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Return Adventure to the Azores with Petra Ledkovsky van Aarem

April 27 - May 2

The greens and blues of these islands put a spell on us, so much so that we are heading back this spring for our second retreat at this magical location. Retreat to Sao Miguel Island in the Azores, Portugal, this spring for an unforgettable week of outdoor adventure, relaxation and yoga with Petra!

With their striking beauty, sub-tropical climate, pristine beaches, gorgeous green mountains, waterfalls and hot springs, this mystical Archipelago of islands are jewels in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Add casual, laid back European culture and cuisine and gorgeous upscale oceanfront eco-lodge accommodations, this retreat is bound to be a very special experience. 

Twice daily yoga classes taught by Petra, two hiking excursions, airport transfers, meals (with the exception of 2 lunches) and accommodations are all included in the cost.

Other optional excursions and activities include:
Visit to the geothermal hot springs
Whale and dolphin watch excursions
Surfing
Cycling
Kayak and SUP rentals
Canyoning 
Fishing
On-site massage and spa treatments 

Direct 4.5 hr flights from Boston to Sao Miguel are reasonably priced and our retreat center is only a 15-minute taxi ride from the airport. Super easy stress-free travel, phenomenal accommodations, adventures, yoga, cuisine, and company... Amazing, right?  We do hope you can join us!

A €500 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your spot on this retreat. The balance is due 120 days prior to departure.

Please note that while the official start date of this trip is April 27th, you will need to take a red eye flight from BOS (Boston) to PDL (Azores) on the evening of April 26th.  We will send you flight recommendations upon booking.


What’s included:

*5 Nights / 6 Days lodging at Santa Barbara Eco-Beach Resort
*Breakfast & Dinner Daily (Arrival day no breakfast, departure day no dinner)
*Lunch on Arrival Day, and Bagged Lunch on Excursion Days (no lunch on free days)
*Two group excursions to some of the island’s best hikes and relaxing hot springs, including all guides and transportation
*Daily Yoga with Petra 
*Roundtrip airport transfers from Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL) to SBER and back (about a 15 minute ride each way)

Not included:

*Airfare to Ponta Delgada (PDL) - we will provide you with info on which exact flights to book. We fly SATA (Azores) Air and they let you bring one checked bag AND one personal piece of sporting equipment (surfboard, bike, etc.) for FREE!
*Alcoholic beverages
*Additional excursions or cab rides 
*Massages (can be booked directly at SBER)
*If arriving on the morning of April 27th (day one of the retreat) please note your room is not guaranteed to be ready until 3pm check-in time. If you would like guaranteed access to your room that moring after the overnoight flight, your room can be booked for an extra night at the hotel room rate.

Reteat pricing starts at €1,600 (available room options and priceing can be viewed on registrarion page, link below).

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