Explore Portugal from Lisbon to the Algarves with Liz Frost

Wednesday, August 7 – Wednesday, August 14, 2019 all-day

Join Liz on a European Adventure!

From Lisbon to the Algarves in 7 Nights
and then Naples, Amalfi Coast and Rome, Italy

This event is sold out but…

if it’s Europe you crave we still have a few spots left to explore Italy with Liz 

This will be a super fun week with like minded people (awesome, kind & caring), exploring the coast of Portugal!  Hanging out with Liz is a fun way to travel.  This incredible vacation happens to include gentle yoga and meditation – optional of course!  No experience, physical ability or participation is required but it’s offered every day when the touring allows.
 

Play in the sea, explore caves, visit historical sights, enjoy the food and the warmth of the people.

 This Adventure includes:

  • An incredible opportunity to get in touch with your soul, relax and hit the reset button on life
  • Daily adventures with new sights and sounds every day, peace and quiet at night
  • 7 Nights accommodation 
  • All breakfasts and five dinners (including a traditional Fado Dinner)
  • Airport transfers in Portugal
  • Transfer from Cascais to Algarves
  • Lisbon City Tour
  • Sintra tour
  • Guided hike in Algarves
  • Cave Tour in Algarves
  • Daily yoga and meditation classes with Liz
Find your bliss with Sugar Ridge as you enjoy yoga, meditation, amazing beaches and old world charm.
 

Retreat Itinerary

Take overnight flight to Lisbon arriving on Wednesday August 7th, 2019. (Flight not included – more information below)

DAY 1 Wednesday August 7th, 2019

Arrive in Lisbon airport and transfer to our hotel for the next 3 nights.  We will be staying at the Hotel Lido in Cascais.  Once a tiny fishing village, Cascais is now part of the Portuguese Riviera. Unwind and get settled in and then join Liz for a gentle yoga class to stretch after the flight.  Let the exploring begin!  We’ll walk the whitewashed old town, the old harbour and lighthouse. A fifteen-minute walk from the picturesque marina is Boca do Inferno (Hell’s Mouth), a natural arch formed by the relentless crashing of Atlantic waves.   In the evening, we will visit a local restaurant for an authentic Portuguese dinner. 

 

DAY 2  Thursday August 8th, 2019

After breakfast we will take a full day trip to the magical,  medieval town of Sintra. There’s an imposing ruined Moorish castle perched high on a hill, gothic palaces and brightly coloured mansions.

Gothic Quinta da Regaleira has mystical gardens with celestial symbols, tunnels, lakes and towers complete with a moss-lined well with arches in the walls and a spiral staircase leading to the base. The stuff of fairy tales! Further out from the town centre are the National Palace of Queluz and the Palace of Monserrate. 

DAY 3  Friday August 9th, 2019 

Beach Day!!!  Today we will head to the beach!  Portugal has some of the worlds most beautiful beaches.  We have made arrangements for surf lessons, horseback riding and rock climbing.  These are add ons and will range in price from $75-$150 per person, per activity.  Let us know which one(s) you want to participate in!  Liz may be doing it all!  Dinner will be on your own tonight.  If you prefer to skip the beach, Lisbon is a 30 minute train ride, or explore Sintra another day.

DAY 4  Saturday August 10th, 2019

Today we head south to the Algarves!  We’ll spend will spend 3 nights at the yoga retreat Quinta Algarve, and explore the local town of Monchique.  We’ll hike with a guide around the area after we arrive.  In the evening we will dine at the retreat, enjoy a gong bath meditation and chill by the pool.  Book a massage during your stay!

DAY 5  Sunday August 11th, 2019

Today we explore the Algarves!  Amazing beaches, cliffs and rock formations to be seen.  We will visit the Benagil caves and grottoes that are only accessible by sea and spend the afternoon at Marinah Beach.  Dinner is on your own at a local restaurant.

DAY 6  Monday August 12th, 2019
We’ll head to “End of the World,” exploring the south-westernmost point of continental Europe at the Cape St. Vincent Lighthouse.  This majestic clifftop complex is comprised of several historic buildings. The lighthouse is built into a 16th-century Franciscan convent overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. 

The lighthouse has long served as a beacon of light for sailors at one of the busiest and most important shipping lanes in the world serving as a link to the Americas and Africa.

