February 21st to 28th 2018 : Booking Now
(Private one to one residential retreat holidays also available)
Early booking is essential
We host our Mindfulness Holiday Retreats on the sun-kissed Canary island of Lanzarote.
If you are looking for a holiday in a very beautiful scenic location, where you can relax and recharge your batteries,learn how to meditate and practice mindfulness, then this is the holiday for you!
Playa Blanca (White Beach) is a lovely fishing village and is the most southerly and sheltered of the three tourist resorts on the island.
Our Mindfulness Holidays are taking place in the Hesperia Hotel.
The Hesperia Hotel in Playa Blanca is looking out at the very beautiful and expansive Playa Dorada beach and Sparkling Atlantic ocean. It is within walking distance of all the beautiful little shops and cafes. Another perfect venue for our mindfulness retreat.
More about your Meditation & Mindfulness Holiday
On this holiday retreat you will experience the practice of mindfulness and guided meditations in these very beautiful natural surroundings, listening to the sounds of the sea and the birds. Our meditations will take place outdoors where we have both sunny and shaded areas, the luxury of beautiful gardens and the golden white sands of the beach. This way you get to enjoy meditating and practicing mindfulness in various settings.
You will be inspired and encouraged to incorporate these simple yet profound techniques into your day to day life.
The benefits of incorporating mindfulness into your daily life is proven to improve both mental and physical health. Mindfulness is now being examined scientifically and has been found to be a key element in happiness.
Professor emeritus Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder and former director of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, helped to bring the practice of mindfulness meditation into mainstream medicine and demonstrated that practicing mindfulness can bring improvements in both physical and psychological symptoms as well as positive changes in health attitudes and behaviours.
Many doctors encourage patients suffering from anxiety and depression to attend classes in mindfulness.
* help relieve stress
* treat heart disease
* lower blood pressure
* reduce chronic pain
* improve sleep
* alleviate gastrointestinal difficulties
* alleviates depression & anxiety
Each morning of the retreat, after a leisurely breakfast, we will start with some gentle stretches and movement and continue with our mindfulness meditations in the beautiful gardens of the hotel and on the beach. We will finish at lunchtime, leaving time for you to explore this beautiful island or relax by the sea.
by the sea.
The group will enjoy breakfast and dinner together and for night owls there is always a lovely selection of music and live shows at the hotel in the evenings.
This is an ideal holiday if travelling alone, and you have the opportunity to build new life time friendships.
Carolyn Curtis, Life Coach & trainer has been teaching meditation for over two decades and believes that her daily practice of mindfulness has added a beautiful dimension to her life adding to her level of happiness. Carolyn moved from Cork to Lanzarote a year ago and her courses have been featured in the Irish Times.
“ 7 nights’ accommodation with dinner, bed and breakfast
“ Evening Entertainment in hotel
” Meditation and Mindfulness tuition
“ Escorted visit to Canarian Market
Extra Things To Do : If you would like to explore your creative side then an art classe, personal training or sightseeing can be arranged for you outside of the organised retreat hours.
Contact Carolyn Curtis at email@example.com or on 0034 6277 05118.
or contact Rebecca at Lee Travel Cork on her direct line at- 00353 21 4226113
Important: Early booking is advisable
“I really enjoyed our retreat, what with the lovely people on it, and the fact of being out of doors
most of the time in the middle of so much beauty and colour. I miss the lovely light of Playa Blanca.
Many thanks for a really memorable retreat” Roisin O´Meara, Dublin Ireland (from October 2015 Retreat)
“A great week with wonderful people. A wellness retreat with Carolyn in Lanzarote is highly recommended” Marianne van Uffelen, Switzerland.
“I really enjoyed the week, especially the Qigong! The group were lovely. I am sleeping so much better since” Mary Walsh, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland.
“What I will remember from this retreat holiday is the relaxed, restful atmosphere and exploring different types of meditation. Thanks for organizing a lovely week which I really enjoyed.”Ann Keaney, Dublin,
“Thank you so much for a fab week in the sun. I learnt so much from your retreat. It was so relaxing and easy going, no pressure on any one. We were so lucky with the group, everyone was so nice. Again thanks a million for all your work. Best of luck with your future retreats in Lanzarote,Anne Dullea, Cork, Ireland.
“Carolyn’s wellness retreat was a really positive experience and has inspired me. This positive retreat, coupled with the wonderful climate, leaves me with very bright memories which I can recall to brighten up a dark day here in Ireland. I would like to think that I will come back for more in the future. Well done Carolyn, just what I needed” Anna Corcorran, Cork, Ireland.
“I found the experience very uplifting. Carolyn is a wonderful facilitator, compassionate, attentive and inspiring, as she empowers you to shed the stress, believe in yourself and dare to dream big.”Liz Collins, Cork.