The retreat starts in Athens for one night, then we sail the Aegean Sea together to the island of Amorgos for the rest of the week!
Airport to book your arrival/departure flight:
Athens (Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport)
Important Dates to Know for Travel:
• For the May 30 - June 7 Retreat:
The retreat begins Wednesday, May 30 at 4:30pm, in Athens.
The retreat ends Thursday, June 7, midmorning, on Amorgos island. You will fly in and out of Athens International Airport, Greece.
• Please plan to arrive in Athens no later than 1pm on Wednesday, May 30 ( best if you can arrive a day early, on May 29.) • Schedule your departure flights anytime on June 8 or after.
Note: The retreat ends on Amorgos. Expect and plan to stay the night of June 7, in Athens in order to take flights out on the next day, June 8. We are happy to make all hotel and boat arrangements for you, according to your return plans.
The weather in the Greek islands in summer is typically warm, sunny, and dry! It can be breezy at times, plan for hot days and fresh evenings/early-mornings. In addition to the usual packing items, things you will wish to have: A sun-hat and good sunglasses, swimsuits (you can swim in your birthday-suit some places if you wish), comfy swim goggles, comfortable shoes for rocky hikes (trainers are great), flip-flops or sandals for the rest of the time, lots of sunscreen, plug adapter for your devices, and a journal
A complete packing guide will be sent to you well in advance!
We strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance (medical and cancellation) to protect your trip investment in case of any unforeseen circumstances before, or during, your trip. World Nomads or Travel Guard are two options with easy, online sign-up, or ask your travel agent.
Travel Planning Assistance
You may wish to stay on longer in Greece or visit other islands before heading back to Athens. Our wonderful Greek travel-expert Voula Aikaterini, firstname.lastname@example.org will skillfully assist you. Feel free to write her, she is fluent in English and very friendly.
As always please don't hesitate to consult me for any questions on anything, travel or otherwise.