Last minute retreats 2018: Special offers on Yoga & Wellness holidays
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Last minute retreats 2018: Discounts & secret deals within the next 10 weeks

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Feeling spontaneous or desperate for a healthy holiday to get you back into shape? Then pack your bags for one of these last minute retreats taking place over the next 10 weeks.

Last Minute Retreats in Europe

New Year January Yoga Retreat in Athens, 12 – 19 January / 19 – 26 January

yoga retreat in Athens

Join us for a nourishing new year January Yoga Retreat in Athens. A week full of yoga, Greek vegetarian food and trips that will travel you from Delphi, the ancient centre of the world, to the centre of Athens to visit Parthenon and Acropolis.

You will start your day with 90min yoga class in the shala or near the pool, following by breakfast.
 The rest of the day you can decide if you want just to chill at the complex next to the swimming pool or if you want to spend your day walking through the alleys of Athens. Porto Rafti is 19miles from the centre of Athens.

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Ski Yoga Alpine Retreats in Alpe d’Huez France, 19 – 26 January, 26 January – 2 February, 2 – 9 February

Do you dream of combining the passion of skiing and snowboarding with the restorative balm of yoga and meditation? Rockin’ the slopes and carving some inspirational yoga into your holiday? Then come along to our Ski Yoga Alpine retreat.

Outside there is ice, snow, powder and breathtaking mountains. Inside the beautiful stone and wooden chalet there are log fires, bespoke rooms and congenial communal spaces lit by candles, warm smiles and tall tales of mountain adventures.

Delicious vegetarian meals, home made breads, juices and house wines are served daily as the sun rises and sets over the mountains of the Oisans ranges.

This is an ancient village where time has been preserved in the twists of the timbers that support the tumbling tiles and wood piles high beside the cow shed door and yet, we can potter up the road and with one ski-lift are deposited into the heart of one of Europe’s favourite ski areas, Alpe d’Huez.

Pumping pistes and the life affirming backdrop of the alpine scenery make this a retreat that offers both peace and passion for the ultimate ski-yoga getaway. Our ski yoga space looks over the mountains, with eyes drawn towards the rising sun or moon, high above the valley floor.

This environment is perfect to breathe deeply of life, to restore and revitalise as the practice soothes tired muscles, calms the mind and prepares the body lovingly for the skiing in your day ahead.

The company is warm, like minded and welcoming, with participants returning annually to experience the dream fusion of a holiday that facilitates skiing in one of the world’s top resorts and the yoga instruction of a senior inspirational teacher.

The village is a spring board into the ski resort of Alpe D’Huez – one fast lift takes you into the heart of the ski area. If you are new to skiing, you can book ski school or private instruction and can enjoy staying local as you learn this exhilarating sport.

This ski yoga retreat is hosted by folk who are passionate about yoga, snow sports and excellent hospitality. There are rare single room options and no time wasting transfers to the lifts required each day. The views from this chalet are utterly breathtaking.

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Euphoria Emotional and Physical Transformation Retreat, 18th – 25th January

physical transformation retreat

The Euphoria Emotional and Physical Transformation Retreat is our signature intensive retreat and aims to improve your overall state of emotional wellbeing and bring harmony to your life.

By addressing all levels – physical, emotional and spiritual – it assists your self-reflection and contemplation and enhances your evolutionary journey towards self-awareness and illumination.

The Ancient Hellenic and Chinese civilisations observed the cosmos and human organisms and developed philosophies that in detail describe both. Most of the principles of these philosophies have been confirmed by today’s science.

Euphoria Retreat’s concept stands on these two pillars of ancient wisdom, which describe how energy flows in our body and how the body is influenced by the cosmos, giving guidance that derives from thousands of years of experiences on how to live a euphoric and healthy life.

Modern evidence-based science provides clear answers on whether something is valuable or not, and gives information on a biochemical level regarding what is needed to support wellbeing – vitamins, minerals etc – and uses medicine to cure and set a safe basis for complementary and alternative medicine.

In this way, Euphoria Retreat has developed wellbeing programmes that centre around the five elements of earth, fire, water, wood and metal and their related energies and emotions, with treatments designed to bring balance by addressing the three levels of existence (emotional, physical and spiritual).

On a daily basis, you will explore your relationship to each element (water, wood, fire, earth, metal), with physical/energy treatments as well as in intimate group sessions. The program also includes nutritional assessment through innovative technologies.

