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6 Days Magical Yoga Retreat in Essaouira, Morocco

Tour and Yoga Retreat Morocco

Join Sole Yoga Holidays in this incredible yoga retreat set in the gorgeous town of Essaouira, Morocco. Practice powerful Ashtanga flow lessons in the specially designed indoor yoga studio. Savor European and classical Moroccan flavors. Explore the nearby markets, test your cooking skills for a lesson, and take an unforgettable camel ride along the glorious nearby beach. Stay in a lovely Moroccan riad. Sole Yoga Holidays can not wait to share this experience with you!

Retreat highlights

  • 2 daily Ashtanga yoga
  • 1-hour camel ride excursion
  • Local architecture / shopping tour
  • 1 30-minute hammam treatment at the hotel
  • Transfer from and to Marrakech airport
  • Daily yummy breakfast and dinner
  • 5 nights accommodation

Yoga styles

5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Italian, English
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Perfectly balancing the elegance and sobriety of African style, Moorish character and European spirit, Dar L'Oussia offers a unique blend of tradition and comfort in each guest room. Every room features heated floors, a separate dressing area, places to sit and relax, and a private bathroom. Hairdryers and plush bathrobes can be provided as requested. The lovely rooms are adorned with fresh flowers and jasmine petals are sprinkled on the pillows for a better sleep.

Sole Yoga Holidays Morocco Yoga Retreat Program

Enjoy twice daily invigorating Ashtanga flow and Power yoga sessions for 75 to 90 minutes each day in the indoor yet airy yoga room with views of the corridor of Dar L'Oussia. You will be inspired by the location and open-air feel of the space. Your host and instructor, Shari Hochberg, will guide you through daily strengthening and invigorating Ashtanga lessons in the morning and late afternoon.This yoga retreat is open to all levels, but some yoga experience is recommended to fully enjoy the practice.

Daily schedule

  • 08:00 Light breakfast
  • 09:45 Ashtanga flow yoga (90 minutes)
  • 12:00 - 17:00 Free time and / or time for excursion
  • 17:30 Ashtanga Power flow yoga (90 minutes - invigorating / challenging for all levels)
  • 20:00 Dinner or dessert at Dar L'Oussia

Included excursions

There are two wonderful excursions included in your Moroccan yoga retreat:

  • You will take a camel ride along the beautiful beaches of Essaouira. It is a serene and picturesque location.
  • You will also enjoy a private tour about the local architecture and a trendy shopping experience in Essaouira. It is time to put your tour books aside and listen to a wonderful local share her personal stories and information on the local design. She will show you some incredible boutiques and shops.


Shari Hochberg
Shari discovered the positive effects of yoga over 15 years ago in California. Her journey included numerous disciplines, but it wasn't until Ashtanga that she found her true passion and was certified in 2010 in Italy. Shari enjoys teaching a vigorous, playful, and challenging Ashtanga flow class. She hopes through her teaching she can inspire others with the grace and love that she has found. Shari has been leading yoga retreats and holidays for over two years in amazing locations from Belize to India, to Morocco, and all over her adopted and gorgeous country, Italy.

Retreat location

This retreat will take place in Essaouira, Morocco. Amazing souks, beaches and an ancient fishing port can be found in the area.



  • Camel riding / rental
  • Shopping
  • Surfing


  • Beach


  • Hair dryer
  • Tour assistance


Each morning you will enjoy a delicious breakfast on the scenic terrace or in the beautiful dining room. All meals will be prepared with European and traditional Moroccan recipes. Discover amazing dishes filled with flavors such as saffron, lemons, and olives. Try a fresh salad (hot or cold) with artichokes and scented with ginger and honey. Delicious and traditional tagines and cous cous dishes will fill you up and leave you satisfied. Lastly, taste heavenly desserts such as caramel custard with cardamon or biscuits served with figs! Vegetarian and non-vegetarian options are available.

Things to do (optional)

Dar L'Oussia is right next to the souks so you can shop during your free time. You can also explore the ancient fishing port and see what the fishermen have caught that day. For the more adventurous, there is kite surfing and other local water sports for you to try.

Spa treatments

A 30-minute hammam treatment is included in the price of this retreat.

What's included

  • 1-hour camel ride excursion
  • 30-minute hammam treatment
  • 5 nights at Dar L'Oussia
  • Airport transfers
  • All taxes and entrance fees
  • All transport to excursions
  • Breakfast and dinner each day
  • Linens and fresh towels
  • Private architecture tour or trendy shopping experience
  • Twice daily powerful Ashtanga flow yoga

What's not included

  • Alcohol and extra beverages
  • Airfare, trains or other transport

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK) or Essaouira-Mogador Airport (ESU). Transfer from and to these airports is included. Sole Yoga Holidays will pick you up from the airport. Please arrange arrivals on April 3 by 1pm.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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