Eco-Adventure and Wellness Retreat
Ubud Bali - 7th March 2014 for 6 nights
Bookings now closed for this retreat - Please go to next retreat in Bali on the 29th May 2015
This Eco-Adventure and wellness retreat provides an ultimate wellness escape. Liberate yourself from the stresses encountered with your everyday life and take time out to focus on your fitness, health and wellbeing.
Retreat into the peaceful sanctuary of Bali and be inspired by what this exotic location has to offer with the support of Lisa Turnbull, naturopath and wellness expert and Kristina Ambler, wellness and psychology of eating coach.
This is a life enhancing experience that brings together women for 6 nights of healthy organic eating, yoga, exploring, adventure, and wellness workshops. Reconnect to your body, passion, creativity, dreams and playfulness.
video from the last Eco-Adventure
and Wellness Retreat 2013
This retreat will awaken your senses, allowing you to feel alive and refreshed. Discover new sources of energy and vitality with a holiday experience that can transform your life! This is an integrated and comprehensive retreat with an amazing program where you can do as much or as little as you desire.
This retreat creates the opportunity for you to take time out and un-plug from your busy, overcommitted, responsible life and take time for yourself to heal, restore, revive and have fun!
Travelling to another country can be soul stirring, heart opening and life changing. On this journey make heartfelt connections with other like-minded people, nourish yourself, have fun, get pampered, move your body, expand your awareness, belly laugh, rediscover your passion, create new friends and go home rested with a new perspective and gratitude for your life.
This Eco-Adventure and Wellness Retreat includes:
6 nights’ accommodation in a Luxury Superior Villa at Bagus Jati Wellness Centre Ubud.
Daily Lunch excluding one day out in Ubud
Daily Dinner including 1 x farewell buffet dinner and one night at café Havana with salsa dancing.
Eco-adventure Mt Batur sunrise trek
Opening ceremony and Balinese Blessing at hotel temple
1 hour heavenly Balinese massage
Inspirational workshops on wellness
Daily morning yoga class
Time to sleep, swim, eat, read and relax
Free use of the health and well-being facilities, including pool, gym, hot jacuzzi and herbal steam bathroom in the spa pavilion.
Transfers to and from the resort from the airport or another location in Bali
Welcome drink & chilled towel upon arrival
A daily plate of tropical fruit
2 bottles of mineral water per day per room
Free transport from resort to Ubud area according the schedule
Free Internet connection (Wi-Fi) at Lobby area
The Retreat Venue
Imagine a place so green and rich from nature’s creation the only noises you hear are exotic birds, the views you see are of tropical forests, mountains and sea, where the healing foods you eat are grown organically in your garden, a place where your every need is met with a smile, where you are cared for day and night with traditional healing massages, refreshing facials, morning yoga to relax the body and evening meditation to calm the mind, imagine a place as beautiful as this where you are offered daily inspirations to live a more healthy, more harmonious way of life. Imagine this place in the heart centre of one of the most enchanting destinations in the world... Imagine being in Bali, imagine being here.
Welcome to our retreat location...
This retreat will be held at Bali's premier Health and Wellbeing Spa Retreat, Bagus Jati. Bagus Jati is set in 5 hectares of hillside gardens amongst lush tropical forests in the mountains of Ubud, Bali. A complete health and wellbeing centre with organic gardens and gourmet restaurant will offer you the true spirit and grace of Asian inspired traditional healing.
The superior villas are spacious with large bathrooms including tub and shower. Each villa has a private veranda where you can enjoy stunning views of mountains, valleys and lush tropical flora and fauna. You have the option of a single room or shared accommodation on this retreat. We can support you to connect you with an appropriate roommate if you desire to share accommodation. Either way, you will be experiencing the indulgence of all that this magnificent accommodation has to offer!
This retreat’s philosophy of wellness extends to the cuisine with a uniquely beautiful dining experience in the comfort of our retreat sanctuary. Cooled by natural breezes, with spectacular view of the river valley, gardens and Mount Agung, the Surya Restaurant & Bar provides the freshest products, blended with fresh herbs and spices for a scintillating and unforgettable dining experience. The daily menu is specially designed to offer a wide range of options with a fine selection of Indonesian and International dishes. Special diets are available and can be tailored to individual needs. All vegetables are organically grown on the Bagus Jati resort, observing strict ecological principles.
The Spa Treatments
The spa lobby and boutique forms the entrance to our health and wellbeing facilities. The architecture is influenced by Balinese temples using a long central staircase. Each are set amongst lush tropical forests in the mountains of Ubud.
The earth here blossoms with indigenous fruits, organic vegetables, flowers and herbs, many of which are also used in our spa treatments for medicinal healing as well as for our freshly prepared spa cuisine. Individual spa rooms have their own private water garden or views over the jungle valley. An extensive spa menu will be available for you to choose from during your stay with plenty of time for massages, pedicures, reflexology, ayurvedic treatments, facials and body treatments.
