Join Our 2019 Roam Free Retreat 
in Marbella, Spain!
LUXURY ACCOMMODATIONS + HEALTHY FOOD + YOGA + FITNESS + ADVENTURES + AMAZING CONNECTIONS 
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Join us to experience the sunny and active lifestyle that makes daily life on the “Golden Mile” a truly coveted way of living, and a top favorite amongst travelers! With our accommodations only minutes from the beach AND the mountains, we’ve curated a perfect week for you that balances plenty of down time, fitness and wellness, outdoor adventures, cultural and historical visits, and daily healthy culinary delights. 
Arrival: October 11th, 2019 at 2pm
Departure: October 18th, 2019 at 12pm


Only a $500 deposit is needed to reserve your spot

Payment plans are available.

7 NIGHTS/ 8 DAYS
PRICES STARTING AT $1,700 USD PER PERSON
* limited spots available*
Meet Your Hosts!
Katie Sampayo & Sara Martin Blanco
Katie and Sara met in 2016 on the magical island of Bali. Katie, originally from Baltimore, MD USA, was taking her first solo trip to complete her 200 hour yoga teacher training. Sara, originally from Marbella, Spain, was one of the head yoga trainers. After spending almost 4 emotional weeks together (a yoga training truly pushes you to your limits), it was apparent they had a connection and a great amount of respect for each other. They left the training knowing intuitively that one day they would meet again and do something great together. 

Almost 3 years later Katie and Sara crossed paths again in Spain, Sara's home and one of Katie's most loved countries. Upon meeting again, they knew almost instantly that they wanted to work together to share their passions for health, wellness, and travel with the world. 

With a shared mission to help others live authentic, inspiring lives where their minds, bodies, and relationships thrive, they curated this Roam Free retreat together. 

Katie is a certified personal trainer, 200 Hour Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Instructor, bestselling author of the gluten-free cookbook, Eat To Thrive: The Anti-Diet Cookbook, former T.V. show host of Eat Right, Live Well on channel 47 ABC, and soon to be 5-time international retreat leader. Katie currently travels the world full-time hosting her Fitness and Adventure retreats in locations including Costa Rica, Peru, Spain, USA, and Bali.

Sara’s passion for yoga and its many facets is infinite and has studied under many inspiring international teachers such as Meghan Currie, Chris Chavez, John Friend, Desi Springer, Tina Nance, and Elena Brower. She is a 500 Hour Hatha and Vinyasa Instructor, and is also fully certified in Yin Yoga and iRest Yoga Nidra. Her professional journey began in the field of media production, marketing and management eventually led her to work in the art world as the director of a contemporary art gallery in Spain. Having traveled extensively since her youth she now lives out her passion for culture and yoga by teaching internationally. 
The Activities
Caminito Del Rey Hike
Malaga Day Trip
Ronda Day Trip with Winery Tour & Tasting
Daily Fitness & Yoga Classes
Exploring Marbella and Learning How to Salsa
Cooking Class Using Fresh Local Ingredients
Each day we will have at least one group activity that will be ACTIVE! After all, this is a fitness retreat. However this isn't the kind of retreat where you'll be working out in a boring gym. 

Our goal is for you to be outside in nature fully experiencing everything Spain has to offer. So our activities are designed to do just that!

We start the week off with an ocean-side stroll in Marbella that will introduce you to your new home for the next week. We will visit the chic Puerto Banus as well as experience the Andalusian charm of the historic quarter of Marbella, filled with whitewashed buildings, remnants of a ninth-century Arab fortress, and fragrant orange trees. All of this topped with a traditional Spanish lunch will leave you ready for a much deserved ‘siesta’!

The next day we will hike the famous Caminito Del Rey, otherwise known as "The Worlds Most Dangerous Hike".  Here we will hike over vertiginous walkways and hanging bridges, with licensed professionals and safety gear, to discover hidden landscapes and some of the most spectacular views of Spain. This is something you want to check off your bucket list! 

