6 Days Sivananda Yoga Detox Retreat in Sicily

  • location Via Cugnarelli Palazzolo Acreide

6 Days Sivananda Yoga Detox Retreat in Sicily

Sivananda Yoga Detox Retreat in Sicily

We offer 5 days of Sivananda Yoga and Meditation in a beautiful location surrounded by 2 hectares land in the beautiful Villa Caruso. 
2 yoga Sivananda class and 2 Meditation session each day, with light and vegetarian meal home made.
Free time in the afternoon to relax, walk in the beautiful countryside or visit the near by villages. 
"Learn to relax and rejuvenate through a meditative pause, according to the Burmese Master" 

6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English; English; French;
The maximum participants in the group is 10


Francois Chaillou has years of experience not only in Yoga and Meditation but also in practising Shiatsu, Acupunture and Chinese Medicine.

He spent few months every year in Burma and Thailand , living in the forest with the monks where he learn meditation tecnique.
During the retreat we can also organize Skype call with a monk in Thailand that is well know on scan people and cure them with herbal medicine. If interested we can also offer this with extra fee.

Skill level

  • Intermediate

Retreat Style

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Iyengar Yoga
  • Sivananda Yoga
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Typical day Program
08:00 – 10:00  Sivananda Yoga  and Meditation 

10:30 -11:00 Tea break 
12.00 - Light Lunch

14:00 -16:00 free time or Alternative treatments (acupuncture, massage…) 
16: 00 Tea break

16:30 -18:30  Yoga and  Meditation 
19:00 Dinner 

What is included

  • 5 nights in Villa Caruso
  • starting price from 510 euro in a twin room with shared bathroom
  • 10 vegetarian meal and Tea break in the morning and afternoon
  • 22 Yoga and Meditation hours

What is not included

  • Airport transfer 
  • Drinks
  • Extra Treatment such massage, acupunture or private yoga class

Additional Details


Located in the heart of Sicily, on the Iblei Mountains, a few miles away from the Unesco Heritage Village, Palazzolo Acreide, Villa Caruso is a traditional Mediterranean house, nested on a top of a gorge with terraces covered by an olive tree, fruits tree, and wild Sicilian flowers and pants. Although a few minute's drives from the main village, as soon you will step in, you will be far away with your mind from the daily routine and feeling at home in Sicily with us!



Villa Caruso is just a few minute's drives from one of the most beautiful Barocque village in Italy; 30 minutes drive from the main tourist attraction as Ortigia, Noto, and beautiful beaches. 

Our own property has 2 hectares of land surrounded by olive trees, fruit trees, in the most beautiful traditional Sicilian landscape.


Retreat Location

5 days of Sivananda Yoga and Meditation in a beautiful location surrounded by Nature in the beautiful home of Villa Caruso.
We offer 2 yoga Sivananda classes and 2 Meditation sessions each day, with light and vegetarian meals homemade.
Free time in the afternoon to relax, walk in the beautiful countryside or visit the nearby villages.

Things to Do

Possibility to have Spa treatment as Relaxing Oil Massage and similar for extra fee


All meals are served in our patio and they are vegetarian homemade.
If any allergies or intolerance please communicate at the moment of the booking. 
Vegan meal only on request

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The following meals are included:
  • Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks (Water & Herbal Tea)
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
  • Vegetarian
The following drinks are included:
  • Herbal Tea
  • Water

Meet The Instructors

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Francois Chaillou

Francois started his journey with Raja yoga (meditation) in 1984. Then he began his yoga asana practice with Bernadette Pajot, a close disciple of TKV Desikachar and head of the “Trois Fontaines“ association in Vendee, France. He then began practising Sivananda yoga in Rishikesh and spent 14 years in India, studying with different teachers of the same tradition before completing his Sivananda teacher training in California in 1995. Francois spent five years of training as a forest monk at Ubon Ratchathani under the spiritual guidance of Achaan Cha, a vipassana meditation master in the Buddhist forest monk tradition of Thailand.
Francois has traveled the world extensively teaching yoga, meditating and continuing to expand on his experience.

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Location Via Cugnarelli Palazzolo Acreide

Our Villa is just few minutes away from the Bus station that connect Palazzolo Acreide with Catania Airport or Siracusa. People can come by bus, by car or we can organize a car or van to come and pick them up in Catania or Siracusa.

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Booking And Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 20% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 14 days before arrival.

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