Epic Sana, Portugal | Wellbeing Escapes

Epic Sana Retreats

Albufeira, Portugal

Overview

Epic Sana is a chic hotel located along the golden coastline of the Algarve. Set away amidst pine forests and overlooking the beaches below, it offers the perfect place to escape and relax. The resort centres around the Sayanna Wellness Centre which takes inspiration from Oriental holistic treatments. Here you can enjoy a range of spa treatments and make the most of the 24-hour gym. The hotel has five outdoor swimming pools and an indoor swimming pool as well as three restaurants and two bars so you have plenty of choice here. Come here for a rejuvenating beach and wellness holiday.  

When to go

The Algarve is generally mild all year round. The hottest months are June to September.
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What we love

  • A wide range of retreats were carefully designed to suit the most common wellness goals such as Yoga, fitness, mindfulness or weight loss. 
  • The beautiful location overlooking the Algarve coastline and the direct access down to Falésia beach
  • The huge Sayanna Wellness Spa & Fitness Centre which offers a variety of spa treatments and therapies including the Vichy water treatments. 

Who should go

  • If you want to combine a luxury beach holiday with a retreat experience 
  • The Reshape retreat targets 2 objectives - weight loss or improvement of physical condition so you can chose what suits you better
  • Yogis will love the dedicated yoga programme.  

Offers

  • Wellness Offer: 
  • Free upgrade to superior category room (subject to availability)
  • Early check in / late check out (upon availability)
  • 15% discount on rituals and wellbeing treatments from Sayanna Wellness & Spa 
  • Return airport transfer from/to Faro airport 

*Not combinable with other offers. Not applicable to the Sayannya Escapes

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Sayanna Yoga 5 nights Retreat

Weight loss, strong and flexible body, glowing skin, peaceful mind, good health - whatever you may be looking for, yoga has to offer. This is a 5 nights retreat.


Price From

Low season:

£1,700 per person when sharing a room  / £2,020 per room on single use basis 

High season:

£2,450 per person when sharing a room / £3,490 per room on single use basis 


The Programme
  • 5 nights accommodation in Deluxe room Resort View room
  • Personalised wellness assistance
  • 6 Yoga lessons (90 minutes each)
  • 1 Mindfulness session (90 minutes)
  • 1 Breath workshop (120 minutes)
  • 1 Relaxing massage (60 minutes)
  • 1 Deep Tissue masage (60 minutes)
  • Free access to Epic Vital group activities
  • Free access to the spa facilities - indoor heated pool, gym, relaxation pool, sauna, Turkish bath
  • Free upgrade to superior category room (subject to availability)
  • Early check in / late check out (upon availability)
  • 15% discount on rituals and wellbeing treatments from Sayanna Wellness & Spa
  • VIP treatment in room, upon arrival
  • Half board (buffet breakfast + dinner at Abyad Restaurant, drinks not included)
  • Return airport transfer from/to Faro airport 

*other room options are available, contact us for details 


Sayanna Reshape 7 nights Retreat

Physical exercise combined with a balanced diet is the key to a healthier life. Choose the programme according to one of 2 goals - weight loss or improvement of physical condition.


Price From

Low season:

£3,500 per person when sharing a room / £3,950 per room on single use basis 

High season:

£4,500 per person when sharing a room / £6,000 per room on single use basis 



The Programme
  • 7 nights accommodation in Deluxe room Resort View room
  • 12 hours of personalised training
  • 1 Nutrition evaluation
  • 2 Fitness assessment
  • 1 Wellness workshop (60 minutes)
  • 6 Wellness massages (60 minutes each):
  • - 2 Deep tissue massage
  • - 2 Relaxing massage
  • - 1 Hot stone massage
  • - 1 After training massage
  • Personalised wellness assistance 
  • Free access to Epic Vital group activities
  • Free access to the spa facilities - indoor heated pool, gym, relaxation pool, sauna, Turkish bath
  • Free upgrade to superior category room (subject to availability)
  • Early check in / late check out (upon availability)
  • 15% discount on rituals and wellbeing treatments from Sayanna Wellness & Spa
  • VIP treatment in room, upon arrival
  • Full board - breakfast, mid morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack and dinner
  • Return airport transfer from/to Faro airport
  • Laundry service for sports items

*other room options are available, contact us for details

Sayanna Body & Soul Detox 7 nights retreat

Cleansing your body is the first step to improve your health, increase vitality and restore body and mind balance. Feel lighter and refreshed, with a burst of new energy, ready for the next step in life.


