Our secluded, luxurious and private property provides a quiet environment for complete body & mind renewal supported by the practices of yoga, an organic nutritionally balanced diet and the undisturbed beauty of the natural surroundings. With beautiful gathering spaces, gorgeous provencial rooms, and plenty of fresh air and space, your group will quickly appreciate the power and wonder of their time here.

Whether you need to host an executive retreat, a corporate think-tank getaway, or a reunion with good friends, Bastide Avellanne is an inspirational location for small gatherings. We have indoor meeting/yoga space for up to 30 people, in addition an outdoor yoga shala in bamboo overlooking the vineyard (100sqm).

For more information on how we can help inspire your event planning, please contact us by telephone or email us.

Next Retreats in 2020:

Due to the current pandemic, the retreat dates may have been cancelled or changed to next year. Please do contact us for an updated program.

29 April – 3 May – Breakfast Club with Thea Portefaix och Reena Lindorff

Together with the Yoga Breakfast Club, which consists of Thea Portefaix and Reena Lindorff, we go on an inspiring and energizing yoga trip. We take turns of yoga and meditation with other activities such as guided walking and biodynamic wine tasting. A well-balanced experience for those who want to combine yoga with good food, nice company and nice relaxation in an adorable environment.

For those who want to explore the picturesque area further, you can borrow a bicycle and venture out into the fabulously beautiful scenery that surrounds our hotel. Or why not take a tennis match, play chess or just unwind at the pool, the choice is yours.

This is a yoga experience that will appeal to all your senses. The trip is perfect for those who want to deepen their own yoga practice, be inspired by a daily routine, have fun and find recovery.

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9-15 May – Yoga Retreat with Charlene Lite

Indulge your senses by spending a week in the picturesque country-side of Provence, France.

This one-of-a-kind yoga retreat includes two daily yoga classes led by Charlene, farm-to-table breakfast & 3-course dinner buffet; a day trip to Gorges du Verdon, the largest canyon in Europe where we will kayak or paddle board along the emerald waters; a full day to explore all the glitz & glamour of celebrity-driven vacation spot St. Tropez; a visit to the local market in Besse sur Issole where we can shop, buy a delicious lunch, sip coffee & picnic along the lake; a special night out to local 5-star restaurant for a traditional 3-course Provincial dinner; a visit from local sommelier for an authentic wine & cheese tasting; afternoons lounging by the heated pool, or tennis courts, and sunset walks along the fields and vineyards, and so much more!

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Charlene Lite

17-23 May – Vine and Vinyasa with June-Li LO

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24 – 30 May – ART & YOGA with Mindy Johnstone

A perfect retreat for those looking for a peaceful getaway. The stylish and elegant Bastide Avellanne is your home for the week that overlooks the majestic Provençal landscape. Yoga, art, day trips, markets, visit to the sea and perfume making are only some of the splendors to look forward to!

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30 May – 6 June – Tranquility and Yoga with Kimberly Wilson

Picture yourself enveloped in a charming, luxurious Provençal demeure dating back to the 17th century. Surrounded by vineyards, olive trees, centuries-old oaks, lavender, and rosemary, the villa is nestled in the South of France between Nice and Marseille. Savor the perfect mix of practice, play, and relaxation with space to lounge about the pool, wander in the countryside, and enjoy excursions to breathtaking vistas. Bistro tables are set up around the villa to encourage you to sit, breathe, journal, and bask in the tranquil setting. All spacious bedrooms include an en suite bathroom and luxe linens.

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7-14 June – Nidra Yoga with Diane Zagoria

The itinerary includes hiking expeditions and Yoga Nidra meditation in magnificent nature, as well as visits to the local markets in the small villages and a wine tasting experience by a neighbour when he visits us one evening. Renu, the leader of the retreat is a 500hr E-RYT certified yoga and meditation teacher, Reiki Master, Yoga Therapist, Reflexologist and Life Coach. She travels in the US and abroad teaching trainings, workshops and retreats specializing in stress reduction and Yoga Nidra meditation.

