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Experience Ultimate Bliss: Book a Private Yoga Retreat with Zephyr Yoga Retreats

Imagine escaping to a serene sanctuary where luxury meets tranquility and every moment is dedicated to your well-being. With Zephyr Yoga Retreats, you can elevate your escape by inviting me to guide you through personalised yoga, meditation and bodywork sessions at some of the world’s most exquisite destinations. Let’s explore these paradisiacal retreats where you can rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit.

Each of these incredible venues offers a unique blend of luxury, tranquility and natural beauty, making them perfect for your next private yoga retreat. Whether you seek the eccentric Caribbean rhythm on the Island of Mustique, the exotic charm of Morocco, the rustic elegance of Colorado, or the serene beauty of Greece, I am here to tailor your retreat experience to your personal needs. Join me at these exceptional locations for a transformative journey of yoga, meditation and holistic wellness.

For more information and to book me for a private retreat at your favourite destination, please email me at [email protected]. Let’s create your personal sanctuary of peace and rejuvenation together.

Mustique – Frangipani

Nestled in the heart of the Caribbean, Mustique Island’s Frangipani Villa offers a unique blend of laid-back luxury and island charm. Picture yourself practicing sunrise yoga on a pristine beach, surrounded by turquoise waters and swaying palm trees. This private villa provides an idyllic backdrop for daily yoga sessions, sunset meditations and personalized bodywork treatments.

Frangipani is a stunning example of a Paolo Piva house. The villa’s elegant symmetry is complemented by wraparound verandas that perfectly frame some of the prettiest views on Mustique. As you approach via a spectacular shell-lined tunnel, it’s clear this villa is something very special indeed. The facade is adorned with white-painted latticework, and a huge swimming pool offers magnificent views of L’Ansecoy Bay. One of the most impressive Great Rooms on the island adds to its charm, while the pièce de résistance is arguably the glorious library, complete with a vast mahogany day bed, replica ship and endless books.

Perfect for a large group with children, the villa’s layout includes several connected children’s rooms. The living spaces are equally inviting, featuring board games aplenty, a pétanque court and a table tennis table for inter-family competitions.

Villa Details:

  • Bedrooms: 8 (Two King, Three Queen, Two Children’s Twin, One Children’s Double, all with en-suites)
  • Maximum Guests: 10
  • Villa Team: 1 Butler, 1 Assistant Butler, 1 Chef, 2 Gardeners, 3 Housekeepers
  • Vehicles: 3
  • Amenities: Pool, Outdoor Dining

For more images and to book Frangipani Villa privately, visit Mustique Island – Frangipani.

Morocco – Azaren

Step into a world of exotic beauty and tranquility at Azaren in Morocco. This architectural marvel is set amidst lush gardens and offers stunning views of the Atlas Mountains. Here, you can indulge in the sensory delights of Moroccan hospitality while deepening your yoga practice in beautifully designed spaces. Experience the harmonious blend of traditional Moroccan elements with modern luxury, creating the perfect setting for spiritual rejuvenation.

Azaren is a private 20-acre (8-hectare) estate nestled in the shadows of the High Atlas Mountains, just 30 km from Marrakech. It is an oasis of calm, beauty, and luxurious surroundings—everything you would imagine your own private Moroccan paradise to be. Snowcapped Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in the Atlas, provides year-round irrigation for the lush gardens of the Ourika Valley, which have sustained the region for centuries.

The hospitality of the Berber people is world-renowned, and at Azaren, this welcoming spirit is on full display. Whether you would like to experience a traditional hammam, partake in a tea ceremony in a mountain village, or savor the famous Moroccan tajine, Azaren offers a truly immersive cultural experience in luxurious comfort. You will fall in love with the people, the traditions, the food, and most of all, the facilities of this desert hideaway.

