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21 Days Intensive Detox Ayurvedic Retreat Sao Teotónio, Portugal

Detox Ayurvedic Yoga Retreat Portugal

A complete detox such as the 21 day Panchakarma program is an experience that changes your perception of the world. When correctly prepared, your body will expel the toxins collected by your deep tissues, freeing the paths for the elements necessary to your health. The results are a balanced body-energy-mind system, profound relaxation, clarity and wellbeing along with a feeling of lightness and rejuvenation. It has been proved over millennia to be efficient while treating and managing certain chronic diseases. Also recommended for treating excess weight, food disorders, addictions and sexual disorders."


  • Tailored nutritional counselling
  • Ayurvedic diagnosis and tailored information kit
  • Daily yoga and meditation for detox and rebalance
  • Full Ayurvedic profound detox Panchakarma programme
  • Daily 100% organic meals
  • 20 nights accommodation
  • Pick-up airport


21 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English
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All apartments offer garden or sea views, and include a balcony and a mezzanine floor. Swimming pool, jacuzzi, wet and dry sauna are always available.

Panchakarma Retreat Portugal Yoga Retreat Program

This program has been proven over millennia to be efficient while treating and managing certain chronic diseases. Also recommended for treating excess weight, food disorders, addictions and sexual disorders. You will recover and boost the body's vitality while learning to eat properly and healthily. Daily meditation courses will grant you the optimal tools to reduce your stress levels. Reducing stress is of the utmost importance while managing pain and contributes greatly for controlling any disease

An effective therapy recognizes that we don't all have the same needs. Ayurveda adapts to its recipient, assuring that each case is followed individually in a proper way. Customizing is, therefore, always advisable. From psychological coaching, behavioral therapy, yoga therapy, nutrition, supplements, marma therapy and slight variations in the therapeutic programs, as well as the cultural and entertainment options on offer, everything is adjusted according to you, to give you a unique experience. Give the therapist feedback as to your comfort and special troubled areas. Relax that's generally why you are taking the program. Enjoy benefit and allow Panchakarma Retreat to do it all for you.

Included excursions

As well as personalized daily yoga and meditation (essential elements for resetting your general balance and imperative tools for the management of stress, anger and pain) the retreat includes fun and cultural activities throughout your stay. From sightseeing, to Ayurvedic cooking, introduction to herbalism and massage workshops to horse riding or dolphin watching - you will be informed of the exact activities included according to the location and date of your reservation. A different activity, every two or three days, is guaranteed.


Located within Sudoeste Alentejano and Costa Vicentina Nature Park, Monte Carvalhal da Rocha offers spa facilities and prime accommodations in typical Alentejo houses.

Wellness holiday retreat

Wellness tourism is a growing alternative for those who like to spend their holidays becoming healthier. The venues hosting these therapeutic programs of profound detox and rejuvenation have been carefully picked for their location, energy, properties of the surrounding flora and maximum comfort for the participants. Panchakarma Retreat has chosen your wellness retreat from a list of places of amazing natural beauty and tantalising history.

Nearby places

  • Azenha do Mar - 10 minutes drive
  • Carvalhal Beach, 500 meters
  • Zambujeira do Mar, 3 kilometers



  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Surfing


  • Balcony
  • Beach nearby
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly


  • Tour assistance


The meals are prepared using local 100% organic ingredients. Eating toxin-free foods is of the utmost importance for a proper reboot. Your diet will play a very important role in your detox healing process. So they will adapt it to your dosha or body type, according to Ayurvedic rules. In doing so, you will readjust your digestive fire and microbiology, and your diet will rise up to its role of food therapy.

By using your diet as part of your therapy, Panchakarma harnesses the power of food to maximize the effects of the program. The Ayurvedic nutrition consultants are experts bringing together healthy, delicious meals. Gourmet doshic veggie meals, juice mono-diet, peya, kichadi, juices and teas, all of these are perfect for detoxifying, very nutritious and easy to digest.

Cold drinks and food, dairy products, caffeine and refined foods should be avoided before, during and after Panchakarma.

Things to do (optional)

The outdoor pool provides relaxation moments. After a walk in the lush landscape, guests can return to pamper themselves with a massage, sauna, Jacuzzi and Turkish bath.

Spa treatments

Ayurvedic therapies included in the program:

11 to 14 deep detox therapies, according to the recommendations made during the first day medical appointment

  • Abhyanga
  • Abhyanga with algae and micro-algae
  • Abhyanga with honey and local flowers
  • Chavutti Thirumal
  • Foot ritual
  • Garshana
  • Hand Abhyanga
  • Hasta Abhyanga
  • Herbal baths with the local flora
  • Hridaya Vasti
  • Kadi Vasti
  • Karna Poorana with aromatherapy protocol
  • Mani Chikitsa - vibrational massage with crystals
  • Marmatherapy treatment
  • Nasya
  • Neerabhyanga
  • Netra Vasti
  • Padabhyanga
  • Padhara
  • Pinda Swedana
  • Prana Vaha Chikitsa - pranatherapy and chakra alignment
  • Shiro Abhyanga
  • Shirodhara
  • Signature Jacuzzi
  • Signature Swedana
  • Skin cleansing
  • Thai yoga
  • Udwartana
  • Vamana
  • Vasti
  • Virechana

Spa treatments

Turkish bath

The content of each program will be frequently revised as to make them more adequate to your specific case, and may be altered, as per the indications of the clinical director after the diagnosis appointment, but the amount of therapies per day will be maintained.

What's included

  • 2 Ayurvedic coaching sessions
  • 5 Workshops on: Detoxing with Juices, Herbal Supplements, Skin Detoxing, Mental Detox and Nutritional Reeducation
  • 7 recreational activities: horse-riding, sightseeing, hiking, canoeing, surfing lessons/practice, among other options
  • 20 nights accommodation
  • Ayurvedic diagnosis appointment with tailored information kit (nutritional counselling, coaching protocols and treatment program)
  • Ayurvedic therapies mentioned under Spa treatments
  • Ayurvastra scarf
  • Daily 100% organic meals
  • Daily walk with tailor made yoga therapy and meditation, led by instructor
  • Daily meditation courses which will grant you the optimal tools to reduce your stress levels.
  • Full board luxury accommodation for 20 nights (all meals included)
  • Herbal tailored facial, hands, feet and body treatments and use 100% organic products
  • Pick-up airport
  • Tailor made physical exercise programme
  • Tailor made information kit
  • Vegetarian detox menu with a Mediterranean twist (with tailored nutritional counselling, following a following a 21-day, 100% organic, gourmet detox plan)

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

You will have to arrive at the Lisbon Airport (LIS) or Faro Airport (FAO). Panchakarma Retreat will pick you up from the airport. The pick-up is included in the price.

Arrival by car

  • To reach Monte Carvalhal da Rocha, follow the road that connects Odemira to Lagos (National Street 120)
  • After about 9 kilometers after Sao Teotnio, turn to Brejo.
  • Arriving there, take the direction to "Praia do Carvalhal".
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