Make the most important investment of your life with this all inclusive luxury retreat set in a beautiful eco resort village.
Leave your worries behind and relax knowing that you and your family's wellbeing are taken care of.
Make memories that will last a lifetime with specially curated activities like daily healing yoga, a range of massages, local Balinese ceremonies, water blessings and much, much more.
This is a moment for you and your family to come and reconnect.
A hassle free airport pick up and drop off service for you and your family. Bypass the lines, fast track through security and customs for a stress-free arrival and departure. You will be driven to the resort in your private car and will be warmly welcomed by our staff on arrival, ensuring a smooth journey to Bali.
Enjoy nine nights in a resort that exudes eco lux, boasting its’ authentic and original antique wood structures and artefacts that have been imported from the many islands of Indonesia. Each house has its own individual history and has been completely restored and refurbished, offering all the amenities of a home away from home. At Desa Seni, you will live amidst the serenity of nature which also reflects the vibrant Indonesian culture and heritage.
Our retreat serves an eclectic Asian-Western cuisine with a focus on organic, healthy and fresh food. Almost 80% of our own produce is grown on site while working with local businesses enables us to focus on bringing great meals direct from farm to table. You will start your wonderful morning with a delicious, gourmet and organic breakfast, followed by lunch and dinner along with an array of non-alcoholic beverages. We can cater for all types of dietary needs so please do let us know upon booking your retreat.
DAILY WELLNESS CLASSES
Align your body, mind and spirit with a mindfully chosen array of wellness classes throughout the retreat. You may choose to start your mornings peacefully with a quiet and gentle healing yoga or meditation, flow with qi gong or tai chi in the evenings or sweat it out with a hiit or boxing fitness workout, all with your wellbeing in mind.
The spa treatments at Desi Seni offer a variety of traditional and holistic treatments combining Western and Eastern therapies, where healing and health are a focus. A team of specialists will restore and revitalise your body, mind and soul. You will have three treatments per family as part of the retreat package. The menu can be seen in the FAQ’s and should be booked prior to arriving for your retreat. You may book additional treatments so please speak to us to book on your behalf.
SURFING & GO KARTING
Let the sun energise you and the sea cleanse your souls. Revel in an afternoon of adventure and enjoy bonding with the other retreat participants. Get some much needed downtime and see who triumphs as the “baddest” man/woman in a go-kart challenge followed by some surfing to cool the vibes and chill out Bali style! Transportation and refreshing beverages are included.
DINNER UNDER THE STARS
Date night! That’s right, a special night just for you and your loved one to enjoy a romantic dinner under the stars. Have a lovely meal together and share a magical moment of reconnection and loving conversation. Reignite the sparks that made you fall in love with one another on your first date or simply enjoy some well deserved adult time, knowing that your child or children are well looked after by professional on site child minders and are somewhere very close by and within your view.
WATER BLESSING CEREMONY
A Balinese Cleansing Ceremony conducted by a Balinese Priest and all the accouterments, is a process where the body is washed with water, the mind cleansed with honesty, the soul cleansed with science; all cleansed with wisdom.” The priest uses blessings, prayer, and worship to call on the Divine Spirit (Ida Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa) through offerings of flowers, incense and mantras chanted in Sanskrit. Following the mantras, you will receive a holy water cleansing of the physical body (sekala) and psychological body (niskala) as blessed young coconut water is poured gently and gradually over your head and body.
AURA CHAKRA SEMINAR
A 1 hour seminar followed by questions relating to Balinese modalities and Aura Chakra Cleansing, by local balinese healer, Pak Nyoman, discussing using the Balinese art of Prana (similar to Reiki) the healer is then able to open and align the chakras, resulting in balancing and harmonizing one’s physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. This cleansing and balancing aids in removing stress and heaviness from our mind, body and spirit.
GROUP SHARING CIRCLES
For about an hour each morning, we will meet in a circle as a family. This is a place to connect, communicate, to share, learn and grow. Circles are a safe and healing space for all where relationships are built, nurtured and reinforced. Here we have time to connect spiritually, emotionally and intellectually with the other families on the retreat, a gentle and wonderful start to the day before all the activities begin.
