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JULY 4TH - 8TH, 2024

Dive into the magical waters of Mexico on our first annual Wands and Wishes team building retreat! This four day retreat will have you feeling empowered, relaxed, inspired and connected with both yourself and fellow ww mermaids. Enjoy a stunning host property in Akumal, Mexico right next to the ocean with incredible views and location. Our schedule is filled with diving, mermaiding, training, photoshoots and fun to have you feeling like the best version of you. 


Enjoy 5 days and 4 nights in a beautiful shared villa with the Wands and Wishes team! Each day is filled with underwater photoshoots, movement and breath workshops, freediving, scuba performance building, mermaiding and lots of community time. This retreat is all inclusive which means we take care of your accommodations, daily schedule and majority of meals so that you don't have to worry about a thing! The retreat is a full bodied experience that allows you to grow and transform in ways you never thought possible while connecting with other like minded individuals. The energy of the group coupled with our highly experienced team of professionals creates a safe and welcoming environment that you are sure to enjoy. You will also have the opportunity to create stunning content in the three cenotes we will be visiting so you can boost your portfolio and social media. 



-Healthy home cooked meals, cocktails, snacks. 

-4 nights stay in a beautiful villa with pool

-Acro yoga, breath work and movement workshops

-Visit three different cenotes

-Mermaid content and fun dives

-Freedive training and workshops

-Mermaid scuba performance workshop in a cenote

-Team building workshops

-Turtle conservation volunteer opportunity

-One professional underwater mini photoshoot

-Vlog of the retreat

Whats not included: airfare, transportation, meals out, cenote entrance fees


Full professional underwater photoshoot $350

Mermaid instructor certification $1200

(will need to extend trip to attend this)

Cost: $1450 per person - $550 for partners attending with you

Location: Akumal, Mexico

Dates: Thursday July 4th to Monday July 8th 2024

Check in time: 3:00 PM EST July 4th

Check out time: 9:00 AM EST July 8th


We will be staying in a stunning luxurious villa in Akumal! This property is surrounded by jungle and on the shores of the Yalku Lagoon which is a unique and natural aquarium. The villa is equipped with a roof top lounge, jacuzzi, garden, pool, workout jungle gym and its very own in ground cenote. 

This luxury experience is in an incredible area with cute beach walks, great restaurants and super close to the cenotes we will be visiting! Walk down to the lagoon for a snorkel, create content in the private cenote or lounge by the pool in nature.

The home has beautiful natural light and every corner is just as instagrammable as the last! Think mermaid bath tub shoots and the biggest adult sleepover ever!!


Gain further experience underwater

Explore the beautiful cenotes of Mexico

Greater confidence in yourself and your practice

Connect with other ww performers

Escape to a tropical oasis to relax and regenerate 

Underwater training both on scuba and freediving

Wands and Wishes team building



Mermaid tail and top 

Monofin with good propulsion 

Low volume mask and J snorkel

Eco friendly sunscreen and sun protection clothing

Reusable water bottle

Athletic, dressy and flowy comfy clothing

Workout and beach wear

Cash to change currency for cenotes

Any camera gear you have for content 

Headphones and sleep mask


One professional underwater mini session is included in your retreat. Should you want a full session, we have organized a couple options with photographers of different styles and price points! If you would like to book a pro shoot with either photographer please email to get booked in! 

Please note you can also create your own content at any time! There will be many hands to help you get great shots if you don't want to book a full pro photoshoots with a photographer! 

Brandee Anthony Media $350 - 5 fully edited images

Cenote Portraits $350 - 5 fully edited images