After you will be free to enjoy the day in Malaga, one of our favorite cultural cities in southern Spain. Not to be missed are the breathtaking views from the Morrish citadel “The Alcazaba”, the remnants of a Roman theatre, the Picasso Museum, and Malaga’s iconic Cathedral dating back to the Renaissance period.


We will also visit the breathtaking city of Ronda, which is set dramatically above a deep gorge offering an endless view over lush rivers and valleys. Ronda has recently become world renown for its wines. We will spend the morning visiting a local bodega (winery) to savor and learn how these delicious Spanish wines are made. We will enjoy a delicious lunch in town, followed by free time to explore this magical city.

Some of our other activities include vinyasa and yin (restorative) style yoga sessions, fun bootcamp workouts next to the pool, learning how to dance salsa, and cooking classes featuring traditional Spanish cuisine. 

In your free time grab a book or cocktail by the pool, treat yourself to a massage with one of our specialized therapists, or enjoy a spa day at the amazing hammam (Turkish bath) located in town. Rent a bike and explore the rest of Marbella and its surroundings. Relax on the beach front of the chic and famous Puente Romano, or explore some of Andalusia’s picturesque cities such as Sevilla, Granada, and Tarifa.

Don't you want to be here NOW?!
Enjoy Delicious Detoxifying Plant-Based Food!
Let's be real, it's all about the FOOD!
At this retreat you can expect amazing, fresh, healthy, and detoxifying plant-based meals that will leave you feeling energized and refreshed! All meals are gluten-free, dairy-free, and will be mostly vegetarian/vegan with the exception of fresh local spanish meats and seafood that will be offered during certain meals.

Our daily detoxifying brunches and dinners will be crafted by La Pachamama, an amazing husband and wife duo who specialize in mostly vegan cuisine using 100% organic, seasonal ingredients. Most of their ingredients come from their own organic garden, packing each dish with unbelievable flavor, freshness, and nutrients.

 You can expect to eat like a QUEEN or KING by enjoying dishes such as granola bowls and smoothies made with fresh local fruits and homemade nut butters, raw caramel banoffee pie, tahini & za’atar roasted cauliflower with hazelnuts, tuscan butterbean soup with basil pesto, beetroot & baharat dip with raw carrot crackers, and so much more! 

Is your mouth watering yet?!

All meals will be served family-style so you can eat as little, or as much, as your heart desires. ❤️
The Luxury 5-Star Accommodations
At Casa La Concha!
Casa la Concha is a one-of-a-kind property nestled in the Golden Mile of Costa del Sol in Marbella, Spain, walking distance from mountains AND the beach!

The climate here is the best climate of Europe, with more than 300 sunny days per year!

This peaceful and charming property has a spectacular view of both the sea and the mountains. The house is decorated in a boho chic style, and the garden is a mixture of tropical and mediterranean plants, leaving you feeling like you just stepped onto a tropical island.

This beautiful “Finca” has a huge main house with 4 suites plus 6 luxury cottages surrounding the property. Each of them has been renovated to provide you with a feeling of harmony and peace. 

Sun beds surround the beautiful salt-water swimming pool, and there are many sun beds and hammocks around the garden where you can escape and relax throughout the day. 

Casa la Concha strives to create the perfect atmosphere for relaxation while maintaining a home away from home feeling. By providing all the necessary amenities, you're free from worrying so you can truly enjoy your precious holiday time. 

This retreat encompasses the entire property to ensure you have a peaceful and tranquil setting so you can truly relax, connect with others, and be at one with yourself and nature.
Your Luxurious Room Options
Room Option #1-Private King Cottage 
(1-3 People Per Room)
These charming cottages are individually decorated with rustic French elements and modern furnishings. They are each 50 square meters and feature a patio or terrace, and most have their own living room. The cottages have views of the gardens and one also has a view of La Concha Mountain. These rooms are perfect for couples or groups of friends traveling together.
 
