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8 Days Couples Holistic Yoga Retreat in Aljezur, Portugal

Couples Yoga Retreat Portugal

Join this amazing yoga retreat specially designed for couples. Monte Velho Retreat Centre invites you to this beautiful experience full of yoga, tranquil surroundings, wonderful and romantic sunsets and wellness experiences. Let your busy life and enjoy a great vacation along your partner to experience truly bonding time among nature and stunning paradise-like landscapes.

Meet the instructors

Terra
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Highlights

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Yoga classes twice a week
  • 1 welcome relaxing massage for couples
  • Daily delicious breakfast

Yoga styles


7 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English
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Accommodation

During this retreat, you will stay in a double room with private bathroom, veranda, a hammock, and an outside bed. The retreat can accommodate up to eight guests and has a fully fitted kitchen, a living room with a dining area, two bathrooms, an outside veranda with the ocean view, one bedroom with a double bed, one bedroom with two single beds and a mezzanine in the first floor with two single beds.

The holistic center is designed to offer all the comfort and space you need for your practices. The main temple “Casa das Pinhas” made with round wood architecture and heated floor is inspired in in a partner center at the Brazilian rainforest. This temple is where the main activities evolve, comfortably inside and surrounded by nature.

Between activities you can relax or study in a variety of calm and peaceful spaces that were placed for the purpose of joy and contemplation, all with amazing views to the surroundings. The rooms are cozy with simple decoration and all that is needed for letting go and surrendering to the space of being taken care of. Monte Velho Retreat Centre was constructed on stilts, and made with wood and other ecological materials.

The veranda faces west with the awe-inspiring view of the sky, sea, and hills. The unforgettable sunset enters through the windows saying goodbye to another day, whilst at night the moon and the stars welcome the sleep of the children. The center is also set in the refuge of the surrounding pine trees which support and hold this space.

Program

During this retreat, you will experience yoga classes twice a week, African dance practices once a week, and a welcome relaxing massage for couples. All this accompanied by daily buffet breakfast and two special evening meals buffet-style. Monte Velho Retreat Centre is a space to appreciate and bring to life the natural beauty of the environment and a chance to have a real and empowering experience, the connection to your roots, and a way to discover your true nature.

Instructors

Terra
Terra has learned how to communicate and transform consciousness in the relationship area and events production. She then slowly got more interested in nature and the therapeutic path. Terra traveled three times to India, from there she was inspired by great teachers and studied deeply the art of yoga, meditation, stillness, and well-being.

Retreat location

This retreat will take place at Monte Velho Retreat Centre in Algarve, Portugal. Monte Velho was once a rural tourism center, Monte Velho has grown into its true essence and purpose as a retreat center. Algarve is a region enriched by the strength of its nature, where the high cliffs overlook the ocean, filling the air with a fresh breeze, spreading myths and tales of fishermen, sailors and pirates, sunken ships, and great fisheries.

The dense energy that originates from the storms in the ocean, concentrates in the beautiful waves that break on the sweeping sandy coast. Additionally, there is a vast and unexplored area where several species can be seen. The location is a bearer of magical aromas and different plants, many of which are therapeutic.

Algarve is Portugal’s southernmost region, which is known for its sunny Mediterranean climate and its beach and golf resorts. The whitewashed fishing villages on low cliffs overlooking sandy coves were transformed in the sixties tourism boom, and nowadays its central coast between Lagos and Faro is lined with villas, hotels, bars, and restaurants.

Nearby places

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

Food

During this retreat, you will be served a daily delicious buffet-style breakfast one evening buffet-style meal. The vegetable garden is growing every season and more fruit trees are being planted in the same area. Permaculture gives Monte Velho the chance to grow different vegetables all year round and supply the kitchen with delicious food.

Things to do (optional)

  • Bird watching
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Kite surfing
  • Nature treks
  • Photography workshops
  • Surf classes

Spa treatments

During this retreat, one welcome relaxing massage for couples is included. You may also enjoy other spa services at Monte Velho Retreat Centre for an additional cost.

What's included

  • 1 daily buffet-style breakfast
  • 1 welcome relaxing massage for couples
  • 1 special evening meal
  • 2 yoga classes per week
  • 7 nights accommodation

What's not included

  • Additional activities
  • Additional meals
  • Additional spa services
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book a flight to arrive at Faro Airport (FAO) or Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). Transportation from and to the airport is available on request for an additional cost.

GPS

  • Latitude 37º 10` 13.30`` North
  • Longitude 8º 52` 29.50`` West

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% 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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