Water Bliss: Yoga, Kayaking, Hiking and Wellness Retreat in the Aegean, Greece

Sept 22 to Sept 29, 2024

Water Bliss: Yoga, Kayaking, Hiking and Wellness Retreat in the Aegean, Greece
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Embark on a transformative journey to the breathtaking island of Amorgos in the Aegean Sea and Schinoussa island, one of the small Cycladic islands in Greece where many movie stars escape the crowds. Immerse yourself in authentic Greek culture, stunning landscapes, and rejuvenating activities alongside a supportive community of women. Get ready for 7 unforgettable days filled with swimming in the deep blue crystalline waters, SUP, kayaking, hiking, yoga, Ayurvedic wellness lectures, stargazing, an authentic Greek cooking class, Greek dancing, and an incredible boat trip around the island of Schinoussa to private beaches for snorkeling. Both Amorgos and Schinoussa islands are known for their healing and transformative energy, dramatically beautiful landscapes, and medicinal herbs that grow wild on their hills and valleys where we will be hiking. An ocean lover’s dream awaits!

Highlights

Unwind and reconnect:

- Luxurious accommodations at the charming Hotel, renowned for its warm hospitality and delicious meals 

- 2 nights on Naxos on the beach.

- Relaxing yoga sessions on the deck with breathtaking views.

- Refreshing swims in crystal-clear Aegean waters.

- Rejuvenating massages performed by skilled professionals.

Explore hidden gems:

- Kayak through turquoise waters to secluded beaches and charming coves.

- Hike scenic trails through ancient villages and breathtaking landscapes.

- Visit the iconic Panagia Hozoviotissa Monastery, perched dramatically on a cliff.

- Discover the traditional village of Langada and learn about its olive oil production and an herb walk with a true master.

Unleash your creativity:

- Participate in a hands-on pastry-making class with Mrs. Irene, a local legend.

- Learn about flower essences and their healing properties in a unique guided walk.

- Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of a Greek dancing lesson.

Indulge and savor:

- Delight in traditional Greek cuisine prepared with fresh, local ingredients.

- Enjoy picnic lunches on secluded beaches with stunning views.

- Savor exquisite meals at authentic tavernas with an oceanfront setting.

Experience exclusivity:

- Be guided by the knowledgeable and passionate Dimitris from Dream Blue, ensuring an unforgettable adventure.

- Explore the exclusive island of Koufonisi with pristine beaches on a full day private boat trip.

- Discover hidden beaches and enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking in blissful seclusion.

Join us on this life-changing adventure and:

- Connect with your inner self and fellow adventurers.

- Discover the magic of Greece and its rich culture.

- Create lasting memories and friendships.

- Return home feeling refreshed, inspired, and empowered.

What to expect?

Get ready for an unforgettable journey on our Amorgos Greece retreat with a Naxos island extension. We’ll kick off our adventure in the pristine waters of Aegiali Bay, where a refreshing swim will help us unwind after our arrival. Each evening, center and relax with rejuvenating yoga sessions against the backdrop of stunning sunsets.

On our second day, we’ll glide through the turquoise waters as we kayak along the magnificent Agios Pavlos Beach. Paddle alongside dramatic cliffs to discover hidden gems like Nikouria Beach, where we’ll indulge in a delectable picnic lunch under the warm Greek sun.

Our first hiking expedition leads us to the iconic Monastery of Panagia Chozoviotissa, perched dramatically on a cliff overlooking the Aegean. Traverse ancient paths adorned with charming windmills and immerse yourself in historical marvels. Rejuvenate with an afternoon yoga session, feeling invigorated by the day’s accomplishments.

Delve into the island’s rich history as we explore the charming village of Langada, learning about traditional olive oil production methods at the old olive press. Wander through picturesque streets, visit historic landmarks, and embark on a guided herb walk to discover Amorgos’s amazing flora.

Another day, we’ll bask in the tranquility of Mouros Beach on the island’s southwest side, pausing at the historic Convent of St. George Valsamitis and savoring a delightful lunch at a traditional village restaurant in Arkesini.

Indulge in a Greek cooking class led by Mrs. Irini, owner of Vigla Hotel, and dance the night away at a Greek-themed evening filled with delicious food and lively music. Don’t miss our enchanting stargazing experience, where the dark skies of Amorgos reveal the wonders of the universe.

On Naxos island, embark on a full-day boat trip to discover secluded beaches and hidden coves of Koufonisi. Get ready for a week of cultural immersion, scenic hikes, and wellness activities—all set amidst the breathtaking beauty of Amorgos!

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We provide enriching and rejuvenating adventure retreats to renew the spirit and strengthen the body. A unique and powerful approach to creating vibrant health and personal empowerment deals for women of any age, background, or athletic ability. Programs targeting the mind, body, and spirit have been developed and refined over 16 years by world champion triathlete Colleen Cannon.

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