what to expect

This is a deliciously uplifting wellness retreat that touches on the spiritual side of yoga without ever taking itself too seriously. 

Twice daily yoga classes are mixed with plenty of downtime, and other activities including a day-long hike and a sunset catamaran excursion. Wine tasting is also optional. 

This is an accessible yoga retreat best suited to anyone who has recently discovered yoga and wants to delve deeper or more experienced yogis who would like to perfect their form on an uplifting week. 

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trip overview

The location
Nestled in a stunning and private location just outside the breathtaking Imerovigli, Cresanto Luxury Suites combines natural beauty with generous comfort into an incomparable holiday experience.
The hotel
Towering over the entire island and boasting stunning vistas to the eastern shores and the infinite blue of the Aegean, Cresanto invites you to an immersive experience of deep relaxation, indulgent pampering, and gastronomic delight, all brightened by the light of the eternal Greek sun. Where luxury hospitality exceeds your holiday dreams, that’s when you know you are at Cresanto. Tucked among 20+ acres of succulent-studded Sonoran Desert, CIVANA offers a path to a happier, healthier you through inspiring human connections. Daily sweat and meditation. Curated personal growth and discovery content. Outdoor adventures. Access to world renowned wellness guides and healers. Comfortable accommodations. A world-class spa. Delicious food and drinks. Ample time to relax and recharge. Reconnect and reinvigorate your senses in a place of incredible natural beauty, with personalized wellness experiences, and award-winning hospitality.
The wellness experience
When creating Cresanto Luxury Suites, we sought to anticipate and foresee every possible desire of the contemporary traveler; our forward-thinking resulted in a lush summery haven that leaves nothing to the imagination, a place with all the makings of a home yet offering exclusiveness and pampering indulgence of a five-star resort. Starting from the accommodation proposals, Cresanto offers seven suite types, all featuring hand-picked luxury amenities, exquisite design and outdoor hot tubs or plunge pools with a choice of garden or sea views. Gastronomy wise, our premises include a lavish breakfast area with a live cooking station, a gourmet restaurant serving modern Greek and Mediterranean creative cuisine, and a well-rounded bar, all with sophisticated indoor and outdoor spaces.
The wellness activities
The focal point of the complex, the main swimming pool boasting lush lounging facilities and an eclectic pool bar along with gorgeous views to the eastern side of the island and the sea, complemented by manicured gardens and sleek aesthetics. In addition, a lavish spa featuring personal treatment rooms and a fully equipped gym in a prominent location of the complex overlooking the sea, as well as conference and event facilities for up to 60 guests. Cresanto redefines summer holidays in Santorini with an attentive offering unlike anything else on the island, a curated experience that has to be seen to truly be believed.
The guest rooms
Transcending the norms and raising the bar high when it comes to exquisite holiday accommodation, Cresanto Luxury Suites has created a holiday sanctuary that emphasizes on space and total privacy. A set of lavish suites, each with distinct character and all expressing the finest of contemporary hospitality, invite you to leave all else behind and surrender to indulgence without compromising the modern comforts one would expect from the world’s top resorts.
The culinary experience
The wonder of Santorini’s gastronomy derives from the pure, fiery taste and exquisite quality of the rare, volcanic local produce. Simple yet intense ingredients, and techniques perfected over aeons of culinary exploration have resulted in a world of palatable pleasure found nowhere else in the world. Santorinian gastronomy is an ode to harmony and simplicity and a source of creative inspiration for artisans exploring the art of taste, with Imerovigli housing some exemplary restaurants extolling the tastes of Santorini. Its newest addition, Cresanto Restaurant, invites you to discover the delights of local cuisine in all its renditions in a glorious experience of culinary perfection every day at dinnertime. Are you ready to be amazed?
An otherworldly spectacle of nature’s power, the birthplace of the myth of the – magnificent – Lost Atlantis and a cherished destination for millions of travelers from the world around, Santorini offers a unique perspective into the beauty of our world and promises the extraordinary. Seductively beautiful and soundtracked by the summer whispers of the Aegean Sea, this unique island beckons visitors with its pristine architecture, its colorful culture and warm, amiable hospitality to enter a world of wonder atop the caldera and beyond. Are you ready to discover all its treasures?
The charm of authenticity
Quaint yet imposing, simple yet intricately beautiful, the villages around Santorini are the beating heart of the island. Each with a distinct personality, though sharing some quintessential elements that together forge the island’s character, the villages of Santorini embody authentic island living. The villages along the caldera, from the vibrant capital of Fira to the traditional Oia on the northern end epitomize Cycladic beauty. Pristine white and blue architecture and stunning views of the sea and the sunset enchant their visitors, all the while offering a local rendition of contemporary luxury unique to the island. On the other side of the island, the beachfront villages of Kamari, Perissa and Perivolos showcase a more carefree, easygoing way of living, whereas the villages of the mainland stand testament to the serene, rustic side of Santorini, with the evocative winemakers’ hubs of Pyrgos, Megalochori and Emporio inviting you to explore the daily life of simpler times.
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Sample day *subject to changes
Morning yoga
Power breakfast - a tasteful morning ritual 
Free to be time - hike to the Caldera, or to Oia, shop or simply sunbathe 
Excursion: catamaran or wine tasting (excluded from the retreat package)
Afternoon yoga
Dinner - an ode to the harmony 