*Only 4 rooms are available on a first come first serve basis* 
Each of These Cottages Includes: 
⦿ Queen-size bed
⦿ Second bed option including luxurious sofa beds or daybeds
⦿ Private bathroom with double sinks
⦿ Bath and pool towels
⦿ Private terrace
⦿ Coffee/tea maker
⦿ Mini fridge
⦿ Bathrobes
⦿ Air conditioning
⦿ Hair dryer
⦿ Complimentary toiletries
⦿ Closet and clothing storage
⦿ Desk
⦿ T.V.
⦿ Bottle of CAVA champagne

Prices Per Person for a Private King Cottage With Your Retreat Experience are: 

$3,200 USD OR 2,950 EUROS for 1 guest
$2,000 USD OR 1,825 EUROS per person for 2 guests
 
*Discount if you come in groups larger than 2*
*Only 4 cottages are available on a first come first serve basis* 
*limited spots available*
Room Option #2- Private Queen Cottage 
(1-2 People Per Room)
This charming cottage is decorated with rustic French elements and modern furnishings. It has a private terrace and a queen sized bed. This cottage is perfect for solo travelers who want their privacy, couples, or friends traveling together. 

*Only 1 room is available on a first come first serve basis* 
This Room Includes: 
⦿ Queen-size bed
⦿ Sofa
⦿ Private bathroom with double sink
⦿ Bath and pool towels
⦿ Coffee/tea maker
⦿ Mini fridge
⦿ Bathrobes
⦿ Air conditioning
⦿ Hair dryer
⦿ Complimentary toiletries
⦿ Closet and clothing storage
⦿ Desk
⦿ T.V.
⦿ Bottle of CAVA champagne

Prices Per Person for the Private Queen Cottage With Your Retreat Experience are: 

$2,900 USD OR 2,700 EUROS for 1 guest
$1,850 USD OR 1,675 EUROS per person for 2 guests

*Only 1 room is available on a first come first serve basis* 
*limited spots available*
Room Option #3- Deluxe Double Room 
(1-2 People Per Room)
In the main house, offering views of the sea or the gardens and palm trees, these luxurious rooms are individually decorated with rustic French elements and modern finishes. They include air conditioning, desks, and a private bathroom. These rooms are between 20 and 25 square meters, and are perfect for solo travelers who want their privacy, couples, or friends traveling together. 

*Only 3 rooms are available on a first come first serve basis* 
This Room Includes: 
⦿ Queen-size bed
⦿ Private bathroom with double sink, except 1 room has a single sink
⦿ Bath and pool towels
⦿ Coffee/tea maker
⦿ Mini fridge
⦿ Bathrobes
⦿ Air conditioning
⦿ Hair dryer
⦿ Complimentary toiletries
⦿ Closet and clothing storage
⦿ Desk
⦿ T.V.
⦿ Bottle of CAVA champagne

Prices Per Person for a Deluxe Double Room With Your Retreat Experience are

$2,600 USD OR 2,400 EUROS for 1 guest
$1,700 USD OR 1,550 EUROS per person for 2 guests

*Only 3 rooms are available on a first come first serve basis* 
*limited spots available*
Room Option #4- Shared Master Room 
(3 People Per Room)
In the main house, these 2 luxurious large rooms (50-55 square meters) are decorated with rustic French elements and modern finishes. They include air conditioning, a private large bathroom, and have 3 beds. These rooms are perfect for solo travelers on a budget who don't mind sharing a spacious room with others.

*Only 6 spots are available on a first come first serve basis*
⦿ 2 twin-sized beds
⦿ 1 Queen bed
⦿ Private large bathroom
⦿ Bath and pool towels
⦿ Coffee/tea maker
⦿ Mini fridge
⦿ Bathrobes
⦿ Air conditioning
⦿ Hair dryer
⦿ Complimentary toiletries
⦿ Closet and clothing storage
⦿ Desk
⦿ T.V.
⦿ One room has a private patio
⦿ Bottle of CAVA champagne

Prices Per Person in The Shared Master Room with Your Retreat Experience are:

$1,700 USD OR 1,550 EUROS per person

*Only 6 spots are available on a first come first serve basis* 
*limited spots available*
Reviews From Our Past Retreats
Check Out Our Last Retreat in Costa Rica! 
“I love the variety of activities, and the food is amazing and delicious! I wish I could stay here forever!”

