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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!

Retreat 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

Yoga styles


7 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

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.

The Egg Greece Wellness and Yoga Retreat Program

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.

Included excursions

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

Retreat location

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

Features

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

Food

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

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

Things to do (optional)

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!

Spa treatments

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

What's included

  • 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

What's not included

  • Travel costs to and in Ikaria Island
  • Optional excursions and tours
  • Lunch/dinner

How to get there

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

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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