Find Serenity with Villa Oliveto’s Yoga and Gastronomy Retreats, Tuscany

Are you feeling overwhelmed by everyday life?

Located amidst olive groves of Le Marche, Tuscany lies the luxury Estate of Villa Oliveto. Consisting of two private villas over acres of natural agricultural land, Villa Olliveto is home to a host of relaxing retreats filled with Yoga, fitness, massages and great food under the Mediterranean sunshine. Amongst their history-filled vineyards and rolling hills, the Villa Olivo offers much more than a break. The 7-night all-inclusive yoga and wellness retreat has been carefully devised as a holistic experience, rather than a simple getaway.

With up to 22 rooms, Villa Oliveto allows guests to immerse themselves in the comfort of a home away from home in a secluded location unspoiled by crowds and noise pollution. The villa includes all of the luxury comforts one would expect i.e a vast lounge area with televisions and wifi access, along with an indoor spa featuring a Sauna, Steam room, Jacuzzi, Gym, Yoga and Massages on request. Each bedroom is en-suite with king beds and balcony or terrace.

The property also has access to daily white glove service with for cooking, clearing and restocking food for your retreat and guests.

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Authentic Experiences

The villa is situated in a charming coastal region of Tuscany, the ideal place for you to recharge and experience the local activities which can bring you closer to nature. From truffle hunting to hiking Villa Oliveto is a great destination to connect with the great outdoors and your inner explorer.

Be Well Retreat (Relax, Refresh, Restore)

The Schedule

  • 8 am Wake up and have some time to yourself.
  • 9 am Vinyasa Yoga and Meditation
  • 11:00 Homemade healthy brunch
  • 12:30 Beach and other activities (sunbathing, walking, stand-up paddle, swimming)
  • 18:00 Yin Yoga practice at the beach or the Villa
  • 19:30 Healthy Italian dinner

What’s Included?

  • Two yoga lessons every day led by Gianluca Iacopini who has completed over 400 hours of Vinyasa and Yin Yoga training.
  • Three workshops
  • Two chef-made, organic and mostly vegan/vegetarian meals every day
  • Snacks, fruit, tea and coffee are available throughout the day
  • Seven-night luxury en-suite bedrooms.
  • Group transfer from Ancona or Bologna airport
  • Equipment including yoga mats, bolsters, straps, yoga bricks, blankets and meditation tools
  • Entry to Villa Olivo facilities including Jacuzzis, sauna, heated pool, gym, tennis, ping-pong, table football and fire pit.

Wanting a bit more?

There are many additional activities you can choose from. This is your experience, and you may shape it as you like. This can include a restorative massage, cooking classes, charming hikes or city tours. However, if relaxation is more on your mind, settle with an in-home spa offering breathtaking sea views and an infinity pool.

Furthermore, this retreat runs in May and is priced at €1650 per person for a shared twin bedroom. If you’d prefer some privacy, a private bedroom is running at €2250 per person. For more information on this particular retreat visit

Eat Well Retreat (Discover, Create, Savour)

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The Eat Well gastronomic retreat was carefully designed by chefs, producers and teachers. Immerse yourself in a world of culinary delights where no two hills offer the same wine or local cuisine. Not only is Le Marche bursting with talent, with villages providing unique flavours and tastes, but this retreat offers a wonderful chance to meet the best local food producers.

Learn how to slow-cook authentic Italian food, and visit local oil, truffle and wine producers. Revel in the magic behind Qubi chefs as you take in the beautiful view they have to offer. Every season has its chosen artisans, farmers and winemakers. Absorb the various traditional methods used to concoct “nonna’s recipes”.

Moreover, chefs, Mariagiulia and Gabriele are incredibly passionate about food and teaching others the beauty of Italian cooking. Lessons include learning how to make three different kinds of pasta, the methods used to produce extra virgin olive oil, the Roman drying process used to make wine, and so much more.

What’s included?

  • 6-night luxury all-inclusive gastronomic retreat
  • The opportunity to meet local producers of extra virgin olive oil and Vernaccia wine.
  • Lessons on wine and the production of olive oil including tasting sessions
  • Vineyards, Apassimenti (in November), truffle search, olive oil tours, tastings, transportation and meeting local farmers.
  • Trips to local towns including the charmingly historic Ascoli Piceno.
  • Additionally, more than ten hours of cooking lessons where you will learn to make a pizza base, cheese, pasta, sauces, bread, desserts and local dishes.
  • Use of facilities like the spa, gym, and tennis.
  • Opportunity to add in yoga and a massage.
  • Daily housekeeping and Davines toiletries.
  • Recipe cards to take home
  • Discounts on wine to take home
  • Qubi chef meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Unlimited wine, prosecco, water and soft drinks

Additionally, priced at €2950 per person for double occupancy and €3450 for single occupancy, find out more at

Live Well Retreat (Bespoke retreats, for you)

Sometimes all you need is a reset, recharge, and a bit of grounding. Villa Oliveto’s newest retreat seeks to find a balance in your life. Thus, if crazy schedules and a bustling city are your life and you crave an escape, this might just be the retreat for you. Besides, all the heavy lifting and stresses of life can be left at home. Villa Olivo will take care of it all. For more information on this soon-to-be-released retreat, visit


  • Anaïs Wyder Pivaral

    Anaïs Wyder Pivaral is a Swiss-Guatemalan English Literature graduate from the University of York. With a passion for all things wellness and culture, she seeks to write stories that bring new dimensions and perspectives into the wellness, health and beauty industries.

  • Lisa Hanley

    Lisa Hanley is both the Founder and Editor of Ankha Azzura Magazine, a media platform that blends her passion in wellness, science, and holistic living. Having spent over a decade working in media, beginning with local radio and print and later transitioning to producing and luxury travel writing, Lisa established Ankha Global in 2022. She attended three universities in the UK to study Journalism and Media studies and currently resides in London with her partner.

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