OCT – JUN: Check-in ideally between Sunday and Wednesday – closed on Dec 24th-25th (2019) and Dec 29th (2019) – Feb 16th (2020)
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Join us for a few days for a blissful yoga practice and be inspired to initiate or deepen your own healthy lifestyle in a tranquil house by the beach. Delicious healthy breakfast meals with fresh veggie and fruit juices will set your day to start with a bright, energetic feeling.

You will be introduced to Ayurveda, the ancient Indian medicine with an over 5000-year history of healing. Ayurveda is based on the deep respect for the body as the temple of the soul and develops itself as an intelligent, docile, adaptive and preventive medicine, targeting for longevity, poise, and enlightenment.

By acknowledging its principles and assessing your unique body and mind profile you will be able to improve the quality of your health, living in closer harmony with the rhythms of the Universe.

What you will get
  • 3 Nights accommodation (private double or twin bedroom)
  • 3 Healthy breakfast meals
  • 5 Yoga classes
  • Introduction to Ayurveda (1.30h session)
  • Access to a peaceful secluded garden
  • 5 minutes walk from the beach
  • Internet connection in all bedrooms
Optional extra
  • 1 Ayurveda nutrition and lifestyle individual assessment (2h/90€)
Mid Season 1 Px
Mid Season 2 Px
450 € in private room 660 € in twin or double
Mid Season from Feb 17th to May 30th and Nov 1st to Nov 30th.
  • Arrival Day. Check-in between 2.00pm and 7.00pm
  • An Extra transfer from the Airport can be arranged for 45€
DAY 2 & 3
  • Enjoy morning and/or evening classes according to our schedule with several classes from Monday to Saturday.
  • Your Ayurveda session will be scheduled according to your wishes during these days.
  • Breakfast is served between 9.30am and 10.30am
  • Breakfast at 9.30am
  • Check-out until 12.00pm

From October to June this program is ideally starting between Sunday and Wednesday.

The scent of Zen

The house provides a total of five accommodating rooms named after different plants and spices: Cinnamon, Bamboo, Shatavari, Ginger and Basil. The rooms provide a comfortable environment each with a distinct, simple and minimalist decoration style. There is a total of three shared bathrooms with showers and opening windows. And we give a special attention to cleanliness.

Included Services
  • Cleaning service
  • Shower and hand towels
  • Shampoo and shower gel
  • Individual shower outing carpet
  • Drinking water
    At House of Zen
    • Private Yoga classes
    • Massage
    • Reiki healing
    • Intuitive Astrology Counselling
    • Ayurveda Consultation (Nutrition, Beauty, Lifestyle)
    • Surf Lessons
    • Stand Up Paddle
    • Hiking
    • Rock climbing
    • Mountain Bike
    • Kayak
    • Guided Tours

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    Healthy, balanced and delicious meals are key.

    We believe that eating a plant-based diet and reducing your intake of processed and chemically refined food products contribute to a better health. We make every effort to buy local products when available. This is our small contribution towards a more sustainable and healthier lifestyle.

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    We serve an Ovo-Lacto Vegetarian breakfast including:

    • Freshly made veggie and fruit juices
    • Plenty of fruit
    • Fresh bread, cereals
    • Dairy products
    • Nuts and beans spreads and fruit jam
    • Milk, soy milk, coffee and tea

    Our instructor and therapist
    Michele Pó
    Ayurveda Therapist
    Michele Pó is a skilled Ayurveda therapist with a very intuitive approach to all her patients. She considers herself to be a faithful apprenticeship of Life ready to be surprised by the gifts that come to us daily and share them with others. She has studied Ayurveda mostly in Portugal, namely in the Institute of Traditional Medicine in Lisbon, and also in India. Michele also offers Reiki healing and Intuitive Astrology sessions.

    For reservations or inquiries, please send an email to reservations@houseofzen.pt including the type of retreat you are interested in, your arrival date and the number of persons.

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    Make your reservation with a 50% payment by bank transfer. The remaining payment is due in cash or credit card payment at the time of check-in.

    When a reservation is made, cancellation is only accepted up to two months prior to arrival. The total amount will be refunded and bank transfer charges may apply. There are no refunds in all other cancellation requests with less than 60 days notice. Booking period change request with 15 days notice may be possible according to availability.

    By subscribing this retreat, participants confirm their physical fitness and that there are no medical objections against their partaking in the sport(s) of their choice while staying in the House of Zen. Parents/legal guards are responsible for their children.

    House of Zen is not responsible and will not reimburse a client if a certain activity cannot occur due to adverse weather or other unforeseeable events beyond our control. We will try our best to offer an alternative program.

    This program, including price, schedule and terms may be subject to changes and the retreat full details should be confirmed upon your reservation.