Healing Retreats

Healing Retreat

What can you expect ...

Are you feeling stressed, anxious, or overwhelmed? Do you need a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you – healing retreat in the breathtaking Mountain Lodge.

Join on a transformative journey of self-discovery through an array of mindfulness practices carefully curated to deepen your connection with the present moment. From anchors that ground you in the now to the soothing awareness of your breath, this workshop offers a rich exploration of mindfulness techniques. Delve into mindful eating and drinking, inviting a heightened sense of appreciation for the nourishment your body receives. Engage in the restorative Body Scan, experience serenity in Sitting Practice, and find balance in mindful walking and movement.

Discover the tranquility of Mountain and Lake Meditations, allowing nature’s serenity to guide your reflections. Karen introduces the warmth of Loving Kindness Meditation, cultivating compassion within. Through the therapeutic practice of Journaling – Flow Writing, unlock the expressive power of your thoughts. Immerse yourself in the present moment with the 5 Senses Meditation, and navigate life’s challenges with the simplicity of the 3 Step Breathing Space.

In mindful sanctuary, each practice becomes a stepping stone to a calmer, more centered you. Expect a weekend of introspection, growth, and a newfound understanding of the transformative power within mindfulness.

February 16-18th 2024 BOOKED OUT

May : 3rd – 5th, 2024 BOOKED OUT

July : 19th – 21st, 2024 BOOKED OUT

SEPTEMBER : 27st- 29th, 2024 BOOKED OUT

Act quickly! Our retreats for April, May, June, July, August and September are fully booked. If you want to secure your spot for winter or our 2025 retreats, put your name down now for further information. Don’t miss out on your chance to join us!

Retreat Itinerary

5:00 PM: Warm Welcome and Check-In

Relax, take a walk and partake in a welcome drink and sweet treat with your fellow retreat participants

6:00 PM: Delicious Dinner to Kick Off the Weekend

7:00-9:00 PM: Embrace the Retreat Atmosphere with Welcome, Introductions, and Orientation

8:30 AM: Centre Your Mind with a Serene Morning Meditation

9:00 AM: Energising Breakfast to Start Your Day Right

10:00 AM: Dive into Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Meditations/Exercises

11:00 AM: Refreshing Morning Break

11:20 AM: Flow into Mindful Movement for Body and Soul

12:00 PM: Connect with Nature in a Mindful Walking Session

12:30 PM: Enjoy a Nourishing Lunch

2:00 PM: Immerse Yourself in a Forest Walk with Guided Meditations

5:00 PM: Free Time for Personal Reflection or Exploring

7:00 PM: Delight in a Relaxed Dinner

8:00 PM: Free Evening to Unwind as You Please

8:30 AM: Continue Your Journey with a Morning Meditation

9:00 AM: Breakfast to Fuel Your Final Day

10:00 AM: Deepen Mindfulness & Self-Compassion with Guided Exercises

11:30 AM: Revitalise with a Morning Break

11:45 AM: Gather for a Meaningful Final Session

1:00 PM: Conclude the Retreat with a Satisfying Lunch

Note: This schedule is crafted for your optimal retreat experience and may be subject to minor adjustments.

More information

2 nights luxury accommodation

●  1 x delicious healthy dinner

●  2 x healthy lunch full of nutrition and goddess

●  Optional Sea swim at our local swimming spot

●  Welcome tea and delicious home baked treats on arrival

●  Unlimited Guru Tea luxury herbal teas blends and Ariosa Coffee

●  Awareness of Breath: Ground yourself in the present moment by focusing on

the gentle rhythm of your breath.

●  Body Scan: Direct your attention through your body, promoting relaxation and heightened self-awareness.

●  Sitting Practice: Find stillness in seated meditation, fostering a calm and centered state of mind.

●  Mindful Walking in Tommie’s Woods, one of the most breathtaking locations.

●  Mindful Movement: Engage in intentional and purposeful movement, syncingyour actions with mindful awareness.

●  Journaling – Flow Writing: Release your thoughts freely onto paper, allowing anatural flow of expression and self-discovery.

●  5 Senses Meditation: Heighten your awareness by tuning into each of yourfive senses, immersing yourself fully in the present moment.

