HIGH SEASON: Check-in available on any weekday – closed on Dec 24th-25th (2018) and Dec 29th (2018) – Feb 16th (2019)
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Immerse yourself in beautiful Portugal and soak up the vibes from the Earth and the Sea. Earth is warm and solid. Fell how daily morning and evening yoga classes will keep you grounded and more self-confident. These are small group classes with experienced instructors in a cozy, sunny environment. Every morning you will enjoy beautiful healthy breakfasts with veggie and fruit juices!

The sea is in constant movement and an endless source of inspiration! Find your stillness and take a few moments to be grateful for the goodness life offers us with the immense blue sea that lies in front of you. During this retreat, you will have the opportunity to join a guided meditation session on a stand-up paddleboard on the tranquil waters of Cascais coastline. Guided by a certified instructor, you will experience the subtle water movements transporting you into a soothing and relaxing state of being, perfect for meditation. Fine tune your mind, body, and soul with the ocean. We provide all equipment and gear for the floating meditation, including wetsuit if needed.

With fresh and healthy food, along with daily yoga and meditation classes and quality time to spend by the sea, this is the perfect choice for a sunny week of wellness and tranquility. The program is suitable for all levels, both beginners, and more advanced yogis. You will be staying at House of Zen, 400 meters from the beaches of gorgeous Estoril coastline. Our rooftop terrace offers the perfect place to watch a beautiful sunset overlooking the sea and a tranquil garden provides a hideaway to find some quiet time for yourself. We are just half-hour drive from the charming capital of Lisbon and within easy access to Cascais and Sintra.

What you will get
  • 6 Nights accommodation (private double or twin bedroom)
  • 6 Healthy breakfast meals
  • 7 Yoga classes
  • 1 floating meditation
  • Access to sea view rooftop with sun deck
  • Access to a peaceful secluded garden
  • 5 minutes walk from the beach
  • Internet Connection in all bedrooms
High Season 1 Px
High Season 2 Px
720 € in a private room 850 € in twin or double
High Season from July to September, Easter season and Christmas season.
  • Arrival Day. Check-in between 2.00pm and 7.00pm.
  •  A transfer can be arranged between the airport and House of Zen for an additional 45 EUR.
DAYS 2 to 6
  • Rise and shine by awakening your body and awareness of your breathing through morning asanas. Choose one of the available morning classes from our schedule.
  • Enjoy a well-deserved and flavorful lacto-ovo-vegetarian breakfast.
  • After breakfast: Free time for you to rest or go explore Cascais and surroundings.
  • Join your second yoga class in the evening. During summer we offer a sunset yoga class on the rooftop once a week. 
  • 19:30 Time to quiet your body, to clear your mind, and allowing your awareness to sharpen and space to open for insight and understanding to develop. This is a good time to become aware of changes in your body, mind, and heart. 
  • Once you book your retreat, the Floating Meditation session will be scheduled in one of the days, early morning, during your week stay. 
  • Breakfast is served at 9.30am
  • Check-out until 12.00pm

This program starts on any weekday and is available in high season only.

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

    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.