Yoga & Meditation Retreat

Highlights

  • Twice daily yoga sessions and evening guided meditation.
  • Price inclusive of all vegetarian meals and accommodation.
  • Set in just 10 minutes from the beach in a magical part of Portugal.
£1304 pp
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What you'll do

Overview

This 5-night yoga and meditation holiday will take you far from your average daily routine to the beautiful coast of Portugal. You will return relaxed and rejuvenated, filled with energising and abundant healthy food, memories of stunning landscapes and new friendships.

This 5 night yoga and meditation retreat has been thoughtfully located, just a 10 minute walk from the stunning coasts of near the town of Sintra, one of Portugal’s most revered national parks that boasts of medie...Read All

Arrival

– Arrive anytime between 2-10pm, and enjoy a welcome dinner at about 7:30pm

Where will I stay?
– The accommodation for your yoga retreat in Portugal is just a 10 minutes walk from the beach and has 3 bedrooms; one that sleeps four and 2 twin rooms
– All bathrooms are shared and one bathroom has a Jacuzzi which everyone can use during their week here and there are 2 other fully equipped bathrooms
– All rooms are bright, warm and welcoming
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Yoga and Mediation

The itinerary is for guidance only and is subject to change depending on the group’s needs and wishes but is typically as follows:

– 8:30-9:30 am: Morning yoga
– 9:30-10:30 am: Breakfast
– 10:30am-1pm: Free time to use as you wish; explore, hit the beach, have a massage
– 1-2pm: Lunch
– 2-5:30pm: Free time
– 5:30-6:30 pm: Evening yoga
– 7-8pm: Dinner
– 8-9pm: Guided meditation

Departure

– Enjoy a delicious breakfast before checking out by 12pm and heading home relaxed, energised and with wonderful memories

What's included

Included

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • 10 x 1 hour long yoga classes twice daily from Monday-Friday
  • 5 x 1 hour long guided evening meditation every evening from Tuesday-Friday
  • 5 delicious and healthy buffet breakfasts
  • 4 healthy and delicious lunches
  • 5 healthy and light dinners
  • Water and tea throughout the day
  • Check in any time after 2pm on day 1 and check by noon day 6
Your local host

Zarqa & Patricia

Patricia and Zarqa are both Portuguese natives with the perfect zen blend. Apart from yoga, they also have a great love and passion for surfing and find it fits perfectly with the zen in their life and connection to the ocean.

Patricia
– Patricia was born in Lisbon and went to university to pursue studies in Sports and Physical Education
– For more than 20 years, she’s been teaching people through different types of physical work, body and mind classes, and personal training
– She is a certified Fitness and Pilates Instructor and did various training courses in Asthanga, Hatha and Dynamic yoga styles
– Patricia’s classes combine exercises specially designed in flowing and a c... Read All

Patricia and Zarqa are both Portuguese natives with the perfect zen blend. Apart from yoga, they also have a great love and passion for surfing and find it fits perfectly with the zen in their life and connection to the ocean.

Patricia
– Patricia was born in Lisbon and went to university to pursue studies in Sports and Physical Education
– For more than 20 years, she’s been teaching people through different types of physical work, body and mind classes, and personal training
– She is a certified Fitness and Pilates Instructor and did various training courses in Asthanga, Hatha and Dynamic yoga styles
– Patricia’s classes combine exercises specially designed in flowing and a creative way to suit all levels
– She also works as a Zen Shiatsu Therapist with over 10 years experience; balancing people’s energy and aligning body, mind and emotions
– In 2009, she began practicing meditation daily after meeting her Spiritual Master

Zarqa
– Zarqa has long been fascinated by the knowledge of life that many different native people and ancient mystical traditions have
– The inner journey of self-development has taken him on many journeys; travelling to Osho communities and working with shamanic traditions
– In addition, he has been meeting and working with Spiritual Master Tony Samara for more than 16 years
– Zarqa is trained and certified in a very specific style of Ayurvedic massage and has been practicing since 2004

Location

The perfect location for a wellbeing holiday, your holiday home is perfectly centered by ocean, dramatic cliffs, and the Sintra National Park, with limitless possibilities for you to explore between getting the most from your yoga and guided meditations – all in a sanctuary only 40 minutes from Lisbon airport.

Features
– Talented and experienced hosts and teachers with an eclectic mix of yoga, Pilates, Ayurvedic massage, spiritualism and meditation studied for decades between them
– Just a 10 minute walk from the stunning coastline of Sintra
– Less than 2 kilometres from the medieval village of Azenhas do Mar
– A beautiful garden, terrace and area for al fresco dining
– Three bedrooms; one sleeping four and 2 twin rooms
– Mini gym, pool table and lounge with WiFi, underfloor heating, and comfy sofas

Nearest airport:  Lisbon

Transfers from Lisbon airport can be arranged – please

What our travellers are saying...

Perfect break from a busy city job, would absolutely recommend!

H Johns

I had a wonderful time in Sintra. The host are friendly, caring and excellent teachers. It was a week full of discovery of myself and finding a new away of life. I enjoyed the yoga sessions and meditations which I still continue. The vegetarian food was delicious and fresh. Highly recommending to visit.

M Kaczmarska

FAQs

Who is it suitable for?

- There is no limit on this holiday, it is suitable for all ages and all levels
- Minimum age 18 for the classes (however, under 18s are welcomed if joining their family)

I'm travelling solo - can I join?

- This yoga holiday makes a great singles holiday as it is the perfect opportunity to meet like-minded people
- If you are travelling solo you can book a single room or a shared occupancy room to give everyone the chance to meet and interact with fellow guests

When can I start?

- These yoga holidays run from Monday - Saturday throughout the year
- Yoga retreats are for 5 nights / 6 days
- If you wish to stay for extra nights, please email to check availability for your preferred duration and we will do our best to accommodate you

What should I bring?

- Please bring comfortable clothing you can move in easily for your yoga practice
- It can be very warm in the summer months so please bring clothing that will be suitable for practicing in hot weather and warmer clothes for cooler nights
- Don’t forget anything you may need for the beach!
- Yoga mats and equipment are provided but you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer

What can I do in my free time?

- There is plenty to see and do in this beautiful outdoor haven
- You are only a 10 minute walk from coastal Sintra National Park
- There are 2 gorgeous beaches just 2 kilometres in either direction
- Picturesque cliffs complete with the perfect village to explore
- Enjoy a guided walk or try your hand at surfing
- Relax and book a massage

Can I receive any extra treatments/activities?

The following treatments are offered at the retreat and can be booked and paid for locally:

- Ayurvedic massage: €60 for 1 hour
- Zen Shiatsu: €80 1 hour
- Reiki: €30 30 minutes
- Aromatouch: €40 35 minutes
- Surf class: €30 2 hours
- Guided walks: €10 2 hours

How do I get there?

Please note that prices for the holidays do not include flights. We recommend using www.skyscanner.net to check flights.

Nearest airport:
Lisbon (40 minutes by car)

By transfers:
You can preorder a transfer with your host for €50.00. They take about 40 minutes and can be shared with other guests arriving at the same time.

Nearest train station:
You can take the metro from Lisbon airport to Rosso train station, get the train to Sintra, and get of at the 2nd to last exit called Portela e Sintra. From there, get the bus line 441 or 442 to Fontanelas. Your hosts will pick you up in Fontanelas (the trip cost €10 and takes about 2 hours).

Are meals included?

All meals are included made with delicious, regional, vegetarian food.

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