Yemaya has become a premiere retreat location as the setting provides a sense of serenity and exclusivity. Whether you are looking to host, or have signed up to join one of our retreats, the white sand beaches and focus on sustainability will have you feeling grounded and connected to this beautiful island paradise. The property has had names such as Seane Corn, Meghan Currie, and Exhale Studio grace us with their presence, and our upcoming line-up of offerings is just as spectacular.

When you are ready to reset and recharge, attending one of our retreats is the perfect solution.


Divine Nature & the 5 Elements: A Yoga Retreat in Paradise

With Katie O'Connell & Kate Prantis

October 28 - November 4, 2016
Imagine… a week of yoga, meditation, amazing food, and beach bliss on a remote magical island surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea! Not a single car or a paved road, just jungle paths that wander from one side of the island to another. Waves cresting on coral reefs and a single sailboat are all that exist between you and the skyline, pristine pink sand and grass as soft as moss await your happy toes, and yoga classes here will both stir and soothe your soul. We are making our way here to reconnect with the beauty of…

2nd Annual YogaStream Retreat

With Lara Heimann

November 4 - 12, 2016
Join YogaStream’s Lara Heimann on this remote and exotic Caribbean Island for a week in paradise.  Little Corn Island, approximately 43 miles off the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua, was recently named one of the best places to travel (Travel + Leisure.)  You can fall asleep and awaken to the relaxing sound of the ocean waves and enjoy a week of crystal clear turquoise sea, white sandy beaches, a vibrant reef life, and, of course, top-notch yoga instruction.  The possibilities are as open as the ocean is wide.  Adventure awaits if you are interested in one of the many water activities available.…

Peace Out 2016 NYE Retreat

With Brock and Krista Cahill

December 28, 2016 - January 3, 2017
Brock and Krista Cahill are returning to Yemaya Island Hideaway & Spa on Little Corn Island, Nicaragua for the 2nd time to say peace out to 2016 and start a new year on a peaceful island. Join them to get clear on your intentions for 2017….swim in pristine waters over colorful reefs, walk on empty beaches and hear only the waves, see the night sky the way it was wen the pirates sailed these seas, feel the warmth of a genuine island smile, fill your lungs with fresh clean air… for these rare pleasures you have to get off the…

Movement, Stillness, Paradise with Alma Retreats

With Stacey Clark

January 15 - 21, 2017
Stacey Clark, owner and founder of Alma Retreats is returning to Nicaragua for the 4th year. This year we are heading to Little Corn Island, a small island off the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua where time slows down and the beautiful turquoise sea, soft sandy beach and warm coconut bread nourish your mind, body and spirit. On the mat, one can expect some feel good flow, yummy yin, meditation, mindfulness practices, nights of yoga nidra, laughter, and the chance to hear your voice and put your 2017 intentions into action.  The week will be a balance of movement, stillness, meditation, learning and placing the…

Caribbean Winter Yoga Escape

With Kevin Lamb

January 22 - 28, 2017
From start to finish this retreat will change you. To say nothing of the peace and energy felt in gorgeous Nicaragua you will be invited to experience the country on a level that mirrors the intimacy we find on our mats: deep connection with local community from our guides to farmers, delicious and nourishing food, exciting adventure. The love I have come to feel for this country is both magical and unique, and something that I now know that not only do I crave but I need. This week will both inspire and surprise, guaranteed. I cannot predict how it…

Radiant Core Retreat

With Anita Akhavan and Kimberly Miguel Mullen

January 28 - February 4, 2017
Voted one of Forbes Magazine’s Top 10 places in the world to visit, we invite you to the enchanted Yemaya Island Hideaway & Spa, located on Little Corn Island, Nicaragua. Join us for a 7-day mindful and invigorating Radiant Core Retreat. The meeting of the mind, body, and spirit will radiate through the convergence of two movement practices, Pilates & Dance. Anita and Kimberly have skillfully designed their classes to support one another. In connecting to the deep core muscles and exploring body isolation exercises, you’ll develop a healthy understanding for moving with integrity, power, and grace – Fundamental concepts…

