Join this unique educational experience to learn Italian or English in the beautiful setting of Cilento Coast, in a seaside destination, with international students aged 11 - 16 coming from all over the world. Experience the history, art, music, ceramics, theater, cooking and enjoy the beautiful beaches and landscapes in Cilento in a traditional and real-life setting. Enjoy all the activities arranged in the village, such as entertainment, private entrance to the beach, TV room and traditional food.
Participants will stay at the Elea Club Village in Ascea in the beautiful park of Cilento from Sunday to Saturday (14 days/13 nights) in four-bed bungalows with private bathroom with full board: buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. Beverages are not included.
The relaxed family atmosphere which characterizes the entire resort is found in the beautiful Cilento park with century old olive groves, where there are 135 bungalows for guests. Adults and children alike will feel at home in the peaceful setting of the resort which makes it possible to easily socialize but also enjoy the privacy of the bungalow - small white masonry houses in the shade of olive trees, with tiled roofs and 4 beds inside: a double and a bunk bed.
The furnishings are practical and linens are provided for all the beds. Guests must bring their own towels for the bathroom or several towels can be provided upon request at a fee. Each bungalow has a private bathroom with hot water and shower. The common showers of the resort have hot water and are well-equipped, providing relief from overcrowding in the bungalow bathrooms! The bungalows are delivered cleaned at the beginning of the vacation. Cleaning during the stay is up to the guests or by the resort staff upon request.
Participants, Italian or English, will attend an Italian group course for 4 lessons a day, from Monday to Friday (20 lessons a week) together with a series of high-impact recreational activities.
Maitreya has been steadily practicing meditation for the past 20 years, learning from some great Indian masters. After spending many years in an ashram in India, he started to travel and to share his learning, teaching meditation workshops and retreats in Austria, France, Spain, Malaysia, Singapore, and Bali for years, bringing humor, love, and insight. He also provides private intuitive counsel with regards to spiritual journeys, meditation, and life challenges.
Salerno, in Campania, is situated in the gulf of Salerno which also has as a neighbor the wonderful Amalfi coast, the most famous touristic place in the south of Italy. Thanks to its fortunate geographical position, its healthy mild climate and clear blue sea, Salerno is the ideal place to spend a pleasant holiday.
Salerno has a strategic geographical position that makes it the base of many beautiful itineraries: Capri, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Paestum, Amalfi, Ravello, Positano, Sorrento , Ischia, Caserta, Vesuvio and Naples are some of the main destinations you can easily reach from Salerno by car , bus, train or by ferry-boat. Salerno-Pompeii takes just 20 minutes by train. Salerno-Positano takes 30 minutes by bus or ferry boat. Ferry boats to Capri, Amalfi and Sorrento regularly run from April to September.
Salerno is well connected to the national network of motorways.
The nearest airport is Naples International Airport which is linked to airports all over the world with direct connections. Rapid connections at all hours of the day permit speedy transfer to Salerno.
Rome international airports (Fiumicino and Ciampino) are situated at 283 kilometers and it takes 2.30 hours to get to Salerno by direct train connections.
Salerno is connected to the National Rail Network with the fast Eurostar and Intercity lines.