Whether you're a beginner, intermediate or expert, yoga at Shanti-Som is specially created for those who want a short break from the stresses of the world and reconnect with their inner self. Whatever your level, Shanti-Som will immerse you in a harmonious approach that incorporates the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual change that yoga can bring.
Airport transfer available:
Málaga Airport (US$80 per person)
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-Soms teachers offer a variety of practices including Hatha and Vinyasa yoga. The seventh-day yoga retreat at Shanti-Som includes a week of physical release, spiritual engagement, and inspiration. Group size is limited to ensure that each participant gets sufficient individual attention both on and off the yoga mat.
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.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included. Filtered water is available at the spa and reception and herbal tea bag 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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