Italian Riviera Yoga Retreat
Cinque Terrer & Portofino "Italian Riviera" Summit Yoga Retreat!
Type of Event
- Core Strength
- Rocket Yoga
- Yoga Tune Up
June 5-12, 2018
Please arrive no later then 5
All transfers from La Spezia are included.
Check out is no later then 10:00 am
Yoga twice daily except when we have a excursion.
A delicious and hearty breakfast is included daily at our wonderful location. Fresh fruits and juices, eggs, cheeses, local breads and delicious sweets are all part of our daily post-yoga meal.
We have included a variety of other delicious dining!
Our Welcome Dinner is a special Italian Riviera food highlighted evening. All meals are vegetarian optional and paired with local will also have a special seafood dinner prepared with Mediterranean local fish & seafood. And finally, our last evening is a very exciting Goodbye Dinner and local wine with views to die for! Plus, a sunset aperitivo by boat, food an wine class and more.
YOGA & ACTIVITIES
Twice per day (except boat day and shopping day, when we practice once per day) we will practice yoga outdoors with the sounds of yogic tunes! Your hosts the 2 Melissa’s will guide you through a vigorous vinyasa flow and during the week we will also include a restorative session. As always, we will listen to what the group needs and adjust accordingly for the best yoga experience!
There are several incredible excursions on our Cinque Terre summer retreat:
COASTALPRIVATE BOAT TOUR AND MEALS:
Reserved exclusively for our villa, a boat tour along the picturesque coastline of the Cinque Terre is a must-see, especially at sunset!
A portion of all proceeds will go to a local children’s foundation.
GUIDED 1/2 DAY HIKE MARBLE TOUR & LUNCH:
Time to stretch our yoga legs out with a gorgeous, half-day hike through the Italian Marble caves. Our guide is an expert of the area and will show us where all fine Italian Marble is mined and cut. We will end with a gourmet lunch in town.
PORTOFINO SHOPPING 1/2 DAY:
Time to shop till we drop! We will explore a local town and all of the hidden gems by a local expert. Time to find that perfect pair of Italian-made shoes or exquisite antique piece for your home. We will go to the secret spots and find the most wonderful treasures to take home!
FOOD & WINE CLASS:
We will be joined by Laura McDonald (Wine Club Italy) to hsare all of her local knowledge and expertise in Ligurian food and wine.
OPTIONAL Activities & Excursions:
Additional Cooking Lessons
Here is what our wonderful Cinque Terre Yoga Retreat
6 nights Accommodations at a 4-star villa
2x Daily Vinyasa Power Yoga/Yin or Restorative (1 hour)once daily during boat and excursion days
Daily Gourmet Breakfast
3 Heavenly Dinners
Exclusive Boat Tour + Aperitivo
Private Portofino Shopping Excursion
Half-day Hiking Marble Caves
Wine Club Italy Wine and Food dinners.
Transport to/from Excursions
Train transfer to/from Levanto station
(sample itinerary-full schedule provided on first day for extra surprises!)
8.30-9.45: Vinyasa Flow
10.00: Gourmet Breakfast
10.15-5.00pm: Free Time (beach, excursions*, relax)
•Day Excursions: Hiking, Shopping, Pesto Making Class
5.30-7.00pm: Vinyasa Flow or Yin/Restorative
7.30pm: Dinner Time*
**Transportation pick-up/drop off from La Spezia Train Station included, day of/departure dates only. Other options will be provided outside of pick-up and extra fees may apply.