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Yoga & climbing retreats on Kalymnos

Yoga & climbing alliance in Kalymnos: all inclusive retreat in magical surroundings


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Luxury for body and soul in a sumptuous cottage

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An outstanding environment to energise your being

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Enjoy the delicious dishes prepared by our chef



Climb the world's most beautiful routes

A unique 6-day, all-inclusive, sporting and relaxing experience in some of the most extraordinary scenery in Greece:

  • daily climbing sessions in a different sector of the island (all information here)

  • daily 90 minute yoga and meditation sessions

  • one Thai massage with Noga (1 person per day)

  • healthy Mediterranean meals

  • A luxurious villa in an exceptional setting

  • group of a maximum of 5 participants

Fill in the form if you want to join a retreat.

The villa


Maria’s Cottage House in Panormos

Debating between living like a local close to a quiet beach spot, or living the thrills of the Climbing Mecca? This home offers you the best of both worlds.

Surrounded by a 2000 s.m garden full of millennial olive trees, fig, prickly pear, pine and cypress trees offers you tranquility and mental uplift!

Situated in a 5 min walking distance to beautiful beaches(Kantouni, Linaria),the market, taverns and the bus stop, it is both secluded and connected, allowing you to relax and explore during your stay.


If you are a climber this is a nice quiet spot only in 10min distance to the crags!

The program



Arrival on Kalymnos (see «How to get to Kalymnos» in Useful info) to the port of Pothia and take a taxi to go to Arginonta, the village where the villa is located.

Dinner will be prepared in the villa by our chef.


  • 7:00 - Breakfast

  • 8:00 ~ 12:30 - Climbing session

  • 14:00 - Thai massage for one of you (with Noga)

  • 17:30 ~ 19:00 - Yoga and meditation session

  • 20:00 -  Evening meal at the villa prepared by our chef


  • 8:30 ~ 10:00 - Yoga and meditation session

  • 10:00 - Breakfast

  • 11:30 - Thai massage for one of you (with Noga)

  • 14:30 ~ 19:00 - Climbing session

  • 20:00 -  Evening meal in a taverna


  • 8:00 - Breakfast

We board at 9.30am in Pothia for a sea trip. Dolphins are regularly seen around the island's fish farms, so jump in and try to watch these playful mammals. Then we'll go to Vathy and climb over the sea, it's deep water solo... unforgettable! We end the trip on Pserimos, a small island between Kos and Kalymnos.

An excellent dinner will be prepared by our chef.


  • 8:30 ~ 10:00 - Yoga and meditation session

  • 10:00 - Breakfast

  • 11:30 - Thai massage for one of you (with Noga)

  • 14:30 ~ 19:00 - Climbing session

  • 20:00 -  Evening meal at the villa prepared by our chef


  • 8:30 ~ 10:00 - Yoga and meditation session

  • 10:00 - Breakfast

  • 11:00 - Thai massage for one of you (with Noga)

  • 13:30 - Climbing on Telendos, the iconic island in front of Kalymnos.

We will eat in a taverna on Telendos before coming back to Kalymnos


  • 7:00 - Breakfast

  • 8:00 ~ 12:30 - Climbing session

  • 14:00 - Thai massage for one of you (with Noga)

  • 17:30 ~ 19:00 - Yoga and meditation session

  • 20:00 -  Evening meal at the villa prepared by our chef


This is the end of your retreat, you'll have breakfast and you can leave whenever you like. Transfers are to be arranged by your own means.

The Team



Yoga instructor, Thai massage therapist, climber, nature lover and anatomy geek

I have always been fascinated in understanding how our body works, and particularly the relationship of our body and mind. That curiosity led me to study a degree in Biology and Psychology, but soon enough I realized that the best way for me to explore the mind-body connection is through the practice of yoga, mindfulness and the abundant approaches and disciplines surrounding them. 


I fell in love with climbing a few years ago. Since then, I am learning on my own body and mind how the practice of yoga can contribute to climbing. The body benefits from the strength and mobility that we gain through practice, while the influences of breath and meditation on our mind is a real life- changer!


I have been teaching over the past 8 years, founded and managed my own studio in Israel, and have been travelling around the world in the past 2 years. Today, I am offering workshops and retreats as well as group or private zoom classes. You are very welcome to join us in one of my zoom classes to get to know me.


More info

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The perfect combination between Yoga and Climbing

How yoga can affect climbing

During the retreat, we will enjoy the combination of movement and stillness, mobility and strength practice, soft yoga for recovery, meditation and breathwork.


On the yoga mat, we cultivate awareness, calmness, concentration, playfulness and kindness.

Those qualities permeate from the yoga mat into our life and also into our climb.


In my lessons, I enjoy combining different yoga methods, as well as other movement  and spiritual disciplines (such as Ido Portal, Feldenkrais and Buddhism).


The practice has a deep effect  on our climbing, allowing us to increase our range of motion, strength and balance, improve our performance on the rock, and more importantly our inner experience!


Towards the end of the retreat, we will have a special session of Acroyoga for whoever will be interested.


Vinyasa yoga teacher and personal trainer in muscle balancing

Passionate about sports and adventure, I first became interested in the practice of yoga through acroyoga. I then became passionate about the practice of Vinyasa yoga. This style of yoga, inspired by an ancestral Indian practice, Ashtanga, allows the synchronisation of movement with breath through a series of fluid postures.