— Ladina, Switzerland
“I had an awesome time at Katie's retreat in Costa Rica! The accommodations were top-notch, and the people that came were even better.

I did this retreat originally to get my health back on track, and this retreat accomplished that. However I had no clue how much fun I was going to have, and how many awesome new friends I was going to leave with.

From the awesome workout sessions on the beach, to going out as a group at night (I love to dance so I was super stoked about this) I had a great time, I'm now healthier than ever, and I will 100% be at Katie's next retreat in Peru!”

— Arlo, U.S.A
“The retreat in Costa Rica was amazing at all levels. The environment where we stayed was spectacular, very upscale. It was definitely beyond my expectations. We were surrounded by breathtaking nature. It was the perfect place; charming and peaceful.

 I really enjoyed the healthy food and the cooking class.  Some recipes were from Katie's cookbook, and they were delicious! 

Yoga and bootcamp was held next to the infinity pool or at the beach. Katie was an amazing instructor teaching us correct form and how to breathe properly. She adapted her teaching method to anyone, had good vibes at every teaching moment, and took us all to the next level. 

I had the chance to share this unforgettable time with an amazing group of people. I would recommend 45000000% to go to Katie’s next retreat! I will go to any sports, yoga, or retreats she organizes if my agenda allows me.”

— Virginie, France 
“Sara is a fantastic Yoga teacher with a huge heart! She is extraordinarily skilled & very kind. If anyone has the chance to go to Sara's Yoga classes, please do, I would definitely recommend it! I'm glad I met her."

— Leja, Latvia
“Having practiced yoga for 20 years myself, I find that Sara is one of the best teachers I have met. She conveys a calmness that makes her classes very mindful. She also has a wide knowledge of anatomy and meditation she humbly transmits. 
Her classes balances mind, body and spirit and for me it is a pleasure join her on my mat."

— Kirsten , Spain
* limited spots available*
This Retreat is Right for You If...
  •  You love adventure and trying new things
  •  You want an all-inclusive luxury experience 
  •  You want to be in a tranquil location where you can relax and be at one with nature
  •  You want to truly experience the local culture and try adventures local to the area
  •  You want to not plan or worry about ANYTHING and simply enjoy your experience
  •  You want 5-star healthy, fresh detoxifying meals included in your experience
  •  You want to have an active vacation with workouts and yoga classes included in your experience
  •  You want personalized advice on how to improve your current workout and eating routine to reach your goals
  •  You want to leave with a plan to help you continue living a healthy lifestyle when you return home
  •  You want to have fun and meet new cool people along the way
  •  You're ready to put yourself first and make a real commitment to take action towards becoming the best YOU you can be!
If you can relate to at least one or two of these reasons, this retreat is PERFECT for you.
* very limited spots available*
The Tentative Schedule
Our wish is for you to feel restored, replenished, and energized at this retreat, and our itinerary is designed to do just that! :)
Friday October 11th, Day 1:  ARRIVAL/BIENVENIDOS :)
2:00pm – Arrive & settle in at Casa la Concha, unpack & unwind by the pool
4:30pm – Welcome meeting and drink 
6:30pm –  Delicious Healthy Dinner 

Saturday October 12th, Day 2: MARBELLA
7:45am – Fruit, Coffee/Tea 
8:30am – Free the Body Fitness Class
10:00am – Breakfast 
12:00pm – Explore Marbella Oceanside Walk: Puerto Banus + Marbella Center
2:00pm – Traditional Spanish Lunch @ Gaspar (additional expense)
FREE TIME
6:00pm - Yin Yoga Class
7:00pm – Healthy Dinner 

Sunday October 13th, Day 3: MALAGA
8:00am – Breakfast
10:00am – Caminito del Rey hike
1:30pm – Lunch in Malaga (additional expense)
FREE TIME IN MALAGA
7:00pm – Healthy Dinner

