5 días de bienestar y vacaciones de yoga en la playa de Ragusa, Italia

5 días de bienestar y vacaciones de yoga en la playa de Ragusa, Italia

  • Floripa Kite Surf & Yoga House, Via del Larice 5, Santa Maria del Focallo, Ragusa, Italy

Rejuvenating Yoga Holiday Italy

Rejuvenate and restore your energies with this holiday which will be held only a few steps away from a stunning sandy beach and a fresh eucalyptus forest in one of the most southern sunny villages of Europe. This yoga and wellness holiday is perfect for those who want to immerse themselves in the study of yoga, while enjoying all the restore benefits of a daily massage treatment, in front of our amazing beach!

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Destacado

  • Daily yoga classes
  • One massage of your choice per day
  • One free session (40 minutes) of the jacuzzi per day
  • Daily buffet breakfast and delicious organic dinners
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Use of bikes
  • 5 días con clases guiadas
  • Italiano, Español, Inglés
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During this holiday, you will be staying in Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House. The team of Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House believes in living a healthy life in harmony with nature and the rhythm of the sea, and you will see this reflected in your rooms, the gardens, meals, and the service to you. The bed and breakfast is run by Ameriga, the main yoga teacher, and Ettore, who runs the kitesurfing school, with the help of a team of friends that have been enjoying working together for several years.

Many guests have become friends and keep on coming back every season, which creates a a beautiful familiar atmosphere. Do not worry if you are traveling by yourself because at Floripa is very easy to make friends with other guests and also with the staff and the dogs.

The bed and breakfast is located 30 meters away from the sandy dune beach of Santa Maria del Focallo. The stunning beach is 13 kilometers long and was awarded the Blue Flag for the cleanliness of its waters. It is the ideal place to relax and have a deep contact with the sea and the elements.

Accommodation can be in private room, shared room for two to five persons, or suite room with private veranda. The bed and breakfast is composed of three houses surrounded by a lush garden. All the rooms have been designed for your comfort and relaxation with modern simplicity and color. With hot and cold air conditioning, television, refrigerator, private bathroom, and Wi-Fi, you will have all the benefits of a hotel with the warmth and freedom that only a bed and breakfast can give you.

Our shared room can host up to 5 persons, with one ensuite bathroom. Generally most of the guests that book it are female travellers, but occasionally some guy has booked it too. While at times it can be very quiet, sometimes all the beds are booked. There is an extra bathroom on the groundfloor that the guests can use, and hot outside showers. It’s a great alternative if you are travelling on a tight budget and would love to be in the good company of other people that share the same passion for yoga and surf lifestyle! If you know you have a snoring problem, or are a light sleeper, then we would recommend a single room

General daily schedule

  • 08:30 - 10:00 (or 10.30) Morning sadhana, generally consists of energizing Vinyasa flow or Hatha Flow.
  • 10:00 - 11:00 Buffet breakfast.
  • 11:00 - 16:00 Free time, you can relax at the beach, practice water sports, explore the countryside by bicycle, visit some of the stunning UNESCO world heritage sites around the area, relax in the garden hydro-massage, and enjoy a relaxing massage.
  • 16:00 - 17:30 Optional workshops, including workshops on inversions, arm balances, backbends, yoga philosophy, Ayurveda, and more (see more information below)
  • 18:00 - 19:30 Evening sadhana, generally consists of lunar flow, Yin yoga, and meditation. Occasionally, these yoga classes are held at the beach or at a forest located near the center.
  • 20:00 - 21:30 Dinner buffet

Optional workshops

Workshops are open for yogis who want to take their practice to the next level, they are optional and hence they are not included in the retreat price. If you wish to join, you are entitled to a 50% discount. Public price for workshops is usually 20 to 30 EUR.

Please kindly note that some variations might occur on the schedule listed above, and that the offer of workshops can vary depending also on the travels scheduled by the led teacher Ameriga. If you have any special request regarding yoga please communicate it in your emails and the teachers will try to make you happy!

The following books are recommended readings: Yoga & Ayurveda by Frawley and The Hearth of Yoga by Desikachar.

There is one opening circle generally every Saturday where the theme for the week is illustrated. Even though so, it is okay if your travel plan does not allow you to arrive on Saturday, as the teachers will be happy to answer all your questions and concerns. Once you sign up for this yoga holiday, you will receive a welcome email with some information, and a list of recommended further readings in case you want to know more about the practice of yoga (they are by no means compulsory to read).

FAQs

  • Are children welcome?

At Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House, we try to create a climate where our guests can feel part of a group that share common interests and passions. If you are a like-minded family then you are really welcomed at Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House!

  • What’s the average age of the guests at Floripa?

