Joi Photo Dream Shoot Retreat | Jan 2020

Let’s run away together! My next excursion to Sayulita, Mexico is for laid-back, travel experienced ladies who love photos, adventure and love to connect with other women! This amazing retreat experience retreat is planned for Jan 22 to 29th, 2020 and there is room for just SIX attendees.  Together we’ll stay in our own Mexican vacation home, complete with a kitchen, pool and a quick trek to the beach!

I’ve been to Sayulita a number of times and it’s the cutest little surf town with amazing beaches, shops, restaurants and the most beautiful sunsets! There’s lots to do around the area: shop till you drop, surfing, paddle boarding, relax on the beach, volunteer at the animal shelter, whale watching, secret islands, swimming, dancing, and more!

What makes this a bucket list must? Not only is the location and atmosphere astonishing, but you get to hang out in this paradise with like-minded women, having a blast and a photoshoot all for you! Each gal’s shoot will have five stylized looks based on what she considers her fantasy shoot! That being said I recommend:  one glamorous look – a flowy or sparkly dress or something out of the ordinary; one casual look, something we can hit the town in for a walk-about shoot; one swimsuit look for the beach or pool; a lingerie look, for the beach, pool or house; and one totally out there look — birthday suit counts!

The best things in life are shared! This retreat is the perfect girls-getaway for besties! We do lots of fun things together as a group but there’s also down time to shop, hit the beach or lounge by the pool. If you choose to come solo, don’t worry — it’s a very inclusive and judgement free environment!

Who’s this retreat for? Well one– you really have to like photos! Two– you should be an adventure lover! Many of the -best- locations are off the beaten path, meaning hiking, bugs and a bit of sweat (WORTH IT)! Three– this get away is best for ladies with a positive attitude and an open mind! The ultimate goal is for everyone to have the time of their lives and come away with amazing memories and new friends!


ITINERARY (subject to change)

JAN 22

Check in: 4:30pm
Draw for rooms & get settled in
Welcome Dinner: 7:30pm





JAN 23

Town tour 9:30am-11am
Lunch at the beach 12:00

Dream Shoot Day One





JAN 24

Dream Shoot Day Two






JAN 25

Dream Shoot Day Three







JAN 26

Optional Waterfall Shoots 
Full day excursion

Morning Yoga with a lovely local gal!




JAN 27

Group Excursion Day:
-Catamaran tour: includes breakfast, lunch, possible whale watching,
snorkling &/or paddle boarding, open bar and a very cool destination

Finish any looks that were missed




JAN 28

Group Beach Day!
Surfing, boogie boarding or resting in the sand.






JAN 29th

Breakfast together 
Check out: 11am 







» Shared accommodations from Jan 22-29th 2020 in a gorgeous Mexican vacation home.
» Airport shuttle/taxi to and from Sayulita*
» Some meals included: Welcome dinner, groceries for self-serve meals
» Hair and Make-up for your shoots
» Five stylized photoshoot looks
» 10×10 Blush Book, custom layout with your top 80 images ($1900 value!!)
» Digital negatives on USB of your top 80 images
$3150 CAD plus applicable taxes (if paid in full)
$3350 plus tax with payment plan 


Deadline to reserve your spot: September 30th 2019
Excursion dates: Check in: Jan 22 2020; Check out: Jan 29th 2020
Attendee requirements: must be 21+, valid passport, willing to sign a model release and waiver as well as personal travel insurance.
*Airport shuttle will be arranged for Jan 22nd, if you arrive sooner/later you will be responsible for your transportation to the house.
Each attendee is responsible for their own flights, baggage, food, wardrobe, rentals (ex: golf carts, boogie boards etc.) and entertainment expenses.