Pop open! Summer is the perfect time to dust yourself off and come out and play yoga in the sunshine! This rural holiday near the most beautiful beaches of the Algarve is suitable for yoga and nature lovers who want to dive deep into their yoga practice, read and relax by the pool, enjoy sunset meditations, and meet like-minded people. Sign up now for this Summer treat and discover Portugal from a yoga point-of-view!
AIRPORTS: Faro or Lisbon
STARTS: Thursday, June 20 (check-in 2 pm)
ENDS: Thursday, June 27 (check-out 12 pm)
7 nights shared accommodation at Casa do Palmeiral; 5 hours of yoga per day; vegetarian or plant-based breakfast and dinner; unlimited water and tea; 1 Yin Yoga Workshop, use of the pool; 1 sound healing massage.
*Book before April 15 and get €50,- discount!
Double room with 2 single beds to share: €875,-
Single room: €1250,-
* to reserve your spot we ask a non-refundable deposit of €150,-. Full balance must be paid 14 days before the start or the retreat.
EXCLUDING: transport(flights, busses etc.), insurances, car rental, lunch. Depending on your flight schedule, we can arrange a ride to and from Faro airport for an additional €15,-. (a taxi from Faro is usually about €70,- one way).
TREAT YOURSELF AND BOOK THIS RETREAT
IS THIS HOLIDAY FOR YOU?
This yoga retreat is for people who desire to unwind and at the same to take action on their personal physical and mental transformation. The stress-free holistic environment will give you the opportunity to slow down, go deep into your yoga practice, and meet new like-minded people. All ages are welcome. Some experience with yoga or another form of physical exercise is recommended. The lessons are taught in English or Dutch depending on the nationalities in the group. Not sure yet? Call or write to Lara!
Fall in retreat and fall in love with yourself and the world around you!
YOGA WITH LARA AT PALMEIRAL
This yoga holiday with Lara as your host and teacher will be all about the dynamics of VINYASA YOGA and MANTRA MEDITATION. The morning sessions are more yang and active and the evening sessions more yin and relaxing. Every class contains mantras, mantra music, practical yoga philosophy, physical adjustments, props, pranayama, and meditation. There will be room for yoga at the wall, PARTNER YOGA, Thai massage, as well as the opportunity to ask questions and share experiences. Playing yoga outside on the beach will be in the mix as well!
Between 11 am and 5 pm you’re free to discover the Algarve, have lunch wherever you like or indulge in a siesta. You can also use this time to treat yourself to an extra Thai Massage with Annelies or get a private consult with Lara. We’ll be happy to advise you.
Hope to meet you soon on the sunny side of life!
CASA DO PALMEIRAL
Casa do Palmeiral is located at the foot of the Monchique mountains and is surrounded by lush green vegetation, fresh air, and the ever blue sky. The loving intention and efforts that have been put into this relatively new project by the Belgian couple Annelies and Didier are pleasantly tangible. Peace and well-being overtake you as soon as you drive up their palm-tree entrance and you’ll be lusting over Annelies’ vegan cookery for a long time! In other words, it’s the perfect place for you to have a relaxing yet active yoga holiday!
YOGA STUDIO & MORE
The stress-free retreat center has a beautiful indoor yoga studio with all yoga necessities such as mats, blocks, belts, and a headstand bench. The airy space with its blue tones is very calming and has a beautiful acoustic for chants. Outside in the garden, there’s a heated pool, an organic vegetable garden, and even a tennis court. In front of the main house, you’ll find the spacious terrace with a view of the pool and the surrounding hills. Here you’ll have breakfast and dinner and you’ll be free to hang out at the bar or in the hammock. If you go for a walk in this little green oasis for sure you’ll enjoy meeting Lea and Lorenzo, the donkey’s and their mini-goat-roomies! Your sleep-sanctuary is in a separate building two steps away from the reception. Each room has an ensuite bathroom and a terrace.
Montes the Cima is a tranquil hideaway place from Algarve’s mass tourism. But it lies central and has easy access to other attractive towns and places such as Silves, Carvoeiro, Ferragudo, and Lagos. Within 20 minutes by car, you’re either on one of Algarve’s stunning beaches or in the city of Portimão and Praia da Rocha. The rugged west coast with its surfing beaches is only 40 minutes away. Even closer and worth a visit are the megalithic monuments and ancient burial sights of Alcalar. If you enjoy discovering new places we advise you to rent a car. If you prefer to stay closer to home, you are free to take one of the bikes to discover the area.