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If you are a teacher or leader of some modality across yoga, health, fitness, meditation and more... The Salty Pelican facilities, premium shared rooms, private double and twin rooms, indoor yoga shala, sea view rooftop terrace & outdoor dining, wellness menu & all-day menu, are designed to appeal to you and your students as an ideal setting for teaching and learning in a tropical paradise setting.

We Provide :

  • a dedicated environment specific to practices of transformation

  • a support structure through diet and relaxation

  • a setting with premium infrastructure and practice spaces that includes 1 dedicated yoga shala, a sea view rooftop yoga deck facing the sea and sunset, sea view swimming pool deck, poolside sun loungers & beanbags, covered chill-out lounges, wellness services, poolside restaurant and wifi across the whole property.



  • The Portuguese Experience – Experience the natural beauty of Portugal, along with Portuguese culture, revitalising massages, simple & delicious Portuguese food and that winning Portuguese simple way of life.

  • The Retreat Experience – We have many years of experience in hosting retreats and offer a professional approach with dedicated facilities to support growth, learning and relaxation in a retreat setting.

  • Location – We are located right by the centre of Ericeira with amazing elevated views looking over the town and towards the sea. A perfect fusion of Portuguese heritage with an ultra-cool surfer vibe , where traditional fishermen’s cottages nestle amongst surf shops, trendy lounge bars and lively cafes. The best beach to relax is also just a 500m walk away. Fast and easy to access with a direct private air conditioned van transfer from the Lisbon airport in just 35 minutes or by direct public bus. 

  • Cost – Our packages are all-inclusive and at very competitive rates when comparing the quality of our facilities and services

  • Beautiful Setting – Beachfront location with sea view swimming pool deck where we also practice early morning yoga.  Our retreat provides peace, quiet and nature all within a few steps away from the lively town centre. 

  • Delicious Food – Our guests rave about our delicious food. There is something for everyone with all dietary requirements taken on board.

  • Excursions – We can organise your guests on excursions each week including transfers to Lisbon city centre for shopping & exploring, meditation hikes to the beautiful Sintra national park or some rock climbing.  Many other excursions can be added on.

  • Wellness Services – Take advantage of our wonderful treatments, including Ayurvedic full body massages and other body treatments. 

  • Yoga & Fitness Facilities – A dedicated indoor yoga shala available all seasons. Fully equipped with eco-friendly non-slip yoga mats, yoga blocks and yoga straps. This shala is perfect for other activities including movie nights also. There is also a sea view rooftop yoga deck perfect for sunrise or sunset classes with amazing elevated views of the surrounding nature, coastline and town. There is also an indoor lounge area with large group dining/work table for theory classes. 

  • Surfing Services – We have a large diverse premium soft and hard surfboard range that can be included for your guests to have access to during their retreat with you. As we are just a few minutes drive from a few different surfing beaches, it's easy to find some time to have some fun in the surf over the week. We would be happy to organise private or group surfing lessons for your guests. 

  • Marketing Support – It's also possible for your program to be listed on our website as a Guest Teacher Program and can be shared on our social media channels ( +23k followers ) with a prior agreement on profit share basis or similar. 


Note down your group’s goals and experience wish. Take a look at our site to draw inspiration from the place. Send a note to our team to inquire about possibilities. We will help find the best dates and rates for your group.


Our unique quality is that our retreat was opened specifically for teaching and practicing yoga, relaxation and good health. We are happy to share our place with genuine interested parties. We welcome you as a teacher with tradition, sincerity and integrity who may want to use our special place for your retreats.

  • Dedicated indoor yoga shala for up to 25 persons comfortably for all seasons 

  • Private and premium shared rooms 

  • All rooms have have ceiling fans & air conditioning

  • Elevated outdoor sea view deck  for both yoga and relaxing

  • Poolside restaurant & bar area

  • Fully equipped yoga shala with eco-friendly non-slip yoga mats, bolster pillows, cork yoga blocks and straps. 

  • Swimming pool with sea view deck and outdoor shower

  • Plenty of comfortable poolside sun loungers, beanbags and umbrellas. 

  • Indoor and outdoor dining areas

  • Communal lounge areas 

  • Healthy breakfast, lunch  & dinners available

  • Wellness area

  • Gift shop available with eco-friendly water bottles, sunscreens and more

  • Complimentary cold filtered water dispensers available

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Laundry service

  • State of the art electronic access control solution with RFID technologies allowing smart guest bracelets to access keyless, both the property, all bedrooms and all personal lockers/safes.

  • Surfboards rental & daily surf lessons 


  • Professional wellness team including specialists & highly trained therapists

  • Comfortable treatment room for therapies, bodywork & massages 

  • A variety of natural health products available for purchase


  • Separate teacher/assistants shared bedrooms onsite with private bathroom

  • Private or Group surf instruction

  • National Park Mediartion hike

  • Private air conditioned transfers from/to airport, Sintra or Lisbon city day trips

  • Stand up paddle boarding

  • Rock climbing 

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