overview

Location: Essaouira, Morocco

Consciously Connected Travel is heading to Morocco to unveil the launch of their women only retreats!

Set in the serene coastal town of Essaouira, each retreat will be in collaboration with a leading health and wellness expert from across the globe.

The brand is kicking off with “fashion’s favourite healer” Mama Medicine, as coined by Vogue, to offer a carefully curated space for the modern woman to completely immerse herself in healing, awakening and reconnecting her entire body, mind, and inner goddess spirit.

For 5 nights and 6 days, you can expect to discover the captivating sleepy surfer charm of Essaouira while rediscovering yourself. With a variety of interactive cultural and wellness experiences like crafting with local artisans, mindful cooking classes, an array of water sports, healing workshops, deep meditations and breathwork, sound baths, yoga and so much more.

This retreat is limited to 14 guests and exclusively intended to reconnect you back to your inner divine female, to recalibrate your energetic vibrations and empower you to find purpose and passion in all aspects of life. Teaching you how to unlock the tools that already reside within you and equipping you with the techniques to make peace with your pain, find wisdom within your wounds and begin to steer towards the emotional freedom and desired space in which you want to be.

accommodations

The sumptuous Villa Anouk will play host to our monthly retreats. Set on 2 hectares, this Beldi farmhouse with its sumptuous rugs to intricate carvings and an ambience that permeates and ensures a luxurious sense of relaxation, with a customary old-world undertone, will support in creating the most harmonious space for maximum healing.

Set on 2 hectares, guests will be accommodated based on 2 sharing in a luxury private room, with private bathroom. Daily housekeeping/maid service.

The property has a large indoor/outdoor pool, in-room massages can be organised. Expansive outdoor space, several al-fresco areas, teamed with reading room.

food and dining

Chef Summer Thomas

Trained at the NYC ICE culinary institute and working globally as a Private Chef, Summer teams her Iraqi heritage, her western upbringing and being well travelled as the inspiration behind her culinary creations. With a well-crafted menu that enhances the self-healing experience, guests can expect to have an incredible culinary experience throughout their stay.

With a private chef onsite to prepare our daily meals, all dietary needs can be accommodated. A seasonal daily menu will be created using the freshest local produce and large elements of farm to table dining. A mindful menu has been created by chef Summer to enhance the self-healing process.

activities

Daily Activities:

Workshops

To understand yourself first is the greatest tool to begin self-healing. Then to understand how to navigate yourself within your world is the greatest gift you can give to yourself. Our daily workshops each headed by our practitioners will support in addressing a key areas and topics surrounding healing and provide you with the tools and techniques to successfully begin your self-healing journey. We encourage journaling throughout our workshops to allow you to monitor your growth.

Sound Baths

Surround yourself with fluid energy and positivity to reach a state of deep relaxation by levelling your personal frequencies. Leading you to self-discovery and a deeper level of internal understanding.

Healing Meditation & Breathwork

Connect your mind and spirit to develop a better understanding of yourself and your surroundings. Alleviate stress by connecting to your breath, allowing yourself to find what you need from within your own body.

Sunrise Walks

Start your morning with a spectacular sunrise as you walk on the beach and soak in the first light stretching over an endless sea. Essaouira has some of the best beaches in Morocco and there’s no better way to reconnect to yourself than by connecting with nature.

Yoga

Whether it’s a morning flow to get the blood going and mind calm or a yin practice to wind down the evening, yoga is one of the most effective and nurturing ways we can show love to ourselves. By reconnecting with our breath and aligning the body, mind, and spirit as one we become more aware and more open to new opportunities.

World renowned cuisine

Our biggest source of energy comes from the foods we fuel our body with, which is why we have carefully called upon our private chef Summer who we know, love and trust to ensure you get all the benefits your body needs throughout your journey.

Stand Up Paddle Board

Soak in some vitamin D while giving your core the workout of a lifetime. We provide SUP boards and lessons for any first timers wanting to get out on the glassy water and enjoy an afternoon of exploration.

