Discover Greece: 12 Awesome Wellness Retreats to Explore in 2024

Is a trip to Greece on your bucket list? Then we have some fantastic trips for you. If you are looking to marry your love of the outdoors and fitness with a visit to the beautiful Greek islands, then there are plenty of incredible getaways to choose from.

And whether you are looking to hike through Crete, practice yoga on the sandy beaches of Kos, dive into the rich history of Serifos or dance along the shores of Milos, there is a little something for everyone. Here are 12 great active retreats to explore this year across the Greek Islands.

Yoga + Sailing + Island Hopping in Greece

Sail the side of Greece that sports gentle winds and calm seas on this Yoga and Sailing Retreat. Plan on daily stops to a different island each day with amazing beaches, port cities with rich culture, and great food. 

Enjoy nightly restorative yoga classes on the boat before evening cocktails or mocktails under the stars and vinyasa each morning on the pier. This itinerary has it all! Explore the Blue Caves (Lefkada), the Melissani Cave, visit the home of Odysseus in Vathi to name a few. Let’s set sail around the gorgeous Greek Islands for an adventure of a lifetime!

Dates: August 2 to August 9, 2024

Yoga and Adventure on the Greek Islands

Join us on an this All-Inclusive Adventure on the Greek islands! Visit Athens, Mykonos, and Santorini on this 9-day/8-night all-inclusive retreat. You will be staying at 5-star hotels. All transportation, meals, and activities are included on this luxury Greek island retreat.

Enjoy a  good mixture of activities, excursions and downtime. You’ll take a tour of Athens, enjoy a private catamaran trip and cooking class in Mykonos, hike and then watch the sunset on a cruise in Santorini, enjoy daily yoga and so much more.

Dates: Sept 22 to Sept 30, 2024

Summer Dance Immersion in Naxos Island, Greece

Love to dance? This Dance Immersion Trip is designed for dance lovers who are interested in exploring Naxos and immersing themselves in a little bit of local culture. Over the course of your 8-day stay, you will be given a unique opportunity to discover Naxos Island, its music & dance traditions, culture and history in the best possible way.

You will visit local and hidden gems, meet local families–you will visit nearby farms and villages to learn from local residents.

Organized in collaboration with dance teacher Apostolis Psarros and Simona, this trip will teach you the dances from Naxos and the Cyclades.It’s one you won’t want to miss.

Dates:Sept 3 to Sept 10, 2024

Yoga, Pilates and Mindfulness in Lefkada, Greece

Pack your bags, for this incredibly relaxing Yoga, Pilates and Mindfulness Retreat in Lefkada. You’ll bask in the sun, swim in the clear waters, and unwind on the soft sands. 

Start your day with energizing Pilates flows and unwind through evening yoga and meditation. In addition to daily movement and mindfulness practices you will enjoy island hopping to hidden beaches, a Greek cooking class, and the beauty of slow living. Greece is good for the soul and an absolute summer paradise. Don’t miss this week of movement, nourishment, and rejuvenation.

Dates: July 14 to July 19, 2024

World Class Fitness and Yoga Retreat in Crete, Greece

 This five-day Crete Fitness and Yoga Retreat is the perfect getaway. Stay at the gorgeous Acro Suite overlooking the azure-blue Aegean Sea and enjoy your own private pool villa, traditional barbecues, tzatziki and the freshest seafood you’ll ever eat.

You’ll also enjoy world-class fitness & yoga in a state-of-the-art wellness dome with glorious cliff-edge views.

Immerse yourself in this unique hideaway located in Crete with panoramic views of the Aegean Sea. If there is a single Mediterranean destination that has it all, it’s Crete.

From fine dining to pristine nature and a fabulous workout dome, Creteis a land of myths, wellness, tradition and adventures. And it also sports some of the best beaches around. Enjoy!

Dates: April 15 to April 20, 2024

Sole Dance & Yoga Retreat in Milos, Greece

Take a break on this relaxing and rejuvenating Dance and Yoga Retreat in Sole! Why? Because you are worth it! 

Studies show that movement is one of the most healing and effective tools for releasing what you need to let go of energetically while boosting your mood. Likewise, mindfulness has deep positive effects on the mind, body, and spirit.

On this retreat, you will move the body through dancing, stretching, practicing yoga, and exploring the beautiful Milos, Greece. You will also have some moments to reflect on the daily quote or poem that you’ll get each day.

You’ll also practice resting through Restorative Yoga, or sitting quietly watching the waves and just breathing, or with a guided meditation.

This retreat not only grants you the opportunity to release your inhibitions, unleash your playful side, and quiet your mind, but it also allows you to celebrate your body and all that it does for you through joyful movement and mindfulness.

Why ‘sole’ you ask? Because when you dance and practice yoga barefoot, you can ground and release your “soul” and inner spirit!

Dates: May 22 to May 28, 2024

Chi Kung & Meditation Retreat in Corfu, Greece

Immerse yourself  in 6 days of Chi Kung (Qi Gong) and Meditation Practice in a stunning location on the Mediterranean coast. Perfect for all levels and ages, this Qi Gong and​ Meditation Retreat is led by an expert instructor with experience in Shaolin Soft Arts and Buddhist Meditations.

Enjoy Corfu, with its many beautiful beaches and picturesque landscape and architecture, when you are not training. You’ll have time to book a massage or healing session, enjoy good food, or hang out at the lovely beach of Arillas within walking distance of where you will be staying.

Find peace of mind and deep relaxation, as well as learn tools to heal yourself and others on this incredible getaway.

