Yoga with vico | retreat

Retreat La Gomera November 2024

Explore the stunning Canary Islands, known as  The 7 Fortunate Isles where perpetual springtime beckons.  Be mesmerized as paradisiacal beaches and miniature continents, adorned with diverse microclimates, come together to create a captivating tapestry of unique landscapes.

Explore La Gomera for a close encounter with nature—lush ancient forests, awe-inspiring ravines, vibrant waters, and a mild year-round climate awaits

Anticipate a fusion of yoga and adventure, complemented by the delightful experience of savoring amazing local, homemade cuisine. Seize the opportunity to indulge in delicious dishes at the renowned Guachinche, where locally produced wine is served alongside traditional homemade food

Explore La Gomera for a close encounter with nature—lush ancient forests, awe-inspiring ravines, vibrant waters, and a mild year-round climate awaits

Anticipate a fusion of yoga and adventure, complemented by the delightful experience of savoring amazing local, homemade cuisine. Seize the opportunity to indulge in delicious dishes at the renowned Guachinche, where locally produced wine is served alongside traditional homemade food

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Your journey mindfulness adventure starts here

The Three hidden villas - Las Casas del Chorro

The retreat will take place in Las Casas del Chorro, which includes: Three two-bedroom villas, offering options for both private and shared rooms, showcase terraces and gardens with barbecue facilities. Nestled in the awe-inspiring mountains, these accommodations provide a breathtaking view of Tenerife’s valley from the terrace, which you see in the pictures below.

The villas are located in La Gomera (Canary Islands), just 34 km from the La Gomera Airport and  Port of San Sebastian de La Gomera.

There will be information about flight and transportation to La Gomera further down the page. 

Meet your host

Meet Vico Madrid, your host for this retreat. 

Vico is a certified yoga instructor with 5 years experience, teaching across many yoga studios in Copenhagen. In 2019 she founded Yoga with Vico, where she uses the breath and movement as tools to create the mind-body connection. She brings a holistic approach and focuses on the learnings on/off the yoga mat. 

Vico has previous lived in the Canary Islands and was inspired to create Island Yoga Retreats, for the dark winter months. You can read more about her inspiration on the island yoga retreats and Vico herself here

REVIEWS

How would you describe the retreat...

AN AMAZING ISLAND A WONDERFUL TIME GREAT ACTIVITIES STUNNING NATURE IN LOVE WITH TENERIFE MEETING GREAT PEOPLE
REVIEWS

How would you describe the retreat...

AN AMAZING ISLAND A WONDERFUL TIME GREAT ACTIVITIES STUNNING NATURE IN LOVE WITH TENERIFE MEETING GREAT PEOPLE

Meet your qualified hike & climbing guide

Meet David Hernández – Mountain Guide Brand. 

With more than 10 years of experience in the mountains and in continuous training, David has dedicated himself to guiding and designing activities in this area, at different levels. He likes to personalize his guiding, which is why he prefers to work with smaller groups and prioritize safety very highly.

His values are based on respect and the education of sports under the empathy of “knowing that one day I was also in their place”.

David is registered in the Registry of Active Tourism Professionals of the Government of the Canary Islands (TA-4-0005934)
Member of the Spanish Association of Mountain Guides Member Nº 1491

As a Mountain Sports Technician he can guide, teach, design, program and train in the following modalities:

  • Canyoning
  • Hiking / summer and winter trekking
  • Orientation
  • Climbing
Yoga & Activities

Wake up with morning yoga flow to prepare your body for the activities of the day and unwind with a relaxing evening yoga. 

Morning Yoga: energizing 45 minutes yoga flow, focusing on boosting energy—a harmonious blend of sequences for an optimal start to your day.

Evening Yoga: a relaxing 60 minutes practice where we are tuning into grounding and calming poses, getting a sense of peace and stillness.  

Hiking – a circular hiking trail of approximately 11 km through a lush laurel forest, a resilient relic from the ice age in the Macaronesian region. The trek, lasting around 4.5 hours, is suitable for those with a low to intermediate level of hiking experience.

Climbing – a multilevel experience that allows direct contact with the rock. Delight in a unique and respectful climbing encounter amid the world’s exceptional natural surroundings.

Garajonay National Park – stunning forest, with ancient lichen covered trees, ferns and various other age-old flora.

Mirador de Abrante – an iconic view of La Gomera, showcasing a stunning perspective that extends towards Tenerife’s majestic Teide.

Roques Pedro y Petra – an emblematic symbol in Hermigua, tell a romantic tale associated with the two rocks representing a loving couple separated by fate.

