There are some extra activities that you can explore during the break time between our retreats program :
You can book many relaxing treatments and full manicure, pedicure, facials, reflexology, hot stone massage, sport and relaxing total body massages by Julia, in Benalmadena Pueblo, in a beautiful salon. Or try one of the different ayurveda massages by Erik in the Retreat. The Ayurveda massage is a very therapeutic massage and gives you completely rest in the mind and detoxifies your body completely. This strong massage will be given with long strokes, movements with warm oil including fresh herbs.
The Relaxation massage is a massage ( Swedish ) to help you relax. The massage therapist will move at a slower pace and use lighter pressure. In this massage you might even fall asleep! It is also a good massage for someone who is getting a massage for the first time.
Foot massage is based on the tenets of foot reflexology and involves applying pressure on key points in the foot to get benefits. The legs will be massaged too. This massage is with oil. ( Ayurveda and Relax massage €40,- each session ( 60 minutes). Foot massage € 25,- each session ( 30 minutes )
-There are nice shops, restaurants and a museum in this typically Andalucian village called Benalmadena Pueblo with white houses and charming streets and amazing views towards the sea and mountains. (5 minutes walking from the Retreat)
-You can visit the largest Buddha stupa from the western world. (15 minutes walk)
-The teleferico, this cable car running to the summit of the 769-metre Calamorro mountain, which provides panoramic views over the Sierra Nevada, Gibraltar and on clear days, the Morrocan coastline. (15 minutes by taxi from the retreat)
-A visit to the Colomares Castle, only 5 minutes walk from the retreat. This monument is dedicated to Isabel de Castilla, Cristobal Colón, Martin and Vicente A. Pinzón, Hermanos Niño, Luis de Santangel, Juan de la Cosa, Rodrigo de Triana, Diego de Arana, etc. It is a highly recommended place for your visit. Covering an area of 1,500 meters, it is the largest monument in the world to Cristobal Colón, and has the smallest church in the world. Only 2 euros the entrance.
-Puerto Marina in Benalmadena, has proven itself as being one of the top marinas in the world, with lots of shops, boat trips, sea life aquarium and beautiful unique architecture. (15 minutes by car from the retreat)
-Fuengirola with flat beaches and a long boulevard and Benalmadena Costa with it’s rocky coastline are just 10 minutes by car/taxi
-Marbella is about 40 minutes by car/taxi
-Malaga city center is about 30 minutes by car/taxi
Are you interested in more details about what to do during your free time during the Yoga Retreat? Read our blog, and prepare your schedule