There’s life beyond busy diaries and beeping phones, although sometimes it seems unimaginable. The daily hustle and bustle can be very exciting, but balance can only be achieved if calm is sometimes the rule. Even though self-care is becoming more and more important in today’s world, the pace is still fast, so it’s great to have some places to escape from the stress.
Mahakala Retreats | Montenegro
Mahakala Retreats is a mother-daughter duo’s dream come true, inviting those looking for a getaway to a small seaside village. The retreat is located in the hills of Buljarica, with breathtaking views of the Adriatic Sea. Mahakala is a family-run retreat that aims to share the yogic lifestyle with others—so besides escaping from the world, you can also find community in this seaside idyll.
Kea | Greece
Kea Retreat is located in a remote cove on the island of Kea, Greece, where pristine scenery, a farm of plenty, and authentic design allow visitors to enjoy the peace and tranquility of nature. The Greek culture, a celebration of nature, food, and life, and all this infused with meditation practices, offer an unearthly experience for those seeking a retreat. When visiting Kea Retreat, in addition to spiritual cleansing, you can also enjoy free hiking, diving, and kayaking in the surrounding countryside, while your evening meal is served in the farm-to-table restaurant of the house.
Village Retreat Bedepuszta | Hungary
There exists a Dutch village in Hungary that you can even rent. Sounds a bit strange, doesn’t it? Well, Bedepuszta is real and it’s becoming increasingly popular. If you need a little country romance, the village is perfect for everything from weddings to getaways. Proceeds from rentals are used for environmental and cultural projects that further support the resort’s operations.
Fige Yoga Adventures | Croatia
Walking barefoot, eating figs from the tree, and enjoying the fresh sea air—who wouldn’t want to relax this way? Fige Yoga Adventures offers hikes and yoga retreats in different parts of Croatia, from the Plitvice Lakes to the Brac Islands. The trio of Slavic gastronomy, beach life, and relaxation takes participants on a unique adventure. If you’re already looking for a way to recharge your batteries, check out this year’s FYA program-calendar!