Price From

Low season:

£2,280 per person when sharing a room  / £2,700 per room on single use basis 

High season:

£3,320 per person when sharing a room / £4,470 per room on single use basis 


The Programme
  • 7 nights accommodation in Deluxe room Resort View room
  • Personalised wellness assistance
  • 1 Nutrition evaluation
  • 1 Relaxing massage
  • 1 Deeply nourishing treatment
  • 2 Lymphatic drainage
  • 1 Reflexology
  • 1 Meditation session
  • Free access to Epic Vital group activities
  • Free access to the spa facilities - indoor heated pool, gym, relaxation pool, sauna, Turkish bath
  • Free upgrade to superior category room (subject to availability)
  • Early check in / late check out (upon availability)
  • 15% discount on rituals and wellbeing treatments from Sayanna Wellness & Spa
  • VIP treatment in room, upon arrival
  • Full board (buffet breakfast + lunch + dinner)
  • 2 Healthy fresh juices per day
  • Return airport transfer from/to Faro airport

*other room options are available, contact us for details

Wellness

Sayanna Wellness at Epic Sana offers dedicated retreats. Retreats offer a carefully selected treatments as well as dedicated wellness assistance who will personalise your entire programme, set goals and objectives according to your needs and physical condition and capabilities. All retreats includes various services such as exercise, workshops, spa massages & treatments, relaxation and balanced meals. 

You can select from 5 retreat options and there are based on their 5 or 7 nights:

  • Sayanna Yoga
  • Sayanna Reshape
  • Sayanna Body & Soul Detox

The Sayanna Welless Spa & Fitness Centre is at the heart of Epic Sana. Strongly inspired by oriental treatments, the spa invites you to improve the wellbeing of your mind and body and offers a range of spa therapies including Vichy water treatments and relaxing massages. The spa is strictly for over 16’s only.  

Facilities include 8 treatment rooms, a Vichy shower room, sauna, Turkish bath, indoor spa relaxation pool (adults only), another indoor swimming pool and a fitness centre (open 24 hours a day).


Example treatments at Epic Sana Retreats
  • Hot stone massage
  • Anti-aging treatment
  • Slimming treatment
  • Purifying facial
  • Sayanna detoxifying treatment
  • Deep Kincho massage 

Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Swim some lengths in the swimming pool
  • Head down to the beach 

Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Rent a bike and go for a cycle
  • Guests have access to special green fees in golf courses close to the hotel
  • Explore the beautiful beaches in the Algarve
  • Boat tours
  • Horse riding 

Typical Group Classes

  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Stretching
  • Bootcamp
  • Cycling
  • Core power
  • Circuit training
  • Tabata 

Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


Rooms

There are 229 rooms and suites in total including 162 rooms, 24 garden suites and 43 resort suites and ranging from Deluxe to Deluxe Suites. All rooms have a modern design and state-of-the-art facilities and all enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi. 

The Deluxe room with Resort Views are blocked for clients on the Retreat programme. Upgrade to another room category can be arranged at extra cost. 


Deluxe Room Resort View
This room is 32m2 and can accommodate up to 2 adults. They are in the main building.

The rooms have a king-size bed or twin beds with a private balcony or decking terrace overlooking the resort and gardens.

They have a private en-suite bathroom with shower (walk-in/rain shower) and a bathtub.

Facilities include hairdryer, complimentary Wi-Fi, bathrobe and slippers, LED screen TV, digital TV channels, telephone, coffee machine, mini-bar, air-conditioning and safe.  

What’s on the menu

Each retreat includes a specific meal plan. Meals are served in Abyad restaurant

Mindfulness retreat includes breakfast buffet. 

Yoga retreat includes half board which is buffet breakfast and dinner. 

De Stress and Body & Soul Detox retreat includes full board with breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as 2 healthy juices a day.

Reshape retreat comes with breakfast, lunch and dinner plus 2 snacks (mid morning and afternoon). 

Abyad Restaurant
The main restaurant which is open all year round. This is where you will find a more relaxed atmosphere inspired by International cuisine adapted to bring out the best in the regional ingredients. There is also outdoor seating available. The buffet breakfast is served here. For dinner it will be buffet style or a la carte (depending on the hotel's occupancy).

Location

Only a short walk inland from the beaches, Epic Sana is hidden along the road from Albufeira. Both Vilamoura and Albuferia are only a short distance away.

For a lovely coastal cliff top walk you can walk to Vilamoura marina in 45 minutes for restaurants and boutiques. 

Nearest airport

Faro Airport is approximately 40 minutes by car. There are plenty of flights to Faro throughout the year and the flight time is approximately 2.5 hours.  

Families, Children & Infants

The ‘Little Star’s Kids Club is open for children aged between 4 – 12 years old. They offer activities such as team games, artwork, cinema, face painting, gymkhana, origami and cooking workshops. It is only open during the summer months. 

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Why Wellbeing Escapes?

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Our team of wellness travel experts have visited the retreats themselves and include trained holistic therapists and yoga teachers. Their expertise in the wellness field and the retreats allow them to match you with the best retreat and programme for your individual needs.
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As the most established specialist wellbeing travel company we are able to provide excellent added value with our exclusive benefits including reduced prices for single travellers, free spa credits, complimentary transfers plus free nights and additional benefits for our repeat clients.
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With over 15 years of experience, we have come to understand what our clients need from a wellbeing holiday. We treat each client as an individual and provide a personalised concierge service organising all aspects of your stay from spa and treatment programmes, transfers and flights with an efficient and friendly approach. Our continuous awards for customer service speak for themselves.