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Relish yourself in this retreat designed to meet your fitness needs. Enjoy power plate sessions and get your exercise session guided by a personal trainer. Recover from your intense exercise with a yoga session in a group. Get a nutri-coach consultation to guide you into a healthier lifestyle. Relax and soothe your tensioned muscles in a body massage that includes a body wrap session in a one-of-a-kind retreat you will ever experience.
From the moment you arrive, the retreat provides ample space to either relax in the rooms, courtyard or terraces or to simply soak up the sun by the outdoor pool. There is a sense of peace and serenity accompanied by the sound of water of the waterfalls and fountains of the retreats oriental gardens and surroundings.
The lobby is an informal space, complete with library and comfortable Balinese sofas and armchairs, looking out through the ceiling to floor windows to the panoramic view of the surrounding pine forests and mountains, offering a unique perspective of Andalucia. It's the perfect place for guests to relax and enjoy a healthy juice or herbal tea.
The 14 bedrooms at Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat consist of 12 premium rooms and two junior suites, making it a beautiful boutique hotel near Marbella, but certainly well away from everyday life. Following the philosophy of east meets west, all 14 rooms have been individually designed with attention to detail including marble luxury en-suite bathrooms, fine linens, flat screen TV, and stylish furnishings and accessories including bath amenities, bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer, safe, etc.
The private terrace or balcony is the ideal place to relax and absorb the surrounding nature of the pine forest and mountains. The suites are a private heaven with four-poster beds, fine linens and soft furnishings, large terraces overlooking the oriental gardens.
Learn how to have a healthier lifestyle through exercise and a proper diet. Feel much more comfortable with yourself and your body. In this retreat, Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat’s most important goal to achieve is being able to get you back on track into a healthy lifestyle once you return home. You will learn how to maintain and practice your new lifestyle in this high-intensity fitness program.
This retreat includes two guided walks around the local surroundings.
Nathalie was born and raised in Amsterdam. In 2008, she moved to Spain with her family where they live a remote idyllic spiritual life. She originally has followed a three-year course in Transformational yoga at yoga center Sai Mithra, in the center of Amsterdam. Transformative yoga is a unique combination of Hatha yoga postures, a consciousness of the chakras (energy center), meditation, and relaxation. She has studied the more detailed approach to yoga as developed by D.K.S. Iyengar and learned to teach in the more invigorating yoga styles Vinyasa Flow and Ashtanga.
Lyma’s first introduction to yoga was in 1999, and for the past 13 years, she has been interested in Hatha, Ashtanga, Vinyasa flow, Anusara yoga, and Zen meditation. She successfully completed the teacher training program through The Integral Yoga Academy and is registered with the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) of The Integral Yoga Academy in Yogaville, Virginia, USA. Her love for teaching gives her the gift to create a space where students feel empowered to safely explore the gifts their yoga practice can offer, both on and off the mat.
Javier is the personal trainer of Hotel Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat. In 2001, he has finished his training in physical education, has acquired knowledge of expression, body, acrobatics, aerobics instructor, and anthropology among others, which has developed ever since. In 2014, Javier graduated as a Pilates instructor. He uses mat and machines as a reformer, Cadillac, chair wunda, spinal correction, and other accessories in his techniques that will help a lot in rehabilitation.
Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat is nestled in the midst of nature surrounded by the Sierra de las Nieves Nature Park and Biosphere Reserve in Spain. It has been carefully constructed, respecting and incorporating local materials as well as following the guidelines of feng-shui.
Shanti-Som brings together elements of Balinese architecture and oriental gardens, creating a slice of eastern style within easy traveling time from Europe's major cities. It is best described as a spa hotel retreat, offering you the best spa treatments with the luxury of a boutique hotel.
During this retreat, breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included. You will enjoy a welcome drink on arrival and complimentary filtered water and herbal tea bags provided in the bedrooms.
The Samsara Restaurant at the Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat and Spa is the perfect location for a healthy breakfast following one of the morning yoga classes, or a relaxed lunch or romantic dinner. As guests, you can enjoy sumptuous meals in tranquil surroundings, seemingly a world away from the busy activity of the Marbella coast. It is the ideal place for a unique business lunch, birthday, or any other lunch event.
The restaurant is best described as Asian or Middle East fusion food with an array of delicious dishes aimed to promote healthier eating. Without the doubt, Samsara is one of the tastiest restaurants in Marbella area.
The restaurant opens into an Asian style, open sky, outdoor terrace, ideal for all times of the year, and provides an atmosphere of ambiance and peace. The dishes have been created to provide a perfect balance of all the senses. Samsara Restaurant is committed to using as much as possible local, organic, and seasonal produce using spices from all over the world for a creative cuisine.
On your free time, you can explore the local surroundings or just relax and pamper yourself in the well-being center.
Please book your flight to arrive at Málaga - Costa del Sol Airport (AGP). Transfer from and to Málaga Airport (AGP) can be arranged for you. For one up to four persons, a transfer will cost 70 EUR per way which will be paid at the hotel. These rates are not commissionable. For information on airport transfers, please send Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat an inquiry.
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