Tandava retreat center tepoztlan mexico

About Our Center

Tandava’s flagship retreat center is located in beautiful and sunny Tepoztlan, Mexico in the state of Morelos. We are just a 90-minute scenic ride south of Mexico City airport. The weather is extremely pleasant and we are surrounded by large, dramatic mountain scenery that lovingly cradles the lush valley.

You can relax on poolside sun loungers in the afternoons and soak in the hot jacuzzi, or have a steam in our sauna in the evenings. Our property is set up to have communal space, as well as private nooks to reflect in peace. We are happy to accommodate your dietary needs and our menu is generally healthy and vegetarian. However, meat and fish can be served at your request.

Your private room will be waiting with a king-size bed, fresh towels, flowers, and greenery. WIFI is available throughout the property, complimentary laundry is handled for you, and there will be staff at your service around the clock.

Your Journey

At a Tandava Retreat – you can expect to arrive at your custom-created multi-day retreat container that will promote lasting, positive change in your life. Our role is to offer a range of lenses through which you can experience this next step in your journey. In this world, there are many different paths through which one can find the stillness within, and your path is yours to choose. We are here to support you along the way.

You may find your journey is suited to the transcultural framework of Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey or that the indigenous/shamanic approach with experienced practitioners from indigenous lineages is for you. Or perhaps your container is grounded in the yogic experience. Whatever your journey looks like, Tandava Retreat’s practitioners and integration specialists have the background to support you – ranging from the classic mystery schools to western psychotherapy. We will ensure the right guides are on hand for your retreat experience.

You are invited to take the next step in your journey with us.

What are Tandava Retreats?

Tandava Retreats are professionally guided wellness retreats focusing on Bufo alvarius 5-MeO-DMT. These retreats allow you to explore the deepest realms of consciousness, shift patterns that are keeping you feeling stuck, and put you back in control of your life.

We are raising the bar for spiritual retreats and retreat centers with our focus on creating a cohesive, guided experience in a carefully calibrated, safe container. Our retreats were created to give participants the space to engage in deep introspective work while having the love and support of their practitioners and the group to handle whatever may arise during their time with us.

At our retreats, you will experience a combination of meditation, breathwork, yogic philosophy, western therapeutic practices, and safe work with 5-MeO-DMT. Tandava Retreats are only led by experienced practitioners and teachers who have dedicated years to mastering their craft and each retreat comes with an integration protocol, ensuring the retreat can have a lasting impact on your daily life, long after the 5-MeO-DMT has faded.


A Safe Container for You to Let Go of Control

We communicate before, during, and after your retreat to ensure the container you have for your entire experience is one where your boundaries are respected and you are safely held to take the next step on your individual journey.

Enhanced Satisfaction in Life 

A 2019 European study reported that after a single session of 5-MeO-DMT, participants showed a marked sustained enhancement in satisfaction with life, mindfulness-related capacities, and a decrement of psychopathological symptoms.

Sustained Aftercare and Integration

The critical part of a successful 5-MeO-DMT experience is taking what is learned and integrating it into your daily life. We ensure you have that ability through our ongoing integration protocol where you work with your integration specialist for several weeks to get the most out of your experience with us.

Experienced and Learned Guides

Every Tandava Guide has been on their own psychedelic journey, learning through both personal and academic experiences. They are trained to help create the right container for your experience and to keep you safe on your unique journey.

Ready to Join Us?

Tandava Retreats is for those who are ready to take the next step in their healing journey with the help of 5-MeO-DMT.

We will guide you through your entire journey with us including:

1. One-on-one intake to ensure your journey begins in the right way – with a personalized experience with an embodied guide

2. Creating a safe container at your retreat so you can feel held and able to be vulnerable

3. Aftercare and integration to help you take the learnings from your experience into your daily life

If you are interested in attending one of our retreats, please select your dates from the calendar below and make your deposit. Reserving your retreat will require a 25% deposit, which is fully refundable if it is established after our initial conversation that you are not suited for this retreat at this time.

If you are accepted into the retreat, your deposit payment will be applied to the cost of the retreat and we will begin the preparatory process to ensure you have the best possible experience in a safe, secure container for you.


If you have additional questions or would simply like to speak to the Tandava team, we encourage you to schedule a call.

It’s important to us that you feel sure that we are the right people to guide you through this next step so please message/call us and ask us your questions, share your concerns, and let us know about your experiences.

We take your well-being very seriously and want to know that we will create the safe, secure, loving container you need for your experience. Whether you message/call us or simply apply, we look forward to speaking with you before you hopefully join us for the next step of your journey away from suffering and into your higher self.