FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHERE IS SILVER ISLAND AND HOW DO I GET TO YOU?
We are situated in the Gulf of Volos. North of the Island Evia. 3-4 hours NE from Athens. You can find more information on your journey to us by clicking here: Your Journey
WHO ARE THE PEOPLE BEHIND SILVER ISLAND YOGA?
Sisters Claire and Lissa Christie started Silver Island Yoga in 2013. So it is a family fun and family owned business. Lissa lives on the Island with her husband Corné Uys, an essential part of the team, and their 6 animals. Claire lives in Mauritius with her partner Toby. To read about your hosts, you can click here: Your hosts
WHEN IN YOUR RETREAT SEASON?
Our all-inclusive 7 day retreats run during our summer season - from Mid April through to early October. We are closed from November through to March. With space for only 11 lucky guests per week, Silver Island is a very special, exclusive getaway. We are the the only private island running as a dedicated yoga retreat in the world! To see our retreat calendar you can click here: Retreat Calendar
DO YOU OFFER SHORTER RETREATS OR WEEKEND RETREATS
Our retreats run on fixed dates from Sunday through to Saturday. To see our retreat calendar you can click here: Retreat Calendar
CAN I COME ALONE?
Yes! Many of our guests are solo travellers. We have one single occupancy room and other rooms are twin based on two sharing. If our single occupancy room is taken, you can buy both beds if you do not want to share. Single supplements are not available. To see the accommodation and rooms, click here: The rooms
DO I HAVE TO SHARE?
All our rooms except Gaia, are twin rooms, based on two sharing. Gaia is our only single occupancy room. If you prefer one of the other rooms, you can book both the beds in that room, to have for yourself. Single supplements are not available. To see the accommodation and rooms, click here: The rooms
IS IT OK IF I AM A BEGINNER?
Yes! Everyone is welcome, from anyone new to yoga to those who have been practicing for years, it does not matter where you in your yoga journey. We ask you to complete our online wellness questionnaire, which then allows your teacher to support your needs in getting the most from your retreat with us. It also allows your teacher to tailor make your yoga experience and due to the intimacy of the group, you will get the opportunity to have one on one time with your teacher to explore your yoga practice and take it as deep as you need. You can read about each teachers retreat offering here: Teachers profiles
DO YOU RENT THE ISLAND TO TEACHERS & STUDIOS?
We only offer in house retreats and hand pick our teachers. So we do not rent out the island or offer teacher hosted retreat packages. Please note that all our teacher positions are currently filled.
ARE THERE ANIMALS ON THE ISLAND?
Yes, we have 6 domesticated animals, 3 of those are our dogs; Kenala, Olive and Pepper and 3 Cats, Kosma, Meena and Sita. They are all rescues who have found their forever home with us. In the wild we have pheasants, owls, seagulls, lots of bird life and seals as well as all the other wonderful creatures found in nature. To read about your hosts and the animals, you can click here: Your hosts
HOW DO I BOOK A RETREAT?
We recommend you read the teachers profiles to see which teacher's offering resonates with you, and choose that one! If you only have a specific week, you can search by the dates from April through to October. You can find the Book Now button in the menu bar or click here for the retreat calendar page to book your retreat. We publish our yearly schedule online in November / December of each year. Our bookings first open to our previous guests for a week and then everyone else on the mailing list.
HOW ARE YOU AN ECO RETREAT?
We are committed to doing our bit to reuse, recycle and reduce. To read about what we are doing you can click here: Our eco footprint. We also believe in community and sustainability and would love to introduce you to some of the wonderful people we are in connection with. You can read about them by clinking here: Our community. We also sell many of the products supplied to us from our community on the island, these are products your will eat or use during your stay with us. To find out more about our market day, click here: Your market day.
HOW DO I SIGN UP TO YOUR MAILING LIST?
You can do that by simply clicking here: Mailing List
WHAT ARE YOUR TERMS & CONDITIONS?
You can find our Terms and Conditions set out under the Enquiries button in our menu. Please take the time to read and understand our Terms and Conditions - prior to booking your retreat with us. To be taken to our T&C's you can also click here: Our T&C's.
If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to explore the website or contact Claire: email@example.com