7 Days Dolphins Leap Vinyasa Yoga Retreat in Greece

Yoga Retreat in Pelion, Greece by the sea

Yoga retreat in Greece invites you to practise yoga on a beautiful yoga terrace in an olive grove overlooking the sea where your body can relax in stillness. During your stay you will be delighted by the landscape, the beautiful beach next to the house, the infinity pool and olive trees that surrounded the area. Yoga retreat in Greece takes place in the bay of Lefokastro. The instructor will imbue your body with energy and will guide you deeper in the practice of different arts and yoga styles.

Retreat highlights

  • Morning yoga sessions
  • Optional early meditations on the beach
  • Healing sessions with a holistic therapist
  • 3 vegetarian meals to include breakfast, light lunch and evening meals with wine
  • 6 nights luxury accommodation
  • Private infinity pool

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Yoga styles


6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 10
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Accommodation

Guest accommodation for the retreat is in 6 luxuriously appointed beautiful twin bedrooms all with sea views and air conditioning. Four bedrooms are ensuite and two bedrooms have a shared bathroom. There are plenty of outdoor terrace areas if you want to find a quiet place to read and drink in the wonderful sea views. Meals are served on the al fresco dining area overlooking the sea.

Dolphins Leap Greece Yoga Retreat Program

Dolphins Leap run morning and evening yoga sessions allowing you plenty of time to explore the local area, enjoy a relaxing massage, relax on the beach, take a dip in the pool or a long walk along the beautiful old mule tracks that criss cross the mountain side. Morning yoga sessions will be on the beautiful yoga terrace overlooking the sea. Steps lead down from the terrace to the sea. With a small group of just 10 individual attentions is guaranteed. Dolphins Leap classes are for all yoga levels and are based on Vinyasa flow the morning classes being active, while the evening classes are more restorative, with added meditation, holding poses for longer to allow the body to relax into stillness.

Daily schedule

  • 08:30 - 10:00 Morning yoga class
  • 10:00 - 10:45 Breakfast
  • 13.00 - 14.00 light lunch
  • 14:00 - 18:00 Free time, beach, pool, village tavernas, massage treatments, boat trips
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Evening Restorative yoga class
  • 20:00 Dinner served on the terrace

Instructors

Molly Harragin
Molly has taught and studied in the UK, Australia, Bali, and India. She is a 800-hour qualified Jivamukti yoga teacher teaching at an array of yoga studios around London including Yogahaven, The Life Centre, Stretch, and Soho Gyms. She has run yoga retreats in Tuscany and is currently teaching on a Soul and Surf Yoga Retreat in Kerala, India.

Retreat location

Dolphin's Leap is situated in a commanding position at the head of the bay of Lefokastro in the Pelion peninsula. The view from the house is of the clear and calm waters of the Pagasitic Gulf (western side of Pelion) with panoramic views out across the sea and Pelion mountain beyond. They are a 10 minute walk from the village of Lefokastro where there are 3 tavernas a village shop and a bar. Only the small sandy beach which is a two minute walk away separates the house from the village. They are surrounded by olive trees and the natural flora of the Pelion forests. They have seen dolphins in the bay in the summer on several occasions! This is a well-known yachters paradise.

Distances

  • Lefokastro Village - 10 minute walk

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Food

The retreat price includes a delicious breakfast served with home baked fresh bread, fresh fruit and a selection of cereals, yoghurt and honey, a light salad lunch and a two-course evening meal served with local wine. The food is prepared using only the freshest seasonal and local ingredients, including oregano, mint, thyme, rosemary and olives from our own garden. All meals are served on the terrace overlooking the sea.

The evening meal will include a selection of dishes to cater for every taste. Local wine will be served to guests at dinner if required (at no extra cost). Otherwise a range of soft drinks and fruit juices will be served at all meals and will be available at all times throughout the day.

The precise menu will be developed in discussion with guests to take account of any special requirements or preferences. It will also vary according to the fresh local produce available at local markets.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Organic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Drink in the view from the infinity pool
  • Enjoy the sandy beach which is two minutes away
  • Swim in the sea just beneath the house
  • Take a dip in the private infinity pool
  • Treat yourself to a relaxing massage
  • Visit the local beaches and tavernas
  • Visit the village of Lekofastro and the three bars
  • Walk along on a beautiful mule

Optional tours

  • If you would like to take a trip up into the Pelion Mountain, or a day trip to Trikeri Island by yacht Dolphins Leap can arrange this. A minimum of 7 people will be required to make the booking.
  • A yacht trip can be arranged during the summer months. Please note these are weather dependent.

Spa treatments

The visiting holistic therapist, Ioannis Dovros, offers a range of specialist treatments which includes:

  • Sound Massage
  • Holistic Massage
  • Hippocratic Massage
  • Cupping Massage
  • Asian Massage

What's included

  • Breakfast, light salad lunch and two-course evening meal (house wine included)
  • Daily morning and evening yoga classes
  • Hosts at the villa to attend to your needs
  • Luxury accommodation in sea view rooms at Dolphins Leap
  • One group self-healing and relaxation techniques healing session with visiting holistic therapist Ioannis Dovros
  • Private infinity pool with beds and umbrellas
  • Wi-Fi internet
  • Yoga mats
  • Yoga teacher on hand to answer any questions

What's not included

  • Airport transfer
  • Flights
  • Meal out at taverna
  • Optional outings trips/excursions
  • Travel insurance

How to get there

Arrival by car

The property is about 30 kilometers south of Volos. If you are driving yourselves, Dolphins Leap will give you full instructions when you book.

Arrival by bus

One airport minibus transfer service to and from the airport will be provided. Please contact Dolphins Leap for the details before booking any flights.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flights to arrive at Thessaloniki Airport "Makedonia" (SKG). Please note there is one door to door transfer on the day of arrival and day of departure from Thessaloniki airport.

International flights to Athens. The quickest and most convenient way is to take the airport shuttle service which cost 55 EUR per person, one way from Athens International airport. If you are flying into a different airport, eg Thessaloniki, please contact Dolphins Leap for travel arrangements.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 25% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 56 days before arrival.
7 days / 6 nights
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Availability

Please check room availability before booking flights as this is a small retreat and rooms book up fast.

Friday June 1, 2018
(7 days / 6 nights)

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