●  3 Step Breathing Space: Take a moment to pause, observe your breath, and centre yourself amidst the demands of daily life.

Girmante Plotnikova

Girmante, your personal trainer, is driven by a love for fitness and a deep appreciation for the link between a healthy body and a sharp mind. Her goal is to unleash the hidden potential in each individual, guiding them to develop new habits for a better self. Her mission is to unlock the hidden potential in each individual, guiding them to cultivate new habits for self-improvement. Specifically, Girmante aims to empower women to embrace and love themselves as they are, unlocking the transformative power of confidence.

We provide retreats suitable for:

All ages (from 14 to 75)

Men and women

Intermediate to Elite level of fitness

Come on your own or with a friend


What you wear while climbing Carrauntoohil is very important. It will ensure you will enjoy your climb especially when weather conditions are challenging. It is vital to ensure that you are warm, dry and comfortable in your clothing and footwear and that you have some essential equipment with you to ensure that you have an enjoyable experience. The following is a list of gear that you should own if you are a regular hillwalker or climber: See video and gear list below.


    • Lightweight, long thermal underwear
    • Short and long-sleeved t-shirts
    • Fleece jacket
    • Fleece or cotton trousers (no jeans)
    • Jacket – waterproof and breathable; with attached hood
    • Over-trousers, waterproof and breathable


    • Sun hat with good visor for summer
    • Balaclava/facemask – 1, lightweight
    • Woolly hat
    • Sunglasses – UV & IR protection


    • Gloves – 2 pairs, lightweight and heavier for the cold


    • Light hiking boots
    • Gaiters
    • Trekking Socks

Trekking equipment:

    • Daypack
    • Walking poles
    • Sunscreen – SPF 30-40
    • Lipscreen – SPF 20-40
    • Personal First Aid Kit

Miscellaneous items:

  • Spare boot laces, bulbs, batteries, memory cards, headtorch
  • Coldwater detergent and some toiletries
  • Small sewing kit
  • Camera
  • Insect repellent
  • Baby wipes/hand wipes
  • Hand gel
  • Personal medication
  • 1 x flask with a hot drink (optional)
  • Map OSI 78 and compass (optional)
  1. Comfortable Clothing: Pack layers for varying temperatures and comfortable attire for yoga or stretching sessions.

  2. Footwear: Bring sturdy yet comfortable shoes suitable for both indoor and outdoor activities.

  3. Personal Items: Don’t forget personal hygiene items, including toiletries, sunscreen, and any necessary medications.

  4. Yoga Mat: If you have a preferred yoga mat, bringing it along can enhance your practice.

  5. Water Bottle: Stay hydrated throughout the retreat with a reusable water bottle.

  6. Journal/Notebook: Capture your thoughts, reflections, and any insights during workshops and personal time.

  7. Snacks: Pack a few healthy snacks to keep you energized between meals.

  8. Weather-Appropriate Gear: Check the weather forecast and bring any necessary items, such as a hat, sunglasses, or a light jacket.

  9. Daypack/Bag: Carry a small backpack or bag for day trips or personal items during activities.

  10. Comfort Items: Bring any personal comfort items, such as a favorite blanket or pillow, to make your accommodation feel like home.

  11. Outdoor Gear: If outdoor activities are planned, consider items like a hat, sunglasses, and comfortable outdoor clothing.

  12. Chargers: Ensure you have chargers for your electronic devices.

  13. Identification and Important Documents: Carry a copy of your identification, any necessary travel documents, and emergency contact information.

  14. Open Mind and Heart: Most importantly, bring an open mind and heart, ready to embrace the transformative experiences and connections awaiting you at the retreat.


A top-notch guiding team

With 25+ years of global travel, we love sharing adventure knowledge and exploring new places.

Best Mindfulness Specialists

As experts in mindfulness and holistic methods, we focus on your success by providing you with the space and security you need.

Licensed & Bonded

Pat Falvey Irish & Worldwide Adventures is licensed and bonded by the Irish Commission for Aviation Regulation (TA0791).

Dedicated Support

Available round the clock, we go the extra mile to prioritise your experience and satisfaction.

Pat Falvey Irish and Worldwide Adventures limited is bonded and fully licenced by the Irish Commission for Aviation Regulation, TA0791.

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