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Whether you are suffering with stress, lost yourself in the muddle of life, recuperating from a broken heart, or just need to chill-out to recharge and work on your personal development, this retreat is for you. Altea Retreats will use a combination of techniques which will give you the ability and confidence to become the true you, to explore who you are, and what you want from your life. You will surely gain strength to confront the past and move forward.
During this retreat, you will be staying at a resort set in a quiet area and surrounded by nature, where you can wake up to the sounds of birds. The place is within walking distance of the mountains. A few minutes drive brings you to the village of Altea la Vella, where you can interact with the locals, do a little shopping, or take a coffee and watch the world go by.
The resort's intake of staying guest has purposefully been made small to retain a personal touch and intimate feel, with attention paid to the facilities to ensure a luxurious and spacious experience. With an out door pool, high-tech gym, dedicated meditation and yoga rooms, natural gardens, terraces, and restaurant, there is more than enough space to find a private spot.
The rooms of bungalow style accommodation have rear entrance and double doors to the front, with its own private patio with table and chairs opening out on to the gardens and woodland. Decorated in modern minimalist style, the rooms have plenty of windows providing guest with an abundant of natural light and terrific views over the gardens, bringing the outdoors in. Each room has a king size or twin beds with bedside tables, desk, chair, and international cable television.
Facilities in the room include central heating and air conditioning, so you are always comfortable. There is also fitted wardrobes with plenty of hanging space. All bedding and towels are available, while daily room cleaning, tea and coffee making facilities, Wi-Fi, and hair dryer is available from reception. Room service is available at an additional cost, as well as optional extras.
Each room has a wet - room rain shower with separate wash basin and separate toilet. There are also make-up mirror with overhead light and shaving point. Arrival extras such as fresh flowers, champagne on ice, high tea, fresh fruit basket, and toiletry basket are available as additional booking options.
During this retreat, aside from daily yoga classes and meditation sessions, you will also have two days of empowering workshops. The workshops are about mindset, law of attraction, manifestation, positive thinking and inner energy work, chakra cleansing and re-balancing, EFT (emotional freedom technique), and music therapy.
Claire used to work as registered nurse and dedicated her life to help others. She was then introduced to EFT and meditation which transformed her life completely. Claire went on to study both techniques and being blessed with an ascending master as her spirit guide, she is now on a path of self discovery and following the philosophy of 'teach what you most need to learn'.
Dionne started practicing yoga in 2012. With her love for interacting with people and wanting to bring more awareness to people about their bodies, Dionne undertook a yoga teacher training course. She studied at Aananda Yoga India Shala in Mysore with Yogacharya Bharath Shetty, and completed the IYT 250-hour teacher training program. Dionne practices Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, and Yin yoga, but teaches mostly Hatha yoga with a focus on alignment and breath.
This retreat will take place in the foothills of Serra de Bernia, just ten minutes from the coastal town of Altea, with its breath taking original Spanish charm and quiet sophistication. Altea is of one of the most elegant towns on the Costa Blanca.
This retreat gives you the best of both worlds - a sufficient distance from the hustle and bustle, so you can enjoy the aura of tranquility and peace this location oozes with its majestic landscapes.
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During this retreat, you will be served breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. The on-site Guanche Restaurant is run by chef Samuel. He started being noticed for his fine, award-winning cuisine in Gran Canaries. Afterwards, he moved to mainland Spain and has been been building his reputation within the retreat world for producing fine dining with a healthy twist. Altea Retreats now have the pleasure of him producing his magic in the resort permanently.
Samuel is so passionate about healthy, fresh produce. He selects and sources all his ingredients for their natural flavors and quality. You will not find any processed produce in this kitchen.
Another passion of Samuel is that he feels that everyone who dines at his restaurant should leave having had an experience with food, it is for this reason he ensures his menu's include an extensive selection of vegetarian and vegan choices. In case you have any allergies, food intolerance, or diet wishes, please let Altea Retreats know up front. Altea Retreats will adapt the program and menus to your preferences.
During your stay, you will have plenty of free time to relax. You can spend your free time at the pool, book a spa treatment, try sauna, visit local areas (car hire recommended), or just spend some personal time reading on your private terrace or in the bar's lounge. You also have a free use of the high-end gym
Please book your flight to arrive at Alicante - Elche Airport (ALC). Transfer from and to the airport is available upon request.