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"LOKAH SAMASTAH SUKHINO BHAVANTU,"

'May all beings everywhere be happy and free and may the thoughts, words and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and that freedom for all,'

​© 2015 LunaAndersonYoga

PUGLIA, ITALY - "DO.BE.SEE RETREATS"
 
21st- 26th June 2018 
With Luna Anderson Yoga and Do.Be.See Retreats

When the vibrant sister duo of Do.Be.See retreats happened upon a class of mine, we instantly clicked. Fast forward to now and together we bring to you this stunning offering right at the heel of Italy.

Join us for a feel good retreat that celebrates the beauty in simplicity in Italy's unspoiled region of Puglia.  Imagine taking a break from the everyday, deepening your yoga practice among the olive groves, delighting your taste buds with simple, honest and delicious farm to table food, exploring the local sun baked limestone villages; being fully present and appreciating the 'now'. A truly feel good retreat, a gift to yourself designed to excite all senses.

We will live life by the way of the Italians - in abundance and in gratitude for all of life's simple pleasures! 

This retreat would be the perfect holiday experience to share memories among friends or  to make new ones as we go along!

YOGA
In between soaking up the glorious Italian sunshine, retreating by the pool, filling our bellies with sumptuous local produce and taking in the sites of the beautiful south, we will be partaking in two yoga sessions daily. (this will exclude arrival and departure day where we will have one early afternoon/evening and one morning/afternoon session) 
The morning practice will be a dynamic flow, geared to heat up the body and energise us for the day ahead.
The evening practice will be a softer practice, rotating between yin, restorative yoga and deep relaxation techniques.
Being a yogi pro - in the physical sense - is not necessary, but it is advised that you have some knowledge of standard yogic postures beforehand. Our dynamic practice will be Vinyasa flow based so it is advised that you try out a few classes to see if it is something that resonates with you. 
If you would like to join Luna at one of her London classes her timetable is available here. If you live further a field with less access  to public classes, please message Luna and she can advise where to look for helpful online tutorials and classes.
LOCATION
Home for the six days will be a gorgeous 16th century farmhouse nestled within the extensive vineyard grounds of the epic estate, Castello Monaci.

You can have your breakfast on the terrace, sunbathe by the swimming pool or enjoy walks or bicycle rides among the vineyards and olive groves.

ALL ROOMS FEATURE THE FOLLOWING AMENITIES:

                 Private bathrooms                 

 Air conditioning

Pool & deck area

Two terraces

Access to Castello Monaci estate

Free parking

Free wi-fi connection​

FOOD

Do.Be.See's food philosophy is all about celebrating what you can do with fresh, simple yet delicious ingredients. Our menus honour the farm to table tradition, so beautifully alive in Puglia, showcasing local staple produce such as soft & buttery cheeses, semola pasta, the most vibrant greens and home made olive oil.

We work with our chef to cater for any food intolerance's or particular preferences, so please do let us know how we can help. 

Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be shared together, usually outdoors on the terrace, and on cooler days in the beautiful dining area in the villa. As part of your stay we will also enjoy one meal at the castle, a mouth-watering experience to elevate your taste buds.

We provide a wide selection of guilt-free snacks, herbal teas and fresh juices throughout the day.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
 

Lodging for five nights on the castle estate

Daily yoga sessions (two daily with exception of arrival/departure day - one session only)  

Welcome aperitivo

All meals throughout our stay

A selection of local wines with your dinner

Filtered water, herbal teas and healthy snacks available throughout the day

Wine history & tasting tour at Castello Monaci

Visit to nearby Lecce, 'Florence of the South', including an architecture tour & traditional meal

Beach trip

Airport transfers from and to Brindisi Airport and transfers to our activities

PRICING AND PAYMENTS

SHARED ROOM ACCOMMODATION  €940/ £845 (PER PERSON)

Share a spacious room with twin beds, peaceful and with great views. Ideal for solo travellers.

 

SINGLE ROOM ACCOMMODATION  €1,195/ £1,065 (PER PERSON)

Spoil yourself in a beautiful single room with a queen size bed & neutral décor.

 

SPECIAL RATE €785/ £700 (PER PERSON) - ONE ROOM LEFT 

Book two space for you and  a partner or a good friend and share one of our double rooms together. Enjoy plenty of space and airy décor at a fantastic discount.

Reserve your spot by paying a 50% deposit to Do.Be.See team. Upon receipt of your payment they will send you a confirmation of your deposit and your Welcome Pack. Full payment is due 60 days prior to the start date of the yoga retreat. Payments are accepted in either Euro or Pound Sterling. For payment details contact the team at hello@dobesee.net quoting Luna Anderson Yoga in the subtitle of the email.

Please note that there will be no refunds or discounts for arriving late, leaving early, flight cancellations, travel delays or illness. If you cancel your participation in a retreat for any reason your deposit / payment will be non refundable. We wish we could compensate people for unforeseen circumstances (injury, family emergency, etc), but we have costs already incurred when reserving the retreat centre & instructor.

 

The best way to protect yourself from any unforeseen circumstance is to purchase trip insurance. Travel Insurance can protect you in case:

You cancel your participation in the yoga retreat

Lost baggage

Retreat is cancelled due to severe weather conditions, natural disaster, political upheaval

Medical expenses and the cost of repatriation should you become ill or injured

We do hope you can join us on this beautiful part of Italy, to basque in the summer sun and to enjoy the simple pleasures life has to show us!

Love Luna and the Do. Be.See team x