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Wellness and Beaches in Algarve

Main destination Coast of Algarve 8 Day Tour

Algarve Algarve Yoga Sagres Cascade Resort
Wellness and Beaches in Algarve

June 11-18, 2023

$2,849 per person based on double occupancy
$3,599 per person based on single occupancy
Deposit amount of $300 per person is due no later than December 11, 2022
Final payment is due no later than March 11, 2023

Jessie will be offering yoga, breath work and meditation on the beach daily!




Welcome to Algarve. The name comes from the Arabic 'El Gharb' which means the West. The region is protected by mountains to the North and bordered by the sea to the South offering 125 miles of coastline carved with cliffs, long sandy beaches and spectacular views. With a mild climate, opportune location and tranquil atmosphere, the cuisine offers another persuasive reason to visit which is home to 6 Michelin star restaurants. Enjoy daily wellness activities while enjoying the many hiking trails that overlook the 300 foot high cliffs above the Mediterranean Sea. This single hotel stay is perfect for cultural emersion and relaxation!

Hotel

  • Cascade Wellness Resort

Included:

Meals (drinks included in all meals):
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 6 Lunches
  • 2 Dinners
Activities:
  • Paddle boarding in Lagos
  • Loule Market Visit
  • Petiscos Tasting Tour
  • Visit Monchique Mountain
  • Sail in the Bay of Lagos
  • Fishermen's Trail Guided Hike
Other Services:
  • One round-trip group airport transfer privately in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transportation privately in an air-conditioned vehicle during the tours mentioned on the program
  • Tours and activities with an English-speaking guide and drive
  • Road tolls, Taxes, VAT

Not Included:

  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Entrance fees in monuments
  • Tips for guide and driver- the value of the tip is up to the client
  • All other services not mentioned as included
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • International airfare

Note:

  • International flights should arrive into and depart out of Faro International Airport
Day 1

Faro / Transfer to Lagos

Welcome to Algarve, Portugal! After arrival at Faro Airport, you'll meet your guide and be transferred to the hotel. After checking in, enjoy some time to explore the property before having a welcome dinner with the rest of the group.

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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Day 2

Fishermen's Trail Hike

Start your day with a wellness activity and a leisurely breakfast. This morning, we will head out on a hike of the famous Fishermen's Trail. This route starts in the village of Figueira towards the beach. Then, we follow the Vicentine Route to Casa das Furnas, passing through deserted beaches and hidden corners. With only one slightly steep climb just after Figueira beach, this half day route perfect a perfect blend of exploration and leisure.

Following your hike, enjoy lunch served at a local restaurant before returning to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the pool or amenities on property.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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Day 3

Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

Let yourself be amazed by the magic of the waters of the Algarve "walking" on them! Early this morning, we will depart for our stand-up paddle adventure, meeting at Praia Dona Ana. We will experience the caves from a unique and mesmerizing perspective.

Later, enjoy a local lunch in Lagos with some free time to shop before returning to the hotel for an evening at leisure. The hotel offers a full-service spa, adults only pool and hot tub, fitness center, hiking trails and beautiful coastal views of Southern Portugal.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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Day 4

Monchique Mountain

Start your day with a wellness activity overlooking the Mediterranean and a leisurely breakfast. Early this morning, we’ll head to the green heartland and highest point in the Algarve, Fóia's peak, Monchique Mountain. Take in the views of the west and south coast.

En route, we will make a stop at the Caldas de Monchique, an amazing thermal spa area used since the Roman times which they considered to be “sacred” and cured rheumatism and respiratory problems. You will have some time to explore and relax here this afternoon.

We’ll make a quick stop in the village. Perhaps you’ll try a shot of "Medronho", a firewater made with the fruit of the arbutus tree or take some time to peruse the local craft and pottery shops before gathering for lunch.

Return to the hotel for an evening at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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Day 5

Sail in the Bay of Lagos

After a wellness activity at the hotel followed by breakfast, head to the Bay of Lagos for a scenic sailing experience.

On this shared cruise, sail in the Bay of Lagos and explore some of the most impressive caves and rock formations in Southern Portugal. After experiencing this beauty of nature from afar, we will anchor in a sheltered bay where the crew will prepare and serve lunch. Don’t forget to bring your swimsuit to jump into the water for a swim.

After lunch, we will continue our journey and show you the famous caves of “Ponta da Piedade” on a smaller boat. Eventually we will raise the sails again and make our way back up the coast. Feel the magic of sailing, while you relax, sip a cocktail, and enjoy the sun, sea, and breathtaking view.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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Day 6

Day at Leisure

After your morning wellness activity and breakfast, you have a full day at leisure to explore and enjoy your surroundings. The hotel offers shuttle services into Lagos, or book a supplemental spa service through the hotel concierge.

Later this evening, we’ll head to the historic center of Lagos as a group to learn about the history and discover the charm of this ancient city before gathering for dinner at a local restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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Day 7

Loulé Market Visit

Following a morning wellness activity and breakfast at the hotel, you will head to one of the liveliest towns in the area where you will have free time to walk around and visit the castle and Loulé Market*. The picturesque market full of fruits and vegetables also offers a variety of crafts. Nowadays, we still find artisans who produce leather articles, delicate works, and beautiful pottery.

