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Join us in the Algarve in Portugal for a blend of Movement & Meditation, Yoga, Breathwork, Ice Bath, Sound Healing, Ecstatic Dance, Stand-Up Paddling and two Shamanic Ceremonies. The Retreat will also include Educational presentations and workshops about different fields and lots of fun in splendid nature and on incredible beaches with a group of like-minded people topped up with the unique beach venue and delicious organic food. 

The retreat was founded by Alex, who has a background in Yoga and has been organizing Plant Medicine Retreats since 2015. He believes that the physical, mental and spiritual realms are in reality one unique element so his retreats aim to bring this union and totality, by building bridges and connecting physical activities to science backed educational presentations and rounding everything up with spiritual practices for you to learn &  enjoy.


Are you ready to R E C E I V E™ these offerings?

the location

The retreat takes place in one of the most beautiful regions in Europe - the Algarve! What better place is there to take this journey to yourself and connect with many other like-minded people than the stunning beaches of Lagos? Lagos is a small town in the heart of the Algarve, and surrounded by famous beaches like Praia Dona Ana, Praia dos Estudantes and the breathtaking rock formations of the Ponta da Piedade.

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For the R E C E I V E™ Retreat, we have organised a luxury villa with enough privacy for you to feel completely safe. The Villa consists of various smaller apartments with doublebeds and a spacious garden with a private pool and jacuzzi. It is located within walking distance from a long sandy beach called Meia Praia and you can also walk to the center of Lagos. 

your facilitators

Together with Alex, there will be a number of passionate facilitators who will be happy to share their knowledge about different fields with you.

Alex - Visionary & Founder

Alex grew up in the Algarve, and has a special connection and local knowledge about this magical place. He started his spiritual journey back in 2013, and since has a passion for learning & passing on tools and skills for personal development. He has three Yoga Teacher Trainings, is a certified Nutritionist and has years of experience in facilitating Psilocybin Sessions. In the R E C E I V E  Retreat he combines all of his skills, making it a unique experience!

Cony - Yoga Teacher

Cony was born in Chile. Holding a degree in Psychology, she discovered the benefits of Yoga. Was in her very first Yoga class where she realised how powerful & heart opening was this ancient practice, and since then she started her love relationship with Yoga.

Quit her job and moved to India, studied a 900hrs Yoga Teacher Training at the Yoga Institute of Mumbai.


 can call today home. 

Jacob - Movement Coach

Since making the decision to leave Australia some years ago, Jacob’s journey has led him to explore different transformational tools and movement modalities. The development of various embodiment practices, in particular, enabled him to connect deeper with his true self and the natural world around him. Each session he crafts is unique to best suit the needs of the groups or individuals he works with.

Mela Mariposa - Ecstatic Dance & Cacao Zeremonie

Mela has a huge background knowledge, she worked for over 12 years as a nurse in psychiatric clinics, she is a holistic nutritionist and spent years studying the science and practise of traditional yoga. She has lived, trained and taught in various communities in Asia and Europe. Nowadays she integrates shamanic work, western therapeutic elements and elements from traditional Yoga & Tantra.

Mayatita - Breathwork Facilitator

Mayatiita Devi grew up with her father being an Umbanda medium, an Afro-Brazilian tradition that works with the incorporation of Beings of Light and the Spirits of Nature. Therefore, dealing with the energy world that is invisible for the eye was natural for her.  Mayatiita has traveled around the world sharing herself through hollistic bodywork and energy healing as well holding space and facilitate ceremonies to inspire people to share their hearts´ truth.

Johnny "Omkior" - Sound Healing

Since childhood Johnny felt a deep spiritual calling to explore both sound and holistic healing on his awakening path. He experienced life changing transformative effects through his study and practice of Reiki, deepening his intuition and trust in universal guidance. Exploring sound through various instruments and vocal activations he was then intuitively guided to unite sound with healing. 

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what to expect

During the 5 days of the retreat, you will have a schedule full of inspiring activities but also some time to reflect and integrate the experiences. 

What activities are included?

          Daily Sunrise Meditation                                               

          ✔ Yoga                                                                         

          ✔ Movement                                                                 

           Stand-Up Paddle Tour                                             



           Cacau Ceremony


 Ice Bath


Sound Healing     


 Ecstatic Dance                                                                 

Deluxe Accommodation                                                             

 Plant based food


Optional: Ceremony                                         



  • Wie komme ich zur Villa?
    Der nächstgelegene Flughafen ist Faro, aber du kannst auch nach Lissabon fliegen. Von beiden Flughäfen kannst du mit dem Bus oder Zug nach Lagos fahren ( für den Bus, für die Züge). Vom Lagos Bus Terminal oder Bahnhof kannst du ein Taxi oder Uber zur Villa nehmen (ca. 10€) oder einfach laufen (ca. 20min.). Wir werden auch eine WhatsApp Gruppe für alle Teilnehmer erstellen, so dass du dich vielleicht mit anderen Leuten, die zu einer ähnlichen Zeit wie du landen, organisieren kannst, um zur Villa zu kommen. Wenn du mehr Infos brauchst, schick einfach eine E-Mail!
  • Was ist inklusive?
    Während des Retreats sind die folgenden Dinge inklusive: - Unterkunft in einer luxuriösen Villa mit privatem Pool und Garten (Doppel- und Einzelbetten in verschiedenen Apartments verfügbar) - tägliche vegane Mahlzeiten, frisch zubereitet von unserem privaten Koch - Wasser und Snacks über den Tag verteilt - alle Aktivitäten (außer der schamanischen Zeremonie, die optional ist) - überraschende Willkommensgeschenke Alles, worum du dich kümmern musst, ist der Flug (nächstgelegener Flughafen ist Faro) und der Transfer zur Villa.
  • Was muss ich mitbringen?
    Wir empfehlen, die folgenden Dinge mitzubringen: - Strand-/Poolhandtuch - Sonnencreme - warme Kleidung für die Abende (es kann nachts kühl werden) - Badesachen - Kosmetika - ein "leeres Glas": keine Erwartungen, aber viel Offenheit und Bereitschaft, zum lernen und um diese Reise zu dir selbst zu machen.
  • Wie buche ich mein Ticket?
    Wir möchten immer vorab die Leute kennenlernen, die an dem Retreat teilnehmen wollen, um sicher zu gehen, dass es passt und wir die gleichen Werte haben. Wenn du dich für das Retreat interessierst, schicke mir bitte eine E-Mail an:, damit wir einen Gesprächstächstermin vereinbaren können, oder buche einen Call.

Dates & prices

Upcoming Retreats:


R E C E I V E™ 

May 01-06, 2024

*only a few spots left


R E C E I V E™ 

October 05-10, 2024

*only a few spots left


R E C E I V E™ Retreat  Price

2.500€ (max. 12 Participants)

A deposit of  1.250€ is required, the payment of the remaining amount can be arranged to what suits you best. Just get in touch if you want more information!

client testimonials

Check out what some of the clients from past Retreats say about their experience.

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