New Year Meditation and Yoga Retreat Spain

Join Armonia Alpujarra on this unique opportunity to enjoy a New Year yoga break in the spectacular, unspoiled beauty of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Expand and stretch each morning with yoga. Still your mind with evening meditation and enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep. Feel the joy of life pulsating in your veins and let go of all worries and stresses from the past year. You will be in the heart of nature, where you can relax and take the time to reflect.

Retreat highlights

  • Daily morning yoga classes
  • Evening meditation to aid a peaceful night’s sleep
  • Soul enriching activities including nature walk, qi gong, or expressive dance
  • Free time for relaxation and reflection in harmonious surroundings
  • All daily vegetarian meals
  • 5 nights accommodation

Yoga styles


6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Spanish, English

Airport transfer available:
Federico Garcia Lorca Airport (US$71 per person)

Airport transfer available:
Málaga Airport (US$106 per person)

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Accommodation

The accommodation can be arranged at either Casa Iris or one of the yurts in Armonia Alpujarra.

Casa Iris

Casa Iris is surrounded by ancient olive trees, wild nature, and spectacular views of the high sierras. This 70-square meter house comprises of two bedrooms (one with a double bed and one with twin single beds), two bathrooms, and a beautiful terrace where guests can enjoy the beautiful surroundings. It also has a kitchen, living room, Wi-Fi, a small television, and a DVD player.

In addition, guests have full use of the outdoor swimming pool. Casa Iris is an eco-friendly property that uses solar energy for hot water and electricity.

Yurts

Surrounded by olive orchards sloping up towards the majestic mountains with spectacular views, guests are close to nature without sacrificing comforts. The yurts are eco-friendly, self-contained, fully furnished, and equipped with all modern facilities. Yurts have a different energy from more conventional living spaces and their rounded shape and pointed tops create a sense of spaciousness and tranquility. Guests can stargaze at night and enjoy the natural light during the day.

Armonia Alpujarra Spain Yoga Retreat Program

This retreat is the place where you can breathe in the beauty of nature, fresh mountain air, and feel the joy of being alive in every moment. This is the place where you can revitalize your body, mind, and soul with transformative yoga and healing therapies. Set within the stunning Sierra Nevada Mountains in Andalusia, Spain, Armonia Alpujarra healing retreat center offers yoga holidays, personalized retreats, and an abundance of organic goodness.

Armonia Alpujarra is facilitated with love, by two highly qualified yoga teachers and healers, Ziza Fernandes Sagy and Yair Sagy. Both, Ziza and Yair, have more than twenty years of experience within their unique therapies. In this retreat, you will have the opportunity to enjoy their healing therapy treatments.

Instructors

Yair Sagy
After serving in the Israeli army for four years, Yair felt a deep need to change, like an inner voice that was whispering "that is not it, you need to continue and explore, your destiny is calling". That voice was so strong that he could not ignore it. So, he packed up and embarked on a spiritual quest which led him to India where he discovered yoga, meditation, and a deep urge to unite with the divine. As the magic continued to evolve, Yair was guided in a way that allowed him, through teaching yoga, Qigong, and the practice of acupuncture, to help others to heal and transform.
Ziza Fernandes Sagy
After finishing her army service and a degree in art, Ziza moved to Los Angeles. Whilst living there, she was invited by a friend to model in a foot reading and reflexology class. She was amazed by the depth and amount of information the students managed to gather from her feet, as well as the deep physical and emotional experience when she was treated. That experience had a profound effect which helped her understand herself in a new way. For the first time, Ziza understood there is a connection between body, mind, and emotions, and so she decided to become a therapist herself.

Retreat location

Nestled in the foothills of the Spanish Sierra Nevada mountains, Armonia Alpujarra is a truly special place. The healing retreat center is surrounded by the pristine unspoiled beauty of rolling hills, high mountains, and ancient olive and almond groves.

Nearby places

  • Granada Airport - 1 hour
  • Malaga Airport - 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Granada - 45 minutes
  • Lanjaron - 5 minutes
  • Orgiva - 15 minutes
  • Sierra Nevada Ski Resort - 1 hour 30 minutes

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Food

During the retreat, you will be offered three specially prepared, healthy vegetarian meals daily.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

During your free time, you can also enjoy these activities:

  • Enjoy therapy treatments
  • Explore the peaceful surroundings
  • Horse riding or trekking (can be pre-booked nearby)
  • Nature walks or go hiking
  • Rock or mountain climbing (can be pre-booked nearby)
  • Skiing in ‘Sierra Nevada’ (only winter months)
  • Take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool
  • Unwind in the peaceful environment
  • Visit the local tourist sites such as Alhambra Palace Granada or the spa town of Lanjaron

Spa treatments

Yair and Ziza at Armonia Alpujarra Healing Retreat Centre now offer an amazing new healing treatment, available on all the retreats listed with book yoga retreats: Arvigo® Abdominal Massage Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy (1st session 2 hours: 90 EUR and 2nd session 1.5 hours: 70 EUR)

Spa treatments

  • Foot reading (70 EUR for one and a half hours)
  • Holistic facial massage (50 EUR for one hour)
  • Holistic reflexology (50 EUR for one hour)
  • Mind and body acupuncture and chakra balancing (70 EUR for one and a half hours)
  • Arvigo® Abdominal Massage Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy (1st session 2 hours: 90 EUR and 2nd session 1.5 hours: 70 EUR)
  • Massage (50 EUR for one hour)
  • Shiatsu (50 EUR for one hour)
  • Tibetan Bowls Massage (50 EUR for one hour)

What's included

  • 1 soul enriching activity each afternoon
  • 1 yoga class daily
  • 3 healthy vegetarian meals daily
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Evening meditation sessions

What's not included

  • Airport transfers
  • Any pre-booked outdoor activities
  • Extra therapy treatments

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Federico Garcia Lorca Airport (GRX) or Malaga Airport (AGP). Transfer from and to these airports are available upon request. It costs 90 EUR from Malaga Airport (AGP) and 60 EUR from Federico Garcia Lorca Airport (GRX).

Arrival by bus

You can take a bus from Malaga Airport (AGP) directly to Lanjaron.

Airport: Federico Garcia Lorca Airport Airport transfer available: Federico Garcia Lorca Airport (US$71 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Málaga Airport Airport transfer available: Málaga Airport (US$106 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 30 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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Availability

Arrival: Saturday December 29, 2018
Departure: Thursday January 3, 2019

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