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6 Days Meditation and Wellness Yoga Retreat in Andalusia, Spain

Spain Yoga Wellness Retreat in Malaga

Join a yoga retreat in Malaga, Spain to feel your body in total balance with natural organic vegetarian nutrition and filtered water, in combination with the right yoga asanas. The combination of yoga with the right (amount) healthy nutrition will totally detoxify your body and mind and gives you mental clarity as well as stress reduction. After the retreat, you shall have more awareness about the nutrients to keep your body in a good condition.

Retreat highlights

  • 2 daily yoga classes
  • Daily morning sitting meditation
  • 1 afternoon vegetarian cooking workshop
  • Ashtanga yoga, Hatha, Vinyasa, and Yin yoga practices
  • 2 daily nourishing, organic vegetarian buffet & daily light breakfast
  • Free fruits, healthy snacks, water, herbal tea during the day
  • Return transfers to and from the retreat to the airport
  • 5 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner

Yoga styles

6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Dutch, German, Spanish, English
The maximum participants in the group is 10
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In Benalmadena, in a fantastic green land, and around the swimming pool, there are different rooms with their own bathroom. All of them wih plenty of space for your comfort and peace.

The Surya room

Surya room is a double bedroom which is very spacious and bright. It has a big glass door facing the swimming pool and en suite bad-room. This room can be also booked as a single room. Surya means sun, and here you will wake up enjoying the morning sunrise light. It is inside the Namaste House.

The Prana room

The Prana room is next to the Surya room. This big room with amazing views is perfectly situated in front of a beautiful terrace with big garden and swimming pool. It has a full glass front which you can open so you are directly connected with nature and on top your room is light full. This room has a two persons bed and if necessary a one persons bed, ideal for a couple or friends who wants to share this room. If you want to have lots of space and privacy, you can book this as a single room.

The ensuite bathroom is beautiful and has all that you need to feel really comfortable. Prana means breath.

The Mudra room

The mudra room is located at the back from the Namaste house. This room is cosy and has everything you need to feel comfortable, two separate beds and a big bathroom. It is private and quiet and on the side of the beautiful exotic garden and a small walk to the pool and yoga area. Ideal room to share with a friend or a new friend at the retreat.

This room can also be rent as a private single room. Mudra means gesture.

Shanti room

Shanti means peace. Shanti room is a beautiful lightful and big apartment room with two persons bed, nice bathroom with bath and a romantic decor. All included are a big living room, dining room and terrace. This is a place to feel at home. It is located above the Asana room.

You can book it as a private room or shared with partner / friend.

Asana room

Asana room is super fresh double bed room, with a very modern en suite bathroom. Outside, there are many beautiful bamboos trees. It has a living room with chimenee and an extra glass door to its own private terrace. Asana means posture. This room can be booked as a single room, or with a partner.

Yoga Retreats Malaga Detox Yoga Retreat Program

The program includes sitting or walking meditation and two yoga sessions (a more dynamic one in the morning and some restorative postures in the afternoon) as well as special breathing techniques. The yoga classes are specially designed for all levels; beginners, masters and everyone in between. The meals will be prepared by a vegetarian chef with organic and natural products, mostly produced by the local farmers around the retreat center. During the retreat, plenty of fruit, mineral water, and splendid herbal teas that help relax and keep you healthy will be offered.

Hatha yoga

This is a more restorative, softer form of yoga, Hatha yoga refers to the practice of bringing balance to the two main energies in the body-the energy of the moon and the energy of the sun. Ha means sun and tha means moon, this is a translation from the Indian Sanskrit and refers to the balance of day / night, male / female, yin / yang. Hatha yoga is a powerful tool for self-transformation. It asks us to bring our attention to the breath, which helps us to still the fluctuations of the mind and be more present in the unfolding of each moment.

Vinyasa yoga

This is a series of poses that will move you through the power of inhaling and exhaling. Vinyasa movements are smoothly flowing and almost dance-like, which explains why it is sometimes referred as Vinyasa flow or just flow. The harmony between breath and movement will give you strength, grace and freedom.

