Palolem, Goa. India.

Welcome to the land of white sands, bright sun, sparkling waters and wavering palm trees. WELCOME TO GOA, THE YOGA PARADISE OF INDIA.

The most beautiful state of India offers a perfect environment for the yoga practitioners. Tropical weather and multi cultural atmosphere has attracted the tourist of all world to this pearl bounded by the Arabian Sea in western India. Goa was originally a Portuguese colony before 1961. You can still feel some of the Portuguese architectural heritage and some Portuguese influence in Goan cuisine.

The climate of Goa is always pleasant throughout the year with temperatures ranging from 24 to 29 degrees. It’s the only state of India which offers lush green and smooth roads away from pollution and chaos. The best time to visit Goa is from October to April. Goa is connected with the world by all the means: air, train, bus and car. International and domestic flights are available with affordable price.

Come to Goa and join our next Yoga teacher training course and earn a deemed Yoga Alliance 200 hour Yoga certification. See our YTTC dates for 2015 – 2016..

GREEN YOGA INDIA. Palolem. South Goa.

Palolem is located in south Goa, 45 kilometers from Margo and 78 kilometers from Panaji, the state’s capital. It’s only 5 minutes from Palolem beach and its famous market. Palolem is to be considered one of the most pristine beaches in Goa. Away from crowed and chaos it’s kind of a private beach.

Spread over an area of 7000 sq. meters, surrounded by hillls on all sides with beach just a few minutes away, the GYI retreat offers the perfect place for Yoga Practitioners to immerse themselves in the surroundings yet become oblivious to it when in dhyana. At the retreat we have consciously tried to make everything out of eco-friendly materials. The retreat offers rooms that are spacious and well lit. The retreat has two huge yoga halls for classes as well as individual practices, in-house spa & lounge area and dining area. There is 24×7 wifi connection, a small library to soak your mind in, hammocks here and there to let your body relax and mind wander, lockers to store your worry away, self-service laundry to take care of the dirty business and more than enough sunlight and air to breathe. Our Yoga retreat is located only 5 minutes from Palolem beach and its famous market.

Your safety is on top of our minds so this retreat is completely secured with security personnel and the whole retreat is built in a manner that it offers a lot of privacy. Therefore, be at ease always, wear whatever you feel like, be yourself and not be distracted by unnecessary concerns.

Places of Interest

  • Palolem Market
  • Palolem Beach
  • Agonda Beach
  • Patnem
  • Talpoba Beach
  • Galgibaga turtle nesting
  • Spice farm
  • fresh water lagoon at Khola beach

How to arrive?

  • By air: Dabolim airport is around 1 and half hours away from Palolem. You can reach to our Yoga retreat by yourself; most convenient is to book a prepaid taxi from the airport counter. Prices will be around 1,500 rupees ($30).
  • By train: The closest railway stations to Palolem are Marago on the Konkan Railway and Canacona.Margao is 40 minutes away and costs 600-700 rupees in a taxi.
    Canacona is just 5 minute drive away from Palolem and the journey costs around 50-100 rupees in an auto rickshaw
  • By bus: There are some buses from Mumbai arrive to Margao.