• Yoga, Meditation and Sound Bath Retreat.

  • October. 2020.

  • Near Kalamata, Peloponesse, Mainland Greece. 

  • please get in touch with Josephine if you're interested in reserving your place.

Breathe, Stretch And Rest.

Feel the worries and stresses fall away as you walk into the Eden-like Gardens of Bay View Villas, you'll feel relaxed

even before your first Yoga Class. 

You'll be guided through mindful yoga classes each morning, including meditation and breath work, You'll have plenty of time to yourself each day, to rest, swim & explore. Evening Yin and Restorative Yoga will ease you into a sound nights sleep. Fresh juice and Food will be served using local produce, sitting by the pool in the dappled shade of the gazebo. 

Bay View Villas is a wonderful and popular destination situated in Messinia in the Southern Peloponnese in Greece. It is a

holiday destination with something for everyone. The beaches vary from broad expanses of sand to little coves with sand, pebbles and great snorkelling; They are not crowded, and you can find a beautiful quiet patch any time of day.

In this fabulous area you will be delighted to find: ancient sites such as Olympia and Ancient Messini, Medieval castles, rolling lush countryside, waterfalls and pools, beautiful beaches, charming fishing villages, tavernas with delicious home-cooked local food and excellent wines.​​

There are three well-equipped villas which are set in an acre of landscaped terraced gardens full of beautiful sweet-smelling flowers, shrubs, fruit trees and herbs, all nestling amongst olive groves with breathtaking views down to the sea and the mountains beyond.

You can enjoy a large swimming pool with sun terrace and solar-heated shower; an honesty bar, a covered dining area, barbecue and a boules court. 

BASIC INFORMATION FOR THE RETREAT.

  • How many days? 6 Days/7 Nights.

  • What are the dates? Announced soon.

  • Where do I fly to? Kalamata, Greece.

  • Where can I find Flights? EasyJet, British Airways and Thomas Cook

  • What are the prices? Depending on if you are sharing a room, or booking a self contained studio, the prices vary. Starting from £600.

  • What's included? all info is below.

  • T & C's? Josephine will send you full T & C's once you've shown an interest in book, a 50% no refundable deposit for each person. 

Highlights.

 

  • 2 yoga classes per day. 

    Pranayama(breath work), Morning flow: Hatha and Vinyasa inspired practice.

    Evening Flow and Restore/Yin/Yoga Nidra.

    Plus workshops throughout the week: 

    Sound Bath with Singing Bowls.

    Inspiring Writing workshops, to reflect, manifest and plan.

    Star Gazing at Night.

  • Fresh Local Produce used for your Breakfast and Lunch or Dinner Included. Vegetarian and Vegan Options available. 

  • Home made juices/ginger shots, tea and coffee.

  • Mountain and Sea Views, access to pool and peaceful spots in the beautiful garden.

  • Evening Sauna available 2 nights of your stay. 

  • Time to yourself in the afternoon.

  • Honesty Bar, alcohol and soft drinks available to those who want it. Sip a cold glass of local organic wine or sparking water with fresh lime, as you look out over the pool to the sea and mountains beyond!

  • Yoga On The Balcony with Sea Views or inside the main villa studio.

  • Excursions available: 

    Ancient Messini/Gialova lagoon Beach/Local waterfalls guided walk.

    Guided Walks through the Olive groves. 

  • Wellbeing Welcome Pack.

  • 1 Half hour Massage included, Indian Head or Neck, back and shoulders. 

  • Swimming pool 10m x 5m

  • Self-catering facilities available in each villa.

  • Airport transfer.

  • 10 People Max, this is a small bespoke retreat, with added care and attention to each person.

 

 

What's Included.

  • Accommodation.

  • Two Meals a day Breakfast, Lunch/or Dinner.

  • Lead Meditation.

  • Workshops (Sound-bath and Reflection/inspiring/manifesting writing).

  • Mindfulness walks.

  • 2 Yoga classes a day: 2- 3 hours of yoga per day.

  • 1 x 30 minute massage. (Want another massage during you stay? book with Quee for an additional fee).

  • Access to Sauna(2 nights of your stay).

  • Large Pool.

