At Valle de Vida’s Spanish yoga retreat you can walk in the mountains, have an archery lesson, learn Flamenco, a cookery lesson, meditate in a quite special place, read a book under the shade of an olive tree, sketch and paint, guided walks, watch a DVD at our poolside cinema or just relax in the sun. 

Day trips:

Nearby are the stunning turquoise lakes in Ardales (a jewel in Cartama’s crown) where you can swim or canoe, with beautiful pine forests to explore, as well as Spain’s famous and spectacular El Chorro gorge– with the world famous kings walk across the gorge.

There are also several charming local pueblos blancos, home to many great bars and restaurants, with Alora the closest. Half an hour away are the local beaches and the old town of Malaga, with its museums, the Picasso museums being the most well known and beautiful cathedral,the daily market, Alcazaba/castle, and Chiringuitos (beach restaurants). Granada’s famous Alhambra Palace and Gypsy flamenco dancing, is less than two hours drive away.

Ronda’s famous architecture, including Puente Nuevo,and can now be reached by train, its one of the most beautiful train rides through the countryside taking 1 1/2 hrs each way.

Use your yoga holiday in Spain to discover all that Andalusia, Cartama and neighbouring regions have to offer.

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