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Enjoy the deep long holds in Yin, with yoga nidra and guided visualisation.

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Yoga retreat

Find your balance in our daily yoga classes

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Detox and weight loss retreat

Lose weight and cleanse your body, mind and spirit

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Life makeover retreat

Reflect and reassess your life at the practical, emotional or spiritual level

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Relax and rejuvenate retreat

Find peace, balance and allow your whole self to feel revitalised

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Welcome to La Crisalida Retreats, our oasis of tranquility, health and wellbeing

Find a place of peace, rest and rejuvenation here at our friendly health and wellbeing centre located on the stunning Costa Blanca, Spain. Whether you are looking for time out from a busy stressful life, want to kick-start a healthy lifestyle, detox your body and mind, or want some quiet time for yourself, you will find it all here at La Crisalida Retreats.

The La Crisalida Programme offers an all-inclusive holistic health and wellbeing experience with activities from 8.00 am to 9.00 pm at night.  Our specially trained mentors will guide you through a wide range of classes and workshops that help and encourage you to re-connect, re-balance and re-energise.

Explore the stunning local natural environment on our daily nature walks. Re-connect your mind body and spirit through meditation and re-balance your body in our daily yoga classes.  Exercise classes such as rebounding or core-works will help you feel re-energised. Explore your inner workings and find the authentic you in our specially designed life makeover workshops.

Enjoy our wholesome and delicious plant-based food, juices and unlimited water and herbal teas are designed to keep your nutrition and hydration maintained throughout the retreat activities.

Take time to rest around our two outdoor pools (one is a magnesium pool, heated and open all year round), enjoy a holistic treatment in our dedicated beauty suite, relax in the infra-red sauna or wander down to the nearby beautiful blue flag beach.

 You can arrive and depart on any day of the week, so you can create your healthy holiday to suit you. When you book your health and wellbeing retreat with La Crisalida, your accommodation, meals (or juices) and transfers between Alicante and the retreat are all included in the cost. If you are looking for a great last minute offer, check out our special offers and discounts. 

Guests tell us that they feel at home from the moment they walk through the door. You will find an environment in which you can connect with others, be creative and be inspired. We have made a number of adjustments in response to covid-19 to ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff, whilst ensuring we provide you with the same relaxing and rejuvenating La Crisalida retreat experience – more information can be found on our dedicated coronavirus page here

Re-opening: 1st May

We are delighted to announce that the retreat will re-open on 1st May (so long as regional and national covid regulations continue to permit). Contact us if you would like to make a reservation.  

Office hours from 6th April 2021

Office hours from 6th April (for the rest of April) will be Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 4.00 pm (Central European Summer time – which is one hour ahead of UK / Ireland) and Saturday 9.00 am to 1.00pm. Contact us, send a booking enquiry or give us a call – the phone number is at the bottom of the page. Please bear with us if we take a little longer to respond to your enquiry than usual, many of the team are still on ERTE (furlough). 

Experience the La Crisalida programme online from home

During these challenging times, we know people are finding it hard (or impossible) to travel. If you want to experience the La Crisalida programme for health and wellbeing from home, then check out La Crisalida online retreats. We have live online yoga classes, online cooking workshop, plus life makeover webinars and workshops.  

Find your balance and the authentic you here at La Crisalida Retreats. We look forward to welcoming you to the retreat soon!

Yoga retreat

Yoga retreat

Build strength and flexibility, experience different styles of yoga, daily yoga classes, and find your balance in our yoga retreats.
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Detox and weight loss retreat

Detox and weight loss retreat

Cleanse your body, mind and spirit, or maybe lose some weight with our detox and weight loss retreats.
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Life makeover retreat

Life makeover retreat

Take the opportunity to reflect and reassess your life at the practical, emotional or spiritual level in our life makeover retreats.
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Relax and rejuvenate retreat

Relax and rejuvenate retreat

Find peace and balance, allow your whole self to feel revitalised in our relax and rejuvenate retreats.
Find out more
Online retreat experiences

