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 ECO-FARM | HEALTHY FOOD | YOGA HOLIDAYS | RETREATS

ALAYA RETREAT CENTRE

- OPEN SINCE 2007 -

AN ECO OASIS SURROUNDED BY VINEYARDS AT 40 MINUTES FROM BARCELONA

Alaya Retreat Center was created specially for you, a person seeking health and relaxation

ELLEN CHRISTIAANSE

WOMENPRENEUR | ANIMAL RESCUER  | UNPUBLISHED WRITER | HEALER |

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THE FOUNDER

  • Master in Organizational Psychology

  • Doctorate in Information Systems  (MIT)

  • Reiki Master

  • Yin Yoga Teacher

  • Sound therapy healer level I and II.

  • Horse assisted coach and animal reiki healer.

  • Information Systems Strategy Consultant

  • Founder of ALAYA Retreat Centre

RETREAT CENTER

FOR RETREAT GUESTS & RETREAT LEADERS

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WE ORGANIZE EVERYTHING FOR YOU

The Alaya Retreat Centre is located in a 150 year old, recently renovated wine farm(“Cal Pau Cruset”) at 45 minutes from Barcelona.

 

We are surrounded by vineyards and a large garden with fruits, olive and almond trees. Our beautiful ‘Masia’ (winefarm) consists of 3 private villas, 

ORGANIZE YOUR OWN EXPERIENCE

The Alaya Retreat Centre is located in a 150 year old, recently renovated wine farm(“Cal Pau Cruset”) at 45 minutes from Barcelona.

 

We are surrounded by vineyards and a large garden with fruits, olive and almond trees. Our beautiful ‘Masia’ (winefarm) consists of 3 private villas, 

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 OUR PICTURE GALLERY

THE UPCOMING EVENTS

  • DETOX WEEK RETREAT: Escape, Cleanse, Renew.
    DETOX WEEK RETREAT: Escape, Cleanse, Renew.
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Feb 21
    Feb 21, 2024, 3:00 PM – Feb 28, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Barcelona, Cal Pau Cruset Barri, Camí de Mas Bertran, 08737, Barcelona, Spain
    Feb 21, 2024, 3:00 PM – Feb 28, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Barcelona, Cal Pau Cruset Barri, Camí de Mas Bertran, 08737, Barcelona, Spain
    Welcome to our rejuvenating and transformative detox retreat, where we invite you to embark on a journey of renewal and self-discovery.
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Sun, Feb 25
    Feb 25, 2024, 3:00 PM – Feb 26, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Feb 25, 2024, 3:00 PM – Feb 26, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Mon, Feb 26
    Feb 26, 2024, 3:00 PM – Feb 27, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Feb 26, 2024, 3:00 PM – Feb 27, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • Dearmouring Though Pleasure
    Dearmouring Though Pleasure
    Mon, Feb 26
    Feb 26, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 03, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Barcelona, Cal Pau Cruset Barri, Camí de Mas Bertran, 08737, Barcelona, Spain
    Feb 26, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 03, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Barcelona, Cal Pau Cruset Barri, Camí de Mas Bertran, 08737, Barcelona, Spain
    Lifechanging - Advanced Dearmouring Retreat
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Tue, Feb 27
    Feb 27, 2024, 3:00 PM – Feb 28, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Feb 27, 2024, 3:00 PM – Feb 28, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Wed, Feb 28
    Feb 28, 2024, 3:00 PM – Feb 29, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Feb 28, 2024, 3:00 PM – Feb 29, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Thu, Feb 29
    Feb 29, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 01, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Feb 29, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 01, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • YOGA HOLIDAY
    YOGA HOLIDAY
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Mar 01
    Mar 01, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 02, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Barcelona, Cal Pau Cruset Barri, Camí de Mas Bertran, 08737, Barcelona, España
    Mar 01, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 02, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Barcelona, Cal Pau Cruset Barri, Camí de Mas Bertran, 08737, Barcelona, España
    Join us for a yoga and wellness vacation at an amazing location in the middle of vineyards, just 40 minutes from Barcelona.
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Fri, Mar 01
    Mar 01, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 02, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Mar 01, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 02, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Sat, Mar 02
    Mar 02, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 03, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Mar 02, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 03, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Sun, Mar 03
    Mar 03, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 04, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Mar 03, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 04, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Mon, Mar 04
    Mar 04, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 05, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Mar 04, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 05, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Tue, Mar 05
    Mar 05, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 06, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Mar 05, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 06, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Wed, Mar 06
    Mar 06, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 07, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Mar 06, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 07, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Thu, Mar 07
    Mar 07, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 08, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Mar 07, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 08, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Fri, Mar 08
    Mar 08, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 09, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Mar 08, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 09, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Sat, Mar 09
    Mar 09, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 10, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Mar 09, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 10, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance
  • Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Yoga and Integral Well-being Retreat With Free Massage Included
    Sun, Mar 10
    Mar 10, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 11, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    Mar 10, 2024, 3:00 PM – Mar 11, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Torrelles de Foix, Cal pau cruset, s/n, 08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona, Spain
    This retreat is designed to explore the fascinating relationship and benefits that yoga brings to our nervous system. Centered on balance and harmony, it aims to promote overall health and well-being, reduce stress levels, enhance self-esteem, and provide emotional balance

