Reviews and Articles About Moinhos Velhos Juice Fasting


The Portugal Resident 

"Revitalise Your Inner Spark, Fast" Anna Loewry gives the lowdown on Moinhos Velhos.

Holly I.E.

"I don't think there is anyone who wouldn't benefit from taking time for themselves like this and it's something I want to have in my diary annually for the rest of my life." Holly shares her experience at Moinhos Velhos.

London Unattached - Part 1

"Whatever you seek to achieve,  be it rest and relaxation, a complete detox, to heal or to help transform some aspect of your life you can achieve it at this wonderful place" This article covers days one to three of Deborah Tarrant's indepth review of her detox.

London Unattached - Part 2

"My head is clearer, my body works better, it’s less tight and more flexible. I’m calmer, more relaxed and have made some significant work and life decisions." This article covers days four to seven of Deborah Tarrant's indepth review of her detox.


"99% of the highs I see during the week are because of the group dynamic and the benefits of sharing this experience with others." Jaillan Yehia feels the magic of the Moinhos Velhos group experience.

Thirty Something Traveller

 "I’ll just revel in the mood boost, clarity of mind, and a new zest for life that I get coming off of a whole foods detox or juice detox retreat!" M.J. gets her post detox glow.

Publico.pt (In Portuguese)

"Moinhos Velhos, near Lagos, is a haven that combines fasting with yoga and meditation to “cleanse body and mind”. Victor Ferreira and Daniel Rocha share their detox week experience.


Lisa McGary discovers how to get modern living out of her system at a health farm in Algarve.

Marie Claire

Olivia Silverwood-Cope rejuvenated her body and soul with a two weeks juice fast. I lived without food for two weeks.


Judith Fox chose to spend a healthy fortnight in the sun as she was desperate to lose weight - only to find it´s not really about that - it´s about detoxing your system and allowing yourself the chance to develop your spiritual side.

Sunday Times

Victoria Greenhaigh finds that Yoga and fasting go hand in hand. Fasting brings increased flexibility, and in turn, yoga aids the elimination of stagnant toxins.

The Santa Fe

Article in The Santa Fe New Mexican on 21 November, 2004 By Judith Fein. Two weeks of denial - Cleansing Spa Vacation - leaves one traveler glowing with health, the other woozy and limp.

The Daily Telegraph

As I walked, I felt I had reached a sort of health nirvana, flooded with energy and looking better than I had for years. Article by By Rachael Woolston in The Daily Telegraph, March 04 2006


My time at Moinhos Velhos left me glowing with health and, most importantly for me, I've stopped smoking! AF.  Vogue February 2006

Yoga Journal

Purity in Portugal.  Hoping to cleanse and reenergize with a 14 day juice fast, a traveler learns important lessons in forgiving instead. Yoga Journal February 2006

Daily Mail

Tested: The ten-day fruit juice detox of the stars. Tanya Gold. Daily Mail August 6. 2007



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