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7 Days Meditation, Hiking and Yoga Retreat Greece

  • Aegialis Hotel and Spa, Aegiali 84008, Amorgos, Greece

Overview

Wellness Yoga Retreats Greece

Enjoy a relaxing escape on the magical island of Amorgos, a location of stunning beauty and unique tranquility. Explore its centuries old paths and indulge into the calm and inspiring beauty of the landscape. Spoil yourself with exquisite views from your room, unlimited spa facilities and extra treatments. Do as much or as little as you like, take it day by day and relax. The only thing you need to bring to this retreat is a smile and the intention to let go and be pampered.

Highlights

  • Food demonstrations
  • Full use of all spa facilities
  • Hikes and yoga practice daily
  • One complimentary 30 minutes massage
  • 2 healthy meals and one healthy shake daily
  • 6 nights luxury accommodation
  • Transfers from the ferry

Skill level

  • Beginner

  • 7 days with instruction
  • English
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The venue for this retreat is the beautiful 5 stars Aegialis Hotel and Spa, ranked by CNN as a top 5 yoga destination.

Accommodations at Aegialis Hotel & Spa are airy with sea-view balconies. Each room is air-conditioned and includes a private bathroom, hairdryer, safe and refrigerator, as well as complimentary bathrobes and pool towels.

Room amenities

  • Flat screen TV
  • Direct Wi-Fi internet
  • Direct telephone line
  • Air-conditioning
  • Private balcony
  • Laundry and Ironing services
  • Fridge
  • Coffee and tea facilities
  • Kettle
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe box
  • Bathrobes and pool towels
  • Slippers
  • Bathtub
  • Free access to the Spa (sauna, hamman, Jacuzzi, indoor swimming pool, fitness center)

Daily schedule

08:30 Practice

10:00 Breakfast followed by hike or rest

14:30 Juice / shake followed by rest or explore

17:30 Practice

19:30 Dinner

All levels, shapes and sizes are welcomed.

Rachel Cox

Rachel is a 500-hour TTC qualified, a kickboxing and dance instructor. Rachel has been instructing yoga retreats all over the world for over four years. Rachel’s retreats are always a popular choice since they are never overcrowded and cater for all needs, levels, ages and abilities. Her expertise is in adjustments for different levels of practice, Power flow, Vinyasa, Hatha flow, yoga Nidra and Pranayama. She has a passion for nature and a humorous approach to retreats and relaxation. Her ethos is to include all, no matter what, enjoy and learn from each and every participant.

This retreat will take place on the beautiful and magnetic Amorgos island, at the south-eastern edge of the Cyclades group.

This remarkably unspoiled island is well known for its healing and transformative energy, dramatically beautiful landscapes, medicinal herbs that grow wildly on its hills and valleys as well as for its hypnotic blue waters.

Here, traditional customs are still inextricably interwoven into a landscape as rich in beauty as it is in history and culture. This is a place that appears untouched by time.

There are two ports on the island: of Katapola, and of Aegiali, where ferries, catamaran and hydrofoils call, connecting Amorgos with the other islands and the main land. There are also several beaches along the coast line, and especially beautiful is the long and sandy beach in Aegiali.

Amorgos is also famous worldwide for its hiking trails. There are several marked historical paths to explore the different areas of the island on foot, and old donkey routes that connect the villages of Amorgos.

Nearby places

  • Port of Aegiali , 500 meters
Activities
  • Boating
  • Cooking classes
  • Fitness center
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Hiking trail nearby
  • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Massage
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Scuba diving
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • Swimming nearby
  • Swimming pool
General
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Balcony
  • Bar
  • Beach nearby
  • Café
  • Dining area
  • In-room safe
  • Lobby
  • Lounge
  • Multilingual staff
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant
  • Special menu request
  • Terrace
  • Yoga shala
Services
  • Beauty salon
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hair dryer
  • Hair salon
  • Ironing / ironing board
  • Laptop rental
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Scooter / motorcycle rental
  • Tour assistance
  • Wedding

Brunch and evening meal are included, along with a nutritious and delicious shake in the middle of the day.

