The Algarve Yoga Holiday
- Immerse yourself in sunshine, serenity & nature on this yoga holiday to the Algarve.
- Spend 3 nights in the beautiful seaside village of Cabanas, Tavira.
- Ground yourself with a welcome ‘Slow Flow Stretch’ & grounding meditation.
- Enjoy twice daily yoga sessions, all led by an expert teacher from MOONS Yoga.
- Explore Tavira at your own pace in between sessions & with a day at leisure.
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Your Algarve Yoga Holiday
Travel with us on a unique yoga holiday that will allow you to unwind escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life while discovering the beautiful natural surroundings of Portugal’s southern coast. With a year round superb climate, fantastic beaches and dramatic landscapes, the Algarve is the perfect backdrop for a relaxing and reviving yoga holiday. Throughout this guided trip, our vinyasa/hatha practice will be varied and themed per day and all yoga sessions will be open level. Led by a highly qualified yoga teacher from MOONS Yoga, we’ll focus on slow mindful, movement with stronger holds. Variations will be offered to intensify or soften each of the poses. Between yoga sessions we’ll also have free time to take in the natural highlights of this region. listening to the sound of the waves against the shore, take a SUP lesson, or simply bask in the tranquillity of our surroundings.
Please ensure you bring your own yoga mat for this holiday.
Activity Level: Active
Travel to Portugal
Flight to Faro, transfer to Tavira
Let’s escape to the Algarve. As we depart Dublin on our flight to Faro Airport. Upon arrival, we will be met by our local representative at the airport before being transferred to our hotel in Cabanas de Tavira, in the Algarve. Cabanas de Tavira is a tranquil village, off the beaten track of the busier Algarve resorts and located on the edge of the Ria Formosa Natural Reserve, an ideal base for our relaxing yoga escape.
Slow Flow & Guided Meditation
This evening let’s enjoy a “Meet & Greet” with our highly qualified yoga teacher from MOONSyoga Loft. It will consist of a quick welcome chat so we can get to know our yoga teacher and fellow yogis, followed by a stretch session. We will be taken through a slow and mindful yoga flow, stretching out any tensions we may have. With the help of our expert yoga teacher we will then fully shift into yoga holiday mode with a grounding meditation. This will help us settle in to the new space and prepare us for a beautiful nights rest.
Afterwards let’s join our fellow group members and teacher for a welcome dinner in your hotel. Let’s get to know one another over our evening meal and get ready for the three days of restoration that await us.
4 star hotel in Cabanas de Tavira (3 nights)
Day 2- 3 – Twice daily yoga sessions
Morning yoga session
Each morning we will have a yoga class with a highly qualified teacher from MOONSyoga Loft. We will starting each day by opening up the body/mind and getting energy flowing from tip to toe; the morning classes will build to a relatively strong flow class, incorporating breath work and mindfulness throughout. Starting softly and working up into a series of slow fluid sequences, each morning class will include lengthening, balancing and strength building poses; a heat building Hatha Vinyasa class. Eventually coming back down onto the ground for a deep releasing stretch and well earned pre-breakfast savasana.
You will be free every afternoon to explore the town of Tavira and its surroundings areas. From exploring the nearby Rio Formosa Natural Park, the beach, shopping and the many cafes and restaurants, you are sure to be kept entertained in this charming rustic resort.
Evening yoga session
Each evening we will have a yoga class with a highly qualified teacher from MOONSyoga Loft. The evening sessions will begin with a warm up, like in the morning, but will focus on a particular section of the body, moving more deeply into it through specifically targeted postures. It will be more like a workshop than a ‘general’ yoga class. For example, the first one might focus on hips and hip openers working towards a climax posture such as pigeon/reclined virasana etc. Another evening workshop could be based on shoulders and arms, working up towards arm balances etc. One could be specific to twists, another to inversions etc. An additional benefit of these evening sessions is the education we take away with us off the mat, going home to our local studio with a better awareness and knowledge of the poses/alignment/benefits. The class will be followed by a cool down sequence with time to release, relax and rest the body leaving us ready to float away and enjoy the remainder of our evening.
At leisure & return home
We will have a full day at leisure to soak up the natural surroundings of Tavira before an evening transfer to Faro Airport for our return flight home, We hope you have enjoyed experiencing the joy of mindful movement and meditation with us on our Algarve Yoga Holiday.
Know before you go
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your TD active guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
Do I need a visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each countries entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.
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