5 reasons to host your yoga retreat in Amorgos Island

Are you a yoga teacher looking for your next yoga retreat destination? Amorgos island invites you to experience its natural beauty and tranquil vibes.

As one of the most popular Greek islands for yoga and wellness, Amorgos offers a unique experience of wild nature, transformative energy and adventure. Since 2011, yoga groups from all over the world have been holding their retreats here at Aegialis Hotel & Spa and experiencing unique moments in the island. If you are wondering why Amorgos island should be your next retreat destination, continue to read further:

1. Disconnect from the rest of the world

As the eastern-most Cycladic island, Amorgos is a hidden gem tucked away from all the hustle and bustle of the everyday world. You can only reach the island by boat and when you do arrive, you will feel an instant tranquility within. Surrounded by green wilderness and untouched nature, the crystal-clear Aegean Sea and the powerful mountainous landscape, it truly is the perfect oasis for a calming getaway. Yoga groups love holding meditation practices outdoors here because of the transformative energy Amorgos has. It truly provides the mind with a cleansing effect and helps you to connect with nature in a beautiful way.

2. Yoga Shala heaven

Namaste, Elysia,Anatolia, Ananda shalas

Practice yoga in some of the most beautiful yoga shalas in the world. At Aegialis Hotel, you will find 6 amazing shalas for your daily yoga practice, each one custom built to create a space of grounding and peace. Connect with nature from your yoga mat, whilst embracing stunning sea views ahead. Each shala is unique and brings its own energy. Namaste, Elysia, Anatolia, Ananda, Prana and Nidra shalas also come fully kitted with yoga props, including mats, bolsters, blankets, straps, pair of blocks, eye pillows, slings, aerial hammocks, small fitness balls, pole dancing equipment, installation for wall yoga, Tibetan chimes, candles, Tibetan singing bowls and incense sticks.

3. Get lost in the wild

Amorgos will provide you with the type of natural beauty that can only be seen here. A popular European hiking destination, the Amorgian mountain trails will allow you to lose yourself in the beautiful wilderness, without actually fearing any wildlife (although you will meet some friendly goats and donkeys on the way). Whether you are a hiking experts or a novice, you can embark on an exciting walking adventure in the Amorgian beauty. Allow yourself to be amazed as you are surrounded by Mother Earth’s finest creations, fields of abundant green, olive trees, Amorgian herbs and the majestic Aegean Sea. Walking around the island is a great way to empty your mind, release the old and welcome in the new. A place of self-discovery and bliss, Amorgos will make you feel at home away from home.

4. Experience 5-star luxury

Create your unique retreat experience in the midst of elegance and wake up in a room of comfort and style, decorated in traditional Cycladic design. Step out onto your own private veranda or balcony and take a glance at the sparkly sea view ahead, a vast of blue which lay before your eyes. You can also spoil yourself and give your body some TLC at the hotel’s spa complex, Lalon Idor. It is a favourite spot for most guests. You can enjoy complimentary access to the sauna, hamman, Jacuzzi and the indoor salt-water pool. Wellness treatments and body therapies are also available on the spa menu.

5. Tasty Greek cuisine

The Mediterranean diet is known for its abundance in freshness, sprinkled with delicious herbs and complete the magic ingredient, olive oil of course. The award-winning Ambrosia Gallery Restaurant, provides a delicious daily breakfast buffet, including vegetarian and vegan choices and can cater for allergies and different dietary preferences. The food is organic and freshly grown in the hotels garden or locally sourced. Take a short stroll to Aegiali, where you will find the traditional tavernas serving everything from fresh sea food, souvlaki, fresh salads and more. You will also find a vegan café and a falafel restaurant.

We would love to welcome you to our beautiful island to experience a truly unique trip.

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