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SwellWomen retreats expands to Central America



Surf Travel

SwellWomen announces plans for Panama, Nicaragua, and El Salvador locations

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 30 June, 2015 - Maui, Hawaii - Wellness is now top of mind for the modern traveler, which is music to the ears of leading surf and yoga retreat outfitters SwellWomen. Wellness has been the intuitive fabric of their mission for over a decade and now they are upping the ante.

“We thought why not hand-pick three new exciting destinations, energize romance and get creative in the kitchen,” says SwellWomen’s Chief Executive of Bliss, Lulu Agan.

Unsurprisingly a private chef to the rich and famous, Agan has menus mapped that will entice the health-conscious foodie without skimping on dessert. The first retreat in Nicaragua this past April rolled out their first raw food course with a renowned nutritionist and menu featuring pineapple-passion fruit carpaccio, crisp crudité rolls wrapped in coconut paper with miso cashew dipping sauce, and a divine chocolate-avocado mousse. Not to mention fresh lobster lifted out of the sea to the dinner table perched above the tide. 

SwellWomen is also honing in on their SwellCo-ed offerings, enticing couples to book it back to nature.

“Challenge exists in every relationship, and the art of surfing we teach colors outside the lines of life back home, erasing egos and unleashing the bare human spirit. It’s like we are all kids again and everyone is on the same playground,” says Agan.

Men are absolutely marking their manhood and connecting to the outdoors more than ever, and the SwellCo-ed experience lends to the pack. Structured learning environments are also more appealing to the guys compared to the days of sheer bragging rights of getting bruised and beat up in the surf. Now inspiring active lifestyles to more than just your well-miled adventure traveler, the retreat team also instills the necessity of yoga and massage, while brilliantly sinking the guest experience deeper than the cush threadcount at the end of the day. 

Lulu Agan

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