How can we improve our website?

Answer a few quick questions

Reinvigorating Malaga Yoga Retreat

Get your energy restored and renewed in this retreat set in the stunningly beautiful Malaga, Spain. Bring yourself back to the right fitness track with yoga and pilates session. Relish yourself in a body scrub session to ease the tension in you. Enjoy a guided walk, cleanse and detoxify your body with healthy cleansing meals. Spend your days in a luxurious accommodation throughout the retreat. Rejuvenate yourself and get ready for a healthier and happier life!

Retreat highlights

  • One guided hike
  • 4 yoga classes in a group
  • 5 pilates session in a week
  • One body scrub session at the spa
  • Daily delicious and healthy meals
  • Welcome drink upon arrival
  • 6 nights accommodation

Yoga styles

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

Airport transfer available

Hide all


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.

Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat Spain Yoga Retreat Program

The Pilates method offered at Shanti-Som is based on fluid movements performed with control, which is essential for the use of breathing. The method aims to strengthen, improve body flexibility, increase the range of motion, and teach you the proper breathing method.

It is accessible to everyone and divided into a different level, suitable for everyone needs. This retreat suitable for people that experiencing physical problems such as back and neck problem. Pilates combined with yoga movement will correct the incorrect postural habits and improves body alignment. It will improve coordination of movements and sense of balance. The muscle flexibility, mobility, and agility will be increased and strengthened.

Pilates teaches body awareness through a workout and helps to prevent injuries. Each exercise is ideal to relieve most back pains, to strengthen the lumbo-abdominal area, to gain psychological well-being, to reduce anxiety, depression, and insomnia. It also strengthens the pelvic area, reduces digestive discomfort and constipation, and strengthen the muscles of the legs and body. It will also help you to maintain weight.

Included excursions

This retreat includes one guided walk from Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat.


Nathalie Fernstra
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 Decroon
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 Medina
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.

Retreat location

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.

Nearby places

  • Málaga - Costa del Sol Airport (AGP) - 45 minutes


During this retreat, daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included. Welcome drink on arrival and filtered water will be available at the spa and reception 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.

Asian and the Middle East fusion food

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.

Atmosphere of ambiance and peace

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.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

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

  • 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)

On your free time, you can explore the local surroundings or just relax and enjoy a spa treatment by yourself.

Extra services

  • Private yoga class from 71 EUR per class
  • Yoga in group for 19 EUR per person and class
  • Meditation from 65 EUR per person and class (1 hour)
  • Personal training one person for 58 EUR per session (1 hour)
  • Personal training two persons for 94 EUR per session (1 hour)
  • Guided hike for 24 EUR per person (1-hour hike)
  • Pilates for 90 EUR for one-hour session Cadillac reformer
  • Pilates mat individual for 60 EUR per one-hour session
  • Pilates mat in group for 30 EUR per person and one-hour session
  • Nutritionist consultation for 80 EUR per person and session (1-hour session)

What's included

  • 6 nights accommodation in a premium room or junior suite
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Welcome healthy dinner on day of arrival
  • 5 days delicious, fresh, cleansing cuisine menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Healthy breakfast on day of departure
  • 5 pilates sessions (Cadillac reformer or on the floor)
  • 4 yoga classes in group
  • 1 body scrub
  • 1 guided hike
  • Complimentary use of sauna, swimming pool, and gym
  • Filtered water available at spa and reception
  • Herbal tea bags provided in the bedrooms

What's not included

  • Airfare and travel expenses
  • Airport transfers

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

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.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 30 days before the arrival date.
7 days / 6 nights
from --
Pricing information

You may upgrade to the junior suite (additional fee of 75 EUR per person and night) at the Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat. A summer supplement price of 67 EUR per day and room is added during July and August.

Select your package:

Why choose

Best Price Guaranteed
7352 Yoga Retreats Worldwide
Friendly and Fast Customer Service
Offers for every budget
Don't miss out, join our mailing list and get updates & special offers!