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Thursday, 16 January 2014

New Holidays, New Discounts, New Skyros, New You

The new Skyros Holidays programme for 2014 is here. Choose, fly and discover. the opera in Venice. Explore Morocco. Go trekking in Nepal. Learn to salsa in Havana. Discover the hidden treasures of Cambodia. And write, play, sing, dance and learn new skills on Skyros island, Greece. A Skyros holiday will add oomph in your life.


Visit our website for our selection of Skyros discounts, including the Early Bird offer and the Friends of Skyros (FoS) for returning guests. You could save yourself up to £175 per holiday!

For more info on our destinations view our online brochure, or scroll down for a sneak peak at our brand new programme for 2014 / 2015.

Exploration & Meditation in Cambodia
Mon 27 January – Wed 5 February 2014

Encounter the real Cambodia on this small-group tour. Explore the country’s hidden treasures and dramatic landscapes from Phnom Penh through to Siem Reap, home to the ancient temples of Angkor Wat. Capture your journey through photography and art. Connect with the landscape and also your own self through a mindful living course. Price from £1145.

A Journal Making & Cultural Exploration in Morocco
Sat 15 – Sat 22 March 2014 & Sat 15 – Sat 22 November 2014

Explore the vibrant souks of Marrakech and then relax and enjoy the spring and winter sunshine in the charming seaside town of Essaouria, described as ‘one of the friendliest and most laid-back resorts anywhere’. Max out your holiday experience with yoga, meditation and a Moroccan cooking class, and learn how to keep an artistic diary of your days with journal making & book-binding activities. Price from £695.

Celebrate Easter in Skyros island, Greece
Mon 14 – Mon 21 April 2014

Easter (Pascha) is, for the Greek people, the most sacrosant event of the year involving the entire community. This 2014 it coincides with the Roman Easter, and Skyros are offering the opportunity to experience this meaningful event on a fulfilling and cultural holiday. In addition to options for personal development, try your hand at Greek dancing, learn more about Skyros' traditions, customs & rituals, and explore the island's natural environment. Price from £595.

Wellbeing Holidays in Atsitsa Bay, Greece
Holidays available throughout June, July, August & September

Atsitsa Bay on Skyros island's pine-forested coast in Greece, offers the independent spirited traveller an unforgettable holiday. Open a door to the Skyros 'you-can-do-anything' world with a wealth of opportunity for abseiling, windsurfing, trapeze, yoga, music, singing, art, comedy improvisation, dance and much more. Atsitsa's vibrant community remains unparalleled, making it the perfect pick for solo travellers. Price from £645.

Life Coaching Holidays at The Skyros Centre, Greece
Holidays available throughout June, July, August & September

Want to uncover your passions, reach new insights or move towards positive change in your life? The Life Choices programme held in the charming Skyros Village, offers inspiration, encouragement and support to all who would like to make those first, second, third or later steps towards a happier, more fulfilled state of being, whether personal or professional. Price from £625.

Writing Holidays at The Skyros Centre, Greece
Holidays available throughout June, July, August & September

The Writers’ Lab is the place for any writer or dabbler wanting to learn directly from established writers and to share the joys and struggles of the creative process. Whether you're a novice with a secret passion for writing or a writer who already has a book under their belt, The Writer's Lab, described by The Guardian as 'number one of the world's best writing holidays', offers enlightening writing experience. Price from £625.

Art Holidays at The Skyros Centre, Greece
Holidays available throughout June, July, August & September

The Art Studio at The Skyros Centre provides a truly inspirational setting in which to put pencil to paper, paint to palette or lens to landscape under the expert guidance of the Studio's visiting artists. Drawing, painting, sketching, photography & more. Join any course with no experience or plenty. Price from £625.

Culture, Singing & Opera Holiday in Venice, Italy
Sat 25 October – Wed 29 October 2014

From morning strolls by the canal to sipping espresso in Piazza San Marco to acquiring a taste for Italian opera, this stylish holiday will ensure you bring back unforgettable memories from this seductive city of culture. This holiday includes 4 nights twin shared accommodation, breakfast, two evening meals, admission to galleries, an evening at the opera, singing classes, culture talks & wine tasting. Price from £595.

Salsa Dancing, Yoga & Culture Holiday in Cuba
Mon 19 January - Thu 29 January 2015


When the music plays it's time to dance! Learn to salsa in Cuba's mesmerizing capital, Havana, on this Skyros-with-a- Latin-vibe holiday. It's the perfect place to learn salsa – you'll enjoy the stunning vibrancy of Cuban music and dance with the charismatic Habaneros. Morning yoga, visits to historical sites and talks on Cuban culture and history are also included ... When the music stops, you'll be twirling with delight. Price from £1095.

Experience the Goat Festival in Greece
Sat 17 - Sat 24 February 2015

For a cultural experience with a strong community vibe join The Skyrian Goat Festival in Greece, possibly one of the most unique Greek celebrations involving the entire local community. In addition to spontaneous and often outrageous festivities, you'll visit woodcarvers and local museums, learn Greek, enjoy talks on customs, myths and rituals, and get a taste for this fascinating celebration that is devoid of commerciality. Price from £595.

An Exciting Trekking Adventure in Nepal
Sat 21 February - Sat 7 March 2015

Join Skyros' first ever adventure to the top of the world! Under the guidance of your tour leader, Pete Webb, you'll experience this country of spectacular and diverse scenery. Explore Kathmandu and trek through the stunning Langtang Valley. Meet the local people who understand the value of a warm welcome. Traditional Skyros community structures will ensure you feel instantly at home in a foreign landscape filled with adventure. Price from £1295.

Weekend Courses on the Isle of Wight 
February to June 2014, & September 2014 to January 2015


Situated in Shanklin's Old Village on the Isle of Wight, Skyros offshoot The Grange offers a fantastic programme of weekend courses. We have award-winning authors to sharpen your writing skills, local landscape artists, leading life coaches and exceptional singers and yoga teachers. It's the ideal place to start a new hobby, learn a new skill and make new friends. Price from £90.

Contact us . . .

If you would like more information we would love to talk you through the details and answer any questions:

Phone: +44 (0)1983 86 55 66


Photo left to right: Christine, Michelle, Laura & Gemma

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