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7 Days Summer Algarve Surf and Yoga Retreat Portugal

  • Olho Branco, Western Algarve, Praia da Vale Figueiras, Aljezur, Portugal

Overview

Portugal Yoga Retreat

This retreat is designed to shake off winter laziness, refresh your creativity, mind, and body. Explore and deepen the art of asana with individual attention given to you by two proficient teachers with daily refreshing pranayama exercises.Enjoy an awesome and down to earth summer yoga retreat in an organic farm with garden-grown delicious food. Nourish yourself on all levels and experience something new: learn how to surf! Just enjoy, relax, and come back with a huge smile!

Highlights

  • Daily yoga session
  • Daily asana and movement sessions
  • Daily morning meditations and/or pranayama
  • Herbal workshop and organic gardening knowledge
  • 2 full days of surfing lessons and ocean guiding
  • Daily healthy and organic meals
  • 6 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner

  • 6 days with instruction
  • English, German
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You will stay for 6 nights in Olho Branco, an authentic organic farmhouse, either in a double or single room with shared bathroom. Triple space cabins are also available.

This retreat comes with garden-grown delicious food, with daily yoga, meditations by the lake and surf lessons (both for experienced surfers and beginners). Learn and experience nature as you learn facts about the ocean and the land. Make friends with like-minded people. You will get a fun mix of people while you simply relax and spend an amazing vacation week with a lot of time out in nature together. Explore what it means to live on an organic farm for a week. Learn how to ride some waves. Open your channels with asana as well as meditation and pranayama techniques. Jana makes yoga accessible to all levels, so whether you just want t to deepen your practice or just starting, you are welcome to join this retreat!

Typical surf retreat day schedule

  • 07:00 Morning pranayama and meditation by the lake
  • 08:00 Breakfast on the terrace
  • 10:00 A day on the beach and surfing lessons (includes ocean facts and rules, tutorials, warm up, picnic on the beach)
  • 17:00 Restorative and relaxing evening yoga
  • 19:00 Dinner on the terrace and camp fire

Typical off-surf retreat day schedule

  • 08:00 Morning full of yoga (2.5 -hour session of asana, meditation, pranayama, reflections)
  • 11:00 Big healthy brunch on the terrace
  • 12:00 Day of free time to explore the area and relax
  • 17:00 Sunset walk and meditation by the cliffs
  • 19:00 Dinner on the terrace

This retreat includes 2 days of surfing lessons.

  • Jana Toepfer

    Jana is originally from the North coast of Germany and has lived and studied yoga in bustling places such as Berlin and LA. As for so many of us, the practice of yoga has turned her life upside down and has brought truth, clarity and acceptance. When you come to Jana's classes you will feel a very warm and welcoming atmosphere in the room. It is her intention to give everyone space to explore sensations of body and mind and filling up with joy.

  • Annette Söhnlein

    Annette Söhnlein is one of Germany’s most renowned Anusara®-Inspired-Teachers. Her cheerful nature fills her students with enthusiasm for a life-affirming Yoga. She is passionate about Therapeutic Yoga for the back as well as for Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga.

This retreat will take place in Aljezur, Portugal.

Activities
  • Massage
  • Surfing
General
  • Beach nearby
  • Garden
  • Terrace

This retreat comes with daily fresh and organic breakfast and homemade dinner. A healthy lunch pack of your choice will also be provided each day.

  • Body work and massages
  • Therapeutic or private yoga sessions
  • 7 days and 6 nights accommodation
  • Camp fire
  • Choice of healthy lunch pack
  • Daily fresh and organic breakfast or big brunch
  • Daily homemade dinner
  • Daily morning pranayama
  • Daily yoga classes
  • Herbal workshop
  • Ocean guidance and knowledge
  • Organic gardening knowledge
  • Other surprises
  • Surfing lessons for 2 days
  • Airfare
  • Transfers
  • Other travel expenses

Arrival by airplane from Faro Airport (FAO)

Book a flight to Faro Airport (FAO). From the airport, you make take either a rental car to reach Olho Branco. Ocean & Yoga can organize a shared rental car with other participants. Please contact Ocean & Yoga for more information.

Arrival by airplane from Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS)

Book a flight to Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). From the airport, you make take either a rental car to reach Olho Branco. Ocean & Yoga can organize a shared rental car with other participants. Please contact Ocean & Yoga for more information.

Arrival by bus from Lagos

Take a shuttle to Lagos bus station. From there, you can find a bus to Aljezur. Ocean & Yoga can also arrange to pick you up in Lagos. Please contact Ocean & Yoga for more information.

Arrival by bus from Lisbon

Hop on the subway to the Jardim Zoologico/Sete Rios station in Lisbon. Next, take a bus all the way to Aljezur. Ocean & Yoga can pick you up from there. The pick-up is not included in the price.

For information about the booking conditions, please send Ocean and Yoga an inquiry.
  • Review by Marc from Berlin, Germany
    10 out of 10

    "Nice vibe and nice people. Jana always comes up with useful insights for every yoga level."

    Ocean and Yoga Facebook page, edited