Yoga in sunny Fuerteventura
Salute to the sun as it rises over the ocean, explore the endless white sandy beaches or learn to surf in the beautiful turquoise ocean… This is a little oasis for you to experience an unforgettable yoga holiday.
With world-class instruction from a team of international instructors, an inclusive full body massage and delicious, wholesome breakfasts, the Lotus retreat is made for holidays that enliven body, mind and spirit.
|8.00-9.30||Beach yoga / Pilates class|
|10.30-17.00||Free time for relaxing, treatments, excursions and activities|
|17.00-18.30||Evening yoga class (Wednesday PM off)|
|19.00 onwards||Sunday evening – welcome meal|
|Friday evening – farewell dinner|
Other evenings free to enjoy local restaurants.
Accommodation & Meals
The Lotus Retreat is perfectly placed for relaxation and action, just a short walk from the beach in Corralejo. In between your classes you can relax on one of the local beaches, or explore the beautiful sights of the island. There is also a pool to relax by.Walk along the coastline to the stunning Sand Dunes National Park, visit the local markets, enjoy a seafood lunch at the harbour, climb a volcano, go surfing, or visit the beautiful lagoons of El Cotillo. There’s lots to do and you will have plenty of free time to just relax with a book or get active and explore – the choice is yours!
Restful, fun and stylish the Lotus Retreat has five comfortable, luxury and clean rooms available on a shared or private basis. The Lotus Retreat has an indoor yoga studio, an indoor chill out area, two outdoor chill out areas, a fully equipped kitchen and wifi access.
After each morning session you will enjoy a delicious and healthy breakfast, prepared inline with the nutrition theories of our nutritionist and chef, Jo Dombernowsky – author of Truly Healthy, Truly Delicious.
We also offer two inclusive evening meals in your package made along the same principles and providing the perfect opportunity to enjoy healthy retreat food during your week with us and get to know your fellow guests.
For additional meals you can use the Lotus Retreat’s kitchen to make your own meals, or you can enjoy one of the many restaurants and cafes in Corralejo. Enjoy a fish lunch at the harbour, a healthy delicious salad at Citrus, a group dinner out in one of the local tapas restaurants, or keep it simple with a lunch on the beach – the variety and quality of food in Corralejo is great and the choice is yours!
If you are interested in surfing, you can select any of the yoga packages and include three days of surfing. All equipment for surfing is included as well as transfers to and from the beach.
The crystal clear water and amazing waves of Fuerteventura attract surfers from all over the globe. Dubbed the ‘Hawaii of the Atlantic’ for its powerful and consistent surf, the island is also a place of immense beauty and energy; perfect for a wellbeing and surf break. You get the most out of your time away by combining yoga, Pilates and surf all in one.
The surf classes and courses are provided by International Surfing Association (ISA) and British Surfing Association (BSA) qualified instructors, who have spent many years on the island sharing their passion for the sport and Fuerteventura’s waves. Surfing classes and courses are available for all abilities and levels, from absolute beginners to aspiring pros. Go surfing for a day or take a course.
The benefits of yoga for surfing performance include increasing:
Strength – especially core strength
Body awareness and synergy
Fluidity of movement
You can book your flight to come directly to Fuerteventura airport (FUE). For a wider choice of flights, you can fly to Lanzarote Arrecife airport (ACE) and take the 20-minute ferry crossing to Fuerteventura or fly to Gran Canaria and take a domestic flight with Bintercanarias to Fuerteventura. The last ferry crossing to Corralejo from Playa Blanca, Lanzarote is at 19:00 so please make sure your flight arrives by 16:00 if travelling with luggage.
Getting to the lodge:
… from Fuerteventura airport
Fuerteventura airport is 30 minutes from the Lodge. We recommend that you allow us to organise a transfer for you. This will ensure that you have no waiting around at the airport and that your driver knows exactly where you are going, allowing you to get to us and settle in as smoothly and stress free as possible.
The cost is as follows:
1 guest – 40 EUR
2 guests – 20 EUR per person
3 guests or more – 15 EUR per person
We always try to arrange shared transfers for guests arriving at similar times to keep your costs down. Coming by public transport is not recommended.
Included: 7 nights accommodation, breakfast every day, 2 dinners, 1x60 minute full body massage, all yoga & pilates classes
Not included: Flights, transfer, lunches, 5 dinners, other treatments and acitvities.
…from Lanzarote Arrecife airport
Lanzarote Arrecife airport is approximately one and a half hours away. From the airport you take the bus (one hour) or a taxi (30 minutes) to the ferry terminal at Playa Blanca. The ferry takes 20 minutes to Corralejo ferry terminal. It is then just 5 minutes to Lotus Lodge by taxi. The last ferry crossing to Corralejo from Playa Blanca, Lanzarote is at 19:00 so please make sure your flight arrives by 16:00 if travelling with luggage.