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RETREAT: Ending the Year with Courage and Trust (Glamping space only, waiting list for rooms)

12 December, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 19 December, 2019 @ 11:00 am

Glamping space only, waiting list for rooms

This popular end-of-year retreat will offer an intensive 7 day experience within the nurturing silence and beauty of Somerset Gift Getaway Farm near Swellendam. A new addition to the stunning accommodation will be some luxury tents from Petrichor Adventures (please see Accommodation options).

In addition to guided and silent meditations in all postures, our embodied experience will be enhanced by daily sessions of qigong, as well as optional gentle yoga and relaxing massages, as well as time in nature to walk and swim. Through mindfulness and compassion practices and Dharma talks which integrate Buddhist wisdom and psychological insights, we will establish a calm and grounded presence, which allows us to move beyond fear, shame and self-doubt. As we create a foundation of courage and trust, our actions can be guided by open-hearted awareness and compassionate wisdom, so that our lives can be filled with greater depth and authenticity, ease and inner freedom.

A pre-retreat individual session is required for newcomers or if you have not attended one of Sue’s residential retreats before. The fee for this is R850 for 50 mins, fully covered by medical aid and can be reduced if necessary.

CPD accreditation for psychologists and other HPCSA registered professionals: 30 General and 6 Ethics CEUs have been granted.

Please Note: To receive CPD points and your certificate(s) this year, there is an annual admin fee of R175 - thank you.

Bookings: sue.stillmind@gmail.com

Pricing & Accommodation

A deposit of R2500-R3000 (or 50% of the Food & Accommodation cost if you are able) confirms your place, R1500 of which is non-refundable. The remaining balance (or another installment) of the Accommodation and Food is due before the end of June please. The full balance is due by the beginning of December and payment in installments over the year is recommended.

Optional Extras: 

Massage: R550 for 60 minutes

Yoga: Suggested dana (donation) of R125 - R150 per session attended

 

Accommodation Options (please see link to each cottage):

Glamping space only, waiting list for rooms

 

COTTAGES:

Olive:(2 bedrooms with shared bathroom with shower)

http://www.somersetgift.co.za/accommodation/olive-cottage/

Dbl Room

– Single: R14330 (Accommodation & Food: R8330 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)
– Shared: R11530 per person (Accommodation & Food: R5530 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)

Twin Room

– Single: R13980 (Accommodation & Food: R7980 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)
– Shared: R11355 per person (Accommodation & Food: R5355 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)

 

Loerie:(2 bedrooms, shared bathroom with bath & shower)

http://www.somersetgift.co.za/accommodation/loerie-cottage/

Dbl Room

– Single: R16080 (Accommodation & Food: R10080 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)
– Shared: R12580 per person (Accommodation & Food: R6580 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)

Twin Room

– Single: R15380 (Accommodation & Food: R9380 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)
– Shared: R12230 per person (Accommodation & Food: R6230 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)

 

Rose: (2 bedrooms en-suite with showers)

http://www.somersetgift.co.za/accommodation/rose-cottage/

Dbl Room

– Single: R16430 (Accommodation & Food: R10430 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)
– Shared: R12580 per person (Accommodation & Food: R6580 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)

Twin Room

– Single: R15380 (Accommodation & Food: R9380 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)
– Shared: R12055 per person (Accommodation & Food: R6055 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)

 

Fish Eagle:(2 bedrooms en-suite & a 4 bed en-suite with bath)

http://www.somersetgift.co.za/accommodation/fish-eagle-lodge/

Dbl Room A (en-suite with shower)

– Single: R16780 (Accommodation & Food: R10780 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)
– Shared: R12755 per person (Accommodation & Food: R6755 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)

Dbl Room B (en-suite with shower)

– Single: R16780 (Accommodation & Food: R10780 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)
– Shared: R12755 per person (Accommodation & Food: R6755 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)

4 Bed (en-suite with bath)

1 person: R16430 (Accommodation & Food: R10430 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)
2 people: R10930 per person (Accommodation & Food: R4930 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)
3 people: R10530 per person (Accommodation & Food: R4530 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)

 

Bushbuck: (Double room with outside shower and toilet)

http://www.somersetgift.co.za/accommodation/little-bushbuck-cottage/

Dbl Room

– Single: R15030 (Accommodation & Food: R9030 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)
– Shared: R11880 per person (Accommodation & Food: R5880 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)

 

MANOR HOUSE: (Shared bathrooms)

http://www.somersetgift.co.za/accommodation/manor-house/

Dbl Room A - Single: R16080 (Accommodation & Food: R10080 + Teacher’s  Fee: R6000)

Dbl Room A - Shared: R12 580 per person (Accommodation & Food: R6580 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)

Dbl Room B - Single: R16080 (Accommodation & Food: R10080 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)

 

GLAMPING: (6 luxury tents available with stretcher, mattress, full bedding, light and chairs; outside ablutions available)

https://www.petrichoradventures.co.za/tents

R11530 per person (Facility & Food: R5530 + Teacher's Fee: R6000)

R10130 per person shared (Facility & Food: R4130 + Teacher's Fee: R6000)

 

CAMPING (only by arrangement if Glamping tents are fully booked):

R9780 per person (Facility & Food: R3780 + Teacher’s Fee: R6000)

Bank Details

Account Name: Stillmind Retreats
Cheque Account: 62506345637
First National Bank, Rondebosch
Branch Code: 201509
Reference: Your name & 12-19 Dec

Please email proof of payment to admin@suecooper.co.za.

Cancellation Policy

Although individual circumstances will be taken into account the following applies to all bookings.
Please note that the refunded amount/percentage is calculated based on the full retreat fee.

4 – 6 weeks prior to retreat:
If your place is filled, there will be a refund less R1500.
If it is not filled there will be a refund less 30%.

2 - 4 weeks prior to retreat:
If your place is filled, there will be a refund less R2000, but in the event, your place is not filled a refund less 75%.

2 weeks or less prior to the retreat:
If your place is filled, and the retreat is fully booked, there will be a refund less R2500 (non-refundable deposit).
If your place is filled, and the retreat is not fully booked, then the accommodation and food only will be refunded, but individual circumstances will be taken into account.
If your place is not filled, then no refund is possible, but individual circumstances will be taken into account.

Details

Start:
12 December, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
End:
19 December, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

Somerset Gift Getaway Farm
Sparrebosch turn-off from the N2
Swellendam, Western Cape 6740
Phone:
082 928 8818
Website:
http://www.somersetgift.co.za/