The average age of Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House's guests depends on the time of the year, but in general it ranges around 30-45 years old, though we often have younger and older people coming over. We are impressed by how easy it is for our guests to find common grounds for conversations and spending the time together, everybody is very easygoing.

  • I am a solo traveler, will it be easy to meet people?

Yes! It will be extremely easy! Most of our guests come around on their own, and even our staff members (and dogs) are super friendly, so you will not feel lonely!

  • Are the water-sports compulsory?

Not at all! Some of our guests just enjoy the yoga classes and relaxing at the beach, or vising some of the stunning UNESCO sights nearby.

  • What about kitesurf? Is it a sport for everyone?

Kitesurf is a water sport that uses the strength of wind. Our spot is quite easy, a long and free beach with flat water; in addition, the wind is normally side on shore, so perfect to learn! Everybody can try it, as you don’t need previous specific preparation. If you just want to give it a try, we recommend to do two hours and see how it goes (price is 50 EUR euros per hour). If you are committed to learn it, you can attend a beginner course (from 6 to 9 hours) at our school, or just rent the equipment if you are already able to ride the wind!

  • Do I need to bring my yoga mat?

No, you can leave your mats at home! In our shalas we provide all you need to attend the yoga class! Blocks, yoga mats, pillows and so on.

  • I’m a beginner at yoga/ I am advanced/ I am pregnant, will I be able to enjoy the classes?

In the morning we generally teach a dynamic style of flow yoga- it can be Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Prana flow; all levels are welcomed since the teachers give variations according to everybody's capacities. In the afternoon session we usually teach yin-yoga or a gentle flow, these classes are slower and deep, and are usually followed by a meditation session. Sometimes we do the afternoon classes at the beach or in the little forest close to the B&B. If you are pregnant, or you have a special condition, you will be able for sure to follow the afternoon classes, while you might need to slow down and pause during the morning classes.

  • Do I need to bring cash?

Yes. All water sports, massages and transfers need to be paid by cash. Also we recommend to bring some cash for expenses outside of the B&B, as in Sicily most places only accept cash.

  • Ameriga Giannone

    Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200, RYT 500 (Vinyasa Yoga)

    Las clases de Ameriga son una mezcla de elementos Ashtanga con una práctica estilo Vinyasa flow, que está enfatizada en el juego, la respiración y los ajustes o correcciones. Ella ofrece diversas variaciones para la mayoría de las poses y es por esto que las clases pueden ser tanto para principiantes como para niveles más avanzados. Cuando no se encuentra impartiendo clases, viaja por el mundo y sigue a sus maestros Shiva Rea, Lino Miele y Simon Borg-Olivier.

  • Stacie Bronson

    Stacie Bronson es una maestra de yoga vegana, autora, lectora de tarot y sanadora Reiki. Usa estas herramientas transformacionales para ayudar a la gente a tomar mejores decisiones que impactan sus vidas de manera positiva y los inspiran a encontrar su verdadero propósito. Stacie habla inglés, italiano y aleman; actualmente vive en Berlín, Alemania, y Modica, Sicilia, con su esposo.

Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House is located in the south of Sicily, in the small village of Santa Maria del Focallo. This is a quiet beach town that lies on the back of a 15-kilometer long dune beach. It is very safe and you can explore it by bicycle easily. If you want to get out of the town and reach for bigger centers, Pozzallo is only five kilometers away and there, you can find all sorts of amenities and services. Ispica is another beautiful ancient town that you should visit to get a glimpse of real Sicily.

Nearby places

  • Agrigento, 170 kilometers
  • Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA), 115 kilometers
  • Catania port, 110 kilometers
  • Catania, 119 kilometers
  • Comiso Airport "Pio La Torre" (CIY), 66 kilometers
  • Marzamemi, 25 kilometers
  • Modica, 24 kilometers
  • Noto, 30 kilometers
  • Pozzallo, 5 kilometers
  • Ragusa, 40 kilometers
  • Santa Maria del Focallo beach, 30 meters
  • Scicli, 30 kilometers
  • Syracuse, 63 kilometers

During this holiday, you will enjoy all the natural and local Sicilian food.

In the morning, you can enjoy a healthy and plentiful breakfast buffet which includes fresh fruit, two cakes with one of them vegan, cereals, eggs, home-made jam, Italian coffee and cappuccino, oatmeal, different types of milk, tea, fruit juices, cereals, bread, occasionally croissants and pancakes, yogurt, biscuits, and cookies.

For lunch, you can usually chose between the dishes of the day or a vegetarian buffet.

Vegetarian or vegan dinners are eaten every evening together with the other guests and the Floripa team. Dinners are always vegetarian or vegan, generally presented as a healthy buffet of locally produced organic food, accompanied with water and wine. Gluten-free alternatives can be arranged if requested.

