Cyclades luxury sailing cruise on RUNNING ON WAVES boutique ship.
 

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Cyclades cruise under sail. Yoga Retreat Plus
A quest for genuineness

16 September 2023 - 23 September 2023
8 days/7 nights

On this voyage you will be taken a bit off the beaten track, and what breathtaking discoveries await you there! Homer’s birthplace - the Mastic island; the most male island, too; the fountain town… And you will get to know the style of life in one of only five world’s  Blue Zones.

Map

1
Athens-Piraeus

Day 1 Athens-Piraeus

Ten kilometres southwest of central Athens, Piraeus is dazzling in its scale, its seemingly endless quays filled with ferries, ships and hydrofoils. While technically its own city, it melds into the Athens sprawl, with close to half a million people living in the greater area.

The most attractive quarter lies east around Zea Marina and Mikrolimano harbours. The latter is lined with cafes, restaurants and bars often filled with people who've disembarked from their yachts for the day.

Arrival:
Departure: 20:00

2
Syros

Day 2 Syros

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Sitting in the heart of the Aegean Sea, Syros is a mixture of Cycladic and Venetian architecture. Just imagine whitewashed houses blending with colorful mansions and big churches, surrounded by the Cycladic nature. Dreamy, right? Ideal for families and couples who seek a romantic, yet laid-back holiday destination, Syros has an elegant and nostalgic vibe that enchants every visitor.


Ermoupoli, the capital of Syros island and also the orthodox town of Syros, is an architectural gem! Colorful mansions, neoclassical buildings, imposing orthodox churches and squares, create the most postcard-perfect place in Syros! For a dip into the culture of Ermoupolis, visit the Town Hall building, which was created by Ernst Ziller, Apollo Theater and Pallas cinema.

8:00h — Morning Yoga

It’s a daily session to wake up with the rising sun and do a gentle all-levels welcome yoga. Starting with a short meditation to connect ourselves and our intentions for the day, chanting a few mantras to awaken our soul, we continue with a couple of easy breathing exercises just before the physical practice. The flow with the postures is slow and easy to follow for everybody, always with more challenging options for advanced students. After 60 min we finish the physical exercises with a smooth and deep relaxation to start the day new and refreshed in all ways.

 

17:30h — The Earth Element Special Session

We start the first of five special yoga sessions with the Element Earth related to the 1st Chakra. We work our roots through our legs and feet practicing balancing poses, strength and resistance on our legs, increasing our security and our attention in the present moment. It’s a practice for an intermediate level where beginners can feel the challenge and the advanced ones the joy.

 

Arrival: 12:00
Departure: next day 02:00

3
Delos

Day 3 Delos

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Here you will find numerous ancient monuments at the vast area of Archaeological sites that takes a big part of the island’s territory, featuring many temples, maisons, statues, Agora of the Competaliasts and the Ancient Theatre. 

8:00h — Morning Yoga

A charge of strength and energy for the whole day!‎

 

17:30h — The Water Element Special Session

Water Element is the second special yoga session related to the 2nd Chakra. We work our flexibility opening our hips and stretching our legs, increasing the flow of water on us allowing to liberate and heal emotions, increasing our creativity and our sexual energy. It is a practice for an intermediate level. 

 

 

 

Arrival: 08:00
Departure: 14:00

3
Mykonos

Day 3 (1) Mykonos

Mykonos is the great glamour island of Greece and flaunts its sizzling St-Tropez-meets-Ibiza style and party-hard reputation. It is the island of modern-day celebrities and not the island of spirits of the past. Sharon Stone and Brad Pitt, Madonna and Mike Jagger, Gina Lollobrigida and Sofia Loren visit quite often– this is a holiday! Enjoy!

Mykonos is the jumping-off point for the archaeological site of the nearby island of Delos.

