Thonga Beach

This is a luxurious barefoot break accommodating a maximum of 9 guests in one of South Africa's most pristine beach lodges. Connecting with the ocean is a big part of our philosophy on this retreat, tapping into the synergy between yoga, meditation, pranayama, snorkeling, and surfing. All activities are designed to provoke mindfulness and reestablish our connection to nature, providing a pathway to growth if you choose to take it. There are many dances we can do with the sea, whether you are a beginner or expert, done safely with guidance and support in the right conditions they can leave us energized and inspired. Partnering with SA's leading School of the Sea and breath-hold coach, all levels of ocean readiness are accommodated for and gently immersed at their own pace. These immersions are powerful pathways to activate the mammalian dive reflex which supports liberating changes in our physiology.

We'll be connecting with the amazing creatures that call the ocean home - a profoundly humbling and grounding experience. We will read the conditions daily for the best swimming, snorkeling/freediving experiences. Be prepared for once in a lifetime, mind-blowing memories!!



South Africa's most pristine wilderness beach lodge awaits you on the azure shores of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Situated in this wilderness of white beaches, blazing corals, and freshwater lakes, nature is our sanctuary. Thonga gives us the opportunity to move away from crowds in a truly unique island-style setting. We have a choice of 3 rooming options (all have air conditioning, mozzie nets & fans). The suites range from the deluxe ocean view, ocean view and forest view suites. Bring a friend, partner, or your whole family as single supplements do apply.



Meals are catered for at the lodge. We like food, you will not go hungry.



Our activities are designed exclusively for the retreat to ensure bespoke, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, they are not part of the Lodge offerings.

John McCarthy, School of the Sea and Ocean Child founder, well-known author, breathwork teacher, surfer - the list is endless - along with his trusted (believe me best in the world) skipper Digger, will lead 3 boat excursions and other shore entry excursions. No prior surfing or snorkeling experience required.

Silent walking meditations, pranayama, twice daily yoga (Vinyasa, Yin & Nidra) for all levels, Beach and forest walks, fire ceremonies, movie nights, steam sauna ozone, and more will be weaved into the program for maximum mind, body, soul connection. All activities are optional and we are pro sleep!!

There will be space to partake in birdwatching; kayaking guided forest walks and other activities offered by the lodge After 5 nights of living mostly in the present, you are going to experience a significant and positive impact on your state of being. Full program and more information on 50% deposit.



Vary based on suite selection and number of guests Price on request and date confirmation Budget approximately R29990 per person sharing forest view suites R32950 per person sharing ocean-view suites - price on request for deluxe ocean view and family suites based on availability Includes - activities mentioned above, airport transfers and 4x4 transfer to the lodge

Excludes flights, optional extra's, laundry, tips, alcohol, and conservation fees


Optional extra's

The Maputaland coastline is renowned as one of our most popular fishing destinations, with a wide variety of game and reef fish. Permits and tackle are required at their own cost. Pack your lucky rod. Spa treatments Deep-sea fishing


Payment information:

 Super C2 Pty ltd t/a Africa Ozone FNB Private Business account Branch 209809 Account number 62784509203 Use your name and Thonga as a reference and email me POP


Cancellation policy:

Cancellations up to 6 weeks prior to the retreat will receive a 50% refund of the initial deposit. All payments are non-refundable from 5 weeks prior to the retreat. Terms and conditions apply Should the retreat be canceled due to unforeseen circumstances or new Covid 19 regulations you will receive a full refund. Confirmations and program to follow on full payment.




 This is an exclusive retreat limited to a max of 9 participants.


To be confirmed based on group preference


Thonga beach lodge, Isimangaliso



Yoga mat, your favorite yoga blanket, beach towel, water bottle, sun hat, sunglasses, binoculars, trail walking shoes, slip slops, swimming costumes, wetsuit, goggles, snorkel, goggle cleaner, ear drops, sinus tabs, sunscreen, yoga clothes, comfy clothes, surfer rash vest, warm jacket for those evening summer breezes, your biggest smile!

Maximum 9 guests Contact carmen on 082921713 or to secure a booking or for more info.

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