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Whispering’s of The Soul; Meditation & Healing Retreat, 7th – Sun 9th December

The retreat will be a weekend of pure connection, healing and connection. Open to men and women, beginners to meditation and those with experience. When is the last time you really stopped and listened to the whispering of your soul? It is there, trying to get your attention and trying to show you the way to live your truest, happiest, fulfilled, loving self.

Denise Richardson and Sally Davis have created this heart nourishing, soul-centering retreat, away from the noise of the everyday life so you can begin the journey back to your soul. A safe space to listen into your true self, your essence, your spirit, the truth of where you are at right now.

The weekend includes journaling. releasing rituals, morning sun meditation, mirror work & self awareness for inner healing, intentions & affirmations work for the year ahead, journey to the Soul Meditation, intuitive card readings, heart centered meditation, creative vision boards to attract your hearts desires, guided mindful countryside walk and gratitude rituals

Denise Baldock and Sally Davis. Both are fully qualified and trained meditation coaches, Reiki Healers & energy workers with full insurance and over 10 of years experience between them.

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New Year Yoga Retreat in Cornwall, 1st January – 4th January

For a New Year’s Eve retreat with a difference, join us in Cornwall for 3, 4 or 7 nights! This new year we have relocated to the beautiful area of St Agnes. The area is known for its outstanding natural beauty and from the TV series Poldark, so imagine a dramatic coastline with crashing waves and stunning beaches.

After the excess of Christmas, our New Year yoga retreat Cornwall is the perfect way to unwind, rest and recuperate and start 2019.

Gently cleanse and nourish body and mind this new year with 2 hours of energising yoga in the morning and after brunch, enjoy the many walks from the retreat.

Immerse yourself in the setting intentions workshop, journal, have a massage or soak in the hot tub.

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New Year Yoga Retreat in Bicester, Oxfordshire 28th December – 1st January

Retreat to the Oxfordshire countryside and escape the normal hectic New Year’s celebrations. Our Bicester venue is well loved by our guests for its grand, yet incredibly homely feel.

Our New Years Eve retreat gives you the chance to pause, reset, be thankful for the year behind us and set intentions for the year ahead!

This year, alongside guided walks, twice daily yoga, and our intentions workshops, we have added a cookery workshop so you can take a little piece of the retreat home with you.

Start 2019 feeling like your true self: rested, rejuvenated and ready to take on the year with a renewed sense of purpose.

This retreat is suitable for anyone who’d like a New Year away with wellness, healthy food and Yoga. Beginners are welcome as well as all ages.

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New Year Yoga and Detox Retreat at Vale de Moses, 28th December – 4th January

Start your new year on this yoga and detox retreat, carefully designed to introduce you to deep life changing effects of Cleansing and Detoxifying through Nutritional Metabolic Therapy based on Natural medicine, Gerson Therapy and therapeutic fasting.

We will guide to through mindful yoga sessions, gentle but profound detoxification practices that are sustainable. You can choose between a one week or 2 week program.

For this winter cleanse we bring elements to keep you warm and grounded detoxing body and mind as well as to offer you tools that you can apply back at home. Healing is achieved by detoxifying the cells, bringing toxicity out of the body, eliminating elements that devitalize and age the body, providing high doses of nutrients and enzymes to the body, increasing cellular energy, boosting back the immune system to its full capacity.

Practice yoga and meditation, reconnect with nature, enjoy peaceful rest, drink fresh juices and eat vibrant healthy organic and nutritious food together with a whole range of holistic practices to support your detoxification process. Offer a deep cleanse to your body and mind feeling vibrant and luminous again. Go to bed at night with the silence of the stars and wake up to the songs of the birds in the morning.

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VENICE New Year Yoga Retreat, 28th December – 2nd January 

We’re returning to our annual retreat in Venice, Italy – but this time to ring in the New Year! This enchanting city is the backdrop of a magical celebration – finding presence in each day and setting intentions for the year to come through daily yoga, creativity workshops, day trips, spas, and gourmet meals.

Come away with us for a week in the magical part of Italy known as Venezia! Venice is a place unlike any other in the world, and to see it is to transport yourself back to the days of Casanova, masked balls, and Carnevale. Oh, but there is so much more to Venice than what the usual tourist visit can offer. Our yoga retreat will allow for a deeper knowledge of Venice, its canals, and neighboring islands.

We’re so excited to offer this retreat during a unique time to visit this amazing city – as it’s out of the main tourist season so you can get a deeper view into the local life, as well as a chance to ring in the NEW YEAR in such a magical and inspiring place.

This is one of our continued collaborations with Julian Hyzler from EASEL&LENS to combine a look at creative focus with art projects in sketching and “ifonography” (smartphone photography) throughout the week.