Yoga, Mindful and Mystical Meditation

With Domenic Savino and Jonathan Hammond

February 11 - 18, 2017
Friday, February 10, 2017 to Saturday, February 18, 2017                 The Living Project wants you to have a travel experience that stretches your soul. For us, it’s not enough to just take you on an typical yoga vacation; our intention is that you have an experience that opens you to new experiences, possibilities and personal growth. In addition to daily open-level Vinyasa classes with Domenic, on this retreat Jonathan will lead instruction in Mindfulness meditation. The goal of meditation practice is not, as it is widely assumed, simply for relaxation. It is rather,…

Body of Bliss: Exploring Paradise Within and Without

With Aaron Dias and Annie Piper

February 18 - 25, 2017
Your energy body, also called the bliss body or the body of light, is always working under the surface, affecting all of your physical, emotional and mental experiences. Synthesizing their in-depth knowledge of the energy systems of Yoga, Qi Gong and American Shamanism, Annie and Aaron will take you on a journey exploring your own subtle body, teaching you how to remove old blockages, rebuild energy where it has been depleted, and channel it powerfully toward your highest goals. Little Corn Island is a true paradise, free of cars, free of cares, full of exquisite natural beauty. And once you…

Shadow Mountain Yoga Retreat

With Jenny Baker

March 12 - 19, 2017
Shadow Mountain Yoga combines asana with an intentful Spiritual connection to breathe the union back into yoga. Through the use of asana, sacred Yantra (a diagram used in meditation), and breath, we step into what it means to be actively receptive. We practice and develop opening ourselves up fully to life, and transform all creative energy given to us by Source into Soul food. In this way we will eat from life’s impressions and grow our Soul presence as a shared experience. Jenny Baker began teaching Shadow Mountain Yoga with the encouragement of her teacher Silver Ra Baker. Jenny brings…

Ground and Glide Retreat to Nicaragua

With Dr.Tiffany Denny and Amanda Quintanilla

May 28 - June 2, 2017
Spend some time barefoot and free as we retreat to Little Corn Island off the coast of Nicaragua. We will use the naturally grounding effects of sand and water to enhance a week of yoga on the earth, stand up paddle board yoga on the ocean, and meditation intended to restore and reset our minds and bodies. There will also be plenty of time for play, snorkeling, reading, journaling, eating delicious food, and whatever else we find to do or to not do. Remote, exotic, and special, undiscovered by most, our paradise will offer space for introspection as well as…


What do you get when you mix an extraordinary island location with yoga, spa and adventure activities…? An unforgettable retreat experience that surpasses expectations and lives in your memory for a lifetime.

If you are a yoga teacher, a wellness leader or an adventure group director looking for the perfect island destination, we invite you to experience Yemaya in all of her beauty. Collaborate with us to co-design an amazing retreat package for your guests. We will provide options with thoughtful regards to your budget and offer itinerary suggestions according to your dining requestsocean suites accommodationsspa services, and experience wishes.




Each meal is made using the fresh, organic herbs, vegetables and fruits from our very own garden. The seafood is caught just a few feet from our beach and we source local dairy, chickens and beef from Big Corn Island. The choices for delicious and unique meal plans are endless.

We have innovative and experienced chefs, holistic nutritionists and a versatile kitchen staff that can cater to any and all dietary restrictions and preferences.

Take a look at some of the dining that you and your group will be enjoying at Yemaya.




Our ocean front meditation platform and jungle pavilion beckon for your sun salutations. Hiking ancient pirate trails, horse-back riding on the beach, kayaking or paddleboarding across the translucent waters, snorkeling our deep sea coral reef can all be incorporated into your retreat schedule.



Add daily massages, hot stone therapies, healing energy sessions and more for your retreat guests to indulge in while on the island. You will receive many thanks for incorporating serenity into the retreat schedule.

We welcome your retreat inquiries.


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