DAY 7  Tuesday August 13th, 2019

Today we head back to Lisbon for our last night in Portugal. We’ll do a city tour of Lisbon.  This private tour will include a visit to the Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Alfama district and the famous Liberdade Avenue.  In the evening we will enjoy a traditional Fado Dinner & Show at a local restaurant.   We’re staying at the Lutecia Smart Design Hotel near the airport so we’re ready for our transfer in the morning to Italy.  Naples here we come!

DAY 8 Wednesday August 14th, 2019

Transfer to the airport in Lisbon for your flight home or continue the adventure and join Liz in Italy along the Amalfi Coast!

Reserve your spot today for a totally blissed out experience! 

Call us to register: 866-609-1793 or email [email protected] for more information. 

Double or private accommodation is available.

FLIGHT BOOKING DETAILS: Flights booked separately. Choose a local agent of your preference to book your flight or connect with our preferred agent, Kathryn Fisher at Carlson Wagonlit Travel.  Kathryn is familiar with our retreat itinerary and can be reached toll-free at 1-877-997-9924 ext. 2 or by email at [email protected].

Only 1 shared spot remaining – reserve your spot today!

Liz FrostLiz Frost is the owner of Sugar Ridge Retreat Centre and has been teaching yoga and meditation for over 15 years, facilitating and hosting group retreats for over 12 years.  She is an avid traveler and loves to explore new places.

Liz teaches yoga as a form of mindfulness meditation, believing you don’t need to be sitting still and cross legged in order to be mindful.

Registration Details

Date:
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 – Wednesday, August 14, 2019 all-day
2019-08-07T00:00:00-04:00
2019-08-15T00:00:00-04:00
Cost:

There are a total of 12 spots available for this magnificent trip… only 1 spot remaining!

Please contact us with any questions.  Email us at [email protected]rridge.ca or call 1-705-528-1793 (Canada) toll free within North America 1-866-609-1793

Cost is $1670 plus HST  per person based on double occupancy

Private Accommodation $2370 plus HST

Deposit required at time of booking of $1000 plus HST.  Balance due by June 30th, 2019.

Liz is also exploring Italy the week after Portugal!  Join Liz in Italy from August 14th to 20th too!  Price for both Portugal and Italy is $4020 plus HST (double occupancy) and includes flight from Portugal to Italy and an extra day tour in Naples.  Single occupancy is $5420 plus HST.

**Payment by EMT is preferred.  If you are able to pay by EMT, then you will get a special gift from Liz in Portugal!

Flights:

For help with booking flights from Canada, we recommend contacting Kathryn Fisher with Carlson Wagonlit Travel.  Call her tollfree at 1-877-997-9924 ext. 2 or email [email protected].

Other Details:

Your Retreat includes:

  • 7 Nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts and five dinners (including a traditional Fado Dinner)
  • Airport transfers in Portugal
  • Train Ticket from Lisbon to Faro
  • Lisbon City Tour
  • Cave Tour in Algarves
  • Daily yoga and meditation classes with Liz

Not included:

  • Flights
  • Lunches
  • Two Dinner
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • Pocket money

Join Liz on a European Adventure!

From Lisbon to the Algarves in 7 Nights
and then Naples, Amalfi Coast and Rome, Italy

This event is sold out but…

if it’s Europe you crave we still have a few spots left to explore Italy with Liz 

This will be a super fun week with like minded people (awesome, kind & caring), exploring the coast of Portugal!  Hanging out with Liz is a fun way to travel.  This incredible vacation happens to include gentle yoga and meditation – optional of course!  No experience, physical ability or participation is required but it’s offered every day when the touring allows.
 

Play in the sea, explore caves, visit historical sights, enjoy the food and the warmth of the people.

 This Adventure includes:

  • An incredible opportunity to get in touch with your soul, relax and hit the reset button on life
  • Daily adventures with new sights and sounds every day, peace and quiet at night
  • 7 Nights accommodation 
  • All breakfasts and five dinners (including a traditional Fado Dinner)
  • Airport transfers in Portugal
  • Transfer from Cascais to Algarves
  • Lisbon City Tour
  • Sintra tour
  • Guided hike in Algarves
  • Cave Tour in Algarves
  • Daily yoga and meditation classes with Liz
Find your bliss with Sugar Ridge as you enjoy yoga, meditation, amazing beaches and old world charm.
 

