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Inner Awakening Retreat

Yoga, Meditation & Chakra Balancing in Sunny Algarve

February 22nd - March 1st

Join senior Dru tutors for a nurturing 6-day retreat in the warm sunshine of the Algarve. You'll experience deep rest and inspiration with transformative classes and lectures, and free time to explore the coastline in this magical location.


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Strengthen your practice 

Refresh your yoga and meditation sadhana with experienced Dru tutors. Learn new tools to keep your mind stable and focused. In these challenging times, find inner strength and joy to nourish your spiritual heart.

Find your inner sunshine

February in the Algarve is mild with temperatures around 12-20 degrees - a balm for those coming from the colder Northern countries! There will be free time to enjoy walks along the cliffs, sandy beaches, and even a bracing paddle in the sea.

Connect with your community

Whether you are traveling alone or with friends, you'll find like-minded spiritual seekers waiting for you at this yoga and meditation retreat. This retreat is for beginners with a deep interest in yoga and meditation as well as experienced yogis.

Rest, Rejuvenate and Restore Programme


  • Wake up to a sunrise yoga class or greet the sun on a walk along the cliff path.
  • Nourish your body with a breakfast of fresh fruit, a full vegetarian-cooked breakfast, or hot buttery croissants!
  • Gather for late-morning yoga philosophy, mudra, and mantra sessions with teachers who each have over 30 years of experience.
  • Enjoy a leisurely afternoon exploring the local area, walking to the beach, or reading a book by the pool.
  • Relax with a restorative yoga and meditation class
  • Complete the day with dinner - enjoying the extensive hot buffet and luscious desserts.


'This retreat exceeded all of my expectations, it has been out of this world. I feel I have become new from the inside out. Everything contributed - from the sun, the sea so near to the hotel, the fabulous teachings, the sense of nurturing and care from the tutors, support staff, and fellow students.  I have so many treasures to take home.'

Hilary Airey, Yoga teacher, West Yorkshire


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Hotel Baia Grande

Situated in a quiet central location in the Algarve overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Hotel Baia Grande is a 15-minute walk from a stunning beach.

This four-star hotel offers friendly service with clean, spacious rooms with land, pool or sea views.

The hotel’s food is buffet-style with an abundance of fresh salads, vegetables, vegetarian and vegan options at each meal.

Your retreat at a glance

  • 22 February - 1 March 2023
  •  £545 Early bird tuition
  •  £625 Standard tuition
  • Twin or single room
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • Transformative sessions
  • Sunshine and beach

 What you will learn

Take home new ways of connecting with your inner strength and serenity

Routes to inner transformation

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  • Strengthen your spiritual practice
  • Connect with a warm community of yogis
  • Experience insightful chakra meditation
  • Find your inner sunshine
  • Inspirational Dru Yoga, relaxation and mudra sessions
  • Gain profound insights about your life
  • Re-energise and restore your mental and physical health
  • Learn new teaching tools for your classes

The healing balm of nature

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  • Explore the hidden gems of the Algarve - cliffs, caves and sandy beaches.
  • Mindful and heartful walking -  connect with the elements.
  • Deeply rest your body and give your mind the chance to relax.
  • Free time to enjoy the area, or book a mentoring session with one of the Dru tutors.

TUITION PRICES & BOOKING

The early bird price if paid before December 15th 2022 is £545
The standard price if paid after December 15th 2022 is £625
The tuition price includes 2-3 teaching sessions per day and some guided walks.
Please book your accommodation at the hotel separately through Yoga Holidays - we have negotiated the special prices from around €45 per person in a land view twin room for half board (which includes room, breakfast and dinner). There are twin, double or single rooms, with options for pool, sea or land view.  A sea view single room is €65 per night. 
Arrive on 22nd February for an evening welcome session, and we finish the retreat on the morning of 1 March so please book your travel to depart either on the afternoon of 1st March or the next day.
Once you've booked your tuition, we will send you details of the accommodation options which you book separately through our sister company, Yoga Holidays.

Please book your travel separately. 
Most budget airlines fly to Faro airport - the hotel is a 30 min taxi drive away. 

For information about environmental train travel options to the Algarve from the UK, please visit: 

Are there any extras?

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Flights, transfers and travel insurance are not included. You will need to arrange your own lunches. You may wish to book massages and mentoring sessions with the Dru team which are charged separately. 


HOW TO BOOK


1. First of all, reserve your place by booking your tuition with Dru. 


​​​​​​​2. Book your hotel accommodation and food with Yoga Holidays.


3. Arrange your own travel - flight, train, or drive? That's up to you!

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Join us for an unforgettable experience!

We have limited spaces for this event so please book your place soon


Come and Connect

Let's create memories together!
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