"Santillan is a lovely place, the staff were really very helpful, fabulous yoga studio, lovely Spanish food, and beautiful rooms." - Michele P., August 2016. More reviews
Huzur Vadisi Yoga Retreats established for nearly 25 years, offers yoga retreats at Santillan in peaceful Spanish countryside with far reaching views down to the sea. You can immerse yourself in the silence of nature and dark skies in the sub-tropical gardens and surrounding hills. Week-long retreats for all levels include Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga or Yin Yang yoga.
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Santillan is located in the peace of the Spanish countryside with distant sea views, and yet is conveniently only thirty minutes from Malaga airport. The nearest airport and train station is Malaga, from where transfers can be arranged.
Twice daily yoga sessions at state of the art yoga shala. Massage, shiatsu and other treatments are available. The sea and beaches are within fifteen minutes drive, and the renowned cities of Granada (Al Hambra Palace), Cordoba, Malaga, Nerja or Marbella are within an accessible distance and trips can be arranged. Golf and horse riding is nearby, and walking in the surrounding hills.
Prices: From £875pp per week in twin/double shared room. Price includes full board accommodation and twice daily yoga sessions. Not included are flights, transfers, excursions, massages.
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Santillan has 20 rooms, individually styled and all with en-suite bathrooms, fans and air-conditioning. Each room comes with a private outdoor space, either verandah or terrace, with lovely views of the gardens, surrounding hills or down the valley to the sea. One room has disabled access.
Providing home-cooked, lovingly prepared vegetarian Spanish/Mediterranean dishes. Meat or fish are available if requested.
Generally adults only, but sometimes teachers are happy to have children stay. Please enquire.
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 / part owned by locals and employs local staff and other workers
- Employs locals
- Fosters real relationships between guests and locals and ensures that the local community benefits
- Source food locally
- Use local natural building materials and appropriate architectural vernacular
How environmentally-friendly is the holiday?
- No information provided
"Tana and Simon Low have clearly worked very hard to create this retreat space. The great things about it - the view, the yoga studio, the atmosphere. Beautiful jasmine scents and a wonderful style building. The staff were really polite and very friendly too. The students were delighted and had only had good things to say." - Ann P., Yoga Teacher, September 2016
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