If there are meals that are not included in your package, then you can “pay as you go” (price ranges from 6 to 18 EUR). There are also some restaurants around 1 km away, which can be reached by bike (we provide free bicycles). Finally, there are two common kitchens that can be used to cook your own meals. The closest supermarket is located 3 km away (5 minutes by bike), and bigger supermarkets are located in Pozzallo (7 km away).

Our meals are mostly vegetarian, however at breakfast you will find ham and eggs. We don’t serve fish, and we serve meat usually once a week on Saturday during a barbecue. However, there are always vegetarian options also on barbecue nights.

Our breakfasts and dinners are buffet style, so you will find dishes that you can eat most of the time. When you sign up for meals just write a remark with your eating style / special dietary requirements and the cook will make sure to have something for you.

Exclusion

Lunches are not included in your package.

Floripa is located in Santa Maria del Focallo, a tiny beach village close to Pozzallo, which is a bigger centre easily reachable by bike. Pozzallo is a small village where you can try a real sicilian Cannollo while you go for a walk enjoy the seaview. In addition, from us you can also rent a motorbike or a car and have a nice trip of the city here around, like Ragusa, Noto, Marzamemi, Scicli and Modica.

Go exploring

Take a bicycle ride around the sleepy beach town. Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House has 8 regular bikes (free to use) and 2 electric bikes (for rent). You can chose between a traditional or an electric bike, which will take you even further in your exploration of the Sicilian farms and local dairies. Behind the bed and breakfast lie miles of dirt roads in the countryside that you can visit freely and safely, away from traffic, enjoying the silence that only the countryside can offer.

Kitesurfing or surfing

When the winds come from the west, which is very likely from April to June, you get thermic winds perfect for kitesurfing, so you can join Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House to the kite spot. Their instructors are available for kitesurfing lessons or rentals or you can simply go out on your own in their very easy beach spot, shallow water, constant wind, and probably the warmest place to kite at in the Mediterranean.

If the winds come from south, they generate waves that are suited both for beginners and for more advanced riders. Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House will pick their van and check all the surf spots in the area and stop in the one that you prefer. In any case, all the breaks are beach breaks so there is no reef to get caught on. If it is not windy, you can take a stand up paddle board and go paddling or just go for a swim.

Please note that the beach is very swimmer-friendly since the water is shallow up to 70 kilometers from the coast, so it is perfect for children and very safe. Also, it was awarded Blue Flag for the cleanliness of its waters.

Optional tours

A guided tour of the cities of Agrigento and Siracusa or Catania and Ragusa, inclusive of car, driver, and local guide depending on the route chosen, is available at an extra cost.

Play beach sports

On the beach just in front of the bed and breakfast, you will find courts for beach volleyball and tennis. You can also organize a beach football game with your friends. These courts are available free of charge for guests.

Relax and enjoy lazy days

The bed and breakfast environment is designed to give you maximum comfort, relaxation, and fun for an unforgettable holiday. You can bask in the warm sun and take long walks on the beach, read a book while swaying in the hammocks, or spend some quiet time in the peaceful gardens.

Sightseeing

If you prefer to go sightseeing, you can take your bicycles and reach the towns of Ispica and Rosolini, or otherwise rent a car or scooters and go a little further to Scicli, Modica, and Ragusa Ibla, to name just a few.

Take surfing lessons

You can learn how to surf, kitesurf, or stand up paddle board. Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House offers discounts on lessons, rentals, and even a photo session on request. Surfing lessons also include the use of a van for transporting equipment.

This package includes a 60-minute massage session per day, you can choose from Ayurvedic, hot stones, deep tissue, relaxing, draining, reiki and a lot of others. This can be coordinated prior to your arrival or upon arrival, depending on the therapists' availability. In addition, the free use of the hydro-massage session is also included in the package. To book more treatments, you can simply ask Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House at reception.

Please note that there will be no treatments included on the day of arrival and departure. You can start to join of your free massages from the day after your arrival (on 5 days holidays, you will enjoy of 3 free massages).

You can book additional deep-tissue, shiatsu, hot stones and relaxing massages with local therapists for an additional charge. The garden Jacuzzi can be booked for private use or together with other guests (maximum 5 persons).