Yoga and meditation classes will be held daily to prepare our bodies and minds to find the calm in the magic that is Venice – and then these art projects will help us find news ways of seeing – both yoga and art working together to find FOCUS in the many layers of history, water, and beauty of the Venetian landscape.

All levels are welcome, and participation is voluntary. Projects and classes will be offered as a completely exploratory, non-intimidating and personal experience.

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Rejuvenating Yoga and Pilates Retreat in Fuerteventura

Join us year round at our Surya retreat, on the sun-blessed island of Fuerteventura, with epic sand dunes rolling down into the turquoise ocean, breathtaking white-sand beaches and dramatic volcanic sunsets.

More than just a holiday, we are here to support you in your wellbeing journey, making you feel at ease from the moment you arrive.

Relax and revitalise at one of Europe’s leading yoga and pilates retreats in the Canary Islands, Spain.

Stretch and strengthen your body and mind and bring yourself back into balance with a unique blend of yoga, pilates and meditation.

Enjoy mouthwatering vegetarian meals, holistic massages and stunning sunsets over the volcanoes.

Our seven night yoga and Pilates retreats running every week from Saturday to Saturday are designed to help reduce stress, improve fitness and vitality and most importantly take time for you.

Perfect for all levels from beginner to advanced practitioners, we are here to support you and your goals every step of the way. We also have a second retreat venue located by the beach.

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Yoga Holidays in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

Join us for one of our yoga holidays in Las Palmas, a place known for its all year long summer, right in the beach promenade of la Playa de Las Canteras, a 12 kilometers beach which is considered one of the best urban beaches in Europe.

The Canary Islands are known for their eternal summer weather, so you can enjoy your holidays at the beach all year long.

We want to give you the opportunity to let yoga be your daily companion, merge into the Canarian lifestyle, meet new people, connect to nature and have a time for yourself.

An invitation to leave your “musts” behind and just live your holiday as you please. We want to give you what we love, so we offer you daily yoga classes and all sort of activities to discover Gran Canaria, experience something new or simply relax and chill.

Your non yogi partner will also have its place and you will be able to enjoy both your yoga practice and the pleasure of sharing. Because we believe that above all, the best way to be healthy is to be happy.

The neighborhood where we are located is very quiet, secure and warm, so you can have all the facilities of being in a city, but in a soft and calm atmosphere.

Las Palmas is a charming city which still keeps its Latin American colonial influences, making it colorful, joyful and kind.

It also has a lot of different kind of nice restaurants where you will be able to eat all sorts of food from all over the world.

Our cute yoga studio is from 5 to 10 minutes walk from all our accommodations as it is the rooftop where we teach some of our lessons.

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Last Minute Retreats in South Asia

Healing Ayurvedic Retreats at Sen Wellness Sanctuary in Sri Lanka, open all year

The Sen Wellness Sanctuary is a small, peaceful and modest retreat in a nature reserve set between a lagoon and the ocean in the south of Sri Lanka. It is the perfect place to immerse yourself in natural beauty and relax and rejuvenate your body and mind.

The Sanctuary offers Yoga and Ayurveda retreats all year round and hosts detox retreats and special Signature retreats a few times a year. The gentle rhythm of the sanctuary and the pared back approach and architecture of the place allow for a genuine retreat.

The focus at Sen Wellness Retreat is on rest and connection with nature and oneself. The eclectic and fascinating selection of books available are perfect to fill your time between yoga, treatments and walks on the beach.

You’ll be encouraged to put away your devices as much as possible and allow for a digital detox too. With our retreat sanctuary in the mangrove forest by the beach, we invite our guests to reconnect with nature and feel the vital energy of Sri Lanka.

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Samahita Wellness Retreat – All Inclusive Total Self-Care

Samahita Retreat is purposely set up to help you unlock your potential, increase your energy level, recover and enhance your vitality – to breathe into a new life.

Health, fitness, and spirituality, through yoga practice, meditation, breath, core and cardio workouts, charged delicious food, interesting people, detox and vitality enhancing wellness programs, in a relaxed yet supportive environment, directly on the beach.

Samahita’s Total Self-Care Program has been developed to help you make the most of your stay and relieve stress. Arrive with a whole plan of therapies and treatments pre-booked and at a bundled value package price.

You get the stress-free benefit of the whole selection of yoga, breath, meditation, and fitness classes every day, all the great food, and a selection of massages, facials, scrubs and skin treatments.

