Portugal · October 12 - 18 2024

Adventure & Wellness Experience, Madeira

Explore this sub-tropical paradise with a group of like minded women, enjoying endless breathtaking scenery, yoga & holistic practices.

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Overview

Join us in this subtropical paradise, a Portuguese Island off the North of Africa. The island is luscious and green with some of the most well kept trails and nature paths in the world. Stay in a secluded villa, get involved in optional group workouts, yoga, holistic practices and guided journaling. Engross yourself in mind blowing scenery, hike beautiful trails, swim in waterfalls and natural pools and eat nutritionally balanced meals from our in house chefs. A luxury experience without the price tag that’s accessible to all. Everything is planned, safely guided with experts in their field and ready for you to enjoy.

Hosts

Corrine Hough

Corrine Hough

Corrine brings a wealth of expertise and genuine passion for well-being to this retreat. As a certified level 3 Personal Trainer and yoga instructor, Corrine is dedicated to ensuring that every guest feels not only comfortable but also inspired throughout their stay. She has a remarkable ability to motivate and instil confidence in participants, encouraging to fully engage in the activities on offer. She will be overseeing invigorating hikes with specialist guides, leading rejuvenating yoga sessions, guided journaling, breath-work and meditation. She has unveiled Madeira’s hidden gems nestled in the picturesque trails of Madeira.

With Corrine as your dedicated host, your retreat experience promises to be a trip to remember giving you tools that will last a lifetime. 

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Programme

This is a guide to your week with us. Please note that all activities are subject to change due to weather conditions or circumstances out of our control.

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Day 1: Arrivals, a chance to explore Funchal. Evening restorative workshop

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Day 2: Morning Move & Stretch Yoga. Afternoon site seeing in the North

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Day 3: Canyoning & hike in Levada do Alecrim, exploring hidden waterfalls & trails

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Day 4: Morning re-charge, yoga & relax. Late afternoon viewpoints & walk in Ponta de Sao Lourenco’s coastline

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Day 5: Catamaran trip with the chance to see Dolphins and Whales, afternoon explore of Funchal

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Day 6: Sunrise breakfast above the clouds followed by the most popular hike, viewpoints and trails of Pico Areeiro to Pico Ruivo. Last evening meal in Ribeira Brava

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Day 7: Departures

What's included

What's Included

Scheduled airport transfers across the day (specific times) and all transfers to and from programmed activities

All programmed activities

Yoga, meditation, breath-work and guided journaling session

Villa private chefs x6 breakfasts & x5 dinners (vegan & vegetarian options available)

King & shared occupancy at Villa Flora + Fauna

A welcome pack with goodies

Flights to and from Madeira (Funchal International Airport)

Visas and Travel Insurance

Lunch & alcoholic beverages

Accommodation

Single Bed Shared Occupancy

Single Bed Shared Occupancy

Sea View Room x2

FROM$2,505.72/pp

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King Room Single Occupancy

King Room Single Occupancy

Sea View King room for a Queen

FROM$2,967.30/pp

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Villa Flora & Fauna

Cantinho da Natureza

You will be staying in Canthino da Naturaza, Villa Fauna and flora - Nature & Tranquility. The Villas are surrounded by tranquil countryside complimented in an agricultural area with an orchard of fruit trees and a garden of aromatic and seasoning herbs so our guests will be in permanent contact with nature.

They have outstanding views of the Atlantic Ocean and mountains but offer complete privacy and seclusion. Both fully equipped with Wi-fi, smart tv’s, fireplace, heated pool and private solarium for sunbathing.

We will be occupying both villa Fauna + Flora, both have their own living space, kitchen, solarium and heated infinity pools, 3 bedrooms and two shared bathrooms, each villa will be occupied with a total of 5 people.

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Reviews

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Life Changing! Life changing is the only word that I can use to describe what I experienced on this retreat. I woke up this morning, went for a walk. Did some yoga and I wasn’t doing this prior to the retreat. I always wanted to but I didn’t have the confidence before. I couldn’t have asked for a better host or crew of women.I was the only one from the US and I felt like I’d known these people for my entire life . I couldn’t have imagined I’d meet such and amazing group of women in my life! I was so nervous but, everyone made me feel so comfortable, it was such a welcoming environment. Corrines energy fed out positive vibes the entire time! We did some many activities that I never thought I would do… I climbed a mountain! It was challenging but being surrounded by this group girls made everything so much better. Everyone supported and motivated me … I never felt that I was less than anybody even though I have never hiked more than 2 miles before the trip. Truly the best experience of my life and I will definitely be attending another excursion in the future!

Karisa Pancottini

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The best week The best week, so we'll organised and the perfect itinerary! A brilliant blend of activities, mindfulness, exercise and even a little sightseeing. Not to mention the food which was amazing and cooked by local chefs. An amazing first retreat, introduction to mindfulness and has got me into some great habits after too. The other ladies there was so easy to get on with an like minded. 12/10 recommend!!!

Miriam Ward

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I couldn’t recommend active odyssey enough… I couldn’t recommend active odyssey enough I’ve been lucky to be apart of a few trips/hike throughout the year and each one has been the absolute highlight of my year! Being surrounded by like minded/inspiring women doing the most wholesome activities! Corrine really is the perfect host you couldn’t ask for a better person to be leading these activities she makes everyone feel so welcome! The Madeira trip was my first retreat experience and it changed alot for me it’s challenged me and pushed me out of my comfort zone in the best way! I felt like I came away with a clearer mindset and better habits! The week was filled with best variation of yoga, hikes, viewpoints, sunrises and canyoning everything was so well organised! I can’t wait to hopefully be involved in more activities in the future 🙌🏻xx

Emily Hannigan

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10/10 Experience I am so grateful for the experience I had, I created a bond with the group and we became a family I felt like I was in the safest space with empowering women that supported me throughout the trip. It enabled me to push myself out of my comfort zone but also be in the present moment when I really needed to disconnect from the stresses at home. Every detail was carefully considered , the Villa, locational food and activities Invest in yourself, I couldn’t recommend this experience enough and taking that time for yourself.

Melissa Smith

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An experience I will treasure for life Everything was great, from the choice of location to the activities and accommodations provided. Corrine and Beth made sure everything was perfect and that everyone was happy, there were choices for the activities so nobody would feel left out. There was a team of two chefs coming to cook every night, they accommodated everyone's food preferences and allergies and everything was delicious and fresh. I went back home from this retreat full of energy and with many mindfulness and wellness practices that I am now integrating in my daily life. This is an experience I will treasure for life, as well as the friendships I made there.

Maria Marin

Adventure & Wellness Experience, Madeira

Portugal · October 12 - 18 2024 · 6 nights

FROM$2,505.72/pp

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