About Vigla Village
The first thing to strike you about Vigla Village is its sublime location on the Ionian Coast of the Greek island of Kefalonia. It's a feast for the senses as you take in the intoxicating smell of the pine and eucalyptus trees and the crystal clear, deep blue of the Ionian sea. Coupled with the welcoming and open-hearted Greek hospitality of Anna and Angelos, you cannot help but begin to relax as soon as you arrive.
Perched high on a clifftop, the clean and comfortable apartments with private balconies, overlook the inspiring panorama. Just a short stroll away you can take the picturesque path down to Vigla's own private beach and the warm and inviting sea.
Vigla Village simply blows you away; it's the sort of place that you want to come back to time after time.
The daily programme
Join Federica for a a week to focus on yourself and your connection with others, while opening your heart to nature's peaceful energy and invigorating environment. Each day will begin with a dynamic hatha vinyasa flow class on our wonderful yoga platform overlooking the endless blue ocean, opening the body and attuning the mind to the breath.
Morning practice will be followed by a hearty breakfast. Then you will be free to head off down to the beach, relax by the pool or explore the stunning beauty of the surroundings.
The group will meet again in the late afternoon for a second more restorative yoga session, often including pranayama and meditation as part of the practise. The classes will be suitable for all levels and yoga experience. There will be one yoga free day during the week.
In the evenings, there are a few charming traditional Greek tavernas within walking distance of Vigla. Lunch and dinner aren't included in the cost to give people the option to go for dinner as a group or self cater if they prefer, each apartment has a small kitchen.
Things to do
One could quite easily while away a week of deep rest and rujuvenation here, enjoying the wonderful private beach, swimming pool and tennis courts on offer. There's also plenty of space at Vigla Village to find a quiet spot in the shade of the trees enjoying the colours and fragrance of the beautiful flowers.
The local village, Spartia, also has its' own pretty beach just a 10 minute walk away and a small centre with a couple of shops and a restaurant.
For those of you with an adventurous spirit you could hire a car to explore the outstanding beauty of this island. Caves, boat trips, snorkelling, fishing, trips to stunning local villages and a visit to Myrtos, known to be one of the world's most beautiful beaches, are amongst some of the many things on offer in Kefalonia.
Vigla Village offers self catering apartments which are clean, spacious and have air conditioning and private balconies with sea views. All apartments have between one and three bedrooms and share a bathroom, small lounge area and kitchen facilities.
A note to say a huge thank you for a wonderful yoga holiday in beautiful Kefalonia. I had the most amazing time and am feeling totally refreshed and energised! Vigla was a perfect combination of stunning scenery, peaceful surroundings and warm hospitality from Anna and her family. Definitely somewhere I would love to go back to. I have also made so many new friends from our wonderful group.Melissa
We had a wonderful holiday. Vigla Village is in such a beautiful position and Anna is a very attentive host always on hand to help. Visiting at the start of the season was great for us as it was nice and quiet and not too warm. The quality of yoga far exceeded my expectation. Federica is an excellent teacher, explaining clearly and encompassing everyone in the class, a beautiful person. I hope to revisit Vigla and Federica's teaching sometime in the future and will certainly recommend both and Yoga on a Shoestring retreats to my friends and students. Thank you.Alison and Stephen
A note to say how much I loved the yoga holiday. Vigla Village was just my sort of place. It had a stunning yoga deck, lovely owners and provided perfect breakfasts. Thanks very much for arranging.Siobhan
This is the perfect yoga retreat, you find yourself in the most beautiful surroundings with the yoga platform overlooking the sea and a five minute stroll down to a secluded beach. Federica's teaching is superb, she is a very knowledgeable and intuitive teacher who also makes hard work fun. You start the day with a wonderful meditation surrounded by the sound of the ocean and the birds. Anna and Angelo make sure all your needs are meet, they are the most welcoming hosts.Gabriele
It was such an amazing week - Federica is quite a teacher!! Seriously, she was an amazing yoga teacher - the best I have come across AND she managed to make the whole week somewhat transformational for many of us! Not bad at all!Jo
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A yoga and beach holiday on the breathtaking island of Kefalonia, Greece, 11 - 18 June 2019
Sharing a twin or double room in a 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartment £400
Single room in a 2 or 3 bedroom apartment £495
Single room in a 1 bedroom apartment £575
All room rates are per person.
All apartments share a bathroom, small lounge area and kitchen facilities.
Daily meditation and yoga classes (apart from one yoga-free day)
Airport transfers (approx 27 euros for a taxi each way, we will group people together where possible to share the cost). Other meals.
Kefalonia has its own airport and there are a range of direct flights from Europe. It is also possible to take an indirect flight via the Greek mainland.
Airport transfers will be arranged for you. The price will depend on numbers sharing the cost and time of arrival. Arrival is anytime on 11 June and departure is anytime on 18 June.
There are a few airlines that fly to Kefalonia direct and it is also possible to take an internal flight from the Greek mainland. Here are a selection of websites for flights:-