8 Day Mesmerizing Surf & Yoga Beach Retreat, Portugal

  • Organizer: The Salty Pelican Retreat
  • Type: Surf
  • Starting From: 25-November-2019
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Area: Lisbon District, Portugal
  • Food: Vegetarian,Pescetarian,Include Meat
  • Surrounding area: Near to Beach,Sea,Close To Nature

OVERVIEW

Surf & yoga retreat in Portugal is a life-changing experience. Rest and unwind in the laid back beach retreat. It is for those who want to combine both surf and yoga to get a classic delightful experience. Learn how to breathe properly by practicing various styles of yoga and also enjoy surfing in the green waves of the magical beaches. The program strives to make sure that you get the most out of your experience in the breathtaking location, whether you are trying surfing for the first time or an experienced surfer.

It is a combined program that combines yoga and surfing together to give you an enriching experience. The daily surfing session will be followed after your breakfast. The hotel van is going to pick you up from the hotel and will drop you at the location. Further, certified and experienced yoga teachers will make sure to teach you every basic detail about surfing. 

The yoga sessions will be a detailed introduction to yin & yang yoga for newbie’s as well as for practitioners. The daily yoga sessions will be held in the morning and as well as in the afternoon by the side of the beautiful beach listening to the mesmerizing waves. There will be no yoga sessions on Mondays and Thursdays to give you free time to explore the surroundings. 

The resort also offers a massage session which you will need to book in advance while booking your retreat. The in-house masseuse will pamper your body with a deep relaxing Ayurvedic massage that will allow your body to relax. The hotel has an experience of more than 13 years in Ayurvedic massages, so by not giving a second thought, you can also enjoy massage therapy and allow your body to fully rejuvenate.

Low Season : Oct 16th - Mar 31st

  • Shared - 480 €
  • Double - 649 €

High Season : Apr1st - Oct 15th

  • Shared - 599 €
  • Double - 799 €

  • 07:00 AM - Wake up 
  • 07:15 AM - Take a walk to the beach 
  • 07:30 AM - Yang yoga session 
  • 09:00 AM - Wholesome breakfast buffet 
  • 10:30 AM - leave for the surfing session 
  • 11:00 AM - Surf session 
  • 12:30 PM - Lunch at the beach 
  • 13:00 PM - Rest & unwind 
  • 17:00 PM - Meditate in the peaceful nature park 
  • 17:30 PM - Yin yoga session in the nature park 
  • 19:00 PM - Dinner time (seafood or vegetarian BBQ) or other fun activities.

The re-designed resort is a perfect place for a getaway as this comfortable and clean place will provide you with everything starting from new beds, fully equipped rooms, a fully furnished guest kitchen, attached and clean bathrooms, and the resort also provides a laundry service to its guests.

The resort takes care of everything possible by letting you lose yourself in the beautiful surrounding while letting you focus on your health. The peaceful garden of this resort is the charm of this place as it is so beautifully decorated with seasonal plants and flowers, overlooking the attractive and massive landscape.

Your program will include a daily breakfast that will include cheese, jams, freshly cut fruits, boiled vegetables, delicious herbal teas, coffee, freshly baked pastries, and natural yogurt. There will also be two seafood and vegetarian BBQ dinner served with delicious wines & tapas.

The resort also has a wide menu with everything on the list starting from vegetarian to non-vegetarian dishes available at additional cost. In case you have any personal dietary necessity than you can also communicate with the organizer when booking this retreat.

The best thing about this program is that you get to enjoy yoga as well as surfing at a beautiful location with the supporting teachers. The certified and experienced teachers will help you with everything, they will make sure that you gain every little bit of knowledge about surfing and yoga.

It is a perfect opportunity for people who are looking for a getaway to heal and relax. There will be two yoga sessions, one in the morning and another in the afternoon to let you delve deep into the practice. Besides yoga, there will also be a meditation session to help you work on your breathing skills. 

  • 8 Days/7 Nights’ accommodation 
  • Daily delicious breakfast buffet style 
  • 11 Yoga sessions 
  • 5 Surfing sessions 
  • Meditation classes in the evening 
  • Sunrise Yang yoga by the beach side
  • Afternoon Relaxing Yin yoga
  • All surfing and yoga equipment will be provided
  • Herbal tea and fruit infused water available all day
  • Return surf transfers 
  • Free time to explore the town 

The Salty Pelican Resort

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The Salty Pelican Resort offers much more than just surf and yoga. The contemporary well-equipped rooms can accommodate up to 45 guests. The large cozy lounge area of the resort is a perfect place to get to know each other and to spend some quality time with each other.

The resort also has a beautiful garden to take a morning or evening walk to a beautiful view. The resort will help you stay focused on the activities and sessions while taking care of every other thing such as laundry and cleaning service. The resort also has free Wi-Fi to keep you stay connected with the outer world. 

Overview

Surf & yoga retreat in Portugal is a life-changing experience. Rest and unwind in the laid back beach retreat. It is for those who want to combine both surf and yoga to get a classic delightful experience. Learn how to breathe properly by practicing various styles of yoga and also enjoy surfing in the green waves of the magical beaches. The program strives to make sure that you get the most out of your experience in the breathtaking location, whether you are trying surfing for the first time or an experienced surfer.

Reviews

Don't wanna leave!

The Salty Pelican is such a great place! I stayed there for one week and can say: it's not enough... Both yoga classes, one in the morning, one in the afternoon were a good experience.

Afterwards I felt relaxed and fully in line with mind & soul. Surfing was great as well, sometime it the group was bit too big, so you had to pay attention to all the people in the water.

But nevertheless it was a great start into surfing and I'll try it more often!

At Salty Pelican you're welcomed with open arms, awesome shower, comfortable rooms and delicious breakfast.


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Teachers

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    Alex

    Core Subject: Surf Coach

    Alex is a surf coach certified by the Portuguese Surf Federation. With Alex, you need not worry about anything while surfing as he is also a qualified swimming instructor. The best thing about Alex is that he is patient and understanding. He will make sure to give his best to teach you with every basic detail. He will make sure that his students are always happy inside out while surfing in the green waves.

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    Ida

    Core Subject: Meditation and Yin Yang Yoga Master

    Ida is a yoga master from Finland, who will teach Yin Yang yoga combined with meditations sessions. She will help you develop your skills, stamina, balance, flexibility, strength, and also help in focusing on breathing. She will help you to let go away from any stress or anxiety by fully emerging your mind and body in the beautiful practice.

Location

The Salty Pelican retreat is placed between the wild shores of the beautiful beach and the Sinatra's mountain ranges. The place Cascais is a charming and traditional Portuguese fishing town. It is a place for everyone as the town has both exquisite sandy beaches and dense mountains.

It is truly one of the most magical and unusual places where you can stay at the beach all day because the weather in Portugal is always calm and pleasant. On the other hand, the town also has a historic area that has a totally different aura. 

  • 50% of the total amount is required to secure your seat.
  • The deposited amount is fully refundable if you cancel 10 days before the arrival date. 
  • The rest of the amount should be settled on the day of arrival.