"I came home feeling completely rejuvenated, relaxed and revitalised. I can't recommend your retreat highly enough" - Elizabeth Talbot. More guest reviews.
|Location||Casperia, near Rome, Sabina, Italy|
|Open||March to October|
|Activities||Yoga, meditation, holistic treatments|
|Prices||£565 per person for 6 nights|
|Ideal for||Yoga - Pilates - Holistic treaments - Italian cooking classes - Italian lessons - Horse riding - Cycling - Excursions - Solo travellers|
|Contact||> For dates see their website
> Ring UK +44 (0)01273 782 330 or Italy +39 3331 893 092
Yoga retreats and wellness holidays with Sunflower Retreats established in Italy since 1998. The first of its kind in Italy with yoga, meditation and Pilates classes, a large choice of holistic spa treatments and a wide range of optional activities available daily.
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Casperia, in Sabina, Italy, is located 1 hours drive north of the centre of Rome. There is a direct train from Rome airports (Rome FCO airport and Ciampino airport) to their local station Poggio mirteto in 1 hour 30 minutes.
Casperia is a beautiful Italian village location surrounded by mountains and valleys with olive trees and beautiful unspolit countryside.
Yoga and meditation classes, healing holistic treatments, and a range of optional activities on the retreat weeks from Italian cooking classes, Italian lessons, horse riding, water colour painting classes, creative writing classes, cycling, visits to hot sulphur springs and more.
Price: from £565 per person includes: accommodation, five 90-minute morning yoga classes (Friday to Tuesday), three 1-hour afternoon Yoga classes, buffet breakfast daily, buffet dinner on arrival evening, guided Sunday walk, use of bikes, and swimming pool. Excludes flights and transfers.
See above web link for full programme, or check availability, or phone.
Most of the rooms are ensuite with single, double and triple room options. They also have more economical rooms with shared bathrooms. All accommodation options have beautiful views (bella vistas) of the surrounding countryside and mountains.
Buffet breakfast is included and they also offer one buffet dinner per 6-night stay. There is a good choice of restaurants nearby. Self-catering facilities are also available if you wish to use them.
Families and children are welcome, although babysitting services are not provided.
What can I do?
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How ethical is the holiday?
- Acts with respect, honesty and fairness towards guests and staff
- Is owned by locals and employs locals
- Employs locals
- Fosters real relationships between guests and locals and ensures that the local community benefits
How environmentally-friendly is the holiday?
- Provides info on how to arrive by public transport and/or bicycle
- Uses a green enegry company and has A-rated appliances
- Recycles all recyclable waste
- Composts organic waste
- Uses eco-friendly cleaning products
"Thank you so much for such an amazing experience. I can't recommend your retreat highly enough. I came home feeling completely rejuvenated, relaxed and revitalised. A week of yoga and fabulous luxurious treatments was just what I needed.
Definitely a life changing experience I feel so positive and motivated and have already started enjoying the benefits of feeling rebalanced and re-energised from my fabulous stay.
Thank you again for everything and for making my stay so fantastic. I really was made to feel very pampered and special and very well looked after." - Elizabeth Talbot, London, UK
"The yoga and the massages have been so deeply rewarding. I could not have asked for a better yoga and healing experience. Everything about Sunflower Retreats makes me return time and time again. The activities on offer are also just great and well worth trying." - Deirdre, Dublin Ireland
"Casperia offered time out from the hectic pace of travel. I hadn’t anticipated how rewarding my experience would be or how many wonderful connections I would make with the other guests, who had come from all around the worl." - Lee Ann Walker, Australia
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