Hvar Yoga Retreats

A week of authentic yoga and rejuvenation on the beautiful Croatian island Hvar. Enjoy daily yoga sessions, meditations, breathing exercises and yogic lifestyle.

Instructors 2


Being attracted to spirituality and yoga since his youth, Plakor starts his yoga journey in 2002. Being regular with his practice of yoga and meditation, in 2006 Plakor joined yoga teacher training with the Art of Living foundation and since then he teaches yoga, mostly in south east region of Europe, and accasionally western Europe and India. Currently lives in Bangalore, India. He is also a digital artist and works on everything design and web. Plakor has been visiting Hvar island since his youth, and can never have enough of it.


A dynamic yoga instructor from Mumbai, India, Meeta was always intrigued by movement, dance, nature, and healing from a very early age. Started practising yoga in her teens and exploring organic movement, breath and meditation. Meeta believes that learning yoga should be a journey and not a race. She spent months studying in various ashrams and yoga retreats and many of her experiences have found their way into her own training routine. She obtained basic and advanced yoga teaching training certification. Her motto: Follow your heart and stay grounded and believe that anything is possible.

Reviews 17

Vesna Mrsol

from Slovenia, October 2017

Location...morning view on the bay and yoga is perfect start of the day...the food was delicious...the instructors warm and approacable...overall perfect holidays... :)

Claire Perks

from Great Britain, September 2017

"Fantastic retreat with lovely people"

The yoga itself was perfect for me, with only limited previous experience. The location was beautiful and very peaceful. The food was delicious and there was lots of it! Nothing was too much trouble for Ekta and Plakor who were great hosts and lovely people.

Clare Robinson

from Great Britain, September 2017

"Thank you Hvar yoga retreat!"

This week really allowed me to focus on a balanced yoga practice.

First of all, the setting was so peaceful that I started to relax as soon as I arrived. The accommodation is lovely too. Ekta and Plakor looked after of all of us extremely well, and are exceptionally welcoming people. They took into consideration any requirements or requests regarding the yoga practice, food, or accommodation, and went out of their way to make this week a special experience for everyone.

The quality of teaching was excellent, and both instructors focused on safe, correct postures which were differentiated to a suitable level for the class. There was also emphasis on breathing and meditation, and again Plakor and Ekta clearly have a great deal of knowledge in this area, which they shared with us in an open way.

There are a lot of opportunities to explore the area on trips, which showed me lots of beautiful spots I don't think I'd ever have found by myself. The food was a real treat too - our lovely cook made catering for hungry yogis look easy, which I'm sure it wasn't!

I had a great week here, and highly recommend Hvar yoga retreats.

Rudo Maisiri

from Netherlands, September 2017

"Enjoyable yoga retreat in a surreal bay setting"

The spirit of the instructors and the whole group dynamic, an attentive chef . So much dedication by all involved created a good atmosphere and a wholesome retreat.


from Great Britain, September 2017

"Wonderful retreat"

Everything about this retreat was great, the location, yoga instruction, food and trips. There was nothing more I could have asked for.

Stefano Bocconi

from Netherlands, September 2017

"Delightful people and a lovely location"

All the people involved in the retreats were very warm and helpful people, that went way beyond their duties as hosts to make us feel well, and that also enjoyed our presence. The location was also very peaceful and ideal for a yoga experience.


from Germany, September 2017

"blissful week"

The warm hospitality and generosity of the lovely hosts was amazing!

Great people, challenging and fun yoga classes, a beautiful house by a wonderful bay, sweet excursions, a blussful week!

Pamela Cihlar

from United States, September 2017

"Best Retreat "

Plakor and Ekta were amazing. The food was delicious and the balance between asanas, meditation, pranayam, and tours of the area was perfect.

Aljaša Jenko

from Slovenia, September 2017

"Heart Opening Yoga"

Every day at the Hvar Yoga Retreat was amazing. The location of the retreat in beautiful Basina bay was perfect for yoga sessions or just sunbathing and swimming in the clear blue sea. The food was delicious and prepared with a lot of care and attention. I don't think we ate the same meal twice except of course the excelent home made ice cream. The trips to nearby beaches, old towns of Stari Grad and Hvar and the whole day trip to Brač island were a fun way to break the daily routine and to get to know a little bit about history and landscape of Hvar island.

The thing I liked the best were the people I met. Ekta and Plakor were wonderful instructors and positive, warm people that made every yoga or meditation session a little bit diferent and special. The extended team at the retreat took good care of us and made us feel most welcome. And all of the lovely, interesting new friends I met with whom we had a lot of fun swimming, singing, dancing and practising yoga.

Sara Siri

from Italy, September 2017

"A week of pure joy "

I simply loved my retreat with Plakor and Ekta. Everything was perfect: the quality and intensity of the teaching, the stunning location, the excursions, the delicious food and the beautiful friends I made.

Dawn Littlewood

from Great Britain, September 2017

"❤️ "

Stunning, peaceful location, exceptional food, the warmest of welcomes, an eclectic mix of like minded people, a great programme, wonderful trips to see more of the country with local people who understand and love this beautiful country!

