Yoga and Sailing Retreat in Greece

9. to 16. May 2020

 

It is certainly one of the most enticing ways to travel the Aegean Sea and the Greek Archipelago. A yoga holiday on board of a sailing yacht exploring bays with crystal clear water immersed ancient cities and archaeological sites from old civilizations. Just to name a few of the impressions that make your days on board into a most colorful experience.


I invite you to join this very special yoga retreat in September 2019. The retreat is specifically designed to help you to connect with yourself, relax and recharge your batteries. With daily yoga for all levels at magical places, guided meditations, mindfulness practices, hikes and excursions, delicious meals and plenty of time to relax, this week will be a life-changing experience.



The Tour

 

May 9th, 2020

Arrival at Bodrum. The yacht is located in Marina Gökova and boarding is possible from 12:00 p.m. You set the anchor at 4:00 p.m. and drive to Kilisebükü and anchor for the night in a bay.



May 10th, 2020

Next stop is Kos and on our way we make a stopover halfway. If you want, you can immerse yourself in the history of the Aegean and take part in a hike to the history of Halicarnassus. Then we  are on to Kos. we anchor in the main harbor, right next to the fortress walls. The old city of Kos is worth a walk after dinner.



May 11th, 2020

The ship leaves early in the morning to the island of Giali. The crystal clear water invites you to swim after the yoga session before we continue to the volcanic island of Nisyros. A guided hike to the volcano crater is possible. In the evening, we practice yoga in the courtyard of an Orthodox chapel with great views over the island and then we meet before dinner for a sundowner on the waterfront promenade in the center of the village. Amazing sunset!



May 12th, 2020

After yoga, the journey continues to Tilos. If the weather permits, the crew sets sail. we anchor in a bay near Tilos. You decide how you want to spend the day. In the late afternoon, the ship changes berth again and anchors near a small fishing port. In the evening, we  practice yoga on board or in the yard of a small Orthodox chapel nearby.



May 13th, 2020

On the fifth day of our cruise, Pedi Symi awaits you. The picturesque island invites you for a walk and maybe some shopping. Those who wish can take part in an excursion by bus to the famous Panormitis Monastery.



May 14th, 2020

At 2:00 p.m., we clear the anchor again and drive via Datça to Knidos. We stay for the night in the ancient trading port of Knidos.



May 15th, 2020

Let’s  welcome the sun with yoga in the ancient archaeological sites on the ruins of the Demeter temple. After breakfast, you can join a coastal walk along with the archaeological sites. Then we head back to Bodrum in the Marina Gökova. On the way, we make a stop for a swim. We celebrate our last evening together with an authentic local dinner at a restaurant by the sea. 



May 16th, 2020

At 9:00 a.m. Check-out and  it’s time to say goodbye. 



Discounted price per person

Double cabin: 1.395 EURO

Single cabin: 1.795 EURO


Booking requests: contact@breatheandretreat.yoga



Accommodation

 

During the trip, you will stay seven nights on board the yacht. The yacht provides  6 cabins and can choose between staying in a single or double cabin.  The boat is equipped with modern navigation tools and all safety utilities.


All cabins are equipped with 2 single beds or twin beds, a wardrobe, storage space, shelves and a space for your suitcase under the bed. Each cabin has its own WC and shower.

The crew (captain, chef, skipper) will do everything they can, to make your stay on board into a memorable experience. During the trip you can just relax and enjoy the landscapes or the company of your fellow travelers. Or why not, bring your ongoing reading material to let your mind and stories flow with the wind. The crew will prepare all your meals and perform a daily cleaning of your facilities so that you can enjoy the comfort.



The Food

 

The chef will provide delicious vegetarian and vegan Mediterranean dishes and snacks. The package includes brunch, afternoon snack, and dinner. You can look forward to enjoy the healthy, fresh and delicious meals with seasonal vegetables and local fruits.

Water, Coffee and Tea is included. 

 

This is included

  • 7 nights aboard the yacht from Bodrum. All cabins have their own shower with toilet. Towels and bed linen are provided.
  • Collective transport from / to Bodrum or Dalaman Airport
  • 7x brunch
  • 6x dinner on board
  • Daily fresh fruits and snacks for lunch
  • Tea, coffee and ginger tea, water
  • 10 yoga sessions
  • Use of the yoga mats, blocks, straps, pillows and blankets
  • Use of the snorkeling equipment
  • Port fee in Turkey


Additional costs (not included in the tour price)

  • Individual transfer from / to the airport
  • Other drinks: smoothies, juices, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks
  • Excursions, walks and admissions to archaeological sites. Participation in the guided hikes and excursions costs between 20 and 35 euros per person.
  • Dinner together on land in a selected local restaurant
  • Tipping for the crew
  • Cost of visa
  • Tax, customs formalities and port fees in Greece per person 75 Euro



How to get there

 

The starting and endpoints of the tour are at Marina Gökova, Bodrum.


Please book your flight to arrive at Milas–Bodrum Airport (BJV) or Kos Island International Airport. Transfer from and to Bodrum airport can be arranged. 

If you arrive via Kos you can take a ferry to Bodrum Cruise Port (not old port). The journey takes 20 minutes and from there take a taxi to the marina.




Please note


Due to organizational, weather-related and / or technical reasons, changes to the route are possible.

Each participant agrees to take responsibility for their own health, well-being and harmony in the group. This means to participate in group processes in a considerate way. Of course, always with the possibility to withdraw as desired. We refer to our terms and conditions and travel conditions.

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