Later, over lunch, discover the culture of the Portuguese “petiscos”, small plates made to taste, appreciate, and share.

*Loulé Market visit must take place on a Saturday and the retreat itinerary time log may be rearranged to accommodate this.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

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Day 8

Departure

Today, we'll have our last wellness practice before departing Lagos. Have breakfast at the hotel and some time to relax before your transfer to Faro International Airport.

Meals: Breakfast

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The activity Level for this tour is:

Average - Some tours may include hiking or potential higher elevation hiking, biking, SUP, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking on uneven surfaces or for longer periods of time.

Itinerary

Day 1

Faro / Transfer to Lagos

Welcome to Algarve, Portugal! After arrival at Faro Airport, you'll meet your guide and be transferred to the hotel. After checking in, enjoy some time to explore the property before having a welcome dinner with the rest of the group.

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

GettyImages-1146675312.jpg
Day 2

Fishermen's Trail Hike

Start your day with a wellness activity and a leisurely breakfast. This morning, we will head out on a hike of the famous Fishermen's Trail. This route starts in the village of Figueira towards the beach. Then, we follow the Vicentine Route to Casa das Furnas, passing through deserted beaches and hidden corners. With only one slightly steep climb just after Figueira beach, this half day route perfect a perfect blend of exploration and leisure.

Following your hike, enjoy lunch served at a local restaurant before returning to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the pool or amenities on property.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

Algarve-Day02.jpg
Day 3

Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

Let yourself be amazed by the magic of the waters of the Algarve "walking" on them! Early this morning, we will depart for our stand-up paddle adventure, meeting at Praia Dona Ana. We will experience the caves from a unique and mesmerizing perspective.

Later, enjoy a local lunch in Lagos with some free time to shop before returning to the hotel for an evening at leisure. The hotel offers a full-service spa, adults only pool and hot tub, fitness center, hiking trails and beautiful coastal views of Southern Portugal.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

Algarve-Day03.jpg
Day 4

Monchique Mountain

Start your day with a wellness activity overlooking the Mediterranean and a leisurely breakfast. Early this morning, we’ll head to the green heartland and highest point in the Algarve, Fóia's peak, Monchique Mountain. Take in the views of the west and south coast.

En route, we will make a stop at the Caldas de Monchique, an amazing thermal spa area used since the Roman times which they considered to be “sacred” and cured rheumatism and respiratory problems. You will have some time to explore and relax here this afternoon.

We’ll make a quick stop in the village. Perhaps you’ll try a shot of "Medronho", a firewater made with the fruit of the arbutus tree or take some time to peruse the local craft and pottery shops before gathering for lunch.

Return to the hotel for an evening at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

Algarve-Day04.jpg
Day 5

Sail in the Bay of Lagos

After a wellness activity at the hotel followed by breakfast, head to the Bay of Lagos for a scenic sailing experience.

On this shared cruise, sail in the Bay of Lagos and explore some of the most impressive caves and rock formations in Southern Portugal. After experiencing this beauty of nature from afar, we will anchor in a sheltered bay where the crew will prepare and serve lunch. Don’t forget to bring your swimsuit to jump into the water for a swim.

After lunch, we will continue our journey and show you the famous caves of “Ponta da Piedade” on a smaller boat. Eventually we will raise the sails again and make our way back up the coast. Feel the magic of sailing, while you relax, sip a cocktail, and enjoy the sun, sea, and breathtaking view.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

Algarve-Day05.jpg
Day 6

Day at Leisure

After your morning wellness activity and breakfast, you have a full day at leisure to explore and enjoy your surroundings. The hotel offers shuttle services into Lagos, or book a supplemental spa service through the hotel concierge.

Later this evening, we’ll head to the historic center of Lagos as a group to learn about the history and discover the charm of this ancient city before gathering for dinner at a local restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

Algarve-Day06.jpg
Day 7

Loulé Market Visit

Following a morning wellness activity and breakfast at the hotel, you will head to one of the liveliest towns in the area where you will have free time to walk around and visit the castle and Loulé Market*. The picturesque market full of fruits and vegetables also offers a variety of crafts. Nowadays, we still find artisans who produce leather articles, delicate works, and beautiful pottery.

Later, over lunch, discover the culture of the Portuguese “petiscos”, small plates made to taste, appreciate, and share.

*Loulé Market visit must take place on a Saturday and the retreat itinerary time log may be rearranged to accommodate this.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation: Cascade Wellness Resort

Algarve-Day07.jpg
Day 8

Departure

Today, we'll have our last wellness practice before departing Lagos. Have breakfast at the hotel and some time to relax before your transfer to Faro International Airport.

Meals: Breakfast

Algarve-Day08.jpeg

The activity Level for this tour is:

Average - Some tours may include hiking or potential higher elevation hiking, biking, SUP, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking on uneven surfaces or for longer periods of time.

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