About This Center

The intention and essence of the retreat is to provide a safe, supportive and loving environment for participants to experience profound spiritual insights about their True-Selves.

We harness the healing properties of the Sacred Plant Medicines, Cacao, Psilocybin Truffles and Rapé (smokeless tobacco plant) to enable deep Self-discovery and transformative healing experiences.

This is supported by group intention setting, breath-work, meditation, sharing circles and silent self-reflection sessions over 4 nights, allowing for a full day of integration before everyone returns to their normal life. There is a post-retreat support system in place whilst processing and integration continue.

Schedule

Our Program Designs are Flexible to Prioritise your Well-Being.

Day 2 Example Schedule:

8AM: Micro-Dose Psilocybin Meditation
9AM: Light Breakfast
10AM: Relax & Free Time
12PM: Shamanic Rapé Snuff Ceremony
1PM: High-Dose Psilocybin Ceremony
7PM: Dinner and Share

What's Not Included

Towels

Venue Highlights

The Retreat Centre is a traditional Portuguese Farm House and Outbuilding Complex. The Estate has an acre each of outdoor and indoor space with a large timber-clad decking, canopy-topped construction allowing large groups to enjoy the rural natural setting in the garden and practise yoga.

There is a small river flowing through the garden and large, lounging communal social spaces. The beautiful surroundings are extremely tranquil and peaceful whilst being only forty minute drive from Lisbon.


Accommodations

There are a variety of room options for guests:

1) The Flat: this self-contained space contains two twin rooms with two single beds each which can be booked privately or shared. This Flat shares a bath/shower-room, a living room and kitchen.

2) The Studio: this private studio en-suite is very spacious with a double bed.

3) Shared Mixed Dormitory: this room sleeps 9 via bunk-style beds and an en-suite shower-room.

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga Studio
  • House Keeping

Menu Types

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

Menu/Cuisine

Serving Healthy, Vegetarian meals with Vegan and Pescatarian options along with Fresh Smoothies and Juices.

Catering to most diets on request. Tea, Water, Fruit and Fresh Juice are always available.

Directions

Psilocybin mushrooms have a long history of medicinal use, and are being investigated as a modern treatment for a range of mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, addiction and PTSD. Studies show that they can improve psychological health in the long term, can create lasting personality change, making people calmer, happier and more open-minded. Their use are associated with lower levels of mental illness. Research shows that just a single dose of psilocybin can lift anxiety and depression for six months or longer. They may be effective in quitting smoking and help with relationship therapy. Not only do they help people with mental health issues, they have also been shown to help people who are already well to improve their lives. Magic mushrooms can reignite a sense of awe in the world and can reliably trigger a mystical or spiritual experience. Magic mushrooms have a long ancestral history of being used as a medicine and spiritual guide.

Magic Mushroom Ingredient Tested as Depression Treatment:

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Imperial College London Launches Worlds First Centre for Psychedelic Research:

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March 2020 - List of Global Ongoing Scientific Trials of Psychedelics:

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Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.