Dharma Ashram


Cozy & friendly space to stay close to nature

Nested in the mountain, after a short hike with your backpack, Dharma Ashram ‘Vale do Gaios’ offers a cozy and friendly space for our Yoga and spiritual family in Dharma Garden Retreat Center located in the North/Western hills of Monchique.

Dharma Ashram is hosted by our lovely host Ula and a wonderful place to stay for yogis and spiritual seekers. On the magical mountain, one which has an overview of the hills. The natural environment makes people connect with themselves again in a peaceful way. Dharma Ashram is a cozy and comfy space, a place where all the activities are focused on growing self-awareness, enjoying in each moment.

Dharma Ashram has an outdoor garden with all facilities available, rooms with shared bathroom, outdoor/indoor dining area & kitchen, chill-out area. Here, you can enjoy a peaceful atmosphere in a place which has been created with creativity, love, care, silence, and joy. Come and stay, treat yourself!

Wake up with Nature

Dharma Ashram is located in the middle of the mountains about 2 km outside the cosy village of Marmelete, overlooking the lush green hills of Moinho de Cima. Marvel at the panoramic overviews and the streaming water of the valley below. All totally hidden from one another and completely secluded. Come and wander in nature and simply be.

A stay with lovely host and all basic needs

In Dharma Ashram you will stay in a light and comfortable room with double or single bed with pillows and bedsheets. Our host Ula will be around and make sure your stay will suit your wishes. There is a large bathroom, open kitchen and lovely garden to relax.

Enjoy basic comfort

We believe in the three R’s: reduce, reuse, recycle, so we maintain as little footprint to our land as we can, and still give you a unique and enjoyable experience. For your comfort we provide: Basic first aid kit, Extra Blankets, Towels & linens, Drinking water from spring, Hand soap & toilet paper.