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The smiling oak Yoga Retreat at the doors of Rome



Updated: 21-Nov-2016
  • Sleeps 18
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Yoga retrat, Pure Nature Near Rome, 8 Rooms, B&b, Pool, Park

The Smiling Oak yoga retreat is open all year.

An ideal place for a relaxing holiday and yoga retreat vacations. Close to Rome, well connected, and simultaneously in a completely quiet location in the Parco del Veio near the littled town Campagnano di Roma.

The villa is completely renovated and comfortably furnished and incorporated in a well maintained ground with pool. The name of the property was inspired by the large oak trees that provide shade during the summer, together with the pine trees, in the park there are plenty of spaces to enjoy while relaxing, playing, reading, hanging out....

The space available to the guests includes 350 square meters. 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms are on the ground floor and an apartment with 2 bedrooms, living room, bathroom and kitchen.

The house can accommodate up to 20 people, also for events. .

On the property, which includes 3 acres, close to the main building, there is a great modern Yurth, 85 square meters, that can be used the year-round as space for group - activities, meetings, weddings and festivities, and the yoga classes. The yoga retreat vacations's timetable is the following:


8:30 am to 10:00 am YOGA CLASS

10:30 am breakfast

10:30 am 1:00 pm free time

1:30 pm Lunch

5:30 Pm yoga class

7:00 pm Meditation

8:00 pm Dinner

The house operates as a bed and breakfast, half board and full-board stays are available.

The property is located on a historic street, the Via Francigena. Sigerico, Archbishop of Canterbury, in the year 990 on his way to Rome to visit the Pope John XV marked the beginning of the Via Francigena.

The Archbishop tells in his diaries, that the official route, resulting in 79 stages starting from Canterbury going through France and Switzerland arriving to Italy, and finally to Rome. It has a length of 2000 km, and in Italy it goes through seven regions - Valle d'Aosta, Piedmont, Lombardy, Emilia Romagna, Liguria, Tuscany, Lazio - touching 140 communities with a total of 44 stages. From Campagnano the next stages of the Via Francigena are Roma La Storta south and Sutri north.

You reach the village by car in 5 minutes, there are shops, bars, restaurants, pizzerias, tennis court, etc.

You drive to the train station in Cesano in 15 minutes and park without fees and with 1 Euro you can go to the Vatican or to Trastevere!

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About the Owner

Elena Traversa
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Calendar last updated:
21 November, 2016

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Fiumicino at 60 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Campagnano at 2 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Civitavecchia at 98 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Sutri at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Cesano at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Cassia Bis at 4 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Campagnano at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Fregene at 61 Kilometres

The history of the town Campagnano di Roma and its environment begins in the Bronze Age, it can be found Etruscan and Roman evidences, the architecture of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

The natural context is unique, original and diverse: natural parks, lakes, waterfalls, hiking trails and the Via Francigena pilgrimage route that goes from Canterbury to Rome. Walkers, joggers, cyclists and horse riders use these facilities and the community offers other leisure activities in their sport plants. The nearest golf course is in Sutri, 15 minutes away.

Campagnano offers good restaurants, pizzerias and bars, the ice cream bar in the center is a highlight!

Guests of the Smiling Oak can take a train in Cesano and reach Rome central train station in 50 minutes, the ticket costs € 1 / person - a cheap and easy acces to the city! Fiumicino Airport can be reached in 40 minutes, the sea in Fregene in 45 minutes. On request, a shuttle service will be organized.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Low season
9 Jan 2017 - 26 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
27 Mar 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £17
Refundable Damage Deposit £692

The rates that you see are for the all property. The Villa runs also as a B&B so we can rent also separeted rooms, with breakfast included and full or half board accomodation.
We also rent a suite with two double bed bedroom,a private apartment with a private kitchen and garden.
Concerning the yoga retreat the price is 150 Euro a day included meals, stay and 2 yoga classes and meditation a day.
For any information do not esitate to contact us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 21-Nov-2016
This property calendar has not been updated in the last 60 days. Contact the owner for latest availability.


Property Type

  • chateau / country house

Accommodation Type

  • Bed & Breakfast


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 390 m²


  • Sunflower 1+2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, bathroom apartment Sunflower, rooms Sunflower 1+2
  • Laksmi - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, bathroom Laksmi
  • Siva 1 + 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, bathroom rooms Siva 1 + 2
  • Ganesha - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Bathroom Ganesha
  • Durga 1+2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Bathroom of Suite Durga (rooms Durga 1+2)


  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Sunflower 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, bed 200 cm, view to the green valley
  • Laksmi - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, bed 200 cm, view to porch and atrium
  • Suite Siva 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, bed 200 cm, window and door to the atrium
  • Suite Siva 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, bed 200 cm, view to the porch and atrium
  • Sunflower 2 - 2 Single Bed, bed 200 cm, view to the green garden
  • Ganesha - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, bed 200 cm, view to park
  • Suite Durga 1 - 2 Single Bed, beds 200 cm, view to the park
  • Suite Durga 2 - 2 Single Bed, bed 200 cm, view to the park


  • Bicycles
  • Garden
  • Veranda


  • Included in Price
  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


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