Water Activities

Miraval is much like water: life-giving, thirst-quenching, and wholly refreshing.

Immerse yourself in water adventures including paddle boarding, canoeing, or kayaking on the sparkling waters of Laurel Lake.

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CARDIO KAYAKING

Join Programs Director Luke Bloom for a vigorous paddle around some of the best high alpine lakes of the Berkshires. This class will move at a fast pace and is an amazing core and upper body experience. A mindful floating meditation marks the halfway point as we focus our energy on the smooth, graceful trip back to Miraval. 105 MIN | $75

Complimentary

THE FUNDAMENTALS OF KAYAKING

Learn about the parts of a kayak and paddle and how to efficiently use the two together. An introduction to basic kayak strokes and boat movement allows you to enjoy your connection to the water and the beautiful Berkshire scenery. A slow, steady pace with lots of breaks offers plenty of time for personal instruction and discovery. 105 MIN

BERKSHIRE KAYAKING

Designed for guests who have some paddling experience, this activity begins with a review of the basics of kayaking. Learn advanced kayak strokes and better boat movement skills. Expect a moderate pace as we focus on stroke improvement and developing a connection with the water to move your boat with graceful effectiveness. 105 MIN | $75

MIRAVAL FULL MOON KAYAKING

Join our guides as we explore beautiful Laurel lake by the light of the full moon. Paddling at night offers a unique perspective and a rare experience. A full moon floating meditation will mark the mid-point of the trip as we connect with the spiritual elements that transcend our human world. Reflect around a fire at the beach front before returning to the tranquility of your room. 120 MIN | 12 person max | $125

Complimentary

THE FUNDAMENTALS OF STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING

Learn how to paddle while standing up. Join us for this introduction to basic paddleboard strokes and board movement as you deepen your connection to the serene waters of the high-alpine lakes of Berkshire county. 105 MIN

BERKSHIRE STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING

Designed for guests that have some paddle boarding experience, this activity reviews the parts of board and paddle and how to use them together. Learn advanced strokes to improve board movement and enhance your connection to the water by incorporating mindful breathing techniques. This deliberate approach to paddling takes you on a fluid trip around the premier, high-alpine lakes of the Berkshires. 105 MIN | $75

MIRAVAL FULL MOON PADDLE BOARDING

Join our guides as we explore beautiful Laurel lake by the light of the full moon. Paddling at night offers a unique perspective and a rare experience. A full moon floating meditation will mark the mid-point of the trip as we connect with the spiritual elements that transcend our human world. Reflect around a fire at the beach front before returning to the tranquility of your room. 120 MIN | 12 person max | $125