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-- ALL LEVELS YOGA RETREAT 2022 --

 

ABOUT THE RETREAT

 

It is with great delight that I can announce my return to the beautiful Greek Island of Ithaca from Saturday 25th June to Saturday 2nd July 2022.  Come and join me for 'Flow & Restore', a week of vibrant Yoga, sea air, sunshine and great food in this stunning venue, overlooking the breathtaking backdrop of the Ionian sea.  No matter what your level this retreat is an invitation to explore the many delights that Yoga has to offer – it’s your time to relax, rest and rejuvenate on this very special island.  

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LOCATION

Ithaca is a Greek island retreat set in a place of outstanding natural beauty, overlooking the sea and eastern coastline of neighbouring Kefalonia.  Nestled in an elevated wilderness of olive trees and exposed rock, its natural beauty speaks for itself. An emphasis on indoor-outdoor living ensures full use of the land and its treasures that include sweeping and hidden beaches below.  The nearest airport is Kefalonia – a ferry then takes us from the port town of Sami to Ithaca.

 
 

ACCOMMODATION

There are six luxury bedrooms in the main house, two of which are top floor, wrap around sea view suites with private balcony.  All main house bedrooms are en-suite and air-conditioned with mosquito nets, coco-mat mattresses and wood panelled ceilings.

 

There are also two luxury Mongolian yurts that are staggered up between rocks, forestry and winding walkways. The yurts are larger than the rooms in the main house and are light and airy inside, sleeping up to two people.  They are both ensuite and come with stand up fans.

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FOOD

Food comprises of 3 home cooked nutritious and delicious vegetarian meals a day, using fresh local produce.  All vegetables are organic and sourced from the best of what Ithaca and neighbouring Kefalonia has to offer.  Vegan options are available for all meals.

 

SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE 

 

Mornings:  Starting the day with a 2 hour Yoga class consisting of Hatha, vibrant Vinyasa and Mandala flows.

 

Breakfast: Class is followed by breakfast on the outside terrace overlooking the sea.

Afternoons:  Totally free for you to do as you wish.  Lunch is provided.

Early evening: An hour long Yin and Restorative Yoga practice including a variety of Pranayama techniques and Meditation.

 

Dinner: A three course meal will be waiting for us after our evening yoga session.

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WHAT YOUR RETREAT INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation for 7 nights (shared or private room in villa or luxury yurt)

  • 3 delicious vegetarian meals a day

  • 6 Vinyasa Flow yoga sessions (Sunday 26th June is the first morning session and Friday 1st July is the last)

  • 6 evening Lunar yoga practices (Saturday 25th June is the first evening practice, with a night off during the week and the final class on Friday 1st July)

  • One group transfer from Kefalonia airport (bus and sea taxi).  Travelling outside of this transfer this will be at your own cost.

  • Beach towels, Yoga mats, blocks, straps

ADDITIONAL EXTRAS

There are a variety of additional extras that can be arranged including boat trips around the island and to neighbouring Kefalonia.  For those who want to explore the rest of Ithaca and its myriad of beaches and coves you may want to hire a car.  For those who want pampering closer to home the venue can arrange for the perfect massage for the ultimate afternoon treat.

WHAT YOUR RETREAT DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Flights

  • Excursions and extra trips

  • Any treatments or massages

 

PRICES & BOOKING 

           

Main House (all ensuite): 

Ground Floor Rooms 

  • Shared Twin £1,350pp

  • Single Occupancy £1,850
     

Top Floor Large Suites (private terrace/balcony) 

  • Shared Twin £1,750pp

  • Single Occupancy £2,250

Luxury Yurts (all ensuite): 

Luxury Eco Yurt:

  • Shared Twin £1,350pp

  • Private £1,850

£500 deposit required and option of 3 installments for the remainder.

 

To book your retreat, please contact clairehawkins4@icloud.com

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS 

Covid t&c's

Covid situations and Greek Island entry requirements will be closely monitored in the run up to the retreat.  I anticipate proof of full vaccination, a PCL (Passenger Location Form) and a negative test at the airport will be required.  I will keep in regular contact with you on this as we approach our retreat date.  Travel Insurance is advised.

 

In the event of either your country of residence or the Greek Islands banning travel due to Covid you will be fully refunded.

 

If however countries are open for travel but you contract Covid prior to the holiday and are unable to attend then the below 'general terms & conditions' apply.  

General t&c's

In the event of you needing to cancel:

  • 90 days or more prior to the retreat: Your entire payment will be refunded.

  • 89-60 prior to the retreat: Your payment will be refunded, less £500 which is your deposit.

  • 59-30 days prior to the retreat: Your payment will be refunded 50%.

  • 29 days or less prior to the retreat: Payments are not refundable but are transferable to a future retreat.

 
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Claire Hawkins