Yoga retreat at a charming cortijo in Andalusia, Spain

19 - 26 October 2023

Cost from £825

Teacher Roanna Doleman

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About Cortijo San Jose

Set on a hilltop, the 200-year-old Cortijo offers magnificent views of the rolling countryside, olive groves and a laguna which is home to flamingos.

Cortijo San Jose is full of warmth, character and charm, offering beautiful accommodation, a saltwater pool, sun terrace, gardens, a courtyard and plenty of hidden corners for relaxation. The Cortijo is completely off-grid with all power generated by the sun.

Located in the heart of Andalusia, the cultural delights of Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Ronda are just a day trip away.

Retreat programme

There will be two yoga classes each day in the light and airy converted barn space or on a shaded terrace overlooking the hills and olive groves.

Each day will begin with a morning class of meditation and an energising morning flow to gently open the body and attune the mind to the breath. The classes will be suitable for all levels and yoga experience.

The afternoon class will be a more restorative class to delve deeper into the postures.

Between yoga classes there will be the chance to explore the beautiful natural surroundings or simply rest and relax. During the week there will be one yoga free day.

Things to do

There will be plenty of time to rest and relax, soak up the sun by the pool, read your book in a hammock or take a massage with a specialised 'Alchemy of Touch' therapist.

Or you can head off for a walk to explore the stunning countryside or take a trip to visit one of the many beautiful and culturally rich towns and cities of Andalusia. Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Ronda are just a day trip away.

Accommodation & food

Cortijo San Jose offers comfortable and spacious bedrooms decorated in Andalucian Moorish style.

There are single, double, twin and triple options to suit all budgets. Most bedrooms are en-suite and overlook the surrounding hills and laguna. Two single occupancy rooms share a bathroom. In the charming garden house with an outdoor lounge area and roof terrace with spectacular views, one single and one twin room share a bathroom.

Throughout the day you will be offered three delicious vegetarian meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared with the freshest seasonal, locally-sourced fruits and vegetables.

Client Reviews

Fantastic retreat in Andalusia. The venue was magical. It was a week of alchemy with brilliant women and a perfect place of restoration and fun.
Celi and Kells at the venue at Cortijo San Jose in Andalucia were really lovely. The vegetarian food was delicious and wholesome, and the cortijo, in real life, is better than in the photos. The place is welcoming and there are plenty of places to relax and unwind. I also loved that the cortijo was full of so much character! Thanks for a great experience!
Will and I had a brilliant time with Ro last week, she is an excellent teacher and she looked after us so well. She was cheerful and approachable at all times and she made a huge effort to integrate herself into the group. Her teaching style is relaxed and clear, and she catered for all abilities. We would definitely go on another retreat with her.
Alex & Will

Yoga retreat at a charming cortijo in Andalusia, Spain, 19 - 26 October 2023


Single occupancy room with shared bathroom
Price per person for single occupancy - £975

Twin or double room en-suite
Price per person for two people sharing - £875

Triple room en-suite
Price per person for three people sharing - £825

Twin room shared bathroom
Price per person for two people sharing - £845

Three delicious vegetarian meals each day
Tea, coffee, fruit and drinking water throughout the day
Daily meditation and yoga classes (apart from one yoga free day)

All trips, activities, treatments and wine with your evening meal are at an additional cost.

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required on booking and the balance is due 6 weeks before you travel.

Travel Arrangements

Malaga and Seville are the closest international airports to the property. Both are a 1 hour 30 minute drive away. Several airlines fly to both airports, some are listed below.

British Airways

Arrival to the Cortijo is from 17.00 on 19 October and departure by mid morning on 26 October.

For an affordable group transfer we recommend taking a flight to Malaga that arrives in time for a group transfer at around 16.30 on 19 October and a return flight that departs from Malaga early afternoon on 26 October.

There are options with Easyjet and BA from London that work with these timings.

Transfers cost approx €35 one way when shared with others and up to €150 for a solo transfer.