Breathing the Silence: Yoga Retreat in Sicily

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Breathspiration takes you to Sicily, for a week of yoga and self nurturing. You will be part of a group of 10 curious minds, eager to discover the beauties of the Sicilian country side, history, architecture, culture and food.

This retreat is for you if you are looking for a contemporary and meaningful getaway, where movement, joyful yoga, nourishment, nature and creativity are blended together.

The retreat is hosted in Villa Zottopera, a historic farmhouse, typical of the area. The house has been recently refurbished, respecting the authentic elegance and Sicilian interior elements, yet equipped with modern comfort.


Villa Càrcara, Ragusa, Sicily

21 – 26 May, 2024

The yoga classes will be led by an experienced and well travelled yoga teacher, a native of Sicily.

Our private chef is going to nurture us with her lovingly prepared food.


Andrea Fórizs, founder of Breathspiration and creative director. She has been designing and running retreats since 2013. She is a true lover of the Mediterranean, a foodie, a storyteller and a design enthusiast. Her focus is on showing the authentic side of Sicily, and discovering the wonders of it.


  • 8 days & 7 nights accommodation at Villa Carcara in your chosen room type;

  • All meals during the retreat (7 brunches, 2 lunches, 7 dinners). Meals in the house are prepared by our private chef, on the excursions, we will eat in local restaurants.;

  • 12 yoga classes led by an expert teacher (morning classes are dynamic, vinyasa style, while in the afternoon we focus more on stretching and relaxation);

  • Group airport transfer (individual transfers have to be paid apart);

  • Guided sightseeing trips to Noto, Ragusa

  • Wine tasting at a local winery;

  • Bicycle tour;

  • Sicilian cooking class;

  • English speaking local guides;

  • Breathspiration retreat planning: phone consultation, travel tips & recommendations, summary of region, logistics.


  • Travel costs;

  • Travel insurance (highly recommended).


Welcome to the authentic Sicily. An ancient structure based on the foundation of a stronghold, immersed in the mountains of Hyblae. The property mixes the ancient setting with modern comfort. Visit the 19th century chapel, the ancient olive mill, all plunge into the pool after playing tennis at our court, or go for a walk among the grapevines.

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  • Arrivals & Welcomes
  • Introduction to the villa and retreat
  • Dinner prepared by private chef


  • Vinyasa Yoga Class
  • Breakfast
  • Guided trip to Ragusa and Noto
  • Afternoon Stretching Yoga
  • Dinner
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  • Vinyasa Yoga Class
  • Breakfast
  • Wine tasting at a local winery
  • Afternoon Stretching Yoga
  • Dinner


  • Vinyasa Yoga Class
  • Breakfast
  • Bicycle tour
  • Afternoon Stretching Yoga
  • Dinner
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  • Vinyasa Yoga Class
  • Breakfast
  • Free time
  • Afternoon Stretching Yoga
  • Dinner


  • Vinyasa Yoga Class
  • Breakfast
  • Cooking Class
  • Afternoon Stretching Yoga
  • Dinner
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  • Vinyasa Yoga Class
  • Breakfast
  • Rest
  • Afternoon Stretching Yoga
  • Dinner


  • Vinyasa Yoga Class
  • Breakfast
  • Group airport transfer
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Fly to Catania – Fontanarossa Airport (CTA). Group airport transfers are organised from there. If you would like to arrive individually, please get in touch for directions.


There are five unique rooms available for our guests.

Prices below are per person, and include accommodation, retreat, meals and activities (listed above). Reservations are on a first come first serve basis.


Double room (king bedroom with bathroom) – 3 rooms available

€ 2.650 per person

Single room (king bedroom with bathroom) – 1 room available

€ 3.550 per person

If you would like to book your spot, please send us an e-mail with your chosen room type and payment method. You can pay by wire transfer or credit card.

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In order to participate, a 25% deposit is required to secure your spot. The outstanding payment is due 45 days before the event. In case of a cancellation, the deposit is non-refundable. We recommend to have a travel insurance.

If we do not reach the minimum number of participants, the retreat will be cancelled. In this case, your deposit will be fully refunded. The itinerary is a guide: we reserve the right to make changes in case of bad weather, or unforeseen circumstances. We sometimes need to alter the order of outings or replace them, with something equally exciting.


The yoga retreat in Sicily 2024 is one of the best options we can offer you from Breathspiration. A dream journey that allows you to regain mental well-being!

We are fully aware of the stress people experience every day, for this reason, we have decided to create a service where you can enjoy everything a new land has to offer while learning yoga.

Yoga is a wonderful activity that activates the mind and body, therefore, we are convinced that it will not disappoint you.

