LUXURY YOGA RETREAT IN EGYPT:

Egypt Luxury Yoga Retreats

 

YOGA RETREAT DATES:

 

17-24 April 2015

 

October 2015 - dates coming soon

 

DAILY ITINERARY:

8:30 – 10am:

10 – 11am:

11am – 5pm:

5 – 6pm:

Evening:

Morning active Vinyasa yoga class

Breakfast / brunch

Free time, beach, pool, spa, snorkeling, tennis...

Restorative Yin yoga class

Dinner 

 

ABOUT OUR EGYPT YOGA RETREATS:

 

Our luxury yoga retreats in Egypt will be held in beautiful Soma Bay, Egypt’s premier luxury destination and best kept secret on the Red Sea – a little beach paradise still relatively undiscovered and a perfect destination for a week of yoga and relaxation. We’ll practice yoga twice a day by the sea and stay at the 5* Kempinski hotel, voted the Red Sea’s top luxury hotel with a gorgeous private beach and wonderful spa, spacious seaview rooms, right next to a lovely marina. Soma Bay offers plenty of activities from sailing, diving and snorkeling, kitesurfing and golfing – all right near the hotel. 

 

Our groups are small and we welcome solo travelers – many participants come on their own so we often have dinner together and offer up things do things as a group for those who want to join in. We don’t have any rules on food and drinks, we love to spoil ourselves with massages and pampering, and we truly enjoy the holiday part as much as the yoga part.

 

Our yoga classes are suited for all levels and our wonderful yoga teacher will modify poses so everyone can go at their own pace. We practice on a peaceful spot facing the sea. Morning classes are based on Vinyasa flow and are energetic, while evening sunset classes are based on Yin yoga and are restorative with a deeper final relaxation (a super special treat!). We’ll have yoga classes every day except for Tuesday morning (the fourth day) so everyone has some free time to take a boat trip or a day excursion, or just sleep in a bit. We plan day activities and dinners, but everything is optional, you can join the group whenever you like or spend some time relaxing on your own. 

 

Soma Bay has wonderful restaurants with delicious healthy food and we’ll try out a few as a group – we eat what we like and also enjoy a glass of wine with dinner. The weather in May and October is perfect – very warm and sunny, not humid, and ideal for practicing yoga outside and going for a swim in the sea.

 

5* LUXURY ACCOMMODATION:

 

Our Egypt yoga retreat will take place at the stunning 5* Kempinski Hotel:

 

Luxury Yoga Retreats Egypt 5 Star HotelRooms at our 5* hotel on a luxury yoga retreat in EgyptPeaceful Egypt beach

 

 

If you're looking for absolute luxury  – this is it. The Kempinski hotel is unanimously considered the most exclusive and luxurious hotel on Egypt's Red Sea, with a picturesque series of pools, lagoons and waterfalls flowing down to an immaculate white sandy beach. Built in the style of an ancient Moorish fortress, it mixes contemporary décor and European flair with warm Egyptian hospitality and faultless attention to detail. The hotel's customer service is second to none, and the feeling of tranquility and peace is heavenly. 

 

The large seaview rooms have private balconies with splendid views of the Red Sea. Internet is included, as is a complementary soft minibar in your room refilled once a day, and free access to the gym, sauna, steamroom, jacuzzi and health club pool. 

 

For your free time in between yoga classes, the Kempinski has a Leisure Program with many organized activities and classes you can join from beach volleyball, guided snorkeling trips, acqua gym, intro classes to golf and tennis, and a fun Arabic cooking class. And the friendly staff will happily arrange any service you need including boat trips and day excursions to nearby sites. If all that sounds like too much, the high-end spa offers a wide range of amazing treatments as an alternative.

 

The hotel has five Food & Beverage options, including a seafood restaurant, a pan-asian restaurant, and traditional Egyptian cuisine.

