A Yoga Retreat for Couples – CORFU

September 12th – 17th 2012

[About this retreat / what type of yoga / why couples etc.]

Venue and accommodation information:

Built 2 years ago in a beautiful olive grove in the North East of Corfu above Nissaki, Kastelli House has been crafted in the traditional style with locally quarried stones, marble and limestone. It is an immaculate new house. corfu-004

Open, spacious, calm and cool, you can walk out onto the terraces which overlook the sea and follow the coast all the way to Corfu town, Albania and the Greek mainland. The views are quite breathtaking and have been described by one friend as “one of the wonders of the world”.

All the rooms are large and light filled, yet the most amazing thing about Kastelli is the absolute privacy and peace. The house is totally hidden and not overlooked. There are many hideaway areas offering total seclusion. The upper level has a loggia for shade, relaxation and dining. The swimming pool is on a terrace below, and there are two other levels of terracing, one offering a vast open plan separate pool lounge with fridge, games and reading area.

3 double bedrooms, one with an additional sofa bed, 2 bathrooms on the top floor and 2 further bathrooms and outside shower.corfu-037

Kastelli also has a large screen room, WiFi and satellite TV.

Split level, open plan living/kitchen area (dishwasher, large cooker and oven) CD player with wireless Bose sound system. All bedrooms are air conditioned.

Wireless poolside speakers for iPod (iPod not provided)

Shower/laundry room with washing machine

Iron, ironing board, hairdryer, pool and bath towels provided

Nissaki shop/bakery 7min drive

Beach 7min drive

Tavernas 7min drive

Corfu Airport 45min drive

This holiday is available to small groups (maximum 8 people per holiday) and couples as the bedrooms are doubles. Meals are included in the price. Vegetarian options will be available.

Additional information:

Car hire, moped, quad bike and bicycle hire is all available from Kastelli house and massage therapy is also available to guests. Kastelli house sits on the well known coastal walk The Coastal Trail which has beautiful views and can be accessed easily. Boat trips and excursions can also be arranged from the house.

It is a very beautiful and enjoyable region to do as much, or as little as you wish!

Itinerary:

One 2 hour morning yoga asana class suitable for all level of students and a shorter one in the evenings.

During the day there are optional additional classes or meditation sessions held with Jonathan, for those who would like to explore the deeper meanings of silence and sound. These sessions will open you to your creativity using theatrical workshop techniques and will create a childlike presence in the mind. Jonathan’s friendly and fun manner will allow you to access your inner spirit whilst being immersed in beauty and nature at this wonderful venue.

If this is not for you, then there is plenty to do at Kastelli House. How about a relaxing massage or a stroll along the coast? You could hire a bike and explore the many wonders of this beautiful region. The Nissaki bakery is just a short drive away to experience some Greek delicacies or just relax by the pool and enjoy the stunning views.

More details of the Kastelli House in Corfu can be seen here