Suryalila Retreat Centre, Andalusia, Spain
This stunningly beautiful retreat centre, in the heart of Andalusia, Spain, is perfect for a relaxing, nourishing, warm and friendly escape. Join one of the many retreats and holidays, or visit as an independent guest and enjoy world-class yoga, organic vegetarian buffets, saltwater pool and massages, set in magical surroundings with epic views.
You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to the yoga. Suryalila is home to the magnificent Om Dome plus two additional indoor yoga shalas, as well as a boutique, cafe, and meditation garden. Signature retreats include: ‘Hiking and Yoga’, ‘Adventure and Yoga’, ‘Yoga, Nature and White Villages’, ‘Spring Happiness Boosting’, ‘Winter Wellness’, ‘Summer Sanctuary’ and ‘Relax and Restore’. You’ll also find three-week 200hr teacher training intensives and advanced modules with Frog Lotus Yoga, led by the centre’s director and senior yoga instructor, Vidya Heisel.
The centre is ideally located, close to lots of cultural attractions, such as the beautiful cities of Seville, Ronda, and Jerez, as well as breathtaking natural parks, mountains, wild rivers, and lakes. Suryalila is also home to the flagship Danyadara project, a nonprofit permaculture initiative aimed at regenerating and reforestation of the surrounding land.
Suitable for: Suryalila offers many, varied yoga styles with world class Instructors, suitable for beginners to advanced practitioners of all ages.
When: Open all year round, hosting ongoing yoga retreats, holidays, teacher trainings and independent yoga hotel stays.
Accommodation: Various types of accommodation to suit all budgets, from deluxe double rooms with ensuite bathrooms to yurts and glamping tents.
How much: Accommodation with full board (three delicious organic vegetarian buffets per day) plus yoga classes from €75 per night.
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