GoKo is delighted to welcome you in this short yoga break on the gorgeous Costa Blanca, Spain. If you are looking for a few days away to practice yoga in a beautiful seaside location, then this is the place for you!
Imagine practicing yoga on the roof terrace with stunning views of the mountains, natural park and with the sea glistening in the distance. There is also a wonderful relaxing indoor studio. From daily yoga classes, to magnificent guided walks, yoga nidra and morning meditation sessions, you will soon feel refreshed.
Here, the health benefits of yoga are combined with healthy plant-based food. Included in the price are all meals, accommodation and activities.
This retreat offers spacious en-suite apartments, decorated in a light traditional Spanish style, with white-washed walls, throws and bright scatter cushions.
Every apartment includes a seating area, (with large sofas and armchairs), plus a television and a DVD player.
There are blackout curtains at the windows to help you get a good night’s sleep. For convenience, all apartments also have a basic kitchen containing kettle and tea-making facilities and a fridge. We also supply a hair drier, safe, iron with ironing board, and clothes drier in every apartment.
Your multi-shared apartments all have a small outside terrace area, and all have free access to Wi-Fi internet. Rooms are cleaned daily with towels changed regularly or at request. All apartments and communal areas include central heating for the winter months and air-conditioning for the hot summer months. Fans are also provided.
The retreat is set in lovely Spanish grounds, with mature plants, including bougainvillea, palm trees and jasmine. There are a wide range of facilities at the retreat including:
This Retreats is a health and wellbeing centre located in the quiet seaside town of Albir, north from Alicante on the Costa Blanca, Spain. This retreat offers a holistic approach to health and wellbeing and activities include yoga, life makeover workshops, meditation, rebounding and more, combined with tasty nutritious plant-based food and juices. You can experience our whole programme of activities during your stay.
Start your refreshing yoga retreat with a morning meditation and then your first yoga class of the day outside on the terrace with views of the sea and mountains. Enjoy a healthy breakfast before joining in a workshop, taking a walk or maybe relaxing on your sunbed with a good book. After a siesta you can choose to enjoy a second yoga class of the day, workshop or learn how to make the food that we serve. All activities are optional so you can do as much or as little as you want. Find the inner peace and leave feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and more like you.
Yoga is a core part of this program, and the retreat cater for beginners and people with an intermediate level of practice. Studies have proven yoga to be one of the best ways to reduce stress, lower blood pressure and relieve symptoms such as insomnia, depression and anxiety. Yoga also helps to improve overall fitness, strength, and flexibility.
Yoga classes are either 90 minutes or 60 minutes depending upon the day. There is one all-levels class each day (suitable for beginners and intermediate practitioners) and at least five intermediate classes during the week. Classes are open to everyone; however, the intermediate classes are stronger and more challenging.
Most of the yoga classes are Hatha based, although the course does offer a range of different yoga styles, including Yin, Restorative, Kundalini and Hatha flow. There are four or five yoga teachers each week, so you can experience different styles and teachers almost every day. If you are new to yoga, this is your opportunity to try something new! The common theme underlying yoga during this retreat is to help you to get back in touch with the inner you, to find balance, strength, flexibility and inner peace.
Each day there are other classes that you can take part in, like yoga-lattes (a combination of yoga and palates), legs, bums and tums.
Located by the sea and close to a natural park and woodland, makes the surrounding area a great one to explore, enjoy the scenery, sea and fresh air. During your stay, we encourage all guests to join with the daily guided walks, which gives you some of the very best views on the Costa Blanca. Various routes can be followed depending upon your desired level of activity.
The retreat offers a full programme of activities that run every day of the week, starting at 7.15am and finishing between 8.30pm or 9pm (depending upon the activity). You are welcome to partake in as much or as little of the activities as you wish.
Sample daily schedule:
07.15: Morning meditation
08.00: 90-minute morning walk
09.30: Morning Juice or breakfast
10.30: 90-minute yoga class
12.15: 30-minute exercise class
13.30: Siesta/relaxation time
15.00: 90-minute class. (It can be one of: Yoga, workshop, other activity class, cooking demo or juice demo)
16.30: Afternoon juice.
17.00: 60-minute class. (It will be workshop, exercise class e.g. yogalates, Yoga, creativity or other class)
18.30: Dinner: Evening juice or healthy meal
19.30: Evening activity, (One of: Yoga nidra, guided visualisation, mindfulness workshop, life makeover workshop)
Note. The start time of the yoga classes varies depending upon the day. This schedule is shown for indicative purposes, as classes can vary. You will be given a weekly programme of activities when you arrive at the retreat.