Massage & Yoga Retreat Portugal... Practice Yoga at the most breathtaking location right by the sea...Totally relax and unwind with amazing massages by Monika and her team... Relax and sleep in our laid back beach retreat... and eat well to restore, revive and feel amazing... Those wishing to combine the classical delights of Cascais with a week of yoga, meditation, massage, hiking, surfing and eating... can take advantage of some of the most amazing beaches right at our doorstep and we are just 25 minutes from the historical Lisbon city centre. The Balance & Restore Package program aims to make sure you get the most from your experience in Portugal whether you are an experienced yogi or have never tried it before. Experience revitalizing Hatha Flow Yoga sequences in the morning to give you all the energy and focus you need for the day. Our qualified in-house yoga teachers will help develop muscular strength, stamina, flexibility, balance, and breathing. Ida will bring balance to your body and mind during our morning practice, so that we build our bodies to be light and strong. After an active day of chilling-out on the many beaches, you can lounge around our garden at the The Salty Pelican with a couple of drinks and new friends. Our friendly, highly experienced team will help you develop your own yoga practice, relax with one 45 min massage, find inner peace with one semi-private meditation class, learn how to surf with one surf lesson or join a SUP lesson instead, take a hike to the magical national park beach of Praia da Ursa, meditate at sunset and enjoy delicious dinners. Over the week we create an amazing peaceful experience... Just the perfect balance to relax and enjoy the sun, sand, surf, yoga classes, good people, good times and good vibes....
"I'm so happy and grateful for this experience! One of my best vacations!"
Yoga... Our 8 day Deluxe Yoga & Massage & Surf Package offers an excellent detailed introduction to Hatha Flow & Yin yoga for beginners and the chance to dive deep into more advanced practice. Our sessions are held in the morning down by the beautiful sea and in the afternoon in either our garden or down in the nature park nearby. Practicing Hatha Flow & Yin yoga will help to harmonise the nervous system, increase your sense of balance with the body & mind and strengthen your lymphatic system. There is no yoga scheduled on Mondays or Thursday afternoons to give you the time to enjoy either some other activities we offer or go exploring Lisbon city and the beautiful national park of Sintra. You can join your first included yoga class on your arrival date in the late afternoon, if it does not fall on a Monday or Thursday.
Morning Hatha Flow Yoga... Experience revitalizing Hatha Flow Yoga sequences at sun rise down by the sea to give you all the energy and focus you need for the day. Ida our in house yoga instructor will help develop muscular strength, stamina, flexibility, balance, and breathing. Our qualified teachers will bring balance to your body and mind during our morning practice, so that we build our bodies to be light and strong. The mental benefits of yoga include an increased sense of focus and awareness to the human form and body. This practice is for all level yogis.... You don’t need any earlier experience. * Yoga studio will be used in case of bad weather.
Afternoon Yin Yoga... In the late afternoon we start our practice with Yin Yoga... We hold long deep postures with a quiet and relaxed atmosphere. Almost every posture is done at floor level and the stretches will maintain for 2-5 minutes at a time. This will take us deeply into our connective tissue expanding flexibility and aiding healing energy to our bodies.This practice is for everyone and it's a beautiful way to start your yoga journey. * Yoga studio will be used in case of bad weather.
Guided Meditation Hike ... Every Monday & Thursday afternoon we organise a Guided Meditation hike down to the beautiful national beach of Praia da Ursa. Here we will practice meditation right on the sand with peaceful surroundings, small snacks and wine to finish. It will probably be the highlight of your week here ;-) This activity is included in your package price.
Massages... Our in-house trained masseuse and her team will pamper your body with a relaxing deep tissue massage. Our teams vast experience will allow you to fully appreciate your relaxing massage in a long lasting way.... The massages are just heaven ;-) One 45 min massage is included in your package price.
Semi-Private Meditation... During the week you will also have the chance to join a semi-private meditation class. Our teacher will guide you through a 20 min session to find balance with your body, emotions and thoughts. Learn to relax with different breathing exercises.
