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Yoga And Cooking Holidays

A Delicious Way To Relax And Unwind

creative plant-based cooking tutorials to unleash your inner chef

7 days from €825

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Yoga & Plant-Based
Cooking Holidays In Spain

Looking for a holiday where you can relax and unwind, nourish your mind and body with delicious and healthy food, and develop skills for a healthier and happier life? Then join us for a delicious yoga and veggie cooking holiday

Incorporating daily yoga and mindfulness classes with vegetarian or vegan cooking tutorials, optional body therapies and top-notch plant-based fare, our yoga and cooking holidays have all the ingredients to leave you feeling empowered, inspired and rejuvenated

Yoga & Plant Based Cooking Tutorials

Put aside the recipe and learn the methods and philosophy behind classic world dishes using locally available ingredients for perfect results every time

Choose from ova-lacto vegetarian or 100% vegan

all classes & meals
7 days


To offer you greater choice and to benefit the local economy we outsource accommodation

Check the guide below. Please note that prices are subject to change according to the date, availability and other factors. For more details please check our accommodation page

accommodation - 6 nights
per person - 2 sharing
private single room

Dates 2024

Vegetarian *
20-26 Oct 2024
08-14 Dec 2024
* includes eggs & dairy
Vegan **
27 Oct-02 Nov 2024
15-21 Dec 2024
** 100% plant-based

From Local Produce To World Gastronomy

Our yoga and cooking holidays bring you millennia of human gastronomic ingenuity from around the globe to help you create traditional and innovative dishes using fresh local ingredients

With practical hands-on tutorials to grasp those essential cooking methods and yoga and mindfulness to spark your creativity our cooking holidays will help you relax and unwind as you acquire skills for creating world class dishes as big as your imagination

Join us for a mouth-watering week of

  • daily yoga and mindfulness classes & plant-based cooking tutorials with a vegetarian or vegan option
  • with 6 nights’ accommodation
  • daily brunch & dinner
  • and optional extras, including airport transfers & holistic body therapies

Ethical, sustainable and nutritious, a plant-based diet is yoga’s natural partner, creating a synergy that will benefit your whole physical and mental wellbeing. And is it delicious? You bet it is!

  • With its fusion of mindfulness and body-work, yoga helps you reduce stress, optimizing your structural, vital and mental wellbeing while being a source of inspiration for all your creative endeavours
  • Learning to create great food from simple, natural ingredients will satisfy your creativity and all your senses, while supporting your wellbeing and being kind on the planet and your budget

Add a good dose of yoga and congenial company in a stunning location and you have a perfect recipe to unwind, recharge, and acquire new skills to that will last you a lifetime

mindful eating on your yoga and cooking holiday
cooking tutorials at our yoga and vegetarian cooking holidays
  • sweet to balance sharp
  • salt to enhance sweet
  • bitterness for depth
  • umami for deliciousness, fat for richness and chili for the thrill

balance smell with the six primary tastes for an infinity of flavours

  • sautéing & braising
  • steaming & searing
  • roasting & baking

and other classic and innovative ways to make your plant-based cooking varied, nutritious and delicious

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Science Of Spice

  • explore their aromatic & health properties
  • work with whole & ground spice
  • create your own spice blends

from seasoning your oil to tempering and layering, learn to work with spice for depth and complexity

Positive Nutrition

optimize your menus for maximum nutrition:

  • food combining for protein
  • getting your B12 & other essential vitamins
  • feeding your friendly bacteria
  • and other ways to make your diet healthy and complete


eliminate toxins through :

  • soaking & sprouting
  • peeling & heating
  • curing & fermenting
  • and other ways to make your food yummy on your palate and gentle on your body

Read Our Plant-Based Food Blog

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Yoga & Meditation Classes

Our yoga & cooking holidays offer you daily yoga and meditation classes led by José Manuel Ponce, a registered osteopath & Yoga teacher for more than 3 decades

