Silent Retreat Weekends / Retiros em Silencio 8 hour or 24 hour (or more if you like!)

Retreats in Portugal to book, such as yoga and coaching holidays

24 hours of silence in nature / 24 horas de silencio na naturaza

Silent retreats are a powerful way to reconnect with yourself. Away from the busy-ness, distraction and noise of your everyday life, when you spend time with yourself in silence, you have no choice but to start to observe what is going on inside you. At your own pace, you can start to acknowledge your feelings, perhaps discovering new things about yourself in the process. From there you can reach a greater understanding about yourself and what you need, where you'd like to go from here and what you can let go of.

Misty morning at Relaxscape
Mist coming through the sunrise and trees

Some people like to use silent retreats as a way to ignite their creative spark - away from other distractions they can let their imagination flow freely. Others simply like the opportunity to rest and recharge without needing to speak or interact with others.

Relaxscape provides the perfect environment for a silent retreat, surrounded by nature and trees, in a tiny village by the River Zêzere. Peace settles on you from the moment you arrive. You can choose to join one of the weekend group silent retreats that I run throughout the year, that include a yoga and meditation session, a guided mindful forest bathing experience and meals together (no dinner time conversation though!), or book your own individual one, designed just for you.

The group retreats run once a month, usually over the last weekend of the month (may vary depending on public holidays and other events.) If you'd like to join one or create your own, please get in touch using the form below.

Let nature inspire you
Sunset clouds

The next silent retreat weekends for 2024 will be:

2-3 March ~ 6-7 April ~ 1 - 2 June

You are also welcome to book your own private retreat if there are other dates that suit you better.

What you can expect

On the Saturday, we'll start the retreat with a yoga class at 10:00 to balance us, then there will be some quiet time for self-reflection. After lunch we will go forest bathing in the silence of the forest, and we'll meditate there among the trees. Later we'll get together for dinner, also in silence. On Sunday morning there will be a guided meditation, and afterwards we'll break our silence over brunch, where we can share and talk about our experience with each other.

You can also join just for an 8 hour experience, finishing with a sharing circle at 18:00 on the Saturday.

Accommodation & Prices

I created Relaxscape as a place for you to escape from the stresses of your everyday life. It offers a tranquil environment to reconnect with nature and recharge your body and mind.

You'll stay in my lovingly restored 100 year old home that combines traditional style and modern comforts, set in a peaceful olive grove surrounded by trees and amazing views and walks leading down to a beautiful river lagoon. In all of our retreats we invite you to explore relaxation and wellbeing by enjoying these restorative natural surroundings.

All rooms have a a private en-suite toilet with shower or bath+shower.


Two double rooms with en-suite bath+shower still available: (suitable for 2 people who don't mind sharing a big double bed) €130 per person, or single occupancy €200

A double room with en-suite shower is €120 per person (suitable for 2 people sharing a standard double bed), based on 2 people sharing. Single occupancy €180

There are also 3 single rooms available at €160 per room.

If you already live in Central Portugal near Tomar or Ferreira do Zêzere and you would like to join just for the 8hour day experience (lunch included) without accommodation, the cost is €75.

A 20% deposit is required on booking, and the balance to be paid no later than 28 days before the start date of the retreat.

We're looking forward to welcoming you to Relaxscape and to sharing with you the special calm and beauty of this wonderful area of Portugal.

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