But don’t forget, this is a yoga retreat after all. The purpose-built Yoga Shala on the property is one of the most beautifully designed and situated of any of Zephyr’s retreat locations. With the mountains as your backdrop and the stunning garden laid out before you, you’re sure to find bliss and serenity both on and off the mat.

Estate Details:

  • Accommodations:
    • 4 Suites with en-suite bathrooms, private, and open outdoor spaces
    • 7 Villas with en-suite bathrooms, private, and open outdoor spaces
  • Amenities:
    • Tennis Court
    • Pool
    • Yoga Shala & Gym
    • Spa
    • TV Room
    • Billiard Room
    • Petanque Pitch
    • Outdoor Dining
    • Berber Tent and Mechoui

Staff and Cuisine: Azaren’s staff includes a manager who speaks English, German, and French, a butler, a cook, three chambermaids, a head groundsman, a team of gardeners, and night watchmen. The cuisine is a delicious Moroccan-French fusion, extensively using Azaren’s home-grown vegetables, fruit, and olive oil. Traditional bread is baked daily in an outdoor wood-fired oven. Vegetarian diets and other dietary requirements can be catered for. Meals can be served in a variety of outdoor locations, and picnics can be prepared on request.

For more images and to book Azaren, visit Azaren.


Colorado – Dunton Hot Springs

Immerse yourself in the rustic charm of Dunton Hot Springs, a restored 19th-century ghost town turned luxury resort. Located in the Colorado mountains, this bohemian chic destination offers natural hot springs, scenic hiking trails, and a serene environment for yoga and meditation. The rustic elegance and natural beauty of Dunton create a perfect retreat for those seeking a holistic escape.

Dunton Hot Springs is a small and exclusive resort nestled deep in the San Juan Mountains of the Colorado Rockies. This perfectly restored ghost town thrives on contradictions: hand-hewn log cabins exquisitely furnished, a life-worn saloon serving food of startling quality, lung-torturing trails followed by pampering massages, and sensuous hot springs beneath shimmering snow banks. Despite its historic charm, this romantic old mining town offers high-speed wireless internet access in every cabin and video conferencing in the dance hall, all set to the comforting sound of a tumbling waterfall.

The hot springs at Dunton are controlled by tectonic forces associated with the Triassic Dolores Formation. The springs are located on the trace of a north-trending fault and encompass an area of approximately 0.3 square miles. There are many other seeps and springs in the area, including Colorado’s only geyser, which bubbles up every 45 minutes. There is also a recorded soda spring that remains elusive and our neighbor’s fabulous lithium-rich Paradise Hot Spring.

Resort Details:

  • Accommodations: 15 Cabins
  • Amenities:
    • Saloon
    • Bathhouse
    • Outdoor Hot Springs
    • Spa
    • Yoga Shala

Activities:

  • Horseback Riding in the High Rockies
  • Fly Fishing on the West Fork of the Dolores (private waters)
  • Hiking in the High San Juans
  • Mountaineering in the Higher San Juans
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Trail Rides into the San Juans
  • Rafting on the Upper and Lower San Miguel
  • Archaeological Day Tours to the Desert

For more information and to book, visit Dunton Hot Springs.

Corsica – Cala Rossa

For an exclusive Mediterranean escape, a private home in Cala Rossa, Corsica, awaits. This newly built, extended family home offers modern cabins and elegant outdoor living spaces, perfect for yoga and meditation. The beachfront location allows you to connect deeply with nature, enhancing your practice with the soothing sounds of the sea and the beauty of Corsica’s coastline.

This exquisite property features two pools, a jacuzzi, and direct beach and sea access. Guests can enjoy two well-equipped kitchens and ample outdoor space, making it ideal for both relaxation and gatherings. The unique layout spans three houses and two cabins, providing a luxurious and private retreat experience.

All meals are prepared by a talented Corsican chef and her team, offering both meat and vegetarian options. Enjoy the finest local cuisine, tailored to your dietary preferences, in a stunning outdoor dining setting.

