Greece may not be the first destination to come to mind when you think of a yoga retreat, but this idyllic holiday destination is home to a whole host of yoga retreats where you can make yourself at home for a long weekend or a full week. As one of the top destinations for yoga retreats in Europe, yoga in Greece is more common than you probably think!
Whether you need to get away for some sun, are craving some major beach time, or need to set aside some time to truly focus on yourself, these yoga retreats in Greece are the top choices for all levels. From Athens to the islands, from blue waters and sandy beaches to mountains and scenic views, you’re seriously spoiled for choice with these Greece retreats as the perfect yoga getaway.
Top Yoga Retreats in Greece
Be sure to read through all of these Greece yoga retreats, I think a few will surprise you (like a sailing retreat)!
Immerse yourself in a peaceful setting for a Greek island retreat on the island of Kos where you’ll be just a 5-minute walk to the Aegean Sea. This week-long Greece yoga retreat has days filled with various styles of yoga (vinyasa, yin, Hatha, restorative, and partner), meditation, and picturesque views from the pool, gardens, and your own private balcony. Aside from yoga and hiking, this retreat also includes a trip to Therma to visit a natural hot spring. You’ll be staying just outside of the town of Kos itself so that you will have peace and quiet but be able to explore the town if you desire.
Treat yourself to a week away on a personal Greece retreat that is designed to your personal preferences. At this island retreat, you’ll practice yoga daily in a beautiful shala that has stunning views and have time to explore the “secret” sandy beaches that are nearby. This eco-retreat is a top choice for solo or groups who wish to have a yoga experience tailored to your very needs and wants.
This luxury yoga retreat in Greece is for those who wish to fully immerse themselves in yoga. This intensive retreat will have you practicing yoga for 4 hours per day (2, 2-hour sessions in the morning and evening) and assist you in deepening your yoga practice in just a week. Great for yoga teachers and students alike, join this retreat to feel stronger, more aligned, and gain a deeper understanding of yoga itself. You’d be seriously surprised how much strength you can build in just a week of practicing yoga!
There’s no better retreat for water lovers than this one, as you’ll spend a week living aboard a sailboat, making your way to 3-4 Cyclades islands (weather depending). Your days will be spent in the sun, visiting sandy beaches, being on the water kayaking or SUPing, using a water scooter, and, of course, practicing yoga. If sleeping on a sailboat isn’t your thing, there is also the option to sail during the day and spend the nights in hotels on the islands.
This short yet sweet yoga retreat in Greece is packed with activities so that you can experience some of the highlights of Corfu between yoga practices. Aside from 2 daily yoga classes (with some on the beach!), you can go on trips to nearby beaches, Corfu town itself, participate in a Greek dancing class, and do a day trip to a waterpark or go horseback riding. Talk about a fun weekend!
Lefkada Island is known as the Caribbean of Greece and it’s here that you’ll be able to rejuvenate yourself in a truly tranquil and serene setting. Yoga classes are offered daily, morning and afternoons, with some classes being in a workshop style so that you can improve and deepen your yoga practice. Your accommodation is seriously beautiful, as the property is comprised of 4 stone villas and a yoga shala where sunset hits just right as you practice. Yoga styles offered at this retreat include vinyasa, yin, restorative, and Ashtanga.
Just outside of Athens, this yoga and therapy retreat is one of the most popular in Greece and is ideal for a short week away. Your retreat will be created around your needs that will be decided on during your consultation. From yoga to kinesiology, and massage therapies, this retreat is ideal for those who need to reset and restore and who are looking to dedicate themselves to 5-days of focus on themselves to heal, rejuvenate, and relax.
This budget-friendly yoga retreat brings you to the edge of the stunning island of Corfu where you’ll stay in a villa that faces the seaside. Your full-week retreat will consist of delicious Greek food and daily yoga classes that are offered both morning and evening and include styles such as Hatha, vinyasa, yin, restorative, and Ashtanga from experienced teachers. This retreat also includes a day off so you that can explore the island and beaches.
This woman’s only retreat includes both fitness and yoga and was designed after the Greek goddess Aphrodite. Aimed to help you feel strong, empowered, and to tap into your intuition, this Greece yoga retreat is truly a unique opportunity to connect with yourself and other women in a gorgeous destination right on the water. With daily fitness and yoga classes, a body massage, plus a 2-3 week plan to take with you after the retreat ends, this opportunity sets you up to be your best self on the retreat and beyond.
Welcome to students of all levels, this yoga retreat in Crete focuses on practicing the Iyengar style of yoga. Yoga classes are offered twice daily, plus meditation, accommodation is in a traditional guesthouse close to the water, and most meals are included. Your days are free to relax, explore, reflect, and be at peace in a tranquil setting.
Not quite what you’re after? Good thing there are over 200 yoga retreats in Greece to choose from!