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Serenity Retreat - Meditation, Relaxation, Space.

We are a small independent holiday company for solo travellers who are interested in self-reflection and meditation.  We offer:

  • 'Right on the Beach' retreat style holidays on the island of Lefkada, Greece with optional courses. Maximum of 14 guests per week
  • All sorts of bits and bobs in the UK
  • Meditation and Mindfulness Teacher Training certificated by Zenways
  • Coming soon......  Week long retreats in Sicily strongly rooted in meditation and with a period of 3 days silence in the middle (full details will be available as of December 2015)
Fundamentally, serenity is an inside job - we intend to show you that when you come and visit.  

In Greece, rooms are offered for solo occupancy and EVERYTHING is optional. Do as much or as little as you like.  

In the UK, we're offering a variety of things to do, retreat-wise. Take a look!

Pictures of Greece
The 'Retreat' concept is less about sack cloth and ashes and more about retreating to a slower pace of life. It's about finding some personal space to simply 'be'. Serenity Retreat provides solo travellers with an opportunity to stop the world and get off for a while...
Our main programme runs throughout May, June, Sepember and the first half of October on the Greek island of Lefkada. Our guests have been asking us for something more local and so we now have further UK Weekend retreats (dates are being added all the time, so do bookmark the page....).
Becoming a Meditation and Mindfulness Teacher

We've had meditation and mindfulness at the heart of our holidays since our first season back in 2010. We know how popular meditation and mindfulness is at the moment and being able to teach it is a great gift. We offer a week long intensive teaching retreat in the UK. At the end of the week you'll be on your way to becoming a fully certified Zenways Meditation and Mindfulness Instructor. And as a side effect your own practice will develop. Everyone wins!

Read what you and the press think of us here or check out the independent review collector at the top right hand corner of this page.
Serenity Retreat chooses to share its success. We will donate a minimum of 5% of our profit to a number of charities.

Our average review score is 5, it's not saying that we're average!

Almost sold out for 2015! To be added to our mailing list for 2016, email Kim

We Feature in The Times Top 50 Spa Holidays for 2014 (published Jan 4th, 2014):

"It’s great for solo travellers interested in spirituality and personal growth or just pure relaxation, and tends to attract people who have started to question their lives and who want to live more meaningfully".

As well as in the Guardian:

10 Wellbeing Retreats for 2014

Metro has this to say (24.11.14):

Set up by Zen meditation teacher Kim Bennett, Serenity Retreats are aimed at solo travellers looking for self development. The week long retreat has an easy-breezy approach and while there are mindfulness walks, guided meditations and excursions on offer, nothing is compulsory. "Our emphasis is on giving our guests space", Bennett says. "Our accommodation is on the beach and we encourage guests do nothing other than watch the sea and the mountain for a restorative effect".

And thanks to Jane Alexander and the Daily Mail Travel Section for this article. Not sure we would call ourselves chic, though!

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