Looking for a weekend retreat in the middle of nature in Spain to unplug, relax, and meditate? These locations are ideal for getting away from the city’s stress.
We can’t think of a better way to start 2023 than by disconnecting and putting aside the stress of these times in the most beautiful location conceivable, at any of Spain’s spiritual and wellness retreats. Unique natural settings where you may reconnect with yourself and rediscover balance, practice contemplative hiking on one of their trails, enjoy peaceful tea ceremonies, organic gastronomy, walk through gardens, and, of course, all the calm, relaxation, and quiet that these places emanate.
From the views of the mountains and the sea and the gentle microclimate, you’ll find at the Porta Maris estate to the mountains and greenery of the Hospederia del Silencio in Caceres. These are the spiritual and wellness retreats not to be missed in Spain in 2023.
Porta Maris Javea
Porta Maris Javea is the ideal venue for group training (yoga, pilates, fitness) or outdoor team-building activities, with its 2,500 m2 plot and various wide, completely flat areas, as well as a large swimming pool and hammock area. It has two 100m2 covered patios, both with sea views and their own dining equipment, to assure the renters’ serenity and seclusion.
Its interiors are as impressive, with an 85-inch projection screen and a robust sound system ideal for projections, presentations, or remote connections to events, as well as broadband connectivity throughout the property. There is space for 5 cars on the estate and unlimited free parking in the surrounding neighborhood.
Javea allows you to mix activities inside the home with other events outside, utilizing the Marina area’s wide cultural, leisure, and culinary offer (restaurants, kayaks, beaches, boat rental, and so on), making each retreat an exceptional experience for the participants.
Porta Maris hosts a number of retreats each year. In the previous year, they hosted many health and wellness retreats for international groups, as well as business retreats for a big telecoms multinational and several digital start-ups.
Porta Maris Javea
Calle Gaviotas 6, 03739 Javea, Spain
(+34) l 640.786.757
La Hospedería del Silencio (Cáceres)
Created in response to the desire of many individuals to discover a location where they may spend a getaway in nature while respecting others and the environment. La Hospederia del Silencio is a lovely rural hotel with a country estate located on a solitary hill in the Sierra de Gredos (north of Cáceres), two hours from Madrid, in a privileged area surrounded by unspoiled nature, lush forests, gorges with abundant crystal clear water, and a perfect micro-climate.
The property has rustic cottages with one or two bedrooms that can sleep up to 80 people. It also features a bio-vegetarian dining room, an activity room, a swimming pool, a vegetable garden, and the option of several forms of massage, naturopathy, reflexology, and acupuncture, to name a few.
915 535 502
650 48 49 28
Paseo de las Cañadas S/N, 10493 Robledillo de la Vera, Cáceres
Hospedería del Monasterio de Valvanera (La Rioja)
Run by the community of white monks of the IVE, Hospedería del Monasterio de Valvadera is located in a place of great natural beauty, surrounded by extensive forests and sheltered by the peaks of the Sierra de San Lorenzo, it offers splendid panoramic views of the valley and the surrounding peaks.
The calm and tranquility that monastic life confers in it make this place the ideal place to enjoy a few days of rest, comfort the soul, and contemplate nature, as well as practice hiking and mountain biking. mountain among others.
The hostelry has 19 double rooms, 6 triplets and 2 quadruples, all of them with full bathrooms and WiFi internet connection.
Conditioned with access for people with physical disabilities. Its facilities are complemented by a 2-fork restaurant with a menu of homemade food, a bar, and a splendid guest lounge with a TV. The views from the dining room are impressive.
Tierra del Agua (Caleao) Asturias
Relaxation zones, therapies, and treatments centered on the element of water, body, and mind to re-energize. This relaxing facility in the picturesque town of Caleao, surrounded by mountains and the Asturian environment, also offers an indoor alpine-style spa, Finnish sauna with panoramic views, Turkish bath, hydrotherapy shower, and ice flakes fountain.
It also has a Nordic bathtub, a rural infinity pool with outdoor views, massages with organic oils, yoga sessions, thoughtful walks through nature, and mindfulness classes. In the midst of the Redes Natural Park, an eco-oasis of relaxation, pleasure, and gastronomy.
Hostal Aigua Clara (Formentera)
If you want to relax and enjoy a different sort of holiday at the foot of the Mediterranean, Hostal Aigua Clara in Formentera is an excellent choice. A modest family-run hostel on the seashore beside Es Ca Mar’s historic fishing port and in the heart of Migjorn beach, one of the most beautiful and calm on the island. Breakfasts by the sea, yoga lessons, Mediterranean delicacies, and plenty of leisure await you in this gorgeous setting.
+34 622 306 198 // +34 971 32 81 83
- Es Ca Marí, Platja de Migjorn Formentera
Shama Retreats (Grazalema – Cadiz)
Shama Retreats conduct yoga and meditation retreats on a large rural estate, located in the heart of the sierra, just 45 minutes from Jeréz airport and 90 minutes from Seville and Málaga airports.
The estate, with more than 25 hectares, has 14 fully-equipped rural houses, with terraces and fireplaces, spectacular views, and five swimming pools available most of the year.
Its larger, more comfortable center is ideal for longer yoga teacher training courses or silent retreats that require space for internalization.
It gives us the sensation of being totally immersed in a pure, natural, and protected environment and feeling very small while observing a sky full of stars.
Teléfono: +34 627 41 99 96