Suryalila Yoga Retreat Centre in Southern Spain hosts large yoga retreats and welcomes small informal groups and individual travelers.

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4 nights Yoga and Horse Riding Short Break in Spain

Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov, 2019

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Vidya Jacqueline Heisel

Conny Muennemann

Reviews (19)


from Great Britain, August 2018

"Stunning scenery, hotel quality service, scrumptious food "

The staff at Suryalila are very warm, super friendly and relaxed. They cater to your every need and the rooms are very clean and pleasant. The food is amazing. It’s lovingly prepared and exquisitely presented and the package gives you three meals per day.

Paula Mccullough

from Great Britain, August 2018

"A very enjoyable yoga and horse riding holiday"

The facilities, food and accommodation were superb. I booked this holiday primarily for the yoga, but actually enjoyed the horse riding even more. This was thanks to Connie's calm and friendly manner and her beautiful horses. She was also very helpful when I was booking the holiday, giving advice about transfers and other practicalities. All the yoga instructors were very professional and provided excellent instruction, especially Camilla.

Catharina De Lange

from Netherlands, March 2019

"Paardrijden en Yoga"

Het paardrijden en de yoga waren fijn en relaxed. Je ziet echt hoe de natuur tot leven komt in de lente. Het eten was fantastisch. De sauna was een overwacht genoegen (ondanks de badkleding) met een duik in het koude de zwembad als toppunt.

Rachel James

from Great Britain, September 2018

"A great holiday"

I was looking for a holiday for me and my daughter where we could ride together and stay in a nice place with great vegetarian food. This holiday gave us all of this and the yoga was an added bonus. Connie was a great guide and her horses were forward going and well looked after. . Suryalila is a beautiful place to stay with so much care and attention to the space. I would recommend it.


from Great Britain, August 2018

Beautifully site with lots of colorful Eastern decorations. The tents with their furniture are very comfortable and the pool has a good size. The garden is very well mainted. The mostly vegan food buffet is a particular highlighted and each meal is lovingly presented. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. The horses were also very well behaved and easy to ride! The sunset ride is a real highlight. For the Yoga classes you are able to use a lot of the provided props and the flow integrated a few poses new to me which was great to try.

Joanna Cole

from United Arab Emirates, July 2018

"Superb suryalila"

Relaxing environment

Gemma Oades

from Great Britain, June 2018

"Everything was perfect!"

The first thing I’d like to stress is that I felt transformed and regenerated after only 5 days here, I’m sleeping better, feeling calmer, thinking positively and I’m so much more grounded. For this alone I’ll definitely be back!! I visited alone and found that there was plenty to do by myself but also a host of friendly people so I never felt lonely! The yoga is once or twice a day, with evening sessions being restorative, so a great wind down before dinner. I stayed in one of the tents which turned out better than I expected! Comfortable beds, plug sockets, a fan, chest of drawers and hanging rail so you can make yourself at home. The tent is beautifully cool at night but gets very hot in the daytime (in June) so you have to branch out! However, the centre has ample communal space for the guest numbers so there’s always a shady hammock or a big soft sofa if you need a siesta! The food was consistently incredible, always delicious, varied and plentiful. The produce is largely from their thriving garden and the staff will happily chat to you about their organic sustainable practices. The centre appears to be designed to nourish the land. Definitely get a Thai Yoga Massage, which has to be experienced to be believed. Conny cares deeply for her 9 beautiful horses and So service is more unique than the usual “trekking” business. The horses comfort comes first so riding is at cooler times of day only (great for humans too). The horses give 100% and there’s one for every ability.

Maïté Chemin

from Great Britain, May 2018

An amazing place, with beautiful views, delicious food, fantastic yoga and horse riding, and warm, welcoming people!

Couldn’t recommend it enough, I hope to go back!

Kaja Curry

from Great Britain, May 2018

"Yoga, learning Spanish and Nightingales"

Suryalilia is an amazing place - oozing love, compassion and harmony - the perfect retreat centre. Having broken my leg 3 months ago, I needed somewhere to heal my damaged mind , body and spirit and to explore more movement again.

Suryalilia delivered this in buckets. The teachers were all very patient- always cueing alternatives to the poses for me and the place would soothe the most troubled soul, including mine.

I chose the yoga and Spanish language week because I thought I would need something else to keep me occupied due to my limited mobility (no long distance hikes for me). It was a great choice. We had 3 hours of lessons Mon - Fri before lunch. Who knew learning Spanish could be so much fun! We spent a lot of time laughing. And now I’ve come away well on my way to my Level A1 Spanish certificate thanks to our incredible language teacher brought in from the local language school.

And finally there were the nightingales - in late April the place is surrounded by nightingales singing their rich, clear bubbling song that lifts the heart like no other songbird.

I’m already wondering when I can return.

Katarzyna Smolich

from Ireland, January 2018

"Christmas Yoga Retreat"

Beautiful place, fantastic food.

I had a great time on the Christmas Yoga retreat in Suryalila.

