Yoga Retreat in Greece
at Aegialis Hotel & Spa, Amorgos, Greece
PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE NO REFUNDS ON DOWN PAYMENTS OR ANY PAYMENTS MADE FOR RETREATS.
FOR THE GREEK ISLAND RETREAT, THE CANCELLATION WINDOW CLOSES NOVEMBER 15, 2022.
IF YOU CANCEL PRIOR TO NOVEMBER 15TH, ANYTHING PAID UP TO THAT POINT CAN BE ROLLED OVER INTO A FUTURE RETREAT. AFTER NOVEMBER 15TH PAYMENTS ARE FOREFEITED AS THE TOTAL AMOUNT WILL HAVE ALREADY BEEN PAID TO THE HOTEL. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS (PARTIAL OR WHOLE) AFTER NOVEMBER 15, 2022.
IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU PURCHASE TRAVEL INSURANCE TO PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT. AIG TRAVEL GUARD AND TRAWICK INTERNATIONAL ARE TWO REPUTABLE COMPANIES, BUT THERE ARE MANY COMPARISON WEBSITES, AS WELL. REVIEW THE POLICIES TO BE SURE YOU CHOOSE THE COVERAGE YOU NEED, INCLUDING COVERAGE FOR EXPENSES INCURRED DUE TO TRAVEL DELAYS, PERSONAL PROPERTY LOSS, AND EMERGENCY TRAVEL MEDICAL ASSISTANCE. PLEASE NOTE CFAR (CANCEL FOR ANY REASON) COVERAGE TYPICALLY MUST BE PURCHASED WITHIN A LIMITED NUMBER OF DAYS OF INITIAL PAYMENT MADE.
Make your deposit online to reserve your room and then contact the studio to set up monthly payments.
We are flexible and want to work with you in terms of monthly payments. Please note that there will be an upcharge in total cost for payment plans because of extra credit card fees incurred (approximately $100 difference).
Your Choice of 2 Included in the Retreat Pricing:
GUIDED BUS TOUR:
You will visit the Monastery of Panagia Chozoviotissa, a 1000-year-old Monastery that is built 300 m above sea levels, on the cliffs overlooking impressive views of the island. Home to the miraculous icon of the same name, it is one of the most remarkable and most visited monastery’s in Greece. Next you will visit Agia Anna (Big Blue), the tiny beach is pebbled and the waters deep and clear, ideal for snorkeling and diving activities. You will also visit Chora, the picturesque capital of the island. You will walk on the beautiful cobbled stone alleyways, do some shopping from the local boutiques, and enjoy a delicious lunch of your choice (not included) at one of the tavernas.
GUIDED HIKING TOUR:
Discover the natural beauty of Amorgos by foot. The guided hiking tours allow you to learn more about the cultural and historical aspects of each place you will see, introduced by an experienced, local tour guide. Follow the path through old villages with views combining sea, mountain and local vegetation.
TENDER BOAT ADVENTURE:
You will take a tender-boat to a small beach away from the busy atmosphere of the island, a hidden little gem where you can relax and enjoy the sunshine. The tender boats will be available at anytime during this activity for those who want to explore the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean Sea and dive in for snorkeling or simply just enjoy some time on the tender-boat somewhere in the middle of the peaceful sea. You will be shown how to drive the tender-boat, accompanied by the captain at all times. Lunch will be provided.
Other Additional Activities That May Be Added:
EXPERIENCE A TRADITIONAL AMORGIAN HOUSE:
Experience the true Greek hospitality in a traditional Amorgian household of the 1800’s. Located in the beautiful village of Tholaria, the “Paraskevo’s” house, is one of the oldest houses in the village. Built in traditional Cycladic style, with whitewashed walls and blue window shields and doors, the Paraskevo’s residence is a must see for all visitors of the island. As you arrive, you will be welcomed with a traditional Greek sweet (but from back in the days) and a delicious glass of rakki, both part of the Greek way of welcoming guests in one’s house.
AUTHENTIC GREEK COOKING CLASSES:
This cooking class takes place at the Ambrosia Gallery Restaurant at Aegialis hotel & spa and is led by the resident chef. You will be introduced to the most traditional types of Greek dishes and will learn how to make these, step by step, from start to finish. The vegetables and herbs used for these recipes come from our organic gardens. After the preparation of the dishes, the participants can enjoy their lunch, indulging in the pure deliciousness of the Greek cuisine.
