Transformation in Tarifa

Step away for time to reflect so you can live a more fulfilling life

2020 Retreat is postponed until Saturday, October 16th, 2021

(fingers crossed!)

Known for its bohemian vibe and having the best beaches in Spain - where east truly meets west!

Join me in Tarifa for the chance to unplug and deepen your yoga practice.

Leave the daily grind behind and take time to breathe in the fresh sea air, soak up some sun and...

 Live Like a True Yogi

Cave in Hercules in Morocco
A Plentiful Brunch
More Healthy Food Than You Can Dream
A Day Trip To Bolonia
Bolonia Beach
Freshly Made Paella
Beautiful Evenings
Daily Yoga Here!
A View From Above
The most perfect place to meditate

After a sunny week away in luxury, enjoying fantastic delicious dinners inspired by Spanish, Thai & Indian cuisines prepared by our personal chefs, chats under the stars, excursions and time to do whatever you choose whether it's sunbathing, journaling, walks on the beach or wandering around Tarifa's boutique shops, you will return home feeling refreshed & rejuvenated with a new and more mindful way to go through life. 

We practice yoga twice daily in our private luxury villa in the yoga studio on the terrace with beautiful views of Morocco & the Strait of Gibraltar.

Here you will take time to just be...


Valdevaqueros Beach
View From The Terrace
Outdoor Seating Area
Yoga Studio
One Of The Many Terraces
Bedroom 3
More Healthy Meals
Valdevaqueros Beach
Your Pool
Your Villa For The Week!
The most perfect place to meditate

Here you will have the space to listen to what’s happening in the mind, making amends,

leaving what you don’t need behind.

Without the responsibilities of normal life, you will have the space to focus on your practice

so when you return home, your practice is part of your DNA.

It's in you.



Typical Daily Schedule

Teas, coffee, fresh juices

Morning 75-minute Yoga, Qigong & Meditation classes

Plentiful Brunch

Free time to swim, read, journal, sunbathe, take a 15-minute drive to Tarifa beach cafes & boutiques

30 or 60-minute Massage (optional)

Early evening 75 - 90-minute yoga classes & workshops

Delicious dinners inspired by Spanish, Thai & Indian cuisines prepared by our personal chefs, wine included

After dinner fun & chats under the stars

Freedom to go out & eat with friends

Villa Valdevarqueros is a spacious and secluded rustic retreat that sits in a stunning elevated position in the Valdevaqueros area of Tarifa, nestled between mountain and sea with a panoramic vista over miles of sandy beaches. It faces the Straits of Gibraltar, looking out east across to Morocco’s Rif Mountains and west to the Port of Tangier. 

This is a beautiful retreat with lush and spacious gardens, an enclosed 50 sqm fully equipped yoga space with stunning sea views, several extensive open and covered terraces, a small gym, a saltwater outdoor swimming pool, air-conditioning, and Wi-Fi. The most amazing freshly squeezed orange juice is available each morning, with great coffee & tea - along with a range of delicious and healthy food throughout your stay, created by local chefs using locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. 

All dietary are requirements catered for.

Details & Pricing

Make Spain Your Home for 8 Days & 7 Nights 

After 15 yoga classes, you’ll leave with a greater understanding of yoga, qigong, meditation and breathing techniques which will help you return home feeling renewed.


 Our private chefs will indulge us with extensive brunches and fresh juice throughout the day with 3-course dinners. During the day we invite you to head out into Tarifa and experience some of the area’s impressive array of trendy cafes, bars, and restaurants. 

What’s included :

8 Nights & 7 Days Stay in a Luxury Villa

15 Yoga Classes & Workshops 

 Homemade Brunch and Dinner Prepared by Our Villa Chefs

Flamenco Evening

Welcome Cocktails by the Pool
Some Special Secret Additions for Extra Magic!

Wednesday, midweek – no afternoon yoga or dinner to allow for rest, more free time and eating out at a restaurant of your choice.

Unlimited tea, coffee & filtered water. Wifi, hairdryers, towels, shampoo, conditioner, and soap 

​Check-in is 3pm Saturday and check out is by 10am the following Saturday

Pricing will be advised closer to the event due to COVID of course!

What's Not Included


Travel insurance

Airport Transfer:

The nearest airport is Gibraltar (40 mins drive).

Alternatively Malaga (1hr,45m), Jerez (1hr,15m) and Seville (1hr,45m).

Transfers can be arranged at an additional cost.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation up to 90 days before retreat start:

If we are able to fill your canceled spot in the three months before the retreat start, we will return all money paid to us, less your deposit.

Cancellation within three months before the retreat:

A refund is not possible. If you are not able to attend the retreat but have a friend or family member that would like to attend, we are happy to transfer 100% of the money that you have paid toward your friend or family member. Both parties must notify us in writing in order to transfer names.

How to Book

 Email Bridget@theartofzenliving.co.uk to enquire, more details to come

as we see what happens with international travel over the coming months.