Frequently Asked Questions

What should I bring on our retreats ?
— Good walking shoes
A swim suit
A pool towel
A lightweight waterproof jacket
A European or American adaptor to charge your mobile phone ( Hairdryers are provided in accommodation options)
Insect repellent.

Do many people come on holiday alone?
— Yes. A lot of our guests are international solo travellers

What time is check-in on arrival day?
— Check-in time is from 12.00

How do I get to Sunflower Retreats
when I arrive in Casperia or Sperlonga?
— How do I get to Sunflower Retreats when I arrive in Casperia or Sperlonga ?Our representative will greet you at the Blue Bar in Casperia just outside the walls & at the bus stop in Sperlonga and can help you with your bags, but please call or text first. For details of how to contact our staff shortly before you arrive, please see our Travel pages & Factsheet.

Do you provide yoga mats?
— Yes.

Are your yoga holidays suitable for beginners?
— Yes.

Do you practice Astanga yoga?
— Our Teachers are trained in a variety of different methods of traditional comprehensive Hatha yoga, such as Vinyasa Flow style of Hatha yoga, the Astanga method and Iyengar Yoga as well as Yin Restorative and other methods . Please read the teacher profiles on the each week's page for details on their styles of training.

Are there yoga classes on arrival and departure days?
— No, there are no yoga classes on arrival and departure days because guests are arriving and departing at different times throughout the day.

Is the private lounge with sofa part
of our accommodation at Casa Latini?
Is there a terrace?
— Each twin suite in Casa Latini has its own lounge with sofa, table and chairs and a private en-suite bathroom. There is a communal lounge, kitchen and roof terrace at Casa Latini, accessible to all guests by a spiral staircase.

Do I need to make reservations for
holistic treatments and other extras?
— No. All of the excursions, treatments and classes can be booked with our staff at breakfast-time each day, after morning yoga practice. You can ask us to make a note of any sessions you'd like when you make your holiday booking though.

When do I pay for the extra activities
and treatments that I book on the holiday?
— All extra activities and treatments that you book are paid for on the last afternoon of your retreat - the last full day of the holiday week.

Do I need to bring Euros to your Italy Retreats ?
— There is an ATM/Cash machines at the village bank or banks such as in Sperlonga . We also accept Credit Card payments in our Casperia Location .

Will my mobile phone work?
— Yes. There is good cellphone coverage .

Is wireless internet available in my accommodation in Italy ?
— No, but there is Wifi at the breakfast location and in the local cafes and bars all a 3-minute walk from your accommodation.

Will we be having breakfast on departure day?
— Yes: Breakfast is 8am on departure day and is continental style

What time is check-out?
— There is one free shuttle service provided by Sunflower Retreats at 9am to Poggio Mirteto train station on departure day in Casperia. If you are leaving later-on you must vacate your bedroom by 10am so that cleaners can have access, however you are welcome to stay in the lounge area of your accommodation.

What if my flight is earlier than
your shuttle service allows for?
— There is a timetable for early morning trains on our Travel Factsheet for Casperia. For Sperlonga please contact our booking office for train times or visit