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8 Days Sailing and Yoga Retreat in Croatia

  • Cesta Franje Tuđmana 3, 21213 Kaštel Gomilica, Croatia


Cruising and Yoga Retreat Croatia

Yoga Sailing Holidays provides a yoga-sailing experience, combining the best of a relaxing sailing holiday as you hop from island to island and add daily morning meditation and daily yoga sessions in unique, beautiful locations around Croatia. You don’t need to be a sailor to enjoy the sunshine, clear blue water as you leisurely sail to a new island location daily.


  • Daily yoga classes
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Island hop around Croatia's beautiful islands
  • Swim in the beautiful Adriatic sea
  • 2 daily healthy fresh meals
  • 7 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner

Good to know

  • All ages are welcome as participants.

  • 7 days with instruction
  • English
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Rooms are a double cabin on a sailing boat. Cabins are on a twin share basis.

We offer yoga-sailing holidays in Croatia on a beautiful Split to Split itinerary and the classes are an hour long in some of the most breath-taking settings you've ever seen. The itinerary includes some of the best destinations that Croatia has to offer, including Croatia's most famous beach; Zlatni Rat on Bol, the magical Vis Islands and their Green Caves that overlooks the Adriatic. There are plenty of hidden gems on the journey and we promise, the trip will be like nothing you’ve ever done before!

This Croatian itinerary is like no other; you will have the choice of sessions at various times of the day, including sunrise meditation and morning yoga. We will be in a bay or port in time to explore the islands by foot or scooter and there’s always time for a glass of wine, swimming and mouth-watering local fresh fish and grilled vegetables.


  • Split (Marina Kaštela) to Milna (Brac)
  • Evening meditation


  • Milna to Vrboska (Hvar)
  • Sunrise yoga in front of the church
  • Sail to Vrboska (Hvar)
  • Sunset/evening yoga/meditation by the water


  • AM Yoga by the water
  • Sail to Zlatni Rat (swim stop)
  • Sail to Vinogradce / Hvar


  • Sail to Vis
  • Arrive in Vis for lunch
  • Evening yoga session by the church


  • Sunrise meditation and yoga on the pier
  • Sail to Komiža


  • Sunrise meditation and yoga on beach at Komiža
  • Sail to and explore the Blue Caves (weather permitting)
  • Sail to Maslinica


  • Sunrise meditation and yoga on Maslinica
  • Lazy morning allowing for coffee/walking/swimming etc
  • Lunch stop
  • Sail to Marina Kaštela (Split) between 3-4 p.m.
  • Afternoon yoga


  • Disembark by 08:00

Melanie Woods

Melanie discovered yoga when she was 19 years old traveling alone in India. After returning home to California, she continued to explore, learn, and deepen further into the yoga practice, which eventually took over into a lifestyle.

In 2012, with encouragement and support from her teachers, she completed her 200hr YTT at the Yandara Yoga Institute in Baja, Mexico. She began teaching Vinyasa flow, therapeutic, and restorative yoga classes for all levels in San Francisco.

Letting creativity flow through her with foundational knowledge of countless hours of practice, trainings, and study, her classes are accessible for everyone. The students Melanie teach are her biggest inspiration and is forever grateful to hold space and facilitate experiences connecting mind, body, breath and energy. Forever a student herself, Melanie is in the process of finishing her 500hr YTT certification, which is due to be completed by the end of 2016.

Alongside Melanie’s yoga studies, she has also achieved a bachelors degree in Kinesiology-Exercise and Movement Sciences with a minor in Holistic Health. Understanding the importance of being well rounded in complimentary therapies, she has worked as a physical therapy aide, and has taken training in massage and reiki, which she offers to interested clients.

Leaving San Francisco in 2015, Melanie has fully embraced her wandering nature and is taking her yoga mat where ever she goes. Her adventures have lead her to teach yoga in all kinds of exciting settings including; a beautiful jungle shala in Tulum, Mexico, for a surf camp in Taghazout, Morocco, and at a beautiful bed and breakfast centered on meditation and wellness in San Felice Circeo, Italy.

Melanie is excited to share and teach in some of the most beautiful places along the Adriatic, she will create an unforgettable yoga experience connecting with nature, sunshine, and fun!

This retreat will take place in Milna (Brac), Adriatic sea, Bol, Hvar, Vis, Scedro, and Split in Croatia.

  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Free Wi-Fi

Yoga Sailing Holidays prepare the meals fresh daily and also allow for any special dietary requirements.

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Daily yoga classes
  • Fuel, water, and port or marina charges
  • Island hop around Croatia's beautiful islands
  • Learn how to sail
  • Swim in the beautiful Adriatic sea
  • Snorkeling gear provided
  • Tourism taxes
  • Yacht cleaning fee
  • Dinner
  • Flight
  • Personal travel insurance

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Split Airport (SPU). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.

Arrival by taxi

Please arrive at Marina Kaštela. Every taxi driver should know where it is, it’s half way between the airport and the Old Town.

For information about the booking conditions, please send Yoga Sailing Holidays an inquiry.

Split, Croatia

Yoga Sailing Holidays provides a yoga-sailing experience, combining the best of a relaxing sailing holiday as you hop from island to island.

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from US$1,083

8 days / 7 nights

Last minute discount

Book the September 17, 2016 retreat now and get a last minute discount of 50 EUR per person!

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