WELCOME TO AKASHA PORTUGAL
TAVIRA, PORTUGALThe Akasha Evolution Retreats take place in a town near Tavira on the Algave coast of southern Portugal. Beautiful beaches line this coastline, which includes secluded coves, high cliffs, unusual rock formations, quaint fishing villages, and vast expanses of soft golden sand. Reknown for its stunning climate, unlimited leisure facilities, local fisheries and extensive salt-mines, this Algave boasts over 300 days of sunshine. The people here are warm and friendly, the food is delicious and the local wine is suberb. The abundance of history, culture and natural beauty mixed with high building standards, quaint villages, gentle pine forests and extensive vineyards to create a fascinating landscape.
Tavira, located slightly inland on the banks of the Gilao River near the border with Spain, is a charming coastal town with a castle, narrow cobblestone streets, and ancient Moorish architecture. It is known as the most pictoresque city in the Algave with its history going back to Neolithic times. It is famous for its 37 churches and monasteries, some dating back to the 13th century, salt-mines, an ancient tuna fishing village and extensive olive and orange groves which cover its rolling hills.
What is amazing is the sense of peace that pervades the town and the surrounding area, reminding us of what is truly important in life.
Fabrica Beach near Tavira
Portuguese Cemetery Above Ground
Architectural Variation, Evora
Pousada Convento de Tavira
Moorish Castle, Sintra