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Karma Surf Retreat Lisbon

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Caminho Uruguai, Malveira da Serra 2750, Portugal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an amazing week in Karma Surf at SUP&Yoga retreat. Everything (the villa, sceneries around, the staff, food, likeminded people and programme, ...) was absolutely perfect. The concept was brilliant: everything was carefully planned and guests don´t have to worry about anything. It felt like being in luxury villa and at home at the same time. There was a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall the experience was good, I enjoyed the activities and the relaxed programme. The people were friendly and the hosts (Jessie) were mostly at hand to offer recommendations. However, the water-based activities are run by a partner and not by Karma. This meant that these could be quite poorly organised in terms of transportation and timings. The classes were shorter... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last year my daughter and I went to Karma for the first time and fell in love with the place, the team, the teachers and their philosophy. So it was inevitbale that we'd go again. This year, I travelled solo and the whole experience was just as special. I felt taken care of, met some like minded people, had such... More 

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The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my daughter and I have just returned and Are missing this magical place already. One week here will give you the feeling of a 3 week break, I have never experienced such a relaxing holiday, our group was fantastic, really nice people of all ages and backgrounds. When we arrived the lovely Jessi saïd " welcome home" .. And that... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We stayed at the Karma Surf retreat and took part in the surf lessons on Guincho beach. The trip was amazing cause we got the chance to meet and befriend such a lovely group of people from around the globe! And of course the great pack of people who stood behind the whole thing. Especially Leonore, Jessika and last but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I actually don't have anything negative to say about my stay at the karma surf retreat except I wish it was longer. The whole team went over and above what I expected, providing travel arrangements and arranging activities according to when you want them and there was no pressure to do everything. Jessi is pretty much on hand 24 hours... More 

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Jens K, Owner at Karma Surf Retreat Lisbon, responded to this review

Thanks a lot! So next time just book two weeks and even get an extra discount! ;-) We were happy to be your host. A big hug from Jessi, too! Looking forward to seeing you again! More 

Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Well, do I need to say more than I just came home from my third stay in this magical place.. Each time, I feel reborn, both mentally and physically. Lovely people, a relaxed atmosphere, excellent food and such a beautiful spot on earth.

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Jens K, Owner at Karma Surf Retreat Lisbon, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We feel very honored to be able to host your vacation for the third time! That alone is great praise. You were with us since the beginning - you have a special place in our heart. Thank you for your trust and looking forward to seeing you again! :-) More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Staying with Karma Surf Retreat was magical. You would feel love & care from first till last moment of your stay. Plus the guys & girls running the retreat, Jens, Timo, Aline and Jessica were very interesting people and probably attract like-minded visitors so the group I stayed with was a real treat, engaging & fun. I have done yoga... More 

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Jens K, Inhaber at Karma Surf Retreat Lisbon, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks a lot for sharing these warm words with us! :-) As well we are happy, that you already come back the second time and this time get to know our second location, the Algarve villa, located in south of Portugal in the south-west Algarve. Enjoy your stay - you will not be disappointed! Best wishes, Jens More 

Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The week at the Yoga & Surf Retreat was definitely the highlight of my year 2014. Everything about the accommodation was just excellent and the nature breath-taking. I can recommend a stay truly to everyone who wants to relax and feel a little closer to heaven:-)

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Jens K, Inhaber at Karma Surf Retreat Lisbon, responded to this review

Hi Vera, thank you very much for sharing your nice thoughts! :-) We feel very pleased and looking forward to seeing you back again! All the best, Jens More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We spent a wonderful week at the Algarve Karma Surf Retreat in July 2014. Jamie, Sabine and family were truly the perfect hosts. Traveling with our two year old boy, we had been looking for a long time to try and find a yoga retreat that would welcome children. Even better, it also included surfing! My husand and I were... More 

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Jens K, Inhaber at Karma Surf Retreat Lisbon, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive review! We are pleased that you fully enjoyed your stay at Algarve Villa, situated south of Portugal in the south-west Algarve and will forward your nice words to the Algarve team respectively. . Its true that for most people a rental car is a good alternative to none. Sometimes another... More 

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