Escape The Cold In Europe With A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday

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Escape the cold weather with a winter sun wellness holiday. We have chosen these retreat destinations to keep you warm whilst you practice your asana’s.

Don’t forget when you book through Soul Seed Travel you’ll get an exclusive offer, complimentary gift or discount from our retreat partners.

A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in Bali: Pilates and Yoga Retreat at Desa Seni

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. We cannot imagine a better place for a retreat. Did I mention the food is delicious?

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A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in Cambodia: Navutu Dreams Resort

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Located just minutes from Angkor Wat Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Navutu Dreams proudly maintains the largest green space among all the hotels and resorts in Siem Reap.

You will find this oasis tucked-away in a village within 5 minutes from the Old Market in the colonial French Quarters. There is no better setting to rejuvenate yourself than in this serene Cambodian landscape.

Unique to this region, Navutu Dreams specialise in a variety of daily yoga classes as well as health consultations, personalised detox programs, acupuncture, rejuvenating massages and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Destination-inspired activities include forest bathing or the practice of ‘’Shinrin-yoku’’ in a selected path at the Angkor Archaeological Park, and a sunrise meditation within the grounds of a 9th century temple.

Navutu Dreams has a core team of seasoned wellness practitioners who have crafted programs designed to detox the body, the mind or both. Yoga classes are available three time a day, each day of the week. Private bodyworks, breath-work, yoga, meditation or even partner yoga sessions can easily be arranged.

Whether you are a beginner or a pro, this yoga break will re-balance your energies and recharge your batteries.

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A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in Jamaica: Relax, Detox and Reconnect 

It is time to slow down and get back into balance. Enjoy an oasis of tranquility and relaxation through yoga, mind and body awareness, healthy food, fresh spring water and herbal medicine. More than just a holiday, we are here for you to experience a transformational journey within yourself. Go Natural retreats are all about slowing down and getting back into balance.

This retreat is located directly on the seaside; an oasis for your mind, body and soul with fantastic ocean views and surrounded by gorgeous green nature; a quiet and safe area where the only sounds you will hear are singing birds and the ever flowing voice of the ocean.

Long Bay beach, one of the most beautiful virgin beaches, with kilometers of fine white sand, is just at 3 minutes walking distance, in the fishermen village of Long Bay.

We are here to support you in your wellbeing journey, making you feel at ease from the moment you arrive. Everyone has different needs, goals and passions, that’s why we have many different programs to fit your needs.

Whether you are interested in a yoga, meditation, a relaxing holiday, or a combination of enriching experiences, we will meet you with a smile and a dedication to helping you enjoy the ultimate wellbeing holiday.

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A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in Marrakech: Luxury Yoga & Travel Journal Retreat

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We are so excited about this special collaboration and enhancement to our Marrakech retreat featuring Julian Hyzler from EASEL&LENS to combine a look at creative focus with travel-journal creation classes throughout the week.

This fantastic yoga retreat will take place at the fabulous Peacock Pavilions boutique hotel. Located in Marrakesh on 8.5 acres of land, including 5 acres of olive grove, this stylish and eco-friendly abode has been featured in worldwide publications, including National Geographic Traveler.

Breathtakingly beautiful and luxuriously designed, the living quarters where guests will stay during the retreat features gorgeous fireplaces and a glamorous bathrooms in each room. Not only is this place gorgeous, but it’s also eco-friendly.

Yoga and meditation classes will be held daily to prepare our bodies and minds to find the ‘calm in the chaos’ of the sensory-overload that is Morocco – 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 smells, sites, and sounds that abound in exotic Marrakech.

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

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A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in St Lucia: Healthy Yoga Retreat on the beach

Let the Caribbean sea’s waves wake you up in the morning and put you to sleep at night. Eat the freshest locally grown produce from the town and taste the catch of the day from the fisherman from the bay. Start you day with a revitalizing yoga practice and build your day with inspiring workshops, classes and trips. Or opt for quiet time journaling, painting or skinny dipping in the pool in the private villa.

Our healthfulness retreat on the beach in St Lucia takes place in a private sea view villa in Soufriere. Soufriere town is rich in history and was once the first capital during French colonial rule and it shows. All the famous sights and treasures are situated here (The Pitons, Diamond Falls, Botanical gardens etc). You’ll also see original colourful creole style wooden houses in some of the streets and old estate houses that have mainly been renovated to boutique hotels.

The French influence is still very dominant on the island considering it was under British rule until independence in 1979. English is the official language, however French Creole is spoken by most people in St Lucia. All the towns and districts are French in name and the local cuisines all have a French influences.

