Adventure to the Azores with Kate Heffernan

Azores, Portugal

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May 22 - 28, 2018
Group size: 6-14
Adventure to the Azores with Kate Heffernan
Azores, Portugal

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3 reviews

€1855
Deposit: €500
May 22 - 28, 2018
Group size: 6-14

About this trip

Adventure is calling... and I couldn't be more excited for my first international retreat to the Azores, Portugal. If this incredible destination has been on your bucket list for a while, now is the time to check it off! 


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 under 6 hours from Boston.


Our days will include {always optional} vinyasa and yin/restorative yoga classes with Kate, hikes to some of the most incredible 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 beautiful orchards of Quinta Minuvida, our home for the week. Our accommodations feature lovingly renovated suites, each unique and gorgeous, with its own private bathroom. For photos of Quinta Minuvida and its grounds, click here. For a sample retreat itinerary, click here.


All meals are included, and will be nourishing, fresh, and delicious, so that you can get a true taste of Azorean fare. Most dietary restrictions can be easily accommodated, please email Kristin at solseedretreats@gmail.com if you have questions about this.


A 500 EURO non-refundable deposit is required to hold your spot on this retreat. The balance is due 120 days prior to departure. As of August 7th, 500 euro is converting to $590.


Space is limited to 13 people. We anticipate this retreat selling out very quickly, so sign up ASAP to ensure your space and confirm your preferred accommodation type.

What’s included

*5 Nights / 6 Days lodging at Quinta Minuvida

*Three locally sourced meals daily, some at Quinta Minuvida and some at nearby restaurants, or out picnic style

*Two group excursions to some of the island’s best hikes, relaxing hot springs, beaches and local towns, including all guides and transportation

*Daily Yoga classes with Kate - all levels welcome!

*Roundtrip airport transfers from Ponta Delgada Airport (PDL) to Quinta Minuvida 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. Expect to spend around $500 - $600. 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 (one is included with each dinner)

*Additional excursions or cab rides 

Policies

Your passport must be valid for a minimum of 3 months from the date you plan to depart Azores. Please check your passport dates and make sure of this! 


This trip is non-refundable. We highly encourage the purchase of travel insurance to help protect from last minute cancellations due to illness, injury, family emergency, etc. or cancellations by the airline. 

Available Packages

Single Occupancy Room

This private room features a double bed and spacious bathroom. Ideal for the solo traveler or those seeking more privacy. 


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only 1 left
€1855
Deposit: €500
Double Occupancy Room

This room features a double bed OR a double bed and a twin bed, and private bathroom. Ideal for a couple OR two friends.


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only 2 left
€1525
Deposit: €500
Triple/Quad Occupancy Shared Suite

These suites contain two separate bedrooms, each with two twin beds or a set of bunkbeds, and a shared bathroom. Total of 4 people in each suite. We are happy to pair you with like-minded roommates!


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7 left
€1325
Deposit: €500
Wisteria Poolhouse

This studio apartment style accommodation sleeps up to 4 people and is ideal for a few friends or a couple. It features a full kitchen and private bathroom.


Beds can be figured with 2 twins and a double bed, or 2 twins and a set of bunk beds.


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€1325
Deposit: €500
€1855
Deposit: €500

Single Occupancy Room

Who’s Going


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    Pamela Heffernan
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    I know that Kate Heffernan is an amazing Yoga instructor. I also understand the Azores is amazing!
    Aug. 13, 2017

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Reviews

JY
I had a wonderful time. Great scenery, well organized tours, will definitely recommend. Thank you!
KK
The island of San Miguel, Azores is an easy direct destination. It is empatative that you check on where you are staying on the island or you will spend more time in a van or car than relaxing, hiking or practicing yoga. There are beautiful vistas, great food and wonderful people on this island. Sadly we only had one practice a day and that was in a studio without any heat, a concrete floor that held the damp cold of the season, and no time before practice to even warm our bodies due to a scheduled meditation which excluded any prepatory practice. The inn’s owners were lovely and insured we had amazing food served largely from their own garden. But due to being in the heart of the older orange grove arigrucultural area where the roads were narrow without sidewalksand blocked on either side by high walls, all with gnashing and feriocious guard dogs that stalked and barked at everyone passing, So that walking anywhere was taking your life in your own hands to avoid being killed by the maniacal Portuguese drivers, The levels of our fellow travelers were quite Aires’s between those who had never practiced to those of us who were looking to experience the “ Primal Adventures with Todd Sklogund” that was promised when we signed on. Sadly “Primary Experience” would have been a better description of our retreat. Think twice before booking your trip!
This trip was a soul nourishing experience. It included daily yoga, but so much more. We stayed in an outstanding guest house (MINUVIDA) where the hosts shared their passion for fresh, locally grown food - much of it from their gardens and orchards - and for the beautiful island on which they live. We loved the hikes, vistas, and hot springs. Sol Seed Retreats, and owner Kristin in particular, could not have been nicer or more helpful. She was informative in preparing us for the trip, and was available to assist with special needs and requests while we were there.