21 - 28 August 2021

Join Alex and Sarah-Jane for 8 days of Iyengar yoga in the South of Spain at the Centro Santillan. The retreat center is situated in the mountains of the Axarquía in Andalusia, 15 minutes from the beaches of Rincon and 20 minutes from Málaga.

During the week, you will  practice in a beautiful fully equipped yoga studio. The daily yoga practice is designed in a way you will feel energised and relaxed. You will start the day with pranayama, followed by an active asana class and in the afternoon, you will have a restorative yoga session.  

You will also have time to relax, take time for you or visit the region.


During this yoga retreat we will practice Iyengar yoga in a beautiful and fully equipped yoga studio, complete with a Yoga Wall.


Alex and Sarah-Jane (Intermediate Junior III) will be your teachers. They will inspire you to go deeper in your yoga practice and to get the full benefit out of the poses using, when needed, the perfect set up for your body. 

The morning will start with a pranayama session followed by an active asana class. In the afternoons, we will have a restorative class before dinner.

Everyone is welcome, beginners as well as advanced yoga practitioners. 




3:30pm Check in at Centro Santillan

5:30pm Welcome and yoga class

8pm Dinner



7:00-7:45 am Pranayama


8:30-11:00am Yoga class

11:15am Brunch

2:30pm Light lunch 

6:00-7:30pm Restorative Yoga

8pm Dinner



7:00-8:30 am Yoga class


Check out at 10am


◆ The timings may vary slightly and we will have one afternoon free (probably on Wednesday).



Centro Santillan Yoga and Wellness Centre is an authentic Andalusian farmhouse with gardens overlooking the sea.

Set in a secluded location, in the peace of the Spanish countryside, you can immerse yourself in its lovely gardens and surrounding hills. With it’s fully equipped studio, It’s a perfect setting for an Iyengar yoga retreat. 

During your free time, you can relax around the saltwater pool, enjoy a massage, play paddle tennis, hike in the surroundings mountains, etc…



(before the 15th of June 2021)

  • 1350 € for single room
  • 1250 € per person for 2 people booking together  and sharing the room. 
  • 1000€ for a non yogi companion


  • 1550 € for single room
  • 1450 € per person for 2 people booking together  and sharing the room. 
  • 1200€ for a non yogi companion


  • Enrolment deposit 40% of the total price, of which 300 € non refundable

  • Full payment due before the 15th June 2021

  • If you need to cancel:

    • Payment refundable (except the non refundable part of the deposit) until the 15th June 2021
    • After the 15th June 2021, no refunds given but you may transfer your spot to a friend
  • Payment plans available
If the retreat can’t happen, you will be refunded the full amount you paid or offered to postpone the retreat to a later date.
If you are not able to come because the travel is forbidden by governments or you cannot come because of a mandatory quarantine (longer than 5 days), you will get a 200 Euros voucher to use for another retreat (with Alex) and the rest will be refunded. 
We recommend covering your risk with appropriate travel insurance  in case the retreat can happen but you are not able to come, or for the case that the retreat is not happening to cover your travel costs. 

Send us a message for booking and/or more information at mails.yogoa@gmail.com.



Santillán is about 36 km east from Malaga international airport, which is serviced by a number of international and budget airlines. 

A driver can be arranged to pick you at the airport for a reduced rate of 50 € per journey (up to 4 people in the car, depending on the amount of luggage).

If you want to arrive by yourself, check the location! Car rental is quite cheap at the airport and it will give you the flexibility to explore the surroundings, go to the beach, etc…


Santillan will provide you with early morning snacks (fruit, juices, tea and toast), brunches, light lunches and dinners.

The cooks enjoy sharing their Spanish-influenced healthy Mediterranean cuisine. The food will be mainly vegetarian (pescatarian for a few meals) with always nice vegan and gluten-free options. 

Let us know in advance if you have any food allergies/intolerances.


A lot of activities are possible close to Santillan: Golf course (5min), horseback riding (15min), the beaches (7km), Hammam bath (in Malaga), Stand up Paddling (15min), kayak, etc… The retreat center has an arrangement with the local golf club for reduced access to their green and with the riding school.