YOGA RETREAT IN PAROS, GREEK ISLANDS |19 - 25 MAY 2019
An island fairytale in the making, we are inviting you to come live this Grecian dream with us!
The island of Paros is filled with serene landscapes, where lush valleys and rolling hills are dotted with ancient monuments, paved streets and charming whitewashed villages. The beaches are known for exotic turquoise waters and golden sand, and the best part is that we are staying only a stone’s throw away from of one of them, Felizi beach. Here you can expect exceptional natural beauty with sand dunes, cedar trees and secret coves – soak up the rays, go scuba diving or walk amongst this tranquil beauty.
For the lovers of hiking, you’ll discover well indicated hiking routes that offer impressive views on the sea and the neighbouring islands.
It is a marvellous, friendly island with people who know the true meaning of hospitality! That combined with unique eateries and delicious food. You’ll truly find yourself in a place where natural beauty meets rich history and modern-day pleasures.
Above all, you’ll be amazed by the beauty of a Greek sunset. The sun sets so slowly and has a hypnotic effect...get ready to enjoy this natural spectacle with us!
Your stay: Eco-resort at Felizi beach
Your home away from home is a peaceful & quiet Okreblue resort, built with only using materials friendly to the environment, yet making sure that all modern amenities are offered at the same time. In the blissful atmosphere of the center and its surrounding nature with organic gardens, you’ll find the ultimate sanctuary to unplug and connect with nature.
In the comfortable apartments, you’ll have a choice between (see prices below):
At the onsite restaurant & café you’ll be marvelling at the sea views while savouring the healthy fusion Mediterranean Indian cuisine using organic ingredients. Mostly these are freshly picked daily from the organic garden! The menu features famous rich salads, cold plates, smoothies with super foods, raw vegetarian & vegan sweet delights and much more…Before the morning practice there will be fresh fruit available.
There are plenty of spaces onsite to enjoy the pleasant company of others as well as discover the hidden jewels of the garden for some time alone or in the company of a page-turner book! Or choose to relax with a deeply restoring massage offered by the highly skilled massage therapists.
We are over the moon excited to be leading you through your morning and evening practices in this serene and inspiring venue surrounded by nothing but the beauty of nature. The Shala is accessed via a small path giving it a ‘secret’ feel and offering a comfortable space with wooden deck, wooden roof and bamboo walls.
The morning practices will have a more uplifting vinyasa focus; evening classes will keep you feeling balanced and restored with restorative or yin yoga. All levels are most welcome!
Sample daily schedule:
o Morning practice: 8:30 -10:00
o Brunch: 10 -11:30
o During the day: free time for beach, town visits, massages, watersports
o Evening practice: 18:00 -19:15
o Dinner: 19:30
Note: Friday night there is no evening practice, this night is free for a meal in town together.
Arrival & Departure
We begin in the afternoon of Sunday, the 19th of May with a welcoming ceremony and will end at noon on the Saturday, 25th of May. You may choose to arrive a day earlier or leave a day later at an additional cost, just let us know and we can arrange it for you!
How to adventure to the retreat location
Option 1: (the easiest way to reach Paros): fly to Athens and from there to Paros. Aegean airlines and Skyexpress are the 2 companies that reach the island.
Option 2: fly to Athens and take the ferry from the port of Piraeus (Athens) to Paros. Either Blue Star ferries or Hellenic Seaways ferry companies operate the route.
Option 3: fly to Mykonos and take the ferry from Mykonos to Paros (40 min ferry). Hellenic Seaways, Golden Star ferries and Sea Jet reach Paros from there.
Note: the retreat centre can arrange taxis to pick the participants up from the Paros port and Paros airport. Taxi transfer from the port is 32€. If more than 3-4 people arrive at the same time, a bus will be arranged and the price is 10€ per person. Taxi transfer from the airport is 45€. If more than 3-4 people arrive at the same time, a bus will be arranged and the price is 15€ per person.
Retreat Package includes
6 uplifting morning flow yoga practices
5 harmonising evening yin/restorative practices
6 nights stay at the loveable beachside eco-resort
Daily nourishing Mediterranean fusion brunch and dinner meals
Swim, sun, walk and contemplation time on the beach right at your doorstep
Retreat Package does not include
Flights/transportation to and from Paros
Additional activities/visits/massages (can be requested at additional cost)
Triple room EUR 890
Double room EUR 990
Single room EUR 1190