Aya Healing Retreats


Set in a tranquil location in the forested hills of Central Portugal, far away from the crowds, just 3 km from the beautiful ‘Castelo de Bode’ lake and 8 km from the small town of Cernache de Bonjardim.

The centre sits within a small valley surrounded by eucalyptus, pine and cork oak trees and consists of a three storey, one hundred year old manor house, yoga studio, salt water swimming pool, barbecue area, courtyard, small fruit orchard, herb and vegetable gardens. Read More Here

About the Center

The Center provides homely boutique style living accommodation in a Manor house and bedrooms with modern facilities in authentic surroundings. Brejo Fundeiro Retreat is holistic retreat centre for group retreats, whether it is for Yoga, Meditation, Plant medicine, Holistic, Psychotherapy, or Spiritual retreats. Boasting a fully equipped yoga shala in an old barn, the venue is an excellent location for tranquil yoga sessions.

Brejo Fundeiro offers a warm welcome, caring hospitality, with beautiful natural surrounds, in a relaxed environment. 



There are seven boutique furnished (twin and triple) bedrooms. All bedrooms apart from the ground floor have en-suite bathrooms, with shower, washbasin and toilet. The studio apartment for the tutor (bedroom six) consists of a double bedroom, office and en-suite with bath, washbasin and toilet. The downstairs bathroom can be used by the entire group during the daytime. Each room is individually styled with different colour schemes and have features such as wood paneled ceilings, wooden shutters, chandeliers and wood floors on the 1st floor while tiled on the ground floor bedroom and bathroom. Single beds can be joined to create a king size bed for couples.


  • Courtyard
  • BBQ Area 
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fruit Orchard


  • 2-3 changes of cotton shorts and t-shirts or 2-3 light cotton dresses
  • 1-2 pairs of long cotton pants for walking in the jungle
  • 1-2 long cotton shirt
    A battery-powered torch or headlamp
  • A spare set of batteries
  • A light, breathable rain jacket
  • Comfortable warm clothes to be worn throughout our nighttime ceremonies
  • Biodegradable and chemical-free soap, sunscreen, and mosquito repellent
  • Fluoride-free toothpaste
    Good quality sandals or thongs
  • Sunglasses and a wide-brimmed hat
  • Lip balm
  • A camera
  • A cigarette lighter
  • 2-3 towels
  • Ziplock or waterproof bags to protect your electronic devices from humidity.

It is critical to follow the dieta for two-weeks prior to retreat in order to prepare your body to receive a deep healing experience. Read more about the required diet here.