fbSurf Into Yoga — Thermal
Accommodation
Private villas
Duration
3+ nights
Nearest major airport
Lihue Airport (LIH)

Escape into Aloha!

"Explore the majestic wonders of Kauai, from the top peaks of the wettest waterfalls in the world, down to the depths of the canyon, through the refreshing rivers and into the clear blue ocean, sinking your toes into the warm sandy beaches, while living in the moment with your best friends and loved ones."

The surf

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The SIY Studio is located on the South Shore, five minutes from the ocean in Poipu. Kauai is an amazing island for all kinds of activities because everything is so accessible. Within an hour, you can drive from the south shore to the north shore and check surf spots along the way. There are great waves all year long and for all surfing abilities.

From April-September, the south swells will hit the west, south, and east shores of Kauai. During this time of year, we'll generally find the best waves here close to the Studio. In the winter months, October-April, the North Shore is the place to be. When you surf with us, we know the best place for the day's conditions and your skill level.

The adventure

Surf Into Yoga is an adventure, surf, and wellness retreat company. We offer you a unique opportunity to experience Kauai with the support and guidance of professionals. From personalized yoga, bodywork and spa treatments to ocean awareness, surf coaching and hiking, you will have a myriad of ways to experience Kauai holistically.

Discover the epic water of Kaua'i with our experienced surf adventure team. They will share their knowledge and expertise of wave riding, understanding the swells and how to improve your surfing ability. Top your surf adventure off with an optional epicurean BBQ on the beach from award winner chef, JP Filion.

Accommodation

Surf Into Yoga is partnered with Kauai’s finest luxury homes, beach cottages, and villas, to quaint rustic Bed and Breakfast cottages in the lush hillsides of the South Shore and as far as the North Shore. This unique experience allows you to enjoy a quality vacation with guided adventure and wellness services catered to your personal needs and desires.

Accommodation is not included in our packages, but we are happy to assist you in choosing where to stay. For more information, please send us a message!

Getting there
Fly into Lihue Airport. It is an 18 minutes drive to our location.

Rochelle Ballard, 2012 ISA World Master’s Champion, is now a retired Professional World Class Surfer enjoying life on Kauai and running her Elite Retreat business with Surf Into Yoga. Growing up on Kauai with all of its vast ocean and mountain experiences, strong family bonds, Hawaiian Culture, and deep-rooted community values brings a unique balance to her world-renowned success as a professional surfer.

She was a National Amateur champion and became the first woman from Kauai to compete on the ASP World Championship Tour in the top 8 for most of her career.

In her 17 years of professional competition, she won several events and came runner-up to the World Title in 2004. She was the most voted popular surfer in the Surfer Magazine Poll 2000-2002. She still holds the record for two perfect 10 barrel rides in a single heat since 1997. She has been considered one of the best female barrel riders and known for pushing the level in women’s barrel riding and big wave surfing in the past two decades. She was also featured and surfed for the lead in the box office hit Blue Crush. Stepping away from the World Tour in 2007, her longevity as a world-class elite athlete is rooted in her commitment to quality, balance, and a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. She was always giving back with Aloha throughout her career in her community, the youth, the sport of surfing, and non-profit organizations.

She founded Surf Into Yoga in 2009, and compiled a team of her favorite watermen and wellness facilitators to join her in the effort to bring a well-balanced, mindful approach to her retreats.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: Within 24 hours

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Questions?

What's included?
Yoga and surf lessons depend on the package selected. All packages come with one retreat gift bag for each guest.
What's not included?
Flights, travel insurance, meals, accommodation, and transfers.
Are hotel accommodations provided through Surf into Yoga?
Surf Into Yoga is a retreat service, not a retreat home. For our private group retreats, we do provide accommodations through our partners in vacation rental luxury homes. First, book your accommodati... read more
How far in advance do I need to book a class, massage, private retreat, or group retreat?
We appreciate retreat bookings 14 days out and single services 72 hours out. However, based on availability, we are happy to put you in our schedule.
Do I need to sign a waiver prior to taking any classes, receiving a spa treatment, or booking a retreat?
Yes, it is mandatory to sign the waiver prior to arriving at your Surf into Yoga experience. The waiver and client intake form are available upon checking out.
Where are the retreats, classes, and massages located?
The SIY Studio is located on the South Shore, five minutes from the ocean in Poipu.
What is the standard tipping policy for spa and class services?
It is customary to leave a gratuity or tip for your therapists and instructors; however, it is a personal decision and left to your own discretion and level of satisfaction. Therapists and instructors... read more
What's the cancellation policy?
Cancel and get a full refund within 48 hours of purchase, or at least 30 days before the trip starts.
Risk-free booking
Cancel any trip within 48 hours of purchase for a full refund.
Change of plans? No worries. Cancel any trip within 48 hours of purchase for a full refund, no questions asked.
Best price guarantee
If you find a lower price for the same trip, we’ll match it.
Booking with Thermal never costs more. If you find a lower price for the same trip, we’ll match it.
Connect directly
Speak to the team on the ground, instead of a travel agent.
Instead of a travel agent, we connect you directly to the team on the ground for the answers you need.
Exclusive experiences
We have a roster of amazing, one-off trips in the works.
Each week brings something new to discover. We have a roster of amazing, one-off experiences in the works.