Surf Lessons & Unlimited SUP Board Rental... After breakfast you have the option to head out to the beach for our morning Surf or SUP lesson. Our surf/SUP school is run by a team of certified instructors who follow a very unique approach in teaching. They will make sure that you learn the proper techniques and have loads of fun whilst practicing. The unique geography of our location means we not only have rideable waves almost every day of the year but we also have a calm protected bay in Cascais perfect for stand up paddle boarding ** This package has 1 surf or SUP lesson included in the package price and you can also borrow SUP boards at anytime from the SUP beach which is just 15 minutes walk from our property. Optionally you can book extra lessons once you are here, at additional cost.
Dinners... The Salty Pelican crew cooks up a yummy Seafood BBQ including delicious grilled vegetarian options and we also have a separate Portuguese tapas & wine night including grilled chorizo sausage, variety of pinchos, local olives, bacalhau fritters, calamari, sun dried tomato bruschetta, batata fritas and garlic & coriander grilled prawns. . We love to bring everyone of our guests together to eat, drink, socialise and make new lifetime friends. The dinners are served outside in our garden usually and includes all the sides and locally sourced wines. We have 4 nights scheduled for these dinners and two of those dinners are included in the package price.
The Surf & Yoga Retreat Portugal... Our packages are for 7 nights and include a comfy bed in a spacious room with shared bathrooms and a delicious breakfast with fresh fruits, yogurt, eggs, juices, muesli & cereals, fresh vegetables, homemade hummus, chia seed puddings, baked bread, freshly baked pastries, fruit infused water, soy milk, fried fruits & mixed seeds and lots more. Besides the amazing time you will have practicing yoga with our teachers, the retreat has all the comforts of a home. If our all day menu of delicious & healthy snacks doesn't tempt you... we also have a big kitchen for you to cook up a storm in. After a day of relaxation down at the beach or exploring Sintra National park... grab a cold drink from our menu or lay back and relax in one of our beanbags in our beautiful garden with a book and some sunshine.
Our central location is just minutes away from all the best beaches, restaurants, cafes and chill spots in the area.
Of course you can also book extras such as extra days, surf lessons, SUP yoga, rock climbing, massages, airport transfers and bike rentals in addition to this package.
Conditions... You can join as many of our scheduled yoga classes during your stay with us. Yoga is twice a day everyday except all day on Mondays and also on Thursday afternoons there is no yoga scheduled, instead we have the guided meditation hike scheduled these afternoons. You can choose to join your first yoga class either in the afternoon on your arrival day (if it does not fall on Monday or Thursday) or the following morning. * There are no refunds for any unused yoga classes.
Sunday Arrivals: If your arrival day falls on a Sunday, your first yoga class is scheduled on that afternoon between the starting time of 3pm - 5pm usually. If you miss this class, your first yoga class will commence on Tuesday morning, as there is no yoga scheduled all day on Monday.
OCT 18th - MARCH 31st
APRIL 1ST - OCT 17TH
JULY 1ST - SEPTEMBER 30TH
BALANCE & RESTORE
LOW: €549 shared*
€749 twin | double**
HIGH: €699 shared*
€899 twin | double**
PEAK : €749 shared*
€949 twin | double**
Delicious healthy breakfast daily
UNLIMITED Yoga Classes x11
Meditation incorporated into classes
1 x 45 min relaxing Ayurveda massages
UNLIMITED Premium SUP board rental
Morning Yoga by the seaside
Afternoon relaxing Yin Yoga
1 Semi-private Meditation Class
1 Sunset Meditation Hike
1 Surf Lesson including return transport
1 Seafood/Vegetarian Bbq Dinner
1 Portuguese Tapas & Wine night
All yoga mats & equipment provided
Free filtered water & herbal tea available
Free time to explore Sintra & Lisbon
* Price per person in a shared deluxe dorm room
** Priced per person based on double occupancy
*** Peak Season rates include Easter & Christmas