Adventure to the Azores with CC & Carolyn

Azores, Portugal

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Oct 13 - 18, 2019
Group size: 15 - 25
Adventure to the Azores with CC & Carolyn
Azores, Portugal

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53 reviews

€1695
Oct 13 - 18, 2019
Group size: 15 - 25

About this trip

Join CC Martin & Carolyn Stuart, co-owners of C2 Body, for 5 nights / 6 days of Adventure and Wellness in the Azores, Portugal.


Magical, lush. rejuvenating--- words are sometimes just not enough! Come see for yourself! For those who missed our first one- AND for those who want a repeat. We had such a spectacular time and can't wait to share it with you again.


The Azores are a magical, volcanic land, full of natural, raw beauty, a temperate climate and endless outdoor activities. Truly an adventure lovers paradise, and just under 5 hours from Boston.


Our days will include always optional Pilates and Barre classes with CC and Carolyn, as well as hikes to some of the most stunning vistas on the island, soaks in natural hot springs, and exploration of neighboring towns and beaches.


There will also be plenty of time for relaxation amongst the property of our oceanfront, 4-star eco-beach resort. All meals (with the exception of 2 lunches) are included, and will be nourishing, fresh, and delicious, so that you can get a true taste of Azorean fare. 


Payment is due in full at this time. If you would like to discuss payment plan options, please email kristin@solseedretreats.com.


Questions? Email info@solseedretreats.com

What’s included

*5 Nights / 6 Days lodging at Santa Barbara Eco-Beach Resort

*Breakfast & Dinner Daily (Arrival day no breakfast, departure day no lunch or 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

*Winery tour & tasting excursion 

*Daily Pilates and Barre classes with CC and Carolyn

*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 upon trip minimums being met. 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!

*Most alcoholic beverages

*Additional excursions or cab rides 

*Massages (can be booked directly at SBER)

*Travel Insurance

IMPORTANT NOTES ABOUT FLIGHTS & CHECK IN

Please note that while the official start date of this trip is October 13th, you will need to take a red eye flight from BOS (Boston) to PDL (Azores) on the evening of October 12th. 


We will send you flight recommendations once trip minimums are met. If you choose to book flights other than these recommended ones, you will be responsible for paying for your own airport transfers, which will run you roughly 20 - 25 EURO each way. 


Check-in at Santa Barbara Eco-Resort on our arrival day is at 2:30pm. If you would like an early check-in to your room when you arrive at the resort at 7am there is an added cost for this. Please email info@solseedretreats.com to inquire about availability and pricing for your early check-in. 

Refund Policy & Trip Insurance

 All retreats include a $500 non-refundable / non-transferable deposit, which is required to hold your spot on the trip. Any balance payments made are also non-refundable / non-transferable. SolSeed Retreats cannot make exceptions to its cancellation policy as costs are incurred prior to the Retreat Start Date.


The purchase of travel insurance is highly recommended for this trip, which will protect you against potential trip delays or cancellations due to airline issues, family emergencies, illness, injury, etc. If you decide not to purchase travel insurance, you are assuming 100% of any costs incurred for trip cancellation or trip interruption. World Nomads is a travel insurance provider, click here for information and to request a quote. There are a variety of travel insurance policies and options, so read carefully what is covered, and don't hesitate to contact World Nomads customer service with any questions. 

Passport Requirements

You must have a valid passport to travel to the Azores, Portugal. Please check your passport expiration date and make sure it is valid for at least 3 months after the end date of your retreat. 


A Visa is not required for US Citizens visiting the Azores, unless you're staying in the EU for more than 90 days in a 6 month period.  


No special shots or immunizations are necessary for visiting the Azores. 

Available Packages

2 BR Villa - Double Occupancy Bedroom
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This beautiful villa features two bedrooms, a shared living area with kitchenette and outdoor seating area, which you will share with 1-2 other people, plus your roommate.  The Villa has 2 bathrooms, a shower and a tub (some Villas have European-style bathrooms that feature the soaking tub in the living area). 


If you do not sign up with a roommate, we will pair you with a like-minded retreater. 

€1695
2 BR Villa - Single Occupancy Bedroom
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This beautiful villa features two bedrooms, a shared living area with kitchenette and outdoor seating area, which you will share with 1-2 other people.  The Villa has 2 bathrooms, a shower and a tub (some Villas have European-style bathrooms that feature the soaking tub in the living area). You will have your own bedroom and bathroom in this Villa.  

€2295
One Bedroom Villa - Double Occupancy
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One bedroom villa with one double bed or 2 twin beds and a private bath. The Villa also comes with a living room, small kitchenette and private outdoor seating area. Ideal for couples or two friends.


You must have a roommate in order to book this room option.  Please indicate your roommates' name upon sign-up and whether you'd like 1 double bed or 2 twin beds. 

€1895
One Bedroom Villa - Single Occupancy
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One bedroom villa  with one double bed and private bath. The Villa comes with a kitchenette and private outdoor seating area. Ideal for the solo traveler seeking more privacy.

€2550
Private Luxury Studio
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These Studios  feature an open style floor plan with one double bed, private bath, kitchenette, and living area.  The studios share a plunge pool with exclusive use shared by other studio guests. 


These studios are first come, first serve, and are per resort availability only.  Once you have placed your deposit, availability will be confirmed.  


If you'd like to share this room (1 Double Bed), contact kristin@solseedretreats.com for the double occupancy rate. 

€2695
€1695

2 BR Villa - Double Occupancy Bedroom
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SolSeed Retreats offers adventure and wellness retreats to exotic, off-the-beaten-path locations like: Morocco, Portugal, Guatemala, Panama and Colombia. We aim to build community and broaden our perspectives through experiential travel. We believe whole heartedly that traveling changes lives. Take the leap and join us on your next adventure abroad! For more info, visit www.solseedretreats.com. All offers of travel are not valid to residents of Washington, Iowa, Hawaii and Florida.

Reviews

SK
This was the most amazing retreat filled with sensory overload. Everywhere you turned in the Azores was lush and green, even though there were many moments of wind, rain, and clouds during the first three days. Petra's classes were finely attuned to the needs of her retreater's and were always exactly what we needed. Our guided hikes were spectacular, and were finished with going to different thermal hot springs that were recuperative and relaxing. The food was great, I loved having many options at breakfast. Our dinners out were wonderful too, especially going to Quinta de Sabores (sp.), such a beautiful "farm to table" experience, the atmosphere there was truly unforgettable. Santa Barbara Eco Resort was a wonderful resort, I loved having a villa, it was spacious and the views were spectacular. I highly recommend going to the Azores on a retreat and will definitely go again should the opportunity arise.
The trip met all of my expectations. Tina Reale was terrific. Everything was well coordinated and there was plenty of communication throughout.
We had a fabulous week; incredible people, lovely food, perfect setting and nice accommodations. I would love to return. The views from the yoga studio were incomparable.
It was an absolutely fabulous trip. This experience far surpassed everything that I imaged as the best-case-scenario for a gathering of this type. It was engaging, relaxing, rejuvenating, revitalizing, and grounding. I enjoyed all the activities, food, accommodation, and especially the people who came to this gathering. I was amazed at the openness, kindness, support and love that was shown by all participants and organizers. Simply put, it was magical and I would absolutely love to go again in a heartbeat. Also, the organizers did a superb job to make sure that everyone was included, had a good time and received the level of comfort and attention that exceeded their expectations. Please do another one of these events!!!
I had the time of my life. Everyone on the trip was lovely and the staff at Isla verde were SO Great! Ian and Kristin, Thank you so much for your guidance, friendship and this amazing experience!!
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