We want to create and be an nurishing and powerful place where our guests, our familiy and our friends respect each other and truly support each other’s growth, creativity and highest potential from the bottom of their and our heart. We offer everyone the choice to experience life´s beauty as well as ours and yours oneness, humanity in action and a warmth stay, on all levels, both physically and spiritually. We give you our mindfull support with wholehearted dedication in our carefully sustainable treated environment. Freedom and openness, integrity and kindness, happiness and love should be our quides in our connection.

Elke & the Balaiana Team



  • Elke Svitek
    Elke SvitekCertified Anusara® Teacher & Mental and spiritual Coach & Founding Partner and Director of Balaiana Eco Retreat

    Elke is Founder of Balaiana Eco Retreats Sardinia and a certified Anusara® Yoga Teacher. She is also a certified Spiritual & Mental Coach.
    At Balaiana she teaches Retreats, Teacher Trainings, Intensive Seminars for personal Development. You could also book personal Sessions with her:Private Yoga, Coaching, Readings and Bodywork.
    After having almost 10 years a Yogastudio in Düsseldorf (Shivasloft) she made her dream come true: A place in the mystical of nature of Sardinia, where people can reconnect to their hearts. Elke invites you to discover your unique way to happiness and freedom.

  • Flora
      FloraZen Master

      She’s the living proof that happiness is an inside job

    • Valentina
        ValentinaKitchen Queen

        Together with Pierre Valentina from Rome is the heart of the kitchen! Her love for the italian kitchen follows the Nature’s rules with creative recipes and a friendly approach. Her cuisine preserves and exalts foods’ aromas and flavours merged also with regional gourmet recipes.

      • Iris
          IrisOrga, Reception & Thai Massage

          Iris always welcomes you with an open heart and cares about you at Balaiana at the reception. Ask her for her recommendations about the best beaches or treat yourself with her wonderful Thaimassages. You will feel just like heaven afterwords:-)

        • Pierre
            PierrePassionate Chef

            Pierre, half sardinian,half german has always new ideas for delicious dishes. His fusion style cooking makes your belly smile :-) When he is not visioning the menu of the day, you might see him also dancing in the kitchen!

          Martin Svitek
          Founding Partner
          Not participating in Balaiana Eco Retreat anymore.
          Founded together with Elke Svitek Balaiana in 2017. Now living in Munich.