The River House | Your Space
Create your signature retreat in a unique and secluded setting in the south of Portugal, surrounded by nature, space and tranquility.
Nestled in a nature reserve in the hills of Silves, The River House offers total privacy and luxurious accommodation for up to 10 people in the Algarve’s peaceful countryside
Designed for small groups, gatherings and events, The River House is perfectly suited to hosting retreats with themes such as:
- Health and wellness: walking, yoga, meditation, detox, diet, therapies
- Creativity and the arts: writing, drawing, painting, crafts
- Business and corporate retreats: professional development, change management, team-building, brainstorming and training bootcamps.
Whatever the theme, this idyllic retreat location on the banks of the Funcho river is perfect for inspiring creativity, connection, transformation and peace of mind.
A unique retreat location for your group to connect, maintain focus, achieve goals and enjoy.
Make it your space.
Your Accommodation | Luxury, Comfort, Style
Originally a Portuguese farmhouse, The River House is a spacious property which has been fully renovated to combine modern style and traditional charm.
Less than an hour’s drive from Faro Airport into the Algarve’s peaceful countryside, your accommodation offers:
- 5 double bedrooms (2 ensuite) and a large bathroom
- Light and airy social spaces; high-ceilinged lounge and kitchen with centre island and dining table
- Spacious decking area with terraces offering warm sun, cool canopies and natural shade
- Infinity pool overlooking the Funcho dam
Outdoor spaces are designed for relaxation, workshops, meditation, therapies and alfresco dining.
Mature carob trees adorned with lanterns lend a magical atmosphere.
Undisturbed tranquility, spectacular views and unbeatable sunsets await…
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Your Signature Retreat | Your Programme
Whatever the focus of your retreat, we can support your tailor-made itinerary, refer to a network of contacts, and help with your marketing too.
Include on-site and off-site activities.
We work closely with a number of service providers in the Algarve who you can rely on to enhance your retreat. We can also provide personal recommendations for activities and venues to complement your programme.
Select catering, workshop and activity options to create your bespoke retreat.
Optional workshops, therapies, day trips and outings.
- Yoga workshops
- Massage therapy
- Nature walks
- Wild swimming
- Stand up paddle (SUP) lessons/tours
- Quad biking
- A trip to the seaside, waterfall or fresh springs.
Choose catering, cooking or eating out options.
Ask us if you’d like catering contacts or cookery workshops for your retreat, or our favourite recommendations for eating out.
Prepare food for your guests yourself with fresh, seasonal produce from the nearby Farmers Market.
Include the Figs on the Funcho Culinary Extravaganza; a discovery tour of regional dishes to experience the local flavours.
Take your guests wine tasting at an award-winning wine cellar nearby.
Promote your retreat
Create printed and online material with the help of our resource library: high resolution photos, and postcard and video templates that can be customised with your content and branding.
We can also feature your retreat on our website, share the news with our mailing list and help promote your events using our social media platforms.