Join us for an EPIC Yoga Adventure San Diego October 4-6th, 2019

1755 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, California 90028, USA | (424) 259-1586

Ella Yoga - A Premier Yoga Studio in hollywood, Ca

Unique Yoga classes in California, Texas, and soon Hawaii.

Santa Barbara / Channel Islands Yoga Retreat

Additional Information

Quietly nestled between the ocean & the mountains, Santa Barbara represents the essence of California — the art & culture of the big city & the heart & hospitality of a small, coastal town. Between the shopping on State Street, some of the best restaurants in the country, & the best that the hotel industry has to offer, Santa Barbara is truly a magnificent place to live or visit!


Arrivals, Friday June 7th - Amanzi Hotel (3.5) - Address: 298 S Chestnut St, Ventura, CA 93001 (free parking) Single kings and doubles bed rooms available upon request. 

2:00pm    Check in 

6:00pm    Sunset Yoga (all-levels) on the Beach 

7:00pm   Optional Group Dinner (not included)

9:00pm   Optional Cocktails Hour (not included)

Saturday June 8th from Sea Landing -301 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (free wifi, breakfast, & parking) 

6:00am    Depart to Sea Landing for Painted Cave Kayaking excursion. (25min drive) 

7:30am    Santa Barbara Harbor return at 5pm

6:00pm    Optional Group Dinner (not included)

9:00pm    Optional Cocktails Hour (not included)

Sunday June 9th 

8:00am     Morning Beach Yoga 

9:00am     Breakfast - Checkout

10:00am  Free day / Optional Group Hiking 

Trip includes

3 Days / 2 Night stay (hotel included - see Day 1), 2 Breakfast and 1 lunch, Painted Cave Full Day Kayak Tour, charter boat transportation, double kayak and kayaking gear, wetsuit, paddle jacket, snorkeling masks, knowledgeable guide(s), kayaking lesson, natural history and marine ecology, 1 Hike, and 2 Yoga and 1 Meditation class.  (Please bring your yoga mats.)


Painted Cave, Santa Cruz Island, Channel Islands National Park

Kayaking starting point and time

Get ready for a full day at sea. Explore Painted Cave, one of the largest sea caves in the world! Painted Cave is within a Marine Protected Area and also a part of the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Enjoy breakfast & a hot lunch, as well as whale watching on the boat ride where you may spot sea lions, otters, dolphins, marine birds and whales. Snorkel the protected kelp forest after kayaking the massive sea caves. This is an adventure you will remember for a lifetime. No charge for snorkel gear.

Level of difficulty

No Yoga or paddling experience is necessary (not recommended for children 12 and under).

Paddling time and distance

2.5 miles, 2-3 hours of kayaking with snorkeling options.


-$699 General Registration - Just 3 spots left!

We accept Venmo, Zelle, Cash App, and Direct Bank Transfer.  

All major debit/credit cards have a 5%  standard processing fee.  Please note:

All deposits & payments are non-refundable. 

Note: We have a very limited amount of spots on the boat, and this trip will sell out since "The Painted Cave" is only open for 10 weeks of the year, email us at or click HERE and book now.  

More Details

Explore the less traveled west end of Santa Cruz Island and the beautiful Painted Cave. Relax and let us take care of the all the details on this unforgettable Channel Islands kayaking tour. This all inclusive day trip departs out of the Santa Barbara Harbor aboard a splendid charter vessel complete with hot showers and bunks. Enjoy breakfast, first class whale watching, and a scenic cruise to Santa Cruz Island where the boat will anchor giving you time to take an amazing kayak tour of Painted Cave and a series of other caves and coves nearby. After exploring the magnificent cave, we give you some time for snorkeling, taking photos or to take a hot shower on the boat. A hot lunch (vegan options available) will be served on the boat before heading back to Santa Barbara. Alcohol is not served on the boat but guests over 21 years old are welcome to bring their own to enjoy on the trip.

*Charter boat is subject to cancellation if trip date does not meet minimum booking numbers. Call for details.

**Entering Painted Cave is subject to weather conditions. In the event that we cannot anchor by Painted Cave, we will kayak at another beautiful location on Western Santa Cruz Island.

Santa Barbara / Channel Islands Yoga Retreat
Santa Barbara / Channel Islands Yoga Retreat


Painted Cave Kayaking