About This Event

Female Emotional Healing, Inner Connection & Transformation Retreat set in the foothills of Calpe, Spain.

Where you don’t leave feeling better for a while, you leave a changed person! 

One who is self-assured, confident, focused and most importantly LOVED – by self…

If you are tired of struggling with anxiety, are heartbroken, have insecurities, feel emptiness or are engaging in relationships or behaviours that just hurt you.

If you have been doing your best to cope and hold it all together, but feel there is MORE to life than what you are presently experiencing this is the retreat for you!

ATHENA Centre Where you become your own goddess of wisdom, courage and inspiration.

Event Highlights

  • Develop a spiritual connection and discover your authentic self
  • Develop a spiritual and emotional wellbeing foundation
  • Give yourself some space to heal your wounds
  • A model for living, not just surviving with peace in your heart
  • Relax, re-charge, re-corporate and reunite yourself with the true YOU
  • Learn to live life from a place of love
  • Foundation understanding of your energetic being
  • 4-day retreat program, 5 nights accommodation in a beautiful & tranquil family-run hotel, surrounded by mountains and sea.
  • Develop bonds of understanding, change mindset and subconscious programming through group activities.
  • Sister-ship, bringing in the divine feminine energy and learning to listen and trust it. (red tent effect).
  • Biological trilogy self-care & maintenance, developing a routine so you always feel revitalized.
  • Spiritual energy therapies, clearing, cleansing, repairing and strengthening both your physical and etheric system.
  • Daily healing Mantra singing to raise the vibrations, aid healing and bust you thorough self-image perceptions.
  • Tibetan singing bowl bath will take your relaxation to new levels.
  • Together we create a sacred & safe space in which to explore the self.
  • Inner child soul connection & healing.
  • Learn & receive energy healing modalities.
  • Coaching through preconceptions of self. Cord cutting & karmic clearance.
  • Free time to relax, take in the sun, reflect, integrate new beliefs and continue the healing process.


This retreat puts equal emphasis on rest and recuperation, as it does healing and transformation, it is for that reason the program doesn't start until 10.30 Am. You can lay in and have a leisurely breakfast or be an early bird and walk the beach with the rising sun.

Please note timings are dependent on group size/ needs, lunch may be brought forward and activities continue up until 16.30.
The weeks that Rachael Martin is the retreats second teacher, three evening Qi Gong classes are available included within the package and you have the additional option of receiving *BioEnergy Healing.

10.30 Meet and greet
11.00 Healing song & Movement ceremony
11.15 Circle storytelling
12.00 Getting acquainted with self, what functions, what doesn’t. Understanding soul emotional needs and visualizing the future.
14.30 Healing meditation
15.00 Lunch
Free time
Evening Dinner

* Implies additional cost - payable onsite

Venue Highlights


A place to speak openly about your experiences, the pain you feel, the anxiety you suffer, the struggles, the misunderstandings, the incomprehensible, the lack of trust, the fear - a place to be truly heard and understood, without judgment.

Women who have suffered trauma, through aggression and abuse, be that physical or psychological. Women who feel trapped by their current circumstances or by limiting believes all greatly benefit from this retreat.

We work by pulling all that pain, hurt, mistrust and fear out of each other, transmuting the heavy negative energy from your system, whilst applying love and forgiveness.

Forgiveness is a big part of true healing - but don’t mistake forgiveness as acceptance or that you condone the behaviour or action - far from it - forgiveness is an essential part of healing self and moving forward.

You will learn to take ownership of your subconscious patterns of behaviour which led yourself and others to treat you badly and you will learn how to STOP it.

You will embrace your yin and yang and make peace with it.

Ultimately YOU leave knowing who YOU are, how you’re past no longer matters and how to shape the future the way YOU want it.

Knowing what YOU want/need at a soul level, so life starts to flow with ease.


The direction of flow will be led by the group collectively, and nothing within this retreat is mandatory - we believe you are the master of your destiny and you will grow at your own pace, in your own time.

But as with anything, your speed of healing depends on your force of personal investment.

Through sister-ship, we will nurture, encourage, empathize and support each other through the grieving process before learning and receiving healing modalities to rebuild a better future.


This is not a band-aid retreat and not for the faint hearted – the hard work comes from YOU, you will be required to be completely honest with self, and face the parts of life you currently hide from.

You will be required to pull those wounds open and clean them so they can heal permanently.

We believe that every woman should be given the opportunity to empower themselves, it is, for this reason, we combine transformational coaching with healing. We teach foundation level energy body understanding and healing modalities, so you have the tools to continue healing, empowering and enlightening your life well after the retreat is completed.

If you are ready to take your life to the next level and leave the past behind, take those insecurities, doubts, fears and fruitless relationships and disintegrate them into a past memory from which you grow strong - then this is the place to start.


Hotel Gran Sol is a small family run hotel, located in the hillside about 3 km from Calpe centre and the beach. The Hotel is not far from the town but far enough to capture fantastic views of the surrounding area and Ifach, Europe's smallest natural park. Our maximum intake is 24 persons using a combination of dormitory sleeping in 4-6 bedded apartments, shared twin rooms and single rooms. All with standard single beds and en-suite bathrooms.
Other amenities included
* Breakfast, lunch and evening meal in the hotel restaurant
* Linen and towels provided (not beach towels)
* Room cleaning
* Tea and coffee making facilities
* Mini Fridge
* Hot/cold Air conditioning
* Ample wardrobe space
* Free WiFi


  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Includes Meat
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free


The Hotels Restaurant offers a wide variety of fabulous home-made dishes, preparing international cuisine and of course, being the Costa Blanca dishes from the famous Mediterranean diet. All dietary requirements are catered for as long as prior notice is given. Each day you are able to choose from the al carte menu.
BREAKFAST - Continental buffet
LUNCH - Light lunch
DINNER - 3-Course evening meal including 1/2 bottle of wine or refreshment of choice

*Vegans, please note - The chief is sensitive to beliefs and great care is taken with food preparation but ALL foods are prepared in the same kitchen.


The nearest airport is Alicante (ALC), with many daily flights travelling back and forth to European countries. Easy jet and Ryan air providing the cheapest options.

If travelling from further afield, the most economical route would be a connecting flight from London to Alicante, but there are also possibilities of Valencia and Madrid.

We recommend car hire from the airport for the duration of your stay returning the hire car at the airport on departure. this gives you greater freedom during your stay to explore the area - as stated previously the complex is in the foothills of Calpe and the use of Taxi would be required if wanting to explore.

From Alicante airport the easiest and most economical transfer is with Beniconnect, at present we are negotiating with them to include the complex on the pick-up/ drop off areas list - but at present, you would need to depart the shuttle at – Hotel Imperial Park just a little ways walk from the complex.

There are also the options of taxi and trains if you require further information please contact us and we will be happy to help.

Thank you!

We're glad you've joined our retreat community. See you around :)

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