"Relaxing and healing on all levels. Super value for money. Experience, knowledge and support of teachers is very high." Veronique D., November 2018. More reviews.
|Location||Alma Verde Villa and Spa, Burgau, Algarve, Portugal|
|Open||28-31 March and 7-10 November 2019|
|Activities||Yoga and Ayurveda|
|Prices||From EUR 695 (approx £650) pp fb twin share room. Single rooms available|
|Ideal for||Yoga - Meditation - Ayurveda - Massages - Life coaching - Vegan - Solo travellers|
|Contact||> For more details see their website
> Ring Holland mobile +31 655 725 281
|Offer||Mention Neal’s Yard Holidays when booking to receive free half-hour massage, worth EUR 40|
Yoga Weekend Retreats offers 4-day women-only retreats of Yoga and Ayurveda in the beautiful Algarve. Daily yoga, meditation, treatments, cooking classes and delicious ayurvedic food to nourish your body, mind and soul. Relax and find tranquility. The stunning nature, the sun and sea, and lush treatments calm down the nervous system and mind.
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Alma Verde Villa and Spa is situated in the south of Portugal, near the beautiful beaches of Burgau, Luz and Salema. The beautiful surroundings of the south-west coast of Portugal have endless (secluded) beaches, cliffs and pine forests. The ocean is 5 minutes drive away. Faro airport is one hour drive away. Lagos train station is within 15 minutes drive.
Twice daily yoga classes: asana, pranayama, meditation, yoga nidra, Ayurvedic cooking class, massages, Chinese Quantum Method (CQM) Healing sessions, barefoot beach walks.
Price: EUR 695 (approx GBP 650) per person in twin-bedded room, and approximately GBP 840 for single room.
Includes full board of vegetarian or vegan meals, healing session, oils, full programme. Excludes flights, transfer, and travel insurance.
For more details and to check availability see above web link, or phone.
The villa provides comfort, endless views, and a swimming pool. With only 8 beds, the maximum of the retreat is 8 women, to ensure a homely and warm atmosphere. The villa has one master bedroom with private bathroom and a separate bath, and 3 bedrooms with twin beds, all with a bathroom. The spacious yoga studio has yoga mats, blocks and props. The spa centre facilitates treatments and a caldarium (Roman style hot room).
Food: Ayurvedic, vegan, vegetarian food is freshly prepared mostly from local and organic produce. All allergies and special diets are catered for.
Women only retreat.
What can I do?
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How ethical is the holiday?
- Acts with respect, honesty and fairness towards guests and staff
- Is owned by locals and employs locals
- Uses an ethical bank
- This is an eco-friendly villa
How environmentally-friendly is the holiday?
- Uses green energy company and has A-rated appliances
- Composts organic waste
"This experience exceeded all our expectations. Jeanette's knowledge and expertise are 'sky high': nutrition, yoga sessions, massages. And all surrounded by sun, sea and beach. Thanks for your hospitality, warmth, care, expertise, passion and much, much more." Ania Timmer
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