We are so excited about running this sell out retreat again for 2022. Bringing together our love of yoga and our new love, stand up paddle boarding. Come and join us for a memorable active retreat, where you will get to experience and enjoy:

Stand Up Paddle boarding (SUP) on beautiful lakes and coastal shores.
Breathtaking scenery where you can walk and SUP till your hearts content.
Warming up with herbal teas and delicious cake after your invigorating time on the water.
Luxury accommodation in a stunning converted barn.
Sitting back, relaxing with time for a good book or a heavenly massage.
Inspiring yoga sessions to ease out the aches of the day.


This retreat weekend is for those of you who wish to escape from busy life and experience a breathtaking part of Wales from the water. Be prepared to have fun and to be inspired, as you learn new skills, immersing your self in our positive, vibrant way of life. This retreat is suitable for beginners to those with moderate experience of SUP.

This is a retreat for everyone, where no previous experience of yoga or stand up paddling is required. It’s a truly relaxing and fun weekend. We had just the best weekend.” Sophie, Bristol

The Location

Our weekends take place at Plas Cadnant. A stylish, secluded country house on the Isle of Anglesey, nestled in 21 acres of private parkland, which gathers together for your pleasure; stunning views over Snowdon, a meandering river, magical waterfalls, world renowned historic gardens, lazy meadows, mature woodland and a new oak framed building perfect for yoga sessions. Described as “one of the most amazing retreats on the Isle of Anglesey”.

The Stand Up Paddling

We are spoilt for choice here in North Wales with so many divine beaches and spectacular lakes to play in. We will take you to the most stunning locations, lakes and coastal, where you will be amazed at the natural beauty, the peace and the quiet. The Sup sessions will take place at Llyn Padarn, a spectacular lake at the base of Mt Snowdon. With a backdrop of stunning mountains and a 2 mile length of crystal clear waters and sheltered bays to explore, the location is perfect for all levels of ability. We offer small group tuition with a 1 to 8 instructor to student ratio. Go to our team page to read more about Sian, our fabulous SUP teacher.

The Food

We are passionate about healthy eating here at The Zest Life and we make it an integral part of our retreats, with an emphasis on wholesome and nourishing plant based meals. Our food is always vegetarian, made without sugar or dairy products, and low in wheat and gluten where required. We offer beautiful Pukka herbal teas for you to choose from over the course of the weekend and with three full meals a day, fruit and healthy treats in the afternoon you are sure to feel nourished.

Price per person & Booking

£588.00 Twin room | Shared Occupancy

£630.00 Single room | Single occupancy

£588.00 Double room | Shared occupancy

£744.00 Double room | Single occupancy

Price includes:

Two nights luxury accommodation with shared bathroom
Four yoga and meditation sessions
Yoga equipment – mats/blocks/props
Daily guided SUP sessions
SUP equipment – board/paddle/leash/wet suit/buoyancy aid
Guided walks to the chosen SUP location
Wholesome and vegetarian – breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Unlimited fruit, teas, coffee and fruit water.
Unlimited access to the 21 acres of stunning garden and grounds at Plas Cadnant with its river and plunge pool.
The friendly host service of the team at the retreat throughout your stay.
Plas Cadnant is extremely comfortable and all rooms are finished to a very high standard. Linen, towels and toiletries are provided.

This retreat has sold out the last three years, so we ask you to book early to avoid disappointment.

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