Would you like to deepen your practise and your connection to self outside of our 121 sessions or events in London?  Then I have just the thing for you!


For 2020 I will be running a number of international and shorter UK weekend retreats. Giving you a really special and unique experience. A chance to combine a break away in a luxurious home setting with rest, relaxation and learning. A space to spiritually connect and go deeper within yourself. 



An immersion into a luxurious

Moroccan lifestyle.

A yoga and sound healing retreat in partnership with Luna Anderson

Join me and Luna Anderson for 5 nights and 6 days for a journey to reignite your senses, find your balance and reconnect to your inner self.


Luna and I believe that in order to survive in the modern world, we’ve had to dull our senses. 


It’s hard to tune into the subtle energies. And that little voice inside. When it’s blurred out by sirens, flashing lights and never-ending to-do lists. 

If your stress can’t be contained. You should join us in Morocco to reignite your senses and get that new lease of life you've been dreaming of.


"Best money and time you’ll spend on yourself being spiritually and physically looked after by two pairs of committed, encouraging, supportive and knowledgeable hands!"

Find your balance

Drop back into the simplicities of life. 


  • Leave your phone. 


  • Ditch your to-do list. 


  • Forget your inbox. 


  • Reconnect to the world around you. 


  • Let your senses guide you as you tune in to what YOU want and need for a few days.

  • Yoga.

  • Meditation.

  • Sound baths.



We start the retreat in opulent tented accommodation at La Pause, a wild desert space oasis, with bedouin tents, pool and lush greenery. We move to our safe, luxury private gated Villa's Magtafa and Kalliste just outside of Marrekech for rustic, home cooked food and Moroccan hospitality. 




About an hours drive away from Villa Magtafa and nestled into the rugged desert landscape isis La Pause, a beautiful desert oasis and our home for the first night of the retreat. There is areal magic in the air at this peaceful space that cannot quite be described and should be felt for oneself. It is a special haven in which to retreat away for a night under the stars.​​We will arrive early afternoon so we have plenty time to enjoy the space. You can go for walks, meet or ride the dromedary (one humped camels), lounge by the oasis pool, enjoy a specially prepared lunch or chill in the many shaded lounge areas, before we congregate for our opening ceremony. ​​We will be spending the night in luxury tents. The tents are very sturdy and come fully equipped with comfy beds, linen, storage trunks, cushioning and a private bathroom.Each tent has its own patio and lounge chairs where you can soak up the desert sun.​​Each tent sleeps between two and three guests. Private tents can be organised at an extra supplement. ​​While the tents are robust, La Pause also boasts 12 beautifully curated lodges, which are also available to us at an extra cost.VILLA MAGTAFA
Each room in Villa Magtafa and Villa Kalliste beautifully weaves traditional Moroccan handicraft
with luxe contemporary style.


You can choose from the following to suit your desire and budget:

£1300 – Single
£1100- per person (2 ppl sharing a queen size)

Playing with different shades of green, this double bedroom opens onto our beautifully kept
garden and the main patio. Generously proportioned bedroom with high vaulted ceiling and French doors on three sides which give the room a bright and breezy feel and allow for ample natural light. With our garden facing bedrooms you can literally roll out of bed and straight in to the refreshing private villa pool. Akhdar has its own large Moroccan bathroom with a generously sized bathtub. Please note, all bath towels and pool towels are included.

The rooms at VILLA KALLISTE match the size and grandeur of Akhdar. These rooms can also
be requested for private or shared occupancy. Both villas offer ample space and privacy,
however, if you wish to have a more secluded stay we suggest a room in villa kalliste is
requested upon payment of deposit as villa Magtafa is our main hub for all meals, yoga,
workshops, and sound healing.

£1300 – Single
£1100- Per person (2 ppl sharing single beds or queen sized bed)

A soft relaxing gold palette makes this double bedroom cool and cosy. Set off the main living room, this charming bedroom comprises a high vaulted ceiling and three French doors overlooking the garden and the swimming pool. A devotion to local craftsmanship is apparent throughout, ensuring an atmospheric and authentic stay. The bedroom can accommodate either a queen size bed for a couple or single occupancy or two single beds if preferred for those sharing. Chemaia has its own spacious ensuite. Please note, all bath towels and pool towels are included.

