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Yoga & Meditation Retreat in the beautiful mountains Stays

Carrer Raval, 34, 03787 Benissivà, Alicante, Spain

A special home from home: Lovely, comfortable accommodation; wonderful yoga and meditation classes & workshops; delicious, freshly prepared, organic plant-based food; and a retreat team of genuinely friendly people await you!

Our retreats run from Sunday to Friday and are suitable for all ages and levels of yoga experience (including beginners).
We can accommodate up to 15 guests.

On every retreat there are beautiful guided hikes and fun, informative workshops for you to join if you want to.
There is also the option to have some private yoga tuition during your stay.

All of our rooms have ensuite bathrooms, central heating & aircon, lovely views and several of the rooms also have balconies.
In all we have twin (2 single beds) and couples (1 double bed) rooms that can also be reserved for single occupancy.  We also have one cosy single occupancy room with a double bed, ensuite bathroom and it’s own balcony.
Twin rooms can be booked by friends, family, or by solo travellers to share with another solo traveller (of the same gender).

Set in beautiful orange & olive groves, we have breathtaking views of the eight most amazing mountains in the whole of Valencia.  We are also a short taxi ride away from the lovely and secluded beach of Oliva.
You will be completely rested in nature and we want you to have a most peaceful and enjoyable time with us.

Features


Diet 100% Vegan
Year established2016
Property typeRetreat center
Bed type 1 Double bed1 King bed2 Single beds
Place facilitiesHangersAllergy friendlyBed linensExtra blanketsExtra pillowsHammockOutdoor furnitureBackyardBalconyClothes hanging linePatioPeace and QuietTerrace
PrivacyPrivate bathroomShared kitchenShared refrigerator
SecurityFire extinguisherFirst aid kitLights outsideRoom lockSafeboxSmoke detector
LanguagesEnglish

Food & Kitchen

About the food

Three delicious and healthy, organic, plant-based meals a day are prepared lovingly by our top chefs, using organic whole-foods and organic local produce.
Spring water, organic fair-trade coffee and a selection of organic teas & infusions, fruits and snacks are available to you throughout your stay.
Special diets are also catered for.

All your meals are freshly produced, using organic ingredients:
Seasonal fruits and vegetables are supplied by our local organic farmer - Joan, who delivers to us twice weekly and the wholefoods (grains and pulses) you enjoy come from organic cooperatives in the Valencia province.

At breakfast we serve bread that has been stone-baked especially for you by a local baker - Carmen, using organic flours that have been milled from original (non-modified) forms of wheat (such as Kamult and Spelt) and are proven by natural (sourdough) yeasts.

The extra virgin olive oil we have comes from our own olives and from another local organic farmer – Marino.

For more information and photos, visit our website:
http://www.retreats-yoga/your-food

About the kitchen

There is a communal guest kitchen (equipped with stove, fridge, coffee machine & kettles) for preparing snacks between mealtimes and classes, and there are areas for sitting and for dinning – both inside and outside.

Kitchen availability Available at all times
Kitchen facilities Coffee makerCooking basicsKettleRefrigeratorStoveToaster
Meals 100% OrganicDessertBeveragesBreakfastDinnerFresh fruits and vegetablesGlutten-free optionsLactose-free optionsLocally grown produceLunchVegan options

Activities

About the activities

All activities are optional. It is Your retreat: You choose what to participate in.

Each morning & evening there are 2 yoga classes - one Hatha and one Vinyasa - so class sizes are small and we can give you each direct attention.

If you have something you would particularly like to focus on, you may request a private tuition session with one of our wonderful yoga teachers.

We offer you the use of all the yoga equipment: Mats, straps, blocks & cushions, all of which are made from responsibly sourced materials and where possible produced organically (eg organic cotton).

There is a guided meditation each morning and evening.

The Valle de La Gallinera is one of the most beautiful locations in Europe: The mountains and the valley here bring their own peace and inspiration and you will really enjoy the presence of them.

We offer guided hikes for those who would like to explore the natural beauty that surrounds the retreat centre and we can show you paths for further walks you may enjoy on your own or with fellow guests.

The swimming pool is solar heated and available for your use all year round (for the brave in winter!).

We have extensive gardens where you can find a secluded spot for meditation and enjoy the beautiful views from the comfort of a chair or hammock.

Our library has many interesting books on yoga, meditation, self-help and spirituality, which you are welcome to delve in to while you are with us.

Activities ClassHealingMassageMeditationReadingStargazingSwimmingWalkWorkshopYoga
Activities facilities Games (Indoor)Yoga mats

Rules & Policies

Cancelation policy

If you are unable to come on the retreat or course that you have booked, please notify us at least a month before you are due to arrive and we can either:

1.  Refund your deposit payment minus a 50€ administration fee.

or

2.  Allocate your deposit to another retreat or course date that you specify at the time of your cancellation.

If you cancel or postpone your retreat or course within a month of your arrival date, your deposit payment will be kept by us to cover administration and contribute towards the costs for filling your place.   The deposit payment will be due on any subsequent booking that you make.

Rules

We have a no alcohol, no smoking, no drugs policy at the retreat centre.

Minimum guests 1
Maximum guests 15

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Hosted by Yoga Sutra Shala

Yoga Sutra Shala

Having travelled the world learning from many great teachers, Namit and his wife Maru realised that they wanted to create a yoga retreat that was a home from home: A place of solace where people could come and enjoy learning all about yoga - the postures, breathing exercises, meditation and healthy diet - in the beauty of nature: Yoga Sutra Shala.

The YSS family is a loving & friendly team of professionals:
Namit is the Lead Yoga Teacher assisted by an evolving group of international yoga teachers. The Head Chef Fernanda is assisted by wonderful travelling chefs.
In Administration we have Charlotte, Kathi & Petra.
In housekeeping Rosa, Leydi and Tere.

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