  • 2 yoga classes per day
  • Buffet breakfast every day
  • Delicious organic dinners
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • 50% off all workshops
  • 3 x 60-minute of relaxing massage treatments
  • One free session (40 minutes) of the jacuzzi per day
  • Use of bikes
  • Airfare Airport transfers
  • City of Ispica city tax 1 EUR per night per person
  • Lunches
  • Optional and extra activities
  • Transportation costs
  • Travel insurance

Arrival by airplane

From the airport in Catania the most convenient way to get to the center is to take a bus to Pozzallo- you will find the bus stop just outside of the Arrivals gate on the right, the name of the Company is AST (Azienda Siciliana Trasporti), you can only buy the ticket on the bus by paying the driver 10 EUR per person. Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House can arrange pick-up for you at the bus station for an extra of only 10 EUR. The bus goes directly to Pozzallo and the drive takes around 80 minutes.

Below is the bus schedule

  • Departure from: CATANIA AEROPORTO arrival to Pozzallo
  • Monday to Saturday: 09:15 11:15 12:45 14:45 16:15 18:45 20:45
  • Sunday: 11:15 17:45 20:45 21:45
  • Sunday: 08:30 15:00 19:00

Please note: at times this schedule can change: check http://www.aziendasicilianatrasporti.it for the updated timetable.

If you take the bus from Catania, please let Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House know your arrival time and which one you think you will be taking. Once you have actually boarded the bus please send a message or call Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House so they can organise your pick you up at the bus station in Pozzallo (shuttle costs 10 EUR).

All kinds of transportation needs to be paid by cash.

Please note: message us when you BOARD the bus, not when you arrive in Pozzallo, to give us time to organise your shuttle (otherwise you might have to wait for us at the bus station).

Please note: make sure you take the bus to Pozzallo and NOT Pollazzo (which does not exist but it has been confused with Milazzo, on the other side of the island).

Alternatively, you can book a pick up service through Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House (70,00 EUR for a standard car). If you have booked it already, kindly confirm your flight number and landing time once again to Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House. The driver who will wait for you will have a sign with your name.

From Comiso airport you can book this shuttle service: Comiso shuttle, it’s available online at http://www.comisoairportshuttle.it It’s 22 EUR per person to Ispica but if you add an extra 8 EUR they take you directly to our B&B - you can write in the remarks that you need to go to Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House in Santa Maria del Focallo. They have been here before. Or if you prefer we can send a private shuttle (it costs 60 EUR one way). If you have booked it already, kindly confirm your flight number and landing time to Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House. The driver who will wait for you will have a sign with your name, but in case you have problem finding him, please call Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House.

All kinds of transportation needs to be paid by cash.

Driving directions from Catania Airport

  • Once you exit the airport, take the road towards Syracuse Primosole.
  • Continue on the ring road until Highway A18, and take the Rosolini exit.
  • At the exit, go left until the first roundabout, and turn left again.
  • Merge onto Highway 115, and follow the signs to Ispica-Ragusa.
  • At the Ispica roundabout, leave Highway 115, and take the second exit to Pozzallo.
  • After 800 meters, turn left at the Focallo Santa Maria del Borgo Village Marisipica sign.
  • Turn left again along Road 67 for 2 kilometers.
  • Turn left at the sign indicating SP67.
  • Turn immediately right, and at number 5 you will find the Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House.

Arrival by bus

Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House can provide a shuttle service to Pozzallo / Ispica for an extra costs of 10 EUR. Please contact Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House for more information.

Arrival by ferry

The nearest port to Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House is located in Pozzallo where there is a stationary connection with Malta. Another important port not too far away is Catania, 110 kilometers from the hotel.

GPS

  • Latitude: 36.72296800977594
  • Longitude: 14.91648316383361

Distances

  • Agrigento, 170 kilometers
  • Catania, 119 kilometers
  • Catania Airport, 115 kilometers
  • Catania port, 110 kilometers
  • Comiso Airport, 66 kilometers
  • Marzamemi, 25 kilometers
  • Modica, 24 kilometers
  • Noto, 30 kilometers
  • Ragusa, 40 kilometers
  • Santa Maria del Focallo Beach, 30 meters
  • Scicli, 30 kilometers
  • Syracuse, 63 kilometers
  • Una reserva requiere de un depósito del 40% del precio total.
  • El depósito no será reembolsado si la reserva es cancelada.
  • El resto del pago deberá ser completado a tu llegada.

Ragusa, Italy

Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House es la perfecta combinación entre zen y diversión, a sólo 30 metros de las dunas de arena de la playa de Santa Maria del Focallo al sur de Sicilia.

  • Disponibilidad: Los Retiros de yoga de este organizador están disponibles 85% del tiempo.
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Flexible duration and arrival/departure dates

Floripa Yoga & Kitesurf House offers daily yoga classes and activities from March 25, 2018 – October 31, 2018. You can book your arrival/departure dates according to your availability, and stay for as many days as you wish. Send an inquiry for a perzonalized quote!

 

Low season
  • March, April, May, and October

 

Mid season
  • Easter
  • June, July, September

 

High season
  • August
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