Journey Retreats Presents: The Altar

  • Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
  • Oct 22 - 27, 2019 (6 days)

Event Highlights

  • Daily wellness classes, workshops and sessions
  • Guided excursions and tours
  • 2-3 healthy meals per day
  • Professional on-site photographer and videographer
  • On-site travel curator and activities coordinator
  • Opening and closing ceremonies

Schedule

Free Day - Travel Day - October 22 (Tuesday)
Retreat attendees arrive!
Check-ins for attendees first shuttle 2:00PM
Check-ins for attendees second shuttle 4:00PM
Welcome Mixer & Opening Ceremony at the Villa 6:00PM-9:00PM

Day 1 - October 23 (Wednesday)
Breakfast at Villa: 7:30AM-8:30AM
Intro to The Altar: Mayan Ruins and Snorkel Adventure 9:30AM-2:30PM
Free time: 4:00PM-6:00PM
Session 1: On the Run 6:30PM-8:30PM

Day 2 - October 24 (Thursday)
Breakfast at Villa: 8:00AM-10:00AM
On the Run Excursion
Session 2: Lay it Down 3:30PM-5:30PM
Free time: 6:00PM-8:00PM
Dinner

Day 3 - October 25 (Friday)
Breakfast at Villa: 8:00AM-10:00AM
Session 3: Glasses & Garments 12:00PM-2:00PM
Free time: 4:00PM-7:00PM
Dinner

Day 4 - October 26 (Saturday)
Breakfast at Villa: 7:00AM-9:00AM
Glasses & Garments Excursion 10:00AM-1:00PM
Free time: 2:00PM-5:00PM
Building the Altar (on the beach at sunset 6:00PM) - ladies in all white
Closing Ceremony Dinner

Day 5 - October 27 (Sunday)
Check out at 10:00AM

About This Event

The Journey to the Altar explores the life of Jacob until his return to Bethel. Over the course of five days, we will examine how this man of great promise and generational blessing started his journey to purpose with an altar. We’ll uncover the paradigm-shifting principles along Jacob’s journey that we all must face in order to live a life of power, purpose, and intention. Together, we’ll apply those principles through a series of activities where the word is made flesh while creating life-changing experiences. Together, we’ll face our fears, lay down our idols, and wash away our past until we see our true identities through Christ.

Playa del Carmen is the #1 destination in Mexico! Imagine being drifted off to a place away from the busy scene of Cancun and engulfed by white sand beaches, turquoise blue waters and a laid back bohemian vibe. Look no further! Playa del Carmen is a place for snorkelers and adventure seekers alike! There’s an abundance of activities to keep you busy ranging from: swimming with sharks to climbing the historical Mayan ruins – it is a true wonderland! Come experience the true essence of this town with Journey Retreats. Together we will dive headfirst into the journey of Jacob and basque in the beauty and excursions of Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Our days will consist of spiritual sessions led by our host, and correlating activities that allow us to experience the culture and wonders unique to Playa del Carmen.

The Journey Retreats is my humble attempt to give away what God has so graciously given to me. - El Davis

What's Included

  • Inclusive roundtrip airport transfers from and to private villa location.
  • 5 nights in private villa with shared and private accommodations.
  • 4 set group activities/tours with daily access to optional leisure activities around the island with provided transportation during free time.
  • 5-minute walk to the beach with complimentary shuttle service around Playa del Carmen.
  • Welcome Mixer with in-villa bartender.
  • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches & some dinners included.
  • Wi-Fi access, central A/C, in-villa chef, daily housekeeping, on-site retreat manager and activities coordinator.
  • Dedicated professional photographer – with a daily download of photos to post to social media sites and personal portfolio.
  • Personalized Spiritual Journey Kit with gifts and tools essential for each session.

What's Not Included

- Airfare
- Optional leisure activities
- Some dinners

Venue Highlights

Welcome to Villa Alta Vista! An 8 bedroom abode just steps away from the idyllic white sandy beach and beautiful tranquil turquoise water of Playa del Carmen! The moment you enter into the common areas of the villa (kitchen, dining and living room) you will experience captivating and enchanting views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea! Alta Vista features 8 suites, each with its own large private bathroom. Some of these bathrooms have both showers and jetted bathtubs. There are 5 large king suites each with one king size bed. The remainder of the bedrooms consist of 3 double bed suites, each with 2 queen size beds.

Alta Vista boasts a large kitchen and open living and dining area that welcome your entire group to commune in one area, eat, relax, watch some TV after a day of sun and sand, or just remain mesmerized by the captivating ocean views!

Alta Vista is equipped with two outdoor living and dining areas, one in the bottom level courtyard and the second on top of the roof terrace, which is also equipped with a large infinity plunge pool. These great areas of the home invite you to plan a group event such as an afternoon lunch or an evening BBQ under the starry sky.

In addition to its proximity to the beach, Alta Vista is located only 12 minutes walking distance from town, or more specifically from La Quinta’s (5th Avenue), restaurant, shopping and nightlife district!

Accommodations

Bedroom 1
2 Queen beds, Air conditioning, Ensuite bathroom with shower, Hairdryer, Safety box, TV

Bedroom 2
King size bed, Air conditioning, Ensuite bathroom with shower, Hairdryer, TV

Bedroom 3
King size bed, Air conditioning, Ensuite bathroom with shower, Hairdryer, TV

Bedroom 4
King size bed, Air conditioning, Ensuite bathroom with shower & Jacuzzi, Hairdryer, TV

Bedroom 5
2 Queen beds, Air conditioning, Ensuite bathroom with shower, Hairdryer, Safety box, TV

Bedroom 6
2 Queen beds, Air conditioning, Ensuite bathroom with shower, Hairdryer, Safety box, TV

Bedroom 7
King size bed, Air conditioning, Ensuite bathroom with shower, Hairdryer, Safety box, TV

Bedroom 8
King size bed, Air conditioning, Ensuite bathroom with shower & Jacuzzi, Hairdryer, Safety box, TV

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Tour Assistance
  • Hot Tub
  • Coffee/Tea
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Meat
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free

Directions

Your package includes complimentary airport transfers to and from Cancun International Airport. Please do not book your flight until you have received your reservation confirmation from our team!

Tags: adventure christian creativity health holistic wellness luxury purpose self care spiritual wellness

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