FAMILY BLESSING CEREMONY
The Ties that Bind ceremony, is a loving family blessing that is a great addition to a family vow renewal. It is a moment that your children, friends, and family will remember always. The symbolism of the Ties that Bind ceremony lies in the belief that children are woven forever into the fabric of a family. As a family, a couple and their children are stronger than any one of them could be as a lone individual. The ceremony involves utilizing ribbons of different colors to create connections between you, your spouse and your children as they are braided in the rope that represents the strength of your family.
CLOSING OF BONES CEREMONY
The closing of the bones ceremony is an intimate ritual that helps to energetically close the womb and the channel that birth opens. It supports the integration of the experience of birth and offers a sense of completion. It blends healing, nurturing and caring with different elements like massage, abdominal, girdle and pelvis tight wrapping in a ceremonial silence. It is a sacred time that has helped many reach a new chapter in their journey of parenthood and is a wonderful experience of letting go and renewal.
CACAO & DANCE
CacaWe will come together in a circle, guided by Samara and Alex, to experience a heart opening time of oneness, love and healing, through movement or dance. It is a time where blocks are released, tuning in to your highest self. During this ceremony, a pure cacao drink will be shared. Cacao supports the release of our happy hormones and endorphins. Enjoy a heartfelt and transformative evening that is also fun and includes fire dancers and traditional Balinese performances too.
MALAH MAKING WORKSHOP
A two hour workshop to create your own Mala based on the design of your intention, you generate the energy you need to grow. You create the opportunity to pause, breathe and realign with your deepest intentions. You invest in moments of self-care and compassion. Creating your own sacral object, we invite you to experience the magic of your own truth and the taste of Bali in its deepest side.
BEACH BBQ DINNER
With the wind in your hair, sandy feet and all, have a little fun and soak in the magic of a beautiful Bali sunset with a group BBQ dinner by the beach. This is definitely one of the highlights when visiting this amazing island of the gods, an unforgettable sunset not to be missed. Spend this time indulging in a delicious Indonesian BBQ while mingling with new found friends. It’ll be the perfect end to a wonderful retreat, a memory to cherish forever.
TANAH LOT TOUR
To many people, Tanah Lot epitomizes the romantic island of Bali. Tanah Lot means Land in The Sea, a perfectly fit name for its unique offshore settings. During this tour you will get to…Admire the sunset over the sea at Tanah Lot Temple and soak up the magic of one of Bali’s beloved UNESCO World Heritage Listed Sites. Stroll around the temple grounds, learn about Balinese culture, and visit authentic local markets for this wonderful experience and if you choose receive a holy water blessing.
A few professional childminders will be around during the whole retreat to lend an extra hand. They will be there to help when needed so parents can have a little more time to focus on themselves or the activity that’s going on. All of our nannies are: English Speakers First Aid & CPR Trained Experienced with western children and are Warm, Caring and all Non–smokers. All have their Reference Checked Police Clearance (SKKB) National ID’s. We also have a one to one service, if you wish to have one nanny exclusive to your family, please get in touch with our team to arrange this upon booking.
Baby massage is an amazing experience for baby and parents. It is a traditional parenting practice in many cultures and provides a safe and privileged environment and time for all. The movements and sequences are easy to practice and remember making it a relaxed and nourishing moment of loving connection between all involved. May the first touch babies get to experience be loving, nourishing and assertive to give them strength to grow to their full potential.
Our retreat support team will be led by Ms Putri who will be the main contact point for any questions or needed assistance required during the programme of events. She will be on hand to attend to your logistic needs around the resort and further to make your Bali experience a warm and memorable one. In addition, our friendly hotel staff will also be around to assist you during your stay.
During the retreat, there will be a photographer/ videographer onsite who will capture the special moments. Our dedicated photographer will be in the background each day so as not to disrupt your ongoing activity. After the retreat, a digital link of all photos will be sent to you as your retreat keepsake.Please do let us know upon booking, if you do not wish to be photographed or featured on our social media postings.
WELCOME GIFT PACK
As a welcome, each family will receive a lovely gift bag filled with various handmade goodies all made in Bali. Some of the items included are for use during the circles and mandala creation. Use this bag to bring home some of the treasures that you’ve collated as part of your wonderful retreat experience.
EARLY BIRD PRICING OF $5,488 USD until the 14th Feb 2023.
Reserve your place on this intimate 'Blessing the Way' retreat with a deposit payment.
Limited places available.