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Enjoy Raw Vegan Food and Yoga Retreat in Crete, Greece - 8 Days

Seeking a raw vegan food retreat in paradise?

Enjoy the outstanding ancient natural beauty of Crete in spring with this wonderful raw vegan food retreat. Spend a week in the most natural, full of beautiful wild flowers and positive energy environment in South Crete. With this raw vegan food and holistic therapies retreat, you will find your inner self.  Feel yourself becoming rejuvenated, calmer, and healthier through a better lifestyle. You will even be able to see small snow cups on the top of Psiloritis mountain combined with the most breath taking view of the Cretan sea.

Times are changing and it is so much easier today to embrace the concept of a vegan lifestyle. This beautiful retreat is ideal for vegans as well as those transitioning to vegan diet. You can expect organic, phyto-nutrient rich raw vegan food and you will find yourself feeling satisfied at every meal. The food will provide you greater energy as well as providing you indulgent gourmet treats. Allow your palette to open to a whole new world of flavors.

Transitioning to raw vegan diet is a wonderful experience if you are ready.  Once you get going, you can expect your energy levels to soar and aches and pains to subside.  The bonus for many is that your weight will balance to a healthy number as you will be receiving dense nutrients from whole foods.

Being at natural healing retreat is a great place to transition to a raw vegan menu.  You have all the support and inspiration to stay grounded in your new raw food diet. The group will ensure that you’re fueling yourself with enough calories and nutrition on a daily basis.  The best part about being at the retreat is that you also get to get in touch with nature with hikes, learn about holistic therapies and organic skin care!

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Day 1
Day 1 to 7

8:30 Hatha yoga session

9:30 Raw breakfast with fresh local juices and fruits

11:00 Hiking excursion in the Cretan mountains or raw cooking workshop

13:00 Raw vegan lunch

14:00 Free time or rest

17:00 Holistic therapies sessions with organic skin care

19:30 Herbal tea time and discussions

20:00 Dinner

The Trip Cost Includes

  • 7 nights accommodation in the villa*
  • 1 holistic full body massage
  • A welcome basket with organic vegetables and fruits
  • All daily raw meals with organic local fruits and vegetables
  • Cretan night with the locals of a nearby village
  • Daily hot and cold Cretan mountain tea
  • Daily yoga practices
  • Dinner in the village
  • Greek raw vegan workshops
  • Mindful hiking in the mountain of Psiloritis
  • Night presentations and talks
  • Pure olive oil soap making workshop
  • Traditional Loom weaving workshop
  • Transport to all activities and in all excursions
  • Transportation from Heraklion International Airport (HER)

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Airfare
  • Travel Insurance
  • Car Rental
  • Additional activities
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Frequently asked Questions

What about the accommodation?

The Alexena Apartments are five very comfortable holiday flats on the south slope of the coastal mountains, west of Agia Galini. A winding road leads to this lovely place with the stone houses and the breathtaking view.The three one-storey buildings on a spacious property actually form a small villa facility. It includes a large swimming pool, a barbecue area, a small church, a botanical garden, and other community facilities. Includes: Air-conditioned rooms Balcony Garden Yoga deck Services Free Wi-Fi Hair dryer Internet access

Who are the instructors?

Vivian Voulgaraki: Vivian is the owner of Pure philosophy, a holistic skincare company based in Crete that promotes healthy and sustainable living. She loves nature and adventure and always willing to show you around new unknown places. She has studied Business and Management in the University of Maryland but found out that what she really likes doing is living a holistic and meaningful life.she is a certified Raw vegan chef and health motivator and she will prepare all your raw meals for the retreat, with the most nutritious bio-local fresh fruits and vegetables. Eleftheria Tsagaraki: Eleftheria will be your yoga instructor for the retreat. She is a certified yoga teacher and she teaches Hatha and meditation classes. Eleftheria has also studied Economics and Business in the Aristotle of Thessaloniki.

What are the places nearby?

Rethymon town, 50 kilometers Heraklion,100 kilometers Chania town, 100 kilometers

Can you list the activities?

Cooking classes You will be provided with raw meals with organic local fruits and vegetables daily, along with daily hot and cold Cretan mountain tea. Hiking Massage Swimming pool (outdoor)

What meals are included?

Breakfast ,Lunch, Dinner, Drinks The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for: Vegan and Raw vegan food (If you have special dietary requirements it’s a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation) Spa treatments Enjoy a free holistic full body massage or pure organic facial therapy with skin care products from healing Cretan herbs.

How do I get there?

Arrival by airplane Please book your flight to arrive at Heraklion International Airport (HER). For the guests flying from their home country to Heraklion, PURE PHILOSOPHY P.C. will arrange the transportation to the apartments and back to Heraklion airport on the same day the retreat starts as long as they arrange arrival to Kazantzakis airport by 14:00 p.m . For the guests who travel from their home town to Chania, they will have to take a taxi or a bus to Agia Galini, and PURE PHILOSOPHY P.C. will pick them up from there .

What is the cancellation policy?

The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 60 days before the arrival date. The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival. Price : 1,190 euro p.p In a shared double room / shared apartment for 4 . Price : 1,390 euro p.p In a single room / shared apartment for 3 .

Price From USD$1,430 USD$999/person
999
Total $ 999 USD

Trip Facts

  • June 23 - 30, 2018
  • Raw Vegan Recipes & Yoga
plant based diet
Ready to heal