Discover Essaouira

There’s no better way to relax than strolling through the sleepy streets of Essaouira. This laid-back beach getaway feels like you’re walking through the set of a romantic movie. Take your time shopping around the medina where you can meet with local artisans and craftsmen. Here you won’t find any hassling or heckling, just friendly people who enjoy doing what they love.

Mindful cooking classes

Completely immerse your senses in a mindful cooking class. Get a taste for the flavours of Morocco while learning about the richness of this country’s culture, diversity, and magic.

Art and play

Detox your mind and cleanse your soul with an array of immersive cultural and wellness activities. From creating and crafting with local artisans, to discovering the wellness cuisine with cooking classes, to water sports such as stand up paddle boarding and more. All activities we offer are curated meticulously with love to support in feeding the mind, body, and soul and creating a true catalyst for self-healing.

Optional Activities:

Surfing

Essaouira is arguably one of the top surfing spots in Morocco. Not to mention one of the most ideal places in the world to learn how, if you’re just getting started. The neighboring islands of Mogador make for the best swell sifter while graciously giving us the greatest waves. Live like a local and fulfill your endless summer dream in this surfers’ paradise.

Horseback Riding

Camels not your thing? Live out your own Hollywood ending by riding off into the sunset on horseback. Or at least we can let you try and we’ll snap amazing photos of you and your inner Moroccan goddess.

Camel Riding

There are few fleeting moments in life where our expectations collide with reality. It’s one of those times where you look around and keep telling yourself, “Someone pinch me, this isn’t real.” Well call us your personal pinchers because we are bringing you the opportunity to live out your Moroccan fantasy humps and all!

Quad Biking

If you’re the adventure seeking type, rip and rev around exploring endless rolling sand dunes.

Hammam & Massage

It would be a sin to come to Morocco and not experience a traditional Hammam. A truly self-love and self-heal ritual that deeply cleans and cleanses the body. While an array of massage treatments, some of which use the purest Moroccan Argan oil, will leave you feeling rejuvenated and could act as the perfect start to an incredible journey.

Travel Details

Pricing

  • $3,400 - Women Only - Self-Healing Retreat with Mama Medicine

Check In

3:00 PM

Check Out

12:00 PM

Directions

The nearest airport is Essaouira airport, which is approx. 15 minutes from the property.

Marrakech Menara & Casablanca airports serve a larger number of international flights and they are approx 2 hours drive from the property. However, the drive is extremely pleasurable and picturesque.

Airport transfers from Essaouira airport are complementary, but we can organise transfers from Marrakech or Casablanca airports for you.

All ground transportation during the retreat is complementary.

Terms and Conditions

What is included: Luxury accommodation based on 2 sharing for 5 nights, 6 days. All meals prepared by private chef All activities outlined in the daily activities Airport transfers & local ground transportation What is NOT included: Flights & Travel Insurance All optional activities Payment Options: You have the choice of making a full payment or paying a deposit to secure your place. Please note that deposits are non-refundable. Upon booking there is a £1,000 non-refundable deposit payable. The remaining account must be settled no later than 30th Jan 2019.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

accommodations Based on 2 people sharing - A luxury large room/suite with twin beds and private shared bathroom within a 5 star beldi farmhouse.
yoga Twice daily, yoga, mediation and breath work classed
meals All meals and snacks prepared by renowned private chef
transfers Complementary airport transfers from Essaouira airport and all transport during the retreat.
taxes
gift bag A wonderful luxury gift bag with journal and a wealth of self-healing products and surprises.
journal Something that allows you to see your progress and self-healing journey.
workshops Twice daily workshops as well as one-to-one sessions
fitness classes Afternoon fitness activities comprising of, SUP classes, horseback riding, camel riding, surfing, quad bikes, local city discovery, hikes and much more
group excursion It's a surprise!!