Location

The weekend workshops take place in Basel, Bern or Zurich.

The stationary 5-10-day courses take place in the tranquil Saanental (Bernese Oberland) or wildly romantic Safiental (Graubünden), far away from tourism, the hustle and bustle of the big city and everyday stress. Schönried is a romantic mountainous chalet village; Tenna an original wild-romantic mountain village. Both are located on a sunny terrace in the respective region.

The peaceful environment offers the perfect setting for retreat and rejuvenation. The slogan of the region is „Come up and slow down“.  Discover the silence and recharge your batteries in the clear mountain air. 

So we from Thaimassage Vacanza believe, that this peaceful environment and the fascinating mountain peaks are the perfect setting for a relaxing retreat where you recharge your batteries.

 

Schoenried is located in the Saanenvalley, Bernese Oberland near Gstaad and can be easily reached by car and public transport.

Travel time from Zurich-Airport, Geneva-Airport, Basel is 3h, from Berne 1:40h, from Lucerne 3.20h.

Tenna is located on a sunny high plateau in the wild and romantic Safiental in Graubünden and is a peaceful mountain village, which reflects the original Graubünden architecture, surrounded by natural beauty that invites you to be amazed over and over again. 

Tenna is easy to get to by car or public transport. The travel time by train from Zurich Airport 2: 30h, Geneva Airport and Basel is 3.15h, from Lucerne 3: 11h and from Bern 3: 15h.

Impressions from our Tenna Course.

House

Schoenried:
faf3Our course house is quietly located above the romantic chalet village of Schönried in Saanenland, with a beautiful view of the mountains. It’s a simple, but comfortable mountain house, bright and clean. The participants sleep in Nordic style in rooms with 4 or 5 beds. It has various rooms for class and leisure, as well as enough showers and toilets. The house is surrounded by a large playground and has a large balcony – perfect for many sun salutations! And a wonderful sunset view!


Tenna:

Our simple, but cozy course house awaits us with a lot of charm. It is quietly located at the end of the picturesque mountain village of Tenna in the Safiental, embedded in the Graubünden Alps. It’s a simple mountain house, bright and clean. The  participants sleep in Nordic style in rooms with 3, 4 or 5 beds. It has two course and common rooms, as well as enough showers and toilets. The house is surrounded by a large play area, perfect for Chi-Gong Takis-Style!

 

 

 

Food

ThaimassageVacanza2014-209Takis originally trained as chef and loves food and cooking more than anything. This love for food will flow into our catering. For our retreats we hire an experienced cook from Greece, who pampers us with delicious vegan recipes.

Daphne from TrooFood from Athens and Afentoula from Evia are our preferred chefs, both of whom have already cooked at countless yoga, acro-yoga and Thaimassage retreats. And they are extremely popular with the Vacanza participants.

Takis and the cook with kitchen crew will pamper us with a delicious, balanced, organic-vegan whole-food food with an influence of Indian-Thai-Greek cuisine. Takis is famous for his own creations, especially his delicious, raw chocolate cake, which is always available when a participant has a birthday during the course …

 

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