  • Sunbathing pool area.

  • Garden Access to sit quietly amongst the beautiful flowers and olive trees.

  • 2 x Excursions. Lagoon Beach afternoon or Butterfly Waterfalls or Historic Greek tour.

  • Airport Transfer.

What's Not Included.

  • Drinks(Honesty bar by the pool.)

  • Airfare.

  • Car hire(optional).

  • 1 Meal per day lunch/dinner.

Facilities.

  • Self Catering Accommodation.

  • Pool, with mountain and sea views.

  • Bar.

  • Pool Shower.

  • Garden.

  • Sauna.

  • Laundry Room.

  • Boules area.

  • Parking.

  • Tour Guides.

The Team
Josephine Warren
Josephine is the founder of Echo Yoga in lancing, she is excited to be leading this retreat, she will guide you through your morning yoga meditation, pranayama and asana practice. She will gently guide you through a truly healing restorative evening classes and a special sound bath workshop. As a teacher, Josephine is passionate about rest, reflection and time to reconnect with yourself. To de-stress and take stock. What better place to do it!
Quee Stobbs
Quee is the owner of the beautiful Villas, having run them for ten years; she will be able to answer any questions you have about the surrounding areas and make your stay extra special.  
Her incredible skills as a masseuse will leave you feeling wonderful.
 

Villa Olive Tree 

THE YOGA HUB

Villa Olive Tree is a wonderful space, where you can come to relax, grab a snack or read quietly.

This will also be the main yoga space, float through your practice while looking out over the bay surrounded by olive trees and fragrant Bougainvillia. 

BOOKING LOWER LEVEL ACCOMODATION.

Twin Room.

Single Bed.

1 Person: PRICES ANNOUNCED SOON

Villa Olive Tree (60 sq.m.)

Twin beds or double located in a screened-off area of the large living space. Clothes storage.

Shared Kitchen & Bathroom. Max 4 sharing the villa.

Twin Room.

Single Bed.

1 Person: PRICES ANNOUNCED SOON

Villa Olive Tree (60 sq.m.)

Double room. Twin Beds or Double. Clothes storage. 

Shared Kitchen & Bathroom Max 4 sharing the villa. 

Photos coming soon.

BOOKING VILLA FIG TREE

Twin Room.

Single Bed.

 

1 Person: PRICES ANNOUNCED SOON

Villa Fig Tree

Shared Twin Room. Self Contained Apartment, Own Kitchen Area, Living room, Shower room, Veranda with Sea Views.

Max 2 People Sharing.

Villa Fig Tree

40sq.m.

and is an L shape. 

The villa is on its own at the end of a path and situated beyond the pool with lovely views of the garden, the olive groves, the sea and mountains. 

There is an open-plan living area with kitchen, dining table and soft seating in the living room area, sliding doors open onto the seaward facing veranda. There is one double bedroom with either twin beds or one large double.

The bedroom has sliding doors onto the rear courtyard; there is a spacious shower room.  

Outside there is a veranda facing the sea covered with bougainvillea, jasmine and grape vines, perfect to eat in October! 

At the rear there is another courtyard terrace with soft seating and a small garden area. 

BOOKING VILLA BAY TREE

Private Room Studio Apartment. Double Bed

 

1 person. Single Supplement included: PRICES ANNOUNCED SOON 

Villa Bay Tree (30 sq. m)

Self Contained apartment, Own Kitchen, Shower room and Double Bedroom. Veranda with Sea Views.

2 People: PRICES ANNOUNCED SOON 

Villa Bay Tree (30 sq. m)

Self Contained apartment, Own Kitchen, Shower room and Double bedroom. Veranda

with Sea Views.

Villa Bay Tree 

30sq.m. 

 

This is the smallest villa and you enter into a large, well-equipped kitchen/dining room.

A few steps up lead to a small hall with access to the shower room and the bedroom. 

The bedroom has a double bed, there is a sea view from the window. Outside there is a veranda at the side and the back, with fantastic views of the sea, the pool and the mountains.

This villa also has a seating area in the garden with a pretty view of the pool, sea and olive groves. There is air conditioning in the bedroom. This villa is attached to Villa Olive Tree.