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Yoga Retreat with Matt Huy & Saz Newman

7th – 11th October 2024


A special retreat led by Matt Huy and Saz Newman in The Algarve, Portugal.

Immerse yourself with this yoga retreat with Matt Huy and Saz Newman, in the beautiful Algarve region of Portugal. This fantastic duo with their extensive experience in yoga, giving you their years of expertise, guiding you in a variety of yoga styles and coaching from Matt’s further knowledge. With delicious healthy food and group classes with both Matt and Saz, you can soak up the stunning surrounding area from Longevity Health & Wellness Hotel’s yoga studio and explore the Algarve on a boat excursion with your fellow yogis. Designed for all skill levels, soak up mindful enthusiasm and valuable knowledge on this peaceful and explorative yoga experience.


  • Daily Group Vinyasa, Hatha, Yang to Yin, Restorative, Core, Inversions & Ashtanga Yoga Classes with Hosts
  • Wellness on the Waves (group boat excursion)
  • Complimentary access to the Longevity Vitality Plan daily group activities
  • Access to the spa facilities (Infra-red sauna, hammam, ice fountain, Epsom salt room, sensations showers, relaxing room, relax walking path, indoor heated detox pool, indoor sensation relax pool)
  • Access to the Gym
  • Private 1:1’s with Hosts (Pre-book; To be paid separately)
  • Retreat Spa Package- Pay only 400 euros for 500 euro spa package (Pre-book in advance; To be paid separately from retreat)
  • Spa treatments – 10% discount (Book at resort)
    (Discount and Spa Package offer not combinable)

* Breakfast & 3 dinners included. 1 free evening to explore

  • Destination

  • Included

    Half Board
  • Not Included

    Return Transfers

Day 1: Arrival

*The below is an example schedule, subject to change
  • Arrive at Longevity Health & Wellness Hotel
  • Meet Matt & Saz
  • Yang to Yin Yoga with Matt & Saz
  • Dinner

Day 2:

  • Walk or Gym
  • Vinyasa Yoga with Matt
  • Breakfast
  • Free Time / Pre-booked spa treatments / Booked 1:1s
  • Lunch
  • Yin Yoga with Saz
  • Dinner

Day 3:

  • Walk or Gym
  • Sunrise Yoga with Saz
  • Breakfast
  • Wellness on the Waves (group boat excursion)
  • Lunch
  • Free Time / Pre-booked Spa Treatments/ Booked 1:1s
  • Restorative Yoga with Saz
  • Dinner

Day 4:

  • Walk or Gym
  • Core Yoga with Matt
  • Breakfast
  • Free Time / Pre-booked spa treatments / Booked 1:1s
  • Lunch
  • Yoga Inversions with Matt
  • Dinner

Day 5:

  • Walk or Gym
  • Vinyasa Ladder Flow with Matt
  • Breakfast
  • Leave Retreat

Retreat Location

Location & Accommodation

Longevity Health & Wellness Hotel is situated on a secluded hillside with views of the beautiful bay of Alvor. It is a very popular holiday and lifestyle destination, hosting a great range of local treasures. Some of Europe’s finest beaches, wonderful seafood, world-class golf courses, walking and biking trails are all within a short distance to enjoy. 
Key Information 
  • Transfer time: 1 hr 
  • Flight Duration from UK: 2 hr 50 
  • Nearest airport(s): Faro (FAO) 


The Longevity Health and Wellness Hotel consists of 70 rooms. Standard Rooms, Junior Suites, Longevity Suites make up the accommodation offering. Each room and suite feature a private balcony, varying sizes with outdoor furniture. Relax inside or out after and get valuable rest at the end of the day. 
Standard room at Longevity Health and Wellness Hotel Standard Room Simple yet elegant, all Standard rooms are located on the first and second floor and feature a partial sea view or countryside view. Floor area: 20-30m² / 248 sq ft  
Longevity room at Longevity Health and Wellness Hotel Longevity Room Each of the Longevity Rooms are located on all three floors of the hotel. They feature beautiful panoramic sea views on the Bay or countryside over to the mountains.  Floor area: 26-38m² / 280 sq ft   
  Junior Suite at Longevity Health and Wellness Hotel   Junior Suite Located on all three floors of the hotel, they have a separate sitting area within the room. Get to enjoy the views across the bay or countryside, from the large private balcony. Floor area: 42-56m² / 452 sq ft  
  Longevity Suite at Longevity Health and Wellness Hotel Longevity Suite Located higher in the building, these Longevity Suites are more spacious. Relax inside in the separate sitting area from the bedroom, or enjoy spectacular panoramic views over the sea from the private balcony. Floor area: 56-77m² / 603 sq ft    
Longevity 'the one' suiteLongevity 'The One' Suite This luxurious suite will give you all the relaxation needed. They feature it’s own infrared sauna over the sea views, with a bubble bathtub and sensorial shower. A separate sitting and dining, with an option of adding a connecting standard room. Floor area: 110m² / 1184 sq ft    

About Matt Huy & Saz Newman


Matt Huy, MSc is an American-born, UK-based teacher with 18 years' experience teaching yoga. With a Master's in Health & Exercise Science, he also teaches anatomy and physiology on several teacher training programmes nationally and internationally. He is the co-author The Physiology of Yoga, a comprehensive book that examines how yoga affects the different systems of the body. His classes are dynamic and challenging without being rushed or overly complex. He has a speciality in teaching inversions and arm balances.

Originally from France, Saz Newman brings a lot of love, passion and smiles to every class. Wanting to share the sense of peace and happiness that yoga has brought to her from practicing yoga over 20 years, she teaches as an act of service to others and to make a difference to people’s lives. Her infectious enthusiasm will inspire you while she provides a space for students to look after themselves, strengthen their bodies and find a sense of peace and balance. Students in her classes regularly comment on how empathetic and approachable she is.

Partners in life and in business, Matt and Saz make a great duo, offering a variety of yoga styles including vinyasa, hatha, Ashtanga, yin and restorative, and skills that complement each other.

Food will include a half board of breakfast and dinner. Incorporating healthy, local Mediterranean cuisine into your day is the perfect chance to intertwine a nutrition friendly diet into your Yoga & Wellness experience. Menu is an example and is subject to change.      


  • Continental Breakfast (Examples include; Tea, coffee, juice, hot food such as meat and scrambled egg, yogurt, fruit, cheese and selection of bread)


(Available at extra cost during retreat)


  • Cherry tomato & mozzarella skewer
  • Beetroot carpaccio with pesto
  • Hummus & vegetables
  • Tuna Ceviche
  • Spring Rolls
  • Cucumber & Smoked salmon wrap
  • Avocado & Shrimps Mousse


  • Baked duck with orange juice, black quinoa, goji & rocket
  • Grilled turkey, sweet potato, chard salad with balsamic vinegar
  • Steak with basmati rice & sugar peas
  • Beetroot & coconut milk risotto
  • Bean Burger with salad
  • Red quinoa, chard fetta cheese & cherry tomato salad
  • Chicken with sauted pumpkin & leek


Dinner Soup of the Day  


  • Lime fish with carrots, courgette & ginger & coconut oil
  • Grilled sea bass with cherry tomatoes, baby peppers with rosemary & olive oil
  • Sautéed shrimps with vegetables in miso sauce
  • Hake with tomato pesto, sautéed cabbage with aromatic herbs
  • Baked plaice with seaweed salad
  • Codfish with basil & garlic & purple cabbage


Healthy dessert of the day
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