 

 

Luxury Yoga Retreats Egypt 5 Star SpaEgypt 5 star hotel lobbyBreakfast view at our luxury yoga retreat in Egypt

 

 

ABOUT SOMA BAY:

 

Soma Bay is Egypt's most upscale and selective beach resort on the Red Sea – a world of difference from the busy commercial centers of Sharm-el Sheikh and Hurghada:

 

Marina in Soma Bay Egypt on our Luxury Yoga RetreatBeach at our 5* hotel on a luxury yoga retreat in EgyptBoat trip on our Egypt yoga holiday

 

The exclusive holiday destination of Soma Bay features some of the most beautiful sandy beaches of the Red Sea with year round sunshine, and is home to a world-famous spa and golf course. The peninsula is surrounded on three sides by gorgeous blue waters and long beaches, featuring top-of-the-line hotels, a stylish marina, wind surfing, sailing and much more.

 

Somabay’s marina is one of the premier yachting marinas on Egypt’s Red Sea coast. By day, stroll through the marina’s peaceful alleys and courtyards, indulge in premium shopping, explore international delights at sea-side restaurants, or relax in its cafés. By night, venture a bit further to enjoy the nightlife.

 

One of Soma Bay's biggest attractions is the spectacular spa and thalasso center of Les Cascades, where the focus is on the health properties of mineral-rich seawater and seaweed – an experience not to be missed. The resort also offers world-class cuisine, from superb restaurants and stylish cafés to beach BBQs and seaside bars. After sunset, life in Soma Bay continues in various hotspots along the marina with a coffee or drink by the water's edge.

 

Soma Bay is immaculately maintained to preserve its upmarket feel and prides itself on environmental sustainability. It’s an extremely secure gated community attracting discerning upscale tourists from around the world, and the true embodiment of peace, luxury, and beauty.

 

To find out more information, visit the Soma Bay website.

 

Gorgeous sea of Egypt on our luxury yoga retreat - Yoga EscapesDelicious food on our yoga retreats - Yoga EscapesSoma Bay Marina - Yoga Escapes

 

 

ACTIVITIES AND EXCURSIONS:

 

From kitesurfing to tennis, and golfing to spa treatments – there's something for everyone:   

 

 

EGYPT YOGA RETREAT PRICES:

 

Price per person in a shared room:   UK £ 1190

Price for a single-occupancy room:   UK £ 1490

 

Check the price in your local currency here: Currency Converter

 

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Morning and evening yoga classes
  • Luxury accommodation in seaview rooms at the 5* Kempinski hotel 
  • Gourmet buffet breakfast / brunch
  • Complementary soft mini-bar refilled once a day
  • Internet access
  • Private beach with beds and umbrellas free of charge
  • Free access to the gym, sauna, steamroom, jacuzzi and health club pool
  • Yoga mats
  • All taxes
  • Access to yoga teacher throughout the day for any yoga-related questions
  • A second Yoga Escapes rep on location to plan excursions and dinners, and troubleshoot any issues

 

GETTING TO SOMA BAY:

 

Fly to Hurghada International Airport, either direct from many European cities, or through Cairo. The hotel is located 45 km from the airport, about 30 minutes by car transfer.

 

Some of the airlines that fly to Hurghada from Europe 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. 

 

Plan to arrive at some point on the 17th of April, we'll have dinner together as a group to meet each other, and yoga classes will start the next morning. The last class will be on the morning of the 24th, plan to depart at some point on the 24th. If you wish to arrive earlier or stay longer, please let us know, we can help arrange that with the hotel.

 

RESERVATIONS:

 

If you would like to join us on the Egypt luxury yoga retreat, please contact us to reserve your spot.

Please note that space is limited.

 

IN THE PRESS:

 

We're proud to have been featured in several magazines, here's what they're saying about us:

 

OM Yoga magazine

AFAR travel website

Breaking Travel News website

Elle magazine

Lifestyle magazine

 

Egypt Red Sea:

17-24 April 2015

 

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2–9 May 2015

3–10 October 2015

 

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17-24 May 2015

6-13 June 2015

19-26 Sept 2015

 

Sicily, Italy:

11-18 October 2015

 

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