September 30th - October 7th, 2023





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Danena Sicily is a 19th century farmhouse- La Masseria- situated in the luscious natural landscape of southeastern Sicily surrounded by the breathtaking Mediterranean Sea. It is close to beautiful beaches and historical sites such as Noto, Siracusa, Modica, Scicli and Ibla.

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Every morning begins with yoga + meditation.
There is a large indoor yoga studio and outdoor platform.
Studio is equipped with all props including yoga mat for your use.
Afternoon yoga sessions will include mini workshops and focused practices.
Non-yogis welcome!

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You will have the entire villa to yourself!
Lounge at the pool, patio areas or sunny rooftop terrace.


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Take time to rest, recharge, or explore the island!
The retreat includes afternoon excursions to a nearby beach, exploring Noto, dinner out in Siracusa, and wine tasting under the stars.
All activites are optional.
You may want to rent a car, as there is so much to explore.
Additional activities and transfers can also be arranged.


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The entire villa has been reserved for this retreat.
The rooms are configured as small apartments and are uniquely individual.
Accomodations are beautiful, peaceful and very Sicilian.

room 3 RND

Most apartments contain 2-3 shared bedrooms and 1-2 shared bathrooms.
A limited number of private rooms are available.

room 1 RND

All rooms have egyptian cotton sheets and towels,
complimentary organic toiletries


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Each and every meal is unique with locally sourced food.
There is a full brunch after yoga.
Most evenings, dinner will be enjoyed at Danena but we will have dinner out 3 nights.
Meals are primarily vegetarian/ pescatarian and served with a variety of healthy options including local seafood, rice, pasta, salads, fruit and beans.
Specialty diets can be accommodated upon request.



  • $3465 pp- Shared Occupancy, twin beds with shared bedroom. Each room has 2 twin beds that can also be configured into a double bed. (some bathrooms are en suite)
  • $3950 pp- Queen bed with shared bathroom. Only a limited number of rooms available.
  • $4275 pp- King bed with private bathroom. These rooms are more private and ideal for couples. (some bathrooms are en suite) Only a limited number of rooms available.
  • Non-yogis are welcome!

Retreat Reservation Includes

  • 7 nights at La Masseria, a cozy and private villa in the heart of Sicily
  • Daily Morning Yoga & Afternoon Practice Sessions
  • Yoga mat + Props
  • Brunch & Dinner with morning fruit and coffee before yoga
  • Sight-seeing, shopping and dinner in Siracusa (Ortigia)
  • Wine tasting at Giasira including dinner under the stars
  • Visit to Noto
  • Cooking class
  • Pizza night at nearby location
  • Afternoon trip to a local beaches
  • Transfer to and from Catania airport and Danena

Not included / Additional Activities

  • Airfare
  • Staff Gratuities
  • Additional meals
  • Wine or alcoholic beverages, outside of wine wine tasting (available for purchase)
  • Additional excursions or activities, on or off site
  • Additional transfers or car rental
  • Misc. shopping expenses


  • Fly to Catania International Airport (CTA), Sicily, and arrive on or before Saturday, September 30th, 2023.
  • Anne will provide flight suggestions as the retreat gets closer.
  • Complimentary transfer to Danena is included if you reserve this in advance.  You must arrive at the airport by the time and date given to receive the transfer. Anne will determine the time based on the recommended flight options. If you miss the transfer, or arrive later, arrangements can be made for you. You are also encouraged to rent your own car to explore the island.
  • Transfer back to Catania International Airport on Saturday, October 7th, 2023 is included. The time of the transfer will be determined by the recommended flight options.

Terms and Conditions

A $600 deposit and signed waiver reserves your place on this retreat. Full payment is due by July 31st, 2023. All cancellations must be written. Cancellations before June 30th, 2023 are entitled to a full refund of monies paid, less 15% administration and processing fees. After June 30th, 2023, no refunds will be given unless we are able to fill your spot. If we are able to fill your spot, you are entitled to a full refund of monies paid, less 15% administration and processing fees. Please note no refunds will be granted 15 days prior to retreat. Availability is based on a minimum enrollment of 12 people. Should the retreat be cancelled by Anne Weidinger, all fees will be refunded. Check or Paypal accepted. Payment plans are available.


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