OSHO Afroz is situated on the south-west coast of the Greek island of Lesvos near the traditional village of Eressos. It is to be found hidden among the shady olive groves of the Psinia plain and is surrounded by impressive volcanic mountains.
Just 2.5km away lies the beach of Eressos, which is one of the most beautiful and cleanest beaches in the Aegean Archipelago. It is host to bars, tavernas, coffee shops, water sports and a small outdoor cinema.
Further along there are quieter areas at the western end of the beach for those who seek solitude or naked bathing. Along the coastline are a variety of beaches that can be accessed by hired scooter, car or even a short walk.
Osho Afroz Meditation Center
Psinia, Eressos, Lesvos
Coordinates: 39.14863336811635 – 25.948153627048253
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What is important to know about dos and don’ts in Eressos, Greece?
Don’t waste water; use it carefully. There is a shortage of water in the area.
Keep the area clean and help to preserve the natural beauty by reducing and recycling your waste.
Please respect the rule that nudism is permitted only on the right half of the beach, beyond the cafes and restaurants.
The use of drugs and other substances natural or otherwise are illegal by Greek law. So none of these are permitted at Osho Afroz.
From Afroz, the beach is just a 20 minute walk away along unpaved roads in the valley of Eressos. You can also rent a bike.
Please note: the roads can be very challenging for inexperienced drivers!
Lesvos Island is located in the North Aegean. You can travel to Mitiline Airport (main city of Lesvos), by direct flight through Athens and Thessaloniki (Greek mainland) or from other European cities.
You can come to Mytilene from the Greek ports of Piraeus and Kavala or from Turkey (Ayvalik).
Mytilene airport: https://www.mjt-airport.gr/en/
Aegean Airlines: https://en.aegeanair.com/
Skyexpess Airlines: https://www.skyexpress.gr/en/
Hellenic Seaways: https://hellenicseaways.gr/en/
Ferry from Ayvalic: www.turyolonline.com
You can get from the airport or port of Mitiline (main city of Lesvos) to Eressos in several ways:
You can take a taxi from the port/airport (around €90-100) or you can book one in advance (at least two days before your arrival) from Eressos village for €85 (taxi driver Stratis: 00306944751115 Viber/WhatsApp); Stratis charges per ride not per person.
The bus routes are at: https://www.ktel-lesvou.gr/?new_lang=en (you to go from “Mytilene” to “Skala Eresos”). Please note that the bus schedule is not very frequent.
Rent a car for the day of arrival. You could combine that so as to explore the island a bit and return the car in Eressos.
In the festival grounds at Osho Afroz, we are offering packages of accommodation and food inside Afroz. That’s easiest and best way. Check them out here
Yes, you can also rent accommodation at Skala Eressos by the beach but you need to have a way to reach Afroz for the festival. It is a 20-25 minutes walk from the beach.
Visit the Participate page and check out the different options.
If you have accommodation at Eressos, you can buy a ticket just for festival participation.
If you are coming from abroad, we have prepared festival tickets with accommodation and meals. We fully recommend staying at Afroz for the festival as is a beautiful space and we will be all together to create an amazing flow for these 5 days.
The accommodation package for the festival includes 3 vegetarian meals a day; much of the food comes from a local organic farm and is cooked with love by a wonderful team.
When you register for the festival, you need to let us know your special requirements. We provide vegetarian meals, with vegan and gluten-free options. Just remember to let us know.
Yes! Children are more than welcome and our location is beautiful for them. But you will be responsible for them and need to take care of them.
Yes, limited places are available for volunteers, you can apply here
Yes. A team of therapists will be available for healing sessions. The list of available therapists will be posted online very soon.
At the moment, there are no regulations in Greece regarding Covid. We will update the information on-line if the situation changes.