UPCOMING: April 8-14th, 2023 Island Adventure Retreat with Lala Ziemski. Join us for delicious 3 course meals, excursions to off the beaten path places, secluded islands and optional 2 fitness classes a day. Relax or adventure as much as you want with a beautifully curated retreat here at The Firefly. Now booking! See below for details and pricing.

March 19-25, 2023 with Amanda Raymond SOLD OUT 

SOLD OUT! March 27- April 2 2022 with  Lala Ziemski (certified barre & HIIT, Personal trainer, private chef)

What’s included…..
*6 nights lodging & welcome rum punch cocktail
*All breakfasts, smoothies, fruit, coffee & tea, fresh juice in the am, filtered water, 3 lunches, 4 nights 3 course  dinners
*Snorkel, island hopping excursion                                                                                                                                                    *10 minute massage by Erin Moens of Activated Wellness                                                                                                                 *2 classes a day; yoga, barre, beach hiit (optional)
*Stand up paddle boards, beginner foam top surf boards
*Boat transport to Firefly from Bocas airport on arrival day (8 minute boat ride)
*Boat transport back to Bocas Town on departure day
*Locally made coconut oil soaps in every room                                                                                                                           *Plenty of free time for the beach, hiking, journaling, drinking (if you wish, we don’t judge 😉 being lazy and doing nothing etc….

What’s NOT included….
*Flight to Panama City (PTY) .  VERY IMPORTANT: before you book, please send Lala your flight details so she may confirm times. If coming from LAX, we ask you book the red eye on Copa the evening before. You will land in Panama City in the am. All others, please arrive in the am of the 27th before 10am in order to ensure the afternoon flight to the island. Otherwise you may miss the flight to the island and will have to stay the night in Panama City.

Grab a taxi to transport you to Casco Viejo which is the old city, the most beautiful, hippest & artsiest part of the city. You may have lunch and take in the sights before your afternoon flight to the island (a 45 minute flight on Air Panama). We will gladly give you lunch recs.

*Flight to Bocas Del Toro from Marcos A Gelebert Airport ( please note you will fly to the island out of a smaller airport than the one you flew into. This airport is about 5 minutes away from Casco Viejo where you will be having lunch.

*2 lunches during excursion days
*2 dinners to be able to explore local cuisine & Bocas Town
*Gratuities for housekeeping & chefs (recommended $40-$50)

Optional excursions:
*Jungle atv rental
*organic chocolate farm tour (our neighbors, very recommended!)
*Surf lessons
*Massages & body treatments with Erin Moens of @activatedwellness
*Bat caves & river tour
*Zip lining


Pricing & room options (please see our “room pics” to choose your room on our website  

Pool view room #3:  $1200 pp rate for 2, shared queen, private bath. Rate for 1 $1575 

Ocean front room #2: $1375 pp rate for 2, shared queen bed, private bath, private deck. Rate for 1 $1775

Ocean front room #1: $1450 pp rate for 2, shared queen bed, private bath, private deck. No single option.

Private ocean front bungalows (2 available Water & Air): $1675 pp shared queen bed, private bath, outdoor shower, private deck, amazing view. No Single Option

Payments must be made directly to The Firefly/Lala Ziemski through Venmo

A deposit of half is due at sign up.
Balance is to be paid 60 days before arrival.

Cancellations made before the final balance is due, receive a refund of the deposit minus 50%
Cancellations made after the balance has been paid are non refundable.

If you need help with flights, let us know! We know it can be confusing and we are here to help!



Send us an email to enquire about having your retreat with us or to see what retreats are currently scheduled!


Previous retreats: 

Adventure & Fitness retreat with Lala SOLD OUT March 2022

Yoga/Fit Retreat with Lala & Leah SOLD OUT April 2019

Yoga & Adventure Retreat with Michele Bickley (SOLD OUT) October 7-13, 2016

Yoga/Barre Retreat hosted by The Dailey Method Venice April 1-6 2015

FLOW Stand Up Paddle Retreat crew PHOTO BY TRACE IMAGES


Photo by The Dailey Method Venice
Photo by The Dailey Method Venice

We are excited to offer yoga and wellness, SUP,  & surf retreats (if you have a different retreat in mind, get in touch!)  If you are a teacher/organizer who would like to bring a retreat to us, please send us an email for our info package and enjoy an amazing, peaceful island experience with excellent food where you can make money doing what you love. Our new covered yoga pavilion is an ocean front space with lots of uses!  This space can be used for classes, presentations, private dining, meditation, workshops, music, and screenings!



SUP Retreat with Rob Macias of Flow Stand Up Paddle April 23-28 2015

Photo Lindsey Warfield

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