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5 Days Sun, Sea, and Savasana Yoga Retreat in Italy

Meditation and Yoga Retreat Italy

Join Mona Lisa Godfrey on a wonderful retreat and yoga escape in Scilla, Calabria; a beautiful and tranquil seaside village located in Southern Italy. With its mystical past and picturesque landscape, it is the perfect setting for a yoga retreat and for anyone looking to escape the city to be surrounded by nature and immersed in history. Relax and reconnect in a retreat full of sun, sea, and savasana.

Meet the instructors

Mona Lisa
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Highlights

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Meditation sessions to relax and unwind
  • Restorative, Dynamic, and Yin yoga practice
  • Farewell family-style dinner with locally produced food and wine
  • Daily vegetarian breakfasts and delicious dinners
  • 4 nights accommodation

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5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

During this retreat, you will be staying at Le Sirene, a charming seafront bed and breakfast located directly in front of Scilla's famous mermaid beach, the Spiaggia delle Sirene, in Marina Grande.

Each room has a private bathroom and is equipped with air-conditioning, in-room refrigerator, and Wi-Fi. Within a one-minute walk, you will be at the beach and will find lovely cafés, restaurants, and shops. The hotel has a beautiful terrace, where you will practice morning and evening yoga overlooking the magical Tyrrhenian Sea.

Program

Day 1

Today, you will arrive at Le Sirene. In the evening, you will enjoy a Restorative yoga class, followed by dinner at the hotel.

Day 2

In the morning, you will take a 90-minute yoga session, followed by breakfast on the terrace. In the afternoon, you will have some free time to explore Scilla or relax at the beach. The evening yoga and meditation session will be followed by a delicious dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 3

Before having breakfast, you will enjoy a 90-minute yoga session. In the afternoon, you will have some free time to explore Scilla or relax at the beach. The evening yoga and meditation session will be followed by a delicious four-course dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 4

You will begin your day with Dynamic yoga, followed by breakfast on the terrace. There will be free time in the afternoon; you can spend the day exploring Scilla or relaxing at the beach.

On your final evening, you will celebrate the wonderful time you have spent in Scilla with a 90-minute Yin yoga practice followed by a family-style dinner with locally produced food and wine.

Day 5

Your last day in Scilla will begin with a Dynamic yoga session and breakfast on the terrace. In the afternoon, after you check out from the hotel, you will depart for the airport.

Instructors

Mona Lisa Godfrey
Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Yoga)
Yoga Alliance RYT 300 (Yoga)
Mona Lisa Godfrey was born in Riga, Latvia and grew up in Stockholm, Sweden. When she was young, she and her family moved to the United States where Mona first discovered the practice of yoga. Trained under the guidance of Diana Pipaloff and Jnanan Nanda Bjarati for her 200-hour training and Katherine Zirling and Rudra Newell for her 300-hour training, Mona is dedicated to living her yoga with heart and to teach with a commitment to the ancient traditions of yoga.

Location

This retreat will take place in Scilla, Italy. Scilla is an ancient seaside village located on the Tyrrhenian Sea in Calabria and has recently been voted one of the most beautiful, undiscovered villages in Italy. This location is the same Scilla that was written about in Homer's Odyssey; it has been visited by famous poets, artists, and historians for centuries.

With its mystical past and picturesque landscape, it is the perfect setting for a yoga retreat and for anyone looking to escape the city to be surrounded by nature and immersed in history.

Nearby places

  • Reggio Calabria - 30 minutes

Food

During this retreat, a healthy, vegetarian breakfast consisting of locally sourced seasonal foods will be served daily. In the evenings, you will enjoy delicious Calabrian dinners with wine; one of which will be at the hotel, and the other two at a local restaurant.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

During your free time, you may explore the region or visit the lovely cafés, restaurants, and shops located near the hotel. You can also visit the town castle Castello Ruffo, which is open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and costs 1.50 EUR per person. From the castle grounds, you can catch the marvelous view of the Eolian Islands and the Sicilian Coast.

You can also take the train to nearby Tropea, enjoy a boat tour, or even go trekking. There are plenty of fun and interesting activities for you to experience in Scilla. Discover Calabria can help with the arrangements of any tours you may want to book.

What's included

  • 1 meditation session
  • 2 daily yoga classes
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Daily dinners with wine
  • Daily vegetarian breakfast

What's not included

  • Additional activities
  • Additional meals
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Transfers to and from airport
  • Travel insurance

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Reggio Calabria Airport (REG).

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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