Marataba Trails to Host Exclusive Yoga Retreats in 2018

Marataba Trails is running an series of exclusive yoga retreat programmes to be led by mind-body professional, Patricia Spahn-Borrageiro – a qualified Vinyasa Flow yoga and Pilates teacher. Patricia has instructed globally in Istanbul, the Hamptons, and Bali and is now in South Africa facilitating bush yoga retreats at Marataba Trails.

The retreat package includes a weekend of yoga and meditation classes, walking trails, game drives, wholesome meals, and accommodation. Five deluxe Eco Suites – each with twin beds, en-suite shower room, and furnished viewing deck – accommodate no more than 10 people in a wilderness world of your own, offering guests’ optimum tranquillity and exclusivity. The main lodge provides relaxation areas and an infinity Rock Pool, where guests can also order refreshments and watch the sun set.

Day 1:

  • Arrive at 13h00 and settle in after lunch
  • Meet at 15h30 for a welcome and introduction to the trails guides, retreat leader, and lodge team
  • Set off on a walking trail (± one hour, variable dependant)
  • Arrive at a scenic bush spot to lay down mats for a sundown yoga/meditation session; alternatively, circle back to the vehicle and set up for practice
  • Watch the sun set, then head back to the lodge for a pre-dinner boma chat and dinner

Day 2:

  • Wake at 05h00 (summer: September to April) / 05h30 (winter: May to August)
  • Meet on the main lodge deck for a one-hour yoga and meditation session
  • Depart on a two-hour walking trail/game drive, with coffee and snack stop
  • The safari ends with a bush breakfast, followed by a short walk/drive back to the lodge
  • Meet at 15h30 on the main lodge deck for Yin yoga and meditation practice
  • Depart on an afternoon safari
  • Meet in the boma for an evening get-together and dinner

Day 3:

  • Wake at 05h00 (summer: September to April) / 05h30 (winter: May to August)
  • Meet on the main lodge deck for a one-and-a-half-hour yoga and meditation session
  • Depart on a morning safari (either a walking trail, or combination of a game drive and walking trail)
  • Return to the lodge for breakfast
  • Meet at 15h30 on the main lodge deck for Yin yoga and meditation practice
  • Depart on an afternoon game drive, including short walking trail
  • Arrive at a surprise spot for dinner

Day 4:

  • Wake at 05h00 (summer: September to April) / 05h30 (winter: May to August)
  • Meet on the main lodge deck for a one-hour yoga and meditation session
  • Set off on a one-hour walking trail
  • Return to the lodge for a celebratory breakfast
  • Prepare for departure at 11h00

Programme dates are limited:

  • 2 to 5 June 2018
  • 22 to 25 September 2018
  • 14 to 17 December 2018

Book now, with your designated Travel Specialist.

By | 2018-04-03T12:42:51+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Product Update|Comments Off on Marataba Trails to Host Exclusive Yoga Retreats in 2018