What inspires you to surf? We want to know!

Answer a few quick questions

Summer Nature and Yoga Retreat Portugal

Follow the ocean call and dive into beautiful Portuguese summer time. Join your hosts Antonio and Lisa in their magical nature getaway and unwind with daily yoga classes, meditation sessions, concentration and breathing exercises, and a lot of fun and sunny moments. During this retreat you will stretch, prepare, and relax your body and top of your week with delicious healthy food,beautiful hikes, adventures, outdoor activities and new friends. It's time to escape city life and relax surrounded by cliffs, waterfalls, forest, river and Portugal's sandy beaches.

Highlights

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Concentration and breathing exercises
  • Hike and sunset meditation on top of a nearby mountain
  • Time to explore the surroundings
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 3 daily healthy meals

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Styles


7 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, English
The maximum participants in the group is 18

Airport transfer available:
Lisbon Portela Airport (US$52 per person)

Hide all

Accommodation

During this retreat, you will stay either in a private or a shared double room at the Surya Lodge. Located in the Vicentine natural park, hidden in the middle of nature, Surya Lodge offers a peaceful and calm accommodation for nature lovers. The swimming pool, common area, and the spacious bright rooms, each with terrace and private bathroom, offer the perfect facilities to relax and enjoy. The residence itself has the spacious and comfortable single, double and shared bedrooms, a swimming pool, common and dining room, Wi-Fi connection, and a bright yoga room.

Wide Ocean Retreat Portugal Yoga Retreat Program

Experience the fantastic nature of southwest Portugal with an amazing break and an unforgettable yoga experience. During this retreat, you will slow down from the frenetic everyday life, break the routines, and forget the compromises to allow yourself to just be, live, and feel.

You will stretch, prepare, and relax your body in daily yoga classes with António that may take place during the morning or the afternoon, topped with meditation, concentration and breathing exercises. With the help of various yoga practices, you will stretch and let the energy flow in your body, listen, know yourself better, and find the harmony within.

This retreat includes plenty of free time for you to try additional activities such as kayaking in the Mira River, surfing, hiking and horse riding, enjoy an additional workshop, discover hidden waterfalls, go to the beach or just read a book and relax by the pool. At the end of your stay, you will return fully recharged with good energy and feeling awesome.

The goal is to motivate you to incorporate some of the simple yoga and meditation exercises into your daily routines, which will definitely help you to live a more conscious, harmonious, and above all, happy life.

Day 1

  • 16:00 - 17:00 Welcome
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Yoga session
  • 20:00 - 21:00 Vegetarian dinner

Day 2 to day 6 *

  • 08:00 - 09:00 Morning meditation and yoga session
  • 09:30 - 10:30 Breakfast
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Free time
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Yoga session
  • 20:00 - 21:00 Vegetarian dinner

Day 7

  • 08:00 - 09:00 Morning meditation and yoga session
  • 09:30 - 10:30 Breakfast
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Free time
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Closing session and goodbyes

Instructors

Antonio
Antonio was born in Lisbon. He did a teacher training in Hatha yoga in 2000 at the Lusa Yoga Association, and founded the Algés Yoga Center in 2003. He attended several workshops, such as Vedanta Philosophy with Swami Dayananda, Iyengar yoga, and Ashtanga and Dynamic yoga classes. He surfs and practices yoga daily, and his goal is to provide a fantastic experience for the people who share the same things in order to find harmony, enjoy nature, and have a break from the demands of everyday life.

Location

This retreat will take place at the Surya Lodge in Odemira, Portugal. The lodge is located on the Vicentine Coast natural park, southwest of Alentejo, encircled by the mountains of Cercal, the Mira River, and the Atlantic Ocean. The lodge is located within a short driving distance from Vila Nova de Milfontes and Porto Covo, and its sandy beaches. The Surya Lodge is set in 25 acres of land, featuring an amazing garden surrounded by ridges, cliffs, waterfalls, woodland, and a flatter open countryside.

Nearby places

  • Algarve International Airport (FAO), 140 kilometers
  • Lisbon Portela International Airport (LIS), 190 kilometers
  • Vila Nova de Milfontes town -10 minutes
  • Vicentine coast - 20 minutes

Food

During this retreat, you will enjoy three daily vegetarian meals. The menu is thoughtfully chosen with the help of a nutritionist and includes a power-breakfast and a light lunch, which can be taken to the activities as a picnic, and a dinner rich in nutrients.

The ingredients may include freshly pressed juices, refined with mint from the garden and homemade energy bars to give you energy between yoga and activities.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

Hike in the Rota Vincentina

You can hike through the Rota Vicentina routes where you will enjoy different hiking scenarios, from the rugged and wild coastline to the countryside hills, also small and characteristic Portuguese villages and the natural park.

Horse riding

The lodge offers six horses so you can enjoy the surrounding tracks in the fields and admire the beautiful countryside landscape.

Kayaking in the Mira river

Paddle in one of the cleanest rivers in Europe, or go on a guided day-long adventure to the heart of Alentejo where you can discover off the beaten track waterfalls.

Take a workshop

There are several theme workshops offered for an additional cost. Some of the options include a nutrition, tile painting, dance, and a making sushi workshop, among others.

Surfing

Enjoy a high-quality surf lesson with one of the best surf schools in Portugal. If you are a beginner or simply want to strengthen your existing skills, the beaches surrounding the retreat center offer the perfect conditions and waves for every level!

Ayurvedic massage

Free your mind and body in a 90 minute Ayurvedic massage with specialist Tiago. After assessing your type (doscha), Tiago uses specific oils and massage techniques that are especially effective and relaxing for you.

What's included

  • 2 daily yoga classes
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Breathing and concentration exercises
  • All meals, snacks, and drinks
  • Farewell Barbecue and Party
  • Hike and sunset meditation on top of the nearby mountain
  • One special activity: surf, horse riding, kayak, or SUP

What's not included

  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfer

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Lisbon Portela International Airport (LIS) Transfer from or to this airports is available upon request for 45 EUR/each way. You can also choose to arrive at the Algarve International Airport (FAO), but we advise to check with us for airport transfer availability in advance.

Airport: Lisbon Portela Airport Airport transfer available: Lisbon Portela Airport (US$52 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 30 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
Great 9.5 /10 5 reviews

Value for money
Accommodation & facilities
Food
Location
Quality of activity
Overall impression
7 days / 6 nights
from --

Availability

Arrival: Sunday September 9, 2018
Departure: Saturday September 15, 2018

Custom dates

This vacation is also available on other dates, please select an arrival date below.

Select your package:

Why choose BookSurfCamps.com

Largest Selection
Friendly Customer Service
Offers for every budget
Best Price
Don't miss out, join our mailing list and get updates & special offers!
Need Help?

Send us a message

Our team typically responds within one business day

Email Question?

Thanks

Your message is on its way.


Our team will respond to you as quickly as possible, normally within one business day.

Served by www03 - 8003