Canal Om is unique in South America and the only wellness centre of its kind in Chile. We offer delicious and nutritious vegetarian meals, plenty of quiet spaces and areas for relaxation, thalassotherapy pools and various body treatments. Canal Om is a little piece of Zen on earth.
Canal Om is unique in South America and the only wellness centre of its kind in Chile. Located only a couple of hours from the capital Santiago, on the rugged Pacific coast, Canal Om is a place where you can connect to yourself and nature in stunning surroundings.
We offer delicious and nutritious vegetarian meals, plenty of quiet spaces and areas for relaxation, thalassotherapy pools and various body treatments.
Canal Om is featured in the Taschen edition 'Best Yoga Retreats'.
The warmest season is from November to March and this is an ideal time for groups.
We have been welcoming yoga groups from the US and all over Europe and the far East and we are offering a particularly attractive package to teachers this year.
Surroundings & Activities:
Canal Om offers thalassotherapy (hot tubs with heated sea water and hydrotherapy jets to tone & stimulate muscles and promote elimination of toxins), sauna and massages. For swimming, there are two sea water pools and one fresh water pool - as well as the ocean of course!
There are tennis and archery courts on site.
External activities that can be arranged include: scuba diving, surfing and horse riding.
- Airport Transfer
- Hot tub
Others: Thalassotherapy, tennis and archery courts
Gear & supplies
The main yoga hall is shaped like a Japanese pagoda, using only the finest wood. It can accommodate up to 32 people.
Besides the yoga hall there are several decks where one can practice in the open air.
Total number of rooms: 19
The guest rooms are in 5 separate houses - all individual in character, design and size and all offering superb views of the gardens or the ocean.
The 19 rooms can accommodate 30 people.
Casa 1 has 4 identical rooms, two on the ground and two on the first floor. Each room can accommodate two people, in two single beds or one double bed. The rooms are spacious and each has their own private bathroom. The view is to the gardens. This house can accommodate 8 people.
This house has a master bedroom with a double bed, a terrace overlooking the ocean, and a private bathroom. Casa 2 also has four single rooms; two of them share a bathroom and the other two have a private bathroom. One single room has a terrace overlooking the ocean; the other has a nice view to the garden. This house can accommodate 6 people.
This house is divided into two sections. In the front section, first floor, there are two rooms, one with a double bed and the second with a double bed plus a single bed. Both rooms have their own private bathroom and a terrace overlooking the ocean. In the back of the house there are four small single rooms, two on the first floor and two on the ground floor and they share the two bathrooms, one on each floor. The view is to the gardens. This house can accommodate 8 or 9 people.
This is a Japanese style house facing a traditional Japanese garden. There are two rooms in this house. One has a double bed and a single bed; the other has two single beds. Both rooms have their own private bathroom. This house can accommodate 4 or 5 people.
Casa 5 houses the best rooms of Canal Om. It has two master bedrooms with king beds, en-suite bathrooms and spacious terraces offering spectacular sea views. This house can accommodate four people.
Food types available:
- Vegetarian with fish
We serve gourmet vegetarian food, from Canal Om's own organic vegetable garden and we can serve locally-sourced fish options as well.
The tables are shared to facilitate the interaction between guests and we have two dining rooms: Casa de Bambú for breakfast and lunch, Café del Mar for snacks, dinner and a la carte meals and drinks.
Can a retreat leader bring a personal chef? Yes
Closest city with major airport that attendees would fly into: Santiago
Travel time to closest airport: Two and half hours north from Santiago
Transportation from airport to venue:
Canal Om is a two and half hours drive north from Santiago.
We can arrange for airport pick ups or shared transfers with other guests.
For teachers leading a group retreat
Deposit to reserve the venue: No deposit in 2014, small deposit in 2015
Price range per day per attendee (for a group retreat)
Price Description & Conditions
Special conditions for the 2014-2015 season. No deposits in 2014!
Just ask for more information and we'll figure out the best retreat package for you and your group together.
Prices include 3 vegetarian meals with fish options and use of all the facilities: 2 salt water and one fresh water swimming pool; 2 hot sea water (thalassotherapy) pools; large sauna with view to the ocean; jacuzzi; tennis and archery courts.
In the event of cancellation, Canal om must be notified as soon as possible.
All monies are non-refundable, but the payments made will be held for a period of one year, as credit towards a future retreat at Canal Om. After one year the credit will be forfeited.