20–27 October 2014
8:30am – 10am:
10am – 11am:
11am – 4pm:
4pm – 5pm:
5pm – on:
Morning active yoga class
Free time, pool, beach, town, spa, golf, diving
Restorative yoga class
Dinner in El Gouna town or at hotel restaurant
Our luxury yoga retreats in Egypt are being held in sophisticated El Gouna – the Red Sea’s premier leisure destination. We practice yoga twice a day by the sea and stay at a beautiful 5-star hotel with a private beach and wonderful spa, right next to a lovely marina town, with plenty of activities from diving, kitesurfing, golfing, spa and shopping. Our groups are small and we welcome solo travelers – many participants come on their own.
Our yoga classes suit all levels and we modify poses so everyone can practice at their own pace. Morning classes are based on Vinyasa flow and are energetic, while the evening yoga classes are based on yin yoga and are restorative and calming, holding poses longer, allowing for longer meditation and relaxation. We hold classes every day except for the fourth morning so people can take a day excursion, go for an early dive, or just to sleep in a bit. We help organize activities and dinners for the group, but everything is optional, you can join the group whenever you want or spend some time relaxing on your own. We like to try out different restaurants, enjoy good healthy food without restrictions, and a glass of wine with dinner.
El Gouna is well known for its warm tropical climate and year-round sunshine.
Our Egypt yoga retreat will take place at the beautiful 5-star Mövenpick Resort & Spa:
The Mövenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna is nestled on a peninsula, with its own exclusive beachfront and spectacular views of the Red Sea. The hotel is just a few minutes away from El Gouna’s lively main town and easily accessible by the environmentally friendly tuc-tuc minicabs or by shuttle bus.
The large Deluxe Seaview rooms have private balconies with splendid views of the Red Sea, and have recently been renovated to a modern style. Internet is included, as is bottled water daily, and a bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival.
The hotel has four large swimming pools (3 heated), a renown spa, health club with gym, sauna, jacuzzi, steam bath, a beauty salon, tennis and squash courts, bicycle rental, canoes and pedal boats.
The Mövenpick offers a wide variety of dinner options from Egyptian specialties, a seafood restaurant, Mediterranean and Thai options, as well as two poolside restaurants during the day, and two bars for a relaxing evening drink.
El Gouna is Egypt's most stylish and charming destination on the Red Sea – a world of difference from the busy commercial centers of Sharm-el Sheikh and Hurghada:
El Gouna is located north of Hurghada, stretching along 10km of pristine beachfront and spread across a series of islands and lagoons. The beautiful marina town is famous for its award-winning architecture blending traditional and modern oriental styles.
A creative and diverse community of entrepreneurs, artists, environmentalists, and sports enthusiasts have made El Gouna their home giving the town an eclectic and upscale international flavor. The area’s desert islands and secluded sandy beaches are a true paradise – you can spend all your holiday on El Gouna’s beaches and never stay at the same one twice.
El Gouna is immaculately maintained and offers a wide variety of sport and entertainment options, with some of the world’s best marine-based activities. The main town is a shopper's paradise with outlets offering local ethnic specialties to high fashion shops – bustling inner courtyards, winding alleys, and series of brick domes filled with bazaars, boutiques, arts and craft galleries.
The town also offers world-class cuisine and trendy nightspots – from superb restaurants and stylish cafés to beach BBQs and seaside bars. After sunset, life in El Gouna continues to thrive with dozens of nightspots, international musicians and local artists offering nightly performances.
El Gouna has been officially recognized as Egypt's most environmentally-friendly holiday destination and works hard to maintain, preserve and protect its unique natural environment. Find out more information about El Gouna.
From diving to tennis to golfing to go-karting – there's something for everyone:
El Gouna is a diver’s paradise, with 40 dive sites within easy reach, from deep walls to shallow reefs and a choice of wrecks, and with a highly knowledgeable team of dive instructors and guides.
Kitesurfing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, waterskiing, sailing, snorkeling paragliding, deep sea fishing – there's every option for the water sport enthusiast.
Tennis and squash courts are available at the hotel, as are bicycle rentals, while beach volleyball games are organized on various beaches.
Boasting a professional 18-hole USPGA rated golf course designed with every level of golfer in mind. The golf club house offers a gym, three plunge pools, a sauna, a Turkish bath, and massages.
The Angsana Spa offers a wide range of beauty and wellness treatments using a fusion of techniques from East and West to refresh and rejuvenate, from specially created massages to facials and body polishes.
Explore the area on a boat trip to the surrounding islands, a desert safari on a quad, bedouin dinner in the desert, or a horseback-riding or camel-riding adventure.
Prices below are for 7 nights.
Price per person in a shared room: £ 1050
Price for a single-occupancy room: £ 1330
If you wish to stay longer or arrive earlier, we’d be happy to arrange that for you with the Mövenpick.
Plan to arrive at some point on the first day, we will meet up for a group dinner and yoga classes will start the next morning. The last yoga class will be the morning of the last day, and most people will leave on that day.
If you wish to arrive earlier or stay longer, we'd be happy to arrange that for you with the hotel, please let us know.
Fly to Hurghada International Airport. Your transfer to the Mövenpick hotel will be waiting to meet you upon arrival. The hotel is located 25 km from the airport, about a 20-30 minute car transfer.
Hurghada can be reached from major European cities, some of the airlines that fly there are:
easyjet, Thomson, flythomascook, First Choice, TUIfly, Condor, Germanwings, Transavia, Air Berlin, Lauda, Niki
We highly recommend booking your flights early to avoid high prices as the dates approach.
If you would like to join us on the El Gouna luxury yoga retreat, please contact us to reserve your spot.
Please note that space is limited.
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