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May 27, 2019

Whale Watching Experience

Whale Watching Experience Between July and October of each year the Colombian Pacific Coast is the ideal setting for a natural spectacle without equal: the visit of humpback whales or yubartas. Traveling from Antarctica and traveling about 8,500 kilometers, humpback whales reach the warm waters of this area of ​​Colombia to mate and give birth… View Article

April 2, 2019

Nuqui Whale Watching Package

From July to October we offer a Whale Watching Package that is second to none. Our package: Rooms With flights Without Flights Private $2, 250, 000 $1, 750, 000 Shared (double/triple) $1, 900, 000 $1, 350, 000 Note: Prices in Colombian Peso and per person, additional nights $250,000 per person. Package Includes: 1/2 day whale… View Article

February 17, 2019

Nuqui Surf Package – Prana Pacifico Retreats

3 nights and 4 days, including flights, food, accommodation, equipment, lessons if required and a boat trip to Cabo Corrientes for intermediate to advance surf. If you are just learning then it is still worth a trip out here as it is also an opportunity to go fishing and see all the wildlife out here… View Article

January 26, 2019

Best places to stay near Nuqui, Colombia

Most people aren’t staying in Nuqui township when they come to this part of Colombia’s Pacific Coast. Many of the places people stay are spread out South of Nuqui and require a boat ride to get there. In this post, we are going to look at accommodation options near Nuqui for a range of budgets…. View Article

January 26, 2019

Nuqui, Colombia – when to go?

If you want to see whales then June – October is the best time, however if this is not a priority for you then January – April are the driest months of the year and have lower airfares from Medellin. Airfares: Flying to Nuqui from Medellin is a popular method of travel. You can take… View Article

January 24, 2019

How to get to Nuqui from Spain and the USA

From the USA flying from Miami or New York directly to Medellin and then taking another flight to Nuqui Airport is the quickest route from the USA. From Spain, you can fly directly from Madrid to Medellin and then take a connecting flight to Nuqui. Let’s look at the specifics of each of these and… View Article

January 24, 2019

Where and how to surf near Nuqui, Colombia

Nuqui on the Colombian Pacific Coast has some of the best waves in not only Colombia but perhaps South America, however with difficult access and timing the trip for a decent swell can be the difference between an OK and an amazing trip! Boat access is needed for the best spots which can be expensive… View Article

January 24, 2019

What to bring on your trip to Nuqui, Colombia

Nuqui and the surrounding area are very undeveloped compared to Medellin and quite probably your own country. Let’s set some expectations for your trip to the Colombian Pacific Coast before getting into some specific packing recommendations for your trip. Adventure: you are very much off the beaten path here. No roads, lots of time near… View Article

January 24, 2019

Trip and Activity Costs in Nuqui, Colombia

Most people are coming to Nuqui during the whale watching season but surfing is also a big draw card. Outside of the whale season and if you’re not content lying in a hamaca there are also opportunities to, Hike, Dive, Massage, Hot Springs, Yoga, Cooking classes and much more. If you are bored here there… View Article

January 24, 2019

How to get to Nuqui: Pacific Coast Colombia

There are two ways to get to Nuqui. The quickest easiest and more expensive option is to fly from Medellin. The more adventurous, slower, and less expensive way is the get yourself to Buenaventura and take the boat to Nuqui. To be honest the costs aren’t so different as to be the deciding factor but… View Article

January 17, 2019

Is it safe near Nuqui Colombia?

Nuqui and its surrounding tourist areas are very safe for tourism activities despite an outdated reputation for violence and paramilitary activity. There are however some basic precautions you should take when in Nuqui. Let’s look at some specific precautions for your trip. Colombian Military presence: Throughout the year (every few months) there is sometimes a small and… View Article

November 6, 2018

Prana Pacifico Family

Prana Pacífico Family Most people are fortunate to have two families in our lives. One of them is the one we are born with, and the other is the one we choose to feed our soul and life with beautiful energies that elevate us. And precisely that is what the community that surrounds and sustains… View Article

October 2, 2018

Wellness and whales

Wellness and whales   I can’t think of a more fitting place to immerse yourself into a yoga retreat then surrounded by the natural beauty of the colombian Pacific. Whether you are just beginning or a yogi pro, the spacious wooden deck of the Prana Property with beautiful views, sea breeze and nature is enough… View Article

October 1, 2018

No Bake coconut Lime Slice

No Bake coconut Lime Slice This is a quick and easy no-bake dessert which has proven really popular with friends and guests and makes good use of the leftover shredded coconut from making coconut rice and fresh limes harvested from the neighbours trees. Buen Provecho   Ingredients: 1.5 cups of fresh shredded coconut 2 packets… View Article

September 8, 2018

Nuquí, a trip to the center of our Being

Nuquí, a trip to the center of our Being The total calm, the well-being that invades the body and soul, the harmony between space, nature and feelings … That’s how sublime and significant were my days living the Prana adventure on the beaches of the Colombian Pacific. An experience that brought me back with more… View Article

August 13, 2018

Curry Carrot and Coconut Soup

Curry Carrot and Coconut Soup When thinking of a recipe for this months blog, I was taken back to rainy day here in El Morro when I had an unexpected visit from Santiago and some of the other young surfers from the village who had been riding the waves at the base of the property…. View Article

August 6, 2018

Introducing Termales Surf Star

Santiago is a young man with a big presence. Eighteen years old, tall athletic build, heart warming smile and a respectful, responsible and dedicated leader within his community, he is the kinda guy you want to know.

August 6, 2018

Chocó – Love at first vibe

On my last surf trip I ended up in Termales, a little village on the Pacific coast of Chocó, where amongst waves I found an impressive landscape, welcoming people, good food and an endless variety of activities.

July 7, 2018

The Early Bird Gets the Whale

It’s that time of year again when the majestic Humpback whales make their great migration North, but not before they have made time to hang out in the Warm Pacific waters around the Prana Pacifico Property.

July 2, 2018

Coco Calamari

I had no previous experience preparing calamari, but when we were gifted a big bucket from one of the shrimp boats working just out from El Morro, I humbly asked dear Fausto (old and sometimes grumpy friend and caretaker of the house) to help.

June 1, 2018

Mother’s day in Termales

I felt very blessed that after many Mother’s days apart, my mum could join me for the local Mother’s day celebrations in the village of Termales.

May 21, 2018

Bolitas de Amor Recipe

This is an easy sweet treat affectionately called a “ball of love” and something i like to share with my friends and on retreats.

May 21, 2018

Seashell Chandelier

The local community of Termales is often a great source of inspiration for me, especially around their resourcefulness and pride in decorating their homes and businesses.

May 21, 2018

Seafood Marinara

From the ocean to your kitchen, learn how to cook a delicious seafood marinara.