9 BEST Yoga Retreats in Portugal - from Yoga to Sound Healing

9 BEST Yoga Retreats in Portugal – from Meditation Yoga to Sound Healing

Portugal is home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, interesting museums, mouthwatering food, and the best yoga retreats in Portugal.

There is a wide variety of yoga retreats in Portugal to select from, ranging from amazing surfing yoga retreats to farm & garden meditation and yoga tucked away in the countryside. It is also one of the hottest nations in Europe, which contributes to Portugal’s allure and appeal as a place for yoga practice all 12 months of the year.

Where to book your Yoga Retreats?

There are two major websites to use. We are working on a big comparison guide, stay tuned. The two best sites are:

The top yoga retreats in Portugal are listed below, so keep reading to find out more!

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  1. 8-Day Amazing Surfing and Yoga Retreat in Ericeira
  2. 6-Day Ocean Breeze Yoga & Surf Retreat in Sintra
  3. 8-Day Fluidity Yoga and Surf Camp in Porto
  4. 7-Day Farm & Garden Meditation and Yoga Retreat in Póvoa de Penafirme
  5. 4-Day Eco-Friendly Yoga Holiday in Aljezur
  6. 7-Day of Love, Sound Healing, Mantra, and Yoga Retreat in Ericeira
  7. 3-Day Fluidity Yoga Retreat in Beach Paradise
  8. 8-Day Silent Zen Meditation and Yin Yoga Retreat in Algarve
  9. 7-Day The Art of Vinyasa Yoga Retreats in Sintra

We also list here the absolute coolest hostels in Portugal. Some of them are as well yoga retreat centers and surf camps. Here you find all top surf hostels in Portugal.

9 BEST Yoga Retreats in Portugal

In this guide, you will find:

Quick Introduction to Yoga Retreats in Portugal

Types of Retreats: There are plenty of different types of retreats you can find in this guide. The most popular are Yoga and Surf Camps in Portugal as well as Meditation. We have listed the best yoga retreats Portugal can provide here in this guide. 

Yoga Styles: You can find pretty much anything. You can find Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga Yoga, Yin, Restorative Yoga, Vipassana Yoga, and General Yoga. Just to name a few.

Prices & Duration: Prices start from $104 up to $2,500. It is a really wide price range. Minimum duration for a retreat is typically 3 days, the cheapest retreat you can find would be this “3 Day Yoga Retreat in Beach Paradise”

New to Retreats? Read our full yoga retreats guide for beginners. We especially recommend reading:

  • How to book retreats (and websites to use)
  • What to pack for a retreat
  • How to choose a retreat you will ❤️

9 BEST Yoga Retreats in Portugal

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1. Surfing and Yoga Retreat – Where The Ocean Melts Your Heart

Enthused about an astonishing yoga and surf experience? Searching for sound and scrumptious vegan full board? Then, at that point, this retreat is most certainly for you!

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1.1 8-Day Amazing Surfing and Yoga Retreat in Ericeira

  • Retreat Center: Omassim Guesthouse
  • Yoga Type: Hatha, Kundalini, Vinyasa, Integral
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Location: Ericeira
  • Skill Level: Beginner and Intermediate
  • Price: $773

Omassim Guesthouse is located in the small village of Palhais, Ericeira with an open view over the surrounding green hills. An oasis of bright, homely accommodation with a quiet and lovely residential area.

Ericeira beguiling Fishertown is around four kilometers south strolling distance away, the following ocean side (Ribeira dIlhas) is reachable in around 20 minutes stroll in the delightful nature hold with shocking, stunning perspectives.

Considering what these amazing 8 days of surfing and yoga retreat can give you? The yoga and surf retreat offers you an interesting and extraordinary experience and offers you the chance to outdo the following:

  • 5 surfing lessons
  • Morning yoga classes
  • Evening unwinding yoga classes

The center has:

  • Yoga Studio
  • Swimming Pool
  • Lounge
  • Gym
  • Garden
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1.2 6-Day Ocean Breeze Yoga & Surf Retreat in Sintra

  • Retreat Center: Shamballah Retreats
  • Yoga Type: General Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga
  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Location: Sintra
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Price: $916

Shamballah Retreats is 10 minutes strolling distance to one of the most dazzling shores in Sintra’s National Park. They cater one of the best surf and yoga retreat Portugal has to offer. 

