Heal from within – Yoga & Meditation Retreat in the French Basque Country, July 3rd – July 10th, 2024

Join me on a journey of movement, meditation, culture, history, and nature in the French (and Spanish) Basque Country! Our home for the week will be L’Ermitage– a beautiful and luxurious five starts retreat center with modern comfort and cozy atmosphere situated at the crossroads of the Landes, the Basque Country, and Bearn

L’Ermitage and the nature that surrounds it are the essence of stillness and seclusion, making it a perfect place for yoga, hiking, meditation, and deep healing and relaxation!

We will spend time exploring the French Basque country and visit 4 different towns on the French side (Sallies de Bearn, Suaveterre, Biarritz, and Saint Jean de Luz). We will also visit San Sebastian in the Spanish Basque Country. 

On some days we will have two daily classes: early flow in the morning and a more gentle and restorative practice in the evening including breathwork and meditation. On other days we will have a longer class in the morning that combines vigorous flow, as well as restoration, and meditation which will allow enough time for exploring nearby towns and beaches in the afternoon and early evening. 

Each day will have a different theme and focus. In some of our classes we will explore and practice writing and journaling as an additional tool for cultivating ease, focus and mental clarity.

We will practice inside the indoor studio as well as outside by the pool!  

What’s Included: 

* Roundtrip from/to Biarritz airport or train Station  

* 7 nights accommodations in  L’Ermitage

* 3 meals per day made by a trained French chef (organic farm to table)

* Coffee, tea, and snack between meals

* Two /one yoga classes daily (a morning vigorous practice and evening gentle and restorative)

* Heated saltwater swimming pool

* Jacuzzi (fitting 5-6 people and facing the sunset:)) 

* Beautiful grounds for hiking, running, biking, reading, and horseback riding 

*Bikes on the property 

* Trip to Sallies de Bearn

* Trip to Sauveterre  

* Trip to Biarritz (the town and the beach)

* Trip to San Sebastian  

* Free Wi-Fi


*Badminton, Ping-pong tables, Volleyball, soccer ball and goals.

What’s not included: 

*Airfare and travel insurance




*Extra trip to Saint Jean de Luz and wine tasting on the last day 

( the trip will be organized for you but paid directly to the driver and the wine tasting place by each student at the end of the day).

The schedule for the week:

July 3rd- 

4pm Arrival    

Welcome Snack and drinks 

5:30-7pm Post travel Yoga 

7:30 pm Dinner 

July 4th

8am Breakfast

9:30 -11 Morning yoga

12pm Lunch

Relax, swim, hike*, jacuzzi, massage 5:30 Evening yoga 

7:30 Dinner 

July 5th

8am Breakfast

9:30-11 Yoga

12pm Lunch 

1pm- Day trip to 2 nearby towns: Salies de Bearn and Sauveterre

7:30 Dinner 

July 6th

8am Breakfast

9:30-11:30 Yoga (combined flow and restorative) 

12 Lunch 

Leave to Biarritz to explore town (great shops) or the beach or both after lunch

8pm Dinner 

July 7th

8am Breakfast

9:30-11:00 Yoga

12pm Lunch

Relax, swim, hike*, jacuzzi, massage 

5:30 Evening yoga 

7:30 Dinner 

July 8th 

7am- Early stretches and meditation (no pressure;)) 

7:30 Breakfast 

Leave for San Sebastian (in Spain) for the day 

Lunch in San Sebastian (not included in the retreat price. Chef can always make sandwiches we can take with us for lunch)

8pm Dinner 

july 9th

8am Breakfast

9:30-11:30 Yoga (combined flow and restorative) 

12 Lunch 

After lunch- optional additional trip for those who want to see /do more (not included in the retreat price): 

Leave to Saint Jean de Luz to explore town (great shops) or the beach (beautiful bay) or both and go to a beautiful place with great views of the ocean for wine tasting

8pm Dinner 

July 10th 

7:30 am Early yoga 

8:30 Breakfast

10am Departure 

*   Massage needs to be booked one month in advance and it’s  around €120 

* Guided hiking in case you wish to have a guide is €50 per hour.


€3050 per person in a double room

€3850 per person in a single room    

Space is limited! Early registration is highly recommended! €800 nonrefundable deposit required to reserve your spot.
Payment can be done in U.S dollars based on the current euro exchange rate at the day of payment via PayPal, cash or check.

Payment and cancellation policy:

A deposit of €800 is required to reserve your spot. The remaining balance will be due 60 days prior to departure.

If cancellation takes place more than 60 days prior to our departure date any payments made will be refunded minus your deposit. If cancellation takes place between 30-45 days prior to our departure, 50% of the trip price will be forfeited. If cancellation takes place less than 30 days prior to our departure date, 100% of the trip price will be forfeited.

For more information and registration email meravebnhorin@gmail.com


Jul 03 - 10 2024


L'Ermitage Hastingues
413 Chemin de l Ermitage, 40300 Hastingues, France
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