Welcome to ISTMO Yoga and Adventure Retreat a Premier Yoga Retreat and Beach Hotel close to Panama City.  

Reconnect with yourself and your family.  Escape the city and disconnect from the world in your own cozy bungalow surrounded by nature.  Panama's Premier Yoga Resort is located steps away from a secluded Pacific beach. ISTMO features gourmet seafood and healthy vegetarian food, a hardwood yoga studio, a meditation labyrinth, and stand-up-paddle-board classes and rentals. During your stay at our Yoga Hotel we will make sure you are well taken care of, and return home rejuvenated. Check out our special offers and reserve your escape today!  

The perfect place for a stand-up paddleboard adventure and yoga vacation.  

Have you been dreaming about taking a tropical adventure vacation of a lifetime?  Our Exclusive ISTMO Yoga Retreat and SUP Adventure Vacation Packages are a hassle free way to explore the tropical diversity of Panama.  Learn more about our affordable all-inclusive retreat packages.  Check out this video of the local Playa Grande beach, just a 5 minute walk from ISTMO.

Our Yoga and SUP adventure retreatsfill up quickly - pick a week and book your spot today!  

Our evolving retreat calendar is the perfect place to explore options for teacher trainings, week-end retreats, womens retreats, group, and family vacation packages.  

ISTMO is the ideal place to host a yoga retreat in Latin America.

Dedicated customer service from the owners, delicious food, beach location close to Panama City, and proximity to diverse tropical environments, makes us the ideal place to host a group retreat. Be it your yoga class, family reunion, meditation group, women's group, photography class, or bird-watching group, we will work with you to plan the perfect getaway.  Check out our seven easy steps to planning a retreat at ISTMO, and drop us a line.  The owners will personally work with you to make it perfect!


Our location allows you to do as little or as much as you desire. You can chose between taking a yoga class at our yoga studio, or spending all day lounging at one of our hammock areas, swimming at the beach, or discover the varied activities that beautiful Panama has to offer. Learn more

Our Food

As one guest commented “The food alone at ISTMO is worth the trip!”  We offer wholesome seafood and vegetarian meals cooked from fresh local ingredients. Our menu has been lovingly crafted by professionally trained chef and owner, Sean Davis.  We happily accommodate various diets, from vegan to gluten-free and everything in between. Learn more

Your Hosts

Istmo is a family run business, with owners Sean, Ayesha, and their young family living on the property.  We strive to be welcoming, accommodating to your requests, and to make you feel at home.  We look forward to having you here, and sharing our piece of paradise with you! Learn more