Nature & Wildlife Photography Retreat - Comporta - Portugal

  • Brejos da Carregueira de Baixo, Portugal
  • Apr 24 - 29, 2019 (6 days)

About This Event

Join us and award winning photographer Ben Hall on this new enriching experience that will set the bar high for your next Photographic holidays. We will immerse ourselves in a pure slow living and natural environment in Portugal where its biodiversity is amongst the richest and most unspoilt of Europe. Here we will combine fantastic stylish accommodation, morning Yoga sessions to help with our body and mind balance in an organic and nurturing environment for you to relax and capture the best images that this unknown paradise and its unique biodiversity has to offer.

We will be close to the Sado River and its estuary, one of the largest wetlands in Portugal and one of the best places for bird watching at any time of the year. According to the Portuguese birding organisations it is not difficult to observe around 80 species in a day if spotted the right areas at certain times of the year.


Event Highlights

  • • Transfer to and from the villa
  • • Luxury Boho Chic Accommodation at Prince de Broglie’s Summer residence.
  • • Organic Meals (Brunch & Dinner)
  • • Daily trek to rice fields, river Sado and the beach for wildlife spotting and photography
  • • Photographic workshops
  • • Yoga Classes every day
  • • Transfer to and from Boat trip
  • • Boat trip on River Sado and Arravida
  • • Wifi
  • • Housekeeping
  • • Pool and shower towels
  • • Use of Villa amenities and chilling areas

Schedule

8:00am - Yoga
9:30am - Brunch
10:30am - Photographic Trekking
1pm - Free time
6pm - Photographic workshop and Sun set photography.
8:00pm - Dinner

Venue Highlights

We will take a boat trip on Sado River to spot a resident community of Bottlenose Dolphins - the only resident cetacean population that uses the estuary as feeding and mating grounds in Portugal.

Accommodations

We will be staying at Prince Louis Albert de Broglie unique estate within the village of Brejos da Carregueira do Baixo in the coastal Alentejo region of Portugal, right on the edge of ancient rice fields and the Atlantic ocean. An authentic Portuguese coastal abode that Prince Jardinier, as he is widely known, restored and enhanced with distinctive items from his collections and travels making it a true paradise for those that love style, authenticity and simple charm.

All Bedrooms are on a shared basis.

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Includes Meat
  • Organic

Directions

The villa is located in the Alentejo coastal village of Brejos da Carregueira de Baixo, very close to Comporta, just about one hour and a half drive from Lisbon International airport. We will have a transfer waiting at Lisbon airport at a specific time where all guests will be able to join us.

Tags: bird photography birdwatching dolphin photography nature photography retreat in portugal wildlife photography yoga retreat

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