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Morocco Yoga & Surf Retreat

About The Retreat

This breathtaking retreat combines the serenity of yoga with the thrill of surfing, offering a unique and revitalising experience. Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and immerse yourself in a world of tranquility and adventure at Villa Mandala with your host Tanita. Join us for a life-changing yoga and meditation retreat in Morocco. Practice yoga and mindfulness in stunning outdoor spaces, Rejuvenate with healthy meals and massages, and connect with like-minded individuals. Set against the backdrop of stunning Moroccan landscapes, Villa Mandala provides the perfect environment for a transformative yoga experience. Book now to find peace, balance, and inspiration in the heart of Morocco. ♡ Incredible Location - Your tranquil oceanfront retreat centre, the perfect place to escape & connect with your inner calm. Imagine waking up to the sound of the ocean, & with a coffee in hand, you make your way to your Rise Yoga class. Villa Mandala is an idyllic soulful escape. ♡ Indulgent Cuisine - Using only the finest and freshest local produce, our team of talented local chefs makes each meal a taste sensation. ♡ Daily Yoga - Daily yoga classes curated to allow you to connect to your mind, body & soul. ♡ BBQ Dinner - Life is all about balance, so let your hair down and get ready to enjoy a social evening at the Amouage BBQ Buffet. ♡ Surf Coaching - Our yoga sessions are what people come for, but our surf lessons also add an extra dimension of excitement to the retreat! Whether you're a complete beginner or have some experience under your belt, our expert instructors will teach you to surf - with an emphasis on fun and safety. ♡ Cultural Excursion - Experience the beauty & culture. You'll have the opportunity to explore the local area and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Morocco.


1Day 1

6:45AM - 7:45AM

Sample Day Rise dynamic Vinyasa Class

8:00AM - 8:30AM

Breakfast Banquet Super smoothies, freshly squeezed juices, fresh homemade bread, crepes, yogurts, a variety of eggs, a daily specialty breakfast dish, dried fruits, nuts, and a rainbow platter of seasonal fruit.

8:30AM - 12:30PM

Free Time or Optional Excursion Excursion Details: 3 x Surf Coaching days 1 x day trip to Agadir Souk and Argan Coperative 1 x day trip to Sand Dunes

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Lunch is a freshly made picnic (on the beach or wherever you may be) with varied hearty mixed salads, homemade delicacies, sweet treats, and fresh fruit. It can also be prepared and served at the villa for guests that prefer to stay!

2:00PM - 4:30PM

Free time or optional Workshop (subject to schedule)

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Unwind Restorative Yin / Gentle Vinyasa Class Meditation & Reflection

6:30PM - 8:00PM

At sunset, feast on gourmet Moroccan and international dishes; our famous poolside dips and tapas, spiced chickpeas and aubergines, toasted almonds and apricot rice, and divine chocolate avocado tart are a few of the reasons everyone wants to take our recipe book & chefs home!

What’s Included

  • 7 Nights Accommodation

  • Exclusive use of the Villa

  • Agadir airport Transfer

  • 3 delicious meals a day

  • BBQ Dinner on Thursday

  • Complimentary water, tea, coffee

  • Daily home-baked treats

  • 10 Yoga classes + optional workshops

  • Mindfulness + meditation

  • Pool, garden + direct beach access

  • Ensuite rooms + complimentary towels & bathroom treats

  • Daily cleaning service

  • Retreat gift bag

Not Included

  • Flights to Morocco

  • Optional Surf Package

  • Optional Excursion to Souk & Sand-boarding

  • Airport transfer from Marrakech

Frequently Asked Questions

I've never tried surfing before, can I still join?

✓ Absolutely! The Surf Package is an optional add on. ✓ No surf experience necessary - you will have a dedicated surf coach ✓ Your surf coach - will provide you with hands on instruction in the water, ensuring you get to surf the best waves suited to your ability ✓ Swimming ability - you must be able to swim if choosing to add on the surf package

Is there time for rest & relaxation?

There is plenty of time on the retreat for you to enjoy some free time. There is free time scheduled into the daily program. Remember, this is Your Retreat. We provide you with the space to take what you need. You can choose to take part in as much or as little of the retreat. We encourage participants to join the classes, but if you feel that your body needs to rest, take it.

What level of yoga do I need to be at?

✓ Classes are carefully curated to allow you to develop your practice. Modifications & advanced options will be offered during classes. ✓ Beginner (haven’t tried yoga before but I’d like to start) ✓ Advanced (have a strong & consistent practice & would like to learn & develop)




October 2021

Thank you Tanita for an amazing weekend that truly nourished mind, body and soul. From the wonderful location, beautiful yoga classes, delicious food and all the special surprises you created the perfect haven away! Until the next one!



April 2021

Thank you Tanita for a wonderful weekend of fun and the best yoga ever! You are the reason I want to do yoga. Please go on one of the Yoga Retreats! It is unforgettable.



June 2019

Thank you Tanita. You're an amazing natural born teacher. I absolutely loved your classes during the retreat at Mantis & Moon. It was a privilege meeting you, and you've inspired my daughter.



March 2022

Absolutely amazing Yoga Beach Retreat! Tanita is great at helping you explore movements, creating the space to experience beauty through your body and connecting with those around you.

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