Mainland Greece has the Aegean to the east and south and the Ionian Sea to the west.
Greece boasts over 2000 islands - many of which are popular with holidaymakers seeking sun, sea and something more. Particular favourites include Crete (the largest Greek island); Mykonos, Paros and Santorini (Cyclades); Lefkas, or Lefkada, and Paxos (Ionian); Samos (Aegean); and Skyros (Sporades).
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Wherever you see our star we've handpicked the holiday, for a few of these we also handle bookings.
Sat 20th Jul 2013 - Fri 20th Sep 2013Skyros' Writers' Lab, described as "Number 1 of the World's Five Best Writing Holidays" by The Guardian, offers the opportunity to learn from distinguished authors, share the joys and struggles of the creative process, discover strengths and polish skills. Arrive with work in progress or just an empty page.
Sat 20th Jul 2013 - Fri 20th Sep 2013Skyros 'the first and the best' alternative holiday according to the Guardian is perfect for those seeking yoga holidays, singles holidays or writing holidays although it is so much more. Skyros offers outstanding courses and activities that open the heart, expand the mind, recharge the body and uplift the spirit.
Sat 20th Jul 2013 - Fri 20th Sep 2013Skyros' Life Choices programme is an ideal opportunity to step back from everyday routines. Fully supported by a relaxed environment and top-notch tutors, people are reminded of what makes them smile and what they really want. Skyros offers encouragement to leave behind life's limitations and go for what really matters.
Thu 7th Mar 2013 - Sat 9th Nov 2013The Spirit of Life Centre – 10 years of yoga holidays. Also yoga holidays combined with Pilates, horse riding, nutrition, cooking, detox, meditation and mindfulness. Experienced qualified teachers. Small group size in a beautiful sun-filled Mediterranean setting of mountains, olive groves, and blue sky and bluer sea.
Sat 27th Apr 2013 - Sat 19th Oct 2013Yoga Rocks is a stunning centre offering quality yoga holidays with amazing teachers and a truly welcoming and friendly team. Each week is different but all the teachers are caring and attentive, looking after each guest from beginners to teachers.
Sun 21st Apr 2013 - Sat 5th Oct 2013Silver Island Yoga is a retreat on a private island nestled in the azure waters of the Aegean Sea. The island’s 60 acres naturally lends itself to quiet reflection and self-exploration, a gift of pure intimacy with nature and Self. Weekly retreats hosted by incredible teachers offering various disciplines of yoga.
Thu 30th May 2013 - Tue 17th Sep 2013Paros Creative Holidays offer one-week beach holidays with a choice of activities most weeks, including art, bellydance, Bulgarian Singing, harmony singing, songwriting, Salsa and world dances. No previous experience required. A welcoming, supportive atmosphere is complemented by local cultural experiences.
Mon 5th Aug 2013 - Fri 16th Aug 2013The Hap'ning Place offers annual summer singing holidays on the Greek island of Chios. On the five-day courses you sing every day and this includes individual coachings and choral work. There are public performances but also plenty of opportunities to take it easy too, or to try out the local watersports.
Wed 3rd Jul 2013 - Wed 10th Jul 2013Rachel Zinman Yoga with John Weddepohl and Rachel. Unwrap the timeless beauty that is yourself – with yoga, tantra and self knowledge. Practice morning pranayama and asana facing the Aegean sea, listen to inspiring talks with plenty of free time to explore the island and enjoy yourself.
Sun 5th May 2013 - Sun 6th Oct 2013Healthy Option holidays offer value for money beach yoga holidays on the beautiful island of Lefkas, with flights and a range of enjoyable activities included. "Absolutely brilliant holiday, great place, great activities, very friendly and the staff are fabulous." Special offer on 26 August holiday.