Climbing & Yoga
Climbing and Yoga sounds like the perfect match of activities for your holidays in Portugal? Along with healthy food, comfortable accommodation and a breeze of culture? Then opt for our climbing and yoga holiday package right away and have yourself cliff-hanging in beautiful settings soon!
This package includes:
- 7 nights in double room / suite in villa with pool & sea view
- 5x climbing classes (3h)
- 10x yoga lessons (1h)
- 7x (organic) breakfast
- 5x lunch package
- Welcome BBQ & seafood lunch
- Coffee, tea, water, juice, milk and fruits free
- Optional: surfing lessons, massages, mountainbike,..
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Guincho Bay Villa
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Climbing holidays in Portugal! If you want to do climbing and yoga in combination with nice people, healthy and good food, comfortable accommodation, culture and relaxing in a beautiful environment – right here is the right place to spend your climbing holidays!
Climbing sessions will take place in Cascais coastline or Sintra mountainrange depending on the group level and weather conditions. You will be climbing near waves beneath you or deep inside the Sintra forrest with breathtaking views over the ocean. You will get to know this trendy sport and improve your climbing skills.
Our climbing coaches are fully qualified, highly skilled and very passionate about climbing. They are keen on sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm for climbing, therefore making your stay a special fun holiday experience for you.
Daily Yoga will support your start of the day, get you in tune for the climbing session to come and in the afternoon regenerate your body from the unknown climbing-exercise. With the two different Yoga styles offered you will have a lasting Yoga experience and enjoy new inspiration for your daily Yoga training at home.
You will be accommodated in a comfortable villa or house. Our accommodations are well chosen, situated in prime locations, of high standard and maintained with special attention to details. There are local hosts responsible for every of your needs dedicated to making your stay a pleasant and unforgettable one.
The south-facing location guarantees sun all day long!
The food consists of an organic breakfast, healthy lunch package, welcome BBQ and a Portuguese Seafood lunch, including soft drinks and fruit for free. The fully equipped kitchen is always at your disposal for preparing your favourite dishes with fresh ingredients from the nearby supermarket. There are also many possibilities of eating out in the nearby area.
Those who need even more activities, will find numerous possibilities of distraction or challenge in the nearby area and natural reserve. Surfing, golf, surfing, mountain biking, horseback riding, kitesurfing or sightseeing in Sintra or Lisbon, just to name a few things you can do. Praia do Guincho, one of the most adorable beaches in Portugal is just 5min. (by car) away – just perfect for surfing or sun-bathing.
In the morning we serve you a healthy organic breakfast (buffet), consisting of cereal, organic fruit, bread, rolls, homemade jam, milk, yogurt, typical sausages and cheeses of the region and other Portuguese delicacies. We will also serve freshly juiced juices and green smoothies made from fruit and veggies of the season. Moreover, coffee, various teas, water and fruit are at your disposal during your stay at the Karma Surf Retreat.
Lunch & Dinner
At noon we arrange a delicious healthy packed lunch to enjoy during or after your activities. You can have it at the beach or back home in the villa. On top, we will organize a Brazilian welcome-BBQ plus a Portuguese seafood lunch. At all other times there is a fully equipped kitchen in the villa at your disposal, so you can prepare your favorite dishes and dine together, for example, on the terrace overlooking the sea watching the sunset.
In case you would like to eat out, there are several restaurants nearby, including typical Portuguese, seafood, grilled chicken, snacks, pizza and also a gourmet restaurant. For sure you will find something you like. You have an even bigger variety of restaurants in Cascais (15 mins). Even Lisbon’s stunning culinary diversity (including vegetarian) is only 30 minutes by car and will not leave any wish unfulfilled.
With the climbing and yoga package you will enjoy learn how to our improving your climbing skills and have yoga lessons on 5 days.
The climbing & yoga week at Karma Surf Retreat:
Saturday is changeover day. Arrive. Breathe. Relax. Explore. There will be time to meet other participants and in the evening there will be a Brazilian Welcome-BBQ altogether.
Sunday is time to chill out and/or discover Lisbon, Sintra, the beaches, the nature, the pool, read your favourite book or just enjoy the stunning view from our beautiful property.
Monday to Friday you will climb in the natural reserve Serra de Sintra or at the Atlantic coastline in various climbing spots. During this week we show you the most beautiful and breathtaking climbing rocks of Portugal and climb together routes from level 3 (easy) to 7 (dificult) according to your climbing skills. Moreover, you will get detailed introduction into back up and leading climbing at the rocks.
In order to start your climbing adventure relaxed and also to calm your muscles down there will be yoga classes in the morning and in the afternoon. The different yoga styles (Hatha/Power/Iyengar Yoga) will ensure a memorable yoga experience and give inspiration for your daily yoga exercise at home.
On Wednesday we will have a delicious typical portuguese seafood lunch together. Also, we will skip the afternoon yoga session and you will have the possibility to get a relaxing massage.
Guide (Lisbon Area)
Your climbing guide: Miguel Borges
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Born: February 1st, 1988
Lives in: Lisbon (Portugal)
Profession: Mountain bike / climbing guide and personal trainer
Favorite sport: mountain biking, hiking
Favorite food: Eliseu´s Picanha
Hobbies: surfing, mountain biking, climbing
Miguel loves adventures and being outdoors. From Hiking, Climbing or Mountain Biking he knows a bit of everything outdoor related. From a young age he would venture on the forests of Sintra exploring new trails to hike or ride with his Mountain Bike, now he knows every nook and cranny of the park and would happily share its best secrets to the avid adventurer. With a technical course of adventure activities a college degree of tourism management and a technical course of Climbing he is fully qualified to ensure you have an exciting and safe time.
When he’s not guiding tourists through the park he would spend his free time exploring new routes to take, challenging himself with mountain bike rides, surfing, climbing and pursuing his ultimate goal of exploring all the natural parks of Portugal.
- Sea view
- Internet flatrate/ WiFi
- Maid cleaning service
- homemade marmelade
- daily fruit
- Cofee & tea
- Water & juice
- Welcome drink
- Organization of activities
- Airport shuttle:
Guincho: 50€/trip (1-3 pers.) 80€/trip (4-6 pers.)
- Extra Yoga: 40€/hour
- Massage: 55€/hour
- Surf equipment (Surfboards 50€/week, wetsuit, Stand-up-Paddle)*
- Child Care: 15€/hour
- Horseback riding (at the beach)
- Surf- und Yoga classes are held Monday to Friday.
- Arrival & departure according to dates on Saturday.
- Extension weeks: 1=5%, 2+=10% discount off the full price.
- For single occupancy of a double room (optional) a surcharge of 400€ will be issued.
- In high-season the minimum required number of participants is 6 persons