Morocco - Atlas Mountain Highs, 3 Nights: £485
An award winning ecolodge located in the heart of the Arganeraie Biosphere Reserve, a Unesco heritage site in the Atlas mountains is the spectacular setting for this sunshine filled retreat.
Your retreat includes 3 nights accommodation, 5 Yoga sessions including meditations and Yoga nidra, an exploratory workshop, locally sourced Vegetarian cuisine filled with freshness and authentic Moroccan specialties, plus other treats along the way.
They’ve recently given their spa a facelift and added a salt room. Theres a steam and therapy room for hammam, body scrubs and detoxifying rituals using the finest locally sourced Argan oils, clays, black soaps and wild plants. There are a huge range of treatments using cold pressed Argan and plant extracts.
Connect and give renewed energy to yourself, rejuvenate and make space for optimism and change on this 3 night eco retreat in this staggeringly beautiful setting.
What to Expect
On arrival you'll be welcomed and shown to your allocated room and have a bit of time to chill and explore your surrounds or dip in the salt water pool before a group welcome once all guests arrive. Dinner will be followed by a traditional tea ceremony hosted by the owner of the eco lodge.
Morning Yoga sessions are followed by a hearty breakfast to set you up for the day ahead and then, you’re free to laze round the pool with a book or on the cactus lined rooftop of our Berber fortress taking in the spectacular vista. Visit the ladies in the nearby village and watch as they process Argan kernels into soaps and oils. Take a walk in the ancient Argan forest spotting camels along the way or explore the gardens. There's mountain biking and even pottery and cookery classes.
Late afternoon Yoga classes take place around 5pm .
The group comes together to eat at meal times
Your stay will be peppered with all sorts of treats including tea ceremonies, educational talks on Berber traditions and even astronomy. The spa and therapy rooms allow you a variety of treatments to leave you feel rejuvenated and completely pampered.
Guests check out on the Tuesday around 3pm with the opportunity to relax and use the facilities should they need.
Private Yoga sessions may also be scheduled.
What to Bring?
Yoga mats, bricks, Yoga straps and towels are provided. Try to travel light (hand luggage only) especially if travelling with the low cost airlines to minimise costs but also to save you time at the airport. Clothes suitable for Yoga obviously and appropriate footwear for hiking. Don't forget your swim wear and sun tan lotion!
What is Included?
3 nights accom with full board in a spectacular Berber fortress for our exclusive use
5 Yoga sessions including pranayama techniques, meditations and Yoga nidra
1 exploratory workshop
Traditional tea ceremony
Talk on traditional natural beauty products
Unlimited teas, herbal infusions and water
Salt water swimming pool
Travelling into Agadir about 20 mins from the venue is preferred although Marrakesh is also an option at 2 and a half hours drive away.
A number of airlines service this route. NB: Ryanair runs a Stanstead to Agadir on these exact days at low cost. The retreat will syncronise with these times so you wont miss out on anything!
Payment Options/Terms and Conditions
A 20% non refundable deposit will be required to secure your place on any retreat. In most circumstances, monthly installments can be made towards your retreat. Full payment will be required usually 10 weeks prior to the retreat. Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the retreat will not be refunded. A 50% fee will be applied to any refund due on cancellations made between 30 and 60 days.