Frequently asked questions

Yoga Retreats Portugal

I'm a first time traveller and I don't have anyone to join me on a Yoga Retreat in Portugal. Can I go alone?

Yes!! With us, you’re never alone! Before you go, we are here to guide you and get you prepared as much as possible for this Yoga retreat in Portugal and travel experience.

How many people attend each Retreat?

Our yoga retreats are generally with 8 to 10 persons. Less is more!​​

What do I need to pack?

Generally you should bring the following to every yoga retreat in Portugal: yoga clothes, walking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses and water bottle. We suggest packing light and leaving any valuables at home.

What is the schedule like? Do we have a lot of free time? Do I have time to explore the town on my own?

Our yoga retreats are a healthy mix of scheduled activities and free time. We generally have two yoga classes a day – one in the morning and one in the evening. Some days it might be different depending on activities planned during the day.​

Why is travel insurance mandatory?

This is to protect you in case of any unforeseen circumstances both before your and during your trip. We recommend purchasing travel insurance as soon as your purchase your flight. In case you have a family emergency and need to cancel your flight, travel insurance should cover you.​

When should I book my flight?

As soon as you receive an email confirmation from the Alegria Retreats team you can book your flight.​

Can I come a few days early and stay longer?

Coming early or extending your stay is a great way to make your yoga retreat experience last longer. Let us know in advance so we can check if there is any availability for the dates requested.​

Is transport to the retreat center included?

Transport is generally not included in your yoga retreat rate.

Do I need Yoga experience to go on a retreat?

Our yoga retreats in Portugal are open to all levels – no yoga experience needed! Come as you are and we will meet you on your journey. Our teacher will be able to adapt the classes to your needs and make sure you are safe.

Do you offer discounts?

We offer an early bird discount of 50 euros, if you book more than three months before the Yoga retreat starts. We encourage you to take advantage of our early bird rate. or book our Yoga retreat in the Algarve with 2 friends and get a discount off 15%.
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Experience a Yoga retreat in Portugal with your besties. We can arrange our studios up to 4 persons. When booking your yoga retreat, write on the booking form the name of your 2/3 friends to get up to 20% off discount.