Santillan has implemented the necessary protocols, hygiene and social distancing measures to guarantee your well-being and safety.
We also offer single accommodation with private bathroom to our student and an ample collection of yoga props for the own personal use of each guest throughout the week.
Set in a secluded location, Santillan is an Andalusian paradise. It’s located in the countryside, surrounded by the silence of the mountain and with wonderful sea views.
A farm of 30,000 sq meters, it is located in the peace of the Spanish countryside, and yet is conveniently only 20 minutes from Malaga airport.
The family atmosphere, the delicacy of service, gardens, small corners and interior spaces make it an ideal venue for yoga, retreats or explore meditation, deepening silence and stillness space.
Santillan is located in Rincon de la Victoria, 20 kilometers from the center of the capital of the Costa del Sol, Malaga. It is nestled in a Malaga hill overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
Santillan is only 25 km away from Malaga´s airport and the train station (RENFE) and Bus are 24 km away.
Santillan is about 36 km east of Malaga. Malaga has an international airport, Pablo Picasso (AGP), which is serviced by a large number of international and budget airlines from many countries. ´This airport is linking over one hundred cities in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and North America each day. Prices depend on the date you are booking and season. Regardless of the season, we recommend booking in advance to get the best prices.
Transfer service from the airport
Santillan is 37k from the airport. We recommend you arrange a transfer service to go directly from the airport to Santillan. We can arrange taxi transfers for you. We would need the flight number, departure Airport and arrival time. The fee is 50 € each way. Maximum 4 people per taxi and must be paid directly to the driver.
Drive yourself from the airport
You can rent a car at the airport for little money
The drive from Malaga airport is straightforward. Leave the airport in the direction of Malaga. Follow signs that say ‘Almeria’ and ‘Motril’ on what will become the A7 motorway heading east toward Almeria and Motril. Do NOT go towards Granada, Cadiz, and Seville. Stay on A7 and after about 20 minutes and then take EXIT 258 off the motorway in the direction of Macharaviaya, go through the tunnel under the highway and follow the road up the hill towards Macharaviaya and turn right in the km 3. After 1 km you´´ arrive to Santillan
A fast and efficient way of travelling from any town in the country
Transfer service from the train station
Santillan is 26k from the train station. You could arrange a transfer service to go directly from the train station to Santillan. We can arrange taxi transfers for you. We would need arrival time and departure place. The fee is 45 € each way. Maximum 4 people per taxi and must be paid directly to the driver.
The train station is right next to the bus station. If preferred you could take a bus from Malaga to Rincon de la Victoria, – 10km far from Santillan- (about 3 €) and them you should take a taxi to Santillan (about 20 €).
Drive yourself from the train station
You can rent a car at the train station for little money, drive along the coast road and enjoy the wonderful views of the Mediterranean.
When you leave the train station, go to the port and follow the signs to Almeria. You must take the road next to the beach. Follow this road for 20 km. When you will find a roundabout sign for: Macharaviaya, follow the sign (it is the road to the left) Go straight on this road, you will find a golf course and should go straight. After the golf course, follow the road of Macharaviaya in direction to the mountain and after 3 kilometers? You will find, on the right hand, a sign of Santillan. Turn right and after 1 km you will get to the entrance of Santillan
Malaga is well communicated by road and the network of dual carriageways and roads on the Costa del Sol offers fast and safe communications to the rest of Spain and excellent internal links throughout the province. The excellent location of the province de Malaga and its Costa del Sol and its extensive network of infrastructures enable the province to be reached by different means. Its network of roads and dual carriageways are not the exception.
If you will be making your own way by car, you will see our latitude and longitude details:
Longitude: -4.230852 Latitude: 36.741773
To go to the Santillán just take the Mediterranean motorway towards Almeria, Nerja. After the Rincon de la Victoria get off the motorway at EXIT 258 in the direction of Macharaviaya, go through the tunnel under the highway and follow the road up the hill towards Macharaviaya.
Here you will start to see our signs ‘MOLINO DE SANTILLAN’ painted on the rock in green and red letters against a white background and green frame. Be sure to take the right fork next to the school at the beginning of the mountain road, as signposted. The painted signs on the rock will guide you along a serpentine road up the hill for 3 kilometers, with quite spectacular views north over the mountains and nearby White Mountain villages and southward to the Mediterranean Sea. Just after 3 km on this mountain road, you will see a big black-and-white sign with red letters at a sharp right-hand turn. Take this turn to the right and follow this second, narrower mountain road for about 1.2 km and Molino de Santillan is at the end of a right-hand turn off this mountain road.