Yoga and Pilates Retreat Mas Sant Nicolau, Spain
Yoga, Pilates, aqua-exercise, massage and led walks.
July 5th-10th 2020
£550 for twin share, £650 for private room
(£150 deposit will secure your place)
Mas Sant Nicolau is a family run, traditional Catalan country house with seven comfortable holiday cottages, set in extensive Mediterranean gardens with swimming pool, table tennis, boules, barbecues, free WiFi, children’s play area and activity room. With its 12th century hermitage at the gate, Mas Sant Nicolau is a hidden paradise surrounded by woods & gentle hills yet with easy access to all local attractions. Sant Nicolau is a favourite for people looking for a tranquil, safe and natural environment in the countryside with great facilities. Just 30 minutes from Girona, the Pyrenees and unspoiled coves and beaches. You really can enjoy the mountains and beaches all on the same day! Our 7 cottages are named after famous artists, they are all individual with two or more bedrooms to sleep a minimum of five people. All cottages are heated with kitchen and bathroom. Bedding and towels are provided and the tap water is safe to drink.
Breakfasts and evening meals (except one) are provided. Meals are taken from the Leafy Green Meals book for this week. All meals are vegetarian and homemade with fresh ingredients. Breakfasts are freshly made with a selection of granola, seasonal fruits, artisan breads, and yogurts, and freshly made teas and fresh ground coffee. Alcohol is not included but please feel free to bring your own.
The retreat starts on a Sunday. Transfers from the airport can be arranged. We will meet at 7 pm for a welcome meeting, meet everyone and find out more about the program for the week. Some activities are subject to fair weather conditions. In the morning, we welcome the day with a sun salutation and yoga class. We then follow with Pilates based body conditioning. The afternoon is free for you to explore the region. At 6 pm a stretch and relax and a guided meditation are held; a great way to unwind. Evening meal is served at 8 pm. On the Thursday evening we go out to an exceptional Catalan restaurant.
Massages (£), Guided walks and bike rides are offered and bike hire is available throughout your stay. Catalonia is brimming with medicinal and gastronomic herbs and these can be seen during the herbal woodland walk.
Car hire is a great way to explore Catalonia and we recommend hiring from the airport on your arrival. Transfers and taxis can also be booked in advance. Trains go to Figueres, 7 km away and buses pass close by twice per day. Medical facilities are situated in Figueres.
Flights (not included) with Ryanair to Girona or with Easyjet to Barcelona.