Ayurveda retreat in Kerala, South India 2023

25 November – 6 December 2023, Cherai, Kerala, India
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Join us in Kerala!

This place is a true paradise which Virginia discovered whilst traveling in India several years ago. It is now her second home and the retreat ‘team’ are dear and treasured friends. It is an absolute pleasure for us to share this place and these practices with you.

The retreat team Together we offer you the ultimate relaxing and rejuvenating authentic Ayurveda retreat experience. Virginia in partnership with Shibu and Akhilash of Ayurveda Cherai, will be working together to ensure that you have a fabulous, nurturing, healing and fun experience whilst you are with us in Kerala.


The location for our retreats is stunning and peaceful Cherai .

This whole area of South India has incredible white sand beaches, beautiful tranquil backwaters and a very laid back vibe. It really is paradise! This is also the area where Ayurveda originated and therefore the most authentic experience of Ayurveda that you can receive. Our venue is a beautiful peaceful building right on the edge of the lake as well as just a few minutes walk from the beach. There is a swimming pool available for guests to use (in a nearby sister venue), a purpose designed Yoga space and four Ayurveda treatment rooms. Guest rooms are bright, airy and simply luxurious.

What to expect

Its important to understand that this is a retreat. Sometimes it can feel a bit intense! Stepping away from ordinary everyday life for a while can commonly cause us to notice just how exhausted we really are. We are here to support and nourish you in whatever way you need. You will have Ayurveda treatments, therapeutic Yoga, food is traditional, Ayurvedic and Keralan (delicious!). This whole experience can create feelings of tiredness. You are very welcome to rest and restore as much as you need. Day one will be just for arriving. We then have ten full days together before departing on day twelve.


The daily schedule below is a general outline of what happens each day

  • 6am wake up call
  • 630am – 830am Morning cleansing, Yoga, pranayama and meditation
  • 9am Breakfast
  • 10am – 1pm Ayurveda treatments
  • 115pm Lunch
  • 2pm Trip to local place OR free time OR Yoga workshop OR more treatments
  • 6pm Supper
  • 8pm optional Yoga Nidra or meditation

What’s included

  • Information on booking flights
  • Assistance with applying for visa (essential for entry to India)
  • Whatsapp group for all participants to chat prior to arrival
  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation and all meals (3 per day)
  • Daily (2 hours each morning) therapeutic Yoga, pranayama and meditation
  • Optional afternoon or evening yoga, pranayama and meditation
  • Consultation with Ayurvedic doctor on day one
  • Daily Ayurvedic body treatments and herbs as prescribed from the doctor
  • Three trips to places of interest in the local area during your stay

Optional at extra cost

  • Prana energy healing with Akhilash
  • One to one Yoga therapy
  • Extra excursions
  • Onward travel within India
    Please note, flight costs are at your own expense

Booking and payment

The cost of this retreat is based on the room you choose.
All rooms can be made into a single or twin to share.
We are able to offer a 25% discount for anyone who is sharing a room with one other person.

  • Standard room £1827 | €2140 | $2282 (ALL BOOKED)

  • Garden view cottage £2020 | €2366 | $2523 (ALL BOOKED)

  • Premium room (upstairs) with river view £2380 | €2788 | $2974 (ALL BOOKED)

  • Premium room (downstairs) with river view £2220 | €2600 | $2770 (ALL BOOKED)

  • Garden cottage (second garden) £2020 | €2366 | $2523 (ALL BOOKED)

NB costs are correct and based on english pound according to exchange rates at time of publishing but will be checked and amended prior to confirming your booking. In case of cancellation, the cost is 50% non-refundable once you have confirmed unless someone else is able to take your place.

For more information, to ask anything at all and to book please contact Virginia. Payment by installments is welcome. The balance is requested three months prior to the start of the retreat, by the end of August 2023.

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