Sintra Portugal

Time for New Beginnings!

7 Days Yoga Retreat in Sintra, Portugal. Enjoy Yoga, Nature and Portuguese History!

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In the past year, we were not able to travel physically, but all of us have travelled mentally – through the typical lockdown highs and lows. 

Now, Portugal has opened up again and we are convinced that this is the best place to regain energy on an unforgettable meditation and yoga retreat!


This is why we’ve put together a very special programme for our Charming Sintra Retreat in October 2021. 


Relax with daily yoga or meditation classes, learn more about Portugal’s history, make new friends and create a lot of fun and sunny memories. During this retreat we will relax our body and minds and top this off with delicious healthy food, beautiful hikes and breath-taking adventures. 

It’s time to escape our flats and reconnect with nature and people in a natural, quiet environment surrounded by cliffs, waterfalls, forest and Portugal’s most beautiful nature spots.

It’s time to make some memories!


Daily Yoga & Meditation

Time to reset in nature. Daily yoga and meditation will help us go deeper and heal body and mind after an intense period.

Historic Sintra

Together, we'll discover the pastel-coloured cottages, villages, traditional castles, enchanted gardens and monasteries, to find out more about this town with the UNESCO World Heritage status.

Wonderful Hikes

Experience the trails along the cliffs over the Atlantic Ocean and beaches, or go deep into the lush green Sintra Natural Park.

Local Winery Tour & Tasting

Learn more about Portuguese wine on a guided tour of the local vineyard and adega and savour some of the best wines of the region!

Portuguese BBQ & Live Music

After sampling the delicious taste of the regional products, we'll be gathering for a candlelight guitar concert.


Hidden around the pine trees, in a quiet and peaceful setting overlooking the Atlantic Ocean lies Pine Tree Residence, the ideal location for a yoga retreat.

This amazing gem with sea view has a swimming pool, tennis court, gym and beautiful gardens, including a fire pit for late evenings with live music.

Just a few minutes walk away lie some of Sintra’s most desert beaches, allowing us to fall asleep with a fresh ocean breeze and the music of the waves.

One of the highlights is the beautiful yoga and dining room with huge glass windows that offer an astonishing view of the surrounding nature.

From hiking on the cliffs near the ocean, immersing in the excellent trails in the Sintra forest, to surfing – this venue’s surrounding nature has everything a nature-lover needs. And for those who like horse riding, an equestrian center is also available not far from the house. 


Due to the mild temperatures in the summer, and the local micro climate, its never too hot, and from centuries ago has been chosen as the summer residence of the Portuguese royalty, nobles  and many writers and poets.


With its beautiful monuments, gardens and palaces such as the well known Pena Palace, Monserrate Gardens and the esoteric Quinta da Regaleira, amongst many others that certainly  are worth a visit.


Nearby are the beautiful Atlantic beaches of Adraga, Praia Grande and Praia das Maças.

"Spending one week in the community of the Wide Ocean Retreat was definitely the highlight of my trip in Portugal ! If you are looking for an unforgettable experience of sharing, meeting new friendships, learning about yourself but also about meditation, yoga, surfing, ocean, nature, macrobiotic food, .... without rush and empathizing with nature, then go for it! Thanks a lot to Antonio and Sara for caring and having made it so adapted to everyone here!"
New Year's Retreat


Our retreat program is particularly designed towards the theme of new beginnings. It is designed to combine yoga and relaxation with unforgettable experiences, so you can savour the best combination of relaxing by yourself, reconnecting with like-minded people and living incredible moments!

On this yoga, meditation and adventure retreat, every day will bring a new unique experience that you won’t forget!

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Good Vibes

Want to know how a retreat at Wide Ocean Retreat looks like? This is a short video of one of the retreats we held in our beautiful farm house in Portugal! A fun week with lots of laughs and sunshine!

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Fresh, primarily local & delicious ingredients, talented chefs and a genuine love for a healthy lifestyle are the essence of the meals at Wide Ocean Retreat. 

New Year's Retreat
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What's included?

  • Daily yoga classes (including meditation, breathing and concentration exercises)
  • 6 nights accommodation at Pine Tree Residence in a shared or private room. 
  • All meals, snacks, and drinks
  • Meditation & Pranayama workshop
  • Historic Sintra - day trip to visit the monuments and discover the history of Sintra
  • Sunset Hike along a famous coastal trail 
  • Winery - Tour & Wine Tasting
  • Farewell BBQ with live guitar concert


Large Shared


Private Room

Contact us, to find out about special offers! 

Not quite what you're looking for?

We have another retreat planned in SEPTEMBER 2021 in Galicia, Spain



The easiest way is to get a flight to Lisbon (LIS), Portugal, which is around a 45 min drive to the retreat center.

We will be providing the option of direct transfer from the Lisbon airport and are happy to recommend the best way to arrive if you are coming from other airports. Contact us for details and availability and make sure to arrive early and count on possible flight delays, so you don’t miss the van.

If opting in for the direct transfer, please check arrival and departure times before booking the flights.

  • Additional activities
  • Surf Classes
  • Massages and treatments 
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfer

Our retreat programme is designed to provide you with a good combination between rest and activities. However, given the beautiful nature in this region, there are additional activities that you can book if you’re looking for an extra adventure:

  • Rafting on the River 
  • Canyoning: an adventure sport where we discover the river and local canyons using a variety of techniques ranging from walking, jumping and scrambling to abseiling and rock climbing.
  • SUP
  • Surf 
  • Mountain Biking

Hooray! Portugal has opened its borders again and is currently deemed one of the safest places to travel to. In cooperation with our partners and the Portuguese authorities, we are working hard to ensure that the highest safety and health measures are in place. With our most flexible cancellation policies in place, there is nothing that can stop us from planning! Please reach out to us for more information, or check out the below links:

We’ve currently got our most flexible cancellation policies in place. Cancel up to 14 days prior to the retreat due to COVID-related reasons and receive 100% back!

To reserve your spot, we kindly ask for a deposit of 50%, which you will receive back fully in case of cancellation due to Covid-related travel restrictions up to 2 weeks prior to the event. Please contact us for more detail on payment and cancellation policies. 

Want to organise your own retreat?

We're renting out this venue for Retreat leaders too!