Conscious Earth Healing Retreats

About us

A Slice of Paradise

A truly peaceful place located in the Algarve countryside, far enough away to be utterly tranquil....yet close enough to enjoy the famous beaches and Portuguese hospitality.

Conscious Earth Healing Retreats is available to facilitators and teachers working in the fields of alternative and complimentary medicine, human consciousness, nature oriented therapy and recreation.

In addition our beautiful venue is available to other private groups seeking a relaxed, tranquil spot for some special occasion.


Intimate Groups & Deeper Connections

Our venue best suits small and intimate groups of 8 to 15 participants plus facilitator(s). The emphasis of the venue is ‘back to nature’, relaxation and slowing down into the moment. It is a place to rest and recharge directly from Mother Earth. As such our venue is rustic, organic and has a natural earthy feel.


Event Support & Catering

We offer full event support to our collaborators, which includes all the background logistics and full catering, or hire the space on a self-catering basis. In addition we have a network of complimentary facilitators who can provide additional support should you wish to add services or more dimensions to your event.


Availability

The venue is available from February 1st to June 30th, and from September 1st to November 30th.

The months of July and August are typically too hot to conduct events comfortably in the Algarve region of Portugal and is our peak period for Digital Detox Breaks for private groups and tourists.

Minimum hire period is 2 days to a maximum of 7 days, though should you wish to hold a longer event please do contact us to discuss, we are sure to be able to accommodate your needs.


A life changing experience! This is a little corner of paradise where the hosts work with the purest of intentions to expand the cosmic web of light. For those who seek to better understand themselves, the cosmos and heal their lives this place offers the opportunity to change and grow in a profound way.

Venue Highlights

Get Unplugged & Offline in Portugal...Conscious Earth Retreats is nestled in a 40 hectare estate with private lakes, a river, groves of olive, tangerine, orange and mandarin. We also have our very own Stone Circle. The estate is hilly and has many lovely walks, from strolls to challenging hikes. There is no ambient light or noise pollution, wifi or mobile phone signals, allowing people to truly connect with Nature and themselves. To leave all the hustle and bustle of modern life behind.

We have constructed as much of Conscious Earth from materials available on the estate as possible and have created a rustic, down to earth venue for those whose primary concern is closeness to nature and relaxation therein.

Freedom in Nature
Our Lakes are for swimming and paddling, they are pristine in their natural state, being unpolluted by agricultural chemicals. They are abundant with fish and turtles, as well as other wildlife and fantastic Water Lillies.

All of our estate is available to you, whether you choose to walk the boundaries, kickback in Hammock Island or sit within the stone circle…..or just lay back next to one of our freshwater spring fed lakes you will find places to truly reconnect with nature and yourself.

Amenities

  • Sauna
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Hot Tub
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Yoga Studio

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free

Menu/Cuisine

Catering is typically vegetarian and can include vegan and the most common range of food regimes and typical food allergies. We can cater in-house or by qualified and renowned chefs from the Algarve region, depending on your budget.

Self catering is also an option and we are only too happy to offer advice on materials procurement in this case.

If your catering needs differ from that described above, worry not, send us an enquiry clearly explaining your ideas and we’ll let you know if we can meet your needs.

Accommodations

Digital Detox Getaways
Conscious Earth is all about getting back to nature.
Down to earth, rustic and organic, a place for those needing to recharge, recover and recuperate.

The accommodation options include: private rooms (single or double), shared rooms (max. 3 people), private off-grid cabin, private self-contained lodge, a quirky 'gypsy' bus and a renovated roundhouse (also a perfect spot for yoga, meditation and other healing work)

There are also plenty of shaded outdoor spaces for activities or just to chill out.

Directions

We can arrange transport for your group for collection and drop off to Faro airport and other popular transport hubs in the Algarve. Talk to us about your needs. We are about 1 hour drive from Faro aiport and 2.5 hours from Lisbon airport. An additional option is to fly into Seville, Spain (SVQ) approximately 260kms away, as the Spanish border is near.


Car Hire

Please inform us during your reservation if you would like assistance to hire a car with our local car rental friends at cheaper rates than the big boys, and no card deposits required.

Various other car rental companies can be found at the airport websites.


Driving Directions

We will email you very detailed driving directions and GPS coords when we have finalised your reservation. This will bring you directly to our estate.


Train: Faro Airport to Silves

There is no direct train service from the airport to Silves, it is necessary to take a bus or taxi to Faro train station, bus recommended as it's cheapest and very close to train station.

There are 9 train services from Faro to Silves per day starting at 08:24 and the last departure is 20:18, though it is important to check timetables as these times may vary.

The train station at Silves is 2km south of the town and requires a taxi ride (~€5) or 20 - 30 minute walk.


Train: Lisbon Airport to Silves

From Lisbon Airport (LIS) take Subway from Aeroporto to Oriente Station, approximately 6 minutes and costs €2.

Take train from Lisboa Oriente to Tunes, approximately 3hrs and costs €16 - €35.

Take Train from Tunes to Silves, approximately 22minutes and costs €1 to €3.


Buses & Taxis: Faro Airport to Silves

There are no direct buses from the airport to Silves. Bus service from arrivals to Faro city running at 30 to 45 minute intervals. From Faro you will take the bus to Albufeira and then a connection to Silves.

You can arrange with us to collect you from Silves, BUT we do not collect on retreat days unless it is an early morning arrival.

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