Why so chic?

Why travel experts chose this hotel
  • 14-room wellbeing retreat

  • Nestled in UNESCO-listed National Park

  • Impressive wellness programmes available

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  • Overview

    Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat, situated in southern Spain’s UNESCO-listed Sierra de las Nieves Nature Park, offers an oasis of tranquillity. Nestled in fragrant orange groves and tropical gardens, this Chic Retreat is the perfect place to escape for some serious R&R.

    Offering yoga, Pilates, detox, weight loss planning and fitness retreats - this 14-bedroom Bali-esque bolthole is a luxurious escape from the stresses of everyday life. Not to worry if you don't fancy enrolling on one of the Shanti-Som programmes, there's plenty to see and do besides and the charming staff are on hand to guide your wanderings.


    There is plenty to do in the hotel and the surrounding area. Soak up the sun by the pool or visit the hotel spa, which is well-equipped with impressive facilities such as a sauna, steam room, pool and gym. As well as this, there are plenty of treatments available, from salt scrubs and facials, to body wraps, manicures and massages.

    Alternatively, visit Marbella, only a 15-minute drive away, you can stroll along the beachfront promenade, wander through the labyrinthine Old Town, or hit the beach. If you like your art, drive on to Malaga for a visit the Picasso museum. Here you will find over 200 drawings, ceramics, and sculptures by the Malaga-born artist, including key works from his cubist phase and some of the last pieces he created.


    The hotel’s Asian fusion restaurant serves up a menu with a focus on locally-sourced, organic and seasonal produce. The emphasis is of course on healthy eating (guests on programmes have their menus tailored specifically to them) but, as well as being nutritious, the food is delicious. When the weather’s warm – which it usually is – meals can be served out on the peaceful outdoor terrace. 

  • Facilities
    • bar

    • gym/fitness room

    • WiFi/Internet

    • car parking

    • spa treatment room

    • gardens

    • swimming pool

    • restaurant

    • sauna

    • hammam/steam room

    • weddings

    Facility details:

    24-hour front desk, Accessible bathroom, Airport transportation (surcharge), Bar/lounge, Breakfast available (surcharge), Coffee/tea in common areas, Concierge services, Designated smoking areas, Fireplace in lobby, Fitness facilities, Free WiFi, Free self parking, Full-service spa, Garden, In-room accessibility, Laundry facilities, Library, Limo or Town Car service available, Multilingual staff, Number of buildings/towers - 1, Number of floors - 1, Outdoor pool, Pool sun loungers, Pool umbrellas, Restaurant, Sauna, Spa treatment room(s), Steam room, Terrace, Total number of rooms - 14, Tours/ticket assistance, Train station pickup (surcharge), Turkish bath/Hammam, Wedding services, Year Built - 2011.
  • Location

    Llanos de Purla, km 22 - A355, 29670 Monda, Spain

    How to get there?

    The hotel is happy to arrange transfers to / from the airport (extra charge applies)

    Nearest airport

    Malaga Airport is a 40-minute drive from the hotel (51km)

  • Rooms
    Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
    Opening Hours 09.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)

    The 14 rooms at Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat are beautifully decorated and individually designed according to the guidelines of Feng Shui. Balancing Eastern and Western design, guests can expect marble bathrooms, fine linens, and an ambience of understated luxury. Some rooms have lovely views over the hills, and many come with the added luxury of a private balcony or terrace.

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Need help? Speak to our Reservations Team on +44 203 397 0085 or email us
Opening Hours 09.00 - 18.00 Monday - Friday (UK time)