Wilka Tika, the South American Wellness Retreat in Peru Was Voted Number One by CNN
This little known intimate, sustainable yoga and wellness retreat in the sacred valley in Peru which opened in 1994 has come to the attention of the world after being voted as the best global Wellness Retreat by CNN.
Here Renae speaks to the founder’s son Terry Cumes who now runs the wellness retreat about the current global obsession with Wellness.
Wilka Tika specialises in yoga and is located in Peru’s Sacred Valley, between the world heritage site Machu Picchu and the Incan capital of Cusco, the area is brimming with botanicals in nature, history and positive energy.
The wellness retreat is sustainably built and has been welcoming guests who want to de-stress, ground themselves and get healthy from all over the world for more than 30 years. Business has never been busier.
The retreat synergises Andean culture and cosmology with the yogic lifestyle and philosophy.
At Wilka T’ilka, ( which means sacred flower) they run a range of healing programs, including authentic Andean healing offerings in 3, 5 or 7 day packages.
Here, Terry Cumes whose mother Carole Cumes founded Wilka T’ilka speaks to Renae about the wonders of Peru and of the retreat and the amazing wellness offerings they are developing for future programs – and the huge number of people in the world now turning to wellness.
And about the changes in the world that have lead to the quiet resignation, an unprecedented interest in nature, yoga and a significant changing lifestyle for so many.