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The crystal clear water and amazing waves of Fuerteventura attract surfers from all over the globe. Dubbed the Hawaii of the Atlantic for its powerful and consistent surf, the island is also a place of immense beauty and energy; perfect for a wellbeing and surf break. Azul makes sure you get the most out of your time away by offering yoga, Pilates and surf holidays all in one.
This special retreat week takes place at Surya Retreat in Fuerteventura. The villa is beautifully situated nestled amongst the volcanoes with views to the sea.
It boasts the best of Canarian architecture with white-washed walls and natural wood beams, the building frames a beautiful courtyard flushed with flowers and palm trees.
Surya Retreat has five rooms with double beds, two single private rooms and six twin rooms available, all of which are designed with your rest and comfort in mind. Offering different levels of accommodation to suit all budgets, Surya Retreat is sure to have the perfect place for you to rest, relax, and enjoy the rejuvenating effect of this special retreat.
The kitchen and lounge are the heart of the villa, their warmth and appeal boosted by a wood burning fire and stunning views to the ocean and surrounding countryside. The ample gardens offer a large swimming pool and sun lounging area, hammocks provide welcome shade, and patio chairs invite you to relax with a book or to catch up with new friends. The site also has ample parking should you wish to explore the island with a hire car.
There is also a hot tub jacuzzi in the garden next to the pool, perfect for you to relax in!
Suite with large ensuite bath, deluxe bed, and beautiful shower and tub. It is located off the main courtyard.
Private room with double and single bed and large bright private bath. This bright and beautiful room has a private garden terrace with lovely seating. It is located off the main courtyard.
Private room with garden view, a double bed, and private bath. This room is off the lounge, with a lovely stove. It has a beautiful private chill-out terrace for the apartment.
A bright and beautiful private room with double bed and shared bathroom. It is located off the main courtyard.
Private room with single bed, private bathroom with shower. Pool view with a large window. This beautiful room has a large window with a view of the pool and is off a lovely and cozy lounge with a lovely wood burning stove. It has a beautiful private chill-out terrace off the lounge.
Private room with single bed and private bath. With its own private courtyard and a pool view, this is one of the most popular rooms. It is located off the main courtyard.
Private room with two single beds and private bath. It has a large window with views of the garden. Funky interior details including a typical Canarian style rock wall.
Twin room option with two single beds, shared bathroom with shower, lounge area, and private kitchenette. Private terrace and chill-out areas are located off the main pool. The apartment sleeps four in total.
Private and charming large rustic cabin has single beds and a private bathroom and shower. It has a lovely pergola-covered chill-out area with pool view.
Bright and beautiful cabin with lots of light and two twin beds. It has a shared shower and bathroom in lovely custom-built communal bathroom and shower area.
Begin your day by stretching and strengthening your body at our beach classes with the turquoise ocean as your inspiration and the white sand between your toes. You will receive illuminating instruction by the Lotus Retreats highly experienced, friendly and down-to-earth instructors.
The quality of instruction is a real highlight of this holiday and you can join whatever your starting point and whatever your goals. The small class size and experience of the instructors means the classes will be tailored to you.
As well as beach yoga and Pilates, you will also have the chance to experience blissful yoga and meditation classes at the retreat. Drink in the sunset from the yoga terrace or enjoy our spacious indoor studio and drift away into savasana.
Along with a full schedule of yoga, Pilates and meditation classes (two per day with a rest afternoon on Wednesday) you will also receive a full body massage as part of your holiday package and access to a full range of holistic massage, beauty treatments and complementary therapies.
Frauke is a Kundalini Yoga and Meditation instructor. She has an International Kundalini Yoga teacher certification (by Yogi Bhajan), Quiro-massage therapist diploma and a Sport instructor diploma. She is certified through the Kundalini Research Institute, teaching in the style of Yogi Bhajan and is a full member of the Spanish Association of Kundalini yoga. Frauke is passionate about what she does and each class and meditation she leads helps us to connect and to cleanse. You will enjoy every minute of her class, from the gentle meditation through to the energetic asanas, to final relaxation.
