November 27 – December 1st

Villamoura, Portugal

Reclaim Your Inner Light

Dive deep into the restorative powers of Ayurveda against the backdrop of beautiful Portuguese coast.  Nestled in an idyllic private location that whispers tranquility, this transformative five-day journey invites you to reset, rejuvenate, and revitalize your body, mind, and spirit. Harnessing the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda, we’ll guide you through a personalized Ayurvedic experience, tailored to detoxify, purify, and bring balance to your entire being.

Retreat Leaders 

Jacky Rae

Director & Co-founder of Yoga Veda Institute

Andy Betancourt

Co-founder of Yoga Veda Institute

The Location 

Tucked away on the southern tip of Portugal, Villamoura feels like Europe’s best kept secret.  As you step through the gates, the breathtaking architecture of the villa, inspired by traditional Portuguese design blended with contemporary elegance, welcomes you into a world of relaxation. The villa boasts expansive living spaces that open up to sun-drenched terraces and patios, inviting the outside in and creating a seamless blend of indoor and outdoor living.

Getting There

The drive to and from the Faro International Airport is roughly 20 minutes.

Group Arrival

Complimentary group shuttles will take you directly from the Faro Airport (FAO) to the villa.

Flight Information

Faro Airport (FAO) welcomes international and domestic flights. The flight is approximately two hours from most major European cities throughout the year.

More transportation information and flight suggestions will be sent after registration.

The Schedule

What Will You Experience?


Your very personal Ayurvedic experience is intentionally curated to give you more time to connect to subtle layers of body, mind, and spirit.


All meals during the retreat will be curated for your wellness & detoxification needs and will be sourced from our local organic farms.


We believe the most profound healings can happen in community. From morning meditations to evening gatherings, we’ll journey together

The Alchemy Package Includes:

  • Light communal Ayurvedic breakfast

  • Guided meditation into long-form yoga class

  • Nourishing Ayurvedic brunch

  • Afternoon activities

  • Restorative movement

  • Group dinner with fresh, local ingredients

  • Communal evening gathering

  • Algarvian Coastal Tour

  • Alchemy Workshop

  • Complimentary Faro Airport (FAO) transportation

  • Accommodations

  • A specially-curated welcome gift

  • Add-Ons:

    • Stand-up paddle or kayak guided tour

    • Cliff tours

    • Surfing lessons
    • Scuba diving

    • Catamaran or sailing yacht tour

The Accommodations


Single Occupancy Room
One King Bed and Ensuite Bathroom
$2,450 USD

Triple Occupancy Room
Three Twin Beds and Ensuite Bathroom
$1,450 USD per person

Any additional questions?
Email: director@yogavedainstitute.com