Much more relaxed than other parts of Southern Europe.
At the same time with so much to do.
Portugal really has it going on, not just with its many cool yoga retreats.
It has become a popular vacation destination.
There's great surf here but thats not all.
There's the most beautiful hidden villages along it's coastline with such a laid-back vibe.
And they are so picturesque.
The Algarve Coastline is a popular holiday destination and its long stretches of pristine shoreline and
azure oceans lure both sun worshippers and keen surfers alike.
History, delicious food and idyllic beaches are just the beginning of what Portugal has to offer.
Beyond the coastline you will find medieval castles, cobblestone villages, and captivating cities.
Hike granite peaks, meander through quaint fishing villages, explore the cliff tops, try kayaking or
biking tours- there are many ways to experience this rich country as an active participant on one of the many yoga retreats in Portugal, not just as a spectator.
The love for nature, food and the simple life has seen Portugal embrace the concept of wellness travel,
with destination spas, yoga and surfing retreats, and detox havens appearing in the most remarkable locations.
Yoga + Portugal go together like the Camel and Child's Yoga Poses.
Portugal is perfect for providing the space and time to deepen your practice and understanding.
There is no rush here and all the time to focus on what you want to.
Find balance in yourself on your yoga and meditation in the most serene surroundings.
Here's two of our favorites -
Among the many yoga retreats you are sure to find the retreat that fits what you are looking for.
Whatever yoga style, food program or other activities you are interested in you will find it.
And of course this is Portugal, so on this yoga vacation you can hit the beach for some
surf after your morning yoga class.
Here's our top three tips for Portugal yoga breaks in style -
Epic Sana Algarve Hotel
On the beach in the Algarve this lovely modern resort has first class amenities with full access for all guests, an extensive spa and runs a range of programs specializing in fitness, de-stress, mindfulness and yoga.
Long established spa, golf, yoga and wellness hotel with great facilities, bespoke spa and a range of restaurants.
If you are looking for professionally run programs mixed with luxurious chic comforts and luxury then look no further, this is the place for you to kick back and get some well earnt 'R&R'.
The best months are outside of high season summer and colder winter so March to May plus September & October.
Popular with Europeans looking for a surf holiday as it's very easy to get to and has reliable waves. Great for beginners who want to visit one of the popular retreats here.
In recent years with the popularity of yoga trainings having grown it has been a natural progression that more of these opportunities can be found in a growing number of locations across the world.
Portugal is one lucky place to enjoy this growing trend with an increasing amount of retreat centers offering you the opportunity to immerse further in the yogic lifestyle over an extended period of time.
TTcs grow your knowledge of yoga in all it's different aspects, such as pranayama and meditation, and provide you with the opportunity to expand your practice across a wider range of yoga styles.
Make the most of this opportunity to deepen your skills in your preferred style or learn a mixed variety of styles like Yoga Nidra, yin yoga, hatha yoga, Iyengar yoga and many more.
Portugal is a little more affordable than elsewhere is southern Europe.
Unlike the other countries nearby Portugal has a number of affordable yoga retreats for you to choose from.