Hike through the forest paths to find the secret hot mineral spa pools. Eat the freshest picked fruits and scrumptious healthy cuisine on the island. Sink into your mat holding the final yoga pose. Or just relax by the pool overlooking the Caribbean sea’s sunset with a book.

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A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in Spain: Yoga & Hiking Retreat 

Escape to Spain for 5 nights and immerse yourself in warm sunshine, ‘drink’ fresh clean sea air, feast on delicious tasty food, open your body in twice daily amazing yoga and hike in stunning natural scenery. And, if you fancy exploring further, you can go biking and horse trekking, cook up a delicious paella lunch or simply chill in the sun.

Our yoga and hiking retreats in Spain are the perfect blend of two complementing exercises. Whilst hiking is great for the heart and lungs it can create tight leg muscles and an aching back but, with the addition of delicious yoga to lengthen, open and strengthen your posture, you’ll loosen your hamstrings, build strength, mobilise joints and deepen your breathing. The simple fusion of yoga and hiking on one retreat means you receive a complete boost to your health and fitness.

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A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in Thailand: Fitness Fusion Retreats at Layana Resort

Layana Resort & Spa is a luxurious adults-only hideaway set amidst the azure blue waters of the Andaman Sea, Koh Lanta Yai, an idyllic tropical island located in the South of Thailand with pristine beaches backed by lush tropical greenery and forested hills.

Located on 3 kilometers of the white sandy Phra-Ae-Beach and harmonising with its secluded surroundings in a way that is distinctly Asian, Layana Resort & Spa blends pampered luxury with a fresh, open and natural ambience. Translated from the Sanskrit language “Layana” means “a pause in time”; in keeping with this ethos, Layana Resort & Spa is committed to creating an exclusive haven of luxury where the world revolves around you.

To extend our commitment to the luxury of time and rejuvenation power of an island holiday, we have just completed an ambitious upgrade and expansion of our wellness facilities. Guests can enjoy a completely new experience at our “Wellness Zone.” After an invigorating workout in our new and ultra-modern gym facilities or pre/post a soothing massage, refresh or take laps at the new wellness pool.

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A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in Jordan: Yoga and Horse Soul Journey Retreat

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This transformative yoga and horse journey in Jordan is an incredible 9 day adventure. Travel Jordan with yoga, meditation and horse wisdom sessions. Embark on a desert journey that connects to the wisdom of this ancient land, its people and horses.

Expand and deepen your awareness, unbridle your creative life force and be inspired to transform your life. Connect to the stillness and magic of the desert; the intuitive power of horses; the light of fire and stars; and the ancient wisdom of your heart.

Enjoy yoga with magnificent views of world heritage sites Petra and Wadi Rum. Absorb the healing zen of the Dead Sea and allow the minerals of the water to nourish your body.

Sleep under the stars, chant in the desert, ride a camel and reflect with horses. Share in sacred circle, song & dance. Wander barefoot in the desert, connect to the earth, send your wishes to the stars and reconnect to your courageous heart.

The desert escape is about grounding, expanding, opening and transforming. In Petra you connect with local women over lunch and embark on an exploration via the back entry to the awe-inspiring Monastery.

Here we rest and meditate to connect to the divine feminine energy of this magical place. Finally, you have Dead Sea Zen for body relaxation: healing water and mud for nurturing and releasing the old and preparing you to step into a new phase of your life journey.

Sandra and her horses offer you a unique and transformative journey that will shift your experience of life and encourage you to manifest your dreams.

As sustainable, eco-tourism is important to us, we will stay in camps and family run hotels. We will also eat at Bedouin camps and cooperate with the local community.

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A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in the Canary Islands: Rejuvenating Yoga & Pilates 

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Join us year round at our Surya retreat, on the sun-blessed island of Fuerteventura, Canary Islands 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 Retreat, 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 massage 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.

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A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in Sri Lanka: Healing Ayurvedic Retreats at Sen Wellness Sanctuary

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. Founder Sam Kankanamge, is a world-renowned Osteopath who runs a clinic in London as well as hosting the signature retreats at the Sanctuary himself.

We teach Kundalini Yoga and other yoga styles in twice daily classes that mark sunrise and sunset. The gentle rhythm of the sanctuary and the pared back approach and architecture of the place allow for a genuine retreat.

The focus here 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.

We tailor our retreats to your needs, allowing you to have more control over how you enjoy your time. We offer twice daily yoga, meditation, Ayurvedic consultations and treatments, as well as osteopathy. Our retreats allow you to relax, rebalance and rejuvenate in a peaceful, healing environment in our natural sanctuary. 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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A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in Cyprus: 7 Day Sun Kissed Yoga Escape

A fun-filled week with something to suit everyone, take the next step along your path of self-discovery through the practice of Hatha yoga, physical postures, breathing techniques, meditation and relaxation with our team of professional yoga teachers!