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Pilates and Yoga Retreat at Desa Seni, Bali 2nd – 8th February 

This pilates and yoga retreat at Desa Seni is one of our most popular, even amongst our teachers! Every two years we return to the island of gods for our Bali fix. For the fourth time, our beautiful teacher of teachers, Tash Barnard, will be leading us through her innovative and knowledgable Pilates classes and inspire you to do more than you thought you were capable of.

Tracy Sue de Plassis, classical Pilates and Iyengar Yoga teacher will join us and add that second layer of teaching with her patience, knowlegde and wisdom.

Exercise besides, of course there will be plenty of time to explore the natural and cultural wonders of Bali itself, be it the beaches, the temples, an evening walk through the rice fields or the creative bustle of Ubud’s shop-lined alleys.

Surrounded by paddy fields and an organic garden, our home for the week will be the much sought after Desa Seni Village Resort in Changgu. Created by two Australian friends, the eco-resort is a labour of love and a hand-picked collection of beautiful antique wooden homes and traditional furnishings, representing different cultures and traditions of Indonesian lifestyle.

Each villa has its own style and character and the attention to detail is remarkable. It might take you the week to discover all the little details and treasures your cosy home has to offer. There is a saltwater pool with a sundeck, an organic restaurant supplied from the on-site garden, and a spa offering holistic treatments.

There are grassy pathways and hidden gazebos and lots of space to live and breathe and laugh and be. And of course, there is our beautiful outdoor Yoga studio that we will be using for the classes and workshops. The closest beach is just 15 minutes away and easily reached by tuktuk, taxi or bicycle. We cannot imagine a better place for a retreat.

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Stress & Burnout Prevention Retreat, Aleenta Hua Hin Resort 20th – 24th February

Spend five days at our Hua Hin Resort on this Stress & Burnout Prevention Retreat to regain your vitality and restore your energy levels.

Our balancing wellness retreats are carefully designed to create positive changes, reduce and manage your stress levels. This program is designed for you when you need time to disconnect and unwind from your busy life and re-establish inner-balance.

The retreat is designed to reinvigorate your mind, body and soul, through various yogic practices. These include breath centric yoga, meditation, yogic detox, healing treatments to revitalize body elements, and balancing food to support your yogic practice, and excursions combined with the perfect environment for relaxation.

This luxury stress & burnout retreat is aimed at those interested in a gentle relaxing wellness holiday, and in smaller groups. You will leave feeling replenished, energised and de-stressed.

We focus on small groups for a personalised experience. This stress and burn out retreat will help you unwind using yoga, meditation, breathing techniques and massage while being surrounded by the beautiful and soothing elements of nature that Aleenta has to offer. (No previous experience of yoga is necessary).

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Sunshine, Surf, Beach and Yoga holiday Sri Lanka, 7th – 16th February

yoga holiday in Sri LankaEscape the cold and damp days of winter by joining us on our sunshine, surf, beach yoga holiday in Sri Lanka.

We have been going to Sri Lanka in search of the best sunshine, surf, beach and yoga holiday package for you since 2013. We have explored the whole island and the surrounding area of our yoga holiday location, to make sure we offer you the best balance of yoga, relaxation, adventure, culture and time out just for you.

In Northern hemisphere winters, all you want and need is a beach, an ocean, delicious food, yoga to unwind and great company. We have moved location for 2019 to provide you with just that.

Heading down south, we are right on the beach in our new luxurious accommodation, with beautifully simple and chic rooms Sri Lankan boutique with a private pool and the beach right next door. After morning yoga and a wholesome and healthy breakfast you can surf, dive or relax with the friendly locals on the beach; explore the markets and Buddhist temples. The surf beach is just around the bay, all you need is right where you are.

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Luxury Breathe Vitality Retreat at Aleenta, Phuket 26th January – 4th February

This luxury breathe vitality retreat at Aleenta in Phuket is designed for those who wish to go into a much deeper restorative and healing process by dealing with the root causes of stress and burnout.

It will help you unlock the key to feeling joyful, healthy, and energetic: discovering what balance means for You.

You will have time to relax and renew your energy and reinvigorate your mind body and soul.

Nature and the elements are important components of our retreat, as they help you in the healing and balancing process.

We combine knowledge of Thai holistic medicine, soul coaching and traditional Hatha yoga practices with an analysis of the 4 life elements.

Situated on a pristine 10km beach a short dash from Phuket, it lies on a peaceful and refreshingly undeveloped stretch of coastline and is designed with the signature ‘Outside Living In’ philosophy.

Pampering is de rigueur – expect sumptuous Thai and fusion cuisine, highly personalised service, great attention to detail and extensive spa treatments based on the 4 elements of moon, sun, earth and sea.

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