£949 - Per person (2 ppl sharing single beds or queen sized bed)
Located at the back of the villa and overlooking our shaded terrace, this double bedroom has been richly decorated in warm shades of red and gold. The French patio doors to this tranquil room open directly on to the main Yoga and workshop space. The comfy outdoor sofas can also be used for relaxing, reading and chilling out on your down time with lovely views of our lush garden. Mehaya has its own ensuite with shower.

£849 - Per person (3 ppl sharing single beds)
Nicknamed ‘The Friendship’ room, Amara is a superbly designed triple bedroom at the back of the villa overlooking the shaded terrace and the rose garden. The bedroom, ensuite and wardrobes boast ample space for three friends sharing, or those looking to connect with new like-minded individuals. Please note, there is a door adjoining Mehaya and Amara which can be opened for large groups retreating together.


Each day we will be themed around a particular sense. That sense will heighten through our daily yoga and meditation practices leaving you feeling balanced and connected.

​07:30 - 08:15:

Meditation, Ayurvedic cleanse for senses 

08:15 - 08:45:

Morning Juice and snack offered

08:45 -10:20:  

Yoga practice

10:30 -11:30:

Late breakfast   

14:30/15:00 :

Lunch offered for those staying at the Villa


Senses workshop/ Evening Yoga, Sound bath



Dinner and catch up



  • One night shared tented accommodation at the breathtaking desert oasis, La Pause. *option to pay extra for private tent or lodge

  • Four nights accommodation at the beautiful private Villa's Magtafa & Kalliste

  • All Yoga classes, meditations, workshops, gong baths, opening and closing ceremonies

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner 

  • Still and Sparkling water, teas, coffee and nuts and dried fruits available throughout the day

  • Sunset yoga session and Sound Healing ceremony at La Pause desert space

  • Dinner under the stars at La Pause

  • Excursion (TBC)

  • Transfer to and from La Pause and the excursion

  • Use of the Villa pool, and complex pool, tennis courts and grounds

  • Free Wifi at the villa

  • Moroccan tourist tax.

**Please note that flights and return transfers to the airport are not included in the cost of the retreat. 

**There is also the opportunity to enjoy a massage or treatment at the Villa from Sophie, the onsite therapist.

**Private Yoga sessions, Reiki healing and tapping can also be booked on request from Luna and Rachael. Booking is recommended as space is limited.

**La Pause also offers the opportunity for camel rides and an added cost




  • Confirm Retreat space
  • Book flights 
  • Decide what to pack
  • Brag to friends
  • Set out of office :-) 
Join us on a Journey Through the Senses.


Yoga is all inclusive and so too should this retreat be, which is why we have offered different price ranges and different availability for rooms. It is our wish to create a nurturing space with an open and friendly environment. If you are coming alone and wish to be placed in a room with others, this is a great way to make a companion for your trip.
If you have planned to come with a friend(s) please let us know via your confirmation email so that we can place you together. 
You can inquire via email to either or
To confirm your spot, choose the dates and room you would like and then contact me or Luna and we will share details of where you can transfer a non-refundable deposit of £200 for spaces up to £949 and £300 for places over that price. We require the retreat to be paid in full six weeks before the arrival date. 

Marrakech, Morocco
7 - 12th May 2020 (SOLD OUT) Postponed due to COVID-19
22nd -27th October 2020 (Last few spaces) 

Goa, India - coming soon 2021


Single Room with Garden View: £1,300 pp
Double Room with Garden View:  £1,100 pp 
Double Room with villa view: £949 pp
Triple room with villa view £849pp
​We do offer monthly payment plans tailored, please do not hesitate to ask for more information.
This is your home away from home for 6 days, so anything we can do to make your stay more comfortable, do let us know!
We look forward to meeting you in Marrakesh!
Much Love 
Rachael, Luna and the Villa Magtafa team! x

East London, UK | Rachael (at) | 07912 638 966

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