Along the coast, 2 km every way, you will observe Magoito ocean side and Azenhas do Mar, an excellent and dazzling town roosted on the precipices. The area is great for long strolls of investigation and close contact with nature’s magnificence plus the following inclusions:

  • Morning & evening yoga classes
  • Surf classes
  • Guided meditations

The center offers:

  • Close contact with nature’s beauty
  • Beach and Awe-inspiring village perched on the cliffs
  • Sintra’s National Park
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Shamballah Retreats - Yoga Space 6 Day Ocean Breeze Yoga & Surf Retreat in Sintra, Portugal

1.3 8-Day Fluidity Yoga and Surf Camp in Porto

  • Retreat Center: Golden Waves Surf Lodge
  • Yoga Type: Hatha Yoga
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Location: Furadouro (30 kilometers from Porto)
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Price: $539

Your surf camp will happen in Furadouro, Portugal. Only 30 kilometers from Porto by the coast lies Furadouro, a beautiful oceanside town settled between vast seashores, the nature park of Maceda Pine Forest, and the Lagoon Ria de Aveiro.

Golden Waves Surf Lodge is ideal for surfers as it is only a short stroll to the spot Praia da Furadouro with uncrowded pinnacles and an incredible base for investigating amazing waves around. Inside a stretch of 15 kilometers of shore, there are in excess of 25 waves to be torn. Unite body and psyche. Embraced by the peacefulness of the Zen garden, encompassed by rich pine trees. While the birds are singing in the pine trees and the loungers swing in the sea breeze and sink further into lively and careful positions.

The center offers:

  • Surf Lessons
  • Yoga Sessions
  • Unlimited use of surfboards and wetsuits
Check Golden Waves Surf Lodge here

Surf Classes at Golden Waves Surf Lodge 8-Day Fluidity Yoga and Surf Camp in Porto

2. Eco-Friendly Farm & Garden Yoga Retreat

The ideal place to unplug, slow down that fast pace, and get back in touch with nature. Be more relaxed and refreshed than you’ve ever been with yoga retreats on farms and gardens or nature in general.

2.1 7-Day Farm & Garden Meditation and Yoga Retreat Close in Póvoa de Penafirme

  • Retreat Center: 4elements Retreat
  • Yoga Type: Hatha & Yin Yoga
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Location: Close to Santa Cruz
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
  • Price: $870

4elements Retreat is located in the lovely village of Póvoa de Penafirme, about 45 mins from Lisbon Airport. Póvoa has a pharmacy, a post office, various cafés, fruit shops, a bakery, and small supermarkets for everyday needs. The city of Torres Vedras is a 15 min drive away, and the holiday village Santa Cruz can be reached within 15 minutes of walking.

The region here offers intriguing nature with a long and void shoreline. Two lovely seashores are only a short distance from our home. We’re fortunate to be situated in a peaceful town on the Silver Coast of Portugal, while being in a few famous touristic objections like Sintra, Ericeira, Óbidos, Peniche, and Nazaré.

The center offers:

  • One trip to Nazaré
  • Daily Yoga and Meditation Sessions
  • Trek through the hills and valley of Alcabrichel river
Check 4elements Retreat here

7-Day Farm & Garden Meditation and Yoga Retreat Close to Santa Cruz, Lisbon 4elements Retreat

2.2 4-Day Eco-Friendly Yoga Holiday in Aljezur

  • Retreat Center: Vida Pura
  • Yoga Type: Hatha & Yin Yoga
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Location: Aljezur (Close to Odeceixe)
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate
  • Price: $179

Vida Pura is situated in a hold near the town of Odeceixe and its wonderful ocean side.

You can take extraordinary climbs by the waterway stream and up or down the valley. The Odeceixe ocean side is the main Honor-winning oceanside in the gigantic normal park that encompasses it.

Vida Pura is an eco-accommodating and self feasible retreat in a hold near Odeceixe town and its grand ocean side.

The center offers:

  • Morning Yoga Sessions
  • Learn how to practice African dance
  • Bike to explore the incredible natural beauty area
Check Vida Pura here

Vida Pura Portugal 4-Day Eco-Friendly Yoga Holiday in Aljezur

3. Meditation and Healing Yoga Retreat

This is your chance to get away and step aside from all the hustle and bustle of city life. Become stronger mentally and find inner peace. Here you will find the best wellness retreat Portugal has to offer!

3.1 7-Day of Love, Sound Healing, Mantra, and Yoga Retreat in Ericeira, Close to the Ocean

  • Retreat Center: Almashala
  • Yoga Type: Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, Ashtanga
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Location: Ericeira
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Price: $539

A heaven for the Yogis, a position of joy, harmony, and discipline. Almashala is found near Ericeira, Portugal, the advanced European profound mecca.

In light of these qualities and dreams your hosts picked this spot, they felt a profound and normal feeling of having a place for this little enchanted town and to this end they longed for Almashala.

