Alentejo & Algarve, Portugal
july 8-15, 2022
RECHARGE. RENEW. REJUVENATE
Bask in the sun-drenched hills of the Alentejo region and explore the European coastline in the Algarve on this unique retreat to Portugal.
ABOUT yOUR RETREAT
Deepen your relationship to yoga, learn new modalities and practice self-care techniques to incorporate into your daily life upon return. Relax at the pool and enjoy a healing massage between yoga classes. Experience the food, wine, music and culture of the diverse southern region of Portugal. Devour the bright blue views of the ocean and the luscious rolling hills of the countryside, living in harmony with nature for 8 days in community with The Hot Room.
- Your flight to Lisbon, Portugal, plan to depart on July 7 and arrive July 8
- Travel insurance
- Meals on day trips
- Optional wine tasting tour
- Optional clifftop horseback riding tour
- Optional canoeing or kayak down the river Mira
July 8-15 , 2022
Single Rate – $3900
Double Rate – $3300
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What part of Portugal will we be in?
What other areas of Portugal will we explore?
What kind of food will be provided?
Will alcohol be available?
Wine will be served with dinner and additional bottles are available for purchase at the honesty bar. You will be charged for additional bottles at the end of your stay.
Can I get massages on the retreat?
Included in your retreat price is a one hour massage at the spa. Additionally, you can book a variety of other massages like rhythmic massage, ayurvedic massage, deep tissue and aroma therapy treatments. You can book these services when you arrive for the retreat.
What kind of excursions are offered?
Do I need a passport?
Yes, a passport is needed for travel to Portugal. Please check that your passport is not expired!
Do I need to be vaccinated to travel to Portugal?
Currently, you do not need to be vaccinated to travel to Portugal but you do need to be vaccinated to enter many public spaces or have a negative COVID test administered at least 3 days prior. These regulations could change at any time so it is safest to plan to be fully vaccinated by the date of departure.
Where should I book my flight to arrive to?
All flights should arrive at Humberto Delgado Airport in Lisbon.
When should I book my flights to arrive and depart?
Please book your travel to depart the United States on July 7 and arrive in Lisbon on July 8. Departure is on July 15.
Is airport transfer included?
Yes, your transfer to and from the retreat center is included in the price of the retreat. It’s about a 2.5 hour drive from Lisbon.
Do I need travel insurance?
We highly recommended that you purchase travel insurance and choose a “Cancel for Any Reason” add-on which you can purchase from some insurance providers when buying specific plans. By paying extra for this coverage, you can cancel for any reason under the sun as long as you follow the policies’ purchase and cancel stipulations. Here’s a great article on this add-on and what it does and doesn’t cover.
Here’s a great place to compare quotes on travel insurance.
When is payment due?
Payment is due in full 30 days before the date of departure, unless otherwise specified by THR. Payment plans may be set up with payments charged on the 1st and 15th of the month. A $500 deposit must be paid to reserve your spot and set up a payment plan. Space is limited, and reservations will be based upon dates deposits are received. If registrations exceed space available, priority will be given by registration deposit received date. We reserve the right to cancel the trip if it is not meeting the trip minimum and your deposit is returned. Trip cancellation insurance is always recommended.
Can I use the deposit or payments I’ve made on another retreat towards this one?
Yes! If you have a retreat balance with us, we can apply any part towards the cost of this retreat. Please keep in mind you may lose your place in a future retreat if you transfer the deposit to this one.
Can I use my Ultimate Plus & Ultimate Membership Retreat Credit?
Yes! Ultimate Plus members may use up to $300 of their yearly retreat credit and Ultimate members may use up to $200 of their yearly retreat credit.
What should I do to prepare for the retreat?
We ask that you avoid large gatherings for two weeks prior to the retreat, maintain social distancing, wear a face mask, wash hands often, avoid touching your face, nose and mouth and use hand sanitizer frequently. Plan for a COVID-19 test that will give you results within 3 days of your departure for the retreat. A home test will suffice.
What should I do after the retreat?
Plan to get tested for COVID-19 72 hours after you return to the United States. Avoid large gatherings and returning to The Hot Room until you receive your test results. Maintain social distancing, wear a face mask, wash hands often, avoid touching your face, nose and mouth and use hand sanitizer frequently. Look for symptoms of Coronavirus and stay home if you are sick.
What is the safest way to travel by air?
What if I need to get tested for COVID-19 while on the retreat?
The Hot Room staff will have home tests available. We will also test 24 hours before returning to the United States. U.S. citizens traveling to the United States must present documentation of their vaccination status alongside their negative test result conducted one day prior to boarding.
What if I test positive for COVID-19 while on the retreat?
Travelers are not able to board an outbound flight from Portugal to the United States without a negative COVID test. Under the State of Contingency, the Portuguese Government can impose mandatory quarantine for individuals who test positive for COVID-19 and individuals deemed by health officials to require special medical observation. The isolation period (beginning and end) is determined by the local health authorities.
What are the COVID 19 policies and procedures at the retreat center?
What in-room amenities are available?
Liquid soap, shampoo and conditioner are provided in all rooms by Ren Skincare.
Does the retreat center have wi-fi?
Wi-fi is available everywhere.
Is laundry service provided?
Laundry service is available to our guests for a small fee.
Should I bring my water bottle?
Yes. Filtered water is widely available on the property.