Guided Walking Tours in the South of Portugal

Enjoy our short intro video below (1:03)

Guiding you through the numerous trails of beautiful tree-lined coast of Portugal we can share with you the richness of the plant life (with Ana our plant expert) and of animal and bird life (with Nuno our resident biologist and ornithologist).


  • 10th to 16th February

  • 10th to 15th March

  • 5th to 10th May

  • 16th to 21st June

  • 15th to 20th September

  • 6th to 11th October

None of the retreats are fully booked yet. Please contact us for more details.



Much more than a Walking Tour

Do you often wish that you could take time away from the city-life to reconnect with nature?

Are you curious to learn more about rural Portugal and its rich heritage?

Would you like to let us take care of the details of your stay so that you could enjoy your trip and relax?


A full PDF description of this tour is available here



Covering more than 23,000 hectares (57,000 acres), the Sado Estuary Natural Reserve is one of the country’s most important areas that offers striking landscapes characterized by a biologically rich area of wetlands, breathtaking coastlines and beaches with many different natural features and systems (dunes, marshes, heath land, woods, salt flats, rice fields and peat bogs) which attract a wide variety of birds (more than 200 species have been identified) and very rare species of Mediterranean vegetation which make this reserve a place of high environmental value.

Tour Highlights

  • 3 Yoga classes

  • 2 Walking tours

  • 1 Session Nature connection Exercices

  • Visit the cork trees and rice production museum

  • Dolphin watching and guided walking tours

  • Breakfast and dinner

DETAILS : €950/ Individual Traveler* - 4 to 12 People in one group

*special rates for couples and families traveling together are available. You can view them here.

Grade 2-3: gentle to moderate walks


What's included in the price :

  • 6 Nights stay at Olival das Hortas

  • Breakfast and Supper included (vegetarian)

  • all guided trips outlined in the detailed retreat description

What's NOT included in the price :

  • You will need to arrange for your travel to and from your hometown to either Lisbon or Faro airport.

We will take care of the rest!


Click here to download the detailed description of this retreat (PDF)


Accommodation at Olival das Hortas: