Relax & Discover Yoga Retreat Portugal

Yoga retreats in Portugal to relax and discover

MEKA Yoga retreats in Portugal

Together with MEKA yoga retreats the Life Awareness Program organizes nature, meditation and yoga weeks in the beautiful SW of Algarve Portugal to relax and connect with nature and to deepen your knowledge about body & mind. The yoga villa is set in the wonderful national park Costa Vicentina just 3 km from the beautiful unspoiled coastline and beaches. These yoga retreats are for all levels. Enjoy twice daily yoga classes, beautiful walks and delicious healthy food.

Deepen your connection with nature and yourself

These yoga retreats in Portugal are weeks to rediscover, reconnect and recreate your life and learn to maintain mental and physical well being in the beautiful National Park of St. Vicente. In this beautiful natural setting you will take time to train mind & body and to develop health and happiness and a deeper connection with your true Self. The yoga retreat sessions will be combined with deepening theory and meditation training to regain focus and consciousness of the mind. Training body and mind to develop a healthy and happy life by yoga, meditation and being in wild nature. More than Yoga holiday in Portugal. A yoga retreat to relax and reconnect in the beautiful SW tip of Europe.


Yoga retreat Dates & Prices

Retreat Dates

  • 10 Aug 2019 - 16 Aug 2019
  • 17 Aug 2019 - 23 Aug 2019
  • 14 Sep 2019 - 21 Sep 2019
  • 21 Sep 2019 - 27 Sep 2019

The price per person for all retreats is € 795,- based on a shared room option. Private rooms available for +300,-

* Book 60 days in advance and get 5% discount
* Returning guests receive 10% discount

What is included in the LAP yoga retreats?

  • 6 Nights stay in our Yoga Villa 
  • 11 Yoga Classes with qualified, professional and passionate teachers​
  • All classes include Asana, Pranayama and Meditation
  • On the beach or on the Yoga deck in the garden, on the rooftop or in the Yoga Room
  • 1 Tibetan Singing Bowl meditation Session
  • Organic teas and fresh juices
  • Deliscious healthy food, fresh from the farmers’ market and mostly organic.
  • Possibility to book
    • Mountainbike Tour
    • Hike Tour (Atalaia-Walking)
    • Surf classes
    • Stand Up Paddle Board tour
    • Reiki Therapy & Massage
  • Special requests? Please let us know, we are happy to make special arrangements for you 🙂

The Location

The yoga retreats are set in the wonderful national park of St. Vicente and will be held in the Yoga Villa in Vila do Bispo in the SW Algarve. The yoga venue is a large Villa with a lush garden that has a swimming pool, a 50m2 yoga deck in the garden and plenty of space inside to do yoga when the weather is not so good by the fireplace. The villa is located 3km from the wild coastline and beautiful beaches and is close to the picturesque town Vila do Bispo. In this week you will have plenty of time to either go to the beach, do wonderful hikes in the national Park or enjoy the villa and sit by the pool.

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The yoga retreat teachers

Michaël Bijker

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Michaël is a passionate yoga teacher that has developed his own way of teaching over the years. He teaches yoga in the style of Iyengar yoga, Shivananda Hatha yoga and integrates many mindfulness exercises in his sessions combined with QiGong. Michaël is a certified 800hr YA teacher with a yoga therapy certification from the Paramanand Institute of Yoga Science & Research in Indore, India.

Michaël will only be the main teacher on the LAP weeks.

Diana Marquez

Diana was born and grew up in the South of Portugal. It didn’t take her much time to realize that yoga was an essential part of her life and is dedicated to share her knowledge and passion with the rest of the world.
Her approach has the main focus on breathworking, body awareness and deep relaxation of body and mind.

Diana is 400h Yoga Alliance Certification and focuses on Hatha, Yin, Pranayama and Meditation.

Harmke Bijker

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Harmke is a wonderful inspiring yoga teacher with uplifting and deepening yoga classes. She is from the Netherlands and has a great passion for teaching yoga and meditation. During the classes she will take you on a wonderful yoga adventure.
Harmke is a certified 500hr YA teacher with yoga therapy certification from the Paramanand Institute of Yoga Science & Research in Indore, India.

Delicious, healthy wholesome food...

“You are what you eat,” and therefor we want you to eat healthy, happy food that is prepared with love. We make sure to have fresh delicious fruits, vegetables and other healthy ingredients from the local farmers’ market that you could wish for. And of course as much as possible organic. All food is included, and we have developed a very much appreciated tradition of cooking together during the week. A wonderful way to get to know each other and get inspired with delicious yogic, vegetarian recipes.

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Daily program - Life Awareness Yoga Retreat Portugal

​The daily program of this 7 day yoga retreat will be as follows:
8.00-9.30 Morning Dynamic Yoga Class
9.30-10.30 Healthy Breakfast
Free Time (Hike along the cliffs, take a surf lesson, enjoy the beaches)
14.00-15.00 Delicious Lunch (At Yoga Villa or as pick-nick)
Free Time (read and relax or enjoy the swimming pool)
18.00-19.00 Evening Yoga & Meditation
19.30-20.30 Yogi Vegetarian Dinner

1st day starts at 16:00 – Last day finishes at 10:00

Want to know more about this Yoga retreat?

More than a yoga holiday in the Algarve

Much more than just a yoga holiday, this is a yoga retreat in the wonderful SW Portugal to reconnect with nature in the National park of St. Vicente with mindfulness, meditation and breathwork sessions.  On the retreat there will be twice daily yoga classes and you will explore the wonderful nature around and in the national park and explore this wild area of SW Algarve.
Whether you are a complete beginner or advanced yoga practitioner, you will learn wonderful techniques that you can take home to keep your self strong, happy and healthy!  The Yoga retreat in Algarve is for all levels, whether you are complete beginner or advanced yogi, you will be having wonderful yoga sessions here and learn a lot about mind and body…

"Reconnect your life with the bigger LIFE, cut the ropes and let your life flow, carried by the great river of existence . Loose, pure and conscious, confident and secure, knowing infinity is a part of you like you are a part of infinity."

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