Meditation & Yoga retreat

Event Highlights

  • Highly personalized, groups are 6 or less guests
  • 35+years of meditation teacher experience
  • experience on all levels welcome
  • remote nature park location at a river
  • Meals cooked by nutritionist; balanced, from the eco-gardens and super delicious
  • Everyone leaves like a different person with renewed direction for their lives

About This Event

This yoga meditation retreat is an opportunity for you to have a complete break. To get away and to stop everything you have been doing. 

Whenever you want to improve anything in your life, there's only one place to look: inside yourself. And that is where this retreat takes you, inside. Within is where all the answers lie about your life, your deepest hearts desires, your destiny and a purpose driven and fulfilled  life and the steps how to walk your own unique path to freedom and fulfillment.

What can I expect from this retreat?

Start the day with a gentle flowing yoga session where you can let go of any stress, limitations and blocks. Increase your body's  flexibility and core strength. Feel refreshed and rejuvenated as a result.

Nurture and cleanse yourself with nutritionally balanced and delicious organic meals cooked with love and personal care.

Learn and expand on your abilities to meditate and go within to that place where eternal peace and love resides.

Enjoy this stunning beautiful refuge in pure and unspoiled nature. Nature can be a powerful agent to further deep relaxation, spontaneous contemplation and effortless letting go.

Become clear about your life and how to live it connected and passionately.

Receive highly personalized help and support. You are being guided and supported by 40+ years of meditation and body awareness experience and training.

For many of our past participants this yoga meditation retreat has been a life changing event.

It´s hard to explain the experiences of my two very intense retreats - full of love and wisdom - with words ;-) - JUST GO THERE and feel and experience it yourself!! I can definitely say that they changed my life in the best way I could ever imagine and I am deeply grateful that my spiritual search and way led me finally to the right place! From the bottom of my heart - THANKS to Rose & Ian The place is just magical! Ian & Rose help you on every question you have without a blink. The break trough had helped me so much!! I can really advise you to go if you want to change from the inside out. Much love, Silvia This is the most nourishing, invigorating and life-changing trip I've ever been on. Ian and Rose run the perfect retreat to detox and reboot yourself. The food is amazing and freshly prepared by Rose from ingredients on their own land. You can stay in a really comfortable and cosy yurt, amidst four acres of orange groves, and there's a crystal clear spring river running right past the grounds, which is great for swimming. I cannot speak of Ian and Rose or their retreat highly enough... perfect. Never mind whether you have done any kind of meditation before or not, if you haven't tried this one, the best present you can give to your own self is to try it. I did a 7-day retreat recently and I can say is that it has been a milestone in my search and personal and spiritual path. Rose and Ian are superb as well as the place itself. Nature in its true state and connection to the core!! I never expected such a wonderful week. Rose and Ian took care of all our needs. We had a unbelievable time, which has changed our life. It is difficult to describe, because the retreat is so individual. But I would promise, you get much more than you expect! If you are brave enough, do it! It's worth! Secret Garden is perfectly balanced to help you find whatever you are seeking inside yourself: beautiful landscape, carefully and lovingly designed and executed, amazing teachers and friends and very nice, homemade food. Accommodation is comfortable. A quiet, very special place. The Secret Garden with Ian and Rose is a magical place. The setting is peaceful and gorgeous, the food is delicious, and the experience is life changing. Rose and Ian have created a space unlike any other I've ever been. For the time you are there, you have the chance to let go and immerse yourself in meditation, relaxation, and connection. I was beyond inspired and moved by Ian and Rose themselves and the gifts they share with so many others. This was the best thing I have ever done for myself and I can't wait to go again. I highly recommend this retreat to everyone!

Venue Highlights

Remote location in the mountains of Andalusia
The paradisical property is right on the banks of the Genal River, a pristine spring water fed river.
Swimming and sitting by the river is a gift
The accommodations are in the orchards among the many orange and manderin trees
You go to sleep under the stars and wake up with the birds singing their songs
The grounds have many places to be; hammocks, terraces, sofas and a day bed
Each of the accommodations also has their own private terrace.


The rooms are all tastefully decorated and have all the luxury's you would hope for. Best linens, your own bathroom and private terrace. Each room is located at the best locations of the property. Just beautiful.

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free

Cancellation Policy

100% deposit refund for cancellation 60+ days before event.
50% deposit refund for cancellation 30-59 days before event.
0% deposit refund for cancellation 0-29 days before event.
The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due upon arrival.
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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

My inspiration is a desire to gain a deeper connection to and understanding of myself, something that I've been working hard on for so long and will continue to do in the future. I view a retreat as a wonderful way to focus entirely on this without the distractions of every day life! Nicola

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.