Balance Yoga & Meditation Retreat

  • Oliveto Estate Oliveto Estate
  • Contrada Castelletta, 5, Civitanova Marche, Province of Macerata, Italy
  • Sep 4 - 12, 2020 (9 days)

Event Highlights

  • Set in the most luxurious home-from-home, you will come home feeling completely refreshed. As well as the daily yoga, meditation or workshops, you will benefit from the most delicious home grown food cooked in our state of the art kitchen. For those who want to venture out, you will have time to visit the local town, have a Thai or Ayurvedic massage, rent a bike among other things you can do, or you can simply relax in our in-home spa away from the crowds. What's included:
  • • 2 Yoga practices per day
  • • 3 Workshops
  • • 2 daily chef-made, organic and mostly vegan/vegetarian meals (non vegan/vegetarian options or diet restrictions are available upon request)
  • • Snacks, fruits, tea and coffee available all day
  • • 7 nights luxury accommodation with en-suite bedrooms (twin or private rooms (with a supplement)
  • • Group transfer from Ancona or Bologna airport
  • • Yoga mats, bolsters, straps, yoga bricks, blankets and meditation equipment are all provided
  • • Access to all facilities of Villa Olivo (Spa with Jacuzzi and Sauna, heated pool, gym, tennis and ping-pong, table football, fire pit)

Schedule

Here is an example of a day, each day will vary a little, with opportunities to
08:00 Wake up and have some time to yourself
09:00 Vinyasa Yoga and Meditation
11:00 Homemade healthy brunch
12:30 Beach and other activities (sunbathing, walking, stand up paddle, swimming)
18:00 Yin Yoga practice at the beach or at the Villa
19:30 Healthy Italian dinner

About This Event

Are you ready to calm your mind, body & soul?

Are you ready to relax, refresh, restore & re-balance? Join us at the luxury Oliveto Estate, with your hosts, the calming and experienced Gianluca Iacopini & Caroline Benzi, on our luxury, 7 night all-inclusive Yoga and Wellness retreat. Designed to help you to bring balance back into your every-day life through the practice of Hatha, Yin & Vinyasa Yoga, meditation, workshops and delicious food. You will come away feeling fully refreshed after the retreat and after relaxing in your very own luxury hilltop retreat & spa in beautiful heart of untouched Italy.

The Retreat

Here, you can take time to relax, recharge and retreat in the beautiful, luxurious Oliveto Estate & Spa, in the heart of Le Marche, one of the most unspoiled and charming regions of eastern Italy. Here you can experience the slow way of life. Whether you want to join this retreat to recharge round the fire pit, silence your mind in a sound bath, or create a deeper connection with yourself and nature, the calmness and sur-roundings of the Oliveto Estate makes it the perfect place to allow the magic to happen.

Designed as a holistic experience for up to 20 people, the carefully crafted schedule has been created to focus on your health, well-being and how to best create a more balanced lifestyle with small steps that make a big difference. Each day will being different experiences where you can enjoy a variety of Hatha, Yin & Vinsyasa Yoga techniques, strengthen your knowledge through Yoga workshops, and discover how to calm your mind with meditation techniques and sound healing that you can take back home with you.

Live well. Eat well. Sleep well. Be well.

What's Included

  • • 2 Yoga practices per day
  • • 3 Workshops
  • • 2 daily chef-made, organic and mostly vegan/vegetarian meals (non vegan/vegetarian options or diet restrictions are available upon request)
  • • Snacks, fruits, tea and coffee available all day
  • • 7 nights luxury accommodation with en-suite bedrooms (twin or private rooms (with a supplement)
  • • Group transfer from Ancona or Bologna airport
  • • Yoga mats, bolsters, straps, yoga bricks, blankets and meditation equipment are all provided
  • • Access to all facilities of Villa Olivo (Spa with Jacuzzi and Sauna, heated pool, gym, tennis and ping-pong, table football, fire pit)

What's Not Included

• Flights to and from Italy
• Optional and extra activities (excursions/transportation/ daily trip)
• Travel insurance
• Additional drinks such as wine

Venue Highlights

The Studio
Enjoy your practice in our fully airconditioned/heated Studio, newly designed and created this year, purpose-built flexible Studio is our dedicated space overlooking the olive grove that can be used as a yoga, pilates or dance studio and workshops. Enjoy the mood lighting, use of all the latest newest equipment including inbuilt stereo system & projector for workshops.