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14-21 June – Yoga Adventure with Brent Laffoon

Join Brent next June for a week of yoga and travel-adventuring around this southern French wonderland! In addition to morning and afternoon yoga and mediation practices, as well as twice-daily gourmet, chef-prepared meals, we’ll also enjoy excursions to the breathtaking Gorges du Verdon, the white-sand beaches of Porqurolles Island, the charming markets in the town of Cotinac, as well as a special wine tasting tour at a local vineyard. Of course, there will also be ample opportunity to relax, rent a bicycle or a horse to explore the countryside, go for a hike, swim in the pool, get a massage or simply enjoy the company of new friends. However you choose to spend your time, it promises to be a wonder-filled adventure and we hope you’ll join us!

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Yoga teacher Brent Laffoon

Yoga teacher Brent Laffoon

28 June – 4 July – Connect with Miyuki Yamamoto

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4-11 July – Tennis and Yoga with Tenga retreats

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26 July – 2 August – Yoga retreat with Neil

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2-8 August – Retreat with Marlene Hedeu

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1-6 September – Yoga retreat with Ullis Karlsson

Ullis Karlsson is a beloved Spiritual Teacher, Yoga Teacher and a Yoga Therapist from Sweden, and she works with clients from all fields, across the globe. She has more than 25 years of experience from different holistic disciplins. The Yoga she offers is soft, feminine and yet forceful. It suits everyone regardless of previous experience. Ullis is driven by her intuition and the needs of her yoga students. Each yoga session contains breathing, yoga, rest and meditation.

Yoga Retreat with Ullis Karlsson – Provence, September 1-6, 2020

9-13 September – Monika Björn

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13-19 September – Evelyne Serais

Refuel your spirt and soothe your soul in a week-long yoga and meditation retreat with Evelyne Serais at Bastide Avellanne nestled in the heart of Provence, France. Slow down and connect to the sweetness of your life with daily yoga, meditation and yoga nidra, overlooking vineyards from Bastide Alvellanne’s private shala. Between daily sessions with Evelyne, explore St. Tropez, Gorges du Verdon, or cycle to the local markets of Besse to sample local goat cheese. There will be plenty of time to lounge by the pool, nap in a hammock or in your gorgeous provincial room with the windows open to fresh mountain air. Connect with fellow retreat attendees on the front terrace to share farm-to-table meals cooked by Bastide Avallanne’s private chef.

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20-24 September – Fitness Bootcamp with Johanna Källström


Join us on Johanna’s annual retreat in our beautiful and chic region of Provence, France. A retreat filled with adventure, luxury, sweat and yoga overlooking the vineyards of the region of rosé. Healthful, Flex/vegetarian food is part of the retreat experience, including breakfasts and dinners daily, as well as selected lunches. Enjoy cuisine which combines creativity and flavours with a special attention to creating balanced meals. Wholesome ingredients, freshness of the foods, cooking times and methods are present in every meal you will enjoy at the Bastide.

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24 – 27 September – ECO YOGA RETREAT with Anna Gordh Humlesjo

A retreat is to come home and discover a new world within yourself. Join our Eco Yoga Retreat at the Bastide with yoga teacher Anna Gordh Humlesjö. Discover the joy of yoga with Annas teaching. Every day is a perfect mix between dynamic and relaxing yoga and mindfulness practice carefully designed to suit everyone in the group. Between yoga classes and enjoying the amazing organic meals together, we have a lot of time for summer adventure. Discover charming Provencal markets, some of the most breathtaking beaches of the Mediterranean sea, or just relax in the stillness of nature around the Bastide, or at the side of the pool in the sun. One day we practice yoga together by the turquoise water of Europes largest canyon the Gorges du Verdon. A neighboring local vinery gives us a vine tasting experience one evening, and another we enjoy outdoor cinema under the stars.
Enjoy life at its fullest in the summer dream of Provence with us.

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27 September – 3 October – In Shape Travel

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4-11 October – Watercolor with Marianne Chayet

This retreat with be open for all levels of artists. Marianne Chayet is a fantastic teacher with tremendous charisma and positive attitude to her work. She gives attention to each student by highlighting their strengths, encouraging them to work on their weaknesses and praises them for their work.

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