We will be creating the opportunity for you to have some real fun on this retreat! Whether it is through laughing with the girls; eating our yummy food; dancing up a storm; sipping cocktails by the pool; shopping for fabulous finds in Ubud; soaking up the sun; melting into heavenly spa treatments; holding hands with your new friends while hiking the rainforest; being silly in our group fun; connecting with your inner child or exploring yourself through workshops. During our time together we will be reconnecting with the fun you have within!
“Life is not meant to be serious. Laughter is even more uplifting and healing than any form of prayer, meditation or chanting” Anita Moorjani
Yoga and Meditation
Enjoy the nurturing and harmonious atmosphere of the 2 uniquely designed circular Yoga Pavilions, with vistas onto a natural bamboo forest. We have 2 experienced and qualified Balinese yoga teachers who will be sharing their passion for yoga with us each morning. Quick to recognize the level and potential of your yoga practice they will aim to teach, nurture, encourage and inspire each of our practices even if this will be your first experience of yoga.
The Retreat Facilitators
Your primary facilitator for this retreat will be Lisa Turnbull
Lisa is a naturopath, counsellor, energetic healer, meditation teacher and group facilitator with over 15 years’ experience working in the field of complementary medicine. She is currently completing her Master’s Degree in Wellness and lives her life passionately supporting others to embrace their Mind-Body-Soul connection. Lisa has a natural insightful style of facilitating workshops and seminars. One of her gifts as a facilitator is her capacity to be able to take a group of people and support them to connect with their own internal wisdom, awareness and authenticity.
Kristina has a deep interest in personal development and supporting other people in their experience of moving from their mind to living passionately from their heart and soul. She has an intimate understanding of the multidimensional nature of woman and their relationship with food and their bodies. Her passion for women’s wellbeing comes from her own journey which has seen her explore the depths of her relationship with food wellness and her inner self. Kristina has a background in beauty therapy and training, counselling, fitness and is currently completing her qualifications as a psychology of eating coach.
Lisa and Kristina are independently successful in their own fields and come together for this retreat to share their individual wisdom, awareness and understanding of what wellness means to them. Each facilitator has their own creative spirit and passion to share with the group. As colleagues and friends they will bring a powerful collective energy to the retreat that will hold the space for fun and healing.
Program and Workshops
This retreat offers a combination of options creating a program that is designed to enhance your state of well-being physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. Daily yoga, meditation, group connection, inspirational workshops, whole food cuisine and spa treatments all in a beautiful setting are available to support your experience on this retreat.
We are providing a unique variety of workshops designed to assist with improving your relationship and connection to your mind, body and soul. These workshops are optional and will be provided for you to further explore your relationship with yourself. They have been specifically designed to ignite your inner spirit, improve your vitality, expand your awareness and nurture your inspiration and creativity.
Eco-Adventure and Wellness Retreat
Bali 7th March 2014
6 nights at Bagus Jati Ubud
Twin Share $2390 AUD
Single Room $2800 AUD
To hold your place a $500 non-refundable deposit is required at time of registration. A payment plan is available the final payment is due by the 3rd January 2013. (Please see your booking registration information for more details on payments).
The preferred payment method is by direct debit to avoid banking fees although you can also pay it by credit card. There is a 1.9% fee for credit card payments.
This retreat caters for approximately 15 participants.
For ease we have built a relationship with a travel manager Lee-Anne Talbot. Lee-Anne is available to support you to book your flights in addition to taking care of your booking with the retreat centre. Once you have paid your deposit we will send you a package that includes a welcome letter and more detailed information regarding logistics, suggested flights, passport and visa information and what to pack. We will also connect you to a roommate if you need one.
What is not included:
Airfares to and from Denpasar Bali, Indonesia
Visa fees on entrance and exit from Indonesia
Drinks and alcohol purchases
Travel Insurance (which is compulsory)
This retreat is set amongst a rainforest on a hillside. In order to get around the retreat you will be required to climb a number of stairs daily.
This retreat is 30 minutes outside of Ubud set in the rainforest. In order to get to town we will be using taxis or a minivan. This retreat is about exploring and getting to know yourself, not specifically Bali. We have especially chosen Bali for its spiritual energy, natural beauty and this specific venue for it’s secluded location. If you desire to see more of Bali please add days either side of the retreat. We suggest you take the opportunity to spend some time in either ubud or around kuta to see more of the sights. You can contact Greg from Travel Utopia who is the travel agent looking after this trip for more ideas and options regarding extending your trip.
The retreat starts from 2pm Friday 7th March. There will be transfers available to the retreat from the airport or if you are arriving earlier we will organise transfers from your hotel.
Keep in mind that although we have a retreat schedule we will be working with the flow and speed of Bali so there may be unforeseeable reasons that require us to make changes to the itinerary.
This retreat is going to create a real opportunity for women to unplug, have fun and reconnect with themselves. There is no prerequisite to come other than an open heart and mind. If you feel inspired, excited or moved to join us for a week then please contact us for more information.