The Spa & Gym
The beautiful spa is newly designed and created and includes a 6 seater jacuzzi, emotional shower, sauna and steam room for you to relax and enjoy your downtime during the retreat.

The purpose built and fully equipped gym has been created with all the latest Techongym equipment ready for any workout.

Tennis & The Pools & outdoor facilities
The property has a floodlit tennis courts sat within its Olive grove, and 2 large swimming pools, one of which is a heated infinity pool.

Manicured 9 acre estate
The grounds have been beautifully designed and maintained ready for you to find your own little hiding spot to relax and take in the beautiful view of the sea, rolling hills and olive groves.

Accommodations

Across the Estate there are 2 Villas, Villa Olivo and Oliveto with 10 rooms in total.

Olivo has 6 large expansive en-suite double bedrooms, all of which can be made twin or double. Private rooms (one sole occupier) are available as part of the package option.

Oliveto has 4 slightly smaller, beautiful en-suite bedrooms. 2 are double, 2 are twin or double. Private rooms (one sole occupier) are available as part of the package option.


Villa Olivo Bedrooms
The bedrooms at Villa Olivo are bathed in natural light and decorated in gentle hues that give a tranquil, calming atmosphere. Furnished to the very highest standards, rooms feature natural wood floors, king-size beds with leather or fabric headboards, bespoke artisan lighting, Italian embroidered textiles and Egyptian cotton linens.

The large ensuite bathrooms are contemporary in design and feature natural stone, polished concrete and sleek, brushed steel fittings. The spacious bedrooms each feature panoramic views of the countryside and beyond. Four enjoy stunning sea views of the Adriatic coast and two have vistas of the charming 13th century town of Civitanova Alta.

VIlla Oliveto Bedrooms
Villa Oliveto has 4 beautifully designed and luxuriously appointed double ensuite bedrooms. 3 are within the Villa itself, and the very beautiful Annex bedroom sits just outside of the Villa, perfect for those who want a little of their own privacy. Each of the spacious bedrooms have its own look and feel, yet all with the 5* comforts you would expect of the Oliveto Estate.

Decorated in calming, natural hues, each ensuite bedroom has fantastic natural light and features a variety of views from the spectacular olive grove, to the sea view or the beautifully manicured gardens. Furnished to the very highest standards, rooms feature natural wood floors, king-size beds with wooden or fabric headboards, Molteni furniture, bespoke artisan lighting, Italian embroidered textiles and Egyptian cotton linens.

Menu/Cuisine

Enjoy daily brunch & dinner chef-made delicious organic and vegetarian/vegan meals using locally sourced vegetables as well as our own home-grown olive oil. Daily snacks, water, tea, coffee and juices are also included. Non-vegetarian/vegan options or diet restrictions are available on request.

Directions

Situated on the east coast of Italy, in the heart of Le Marche, one of the most unspoiled and charming region of eastern Italy, offering all the natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of Tuscany, but without the crowds as described by Forbes and The Telegraph and recently voted as No.2 region to visit in the World for 2020 by Lonely Planet.

Here you can take time to experience the slow way of life in this untouched part of Italy. With its endless coastlines of clean, quiet beaches, delicious local cuisine, breath-taking mountain ranges and charming historic towns, Le Marche ticks all the boxes for those seeking an authentic Italian escape. Whether you want to join this retreat to recharge, silence your mind or create a deeper connection with yourself and nature, the calmness and surroundings of the Oliveto Estate makes it the perfect place to allow the magic to happen.
As it is centrally located, it is easily accessible by plane, train and car, this enchanting area is nestled be-tween the dramatic Sibillini mountains and the coastline of the Adriatic Sea.

• Ancona Airport – 35 minute drive
• Pescara Airport – 1 hour 35 minute drive
• Rimini Airport -1 hour 30 minute drive
• Bologna Airport – 2 hour 30 minute drive
• Rome Airport – 3 hour drive

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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