Winter YOGA Retreat to India 2017
Come to Kerala, a new venue, Poovar Island, located near Trivandrum
10 days of Yoga from Thursday 2nd – Sunday 12th March


Optional: Golden Triangle Tour (5 night extension to Delhi, Jaipur and Taj Mahal)
Famed for its awe-inspiring and unique natural beauty 'Kerala' or fondly referred to as 'God's Own Country. An equable climate, tranquil beaches, stretches of soothing backwaters; lush hill stations and exotic wildlife are the major attractions of this beautiful land. 
Poovar Island Resort is conveniently situated just minutes from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), the capital of Kerala, yet far enough to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life, hidden amidst swaying coconut palms, endless golden sands and lush vegetation our Trivandrum resort is the ideal holiday destination.  Just 30 kms from Trivandrum International Airport (20 minutes drive), the resort is accessible only by an additional 10-minute boat ride on the river.

Yoga, Ayurvedic treatments and Meals
Our Resort will offer you a truly enchanting experience, allowing you to enjoy the vibrant colours and landscapes of Mother Nature, whilst relaxing and enjoying twice daily Yoga classes (8 am & 5 pm) and Ayurvedic therapeutic treatments (extra cost) at the resort.  The natural surroundings combined with the Yoga, Massage and Vegetarian Meals offered at the resort will make you forget the routine work, stress, tension, deadlines, rush hour traffic and all the daily chores that makes life hectic. You will only feel peace and tranquillity, allowing you to reinvent a calmer more relaxed you.
The 'Ayurveda Village' is one of the few places where this 6,000-year-old ancient health-care system is still practiced in its purest form. They have a team of experienced doctors and masseurs, who apply the traditional know-how with care, at the right places to maximize the healing potential.  The focus is to establish prime health, be it physical, mental or spiritual. This is achieved by establishing energy equilibrium in the functions of the body temperature and simultaneously through an alteration in lifestyle in conformity with the simple laws of nature.   They offer package of therapies designed to relax, refresh and rejuvenate you. Guaranteed to make you not only feel years younger! 
Mealtimes are Breakfast 07.30 - 10.30, Lunch 13.00 - 15.00, Dinner 19.30 - 22.30 – all meals are served in the Ayurvedic Vegetarian Restaurant and are included in the price of the retreat.

They tell me that the culinary treats conjured up by their chefs ‘evoke a passionate response. Every meal is a feast fit for the Gods’. As for ingredients, they say ‘nothing less than the very best will do’; fresh catch from the sea, exotic spices, orchard-fresh fruits and vegetables. 
Yoga, Accommodation & Meals
Unspoilt and unexplored, enveloped by serene backwaters, and opening out to the Arabian Sea and a golden beach, Poovar Island Resort is built on 25 acres of lush green coconut gardens.  The resort has 44 land based ‘Cottages’ built around the swimming pool. The rooms are simple and spacious painted in soothing pastel colours with an ensuite bathroom.  The cottages are secluded to ensure maximum privacy. The rooms are all equipped with TV with Satellite Channels, Air conditioning, Hair Dryer, Iron / Ironing Board on Request, Bio toiletries, Digital Safe, Tea / Coffee Making Facility, mini fridge
For an addition fee you could upgrade to a floating cottage which are on the backwaters and face the sea.  If you would like to please let me know.

Other facilities and amenities
Sunken Pool Bar at the Swimming pool so you can enjoy your favorite drink while soaking in the water.
Poovar Island Resort has a Sunset Bar – Perfect place to meet for pre dinner drinks each evening. 
Ayurveda treatments as per doctors consultation in our Ayurveda Hostpital.
Also a Shopping Boutique, Sunset cruise from the island into the Backwaters, Sun Beds by the pool and on the beach, Free towels for use around the Beach & Swimming pool, Laundry service, Foreign Currency Exchange, 24-Hour Room Service, WiFi In Lobby, Safe deposit locker in reception
10 day Yoga Retreat Price :

£885.00 per person (Non-refundable deposit of £285)
Price includes, Full board meals, yoga and accommodation at Poovar, based on two people sharing a twin or double room.
Single supplements : £ 240
Not included, Flights btw London/Trivandrum (Emirates ex Gatwick via Dubai currently £ 540 return), Travel Insurance, VISA, extra drinks, tips, excursions and Treatments. 
Golden Triangle Tour - 5 night extension to Delhi, Jaipur and Taj Mahal

From Saturday 25th February to Thursday 2nd March, arriving Poovar Island to meet up with Yoga Retreat guests for the start of 10 days.             

Price available on request.