The best advice when packing for a retreat is to pack as light as possible.

The following list is divided into two categories: In the Water and Out of the Water. Feel free to add whatever you need!

Out of the Water

  • airline tickets
  • cash (crisp, new bills)
  • comb or brush (optional)
  • credit cards
  • deodorant (optional)
  • ding repair kit / sun cure
  • driver’s license
  • electricity adaptor (optional)
  • energy snacks (optional)
  • eyeglasses
  • laptop computer (optional)
  • zip drive (for photos)
  • long sleeve t-shirt
  • malaria medication (optional)
  • moisturizer (optional)
  • mosquito repellant with dht
  • multi-board travel bag
  • nail clippers (optional)
  • pain medicine (optional)
  • pants (1)
  • passport
  • prescription medicine
  • sandals
  • shampoo
  • shaving kit
  • shoes (1)
  • shorts (3)
  • soap
  • socks (3)
  • sunglasses
  • surf towel (1)
  • t-shirts (3-4)
  • toothbrush/toothpaste
  • travel backpack
  • visa (if necessary)
  • yoga mat

In the Water

  • boardshorts (3)
  • fin keys (3)
  • fin sets (4)
  • helmet (optional)
  • leashes (5)
  • leash teathers
  • rash guard (long or short)
  • reef booties (optional)
  • snorkeling gear
  • surfboard(s)
  • surf hat (optional)
  • sunblock
  • tropical surf wax
  • wax comb