running a retreat/course here

Rural Escapes Portugal is an off-grid retreat centre in the heart of Serra de Monchique. We are keen for teachers and facilitators to use this beautiful space to run retreats and courses for their clients. Our aim is to offer you a good service that is affordable for you, in return we hope you keep your prices reasonable so that we can continue our ethos of running inclusive rather than exclusive retreats.  Our space is open for retreats from the second week of May to the end of October.

Our facilities include the following:

    • 5 bell tents (sleeping 2 in each comfortably) or can be hired as singles too
    • 1 cabin – sleeps 2 and has a sitting room area and private shower (this is often reserved for the teacher or staff, depending on space
    • 1 campervan – usually reserved for the teacher/facilitator or cook
    • 2 kitchens with all ammenities for self catering or you can opt for us to cater for your group
    • Outdoor eating area
    • 4 showers
    • 3 compost toilets
    • 4.2m plunge pool situated in the forest
    • Outdoor yoga platform
    • Indoor yoga studio in our restored cottage
    • Filtered spring water
    • Comfortable beds, bedding & towels
    • Glorious walks in nature

For an additional charge we can offer you and your group the following:

    • Shruti box, a harmonium, 14″ Chinese gong, 32″ Paiste symphonic gong, shamanic drum, 2 guitars and singing bowl all available at a small additional cost
    • Hire of a 9 seater van and driver for trips out and a car and driver seating 4
    • Airport transfers at a competitive rate
    • You can either opt to self cater or be fully catered for – it’s entirely up to you!
    • our in-house yoga teacher and gong player, fully qualified in hatha, kundalini and yoga for recovery
    • a trip to a spa in Monchique where you can indulge in having one of their many treatments or simply take advantage of their luxurious sauna, steam room, ice-room, indoor and outdoor swimming pools
    • gong bath
    • laundry service

For more information and for our prices please either call or WhatsApp Camilla on +447786527686 or alternatively use our contact form.