We host yoga, meditation and tantra retreats in a XVII century farmhouse, surrounded by 25 hectares of a lush private park that includes a secluded oak wood, a small river, a swimming pool.
The historic barn of the Masseria has been beautifully restored and transformed into a fully equipped 130 sq.m. Yoga room, with a comfortable capacity for 26/28 people, technical floor above the old “cotto”, heating and air conditioning systems, PA system with Ipod / Telephone connection, videoprojector. At the students’ disposal, yoga mats, blocks, belts, meditation pillows, futons and blankets.
We have solar panel energy supplies. The Masseria is since 15 years a certified organic farm and produces extra virgin olive oil, wheat, vegetables and fruit that are daily used to prepare our healthy vegetarian meals, juices and homemade preserves and jams. Students can always join us to pick vegetables from our garden and seasonal fruit. And in Autumn take part to the grapes and olives harvest.
Sicilian Spirit hosts yoga, meditation, tantra and shamanic retreats in a charming XVII century farmhouse, surrounded by 25 hectares of a lush private park that includes a secluded oak wood, a small river, a large swimming pool and a labyrinth garden of the first half of 18th century.
Located in the Madonie area natural park, in the center of Sicily, the Masseria is a certified organic farm and produces extra virgin olive oil, wheat, vegetables and fruit that are used to prepare healthy vegetarian meals and homemade preserves and jams.
The historic barn of the Masseria has been restored and transformed into a fully equipped 130 sq.m. yoga room. Sicilian Spirit offers 13 double rooms, one of which will be at free disposal for the teachers. Therefore can host up to 24 students, plus the teachers, for weekly retreats from April to November.
The Masseria is about 650 mts above the sea level, 40 km far from the coastal area of Cefalù, and about 100 km far from Palermo and Catania airports, from which Sicilian Spirit provides an optional Shuttle service. Both airports are linked to the main European cities with direct flights operated by Ryanair, Easyjet and all the other main low cost companies.
We can accommodate 26 guests in 13 double rooms, one of which at free disposal for the teachers. All beds can be separated or joined together, depending on the needs. All rooms have heating.
We have three rooms with private bathroom, in the main building. The other 10 double rooms, with shared bathroom – one every two rooms – are located in five cottages in the garden.
Room cleaning service once a week.
Bed linen and towels included.
We offer three vegetarian buffet meals a day, based on traditional Sicilian recipes. In addition, vegan, gluten free, without sugar preparation will always be present on the table.
Kitchen and Dining room
Cozy and bright, overlooking a panoramic terrace of almost 400 sq.m., the restaurant can comfortably accommodate up to 40 guests, in pleasant tables for 8 and 12 seats.
From May to October a 18 x 7.5 mts pool. The 25 hectares park offers the possibility of walks on kilometers of hiking trails, among over 700 olive trees, wheat fields, an orchard, an oak forest.
We a in the area of the Madonie natural park, 650 mts above the sea level, 40 km from the coastal area of Cefalù, and about 100 km from Palermo and Catania.
Azienda Agrituristica Masseria S. Giovanni Sgadari, Via Giulio Litterio Sgadari, 90026 San Giovanni, Petralia Soprana Palermo, Sicily, Italy