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Refreshing Yoga Retreat Portugal

  • 6 days with instruction
  • Join Villa dos Irmãos for a week filled with daily yoga, inspirational workshops, and healthy vegetarian food at a beautifully located and tranquil villa. In here, both yoga teachers are yoga alliance certified and passionate about yoga and wellness. Villa dos Irmãos believes that it is necessary to work on both the physical and mental aspects of yourself to feel your best. For this reason, the instructors will lead you through regular practices and workshops making you feel relaxed, empowered, and with a better understanding of yourself!


    • Daily morning Hatha yoga
    • Daily evening Restorative yoga
    • Raw food baking and yoga philosophy workshops
    • A day trip to Ericeira and "Fulfill Your Dreams" workshop
    • Vegetarian brunch and dinner
    • 6 nights' accommodation

    Skill level

    • Beginner

    • Intermediate

    Group sizes

    The maximum participants in the group is 6.


    • Instruction language: English
    • Spoken languages: French, Swedish, English
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    You will be accommodated at Villa dos Irmãos, Sao Lourenço.

    Twin rooms

    These bedrooms are for two guests sharing one room. All the rooms have a minimalistic but comfortable interior. There is a toilet with a shower or bathtub connected to every room.

    Double room

    This room has an amazing sea view. It also has two private balconies with amazing sea view. One of the balconies is equipped with a small coffee table and chairs. The other balcony has a hammock. The room is available with two single beds for two guests to share or with one double bed for a couple.

    The instructor, Natalie, will teach Hatha yoga with a focus on movement for an everyday strong and useful body. In addition, Mo will also teach Hatha yoga where the asanas (yoga poses) are held for longer time and challenge both your body and mind. Except for daily yoga, inspirational workshops, and shared meals, you will have lots of time to relax and reset on Sao Lourenco Beach which is located 500 meters from the house.


    You will have three workshops during the week.

    • Yoga philosophy: You will go over yoga concepts such as karma, the meaning of yoga and the yoga chakras.
    • Raw food baking: You will talk about raw food baking and bake two different treats for you to enjoy.
    • "Fulfill Your Dreams" workshop: You will try to figure out what you want from life, writing, or painting your dreams and get practical tips on how to reach your goals.

    Typical daily schedule

    • 08:00 Morning yoga
    • 09.30 Brunch
    • 11:00 Excursion or free time
    • 16.00 Workshop or free time
    • 18.00 Evening yoga
    • 19.30 Dinner

    Join Villa dos Irmãos for a day trip to the majestic Sintra and an excursion to the picturesque Ericeira. You will also do yoga excursions where you will practice your asanas on the warm sand of the Sao Lourenço beach as well as on cliffs overlooking Europe's most western point.

    • Natalie Ailert Anderson

      Natalie has a 200-hour yoga therapy and alignment teacher education and teaches Hatha yoga with a focus on movement for an everyday strong and useful body. She is also a registered dietitian who recently left her job in Sweden to move to Portugal and work with yoga and wellness. From her previous work she has a lot of experience of individual coaching and motivational interviewing. Natalie believes that the key to a happy life is living in the moment and enjoy the small things in life.

    • Mo Oleron

      Arhanta Yoga Ashram International Yoga Federation (Yoga)

      Mo loves everything about yoga, the physical part as much as the philosophy behind it and most of all is sharing her practice with others and learning from everyone. She has a 200-hour diploma from Arhanta Yoga Ashram, a school accredited by Yoga Alliance, International Yoga Association, and International Yoga Federation. Mo is also the co-owner of the lifestyle and wellness community Best of You and leads running and yoga tour through Stockholm city with RunwithmeStockholm. She speaks French, English, and Swedish. When she is not teaching, she loves to write, eat, run, laugh, and travel.

    The retreat will take place in Mafra, Portugal. The place is located 500 meters from Sao Lourenco Beach in Ribamar, Portugal.

    Nearby places

    • Sao Lourenco Beach, 500 meters
    • Cooking classes
    • Hiking
    • Mountain walking
    • Stargazing
    • Surfing
    • Swimming
    • Trail running
    • Wine tasting
    • Balcony
    • Bar
    • Beach
    • Café
    • Dining area
    • Environmentally friendly
    • Garden
    • Hammock
    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Luggage room / storage
    • Special menu request
    • Yoga shala
    • Patio
    • Board rental
    • Convenience / grocery store
    • Free parking
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Hair dryer
    • Ironing / ironing board
    • Meeting room
    • Parking lot

    This listing is vegetarian-friendly Click to see more vegetarian-friendly listings

    All the food during this retreat is vegetarian and planned by a registered dietitian. Villa dos Irmãos makes dishes from around the globe but strive to use local, organic ingredients for your body's and the planet's best.

    Brunch is usually yogurt with homemade müsli, whole grain bread, fruit, and something extra such as chia puddings, smoothie bowls, or overnight oats. The dinners are balanced with healthy fats, slow carbs with fibers, and lots of vegetables of the season.

    Villa dos Irmãos uses ingredients like pumpkin, sweet potato, brown rice, legumes, and quinoa to create mouthwatering dishes. You will also be served fruits, tea, filtered water, and small snacks during the day. If you have any specific dietary needs, please let Villa dos Irmãos know in advance so they can cater your needs.

    The following meals are included:

    • Brunch
    • Dinner
    • Snacks
    • Drinks

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

    • Vegetarian
    • Organic
    • Other dietary requirements on request
    (If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)
    • Hiking along the coast
    • Relax on the beach
    • Running
    • Swimming in the ocean
    • Visit the majestic Sintra
    • 2 daily yoga classes
    • 3 inspirational workshops (yoga philosophy, raw food baking, and "Fulfill Your Dreams")
    • A day trip to Ericeira
    • Daily vegetarian brunch and dinner
    • Snacks, filtered water, coffee, and tea

    Driving directions from Ericeira

    • Take the N247 north. The next village after Ericeira is Ribamar.
    • Drive slowly and keep your eyes open for the road that leads down towards the Sao Lourenço Beach as soon as you have passed through Ribamar.

    Note: Villa dos Irmãos, Sao Lourenço is located on Rua do Cocholongo 4 in between Terra Mar and the popular Pizza Mobile Restaurant. Free parking is available on site and for the pedestrians, a bus stop is close by.

    Arrival by airplane

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

    If you would like a pickup from the airport, Villa dos Irmãos, Sao Lourenço charges 35 EUR.

    Arrival by bus

    Villa dos Irmãos, Sao Lourenço offers a free pickup from the bus terminal in Ericeira.

    Arrival by train

    From Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS), you may take the subway to Alameda Station where you switch lines to the green line towards Campo Grande (the main bus station in Lisbon). In front of the subway entrance of Campo Grande, buses depart regularly towards Ericeira.

    • A reservation requires a deposit of 10% of the total price.
    • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 40 days before the arrival date.
    • The rest of the payment should be paid 7 days before arrival.

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    Villa dos Irmãos Sao Lourenço is a small and cozy family-run hostel offering yoga retreats and surf camps 500 meters from the beach of Sao Lourenço.

    Speaks English

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