‘OFF GRID YOGA RETREAT’

Reconnect with yourself and be inspired by nature

17th — 22nd of September 2019

Portugal

This retreat has been canceled due to unforeseen events! we hope to come with a new venue and date for spring 2020!


Night under the stars in ‘A Terra’ Eco Glamping

Night under the stars in ‘A Terra’ Eco Glamping


Welcome to Off Grid Yoga retreat!

Spend relaxing and revitalizing days in this eco-friendly retreat near the beautiful southwest coast of Portugal. Restore, revive and connect with yourself through daily yoga and meditation practices and nature connecting activities. This retreat will take place in the beautiful outdoor area of a magnificent eco glamping place called A Terra, an eco tourism project in the hearth of the pristine nature of South-West Aletenjo, Portugal.

Relax, chill, and catch some sun at the venue’s beautiful lake or head to Odeceixe beach, one of the best-kept secrets of southern Portugal. This retreat has the right balance between free time and group activities so you will find everything you need to reconnect with yourself and with what is around you. 

Whether yoga is new to you or you are an accomplished yogi, you will enjoy and benefit from yoga sessions in breathtaking nature in the gorgeous outdoor shala. The level of instruction is personalized to suit each individual. There will also be forest walks, nature connecting activities and introduction on the “off grid” culture, including a visit to an amazing “off grid” community near by.

Video of ‘A Terra’ Eco-Glamping


What can you expect?


  • 6 days and 5 nights accommodation in Yurt, Chalet or Radjasthani tent

  • 3 delicious organic vegetarian meals per day prepared by a local chef with local & seasonal products

  • Morning energising yoga practice

  • Evening yin yoga practice

  • Daily meditation and nature-connecting activities

  • Free time in the afternoon where you can either chill by the venue's beautiful lake, go to one of the gorgeous beaches in the region, receive a massage treatment or simply hang out

  • Ecstatic Dance on the final night with one and only Dj Sakya

  • Trip to Tamera community on the final day. Scroll down to read and see more about this.

 

About The Venue


Aterra is an ecological campsite on the Southwest coast of Alentejo, Portugal, that offers a unique ‘glamping’ experience in a rustic, yet very comfortable and beautiful, family friendly environment.


It is a secluded, peaceful site in a valley surrounded by woodlands, fruit trees and grasslands where you can shower under the stars, chill out in a serene atmosphere and cool off in the enormous freshwater lake. If you are in the mood for the ocean, in just a few minutes drive you can be at one of the gorgeous beaches nearby.


Aterra aims to bring people back down to earth and step away from the world of technology, materialism. There is also an amazing gathering happening at this site (“Aterra Gathering”) every other year; this year the gathering will not take place but there are many other events and locations in the area worth visiting if you want to stick around and enjoy this gorgeous region a little more (ask us more info on this!).

Click here to see the Aterra website.

 

“Terra Gathering”


In a very short distance you can find, amongst others, interesting community projects like Tamera (which we will visit with during our retreat) and also Moojibaba’s home and ashram ‘Monte Sahaja’. Mooji has and continues to inspire millions of people around the world in their quest for a more spiritual life.


 
 
 

Trip to Tamera


 

It’s time to explore! Saturday the 21st we will include a visit to Tamera, one of Europe’s most important examples of living in community in a sustainable and respectful way. Tamera is a peace research center, that aims to develop ways to live in harmony with our planet and each other. It’s water retention landscape has become known as a living example on how we can change the landscape with basic engineering knowledge.

Click here to read more about Tamera on their webite

 

Accommodation


The interior decoration is stylish yet simple. Each tent is different and has been individually tailored with spectacular patterned Indian linings. Most of the furniture has been handmade using wood or other natural materials from the land or locally. Each accommodation has a sun terrace with chairs.



All toilets and showers are beautifully designed and you can find them spread out evenly over the whole terrain. The private accommodations have their own toilet and bathroom. All of the rooms have a double bed (Tipi’s have additional single beds) with a thick mattress, sheets, duvets and pillows. Towels and fresh laundry are provided.



Disclaimer: We have a limited amount of each tents available so we cannot guarantee you will get the option you choose. We will do our utmost best :-)


!!!EXTENDED early bird discount !!!


€70 discount per person on any ACCOMMODATION if you book before the 29th of July!!


!!New option!!

Bring your own tent

  • Select this option in the contact form and we will get back in touch with you with more information!

Shared accomodation:

  • Tipi / Yurt / Rajasthani tent:

    3 beds in each accommodation:

    Early bird: 1 Double bed €725 & 2 Single beds €675. Normal prices: 1 Double bed €795 & 2 Single beds €745.

    Note: If you are a couple and wish to stay in shared accommodation €1400 per couple or €1260 for early bird discount.




Private accommodation:

  • Rajasthani tent:

    • Early bird: Double bed, single person €875

      Double bed, couple €1560

    • Normal prices: Double bed, single person €945

      Double bed, couple €1700




  • Chalet: 3 private rooms. 2 single rooms & 1 double room, shared communal space and bathroom.

    • Early bird: Single room: €755.

      Double room, single person €875

      Double room, couple €1460

    • Normal prices: Single room: €825.

      Double room, single person €945

      Double room, couple €1600

 
 
 

Getting excited?

 
 

How to get there


There are several options to rent a car from Lisboa or Faro airports. You can also team up and share a ride.

An email platform will be created so you can contact the other participants offering or asking for a ride.

Bus options are also available and if you have any doubts don't hesitate to contact us.


GPS


37°30’1.69″N,   8°43’5.23″W
37.5004694°, -8.7181194°
37°30.02817′, -8°43.08717′
37°30’01.6900″, -8°43’05.2300″

  • Nearest airport Faro (1 hr1/2 drive). Lisbon (2hrs1/2 drive)

  • Bus links available from Sao Teotonio.

  • Nearest train connections from Lagos or Funcheira (45 mins drive)

Address Aterra


Carvalhal Das Figueiras,
Corgo Da Casca, 5707
São Teotonio
7630-635