Grecian Getaway

September 22 - 29, 2018

Yoga Retreat in Santorini

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About

Join us for an amazing Greek Island escape to the picturesque Santorini island in the beautiful Cyclades of the Aegean archipelago known for its breathtaking sunsets and ocean views.

Our retreat will follow the Seven Chakra System taking us on a tour of our own energy centers as well as those around the island. A bit of hiking, plenty of yoga, amazing food, delicious local wines, and beach hopping round out your days in this gorgeous island paradise. We take our own private yacht out for a sunset cruise around the best hidden spots along the beautiful edges of Santorini. Add on to your week with a pampering healing massage, a cooking demonstration, or simple relax around the villa by one of the pools surrounded by breathtaking views from the top of the island.

Includes

this retreat includes :

– 7 nights accommodations in luxury Villa with swimming pool and views

– Yoga once or twice daily (as noted)

– Full Breakfast daily

– Opening & Closing dinners at our Villa

– Guided Southern Island Day tour including Aktrotiri Ruins site, lunch & Red Beach

– Seaside wine tasting of Santorini’s best whites and Vinsanto

– Private Sailboat Sunset Cruise w/ late lunch, swimming, and cocktails

– The famous hike from Fira to Oia with incredible views as an option

– Beautiful Black beach day as a group

– Use of shared rental cars during your stay to get around the island

– Roundtrip Airport Transfers from Santorini airport or port on retreat dates

– Gratuities for villa staff

Pricing

KATOY SHARED VILLA #1 :

This villa has 3 bedrooms with 2 full bathrooms and 1 half bath and a large living area that serves as the yoga studio at times.

Private Queen Rooms

$3,280usd Private*; $2,480usd per person Shared** — ensuite bathroom

$3,080usd Private*; $2,380usd per person Shared** — shared bath with one other room


Shared Double Room

There is a full bathroom plus another half bathroom down the hall to share with one other room.

Shared Double Room (2 twin beds) $2,425usd per person


MILOS SHARED VILLA #2  :

This villa has 1 private bedroom, 1 lofted bedroom, two full bathrooms, living area, dining area & kitchen with beautiful details.

Private Queen Room $3,280usd Private*; $2,480usd per person Shared**


 

Lofted Queen Room : $3,180usd Private*; $2,430usd per person Shared**
Please note that the loft space is accessed by a ladder with private bathroom just downstairs.

Studio style twin sleeping area could be utilized for groups of friends traveling together. Please check with us for availability.


KATIKIA SHARED VILLA #3  :

This villa has 1 private queen bedroom, full bathroom en-suite and living area with twin bed (studio style) and is available as a Shared Double accommodation with shared bathroom.

Private Queen Room $3,230usd Private*; $2,450usd per person Shared**


 

Studio Style twin sleeping area $3,130usd

Please note that the sofa is a twin bed as shown in the image above on the right. The bathroom is in the main bedroom and shared in this villa.


*  You may sign up for this option as a single traveler and we will pair you with a roommate or villa-mate.

** This option is for sharing a bed.  You must provide your bedmate for this option.

Airfare is not included in this package.
For travel to Santorini Island please see our FLIGHT TIPS in the Includes section.

Space is limited to 10-12 students for an intimate retreat.  Please secure your space early by inquiring for availability and making your deposit at the Payments section below.

Contact Us to Reserve

Itinerary

DAY ONE : SATURDAY SEPT 22, 2018

ROOT CHAKRA / GROUNDING

Transportation from Santorini Airport* (please plan to sleep well on the plane or arrive a day or two early in order to acclimate yourself to the change in time zone)
3pm Villa check-in
6pm  Welcome Grounding circle & stretch
8pm Dinner together as a group at our Villa

 


DAY TWO : SUNDAY SEPT 23, 2018

SACRAL CHAKRA / CREATIVITY

7:30am Coffee, tea & fruit available
8:30-10am  Dynamic Hatha Flow for hips, hamstrings, low back
10am  Breakfast
11:30am Southern Island Tour including Akrotiri and Red Beach; lunch on your own
5pm Wine tasting at local winery Assyrtiko, Vinsanto and other favorites
Dinner on your own


DAY THREE : MONDAY SEPT 24, 2018

SOLARPLEXUS CHAKRA / RELATIONSHIP WITH YOURSELF

7:30am Coffee, tea & fruit available
8:30-10am  Invigorating Hatha flow; deep twists and restful forward bends
10am  Breakfast
10:30am – 5:15pm  Optional Healing Massages at the villa (90 minutes each $135usd each)
Free time & lunch on your own
6-7pm Gentle flow and restorative practice
Dinner on your own

  


DAY FOUR : TUESDAY SEPT 25, 2018

HEART CHAKRA / RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHERS

7:30am Coffee, tea & fruit available
8:30-10:30am The art and freedom of Back bending
11:30am Breakfast Buffet
2pm-7pm Group outing into the heart of the islands.  An afternoon sunset boat tour of Santorini and the surrounding nooks and crannies of the island by water.  We will explore, swim, snorkel, and visit the Hot Springs.  A delicious mixed grill and Mediterranean style late lunch will be served onboard.  Enjoy the sunset from our own yacht!