Dates: June 1 to June 8 & August 24 to August 31, 2024

Climbing, Yoga, Performance Coaching And Culture in Kalymnos, Greece

Kalymnos is a world-class sport climbing destination. It's a magical and beautiful place that any climber will soon fall in love with.

You’ll find the climber to guide ratio small for this trip with no more than 4 clients to one guide.

This Climbing & Yoga Trip is great for all levels as there are very easy climbs right next door to more challenging rock climbs at all crags that you’ll visit.

Your guides are some of the best in the world and will help you to reach your climbing goals. They’ll work you individually to help improve your movement and proficiency in climbing. 

Couples and individuals  alike will love the beauty and serene atmosphere of this amazing Greek island.

You will also have time to explore the island by motorbike, car or bicycle.

Dates: November 2 to November 8, 2024

Art of Living Well Retreat in Athens & Nafplio, Greece

The Art of Living Well Retreat is a 6-night, 7-day travel and retreat experience in Greece. This retreat is a beautiful blend of culture, history, art, food and wellness. Your adventure begins in lively, cosmopolitan Athens before retreating to the Peloponnese countryside to live among the olive groves in traditional & modern country houses that will feel like you are returning home.

Your week-long experience includes exploring Athens, opportunities to adventure on your own, a fine-dining Greek experience along with a traditional taverna meal. You’ll start each day with meditation and movement to energize yourself for a day of exploration and fun.

Your journey will continue into the Peloponnese to the village of Pirgotika, outside of Nafplio where you’ll enjoy Olive Oil Tasting, Wine Tasting, a Cooking Class, guided art workshops, daily wellness and mindfulness sessions, and an adventure into seaside Nafplio for a hike up to the castle.

This week gives you a wonderful taste of Greece through countless curated experiences and an insiders view of the coveted Mediterranean lifestyle.

Dates: October 7 to October 13, 2024

Beach Fitness and Wellness Retreat in Kos, Greece

Embark on a Transformative Journey at this exclusive Beachfront Fitness & Wellness Retreat, meticulously crafted to elevate your health and cater to your active spirit. Immerse yourself in a harmonious blend of invigorating fitness activities like cycling and hiking, enriching cultural excursions, and unparalleled adventures, all while residing in the embrace of our opulent sea view apartment. Unlike ordinary retreats, this program places equal emphasis on your overall well-being and thrilling escapades, ensuring an experience that surpasses your expectations.

Guests are provided with bicycles for the week, encouraging exploration of the surrounding area. Located on the stunning Tigaki Beach in Kos, your accommodation offers private studios with en-suite bathrooms. On-site, you'll find two traditional Greek restaurants, one serving breakfast daily. Adjacent to one of Kos's beloved nature reserves, known for its flamingos, our retreat provides easy access to local restaurants, cafes, swimming pools, and additional activities while maintaining a peaceful atmosphere away from the crowds.

Dates: Multiple departures in June and September 2024

Ignite the Goddess Within: A Holistic Spiritual Wellness Retreat for Women in Paros, Greece

Harnessing your goddess energy is being able to let go of scarcity, perfectionism, and not enoughness and being able to believe you are enough to receive all the abundance around you in this life. It’s letting go of limiting beliefs, fears, doubts, insecurities and rewiring your mind, body, and spirit to Ignite the Goddess Within you. 

If you’ve been feeling stuck in life, asking yourself ‘what do I really want?’, beginning a new phase in life, or have been feeling so busy and distracted and craving time with yourself, then this Wellness Retreat is for you.

This retreat is an opportunity to rebalance, reconnect with yourself, be in community with like-minded women, and give yourself the time you have been craving to reflect on what is important in your life.

Dates: June 2 to June 8, 2024

Luxury Wellness Excursion in Greece

This small group luxury experience is 8 nights. You’ll spend 9 days exploring 3 islands. Your journey begins in Athens, where you will settle in a fantastic luxury boutique hotel and have a wonderful start to the trip complete with a Greek souvlaki dinner and rooftop cocktails. 

Your journey continues to Milos, where you will experience the incredible blue waters of the Aegean through our private boat day experience. You will stay in an incredible boutique hotel with panoramic sea views and your room will have your own plunge pool. 

Next is Paros. Meet local culture in Paros with a private authentic Greek cooking class, village walks, hikes, beach time, and some fun out in town! 

Finally you will journey to Santorini, one the the most popular Greek Islands at a favorite 5 star hotel with your own pool & caldera views, inspirational sunsets, private guided tours, and more. 

This tour is a unique opportunity to experience what Greece has to offer in a way that is absolutely one-of-a-kind. 

Enjoy dailyyoga, meditation and fitness activities on this unforgettable Wellness Getaway to Greece.

Dates: May 12 to May 20, 2024

In the End

It's hard to beat the beauty and allure of Greece. It's no wonder it continues to be such a draw to travelers, retreat-goers and adventurers alike. And when you combine Greece with the perfect retreat--you have the makings for a truly spectacular holiday. So, if you are looking to practice a little Qi Gong in Corfu, Rock Climb in Kalymnos or enjoy a wellness retreat across many of Greece’sother spectacular islands-be sure to check out one of these 12 retreats. You can't go wrong.

And if you're still not sure where to start, or if you need help planning your trip or if you are looking for alternate dates and locations, please don't hesitate to get in touchWe'd be happy to help you find the perfect trip for your needs...And if you want to see more great trip suggestions, visit us today at Activ Retreats.


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