YOGA RETREAT CROATIA

YOGA & PILATES
RETREAT
IN ZADAR

WITH MANUELA 

Finally, spring break!
Hop on the plane and treat yourself with a healthy mix of Yoga and Pilates in a coastal 5* wellness hotel in Dalmatia.
Let go of winter and blossom into spring…

DATES

03.04. — 08.04.2023

MAXIMAL CAPACITY
12 people
SUITABLE FOR
all yoga levels
singles, couples, families
Superior Sea View Room:
Single Room • 1,950 € per person
Twin Room  • 1,550 € per person

HIGHLIGHTS

Blissful coastal 5* wellness hotel
Spectacular spa with pools, saunas & Turkish hammam
Daily Yoga & Pilates & Restorative Yoga
Wine tasting & gourmet dinner
Visiting Zadar

ACTIVITIES

Yoga & Pilates retreat in Zadar includes —  daily dynamic classes with elements of Katonah Yoga, Pilates and Functional Training,  Restorative Yoga,  wine tasting and dinner in local agrotourism, visiting the historical city of Zadar, a bicycle tour, and plenty of free time to relax in Acquapura Spa or walking by the sea.

OVERVIEW

Two daily Yoga & Pilates sessions under Manuela’s masterful guidance will set the tone for your active spring holidays. Plenty to choose from: tennis, bicycling, bouldering, a high-end fitness center and an amazing spa with saunas, a heated pool, hammams and more.
And if all you need is a good rest, you can enjoy a walk by the sea and let the fresh air and sun do their magic.
A cultural trip to the historical city of Zadar is a great chance to fancy up. Another day, at sunset, overlooking the mountains, we’ll all enjoy a gourmet homemade dinner with wine tasting in a family-owned agrotourism. You will get a glimpse into the Croatian way of life.
Pamper yourself after all the hard work is done.

PROGRAM

Discover day by day program of Yoga and Pilates retreat in Zadar with Yoga teacher Manuela and host Sasha

Day 1 — ARRIVAL + RESTORATIVE YOGA

Dobro dosli! Welcome to Croatia!

We are providing a group transfer from Zadar airport straight to the hotel. Ample time to settle in and decompress before the welcome dinner.

Afterward, we start with an intro session of gentle restorative practice led by Manuela.

In the evening, you can unplug and revitalize from traveling in the beautiful Acquapura SPA.

Day 2 — YOGA & PILATES + LEISURE + RESTORATIVE YOGA

The day starts with a meditation and Pranayama session that will teach you how to increase your concentration, lung capacity, and overall physical well-being. A dynamic practice with elements of Katonah Yoga®, Pilates and Functional Training will help you build body awareness, stability, and core strength.

After this 2 hour long session, you can indulge in breakfast all the way until noon.

The afternoon is reserved for leisure; explore the amazing spa with various indoor and outdoor pools, saunas, steam baths, and Turkish hammam, and enjoy signature massages and beauty treatments.

And if you want to be more active, there’s a fully-equipped gym, tennis and bicycles.

Join Manuela for a Restorative Yoga class before dinner at the Mediterranean restaurant Jadran.

Day 3 — YOGA & PILATES + WINE TASTING + LOCAL DINNER

Morning starts with meditation and pranayama, followed by a dynamic class with elements of Katonah Yoga, Pilates, and Functional Training.

After a long delicious breakfast, we’ll walk to a family-owned winery overlooking the islands of the Zadar archipelago and the Velebit mountain.

The day ends with wine tasting and a homemade dinner, enjoying the sunset in their lovely garden.

Day 4 — YOGA & PILATES + BICYCLE TOUR + RESTORATIVE YOGA

After an energizing morning Yoga and Pilates session and breakfast, you can join a bicycle tour through nearby villages to fill up your lungs with fresh sea air while cycling through the Aleppo pines forest. And if you’re up for it, you can even jump into the Adriatic Sea!

Optional trip to the Salt Pans of Nin, famous for their centuries-old handmade production of salt, can give you a deeper insight into the local community.

Upon the return to the hotel, Manuela will guide a Restorative Katonah Yoga practice. You will explore deeper tissues of your body that you might not have experienced ever before!

Dinner will take place in the hotel.

Day 5 — YOGA & PILATES + TRIP TO ZADAR + DINNER IN ZADAR

We start the day with meditation, Pranayama, and dynamic class which combines Katonah Yoga, Pilates, and Functional Training followed by breakfast.

Afterward, we’ll take a guided tour through the historical and beautiful city of Zadar, strolling around in small groups or on your own – as you wish, before we all gather together for dinner.

Upon return to the hotel, we’ll have a deeply soothing Restorative Katonah Yoga practice. Remember the spectacular spa? Spend the evening gazing into the stars and sipping some excellent Croatian wine.

