Yoga Retreat in Europe, Holiday in Portugal A tranquil space for you to Relax, Recharge and Rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit. Join us in the beautiful Algarve in Quinta Mimosa. Quinta Mimosa is a perfect place to stay in Southern Portugal.

Enjoy your holiday in tranquil, relaxed and natural surroundings.
Yoga Retreats in Europe | Portugal 2nd-9th May 2015


Having attended the yoga classes regularly for over 5 years now, i have never been bored as Alka always changes the sequence of the postures and introduces new elements and variations. The personal attention and support guarantees that every student gets the maximum benefit from all the excercises. more...

Yoga retreat Includes:


Start each day with an uplifting morning class and wind down with a relaxing evening class. Morning class will strengthen and tone your body and calm your mind. The evening class will restore energy and rejuvenate your body. There will also be optional pranayama and meditations sessions throughout the week at no extra cost.


Unpack your bags and feel instantly at home in this 4 acre orange grove. Lovely comfortable rooms surrounded by three gorgeous pools, shaded seated areas, and barbeque.



Enjoy a fresh, healthy brunch after your morning class - perfect to set you up for a day of relaxing or exploring! Two delicious evening meals are included, made of using tasty locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy the fresh fruit from the orchard.

Three course evening meals at the Villa for an extra 16 euros are available subject to minimum 8 persons and at least 2 days notice: (Meals are protein rich vegetarian using locally grown, organic produce as much as possible).

Please let me know of any special dietary requirements in advance!

There are also taverns nearby for dining out, and each of the villas has a fully equipped kitchen for those who would like to prepare their own food, a supermarket a short distance away.


You can visit the beaches in Loule conveniently located around the coastline. We are 5 km from the nearest beach (beach towels provided).


  1. Accommodation for two sharing with en-suite: £595 per person for all cottages.
  2. Accommodation in Yoga dorms at a cheaper rate.
  3. Massages and other treatments will be available on site at extra cost.
  4. Price exclude Flights and Transfers (Faro airport is approx. 20mins via taxi).
  5. Flights are available through Easyjet or Monarch airlines direct to FARO (FAO) airport.
  6. A non-refundable deposit of £100 will be required. The balance of two equal payments should be paid in instalments, one payment by October 2014 and a final instalment by February 2015

*Yoga mats and props provided

To book a space or for more information about Yoga Retreat in Portugal | Europe 2014

E-mail : alkathakor@yahoo.co.uk

Contact No. : 0774 357 6219





Alka Thakor - Yoga InstructorAlka is a qualified Hatha yoga teacher. She completed her training from the Academy of Yoga Institute in Santa Cruz Mumbai. She trained in the oldest school of yoga where she was taught Philosophy, Pranayama (Breath control), Meditation and Asanas (Yoga postures).

She has also successfully completed the yoga teacher-training program (Iyengar inspired) with Ruth White in Uk and Greece and is a certified yoga alliance RYS 500hrs teacher.

Alka has a lot of enthusiasm for the practice of yoga and enjoys teaching students from all walks of life.

She teaches classes daily at her private studio, incorporating Yoga postures (Asanas), Pranayamas (Breath control) and Relaxation.

She is dedicated to her style of teaching yoga as well as helping students to have a strong, healthy balanced body and mind.



Cathy Kimber

Cathy KimberCathy trained in the UK with Ruth White in the Iyengar style of yoga and is a certified Yoga Alliance RYS 500 hours Teacher and is a qualified meditation teacher.

She attends regular workshops to complement her knowledge

which she then shares with her students.

Born in France, Cathy teaches with humour and compassion. Her classes are warm and friendly and for both sexes, and all abilities and ages are welcome. Her main priority is to work in a safe way, making sure that the alignment of the body in the postures is correct. She incorporates some breathing exercises and relaxation with occasional guided meditation.


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