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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WOMENPRENEUR | ANIMAL RESCUER  | UNPUBLISHED WRITER | HEALER |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

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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
  • When is your pool open?
    Our pool is open usually from the first of April to the first of October.
  • How do i book??
    If you like to book a yoga holiday you can book here: https://www.alayaretreatcentre.com/book-a-room and if you like to book our venue as a retreat organizer you can fill out our form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
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