ATHENS HOLISTIC RETREAT

One-week holistic retreat at a beautiful house and garden in Kapandrítion near Athens. 

 

The villa is set in a peaceful village 20 miles away from central Athens. It consists of a 4-bedroom house and an annex with an extra bedroom. There is a large outdoor pool and barbecue area in the front of the house, and a generous fruit garden around the house where you can experience organic farming. 

 

Why we chose this location: 

- Quiet trails outside the house that takes us to Lake Marathon, which is also perfect for walks and runs.

- Olive gardens in surrounding area which makes an interesting setting for mindfulness practice.

- Nea Makri beach is only 17 miles away, where we will have our beach exercise and enjoy the sea. 

 

At this 7-day holistic retreat, apart from our key components of nutrition, exercise and mindfulness, we will also include contents on culture and spirit. Our goal for this retreat is to create an active, relaxing, educational and spiritual ambiance for everyone. We will have the opportunity to interact with the local Yoga instructor, meditation teacher and local chef, through whom we will get to know more about the Mediterranean way of living. We will also spend time in Athens city. We could visit Acropolis of Athens, Pathenon and Herod Atticus Odeon, where some of the greatest civilisation history took place.

INFORMATION

Location:

Kapandrítion, near Athens, Greece. Full address will be sent to you once booking is made.
Dates:
TO BE CONFIRMED
Meals: 
All drinks, snacks and meals included.
Price and Payment:

£1,505  Deluxe Double/Twin room en-suite

(£1,800 for Single occupancy) 

£1,295  Double/Twin room shared bathroom

(£1,500 for single occupancy)

£1,295  Triple room en-suite

25% NON-REFUNDABLE deposit per person is required at the time of booking.

How to book:
1. On booking page, select dates on calendar, select how many adults, then click 'Search'
2. Choose the room type and fill in your information. 
PLEASE NOTE: 7 NIGHTS STAY IS REQUIRED.
Contact:

On first floor of the main house, there is one deluxe double bedroom with en-suite and gorgeous garden view, and two double/twin bedroom with shared bathrooms, which also benefit from garden view. There is one triple bedroom downstairs with en-suite and a further triple bedroom with en-suite in annex. 

ACCOMMODATION

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FACILITIES

The house and garden enjoy panoramic mountain view. There is a spacious living area with open-plan kitchen, an annex with large meditation/fitness room downstairs and a beautiful rooftop terrace ideal for sunrise Yoga and mindfulness sessions. Generous outdoor pool with lounging area for pool side activities, nutritional discussions and evening relaxations. 

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PROGRAMME

Programme for this 7-day retreat in Athens is designed around cooking, exercising and meditating in a mindful way, infused with Mediterranean essence. Natural and cultural aspects are also put into the programme to make this retreat an educational and inspirational experience. Head coach Matt Knight will be available throughout the retreat for private consultation and advice on your exercise and dieting. 

Activities

 

Daily Morning walk

Daily Tabata workout

Trail jog and walk

Pool side exercise and swim fit

Creative workouts in the garden

Beach exercise 

Mountain hike

Mindfulness

Morning rooftop meditation

Yoga classes with local teacher

Breathing meditation practice

Contemplating concentration on simple tasks 

Meditation in olive garden

Mindfulness walks

 

Nutrition

Light Mediterranean breakfast

Meals prepared by local chefs

Learn to make Greek dishes

Make your own BBQ

Fruit juice and smoothie from local market

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Matthew Knight Retreats

Stoke Rochford | Peak District | Athens

Tel: 07814031652 | Email: mattknightfitness@gmail.com