Arrival: 16:00
Departure: next day 01:00

4
Ikaria

Day 4 Ikaria

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Located on the Eastern Aegean sea, Ikaria is one of the worldwide famous Greek Islands, mainly due to the longevity of its inhabitants and the Ikarian diet.

Its natural beauty is a standout, too, as the wild beauty of Ikaria is breathtaking. Rocky mountains, dramatic gorges, hiking trails, mesmerizing beaches, and rural villages set the scene of a dreamy holiday destination, especially for nature lovers!

 

8:00h — Morning Yoga

A charge of strength and energy for the whole day!‎

 

17:30h — The Fire Element Special Session

Working with our 3rd Chakra, we do a special yoga session focused on the Fire Element. We work our core in power yoga sessions, where we work with strength and resistance, resting in soft twists that help us to increase and release at the same time our inner fire. This practice is also for an intermediate level.

 



Arrival: 09:00
Departure: 22:00

5
Chios

Day 5 Chios

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Although Chios has many stunning beaches, it is particularly famous for its medieval villages. Traditional villages, such as Pyrgi and Olympi stand out for their elaborate architecture and fortification-like structure. You'll probably haven't seen anything similar to the traditional houses of Chios before! Their facades are decorated with black and white geometrical designs, while they are surrounded by labyrinth-like narrow alleys that emit a mysterious feel.

 

8:00h — Morning Yoga

A charge of strength and energy for the whole day!‎

 

17:30h — The Air Element Special Session.

The Element Air practice is focused to open our 4th Chakra, working with our backbends and shoulder mobility. Feel more liberated and expansive after this class that ends with a special breathing session. The practice level — intermediate.

 

 

Arrival: 07:00
Departure: 20:00

6
Andros

Day 6 Andros

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Andros Chora, the island's capital, is a mixture of Venetian, Byzantine and Ottoman architecture. Palaiopolis, the ancient capital of Andros, the prehistoric Plaka settlement and Zagora settlement are must-visits.

The natural beauty of this verdant island is divine! The hiking paths that cross Andros Greece, will give you the chance to explore its lush vegetation.

 

8:00h — Morning Yoga

A charge of strength and energy for the whole day!‎

 

17:30h — Sunset Yoga (outdoor session)

We do a very special yoga session in an amazing outdoor spot nourishing ourselves with a magnificent sunset while we come into the flow of a multi-level yoga session. We start with the Sun Salutations that are the same with the morning classes, but after some gentle poses, we practice a powerful meditation focused on our dreams, desires and life intentions.

 

 

 

 

Arrival: 09:00
Departure: next day 04:00

7
Tinos

Day 7 Tinos

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Located on the northern side of the Cyclades group of islands, Tinos is one of the most enchanting Greek Islands. Beautiful sandy beaches, traditional villages and minimal Cycladic architecture create a unique atmosphere that never fails to captivate the visitors.

 

8:00h — Morning Yoga

A charge of strength and energy for the whole day!‎

 

17:30 h — The Ether Element Special Session

We work the higher Chakras with the Element Ether, the more subtle one. The practice is focused on our arm balances and inversions, giving us bravery, power and stillness, and equally a peacefulness. The practice is also for an intermediate level.

 

 

 



Arrival: 09:00
Departure: 19:00

8
Athens-Piraeus

Day 8 Athens-Piraeus

Ten kilometres southwest of central Athens, Piraeus is dazzling in its scale, its seemingly endless quays filled with ferries, ships and hydrofoils. While technically its own city, it melds into the Athens sprawl, with close to half a million people living in the greater area.

The most attractive quarter lies east around Zea Marina and Mikrolimano harbours. The latter is lined with cafes, restaurants and bars often filled with people who've disembarked from their yachts for the day.

Arrival: 09:00
Departure:

* Please note the quoted timing (arrival /departure time to/from the islands) is indicative and may slightly change due to weather conditions and especially for the sake of better provisioning of all the activities and benefits of the cruise.

 

Cruise prices 2023

8 days/7 nights

All cabin prices include accommodation with full board.

