinner : Ho’oponopono meditation, guided meditations)
21:00 Evening program (watching stars, relaxing, watching consciousness movies, Full moon & New moon ceremonies)
Ramjas traveled the world for 10 years, searching for natural wisdom, healers, shamans, and gurus, learning about nutrition and healthy living, eating and experiencing all that in her own skin, practicing, studying and teaching yoga. Ramjas has over a decade of experience teaching yoga and various RTY certifications.
Vasu traveled around the world discovering the beauty of life and has got an understanding that the observation is one of the most powerful energies. He studied Vipassana meditation in Myanmar, yoga, and Ayurveda in India and Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. He’s established in Sivananda Yoga and an Ayurveda consultant.
Omkari is a traveling yoga teacher. She spent years exploring the ancient knowledge of body and mind, teaching yoga in India, Nepal, and Bali. Her yoga approach is based on traditional hatha yoga style with a focus on breathing and awareness that allow the practitioner to get body, mind and spiritual benefits. She likes to use yoga nidra, guided and Buddhist meditation of love and compassion to help people feel more connected with their body and inner self! Certified by Yoga Alliance and with 5+ years of teaching experience.
Go Natural Sanctuary is situated on the sea side, with fantastic views and a big tropical garden with palm trees and herbs, in a quiet and safe residential area Long Bay. The facilities are eco-friendly and low-key.
The property has snorkeling, a big garden, yoga space, dining room, chill out area and hammock. You can go swim in the sea, or sunbathe on our private beach or go deeper and explore amazing underwater life while
We are surrounded by pure nature, lush green mountains on one side and crystal blue sea on the other side. You can tune into the soothing ambiance of the Carribbean sea and sound of soothing waves. You will be falling asleep with the sound of the ocean and waking up with stunning views and magical sunrises to be seen just from your room. Go Natural sanctuary offers a variety of accommodation types to fit everybody:
Seafront villa with private bathroom & sea view:
Treat yourself to cozy accommodation in one bedroom. Can be set with 1 or 2 or 3 beds with mosquito nets to accommodate 1-3 people.
Sunrise villa- Oceanfront villa with private bathroom
Treat yourself to cozy accommodation in a two bedroom sunrise villa with amazing panoramic sea views. The master bedroom is set with a queen bed which can accommodate one couple or single, plus a second bedroom with double bed for 1 person or 2 kids, the villa can accommodate the whole family )maximum of four persons).
Harmony room – Private room with private bathroom
Relax and rest in this comfortable room with sea view, open the door of your room and watt the ocean, fall asleep with the calming sounds of the sea. Can be set with 1 or 2 beds with mosquito nets to accommodate 1-2 people.
Enlightenment room – Private room with bathroom (bathroom shared with enlightenment room)
It can be set with 1 or 2 beds with mosquito nets to accommodate 1-2 persons.
Sunbeam room – Private room with bathroom (bathroom shared with enlightenment room)
Can be set with 1 or 2 or 3 beds with mosquito nets to accommodate 1-3 people.
Irie Rooms – Dorm room with sea views
It’s a calming and fresh green dorm room with single and bunk beds to accommodate 5 people. Great budget option.
· Wi-Fi internet
· Housekeeping daily
· Purified water, herbs tea
· Tropical garden filled with tropical trees
· Living and dining areas
· Library with conscious books
· Hammocks & Sunbathing chairs
· 24/7 security guard
Prices are in US Dollars
4 days/3 nights
private room (private bath) 699 $ USD
private room (shared bath) 599 $ USD
seafront villa 850 $ USD
dorm 470 $ USD
7 days/6 nights
private room (private bath) 1399 $ USD
private room (shared bath) 1229 $ USD
seafront villa 1699 $ USD
sunrise villa (1 room, shared bath & living room & kitchen) 1650 $ USD
sunrise villa (whole villa, 2 rooms & living room & bath & kitchen) 3399 $ USD
dorm 950 $ USD
* Daily 2 yoga sessions (Hatha & Restorative & Yin, beginner to intermediate)
* Daily meditation
* Healthy organic food (3 main meals and snacks )
* Comfortable accommodation
* Waterfall trip
* Fresh juices & coconut water
* Unlimited water & herbal teas
* Natural homemade cosmetics (soap, face masks, body scrubs, lotion, deodorant)
* Library with Books about Yoga, Healing, Herbs & Novels
* Go Natural INFO bundle with e-books, music, recipes and yoga sessions
* Free wifi
* Workshops & Consultations: Making your own natural cosmetics, Ayurveda, Chakras, Art Therapy
Does not include
* Airport transportation
* Extra activities and excursions
Trip to Reach falls
It’s only 25 minutes away and the trip is included in your retreat package, it’s a must! Beautiful, refreshing, rejuvenating experience. Reach falls is known as one of Jamaica’s most beautiful natural waterfall, it is centered on an exotic waterfall cascading down a rock face into an emerald river pool.
