6 Day SUP Yoga Retreat in Azores, Portugal

  • Rua Diogo de Teive 16, 9700-065 Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal
  • Aug 7 - 13, 2019 (7 days)

About This Event

Prepare to find yourself in the magical lost world of Atlantis. The Azores island archipelago is drop center of the Atlantic ocean off of Portugal and a raw, natural, volcanic Atlantis where the ocean meets the sky.

Your adventure will be lead by our Azorean born native New Yorker and the BodyRoots NYC and BodyRoots Azores founder, JOana Meneses. Combining the best of her european upbringing and 18 year international movement professional skills, JO will have you connecting your Mind & Body to the flow of the ocean and the undeniable energy of the island’s volcanic rock from head to toe to soul.

You decide how your days go down. From daily classes, hikes to the clouds, fresh traditional Azorean cuisine, to plenty of downtime in and around our 4-Star infinity pool/beach front accommodations located in the center of one of UNESCO’s world classified sites, Angra do Heroismo.

"What an amazing experience BodyRoots Azores was. I am relatively new at yoga so I thought this would be a wonderful challenge to try SUP Yoga for the first time. Well everything about this trip was a first. It was a wonderfully organized trip. It was part yoga retreat, met the most magnificent island in the Atlantic and then sprinkled in a little culture and culinary exploration. It was the perfect trip for all ages. I am 50+ and never felt that I was on the wrong trip even though everybody was a bit younger and more experienced than me. BodyRoots was able to adjust for each persons level, which is rare. Everybody was challenged and everybody came home in great shape and full of appreciation for an island nobody has ever heard of." – C.R.

Event Highlights

  • Things to do:
  • - Island boat tours
  • - Local running of the bulls
  • - Massage
  • - Organic cheese making
  • - Private JOga or LiquidRoots session
  • - Photoshoot with professional photographer
  • - Surfing lessons
  • - Volcano tour
  • - Volcanic rock beach tours
  • - Whale and dolphin watching


What’s Included:
- All 2 Daily classes.
- Morning Ocean Meditation.
- LiquidRoots Sup JOga on BodyRoots Floating system!!
- Sunset JOga
- SUP JOga board rental
- Walking Tour of historical Angra do Heroismo with Sea Adventures
- Intro to SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board)
- Hike to the Clouds (yes, really, clouds)
- Traditional running of the Bulls festival (yes real bulls)
- Transportation to and from beach class locations
- Airport Pick up and Drop off
- Welcome Goody Bag
- BodyRoots Tank, Hat and Tote
- Electronic Keepsake Photobook

Venue Highlights

With a breathtaking ocean view, Terceira Mar Hotel is only a few steps from the historic city center of Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira Island, classified by UNESCO as World Heritage. In resort style, Terceira Mar Hotel is a unique paradise: rightly located on Fanal Bay, overlooking a 16th century fortress and surrounded by a garden with a salt water infinity pool. All rooms face the ocean and Mount Brazil and offer an exceptional and warm atmosphere. If your visit in Terceira Island is for business of pleasure, Terceira Mar Hotel gives you the perfect balance of a magical place with all the amenities you need and superior service.


- 6 Day 7 Night Terceira Mar Hotel accommodation (Choice of Private or shared with ocean view room)
- Couples/Friends Rates available upon request.


  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Hot Tub
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center
  • House-Keeping


- Daily Breakfast
- 2 Full Course Traditional Azorean group dinners


Lages Airport, Terceira Island, Azores (TER)
Direct 4.5 hour flight from Boston
Direct 6.5 hour flight from Toronto

Most will be brief layover options in Lisbon or Saint Michael’s Island (Sao Miguel) - Ponta Deladga Airport

Azores Local team will be there with name card to pick you up at Terçeira Airport.
*Airfare not included

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