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8 Unique Days of Sailing and Yoga in Cyclades Greece

Marina Alimos, Athens, Greece

Sailing and Yoga in Greece

8 unique days of yoga practice and sailing are expecting you this summer in Greece. We will be sailing every Saturday from Alimos marina or Lavrion marina in Athens to the Cycladic islands. You will get to visit 3-4 (depending on the weather) beautiful Cycladic islands and practicing yoga every day on every island. Experienced professional Skipper and yoga teacher. Groups of 4 to 8 persons plus skipper and yoga instructor. Boats from 40 feet (3 cabins) to 46 feet (4 cabins).

Meet the instructors

Yvonne
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Highlights

  • Yoga practice
  • Experienced yoga instructor
  • Sailing trip around the Cycladic Islands
  • Destinations for the lovers of freedom and sea
  • Swim at unspoiled beaches and taste the traditional local cuisine
  • Live your personal myth in Cyclades Greece
  • Visit up to 4 Greek Islands in one week (always depending on the weather condition in the Aegean Sea)
  • 7 nights accommodation on board

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Yoga styles


7 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Greek
The maximum participants in the group is 8
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
15:00
Check-out Time:
10:00

Facilities

  • Kitchen
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor shower

Onboard there are available 2 - 4 double cabins for guests, and one cabin or bunk for the crew, along with 1 to 3 WC's with showers. There is a fully equipped kitchen, hot and cold water, an electric refrigerator, and an outside shower.

All boats are fully equipped and fully insured for chartering. If you are not familiar with the layout of a sailing boat before booking, you may visit one at your local Marina.

Program

This is a sailing trip tailored for the travelers who would like to learn how to sail practicing yoga feel free and relaxed. Please be informed that the itineraries CAN CHANGE due to the WEATHER conditions.

Day 1

After a short briefing about your safety during the trip, we will sail east to Kea island where we will spend the night in Korissia from where you can visite Ioulida the capital of Kea.

Day 2

we will sail 22 nautical miles southeast to Kythnos with a stop to Kolones bay for our yoga practice, and we will spend the night in Merichas or Loutra Marina.

Day 3

From Kythnos, we will sail 21 nautical miles south to Serifos, with a break for swimming at Koutalas bay We will spend the night in Megalo Livadi from where you can visit the beautiful Chora.

Day 4

From Serifos we will sail 23 nm East to the island of Syros the capital of the Cycladic islands. We will spend the night in Finikas from where you can visite Ermoupolis the capital of the island.

Day 5

From Syros we will sail to unique Tinos with a break for swimming in Grammata bay where you can see poems and names written on the rocks 3500 years ago.

Day 6

From Tinos we will sail 30 nautical miles west to Andros island. with a stop for swimming in Yaros.

Day 7

Today we will sail for 49 nautical miles back to Alimos Marina, where you will spend our last night on board From the marina, you can visit the center of Athens by tram (45-minute ride).

Day 8

Disembarkation at 9 a.m.

Please note that the route may change due to weather conditions.

Important retreat information

Only a few weeks to go and you can enjoy your Greek sailing and yoga holidays. ALT TRAVEL LTD

would like to send you some additional information about the trip.

It starts on Saturday from Alimos Marina, going onboard as of 15:00 o’clock. You can reach the marina with bus X96, it is going every 20 minutes from the airport, getting out at the bus stop called: “EDEM”, which is located opposite the marina. The trip will be depending on the traffic around Athens. It takes approximately 1-hour. If you prefer a taxi ride, the costs will be around 50 EUR.

Please call or app ALT TRAVEL LTD when you arrive at the port so they can let you know where you can find the boat. If you will arrive earlier, you are recommended to wait at the comfortable Café Dia Noche which is located in the harbor.

During your trip, you will be sharing your cabin with your travel companion or another person from your group (same-sex). But maybe you are an outdoor person and want to watch the Mediterranean sky as you fall asleep Sleeping on deck is always an option if you wish to do so.

Please note that cabin space and comfort onboard are limited, so please pack lightly and do not bring big hardcover suitcases. ALT TRAVEL LTD will provide towels, bed linen for you, also the boat hosts a fully equipped kitchen, electricity and warm showers for your comfort. For the days on the boat, you will not need much more than your swimwear, sunscreen, and sunglasses. Don’t forget to bring one warm jumper/jacket as the evenings can feel chilly after a warm day on the water.

Before departure, we will hit the supermarkets together to stock up on ingredients for breakfast and lunches during sailing. In the evenings, we will always overnight in harbors where we can have dinner at the local taverna’s and fill up our supplies again if necessary. The cost of food is relatively cheap in Greece, for a week you, should plan 100-150 EUR for all your shopping, meals, and drinks.

As an experienced skipper, ALT TRAVEL LTD will take care to not take any risks on sailing days so the final itinerary depending on wind force and direction. They will also be spending time in each harbor discovering the island by scooter, on foot, or enjoy a beach.

However if you feel uncomfortable during sailing, please inform ALT TRAVEL LTD. They will always carry some seasickness medicine with them to help the passengers during hard times. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch by mail or phone if you need any additional information. ALT TRAVEL LTD is looking forward to welcoming you on board.

Instructors

Yvonne Midgley

Retreat location

Αlimos Marina in Athens Greece is located 60 minutes from the center by tram and one-hour from the International airport of Athens by bus (X96).

Unique features

Activities

  • Pilates
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming

General

  • Beach
  • Yoga deck

Services

  • Free Wi-Fi

Food

Please note that meals are NOT included on this trip. What we usually do before departure is to go to the supermarket and buy provisions for our breakfast and light lunches onboard (approximately 10 EUR per person). When in ports, everyone will be having dinner at the local tavernas. The food in Greece is not expensive. The calculation for food (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) is about 150 to 200 EUR for the whole week.

Things to do (optional)

Every day, we will sail to another island (3-6 hours of sailing daily) we will have plenty of time to visit the main town (Chora) and walk around the small streets, swim in crystal clear waters (in some marinas, you can dive from the boat), and have a dinner at the local tavernas (cost of a dinner is around 10-15 EUR). In Loutra Kythnos, you can have a bath in thermal waters (you can find information on the internet).

What's included

  • Boat fees
  • Skipper fees
  • Yoga instructor fees
  • Daily yoga practice
  • Fuel, VAT, port fees
  • Water and electricity for the boat when in the marinas
  • Linen and towels
  • Gas bottle
  • Final cleaning of the boat
  • 7 nights accommodation on board

What's not included

  • Food
  • Your personal expenses
  • Your airplane ticket

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

From Athens International Airport (ATH), you will get the x96 BUS just outside of the terminal, the cost of the ticket is 6 EUR. You will disembark at EDEM bus stop. By taxi it will be at a cost of 50 EUR.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.

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High season
  • June 29 to August 24

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