The lush greenery from the Montane Forest and the refreshing pool beneath the cascading waterfall promises a memorable experience. Reach Falls features a natural heart-shaped Jacuzzi which invigorates the body with every stroke from the water rushing through the channel. Reach falls compared to other more famous waterfalls in Jamaica, stays unspoiled and not overfilled with tourists, so you will have a chance to enjoy them in peace.
Relax all your body, relax all your muscles. A professional therapist will come to our villa to give you a massage of your choice: Thai massage, Pressure points massage, deep tissue massage, Swedish massage.
Snorkeling and water adventures. You can snorkel just by the beach and cliffs by the villa. Explore the underwater life of Jamaica, all the colorful fishes and corals. Relax in the sea and enjoy yourself with mother nature.
The best surfing beach in Jamaica is just 10 minutes away!. We can organize your transportation, get you a surfboard and if you wish, an instructor to teach you too. The water is warm and crystal clear, you will love it!
Blue lagune trip
The World famous blue lagune is a magical place!. You can take a ride on a boat, listen to the history or just watch this beautiful creation of mother nature. The water seems to have a bit of magic to it, as the color changes throughout the day, depending upon on the way the sun shines upon the surface. When you first arrive, the water can look turquoise but you may notice that during your ride, the water changes to a deeper sapphire or even royal blue.
City tour to Port Antonio or Kingston
We can organize transportation to Port Antonio or Kingston. You will have the chance to see the “real” Jamaica: towns, markets, historical parts of town and locals in everyday action. You can also visit the fruit and spices market or the arts and craft market.
Rafting on the Rio Grande
Rio Grande River rafting provides some of the most beautiful views you will ever see and for about two to three hours you will be swallowed up by Jamaica’s natural beauty.
Bamboo rafts were originally used to transport produces, especially bananas, from the interior of the island.
Long Bay beach (2 min. away)
Long Bay beach is also called the “hidden paradise beach”. This beach is not overcrowded and it’s a perfect place to meet the local people and have a drink with them. The sea is amazing with its colors and waves. This is not always a safe beach for the smallest children so keep an eye on them.
Boston beach (15 min. away)
This small beach is famous by the wave surfers. In October and November, you will find one of the highest waves in Jamaica in the early morning hours. Great atmosphere and culture
San San beach (20 min. away)
San San beach is the ideal beach for snorkeling. The whole marine life area around San San beach is protected by law. No fishing or fast boats are allowed here. This is a nice piece of marine life to explore.
Frenchman’s Cove (20 min. away)
Frenchman’s cove is a nice beautiful beach which is on a small hotel property. The garden and entrance are beautifully landscaped and there is fresh river water flowing over the property. The water is safe to swim and there is a rescue guard on duty. After swimming in the crystal clear sea water, you take a dip in the river and wash off the salt.
Winnefred beach (20 min. away)
This beach is one of the most popular beaches with visitors and locals. On the holiday weekends you will find a lot of people with a sound system. This beach is the perfect beach for children, most of the times quiet water and shallow, so safe for the small ones. You will find on the end of the beach a spring where you can take a nice swim.
What past guests have said
”Wow what a great time at GO NATURAL Jamaica! They made us feel right at home the moment we arrived. The location was peaceful and safe. The staff was helpful and friendly. The juice and food were fresh and very tasty. Even though we were yoga beginners we were treated with love and respect. The yoga sessions were adjusted for our experience. The instructor was able to challenge all the students despite the fact that we had a wide range of disabilities at the same session. Best of all there were dogs to help us recover from the hard sessions! In short, we loved it.” Jim & Lisa
“I had a wonderful time at Go Natural! First, the place itself is gorgeous! Just by being surrounded by the lush green vegetation and blue sky and sea immediately brings peace of mind. This beauty paired up with delicious food and top-notch yoga classes allowed me to completely submerge into this unique experience, let go all worries and reboot myself. I am highly recommending Go Natural to all my friends and looking forward to coming back again!.’‘ Ati Namvar
“Go natural was a beautiful space full of great vibes and peaceful energy. I felt great here surrounded by the ocean and amazing people. Thank you go natural for all the love and kindness, I hope to be back again one day! “. Kristen
“I could not asked for a better time. Everything from the food to the people to the country was beautiful. My stay was as advertised, but better in my opinion. They were so friendly. The food at the retreat was different everyday and so delicious! The yoga – wow. I learned so much! I wish I could have stayed longer. I definitely recommend this retreat and plan to go back!”. Dasha
What to pack
* water shoes
* snorkeling gears if you love to snorkel :)
*USB flash drive (if you have)
* some USD$ in cash in case you plan to do some extra actvities /massage/ drive etc..
We will provide you with:
* Yoga Mats
* Inspirational books
How to get here
The closest Airport to us is Kingston. We can help arrange your pickup from the airport. If needed, we can advise you about best priced flights to Jamaica.
To book this Relax, Detox and Reconnect with Nature retreat, send your enquiry to the team who will get back to you within 24 hours or email us directly on firstname.lastname@example.org.