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

Nestled in the jungle and steps away from a secluded tropical beach, ISTMO is the perfect retreat center to host your next retreat, participate in a yoga retreat or stand-up-paddleboard holiday, or take a short vacation.

Enjoy Peaceful Simplicity and Comfort in our Jungle Cabins, steps away from a tropical beach.

Boutique Hotel

Reconnect with yourself and your family. Escape the city and disconnect from the world in your own cozy bungalow surrounded by nature.  Book a couple of nights stay at Panama’s premier yoga retreat center, located steps away from a secluded Pacific beach.  Learn More

Meditation and Connection on the beautiful labyrinth - a perfect addition for a meditation retreat.

Join an Upcoming Retreat

Our evolving retreat calendar includes up-to-date information on our upcoming yoga retreats, meditation retreats, yoga teacher trainings, weekend retreats, women’s retreats, wellness retreats, Paddleboard Vacations, group and family vacation packages. Learn More

Happy Yoga Retreat Participants

Host your own Retreat

ISTMO is the ideal retreat center to host a yoga retreat in Latin America. Dedicated customer service from the owners, delicious food, beach and jungle location close to Panama City, and proximity to diverse tropical environments makes ISTMO the perfect place to host a group retreat.  Learn More

SUP vacation for all ages and experience levels

Tropical SUP Adventure

Have you been dreaming about taking a tropical adventure vacation of a lifetime?  Our Exclusive ISTMO Yoga Retreat and SUP Adventure Vacation Package is a hassle-free way to explore the tropical diversity of Panama.  Our all-inclusive retreat packages are affordable and appropriate for beginner to intermediate levels. Learn More

Hardwood yoga studio with props surrounded by nature. Perfect place to connect during your next yoga retreat.

Activities

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.

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Fresh, local, made with love - Octopus Mango Cheviche

Our Food

As a 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.

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Sean and Ayesha Davis - Istmo Yoga and Adventure Retreat Center Owners

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!

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