Daily Candy - May 2011

Retreats that actually feel like vacation

?Even after ten years of Body and Soul Adventures in Paraty, Brasil, Mike Mitchell, a former partner in the infamously tough ashram program, keeps finding new ways to keep the retreat fresh.?.


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Insider's article

Insider - Travel - 2009

Re-treat yourself

?I'd dropped a dress size, had far more energy and had conquered many yoga poses I'd sworn were impossible for humans not made of rubber.
It had changed my outlook for the better.?

Próxima Viagem (Next Vacation) - September 2008

The rediscovering of Brasil by Gringos

They used to come To Brazil for women and and to take pictures of the Christ statue, now the new Gringo wants Adventure, gastronomy, and involvement with the real Brazil, and we are ready for them.

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Body & Soul Escapes by Caroline Sylge - May 2007

This superbly-run fitness, adventure and detox retreat is based at the secluded and the serene Paraty-Mirim, close to the entrance of Mamanguá, a region of tropical rainforest, majestic green mountains and prestine vanilla-coloured beaches.

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GQ Magazine - April 2007

Detox and train just south of Rio de Janeiro at this no-frills spa.

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Outside Online - September 2007

Thirty minutes away by boat from Paraty is the quiet enclave of Paraty-Mirim and Body & Soul Adventures, a 12-person fitness lodge where guests spend a week hiking and kayaking. Thick jungle surrounds the resort, which overlooks a white-sand beach; four of the rooms sit seaside with balconies that stretch over the water.

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The Times Article

The Times - April 2006

Brazilian body boot camp

The Times also wrote about us in:

The Sunday Times (February, 2007)
Get fit with an active holiday

Times Online (June 19, 2007)
Top 10 breaks to get you out of a rut

The Sunday Times (December 30, 2007)
Eight holidays to knock you into shape

Brazil?s Leading Spa Resort 2004

We also received nominations in 2005 and 2006.

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Daily Mail Online

Pure history - 2001

Two articles from 2001 about our first year on the market as The Ashram Adventures.

Our name, location and nutrition all changed since then. All changed for better, of course...

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