An interesting walk through the historical development and
building of the community in Philippolis, our expert will share her
stories and may even be able to trace any family connections that
you have with this Karoo town.
Do you want to live a life of abundance where everything
feels in balance and flows freely? This session takes you
through all the components of optimising you health no
matter your age, stage or experience! Optimal health is
about balance and all the components are equally
important and carry the same weight. Sometimes things
go out of balance for a while, but you need to have a plan
to get back into balance. Once you have balance, the
wheel rolls freely and then that spontaneous inner
combustion takes place and you live a life of abundance
Nourish your body with these delicious treats and
An introduction to how the patterns of our
psychology are formed and identify the unconscious
beliefs, patterns and imprints that keep you
repeating old behaviours that no longer serve you.
Introduction of the AWAKE model to begin to shift
your relationship to life, yourself and others. Begin
to respond instead of unconsciously react to the
Have a rest, take a swim, explore the Town enjoying
the peace and tranquility
Individual consultation time (additional charges
apply, please book in advance)
A labyrinth has only one path to the centre and back
out. So there are no dead ends or wasted journeys.
The path twists and turns back on itself many times
before reaching the centre, your destination.
In the inward spiral you may experience a sense of
release, a letting go of the details in your life. Once
at the centre receive what is there for you to receive.
On your return you must make new discoveries. It is
good discoveries that make on your sense of being
and your reason for being on earth.
At the heart of this practice is a ritual of Freeing
yourself from old hurts, limiting beliefs and
This celebration is intended to inspire everyone who
participates to live more meaningful, rewarding,
joyous, creative and empowered lives.
This will be a fitting end to our evening and give us
an opportunity to process what we have experienced
Herbal infused tea with a healthy snack.
This Scottish designed Church was inaugurated in 1871. We have
selected this venue for our music event as it provides the perfect
atmosphere to bathe in the healing powers of the music.
Nicolene and her fellow musicians will create an atmosphere where we
will have the opportunity to express our gratitude, honour and
remember our loved ones who have passed on. Whatever is on your
heart that needs to arise and release will be held and supported in this
awe inspiring evening.
Herbal infused tea with a healthy snack
Have a rest, take a swim, explore the Town enjoying the peace and
Individual consultation time (additional charges apply, please book in
A special surprise with a wholesome boost of fresh
nutrients prepared to delight the taste buds and
invigorate the body.
You will be welcomed by Liezl & Ian of the Philipollis Hotel.
This charming and quaint 'old lady' with all her wrinkles will embrace you with love and care during your stay.
To keep the retreat pricing reasonable for everyone, accommodation has been worked out on a shared basis. You are able to opt for single occupancy at an additional cost according to availability.
Chalet 1 – sleeps 3 adults
Chalet 2 – sleeps 3 adults
Chalet 3 – sleeps 4 adults
Room 4* – sleeps 2 adults
Room 5* – sleeps 2 adults
Room 6* – sleeps 2 adults
Room 7* – 2 rooms with shared bathroom
The units are furnished with a double bed in 1 room, and 2 single beds in the loft. Each of the rondavels has a private bathroom with a bath, and towels are provided.
Coffee and tea making facilities are also available.
The hotel has an outdoor area with a swimming pool and braai facilities. Lock-up parking is also available. The hotel has a licensed bar as well as a restaurant where we will enjoy our delicious meals together. A highlight of the hotel is meeting Sylvie, the famous resident cat at Sylvie's Pub. This beautiful cat is part of the furniture at the pub and thrills its patrons with her charm. Unlike the reputation of most cats as being cool and aloof, Sylvie loves human contact and spends much of her time perched on Ian's shoulder. Plus she will only drink her water out of a glass, how cute is that!
fresh seasonal fruits
We will be spoiled by the delicious meals prepared with love by Werner Piater,
who will be coming from Cape Town as our ‘private chef’.
All meals will be prepared either vegetarian or vegan. Please let us know your
dietary requirements and allergies when you make your booking so that we can
accommodate for your specific needs.
Please note all travel to and from the retreat is for your own account.
1. Fly from Cape Town to Bloemfontein & rent a car to drive to Philippolis (approximately
2 hour drive).
2. Self-drive- approximately 8hrs 30min
3. Greyhound – R1030 return CPT – COLESBERG – CPT
*bus arrives after midnight in Colesberg – stay in guest house and arrange with us to collect
you in Colesberg
4. Ride share – can be arranged amongst retreat participants from any City to reduce costs via Whatsapp group
By September it is spring and the days are pleasantly warm. The hot weather has not yet set in, so we expect moderate temperatures of between 10°C (min) - 24°C (max).1
Bring walking / gym shoes –if you want to go for a walk in your free time. Bring comfortable clothes / gym clothes for walking and yoga General dress code: Casual clothes – jeans, shorts and a light jacket for the evening Optional: swim gear if you would like to swim after the retreat.2
Limited number of participants - first come first served. Payment is due on confirmation of reservation. Cost: R8 000 (sharing)/ R9 200 (single supplement) Book by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please arrange to arrive at the Philippolis Hotel to check in during the day on Thursday 23 September. Our pre-dinner welcome circle session starts at 4pm.4
If you need to cancel your reservation more than 60 days before the scheduled
retreat date - 100% deposit refund for cancellation 60+ days before event.
• Balance of payment is due no later than 30 September 2021.
• Cancellations made 60-30 days prior to the retreat date are subject to a
cancellation fee and 50% deposit will be retained.
• We regret that any cancellations within 0-29 days or less are subject to a
cancellation fee in the amount of 100% of the retreat cost. Fees are completely
non-refundable and are transferable to a confirmed replacement.
• Exceptions to our policy cannot be made for any reason.
• We do not offer credit for arriving late or leaving early. We are NOT responsible
for your expenses incurred in preparation for any cancelled retreat, such as
airline tickets, loss of work, and/or other costs associated with preparing for your
• There is no exception to cancellation policy including weather or personal
emergencies, flight cancellations or delays.
• We recommend purchasing Travel Protection Insurance through a qualified
• If we must cancel a retreat, there will be 100% refund on all funds received to
Thank you for understanding and respecting the cancellation policy