Total of people that favorited this listing
Following the success of our first ever Yoga Holiday in France in 2016, the BE Yoga Retreats family now invite you to join us in Tarifa, South of Spain for a wonderful week of Sun, Sea, Yoga and of course our delicious home cooked food. Our venue is a luxurious villa, complete with indoor and outdoor pool, located just 5 minutes walk from the beach. It sits in a stunning elevated position in the La Pena area of Tarifa, nestled between mountain and sea with a panoramic vista over miles of sandy beaches. The Villa faces the Straits of Gibraltar, looking out east across to Morocco's Rif Mountains and west to the Port of Tangiers. Tarifa is a uniquely cosmopolitan town, historically and geographically significant as Mainland Europe's southern most point, where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic. At BE Yoga Retreats, we offer you the perfect recipe for relaxation. With our wealth of experience running Yoga Retreats in the UK and abroad, we pride ourselves on excellent hosting and planning so let us take the stress out of holiday organisation. Book your flights and we’ll do the rest!
The maximum participants in the group is 12.
All of the bedrooms are luxury twin rooms (doubles available on request). Some rooms are en-suite and some with shared bathrooms and you can specify this on booking. Each guest is provided with a bathroom set including 2 towels, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel. Hairdryers are also available. We will also provide sun cream and after sun. Air-conditioning and Wi-Fi is also available throughout the property.
Spanish inspired meals will be freshly cooked three times a day, as well as a glass of vino or two with dinner! Yoga classes will be led by Elise twice daily in the morning and evening, to energize you for the day ahead and wind down for a relaxing evening. The rest of the day is yours to do as you choose, whether that’s enjoying a massage or indulgent treatment with Elise, chilling out by the pool, strolling down to the beach or exploring the surrounding countryside.
A trip to the Local town in Tarifa to enjoy the market is included in your holiday package.
Originally from Devon, Elise is a qualified teacher of yoga and dance and holds the UK's highest qualification in sports and remedial massage. Elise has been practicing yoga for over ten years and since becoming a group fitness instructor in 2006, she has coordinated and taught fitness programs in health clubs and resorts across the UK and Europe. A patient and enthusiastic teacher, Elise is deeply fascinated by the many physical and psychological benefits of yoga and is keen to share her knowledge and experience.
Our venue is a luxurious villa, complete with indoor pool and outdoor infinity pool, located just 5 minutes walk from the beach. It sits in a stunning elevated position in the La Pena area of Tarifa, nestled between mountain and sea, with a panoramic vista over miles of sandy beaches. The Villa faces the Straits of Gibraltar, looking out east across to Morocco's Rif Mountains and west to the Port of Tangiers. Tarifa is a uniquely cosmopolitan town, historically and geographically significant as Mainland Europe's southern most point, where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic.
|Activities ||General |
As a small family run business, we lovingly prepare fresh home-cooked meals for you 3 times per day, and on this holiday the menu will be Spanish inspired cuisine, a mixture of vegetarian, seafood and non-vegetarian however we are happy to provide alternatives for any dietary requirements you may have.
Wine/ drinks are included.
There’s a whole host of things to do in Tarifa, from adventure sports such as Windsurfing, Kite Surfing, Stand Up Paddle (SUP), Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Horse Riding, Kayaking and Canyoning and more gentle hiking along rugged sandy beaches, gentle mountains or beach side promenades.
You can also join the day trips to Tangiers, Morroco - Baelo Claudia Roman ruins and museum, Bolonia - Tuna Canning Museum, Tarifa - Whale Watching - Flamenco - interesting variety of independent shops. Extra charges will apply.
There are 3 great beach-side cafés and restaurants within walking distance where you can spend time to chill and relax.
You can spend your free time as you wish. You can explore the local area, or relax at the house. Sunbathing, swimming, heading to the nearby beach the choice is yours. This is also a good time to book a massage/ indulge in a wonderful body scrub or facial treatment, or take a one to one Yoga class with Elise.
Optional evening activities will also be provided, for example a quiz/ some fun games, or if you prefer, there a plenty of other areas to relax or socialize during this time. One evening we will head together into Tarifa to see some Flamenco at a local Tapas bar. At the Villa there is also a games room with Pool table, and table football.
As with all Be Yoga Retreats, you are offered a complimentary Indian head massage on your first day to help you settle in. Additional massage is available at an extra cost.
Elise practices soft tissue and remedial massage therapy, which means that she can help you with injuries or long standing aches and pains as well as offering a deeply relaxing massage treatment.
This cellulite reducing, skin-detoxifying treatment will leave you with beautifully soft and glowing skin. We begin with dry skin brushing to open the pores, before applying a coffee sugar scrub all over the body. After showering and rinsing off the excess product, a luxurious cocoa butter and coconut oil moisturizing cream is massaged into the skin. Tapotement techniques are used to stimulate and invigorate.
This indulgent treatment is an 8step process using natural homemade products and including facial massage, steam, cleansing, nourishing face mask and moisturizing. You can choose from either relaxing tropical or deep cleanse.
A soothing treatment using long flowing strokes to lull you into a state of deep relaxation. The Deep tissue massage uses firmer, slower pressure and stretching techniques to release tension from tight muscles.
There are three options for this massage:
This is a seated massage, ideal if you just want a quick relaxing treat. The treatment includes:
The nearest airport is Gibraltar (40 mins drive away) you can fly there from Heathrow with BA,or from Gatwick with Easy Jet, BA, Monarch or, Norwegian Airlines. Ryanair also fly to Gatwick from Bournemouth. If several people are arriving to Gibraltar we can help to arrange a group transfer (at a small additional cost). Alternatively you can fly to Malaga (1hr,45m transfer time) with BA from Heathrow or with Easyjet from Gatwick or Monarch from Luton, Manchester and Birmingham. You can also fly to or Seville (1hr,45m) with Easyjet or Ryanair from Gatwick or Stansted.