Hiking, sun bath, swim, read, relax, snorkel.

A massage is included in the price. Guests at this retreat will have full use of the hotel’s 5 stars spa facilities:

  • Sauna - hamman - Jacuzzi
  • Indoor sea water swimming pool
  • Fully equipped gym with sea views
  • Fresh bar
  • The spa center is open daily from 09:00 - 21:00.
  • 2 healthy meals and one healthy shake/smoothie daily
  • 30 minute Swedish massage
  • 6 nights luxury accommodation in a 5 stars hotel
  • Full use of all spa facilities: sauna, hamman, indoor swimming pool and fitness center
  • Optional hikes
  • One complimentary 30 minutes massage
  • Transfers from the ferry port on Amorgos to and from the Spa.
  • Twice daily yoga with one afternoon off to go and explore
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Transfers to the Amorgos Island

Arrival by airplane

The flights to Athens are reasonable. You will need to take a taxi or metro to the port to get on the ferry to Amorgos. The taxi / metro will take around 40 minutes.

The ferry is huge and has shops, restaurants and even a cinema. It takes around 8 hours and is a sun set cruise. We will collect you at the port in Amorgos.

For information about the booking conditions, please send Wild Human an inquiry.
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    10 out of 10

    "Invigorating but at the same time restorative weekend. Quality of teaching was excellent and very attentive, Rachel and Mel are both very enthusiastic and supportive. I would highly recommend Wild Human's retreats. Lovely and peaceful location."

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  • Review by Elodie from Tignes, France
    10 out of 10

    "I discovered this peaceful jewel in the British countryside. It was my very first time in this area, and it was my very first time teaching on a yoga, arts and mindfulness festival.Rachel Cox did create an amazing experience, and i'd be always thankful for the wild adventure! Full of love, laughter and sharing. Thank you Brazier's Park Community, for welcoming us all on your land. I will be there next year, for sure, as I did love so much everything we did with all these beautiful people full of openness! Profound gratitude! From deep in my heart"

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  • Review by Caroline from Oxford, UK
    10 out of 10

    "I just wanted to say how lovely the Wild Human yoga classes and retreats are. When I first started I needed a little lie down during most classes. At first I felt a little awkward and nearly gave up but Rach gave me lots of encouragement (& of course love) to progress at my own pace."

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  • Review by Sarah Piotrowski from UK
    10 out of 10

    "I have been lucky enough to practise with Rach from Wild Human in many different countries around the world, most recently in her Croatian retreat. Rach's classes are dynamic, challenging and so much fun! Always hilarious!!! Did I mention she offers massages.....oh so deep."

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  • Review by Anita Lewis from UK
    10 out of 10

    "I really feel empowered to tell you about my wonderful experiences with our yoga teacher and her yoga retreats.I have been to three of Rachel's Yoga Retreats so far and each has been an incredible journey both spiritually and physically. Rachel's unique training style blends both traditional and innovative flows and movements taking into consideration the body's physical needs from dawn to dusk. Rachel is an extremely well accomplished and learned Yogi with a superb penchant for teaching all abilities, maximising each and every individual and personal capability regardless of age, mobility and even health. By the end of each retreat journey, we all establish long and happy friendships and a wonderful feeling of calm and happiness, ready to take on life's challenges once more...looking forward to our next blissful retreat experience, be it Spain, Malta, Canary Isles, Thailand or India. I hope to inspire your readers and recommendations to sample one of Rachel's lovely retreats."

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  • Review by Ss from UK
    10 out of 10

    "Rach is a very competent and fun teacher. A high quality teaching combined with humor and knowledge."

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  • Review by Alan from UK
    10 out of 10

    "The retreats Rachel have been a wonderful opportunity to go even deeper. The people she brings together for these are very supportive too."