The center offers:

  • Sound Healing Session
  • Gong Bath and Kundalini
  • Authentic daily yoga classes
  • Meditation and pranayama sessions
  • Stunningly beautiful retreat location
Check Almashala here

Stunningly beautiful retreat location at Almashala Love Yoga Retreat Portugal 7 days of love, sound healing, mantra and yoga near the sea in Ericeira

3.2 3-Day Fluidity Yoga Retreat in Beach Paradise

  • Retreat Center: Golden Waves Surf & Yoga Lodge
  • Yoga Type: Restorative Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, and Yin Yoga
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Location: Furadouro
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Price: $104

Furadouro has a beguiling memorable focus. You will track down sublime nearby cafés that serve Portuguese and International dishes at extraordinary costs. Experience the best with Golden Waves Surf & Yoga Lodge.

Your ease yoga eco-retreat will occur in Furadouro, Portugal. Only 30 kilometers from Porto by the coast, a beautiful oceanside town settled between vast seashores, the nature park of Maceda Pine Forest, and the Lagoon Ria de Aveiro. The cabin is only a short stroll to Praia da Furadouro. We have agreeable temperatures, 300 days of daylight, and unadulterated Atlantic Ocean air throughout the entire year.

The center offers:

  • Vinyasa morning yoga sessions
  • Restorative Yin Yoga sunset sessions
Check Golden Waves Surf & Yoga Lodge here

Yoga and beach exploration in Portugal 3 Day Fluidity Yoga Eco Retreat in Beach Paradise, Portugal Restorative Yoga at Porto lies Furadouro

3.3 8-Day Silent Zen Meditation and Yin Yoga Retreat in Portugal

  • Retreat Center: Maitri Retreats
  • Yoga Type: Vipassana & Yoga, Yin Yoga, General Yoga
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Location: Algarve
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Price: $791

Maitri has extraordinary importance to the makers of Maitri Retreats.

Further, we find investigating and cultivating Maitri permits us to move with more tolerance and understanding, inside and remotely.

On the off chance that we invite whatever emerges, similar to dread, responsibility, and disgrace like companions, we never again repudiate portions of ourselves and find a recently discovered solace in our own being.

The center offers:

  • Yoga & Meditation Classes
  • Dharma talk followed by Q&A
  • 60-minute Yin Yoga class
  • Silent meditative walk in the hills of Monchique
Check Maitri Retreats here

Yoga practice at Maitri Retreats 8 Day Silent Zen Meditation and Yin Yoga Retreat

3.4 7-Day The Art of Vinyasa Yoga Retreats in Sintra

  • Retreat Center: Almashala
  • Yoga Type: Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, and Ashtanga Yoga
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Location: Ericeira
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Price: $539

A heaven for the Yogis, a position of delight, harmony, and discipline. Almashala is found shut to Ericeira, Portugal, the European present-day profound mecca.

In view of these qualities and dreams we picked this spot, we felt a profound and normal feeling of having a place for this little enchanted town and to this end, people longed for Almashala.

More Yoga Retreats Worth a Mention

We have provided a selection of the top yoga retreats in Portugal; however, if you are seeking for other surf and yoga retreats Portugal has to offer, we most certainly have more for you!

15-Day 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Algarve

  • Yoga Type: Hatha, Vinyasa, and Restorative Yoga
  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Location: Algarve
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Price: $2,678

Thinking of teaching in yoga and meditation retreats? You will learn all the things you need to know about teaching yoga, from the fundamentals of alignment and breathing to the more advanced techniques, all in one place.

These Yoga Teacher Training in Algarve trained and certified more than 180 yoga instructors from across the globe, giving them the skills, assurance, and professionalism they need to teach yoga effectively and safely to everyone.

Check Yoga Teacher Training in Algarve here

Meditation and Yoga Space Yoga Teacher Training in Algarve in Portugal 15-Day 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Algarve

6-Day Luxury Chakra Attunement Yoga Healing Retreat in Algarve

  • Retreat Center: Pine Cliffs Resort
  • Yoga Type: Hatha, Vinyasa, and Ashtanga Yoga
  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Location: Algarve
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Price: $2,749

Want to experience the Algarve retreats? Take a look at a luxury yoga retreat Portugal has to offer. Energize your chakras to maintain a healthy energy level: During your vacation at Pine Cliffs Resort, an award-winning establishment known for its natural splendour, you will be able to rediscover your own personal equilibrium and leave the world behind. During your five-night stay, this programme allows you to embark on a personal chakra journey.

