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Combine nature, walking, and yoga in the beautiful Atlas Mountain. Decompress at the castle and enjoy delicious meals. Connect with the breathtaking scenery around you. Along with scheduled, but always optional activities, enjoy free time. Afternoons are yours to relax and take in breathtaking mountain views. The time is yours to do as much or as little as you like.
During this retreat you will stay in private or shared accommodations. The castle is comfortable and spacious, with a rustic feel, befitting Morocco. Rooms are all en-suite. The rooms are lovingly designed with traditional Moroccan materials, such as cedar and eucalyptus wood, red sandstone, hand-made clay tiles,and locally-made furniture with Berber motifs. Rooms also boast under-floor heating and air conditioning. All rooms have private terraces and mountain views. The castle boasts a large swimming pool and sits upon five hectares of beautiful gardens with olive, almond, fig, and pomegranate trees.
Nestled in the Atlas Mountains, in a charming castle outside of Marrakesh, combine nature and yoga in marvelous Morocco. Enjoy a relaxing week of yoga, walking, and hiking structured to allow you to do as little or as much as you like. Wonderful meals will be provided for you, as well as, planned excursions and walking tours. All activities are optional for you convenience. Along with twice daily yoga and a walk, you will have ample free time. Afternoons are left open for you to read, sunbathe, rest or simply lounge by the outdoor swimming pool, with its breathtaking mountain views. A 2.5 hour walking tour to Marrakesh and to visit the beautiful Majorelle Gardens is also included.
The price of this retreat includes the following activities:
The trip includes four mountain walks, straight from the door of the castle, led by a guide who, as a local, is very familiar with the landscape and terrain. The walks will be different each day and are classified as easy to moderate, and suitable for anyone who is reasonably active.
The group will go into Marrakesh for a 2.5 hour walking tour and visit the beautiful Majorelle Gardens. On this day, the morning and lunch schedule will remain the same. Everyone will make their way into Marrakesh, a thirty minute drive via car, and there all will enjoy a guided tour of the historical aspects of this evocative city. Dinner will be in a recommended Marrakesh restaurant at approximately 7:30 p.m. or 8:00 p.m. This meal is not included in the cost of this holiday yoga retreat.
The retreat will take place in a wonderful castle nestled in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. A short 30 minute drive from Marrakesh, this recently-built castle is modeled in the style of an ancient Berber castle. It sits on a hill-top, with panoramic mountain views. The castle and swimming pool are surrounded by five hectares of beautiful gardens. Trees include olives, almonds, figs and pomegranates.
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The food served at the castle is grown organically in the gardens, whenever possible. You will receive a delicious daily breakfast, lunch and dinner. The dinner in Marrakesh at a local restaurant is not included in the package price.
You may fly into Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK). Group transfers can be arranged for 15 EUR per person, one way.