June 9-15, 2021

Join yoga instructor and travel enthusiast YuMee Chung on an exclusive yoga retreat to the Algarve, the stunning southern coastline of Portugal, a region blessed with stunning beaches, picturesque fishing villages and 300 days of sunshine per year. Unlike most retreats, which are held in all-inclusive resorts, this week will be set in a lovingly restored historic townhouse in the heart of Olhão's old town, a place unspoiled by mass tourism. Known for its earthy charm, cobbled streets, bohemian art scene, and warm hospitable people, this is a place to reconnect with a slower, seasonal way of life, and with a genuine community of creative, like-minded souls. Our home away from home is located only 15 minutes from the Faro airport and is easy walking distance to fabulous waterfront markets, charming family run restaurants, and ferries to the outlying islands.
The plan is simple: offer a bespoke yoga experience in an authentic setting, add a private chef and lots of time to explore, and sit back to witness the magic.


ARRIVE on Wednesday June 9. Check in is between 4-6 pm.

DEPART on Tuesday June 15. Check out is no later than 11 am.


Morning yoga and meditation


Free time to relax poolside, receive a spa treatment or explore the area

Optional late lunch on your own at a local restaurant, cafe or bar. We will have an afternoon snack available for those who opt to stay in.

Late afternoon yoga



There is plenty of time set aside for self-guided excursions each day. There is lots to see and do within walking distance of our villa.

Island hopping is also an option. Armona, Culatra, Farol and Deserta all feature beautiful, pristine beaches and wonderful low key restaurants/beach bars yet they each have a distinct feel. The islands are easy to get to by ferry or river taxi.

We will shift the time of our morning yoga session on Saturday to take advantage of the famous Saturday morning market. We understand there may also be a weekend flea market for us to check out in an adjacent town. The Algarve is our oyster!


• Airport pick up and drop off
• Six nights accommodation
• Brunch and dinner each day
• Afternoon snack each day
• Daily yoga and meditation instruction


• Airfare
• Travel and medical insurance
• Lunches
• Alcoholic beverages
• Optional excursions
• Spa treatments
• Gratuities for house staff


Single Room: the room is yours and yours alone. Ensuite bathroom: $2850 USD

Shared Room: a room with a queen bed or two single beds. Ensuite bathroom: $1850 USD pp

Upgrate to a suite: $250 USD per room (based on availability)


To reserve your spot, please contact Cathy Wassermann. Your spot will be confirmed with a $500 USD non-refundable deposit payable to my travel agent and Travel Industry Council of Ontario representative:

Cathy Wassermann
Wassermann Retreats an affiliate of Vision Travel Solutions, TICO 50023504
Phone: 905-873-2000  
328 Guelph Street, Georgetown ON  L7G 4B5 

Your balance is due no later than April 9, 2021.

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