Welcome to 4ventos (4Winds)
retreat centre, the name comes from the healing circle of many
traditions, the 4 directions and the elements.
The village being older than the country, some energy rebalancing
was done through sacred rituals and placing crystals in, and buried
around the centre.
In an ancient village three old houses were rebuilt, expanded and
joined to form a harmonious environment suitable for retreats, whilst
keeping in line with local traditional architecture.
All in earth colours, 4ventos blends with the surrounding
countryside, where pleasant walks are to be had.
We are located in a nature reserve, 40km from Lisbon (Portugal) and 10km
from the coast and lovely beaches.
Activities participants are invited to participate in a communal spirit,
which tends to unify groups; they make their beds and wash
Food is Vegetarian, Vegan or Macrobiotic made
with love and of excellent quality.
We have a varied program, and welcome teachers with groups from