Take an 8 days trip in the late August to explore Marrakech and the seaside of Morocco taking part in beach yoga classes, visiting stunning places and enjoying excellent moroccan dishes. Upon your arrival, you will be picked up at Marrakech airport and taken to the beautiful riad in the medina (the old part of North African cities), a perfect place near to all the famous sightseeing places like Koutoubiya Mosque, Jamaâ El Fna Square or Majorelle Gardens.
After you got accommodated and refreshed in stylish rooms, you can participate in a relaxing cooking workshop and getting to know each other in the group having some food or cup of tea together.
Your Morocco exploring trip will be accompaigned by daily yin and vinyasa yoga (some of the classes will be at the sea), soft yoga flows, pranayama and meditations.
14 – 21 May 2023
3 – 10 September 2023
Accommodations and Food:
The first overnight stay is organized in the riad in the medina of Marrakech, with first dinner together and the next morning breakfast. Further overnight is in Agadir, in a cosy guest house and other towns of the trip with overnights in hotels. The last night will be spent again in Marrakech, at the same riad as at the beginning of the journey.
Yogateacher and Retreat-Host:
Daniela Holzer is a Yoga Alliance certified yoga teacher. She got to know yoga in Goa where she took part in her first yoga teacher training. She later went to the source of yoga – Rishikesh in North of India, where she completed an in-depth holistic yoga teacher training. Yoga practice changed her from the ground up, developed her personal strengths and above all, she felt happier. She has turned her hobby into a full-time job between Morocco and Austria and offers retreats and yoga teacher training courses, as well as intensive yoga weeks for yoga teachers. Daniela creates a warm, supportive and natural atmosphere. In the dynamic flow, it offers a balance between the strength and the softness of the body. Through the healing sounds of her singing bowls, people come into contact with heart and compassion.
Program and Places You´ll Visit:
Day 2: MARRAKECH MEDINA – AGADIR
After breakfast the group will visit the medina of Marrakech. At 11.30 the travel starts direction Agadir via the highway, a break on the way for lunch and panoramic view of Agadir Offela. Yin Soft Yoga Flow, dinner and overnight in a beautiful charming guest house.
Day 3: AGADIR – MASSA PARC – MIRLEFT
After Vinyasa Flow Yoga and breakfast the road leads to Souss Massa National Park to explore the coastal wilderness and fantastic bird watching opportunities. Lunch in Massa village. Within a few hours the group will reach a small coastal village Mirleft, a good place to relax in untouched nature. Yin Soft Yoga Flow, accommodation and dinner at the hotel.
Day 4: MIRLEFT – LEGZIRA – SIDI IFNI – MIRLEFT
After the Vinyasa Yoga and breakfast the group is leaving Mirleft and driving to Legzira and Sidi Ifni through the mountains and wide valleys. Picnic on the beach or in a cafe. Sidi Ifni is a small coastal town with an interesting history and eclectic Moorish Art Deco architecture. You can walk around the old Spanish town and enjoy Yin Soft Yoga Flow afterwards. Dinner in a restaurant, overnight as the previous evening.
Day 5: MIRLEFT – OUED ASSAKA – PLAGE BLANCHE – GUELMIM – MIRLEFT
The journey heads further to the South to the amazing wild Plage Blanche and Oued Assaka River. Stops for great panoramic views along the road. Picnic at La Plage Blanche. After picnic lunch you can take a long walk along the 48 km long beach. Meditation on the beach. Evening in Mirleft like the one before.
Day 6: MIRLEFT – TIZNIT – AGADIR – ESSAOUIRA
After Vinyasa Flow Yoga and breakfast the travel goes further to Tiznit to see the old medina and admire the silver work for which the city is famous and then further to Essaouira. Before dinner Yin Soft Yoga Flow and overnight in a riad in the medina of Essaouira.
Day 7: ESSAOUIRA – MARRAKECH
After Vinyasa Flow Yoga and breakfast you can spend most of the morning in the whitewashed medina of Essaouira with its art galleries, cafes and overall pleasant atmosphere. The group is coming back to Marrakech where you can enjoy a SPA treatment or a last minute shopping spree. Dinner and overnight in a riad in the medina of Marrakech as on the first day of the trip.
Day 8: MARRAKECH AIRPORT
After breakfast, if time permits you can still make a walk in the medina. The driver will bring you to the airport two hours before departure time.
€ 1690.- per person in a double room
€ 1490.- per person in a triple room
€ 1890.- single room
Booking fee – not refundable in case of cancellation.
– organization, tour guides and travel support during the sophisticated planned trip
– 7 nights (2x riad in Marrakech, 5x guest house – hotel)
– 1x cooking workshop (on the day of arrival)
– 1x yoga daily (90 min)
– daily breakfast
– daily dinner
– modern, air-conditioned 4×4 Toyota
– soft drinks in the vehicle along the entire route
– transport insurance
– gasoline and highway tolls
– tourist taxes on site
– airport transfer on arrival and departure day