6 Days Personal Re-Start, Stress Reduction Mindfulness Retreat in Algarve, Portugal

Meditation Retreat Portugal

This intensive program is based on the content of the famous MBSR program – Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. It consists of eight sessions, combining moments of practice like mindfulness of the breath, mindful walking, mindful eating and body scan meditation, with moments of reflection about themes like the role of perception, emotions, what is stress and how to respond instead of react, how to communicate mindfully to transform relationships at professional and personal level. You will learn how to reduce stress by working the capacity to intentionally stay present.

Highlights

  • Learn to relax your mind and body
  • Understand the importance of being connect with the present moment
  • Empower your focus and generate greater physical and mental energy
  • Make better decisions, shape the mind for the future
  • Learn powerful skills to upgrade your life
  • Find deeper meaning in life
  • 5 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner

Styles


6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English
The maximum participants in the group is 4
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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Tennis court
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Terrace
  • Yoga studio
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wedding
  • Wireless internet

During the retreat in Molinum ad Mare, you will stay in vintage rural room with panoramic view of Algarve.

A unique stay at Molinum ad Mare will leave you with more than memorable experience. The windmill, or the ‘molinum’, is a historical symbol, a place worthy of time. Above all, Molinum is a place to be yourself, to experience what surrounds you and Algarve: its nature, culture, and calmness. Molinum’s personal care in combination with the rooms, swimming pools, tennis court and gardens are the key ingredients that will provide a delightful stay.

Fig Room

This room is for couples to reconnect and enjoy the simplest pleasures of life. Comfortably decorated with antique furniture, it has a double bed and en-suite bathroom with shower.

Almond Room

This room is located on the first floor with a panoramic view, decorated with antique furniture, a double bed, and en-suite bathroom with a bathtub. In January, the almond trees blossom at your terrace, flavoring your stay.

Olive Room

This room is for those who appreciate simple life. It has two twin beds and en-suite bathroom with a shower. It’s a bright and light room with a window to enjoy panoramic view.

Carob Room

This room is simply decorated with antique furniture. It has two twin beds and en-suite bathroom with a bathtub. It’s a bright and light room with a door to enjoy the panoramic view.

Molinum ad Mare Portugal Meditation Retreat Schedule

  • 07:30 Mindfulness of breath (20 minutes)
  • 08:00 Mindful walking (20 minutes)
  • 08:30 Mediterranean breakfast
  • 09:30 Mindfulness session I (two hours)
  • 12:00 Free time
  • 14:30 Mindfulness session II (two hours)
  • 17:00 Tea or coffee and traditional biscuits, followed by free time
  • 21:30 Mindfulness of breath (30 minutes)

Instructors

Renata Cortês
Renata is a mindfulness instructor. The first time she came in touch with mindfulness, she was surprised by the simplicity of the teachings, and this led her to become a certified instructor with a TDI in mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR). Since then, she has developed her practice working mainly in hotels in Algarve region. People choose mindfulness retreats for a variety of reasons, including doctor's advisement. Vacation is a perfect moment for you to dive deep into understanding how can you improve the quality of your life.

Location

This retreat will take place at Molinum ad Mare in the parish of Boliqueime in Central Algarve between mountain and sea. Within a radius of 15 to 20 kilometers you can breathe in and experience Algarve’s culture, taste a variety of typical flavors, and access beaches, golf courses, markets, marinas, and cities.

Nearby places

  • City of Albufeira - 25 minutes
  • City of Loulé - 20 minutes
  • City of Vilamoura - 20 minutes
  • Faro Airport (FAO) - 30 minutes
  • Olhos de Àgua Beach - 20 minutes

Features

Activities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Tennis court
  • Trail running

General

  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Hammock
  • Yoga studio

Services

  • Wireless internet

Food

Daily breakfast is included in the retreat package.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Lacto-ovo Vegetarian
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Mediterranean breakfast
  • Afternoon tea or coffee and traditional biscuits
  • 16 hours of Mindfulness
  • Manual of the program

What's not included

  • Half board or full board service
  • Transfer service from and to Faro Airport

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Faro Airport (FAO).

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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