Enjoy vegetarian cooking, relax and stretch with daily yoga, breathe in the fresh salty air, appreciate the stunning local nature during walks and treks.
Get your hands dirty on the farm and get to know yourself better.
Enjoy your retreat in small groups, in a comfortable house with 5 private en-suite rooms, a beautiful garden, an extensive farm full of diversity and wonderful surroundings.
Yoga classes always take place in the morning, before breakfast. Focus is Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga, with some Iyengar influence.
The evening sessions will be stretching and some Yin Yoga followed by meditation.
Practice yoga twice a day, all levels welcome, no matter if you are a beginner or are already practicing with some regularity, everyone can feel the difference after this week.
The serene side of nature is also enjoyed on walks and trekking as well as in the farm and garden. A wine tasting and delicious vegetarian food complete this retreat.
Retreat leaders speak English, Portuguese, German and Thai fluently. Their Italian and French knowledge is a bit rusty, but serves for emergencies! The program will be held in English.
Your retreat includes 6 nights in single or double room with private bathroom, tasty vegetarian food (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks) mostly produced on the farm, tea, coffee and non-alcoholic drinks.
Plus schedule of-
Yoga sessions every morning of your stay (90 min.) with pranayama, asanas and relaxation
Yin Yoga/Stretches & Meditation sessions every evening (60 min.)
wine tasting at a local winery
walk on the dunes
walk through the hills and valley
and free transfer from/to Lisbon Airport (arrivals Sun. 5pm, departures Sat. 1pm - for other options please contact the team), and free cuddles with the animals (cats, chickens and fish)
Pedro is a true local here in Póvoa. He not only knows the area like the back of his hand, but is also a graduate in sports as well as a certified yoga teacher. He has various post graduations in the area of fitness and wellbeing and is a trained coach. He quit his job as a fitness director to fulfill his dream of his own business in the area of health & wellbeing together with his business and life partner Ali.
Ali left her home in Germany to build the retreat center together with Pedro. She has a passion for travelling and has lived a year in both India and Thailand, where she worked in a resort. Originally a trained bookworm (book seller and book scientist), during her travels and whilst living abroad and in Germany, she always loved to cook with people. She is super curious to meet and cook with you all ;)