From your initial enquiry, we will take all the hard work away from you from organising a retreat abroad by helping you plan and organise your itinerary.
Footwear is advised at all times to protect your feet from any accidents.
Insects/Mosquitos. During May-August, like all of Spain we do have mosquitos, flies, wasps and would advise everyone to bring mosquito repellant and some ‘after bite’ with you.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
We require a £300 deposit per person for a week’s retreat or more. Bookings made up to 8 weeks of a retreat, the full payment is due immediately, upon verbal or email confirmation of availability.Your booking is only confirmed when the deposit has been received.
Full payment is required 90 days prior to your retreat commencing (see terms and conditions below)
We use PayPal as our preferred payment method anyone can use PayPal to make a payment whether you have a PayPal account or not.We advise that you have adequate travel insurance and cancellation cover before travel.
Deposits must be paid to secure and confirm a booking, and will be seen as a non refundable registration fee.
All retreats must be paid 60 days prior to arrival, failure to do so, will forfeit your retreat and loss of the deposit.
Bookings made up to 8 weeks before a retreat commences, the full payment is due immediately upon verbal or email confirmation of availability.
50% Refund will be provided on cancellations between 45-60 days prior to the departure date of the booked retreat.
30% Refund will be provided on cancellations between 30 -44 days prior to the departure date of the booked retreat.
No Refund will be provided between 0-25 days prior to the departure date of the booked retreat.
No refund will be provided for premature leaving of a retreat or failure to arrive at the retreat for any reason.
All requests for refunds are to be made in writing and be received by Sa-Kara Health Retreat.
We reserve the right to terminate your retreat at any time, for any unreasonable behaviour towards any of our staff and without a refund.
Please read our Contra-Indications prior to undertaking any retreat. You must inform us using the Health Questionnaire of any Pre Existing Medical Conditions at the time of booking.
We may feel it necessary to contact you to discuss any part of the Detox programme, treatments and classes and your participation in them prior to arrival.
We recommend that you seek advice from your Doctor regarding any concerns regarding your participation in any of our Retreats.
If you are on any form of Medication, please inform us and seek advice from your Doctor as whether our Detox, or Cancer retreat is contra indicated and to ensure our programme is safe for you to participate in. You are fully responsible for your health during your stay with us including participation in any classes or treatments you undertake.
Sa-Kara Health Retreat cannot be held responsible for any health issues that arise as a result of any contra-indications that have not been disclosed prior to arrival at our retreat.
The information provided by us on our website should not be construed as medical advice and we do not accept responsibility for any consequence that occurs form the use of this site or its services.
Anyone with major chronic illness should consult with their GP or Naturopath before attending. In certain cases, we may ask for a letter from your GP to say that you are well enough to attend a Detox retreat.
Detox retreats are not suitable if you are pregnant or breast feeding, because toxins released by the body during the Detox can cross the placenta or be passed on through the mother’s milk.
You need to complete the medical information form before your booking will be accepted. Sa-Kara Health Retreat reserves the right to reject a booking when it is considered that a juice fast is not appropriate for a specific health condition
There are certain conditions that are contra-indicated for attending our Retreats. Please read carefully the following conditions to ensure that Sa-Kara Detox Retreats are a safe program for you to embark on before reserving a place on one of pour retreats.
Contra-Indicated Conditions for Colonic Irrigation:
• Severe Anaemia
• Severe Haemorrhoids
• Crohns Disease
• Ulcerative Colitis
• Recent Colonoscopy or Sigmoidoscopy within 6 months
• Abdominal Hernias
• Congestive Heart Failure
• Fissures or Fistulas
• Diabetes type 1
Contra – Indications for Juice Fasting
• Diabetes type 1
• Nursing Mothers
• Cardiac Arrhythmias
• Eating Disorders
• Kidney Disfunction
• Advanced heart disease
If you are unsure please call or email us in the first instance before you book your retreat.
We have 5 bedrooms at present, 3 doubles and x 2 Twin or Triple rooms and 2 shared bathrooms. All bedrooms are bright and airy and have wardrobes, drawers and are based within the villas which have large living rooms and kitchens.
We are about a 12-15 minute walk to the town which has 30+ bars and restaurants, large supermarkets, chemists, banks and all local amenities.
We are 30 minutes from Alicante Airport.
We are 30 minutes from the local beaches, which have several kilometres of white sand and are usually very quiet and used by the local Spanish community.
Yes, we provide all towels for the pool and villa.
Yes, there is a hairdryer in each villa.
Yes, we have one washing machine located in the main villa.
We offer Free Airport Transfers from the Airport to the Retreat, our shuttle runs from 10am-2pm, outside these hours we can arrange a taxi which will cost around 75 euros.
Yes, wifi is provided in all accommodation.
We provide all Yoga mats so no need to bring these with you.
In regards clothing in May and June, you may need to bring a cardigan/jumper for the evening, but in July and August, it can be hot all day and night. We suggest light clothing, sports clothing, comfortable wear, shorts, t-shirts. Footwear needed to be worn at all times, sandals, flip flops are ok, a good pair of trainers would be helpful if you would like to go on any walks.
At Sa-Kara Retreat we source most of the food locally as best we can, we tend to be flexible on eating patterns but generally we cook vegetarian, plant-based foods along with some fish and eggs for those who are flexitarian. We can cater for Dairy and Gluten-free diets, please let us know beforehand if you require these options. In regards to alcohol, we leave that to you, if you are on a Detox Retreat then we would not really recommend it as the whole process is for detoxing your body. If you have any allergies then please let us know beforehand by sending us an email.
Yes, to travel you must have adequate insurance this protects you from flight delays, accidents and any health emergencies.
THE SA-KARA PROMISE
We offer a very personal service for all our guests, we are not a hotel, we are a small and friendly Retreat and offer a personal 1-1 service, this enables you to have the space and time to relax and fully immerse yourself in our Retreats, and your special holiday.
Our promise to you is that there will never be more than 8 people on a retreat at one time this ensures you that you will always have our very best individual attention at all times.