Surfing and Yoga Retreat Portugal

Join Chicks On Waves for a week filled with yoga, surf, and sun. This active and healthy getaway will allow you to let out your adventurous side, stretch, have fun, and hang out with like-minded women. In this retreat, you will realize that yoga and surf is a perfect combination and a unique and empowering way to staying healthy and in shape. This is a retreat in which you’ll get to spend time in the water, but also a place for you to relax and make new friends who share your passions and interests.

Meet the instructors

Camilla, Chrissy, & Tatjana
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Highlights

  • Daily surf lessons
  • Daily yoga classes
  • Free time to explore the surrounding areas
  • Ground transportation to surf spots
  • Surfboard rental and wetsuits
  • Daily breakfast and lunch
  • 6 nights’ accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Dutch, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, English
The maximum participants in the group is 14
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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Bar
  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Lounge
  • Terrace
  • Bicycle rental
  • Free Wi-Fi

During this retreat, you will be staying at One Life Lodge. The villa offers a fantastic view of the ocean and all rooms have private bathrooms and communal areas such as terraces and a big pool with sun loungers. The villa is in walking distance to the beach.

Program

Yoga The yoga that you will practice in the mornings or afternoons is entirely designed to stretch and strengthen your body for the surfing. It is one hour of pure relaxation to start or finish the day with. Chicks on Waves believes yoga will improve your surfing in various ways.

Surf Chicks on Waves offers personal surf coaching to small groups for quick learning. The coaches are passionate surfers with great experience and knowledge of the region and types of waves. They will also be your guide for the journey and take you around for a tour so you can explore the area.

Instructors

Camilla
Camilla is an English yoga instructor who lives in the Algarve since many years. She is a passionate yogini.
Chrissy
Hailing from Norway, Chrissy is a surf instructor who is always happy and in for a laugh. She is a great coach.
Tatjana
Tatjana is Portuguese and a great coach and motivator. She will teach you to surf in no time !

Retreat location

This retreat will take place in Burgau, a typical Portuguese fishermen’s village located in Algarve. It has several good fish restaurants and a stunning beach. It is a one-hour drive from Faro Airport (FAO) and three hours away from Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS).

Nearby places

  • Faro Airport (FAO) - 1 hour
  • Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS) - 3 hours

Unique features

Activities

  • Golf course
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking
  • Kitesurfing
  • Massage
  • Mountain biking
  • Rock climbing
  • Sailing
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)

General

  • Barbeque facilities
  • Fireplace
  • Honesty bar
  • Lounge
  • Terrace
  • Yoga deck

Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Board rental
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Room cleaning
  • Wedding
  • Wireless internet

Food

There will be six breakfasts and five lunches included. All meals are healthy and made with organic products bought at the market.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

  • Vegetarian
  • Lacto-ovo Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
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)

During your free time, you can visit Lagos or Sagres, two small towns just 20-minute drive from Burgau. Chicks on Waves highly recommends a SUP (stand-up paddleboarding) tour to discover the amazing coastline of southern Algarve. You may also enjoy

an Ayurvedic massage on request for an additional cost.

What's included

  • 5 surf lessons
  • 5 yoga classes
  • 6 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners
  • 5 lunches
  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • Ground transportation to surf spots
  • Surfboard rental and wetsuits

What's not included

  • 5 surf lessons 5 dinners 5 lunches ground transportation to surf spots Surfboard rental and wetsuits
  • Price for the surf package is 220 EUR
  • Price for the lunch and dinner package is 125 EUR

How to get there

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Driving directions from Faro Airport (FAO)

  • From the airport, follow direction Portimao to Lagos.
  • At the end of the road in the village center, drive to the right.
  • Follow this road for a kilometer.
  • After passing the beach Cabanas Velhas on your left side, take the next street on your right.
  • Drive up the hill and take the second street on your left.
  • You will reach the villa on the corner, the number 40.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Faro Airport (FAO). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.

Arrival by bus

From Faro Airport (FAO), you can take a bus service to Lagos.

Arrival by train

If you’re traveling by train, you can take a service to Lagos and catch a bus from there to Salema.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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Availability

This vacation is available in different season, please select an arrival date below.

 

Low season

 

  • March, April, and November

 

Mid season

 

  • May and June
  • September and October

 

High season

 

  • July and August
Friday October 26, 2018
(7 days / 6 nights)

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