Paco is the Associate tai chi chuan Instructor at Villa Azul. He is from Fuerteventura, born and raised, and has been practicing martial arts for over 20 years and tai chi chuan for ten years. His titles are awarded by Tai Chi Healthways, San Diego California, from the prestigious master Jesse Tsao and Asociacin Canaria de Artes Integrales (ACAI). He has travelled around the world gaining experience and enriching his practice and knowledge. His fun and challenging tai chi classes are the perfect complement to the Azul philosophy.
Valentina is an inspiring teacher, and blends classical Hatha Yoga adapted for all levels with vinyasa yoga to make classes fun, challenging and inspiring. She connects with each and every student and her warm, open demeanor allow her to really see what each student needs. Having trained using ancient Indian methods learned in her various studies all over the world. Classes with Valentina improve agility, muscle tone, strength, flexibility and breath control. Valentina believes in yoga’s physical and mental benefits, providing a holistic harmony in our bodies through asanas and pranayama.
Sara began her relationship with yoga during a trip to Australia in 2006, where she fell in love not only with the practice, but also with the joys of an easygoing and relaxed lifestyle, close to nature and the ocean. Choosing to embrace this way of life, Sara decided to move to the Canary Islands, closer to her home (Italy) and keep following her dreams. Initially qualifying as an Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga teacher, recognized by Yoga Alliance International, at Its Yoga Gran Canaria, Sara teaches a dynamic style of yoga based on breath, bandhas and drishti.
More than just a retreat, this is your journey. Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain is a jewel with incredible scenery, beautiful white sand beaches, turquoise oceans, and volcanic vistas and more than 300 days of sunshine. Nestled amongst volcanoes, rolling hills, and windmills, with breathtaking ocean vistas, you’ll find Azulfit Surya Retreat.
The retreat is only ten minutes drive from the beach in the beautiful and typically Canarian village of Villaverde. With amazing volcanic scenery and incredible vistas of the ocean and neighboring Lanzarote, this is the perfect respite from the busy day to day.
The retreat is also conveniently located for those wishing to get out and explore the island. There are walking paths and a bus stop close by, going to the beach hourly and a transfer is provided from the retreat to the beach once a week.
You will have a delicious and wholesome breakfast prepared for you every day after the morning session and will receive two delicious vegetarian evening meals during your stay. For the remaining meals you can choose from the fantastic range of local restaurants, including fantastic seafood, tapas and international cuisine - all within an easy stroll of the retreat. Your daily breakfast and 2 vegetarian multi-course evening meals are included in the price.
In your spare time you can relax and unwind by the pool or one of the local beaches, or get out and enjoy the beautiful sights of the island. Walk along the coastline to the stunning Corralejo Dunes National Park, visit the local markets, enjoy a seafood lunch at the harbour, climb a volcano, go surfing, cycling, horseriding or visit the beautiful lagoons of El Cotillo. There's lots to do and you will have plenty of free time to just relax with a book or get active and explore - the choice is yours!
Included in your stay is a one hour full body massage - the perfect way to wind down and relax into your wellbeing holiday. You can book additional treatments, including massages, beauty treatments and complementary therapies to make sure you go home beautifully rested and pampered.
You can book your flight to come directly to Fuerteventura Airport (FUE). For a wider choice of flights, you can fly to Lanzarote Arrecife Airport (ACE) and take the 20-minute ferry crossing to Fuerteventura. The last ferry crossing to Corralejo from Playa Blanca, Lanzarote is at 19:00 so please make sure your flight arrives by 16:00 if travelling with luggage.
Fuerteventura airport is 35 minutes from Lotus Retreat. To get to the retreat we recommend that you allow us to organise a transfer for you. This will ensure that you have no waiting around at the airport and that your driver knows exactly where you are going, allowing you to get to us and settle in as smoothly and stress free as possible.