Explore the Dalmation Islands

With Sound Method Yoga in Summer of 2020


Croatia Yoga Retreat 2020

Explore a different island, culture, cuisine and landscape daily while on retreat! Spend 8 days, 7 nights sailing the Adriatic Sea in Croatia. For this extraordinary Croatia Yoga Retreat we have our ship, the Adriatic Queen, all to ourselves! We’ll visit unique and special islands, enjoy extraordinary Yoga practices on the ship’s deck, hike, eat, swim, drink local wine and make new friends.

When?

August 22-29. 2020

Where?

Split to Dubrovnik and islands in between

How Much

September 22-29. 2020

Our lodgings

Did you ever think that you could be one of those people that got to vacation on a private ship in a far away and exotic destination? The Adriatic Queen such a cool boat with ample room for Yoga sessions, dining together, relaxing in the shade, and navigating to hidden coves for a swim. We chose the Adriatic Queen due to its many different types of room options allowing us to accommodate diverse preferences and budgets.

Croatian Cuisine

Food

Coastal Cuisine in Croatia is influenced by Greek, Roman and Mediterranean traditions. Olive oil is used as well as a variety of spices such as rosemary, sage, bay leaf, oregano, marjoram, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, and lemon and orange rind. The Dalmatian region has its own distinct cooking traditions utilizing a great deal fresh fish including oily fishes like sardines the ubiquitous octopus, mussels and oysters. Charcuterie and pasta are common and you will also find a pastry dish similar to spanakopita.

Wine

We’ve learned that Yogis do love wine, so you will be thrilled to know that Croatia has a wonderful history of winemaking brought from the Greeks centuries ago. While on this Croatia Yoga Retreat we will explore some new and exotic varieties!

What we’ll do

This is a rough itinerary meant to give you an idea of how you will spend your time. Everything except the arrival and departure dates, time, and location are subject to change.

Saturday, August 22 Arrival in Split.
Check in on the Adriatic Queen is at noon.
1 pm Lunch
2-4 pm Rest, unpack or go sightseeing
4 pm Yin - Travel Recovery Practice on Deck 45 minutes
5:45 pm walk to Diocletian Wine House for dinner and wine tasting (dinner and tasting included, additional beverages at retreaters cost)

Sunday, August 23
Sail for Hvar - Culture and beaches
8 am Yoga on the Sun Deck
9:30 am Breakfast
Rest of the day to explore Hvar.
Lunch not included.
7 pm Dinner

Monday, August 24
Sail for Vis - beaches and wine
8 am Yoga
9:30 am Breakfast
12 pm Lunch Included
7 pm Dinner not included
optional tour

Tuesday, August 25
Sail for Korcula - history and shopping
8 am Yoga
9:30 am Lunch
12 pm Lunch
Dinner not included

Wednesday, August 26
Sail for Mivet
8 am Yoga
9:30 am Breakfast
Swim/Beach on Saplunara
Lunch not included
Dinner on board

Thursday, August 27
Day on Mivet - Nature
8 am Yoga
9:30 am Breakfast
Mivet National Park
lunch not included
Captain's Dinner on Board

Thursday, August 28
Sail for Dubrovnik - Culture
8 am Yoga
9:30 am Breakfast
Lunch not included
Dubrovnik City Tour Included
7 pm Dinner on board.

Saturday, August 29
7:30 am Breakfast
9 am Checkout.

Croatia Yoga Retreat Cruise

Yoga

With the exception of the first day* on our Croatia Yoga Retreat we will practice Yoga each morning on the ship’s deck. Practices will be customized to the needs and preferences of the group. Creative sequencing and strategies will be utilized to accommodate our somewhat unorthodox location. Classes will be 60-90 minutes long depending on the day. Each participant will supply their own Yoga mat and any props they would like to use during practice. The venue does not supply any Yoga mats or props.

*Our first day we will take a travel recovery practice in the afternoon before dinner. 

Mandy Ryle, Retreat Leader

Mandy is the owner and founder of Sound Method Yoga. She’s an experienced retreat leader, having led retreats in Costa Rica, Greece, Spain, Colorado and locally in Nebraska. Her classes are creative, expressive and woven through with poignant themes that make practice even more profound. An expert in Yin and Vinyasa styles, she empowers students to own their practice and revere their own size, shape and ability level. As a teacher of teachers she sheds light on anatomy and Yoga philosophy during practice in a way that allows you to truly embody your new learnings. Learn more about Mandy at yoga.mandyryle.com 

Croatia Yoga Retreat Cruise Includes

  • 8 days 7 nights aboard the Adriatic Queen.

    With a full professional crew. Explore islands and cities on the Adriatic Sea.

  • Most Meals

    7 buffet breakfasts, 3 course dinner or lunch daily, Captains dinner, daily afternoon tea and biscuits

  • Arrival dinner and wine tasting in Split

    at Diocletian’s Wine House

  • Wine and Olive Oil Tasting

  • A full time dedicated tour guide

  • Dubrovnik City Tour

    A guided walking tour of this fascinating city

Also Included
  • Cabins have A/C and a private WC
  • Daily Cabin upkeep and a midweek linen and towel change
  • Free WiFi
  • Lounging Sundeck and deck bed
  • Welcome drink
  • Liter of drinking water per day
Not Included
  • Drinks from the bar
  • Gratuity
  • EUR 40/pp visitor’s tax and port fee.
  • Transfers to the port in Split or from the port in Dubrovnik. Contact our tour guide Wendy for help with arranging transfer. We will also send details on options.
  • Airfare. Contact Wendy for help
  • Optional tours
  • Non included meals (see daily schedule)
  • Transportation that is not part of an included outing (Optional tour transportation will be provided as part of the tour)
  • Entrances to parks and attractions.

Croatia Yoga Cruise Retreat Options


For a Limited Time Only!
$150 Deposit to Register

All cabins have a private bathroom, A/C, safe deposit box, hair dryer, cupboard and wardrobe cabinet. Rooms are on the upper deck, main deck and lower deck.

Cabins on the upper and main decks will be allotted on a first come first served basis. Register early for a cabin on these levels! Early Bird pricing good till January 1, 2020.

Registration issues? Contact kelcie@soundmethodyoga.com or call 402-991-7673

Single Cabin

Waitlist only. Your room will have a twin or double bed and you will have it all to yourself. The price is for one person in a room with a double bed.

Investment $2830.

Early Bird $2630

REGISTER ME for a SINGLE CABIN

This option is on waitlist only. You will not be charged unless a spot becomes available. Please note that it is common to promote individuals from the waitlist.

Double Cabin

Waitlist Only These rooms have a double bed (for a couple), two single beds, a double plus a single or a double plus a bunk. The price is for one person sharing the room. If three people are sharing the room there is a discount. Please fill out the inquiry form for more details. The price is for one person sharing the room:

Investment $1930.

Early Bird $1730

This option is on waitlist only. You will not be charged unless a spot becomes available. Please note that it is common to promote 2-3 from the waitlist.

Bunk Beds Cabin

These Cabins have 2 bunks. They are located on the main deck near the kitchen. The price is for one person sharing the room:

Investment $1680.

Early Bird $1480

REGISTER ME for a BUNK BEDS CABIN

Have questions?

Or would you just like for us to keep you in the loop on details, deadlines and tours?