8 Days Yoga and Cooking Vacations in Sardinia, Italy

8 Days Yoga and Cooking Vacations in Sardinia, Italy

  • The Menhirs, Sinis Peninsula, Sardinia, Italy

Cultural Tour, Wine Tasting, and Cooking Vacations in Italy

Join an evocative wellness retreat in an enchanting land full of wonderful colors, Sardinia. Rejuvenate your body, mind, and soul with the practice of yoga, relaxing massage, wine tasting and local winery tour, genuine traditional Italian food, and the excursions to see the stunning sides of the island. There will be also cooking classes where Graziella will teach you all the secrets of a quintessential Sardinian organic cuisine!

Highlights

  • Enjoy yoga lessons
  • 1 complimentary relaxing massage
  • 3 hands-on cooking classes with Graziella
  • Tours and visits to cultural and archaeological places
  • A visit to a local winery and a wine tasting
  • Oristano bus or train station transfers
  • 7 nights accommodations
  • All daily meals
  • 5 days with instruction
  • English
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You will be staying at Menhirs, a residential hotel in the typical local style, immersed in nature of the Sinis Peninsula, Sardinia, Italy. You will be offered a double room accommodation where a private room is available upon request and at additional cost.

During the week, you will practice yoga before breakfast and you can receive a holistic massage. Massage, yoga, and nature are good for your whole being! You will discover some beautiful local areas with Elena.

For the cooking class, usually, you will start at around 4 p.m. for about three hours. What you only need to prepare is a comfortable clothing during the cooking procces. Italian Cooking Class will provide the aprons and everything you need in the kitchen. After the class, everybody eats together.

Day 1

You will be transferred from Cagliari Elmas Airport (CAG) to the Menhirs, the hotel where you will be staying at. Upon your arrival, you can relax and enjoy your dinner.

Day 2

In the morning, there will be a yoga session followed by breakfast. After that, you will be taking a walking trip along the Capo Manno’s cliff and enjoy your packed lunch in the journey. In the afternoon, you will have your first cooking class with Graziella and taste the cooking you will be making.

Day 3

In the morning, there will be a yoga session followed by breakfast. After that, you will be taking amazing walks along the enchanted cliffs of Sinis. During early spring and autumn, the cliffs look so wonderful as wildflowers brighten the verdant landscape and flocks of migrating gorgeous pink flamingo swarm to the lagoons.

You will arrive at one of the peninsula’s most famous beaches, Is Aruttas, known as the beach of the grains of rice, composed of small colorful grains of quartz with crystal clear sea, followed by lunch at Attilio restaurant in Is Arrutas. Next, you can relax on the beach and back to the Menhirs walking or with the minibus when the sun sets. At the hotel, you will take your dinner before going to the bed.

Day 4

In the morning, there will be a yoga session followed by breakfast. After that, you will visit a local winery and enjoy a wine tasting and a buffet. There will be the following cooking class with Graziella and dinner.

Day 5

Enjoy your breakfast in the morning and have the day to yourselves to do some sightseeing or enjoy the peaceful surrounding. This is an ideal day to set out for a day trip on a sailing boat to the island of Maldiventre or the guide can organize excursions to the civic museum of Cabras. At night, you will be transferred back to your hotel to enjoy your dinner

Day 6

In the morning, there will be a yoga session followed by breakfast. After that, you will visit the nearby archeological ruins of the Phoenician-Roman town of Tharros and S.Salvatore, a western village where you can feel to be in a western time. At noon, there will be a lunch and time for relaxing at the pool, sightseeing, and booking a massage. The dinner will be served at the hotel.

Day 7

Start your morning with a breakfast and following free activities that you can organize with the guide in the nearby area. In the afternoon, there will be a cooking class and dinner.

Day 8

This day is your last day. Before your departure, you will enjoy your last breakfast in the hotel. After that, you can check-out and return to your home feeling fresh and rejuvenated.

Arranged for you, enjoy the amazing walks along the enchanted cliffs of Sinis, where you can witness the wildflowers brighten the verdant landscape and the flocks of migrating gorgeous pink flamingo swarm to the lagoons and a visit to Peninsula’s most famous beaches, Is Aruttas, which is known for its beach composed of small colorful grains of quartz with crystal clear sea.

There will be also a local winery excursion, a wine tasting, and a visit to the nearby archeological ruins of the Phoenician-Roman town of Tharros and S.Salvatore, a village where you can feel to be in a western time, as part of the program.

  • Lucrezia

    Lucrezia is a very dynamic woman who follows her passion for food and culinary arts. In her kitchen she only uses seasonal, authentic ingredients, and the highest quality products the market has to offer.

The retreat will take place in Sardinia, Italy, where the scent of helichrysum rises from the earth, the color of the sea is turquoise, and the flamingos wade in the water and then fly off into the sunset.

During the holiday, you will be served with daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner as scheduled in the itinerary. You will also perform a cooking lesson with Graziella to make some delicious cuisine from Italy and taste them once they are done!

Cooking menu

You will learn how to cook antipasti, homemade pasta, sauces, local fish, vegetarian dishes, and dessert. The lessons are informal and Graziella is flexible that she is willing to add dishes on request according to your taste and available time. You will start with the preparation of a variety of Sardinian and Italian fresh pasta like ravioli, fregola, tagliatelle, or gnocchi.

If you would like, you can also learn how to cook typical Italian dishes like spaghetti carbonara, spaghetti all’Amatriciana, seafood spaghetti, lasagne, parmigiana di melanzane, pizza, and focaccia.

During your free time, it is always nice to take walks or bike rides in the surrounding countryside, go relax by the pool, or go swimming. You can also set out for a day trip on a sailing boat to the island of Maldiventre and arrange an excursion to the civic museum of Cabras, where you can see the famous “giants” of Monte Prama. You can also visit the archaeological area of Santa Cristina, one of the most interesting and important architectonic representative of the Nuragic culture.

Enjoy one relaxing massage included in the package as part of the program.

  • 1 relaxing massage
  • 3 hands-on cooking classes with Graziella
  • 7 nights accommodations
  • A visit to a local winery and a wine tasting
  • Daily breakfast
  • Daily lunch or packed lunch unless specified
  • Dinner with the food you will be prepared
  • Exclusive apron
  • Nature tours and a visit to San Salvatore and the archaeological ruins of the Phoenician-Roman Tharros
  • Transfer to and from Oristano bus or train station
  • Yoga lessons
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Extra meals and activities

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Cagliari Elmas Airport (CAG). Transfers from and to the airport are available upon request.

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Puglia, Italy

Italian Cooking Class organizes Italian cooking classes in beautiful venues using fresh biological ingredients from the organic garden in Puglia and Sardinia.

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