Relax and unwind in the comfort of one of Cyprus Villages tastefully restored traditional village houses far away from mass tourism. The houses and apartments are located in and around the village of Tochni. This traditional yet modern environment is perfect for your yoga holidays in Cyprus, in order to relax and explore the beautiful landscape

Tochni is set in the country approx. 10 km from the beach and 30 km from Limassol. Spend your free time either reflecting quietly or take part in the varied activities on offer. Leave feeling renewed with a greatly enhanced sense of well-being and positivity.

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A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in Costa Rica: 7 Night Yoga & Wellness Retreat

Come to the mountains of Costa Rica for an all inclusive rejuvenating retreat at our beautiful eco-lodge immersed in nature.

Practice yoga and meditation in an open-air pavilion with breathtaking views, read by the pool, hike in the jungle and renew your health with our professional wellness services directed by AHG registered herbalist and nutritionist Jill Ruttenberg.

At AmaTierra you can nurture yourself with delicious organic foods and professional wellness services. Take a tasting tour of our organic greenhouse or find serenity on a hike to the stream.

In our rural mountain eco-lodge, surrounded by friendly Costa Rican people, you can glimpse the local culture in a safe and natural way. Choose a package to match your holistic lifestyle.

AmaTierra has one of the best yoga retreats in Costa Rica. Attend Special Yoga retreats and other self-improvement workshops offered at AmaTierra that will enrich your vacation experience and inspire profound transformation in your whole Being. Soul Seed Travel have personally been here, read our review.

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A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in Botswana: Mindful Yoga Safari Retreat

Journey with us on our first class mindful retreat in Botswana along the untouched Okavango Delta. The Retreat takes place at two luxurious lodges, Mopiri and Nokanyana offering you the best of both worlds in the Delta – an incredible opportunity to connect deeply with the elements and energy of nature as we move from the wetland to the drylands. Not only will you experience the remoteness from land, but also from above with 3 scenic flights.

Morning yoga flows at sunrise will be whispering rejuvenation into your soul as the world awakes along the Delta and Khai. The picture-perfect settings will give you the feeling as though time is standing still and you will certainly be renewed after each session.

The remainder of the day will be spent on unique activities specific to the area, relaxation and self-reflection. The teams at Mopiri and Nokanyana will discuss all the activities on offer and you can do as little or as much as you would like to.

As the days draw to a close, you will find yourself back in nature for an afternoon yoga practice before sunset. An incredible way to end the day and quiet your mind before dinner under the starlit skies.

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A Winter Sun Wellness Holiday in Costa Rica: Beachside Winter Sun Yoga Holiday

A destination that is on everyone’s yoga bucket list, join us this winter for our beachside yoga holiday Costa Rica. We are so excited about our new yoga holiday Costa Rica for 2020. We have searched high and low to offer you a relaxing and adventurous 10 day winter sun yoga holiday. We have chosen to stay in the exclusive area of Playa Guiones, right in the heart of the wellness and surf mecca, Nosara.

Based on the Pacific coast, you will be staying in two beachside villas with private pools, right next to each other. With acres of space, a rancho (that is two storeys for outdoor communal living downstairs and above a yoga shala), hire a golf buggy or catch a tuk tuk into Nosara and experience the vibes of the Pura Vida (Vital Life) and see how the wellness world has flourished in Costa Rica.

Begin the day with yoga in the rancho yoga shala to the sounds of monkeys and tropical birds, followed by breakfast al fresco and take a dip in the pool or head down to the beach. Relax at the villa or try surfing on one of the best surf beaches, wander into town or feel exhilarated with one of the many activities on offer in the surrounding area for eg, zip-lining through the rainforest canopy, a quad bike tour along the coast, visit a chocolate or coffee factory and so much more.

Enjoy evening yoga and then settle down to a vegan / vegetarian dinner with our own chef. Fall asleep listening to the sound of the waves meeting the shore.

We have chosen this area as you will be in the thick of the wellness zone and free to make the holiday what you choose it to be so it could be; a pure surf holiday, or you might opt for adventure activities or you might want to simply relax on the beach and read a great book. It’s up to you as it’s your yoga holiday. We are available to help you make it whatever you want it to be.

We have chosen this area as you will be in the wellness zone with lots of options of what to do with your time whilst in Costa Rica so that you can tailor the yoga holiday to your preferences, whether it be a pure surf holiday, or you might opt for adventure activities or you might want to simply relax on the beach and read a great book. It’s up to you as it’s your yoga holiday. We are available to help you make it whatever you want it to be.

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