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7 Days Yoga and Conscious Cooking Retreat in the Stunning Algarve, Portugal

Yogaion, CX Postal 450-V Alfambras, 8670-116 Aljezur, Portugal

Yoga and Sustainable Cooking Retreat in Portugal

Look deep into nature, and then, you will understand everything better. During this week of yoga and conscious cooking, you will dive into your own inner nature and look at what nature provides around you. You will be learning how to cook sustainably with healthy plant-based, organic, and local produce, mindfully eating and transforming foods through fermentation. All not forgetting the most important components: deliciousness, sharing, and joy.

Meet the instructors

Shaini
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Highlights

  • 3 conscious cooking workshops
  • Daily morning and evening yoga classes
  • Visit a local organic market with beautiful fresh produce
  • Delicious and healthy recipes, including recipes for a sweet tooth
  • 3 healthy, abundant plant-based meals a day, and all water and herbal tea
  • Use of the yoga mats and the swimming pool​
  • 1 mindful eating workshop
  • 6 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


5 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Dutch, Portuguese
Group size: 4-12 participants
Airport transfer available:
Faro Airport (US$113 per person)
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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Meditation garden
  • Picnic area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Yoga shala
  • Bicycle rental
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access

The house you will have the pleasure to stay at is recently, lovingly renovated with five en-suite bedrooms either with stunning views of the gardens or the natural park. All the rooms have big door windows so that nature can be enjoyed to its fullest.

The house is refurbished with a barefoot luxury. In line with Yogaion's sustainable ethics, the house gets all its warm water by solar power, and heating comes from an amazing masonry stove heating up the whole place if needed.

​There is a swimming pool overlooking a beautiful valley of trees and bushes, and in the valley, there is an organic garden. All the rooms have a mezzanine with an extra bed and two beds in the bottom. They also have their own private, en-suite bathroom with shower and toilet.

Program

During this retreat, there will be twice daily Iyengar yoga classes, giving you a chance to explore your inner landscapes and body movements. Becoming aware of your mind and own organic structure in which you reside. On Wednesday evening, there will be no yoga as you will visit a local, organic market with beautiful fresh produce.

It will be an inspiring week of connecting, learning new delicious plant-based recipes to take home - exploration and mindfulness.

A taste of the retreat

  • Daily morning and restorative evening, Iyengar yoga classes
  • Mindful eating workshop
  • Tour to the organic evening market
  • Breakfast buffet packed with loads of yummy foods.
  • Salads for all seasons - including the basics of making dressing, composing salads, and garnishes
  • Soulful soups
  • Fermentation course
  • Conscious cooking workshops
  • Healthy lunch recipes
  • Sweet and natural - delicious and healthy recipes for a sweet tooth
  • Cupboard essentials for the natural kitchen
  • Foundation in cooking a variety of grains, beans, and pulses
  • Complete pack of all recipes cooked over the course

Sample daily schedule

  • 07:30 Wake up to the sound of nature
  • 08:00 Morning yoga class
  • 09:30 Yummy breakfast
  • 11:00 Conscious cooking workshop
  • 14:00 Share the food at lunch
  • 15:00 - 18:00 Chill by the pool, walk to the beach, check out the organic gardens, or just relax
  • 18:00 Restorative yoga class
  • 19:30 Delicious dinner

Instructors

Shaini Verdon

Location

You will stay at an amazing house set amidst nature on the south west of Portugal right in the middle of the Costa Vicentina Natural Park. It is only a few kilometers away from two amazing wild beaches, and the Rota Vicentina hiking track passes right in front of the house.

Food

You will be served with abundant vegetarian meals a day. All meals are cooked and prepared freshly by loving hands every single day! Most of the food you will eat will be organic and locally sourced, coming either straight from the organic farms down the road or from the farmers market. This means that most of the waste is biodegradable, and for any other waste, there will be a full on recycling program.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Coffee
  • Tea

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Organic
  • Whole food
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Massage treatments (1 hour - 45 EUR / 1.5 hour - 60 EUR)
  • Human design session (overview - 55 EUR / full session - 85 EUR)
  • Private mindfulness session (45 EUR per session)
  • Massage treatments (1 hour - 45 EUR / 1.5 hour - 60 EUR)
  • Human design session  (overview - 55 EUR / full session - 85 EUR) 
  • Private mindfulness session (45 EUR per session)
  • Group surf lesson (45 EUR per session)

What's included

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 3 conscious cooking workshops
  • 1 trip to organic market
  • 5 morning and 4 evening yoga classes
  • 1 mindful eating workshop
  • 3 healthy, abundant plant-based meals daily
  • All water and herbal tea
  • All yoga mats, etc.
  • Swimming pool​
  • Lots of joy, laughter, and togetherness

What's not included

  • Flights
  • Airport transfer
  • Travel insurance

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Faro Airport (FAO). Transfer from this airport is available for 100 EUR.

Alternatively, you can also fly to Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). You can take the bus or train to Lagos from there, and then, take the taxi to the venue.

Airport: Faro Airport Airport transfer available: Faro Airport (US$113 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 40% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 7 days before arrival.
7 days / 6 nights
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Minimum group size

This trip requires a minimum of 4 participants

Availability

Arrival: Saturday August 1, 2020
Departure: Friday August 7, 2020

Rescheduling because of COVID-19

Refundable period can go to 60 days, also if someone at the time of the retreat will be in a quarantined area then there booking will automatically be rescheduled to another date up to 72 hours before the start of the retreat. This also goes in case the retreat gets put into a quarantined area. 

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