Tarapoto is a city of natural beauty. Characterised by palm trees, waterfalls, rivers, and mountains, as well as interesting animals and beautiful flora. This gorgeous area is sure to capture your heart and fill you up with unforgettable memories. And sp, Tarapoto and its surrounding area is the perfect place to recharge and relax. Establishing a satisfying work-life balance can be difficult, which may leave you with the feeling of wanting to escape. Whether you are a mom, a dad, a working professional, or all at the same time, we all need to recharge our batteries and spend some time focusing on ourselves and our loved ones, away from the stress of everyday life. We at Viva Air believe that taking a short holiday to refresh your body and soul can really make a difference in your everyday life. If this is something you are looking for, don’t think twice, Tarapoto is the perfect place for your well-deserved getaway.

Heavenly Retreats

Tarapoto’s natural treasures are not the only reason, that makes this area the perfect spot to recharge and reconnect with nature. The city and the surrounding area are full of retreats. Whether you are looking to experience some shamanic rituals popular in the jungle region, wanting to relax and enjoy some yoga, detox or simply enjoy some well-deserved massages and wellness treatments, you will be able to find a retreat in Tarapoto, offering just what you need! However, finding the perfect retreat, can be challenging and when you are faced with so much choice, so here are the best three retreats in Lima.


Chirapa Manta is located in San Roque de Cumbaza just thirty minutes away from Tarapoto. At Chirapa Manta physical, spiritual and emotional well-being are all encouraged and enhanced through the range of activities they offer. You can choose from 3 days to 6 day retreats all with different themes. Depending on your programme of choice you will find yoga and detox programmes, massages and natural exfoliation, salt baths, sound healing and many more amazing programmes to relax and recharge. Delicious meals are freshly prepared throughout the retreat.

Yacumaman Sanctuary Ecolodge

Located next to the forest on a hillside overlooking Tarapoto, Yacumaman is a that nature lovers will appreciate. In the 5 acre ‘garden’ you will find yourself surrounded by fruit trees, aromatic flowers and medicinal plants. Activities such as yoga, visiting the shamanic ceremonies and other seasonal treatments can be enjoyed in the gardens. If you decide to spend some time here, you can also enjoy a full-service eco-spa, take part in a cooking class or even go horse riding.

Tambo Illusion

Promising to bring you close to nature and offer a unique experience, Tambo Illusion is a nature lover’s paradise. When visiting this gorgeous retreat, you will be able to take part in mind opening and soul soothing activities, like Yoga, Reiki, SUP Yoga, massages through detox programmes. Enjoying the delicious vegetarian food, freshly prepared on site. Similarly, as the other two previously mentioned retreats, Tambo Illusion offers a variety of programs to suit different needs. From their vegetarian / vegan/ raw cooking & Yoga retreat to their SUP Yoga Amazon retreat, no matter what you choose, prepare to be inspired to work towards a healthier, more balanced and inspired life.

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