SPAIN YOGA RETREAT 7th-12th MAY 2023
A week of yoga, meditation and relaxation by the Mediterranean
Give yourself the space to fully surrender to a week of HeartYoga, cleansing meditations and deep relaxation in a stunning setting in Spain by the coastline in Vilanova, near Barcelona.
Reconnect to yourself, find inner peace and replenish your energy.
Live, love, laugh …. and relax on the beach.
Vilanova is a quiet seaside town – a hidden gem in the Mediterranean we keep coming back to. We love this place for it’s beauty, it’s local friendly atmosphere and the stunning white beaches.
We start the day with an awakening yoga session on the roof terrace, followed by a buffet breakfast leaving you free to enjoy the area with everything that it has to offer. We close our day with a relaxing sunset yoga session and some evenings we gather for a meditation to send you into restful sleep.
An unforgettable week.
In this holiday you will get:
- Morning and afternoon yoga and meditation on the roof terrace or on the beach.
Qi Gong on the beach with the local community.
- Stunning coastal walks
- Beach time, swimming, and relaxing in one of the most unspoiled beaches of Costa Dorada.
A guided evening tour to the old part of town.
Renewed energy, aliveness and a clear mind.
- and much more.
Arrival at the hotel from 3 pm, we will be there to welcome you. Free afternoon to rest, walk along the promenade or have your first swim in the blue sea.
* We reserve the right to make changes to the program.
Wednesday, 10th May
Rooms need to be vacated before noon, you can leave your bags at reception and use the hotel facilities for the rest of your day.
Evenings: We have 2 dinners included in the program for the rest of the evenings you are welcome to stay for dinner at the hotel or to find one of the local restaurants in the area.
Some evenings we gather for a meditation to send you into a beautiful rest.
£ 745 for a shared double or twin room.
£ 875 for single room.
We will give you information about good places to eat and local shops and supermarkets.
Lunch in the area costs approx. 14 € for a 3 course menu.
To Register: a deposit payment of 300€ is required, balance due 2nd April.
- Yoga & meditation sessions
- Qi Gong on the beach
- Guided walks
- Guided town walk
- 5 x nights accomodation
- 5 x morning buffet
- Welcome and completion dinner.
- Turist taxes
Not included: Transport to and from Barcelona airport, meals outside program, insurance.
ABOUT THE YOGA
➤ Chalotte has developed her own style of yoga drawn from her many years of study and practice in different disciplines.
➤ It is not just yoga, not just meditation, not just bodywork and movement, not just breath work and energy work but all of them at the same time and more. It is a subtle, fluid combination of poses, breathwork, and meditation.
➤ It is designed so that everyone can join in. We mix Hatha, Yin and gentle Flow.
ABOUT VILANOVA I LA GELTRU
➤ Vilanova i la Geltrú is a hidden gem in Costa Dorada; an authentic, tranquil and gorgeous town with its sandy beaches, costal walks, Ramblas, old quarter, traditional festivals, much history and cultural life, markets and many fish restaurants by the Marina – easy access from Barcelona Airport, only 50 minutes from Barcelona and right next to the well-known Sitges.
Click here for more information and ideas of what you to do during your visit.
ABOUT HOTEL CESAR
➤ Hotel Cèsar is a traditional Catalan family-owned hotel run by the 3rd generation. It is located just a few meters from the beach in Vilanova i la Geltrú in the heart of the Costa Dorada between the Garraf and Foix nature reserves. It is a beautiful old building that still retains its original structure, garden and features. Its history and tradition is over a century old.
➤ Enjoy the garden with its swimming pool, relax in the sauna and dine in the popular Mediterranean cuisine outdoor restaurant.
Click here to read more about the hotel.
GALLERY FROM VILANOVA
YOUR TOUR GUIDES
➤ The tour is organised by our Spanish / English partner, Teresa Perez. Teresa lives half the year in Vilanova, is our guide on walks, extra activities and helps with any questions regarding the area. She can advise you If you would like to extend your stay and explore beautiful Catalonia.
➤ Qi Gong on the beach is run by Antonio, an amazing local character who has been gathering people to practice together for the last 20 years.
➤Yoga and teachings are delivered by Chalotte Fruergaard, leader in the field for more than 25 years. Chalotte has a background as a yoga and meditation teacher, spiritual mentor, relationship coach, public speaker and author. Her teaching is informed by the wisdom of the ages, spirituality, neuroscience and quantum physics.
We have been collaborating for 20 years on both courses and retreats.
When: 7th – 12th May 2023
How to get there: Nearest airport is Barcelona airport. We recommend that you buy your ticket in advance to get a good price.
Bring: Yoga mat, towel for beach and pool, pen/notebook.
How to get to Hotel Cesar from Barcelona airport :
1. By train from Terminal 2 (EasyJet Terminal), 4.60€ , it takes around 1 hour and you need to change once (all info will be given), from Vilanova station to the hotel it takes around 20 minutes walk.
2. By coach from Terminal 1, around 8€, it also takes around 1 hour. There are two coaches per hour and it leaves you at Vilanova train station.
3. By taxi, it will cost around 75€, best if we send a taxi from Vilanova as Barcelona taxis at the airport operate under Barcelona rates and can be more expensive. We will coordinate groups to share the cost if at all possible.
(More information can be given and transfers can be organised if requested).