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Join in an unforgettable yoga retreat in beautiful nature of Alentejo, Portugal. Take a break to be immersed in nature, to eat and live healthy, to enjoy the Portuguese nature in challenging outdoor activities, to get in synchrony with natural rhythms, and find your own inner balance. With the group’s inspiration and motivation, you will follow nature’s will to renew and refresh yourself.
During the retreat, you will be staying at Surya Lodge, Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal. Located in Vicentine Natural Park and hidden in the middle of nature, Surya Lodge offers a peaceful and calm accommodation for nature lovers. The swimming pool, common area, and the spacious bright rooms with terrace and private bathroom offer the perfect facilities to relax and enjoy. Inspired by peace, the smells, and beautiful sunsets make the lodge unique. You will be having yoga and meditation lessons with António early in the morning or at noon. In order to allow the participants to stretch and relax in the best way, the lodge possesses an exceptional and spacious yoga room with a view of the Alentejo landscape.
There is a wide range of extra activities which you can choose from horse riding, surfing, stand-up paddling, hiking, kayaking, or workshops.
Surya Lodge is only 20 minutes away from the Rota Vicentina routes, and you can enjoy different hiking scenarios from the rugged and wild coastline to the countryside hills, also small and characteristic Portuguese villages and natural park. -Horse riding
You can enjoy the tracks in the fields or by the coastline on horseback. -Kayaking in the Mira River %Paddle in one of the cleanest rivers in Europe, or go on a guided day-long adventure to the heart of Alentejo, where you can discover off-the-beaten-track waterfalls.
Enjoy surfing lessons with one of the best surf schools of Portugal. They will make you stand up in the first lesson, or if you are a skilled surfer, you can look for the more demanding breaks nearby.
Recently, Wide Ocean Retreat has also started to offer various workshops, such as nutrition, tile painting, dance and more.
Antonio was born in Lisbon. He did a teacher training in Hatha yoga in 2000 at the Lusa Yoga Association, and founded the Algés Yoga Center in 2003. He attended several workshops, such as Vedanta Philosophy with Swami Dayananda, Iyengar yoga, and Ashtanga and Dynamic yoga classes. He surfs and practices yoga daily, and his goal is to provide a fantastic experience for the people who share the same things in order to find harmony, enjoy nature, and have a break from the demands of everyday life.
Surrounded by beautiful nature that Portugal has to offer, the retreats are taken in a place that can calm yourself from your daily problems and worries. Surya Lodge is located near Vila Nova de Milfontes, Porto Covo and its sandy beaches. It is set in 25 acres of land, featuring an amazing garden surrounded by ridges, cliffs, waterfalls, woodland, and flatter open countryside.
During the retreat, you will enjoy a healthy, vegetarian menu prepared by an experienced chef and thoughtfully chosen with the help of Wide Ocean Retreat's nutritionist. The menu includes a power breakfast, a light lunch that can be taken to the activities as a picnic, and a rich dinner. Freshly pressed juices, refined with mint from the garden, and homemade energy bars will give you energy between yoga and activities.
90-minute full body ayurvedic massage and other treatments can be booked at additional costs.
Please book your flight to arrive at Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS) Transfer from and to the airport is available upon request at the additional cost of 45 EUR per person, each way, which is paid on location. Both Lisbon and Faro airports are about two hours by car from Surya Lodge. Please check transfer availability from Faro airport with us before booking.
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