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In collaboration with MYMARINI Swimwear - Join Mooana in Alentejo, the garden of Portugal. Slow down with yoga and dive into a unique surf experience. Enjoy a week of bliss at the tranquil Monte da Cascalheira accommodation - with daily surf, yoga, healthy food, and not fogetting your very own free MYMARINI outfit!
Monte da Cascalheira is a rustic, bohemian Alentejano-style farm house with a swimming pool, beautiful gardens, and alfresco dining area surrounded by the beautiful rural hillside.
Enjoy daily surfing sessions with your guide and coach, yoga and meditation classes with Lauren, nourishing organic healthy meals and a relaxing environment. This an all levels yoga retreat suitable for all ages, couples, friends and solo travellers are welcome.
You will get a free MYMARINI outfit of your choice. You will get three, full days of professional surf guiding and tuition with surf coach Concha Rossler of Mooana in association with Costazul Surf School, with an optional surf session before checkout. Concha and André will assess the surf conditions daily and using her knowledge of the local breaks will choose the best spots and find you the perfect wave. Gain confidence in the water and improve your surfing with Concha's guidance.
Wake up with an energizing morning flow to prepare the body for the surf and end the day with a blissful restorative evening class and meditation guided by your yoga teacher Lauren Biddulph.
Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Falmouth Yoga Space)
Lauren is a Vinyasa yoga teacher offering dynamic flow classes with a blissful restorative element. Lauren’s classes feature creative and flowing sequences which strengthen and create space within the body, subtle interwoven themes which empower you to access the tools within themselves to better deal with everyday life off of the mat, and an awesome playlist to help you create a moving meditation. As a keen surfer, Lauren's flow classes aim to strengthen the body and balance the mind in preparation for the water.
Originally from Germany and now living on the coast in Portugal, Concha is a true water soul carrying a nomadic life in her heart. Her love of surfing and the ocean reflects in spending most hours of the day in the water, catching waves. Almost a decade now, Concha has been teaching surfers of different levels. Experiencing the individual approaches has brought her to a deeper interest in the holistic coaching aspect. Through her passionate approach in life and in surfing, she has gained a significant position as a female surfer and coach in the Algarve and encourage other women on the way.
Located on the spectacular Costa Vincentina of Portugal, the house is just a five-minute ride to the beautiful beaches of Porto Covo and in easy reach of other nearby surf breaks.
Best months for beginner surfers
Best months for intermediate surfers
Best months for advanced surfers
Monthly recommended wetsuit
You will be served with daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner (except for one night out). The meals are healthy, nourishing, and delicious, prepared with fresh ingredients by the in-house retreat chef. One night you will go out and enjoy some local food (not included). Tea and water are also included in the price.
Please contact Mooana if you have any special dietary requirements. They can accommodate most special food requests (gluten free, dairy free, vegan etc.).