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Summer Yoga and Surf Retreat in Portugal

Take time for yourself; surf, yoga and relaxation, this private retreat is designed with your personal joy and wellbeing in mind. Dharma Garden welcomes you to experience adventure and relaxation with transformational Kundalini Yoga classes and one-on-one surfing activities with experienced coaches and instructors. Meditate, connect with yourself, stretch, and restore your body by going off the grid at our private yoga retreat center in the middle of the mountains of Monchique and explore the waves of Portugal's West Algarve coastlines. Practice yoga in the off-grid retreat center Dharma Garden, surf the perfect waves of Portugal’s West Algarve coastlines and relax in the harmonious environment in de middle of the mountains of Monchique, just 15-20 minutes from the sea. This is a 4-day Surf and Yoga Retreat where you can expect high-quality one-on-one surf coaching. It’s all about experience and joy. You will be welcomed at Dharma Garden Retreat Center which is nestled in the pristine southwest coast of Portugal. During this retreat, you will experience a daily practice of surf and Kundalini Yoga classes along with meditation, designed to connect deeper with yourself, stretch, relax and restore the body.

Meet the instructors

Bruno & Kim
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Highlights

  • Meditation sessions
  • Daily transformational yoga
  • Daily healthy breakfast, snacks, and lunch
  • Guidance from experienced surf coach and yoga instructor
  • Daily transport to the best beaches
  • Daily one-on-one surf classes
  • 3 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Yoga styles


3 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Dutch, French, Italian, Portuguese
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
17:00
Check-out Time:
11:00

Facilities

  • Environmentally friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Meditation garden
  • Free Wi-Fi

You can choose to be accommodated in a basic room in Dharma Ashram Vale Do Gaios with a shared bathroom, a caravan in Dharma Garden with an outside shower or during autumn and winter in a deluxe private room or studio in Casa de Campo. Providing the perfect base to unwind and connect with nature. A sanctuary where all yoga and meditation activities and retreats are focused on developing your self-awareness while enjoying every moment of your stay.

Program

Sample schedule

  • 08:00 Session: Morning Kundalini yoga and meditation
  • 10:30 Breakfast
  • 11:30 Session: One-on-one surf
  • 15:00 Lunch
  • 16:00 Session: Silent walk through the Sierra / meditation / waterfall excursion

Included excursions

Your guide will take you to the waves where the surf is pumping. You will be introduced to several amazing beaches nestled along the southwest coast of Portugal. Also you will experience the magic of nature with walks through the Sierra and a visit to the waterfall nearby.

Instructors

Bruno Cruz

Kim Seema Dass Kaur

Retreat location

The retreat takes place in the Algarve: Serra de Monchique and Aljezur area. Located close to the South and West coast of the Algarve with it’s powerful landscapes where nature is still wild. You will be accommodated in the middle of nature, providing the perfect base to unwind and connect with nature. A sanctuary where all yoga and meditation activities and retreats are focused on developing your self-awareness, while enjoying every moment of your stay!

The energy of the abundant nature supports the process of healing and awakening. Here, you will have the chance to relax, enjoy the silence, and practice yoga and meditation. The closest bigger towns are Portimao and Lagos, around 25 minutes drive.

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Food

There will be delicious food, based on Ayurvedic and yoga principles. Full of flavor and imagination as well as nutritional value, the food will leave you feeling satisfied, well-nourished, and delighted with the variety of tastes and flavors. There will also be healthy snacks.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Tea

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

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Yogic
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 free time, you may take walks to explore the beautiful West area of the Algarve. The most beautiful beaches of Portugal like Amoreira, Monte Clerigo, Odeceixe, Arrifana (for surfing) are not more than 20 car minutes away.

The next larger town is Lagos on the south coast with its charming old houses and lots of shops and good restaurants. The west coast from Sagres to Sines called “Costa Vicentina” is a protected area and therefore without big hotels, only little villages and fantastic beaches.

  • Surfing
  • Monchique Spa
  • Hiking
  • Beaches
  • Massage

Spa treatments

Additional services:

  • 1.5-hour deep rebalancing massage: 90 EUR
  • 1.5-hour breathwork and sound journey: 50 EUR
  • 2-hour conscious nature walk: 30 EUR

What's included

  • 3 Kundalini yoga practice and meditation
  • 3 private spiritual surf classes of approximately 3 hours including surfing gear
  • 3 excursions
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Water and tea
  • 3 nights accommodation

What's not included

  • Flights
  • Car rental
  • Transport from and to the airport
  • Additional spa treatments

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

You can book your flight to arrive at Faro Airport (FAO) or Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). Airport transfers are not included but feel free to send an inquiry to Center for Yoga, Meditation and Inner Awareness for more information on how to get to the venue.

It is highly recommended to rent a car as this makes your retreat a complete experience of connecting, learning, relaxing and exploring.

Arrival by bus

There is a bus that drives straight from Lisbon to Aljezur if you choose to land at Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). It will take approximately 3 to 4 hours.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 16.94% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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4 days / 3 nights
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To maintain worlds’ measures of today due to Covid-19, this year we only offer stay in private accommodations. Available to share with your partner, family or close friends up to 4 people.

 

Special discount

Bring your partner, friend, or family member and share your accommodation for the additional fee of only 300 EUR per extra person.

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