Associação Ram Dass Guru
Hire our venue for every group size and occasion
Associação Ram Dass Guru provides an amazing stay surrounded by nature with beautiful views & walks
and all services for a successful event, workshop or training.
Here an overview of the several options:
The Yoga Room | The Lounge | The Kitchen Area | The Pagoda
The Marquee in the Garden
And the various services along your reservation:
Equipment included | Snacks & Meals | Accommodation | Ashram Garden | Parking | Nature walks |The village of Santa Susana
For more information, prices, or to schedule a visit, contact us:
Find us on google maps/earth:
Rua do Rajo n1, Santa Susana,
2705-736 São João das Lampas, Sintra, Portugal
Places to teach and insipre people
The Yoga Room
A spacious yoga room with wooden floor invites to teach and inspire people. The natural insulation by Portuguese cork walls, double insulated windows and a professional heating system gives it a comfortable touch. The room consists of several light options and the view of the Mafra Palace is impressive.
With more than 60 m² it can host up to 35 yoga mats or 50 people on a chair.
Equipment included (see below).
The lounge is an open area which consists of several parts: the teaching space with around 35 m² and an cork insulation, the living area with sofas and armchairs in front of the fireplace, a large library with selected books in several foreign languages, a dining area and a large kitchen for self-catering or kitchen workshops.
The teaching space can host up to 20 yoga mats or 30 people on a chair.
Equipment included (see below)
Other areas & equipment
the right one for every occasion
THE KITCHEN AREA
The kitchen area in the lounge can be booked for self-catering or for hosting kitchen workshops. It has an access to a parking place for the direct delivery of ingredients or equipment, and to the garden.
With around 30 m², up to 20 people can be invited for a workshop.
For professional work we provide various equiment:
+ yoga mats
+ basic sound system
These things are free of charge and in the venue price included.
Other equipment on request.
If the weather is nice (this area of Portugal has over 290 days of sunshine in a year!) the use of the wooden Pagoda in the garden is for free for those who booked the yoga room or the lounge!
This gives flexibility to the teacher between outdoor and indoor sessions.
MARQUEE IN THE GARDEN
For bigger events with more than 50 people a marquee on a wooden platform can be rented which takes place in the garden next to the Ashram.
Only in summer available.
Electricity, use of the facilities and cleansing included.
Food and accommodation
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SNACKS & MAIN MEALS
Every working group or course participant needs a break!
Snacks can be provided by request.
The service will be charged accordingly with the request.
Example: tremoços, home made gluten free bread with spreads, tea and fruit
A professional cooking team can provide delicious national and international dishes. The meals can be breakfast, lunch and / or dinner with mostly seasonal, regional products and according to the needs of the group.
Meals are vegetarian or vegan, gluten free.
The Ashram can organize accommodation, e.g. at partners’ houses in walking distance to the Ashram. There are single, double and shared rooms .
From March until November, camping in spacious double tents is also possible.
There are various options to stay overnight, for any kind of need and budget.
Garden, parking & surroundings
Many extras for the guests
A huge garden with many opportunities to relax and renew.
More than 2.000 m² with a pagoda, hammocks, little stone benches, a meditation path and more are waiting to be discovered.
Avocado and orange trees, many edible plants, herbs and flowers all year long delight the heart of nature lovers.
Besides the walks in the Ashram garden, several walking tours directly from the Ashram are provided:
- to the valley (downwards) various options between 30 min and 2,5 hours
- walks to one of the most beautiful beaches in the area (one way around 1-1,5 hour)
For trainers we provide an exclusive parking place directly in front of the Ashram entrance.
For guests and participants an extra parking for more than 15 cars up the road (around 200 m) is provided.
VILLAGE SANTA SUSANA
The village Santa Susana where the Ashram is located offers various amenities:
- bus stops to/from Sintra and Ericeira
- two little super markets with an amazingly good selection of fresh & healthy products
- an organic farmer with direct sales once per week