7 Day Iyengar Yoga & Surf Retreat

  • Yoga & Surf

A popular holiday destination, Algarve is a calm and tranquil setting that consists of clean beaches and cool clean air. Rich in culture and diversity, Algarve is the perfect place to enjoy a week of yoga, surfing and relaxation. Whether it's finding your own ideal stretch of coastline or just admiring the breathtaking clifftops and scalloped bays, the region is graced with spectacular nature that is sure to inspire and uplift your spirit.  

Join 7 Day Surf & Iyengar Retreat in the most stunning settings of the Algarvian southwest coast of Portugal. Come and experience a great, nourishing mixture of superb Iyengar yoga, superb surf by highly qualified teachers and the best healthy, nutritious, yummy food

You will start the mornings with an invigorating yoga class, working through alignment principles which connect the intelligence of the brain with the space of the heart. In the evening, after an enjoyable day catching waves in the pristine ocean, there will be a restorative yoga session, which is ideal to calm the senses and relax tired muscles. In your spare time you can choose to simply relax in your lovely surroundings or see more of Portugals spectacular and rich West Coast.

Your retreat package includes 10 Iyengar yoga classes and 4 days of surf lessons, 6 nights accommodation at the luxury charming Quinta, vegetarian delicious meals, all yoga mats, recipes for the week, all surf gear, and transport to & from the beach. Get ready for a retreat that perfectly combines relaxation and adventure with the caring team at Yogaion.

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Equipment
  • All Meals
  • Mats
  • Yoga Props
  • Vegetarian
  • Yoga
  • Local Shuttle
  • Pool


7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Wake Up
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Surf Pick-up
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Surf & Lunch at Beach
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Free Time
TIME OFF Exploring the quaint village of Odiaxere will take you to some of the most interesting places where you can enjoy delicious food, live music, and plenty of beach action or relaxation!

Meet The Facilitators

Venue   Luxury Charming Quinta

ll the retreats will be held at the charming luxury Quinta. It is located just 450m away from the vast, 14km long, golden-sand beach of Meia-Praia, in Lagos, Algarve. It is quietly nestled within a walled 7.500m2 area surrounded by pines and cypresses, providing the greatest tranquility and privacy possible. It is a private family-owned home in its 4th generation and has charming indoor and outdoor characteristics. It is an example of 1940's regional architecture, and in it, you will find plenty of rooms and spaces where you can ease off and have the perfect retreat. The stunning & very private outside space offers two "chill-out" areas where you can lay down and take a break; a swimming pool and wonderful outside dining area.

 In line with Yogaion's sustainable ethics, the house is backed up by solar power, has plenty of seasonal fruit trees (apples, figs, pomegranates, lemons, loquats and pine nuts) and a garden where organic crops grow throughout the year which will be used in our delicious meals. If the fruits are ripe, you are welcome to pick them from trees.



All the food during retreats is local & organic coming either straight from the organic farms down the road or from the farmers market. Meals are based on a healthy, nourishing diet including superfoods and not only are they good for the body, they are also absolutely delicious! This retreat offers many types of different dishes so that everyone can have a choice of what they enjoy and even people with dietary allergies & intolerances will be in for a treat!




Make your getaway as memorable as possible with this 7 day yoga & surf retreat. Sink your feet in powdery sand and fall in love with the blissful feeling this place can offer you. With Shaini to lead your classes and help you connect deeply to nature, your senses will surely feel refreshed. This retreat will teach you yoga as well as surfing lessons that will strengthen your balance, core and flexibility coupled with wonderful delicious meals to complete your own perfect yoga holiday.

Marionne B.

Yovada Wanderer

  Algarve, Portugal

Lagos is a city in the Algarve, in the south of Portugal. There is a great variety of things to see; The city center is sculped with traditional architecture and colors from the region. Beaches vary in shape and style from long sandy beaches to almost private ones hidden by cliffs. Ponta da Piedade is a beautiful spot with a nice lighthouse from where you can make boat tours to the natural caves. The harbour in the morning is full of activity, if you like to wake up early don't miss it. Also the fish market is an interesting spot.

One of the more popular events in Lagos are the Dolphin Tours, different companies offer tours to see dolphins. While you might be unlucky to not see a dolphin, it's still worth it if you've ever wanted a ride on a high powered boat. There are many maritime activities to do in Lagos, search, compare and buy the best maritime activities on Seabookings, where you can find a wide range of activities, from boat trips, dives, kayak tours, surf lessons, coasteering, kites surf, and many other sea activities.

The nearest Airport is Faro, about 75km from Lagos. To get to Lagos from Lisbon, you could take train or bus. To take the train, you could buy the intercity ticket, leave from Entrecampos station in Lisbon, get off in Tunes, a few stops before Faro and then change to the regional train to Lagos.