8 Days Yoga Wellness Retreat in Greece

  • The Egg Greece Seminar House, Avlaki/Kalamourida, 83302 Icaria, Greece

Wellness and Yoga Retreat Greece

Look forward to a creative, relaxing and stimulating holiday with a Greek flair in the stunning island of Ikaria, Greece. Gain better insights while meditating in front of the breathtaking sea. Spoil yourself with a Thai or Holistic massage from tip to toe. Disconnect from a daily life routine and live in the moment while you practice Yoga. Replenish your strength with Yoga-Dance (Daca) workouts and Modern Dance Sessions. Take a guided walk on to Ikaria's famous herbal hiking path. Relax and just enjoy the magical atmosphere that the island has to offer!

Highlights

  • 2 yoga classes
  • 1 Yoga-Dance work out sessions
  • 1 Meditation and 1 contact improvisation class
  • 75-minute soothing Thai or Holistic massage
  • 2-3 hours guided herbal walks
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 days with instruction
  • English
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You will stay in the Karras Star Hotel next to The Egg Greece. The Karras Star Hotel is a 3-Star hotel complex. It consists of 4 buildings that offer hospitality to 74 guests. It is amphitheatrically built and allows almost every room the breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea. Its surroundings are not only modern and sophisticated but also reflect the tradition of the island. Standard booking is based on a single room with sea view and swimming pool.

Visit the open program from Monday to Friday starting by 18:00. The Egg Greece's excellent teachers will provide you with a mixture of Yoga, Meditation, Yoga-Dance Workout and Modern Dance directly in front of the sea. There will be enough time for you to just read a book or visit one of the beautiful Ikarian beaches nearby and arrange other optional excursions before the lessons start at the later part of the day. Schedule

Schedule

Below is a fabulous soft program for one week that The Egg Greece team has created. Please note that you can schedule the Thai or Holistic massage and the herbal walk on any other day that suits you better.

Saturday: This will be the day of your arrival in the island. Make yourself comfortable and maybe start your holiday with a massage.

Sunday: Sleep late, have breakfast and start exploring the nature and the herbs of Ikaria and go for a guided herbal walking tour.

Monday: Your meditation class takes place from 18:00 - 19:00.

Tuesday: Let your day end with a soft Hatha Kriya yoga session from 18:00 to 19:00.

Wednesday: Have fun with a Yoga-Dance workout at The Egg Greece by 18:00 - 19:00.

Thursday: Relax and revitalize your senses with a yoga class from 18:00 - 19:00.

Friday: Be more experimental today and get touched with a contact improvisation class from 18:00 - 19:00.

Saturday:Say goodbye to the island, and all the lovely people you met. Return strengthened, revitalized and stimulated back to your lifes path.

This retreat includes a 2-3 hours guided walk where you can get to know the special wild herbs in the stunning island.

This retreat will take place at Icaria, Greece. Icaria is considered one of the worlds five Blue Zones places where the population regularly lives to an advanced age. This is due to healthy diets and lifestyles. It is one of the very few places in the world where people live healthy, happy and get older than anywhere else. The island is not only known for its healing hot mineral springs but also for its many hiking paths with a huge variety of healing herbs.

Nearby places

  • Gas station, 1 kilometer
  • Messakti beach - 15 minutes, 2 kilometers
  • Private sandy beach - 10 minutes
  • Restaurant, 1.7 kilometers
  • Supermarket, 1.7 kilometers
Activities
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Hot spring nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Massage
  • Surfing nearby
  • Swimming pool
  • Volleyball nearby
  • Wine tasting / tour
General
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Lobby
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant nearby
Services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hair dryer
  • Scooter / motorcycle rental nearby
  • Car rental nearby

The price comes with a breakfast buffet daily at The Karras Star Hotel.

Enjoy your morning and visit Messakti Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the island. If you feel like having a healthy bath, you could visit the famous hot mineral springs in Lefkada. You can also visit one of many Ikarian organic farms or wineries, or just watch the time passing in the medieval village of Rahes on top of the mountain.

Also, try the tasty Ikarian honey or the well-known mountain tees. Make sure to get a piece of Ikarian wild goat served with homemade wine. Go fishing in the early morning hours with a local fisherman, take a bike tour or just watch the daily routine on the port in Evdilos, visit a Panagiria feast or just follow your intuition and have fun!

Spoil yourself with a 75-minute Thai or Holistic massage whenever it suits you.

  • 2-3 hours guided herbal walk tour
  • 7 breakfast buffet at Karras Star Hotel
  • 7 nights accommodation at Karras Star Hotel
  • 75 minute Thai or Holistic massage
  • All sessions/classes from Monday to Friday (2 x yoga, 1 x Yoga-Dance, 1 x Meditation, 1 x Contact Improvisation
  • Travel costs to and in Ikaria Island
  • Optional excursions and tours
  • Lunch/dinner

Arrival by airplane from Ikaria Island National Airport (JIK)

Book a flight to Ikaria Island National Airport (JIK). From there, you can take a taxi or a rental car to reach the Karras Star Hotel. Please contact THE EGG Greece for more information..

Arrival by ferry from Evidelos port

Book a trip to Evdilos port from Piraeus. From there, you can take a taxi or rent a car to reach the hotel. Evdilos is just 20 minutes away from the retreat venue. Please contact THE EGG Greece for more information.

Arrival by ferry from Agios Kirykos port

Book a trip to Agios Kirykos port from Piraeus. From there, you can take a taxi or rent a car to reach the hotel. Agios Kirykos is 1.5-hour drive away from the retreat venue. Please contact THE EGG Greece for more information.

Distances

Evdilos - 20 minutes

Agios Kirykos - 1.5 hours

For information about the booking conditions, please send The Egg Greece an inquiry.

Verified BookYogaRetreats.com reviews

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    Review by Alexia Papageorgiou from Cyprus

    A well being retreat at the EGG Ikaria Island

    PROS Pros: The Egg is a superb facility at a great location. Katrin, the Egg owner is an expert in her field and an excellent host. The teachers were fantastic. A very good balance of activities and free time.

    7.5 Value for money
    7.5 Accommodation & facilities
    7.5 Food
    10 Location
    7.5 Quality of activity
    7.5 Overall impression

    Organizer response: Dear Alexia, thanks a lot for your kind words and the positive review. It was a pleasure to have you as a guest. Hope you will come back to Ikaria one day soon! Love Katrin

    2017-Jun-19 10:58:03

Testimonials

  • Review by Lilly Ploegmakers
    10 out of 10

    "What a amazing place to be and to dance. To sit and enjoy the view of the sea. Was here last week 21 end of May 2016. I want to come back with my own group of Biodanza in the future."

    The Egg Greece Facebook page, edited

  • Review by Souzanna Iramu from Greece
    10 out of 10

    "The Egg Greece is a place just as magical as the island itself. It is set in an amazing location with great daily changing evening program. It is certainly a must-see!"

    The Egg Grece Facebook page, edited

  • Review by Za Hi Dem from Greece
    10 out of 10

    "This is a magical place, with great courses, amazing teachers and beautiful people!"

    The Egg Grece Facebook page, edited

  • Review by a traveler from Lauren Becker
    8 out of 10

    "The Egg Greece is a beautiful space with such good energy, gorgeous people, and wonderful vision! Looking forward to come back next year."

    The Egg Greece Facebook page, edited

Ikaria, Greece

The Egg Greece is a modern venue in the heart of the Aegean Sea in Ikaria. They organize workshops, events, retreats, and seminars.

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8 days / 7 nights

Availability

This vacation is available from June 1 to September 9, 2017 with arrival on Saturday and departure on Saturday.

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