Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need travel insurance?

We recommend that you arrange this cover independently.

What should I pack to bring with me?

Bring comfortable clothing and footwear for walking, exercising and relaxing. Casual shoes / sandals, sunglasses, swim suit, personal toiletry items, sleepwear and any reading material you should need.

How does the airport transfer work?

The airport transfers between Alicante Airport and Bodhi Retreat are included in the price.

A shuttle service is provided and will transport you – to and from Jalon, where the Retreat is located. This facility only operates at certain times of the day and we request that you book your flights to coincide with these timings.

The shuttle service is available for flights arriving and departing from Alicante Airport between 10.00am and 20.00pm Allowing a journey time of approximately 70 minutes to drive between the Airport and the Retreat.

Once a booking is confirmed, we will forward transfer details, so you will know exactly what to do when arriving here in Spain. You will be dropped back to the airport in plenty of time for your return flight.

Can I make my own way to the retreat?

If you want to hire a car for the duration of your stay then we will supply you with detailed directions to the retreat.

Do I need to be fit to come?

No, we have activities that are suitable for all fitness levels. Degrees of fitness are discussed as part of your initial assessment, so then we can tailor activity sessions to suit.

Will I lose weight?

Bodhi retreat is a great place to lose weight. With the combined elements of our programme and cuisine which is free from ingredients that contribute to weight gain, not only will you lose weight whilst your body is cleansing from the inside out, you will also feel great.

Will I get hungry?

We serve delicious and satisfying whole food cuisine that is good for you, from a breakfast juice, to a lunchtime salads or soups and evening buffet style fare. We recommend juicing for the first three days and most people are surprised at how they are not left feeling hungry, this is because the fresh juices we serve are packed with nutrients (energy dense). Bodhi cuisine nourishes the body completely on a cellular level, providing the required nutrition and enabling the body to detox, cleanse naturally and heal.

Is Bodhi Retreat just for people who want to cleans and detoxify?

Bodhi is for anyone who feels they need a, health retreat, weight loss retreat, fitness retreat, , juice retreat ,wellness retreat or just need a rest, a relaxing holiday, or a break from their everyday lifestyle.

Do I have to participate in the activities?

No, you do not have to participate in the activities, they are all optional. However we do recommend trying to do as many of the classes / sessions as possible to get the full benefit from your stay and the results that you desire. We want you to be as comfortable and relaxed as possible, enjoying your time with us here at Bodhi.

If I book to come on my own, do I have to pay for a single room or can I share in a twin or triple room?

The majority of our guests tend to book alone and opt for a room share. We will always allocate room sharing of the same gender, taking into account the information you have provided on the guest questionnaire.

Do I have to prepare for my stay?

No, it’s not a requirement. We will send you preparation information, for the week prior to your stay.

Do I have to pay for my own flights?

Yes, flights are not included in the price. We recommend Alicante airport.

Do you have any age restrictions?

Yes, only one, you must be over 18 to stay with us on a retreat.