Yoga Retreats in Serra da Estrela
Join our yoga retreats in Serra da Estrela for the ultimate experience! Enjoy daily yoga in a relaxing atmosphere. Nourish your body with healthy meals and also rest your body in great accommodation! To sum things up, this the perfect getaway from your daily stresses!
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- Vacation Style Holiday TypeFull Holiday Packages, Nature
- Activity Level Leisurely
Imagine waking up to fresh mountain air and views from your window that are something out of a movie… you will find this at our Serra da Estrela Yoga Retreats! Set in an amazing mountain background, this is the ultimate escape from your daily life! Our friendly staff will make you feel like part of the family! We offer daily yoga classes, walks along the lush forests and even mud baths! All meals are home cooked with fresh local produce and you’ll sleep soundly in our beautiful mountain house or, if you are feeling a bit adventurous, in our cool teepees!
WHAT YOU HAVE TO LOOK FORWARD TO
Sunday – Sunday afternoon is arrival day! On this day you will be greeted by our staff and have a leisurely day settling into your accommodation, and in the evening enjoy dinner with the team and other participants.
Monday to Friday – We start our day at 7:30, when our kitchen opens, serving fresh fruit and nuts as well as a warm cup of tea to start your day. Next we will take you out on a leisurely meditation walk in the forest.
At 8:30am, we start your first 2 hour Yoga class with your teacher for the week. After the class, we will serve you a delicious breakfast including a variety of porridges made of rice and other healthy grains, local honey and toasted seeds, as well as fruit salads and natural juices. After breakfast, we will give you some free time to do with as you wish! You can enjoy a leisurely swim, explore the surroundings, or even benefit from our in house treatments!
At 2pm, we serve a delicious lunch, all highly nutritious and made with all natural ingredients to feed your body and soul. After lunch, relax and reboot! You can book a massage or other treatment, hike around the forest, or enjoy our garden and pool.
At 5pm, we begin the second class of the day, or workshop, depending on the package you have chosen. After the class we will sit around the table and enjoy another nutritious evening meal before turning in for the night.
One of the highlights of our yoga retreats is the day we head to Rio Zêzere! Here you can enjoy swimming in the wild, or even a relaxing mud bath! On Friday, your final night with us, we will organize a special farewell dinner complete with music and dancing!
Saturday – This is a time for farewells, and hopefully see you soon! We can make arrangements to take you to the local bus terminal in the morning!
Yoga Retreat in a Private Farmhouse Bedroom (single occupancy) – 1380 euros
Yoga Retreat in a Private Farmhouse Bedroom (double occupancy) – 2100 euros
Yoga Retreat in a Shared Stone Cottage – 1050 euros
Yoga Retreat in a Single Soulpad – 960 euros
Yoga Retreat in a Double Soulpad (single Occupancy) – 1140 euros
Yoga Retreat in a Double Soulpad (double occupancy) – 1920 euros
Accommodation, meals and use of facilities
Round trip transfers to Oleiros
Morning forest walks
5 Pranayama and Yoga classes
4 Afternoon workshops
90 minute massage for body harmonizing
Trip to the Zezere River (weather permitting we can swim or have a mud bath)
Transportation from Lisbon or Porto Airports – we can assist you with this upon request!
- Option 1 Flow with Fleur
Get away from the chaos of your day to day with Fleur! You’ll be guided through gentle stretches of Yoga, and other movement classes with music, you’ll learn to listen to your body, and nourish your soul. Fleur is an expert teacher who works with all levels of experience, so whether you are a beginner or a seasoned Yogi, you will receive the attention you need to make the most of this retreat. With workshops focusing on Hindu mythology, spiritual teachings, music and singing matras, we promise you will return home an new and relaxed person!
- Option 2 Realign and Reignite with Mars Gossi
A yoga retreat suited to beginners and experienced yogis alike, as the name states our goal is for you to reignite and realign. Learn to let go of the negative and open up to a more sot hearted you. In our shala, with beautiful views of mountain scenery, Mars will guide you through the practice of yoga, influenced by vinyasa flow, ashtnga and yin yoga, bringing you to a more conscious you! You will also get to experience sound healing, partner yoga and yoga nidra.
- Option 3 Rainbows on your Eyelashes with Vonetta Winter
Surrounded by the rolling green hills, let Vonetta take you away on a relaxing retreat filled with soothing activities such as meditative walks in the outdoors, soothing massage, and of course calming Yoga practice. This package offers yoga sessions in the morning and at sunset, and will send you back home with your chakras aligned and a warm sense of peace.
- Option 4 Yoga and Sleep with Dr Dr Nerina Ramlakhan and Vonetta Winter
Let the scenic countryside take you away on this special retreat dedicated to mindfulness and rest. Learn behaviors that disrupt your inner calm and ability to sleep through specialized treatments and methods. Dr Nerina Ramalkhan will assist our in house instructor Vonetta Winter in ensuring you leave our retreat with the tools you need to change your sleeping and resting patterns. This package also includes 3 afternoon sleep workshops with Dr Nerina.
- Option 5 This Yoga Life with Tashi Dawa
On this retreat, our goal is to provide you with awareness of your body and its movement, as well as the rhythmical breathing necessary for to transform your stresses into a state of calm and relaxation. Release the negative energy, apprehension and unrest with the expert teachings of Tashidawa. We promise this will be the key to your inner balance!
- Day6 Cultivate Contentment with Vonetta Winter
Surrender yourself to our retreat and allow yourself to be cared for with nutritious food, a calming atmosphere and practices that will help you escape the stresses of daily life. This retreat inspires you to seek your inner harmony, searching for your true inner self and searching for your personal contentment. Join our Yoga practices and test your limberness, power and endurance, and return home a brand new you!
The retreat itself is located in the beautiful mountains and you can choose between the following options:
Private bedroom in our farmhouse
We offer three private bedrooms for those looking for a bit of privacy
We also have traditional stone cottages, called Xisto cottages. Here you will find shared accommodation for groups, or participants looking to make new friends with other like minded yogis!
For the ultimate glamping experience, we offer single and double or twin soulpads in the lush green forests.
Because a good night’s sleep is essential to our practice, we guarantee quality beds and pillows, as well as duvets and even mosquito nets!
For all accommodation options you can expect the following amenities:
Nearby access to both indoor showers and outdoor showers, towels and linens during your stay, bathrobe, storage space for your belongings, hot water bottles, heaters or wood burning stoves for chilly nights, plenty of lounging areas with sun loungers or hammocks, library