Who would have guessed? Just an hour north of Lisbon, in the countryside, is a beautiful managed garden intended as “a place for reconciliation.” Buddha Eden is 35 hectares (86 acres) of natural fields, lakes, manicured gardens and Buddhist statuary. The story of how the garden came into existence is both intriguing and endearing.
Go ahead! Grab another Christmas pudding. Have another hot cider. Indulge in the flavors of the season. You know why? You’ll be able to work off the extra calories and distress from the holidays at the many wellness and fitness facilities at VILA VITA Parc.
Some people enjoy a good yoga session to open the lungs, stretch the limbs and free the mind. Others enjoy the way a horse ride through an undisturbed natural landscape offers a connection to both animal and earth, while stimulating the senses. Now, what if you combined the two?