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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.
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 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.
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.
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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 visiting holistic therapist, Ioannis Dovros, offers a range of specialist treatments which includes:
The property is about 30 kilometers south of Volos. If you are driving yourselves, Dolphins Leap will give you full instructions when you book.
One airport minibus transfer service to and from the airport will be provided. Please contact Dolphins Leap for the details before booking any flights.
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.
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