Meio Centre Alcanede, Portugal

Join us for this Rest + Restore Yoga Retreat in Portugal 

 

Yoga Retreat in Portugal

10th - 17th May 2025

 

Rest, Restore + Reset

This retreat experience allows us  to leave our regular routines behind in order to fully immerse in a yogic lifestyle

 The perfect venue, in the perfect setting for an unforgettable and transformative week of all things yoga.

YOGA + BREATHWORK + MEDITATION + NIDRA + SATSANG + DELICIOUS FOOD + SWIMMING + SUN BATHING + WALKING + MASSAGE + NATURE

 
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Our Venue

The Meio Centre

Meio is an historical building that is beautifully renovated and has been in the same family for 6 generations.

It has had previous lives as a school and so maintains an inspirational atmosphere for learning and growth.

It is spacious  with multiple spaces to relax and enjoy the surrounding countryside. 

Nestled within its 4 acres of beautifully kept grounds is a swimming pool and 2 outdoor yoga spaces. The indoor dining room &  lounge are homely and cosy. 

Bedrooms

Comfortable and stylish

 

All of the 6 bedrooms are modern, airy and well ventilated.

They are all very similar spacious twin rooms with comfortable beds and quality linen. All with their own modern ensuite bathrooms.  These rooms set the retreat price at £950 per person.

There is a secondary accommodation, Magnolia House which is situated a 7 minute walk away which is more luxurious with bigger swimming pool and provides solo occupancy double bed. This accom set the retreat price at £1,100 per person.

 

The local vicinity

The venue is named after it's location. Meio translates as 'middle' from Portguese. This refers to its location being in the middle of Portugal, nestled within one of Portugal's National Forests.

47 miles north of Lisbon. It's closest city is Santerem. 

Alcanede, a quiet picturesque village has plenty of stillness and peace. The village amenities are modest. There is a fresh fruit & veg stall, a local cafe restaurant and a supermarket.

Here we are surrounded by the natural beauty of rolling hills, rivers and ancient forestry.   

Each morning we greet mother nature in our silent meditation walks.

Daily Schedule 

7:00am Silent AM Walk

7:30-8:00am Breathwork & Meditation

8:00-9:00am Dynamic Yoga*

9:00 - 10:00am BREAKFAST

10:00-1:00pm Freetime***

1:00-2:00pm Vegetarian LUNCH

2:00-5:00pm Freetime***

5:00-6:30pm Relaxing Yoga**

6:30-7:00pm Breathwork & Meditation

7:00-8:00pm DINNER

8:00-9:00pm Workshop/Talk/ Satsang Circle

 

*Dynamic Yoga can include vinyasa, strength and flow high tempo styles

**Relaxing Yoga can include Restorative, Yin, Iyengar, Hatha, Lunar or Slow Flow Styles

***Swim, local Walk, Read, have a Massage or take a trip to the local Lake or farther a field to Obidos or Nazare

 

Wonderful Chef & Spectacular Food

 The wonderful meals will be a huge part of this retreat experience.

We are delighted to have a wonderful Zoe (@wildelicacies) a well celebrated Portuguese wellbeing chef as part of our team who is passionate about yoga as much as us.

She will be lovingly preparing locally sourced vegetarian meals that are aligned with the yogic ethos.

3 meals a day. All lovingly prepared with a an emphasis on high quality ingredients, wholefoods, organic, nutritious and vibrant meals with an emphasis on nourishing the soul as much as fuelling the body.

 

Freetime Activities

Each day there are 2 windows of 3-hour free-time within the retreat schedule. Of course you are welcome to take more, as all elements are optional and for your pleasure. 

We encourage you to rest and relax and take off the pressure to 'do' anything. 

There is a swimming pool in our retreat venue and a larger pool at the secondary accomodation. You are welcome to go between the two accomodations to enjoy a change of scene. 

Walking in the local area is plesant there are historical ruins and rolling hills all around. 

Or perhaps a coffee at the local village cafe. 

Tammy is offering her treatments of Reiki, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Womb Massage or Thai Yoga Massage for a reduced retreat rate of £60 per hour.

You may also like to organise yourself a day trip. Nearby tourist destinations include the historical town of Obidos famous for it's cherry liquor chocolate cups and Nazare an internationally renowned BIG surf beach. Taxis could be booked for these.

Travel Information

Getting to the Venue

FLIGHTS

Suggested Flights allow you to arrive on the evening of 14th Sep 2024 (start of the retreat). Choosing the suggested flight means you can share the journey with fellow trainees.

EasyJet Flights

Sat 14th Sep 2024

Dept Luton 12:20 & Arrive Lisbon 15:15 

Sat 21st Sep 2024

Dep Lisbon 15:45 & Arrive 18:30

Travel from Lisbon to Alcanede (via Santerem)

By Train* & Taxi approx £32-45. 1 change at Satarem

Estação Ferroviária de Lisboa Oriente 1 hour to Santarem

*trains run hourly

Taxi Santarem to Alcanede 32 mins 

By Bus* approx 1 hour 46 mins approx £2-12

*but risk of less frequent buses

Go to Avenida do Brasil Bus station in Lisbon

1 hour 5 mins to Satarem Terminal Rodoviário

then local Bus 41 mins to Alcanede

 see http://www.rodotejo.pt/

See Travel Info for Portugal

Address: 

Quinta da Ponte,
Rua da Ponte Romana N¬ļ2 to 6
2025-036,
 Alcanede, Santarém
Portugal

 

Retreat Costings

 

What's Included

  • ¬†Luxury Acommodation
  • Meals by Superb Retreat Chef (Breakfast, Lunch,¬†Dinner)
  • Use of swimming pool

What's Not Included

  • Flights to Portugal
  • Travel Insurance for Portugal
  • Travel from Lisbon airport to venue in Alcanede

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