9 Best Yoga Retreats In Faro District, Portugal - Updated 2024

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Faro, the southernmost district of Portugal, lies on the Atlantic coast in the region of Algarve. The area has a rich history and has been a common ground for many cultures and civilisations through the ages. It also has a stunning variety of natural flora and fauna. You can take a boat through Parque Natural da Ria Formosa, bask in the sunshine at the sandy beaches of Praia de Faro and indulge in authentic local Portuguese cuisine. Furthermore, this beautiful coastal region is also excellent for a relaxing yoga retreat. The peaceful beaches by the Atlantic coast make it a perfect destination for some peace and mindfulness. Read on to find out more about the best yoga retreats in Faro District, Portugal.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to yoga and wellness practices. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 14, 2024.

1. White Shell Beach Villas, Porches (from USD 179)

White Shell Beach Villas is an eco-friendly resort located in Porches. The comfortable villas and apartments come with amenities such as air conditioning, internet and toiletries. The on-site spa gives a variety of relaxing treatments, along with massages and hot oil treatments.

You can book private yoga sessions with an instructor followed by a Turkish bath to rejuvenate your body.

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White Shell Beach Villas

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Empreendimento White Shell, Quinta da Sra. da Rocha
7.35 km (4.6 mi) from Zoomarine Algarve, Portugal

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre

2. Belmar Spa & Beach Resort, Lagos (from USD 95)

The Belmar Spa & Beach Resort in Lagos have luxurious sea-facing apartments that are the very epitome of relaxation. There are a host of healthy dining options that serve healthy food and refreshing drinks.

The resort has a wellness centre with an indoor heated pool, sauna and Turkish bath. You can book a yoga session with an experienced yoga practitioner and enjoy a calming session in the outdoor gardens with the sounds of the sea as your backdrop.

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Belmar Spa & Beach Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Praia Do Porto De Mós
33.22 km (20.7 mi) from Zoomarine Algarve, Portugal

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

3. PuraVida Divehouse, Sagres (from USD 28)

Ideal for the budget traveller, PuraVida Divehouse is a cosy property that combines accommodation, a dive centre, and a yoga retreat. The guesthouse and hostel have common areas where you can interact with other guests.

In addition to kayaking, surfing and snorkelling, you can book private or group yoga sessions that are held by the host himself. São Vicente Cape Lighthouse is 10 minutes away from the dive house and the closest beach is just a couple of minutes away.

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PuraVida Divehouse

Wifi Available

Address: Rua da Pedra Negra - Baleeira
56.34 km (35.1 mi) from Zoomarine Algarve, Portugal

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Babysitting/child services Laundry Free parking

4. Octant Vila Monte, Moncarapacho (from USD 334)

Experience a truly tropical lifestyle at Octant Vila Monte. This 5-star private villa in Moncarapacho is a luxury experience, with lavish suites for couples as well as groups. You can create your own exclusive experiences at the villa such as boat trips or picnics and participate in pottery classes, workshops and regional tours.

This peaceful setting is perfect for a private yoga session or a spa treatment on the deck of the villa.

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Octant Vila Monte

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Sitios Dos Caliços
46.31 km (28.8 mi) from Zoomarine Algarve, Portugal

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

5. Utopia Guest House, Aljezur (from USD 65)

With its earthy tones and simple decor Utopia Guest House lies in Aljezur by the west coast. Book a private yoga session to begin your day or attend the morning session at 8.30am.

You can go horseback riding, surf the waves, play a game of tennis or take a dip in one of the two outdoor swimming pools. Praia da Arrifana, the closest beach, is just 3.2 kilometres (1.99 miles) away, and the Aljezur Castle is 6.3 kilometres (3.91 miles) away.

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Wifi Available

Address: Urbanização Paisagem Oceano 110
51.11 km (31.8 mi) from Zoomarine Algarve, Portugal

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Fishing Free parking Internet services Massage Hiking

6. Villa Prana Guesthouse, Yoga & Ayurveda, Portimão

Villa Prana Guesthouse, Yoga & Ayurveda is located in the heart of Portimão. Museu de Portimão, Marina de Portimão, Praia da Rocha and Fortaleza de Santa Catarina are all within 3 kilometres (1.86 miles) of the guesthouse.

The villa is perfect for a wellness and health retreat. It specialises in yoga and Ayurveda treatments to boost wellness. Along with therapies and massages, they recommend a food plan to accompany your treatment. You can get a rejuvenating session of yoga, Pilates and tai chi as well.

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Villa Prana Guesthouse, Yoga & Ayurveda

Wifi Available

Address: Avenida Miguel Bombarda, Nº 5
20.02 km (12.5 mi) from Zoomarine Algarve, Portugal

Parking Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry

7. Yoga Farm, Tavira (from USD 48)

Secluded and private, Yoga Farm is set amidst nature. The farm runs on organic principles and grows its own produce. The hosts are trained yoga instructors and run the yoga programmes themselves.

There are hiking and cycling routes in the mountains close to the property. The town centre of Tavira lies 6.3 kilometres (3.91 miles) away and has several restaurants and attractions. Further south, Praia da Ilha de Tavira and other beaches are accessible.

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Yoga Farm

Wifi Available

Address: 551Z curral dos boieros
61.05 km (38.0 mi) from Zoomarine Algarve, Portugal

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services BBQ facilities

8. Vilalara Thalassa Resort, Armação de Pêra (from USD 329)

The 5-star Vilalara Thalassa Resort in Porches overlooks the blue waters of the Atlantic and has access to a beach. A dedicated wellness centre offers treatments ranging from medical spa therapies to thalassotherapy.

You can join a group activity and choose from various exercise options such as yoga, pilates and dance workshops. The resort also has five outdoor swimming pools and serves local delicacies of the region to add to your wellness experience.

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Vilalara Thalassa Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Praia das Gaivotas - Alporchinhos Porches
6.62 km (4.2 mi) from Zoomarine Algarve, Portugal

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

9. Seeds of Silence, Quelfes (from USD 241)

Whether you’re a solo traveller or part of a large group, Seeds of Silence has yoga retreat packages for you. The host offers personal guidance on various treatments including yoga, reiki, hypnosis and meditation. You can customise your retreat and spend as little or as long as you wish undergoing different experiences.

The resort serves local and organic food that is freshly made. They also have bikes that guests can use to explore the area and a saltwater pool to get some laps in.

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Seeds of Silence boutique hotel & retreat center near Olhao

Wifi Available

Address: sitio da alecrineira 740Z
41.39 km (25.8 mi) from Zoomarine Algarve, Portugal

Parking Room service Bar Sauna Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

De-stress and unwind on your vacation

The picturesque views of Faro District and its Mediterranean setting are ideal for rest and rejuvenation. These yoga retreats will help you focus on your mental wellness and make sure you get the most out of your relaxing vacation.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


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