Rejuvenating Egypt Yoga Retreat

Expert tip: This is one of the most popular yoga retreats offered Egypt.

Yoga Studio Nuweiba welcomes you to history-laden Egypt and wants to help you have one of the best holidays of your life. Their aim is to tailor a holiday for you, whether you come alone, with friends or with family. You are offered the chance of a really relaxing holiday with enlightening yoga classes, relaxation, meditation, well-being treatments, and a warm and friendly welcome, good food, a wonderful beach, coral reef for diving or snorkeling and safari trips to the desert and mountains.

Even if you are not a yoga enthusiast, you can still come and enjoy everything else. At Yoga Studio Nuweiba, all days end with only one thing left to do and that is to be dazzled by the clarity of the star-filled night sky.

Meet the instructors

Susan
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Highlights

  • 7 yoga sessions (morning and evening)
  • Advice and guidance on your yoga practice
  • Practice yoga on the beach and in the studio
  • Guidance for meditation and pranayama sessions
  • Free time for snorkeling or desert safari adventure
  • Daily light breakfast and delicious brunch
  • Free use of all facilities on the retreat
  • 5 nights accommodation

Yoga styles


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 8
Airport transfer available:
Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (US$52 per person)
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Accommodation

Accommodation is in en-suite double and twin rooms next door to the studio. Budget beach huts are an option if you want to keep costs even lower. Alternatively, accommodation in nearby hotels with swimming pools can be arranged. These hotels are also on the beach and only a few minutes walk from the studio. For yoga, the main practice room is on the ground floor of the house, facing the sea. It holds up to 10 people comfortably and is fully equipped with yoga mats, blocks, belts, etc. and wall ropes are fitted. The room has air wonderful natural light and adjustable relaxing lighting effects. There is a sound system for when music is required.

Program

Your yoga program would consist of two hours of yoga asana practice in the morning and then an additional more restorative class in the early evening. Pranayama and meditation sessions are also included.

Sample schedule

  • Pre-yoga light breakfast
  • Morning yoga class with pranayama - 90 minutes
  • Brunch
  • Free time for swimming, snorkeling, excursions or massages
  • Late afternoon Restorative yoga, yoga Nidra, and meditation - 90 minutes

Included excursions

You will have ample time for some desert safari or, if you prefer something cooler, a leisurely snorkel or two.

Instructors

Susan Metwali
More than 25 years teaching Yoga experience in the UK. Owner of Yoga Studio Nuweiba in Egypt. Qualified and trained in Hatha Yoga, Karuna, and Iyengar. Loves also Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Chi Gong, Dance, meditation, Ayurveda, and life. Qualified massage therapist with extensive training in both eastern and western styles of bodywork and treatments.

Retreat location

Yoga Studio Nuweiba welcomes you to a wonderful yoga experience and a relaxing holiday right next to the shore of the Gulf of Aqaba. It is situated on Fayrouz Beach in a quiet area in Nuweiba with the mountains of South Sinai and the peace and stillness of the desert at your back. The yoga studio sits on a beach area called the dunes, between the port and the town. Along this long, quiet strip of golden sands and turquoise sea there are coral reefs for diving and snorkeling, several beach camps and some medium to small hotels.

Nearby places

  • St. Katherines Monastery, 120 kilometers

Food

Food generally consists of simple meals of fresh vegetables, salads and fresh fish. The Studio also caters to guests who require special diets including vegetarian, wheat and dairy free, etc. and also offer a great menu of authentic Egyptian dishes.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch

The following drinks are included:

  • Tea
  • Detox juices

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

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Raw food
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Pescatarian
  • Other dietary requirements on request
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)

The Studio will help you to arrange diving sessions, jeep or camel safari to the desert and mountains, trekking, visit to the local organic farm, outings to local places of interest such as St Catherines Monastery, Nuweiba Castle and visits to local restaurants in the evenings should you wish to eat out. Along with extra yoga sessions, meals and relaxing massages, facials, and treatments, these other activities are charged separately and paid directly to the provider.

Spa treatments

The Studio has its own dedicated Green Room where you can have relaxing massages and facials, such as aromatherapy massage, hot stones, Thai massage, uplifting facials, face the world facial, foot massage, Indian head and shoulder massage, and Reiki treatments.

What's included

  • 7 yoga sessions (morning and evening)
  • Pranayama and meditation
  • Daily light breakfast and brunch
  • Herbal teas
  • Expert advice on health and stress management
  • 5 nights accommodation

What's not included

  • Airport transfers
  • Excursions
  • Well-being treatments

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Transfers from and to Sharm El Sheik Airport are available on request. Airport transfer for a single traveler is 40 GBP. The airport transfer fee could be shared with another traveler. The journey will take around 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Arrival by bus

Transport by local bus is also available but the service is limited and often subject to change of times. Buses are operated by East Delta Coaches. These basic and cheap buses travel to and from Cairo, Sharm El Sheik, Dahab, Taba. 'Go Bus' is a more comfortable option than the East Delta ones from Cairo and can be booked online.

Distances

  • Taba, 70 kilometers
  • Sharm El Sheik, 180 kilometers
Airport: Sharm El Sheikh International Airport Airport transfer available: Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (US$52 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 32% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 14 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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Availability

This is an on-going retreat, you can arrive any day of the week.

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