Monday October 14th, Day 4: WELLNESS
7:45am – Fruit, Coffee/Tea
8:30am – Fitness Class
10:00am – Breakfast
FREE TIME (optional local hike)
5:00pm - Salsa Lesson (optional/additional expense)
7:00pm – Healthy Dinner 

Tuesday October 15th, Day 5: NUTRITION
7:45am – Fruit, Coffee/Tea 
8:30am – Yoga Class
10:00am – Breakfast 
FREE TIME
6:00pm – Healthy Spanish-Inspired Cooking Class

Wednesday October 16th, Day 6: RONDA
7:45am – Fruit, Coffee/Tea
8:30am – Fitness Class
10:00am – Breakfast
12:30pm – Wine tour at one of the best Bodegas in Ronda! 
2:30pm – Typical Spanish lunch in Ronda (additional expense)
FREE TIME IN RONDA
7pm – Healthy Dinner

Thursday October 17th, Day 7: CELEBRATE
7:45am – Fruit, Coffee/Tea 
8:30am – Yoga Class
10:00am – Breakfast
FREE TIME 
7:00pm – BBQ dinner and departure pool party!

Friday 18th, Day 8: DEPARTURE
7:45am – Fruit, Coffee/Tea 
8:30am – Final Workout 
10:00am – Breakfast 
12:00pm - Checkout
*Please note that classes & activities may change due to weather or group excursions planned. Your flexibility will allow us to create the best schedule possible for your retreat experience.

*Free Time: We can arrange surf lessons, cycling, hiking, private yoga and personal training sessions, coaching, massages and more.
How to Get to Marbella
FLIGHT INFORMATION
Book your flight to the Malaga airport by October 11th (airport code AGP).

If you’re coming from the U.S. we highly reccomend flying out of a major airport hub such as New York, Boston, or Atlanta on THURSDAY October 10th to arrive to the retreat on time and to get the cheapest flights. If you’re not seeing any good flight options into Malaga, book into MADRID and then book a separate connecting flight into MALAGA. This may be the fastest and cheapest option to get into Malaga by Friday.

We’ve found that skyscanner.com is a great website for searching for flights at the best prices. However we always reccomend booking directly through the airlines website for the best travel protection possible.

Once you have booked your flight, please post your flight itinerary in our private Facebook group, or email us the info directly. 

Check-in time at Casa La Concha is 2:00pm on October 11th, unless specified otherwise.

PRIVATE TRANSFER

We are happy to help you organize a private transfer from the airport to Casa La Concha. There is an additional cost of 60€ per transfer. This saves you approx. 20 euros from standard taxi fare and you are welcome to share the cost with other retreat members.

*We can group people together that are arriving with similar flight times so you can share the cost of the transfer if you wish.

If you decide to hire a private transfer, once you arrive in Malaga you will be greeted at the airport terminal by your friendly driver with a Casa La Concha sign, and in just a short 50 minute drive you will arrive at the house.

PUBLIC BUS
There are direct buses from Malaga airpot to Marbella Central bus station for only 8 euros. They run every hour and take 50 minutes to arrive in Marbella.

The bus stop is located directly outside the ground floor of the airport. You can purchase tickets at the AVANZA ticket window here.

Please click here for departure times from Malaga airport.

From Marbella Central Bus Station you can then take a short 15 minute taxi ride or Uber to Casa La Concha. 

*Please note that Uber is not a fully reliable and operational service in Spain yet.
Weather in Marbella
Although Marbella enjoys its own micro-climate, as we transition into fall the weather in October can be a mixture between heavenly warm, sunny days and some overcast days with possible rain showers, but this should not be a concern for your holiday. 

Also please remember we are by the sea, so we reccomend brining extra layers especially for the cooler mornings and evenings and in case of rain.

