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The Perfect Italian Getaway

A yoga retreat in Italy: OFFERING DAILY YOGA, MEDITATION, excursions, guided walks, incredible Italian meals & so much more!

Without a doubt, In Sabina is one of the most stunning places in Europe to enjoy a yoga retreat in Italy.

During this unique yoga holiday, you can experience everything that makes Italy a wonderful country to visit. It is the perfect getaway, removing yourself from the world to stop the mind from spinning. After a time of lockdown, quarantines, so much stress, anxiety, loss and worry: this retreat could not be more perfect to fully recharge.

A magical setting, with natural beauty and no disturbances. Delicious vegetarian food will be prepared for you by our very own chef, who can cater for all allergies and food restrictions.

Whether you have experience with yoga and/or meditation or not is not important. More than ever before, this retreat is a retreat to recharge and find relaxation. We welcome everyone!


This retreat is now over for this year..

Please contact Rachel at to find out about dates next year or other Revaling Vajra retreats.

What You Can Expect on this yoga retreat in Italy

One week. A week of holiday for your mind, body and spirit! This is an all-inclusive yoga retreat so everything you can imagine -except flights-  is included in your retreat package:
  • 7 nights at In Sabina
  • 3 delicious vegetarian meals per day, prepared with local ingredients
  • All non-alcoholic drinks: water, juices, tea
  • All Yoga and Meditation lessons, different yoga styles every day
  • 1 full length treatment, 60 minute massage
  • Private use of the estate, no other guests but us to enjoy this magical place
  • Workshop: Flex Your Mind, 10 Powerful Principles for more peace of mind in a busy world
  • Guided walk to Casperia
  • Welcome gift
  • Tourist taxes
  • A lot of fun in an international environment
To be confirmed, as we will follow Covid 19 regulations: Airport transfers to and from Fiumicino Airport, shared transfers - if a shared transfer is possible in view of Covid 19  - we might need individual transfers (in that case, transfers are not included) Day trips: Casperia and Orvieto - to be confirmed if we can do day trips Friday evening dinner out - to be confirmed if we can/want to go to a local restaurant or not Not included in your retreat price:
  • Flights
  • Transfers if you can't make the shared transfer options
YOU WILL NOT FIND THIS OFFER ANYWHERE ELSE AS WE BELIEVE A YOGA HOLIDAY IS MORE THAN JUST YOGA, SO MUCH MORE.  In Sabina is a magical place. You will practise yoga on one of the coolest yoga platforms in Europe. All meals are served outside, no risk. Maximum of 15 participants. Mats and props are on site, no need to bring them! Meals are prepared with care by a renowned retreat chef, serving vegetarian, organic, mostly local ingredients. Really everything is included, no small print so you can leave your wallet at home and just enjoy. A wonderful blend of international participants, from all over the globe. This will be our 20th yoga retreat at In Sabina and our 82nd Revealing Vajra Yoga Retreat. If you are looking for quality and experience? This is it. 


One hour from Rome, we find the amazing In Sabina location. Tucked away near a sleepy little town (with great cappuccino’s!), this is probably the perfect location for a yoga retreat. The yoga platform is amazing, the rooms are all decorated with a great sense of detail and the gardens are made for relaxing.

Just imagine yourself chilling by the pool after a lush breakfast and a challenging early morning yoga class. You’re reading that book that’s been waiting for you for so long and looking forward to a little stroll to the village just before lunch.

This is your holiday, your retreat and we would like you to do exactly what you feel like doing. We have our schedule of the week, with walks, talks and excursions but the main idea really is to slow down this week and fully recharge.

All 7 rooms are different and wonderfully decorated, offering everything you need during a yoga retreat. If you’re a little more adventurous, maybe you want to go for the bell tents or the caravan to sleep in. That is truly a magical experience, to wake up to all the nature sounds.

The region has long been famous for its quality food and olives.

Yoga retreat in Italy: Your Daily Programme

Below you can see what a ‘typical’ day could look like on our yoga retreat in Italy.

We will give you the full program of the week once you arrive. We’ll also leave enough space for adjustments in the schedule, just to be open for the unexpected and for you, to find enough room to simply relax. We might add a workshop or go for a guided walk, all depending on the weather conditions and overall group interest.

Being open and ready to explore is what most participants have in common and what makes our weeks so incredibly special.

This is your time, your holiday, so if you want to skip a class or a workshop that is absolutely fine. Although we believe you will find the program stimulating and fun, primarily we want you to relax and enjoy yourself.

Three to four hours of yoga a day may sound way too much, especially when you have never done yoga before or when you’re a beginner. Not to worry, this is not a boot camp and we’ll make sure you stay within your limits.

Typical day example

07:00 Pranayama and Meditation
 Morning Yoga Class
09:15 Breakfast
11:30 Included Massage
13:15 Lunch
14:30 Stroll into ‘town’
 Yin Yoga
19:30 Dinner


This retreat is now over for this year..

