Go with the flow with yoga and H2O on our new Summer Refresh Retreat! Feel refreshed, relaxed and revived with a week of revitalising yoga classes combined with sun-dappled trips to Andalusia’s sparkling waterways… 

At-a-glance activities

  • Go wild water swimming in rivers flowing with pure mountain water 
  • Exploration of the stunning caves at Cueva del Gato and bathing in the crystal clear emerald rock pool
  • Take a dip and enjoy kayaking at Arcos beach with beautiful views to the historic hilltop pueblo
  • Discover the unspoilt Costa de la luz coastline with golden sand beaches and shady pine forest
  • Enjoy a spot of water aerobics in our very own saltwater pool!
  • Relax and unwind with morning Vinyasa Flow yoga classes and afternoon Restorative or Yin Yoga
Swim in the stunning emerald rock pool at Cueva del Gato
Take a refreshing dip in our saltwater pool

When you are not enjoying these experiences, bliss out at our stunning rural retreat centre in the Spanish mountains. A secluded sanctuary with a home-from-home feel, lazily read a book in a hammock, luxuriate with a delicious *massage, indulge in a handmade coffee or smoothie at our lovely onsite *Amrita cafe or wander around the beautiful grounds and surroundings of Suryalila flourishing with orange and fig trees, vegetable garden and ancient olive groves dotted with farm animals.

Go wild water swimming in pure mountain water at the Majaceite River
Kayak rental in Arcos de la Frontera 1 hour - Deals in en.yumping.com
Kayak on the sparkling lake at Arcos with views to the pretty old town

Prices and Accommodation

Please email us for availability & prices at [email protected]

Meet your host, Emma

Yoga teacher, Suryalila guest services, Retreat host, international traveller, lover of life and water enthusiast.

Emma, your host, came upon yoga after spending some months volunteering at Suryalila Yoga Retreat, where she began to discover the true gifts that yoga could bring to her life and to the lives of others. After undertaking her 200 hrs YTT with Frog Lotus Yoga (FLY), she then went on to do 150 hrs advanced TT and a 50 hrs Yin Yoga training and is now one of Suryalila’s resident yoga teachers. She teaches all levels Vinyasa flow and Yin yoga. She is also an important member of the guest services team.

Emma is a life enthusiast and has a positive attitude and vibrant energy that permeates across all areas of her life and is contagious to all whom come into contact with her. She spent 20 years travelling the world, meeting and mingling with people from different cultures and all walks of life. 

Prior to working at Suryalila, Emma spent 12 years working in international media and public relations, which took her to places as far and as wide as Africa, Central America, the Caribbean and the Middle East. She fully embraced all aspects of the places she visited, trying to learn the language of the country, engaging with the local people and learning about the different cultures and traditions. These skills have transferred to her day to day life as she loves welcoming and entertaining guests from all over the world, making them feel at home and sharing her passion and zest for life. 

Emma is a water enthusiast and loves nothing more than to have a morning swim in the sea, river, lake or pool. She is excited to share this passion with you all. Emma also speaks fluent English, Spanish and French and dabbles in Italian and Arabic.

You will most definitely be well taken care of in the good hands. 

A Typical day on you retreat consists of:

8 am – rise and shine with a nourishing yoga flow to wake up the body and mind. 

9:30 am – Enjoy a healthy variety of tasty options at our buffet breakfast including homemade porridge, chia, homemade breads, marmalades from our homegrown fruits, local fruits and more.

10:45 am – Ready for the day’s excursion which could be a trip down to the Costa de la Luz, with a walk through the pine forest and time at the beach bathing in the Atlantic Ocean, a river walk in a breathtaking natural setting of a pretty white village, Kayak or paddleboard on a nearby lake or visit one of the beautiful surrounding white Andalusian Villages.

13:30 pm Healthy Vegetarian Lunch at Suryalila or either a packed lunch on the beach or eat out at a local restaurant and try some tasty specialty Spanish Tapas.

17:30 pm Yin or Restorative Yoga class to completely relax and restore.

19:00 pm Healthy Vegetarian Dinner cooked with vegetables from the garden and much love.

20:00 pm onwards, enjoy the evening relaxing in our gardens and watching the sunset. 


This package prices includes your accommodation, daily yoga sessions, three organic delicious meals a day, 24/7 use of our salt water swimming pool, retreat activities and Suryalila facilities.

Deluxe Double, sole occupancy€ 1 218
Deluxe double for two people, price per person€ 1 071
Superior Double, sole occupancy€ 1 106
Superior Double for two people, price per person€ 917
Twin room, solo occupancy€ 1 106
Twin room, shared with other, price per person€ 966
4-bed Mini Dorm, shared with three others, price per person€ 812
Eco Casa, solo occupancy€ 1 036
Eco Casa Twin/Double, shared, price per person€ 840
Glamping Tent, solo occupancy€ 966
Glamping Tent for two people, shared, price per person€ 770