Retreat Itinerary

Take overnight flight to Lisbon arriving on Wednesday August 7th, 2019. (Flight not included – more information below)

DAY 1 Wednesday August 7th, 2019

Arrive in Lisbon airport and transfer to our hotel for the next 3 nights.  We will be staying at the Hotel Lido in Cascais.  Once a tiny fishing village, Cascais is now part of the Portuguese Riviera. Unwind and get settled in and then join Liz for a gentle yoga class to stretch after the flight.  Let the exploring begin!  We’ll walk the whitewashed old town, the old harbour and lighthouse. A fifteen-minute walk from the picturesque marina is Boca do Inferno (Hell’s Mouth), a natural arch formed by the relentless crashing of Atlantic waves.   In the evening, we will visit a local restaurant for an authentic Portuguese dinner. 

 

DAY 2  Thursday August 8th, 2019

After breakfast we will take a full day trip to the magical,  medieval town of Sintra. There’s an imposing ruined Moorish castle perched high on a hill, gothic palaces and brightly coloured mansions.

Gothic Quinta da Regaleira has mystical gardens with celestial symbols, tunnels, lakes and towers complete with a moss-lined well with arches in the walls and a spiral staircase leading to the base. The stuff of fairy tales! Further out from the town centre are the National Palace of Queluz and the Palace of Monserrate. 

DAY 3  Friday August 9th, 2019 

Beach Day!!!  Today we will head to the beach!  Portugal has some of the worlds most beautiful beaches.  We have made arrangements for surf lessons, horseback riding and rock climbing.  These are add ons and will range in price from $75-$150 per person, per activity.  Let us know which one(s) you want to participate in!  Liz may be doing it all!  Dinner will be on your own tonight.  If you prefer to skip the beach, Lisbon is a 30 minute train ride, or explore Sintra another day.

DAY 4  Saturday August 10th, 2019

Today we head south to the Algarves!  We’ll spend will spend 3 nights at the yoga retreat Quinta Algarve, and explore the local town of Monchique.  We’ll hike with a guide around the area after we arrive.  In the evening we will dine at the retreat, enjoy a gong bath meditation and chill by the pool.  Book a massage during your stay!

DAY 5  Sunday August 11th, 2019

Today we explore the Algarves!  Amazing beaches, cliffs and rock formations to be seen.  We will visit the Benagil caves and grottoes that are only accessible by sea and spend the afternoon at Marinah Beach.  Dinner is on your own at a local restaurant.

DAY 6  Monday August 12th, 2019
We’ll head to “End of the World,” exploring the south-westernmost point of continental Europe at the Cape St. Vincent Lighthouse.  This majestic clifftop complex is comprised of several historic buildings. The lighthouse is built into a 16th-century Franciscan convent overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. 

The lighthouse has long served as a beacon of light for sailors at one of the busiest and most important shipping lanes in the world serving as a link to the Americas and Africa.

DAY 7  Tuesday August 13th, 2019

Today we head back to Lisbon for our last night in Portugal. We’ll do a city tour of Lisbon.  This private tour will include a visit to the Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Alfama district and the famous Liberdade Avenue.  In the evening we will enjoy a traditional Fado Dinner & Show at a local restaurant.   We’re staying at the Lutecia Smart Design Hotel near the airport so we’re ready for our transfer in the morning to Italy.  Naples here we come!

DAY 8 Wednesday August 14th, 2019

Transfer to the airport in Lisbon for your flight home or continue the adventure and join Liz in Italy along the Amalfi Coast!

Reserve your spot today for a totally blissed out experience! 

Call us to register: 866-609-1793 or email [email protected] for more information. 

Double or private accommodation is available.

FLIGHT BOOKING DETAILS: Flights booked separately. Choose a local agent of your preference to book your flight or connect with our preferred agent, Kathryn Fisher at Carlson Wagonlit Travel.  Kathryn is familiar with our retreat itinerary and can be reached toll-free at 1-877-997-9924 ext. 2 or by email at [email protected].

Only 1 shared spot remaining – reserve your spot today!