"The best and most fun holiday I have ever had. Will definitely be returning." - Rachel Beckett. More guest reviews.
|Location||Orgiva in Granada province, south Spain|
|Activities||Yoga, mindfulness, personal development, arts|
|Prices||From £745 pp pwk sharing room. Single rooms available|
|Ideal for||Yoga - Meditation - Mindfulness - Massage - Life change - Photography - Writing - Dance - Swimming - Solo travellers|
|Contact||For dates see their website
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Cortijo Romero, established for over 30 years, offers a wide variety of wellbeing and personal development holidays, including yoga, tai chi, mindfulness, singing, walking, photography, and 'transform your life' weeks. It's a peaceful haven where you can truly let go, relax and be yourself. NOTE: Holidays run Saturdays to Saturdays.
- Location | Activities and Prices | Accommodation and Food | Child policy | Green footprint | Guestbook
Nearest town is Orgiva in Granada province, southern Spain. 1.5 hours from Malaga airport.
Set in the spectacular, unspoiled ‘La Alpujarra’ Natural Park in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, Cortijo Romero is nestled within an ancient olive grove, surrounded by magnificent mountain views. The site has a courtyard and pool.
Choose from a wide variety of holidays – yoga, singing, tai chi, dance, meditation, mindfulness, Feldenkrais, family constellations, creative arts, writing, photography, walking and more.
Also included is a day visiting the surrounding mountains and unspoiled villages, plus yoga or tai chi and Spanish lessons are offered each morning. Peaceful gardens, sublime pool, beautiful meditation room.
Samples from the programme:
- Need to feel held? – Come for the 'Complete Basic Training in Calatonia': Touch for Inner Peace: 27 June - 4 July 2020
- Practical NVC Communication Skills to Transform your Relationships: 8-15 August 2020
- Living in the Light with Infinite Tai Chi, Chi Kung and Meditation: 10-7 October 2020
For further programme see above web link, or check availability or phone.
Prices: From £745 per week, per person sharing room. Includes full-board, course activity, and excursion.
Optional extras: single supplement, transfers, massage treatments and therapies.
Early bird discount: £60 off for booking 6 months ahead, £30 off for 3 months ahead.
Additional discounts for two consecutive weeks.
NOTE: Holidays run Saturdays to Saturdays.
The buildings are all single storey, furnished and decorated simply in traditional style, with single, double or twin accommodation. Disabled access – guests in wheelchairs have visited.
Food: Vegetarian food made with love and imagination; and special diets are catered for.
What can I do?
See our 10 top tips on green travel - how to make your stay more enjoyable & better for the environment. Consider offsetting your car, train or plane journey via the charity PureTrust.org.uk.
How ethical is the holiday?
- Acts with respect, honesty and fairness towards guests and staff
- Employs locals
- Uses an ethical bank
- 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
- Uses a green energy company and has A-rated appliances
- Produces some of their own green energy
- Recycles all recyclable waste
- Composts organic waste
- Runs a Tree Planting project in the local area, working with local communities and offering a low-cost Tree Planting holiday each year.
"A piece of Paradise. More than lived up to its reputation, as did the weather. A place to relax, unwind... meet like-minded people... dance my socks off, eat delicious food whilst enjoying stimulating discussions. What more could one ask for? Wished time could stop still." - Wendy Douglas
"Sun, relaxation, food, connection, beauty ... magical with amazing food, thanks to all." - Margaret Rok
"Ideal setting... great atmosphere, great weather... reaches the parts other holidays don't reach." - Sigrid Engelen
"The sense of safety and community. Opportunities to grow and develop. Freedom to engage with people who have become friends. The chance to be me." - Yvonne Short
"A great experience. Staff were friendly, helpful, considerate, cheerful and accommodating. The accommodation was delightful, warm, sparklingly clean, simple, uncluttered and very Spanish. Food - Wow! - Cannot think of sufficient praise for the meals, cooking and presentation. Variety and creativity astonishing." - Celia Tong
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