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8 Days Detox, Meditation, and Yoga Retreats in Croatia

  • Lovran, Primorje-Gorski Kotar, Croatia

8 Days Detox, Meditation, and Yoga Retreats in Croatia

  • Lovran, Primorje-Gorski Kotar, Croatia

Wellness, Mindfulness, and Yoga Holiday Croatia

During the winter, people tend to eat heavier and heartier meals as they enjoy comfort food. People also usually become less active. Therefore, the purpose of this retreat is to take a pause, to slow down. You will be able to create daily habits that go beyond this gentle detox. This detox is based on Ayurveda and Chinese medicine, and is gentle in nature. LiveLoveLaughRetreat will incorporate movement or yoga asana, meditation, and massage.

Highlights

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Raw food and fresh juice detox program
  • Meditation, yoga Nidra, and pranayama sessions
  • Aromatherapy massages, shiatsu treatment, and a mindful hiking day
  • Gong baths or sound therapy with certified instructor
  • Daily vegetarian meals, juices, and herbal tea
  • Use of yoga mats and props
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 8 days with instruction
  • English
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During this retreat, you will stay in a house located three kilometers and a half from the beach. It is situated in the forest that is still part of the Ucka Nature Park while boasting a breathtaking view over Cres and Krk Islands and the sea.

The house is very spacious and consists of six double bedrooms, all with private bathrooms and Wi-Fi service. It has a huge dining area with 14 seats and meditation room with one wall built in natural stone that is perfect for gong bath or sound therapy as well.

The house also has a lounge and terraces to chill as well as a garden on natural sight of 2,500 square meters. The house is only one kilometer through the forest walk. It is accessible by a public local bus, it only takes a one-minute walk from the front part of the house from the bus stop. The location is so peaceful that you could only hear the silence or birds singing. One of the upper terraces is wonderful in the evenings to watch the stars.

Sample daily schedule

  • 08:00 Herbal tea
  • 08:30 Morning yoga class and pranayama
  • 10:00 Freshly squeezed detox juices and breakfast
  • 11:30 Daily activities, tours, massages, lunch, and free time
  • 17:30 Yoga Nidra or meditation
  • 18:30 Dinner or potassium broth depending on the day
  • 20:00 Tea time and reflection

You are suggested to bring a bathing suit, beach wear, flip-flops, as well as comfortable shoes for a hiking day and outdoor activities. Please note that you are required to bring your travel documents upon your arrival.

This retreat includes a mindful hiking day.

  • Igor Kuhar

    Igor Kuhar is a certified shiatsu teacher as well as a certified sound therapist that works with gong and Tibetan pots. He has more than 15 years of working experience with different energy treatments. He is also a psychologist and works in one kindergarten. His energy is like walking sun and once you are with him and especially after treatments with him, you can only have a smile on your face and your aura.

  • Sindy Slipac

    Sindy is a certified aroma massage therapist. She is a lawyer by profession but she left her job six years ago and she is completely dedicated to aromatherapy. Sindy with her treatments will put you and your body on a higher level of existence. Her work includes special guidance with your breathing and within yourself. You would like to take her home with you.

  • Sandra Horvat Brborović

    Sandra is a certified mindful hiking therapist and yoga teacher. By her profession, she is a sales manager but she left her very high position in one of the world known hotel group about three years ago. She fell in love with hiking about 15 years ago and for the past three years, she only does that. She has implemented mindfulness into hiking workshops. If you look for peace, after spending a day with Sandra in a mountain, you will for sure find it. Sandra is master of the peace.

  • Bahareh Hosseini

    After years of experience in the corporate world as an engineer, Bahareh decided to follow her passion of facilitating holistic health and healing. Her methods of practice are based on her deep belief in the natural capacity of every person’s body to heal itself. Bahareh has accumulated years of experience in holistic methods of healing including shiatsu, acupuncture, yoga, and Ayurveda. She believes in harmonizing the body through touch to activate the healing power of your body to reach its optimal state.

This retreat will be held at the seaside of beautiful picturesque Mediterranean town, Lovran, located in North Croatia. Lovran is located five kilometers from Opatija, one of the most famous holiday spots in Croatia, and 15 kilometers from town Rijeka, which has its own airport, train, and bus station.

Nearby places

  • Opatija, 5 kilometers
  • Pula Airport (PUY) - 1-hour drive
  • Rijeka, 15 kilometers
  • Rijeka Airport (RJK) - 1-hour drive
Activities
  • Hiking
  • Massage
  • Mountain walking / trekking nearby
  • Stargazing
General
  • Beach nearby
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Meditation garden
  • Special menu request
  • Terrace
  • Yoga shala
Services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Tour assistance

During this retreat, you will be served three daily entirely vegetarian meals. A nutritious and healthy diet is an important aspect of your stay, Live Love Laugh Retreat's private chef will prepare all of the food carefully and with love. Foods that will be served have organic and bio-origins, that mainly come from local producers, and their chef will use inspiration from all over the world to give the foods a unique touch.

To assist with the cleanse, you will also be served daily herbal teas, detox juices or smoothies, seasonally available vegetables and salads that suit this spring time cleanse, and soups and broths. Additionally, Ayurvedic spices will be incorporated therapeutically as well, such as ginger, cinnamon, and cardamom. You will also be provided with Ayurvedic or Chinese medicine tips, daily routines, and resources.

All meals are vegetarian but there will be days with raw food, freshly squeezed juices, and potassium broth, and Live Love Laugh Retreat completely accommodates vegans. Please contact Live Love Laugh Retreat if you have special dietary requests.

Two massages, for example one shiatsu and one aromatherapy massage or moxibustion, are included in this package. You may book additional massages or treatments at an additional cost. Theta healer is also on your disposal at an extra charge.

  • 1 mindful hiking day
  • 2 gong baths or sound therapy with certified instructor
  • 2 massages of your choice
  • 3 daily vegetarian meals
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Access to estate premises and garden
  • Daily afternoon meditation or yoga Nidra
  • Morning yoga and pranayama in the garden or shala
  • Raw food and fresh juice detox program
  • Use of yoga mats and props
  • Water and herbal tea provided through the day
  • Wi-Fi, towels, linen, cable television, and laundry service
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Bus or train station transfers
  • Health insurance

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Rijeka Airport (RJK) or Pula Airport (PUY). Both airports are a one-hour drive from the retreat place. Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request for 50 EUR per person for one way.

Arrival by bus

You may take the bus to arrive at Rijeka bus station. Transfer from the bus station is available for 20 EUR one way per person.

Arrival by train

You may take the train to arrive at Rijeka train station. Transfer from the train station is available for 20 EUR one way per person.

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Testimonials

  • Review by Darko Matic
    10 out of 10

    "Such a beautiful and serene place! All in all great experience."

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  • Review by Nikola
    10 out of 10

    "I don't suffer any more from allergy, it was a great shift and improvemnet of my health, thank you Nikka and your team."

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  • Review by Mare Helena
    10 out of 10

    "Nice house and surroundings, the view is fantastic, great instructors, excellent food and a lovely host. Everyone is doing their best for you to have the most relaxing experience and charge your batteries to the maximum :)"

    "thank you!"

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  • Review by Bratislav Ristic
    10 out of 10

    "Knowing Nikka's organizational skills and ability to amaze, I'm sure this is going to be an unforgettable experience! My wife and I are looking forward to seeing you there!"

    Live Love Laugh Retreat Facebook Page, edited

  • Review by Igor Kuhar
    10 out of 10

    "Warm and caring hosts, wonderful nature, and abundance of programs to pick for my soul! :D Thanks Live Love Laugh team!"

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