Yin yoga

Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga with poses, or asanas that are held for longer periods of time - five minutes or longer per pose is typical. It is based on the Taoist concept of yin and yang. In the body, the relatively stiff connective tissues (tendons, ligaments, and fascia) are yin, while the more mobile and pliable muscles and blood are yang.

A Yin yoga class usually consists of a series of long-held, passive floor poses that mainly work the lower part of the body-the hips, pelvis, inner thighs, and lower spine. These areas are especially rich in connective tissues. Yin Yoga poses apply moderate stress to the connective tissues, with the aim of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility.

Typical daily schedule

  • Sunday
  • 14:00 Arrival time
  • 14:30 Healthy juice and snack
  • 15:30 Leisure time
  • 16:30 Meet and greet
  • 17:00 Evening yoga class
  • 19:00 Vegetarian dinner
  • Monday to Thursday
  • 07:00 Tea and light self serve breakfast
  • 08:30 Meditation
  • 08:45 Yoga
  • 11:00 Brunch
  • 13.30 Leisure time to relax, get a massage, and swimming
  • 15:00 Afternoon snacks
  • 17:00 Hatha or Yin yoga
  • 19:00 Vegetarian buffet dinner
  • Friday
  • 07:45 Light self serve breakfast
  • 09:00 Sitting meditation (optional)
  • 09:15 Morning yoga - Vinyasa yoga
  • 11:00 Vegetarian brunch
  • 13:00 Departure


Miguidet Hernandez
Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Ashtanga Yoga)
Miguidet, is best known for her sense of humor, generosity, and positivism. She is a devoted yoga student, yoga teacher, and lover of her family. Miguidet is a Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher RYS from the Yoga Institute Houston, USA, and completed a teacher training in Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga in the Parthman Niketan, Risikesh, India, where she also studied Indian Philosophy in the Punab Paschim Institute. She has studied Ashtanga yoga with Sharath Jois and Saraswati in Mysore India, and with other Ashtanga-certified and authorized teachers: Eddie Stern, David Swenson, Manju Jois, Max Czenszak.
Erik Vestering
Erik started with yoga five years ago, before playing soccer, doing fitness and martial arts. He learned that yoga is for everyone and that Yoga is an inner practice that you can do all your life, and what gives you benefits in and outside the mat. His first teacher was his wife Miguidet, who had the patience and love to teach him the basic steps of yoga. In the Netherlands, Erik taught Hatha, Vinyasa and Ashtanga yoga and meditation. In addition to his yoga practice, he got the highest certifications of Ayurveda massage therapy and Ayurveda cooking at the ADHN institute Gokulam in India.
Nico Attianese
Nico is a young yoga teacher with extensive an extensive background in music and philosophy. His approach to yoga is one that honors the need of self-actualization and union with your body. Therefore, his classes focus a lot on the proper use of the breath; while maintaining a focused mind. Nico has studied yoga since 2012 and has began teaching since 2016. He draws much inspiration from teachers such as Pattabhi Jois, Sharath Jois and Alan Watts; by combining both physical exercise and intellectual inquiry.

Retreat location

The yoga retreat center in Benalmadena has a 10000-meter green amazing landscaped garden, hidden in the beautiful center of Benalmadena Pueblo. Here, you can find optimum rest and quietness to escape your normal busy life. A magnificent view you will have towards the mountains on the back and sea view up front.

The garden gives you a lot of spaces to chill and relax, the garden is an oasis of exotic plants, palm trees, pine-trees, orange trees, cactus, and so on. In the middle, there is a beautiful swimming pool with sun beds.

On the ranch, you can encounter with one of our animal friends, the two peacocks, the chickens, or the Argentinean little horses. The beauty of this place is that you are in a beautiful oasis of green and at the same time in the middle of the village of Benalmadena Pueblo.

