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Pamper your Body and Soul in Movement and Culture

with Susan Parsley in Lagos, Portugal

From $1440 Per person

6 nights in Lagos, Portugal
Thu Oct 24 - Wed Oct 30, 2019


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MESSAGE FROM THE AMBASSADOR

Join me in what is describes as a unique contemporary retreat. Combining Traditional charm and modern luxury and daily yoga and excursions

- Susan Parsley

Highlights

Perched high on a hillside with panoramic ocean views over Luz and Lagos bays, at Quinta Bonita traditional charm and modern luxury blend seamlessly in idyllic surroundings to create a truly unforgettable experience.

A choice of 8 spacious double or twin rooms and a 2 bedroom garden cottage, all individually designed and beautifully decorated with designer fabrics, in which to unwind. Every room boasts its own private terrace or balcony and is fully equipped with 100% Egyptian cotton linen, mini-bar, air-conditioning, flat screen satellite TV, bathrobes and luxury toiletries.
Full buffet breakfast/brunch featuring fruit from their orchard and warm bread delivered daily at dawn is enjoyed whilst overlooking the sweeping lawns. 

Daily Yoga in the fully equipped Azulejos (Portuguese tiled) glass fronted yoga studio with stunning outlook over the spectacular gardens and cork insulted wooden floor. 

10,000 square metres of spectacular gardens, including a large outdoor swimming pool, cobbled pathways, ponds and fountains, help yourself to a drink from the honesty bar as you enjoy lunch by the pool, indulge in a massage or for the more energetic take a spin on one of their hire bikes.

Fantastically located - the ancient port of Lagos with its castle walls, narrow, cobbled streets and pottery shops and many of the beautiful Algarve beaches are just a few minutes’ drive away.

What's Included

Accommodations

7 days 6 nights at Quinta Bonita Luxury Boutique Hotel

Meals

Includes daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Fitness

90 minute morning yoga class daily and an afternoon or evening stretch and restore class.

Flights

Flights not included

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory and not included
For assistance with travel insurance, contact our partner World Nomads.

Getting There

Round-trip transportation to and from Faro Airport (FAO) is included on the first and last day of the trip. It takes 1 hour to get to the venue from the airport.

Good to Know

Not included: flights to/from Faro Airport (FAO) and travel insurance. Guests are responsible for purchasing travel medical insurance and cancellation insurance which are also not included.

The Instructor

Susan Parsley
Fitness Ambassador

Susan Parsley Is the Owner of Lenox Yoga and the Wellness Director at CMC Berkshires, an Exclusive Property nestled in New Marlborough Mass. Here, she personally evaluates each client and prescribes a full wellness and fitness regime as they journey back to health.

Sue is also a certified master yoga instructor specializing in Arm Balances and Inversions. Sue teaches and has taight at many WORLD CLASS facilities including Canyon Ranch Lenox and the Wheatleigh Hotel in the Berkshires, Club Westmoor in Nantucket, and as a representative for Fitbodies International. As a former athlete and coach, Sue quickly found her way to the forefront of yoga teachers. The precise instruction and athletic edge she adds to the fitness aspect of her classes make them palatable to both the seasoned practitioner and the weekend athlete. Sue works directly with many celebrities and high profile clients sculpting their bodies naturally and her approach has landed her respective Awards for Outstanding Guest Service at Canyon Ranch for 10 years in a row. The past two years Sue was named Ambassador to The Canyon Ranch Institute, an honor reserved for those who embody the highest standards of wellness, both personally and professionally. In addition, she was chosen as a Canyon Ranch "Culture Keeper". As a culture keeper, Sue was interviewed and taped to preserve her methods for new employees at canyon ranch to follow.

Sue continues to teach weekly in her studio and likes to kick her classes up a notch with fun music and class camaraderie and challenges her students to continually grow in their practice..

About Susan Parsley

UPCOMING DEPARTURES

Quinta Bonita Luxury Boutique Hotel

Perched high on a hillside with panoramic ocean views over Luz and Lagos bays, at Quinta Bonita traditional charm and modern luxury blend seamlessly in idyllic surroundings to create a truly unforgettable experience.

A choice of 8 spacious double or twin rooms and a 2 bedroom garden cottage, all individually designed and beautifully decorated with designer fabrics, in which to unwind. Every room boasts its own private terrace or balcony and is fully equipped with 100% Egyptian cotton linen, mini-bar, air-conditioning, flat screen satellite TV, bathrobes and luxury toiletries.
Full buffet breakfast/brunch featuring fruit from their orchard and warm bread delivered daily at dawn is enjoyed whilst overlooking the sweeping lawns. Yoga retreat programs are fully catered for and include afternoon tea with cake and fruit and dinner. Option to dine at a local winery also possible.

