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Are you ready to challenge yourself, reconnect to your essence, have fun and empower yourself on your path of transformation? Join us for an unforgettable experience at Vikara! Meaning change of form or change of mind in Sanskrit, we are dedicated...more
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Calle Santa Lucia 1, Olon, Ecuador
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

A perfect retreat to learn/develop/transform & change your mindset on health & wellness. Food was healthy, fresh& exciting! Yoga with Elba was pure magic, every morning was a new challenge, a new focus & personalised. One session was just me & my fiancee and we...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

I recently returned to the states from my 1st retreat at Vikara. As a newbie to this type of excursion, I had few expectations but my time spent at Vikara was one of the most memorable experiences of my life. I will continue to thank...More

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Elba C, Director and Yoga Teacher at Vikara Lifestyle, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Wow Jillian... this is why we truly love what we do here! Because it goes beyond expected, because it is a surprise for those who are open to be surprised and rediscovered! Just like you. Thank you for giving yourself the opportunity to explore and...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Vikara found me and changed me forever. I recently experienced this amazing retreat via their "Yoga, Meditation and Ancient Healing Medicines" ten (10) day retreat in Olon, Ecuador. Everything offered here is deeply spiritual. Elba's 2 hour daily yoga is very simply bliss. She brings...More

Thank Zepher18
Elba C, Director and Yoga Teacher at Vikara Lifestyle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for these meaningful words Gary. It was truly an honor to have you here, to feel your sweet presence, to listen to your stories, to have long and deep conversations and to see your transformation happening in such a natural way, because you...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Olon has captured my hearth for many different reasons. Roey and the members of the Vikara-team (thank you Gisela and Matt) created friendly and welcoming environment on this retreat, that I immediately felt like a member of this fabulous „Vikara“ family! Olon gorgeous beach is...More

Thank Ivana W
Elba C, Director and Yoga Teacher at Vikara Lifestyle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Ivana, it was beautiful to have you here and to see you enjoying every second of your experience with that big smile that characterizes you. Keep on smiling, enjoying and following your heart forever! Thank you for your meaningful and lovely words. Namaste

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I was staying for an extended time at Vikara - a unique place in the picturesque village of Olón, made special by its people’s passion to serve with love and create a warm community where everyone is welcome - and they truly exceed in this....More

Thank GiselaMA88
Elba C, Director and Yoga Teacher at Vikara Lifestyle, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Gisela... if I have to think of somebody who actually made of this experience a truly Vikara experience in the whole meaning of the word, it is you!. Loving soul... So many things to thank you for! It has been a gift having you here...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

We visited vikara this month for a 10 day retreat, we had a really great time. Roey, Elba and Nali do there best to create a relaxing atmosphere, so that we felt comfortable and happy to be there. The food cooked by Nali was tasty,...More

Thank Franziska_Holiday
Elba C, Director and Yoga Teacher at Vikara Lifestyle, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Lovely Franzie, it was a beautiful experience to have you here! Truly unforgettable. Thank you for your transparency, for letting yourself be without judgements and for being open to dig into yourself and listen to your heart more. I will always remember your eyes full...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

My girlfriend and i did the 10 day ayhuasca Retreat at the Vikara Center. It was just a magical time. it was the first time ever that i did ayahuasca and i am very happy that i came to this place to do it. you...More

Thank FabioD1799
Elba C, Director and Yoga Teacher at Vikara Lifestyle, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Ohh Fabian, we do feel your words! It is like almost listening to your voice. Thank you for touching our hearts in such a genuine way just by being who you are. Thank you as well for letting us be part of your journey and...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

First retreat and I really enjoyed it. Olon is a lovely place with wonderful people. Great place to find yourself (again). Yoga is possible for all levels. I will come back one day!

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Elba C, Director and Yoga Teacher at Vikara Lifestyle, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Alexandra, thank you for your joy! I will never forget your contagious way of laughing and enjoying every instant with all of your presence. Hope to see you again sometime! Big hug from the Vikara team.

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I felt like family the second I arrived at Vikara. Between the AH-MAZING yoga practice led by Elba, the most DELICIOUS food you will ever eat prepared by Nali and the relaxing vibes that are ingrained in the community of Olon, this retreat felt like...More

Thank YogiLove
Elba C, Director and Yoga Teacher at Vikara Lifestyle, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Dear Lindsay, thank you for allowing yourself to live this retreat just as it was for you and actually see the beauty in everything! I will never forget your face when you tasted the special soup Nali made for you the day you felt sick....More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

We had such a great time at the Vikara Retreat. From the moment we arrived we were greeted with smiles and a delicious homemade breakfast by Nali, the chef. Nali's cooking was amazing throughout the entire week. We've never eaten so well on vacation! Yoga...More

Thank Brianna D
Elba C, Director and Yoga Teacher at Vikara Lifestyle, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Brianna, we always remember you and Sophie with a big smile! You are both pure joy and sweetness! Thank you for your fresh and amazing energy. It was fun and inspiring having you here! Hope to see you soon again. Namaste.

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