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  • Review by Daniella from UK
    10 out of 10

    "Her retreats which takes place in beautiful places in Europe got the same positive vibe. They're good, fun and got the right amount of seriousness. Rachel helps with anything you may need help for before and during the trip. The groups are a good size not to big and it's easy to get involved with everyone. At one of the retreats I did, we did some kickboxing too, which was great and in some way it matched the whole yoga vibe too.Really awesome and great retreats, cant recommend these retreats more. Rachel does a great job."

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  • Review by Laura Hart from UK
    10 out of 10

    "I attended a retreat in November 2014 at Braziers Park in Oxford. This was a life changing experience for me. Rachel is really down to earth and unique in her style and way of being. Her big smile and intuitive nature allows yogi's of all levels to ease in with confidence. As well as being affordable, these retreats provide a totally enriching space, leaving yogi's ready to go home feeling totally fantastic! I will be attending as many as I can - next stop, the Wales Retreat in July 2015. I highly recommend you to sign up and experience this; there will be laughter, deep rejuvenating sleep, superb people, fresh air, good food, incredible energy and a wonderful opportunity to explore the self in a safe and loving environment."

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  • Review by Jenny from Europe
    10 out of 10

    "The Easter weekend retreat at Braziers Park was fantastic. The yoga classes were challenging (especially the pre-breakfast classes!) but great fun and I learnt a lot. We also experimented with different forms of meditation and I particularly enjoyed the art mediation. I was really pleased that we learnt some Thai yoga massage techniques too. All in all it was a lovely weekend with lovely people, lovely food and lovely surroundings! I was very sad to leave on the Sunday afternoon. I would definitely recommend a retreat with Rach (Wild Human/Yoga Lovin'), she's bonkers but great!"

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  • Review by Sophie from London, UK
    10 out of 10

    "I had the pleasure of joining a Wild Human retreat at Braziers Park over the Easter weekend. It was an absolute joy. Rachel is an excellent teacher and a lovely human being! :) The retreat struck the perfect balance for me...it was fun, revitalising, engaging and completely unintimidating. I really felt the benefit to my practice and would highly recommend Wild Human. I will definitely be booking on to another retreat in the near future!"

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  • Review by Kath from UK
    10 out of 10

    "Rach, you've been part of the start of my self discovery - it's only just started and it's crazy exciting!You're classes are humbling, and they're teaching me self discipline in the best way. Something I need so I can truly learn the reality of who I am :) you are incredible!"

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  • Review by Natalie from Australia
    10 out of 10

    "It was honestly a 10 out of 10 retreat. It was a fantastic experience, Rach was a great teacher, fantastic location and beautiful group of students. It was a true yoga retreat, not a retreat with a little yoga on the side. Rach gave amazing guidance both emotional and in practice and facilitated such a great environment. Highly recommended to all!"

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  • Review by Dee Forde from UK
    10 out of 10

    "I went to the Yoga retreat in Croatia last year and had an amazing time. Yoga and meditation on a mountain top is incredible and I came back fully recharged. Rachel is an wonderful yoga teacher. Her style is relaxed and accessible for people of all abilities. I love the fact that she will make you comfortable with how much you want to do yourself but will also teach you to challenge yourself and make better progress. There are also times when you need your arse kicked into shape and she's not afraid to do that! Above all, the classes are fun and you will always have a feeling of well being after.I would definitely recommend it especially if you are on a budget. It is affordable for people who may not otherwise have the means for an expensive retreat."

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  • Review by Bronwyn from Reading, UK
    9 out of 10

    "I had the pleasure of experiencing Wild Human yoga retreat with Rach at Brazier park. It was inspiring, uplifting, spiritual, nurturing and thoughtful. Definitely thinking of doing another one and soon. Much love."

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Arrival: Wednesday April 12, 2017
Departure: Tuesday April 18, 2017

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