Get ready to learn all the details about this service and contact us as soon as possible!


A luxury yoga retreat in Sicily is a journey that lasts a certain time, during which you can learn about one of the most valued physical exercises at a physical and psychological level.

All this in the company of other people with whom you can share hobbies, a historic island full of tradition, and professional yoga teachers.


We present to you an incredible yoga retreat in Sicily, and here we anticipate what you can experience on this transformative journey where you can surround yourself with your loved ones:

Teaching and lodging

Our travel package includes high-level instruction with highly trained yoga experts.

These professionals have extensive experience in different branches of yoga and provide suitable classes for all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced practitioner.

You will have the opportunity to try various styles of yoga, including Vinyasa, Hatha, Yin, Kundalini, and meditation techniques, offering you a rich and varied experience in your practice.

In addition, you have the possibility to rest in unique accommodations, from traditional Sicilian stays to elegant luxurious rooms, all reflecting the charm and comfort of Sicilian culture.

The food will also be a highlight, with nutritious menus based on Mediterranean and Sicilian cuisine, with options for vegetarians, vegans, and gluten-free.

This demonstrates the quality of our yoga retreat in Italy

Yoga and culture

Our yoga retreat in Sicily includes daily meditation and pranayama sessions, which will help you connect with yourself and improve your focus and well-being, amidst dreamlike landscapes.

The locations selected by our team at Breathspiration are characterized by their astonishing natural beauty, located in historical places in Sicily, amidst Sicilian rural landscapes along the coast.

This experience is the ideal combination to explore historical localities, visit local markets, and participate in cultural experiences such as Sicilian cooking workshops.

The workshops cover topics such as singing, dancing, writing, and more, offering you a unique opportunity for cultural enrichment.

A space for relaxation and health

You will enjoy ideal spaces for relaxation, including access to massages and spa treatments with local techniques and products, ensuring a serene and perfect environment for the practice of yoga and meditation.

You will also have the opportunity to socialize and create bonds with other people who share your interest in yoga and personal well-being, opening the door to new friendships.

Finally, our friendly and attentive staff will take care of all your needs, ensuring a comfortable and memorable experience from your arrival until your departure. Try the best yoga retreat in Italy!

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Our yoga retreat in Sicily opens the doors to a new world, where exercise and mental well-being become your main allies. With Breathspiration, you can obtain multiple benefits in a single trip!

Peaceful and natural environment

Sicily, with its beautiful landscapes and Mediterranean climate, offers a perfect environment for practicing yoga. Being in a peaceful and natural environment can help deepen the practice and provide a sense of peace and relaxation.

Connection with nature

This island is known for its stunning sea views, hills, and rich history. Practicing yoga in this environment allows for a deeper connection with nature, which is beneficial for mental and emotional health.

Improvement of physical health

Yoga is known for improving flexibility, strength, and balance. A yoga retreat offers the opportunity to practice regularly, which can lead to significant improvements in physical health.

Disconnecting from everyday life

Being away from daily routines and concerns can be very therapeutic. A yoga retreat in Sicily allows participants to disconnect from daily stress and focus on personal well-being.

Healthy eating

Many of our yoga retreats also allow you to focus on healthy eating, savoring balanced and nutritious meals that complement yoga practice.

Personal and spiritual growth

The practice of yoga goes beyond physical benefits. It is also a spiritual practice that can help in personal growth, increase self-awareness, and promote a state of inner peace. A very typical characteristic of the yoga retreat in Italy.

Community and social connection

The journey we offer is an opportunity to meet people with similar interests. The creation of a yoga community can be a source of support and friendship.

Cultural exploration

It is a special place that has a rich history and culture. A retreat here can also include cultural excursions and the opportunity to explore the region, enriching the experience.

Mental and emotional restoration

The practice of yoga and meditation can be extremely beneficial for mental health, helping to reduce anxiety and improve mood. We have the best yoga retreat in Italy to take care of your mental well-being.

Personalized Practice

Lastly, it’s important to highlight that you have access to experienced instructors who can offer personalized guidance, which can be especially helpful for those new to yoga or looking to deepen their practice.


At Breathspiration, we offer the most competitive pricing in the market, with a comprehensive package that allows you to enjoy the yoga retreat in Sicily 2024 without straining your budget.

We believe that everyone has the right to enjoy a unique and rejuvenating experience, so all our services are accessible to those who wish to practice yoga in an inspiring location.


As you can see, our yoga retreat in Sicily is the best option for taking care of your mental well-being. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to meet new people and establish emotional connections.

We have many other trips available where you can fulfill your expectations!

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