5 Days Yoga and Fun Family Holiday in Algarve, Portugal

  • Marmelete, Portugal
  • Ongoing package (5 days)

Event Highlights

  • Daily Kundalini yoga and meditation for the parents and care for the children
  • Daily light yoga and meditation circles to enjoy all together as a family
  • All meals included: breakfast, lunch, and meal soup for dinner
  • Time to explore and enjoy the South-Western part of Algarve
  • Tools to bring change in your daily life
  • One excursion / activity every day
  • 4 nights accommodation

Schedule

Example of your daily flow
8:30 - 10:00 | Yoga session for adults and kids activity (separate)
10:30 - 11:30 | Brunch (whole family)
11:30 - 15:00 | Unstructured time
15:00 - 15:30 | Snack and drink available at dining area
16:00 - 17:00 | Session / excursion for adults and kids (varies)
19:00 - 20:00 | Dinner (whole family)
20:00 - 21:00 | Evening family meditation activity
This retreat will be tailored for each family so that you receive the most out of your experience.

About This Event

Find your Zen in this Algarve family retreat through yoga and nature activities! This relaxing family retreat is created for you and your little (big) ones in mind. Special time for yourself as a parent and as a woman / man and time for your child(ren). Experience a supportive and nurturing environment. By using yoga and meditation as a pathway into the body and nourishing foods to bring vitality, this retreat is the ultimate way for a family who searches for real quality time together as well as lifting their spirits and calming their minds.

This retreat is for the families yearning to feel to connect with nature and experience the magic of silence around. This retreat is for nurturing the relationship with yourself, your beloved partner and your loving child or children.

Time for Adventure

Enjoy a retreat where next to yoga, also adventurous walks through the mountains, and / or surfing the West-Coast Algarvian waves is on the program.

The Ultimate Wellness

Step onto your yoga mat on your wooden platform in the middle of the valley, for relaxation and to connect your soul, body and spirit.

Food as Medicine

Indulge in tasty and healthy home cooked Ayurvedic snacks, smoothies and meals made with love and help from the children.

Soulful Memories

Be inspired by the surroundings, the playfulness of your loved ones, take a break that is nourishing, inspiring and fun.

At the center, they have assembled the best of everything, venue, childcare, yoga, therapists. They are welcoming children of all ages along with their parents, and single mums and dads.

"Find your Zen in this Algarve family retreat through yoga and nature activities!"

What's Included

  • 1 daily yoga class for the parents
  • 1 daily guided activity for the children
  • 1 excursion every day for the whole family
  • Daily meditation practices
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Organic nutrient-packed meals for brunch, dinner and snacks
  • Water and tea
  • During the retreat we combine yoga, meditation sessions at the retreat center and at the beach. Also included are adventurous walks through the mountains, and surf sessions the West-Coast Algarvian waves or other fun activities such as Friday night happiness pizza party at Tojeiro or local markets.

What's Not Included

Flights
Insurance
Transport from and to the airport
Additional spa treatments

Venue Highlights

The Algarve possesses many treasures. The area itself has great landscape of blue sea and reddish earth, rough rocks and sunny orchards where oranges and lemons grow alongside wild mint and lavender. There are the ancient olive trees, the colored houses glowing along side of lush hills and the high cliffs transmitting a sense of transcendence.
The alchemy of the Algarve.

There are the people that have inhabited the Algarve through-out history from the Arabs, Moors and Romans to the more recent arrivals of visitors from Germany and The Netherlands today. Specific places like Caldas de Monchique have been for so long a kind of miniature magnet that draws different people towards it, not only because of its mediterranean beauty, but also because of the thermal baths from something deep within the earth itself. There is a special energy, an intensity in which the spiritual and the earthly dimensions overlap and meet together.

Just a little bit up from the Southern Coast of the Algarve, around Monchique and Aljezur, much of the natural beauty still remains wild and relatively untouched, retaining it’s natural charm and heritage. This ancient and wild side in the mountains of the Algarve is where you can really reconnect to nature and yourself. With the help of an experienced guide or on your own, you will walk along paths very few ever experience, allowing the natural beauty and power to be an inspiration and reflect itself in your journey and meditations.

From the Atlantic Ocean beaches on to the West coast until Mounty Monchique area is a different Algarve, wrapped in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility that will provide you with a sacred rest.

Accommodations

You will stay in or close to the Retreat Center Dharma Garden: home base of transformational events and retreats to awaken body, mind and spirit. To sleep at the Retreat Center we have a traditional Native American Tipi of 7 meters available in the middle of nature to make the adventure complete. Not so adventurous? It is also possible to stay in a room or studio at a Bed and Breakfast very close to Dharma Garden Retreat Center.

With only nature around, it is so peaceful. There are no neighbors near by and no roads around. There is no main electricity on the premises, at the retreat center they live completely off the grid with solar power and water from the source. Dharma Garden Retreat Center Provides the perfect base to unwind and connect with nature. A sanctuary where all yoga and meditation activities and retreats are focused on developing your self-awareness, while enjoying every moment of your stay.

Amenities

  • A/C in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea
  • House Keeping
  • Ayurvedic

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

There will be delicious food, based on Ayurvedic and yoga principles. Full of flavor and imagination as well as nutritional value and will leave you feeling satisfied, well-nourished and delighted with the variety of tastes and flavours. There will also be healthy snacks.
During this retreat, you will be served daily a vegan brunch (early small breakfast for the children available), healthy snacks, and meal soup with side dish for dinner to create ease and harmony for meditation and sleeping. Tea and water will be available all day.

The following meals are included:
Brunch
Dinner
Snacks
Drinks

Directions

Arrival by airplane
You can book your flight to arrive at Faro Airport (FAO) or Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). Airport transfers are not included in the price, if you need more information on how to get to the venue, feel free to send an inquiry to Center for Yoga, Meditation and Inner Awareness.

Arrival by bus
The closest bus stop is in Aljezur. You can arrive in Aljezur by bus from Lisbon and from Sevilla. However, it is highly recommended to rent a car.

Arrival by car
It is highly recommended to rent a car as this makes your retreat a complete experience of connecting, learning, relaxing, and exploring.

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