1st-5th June 2020 | Spoleto, Italy
NOTE: THIS RETREAT HAS BEEN PLACED ON HOLD DUE TO THE ONGOING SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS IN ITALY
Relax in the beautiful, rustic surroundings of the Italian countryside one hour north of Rome. Connect with like minded women in search of rest, relaxation and recuperation in the comfort of your exclusive luxury retreat.
Explore mindfulness through a variety of activities focusing on movement and stillness. Get creative with craft, adventure, silence, creativity and more, pulling it all together on the final evening to set great intentions for your return home.
Come with an open heart and mind. Get ready to just ‘be’ without distractions and with plenty of time to chill by the pool and immerse yourself in your beautiful surroundings.
Mindfulness is the practice of being completely present with each and every moment, and finding the joy in the present - each day of this retreat we will explore a different aspect of mindful living.
You will be welcomed at the airport by your dedicated Buddha on the Lake concierge, who will whisk you out of the city and through the countryside to the beautiful region of Spoleta.
A personal welcome from our Founder, Chelsea will be followed by a relaxing massage. You will meet the other guests and get settled into your gorgeous surroundings.
Enjoy a Garden Yoga session led by our in house Yoga master. Then we will undertake a mindful walking exercise in nature, followed by a pizza cooking class led by our chef for the week, Leonardo.
An introduction to meditation, breathing and visualisation practices will give you the ultimate toolkit to achieve instant calm when you need it most.
You'll wake up to a fun and interactive craft based task to help activate your creative intentions. After breakfast we'll leave the retreat to visit a local craft market to discover more.
We end our time together with a session on our intention setting for our future mindfulness practices. Take time to enjoy your surroundings for a few hours before check out at 10am.
An exploration of mindfulness and wellness activities that you can learn and take home to apply in daily life.
Nestled in amongst the beautiful flora and fauna. Suitable for both beginners and experienced Yoga fanatics.
Truly relax with a sumptuous massage treatment of your choice. Detach from the daily stress and get in the mood.
A silent, guided walk revealing the secret beauty of the Menotre River, arriving at Pales Falls.
Focus on removing dis-empowering beliefs. Practice gratitude, self love and deservability skills.
Out into the countryside to learn how to hunt Truffles, then back to the kitchen with Leonardo who will cook up a sumptuous Truffle lunch.
With Leonardo at the Old Pig Pizzeria. A great chance to learn, laugh and eat delicious fresh food.
Try new crafts and learn how crafting helps with mindfulness practice. Then out into the village to a local craft centre.
Try various meditation styles to see what works best for you. Guided and sole practice, all with the help of our Retreat leader, Chelsea.
Take home the feel good factor and keep it with you at all times. Decide on your positive intentions and discuss them at our final evening celebration.
Build the vision around your good intentions and set in place the mindful practices you will use in daily life.
Learn a variety of breathing techniques that will help reduce stress and anxiety and aid in meditation and returning to the self.
There will be lots of time in the schedule for you to enjoy the beautiful pool and gardens, build friendships or just relax in your own space.
Buddha on the Lake has secured exclusive access to this serene countryside retreat in Spoleto, Umbria. You can opt for a two bedroom luxury apartment which you can share with a companion or another guest on the retreat. We have purposely chosen this format to help you build friendships and encourage mindful conversation. Alternatively, you can opt for a luxury suite, providing you with space and additional privacy.
Places are limited on this retreat so book early to avoid disappointment. We do offer a payment plan which requires a £500 deposit to secure your place today. You can provide all information relating to dietary requirements as part of the booking process.
Limited to 12 guests per retreat.
Shared apartment with 2 double bedrooms, shared sitting/dining room, shared bathroom and private outside space. Plus, access to the private pool and the villa's surrounding gardens and lawns. You'll also find communal areas around the estate to enjoy the views of Spoleto and unwind. With comfy sofas, sun loungers and candles dotted around we promise peace and tranquillity during your stay with Buddha on the Lake.
If you're booking with a friend, please indicate their name on the booking form so we could arrange it accordingly.
Price (Per Person): £2199
Relax in your own private suite, which includes a sitting/dining room, luxury double bedroom, bathroom and private outside space. Plus, access to the private pool and the villa's surrounding gardens and lawns. You'll also find communal areas around the estate to enjoy the views of Spoleto and unwind. With comfy sofas, sun loungers and candles dotted around we promise peace and tranquillity during your stay with Buddha on the Lake.
The price includes your transfers between Rome or Perugia airport, accommodation between 1st and 5th June, food and soft drinks, all scheduled activities and full access to all facilities within the retreat.
You can opt for a shared two bedroom apartment or a private luxury suite.
Although we have a full schedule organised for this retreat, we have included plenty of time for separate relaxation and private time. You are invited to take part in all the organised sessions but should you want some time to yourself, that's totally fine too.
Yes we do have a payment plan. Booking requires a £500 deposit, followed by 2 monthly payments on 1st April and 1st May.