Aegialis Hotel & SpaAegialis Hotel & Spa is a 4**** Wellness Hotel located at the northern part of the island of Amorgos, the easternmost of the Cyclades group, Greece. The hotel is located between two of the island's most beautiful sandy beaches, both just a ten minute walk away. Its location, overlooking the bay of Aegiali, the surrounding islands, mountains and whitewashed villages, offers breathtaking views that our guests remember for ever.
Within the complex, one can find Ambrosia Gallery Restaurant, offering exquisite international and local dishes, Wet Cafe by the pool, as well as Nick's Pizza, offering homemade pizzas and light snacks.
The hotel also offers bar service and lounge area with pool table, where a big fireplace stands, offering a warm, friendly atmosphere during the colder winter days.
"Lalon Idor Spa" is a distinct part of Aegialis Hotel & Spa, designed in a way to wake up your senses, relax your spirit and revitalize your body. State-of-the-art facilities include sauna, hammam, jacuzzi, indoor heated sea water swimming pool and fitness center. A variety of Spa and beauty treatments is offered, as well as beautiful indoors and outdoors areas suitable for group workshops or retreats. See more events in this venue
DescriptionJoin Sheila McVay and Vanessa Kent for the Yoga Trip of a Lifetime! We’ll travel to the unspoiled island of Amorgos, Greece at the Southeastern edge of the Cyclades to dive deeply into Yoga and Meditation at the beautiful Aegialis Hotel and Spa. Soak up the sun, unplug from your hectic daily life and reconnect to your heart as you participate in daily practice, swim in the Aegian Sea, dine on fresh wholesome food, spoil yourself with a massage, and make new friends.
- 7 nights accommodations in Superior Room
- Daily yoga and meditation
- Daily Buffet Breakfast with organic ingredients from Aegialis Hotel and Spa gardens
- Daily Buffet Dinner
- Arrival and Departure transfers from the port in Amorgos
- 1 30 minute Swedish aromatherapy massage
- Unlimited use of Lalon Idor Spa Facilities including sauna, hammam, jacuzzi, indoor heated swimming pool and fitness center
- Unlimited internet use
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
- Ferry tickets and transfers to ports other than Amorgos
- A third meal each day
- Alcoholic beverages
- Extra spa treatments or excursions
Aegialis Hotel & Spa is a 4-star Wellness Hotel located at the northern part of the island of Amorgos, the easternmost of the Cyclades group, Greece. The hotel combines traditional Amorgian architecture and spirit with a simple and elegant setting. Standing on a hillside overlooking the beautiful bay of Aegiali, Aegialis Hotel & Spa offers a breath-taking view into the deep blue of the Aegean Sea and to the surrounding islands of Nikouria, Donousa and Koufounisia. The restaurant serves delicious healthy food, using organic vegetables, cultivated right in the hotel gardens.
Amorgos Island offers many possibilities for hiking, enjoying wonderful views and collecting your own aromatic and therapeutic herbs, used for herbal teas and spa treatments. In a nearby village, there is a new distillery for essential oils, from local herbs. Between the main sandy beach of Aegiali and the beach of Levroso, Aegialis hotel is a maximum 7-10 minutes walk away from the crystal clear waters of Aegiali bay. amorgos boatsThere is possibility for daily trips to 4 small islands: Iraklia, Schinousa, Koufonisi and Donousa; short afternoon/morning trips to the nearby villages of Tholaria, Lagada, Potamos or a boat trip to Nikouria, a non-residential small island.
Superior rooms present subtle, elegant and modern comfort featuring state of the art facilities in a minimal Cycladic design mentality. All rooms have a balcony with a breathtaking view!
US Citizens traveling to Greece need a current passport. Check the expiration date to make sure that it does not expire within 6 months of your trip. Visas are not required. Concerns about the European Economy have had very little effect on tourism in Greece, especially outside the capital. ATMs may limit the amount of money you may withdraw, so it is advisable to manage your cash accordingly. Most small businesses prefer cash transactions, but larger hotels and transport companies usually accept Master Card and Visa. Stay abreast of any travel advisories through the US State Department Website. The remote location of Amorgos works like a natural filter keeping crowds small and the island unspoiled. From the United States, you will fly to Athens. You should plan to arrive at least one day before the start of the retreat. Option 1: Ferry from Athens Ferries run between Athens and the ports of Katapola and Aegialis. If you take the ferry to and from Athens itself, the trip will last approximately 7.5 hours. You will leave Athens at 5pm the evening before your arrival and arrive Amorgos at 2am. On your departure, you will leave Amorgos at 6am and arrive Athens at 1pm. The hotel will arrange transport to and from the ferry terminal for you. Option 2: Ferry from Santorini or Naxos Flights are plentiful and inexpensive between Athens and Santorini or Athens and Naxos and the Ferry ride from either one is approximately 3 hours. Travel typically takes place midday. Access Flight Schedules and Pricing through olympic air or aegean air.
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Join Sheila McVay and Vanessa Kent for the Yoga Trip of a Lifetime on the unspoiled island of Amorgos, Greece at the Southeastern edge of the Cyclades.
: Sheila McVay
Sheila McVay, Founder Johns Creek Yoga and Duluth Yoga,
Sheila is an ERYT 500 certified teacher who has been practicing and teaching for many years. She is the founder of both Johns Creek Yoga and Duluth Yoga and relishes the opportunity to share the practice that has so powerfully transformed her life with as many people as she can. She completed her 200 hour training at Peachtree Yoga in Sandy Springs, Georgia and her 500 hour at Kripalu Yoga Center in Massachusetts. She holds additional certifications in Yin Yoga and Thai Yoga Bodywork. In addition to daily classes at both studios, she facilitates Yoga Teacher Training and offers retreats and workshops both locally and internationally. As a former Professor of American literature, Sheila loves to explore the intersection between philosophy, poetry, religion, nature and yoga and often brings that synthesis into her classes. She continues to take advantage of every opportunity to train and learn and will forever consider herself a student of this ancient and beautiful practice.See more photos and other events by this presenter