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Ayurvedic Yoga & Sound Bath Retreat for Mind Body Balance
5 days of self care at our exclusive tranquil luxury resort in Morocco

Destination Morocco - 3 - 8th October 2024

Autumn Cleanse, Nourish and Balance


Autumn always feels like a fresh start and is a perfect time to cleanse, nourish and balance our bodies in preparation for winter


Join us at our Moroccan Wellness Retreat offering a unique blend of relaxation, restoration and education. Learn to understand lifestyle practices to nourish and balance you physiologically whilst immersed in our luxurious retreat experience.


Enjoy classes in Ayurvedic practices, meditation, yoga, stress management, nutrition or cooking as well as healing, with therapeutic and relaxing treatments like massage, facials and restorative treatments.


Our retreats are designed to leave you feeling better than when you started, not exhausted like many traditional vacations tend to do.

Retreat Reviews


"Love the yoga and workshops. Food was fantastic."

"What can I say about the meals. Loved them all. So happy, the meals were delicious."

"I had never been on retreat before and would definitely go again.  I have already booked in for January 2024."

"The massage and facial were extremely good."


"Life changing!"

What's included

1 Hr pre-retreat consultation to identify your needs, intentions and goals helping you to arrive prepared

Airport Transfer from/to Marrakesh Airport (RAK) to our Exclusive Luxury resort and your chosen accommadation

Three meals day plus snacks cooked by our on-site holistic chef and supportive of unique doshas

Ayurvedic Services and Treatments. One x 45 minute treatment included with additional therapies available

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Retreat Welcome Pack worth £100

  • Ayurvedic Essential Tools

  • Skincare Discovery Kit

  • Luxury journal & pen 

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What to Expect

A typical Day at the retreat includes a combination of connection with our earth and nature, restorative work in the form of yoga, education on self exploration and growth, therapeutic massage, community eating and plenty of time for self reflection and rest.


Every component of the retreat is optional offering individuals the flexibility to choose the best course for their journey and customize the amount of rest and self reflection time they require.


Daily offerings include – Morning city walk, Vinyasa yoga flow, beginner yoga, three ayurvedic based meals, snacks, self exploration and growth workshop, nutrition classes, restorative yoga, sound baths and body treatments.  Additional evening community activities are offered for those who choose to participate.


Each day will offer structured and unstructured time to allow attendees to choose which activities to participate in and customise the retreat to their unique interests and bespoke needs.  Each day will offer new options and include three meals, snacks, yoga classes at all levels, self awareness/resiliency Workshops, Ayurvedic nutrition workshops, therapy treatments and plenty of time to hike, connect with the environment and rest.


For anyone who would like to plan additional days in the Riad or excursions, Destination Wellness can happily accommodate contacts to organise options for you, please just ask.


Ayurvedic meals (defined by food prepared with ingredients to support imbalances in the individual doshas) are served during the retreat which helps in detoxifying and balancing the body for practices and can be customized to each person’s specific doshic needs (see more on doshas here). Besides nutritional value, we love to give a glimpse of the local food taste of the region we are residing in.


While the meals will not be strictly vegan or even vegetarian, they will be prepared to support the retreat practices and are considered “Clean Eating”. The food is seasoned with mild spices, which are an important part of the Ayurvedic diet.


Any  preference for Vegan, Vegetarian and Dairy or Gluten-free diets can comfortably be managed.

Self Care Rituals

An important part of the retreat will self-care rituals.  Aligned with Ayurvedic principals and practices, a set of daily rituals will be introduced and attendees are encouraged to try.  In addition, each attendee will have one complimentary massage or facial included in the retreat and can opt into additional treatments if they choose.

Attendees will gain the knowledge of self-care rituals and practices to easily incorporate them into their daily life back home.

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Retreat Accommodation

7 minutes from Jemaa el Fna Square, in one of the largest gardens in the medina, Riad el Arsat is an intimate and spacious place, combining luxury, charm and ancient traditions of Morocco.

With a large swimming pool, a spa, huge galleries and large terraces, Riad el Arsat is one of the last historic palaces in the medina that was presented on the luxury TV channel during the Marrakech Film Festival 2007.  The palace was built by the Kabbaj family in the late nineteenth century and was broken up in the 60s, after the death of the owner. It has been renovated with the greatest respect for the original architecture by Nicole Arbousset who has created an atmosphere subtly inspired by the thirties and oriental art revisited and to whom we owe the restoration of the old unity.

For its authenticity and originality, it has been recognized as an exceptional place in the medina, a haven of peace for lovers on their honeymoon. The sweetness of Marrakech awaits you in the sumptuous living room with 30s decoration by the fireplace, or by the pool or pool with its water lilies.

Choose your style of accommodation - Click to secure your place (Prices start from £1450pp) Early Bird discount (10%) available until April 1st 2023

Meet our Retreat Team

Brenda Koesterman Destination Wellness Founder

Brenda Koesterman

Elizabeth Harrison

Liz Harrison

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