Included in this 8-day Rawfood & Yoga retreat:
7 nights in double room garden view
Stay on fullboard rawfood meals
2 yoga classes per day (90 minutes)
2 informal talks per day
Free participation in daily fitness classes
Elaine Vaughan, a British based yoga teacher, wellness coach and rawfood educator is the creator of 'Banish, Balance, Boost' and has brought together her extensive knowlegde and experience to help other achieve a healthy and succesful lifestyle.
This program is dedicated to those who are:
- Looking to transform their life and enjoy long term health and happiness
- Tired of fad diets and with short term results
- Interested in raw food, but would like to learm more about the benefits
- Looking to re-energise their body and mind and reverse the signs of ageing
The program is led by Alexandra Lavic who is a yoga teacher and specialist on raw nutrition and who hs been personally trained by Elaine in the disciplines on 'Banish, Balance, Boost'.
Please note! The program starts on Monday so you the arrival date is on Sunday.
The 4* Oasis hotel is situated in the middle of a resort, at the tip of a peninsula overlooking the St. Athanasios chapel and Cladissos private beach. The hotel is part of the Out Of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort which consists of three hotel collections with various types of accommodation from family bungalows to private pool-villasGuests have full access to all restaurants, bars and pools, making this an ideal base for those looking for a spa holiday which offers plenty of variation. The resort has its own botanical gardens with organic vegetables and fruit. The traditional fishing village of Aghia Pelagia is within walking distance.
Any holiday combination can be accommodated at this hotel; be it a short break or extensive stay, with or without a specific programme, or simply a more luxurious room. Our specialist team has the knowledge and first hand experience to be able to properly advise on your hotel choice. Call us with any queries on 020 573 03 50. We'd be delighted to put together an offer around your requirements.
Hotel information - Oasis hotel
Location and key features
The 4* Oasis hotel is situated in the middle of a resort, at the tip of a peninsula overlooking the St. Athanasios chapel and Cladissos private beach. The hotel is part of the Out Of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort which consists of three hotel collections with various types of accommodation from family bungalows to private pool-villasGuests have full access to all restaurants, bars and pools, making this an ideal base for those looking for a spa holiday which offers plenty of variation. The resort has its own botanical gardens with organic vegetables and fruit. The traditional fishing village of Aghia Pelagia is within walking distance and Heraklion airport is a 25-minute drive away. Crete is recognised as the birthplace of Zeus (father of all gods) and there are numerous archaeological sites to visit on the island.
In total, there are six restaurants at the resort, two of which are located in Oh! All-suite hotel. Next to the main reception and lobby is the Precieux gourmet restaurant located. The restaurant serves breakfast only for guests of the Oh! All-suite hotel. Located on the edge of the cliff, is Safran restaurant and bar. The restaurant has a magnificent view over de Aegean sea, whilst serving Italian specialties for lunch and for dinner. Three other restaurant are located in the next-door Crystal Energy hotel. The Seasalt & Rosemary tavern serves traditional Greek dishes and offers stunning views over the fishing village and sea. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. À la Carte restaurant H20 aqua fusion is situated by the pool and offers a mix of Asian and international dishes. Award-winning Safran pool restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and offers diners a lovely sea view. Breakfast at the Crystal Energy hotel is served in a private area. Healthy options such as grilled fish or salads are available at lunch and dinner. All food is prepared using fresh organic ingredients grown under one of the resort’s three greenhouses. There are eight bars to choose from: Aqua Marine Beach Bar is perfect if you are in need of a snack. We recommend sampling one of the delicious juices prepared here. The brand new “Yummy Corner” offering ice coffees, fresh juices, frozen yogurts, ice – creams and snacks take away.If you are following a weight loss programme, your meals will be tailored to you specifically following the Dukan diet principles or other customized nutrition programs.
Other facilities at the resort include six indoor and outdoor pools and free parking. There are two beaches, one of which is reserved for exclusive use by guests of the resort. A number of water sports are on offer here, including jet skiing and water-skiing, canoeing, kayaking and scuba diving. In Out Of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort the youngsters can enjoy various activities such as, floating water games, waterslides, mini soccer 5X5, sand volleyball, 3 “escape rooms”, archery and tennis. Furthermore the re-designed Capsis Amusement Park is ideal for children from 4-12 years of age. Crèche Facilities and babies’ friendly rooms are available for guests therefore all members of the family should relax and enjoy their holidays.
