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Italian food heaven and yoga bliss

A wonderful setting with amazing vegetarian food freshly prepared daily. Meat lovers in our party... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2017
Clare I
Wonderful location, amazing vegetarian food!!

I had a long weekend here on a yoga retreat. The food was really amazing, fresh local Italian fare... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2017
richclarke99
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May 18, 2017
“Italian food heaven and yoga bliss”
May 10, 2017
“Wonderful location, amazing vegetarian food!!”
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Localita Romeggio 517, 06019, Umbertide, Italy
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

A wonderful setting with amazing vegetarian food freshly prepared daily. Meat lovers in our party did not crave meat at all, and dietary requirements were catered for. The time of year (end April) meant the yoga studio couldn't be used as it was too cold,...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2017

I had a long weekend here on a yoga retreat. The food was really amazing, fresh local Italian fare, but with a great flavoursome twist, hints of Morocco.The views are great and the house spacious. It is set off the nearby road, so you wouldn't...More

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jamesf001, Owner at Caimeli, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2017

Thanks Richard. It was enjoyable having you here. Next time I will do hints of India for you.

Reviewed May 5, 2017

A retreat at Caimeli is close to what it must feel like to be in heaven. The food is just amazing. James treats cooking like an art and is extremely skilled at it. He uses local, organic, seasonal produce and makes everything from scratch. We...More

Thank Maly S
jamesf001, Owner at Caimeli, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I have tried to create the connection with the surrounding nature and I am so happy that you appreciated all of it. It is true about the house in the early spring and late fall but this...More

Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

It has taken me a while to get this this review - and read the other positive reviews with some surprise. My experience relates more to the less positive ones - but given the style of personal attack anyone who writes something less than favorable...More

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jamesf001, Owner at Caimeli, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2017

Sadly we have no record or registration of this person participating in a yoga retreat by us.

Reviewed November 8, 2016

I was in this very special place recently and I must admit that I never expected such a quality and sophistication of the food! James is not only a great cook, but it's a person who knows perfectly the places and traditions of this beautiful...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2016

Fall is the perfect time to visit this area of Umbria, Our host James went above and beyond our expectations. We plan to visit again, the accommodations, culinary presentations and flavors were over the top. Our host was very helpful in giving us direction in...More

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jamesf001, Owner at Caimeli, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2016

It was a real pleasure to host my countrymen in Umbria. Looking forward to the next one.

Reviewed October 24, 2016

I spent three days yoga retreat @Caimeli, a beautiful location in Umbertide. I loved it: beautiful view, super refined rooms and outdoor details. But mostly the owner James and his cooking: a pampering experience.

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jamesf001, Owner at Caimeli, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2016

Thanks Raffa for your accolades.

Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

The first weekend of October I joined a 3 full day Yoga Retreat in beautiful Caimeli and, despite the hectic daily routine life that followed since those days, I can still feel the benefits of the experience and of this amazing place. In fact, I...More

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jamesf001, Owner at Caimeli, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2016

Thank you so much G. I will be experimenting , creating, forging, forming and designing appetizing morsels all winter for you guys . Hopefully the weather will be more conducive for swimming and if not there is always cooking classes to do. Tia, hopefully ,...More

Reviewed October 11, 2016

I Had the opportunity to go a yoga retreat and it was so fantastic, very comfortable, the rooms very clean and James is a great host and INCREDIBLE cook and we feel he's preparing his food with love. I loved so much this place and...More

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jamesf001, Owner at Caimeli, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2016

It was a real pleasure. Thanks Melanie

Reviewed October 11, 2016

I am a yoga teacher based in Rome. The reason why I was @ Caimeli is to run my yoga retreat there. The location and scenery just ideal and beautiful. The space where we practise yoga are essence, calm and humble, props and mat are...More

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