Expert tip: This is one of the most popular yoga retreats offered in Portugal.
For those seeking a more intense yoga experience, Shamballah Retreats has prepared a program to suit your needs. This is a time to rejuvenate your body and soul with a week of yoga, massage treatments, deliciously prepared vegetarian meals, and strolls down the beach. With its views and spectacular coastal scenery, Sintra's National Park is ideal for long walks of exploration and close contact with nature's beauty.
The venue is a high quality house that can accommodate eight persons in three bedrooms, four in the master bedroom, and the rest in two twin rooms. There are three bathrooms available, one of them with a big Jacuzzi that will be used as part of the program.
There is a mini gym and a living room with comfortable sofas to chill out, a pool table, and a large terrace to enjoy outside. 350 square meters of lawn invite you to connect to mother nature and delight with the sounds of birds and the ocean in the background.
The walks around are nothing short of amazing with three very impressive beaches nearby.
This program aims to create a space that inspires people to live a happy and healthy lifestyle. In a warm and friendly environment, the proximity to the beauty of nature, the healthy vegetarian diet, and all the practices that develop body and mind allowing for greater clarity to make the choices that help you to live your dream.
Patrícia was born in Lisbon and studied sports and physical education at university. For more than 20 years, she's been teaching people through different types of bodywork, body and mind classes, and personal training. She is a certified fitness and Pilates instructor and did various training courses in yoga from Ashtanga to Hatha and dynamic yoga styles. She also works as a ZenShiatsu therapist with more than 10 years of experience. In 2009, she met her spiritual master and practices meditation daily since then. Surfing is also part of her life since she moved to Ericeira 14 years ago.
Was born in Lisbon in 1977. His quest for self discovery has led him to meet and work with his spiritual teacher in 2001 and later to live a monastic life in a school of meditation from 2009 til 2015 when he returned to Portugal. He is trained in a special style of Ayurvedic massage and has been practicing since 2004. Growing up by the ocean, developed a deep connection to that element and surfing is a great passion. He believes that having a healthy and happy body and mind is essential to have the clarity that helps you reach your potential.
With an extensive beach along the cliffs, Praia da Aguda is wild and beautiful the access is for the adventurous ones but beauty and tranquility awaits at the end of the stairs. Along the coast, two kilometers each way, you will find Magoito beach and Azenhas do Mar, a beautiful and awe-inspiring village perched on the cliffs. This location is ideal for long walks of exploration and close contact with nature´s beauty.
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During the retreat, you will be served six buffet breakfasts, five lunches, and six dinners that are included in the package. With influences from around the world, Shamballah Retreats offers a wide variety of tasteful and healthy meals. They prepare your meals with mostly organic and locally sourced and seasonal fruits and vegetables.
All the meals are plant-based or vegetarian and easily adaptable to specific diets such as vegan, gluten, and dairy free. Please let Shamballah Retreats know in advance your specific requirement regarding the food.
During your free time, you can enjoy surfing, hiking, horse riding, sightseeing, swimming, and some massage treatments available in the accommodation house. Shamballah Retreats can also organize excursions to Sintra town and the national park.
Lisbon Portela Airport
Transfer not provided
Please book your flight to arrive at Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.
From the airport, take the metro towards Rossio. In this main station, you can get the train towards Sintra. Exit on Portela de Sintra station where you can get the bus to Fontanelas or Azenhas do Mar. Shamballah Retreats will pick you from there, just one minute drive from the venue. Let them know your arrival times so they can help you with the bus times.
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