Sound Method 2018 Yoga Retreat in Mallorca
SMY retreats are are about rich experiences with like minded Yogis, sweet unrushed Yoga practices in lovely places, and opening up to the you that you are when unengaged by life’s obligations. Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic islands in the Mediterranean Sea. This lovely island is easy to get to, as it has its own International Airport. Our retreat center will feature views of the Tramuntana Mountain Range, which also happens to be a World Heritage site. From our retreat center in the small village of Sa Cabaneta, we will have easy access to Mallorca’s beaches, mountains and cultural points of interest. On our 2018 Yoga Retreat Mallorca our practice each day will cultivate one of the most valuable skills of all, contentment.
September 1-8, 2018
The island of Mallorca, Spain
Since most will be arriving to and leaving from Las Palma at the same time. One group transfer to the retreat venue and then back to the airport on the day of departure is included in your retreat price.
Retreaters will make their own arrangements for travel to Spain though we will need your flight information to arrange our group transfer.
We’re estimating round trip travel from Omaha to Palma de Mallorca International Airport to be $1300-1500
- MAIN HOUSE – 5 bedrooms in the main house sharing 4 bathrooms. If you are traveling as a couple sharing a bed, please note that rooms are also extremely limited. Please register ASAP to make sure the accommodation you want is available!
- DORMS Consist of 2 double rooms and 3 quadruple rooms made up with designer bunk beds. Dorm accommodations share WC and shower areas. Each dorm room has it’s own private terrace.
- APARTMENT A single 2 bedroom, one bathroom apartment is available. We will first make the option available to solo travelers wanting a single bedroom. If left unfilled we will make these two rooms available for doubles at the Main House rate.
Retreat PriceBased on your rooming option:
- Single in Apartment $1937.15 Register now with a $300 deposit
- Double in Main house (or apartment) $1344.27 Register now with a $300 deposit
- Dorm: Double or Quadruple $1150.57 Register now with $300 deposit
Students can register with just $300 down. You are welcome to make payments on the balance. The full amount is due by July 31, 2018.
- your room
- a single transfer from Palma de Mallorca airport to the Retreat House on the day of arrival
- a single transfer to the airport from the retreat house on departure
- vegetarian meals taken at Retreat house – 7 breakfast, 4 lunch, 5 dinner. An omnivore menu is available with a supplement. Please inquire.
- beach day transport and private guide
The retreat price does not include:
- your transfer if you cannot take the single provided transfer at arrival and departure
- meals that are taken away from the venue – 2 lunches and one dinner are not included.
- optional tours – hiking tour and wine tasting
- the tourist tax of 7€ per person/week
Retreat House Mallorca
SMY Yoga Retreat Venue
This retreat centre brings together fantastic yoga facilities, beautiful accommodation and delicious food, all in a peaceful environment boasting spectacular views of the Tramuntana mountain range. The Retreat House is located in the old part of a charming village, Sa Cabaneta. Our home base is just 15 minutes away from Palma, the capital of Mallorca. It’s about 20 km from Palma de Mallorca International airport lodging will be distributed throughout a large parcel of land. There will be 4 single or double rooms available in the main house. A really cool thing about this retreat house is the dorms! Double and quadruple rooms are an awesome option if you are travelling on a budget or with a group of friends.. All dorms have designer bunk beds and each dorm room has a private terrace. The dorms share multiple showers and WC’s in the Yoga Shala building.
Retreat House Mallorca boasts beautiful and versatile locations for Yoga classes. There is a gorgeous Yoga Shala which has 3 glass sliding doors to let in the mountain breezes and natural sound track. There is also a stunning outdoor area for practicing with views of the Mountains. Retreat House Mallorca provides high quality and abundant Yoga props! We’ll have access to mats, blocks, straps, blankets and bolsters! This is a first for an SMY retreat!! With access to props we can enjoy some nice supported Yin or light restorative practices!
