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Workshop Hosting

Your workshop in Portugal

Your workshop in Portugal

Olival das Hortas, retreat in paradise.

Perfect location to organize your workshop.

  • 15 to 20 persons can sleep in one teepee
  • There are 10 beds in two houses.
  • 2 person bedroom in the quinta.
  • Various areas to put up your own tent.

Very suitable for yoga, mindfulness, meditation and exercise groups.

The property is located amidst the cork oaks and fruit trees on 12 acres of land with a stream and a natural water source. There are two teepees on the estate surrounded by nature. (both 9 diameter) Teepee Guyapi, meaning "honest / sincere / frank" may serve as workshop space and Teepee Takoda meaning "friend to all" may serve as a sleeping place. There are two beautifully decorated 5 person cottages, each with 2 bedrooms. The workshop host(s) may optionally stay in a private room in the quinta. Camping is allowed and showers and toilets you will find at the heart of the teepees.

Furthermore you will find there are long tables to eat together in the Budha garden, a spacious outdoor kitchen to cook together, a comfortable seating area with cozy open fire to catch up relax, table football and table tennis in the middle of nature, a terrace seats in the valley and a dance place with sound. Olival das Hortas is a completely private group accommodation with ample space, fully equipped for a cozy time together.

The area is rural and very peaceful. Olival das Hortas is situated in the province of Alentejo. A piece of Portugal that rests under the veil of Lisbon. This "Costa Azul" has a landscape of 5,100 km2, varied with a beautiful coastline, which leads to the Algarve. Here you will find no mass tourism, but a heavenly place where you can unwind.

1:15 minutes under Lisbon, 5 km below Grandola, Near 8 km is Melides beach. A lovely beach where you can get the bus which stops outside the door.

Lots of space and privacy

Your group optionally has its own private park around it entirely for themselves. The large outdoor area you can enjoy yourself in many ways.

Your own kitchen or our kitchen, the choice is yours.

You can choose to self-sufficiency and all meals, snacks and drinks with your group make yourself ready in our fully equipped outdoor kitchen. You can also choose the culinary business wholly or partly by letting us take care.

  • Free WiFi
  • Space for outdoor activities but also to experience the tranquility

The cottage "Casa de Piscina" has 2 floors and is right next to the pool, ground floor there is the living room with comfortable couch, TV / satellite and a fireplace and a spacious kitchen with dining area. The kitchen is fully equipped:. Refrigerator, microwave / oven, stove, coffee, etc . and has a beautiful view. The upstairs has two bedrooms and a spacious closet. A bathroom with shower / toilet / sink (hairdryer available). Outside there is right next to the pool terrace with garden furniture and barbecue. Furthermore, in the garden is a large terrace where you also can use to eat or relax.

The holiday "Ruin" (because that was two years ago), is beautifully situated on a higher part of the hill in a square. It is fully lockable, very private with a nice big terrace. Garden furniture, hammock, barbecue with all the stuff are present. Really enjoy sweeping views of the surroundings and tranquility.

Inside there are two large bedrooms with fitted wardrobes. A large living room with wood burner, nice couch, TV / satellite and a dining area. The kitchen is luxurious and fully equipped coffee-fridge-oven-microwave-oven-tableware. The bathroom has a shower-toilet-sink-hairdryer.

The two teepees are ideal for giving workshops.

Tipi Guyapi meaning (honest / sincere / frank in the Lakota language) is a very generous teepee of 9m in diameter.

Tipi Takoda meaning (friend to everyone) is also 9m in diameter and is surrounded by nature, not far from an old Roman well and a waterfall.

The teepees are situated in the countryside in a hilly landscape between the many cork oaks. Here you can experience nature in its entirety, as if you step back in time but with the desired comfort. Shower and toilet facilities are in the vicinity. The area offers several lounge areas where you can read or rest. Nearby there is an outdoor kitchen which you can use to prepare your meals. During the low and the mid seasons, at a designated spot nearby the tent there is an opportunity to make an open fire. Thus, one can rent two teepees one which is used as a place to sleep and the other as a workshop space.

Olival das Hortas is hosted by a Dutch couple, Marja and Peter who welcome you with open arms and will try to give you a memorable stay.

Look around on our website and contact us!
You can reach us via or by phone: +351 269 448 083 or mob: +351 96776 8520.