WHAT IS THE COST FOR THE DESTINATION ART RETREAT?The total cost is $1950
-Payment option 1: Pay in full
-Payment option 2: A non-refundable deposit of $975 will be charged when you register. Second installment of $975 will be charged 2-weeks after you register.WHAT DOES THE COST COVER?
-7-days, 6- nights accommodation in a private beach front house (double occupancy)
-Transportation from and to Puerto Juarez (ferry port) via golf cart to Casa Bonita
- 4 Group tours: 1 Isla Mujeres cultural & food tour, 1 Boat tour (snorkeling, sight seeing), 1 tour of downtown for shopping and out & about, 1 tour to a Beach club (food & drinks not-included)
-6 group breakfasts by private in-house chef
-3 group lunches by private in-house chef
-3 group dinners by private in-house chef
-Gift bag full of goodies for your art making
-Daily gentle flow yoga/meditation (optional)
-Art workshops taught by Lucia & Erna, including mixed media painting, art journal, nature mandalas, watercolor painting, and other art inspired by our surroundings. The lessons will be guided and full of inspiration. We will explore a variety of art techniques and materials including acrylics, watercolors, water-soluble pastels, collage, charcoal, and guided imagery
-All art supplies are included (but feel free to bring your favorite brushes and other materials - list provided via email)
-Private swimming pool and private beach (beach towels available)
-Access to the open air studio space anytime.
-Golf carts and/or a driver are available to take you around the island during free time, and to enjoy the fantastic restaurants and bars in downtown, perhaps a massage with ocean view, sight seeing and shopping. WHAT ISN'T COVERED IN THE COST?
-Airfare tickets to/from Cancun
-Transportation from Cancun airport to Puerto Juarez (ferry port) and back, approx. $40 each way (we can provide recommendations upon request)
-Ferry ticket from Puerto Juarez to Isla Mujeres and back, approx. $20 round trip (you can purchase the ferry ticket right at the Puerto Juarez port)
-2 lunches, 3 dinners (please review the itinerary above)
-Snacks in-between meals
-BYO Sunblock :)
-Anything you purchase such as market shopping, massage.
-TIPS for services and transportation are not included.
*You can expect to pay about $15-$25 for a nice meal, additional for alcohol beveragesDO I HAVE TO SHARE A ROOM?
The house is a luscious and intimate retreat space, we will have the entire property at our disposal. Each of their rooms are unique and are double occupancy with two beds, 1 bathroom per room. Every room also has an AC unit. We will do our best to pair you up with someone we think you'll match well with. On our retreats the sharing of rooms has fostered close bonds of friendship within the group. WHAT KIND OF FOOD WILL BE SERVED?
We will provide a curated daily menu of fresh and local ingredients. This menu may include fresh fruits, eggs, fresh breads, juices and coffee for breakfast, and a variety of dishes for lunch and dinner that may include fresh fish, chicken, vegetables, salads and other.
For dietary restrictions and/or allergies please send us an email.WHAT AIRPORT DO I FLY INTO?
When booking your flight please fly into Cancun International Airport.
Please keep us updated regarding your arrival time at the Cancun airport... send us an email as soon as you book your flights, so we can arrange the golf cart pick-up at Isla Mujeres..WHAT WILL THE WEATHER BE LIKE?
Usually, the temperature can be anything from 75F and higher. It is hot, humid and usually sunny with a possible passing shower. The house is located on the beach so there is always an ocean breeze, however plan for hot weather! Bring sunblock! We may take breaks often to jump in the pool or the ocean... pack a swimming suit (or 3 or 4)! It is expected to be a bit cooler in the evenings with highs in the 70's and low 80's.IS THERE ANYTHING SPECIAL I NEED TO BRING?
We also recommend that you bring an extra bag (a collapsible duffle) or backpack to bring home your goodies you have collected on our shopping trips. Don't forget to pack a bathing suit and sarong or summer dresses, that might be all you want to wear! Sunblock! Perhaps mosquito repellent. Maybe a rain poncho/jacket!HOW MUCH CASH SHOULD I BRING?
Most places in the island accept credit cards, but for local market/street vendors and tips we suggest $100-$300. You can keep small U.S dollar bills, or exchange dollar to pesos at the ferry port.DO I NEED TRAVELERS INSURANCE?
We encourage everyone attending the retreat to get travel insurance that will cover unexpected situations prior to departure. DO YOU OFFER REFUNDS?
There will be no refunds for the deposit or total payment for this Retreat due to the planning and logistics involved. When you register be sure to know all you can about traveling to Isla Mujeres, Mexico. IS THIS RETREAT TRANSFERABLE?
Yes! If for some reason you cannot join the retreat, you may transfer your registration to someone else. You must let us know via email at least 2-weeks before the retreat.IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?
Isla Mujeres, Mexico Overnight Agreement & Waiver 2022: At registration you will be asked to fill out and sign an online registration, agreement & waiver. In order to reserve your spot on our retreat you will be required to sign this. We rely on your feedback to make this art retreat a memorable experience for all. We look forward to welcoming you!CLICK HERE TO REVIEW THE POLICIES, AGREEMENT & WAIVER