Aetherius Retreats Kardamyli offer our guests a totally immersive experience. You will enjoy every aspect of greek village life - as we use the entire village as the backdrop for your week long experience. Group dinners are held in various beautiful taverna’s in the village, from dining amongst olive groves one evening, to spectacular beach sunset views the next. Rugged mountains cradle immaculate beaches in this truly spectacular and unspoilt village, located on the Mani Peninsula on mainland Greece.

You will be spoilt for choice with the number of cafe’s, bars and speciality shops. From mountain walks one day, to lying on the beach the next, you will enjoy every aspect of this unique part of the world. No wonder Kardamyli has been voted one of the TOP 25 villages in all of Europe. Many guests have commented that they have felt like they were on the set of Mamma Mia the Movie. It is truly a magical experience.

A typical day at Aetherius Kardamyli

Sample Day (each day will be surprisingly different!)

8.00am - 9.15am

Group Training Session



10.30am – 11.00am

Greek Dancing Lesson

11.00am – 6.00pm

Free time for the beach, lunch, optional activities, one to one sessions, massage and excursions

7.00pm – 8.00pm

Sunset Yoga



You will have an option of several unique and optional paid activities including:

Mountain Walk / Hiking

A beautiful and picturesque hike to neighbouring, small and traditional villages.

Bike Hire

Come on a journey as we ride from Kardamyli to Agios Nikolaos where we will enjoy a coffee or tea before we head back via Stoupa and stop for a swim at the beautiful Kalogria Beach. Grab lunch at one of the many little beach side café’s before we ride back to Kardamyli (total distance is around 25kms)

Greek Cooking Class

Held at Yioryitsa’s Backyard Café. Learn how to cook a delicious and traditional greek meal, made with local ingredients. You will then enjoy the taste of your cooking efforts with a joyous group lunch under the lemon trees.

Mosaics Class

You will meet Greek / Canadian Dimitra who will teach you how to create your own mosaics masterpiece! You will leave with a unique piece of mosaic art made by YOU!


Kardamyli features and idyllic harbour perfectly suited for a kayaking experience. Everything is supplied, including a healthy, picnic style lunch. Ari will take you to visit some awesome and isolated sea caves accessible only via the sea.

Other activities and experiences include relaxation massage. Meditation and one to one NLP sessions – subject to availability and the theme of the week.

Each package includes a huge My Big Fat Greek Party farewell party on the last evening.

During the week, you would have attended atleast 3 x 30 minute Greek Dance classes lessons run by one of the friendly locals. Not only will your learn some awesome, traditional and regional greek dances, you will also be given a mini history lessons about the origin of the dance and its deeper meaning. The night itself will feature a mix of both traditional greek music, mixed with some awesome world hits from the 70’s, 80’s , 90’s and 00’s. A beautiful greek banquet, a selection of greek wines, beer and non alcoholic drinks combined with the legendary hospitality of the locals, will make this night one to remember with your newly made friends! OPA!

Aetherius Retreats Kardamyli 2020 packages start from $3480 per person – subject to the time of year, accommodation type and availability.

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