Some information about Kalikalos to help you plan before arriving.
YOU WILL NORMALLY RECEIVE AN EMAIL from Kalikalos within 72 hours confirming your booking and advising you in which room you have been provisionally booked. Please refer to the Kisssos Campus plan, or the Anilio-STK houseplan for the location of the rooms at those campuses. Sheets, blankets, pillows and a bath towel are supplied for all beds in the house. You may wish to bring a beach towel.
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.
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.
MANY WORKSHOP/RETREAT WEEKS HERE START AND END 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). We expect you to stay until 12 noon on your final day to help us clean up the Centre and ready it for the new incoming group.
FLIGHTS: Please book your outbound flight 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: Kalikalos programmes finish at 12 noon on their last day, often Friday morning, after “work together” Centre cleanup. As we are 4.5 hr from Thessaloniki airport and 6 hr from Athens airport, and you need to be there 2 hr in advance, please plan returns from these cities on Saturday or Sunday. Extra day’s accommodation after your workshop may be available (daily rate: €42.50 at Kissos and Anilio campuses, €60 at Alexandros). Check with us during your workshop week.
WHY NOT COME A WEEK EARLY OR STAY ON A WEEK AFTER YOUR WORKSHOP? Simply being here in the community living environment can be a fulfilling and transformative experience! Take the time to fully enjoy the beautiful Pelion peninsula and the camaraderie of like minded new friends. Our very affordable Living-in-community programme is priced at €300-400/week for shared (triple/quad) accommodation, and we offer you a 10% discount if you combine it with a workshop week before or afterwards. BOOK NOW.
What Is a Typical Day at Kalikalos Like?
- 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