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Crete Yoga Retreat


  • Prines, Crete Greece (map)

Bring your practice to the Mediterranean!

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Join us in GREECE for a magical exploration of our divine authenticity! On this retreat, we’ll practice embracing our adventurous spirits through yoga, meditation, and travel!

Our trip will culminate with the Full Moon on September 14th. Throughout the week we will discuss how to harness the energy of the moon and how to bring a sense of wonder back into your daily life!

We absolutely cannot wait to go on this adventure with you!

When…
September 9 - 15, 2019

Where…
Crete, Greece

Crete is the largest island in Greece and the fifth largest one in the Mediterranean Sea. Here you can admire the remnants of brilliant civilizations, explore glorious beaches, impressive mountainscapes, fertile valleys and steep gorges, and become part of the island’s rich gastronomic culture. Crete is, after all, a small universe teeming with beauties and treasures that you will probably need a lifetime to uncover!


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What to Expect…

  • Accommodations at our own private villa

  • Yoga classes all week long

  • Cultural immersion through excursions

  • Delicious Greek food

  • An adventure of a lifetime!

Cost…

$1650 per person (Double Bed/Shared Room)

$1750 per person (Single Bed/Shared Room)

$2150 per person (Private Room)

*See Room Accommodation Details Below!*

A nonrefundable $500 deposit and signed Retreat Contract are required to reserve your place in the retreat.

Deadline to join the retreat is June 25th.

Payment plan required unless paid in full upon reservation.

Retreat must be paid in full by August 25th.

Additional details and Cancellation Policy available in the Retreat Contract.

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Retreat Includes:

  • Yoga classes every day
    (Vinyasa Flow, Yin Yoga, & Meditation)

  • 7 days, 6 nights accommodation

  • Full Moon Celebration

  • Daily breakfast & lunch or dinner

  • Planned group excursions

  • Taxes (VAT tax)

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Does Not Include:

  • Travel to & from the island

  • Transfer to & from airport/hotel

  • Souvenirs & additional tours

  • Gratuities

  • Travel insurance

  • Meals not listed above


Where We Will Stay:

Our group will be staying at a private villa in Prines, Crete—located just outside the city of Rethymno and just a short distance from the beach! This retreat will be limited to a small group of students and staff for an intimate and secure travel experience.

Rethymno (Rethymno) region: Crete's smallest prefecture located between White Mountains and Mt. Psiloritis (also called “Idi”), is synonymous with gorgeous mountainscapes, marvelous beaches, Cretan lyre melodies, tsikoudia spirit served with “ofto”, legendary caves, historic monasteries and monuments, traditional mountain villages, and luxurious holiday resorts. Feel the essence of Incredible Crete in this mountainous, remote and self-sufficient region of the island of Crete.

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Accommodation Options:

*Double Bed Shared Room: $1650
We have a limited number of bedrooms with a double bed.
A great choice if you are traveling with a friend, family member, or significant other!

*Single Bed Shared Room: $1750
We have a limited number of bedrooms with 2 twin beds and bedrooms with 3 twin beds.

*Private Room: $2150
Private Rooms require a $750 deposit. Please speak to the front desk to book a private room.

PLEASE NOTE:
Space on the retreat and for particular room arrangements is limited. Please confirm Room Availability BEFORE making your deposit. We will handle all Room Requests on a first come, first served basis. Your place is not officially reserved until you complete the nonrefundable deposit and return the Retreat Contract according to your room assignment. The deadline to register for the retreat is June 25th.

For questions about booking, please contact Caitlyn at managerblueridgeyoga@gmail.com or 865-288-3562.


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More about our villa…

  • Charcoal grill

  • Wifi

  • Pool table

  • Indoor gym

  • Includes cleaning every 3 days

  • 4 full bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms

  • 2 kitchens

  • Washer and dryer

  • Swimming pool with sun beds

  • Hot tub


Other Important Information…

Retreat Contract:
Please review the Retreat Contract for additional details regarding cancellation & payment policies, etc. A completed Retreat Contract is required in addition to the nonrefundable deposit as part of your reservation.

Passports:
A Visa is not required to enter Greece, but it can take between 6 to 8 weeks to get a passport, so plan ahead! Passports need to be valid for 6 months after the travel date. If your passport expires before March 2020, go ahead and renew before the trip.

Getting to Greece:
Crete has two international airports—Chania (CHQ) and Heraklion (HER). You can also fly from Athens to Crete. We recommend flying from Knoxville to NY/NY to Crete, or consider flying to another city (such as, Athens) before flying to Crete. We got our flights for <$1000, and we are confident you can find an affordable travel plan, too!

Check-in/Check-out:
Our first evening will begin on Monday, September 9th at 6:00pm with a Welcome Dinner and yoga practice. We will coordinate with you so that we know when to expect you! We will finish our retreat on Sunday, September 15th with early morning yoga and breakfast. Check-out is at 11am.

Travel Assistance:
Please feel free to contact our travel agent Casey for assistance with booking flights, airport transportation, etc. at casey@shesallbooked.com.

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns about the retreat. We are thrilled to host you in Crete and can’t wait to go on this adventure with you!

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