At the modern Euphoria Rejuvenating Spa, the focus is on awakening the senses. The spa is situated in the OH! All suite hotel and offers holistic treatments and therapies using natural and environmentally friendly products. There are ten treatment rooms, a Finnish sauna, hammam, Jacuzzi, jet showers and a heated indoor pool. There are a total of six pools at the hotel – five outdoor and one indoor.
The spa collaborates with French nutritionist, Pierre Dukan, founder of the four-stage diet and associated weight loss programme which have become known worldwide as ‘the Dukan diet’. Detoxification programs using organic food, chrono-nutrition programs, anti-ageing treatments, customized nutrition programs and unique medical equipment (dermalife wellness capsule, colon hydrotherapy, i-lipoetc) are also available in the resort. The hotel has a fully equipped Fit4life fitness centre which hosts daily group classes such as yoga, meditation, Pilates and aqua aerobics. Personal training sessions are also available on request against a fee. In addition, a number of activities are on offer within the close vicinity of the hotel. Examples include horse riding, mountain biking, walking and bungee jumping. These activities are to be paid for separately.
There are 243 bungalows and suites set in small clusters all with private balconies or small terraces and views across the gardens, pool or out to sea.
As an example, the one bedroom bungalow suite (queen size or twin beds) is decorated in a luxurious European style with elegant red, earthy colours and black and white marble floors. There is a living room (with sofa bed) and marble bathroom. Wi-Fi (extra cost), flat-screen TV with film and sports channels, safe and air-conditioning are provided as well as beach and pool towels.
The prices shown above are exclusive of flights. We would love to assist you in booking your flights. Flight fares as shown below are starting prices per return ticket for winter 2016/2017 and summer 2017 fares. In addition to Economy seats, we can also book your Business or First Class tickets. Fares and prices fluctuate daily and are subject to change. For questions and information, please call us on 020 573 03 50. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you.
From Amsterdam to Crete:
- Transavia (2 times a week) non stop. From approx. € 300 return.
- Neckermann (daily) non stop. From approx. € 382 return.
In case you book your own flights, please read the following:
Please do NOT book your flights before we confirm your holiday. We will send you confirmation within 24 hours.
Please read the terms and conditions of the airline you are flying with. Check your emails and the airline website prior to departure in case there is a flight change.
If you book your own flights, we recommend you take out cancellation insurance for your flights. Our insurance does not cover the cost of flights that you have booked directly with the airline.
Let us know your flight times, so we can organise your return airport transfer to/from the hotel.
7 nights accomodation in double room garden view
Included in this 6-day program:
Stay based on a full board basis with vegan, raw food meals (full board starts on Monday)
2x yoga session per day (90 minutes)
2x informal talks per day on a variety of topics including positive thinking, raw food and healthy living
1x cooking class to learn easy raw food meals
Daily access to the spa facilities & gym
Daily access to complimentary group fitness classes
Return flights to Crete
Returntransfer airport Heraklion - hotel
Any expenses of a personal nature
Travel and/or cancellation insurance
Booking fee and calamity fund
Important to know before you go
You can check in from 2pm, the checkout is at 12 noon.
Bathrobes, towels and slippers are in your room
Pool area is mixed, wwimming clothes are allowed
There is an kids club in the hotel
One hour free wireless internet
There are 2 beaches; Cladissos Beach (main beach for hotel guest use) plus also the public beach called Aghia Pelaghia (publich beach) with a watersport centre (extra charge)
On 5 minutes walking you find a local fishing village, Aghia Pelagia with many restaurants.
Puurenkuur is the leading Spaand Wellness tour operator in Benelux and offers a wide range of health and wellbeing holidays worldwide. From a yoga weekend in Benelux to an authentic Ayurveda program in Sri Lanka or a detox retreat in Thailand. In the last years they have helped thousands of customers to find their perfect Spa hideaway that contributed to their wellbeing and relaxation.