Cabin Category   Cabin Description Cabin № 

Price per person in Double accommodation

(EURO)

Price per person in Single accommodation

(EURO)

 Port Calls per person for a 7-night cruise in Greek waters 

(EURO)

Mini-suite MAIN DECK 20 м2 double bed + sofa 5528  6860  350
A-class 18 м2 double bed  4  4519 5599 350
A-class 16 м2 double bed  2, 3 4302 5328 350
A-class 14 м2 double bed  6  3639 4499 350
B-class superior TWEEN DECK 12 м2 double bed 14, 15 3504 4330 350
B-class superior 12 м2  round double bed 21 3504 4330 350
B-class 12 м2  double bed 16, 17, 18  3368 4160 350
B-class 11 м2 double bed 29  3043 3754 350
B-class 11 м2 twin  24 3043 3754 350
B-class * 12 м2 triple (3 guests) 19, 23, 25, 27   2032  n/a 350
B-class 12 м2  triple for twin use (2 guests) 19, 23, 25, 27 3368 n/a 350
B-class * 11 м2 triple (3 guests) 22  1880 n/a 350
B-class   11 м2 triple for twin use (2 guests) 22  3043 n/a 350

 

 

Prices include / free of charge:

  • Full board (meals 4 times a day)
  • Coffee/ tea and still water, crackers free during the day at the bar counter
  • Kayaks, windsurf boards, fins and masks for snorkeling
  • Entertainments on board: show and animation programs, sails practices, yoga classes, karaoke
  • SAT TV in the cabins
  • Jacuzzi
  • Yoga sessions with professional instructor

 

On extra payment:

  • Cocktails, alcohol and drinks in the bar
  • Diving equipment and diving instructor services, underwater group tours
  • Water ski, wakeboards etc.
  • Bus excursions with invited guide
  • Laundry services
  • Air tickets, transfer and visa cost
  • Port charges
  • Service charge (tips) (on passengers decision)

 

Special deal for children:

  • 2 adults +1 child 8-12 years, discount for children (in Economy class)                 - 100% off
  • 2 adults +1 child 12-18 years, discount for children (in Economy class)                       - 50% off
  • 1 adult + 1 child 8-12 years, discount for children (in Standard & Premium class)     - 50% off
  • 1 adult + 1 child 12-18 years, discount for children (in Standard & Premium class)   - 25% off

Notice:    For safety reasons children are allowed on board starting from the age of 8. Children under 8 may be allowed on board by special permission of the Company.

THERAPIES ON BOARD

Full body massage — 60min (190€)

A full body massage with medicated herbal oils that helps to feel a deep relaxation, a nice energy release and a complete nourishing experience in all senses. It is a physical and energetic trip.

Aromatherapy back massage — 30min (120€)

With natural and eco pure essential oils you receive a back massage that helps with the pain and discomforts of spine, shoulders, and lower back.

Aromatherapy face massage — 30min (120€)

With natural and eco pure essential oils you receive a neck, head, and face massage that relaxes you and nourishes your skin with this ancient science of aromatherapy.

Aromatherapy foot massage — 30min (120€)

With natural and eco pure essential oils you receive a foot and leg massage that will relax you and nourish your blood with this ancient science of aromatherapy.

Chakra Alignment — 60min (150€)

An energetic healing that helps to balance your Chakras, opening ones that are damaged, closing those that are overexposed, moving the stagnant energy to where you really need it, and bringing stability and peace to your energy system. We apply gemmotherapy, sound healing, pendulum reading and hand healing. 

A Personal Сhart reading is available at the end of the session for an extra 25€.

Your yoga instructor - Naïr


  • Trained in India, Colombia and Barcelona
  • Specialized in Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga Kids and Yoga for Pregnancy, plus massages, aromatherapy, chakra healing, gem therapy, etc.
  • Holistic approach to yoga based on imersion into the self