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Yemaya

Description: A tiny dot on the map of the Caribbean Sea, 43 miles off the eastern coast of Nicaragua lies Little Corn Island. A true Pirates of the Caribbean hideaway with pirate history and a blended culture of Spanish, English, and Miskito speaking locals, this crown jewel awaits those who desire something other than a generic vacation hot spot.

Crystal clear turquoise sea, white sandy beaches and vibrant fringe reefs teeming with color and life. Experience a unique island culture with smiles bigger than the night sky. Yemaya is named for the African goddess of the sea, watching out over the sparkling Caribbean, waiting to welcome you to a very special place.

Vibe: Pristine beach hideaway, remote, Caribbean island living, snorkeling paradise, eco-chic luxury, Atlantic sunrises, fusion cuisine, sailing bliss.

Location: Little Corn Island, Nicaragua

Package pricing:
From $1,397 per person (sharing, 7 night minimum). Contact us for complete per person rates, housing options, and contract inclusions + instructor perks for this location.

*Package prices always include all taxes, fees, and the inclusions listed in the standard contract. This is your all-inclusive bottom line cost (per person) to have Retreat ConeXions manage your retreat at the location selected.

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FAQs

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Yemaya has two large yoga deck areas suitable for leading classes. The primary hardwood thatched roof shala can accommodate up to 50pp and the uncovered sea deck can accommodate up to 35pp.

Yemaya has the following props on site for group use: 50 mats; 28 blankets; 28 straps; 12 bolsters; 70 blocks; 12 zabus; 12 zabutans

Getting to Yemaya is part of the adventure, so be prepared to have some flexibility with your travel plans. Yemaya is located on Little Corn Island which can only be reached by air.

After landing in Managua you will want to spend the night in the city and depart the next morning for Big Corn Island via local flight on La Costena. The flight from Managua to Big Corn is approximately 1.5hrs.

Once you land on Big Corn Island the resort will arrange a taxi pickup from the airport to the boat dock (5min drive). Upon arrival at the docks, you’ll hop aboard the resort’s lancha (boat) for a 45 min thrilling (and incredibly picturesque) boat ride to Little Corn Island where you will be dropped off on Yemaya’s private beach. Welcome to Paradise!

Yemaya’s fusion Caribbean cuisine is healthy, fresh, locally sourced and DELICIOUS. They even have a sustainable garden on the property where they grow herbs, lettuce, and lemongrass for the restaurant. Group meals are typically served family style.

The menu attached below is a sample only and subject to change.

Yemaya Yoga Menu Sample

Check out the secret private beach around the corner from the driftwood beach bar (walk around the corner past the area where it looks like the beach ends). It’s not far.

The lobster fishing industry used to be the primary industry on little corn island. Lobster season begins July 1 and the fresh lobster at Yemaya is to die for!

Yemaya has 9 stand up paddleboards, 8 kayaks, and snorkel gear available for resort guests to use free of charge.

Cabinas at Yemaya can be shared by up to 4pp.

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