Shreyas, a sprawling 25-acre retreat on the outskirts of Bangalore, India offers guests a private and tranquil haven to pamper, nourish and recharge themselves. Shreyas looks to combine fine living with a spiritual touch, where guests can immerse themselves within the wisdom of the timeless spiritual tradition of Yoga and Vedanta. Situated in stunning gardens and with an organic herb and vegetable garden where everyone is welcome to come and help out. Recognised as One of the Finest Yoga Retreats in the World, Shreyas is elegantly designed luxurious retreat on a par with some of the more exclusive small retreats in the world. Shreyas prides itself on its service, which is an attempt to apply the eternal Vedic instruction – Athiti Devo Bhava – or ‘treat thy guest as an embodiment of the Divine’. Shreyas is a member of Relais & Chateaux, a collection of the finest hotels worldwide.
You can get to Shreyas Retreat by air. Regular flights to Bangalore are available from Europe, South-east Asia, Australia and other countries, as well as, all major Indian cities. Bengaluru International Airport is 45 minutes away from Shreyas and is a beautiful drive through the countryside. The new route completely bypasses Bangalore city and the busy traffic junctions. Shreyas is 35kms northwest of Bangalore city. If you’re travelling by road, places such as Mysore, Belur, Halebid, Hampi, Bangalore would roughly be a 35km from the city centre. If you travel by train to Bangalore, this will be followed by a 1-hour drive going to Shreyas. The Shreyas retreat centre is also happy to arrange station, airport and city transfers.
Explore the most sought-out city in India known for its greenery and lush surroundings. Enjoy Food for the soul, but also for the body with varied recipes that reflect the culture of India.
This 8-day retreat allows you to savour the rich and varied cuisine of India and will teach you to recreate these tasty, nourishing recipes at home.
You will have an introduction to food and diet drawn from the ancient science of Ayurveda. The core of the retreat is the personalized cooking sessions where you will experience hands-on cooking in learning the preparation of a wide variety of Indian dishes.
You will learn about nutrition, the use of Indian spices and on correct food combinations for optimal health and wellbeing.
Yoga classes, meditation, yoga nidra and spa treatments are included in the retreat. You will also enjoy full access to the pool, jacuzzi and steam room.
Standard inclusions are your accommodation, wellness consultation on arrival, gourmet vegetarian meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), twice daily group yoga sessions, daily once group chanting or sound meditation session, and use of all recreational facilities.
The retreat package includes 1 session of personalized Pranayama per cottage, 1 session of meditation per cottage, 1 personalized Yoga Nidra, personalized culinary sessions on healthy vegetarian cuisine, 3 rejuvenation massage, 1 demonstration on table setting and service, 1 session of Indian philosophy of cooking, 1 input on nutritional diet, 1 session of introduction to Indian cooking, 1 session of holistic management of cooking, 1 visit to nearby village or city excursion, and round trip airport transfers.