We work in small groups of 6, integrating  classic yoga postures, dynamic movement and mindfulness informed by modern science for a yoga practice 100% focused on your needs and goals

Join us and discover the transformative power of yoga and meditation

Start your day with a soothing and invigorating yoga class incorporating classic postures, dynamic movement, breath work and guided relaxation and meditation

Then enjoy a wholesome brunch of raw and cooked salads of fruit, vegetables, grains and pulses, with a protein dish. Served buffet style so you manage your own portions before your dinnertime feast ahead

Post-lunch, some time for yourself: enjoy a snooze, lie by the pool or walk off your meal exploring the City and beyond

The cooking tutorials combine demonstrations with working singly or in pairs in your own work-station for that hands-on practice to help you cook with confidence. You’ll get handouts on nutrition and other essential topics in addition to facilities for making your own notes

After dinner we take a gentle evening stroll and round off the day with a night cap before retiring

Day 1: Arrive

Welcome, orientation and buffet dinner from 7:30pm

Days 2-6

  • Morning yoga class
  • Brunch
  • Free time
  • Cooking tutorial
  • Dinner
  • Evening stroll & night cap

Day 7: Depart

Round off your gastronomic adventure with some yoga self-practice and a full veggie brunch. Buen provecho!

Quality Accommodation To Suit Your Taste And Purse

At Spanish Yoga Retreat we outsource accommodation on our cooking and other holidays to give you the greatest choice and to benefit the local economy. All featured accommodation is within 5 minutes’ walk of the yoga retreat centre and includes private en-suite bathroom, WiFi & TV, heating and Air Con

Opt for:

  • your own room with private en-suite at an unbeatable price
  • stylish contemporary apartments with garden and pool
  • 4 star luxury with all services in the baroque Palacio De Santa Marta
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City Of Trujillo – Microcosm Of Old And Modern Spain

Historic, modern, lively and also laid back, the diminutive  hill-top City Of Trujillo in Extremadura offers you the best of town and country and an authentic taste of Spain

Explore the labyrinth of streets, leafy plazas and ancient monuments of the Medieval city, relax and people watch in its plentiful cafes, or discover a rugged natural landscape of mountains, forests, and endless skies, all accessible on foot

Whether you like city living with all mod cons or immersing yourself in nature, our yoga and cooking breaks give you the best of both


all classes & meals
7 days

Accommodation – Per Person

6 nights
2 sharing
€125 - €175
€195 - €250
€245 - €395
single occupancy
€200 - €255
€290 - €390
€515 - €665

Securing Your Place

Your place is secured on receipt of your non-refundable deposit

On booking you’ll get a confirmation letter and invoice for the balance, including any discounts and acceptable payment methods 

Please settle the balance no later than 30 days prior to the start of your holiday

You Can Pay Your Balance

  • via direct (BACS) transfer to our account. We’ll provide details at the time of booking
  • with a debit/credit card using the link provided on your electronic invoice
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Currently we are only accepting bookings for 2 or more people coming together for the dates below (max:6)


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Currently we are only accepting bookings for 2 or more people coming together for the dates below (max:6)


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What’s Included

  • buffet supper on arrival x1
  • daily yoga & meditation classes x5
  • daily cooking tutorials x5
  • brunch & dinner X5
  • pre-departure brunch x1

What’s Not Included

  • accommodation
  • travel costs
  • optional extras

Optional Extras

  • airport-hotel transfers
  • holistic body therapies
  • local excursions

Cancellations Policy

you can change or cancel your booking up to:

  • 30 days prior to the start of your booked event
  • monies paid are non-refundable, but can be transferred 100% to another event, future or past, subject to availability

Late Cancellations

  • cancellations made later than 30 days from your booked event carry a €100 charge
  • Any other payments made remain non-refundable, but may be transferred to a future or past event, subject to availability

We take into account your circumstances and may waiver all fees at our discretion

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