  


DAY FIVE : WEDNESDAY SEPT 26, 2018

THROAT CHAKRA / VOICE & THYROID

7:30am Coffee, tea & fruit available
8:30-10:30am Mantras, mudras and meditations
11:30am Breakfast
Free Afternoon Time to explore, relax, and enjoy Santorini; Optional Healing Massages at the villa (90 minutes each $135usd each)
5-7pm Special yoga workshop
Optional Cooking Demo and dinner at Selene
Dinner on your own

 


DAY SIX : THURSDAY SEPT 27, 2018

THIRD EYE CHAKRA / INTUITION

7:30am Coffee, tea & fruit available
8:30-9:45am Vinyasa conscious flow 
10:30am Breakfast
11:30am-4pm Optional Hike from Fira to Oia or explore on your own
11am – 5:15pm  Optional Healing Massages at the villa (90 minutes each $135usd each)
6-7pm The art of intuitive movement
Dinner on your own

 


DAY SEVEN : FRIDAY SEPT 28, 2018

CROWN CHAKRA / SPIRITUALITY

7:30am Coffee, tea & fruit available
8:30-9:45am  Slow flow Vinyasa and inversions
10am Breakfast
11am-5pm Group Beach Day
Lunch on your own at the beach
6-7pm Gentle Hatha flow & mindful meditation & final sunset
8pm Farewell Dinner together as a group

  


DAY EIGHT : SATURDAY SEPT 29, 2018

Breakfast available
Transportation to Santorini Airport*

 

*We will pair those arriving and departing at similar times in shared transfers.  If you need a transfer outside arrival and departure dates there is an extra charge of $30usd each way.


*This itinerary is subject to adjustments, changes in times, locations, or activities as the retreat leaders and hosts see fit. Any change will be on par with our standards or an upgrade in services or location making for an even more amazing experience for the group and our guests. Thank you in advance for your flexibility and cooperation if any situation were to arise.

Stay

Accommodations in our own strikingly beautiful villa featuring breathtaking views of the island and the Aegean Sea.  We will take 4 luxury villas for ourselves. Swimming pools and lounge chairs, fully equipped kitchens, and quiet reading nooks are available throughout the property.

 

Full breakfast will be offered daily in our main dining area.  Traditional Greek fruits, cheeses, pastries, and coffee will be among the choices daily.  Choose to create your own lunches and dinners in these lovely kitchens and lounge by the pool for the afternoon.

Rooms are offered as private queens, semi-private queens (2 level accommodations with loft upstairs), Budget Living Area sleeping spaces and Shared Double accommodations.  Each villa has its own bathrooms and some rooms have en-suite bathrooms.

Each villa has its own charms and unique details.

Spectacular accommodations on Greece’s most picturesque island in the Cyclades!

Payments

Payments :

Deposits* of $500usd are due to secure your space in the retreat.

The balance of your retreat (minus your $500usd initial deposit*) is due 60 days prior to arrival. All details for this will be emailed to the group two months before the retreat.

You may pay with a credit card via PayPal or you may choose a bank wire transfer or deposit to settle your balance. We also accept Bitcoin.


MAKE YOUR DEPOSIT HERE :

Please check availability with us for accommodations before making your $500usd deposit*

Roommates should book together. If you would like to share a room and do not have a roommate we will provide one for you if possible. In the case that there is no one to share a room we ask that you take a private economy room instead.

To make your deposit, please click the link below. You will be directed to Paypal.com


Choose your dates:



POLICIES


CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations made within 60 days or less of arrival are 100% non refundable.

All initial deposits are non-refundable. If something unforeseen arises and you are unable to attend we will try our best to refund your deposit if we are able to fill your space.

CLIENT RESPONSIBILITY

The acceptance of a verbal or written confirmation from YOGA ADVENTURES WORLDWIDE (YAWW) constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions listed herein. Participants are responsible to be adequately insured, therefore Traveler’s Insurance is strongly recommended*. YAWW and its staff assume no responsibility nor liability for any delay, loss, damage, injury or accident with regards to persons or property which may be caused by fault or negligence of any third party vendor. This includes hotels, transportation providers, and local operators participating in part for our services. YAWW shall be held harmless for any expense caused by injury or accident, to any participants as well as any loss or damage of personal items while on our tours. We reserve the right to make any changes to services and itineraries, with or without notice, which may become necessary. YAWW are not to be held responsible for changes in itinerary beyond our control, this includes bad weather or hurricanes; any inconvenience or complication caused by a hurricane’s direct hit, near miss, or significant threat of a hurricane strike. There are no refunds due to flight cancellations or changes, strikes, labor disputes, lockouts, threats or acts of terrorism, acts of war or declared war.

We highly recommend that you purchase trip insurance to protect your investment. AIG offers Travel Guard at affordable rates. You will be asked if you have chosen to purchase insurance or declined at final balance due.

By submitting payments toward your retreat you accept these terms and conditions.

If you have any questions regarding the details of this retreat please feel free to contact us to set up a Skype conversation or to receive further info via email.

Praise

“It was an outstanding trip to Greece, so well organized and unique. I feel refreshed, healed mentally and physically. Absolutely loved Wendy and Christina. Thank you, I’m truly grateful!”

— Kathy F., Chicago IL USA

“Christina is super easy to book with and a wonderful leader. She puts great attention to the details of the retreat and it shows. Go on a retreat with her, you won’t regret it and you will have a life-long memory. The yoga was so awesome! I loved the oils and Wendy’s inspirations, her voice, messages and adjustments. Very inspiring.”

–Julie C., Huntsville, Ontario CAN

“I loved that there was an agenda but that we were not required to follow it exactly, loved the flexibility. I have done three retreats with Christina and will do others. Great time, yoga, food, and company!”

–Meg M., Chicago, Il USA

“Wendy rocks! She is my forever yogi. Loved the flow, focus on areas, chakra work, oils. She made adjustments as needed to help me. It was a pleasure to meet and share my first time in Greece with these ladies. They handled everything with ease and ensured that everyone was really taken care of.”

–Cathy M., San Francisco, CA USA