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3 Days Shine On Meditation and Yoga Retreat in Rovinj, Croatia

Ashtanga and Vinyasa Croatia Yoga Retreat

Join this yoga and mindfulness weekend at beautiful center M.A.R.E. in Rovinj, Croatia, with access to a private beach. The main focus of a Shine on retreat is to help you feel really good in all ways, so no matter what your initial reasons for going, a retreat will leave you feeling cleansed, restored, re-inspired, recharged, and most of all, brand new! Best of all is that you will take away heaps of new inspiration and ideas of things you can incorporate into your daily life to help keep the retreat magic alive.


  • Mindful morning walk
  • Daily pranayama and meditation
  • Yoga Nidra with Tibetan singing bowls
  • Ashtanga and Vinyasa Flow yoga classes
  • Optional boat trip to Figarola Island
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Daily vegetarian meals

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Croatian, English
The maximum participants in the group is 20
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You will spend two nights in the beautiful and peaceful center M.A.R.E. in Rovinj, with IKEA-branded beds. Up to four beds and dormitory accommodation options are available, and you will have access to a private beach.

Yoga and Meditation Retreats Croatia Program

Enjoy yoga, meditation, mindfulness, walking, swimming, yoga Nidra, vegetarian food, and beautiful surroundings. Use yoga to feel confident within yourself, better prepared to cope with life's ups and downs, and more able to listen to your inner guidance. Your physical health will be improved as your body will gradually build strength, tone, and suppleness.

Daily schedule sample

Day 1

  • 16:00 Check-in time
  • 16:30 Welcome smoothie
  • 18:00 Yoga Nidra with Tibetan singing bowls
  • 19:30 Dinner

Day 2

  • 08:00 Ashtanga yoga or mindfull morning walk
  • 09:30 Light breakfast
  • 10:30 Pranayama and meditation
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 14:30 Boat trip to Figarola Island, swimming, Tratak meditation
  • 18:30 Easy Flow yoga class
  • 19:30 Dinner

Day 3

  • 08:00 Vinyasa Flow yoga session
  • 09:30 Light breakfast
  • 10:30 Pranayama and meditation
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 13:30 Closing circle
  • 15:00 Check-out time


Izabela Maric
Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Yoga)
Yoga Alliance RYT 500 (Yoga)
Izabela Maric is a registered yoga teacher, with deep love practices Mysore style Ashtanga on daily basis. An Indologist, she teaches Hindi, Sanskrit, and Russian language. She is also a professional dancer of modern dance and ballet. Izabela is a registered RYT 200 yoga teacher and continues with RYT 500 and prenatal yoga. Together with Svemir, she holds the space for YOMAD - Yoga, Music, and Dance festival - and retreats in the coastal city of Rovinj in Croatia. These past 18 years, yoga has become Izabela's true love and way of fulfilling her heart and soul.
Svemir Vranko
Svemir Vranko has over 25 years of experience in meditation and yoga, and over ten years in teaching. He is a certified body-oriented therapist and a sound healer. Together with his team, Svemir organizes YOMAD - the Yoga, Music, and Dance Festival - based in Rovinj, Croatia. Svemir is the founder of Chakra Dance Yoga and Vision Dance. As a musician, he recorded Om Didge - a sound healing record. He is also the founder of One Point bodywork method, Chakra dance yoga, and vision dance.


This retreat will take place in the beautiful city of Rovinj in Istria, on the Adriatic Coast of Croatia. The peaceful center M.A.R.E. has access to a private beach.



  • Boating


  • Beach
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Meditation garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Terrace
  • Yoga shala


  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Meeting room

This Meditation Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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You will get to enjoy three vegetarian meals per day throughout your stay.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

On the second day of the retreat, you will enjoy a boat trip to Figarola Island, where you will get a chance to swim and engage in Tratak meditation. The boat trip is not included in the price of the retreat, but it only costs around 5 EUR per person.

What's included

  • 1 mindfulness walk
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 3 daily vegetarian meals
  • Daily Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow, and yoga Nidra classes
  • Daily pranayama and meditation sessions

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Boat trip to Figarola Island - 5 EUR
  • Personal expenses
  • Transfers to and from Rovinj

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Franjo Tuđman Airport (ZAG). From Zagreb, you can take a bus to Rovinj. You can also book your flight to arrive at Pula Airport (PUY), as the city of Pula is closer to Rovinj.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 14 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.