About San Vicente de la Barquera (Cantabria, Spain)
The coastal town of San Vicente de la Barquera is surprisingly close to incredible mountains and valleys offering countless hiking-trails for all levels. Its stunning rugged coastline with pristine flat beaches perfect for practicing yoga during sunrise or sunset.
The waves invite all levels of surfers. A great place to improve your skills and also have party waves with friends.
North of Spain has beautiful rural villages and towns, stunning cities, diverse architecture, amazing food, history and culture.
Weather: With it's pleasant average temperatures the best time to visit us is during late spring, summer or early autumn. For surfing San Vicente is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year.
Our House: La Casuca de Abanillas
We will be hosting our retreat in a cozy rural hunting 19th century stone cottage. The home has been fully restored to it's original glory and is situated within 15 acres of rolling hills, meadows and forest. We are only a short drive away from San Vicente and the beaches of Oyambre and Prellezo, perfect surf spots. With its panoramic views of the Spanish countryside you will find time to heal and nourish, far away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Inside the cottage we have large open-plan living spaces, log burners and multiple sofas to relax and unwind after a busy day filled with exploring, yoga and surfing. Relax on the terrace while the sun goes down and we fire up the BBQ. Without neighbours and surrounded by nature, you will enjoy absolute peace, privacy and tranquility.
7 x Nights accommodation
7 x Breakfast
4 x Lunch
5 x Dinner
All meals are vegetarian/vegan and will be served with fresh local fruits and vegetables. Gluten Free and special diets will be easily catered for
Unlimited drinking water, tea, coffee & fresh fruits
5 x Surf Lessons including Material & Surf Theory
1 x Video Analysis
6 x Vinyasa / Hatha Yoga, morning classes
4 x Yin Yoga / Meditation, evening classes
1 x SUP (Stand-Up Paddle) Tour
Day of exploring in the historical towns of Santillana del Mar & Comillas
1 x Photo-Package for your week at ‘My Serendipity’
What's not included
Transfers to/from the airport
2 traditional Spanish Tapas & Paella nights
2 Lunch out at the beach (depend on weather)
Rooms & Prices
Our cozy stone cottage has 4 different rooms to offer. Our Double room is beautifully furnished with a king size bed. The 3 person bedroom contains one king sized bed, and an additional double bed. The twin bedroom contains two comfortable single beds. Our last bedroom has two bunk beds and can fit four people. All rooms are fully furnished. Every 2 rooms share a bathroom which are clean and comfortable.
Double Bed Room
Ideal for friends or individuals who are willing to share a bed
900€ / per person
1100€ / single occupancy
Triple Room, 1 King Size Bed & 1 Double Bed
Ideal for a group of friends, or individuals who are willing to share a bed
850€ / per person
Twin Bedroom, 2 Single Beds
Ideal for close friends, or individuals
850€ / per person
Shared Dorm, 4 Bunk Beds
Ideal for a group of friends, or individuals.
750€ / per person
50% of the retreat's cost is required at the time of booking to secure your place with the balance to be paid no less than 6 weeks prior to trip departure.
2 weeks from order - Full refund
30 days prior to the start of the retreat - Loss of 50 % deposit
Less than 30 days to the start of the retreat - No refund
***Subject to changes regarding Covid-19.
Due to the current ongoing situation being changable and unforeseeable, we have implemented an exceptional cancellation policy to provide you with increased flexibility.
You will get Full Refund anytime:
Cancellations in consequence of travel restrictions through Europe or through Spain.
Cancellations in consequence of continuing lockdowns.
Cancellation on the part of ‘My Serendipity’.
We encourage you to discover your own #serendipity and we are excited and happy to share our slice of paradise with you.
How do I get to the Retreat?
Our nearest airports are Santander and Bilbao.
There are reliable taxi services at the airport.
A personal airport transfer can be arranged upon request.
You can also get to us by public transportations. Book your bus ticket with ALSA from Santander or Bilbao bus stations. The journey takes around 2 hours, depending on your arrival time. Prices are around 10€ per trip.
What to bring:
Simple summer clothes, comfortable yoga clothes and swimwear
Hat and sunglasses
Sun Lotion with high protection for the surf lessons
Reusable drinking bottle
Warm clothes (long pants, sweater, jacket) for the nights
Sarong/ towel for the beach
Rainjacket in case of rain
Happy vibes and positive energy for a great experience at ‘My Serendipity’.