Green Waves Portugal

  • Rua Cruz das Almas 94, Ferrel, Portugal
  • Sep 1 - 29, 2019 (29 days)

Event Highlights

  • Food
  • All the meals offered are homemade, with a wide variety of local fresh produce and a pinch of our secret ingredient - love. All our meals are vegan but we also offer vegetarian options upon request. Upon booking you'll be asked to fill out a special form in case you have any food allergies or intolerances so we can adjust our menu for you.
  • Surf & Yoga
  • Portugal is without doubt the best surf destination in Europe! You will discover the amazing world of surfing with the guidance of passionate surfers and ocean lovers. Our lessons are the best choice for beginners at all fitness levels. To complement your experience we've added one yoga session with a certified yoga instructor to the program.
  • Sightseeing
  • A trip to Portugal cannot be complete without visiting authentic Portuguese places. We will take you to Óbidos - a small village which preserved its medieval spirit until today. You will climb real castle walls, walk in the labyrinths of narrow streets and try its traditional cherry liqueur (which is served in an edible chocolate cup, yum!).

Schedule

Day 1 - Sunday

16:00 - 22:00 Check in (yoohoo!)

18:00 Meeting, introduction to the retreat

19:00 Welcoming dinner


Day 2 - Monday

09:00 Breakfast

11:00 Surf lesson: introduction, rules, principles

13:00 Free time to explore the village and to enjoy the beaches

19:00 Dinner


Day 3 - Tuesday

09:00 Breakfast

11:00 Surf lesson: practice in the water, initial steps

13:00 Free time to go to Peniche, walk and relax

19:00 Dinner


Day 4 - Wednesday

09:00 Breakfast

11:00 Bodyweight on-land surf workout

13:00 Excursion to Obidos Medieval castle

18:00 Coming back to the retreat (may vary upon request)

19:00 Dinner


Day 5 - Thursday

09:00 Breakfast

11:00 Surf lesson: practice in the water, catching waves

13:00 Free time to relax and enjoy the beaches

19:00 Dinner


Day 6 - Friday

09:00 Breakfast

12:00 Yoga session

19:00 Barbecue Dinner

20:00 Surf movie night


Day 7 - Saturday

09:00 Breakfast

11:00 Vegan nutrition and exercising Q&A with Miguel

(Free day for exploring, relaxing)

19:00 Dinner


Day 8 - Sunday

09:00 Breakfast

11:00 Check out (sobbing:()

About This Event

RECHARGE YOUR BATTERIES, DETOX FROM ROUTINE

IN OUR STRESS-FREE RETREAT

AND EXPLORE THE ART OF SURFING WITH US!

The retreat lasts 1 week in the small and traditional Baleal, Portugal. We offer a 7-night stay, homemade vegan meals, surfing lessons for beginners, yoga and a fun excursion to Óbidos!

As husband and wife we focus on a personal approach to make you feel as part of our family. That's why we only accept 4 people per week so we can dedicate enough time to each one of you.

As a wife and husband we want you to feel at home in our retreat - Miguel & Alina

What's Included

  • All of our weekly packages include the following:
  • ▸ 7 night stay in a beautiful, traditional 2-bedroom apartment (private bedroom with a double bed/ shared bathroom, kitchen, terraces and common space)
  • ▸ 7 delicious vegan or vegetarian breakfasts
  • ▸ 1 vegan or vegetarian barbecue dinner on the terrace
  • ▸ 3 beginner surf lessons of 2h each (all equipment included)
  • ▸ 1 calming yoga session of 1h (all equipment included)
  • ▸ 1 half-day trip to the medieval town of Óbidos
  • ▸ Free transfer from Peniche bus station to the apartment
  • ▸ Infinite movie nights and table games
  • ▸ Vegan nutrition talk with Miguel
  • ▸ 1 body-weight workout
  • ▸ Your holiday pictures and group video as a memory gift
  • ▸ 24/7 support

What's Not Included

Airport transfer from Lisbon Portela (nearest airport) is not included in the price, but we can arrange that separately for a fee of 90 EUR approximately.

Accommodations

Spend a relaxing holiday in a typical Portuguese house, located in beautiful Baleal, famous as one of Europe's best surf spots.

Your apartment is a 2 min walk from the beach. It has 2 cozy bedrooms with double beds making it perfect for 1-4 people.

It has a shared bathroom and a common fully equipped kitchen merged with a common dining room. Besides that, there are 2 large terraces where you can sunbathe or have a barbecue. You can see the Atlantic ocean from the terraces and enjoy astonishing sunsets.

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea

Menu Types

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

Menu/Cuisine

We're excited to be offering an innovative menu with vegan recipes that you cannot find anywhere else around our area!

Our menu includes homemade vegan meals (all dishes are vegan) and we offer egg & dairy options on some dishes upon request.

All made by us, and we're 100% sure you will absolutely fall in love with each dish :)

Directions

Hi there!

Baleal is located 90 km north of Lisbon. You can get to Peniche (city 3km south of Baleal by bus).

If you'd like to know more details on the buses and their timetables please let us know.

In addition, we can arrange taxi transfer from Lisbon airport directly to the place of our retreat. The cost may vary but usually its around 90 EUR (depends on taxi company).

Tags: nature portugal retreat surf vegan vegetarian wellness yoga zen

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

My inspiration is to find some very much needed solace away from the stress of raising 4 children, working (as a dietitian) and trying to get my private nutrition counseling practice launched. I am a registered yoga instructor and have practiced for over 10 yrs, and have always dreamed of taking a yoga retreat just for my own inner well being. Linda
 

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.

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