COME AND  MEET YOUR NEW FAMILY
5.000+ ALAYAN´S AROUND THE WORLD

We keep coming back as we love it. Its a real break & thanks a lot to the staff.

-HANNAH & MARISA-

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We keep coming back as we love it. Its a real break & thanks a lot to the staff.

-VIVIEN-

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We keep coming back as we love it. Its a real break & thanks a lot to the staff.

-TANIA-

WHY PEOPLE LOVE ALAYA RETREAT CENTRE

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THE 4 MAIN REASONS

WHY YOU SHOULD COME

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FULLY RENOVATED WINEFARM

The Alaya Retreat Centre is located in a 150 year old, recently renovated wine farm(“Cal Pau Cruset”) at 45 minutes from Barcelona.

 

We are surrounded by vineyards and a large garden with fruits, olive and almond trees. Our beautiful ‘Masia’ (winefarm) consists of 3 private villas, 

SPECTACULAR LOCATION

The Alaya Retreat Centre is located in a 150 year old, recently renovated wine farm(“Cal Pau Cruset”) at 45 minutes from Barcelona.

  • CLOSE TO 3 INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS

  • AT 45 MIN FROM BARCELONA

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AN AMAZING COMMUNITY

The Alaya Retreat Centre is located in a 150 year old, recently renovated wine farm(“Cal Pau Cruset”) at 45 minutes from Barcelona.

 

We are surrounded by vineyards and a large garden with fruits, olive and almond trees. Our beautiful ‘Masia’ (winefarm) consists of 3 private villas, 

SUPER HEALTHY FUSION STYLE VEGETARIAN FOOD

The Alaya Retreat Centre is located in a 150 year old, recently renovated wine farm(“Cal Pau Cruset”) at 45 minutes from Barcelona.

 

We are surrounded by vineyards and a large garden with fruits, olive and almond trees. Our beautiful ‘Masia’ (winefarm) consists of 3 private villas, 

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THIS IS A LITTLE BIT ABOUT US

Now, we wan´t to know about you, please click on the link below

  • Is this Retreat Center for me?
    Alaya, along with our yoga and healing programs are for anyone who wants to come and retreat with us for a few days or even weeks. Choose the dates you prefer, and the activities that you would like. Customizable programs items such as massages, reiki, sound baths and meditation with horses are available to add on to your experience.​
  • How do I get to Alaya?
    Alaya is situated in the heart of Alto Panadés (officially in Catalan, Alt Penedès). A region famous for vineyards, wine and cava elaboration internationally recognized. Two easy ways to get to Alaya from Barcelona: -If you come by car, take Avenida Diagonal towards B-23 road. Continue by B-23 then turn to Avenida Barcelona and take exit 28 from AP-7 road. Once you arrive to Villafranca del Panadés (largest town in Alto Panadés) take Avenida de la Pelegrina, then Camí de Cal Miret and turn to Camí de Mas Bertran. Alaya will be on your left. Continue next to the Masia you'll find the parking lot. -If you come by public transport from El Prat Airport, take bus A2 to Plaza Catalunya. Then take the train with Rodalies line R4 to Vilafranca del Penedès. Once there, you can take a taxi from the station to Cal Pau de Cruset. You will find Alaya Retreat Centre in Google Maps as "Cal Pau de Cruset".
  • I'm coming alone, is that ok?
    Absolutely! At Alaya, you will find a mixture of solo travelers, families and groups.
  • Im not flexible at all, can i join the yoga classes?
    Yes! We encourage all yoga participants to take the class at their own pace.
  • Are there any other activities around?
    The Masia is located 40 minutes outside Barcelona, in the center of the Penedes wine region with lots of activities and bodegas to visit. ​Visits to cities like Barcelona, Tarragona, Sitges and Villanova Beaches at 20 minutes drive Wine tasting Sailing Bicycle tours Hiking to waterfalls and lakes Horseback riding Golf courses Visits to castles and monasteries ...and many other outdoor activities
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