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A rustic temple permaculture farm and sanctuary located on Maui's lush tropical North Shore.

At Maui Mystical Alchemy Retreat you will be immersed in a cocoon of caring. Heather and Donny provide a nurturing space for their guests to heal and to rejoice in an exploration of possibilities. -- Virginia G., Toronto, Canada

Venue Highlights

This tropical jungle earth temple is surrounded by waterfalls and situated in a very sacred part of the island that was known as the home of the owl and a place that the Hawai’ian royalty received training. If you are needing the amenities and creature comforts of modern hotels, this is not the place for you. If you are adventurous and are willing to unplug and tune into nature than this nature temple will be paradise. You will wake up to beautiful sunrises and the sounds of nature. The 2.5 acre sanctuary is a living food forest with coconut, papaya, banana, avocado, starfruit, orange, lemon and lime trees, a garden full of organic greens and passion fruit. Black Swan Temple Maui also has giant bamboo, exotic tropical flowers and gardens. The temple has gorgeous Indonesian art, statues and fountains throughout. Black Swan Temple Maui is somewhat rustic and does not have air conditioning. Black Swan Temple Maui has shared bathroom facilities and a clean outdoor marble shower. In general Black Swan Temple Maui has good cell service especially for Verizon. With satellite internet which is not the strongest service. It is recommended that you plan on unplugging and taking a retreat from the internet during your time here.


Black Swan Temple has simple yet beautifully appointed Balinese cabins, plus a suite with it's own private bathroom. Our cozy cabins are nestled in the tropical garden creating privacy for each. They have a shared bathroom and an outdoor shower. There is 24-hour Wi-Fi, yet no televisions. Cellular service for most carriers is very good. There is a communal kitchen and office space that is also available for the guests. Classes and workshops take place in the beautiful sanctuary.


  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Tour Assistance
  • Hot Tub
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Fitness Center
  • Yoga Studio
  • Ceremony Space

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free


Travel Info
Fly to Kahului (OGG) airport on Maui. We are a 35 minute drive from the airport!

(we recommend renting a car if you are interested in going sightseeing and getting to beaches, etc.) We are 35 minutes from the airport and the nearest town is Paia!

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  • Journey Jill   April 10, 2020

      Rejuvenated and Awakened!

    Imagine being nestled in nature in the middle of a food forest jungle paradise! I was literally eating fruit right off the trees! The welcoming, safe, calm atmosphere created a womb for my deep powerful renewal. Deeper and more powerful than I could have dreamed! There was just one delightful surprise after another. I was in awe of the lovely unique Balinese cabin with comfy bedding! But my true "work" was done in the sanctuary. My intentions were ignited in the magical welcoming ceremony and radically renewed each day in the 2 hour aerial yoga practice and sound healing meditation. I remember feeling ready for lunch after those sessions and feeling so appreciative for Heather's delicious home-made abundant healthy cooking! It was so healthy that I was able to eat plenty and still lose weight! :) I feel blessed to have found this place! Mahalo Nui Loa to Heather and Donny, you are true Mystical Alchemists and I extend so much gratitude for awakening the alchemist in me!

Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

I am an oncology nurse and a few long time patients have died recently. I need to rejuvenate and return to my breath! Elizabeth

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.