This relaxing retreat is located in Ortelle, southern Puglia, Italy. It is situated in a charming corner of the world which is a less developed part of Puglia, far from mass tourism and big hotels. It boasts dramatic coastlines, an abundance of ancient olive groves, framed by dry stone walls, amongst a rich and fertile amber soil.  Its slow paced sleepy villages are reminiscent of bygone years, giving visitors a real sense of going back in time, when life was less complicated.  


Salento’s simple way of life is a quality in itself and forms the backdrop of its appeal to those who fall in love with its charm. The sun shines religiously upon this narrow peninsula that divided the crystal-clear waters of the Adriatic and Ionian seas.  The energy here is noticeably strong and grounding.  Potential to connect to the elements is easily realised creating a perfect setting for the practice of Yoga, Meditation, transformation and healing.


Our retreat provides an ideal platform dedicated not just to the physical practice, but the nurturing of inner work, opening up possibilities for complete relaxation. With beautifully prepared vegetarian food, a private pool to relax by and wonderful treatments on offer we hope to rejuvenate and relax you from the inside out!  




"Travel brings power and love back to your life" Rumi


Southern Puglia, Italy  .  20th - 27th June 2018

Accommodation Options and Prices:


  • Single Room with Four Poster Bed (ensuite bathroom) - £1,250 

  • Shared Double Room (ensuite bathroom) - £1,045

  • Shared Double Room - Courtyard* (ensuite bathroom) - £900 


*Please note: The Courtyard is a separate premises a short distance from the main retreat house.


Retreat Package Includes:


  • Morning dynamic flow 

  • Evening yin/restorative practice

  • Freshly prepared vegetarian meals, locally sourced and organic where possible. (If you have special dietary requirements please let us know and we will try our best to accommodate)​


Retreat Package Does Not Include:


  • Flights (available Wed to Wed by Easyjet to Brindisi)

  • Transfers to and from Airport

  • Thai Massage, Ayurveda Massage and Reflexology from Casananda’s resident therapist - Zina Daniele (payable in Euros on retreat)

  • Daily trips/excursions (Boat ride from Castro Porto approx €25.00 per person/Coastal walks approx €15.00 per person)




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Previously an avid runner and gym enthusiast, Sue discovered yoga in 2007, initially practicing Ashtanga Vinyasa and Bikram before moving onto a more dynamic Vinyasa style. She immediately came to appreciate how yoga can benefit not only the body but the mind as well, and loves the physical and mental challenge yoga can offer.


Sue feels fortunate to have completed her yoga teacher training with Stewart Gilchrist (dynamic Vinyasa) and Per Hoglund (Ashtanga Vinyasa), on the 200 hour training with the Power Yoga Company. Inspired by her own experiences and the knowledge gained, Sue now seeks to inspire others in the classes she teaches. Sue loves the physicality of yoga and this comes across in her classes. Her classes provide an uplifting experience that both calms and invigorates the body and mind.



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Once you have decided on the type of room your require please fill out the booking form and send it to us. We can then secure your place after the deposit has been made.


Flights are not included but we are able to organise transfers to and from the airport for an additional fee.


Flights are available Wed to Wed through Easyjet to Brindisi.


If you’d like to secure your place on this wonderful Retreat please email us with the completed booking form to:


There is a £50 Early bird discount for bookings made before 31/03/18.


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