Meditation Immersion FAQs

Transportation

What airports are close by?
The Wailea Beach Resort is approximately 30 minutes from the Kahului/Maui Airport (OGG).

How should I get to the hotel from the airport?

  • Roberts Hawaii Airport Shuttle offers discounted rates to and from Kahului/Maui Airport (OGG). Please check back for more information coming soon.
  • Taxi service is available at the airport. The estimated fare to Wailea is about $57.
  • There are several options for pre-arranged ground transportation to/from the Kahului Airport. Please click HERE to view the full list.
  • Hertz is offering discounted rates for Chopra Center guests. To book, visit the Hertz Website and select Enter a Promo or Discount. In the box labeled Convention Number (CV), enter code 04UW0009.

Is there parking on property?
Valet parking is available at the resort with a daily fee of $30.

Lodging and Amenities

Do I need to book my hotel stay?
Your hotel stay is included in the cost of the package. Contact your Program Consultant for more details about extra nights or upgraded room types.

What time is hotel check-in?
Standard check-in at the Wailea Beach Resort is at 4:00 PM. The hotel will allow early check-in upon arrival if rooms are available.

What time is hotel check-out?
Standard check-out at the Wailea Beach Resort is at 12:00 PM. The hotel will provide storage for your luggage at the valet if needed.

What amenities are available?

  • Mandara Spa: As a Chopra guest, you will receive a 10% discount on all spa services during your stay. To receive this discount, mention “Chopra” upon booking. To make your appointment call: 1-808-879-1922. We highly recommend that you book your appointment prior to your arrival to ensure availability. Hours: Monday through Sunday 8am to 8pm
  • Wailea Golf: This spectacular golf club features terrific weather and three, 18-hole, championship-level golf courses. Renowned for its ideal golf weather, the Wailea Golf Club rates amongst the best in the country by both Golf Magazine and Golf Digest for the quality of its courses and amenities. The club’s wide array of services and amenities include an excellent pro shop with rental clubs and shoes, golf school, on-site restaurants, and lounges. For reservations, call 808-875-7450
  • Fitness Center: The Wailea Beach Resort comes complete with a state of the art fitness center open 24 hours a day, and includes a variety of cardio equipment, weight lifting machines, and free weights. A studio in the fitness center offers on-demand workout classes, and there is always a robust schedule of resort fitness classes.

What Room Packages are Available?

Package 1: Garden View

  • 437 Sq. Ft.
  • View: Lush Gardens
  • Coffee Maker, Instant Hot Water + Fridge
  • Balcony or Lanai

Package 2: Ocean View

  • 437 Sq. Ft.
  • View: Partial Ocean
  • Coffee Maker, Instant Hot Water + Fridge
  • Balcony

Package 3: Premium Ocean View

  • 437 Sq. Ft.
  • View: Full Ocean + Ocean Front (Varies)
  • Coffee Maker, Instant Hot Water + Fridge
  • Balcony

Package 4A: Ocean Junior Suite

  • 463 Sq. Ft.
  • View: Partial to Full Ocean
  • Living / Sitting Area
  • Coffee Maker, Instant Hot Water + Fridge
  • Balcony

Package 4B: Ocean Suite

  • 636 Sq. Ft.
  • View: Ocean
  • Separate Living / Sitting Area
  • 1.5 Bathrooms
  • Coffee Maker, Instant Hot Water + Fridge
  • 2 Balconies

Package 5: Ocean Front Junior Suite

  • 463 Sq. Ft.
  • View: Ocean Front
  • Coffee Maker, Instant Hot Water + Fridge
  • Expanded Outdoor Patio Feet Away from Ocean

Meals

What meals are included for this event?

  • 4 Breakfasts (Thursday - Sunday)
  • 3 Lunches (Thursday - Saturday)
  • 2 Dinners (Thursday and Saturday)

What kind of food will be served?
Fresh, locally sourced meals curated by the Executive Chef in partnership with our Nutritionist following the main principles of Ayurveda. Vegan and Gluten-free options will be available at all meals.

I have food sensitivities. What kind of food will I be able to eat?
If you have dietary restrictions recommended by a physician, please contact your Program Consultant with your specific requests accompanied by a note from your doctor.

Are there restaurants on property or within walking distance?
There are several restaurants on property at the Wailea Beach Resort, including:

  • Humble Market Kitchin by Roy Yamaguchi (Hawaiian inspired fare with panoramic beach views – open for breakfast and dinner)
  • Kapa Bar & Grill (Classic cuisine with a modern twist and casual atmosphere – open for lunch and dinner)
  • Whale’s Tale Coffee House (Cold-pressed juices, smoothies and coffee drinks – open for breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Mo Bettah Food Truck (Casual lunch with a diverse selection of local treats – open for lunch)
  • Starbucks Coffee House (open for breakfast and lunch)

What to Bring

What should I wear?
Comfortable clothing for meeting spaces and resort wear for activities. We recommend layers as the temperatures can vary in the meeting space. Many guests have blankets or jackets for their comfort inside. You’ll also want to have clothing for yoga and additional excursions on hand if you so desire.

Do I need to bring a yoga mat?
Towels are provided for yoga as well as a limited supply of yoga mats. We recommend bringing your own mat if you want to guarantee one at all classes.

Are pets allowed?
No pets are permitted at Chopra retreats.

About the Event

What time is event registration?
Registration for this retreat is Wednesday, June 2nd from 11:00am to 7:00pm and Thursday, June 3rd at 9:00 to 10:00am.

What is included in my ticket?

  • 5-night stay at Wailea Beach Resort
  • Program Tuition
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Daily yoga and meditation classes
  • Specially sourced swag bag
  • Access to the Chopra’s Primordial Sound Meditation Online Course

What event seating is available?
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and changes daily. Our Certified Teachers and Premier Access guests will have early access to the sanctuary. Premier Access guests will also have a reserved seating section throughout the event.

What is a typical day like?
To learn more about what a typical day would look like, view the schedule on the retreat page (near the bottom).

Traveler Information

What is the climate of the area?
With most of Maui at 69-87°F in June, you'll find it sunny and warm with constant trade winds to cool things down.

What are some highlights of the area?
Wailea Beach Resort features an incredible array of activities on the resort's meticulously landscaped 22 acres. For those who wish to explore, the island of Maui has frequently been voted one of the best islands in the world for good reason. Take a snorkeling cruise or scuba dive off the coast.

The hotel is situated near Wailea beach or Ulua beach for a day of swimming and surfing. Enjoy the best whale watching in Hawaii during whale season. Take the scenic road to Hana or experience the sunrise at the top of Haleakala at 10,000 ft. Go on a hike to a waterfall or view it all from above during a National Park helicopter tour. The opportunities are truly endless.

Grab lunch and go shopping at Wailea Gateway Center, a small shopping center that features popular grab-and-go and destination restaurants, or take a short five-minute walk to The Shops at Wailea, which features 70+ luxury shopping and dining options.

Enjoy cocktails and appetizers while sailing along Maui’s coastline during the Sunset Sail Dinner Cruise. Or if you want to fully submerge yourself in the spirit of Hawaii, join in a Hawaiian Luau, where you can share in the stories of the people of Maui and the Pacific through song and dance.