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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked my stay at Moinhos Velhos after suffering chronic illness for many years,(type2 diabetes!). My blood sugar levels had been dangerously high for many years (16mmol's, morning reading!). I was in constant muscular pain, blurred vision and had kidney inflammation. I prayed that Moinhos could help me by using their well known fasting/juicing regime. I knew their methods had...

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Ripon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have just returned from MV following what for me, as a newcomer to the world of detox/ retreat and for my wife a meditator retreat-ant and yoga practioner of some years standing, was a totally life changing and enhancing experience. From arrival to departure we were enthralled by the team, the surroundings and the amazingly beneficial and therapeutic content...

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1Thank Jan L
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This is my third visit in six years, a program at MV is the best gift you can give yourself, amazing place, amazing people, younleave feeling like a new person! It is an emotional experience as well as a physical one, this is a very spiritual place that has been running this program for thirty years now, it is not...

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1Thank Anna M
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This was my first detox at MV and while i have done a fast before which was a little different this was a great start into detoxifying, There was a Medical check in the beginning and a weight check which i was looking forward to at the end. There was talks every other day about important key points about different...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is my first trip advisor review I have ever written. I would not normally do this but would like to share my experience so other people can learn from it. I am sad to be writing this review as I was so looking forward to this holiday. It was my first ever detox holiday and I had saved up...

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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

At first i was concern that i would feel hungry. First day went by I felt absolutely fine and second and third and after that only felt better and better till my 10th day. Loved every moment of it. The surroundings,the peace and quiet the laughter with group and therapists. All of the staff members are lovely souls. I learn...

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Thank Clara C
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Great location, great energy, great gardens, great staff, great facilities, great juices, great treatments, great yoga, great walks, great weather, great programme, great advice, great room, great results(10 yoga detox programme), great fun. It's not just a physical detox, it's also a spiritual detox and it's hard to put a price on it. The therapists are exceptionally gifted. Many thanks.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Having spent the last 13 years cleansing/fasting in the same resort in Thailand I was both excited and a little bit nervous about going to Moinhos Velhos and trying something 'new'. Safe to say any anxieties I had were completely and truly unfounded. From the minute I arrived with my mum (we were the latest arrivals with all of the...

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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 4 December 2015

I went for a ten day juice and body cleanse. I can't recommend enough. I got into my body in a way I never had. I relaxed fully. I cleaned my belly. My bowels (months later now) have never been more regular. The staff is outstanding, the juice is fresh and the grounds are immaculate. Do yourself a favor and...

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1Thank Venetia P
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Being at Moinhos, doing the cleanse, living there, getting to know the people working there was a true blessing. Not only did we clean our bodies, but our minds, our emotions. The environment was carefully taken care of, the pool had some flies in it sometimes (but if we asked, somebody would remove them haha, so really it wasn´t a...

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Moinhos Velhos is a Juice Fasting, Health and Wellness Retreat. We run 7, 10 and 14 day Juice Fasting Programmes with Yoga, Meditation and Complementary Therapies ... more   less 

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Address: Cotifo, Lagos 8600-077, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Lagos
Number of rooms: 11
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“Go for the mill rooms or shared cottages. These are charming and the more recently refurbished of whats on offer. Ask about towels , we were told to bring additional. Actually we didn't really need them and could actually have travelled with hand luggage if hadn't packed them!”
Billee_11, 12 Sep 2014 | Read review
“please do a lot of research as to current management before booking this”
447carolinek, 6 Sep 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are good, in fact I had a cottage and I could have easily had a single room on its on.”
444katherinet, 22 Jul 2014 | Read review
“I had a wooden cabin at the lower part of the complex, it was great.”
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davidhT6827ES, 7 Sep 2013 | Read review
“The cottages have a pellet stove in addition to the steam heater which is nice if you are coming in the winter months and want a little higher heat. The rooms in the old mill are the most charming, an ancient stone mill that was rescued and turned in to two really neat small rooms.”
GulchFamily, 28 Feb 2013 | Read review
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