Wellness Retreat on the Greek Island of Ikaria!

Evdilos, Icaria, Greece

Karlene & Kat
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Jul 25 - 30, 2017
Group size: 1 - 26
Wellness Retreat on the Greek Island of Ikaria!
Evdilos, Icaria, Greece

Karlene & Kat
  • Email address verified

Jul 25 - 30, 2017
Group size: 1 - 26

About this trip

Let go, rejuvenate, + come back renewed.  ✨  SIGN UP by June 1st to reserve your spot!

6-Day Wellness Retreat on the Greek Isle of Ikaria
- the island where people forget to die as reported by New York Times and National Geographic. Ikaria is located in a BlueZone known for vitality + longevity.  Detach from the day-to-day and embrace your inner greek God/Goddess. Nourish your body with healthy mediterranean meals, cultivate your creativity with a pottery class, dance until sunrise at a traditional greek festival, salute the sun, and meditate under the stars. 

Every detail is planned for you, all you have to do is show up. 

What’s included

✨  Beautiful Island Accommodation

✨  Daily Sunrise Yoga 

✨  Daily Moonlight Meditation

✨  Farm-to-table Daily Breakfast

✨  Traditional Greek Lunch + Dinner

✨  Transportation 

✨  Excursions & more


Traditional Greek Village Festival: Panygiria 

Village festivals are a fundamental part of the Icarian culture. It is a big social event, people get together, dancing hand in hand, sharing food and wine and only leaving after the crack of dawn (or even later). Ikariotikos (their traditional dance) is danced and played at all the celebrations and people of all ages gather around in a big circle, holding each other’s hands. It’s truly magical to watch it happen and be a part of their circle.

Monastery of Theoktisti

The monastery features a main church with its impressive 17th Century frescoes and a separate and hidden 15th Century Pirate Era chapel built under a huge boulder. Explore the old buildings and monks' cells and enjoy the monastery's courtyard areas and natural setting with its breathtaking views.

Visit an organic farm and receive a cooking lesson + lunch

Learn about and experience healthy Icarian food, cooking and farming during your stay in Ikaria and see why Ikaria has been designated as a BlueZone for its extraordinarily long-lived and healthy people.

Check out the local honey shop

The honey on the island is known throughout the world for its healing properties and it is one of the many reasons researchers believe that people are living longer on the island.

Create art in a Greek pottery class

Let your spirit get creative! During this class you will recieve instruction by a greek sculptor. By the end of the class you will have a homemade souvenir to take home with you!

Not included

✨ Plane ticket to Greece

✨ Ferry ride to Ikaria 

✨ Travel insurance 

✨ Outside food and drink other than what is listed

✨ Souvenirs

Before You Go

As soon as you arrive on the island you will be surrounded by crystal blue waters of the Aegean Sea with amazing views.  Each activity is optional so if you feel like sleeping in or laying low on the beach - feel free.✌

***All Participants must sign a release of liability form. A copy of this form will be included in your confirmation packet.

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend each participant of the retreat purchases travel insurance at the time of sign-up. 

Cancellation Policy: If you decide to cancel your trip, the following fees apply and are due prior to departure. We must receive written notice of your cancellation. 

31-60 Days - 50% of Trip

0-30 Days - 100% of Trip

We are not responsible for additional expenses incurred in preparation for trip (e.h. non re-refundable airline tickets, visa fees, etc.)

Refund: We do not give any refunds for unused hotel rooms, meals, sightseeing trips, additional booking or activities. Trip price is quoted as a package; credits are not given for services not used. 

Your Organizer

Karlene & Kat
Karlene is a Meditation/ Yoga for Trauma Instructor & Kat is a Certified RYT Yoga Instructor. They share a lifelong passion for wellness, travel, & spirituality. After working together at Joy Yoga in 2014, the two ventured to Peru to deepen their spiritual practice. Together they meditated in Machu Picchu, participated in a Peruvian Indian Sweat Lodge Ceremony, & became Reiki Certified in Cuzco. Karlene has spent the past 3 years traveling globally: learning from healers, meditating, discovering & uncovering sacred sites. From working at a silent Chapel to hiking through Petra to experiencing hands on healing in Foligno Italy's "Little Tibet"; she is always trying to learn & grow spiritually. Kat received her 200 HR RYT Yoga Certification in LA. Since then, she has taught thousands of yogis all over the US. From leading flows at LIB Festival to creating a yoga program in the vineyards of South Carolina, Kat strives to make each class inspiring and transformative.