Spain - Radiance Retreats in Asturias
This inspirational yoga & hiking retreat is set in beautiful Asturias of Northern Spain.
Surrounded by dramatic peaks, deep gorges, crystal clear rivers and pure mountain air be inspired with dedicated twice daily yoga, exhilarating daily hiking, wonderful regional food and lots of cultural insights staying Fuentes de Lucia.
Type of Event
Spanish Steps will meet you in the center of Oviedo at 5:00 PM, Sept 2, 2017. 8-days later, Sept 9, we drive you back to the center of Oviedo.
The retreat price includes:
7 nights accommodation at the retreat hotel
Pick-up & return retreat transfers from Oviedo - the cosmopolitan Asturias capital
All delicious home cooked vegetarian breakfasts, dinners & some lunches
Twice daily yoga classes
Guided scenic daily hikes with our experienced guides averaging 12-15 km daily
Evening yoga nidra (a lying down relaxation for a good nights sleep)
*In-house massages are available upon request
**On the last day we go to a dedicated hydrotherapy thermal waters spa with jacuzzi, jet pools, steam room, sauna, etc for deep soothing after the weeks adventure. Cost approx 12 Euro.
About the yoga: Yoga is taught by Jessie Chapman who's inspirational classes are designed for all levels, from the complete beginner to the more experienced practitioner. Lots of individual attention and adjustments are given in the classes and everyone is well looked after.
About the hiking: We walk beautiful mountain trails, averaging approximately 15 km per day, accompanied by friendly and knowledgeable hiking guides who fill our days with a soulful blend of scenic hiking, historical insights, traditional experiences and wonderful food. We Savour local Asturian cuisine, sample aromatic cheeses and sip the traditional beverage, Sidra Asturianu, a cider made from locally grown apples. We trek through scenic gorges and alongside babbling brooks; dine in local taverns; explore 10th-century churches and relax under Spain’s oldest yew tree, El Tiexo, planted more than 1000 years ago in a sacred meadow.
About the location & accommodation: We stay at Hotel Fuentes de Lucia, a picturesque rural hotel in the stunning Quiros Valley of the Asturian Region. All rooms are spacious and have en-suite bathrooms with bathtubs, patios with village or valley views and lovely décor.
High speed internet and WIFI, TV room and library and lots of private areas to soak up the Spanish mountain air and warm sun.
About the food: Our retreat meals are delicious and abundant using fresh ingredients. All meals are vegetarian and mainly wheat and sugar free. For lunch we either buy supplies for a group picnic on our hike or eat at local restaurants where you can sample all sorts of regional specialities. Wine is included with our hotel dinner and special dietary requests can be catered for.