Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or expert, yoga at Shanti-Som is specially created for those who want a short break from the stresses of the world and to reconnect with their inner self. Whatever your level, Shanti-Som will immerse you in a harmonious approach that incorporates the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual change that yoga can bring. Shanti-Som’s teachers offer a variety of practices including Hatha, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Restorative, Jivamukti and Pranayama. Throughout the yoga retreat, the emphasis is on the practice, however theory is taught during the flow of a class and a daily workshop helps you to understand the roots of yoga and the harmonious union it is designed to create. The 7 day Yoga Retreat at Shanti-Som includes a week of physical release, spiritual engagement and inspiration. The group size is limited to ensure that each participant gets sufficient individual attention both on and off the yoga mat.
Any holiday combination can be accommodated at this hotel; be it a short break or extensive stay, with or without a specific programme, or simply a more luxurious room. Our specialist team has the knowledge and first hand experience to be able to properly advise on your hotel choice. Call us with any queries on 020 573 03 50. We'd be delighted to put together an offer around your requirements.
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Hotel information - Shanti Som
Location and key features
In the middle of the mountains of Andalusia, about fifteen minutes away from the cosmopolitan Marbella region (approx. 45 minutes from Malaga airport), this Balinese inspired small four-star hotel at Shanti Som. It creates a calm and serene scene, partly by the Oriental gardens, the beautiful Buddha images, the small details of the ornaments, the Japanese and waterfalls in the garden, lemon and olive trees. The hotel is surrounded by the natural park "Sierra de las Nieves" and the Biosphere Reserve. Drawing on the ancient traditions and tropical spa rituals of the East, Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat takes centuries of eastern wisdom and uses these teachings to counterbalance the stresses of modern life and the tell-tale signs that it leaves behind. It’s a place where you will regain your energy, gain balance and focus through daily yoga classes, meditation and the personal support that you need to complete your journey.
Entering into Shanti Som is like entering a warm Balinese world. When you enter the hotel, you walk right into the lobby and reception. Behind the reception is the restaurant with fantastic light, healthy meals. Make sure to try one of the many self-assembled teas of the house, these are very special! The restaurant has an outdoor terrace where the rooms are located around it. The hotel has a pool with a sun terrace with loungers, a yoga room, sauna, steam room and small fitness room.
The Spa is located on the lower floor of the building. Here you will find the yoga room, relaxation areas with special detox tea facilities, 4 treatment rooms, locker rooms, a sauna, a steam room and fitness room. There is a complimentary weekactivity schedule. They offer an array of spa therapies combining eastern and western traditions. Although there is a full yoga and detox program that addresses our clients’ physical needs, a further aim of Shanti-Som is to allow you time for personal reflection, self understanding and your ongoing personal development. Shanti Som offers lifestyle solutions that will leave guests renewed and re-inspired where you have the opportunity to learn more about the positive effects that a more balanced lifestyle can help you to “Live Your Best Life”.
Shanti-Som consists of 14 bedrooms; 12 Premium Rooms and 2 Junior Suites. The interiors are all tastefully decorated in a beautiful fusion of eastern and western designs, fabrics and finishes that create an ambience of understated luxury. Each room has been specially designed to ensure maximum comfort and a sense of tranquility and calm. The Premium Double Rooms have walk in showers; the Suites have walk in showers and a bathtub. All of the bedrooms are equipped with a hairdryer, safe deposit box, kettle, heating, ventilator, bath robes, slippers and 2 bottles of water. The rooms are built with local materials and designed according to Feng Shui guidelines. All rooms are equipped with a fan, chair, satellite TV, telephone, bathrobes and slippers, safe, tea making facilities, balcony or terrace, bathroom with shower, toilet and hairdryer. Another nice detail - All rooms have their own name. There is free WI-FI in the lobby and the hotel reception.
These rooms have a bedroom with an adjacent bathroom with shower and a separate toilet. The rooms located on the right side have a terrace, the rooms located on the left side have a balcony. The rooms also offer breathtaking views and beautiful terraces. Six of the Premium Double Rooms overlook the picturesque Andalusian countryside and have a small balcony. The other 6 Premium Double rooms look out onto the woodland area and have an ample terrace.
The suites have a bedroom with adjacent bathroom with shower, bath and toilet. In total there are 2 suites. Both of the Suites have large terraces, one which overlooks the countryside and the other overlooking the yoga pavillion, lagoons and countryside. The court suite has a large terrace, the suite leads onto a large balcony.
The prices shown above are exclusive of flights. We would love to assist you in booking your flights. Flight fares as shown below are starting prices per return ticket for winter 2016/2017 and summer 2017 fares. In addition to Economy seats, we can also book your Business or First Class tickets. Fares and prices fluctuate daily and are subject to change. For questions and information, please call us on 020 573 03 50. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you.
Flying from Amsterdam to Malaga:
- Transavia (daily) non-stop. From approx. € 139 return
Flying from Eindhoven and Rotterdam to Malaga:
- Transavia (daily) non-stop. From approx. € 139 return
Flying from Brussels to Malaga
- Brussels Airlines (daily) non-stop. From approx. € 139 return
- Jetair (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday) non-stop. From approx. € 90 return
Return airport transfer from Malaga OR 1 massage (60 minutes) - exclusively for all Puurenkuur guests
6 nights accommodation in a Premium Room
Welcome drink on arrival
Welcome healthy dinner
Breakfast and lunch on departure day
Full board (six days of delicious, fresh, cleansing cuisine)
10 yoga classes (they can be shared depending on guests who are enjoying the Yoga Retreat)
Complimentary use of oriental steam room, sauna, swimming pool and gym suite
Unlimited consumption of filtered water and herbal infusions
You can arrive daily and start the yoga retreat (individual).
Return flights to Malaga
Drinks during your stay
Travel and cancellation costs
Important to know before you go
The check-in time is at 15.00 pm, the check-out time is at 12.00 pm. It is possible to book a late check-out when there is availability and that comes with a surcharge
The hotel is 100% non-smoking. Smoking is only allowed outside the designated areas.
Parking: Free parking (16 spaces)
There is free wireless internet in the lobby, at the reception and in parts of the restaurant
Opening hours of the Spa and Wellness center
Daily from 11.00 - 19.00 pm
‘I consider myself a change agent’
Where do you teach? ‘My Puurenkuur Nannet retreats take me across Holland and abroad. I consider myself a change agent; I move people. Both in a literal and figurative sense. My classes bring about change: more power, purpose & pleasure!’
What are your classes like? ‘Life lessons! My motto is more power, self-awareness and pleasure. I achieve this through Pilates, Fitwalking, NanChi, Reiki, ‘Clear head’ sessions, ‘Discover your passion and your business’ workshops and much more.’
What characterises your classes? ‘Everyone is unique. My Puurenkuur retreats are always cheery and light-hearted. Chi, chai & champagne!’
What do people say about you? ‘I get a lot of repeat customers; always a good indicator. My website, nannet.net, tells you everything you need to know about my Puurenkuur retreats and what to expect if you book a trip.
Puurenkuur is the leading Spaand Wellness tour operator in Benelux and offers a wide range of health and wellbeing holidays worldwide. From a yoga weekend in Benelux to an authentic Ayurveda program in Sri Lanka or a detox retreat in Thailand. In the last years they have helped thousands of customers to find their perfect Spa hideaway that contributed to their wellbeing and relaxation.