Blissful yoga retreat in peaceful Pelion, Greece

31 August - 7 September 2024

Cost from £1025

Teacher Sunita Devi

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About Dolphin's Leap

Dolphin’s Leap is a stunning Mediterranean villa set in the hillside with dramatic views across the Aegean Sea in the Pelion region of Greece.

The property is set in a idyllic location with a saltwater infinity pool and verandah looking out across the bay of Lefokastro where dolphins are often seen. There's a diving board for morning dips in the clear blue Aegean waters and a small, quiet beach a few steps away, perfect for morning meditation.

Retreat programme

Each day will begin with meditation on the beach and a flowing asana class on the yoga terrace overlooking the deep blue sea, opening the body and attuning the mind to the breath.

Morning practice will be followed by a healthy breakfast. Then you will be free to head off down to the beach, relax by the pool or explore the stunning beauty of the surroundings.

A light self service lunch will be offered. The group will meet again in the late afternoon for a second more restorative yoga session. The classes will be suitable for all levels and yoga experience. There will be one yoga free day during the week and no yoga on travel days.

In the evenings, a dinner of delicious home cooked Greek dishes will be served with local wine. The group will eat al fresco on a shaded terrace as the sun sets. One evening the group will walk to the local village for dinner at a charming traditional Greek tavernas.

Things to do

You can choose to do as much or as little as you like. Simply taking the week to find deep rest and rejuvenation in this peaceful place.

Between morning and evening yoga there will be time to relax on the beach, swim, snorkel or paddle board in the clear blue waters of the Aegean sea. Enjoy a massage with a local therapist, or simply take in spectacular views from the infinity pool. On the yoga free day the group can take a wonderful boat trip to Trikeri island.

There are lovely walks through the olive groves to the local village of Lefokastro where the group will have dinner at a traditional local taverna one evening.

Accommodation & food

The villa offers light, airy and spacious bedrooms all with sea views. A mix of single, twin and triple rooms. All have air conditioning and most have en-suite bathrooms.

There's a large spacious living room and communal kitchen where refreshments and snacks are available throughout the day. There are terraces and shaded areas for peaceful relaxation throughout the property.

A healthy breakfast, light lunch and delicious dinner will be served each day apart from dinner out one night a local taverna. Meals are vegetarian and prepared by a local cook using organic, fresh, seasonal and locally grown or homemade produce.

Client Reviews

The Dolphin’s Leap retreat was incredible! The venue and location are absolutely stunning, I felt like I was in a dream for most of the week! We were so well cared for and looked after; the food was delicious and the boat trip arranged for us was fantastic. That, combined with Sunita’s expert ability to hold and guide the group throughout the week with fun, curiosity and kindness, meant I had such a wonderful relaxing holiday which was just what I needed.
Emily
Dolphins Leap was absolutely breathtaking! Out of this world. Thula's food was delicious. Everything was wonderful. Sunita was wonderful (as usual).
Gaile
The retreat was fantastic and Sunita is a wonderful instructor.
Marta

Blissful yoga retreat in peaceful Pelion, Greece, 31 August - 7 September 2024

Costs

Single occupancy room en suite £1595
Single occupancy room shared bathroom £1495
Twin/double room en suite £1095
Triple room en suite £1045
Twin room shared bathroom £1025
All room rates are per person

Includes:
Accommodation
Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner (apart from one night out for dinner at a local taverna at your own cost)
Daily meditation and yoga classes (apart from one yoga-free day)

Not included:
Airport transfers
Dinner out one night at a local taverna
Massage treatments

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required on booking and the balance is due 6 weeks before you travel.

Travel Arrangements

Volos is the closest airport, just under an hour away, but flight options are limited and not always available.

Thessaloniki airport is about 3 hours away and offers more options and is also a fabulous city to explore if you want to stay an extra night or two.

The recommended flights for the group transfers for this retreat are to and from Thessaloniki as detailed below:

31 August, Easyjet London Gatwick to Thessaloniki arrives 11.40
7 September, BA Thessaloniki to London Gatwick departs 13.40

The transfer will take about 3 hours and there will be a comfort break mid transfer. The group transfer cost will be approx 45 Euros per person each way.

Other transfers can be arranged but the cost can be very high if you are travelling solo so please check first. Hiring a car is also an option.

Arrival at the villa is from 2pm on 31 August and departure is by 10am on 7 September. There will be no yoga on travel days.