Spring Retreat 2019
A 7-night retreat with 5 full days of Tai Chi and Qi Gong situated in a very tranquil valley on the border of a nature and surf reserve at Villa Valbom, Portugal.
What is included?
— 5 full days of Tai Chi and Qi Gong
— 7 nights accommodation in Valbom, Portugal (near Barril de Baixo)
— 3 Meals a day for 6 days
— Return flights - Gatwick Airport, London to Lisbon Airport, Portugal
— Airport transfer shuttle
— Further organised activities
— Relaxation / Down time
Day 1 – Travel Day. Will include induction and dinner at the retreat.
Day 2 – Training day
Day 3 – Training day
Day 4 – Training day
Day 5 – Training day
Day 6 – Training day
Day 7 – Rest day. Will include an outing.
Day 8 – Travel Day. Will include breakfast.
Full timetable will be provided to Guests closer to the Retreat date.
Villa Valbom is less than 50km from Lisbon Airport. A ten-minute walk and guests are at Foz do Lizandro beach on the North Atlantic Ocean.
Villa Valbom is a highly rated Bed and Breakfast. The luxurious accommodation includes spacious training areas, beautiful bedrooms, stunning views and an outdoor pool Guests will have their own single bed in a shared room. Each room has an en-suite bathroom shared between the room occupants. There is access to communal spaces throughout the villa, both inside and outside.
There are “couples only” rooms available upon request. Get in touch to inquire about this option.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served every day during the Retreat.
Buffet breakfast will be served at the Villa every morning.
Buffet lunch and dinner will be served at the Villa every training day. The rest day will involve a combination of buffet meals at the Villa and meals out at local restaurants. Travel Days will include meals during the stay at the accommodation. Guests will be expected to cater for themselves during transit.
Please make sure to let us know if you have any allergies, intolerances or food preferences.
Flights & Transfers
Flights to and from the Retreat will be booked on your behalf and these costs are included in the Price.
Airport shuttles to and from Lisbon Airport and Villa Valbom will be provided by Tai Chi City to you. Guests will be expected to make their own transport arrangements to and from Gatwick Airport.
We will require all Guests to have valid passports with more than 6 months validity and to provide passport details to Tai Chi City. Further information may be required from you by Tai Chi City when finalising flight bookings.
Travel Insurance will be included in the Price for all Guests. We do highly recommend medical and evacuation insurance is taken out personally by all Guests. Please send us details of your insurance prior to Retreat arrival.
Please note, Tai Chi City is NOT a travel agent and does not hold an Air Travel Organisers’ Licence (ATOL). If you are unsure about ATOL protection, please feel free to ask us for more information or contact the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).