Please contact Rachel at to find out about dates next year or other Revaling Vajra retreats.

Your host, Rachel Bonkink

Rachel Bonkink yoga in italyRachel is not your ordinary yoga teacher. She hold a Masters Degree in Commercial Sciences and had a corporate career as an operational director.
She has studied Traditional Chinese Medicine and has been a life coach for over ten years.

From the very start of her own yoga journey, the philosophy of yoga resonated with her more than any individual asana, or posture. She has continued to read, study and train to deepen her knowledge of yoga and meditation.

She had studied and followed trainings with Paul Grilley, Sarah Powers, Bernie Clark, Alan Wallace and many other great teachers. Every year, she treats herself to at least one silent retreat.

Between retreats she lives in Portugal, where she can be found by the beach writing, studying and enjoying life, doing the things that she loves the most. Her book, Flex your Mind about how to bring yoga philosophy into your daily life is now widely available.

For Rachel, these holidays can be so much more than just a getaway. These kind of retreats can be truly life changing and empower you to become a more healthy and happy person! 

Wonderful Italian Food


Italy and food … a match made in heaven!

We will enjoy incredibly delicious meals this week. Pasta, salads, lots of fresh and local veggies: all prepared with a lot of love for you.

The diet during this week is vegetarian.
Even if you’re not a vegetarian, I can assure you that you will not miss meat at any given moment. When Stefania works her magic in the kitchen, you will be looking forward to every single meal time.

If you have an allergy to a particular ingredient, or you do not eat this or that, let us know, and we will be happy to make a separate dish for you.


Revealing Vajra retreats are exceptional.
Once again, a very relaxing experience with really nice yoga classes and delicious food! Suitable for all levels!

Marie Louise Kok, the Netherlands

Transportation (to be confirmed)

Transfers from Fiumicino Airport to and from our venue are included in the price of the retreat – IF we can have 1 shared transfer in view of the Covid 19 restrictions.

There will be one included transfer on the arrival day, leaving the FCO airport at 4PM.
On the departure day, there will be one included transfer, leaving In Sabina at 9:30AM.

If you can’t make the included transfers, we can arrange separate transfer for you, at extra cost.


Prices include full board accommodation, all yoga and meditation lessons, one full length treatment, one excursion and one guided walk.

1395€ per person for shared accommodation for one week
1250-1850€ per person for private accommodation for one week

Updated Booking and Cancellation Policy

As these are such challenging and insecure times, we are all taking a bit of a risk when booking this retreat. As I’m positive though (and REALLY want to go to Italy again), I have updated the Terms & Conditions. This way, we can go forward with the retreat bookings, book our flights and, I can be responsible in managing my small business.

You can secure your booking with a 500 Euro non-refundable deposit.

The remaining amount is due 4 weeks before the start date of the retreat.

In the event Revealing Vajra needs to cancel this retreat because of government regulations, not being able to have the retreat in Italy, in this case, there are 3 options:
1. You agree with simply moving your booking to a new date in 2021.
2. You prefer a refund, Revealing Vajra refunds you what you paid, minus the deposit of 500 Euros, before 31/12/2021.
3. You accept a voucher that can be used for any of our retreats till 31/12/2021.

In the event that you need to cancel the retreat, less than 4 weeks before the start date of the retreat: Revealing Vajra issues a voucher, minus the 500 Euro deposit, that can be used for any of our retreats till 31/12/2021.

We strongly encourage you to take a travel insurance to cover the costs of possible cancellation or illness.

Flights are not covered and not included in your retreat price.

At any time you can provide a replacement participant.


This is my third retreat with Rachel. As usual, she delivered!!!!
Better each time and providing each participant with the best retreat experience. Distance for someone travelling from another continent becomes irrelevant. Thanks Rachel.

Nenita Torres, TX, USA

Rachel took care of us in all senses and I admire her genuine humbleness.
I loved the yoga classes, ALL of them, but also the rest of the program.
In Sabina itself is located in a beautiful area, just perfect for a yoga retreat. It’s cozy and decorated with very good taste, full of details and the yoga platform is wonderful!
I came back for a second time on a Revealing Vajra Yoga Retreat so that should say enough!
Everyone takes care of you and that is a wonderful feeling to have!

Pati Nunez, Spain

Why join this retreat?

A yoga retreat in Italy!

Enjoying one of the coolest yoga platforms in Europe

Imagine Yoga, great Food, an international crowd and lots of Relaxation…

Indulge in the most amazing meals

Awaken your creativity.

Deepen your practise with a down to earth and knowledgeable teacher. 

This almost sounds too good to be true, but it’s not 🙂 

This is your time, your time to Enjoy.

We want you to feel more happy, free and have a great yoga retreat in Italy!