SEPTEMBER 22 - 29, 2019


Immerse yourself in nature and into a full experience of yoga & healing as powerful tools to integrate more self awareness and consciousness in your daily life to embrace profound transformational change and create freedom. Reconnect to Self. Return back home to your true essence and reconnect to your soul. Enjoy the tranquillity and intimacy of your well-hidden private retreat, discover the unspoiled beauty on the island of Kythera.


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We have an integral approach - of body, mind, heart and soul - from a holistic perspective to create a unique experience. In a small group with a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 12 participants you will be guided in daily vinyasa/yin/restorative yoga practice, meditation & pranayama workshops, a beautiful Savasana Relaxation Concert by Lovely (guitar and voice), group healing and shamanic ceremonies. The retreat is deeply restorative and healing and you will benefit from the dynamic group energy. Enjoy plenty of free time to go to the beach, enjoy a massage, read a book or simply do nothing. Connect with like minded souls, share delicious and organic food and make memories together.

Astarti Hidden Retreats is an eco-friendly place to escape, offering intimate and comfortable living space in perfect balance with the natural environment and working with the natural elements: earth, air, life and water. Expect private terraces with breathtaking views, interiors with personality, intimate corners and inviting common areas.


Soul Retreat includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation in a private villa

  • daily morning Vinyasa Yoga

  • 5 x afternoon Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga

  • workshops and shamanic ceremonies

  • vegetarian/vegan meals; breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • coffee, tea, water and electrolyte drinks

  • half day boat trip

  • olive oil tasting

  • silent meditation walk

  • pick up and drop off airport



Retreat fee does not include:

  • insurance costs

  • massages (optional)

  • flight to Kythera

Your booking is final after receipt of full payment. See for full retreat terms & conditions here. Fill out the form to register or receive more information.

Accommodations options:

Junior Suite with sea view booked

One single bed, one double bed & shared bathroom € 1290 per person

Superior Villa shared accommodation (max. 4 people)

Two single beds, one double bed & shared bathroom booked

Superior Villa shared accommodation (max. 4 people)

Two single beds, one double bed & shared bathroom € 1290 per person

Superior Villa shared accommodation (max. 4 people)

Two single beds, one double bed & shared bathroom € 1290 per person

Deluxe Villa shared accommodation (max. 4 people)

Two sofa beds, one double bed & shared bathroom € 1290 per person


About Thamar Karpes

Thamar is SoulCoach, Holistic Healer and Yoga Teacher. She is gifted to help you heal and (re)connect with your soul and true self, ‘I see you’. She holds space for you with an empathic and compassionate embrace.

Thamar studied Vinyasa with her teacher and mentor Johan Noorloos, assisted his weekly vinyasa classes until she opened her own yoga studio ‘Touch of the Sea’ in 2018. She is inspired by Benjamin Sears, founder of LUXYOGA and his signature practice Sacred Geometry Vinyasa.

With a background in the corporate world, she has walked the path from a deep 'burner' to yoga and healing. Embodiment of her spiritual and healing practice is based on Yoga & Meditation and different authentic lineages of holistic healing; Mahatma Avatar of Synthesis and Senia Melchizedek, ThaiVedic holistic bodyworker, Hawaiian Lua Lomi/Lomi Lomi/Opu Huli massage and healing practices and the shamanic path of Paqo Pampamesayok.


About Lovely Uhlenbeek

Lovely is a singer-songwriter, guitar teacher and yoga teacher.

Feeling a call to be of assistance on the path of growth and healing, she is dedicated to share the tools of yoga and healing music to help move into a greater connection with Self again. Inquiring the essence of our being. Lovely studied guitar, jazz-pop, at the Conservatory of Alkmaar, where she discovered her love, passion and talent for songwriting. She studied yin yoga with Jose de Groot and restorative yoga with Veda Ela and Alison Melvin.

Lovely has a very gentle, meditative style of teaching. Inspired by advaita vedanta and different healing and meditation practises. She nourishes you with her voice and guitar, bringing a message of love. Inviting you to reconnect to your true Self again'