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Vale de Moses is an intimate, meditative yoga retreat space in the remote Portuguese mountains in the home of the Winter family. From 585€ to 800€ per person per week, with 10% discounts for staying a fortnight, group bookings or returning guests.Retreats run from March til November with daily Yoga classes from a team of yoga experienced teachers, restorative Massage & Acupuncture treatments, 3 delicious Ayurvedic meals a day, guided walks in the forest and a trip to the majestic Rio Zêzere for a swim. It is a wonderful location, with fabulous views of the surrounding Portuguese forests and mountains, nestled in the valleys below the picturesque village of Amieira, Oleiros. You will find 4 restored stone houses, newly planted woodland and orchards, olive trees and grape vines, 2 flowing streams with cascading natural pools, and the Winter family on a journey towards self sufficiency.The combination of yoga, massage, acupuncture and good food in a family home on the edge of wilderness provides a truly restorative environment for a week or more's break.Discover more on the Vale de Moses website, Facebook or Blog. Reserve your place for 2014 via our Vale de Moses retreat website.
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From 550€ to 750€ per week.Price includes all food and 7 nights accommodation, daily yoga classes, 90 mins of massage and/or acupuncture, mud baths and guided walks in the forest.20% discount available for 2 week stays and for group bookings of 4 people or more. To confirm reservations, a fully refundable 100€ deposit pr person is required.
Environment: Lake / Pond, Mountain, River / Stream, Rural, Rustic, Woods
Gay Friendly: Yes!
Pet Friendly: Yes!
Farmhouses restored by hand with traditional Portuguese clay, stone, wood and lime. Thermodynamic hot water system harnesses the wind, sun and rain. Wood burning stoves heat the houses using the best solar energy converters around - trees. Dry toilets, made of old wine vat chestnut panels and marble, use chippings from the heathers in the forest. Grey water irrigation of orchards so please be careful about which products you bring to wash with.
Room Types: Cottage / Cabin, Dorm
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Some or all housing is single sex only.
Children OK: Yes!
Food: Organic / Locally Grown, Raw Food Options, Restricted Diet Options, Vegetarian or Vegan Only, Vegetarian or Vegan Options
Meal Availability: Available On Site, Kitchen - Private, Kitchen - Shared, Provided - All Meals
Reservation Criteria: The Dynamic Hatha yoga method is accessible for all levels and all ages. All prices include food and accommodation, daily yoga classes and massage & acupuncture treatments. 10% discount available for 2 week stays and for group bookings. We have 3 spaces a month for Karma Yoga volunteers to work with us cleaning the kitchens, courtyards and bathrooms in return for all accommodation, daily yoga and food. To confirm bookings, a refundable 20% deposit is required.
Retreat Contact: Andrew Winter
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