Day 6 — YOGA & PILATES+ DEPARTURE

Our last morning starts with a dynamic Yoga session and breakfast. Check-out is at the latest by noon.

At this point, you can choose to stay in Croatia forever. And for those who need to return home, we’re providing a group transfer to the Zadar airport.

HOTEL

The Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera is located on the private Peninsula Punta Skala, directly on the beach, offering amazing vacations in a relaxing, intimate, and stylish atmosphere.
Wellness, beauty, and fitness area with the Acquapura Spa spread over more than 6,000 m² and provides a superb renewal. Indoor and outdoor heated pools with salt water, a fantastic sauna world, including a panoramic earth sauna with an ocean view, private spas, Turkish hammam, and the various wellness treatments by Anne Semonin ensure plenty of relaxation and enjoyment.
When not indulging in the hotel’s pampering amenities, you can reconnect with nature by walking by the sea or by getting some exercise. There is plenty to choose from; tennis & paddle tennis, mini golf, bicycles, bouldering, or a professionally equipped top-class fitness center.
The hotel features 210 comfortable rooms with an impressive view of the Adriatic Sea or Velebit mountains through beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows. Renowned architects Boris Podrecca and Matteo Thun designed the rooms in a modern architecture style with a stylish Mediterranean flair.

FOOD

Gourmet breakfast is available till noon, after which you can enjoy a variety of hotel offers. Hotel restaurant Jadran serves Dalmatia’s famous cuisine full of high-quality culinary delights.
One evening is reserved for a special homemade dinner in a family-owned winery and another one for a gourmet dinner in Zadar.

LOCATION

The dreamy Punta Skala, famous for its sunsets and beautiful scent of the Mediterranean is settled in the untouched nature and surrounded by the turquoise Adriatic Sea.
One of those places you can fall in love with at first sight and leave all your worries behind. 

MEET OUR TEAM

…your teacher and your host
Certificated Yoga Teacher E-RYT500 • Vinyasa & Katonah Yoga

MANUELA HUBER

Manuela has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years and she is teaching for more than a decade. Coming from a martial arts background Manuela has always been into a dynamic Yoga style with focus on Ashtanga and Vinyasa Yoga. Being one of the first certified KATONAH YOGA Teachers in Germany and Europe her Vinyasa Yoga style is deeply influenced by the philosophy of Taoism und TCM (Traditional Chinese medicine) and the alignment of the KATONAH YOGA tradition.
Not only being a Yoga and Pilates teacher, Manuela has the gift to explain technique within the Yoga practice by also underlying it with philosophy in order to explore deeper layers of body and mind. The physical Yoga practice with elements of empowering and strengthening aspects are in Manuela teachings as important as Pranayama and Meditation and Restorative Techniques as a tool to find the balance between polarities in order to find our center.
Certificated Yoga Teacher E-RYT200 • Tour guide & Host

SASHA DAKIC

She is a passionate yoga practitioner, experienced yoga teacher and tour guide. She was working several years for one of the world's biggest travel companies, leading tours in Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia and her love for travel, tourism, yoga, and adventures made her found Fige Yoga Adventures®.
Sasha became a certified yoga teacher in 2018 by www.gaia-yoga.com school in Croatia.
Her teaching style is Ashtanga Vinyasa, and she is skilled at demystifying complex concepts and making yoga feel accessible to beginners and teachers alike.
Dog lover, she enjoys spending time hiking, swimming and horseback riding.

PRICES

Superior Sea View Room:
Single Room • 1,950 € per person
Twin Room  • 1,550 € per person

INCLUDING

6 days/5 nights in a luxury 5* hotel

2 meals per day (breakfast & dinner)

Daily Yoga & Pilates classes

Restorative Yoga

Use of 6.000m2 Acquapura Spa with pools, saunas & hammams

Use of professionally equipped top-class fitness center

Wine tasting

Dinner in local agrotourism

Discovery tour of Zadar

Group transfer from Zadar airport and return

Free garage parking

Discount 20% on spa treatments

EXCLUDING

Airplane fares

Travel Insurance

Dinner in Zadar

Renting bicycles

RESERVATION POLICY

Your reservation is confirmed by payment of 500 € to the GT Agency account. The remaining balance must be paid at least 2 weeks prior to arrival.

For booking and payment coordinates, please go directly to the reservation section of the page.

CANCELLATION POLICY

The reservation price is 500 €, and it is not refundable unless the GTA cancels the program, then the reservation amount is fully refunded back. The GTA is obliged to inform the participants about any regular cancellation no later than 2 weeks before starting the retreat.

In some exceptional cases, the GTA may consider allowing the person to use the reservation amount for another retreat in the future.