Lizelle Els

from South Africa, September 2017

"relaxed, sunny heart fulfilling yoga retreat in Basina Hvar"

The wonderful spirit that Plakor presents, that made me feel welcome and at home. Wonderful yoga sessions and information sessions and talks, that made me a better person when leaving feeling fulfilled, loved and learned. Beautiful setting with the majestic mediterranean sea view in front of my room. Wonderful vegan food, that made me feel healthy, prepared with love and kindness. Outings to all the various beaches and towns. All and all a unforgettable experience.

Martrina Schnabl

from Austria, September 2017

"hat meine erwartuhathperfekthat meine erwartungen erfüllthhh"

die atmosphäre in der das retreat stattgefunden hat war überaus herzlich und sehr familiär. sowohl ekta als auch plakor waren ein highlight für mich. ektas behutsame art yoga zu vermitteln, ihre ausgeglichenheit und ruhe und plakors bemühen um die gruppe haben sich grossartig ergänzt.meine erwartungen wurden bei weitem übertroffen und ich hoffe das es mir gelingt noch einmal mit diesen beiden besonderen menschen zusammenzukommen.


from Netherlands, September 2017

"A wonderful week!!"

I will remember this week for a long time and still miss it actually. Everything was wonderful. The place where we stayed; secluded, great views, a calm nice bay with many places on the rocks to sunbathe and swim. The people who organised this, with much joy, care, attention and positive energy. The great yoga classes of Ekta and Plakor, of good quality and eye voor individual needs. The good and healthy food (yummy :) ), from two lovely cooks. And the beautiful people I have met and had so much fun with; they are all in my heart. So: to be recommended I would say :)!

Testimonials 5

Helena Croatia

Hvar Yoga Retreats

Me and my boyfriend had a great time in Hvar. Plakor and Ekta are amazing people full of love and made us all feel like one big family. This was my first yoga retreat and I can say that I didn't have any problem following their yoga sessions. It was my pleasure learning from Ekta who is authentic yoga teacher and her voice is just perfect for relaxing and meditating. Plakor was amazing not only in yoga sessions but also when it comes to organising everything, taking us around Hvar and Brač for sightseeing and simply enjoying some of the nicest beaches in Croatia. Location is also just perfect, you wake up and the first thing that you see is the beautiful Croatian sea. What else could you ask for?

Niek and Evelien Netherlands

Hvar Yoga Retreats

First, a big thank you! After almost a week of feeling the bliss that is called yoga we're sitting on a bench and think of what we have experienced and learned. That's actually quite a lot. Gently guided by both the instructors we went from very easy and simple yoga postures to still very easy but not quite as simple postures. It's just as hard as you want it to be. Furthermore there was plenty of meditation. We both found that pretty challenging, since we're both blessed with an agile mind. BUT after the first class already we felt an astounding difference. It was almost upsetting how big the difference was. So based on this we can say that this cute ‘yoga couple’ of instructors knows how to get the feeling across in a nice and helpful way.And never forget: “breath out completely” :)

Noemie France

Hvar Yoga Retreats

Our hosts, Ekta And Plakor took such good care of us, they were very sweet, attending to all needs And wishes. I enjoyed practicing yoga with Ekta in the morning. Although I am a Sri Sri Yoga teacher, we practiced a different set of postures, which I did Not Know so It was interesting to learn them. Also practicing yoga on the Terrace in front of the sea was amazing, it was the ideal place! About the excursions: what to say! Perfect, beautiful beaches, I really liked having some Time sun bathing, And swimming in the sea, this was the main reason that I came to Croatia. The food was very good. I would also like to add that I was amazed And inspired by the way Plakor could always answer the questions of the participants of the retreat, whatever the topic, with such Wisdom And knowledge!

Laïla France

Hvar Yoga Retreats

I went in one week yoga retreat to the island of Hvar in Croatia at Plakor and Ekta. This is a beautiful place Basina Bay and a very good selection of yoga teachers (Plakor and Ekta). During this retreat I did yoga every day and it made me a lot of good, I needed it because I was pretty stressed by my work, urban lifestyle and I could focus on myself -even during this period. During this retreat I meditated. This helps to stop, not to be in this constant race that moved the body into a frenzy against nature and alters cellular memory. It also gives access to sensations / forgotten feelings and, thereby, changing the chemistry of the body. The most beautiful trips is that in itself does. Looking after his body - including his intestine, which is our first brain - it opens incredible opportunities. I also wanted to emphasize the wonderful welcome we had from Plakor and Ekta. I have one thing to say is that I recommend yoga retreat in Plakor and Ekta, you will not regret the trip. Croatia (and the island of Hvar in particular) is a beautiful country. Go there, you will not regret it!

Saša Slovenia

Hvar Yoga Retreats

Yoga retreat on Hvar in a beautiful natural setting gave me a possibility to reflect on my habits and find new strength to change them into potentialities for happiness. Since leaving Hvar I have not missed a day of yoga. I will be eternally grateful for this experience!

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