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Levinthos is where every moment becomes a cherished memory.
Crete, Greece


Let your mind wander, your spirit soar, and your heart find peace. Welcome to Levinthos, the retreat centre where serenity meets sanctuary, and tranquillity envelops your soul in a gentle embrace. Indulge in the breathtaking scenery, rich culture, and captivating charm of Greece’s southern Crete. It’s the ideal place to visit and immerse yourself in a tapestry of rejuvenating experiences. Retreats are not just escapes; they’re transformative journeys you’ll discover along the shores of the Libyan Sea. Levinthos is where every moment becomes a cherished memory.

Every year, Levinthos warmly welcomes yoga groups and individual travellers from around the world. In addition to hosting rejuvenating retreats, it serves as a premier venue for teacher training, group seminars, and workshops. You’ll also find a spacious indoor yoga hall offering a serene ambience for deep introspection and rejuvenation. It’s a perfect haven for meditation, yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, dance classes, massages, and seminars.

For accommodation, Levinthos comprises four eco-friendly, fully-equipped apartments. Its four magnificent studios on the first floor provide awe-inspiring vistas of the Libyan Sea. Crafted with minimalistic design, simplicity, and premium amenities, every detail is tailored to envelop you in comfort, serenity, and revitalisation. Levinthos Restaurant offers a peaceful atmosphere for your dining pleasure. Start your day with a hearty breakfast, including a variety of healthy menus, refreshing beverages, and herbal infusions. The restaurant’s main dishes showcase a thoughtfully curated selection of flavours, drawing inspiration primarily from Cretan cuisine. Each dish is crafted with meticulous attention to detail and culinary ingenuity.

Levinthos is an enchanting haven for your senses to awaken and your soul to flourish. Here, every moment unveils the essence of peace and beauty. If you seek serenity and solace amidst nature’s warm embrace, Levinthos is your perfect retreat to unwind, stay, and rejuvenate.

  • Climate

    Crete experiences a Mediterranean climate featuring hot, dry summers and mild, rainy winters. Temperatures typically range from around 10°C during winter to 30°C at the height of summer.

  • Flight

    There are direct flights from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos (ATH) to all of the airports in Crete: Heraklion (HER), Chania (CHQ), and Sitia (JSH).

  • Language

    The official language used in Crete and throughout Greece is Greek. However, many locals can speak English.

  • Currency

    Greece is a Eurozone member. Therefore, just like the Greek mainland, the official currency used in Crete is the Euro (EURO).


Energise at a potent energy spot in southern Crete where yoga groups from around the world and individual travellers gather. The retreat centre facilitates retreats, conducts teacher training, organises group seminars, and offers diverse workshops. Discover an indoor yoga hall strategically located with a panoramic view of the Libyan Sea, perfect for meditation, yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, dancing lessons, massage therapies, and various other seminars. These immersive experiences invite you to delve deeper into your practice and embrace the essence of holistic wellness, fostering a profound connection between mind, body, and spirit.


Unwind in the Superior Studio which features a chic master bedroom, an ensuite bathroom, and a private balcony offering stunning vistas of brilliant blue waters. Relax in the Superior Apartment, boasting a stylish master bedroom, a spacious living area with two additional beds, a fully equipped kitchen, and a private bathroom with a shower. These accommodation options provide the perfect setting to marvel at the breathtaking views while immersing yourself in the tranquil ambience of the coastal paradise. It’s where luxury meets serenity, creating an unforgettable escape for your senses to savour, indulge, and cherish.


Start your day by indulging in a nourishing breakfast complemented by a diverse selection of wholesome herbal beverages. Delight in the freshness of fruits and vegetables sourced from local gardens. Explore a range of plant-based vegetarian and vegan options, along with gluten-free, lactose-free, or allergen-sensitive dishes tailored to your preferences. Immerse yourself in the rich flavours and culinary heritage of Cretan cuisine, experiencing the fusion of traditional recipes with innovative, modern cooking techniques. Here, the pursuit of healthy dining intersects with culinary excellence, creating a vibrant tapestry of flavors, textures, and inspirations.


Discover Lentas, a quaint coastal village located a mere 75 kilometres away from Heraklion City. Nestled between the vast plain of Messara and the captivating rocky mountain range of Asterousia, Lentas offers a myriad of natural wonders waiting to be explored. Uncover the secluded beach of Trafoulas along with many hidden gems scattered along the coastline. Ascend the majestic mountain known as the ‘Lion,’ situated on the west side of the bay, where you’ll be treated to a breathtaking panoramic view of the Libyan Sea. Relax under the Cretan sky, where the tranquil ambience and scenic beauty create a true slice of coastal heaven.

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What you’ll get

  • Superior Studios and Superior Apartments
  • Eco-friendly cooling and heating system
  • Indoor yoga hall
  • Pilates and yoga
  • Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and dancing lessons
  • Massage therapies and seminars
  • Levinthos Restaurant
  • Traditional Cretan cuisine
  • Plant-based vegetarian and vegan dishes
  • Homemade desserts
  • Panoramic views of the Libyan Sea

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Enchanting Nature

Unwind, Stay, and Rejuvenate

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What special excursions or activities does Levinthos provide?

    In the Lentas area, you'll find numerous stunning beaches, such as 'Ostria' on the west side and 'Diskos' on the east side, stretching across from the 'Lion' rock. Another gem is the 'Trachoulas' beach, just a 10-minute drive away from the retreat centre. After a brief 15-minute trek through a small gorge, you'll be rewarded with one of Crete's most breathtaking coastal vistas.

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