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a day in the retreat ...

MORNING YOGA

Get ready for the day, with a 45 minute morning yoga from 7:00 to 8:00 am

BREAKFAST

The yoga is followed by a delicious breakfast with local products

HIKING

Grab your packed lunch and water bottle, as you venture out to discover the paradise that the island has in store for you

FREE TIME

During a few leisurely hours in the day, you can choose to relax on the terraces of the villas, savoring the captivating view.

DINNER

Later on in the evening, we all join together for a lovely home cooked meal

EVENING YOGA

Wrap up the day with a relaxing and calming yin-restorative yoga that balances the nervous system, preparing both body and mind for a restful night's sleep

Price & Booking

The retreat package, including all features mentioned above is 8.500 DKK.

Flights and other modes of transportation are NOT included in the price.  You can read more on the right, about our suggestions for flights and other transportation. 

The package includes: 

  • Nourishing home-cooked meals, lunch package & dinners (with vegan options) 
  • 5 nights in villa deluxe located in the serene and remote areas of La Gomera
  • Accommodation in shared bedroom (option for a private room) 
  • Daily yoga classes taught by Vico Madrid 
  • A guided hike in the Natural Park with a certified instructor
  • A beginners climbing class with two instructors
  • A day trip for sightseeing 

 

NOT included: 

  • Flights (we will provide suggestions)
  • Insurance
  • BYOYM – Bring Your Own Yoga Mat (you can take it as a hand bag) 
  • Additional canyoning activity (intermediate level) – price at 75€, with a minimum of 4 participants
  1. Pay the deposit (2.500 DKK).
  2. You will get a confirmation e-mail, that your spot has been saved. (read more in Cancelation Policy).
  3. You will receive an e-mail where you will be notified to pay the rest of the amount for the retreat. 
  4. Prepare your luggage, leave your worries behind and get ready for an adventure! 

Flight suggestions

There are NO direct flights to La Gomera from Copenhagen, as it is a small and protected Island. We suggest flying to Tenerife and then take a boat or another flight from Tenerife to La Gomera. 

Copenhagen – Tenerife South | Consider that the flight duration is approximately 5 hours, and it’s adviced to book your tickets early, given the demand for holiday bookings atm.

You can fly with Norwegian or Vueling with a stop in BCN

Boat: Roundtrip 100€ from Tenerife South – read more.

In case of trip cancellation, refunds are not available, but you have the option to transfer your spot to a third party.

Price & Booking

The retreat package, including all features mentioned above is 8.500 DKK.

Flights and other modes of transportation are NOT included in the price.  You can read more below, about our suggestions for flights and other transportation. 

The package includes: 

  • Nourishing home-cooked meals, lunch package & dinners (with vegan options) 
  • 5 nights in villa deluxe located in the serene and remote areas of La Gomera
  • Accommodation in shared bedroom (option for a private room) 
  • Daily yoga classes taught by Vico Madrid 
  • A guided hike in the Natural Park with a certified instructor
  • A beginners climbing class with two instructors
  • A day trip for sightseeing 

 

NOT included: 

  • Flights (we will provide suggestions)
  • Insurance
  • BYOYM – Bring Your Own Yoga Mat (you can take it as a hand bag) 
  • Additional canyoning activity (intermediate level) – price at 75€, with a minimum of 4 participants
  1. Pay the deposit (2.500 DKK).
  2. You will get a confirmation e-mail, that your spot has been saved. (read more in Cancelation Policy).
  3. You will receive an e-mail between the 01.02 – 05.02.2024, where you will be notified to pay the rest of the amount for the retreat. 
  4. Prepare your luggage, leave your worries behind and get ready for an adventure! 

Flight suggestions (last searched on 04.10.2023) 

There are NO direct flights to La Gomera from Copenhagen, as it is a small and protected Island. We suggest flying to Tenerife and then take a boat or another flight from Tenerife to La Gomera. 

Copenhagen – Tenerife South | Consider that the flight duration is approximately 5 hours, and it’s adviced to book your tickets early, given the demand for holiday bookings atm.

You can fly with Norwegian, this is calculated without check-in luggage and only with a small bag, for under the seat – price: 3.658 DKK 

Outbound: Departure 9:55 and arrival at 14:30.

Inbound: Departure 17.45 and arrival at 00:10+1.

Boat: Roundtrip 100€ from Tenerife South – read more.

In case of trip cancellation, refunds are not available, but you have the option to transfer your spot to a third party.

For any inquiries please email me or book a meeting - Looking forward to connect!