room options

Deposit $800

Pricing is based on single occupancy in a Superior Suite Room
This room is occupied from two persons who share the room, but they have their own individual bed
Price is per person
Room description at this link
Pricing includes: Check in Sept 30th, check out Oct 6th 6 nights and 7 days in a 5 star resort  unlimited usage of the gym, SPA, and the yoga area outside daily breakfast and dinner airport pick up VAT and taxes
Pricing excludes: lunches gratuities alcoholic beverages and wine  any other excursions 

Deposit $800

Pricing is based on single occupancy in a King room
This room is occupied from one person only
Price is per person
Room description at this link
Pricing includes: 
Check in Sept 30th, check out Oct 6th 
6 nights and 7 days in a 5 star resort  
unlimited usage of the gym, SPA, and the yoga area outside 
daily breakfast and dinner 
airport pick up VAT and taxes
Pricing excludes: 
lunches gratuities 
alcoholic beverages and wine  
any other excursions 


Can I come alone?
Yes. You can either book a room by yourself (King or Queen Single), or be paired to a cool new person (Queen room, double occupancy)
Can I book the room with my partner or friend?
Of course! If you would like to share a bed, please book the King room, shared occupancy, for each person. If you would like a private room for you and your friend in separate queen beds, please book the Queen room Double occupancy
What time should I arrive and what time will I be leaving?
Check in time is 4pm and check out time is 11am. Please, send us an email if you would like to have an earlier check in and later check out. Email at contact@yogandoretreats.com
What is not included in the price?
flight, alcohol and off menu food, SPA services and extra gratuities, excursions It’s really the signature aspect of CIVANA that makes it so unique from other hotel stays. On their full class schedule online, you’ll find over 70 different complimentary classes to choose from each week that tap into various fitness and spiritual growth disciplines. Some of the kinds of activities you can expect include guided hikes, yoga classes, TRX, cardio HIIT, gratitude meditations, myofascial release, breathwork, mindful mixology, pickeball and much more. Here are the classes we partook in during our stay: Aerial Yoga – This class is definitely a great intro to aerial yoga if you’ve never done it before, although this one does require an add-on fee. Inner Intimacy – Inner Intimacy was a very vulnerable class that forced us to have intimate interactions with strangers, getting us totally out of our comfort zones. It is really touching and it will surprise you in the best way. Metate Hike – This was a local group hike. It was led by a knowledgeable guide, so we got to experience this stunning hike to its fullest as they pointed out all of the various flora and fauna along with some local wildlife and fun facts about the area. CIVANA will care of you throughout the whole experience, from providing transportation to and from the hotel and also providing us with water bottles to ensure we remained properly hydrated in the hot desert sun.
What if I am a beginner?
This trip is all levels. Brooke will gear every work out, sessions, workshops, to everyone. No experience is necessary. We only expect that you come with a willingness to keep an open mind.
Do you offer any payment plans?
Yes! You can decide to pay as often as you want. Or you can pay your deposit and the balance 60 days prior to the retreat date.
Terms and conditions
By submitting your retreat deposit you are agreeing to Yogando Retreats' retreat policy and terms and conditions linked: https://yogandoretreats.com/retreat-terms/
Anything else should I need to know?
We work so hard to cultivate an environment that is inclusive, judgment free, safe and welcoming. It will be a life changing experience of people driven to pursue better il life, together.