They are an Eco-friendly Belize Resort that teaches sustainability to local farmers in order to help ease the carbon footprint being left by mankind on the planet. When you book a stay here, you’ll awaken to the song of exotic bird life and the roar of monkeys in the distance
Start your day with fresh tropical fruit from their orchard or sample the chocolate they make from the cocoa we grow. Each day will begin a new adventure. Get in tune with nature, truly relax, and experience what it’s like to be somewhere completely different.
Connect with the people and culture of Belize while surrounded by the enchanting rain-forest. They’ll keep you comfortable while giving you the opportunity to explore. Your time at Cotton Tree Lodge will be unique and lovely and you’ll be treated like family.
GARDEN VISTA ROOM
DELUXE TWO-BEDROOM CABANA
The peaceful seclusion of Cotton Tree Lodge makes it the perfect venue for your next yoga retreat – the place to go if you’re looking to get off the grid and off the beaten path. Unlike more frequented beach destinations such as Tulum or Puerto Rico, the Toledo District of Belize offers pristine jungle, unparalleled natural beauty and wildlife, and opportunities to connect with the Mayan culture which is still very alive to this day. They will work with you to customize a package that includes the perfect balance of practice, relaxation and exploration. Come share with your students what reviewers call “heaven on earth” and “the most beautiful and inspiring week of my life”!
DEDICATED YOGA PRACTICE SPACE AND MASSAGE
They have custom built the entire top floor of their brand-new Garden Vista building for yoga. Constructed with all-natural materials, this 24’ x 32’ room-with-a-view is available to yoga guests 24/7. Cotton Tree Lodge is proud to provide authentic Mexican blankets and locally made blocks and straps.
RELAXING WELCOME MASSAGE
Their special way of welcoming you to the peaceful environment at Cotton Tree Lodge with a ten minute relaxing sample massage by their trained staff using moderate-to-light pressure and gentle strokes to promote relaxation, relieve jet lag, rejuvenate, and fully deepen into the amazing experience of being here in Belize … Welcome!
COTTON TREE LODGE SIGNATURE MASSAGE
An integrated combination of a variety of techniques, including Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Reflexology; intuitively tailored to your specific needs to maximize therapeutic benefit with a consultation on personalized stretching/exercises you can do at home to increase flexibility, improve resistance to injury, and promote self-healing.
THAI YOGA MASSAGE
A unique blend of acupressure massage and assisted yoga postures on a cushion to gently stretch muscles and facilitate deep relaxation; no previous experience necessary.
DEEP TISSUE THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE
Moderate-to-deep pressure to release muscle tension, relieve pain, and remove spasms from over-exertion, stress, and/or sports injuries: you tell us how deep you prefer the pressure … their staff is fully trained, and they know how to go deep!
NURTURING EARTH YOGA
Restorative, nurturing, gentle, and slow-paced, this sequence emphasizes grounding through a solid foundation in supported supine and seated postures.
Benefits: Improves flexibility, relieves muscular and emotional tension, and relaxes the body. (Also known as Gentle Yoga or Hatha Yoga).
PURIFYING WATER YOGA
A continuous, steady flow with the rhythm of breath, this sequence emphasizes meditative awareness of the body-mind connection by attuning to the emotions connected to each posture.
Benefits: Cleanses the internal organs, flushes toxins from the body, and lubricates the joints. (Also known as Vinyasa Yoga or Flow Yoga).
ENERGIZING FIRE YOGA
A more rigorous, cardiovascular workout, this sequence activates core muscles, bringing heat the to the body from
the inside out.
Benefits: Strengthens and tones muscle tissue, improves lung capacity, and energizes the body. (Also known as
Power Yoga or Core Yoga).
REJUVENATING AIR YOGA
Breathing exercises (pranayama) are included in all classes as a means of deepening and maximizing the benefits of each yoga posture.
Benefits: Balances the nervous system and rejuvenates the body and mind.