Fully equipped Azulejos (Portuguese tiled) glass fronted yoga studio with stunning outlook over the spectacular gardens and cork insulted wooden floor. Mats, bricks, blocks, eye pillows, straps and bolsters included.

Explore the 10,000 square metres of spectacular gardens, including a large outdoor swimming pool, cobbled pathways, ponds and fountains, help yourself to a drink from the honesty bar as you enjoy lunch by the pool, indulge in a massage or for the more energetic take a spin on one of their hire bikes.

Fantastically located - the ancient port of Lagos with its castle walls, narrow, cobbled streets and pottery shops and many of the beautiful Algarve beaches are just a few minutes’ drive away.

Note: Some date requests at this property require additional minimum guest commitments from trip leaders.

Food & Beverage

Includes daily breakfast and dinner.

  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Vegan Meals
  • Gluten-Free Meals
  • Fish & Meat
  • Alcohol is available for purchase
  • Snacks are available for purchase

Amenities

  • Classroom/Deck for yoga & fitness
  • Internet
  • Pool
  • Ensuite bathrooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Accessible kitchen for guest cooking classes
  • Hot water
  • 220 volt outlets
  • Mosquito nets
  • Hair dryers
  • Towels
  • Sound system for instructor use in yoga/fitness space

Yoga & Fitness Equipment

  • yoga mats
  • yoga blocks
  • yoga straps
  • towels

Pricing Per Person

  • Barbara
  • Verified Guest
  • Nov 01 2019

My trip was amazing! I would highly recommend Susan Parsley and Quinta Bonita. Everything about my trip was well planned and orchestrated. The yoga classes were great and the accomodations, staff and meals at Quinta Bonita were excellent.


  • Jeannie
  • Verified Guest
  • Nov 01 2019

The best trip with women I have ever taken!


  • Susan
  • Ambassador
  • Oct 31 2019

By far this was my favorite location so far. The accommodations were exactly as described, a boutique hotel with so many little extras. Whatever we needed our hosts were able to accomodate and I will for sure return with another group if I can! Beach, Yoga, Spa, amazing food and excursions.. and Shopping!


  • Madison
  • Verified Guest
  • Oct 26 2019

I could not be more please with how accommodating the staff was. I am gluten and dairy sensitive and I am unable to have any spicy foods I was worried about my meals having both or not being able to have enough to eat while on the trip which is what usually tends to happen when I travel, but the staff not only went out of their way to provide me with plenty of food they also always doubled checked with me about everything making me feel involved in the decision making when it came to what I eat. They also had an adorable cat named Molly who was such a wonderful addition on the trip, she is very lovable and she made me not miss home as much and always put a smile on my face. Everything was wonderful and beautiful and I will be recommending this hotel to everyone I meet.


  • Chrisie
  • Verified Guest
  • Oct 23 2019

Wonderful retreat! Beautiful accommodations, fresh and local food was wonderful, and loved the daily yoga and mediation in a gorgeous space!


  • Robbie Michelle
  • Ambassador
  • Oct 23 2019

Another epic trip, this time to Portugal! This is now the second trip I’ve led connected to trip tribe and I’ve loved both. Accommodations were lovely, service was incredible, food was delicious, and plenty to see and do! Both Quinta Bonita & The Algarve is magical!


  • Janet
  • Verified Guest
  • Jul 29 2019

Overall my trip was wonderful. The accommodations was very nice. The food was very good however, I would have liked a menu that had more chicken & fish.


  • Donna
  • Verified Guest
  • Jul 28 2019

I had a fabulous time I loved the hotel! The food was very good the yoga room was perfect If given the opportunity I will return


  • Jana
  • Ambassador
  • Jul 27 2019

We really loved the facilities and hospitality provided by Quinta Bonita. We practiced in a lovely studio, the rooms were very nice, and the food while mostly vegetarian was incredible. Would definitely recommend and hope to return.


  • Jill
  • Ambassador
  • Apr 04 2019

Amazing!


  • Maria
  • Verified Guest
  • Apr 01 2019

Very enjoyable


  • Matt
  • Ambassador
  • Mar 31 2019

Great week! A really lovely group Perfect hosts at Quinta Bonita, we will be back!


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