Having Yoga classes in the Dome is a fantastic experience . I will definitely be back

Millamaria Edén

from Finland, December 2017

Karolina Peszko

from Great Britain, October 2017

"I was so happy there"

I have done adventure week and I have to say it was great!!!! Everything was super organized :))


from Germany, November 2018

"Wunderbare Kurz-Auszeit "

Alles war sehr gut organisiert. Auch das Reiten. Yoga Facilities sehr schön und gut ausgestattet.

Jessica Maluscik

from Germany, October 2018

"Einfach nur fantastisch um einfach mal abzuschalten!!!!"

Wundervolle Atmosphäre und sehr liebevoll geführt.

Man fühlt sich sofort in die Suryalila Familie aufgenommen und es war alles perfekt.

Das vegetarische und teilweise vegane Essen war beeindruckend schön hergerichtet frisch gekocht und einfach nur lecker, da könnte sich manches Sternehotel noch etwas abschauen. Essen und Trinken ist mehr als ausreichend vorhanden.

Unterkunft ebenfalls sehr schnuckelig und liebevoll eingerichtet und vor allem absolut sauber.

Einfach perfekt um mal auszubrechen aus dem Alltag und kpl. abzuschalten.

Flore Colas

from France, October 2018

"Séjour parfait, je reviendrai ! "

Tout était parfait :

- le lieu est isolé et très calme, parfait pour se reposer

- les cours sont très intéressants et stimulants sans être trop difficiles. J'ai pu faire pour la 1ère fois un cours de Yin yoga qui était génial ! Un grand merci à Ellen !

- la nourriture est divine !

Au mois d'octobre c'était parfait, il fait encore très beau, ce qui était agréable pour se reposer au bord de la piscine ou faire de l'équitation.

Toute l'équipe est sympathique et disponible si besoin. Un grand merci à tous pour ce superbe séjour.

edouard Steinthal

from France, August 2018

"Awesome teacher !"

Everything !

Anna-sophie Müller

from Germany, August 2018

"Traumhafte Auszeit im Paradies "

Ein wirklich paradiesischer Ort in Andalusien, an dem man einfach abschalten kann - ob beim Yoga, Reiten durch die Felder, Relaxen am Pool oder beim Anblick des Sonnenuntergangs zwischen Sonnenblumenfeldern. Alles ist hier rundum schön, die Unterkünfte sauber und rustikal modern, das Essen ein Schlaraffenland für veggies und das Personal super hilfsbereit und freundlich. Ich habe mich sehr wohl gefühlt und komme sicher nochmal wieder.

Jana Klutznik

from Germany, May 2018

"inspiring and joyful yoga experience in beautiful nature"

great combination of yoga (chance to experience different styles) and outdoor activities, wonderful people, delicious home-made food, laid back atmosphere, beautiful nature

Malin Schröder

from Germany, December 2017

"Escape Christmas"

A wonderful retreat and lovely people everywhere

Testimonials (4)

Chloe Hay, United Kingdom

Suryalila Yoga retreat Centre Website

Thanks again for hosting such an incredible retreat for us. I came with high expectations because of all the fantastic reviews but the actual experience still completely exceeded them! I'm hoping to come on one of your adventure and yoga retreats with my boyfriend next year, so will hopefully see you then! Yoga's definitely going to be a huge part of 2018 for me.

Thanks again for such an incredible experience.

I couldn't recommend this retreat enough! Everybody who works here is so lovely and helpful, the accommodation is great (beds are super comfy!) and the food is incredible. Doing yoga in the dome as the sun rises and sets each day is a real treat and has made coming back to my tiny four-walled yoga studio in London quite difficult!

My yoga teacher for the retreat was Lidiya who is an absolutely brilliant teacher and so incredibly strong!!

I gained so much from my stay at Suryalila and hope to go back very soon

Amanda Glover, United Kingdom

Suryalila Yoga retreat Centre Website

Thank you so much for a really great week!

Lidiya, you are such an amazing teacher, you have such a great style of teaching, I loved it and really needed it. Suryalila is fabulous and I thought the itinerary was just the right balance.

Clare M

Suryalila Yoga retreat Centre Website

The Escape Christmas Yoga Retreat at Suryalila was a wonderful break. This was the second time I’ve been to this retreat and I am looking forward to the next one already!

It’s good to meet so many like-minded people in such an inspiring setting.

The yoga classes (2 a day) allow people who’ve already done some yoga to develop their practice further.

The (vegetarian) food is exceptional: nourishing, beautifully presented and tasty. And special diets are all catered for.

Plenty of activities were put on over Christmas - short hikes, musical evenings, a trip to Ronda.

It was also great just to relax on site, or visit the sauna and swimming pool.

It was a very refreshing break - highly recommended.

Pippa W

Suryalila Yoga retreat Centre Website

I had the most wonderful time on the Christmas retreat; I cannot recommend this center highly enough. It is a special, magical and peaceful place full of like-minded, kind-hearted people and I felt completely relaxed, taken care of and also able to find peace when I needed it. I will definitely be back