We found a hidden paradise for this unique luxury retreat in the Alentejo region in Portugal. Paraiso Escondido has everything you need. Berny and Glenn have made their dream come true and have created the perfect location to slow down and recharge. Quality and luxury are the key words to describe this venue.
With just 10 rooms, the atmosphere is personal and relaxed. The invitation is there to completely feel at home. And believe me, you will not want to leave after a week.
Berny has an incredible eye for detail and art which clearly reflects on the interior design of the rooms. All rooms are different and allocation is on a first come, first serve basis.
Flights and Transfers
Transfers are NOT included in your retreat price.
The airport to fly into is Faro.
Faro is about 1 hour and 20 minutes drive from Paraiso Escondido.
Alternatively, you can fly into Lisbon.
Lisbon is about 2,5 hour drive.
If you have any further questions about transfers, please don’t hesitate asking.
We are happy to organise the transfers for you.
All meals will be balanced and, support you in every step of your journey this week.
The diet this week will be vegan.
We can cater for all allergies and intolerances. Just let us know in advance.
One day, we will go out to a local restaurant for lunch (or dinner), depending on weather and regulations.
This retreat is now over for this year..
Please contact Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out about dates next year or other Revaling Vajra retreats.
Your Host during this yoga retreat
Before I founded Revealing Vajra, I built on a strong corporate career. At a certain point, managing huge international teams in three different continents. This unique combination – a deep understanding of corporate life alongside a vast experience of mind-body trainings and retreats – gives my holidays a very POWERFUL edge.
In the past ten years, I have followed loads of teacher trainings and (silence) retreats, usually 2 to 3 per year. Ranging from Ashtanga to Iyengar inspired teachers. My very first training was in India, in Rishikesh, a simple standard 200 hours on Hatha and Ashtanga. 20 years ago, I studied Traditional Chinese Medecine in the Netherlands.
I am grateful for studying with truly amazing teachers such as Paul Grilley, Sarah Powers, Bernie Clark, Alan Wallace, Jack Kornfield, Tony Robbins and many more. Even during lockdown time, I managed to follow further training online on meditation, pranayama and human behaviour.
You can read a little more about me here….
Booking and Cancellation Policy
As these are such challenging and insecure times, we are all taking a bit of a risk when booking this retreat. With these conditions in place, we can go forward with the retreat bookings, book our flights and, I can be responsible in managing my small business.
You can secure your booking with a 500 Euro deposit.
The remaining amount is due 3 weeks before the start date of the retreat.
In the event Revealing Vajra needs to cancel this retreat because of government regulations, not enough participants or simply not being able to have the retreat in Portugal at this venue for whatever reason, in this case, there are 3 options:
1. Revealing Vajra refunds everything you have paid within 3 weeks.
2. You agree with moving your booking to a new date in 2022-2023.
3. You accept a voucher that can be used for any of the retreats till 31/12/2023.
In the event that you need to cancel the retreat, less than 3 weeks before the start date of the retreat, Revealing Vajra can not refund. I wish I could but costs where made by now and in this time span it will be difficult to find a replacement. No exceptions, sorry.
I strongly encourage you to take a travel insurance to cover the costs of possible cancellation or illness.
There are no refunds for arriving late, leaving the retreat early, flight cancellations, travel delays or illness.
Any refunds allowed will incur a 3% processing fee.
Flights are not covered and not included in your retreat price.
At any time you can provide a replacement participant.
Just do it.
Whatever is telling you 'no', just ignore that. Book this retreat instead.
Kat Mereigh, USA
Rachel is the most wonderful person regarding respect, leaving you free to do what you want to do and making a retreat into an amazing experience. This silent retreat at Paraiso Escondido was my 10th(!) retreat with Rachel. Yes, I have tried other retreats with other organisers and teachers but I keep coming back to hers. Rachel's retreats just seem to get better every single time.
Korine den Blanken, NL
OUR PROMISE TO YOU
Treat yourself to the gift of a retreat.
What better time to escape the world for a while?
Yoga, meditation, beach and amazing food.
You will learn how to meditate or deepen your practise.
The meals will support our practise every step of the way.
After one week, you will feel fully recharged to step back into the world.
You came to the right place if you are looking for some quiet time in a world full of noise.