Online retreat experiences

Try one of our new online retreat experiences from your own home
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ria3
October 1, 2020.
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Great friendly retreatStayed at La Crisalida for 11 nights and I would highly recommend if you are looking for relaxation or to improve your mental and physical wellbeing- they have a programme with lots of different activities on offer which will suit most people. had a coaching session with John who I thought was very calming, warm and approachable . the session lasted for 3 hours and finished with a hypnosis session and I think it really worked well for me. In terms of the retreat its in a lovely location close to the main rest with the beach just a 10 -15minutes walk away. There was lots of activities to choose from every day starting early in the morning and finishing around 8.30pm/9pm each night. There is lots of variety in terms the weekly activities and fitness classes are mainly yoga. The accommodation is really nice and very homely and the grounds are well kept and very beautiful and relaxing, there’s lots of books and DVDs to borrow from the retreats library. The food is vegan, which I am not, however I juiced for the most of my stay – which where very nice. The staff are very helpful and friendly and this is my second visit in 4 weeks and I would absolutely be returning. Would recommend for anyone looking for clarity, or just an escape from everyday life, it was just what I needed and worth every penny.
Soha
Soha
August 27, 2020.
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One of the best retreats value for moneyI came to la crisálida being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Back home tried IMF & other diets to bring my weight down but it wasn’t budging due to other contributing factores. The juicing gave me a new chance ( even though I only did it 4 days lunch & breakfast only ). I can’t say enough about the food prepared here absolutely amazing vegan food. The hole place has calming affect on body & soul . I have severe fibromyalgia and ME. The pool was amazing & temperature good for my muscles. I participated in activities such as yoga & meditation and didn’t have to do more than I could. My room was comfortable & clean and my roommate Mervi was amazing & understandings to my insomnia. I have this thing that never go to a place twice as there are so many new places one can see & experience. But I will come back here again. Lisa & John have managed to run a very efficient, environmentally friendly retreat . I recommend this place even to the fussiest of people as you will not be disappointed
Inmaculada G
Inmaculada G
July 21, 2020.
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Relax and detoxEs un lugar de ensueño. Tranquilo, sosegado... todo se hace sin prisa, pero se hace mucho. Las comidas, los zumos, las actividades... todo está pensado hasta el más mínimo detalle. El personal siempre pendiente para que nada falle. Sin duda repetiré.
Cuatro Vientos Vida
Cuatro Vientos Vida
July 12, 2020.
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Safe wellness - great yogaJust had the most wonderful 10 days at the retreat. Reassuring Covid safe procedures were in place everywhere all the times. Fantastic yoga teachers and group mentors were the focus of my retreat, the food is of a high quality and plentiful. Both pools were my second home while there. I can’t not recommend La Crisalida more. I will be soon later this year
Joanna D
Joanna D
March 30, 2020.
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Perfect peace and rejuvenate placeI it my second visit to La Crisalida and I always enjoy it fully. I enjoy vegan food as well as juicing diet, all acticities and massages. Sauna is a great addition this year and hammock. Lovely staff and great vibe.
rennyw
rennyw
March 14, 2020.
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What a great choice we made!Stayed for 4 nights with my friend , mid February. lovely relaxed retreat, very friendly. Wonderful teachers. Loved the way you could opt in or out as you wished. We enjoyed our2 bed flat,gave us our own space and retreat during day/ evening,if we wanted time to ourselves. It was really easy to pack up caffeine, sugar and alcohol whilst there (maybe i should stay 4 weeks not 4 nights next time!) . A special mention for Barbie, the passionate cook. We may well come back again for some more tranquillity and relaxation. (NOTE despite all the detoxing i managed to put on 3 lbs in 4 days!)
Robina
Robina
March 13, 2020.
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My stay at La CrisalidaThe decision to stay at La Crisalida is the best I have made for many years particularly from a health aspect The other guests were friendly with many interests and from many different countries and cultures The trainers made the many and varied activities fun and were very supportive of all the various abilities All the staff were friendly and helpful The treatments on offer were of a high quality and the practitioners were equally as friendly and caring Accommodation is rustic attractive and very clean but if you like luxury hotel style places to stay don’t go and then complain The accommodation style reflects the lovely ambience of La Crisalida Can’t wait to return hopefully at the same time as two friends I made while staying there
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Friday night at the retreat is usually a lovely dinner with plant-based dessert and a time to gather with new friends with a lovely cocktail! Who loves our strawberry daiquiri?
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Tonight we have our weekly online Yin yoga class and this week you can enjoy a new guided visualisation! Class starts at 8pm CEST (7pm UK/Ireland).

More details and sign-up on our website: https://lacrisalidaretreats.com/yoga-online/
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Yoga on the outdoor terrace is wonderful, with the sea air and stunning views. We're getting it ready for when guests return and can´t wait!
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La Crisalida Retreats
April is the perfect month to walk up to the top of the mountain which overlooks Albir and enjoy the stunning views over the Mediterranean Sea and the local area. You can see Albir and Altea, then Benidorm (and Alicante in the distance), before the view up towards Calpe Rock.

If you are feeling adventurous, on the Vista Walk (or the campo walk) you can continue up to the top of the mountain!
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La Crisalida Retreats
Having a conversation with friends can make a big difference to your mental health and wellbeing. So too can exercising together, such as walking or practicing yoga. Perhaps today is a good day to arrange to meet a friend (in person or online) and connect.

Enjoy the rest of your Tuesday x
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La Crisalida Retreats
Turmeric makes a great addition to a juice, bringing colour, flavour and can enhance your health. Fresh turmeric is a root (looks a little like fresh ginger) so if you can buy it in a shop, you can juice it (like ginger). It also comes in powdered form, which you can blend into your juice. This recipe combines turmeric, with carrots, broccoli, lemon and berries to make a really tasty juice! Add a touch of black pepper to help the body better absorb the turmeric.

The recipe is available on our blog here: https://lacrisalidaretreats.com/juice-recipe/carrot-and-turmeric-juice-recipe-for-optimal-health/

Hope you enjoy it!

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