It was during my first training in Indonesia (Bali) that the word yoga took on its full meaning in my eyes. The union between the physical practice (already explored during my studies in physical preparation) and the mental one which harmonizes to find balance. 
For 3 years I took the time to explore different learning styles and to find my identity as a teacher. During several climbing trips, I had the opportunity to teach yoga to groups of climbers and discovered the many benefits of these complementary practices. 

I then decided to realise my childhood dream of going to India to complete my training. After one month of intensive training, I received an international certification that allows me to fully launch myself as a teacher and to share my passion so that everyone can find meaning in their yoga practice. In eternal learning with my head full of projects, I plan very soon to enrich my training in yin yoga and pranayama (breathing). 

Adventure and flow

"The body is much stronger than our mind lets us think"

During my sessions I use this mantra and my knowledge of anatomy to create adapted flows. I also use meditation as a motor to work on feeling through the 5 senses.

The aim is to offer you specific sessions to enjoy your climbing day in full consciousness.




Rock climbing teacher, meditative climber

After some fifteen years dedicated to the research and development of laser systems, I decided to continue my journey with the desire to transmit the fullness of the great spaces and the vertical life. I like sharing the culture and practice of climbing in the outdoors. Serenity, kindness and attentiveness are the qualities I hope to portray with the people I support around the cliffs.

My wanderings have brought me to Kalymnos and it’s charm has kept me here. This fascinating island seduced me in many ways: the mildness of its climate, the quietude of its landscapes and of course the richness of its cliffs. I love sharing the magic of this place, it transforms all who come to experience it. Whether you have just a few hours or a few weeks you can enjoy the rock climbing on Kalymnos!

More info here

Climb in Kalymnos: mythical!

There is climbing and there is Kalymnos

I will accompany you to discover a multitude of exceptional cliffs, in a magical environment that smells of thyme (and sometimes a little goat); you will return forever seduced by the sirens of the island if you abandon the caution of Ulysses.


Like Ariadne, I will guide you through the maze of more than 4000 routes on the island, helping you to discover the best ones, according to your level, the best exposure (wind, sun, temperature), the length of the approach, the frequency according to the seasons, etc.


We will climb over the sea and become philosophical climbers for a while, on the very suggestive patronymic route: Socratic swimming lessons. We will also travel to Telendos, which will give our session a touch of adventure.


upcoming retreats

Three retreats are actually organised between April and the end of October. The retreats begin on Monday and end on Saturday. Departure and arrival are on Sunday. Sunday evening and the meal on arrival are included.

The group consists of a maximum of 5 participants.

With Juliette

23th to 28th of October (arrival on the 22nd from15:00 and departure on the 29th of from 12:00)

With Noga

25th to 30th of September (arrival on the 24th from15:00 and departure on the 1st of October from 12:00)

She will give you a 45 minutes Thai massage during your stay.



What is included in the price?

Accommodation option

  • 7 nights with single bed in shared room for two and one bthroom per roo



  • 7 breakfasts

  • Daily coffee/tea & fresh seasonal local fruit & snacks available at all times

  • 5 lunchs


Health and wellness

  • 6 yoga sessions

  • Yoga mat: we recommend you bring your own mat. Mats will be available at the local shop and we will have a few safety mats.

  • 1 Thai massage*

​*only with Noga


Boat Trip

  • 1 day boat trip, swimming with dolphins, visiting of Pserimos (an island next to Kalymnos)


Rock Climbing

  • 5 climbing sessions (info here) and 1 Deep Water Solo session (info here)

  • Insurance for the climbing activity, Fred is fully insured in professional liability (contract signed by MMA)

  • Transport to the cliffs from the villa

  • The equipment: harness*, helmet*, belay device, quickdraws, ropes, belay glasses, climbing shoes*

*It's better to use your own if you have

The price for the retreat is 1400€*

*This price may change.

What is not included in the price?


  • Flights to and from Kalymnos Island

  • Taxi to and from Arginonta where the villa is located

  • Transport during free time

  • Private travel insurance


  • dinners in tavernas

How to book the retreat?

Please complete the contact form below to register your interest. You will be asked to pay the full cost of the course to confirm your attendance.

Bookings will close 1 month before the start of the retreat.

What is the cancellation policy like? 

We know these things are uncertain and it's unsettling to plan things in advance. For this reason we offer a very flexible cancellation policy.


  • If we have to cancel the course, you will receive a full refund, including the €300 deposit.


  • If you can't attend the retreat and wish to cancel more than 30 days before the retreat, you will receive a full refund including the €300 deposit, minus a €50 administration fee. 

  • If you cancel less than 30 days prior to the retreat*, your full payment will be held for future retreats, less the €300 deposit.

  • If cancellation is received less than 2 weeks prior to the retreat*, your payment will not be refunded. 


*If you or we find a last-minute replacement for you, your full payment will be refunded, including the €300 deposit, less a €50 administration fee.

Booking retreat


Please contact me for more information or to make reservation. After filling in the form below, you will receive an e-mail with a summary of what you have read above and my offer according to your request.

I ask for your phone number so that I can contact you via WhatsApp when you are in Kalymnos in case something unforeseen happens.


Thank you for your sending.


Organise Your Adventure and Experience Kalymnos.

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