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ReCanto da Fonte

Then Jesus said, “Let’s go off by ourselves to a quiet place and rest awhile.” He said this because there were so many people coming and going that Jesus and his apostles didn’t even have time to eat.

Mark 6:31


ReCanto da Fonte is our current ministry center where we offer stays from two nights up to two weeks.  There are three private guest rooms and a shared bathroom on the first floor, and shared indoor and outdoor living spaces on the ground floor. We have a host who lives on site. 


·      Debriefing and prayer

·      Teaching and encouragement

        in self care

·      Opportunities on site for

        solitude, rest, and refreshment

·      Opportunities nearby for

       additional relaxation and



ReCanto da Fonte is located in a quiet village in Portugal. It is a five minute drive into town or to the beach, where there are lovely shops, cafes and restaurants, walking paths, and a variety of family friendly activities. If you are flying into Portugal, we are one hour from Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS). Transportation options to and from the airport include bus, taxi, or rental car.

“ReCanto has truly been a place of blessing, refreshment, and renewal of strength.”  
Ministry worker, Portugal
“What a wonderful place of respite this is! It has been a home to us while here. God has truly given a place of refuge.”


Missionary family, Germany
“The best part was being allowed to just be.”
Missionary, Spain
What workers are saying about ReCanto da Fonte:

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