A comprehensive collection of individual sessions, massages, therapeutic treatments, postures, breathing techniques and nutritious food to help you balance your body’s seven major chakras, which are entry points for energy to move through your body.

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Pine Cliffs - a Luxury Collection Resort 6-Day Luxury Chakra Attunement Yoga Healing Retreat in Algarve

4-Day Relaxing Yoga Meditation Vacation with Surfing and Massage in Cascais

  • Retreat Center: The Salty Pelican
  • Yoga Type: Hatha and Yin Yoga
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Location: Cascais
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Price: $320

The Salty Pelican Retreat is a good place for people who want to relax and get back in balance. Yang yoga is great for getting the body ready for the next day. Whether it’s by getting stronger, becoming more flexible, or just learning to breathe better. It’s very important to learn how to breathe right. When you do, your body will feel more in tune and balanced.

Good to know: Salty Pelican is also a super cool and popular hostel!

Yin yoga in the afternoon will bring your energy system into beautiful balance and give you a unique sense of calm on both a physical and mental level. Enjoy the special treatment and beauty of the beautiful Ursa beach while Isabella leads you on a nature walk with mindfulness and meditation exercises, followed by a picnic at sunset on one of the most magical beaches in Portugal.

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Surf with friends with The Salty Pelican Rock Climbing at The Salty Pelican 4-Day Relaxing Yoga Meditation Vacation with Surfing and Massage in Cascais

Cheapest Yoga Retreats in Portugal

As mentioned in our introduction, Portugal yoga retreats prices range from anything between $104 to $2,500. And as always, there are always cheaper options.

Besides checking the total price, it is also worth it to consider the following:

  • What exactly is included, such as
    • accommodation
    • meals
    • yoga sessions
    • other activities
    • transport
  • What is specifically not included
  • Where exactly is the retreat located? Is it easy and cheap to get there? This plays a role if you are planning to also eat in other restaurants or want to do other activities.
  • What is the duration, how many days?

With all that being said, if you want to find the most affordable yoga retreats in Portugal, it is quite simple:

  1. Open BookYogaRetreats.com and BookRetreats.com with the full list
  2. Add your travel dates or time window
  3. Order by price

Simple as that.

Why do we recommend opening both sites? Well, there is no real indication that one site is cheaper than the other. We found good deals on both platforms.

Good to know: Please always check the descriptions in the listing, especially the part of “What is not included”.

We wrote a big guide on where to book yoga retreats. We compare BookRetreats vs. BookYogaRetreats, and more. Here we cover different websites, pros, cons and fees. It is a must-read.

Why choose a yoga retreat in Portugal?

The most marvelous seashores in Europe, exceptional surf spots, grant-winning wines, dazzling food, a lot of old palaces, bunches of history, amazingly decent individuals, reasonable costs… Should you truly be persuaded to visit this heaven on Earth?

With a warm climate all year and brilliant coastlines generally all throughout its region, a yoga retreat in Portugal is the ideal reason to visit one of the most delightful and pleasant nations on the planet.

If you’re looking for a combination of surfing, eco-friendly, meditation, and healing yoga, this is the sign that you’ve been waiting for. This is your chance to get away and step aside from all the hustle and bustle of city life.

A chance to spend relaxing and revitalizing days at Portugal’s ideal place to unplug, slow down that fast pace, and get back in touch with nature.

Restore, revive, and connect with nature through awe-inspiring yoga retreats in Portugal. This retreat is definitely for you!

Where to book your Yoga Retreats?

There are two major websites to use. We are working on a big comparison guide, stay tuned. The two best sites are:

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All Yoga Retreats on a Map

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All our recommended Yoga Retreats:

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Best Hostels in Portugal plus Travel Tips:

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FAQ

Well,  this is already a super detailed article. I am sure that you already have your favorite retreat in mind! Below we list all the frequently asked questions.

Where to find Yoga retreats in Portugal?

BookYogaRetreats and BookRetreats.com are the two best sites to find retreats in Portugal. You can find the best yoga retreats in Portugal easily at Hostelgeeks.com. We picked them by hand.

What happens at a yoga retreat?

A yoga retreat is a gathering of individuals who get together to practice yoga. These retreats lasts for 2-18 days that is packed with different activities. Joining a retreat is a great way to meet other yoga enthusiasts.

Is it good to go to yoga retreat?

Yes, yoga retreats do improve your health in the long run. Yoga retreats also teach you how to keep your work life and your personal life separate, which gives you a new look at life.

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Find all our guides here and if you are new to yoga and want to know more about it, you can check our guide about the BEST Yoga Retreats for Beginners.

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