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Sunday, December 4, 2022

“Stranger, here you will do well to tarry; here our highest good is pleasure”

Our philosophy

Inspired by Epicurus “garden” philosophy, our nature retreat in Serra d’Arrábida, was designed bearing your wellbeing in mind. Like the Epicurean garden, apart from the city, this private eco-friendly lodge with breathtaking ocean views celebrates pleasure as the principle for a happy and healthy way of living, relying on three premises:

  • “When pleasure is present, so long as it is uninterrupted, there is no pain either of body or of mind or of both together.”
  • “The goal of all acts is a serene and blissful state of mind.”
  • “It is impossible to live a pleasant life without living wisely, honorably, and justly, and it is impossible to live wisely, honourably and justly without living pleasantly.”


Get in touch with nature and explore the surroundings on your own or with the help of a local guide. Ride a bike through the evergreen landscape of Serra d’Arrábida, a horse next to the seashore or hike to discover a hidden beach

Sesimbra is a town full of nice surprises and also offers historic landmarks such as a medieval castle. In case you’re a foodie, small seafood restaurants and local wineries are also available

After a beautiful sunset, don’t forget to take the chance to gaze at the stars and just relax from a long day

Natural Swimming Pool

Let go of all your thoughts and indulge in a transformative connection with nature in a 12 meters long environmentally sustainable infinity pool which embodies our mission combining modern technology and a sustainable way of living.



Yoga Dome

Enjoy a private yoga class or join one of our many yoga retreats happening during the year. With approximately 40m2 and capacity of up to 17 people, our yoga dome is located in the gardens of our property with a breathtaking view to the ocean and the green surroundings.

If you wish to host a yoga retreat with us, please get in touch to receive more details.


Book one of our packages or experiences to enjoy the most of your stay in our nature retreat.


Packages include 1 or more nights and experiences can be booked separately (24h advance booking required and upon availability)


Food and drinks

Feed your body, mind and soul with honest, organic food, mainly gathered from local producers. Wake up for a breakfast with a view with delicious home made products and pre-order your lunch and dinner for a chance of savouring the most fresh seasonal products.

Meal Times

  • Breakfast is served from 8:30 am to 10:30 AM

  • Lunch and dinners works by pre-order.

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