A $500 non-refundable and non-transferable deposit is required to secure your participation in this retreat. Upon ... registration you will receive a invoice link where you can make payments toward your remaining balance. The final balance payment is due by March 7, 2024, and all payments are non-refundable after this date. If you do not complete your payment by the due date, the card on file will be automatically charged unless you advise us in advance of that date in writing that you are canceling. As provided in our Terms & Conditions all payments are final and non-refundable/non-transferable after March 7, 2024.expand
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my practice, my teachers, my students & nature
You will book your international ticket into and out of Fiumicino international airport in Rome (airport code: FCO).
Locanda Del Gallo is a beautiful boutique hotel immersed in nature boasting 10 artfully designed rooms and suites. Each room is equipped with comfortable beds and 1 private bathroom. The furnishings adorning every room were all hand-picked and brought back one by one from many distant journeys made by Paola and Irish, the owners of the Locanda del Gallo. Enjoy silence amidst the green hills and private gardens, or soak in pure relaxation in the onsite wellness center, saltwater swimming pool, and jacuzzi spa. The private chef will spoil you with local wine and healthy and organic cuisine throughout the week. Gubbio, Perugia, Assisi, and Cortona are all within easy reach, and even Siena, Florence and Rome are not too far away!
U.S. citizens may enter Italy for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes without a visa. Your passport must be valid at least 6 months from your date of arrival.
One group airport transfer from Rome will be provided on the first day of the retreat around 3:30 pm. Additionally, one group departure transfer will be provided from the retreat center back to the airport in Rome on the last day of the retreat around 10:00 am. Exact details will be provided after registration.
We love solo-travelers and we have hundreds join us every year on retreat! If you prefer to share your room and are traveling alone, we will do our best to match you with another traveler of the same gender. If we are not able to find you a roommate for the room category you initially booked, we may need to move you to an alternate rooming type. In some cases, a discounted single supplement fee may need to be applied to your invoice. We will communicate this directly to you via email prior to your departure.
Gratuities are not included in the price of your trip. Gratuities are shared by staff, housekeeping or other employees helping you throughout the week then an additional tip is always appreciated. We suggest a budget of around $10/day per guest.
Attendance varies from trip to trip, but 15 - 20 attendees is a general average.
A private chef will be on staff for our group all week to prepare meals. Organic tomatoes, salad leaves and vegetables are harvested from the kitchens very own garden. Dishes will include authentic Italian and Mediterranean influences including olive oil from the olive grove, aromatic herbs from the garden, yogurt, cakes and homemade breads.
At breakfast they offer a variety such as muesli, corn flakes, various seeds, prunes, homemade yoghurt, sliced meats on request, cheese, hard-boiled eggs, jams/preserves, home baked bread, fruit juices, coffee, tea, milk.
At lunchtime there will be grains, vegetable proteins, a choice of vegetables, fruit, homemade pizzas/focaccias and more.
At dinner time there will be a first course (pasta or soups), main course (vegetarian or meat based) with side dish, raw vegetables + dips and a dessert.
International Yoga strongly recommends the purchase of travel insurance. A personal, political, environmental, health or weather-related incident may arise that can prevent or interrupt your travels. Note that if you elect to not purchase travel insurance you will be assuming 100% of any costs associated with the cancellation/ interruption of your retreat.
As International Yoga cannot advise on specific travel insurance plans, we recommend the reputable travel insurance aggregator InsureMyTrip. They will provide personalized support in selecting a travel insurance provider and policy that works best for your specific needs. Note that most travel insurance providers require that you purchase coverage within 7 to 10 days of your initial booking.
A non-refundable $500 deposit is required to hold your spot on the trip. If you cancel prior to the final balance deadline, March 7, 2024, we will refund any payments you've made minus the non-refundable deposit. All payments are non-refundable after March 7, 2024. International Yoga must strictly adhere to its cancellation policy to offset costs incurred prior to the commencement of the retreat. Click here to view the Terms and Conditions which you agreed to upon registration. We strongly suggest purchasing 'Cancel For Any Reason' travel insurance to ensure you are covered should any unexpected event arise. A personal, political, environmental, health, or weather-related incident or pre-existing medical condition may prevent or interrupt your travels. Should you elect to not purchase travel insurance, you will be assuming 100% of any costs incurred for trip cancellation or trip interruption.