The temperature in October consists of an average high between 22°C (72°F) and 26°C (78°F).
PLUS Get 3 AMAZING Bonuses Valued Over $100 In Your Inbox!
Bonus #1 For Joining Today! 
Get Exclusive Access To Our Private Facebook Group!
We’ve setup a private Facebook group for only members of this retreat. That way you can easy interact with everyone before, during, and after the retreat! 

In this group you’ll have constant support and will get any questions you have about the retreat, Spain, packing, the food, etc. answered quickly!

This group is also a great way to stay in contact with everyone you meet during the retreat because I guarantee you will leaving with some life-long friends!
Bonus #2 For Joining Today! 
Get Exclusive Access To Katie's "Fat-Shredder Cheat Sheet!"
You can eat healthy foods all day and STILL gain weight if you're eating too much. 

Too much of anything is never a good thing, which is why it's vital to understand what proper portion sizes are if you want to have the sexy body of your dreams for the rest of your life. 

My "Fat Shredder Cheat Sheet!" provides you with exact portion sizes for some of the most commonly overeaten foods including avocados, cereal, rice, nuts and seeds, oils, fruits, and more so you can lose fat, gain energy, and love the way you look and feel everyday! 
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Snacking plays a major role in staying fit and energized. The right snacks can make you look and feel like a million bucks, and the wrong snacks can do the complete opposite. 

Unfortunately snacks are often thought of as a last priority, which is why they're typically boring, bland, and not very nutritious or filling. AKA a boring granola bar, chips, or cookies. 

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With this guide snacking will be satisfying and easy, instead of boring and fat-inducing. It's a win/win! 
What's Included In Your Experience
⦿ 7 Nights accommodation at the luxury property, Casa La Concha
⦿ Daily yoga + fitness classes
⦿ Group excursion to hike the famous Caminito Del Rey, followed by exploring the city of Malaga
⦿ Group trip to explore the breathtaking city of Ronda
⦿ Eco and biodynamic wine tasting tour in Ronda at one of their most famous wineries
⦿ 3-course Spanish cooking class
⦿ Workshops & demonstrations including topics on meditation, breathing techniques, and healthy eating
⦿ Detoxifying plant-based daily breakfast, dinner, & snacks
⦿ Daily coffee, tea, & fresh local fruit
⦿ Transportation to/from included activities
⦿ Professional retreat leaders and local guides
⦿ Professional photographer and videographer to capture your experience 
⦿ Goodbye BBQ pool party
⦿ Unlimited filtered drinking water at Casa La Concha
⦿ Unlimited free wifi at Casa La Concha (not available in every room, and is in all common areas)
⦿ Signed copy of Katie's #1 bestselling cookbook, Eat to Thrive: The Anti-Diet Cookbook
⦿ Welcome bag including our favorite healthy snacks and goodies, PLUS a bottle of CAVA champagne for your room.
⦿ Connected group experience
⦿ Unlimited access to our private Facebook group
⦿ PLUS 3 bonuses to help you thrive NOW
⦿ Exclusive discounts on additional activities and excursions
⦿ Smiles, fun, new friends, & an amazing time!
What's Not Included In Your Experience
⦿ Flight into MALAGA Airport (about 1 hour from our villa)
⦿ Transportation to and from Malaga airport (see above for detailed directions. It's VERY easy & cheap!)
⦿ Daily lunch
⦿ Additional activities and excursions
⦿ Travel Health Insurance (recommended)
⦿ Tips
⦿ Applicable tourist visas (not needed from the US or within the EU)
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Retreat Cancellation Policy: The $500 USD or EURO deposit is non-refundable. In case you need to cancel 60 days prior to the retreat start date, we will provide a 100% refund minus the $500 USD or EURO non-refundable deposit. In case you need to cancel 30 days prior to the retreat start date, we will provide a 70% refund minus the $500 USD or EURO non-refundable deposit. In case you need to cancel with less then 30 days notice prior to the retreat start date, 100% is non-refundable.  The $500 USD or EURO deposit can be transferred as a credit to any future retreat within 1 year from the date the deposit was received, subject to availability. In the unlikely event of us cancelling the retreat, we will provide a full refund including the deposit.
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