This is an important page with many useful details about Kalikalos. Please read through it carefully.

Community living Picnic on Plaka beach

YOU WILL NORMALLY RECEIVE AN EMAIL from Kalikalos within 72 hours advising you in which room you have been provisionally booked. Please refer to the Kisssos Campus plan, the Hotel Alexandros plan or the Anilio-STK houseplan for the exact location of your room. Sheets, blankets, pillows and a bath towel are supplied for all beds in the house. You may wish to bring a beach towel. Many of our guests choose to come to Kalikalos as Living-in-Community guests without attending a scheduled workshop. Simply being here in the community living environment can be a fulfilling and transformative experience!

DISCOUNTS: If you booked two consecutive workshop weeks your 10% rebate will be available to you on arrival. The 15% overland travel discount is also refunded on arrival or deducted from your balance.

pickup van & badge

TRAVEL INSURANCE:  Travel insurance is mandatory for ALL Kalikalos guests and staff volunteers. Please arrange insurance as soon as possible to cover any unexpected contingency.

TENT REQUESTS: If you checked the box requesting a tent space please could you email us now to check availability. Kissos campus offers a tent discount on some weeks and for those you will receive your 5-8% refund in cash on arrival, We supply a comfortable foam mattress for our tents.

TRAVELING TO KALIKALOS:  Please consult our TRAVEL INFO page.

MOST WORKSHOP/RETREAT WEEKS HERE START ON FRIDAY   You can arrive anytime after 14:30 (2:30 pm) up to about 19:30 (7:30pm) in time for registration and a tour of the estate. The welcome meal is served at 20:30 (8:30 pm).

FLIGHTS: Please book your flights to be sure you can arrive in Volos city by 18:00 (6:00 pm) in order to catch the Kalikalos Friday pickup (€10) or taxi coordination.

YOUR RETURN FLIGHT: : Most Kalikalos programmes finish at 11:30 hr Friday after “work together” Centre cleanup. As we are 4.5 hr from Thessaloniki and 6 hr from Athens, please plan returns from these cities on Saturday or Sunday. Friday accommodation may be available (daily rate: €42.50 at Kissos and Anilio campuses, €60 at Alexandros).

WHY NOT COME A WEEK EARLY OR STAY ON A WEEK AFTER YOUR WORKSHOP? Take the time to fully enjoy the beautiful Pelion peninsula.  Our very affordable Living-in-community programme is priced at €300/week for shared (triple/quad) accommodation. BOOK NOW.

What Is a Typical Day at Kalikalos Like? 

Community living with Taber on Guitar

  • 7:30 Qi Gong, Yoga, Tai Chi (on most weeks)
  • 8:05 Morning sanctuary with led meditation
  • 8:30 Buffet Breakfast
  • 9:05 Breakfast cleanup (everyone helps)
  • 9:30 Staff Meeting Attunement / Community meeting on Saturday
  • 9:30 – 13:30 Workshop Session usually with a coffee/tea break midway
  • 13:30 Buffet lunch and picnic boxes for the beach
  • 14:30 — 17:30 Beach / free time
  • 18:15 Guests and staff work together in kitchen, gardens and office
  • 20:00 Dinner
  • 20:45 Dinner cleanup
  • 21:30 Village pub or café, film, healing circle, circle dance, campfire (Thursday)
  • 23:00 Ashram mode, quiet time till the breakfast bell at 08:30

 

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