The beach is around 5 kilometers away and easy to reach by car / taxi. Malaga city / airport is half an hour away by car / taxi. Benalmadena Pueblo is a Touristic Village of Interest nominated by the European Union because of the traditional Andalusian lifestyle, white houses, balconies, beaches and great views. The town has a lot of nice terraces and streets.


  • Benalmadena Beach, 5 kilometers
  • Malaga Airport - 30 minutes



  • Massage
  • Swimming pool


  • Garden
  • Library
  • Restaurant nearby
  • Terrace


  • Free! WiFi
  • Shop nearby

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Yoga Retreats Malaga offers you the best fresh, mostly organic, vegetarian food to maximize your energy and well-being. Enjoy the extra taste and nutrition of local seasonal produce with a lot of variety in products. Most of vegetables and fruits come from the local farmers from the area of Malaga and even from Malaga Yoga Retreats' own garden, you will love it.

A personal chef will prepare your daily delicious meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu is designed to provide you all the proteins and vitamins to clean your body without eliminating the essential nutrients required. Additionally to the healthy meals, you will get a wide variety of super foods including spirulina, maca, hemp, chia seeds, vegan rice protein powder, goji seeds,and barley grass. There are also plenty of different fresh fruits, and nuts. All meals and drinks are included, and between the meals there is plenty of filtered water, herbal teas, and fresh fruits. Let Yoga Retreats Malaga know at the time of booking if you have any special dietary requirements.


  • No alcohol is served during the retreat to keep the body and mind pure.

The following meals are included:

  • Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

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

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Whole food
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)

During leisure time, you can relax, read a book, visit the Pueblo of Benalmadena, or go to the beaches of Benalmadena Costa, Fuengirola, or Malaga.

Spa treatments

Ayurveda massage

The Ayurveda massage is a very therapeutic massage and gives you completely rest in the mind and detoxifies your body completely. This strong massage will be given with long strokes, movements with warm oil including fresh herbs. The cost for Ayurveda massage is 40 EUR per session / 50 minutes.

Foot massage

Foot massage is based on the tenets of foot reflexology and involves applying pressure on key points in the foot to get benefits. The legs will be massaged too. This massage is with oil. The cost for foot massage is 25 EUR per session / 30 minutes.

Relaxation massage

The Relaxation massage is a massage (Swedish) to help you relax. The massage therapist will move at a slower pace and use lighter pressure. In this massage you might even fall asleep! It is also a good massage for someone who is getting a massage for the first time. The cost for relaxation massage is 40 EUR per sessions / 50 minutes.

What's included

  • 1 afternoon vegetarian cooking workshop
  • 2 times a day yoga: Hatha yoga, Vinyasa yoga, or Yin yoga
  • 3 nourishing, healthy organic vegetarian meals a day prepared by a chef
  • 6 days / 5 nights in a beautiful and perfect yoga accommodation
  • All linen , bath towels, beach towels and toiletries
  • Big garden with exotic plants, palm trees, orange and pine trees - it is a green oasis
  • Free fruits, healthy snacks, water, and herbal tea during the day available at the yoga bar
  • Free time to relax in the afternoon and explore the beautiful surrounding. Rest and relax also at the patio, by the swimming pool, in the garden, at the library, or in your room
  • Free WiFi to use
  • Library with yoga books
  • Located in the middle of the typical Andalucian village, between mountains surrounded by olive and lemon trees
  • Morning sitting meditation
  • Own or shared bedroom with toilet and shower
  • Pranayama (breathing techniques)
  • Superb gardens, spacious sunny terraces
  • Transfers to and from the yoga retreats center are included
  • Use of swimming pool
  • Yoga mats

What's not included

  • Airfares
  • Travel insurance

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Arrive at Malaga Airport where you will be picked up by Yoga Retreats Malaga.

To book tickets, you can check skyscanner. Some of the air companies are: Vueling, Ryan air, and Transavia.

Cancellation Policy

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