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Are you fed up with the usual Christmas routine of over-eating and family commitments? Our Christmas week is a relaxing and fun time with a focus on yoga, creative art, walks in the sunshine and laughter with new friends.

The program includes breakfast brunch every day, a special Christmas Day dinner, pilates, yoga, meditation, plus two trips out to Cartagena and the local beach.

 

Summary of what’s included

Seven nights accommodation in a single ensuite bedroom, 3 x yoga/meditation classes, 2 x pilates classes, full board with delicious vegetarian menu, mosaic making course, 2 x trips out and a special Christmas Day dinner.     

 

 

Whats Included?

  • Return Transfer from Murcia International Airport or Murcia city to get the coach for Alicante Airport  
  • 7 nights accommodation in beautiful en-suite single or twin/double room 
  • Welcome refreshments and settling in
  • Daily & Delicious healthy breakfast brunch
  • Tasty vegetarian evening meals with refreshments. 
  • 3 x 1.5hr yoga sessions
  • 2 x pilates matwork sessions
  • mosaics making course of 5 hrs spread over the week
  • Trip out to Cartagena and the local beach of El Portus
  • Optional classes, activities, massages and therapies
  • Viv & Dan helping to organise your stay
  • Unlimited herbal teas, coffee and water throughout
  • Plenty of time to relax at the beach or pool with a good book

 

Suitability
– Suitable for all ages and levels
– Minimum age 16 (under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over)

Travelling Solo?

– These courses make great singles and we have single rooms available.

Christmas Week Sample Itinerary

Please note that the itinerary is for guidance only and may change

Day 1 – Arrival Day
– Arrive and check into your room anytime after 2pm and enjoy the rest of the day to settle in

– Enjoy dinner and drinks at the house in the evening

Day 2 –  Yoga & Mosaic Day 

– Enjoy a 90min yoga session in the studio between 8.15am – 9.45am
– You’ll work on your mosaic piece between 10am and 1.30pm with a break for brunch. Today you’ll cover the following:
– Introduction to the basics of Mosaic Making
– Practice glass cutting, shaping and laying techniques for line, flow and definition
– Health and safety
– Materials and tools used
– Use today to plan your personalised project, discuss and experiment with colour and design under the guidance of your tutor Dan
– Today you’ll start work on cutting and placing your tiles
– Enjoy dinner and drinks at the house in the evening

Day 3 – Trip into Cartagena

–  After Brunch we will take you to Cartagena for some festive shopping & sightseeing

–  Enjoy dinner & drinks at the house in the evening

Day 4 – Yoga & Mosaic Workshop 

– Enjoy a 90min yoga session in the studio between 8.15am – 9.45am
– In the morning you’ll work from 10am to 1.30pm with a break for brunch on the following:
– Continue cutting and placing tiles to develop your own unique piece
– Complete the central motif and start to work on the background of your piece
– You’ll start to complete the laying of the tiles and allow them to dry
– You’ll start the grouting and fixing introduction
– As the day goes on, the aim is to finish your piece

– Enjoy dinner and drinks at the house in the evening

 

Day 5 – Pilates & Christmas Day 
– Enjoy a 90min pilates session in the studio between 8.15am – 9.45am

– Enjoy afternoon Christmas Day Dinner in the afternoon and drinks at the house in the evening

Day 6 – Boxing Day & Beach Day

– Enjoy a 90min yoga session in the studio between 8.15am – 9.45am

– After brunch, half a day at the local beach at El Portus

– Enjoy dinner and drinks at the house in the evening

Day 7 – Pilates & Rest Day

– Enjoy a 90min pilates session in the studio between 8.15am – 9.45am

–  After Brunch, the day is yours to relax

–  Farewell evening meal & drinks at Tara Casa

Day 8 – Departure day
– After breakfast, check out of your room taking home with you a refreshed mind & a new creative skill to kick start the new year

Nia -maryclaire

Accommodation And Meals

– You’ll spend your holiday in a tranquil country house quietly tucked away within bougainvillea shrouded gardens backing onto the pool area
– Inside the house there is a guest living/dining room

– Mosaics lessons & the Yoga/pilates will take place on-site
– There is a swimming pool
– Check-in is on arrival day after 2pm and check-out is on day 5 by 12pm

– Brunch and evening meals are included throughout your stay
– WiFi is available throughout the house and gardens
– Your hosts have dogs who are only outside providing the guests do not mind

Cost

  • 995 pounds per week per person including transfers, meals and accommodation 

  • Non participating partner – 695 pounds per week for meals and accommodation 

  • Discounts available for small groups and early bird payments

 
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Sunshine Christmas Week

Holiday Dates

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 to Sat, 28 Dec 2019

 Location and Venue

Location: Tara Casa

More information about the location >

Venue: Tara Casa, Art Centre, Cartagnena, Murcia, Spain

Testimonials

Thanks for a relaxing week which has really helped me recharge my batteries over the extended Easter holidays.

Peter - 26th April to 2nd May

I had a wonderful time at Tara´s Retreat, very relaxing and had some fabulous Pilates sessions. Dan and Vivienne are very welcoming hosts.

Nadia - April 2011

 
 
 

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