We make waves
FRESH START INTO 2024
As the sun sets on the horizon of 2023 and the dawn of 2024 awaits us, it’s the perfect time to reflect, rejuvenate, and ride the waves of serenity into the new year. We are beyond thrilled to invite you to our exclusive Bikram Yoga & Surf Retreat nestled in the heart of Algarve. From the rhythmic flow of Bikram Yoga to the exhilarating surf on the Algarve beaches, this retreat is an odyssey of self-discovery, connection, and pure joy.
Every day you will experience morning meditation, different Yoga styles and surfing or hiking along the beautiful coast of the Algarve.
You get to experience different workshops such as a cacao ceremony & sound healing, designed to heal deeply on mental, physical emotional and spiritual levels. Furthermore, our posture clinic will provide you with valuable time with us, where you can receive personal adjustments and guidance. After a day full of yoga and surfing you will be treated to the most delicious and nutritious vegetarian (or optional vegan) dinner that will make you feel healthy and light like never before.
This retreat is a perfect way to end this year, to give you time to reflect and to dedicate time to yourself, your body and your mind.
Book your spot today and take the first step towards a new you!
ENJOY EXCLUSIVE LUXURY LIVING
Waking up with the sound and the view of the ocean – This dream comes true at the One Life boutique villa. Just outside the charming fishermen’s village Burgau in the south Algarve, Portugal, you find the villa within 5 minutes walking distance from the idyllic white sanded beach ‘Cabanas Velhas’. The villa has a lot to offer. Relax at the pool, enjoy the ocean view and go for a walk on the beach down the road. Algarve’s beautiful beaches are waiting for you to explore them. To bring a day full of surf and yoga to a great end, meet your new friends in the cosy living room.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Each day will begin with a peaceful guided morning meditation session, where you will learn a variety of techniques to help you find stillness and connect with your true self.
The retreat is led by Nadine, a seasoned Bikram Yoga instructor with over 6 years of teaching experience, who will guide you through the Bikram sequence in a daily Yoga class in or outdoors, where you will gain a deeper understanding of your body and mind.
Brunch is served after the class, followed by time to go surfing or hiking along the breathtaking coast of the Algarve. You can also stay in the villa and unwind with a treatment or enjoy the pool or sauna.
Relax, rejuvenate and indulge your senses with an array of activities and offerings throughout the day. In the afternoon, we have a surprise in store for you with a different workshop daily, such as laughter yoga, face yoga, authentic relating, ecstatic dance and many more. Evening meals will be delicious, mainly vegetarian options and the perfect end to the day.
During the week, we will hold Posture Clinics where you will get personal adjustments and guidance on acquiring greater depth in your practice. Here, you can get all your questions answered, too!
As a Professional Life Coach, Nadine will also offer two Coaching Workshops (one to Reflect on 2023 and one to Design Your 2024) to help you transform your challenges, move towards your dreams, and learn more about yourself.
Come and treat yourself to a week of yoga, wellness and self-discovery at our stunning retreat in Portugal.
Book your spot now!
Nadine Faitas is a world-travelling life coach and yoga teacher who has been helping others on their journey of self-discovery and transformation. With over 16 years of experience in Yoga, she has travelled to 50+ countries and lived in 7 of them.
With her background in business administration and her own experience with burnout and depression, Nadine has found her true calling in guiding others through yoga, meditation, breathwork, and coaching.
She empowers her clients to find the clarity they need to live their best life, without feeling lost or alone. Nadine’s unique perspective comes from her own experience, and she is passionate about helping others transform their lives.
The Algarve in Portugal is a stunning destination, boasting breathtaking natural scenery, vibrant culture, and a laid-back atmosphere. One of its most famous features is the stunning cliffs in Lagos, which attract visitors from all over the world.
There are plenty of beautiful beaches to discover in the area, preserved from the crowds. To name a few: Amado, Figueira, Furnes and Beliche. The beautiful sandy beach of Cabanas Velhas is just a short walk away from the villa.
The serene atmosphere and stunning natural scenery create a sense of calm and tranquillity that is perfect for yoga practice.
The Algarve offers an endless variety of waves for all surf levels all year long. On the West coast, beaches like Tonel, Cordoama, Castelejo, Amado and Bordeira offer great waves for any level when conditions are good.
On the South coast, Zavial, Beliche and Mareta are popular surf spots with nice waves, mellow and accessible to anyone.
YOUR HOME FOR 8 DAYS
If a cancellation is necessary due to illness or tragedy in the family, you will receive a full refund of less than 500 € three months before the retreat. If there is another reason why you can´t attend, we can keep your deposit for another retreat in the future.
A cancellation made before two months before will result in a loss of 50% of the retreat price.
Any cancellation made between one month before and the start date will result in a loss of 100% of the retreat price.
We reserve the right to cancel the trip if unforeseen conditions interfere with safety and security (if we do, you will be refunded less minimal administration fees). Trip cancellation insurance is always recommended whenever making travel plans.
- Meals outside the venue
- Transport from Lisbon or Sevilla can be organised at your own cost
Yes, this retreat is for you! No matter if you ever practised Yoga before or if you are a complete beginner. Bikram Yoga is a Beginner Yoga style suitable for both beginners and advanced practitioners. The set sequence allows for a consistent practice and the heat and humidity of the room help to increase flexibility and deepen the practice, which makes the postures more accessible to beginners while also providing a challenging workout for advanced practitioners.
Additionally, the heat and humidity can also help to detoxify the body and improve cardiovascular health.
Bikram Yoga is a specific style of hot yoga that is known for its set sequence of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises, which is practised in a room heated to 105°F (40°C) with a humidity of 40%.
This retreat is for adults. You can attend no matter if you are 18 or 80 years old. We usually have participants between 25-60. But all ages are welcome.
We offer one 90-minute Bikram Yoga class in the morning. We think it’s also important for you to have some time to rest and relax.
Yes, all meals are included. We offer two meals a day, Brunch and Dinner. During a yoga retreat, the focus is often on developing a consistent yoga practice, which can be physically and mentally demanding. Eating a light diet with two meals a day can help to reduce the workload on the digestive system, allowing the body to better focus on the practice and promoting a feeling of lightness and clarity. Additionally, eating a light diet can help reduce inflammation and support detoxification, which can further enhance the benefits of the yoga practice.
Yes, private classes can be booked with Nadine or Deborah and be practised during your free time in the afternoon.
A private class allows for personalized attention and instruction that is tailored to your specific needs and goals.
Glad you ask! If you book a room with another person at the same time, you both get €100 off the regular retreat price. Also, if you are a certified Bikram Yoga Teacher or are short on money but really need a retreat — reach out to us, and we will find a way!
Yes, you can. To secure the early bird discount and save your spot, you can pay 50% until the 14th of February. The other 50% you can pay either in one or two instalments until the 31st of March.
In the event that a cancellation is necessary due to illness or tragedy in the family, you will receive a full refund less 500 € prior to February 28th, 2023.
A cancellation made prior to March 31st, 2023 will result in a loss of 50% of the retreat price.
Any cancellation made between April 1st, 2023 and April 30th, 2023 will result in a loss of 100% of the retreat price.
We reserve the right to cancel the trip if unforeseen conditions interfere with safety and security (if we do so you will be refunded less minimal administration fees). Trip cancellation insurance is always recommended whenever making travel plans.