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Yoga Rocks retreat at Agios Pavlos with sea views and beach access

Yoga Rocks retreat in 2019 will enjoy the majestic bay of Agios Pavlos. Located on a small cliff overlooking the picturesque, sandy beach, your accommodation is literally footsteps away from Agios Pavlos’ crystalline waters. Completely undeveloped incredible stretches of sand lie only ten minutes walk away.

Check out the video tour – Yoga Rocks goes to the beach

Yoga holidays run Saturday to Saturday with yoga beginning on the Sunday morning. We begin each retreat with a chat so we have an idea how everyone can get the most from their holiday. A Friday night celebratory feast at a traditional Cretan taverna ‘closes’ the retreat.

All Yoga Rocks rooms are compact and en suite with stunning views of the Mediterranean from their balcony or terrace.

The scrumptious vegetarian lunch and dinner are served on the terrace overlooking the sea. At all times guests are welcome to a wide range of teas, including medicinal Cretan mountain teas, as well as fresh coffee, fruit and nuts. For breakfast help yourself to fruit, local honey with homemade yogurt or homemade peanut butter, jams and sourdough bread.

Our nutritious, delicious food draws inspiration from the Cretan diet which is reputedly the healthiest in the world. Detoxify with fresh, quality, local produce. We mainly source fruit and vegetables directly from farmers – organic where possible. Fertile mountain slopes and bountiful sunshine produce some of the tastiest fruit and vegetables, which, when prepared with love (and local olive oil), result in mouth watering yet healthy cuisine. Enjoy your buffet feasts as an integral part of your yoga holiday.

Sprouts, soup, hedgehog potaoes, grilled auberine and red pepper dip on the nutritious veggie buffet at Yoga Rocks retreat
Chocolate oaty fudge from the yummy vegetarian buffet at Yoag Rocks retreat, Crete

The retreat is non-smoking, alcohol free and vegetarian. Meat eaters consistently return overjoyed with the variety and tastes on the buffet. There is a taverna very close, and two friendly cafes on the bay for those with any extra needs.

What’s included: everything at the yoga retreat is included. The exception are massage, the inexpensive Friday night group meal and a boat trip excursion should one be organised. Beach umbrellas and sun loungers on Agios Pavlos bay are payable to the local Cretan lads. Flights and transfers are not included but we do help group you with other guests and arrange the transfers from the airport to make them as cheap and as simple as possible. You must arrange your own travel insurance.

The price is 825 euro for a one week yoga retreat. This is based on sharing a room with a travelling companion or another guest of the same gender. We will happily find you a room mate. Single occupancy is available on a first come first served basis for a 200 euro supplement. A 25% deposit secures the booking. All holidays are fully refundable, up to six weeks before start date with half refunds from six weeks to three weeks before the start date. (Any payment costs we have paid to receive payments or it costs us to return payments will be deducted from the refund. These are minimal – we never take an administration charge – we simply don’t want to be out of pocket on refunds.)

Need more information? Please check out our Yoga Rocks extra section of the site with more info than you are likely to need on topics like booking, paying and travel; which yoga retreat might be right for you; food and sample buffet menus; what to bring; press write-ups and much more. Alternatively write to us and ask your question using our contact form.

If you are ready to join a holiday simply fill in the retreat booking form here.

Agios Pavlos beach with view of mountains and Yoga Rocks retreat