Frequently Asked Questions (Portugal)

FAQ

What Language will the Retreat be in?

The teaching will be in English, but we can also speak Portugese, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese and Danish.

Do I Need to Be Very Good at Yoga?

You don't need a lot of yoga experience to be able to participate and enjoy the retreat. Our classes will be tailored towards whoever is coming with us, and we give options for you to dive deeper or pull back if you wanted to. 

Do I Need Insurance Or Am I Covered?

You will need to arrange your own travel insurance. It is at your own discretion and responsibility.

Do I Need to Bring My Own Camping Equipments?

Our price is only covering for teaching, food and yoga equipments, if you would like us to arrange camping equipments for you, there is an additional cost of 500 DKK per person, it includes tent, camping mattress and sleeping bag, you can book it ahead of time by adding it in your cart as you reserve your spot.

What Else Should I Bring With Me?

You should bring enough comfortable clothes to practice yoga and other activities in, the temperature at Vila Nova De Milfontes this time of year will be around 16 C - 24 C, so take that into account. Of course bring your swimwear and sun glasses as well. It might get a bit chilly at night since we are close to the ocean, a warm hoodie or jumper is recommended.

How Do I Join Activities Other Than Yoga?

We can help arrange instructors for various water activities such as surfing, wind surfing, canoeing, paragliding and nature walk/hikes. Note that equipments and other costs are not included. 

Can I bring someone who isn't going to practice any yoga?

You definitely can, there are plenty of water activities and other things to do if one doesn't want to do yoga, please write me at info@yogawithsandy.dk to discuss the options.

Can You Tell Me More About The Accommodation?

Our camp site is located in the back of a beautiful private family villa,built from the ground with lots of love and attention and a deep careful attention to the positioning, one side to the south with an astonishing view of the mountains and the morning sun, and on the other side warmth, water and the perfect sunset. We will have access to clean water, bathing and toilet facilities, dining hall, kitchen and yoga pavilion.

Around 1500 meters distance you can go refresh yourself in the river that connects with the ocean. It is also a short car ride to the ocean beach where we will have outdoor yoga and the opportunity to take various water sports. 

If you are not that fond of camping, or you would like to stay around for longer, there are affordable accommodations nearby:

NATURARTE RIO, 1200 meters from our location - Click HERE to open 

MONTE DA CORÇA NOVA, 300 meters from our location - Click HERE to open

Do I Need To Buy My Own Flight Ticket?

The price only includes teaching, food and yoga equipments, so you will need to get your own plane tickets. We suggest to fly in through Lisbon or Faro airport, and from there it is only about an hour and a half drive. 

Do I Need to Arrange My Own Transportations?

We are expecting everyone to arrive at various times, so we expect you to arrange your own transportation, the cost of renting a car ahead of time is about 120€, alternatively you can also take the bus (check here) from either Faro or Lisbon and we can pick you up at nearest stop at Vila Nova de Mil Fontes. 

Schedule

MORNING

AFTERNOON

EVENING

DAY 1

Arrival

Arrival/Setup + Light Lunch

18:00  Dinner

20:00 Meditation + Introduction (S+J)

DAY 2

07:30 Morning Yoga (S)

09:30 Breakfast

11:00 Activity

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Free time

16:30 Afternoon Yoga (S)

18:30 Dinner

20:00 Meditation/Free Time

DAY 3

07:30 Morning Yoga (J)

09:30 Breakfast

11:00 Activity

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Free time

16:30 Afternoon Yoga (J)

18:30 Dinner

20:00 Meditation/Free Time

DAY 4

07:30 Morning Yoga (S)

09:30 Breakfast

11:00 Activity

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Free time

16:30 Afternoon Yoga (J)

18:30 Dinner

20:00 Meditation/Free Time

DAY 5

07:30 Morning Meditation + Yoga (S+J)

10:00 Brunch

14:00 Check Out