Held at the Ambrosia restaurant, enjoy a theoretical journey through the most distinct wines of the Cycladic regions and from prestigious old wineries in Greece. A local expert will introduce to you the history and Ęavour nuances of 6 different wine labels, plus traditional aperitifs such as the Greek favourites Raki and Ouzo.
Open to beginners or experienced scuba divers, explore the life beneath the Aegean Sea. You will learn the basic techniques of scuba diving at small depths and a presentation of the theory of this wonderful experience. Afterwards, you will be invited to take your official dive in the crystal clear Aegean Sea, into a descent of 12m (40 feet) deep in the sea. If you love the sea and water excited you, this activity will be the ideal way to create a great lasting memory of your stay here in Amorgos.
GREEK DANCE LESSONS
Dance holds a special place in the tradition of the island. Learn how to dance Greek style and celebrate the tradition.
Discover Aegiali on a donkey, the traditional means of transportation.
STAND UP PADDLEBOARD
Experience SUP on the crystal clear Aegean Sea, or you can practice in the pool at the hotel if you prefer.
Single Occupancy $2250
Double Occupancy $1950
Single Occupancy $2850
Double Occupancy $2350
Double Occupancy $2500
Triple Occupancy $2150
Quadruple Occupancy $1950
Retreat: Spend 7 days and 6 nights in the unspoiled Greek island of Amorgos, accessible only by ferry. Each day includes 2 yoga practices per day, ample time for rest, relaxation, or adventure.
Accommodations: Choose from single or double occupancy accommodations in a Superior room (all with views of the Aegean Sea). Upgraded rooms available; please contact us for more information.
Sustenance: Included is a daily breakfast buffet and dinner at the award winning restaurant, Ambrosia, located within Aegialis Hotel & Spa. Lunch, and other food/drinks are available for purchase throughout the stay.
Travel: Fly into Athens, Santorini, Mykonos, or Naxos. From your decided arrival city, take a ferry to Amorgos. Please note that some ferries make multiple stops and the journey will be quite long. Look for the high speed ferry with a direct route to Amorgos, which will be running in June. If you choose to fly to Athens and travel from the port of Piraeus to Amorgos, you can either embark a Blue Star ferry (approximate travel duration: 8 hours) or a high-speed vessel (approximate travel duration: 4-5 hours). If you choose to travel from Santorini, you will embark a high-speed vessel that will bring you to Amorgos in 1-3 hours. Naxos is 2-3 hours away from Amorgos depending on the vessel. Once in Amorgos transportation from the port to the hotel is included and will be arranged for you. It is recommended that you account for the length of travel and spend an extra night before/after the retreat in the Greek city your international flight arrives/departs from. Purchasing travel insurance is highly recommended to protect your investment.
Activities: Included in this retreat is a complimentary 30 minute massage and a choice of 2 excursions (a guided bus tour of Amorgos, a hiking tour of the island, or a tender boat adventure). If you would like to do all three, please contact us for the additional cost.
Non-Inclusives: International flights to Greece; ferry ride to Amorgos; drinks; daily lunch; additional adventure tours or spa services; tourist accommodation tax of 4 € per room per night
You will be required to sign a photo release form and liability waiver prior to the start date of the retreat. This will be emailed to you approximately one month before the retreat start date and must be signed and emailed back.
Choose from single or double occupancy accommodations in a Superior room. All rooms have a view of the Aegean Sea. Upgraded rooms are available (Exclusive Rooms & Junior Suites); contact us for more information.
About Aegialis Hotel & Spa
Aegialis Hotel and Spa is a beautiful, family-owned and run 5 star establishment in Amorgos, Greece. Enjoy a stunning view of the Aegean Sea, a short walk to one of the best beaches on the island, and all of the hospitality one could dream of in the Greek Islands. The hotel features an award winning spa, Olympic size sea-water swimming pool, and so much more.
Fill your cup and renew your spirit on one of our yoga retreats. Enjoy a beautiful locale, high quality yoga, and nutritious meals. Just show up to renew and recalibrate.
Join Morgan for 7 days and 6 nights on the Greek Island of Amorgos. The easternmost island of the Cyclades island group, Amorgos is only accessible by ferry. Aegialis Hotel & Spa will be our luxurious home away from home for this once in a lifetime retreat. Come together for shared yoga (meditation, reflection, journaling, upbeat flow classes, and workshop-like alignment practices), amazing connections, and an opportunity to discover the beauty of Greece.
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