Sala Beach House introduces its first yoga retreat by the sea

Posted on 1 November 2023 By Robyn Simpson

Discover serenity in nature at KZN’s Sala Beach House during its inaugural Yoga retreat from 17-19 November 2023.

Stretch towards the sun. Picture: Supplied

Unwind over three days with a thoughtfully curated program that guides you through yoga, meditation, workshops, and holistic activities. This experience is tailored to nurture your mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being.

From setting intentions to deepening your practice, join like-minded individuals in a space where serenity is not just a possibility but a promise.

Sala Beach House, owned by Craig Rutherfoord, offers unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean and direct access to Thompsons Bay Blue Flag beach, providing an ideal retreat setting. Led by dedicated yogi and nature enthusiast, Christie Holt, this wellness getaway brings the best of yoga and nature together.

Views with a room. Picture: Supplied

Christie, with nearly ten years of practice and five years of teaching experience, believes in the transformative power of yoga in communion with the earth. The retreat provides a space to restore your well-being on all levels.

Everyone, from beginners to masters, is invited.

What a way to end the day. Picture: Supplied

The Details:

  • For bookings: [email protected] or 032 492 0420
  • Website:
  • Location: 75 Ocean Drive, Thompson’s Bay, Shaka’s Rock, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
  • Cost: From R12 000 pp sharing for two nights

What’s Included:

  • Two nights’ accommodation at Sala Beach House in an en suite room;
  • Breakfast, lunch (on the 18th), and dinners comprising delicious and nutritious set menu meals (excluding alcohol);
  • Daily yoga and meditation, workshops and a fire ceremony;
  • 15% off spa treatments;
  • And unlimited Wi-Fi.

Retreat Schedule:

Day 1

Friday, 17 November

  • 2pm: Check-in
  • 4pm: Opening circle and intention setting
  • 5pm: Sunset restorative yoga
  • 7pm: Dinner

Day 2

Saturday, 18 November

  • 6am: Sunrise yoga, meditation and swim
  • 8am: Breakfast
  • Free time
  • 12pm: Lunch and siesta
  • 3pm: Wellness workshop (nervous system regulation and journey through the Koshas; movement, breathwork, meditation, yoga Nidra, reiki)
  • 7pm: Dinner
  • 8pm: Fire ceremony

Day 3

Sunday, 19 November

  • 7am: Morning practice and meditation
  • 8am: Breakfast
  • 10am: Closing ceremony and integration

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