Property Details:

  • Accommodations: 10 Rooms
  • Amenities:
    • 2 Pools
    • Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Direct Beach Access
    • 2 Guest Kitchens
    • Expansive Outdoor Spaces

For more information and to book this exclusive retreat, please contact us at [email protected].


Greece – Itha108

Itha108 in Greece is a purpose-built yoga retreat that combines simplicity with breathtaking beauty. Overlooking the Ionian Sea, this retreat offers serene spaces for yoga practice, meditation, and bodywork. Enjoy the minimalist yet comfortable accommodations and the stunning natural surroundings that make every moment of your retreat a peaceful experience.

Itha108 is set in a place of outstanding natural beauty, providing a space specifically designed for peace, relaxation, and practice. Ithaca, home of Itha108, is one of the smallest islands in the Ionian constellation, radiating Grecian authenticity. Its shores boast a long Homeric and mythical history, with many mysteries sensed among the animated panorama and secretive coves.

Perched on an elevated wilderness of olive trees and exposed rocks, Itha108 overlooks the sea and the eastern coastline of neighboring Kefalonia. The retreat’s design emphasizes indoor-outdoor living, allowing guests to fully immerse in the natural beauty, which extends to sweeping and hidden beaches below.

Accommodations:

  • All bedrooms can be single or double occupancy, featuring en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning, coco-mat mattresses, wood-paneled ceilings, and views across the Ionian Sea toward Kefalonia. Each bedroom has a unique identity.
  • The two luxury Mongolian rooms are light and airy, sleeping one to two people. They contain comfortable beds with mosquito nets, coco-mat mattresses, stand-up fans, and en-suite bathrooms. Pathways and steps provide access to the yurt platforms, each with outdoor seating, positioned high among rocks and trees with beautiful sea views.

Cuisine: Food at Itha108 is fresh, sumptuous, and made from local produce. All vegetables are organic and sourced from the best of Ithaca and neighboring Kefalonia. The plentiful, home-cooked menus blend traditional Greek cuisine with contemporary style. For retreats, mainly vegetarian food is promoted, though freshly caught fish is available on request.

For more information and to book, visit Itha108.


Yorkshire – Broughton Hall

Broughton Sanctuary in Yorkshire is a stately home transformed into a wellness haven. With its purpose-built spa and wellness center, this destination offers a blend of historical elegance and modern luxury. Engage in yoga sessions in beautifully restored spaces, explore the expansive gardens, and unwind with tailored bodywork treatments in this quintessentially English retreat.

Established in 1097, the Broughton Hall Estate has been home to the Tempest family for over 900 years and enjoys a rich history stretching back over the millennium. The Estate is a thriving example of constant transformation and evolution, learning from the past and taking the best into the future. This philosophy inspired the recent name change from Broughton Hall Estate to Broughton Sanctuary, reflecting its vision to be a regenerative space rooted in the nature and well-being of both humanity and the planet. Designed by Andrew Nesfield, the historic formal gardens, studded with statues, ponds, parterres, and fountains, offer a glimpse of 18th-century fashion.

Broughton Hall features 17 impressive bedrooms, each with its own unique character and design. The house manager and hospitality team are always on hand to attend to your needs and requirements, ensuring you can simply enjoy your stay. The property also includes 19 holiday homes. In-house chefs can create a variety of menus tailored to your unique requirements, from traditional English cuisine for upscale events to fresh, wholesome dishes for more informal dining experiences.

Amenities and Activities:

  • Avalon Spa: A state-of-the-art wellbeing center offering weekly classes, private wellbeing events, and transformational residential retreats.
  • Pool
  • Fire Temple
  • Woodland Sauna or Sweat Lodge
  • Wild Swimming
  • Moon Bathing
  • Woodlands
  • Bike Riding
  • Labyrinth
  • Hermit Huts
  • Bronze Age Circle

For more information and to book, visit Broughton Sanctuary.

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Published on July 5, 2024