Relax by the pool after class each morning or go for a stroll in the village. You may like to read in the garden or relax in the communal areas. Wifi is available at no charge in the common areas. The Retreat center supplies all linens, pillows and towels, though they do ask that we bring our own beach towel for pool and beach use.
For this retreat we will be hiring a chef for our meals so you can just relax, do yoga, go sightseeing hiking or beach bumming. 7 amazing days of Mediterranean sun and Yoga 🙂
Mallorca is a popular destination for European travelers due to it’s accessibility and fantastic climate. There are so many things to do there that you will likely lament at having to choose what to do while on retreat. Mallorca features 2 mountain ranges in the North and stunning beaches all around the coast. Our retreat center is just 20 minutes away from beautiful beaches on the West side, by car. While in Mallorca you may want to hike in the mountains, visit a village market, see historic and cultural sites or taste unique local wines. Our Yoga Retreat Mallorca will include a daytime visit to a sandy beach and a village market. Two optional tours are available; 1) a wine tour and dinner and 2) a daylong hike in the serra Tramuntana area. See more about optional tours below.
Day Trips and Tours
Visit traditional Mallorquin Fincas that have been producing their own wines for centuries. These Fincas have been handpicked for a unique experience in the Wine World for our special afternoon/evening tour.First, we will visit the oldest winery in Mallorca (1711), we’ll stroll through the BODEGA’s fermentation tanks along with their beautiful cellars. There will be a chance to taste their superb wines together with typical Mallorquin tapas.
Our second stop will take us to a very old Mallorquin working Finca which has been in the same family for more than 6 generations. The vineyards are set in the fields below the Finca in a stunning location. We’ll will walk amongst the vines and see how the plants produce “magic” fruit in this small and unique BODEGA. At this location we will try some of the wines produced on the property as well as wines from 3 other area bodegas. Local, homemade tapas will be served with each wine.
After plenty of wine and exploration we will enjoy the the sunset with one of the best views on the island over a dinner of Spanish Paella.
- Pick up and drop off at the Retreat House
- Tour of two wineries
- Wine samples from 5 Mallorcan vineyards
- Sunset paella dinner
Minimum number of participants: 10 Tour snapshot
Get out of town and discover the Mallorca mountains! We’re taking you on a gorgeous Mediterranean hike, with visits to historical villages along the way and a panoramic view or two. Best of all, your reward for all that walking will be to kick back on a hidden beach, complete with a seaside picnic of authentic Mallorcan treats.
Head beyond the city to the beautiful Mallorca mountains and walk the “old post trail” from sky to sea Hang out at a hidden beach where few tourists ever go — and dive in for a watery dip or just relax on the sand Discover the amazing seaside village of Banyalbufar in the Serra de Tramuntana Enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach with typical Mallorcan food and drinks Learn about the Mediterranean flora of this mountain region Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, lunch (including drinks such as beer, orange juice, and water), local transportation fee.
Additional food and drinks, souvenirs and items of a personal nature, tips/gratuities for your guide.
Private transfer from and to Sa Cabaneta
Duration: 8 hours
If we’re going to spend time on an island we have to spend some time on the beach! Right!
After our morning practice we will travel by coach to the Southern Part of Mallorca. We’ll stop in a village by the sea for lunch and sight seeing. After lunch we will travel to one of Mallorca’s gorgeous white sand beaches. We’ll enjoy the afternoon there and return to the Retreat House in the early evening.
Trip Leader – Mandy Ryle
Mandy Ryle is the owner of Sound Method Yoga. She is a versatile instructor with over 10 years of teaching experience. Mandy taps into a wealth of knowledge about yoga philosophy, anatomy, and asana repertoire to produce opportunities for growth and learning. Her classes follow an arc, facilitating a practice that prioritizes awareness and sensitivity through postures, breath, and introspection. Yoga Retreat Mallorca is Mandy’s third international Yoga retreat. Learn more about Mandy