"To have the stars above, the land to your left and the sea to your right,

 to realise in a sudden, that in your heart, 

life has accomplished it's final miracle... it has become a fairy tale." 

- Nikos Kazantzakis

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Take a Journey...


WRITING combined with guided MOVEMENT and MEDITATION is one of the most powerful tools of self-discovery, healing, and transformation. 

WRITING helps you to objectively explore the inner landscape of all aspects of your 'Self' through understanding Archetypes and Myths; symbolic mirrors of life and the universal patterns of human nature.


Through MOVEMENT and MEDITATION you open the treasures of your subconscious mind, awakening your intuition and igniting the true source of your power and creativity.

MOVEMENT and MEDITATION is an opportunity to fully embody the 'Soul Within' so you can live and create from a state of beauty, flow and grace.


Gather in the circle of like-minded women and enter a sacred space of support and compassion for one another. This supportive environment allows you to be vulnerable, connect to your feelings, and share your insights openly.


Join writer and mentor, Marianna and take a magical guided journey that uses WRITING, MOVEMENT, and MEDITATION as a way of tapping into your greatest inner resources. Basque in the beauty of a Greek Island native to Marianna's family as she passionately shares with you her love for the history, culture, and mysteries of Greece.

Retreat overview


Themes we will cover in the retreat:

  • Strengthen your intuition by learning how to follow the innate guidance that is found in your body 
  • Exploring your dreams and subconscious mind as a creative tool
  • Unleash your inherent power and creativity through awakening the feminine archetypes and exploring the mythical stories of the Greek goddesses
  • Understanding ‘The Hero’s Journey’; the journey through the myths, stages and challenges of life, and how we can grow and emerge enlightened, stronger, and more fulfilled
  • Transcending life's perceived blocks into creative flow and opportunity
  • Calling on personal experience to speak and express your truth that inspires others
  • Identify and overcome personal subconscious blocks and turn them into valuable writing material and opportunities
  • Working with your inner critic and how to guide it to better serve you 
  • Journaling, Writing, Meditation and Movement as Life path for transformation and healing

This retreat is for women...

  • Of all writing and meditation backgrounds and levels
  • Want to unplug from day-to-day life, reconnect and recharge
  • Begin or advance a business, creative project, or personal goals
  • Explore writing, movement and meditation with a fun-loving, supportive  community 
  • Enjoy fresh and delicious local Greek cuisine
  • Dedicate time for personal growth, creativity, and PLAY!
  • Be cared for in a sacred and safe space
  • Explore and Indulge in the beauty of a magical Greek Island

Retreat package includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation in your own private room in our luxury villa with daily concierge service
  • Delicious and healthy breakfast, lunch & dinner prepared by our local private chef
  • Unlimited tea, fresh fruit, juices, and bottled water
  • Daily workshop to include guided movement and meditation, writing exercise
  • Written material of the programme and articles of study to take home
  • A custom 'Travel Within' Journal
  • Use of infinity swimming pool 
  • All Taxes

Retreat Package Investment: £4,697

To reserve your space: 50% non-refundable deposit (£2,348.50)

Remaining cost due 30 days prior to start of retreat

Retreat package excludes:

  • Flights to Corfu
  • Taxi from Corfu to retreat site (we can arrange for you)
  • Travel insurance (recommended)

A Day in the life of a retreat

A typical daily format is:

  • A delicious, healthy breakfast prepared by our private local chef.
  • A 3-hour morning workshop to include writing and movement exercises, meditation and discussion. 
  • Lunch prepared by our private local chef.
  • Afternoon free to relax and do your own thing, explore, and bask in the natural gorgeous surroundings. 
  • Dinner prepared by our private local chef. 
  • An evening gathering under the stars for storytelling, discussion, and sharing any personal insights and breakthroughs.
  • Group size: 7 participants.



About Courti Estate

A Historic Luxury Retreat in Corfu

Your time away should be an unforgettable experience; one that captures your heart, inspires your creativity, and expands the wings of your soul.   That is why we have chosen Courti Estate for this women's retreat.  Situated in an exclusive and private setting, this villa offers quality, comfort and an abundance of style.

Courti is a traditional 18th century Venetian estate, incorporating a central manor house enclosed in a courtyard, including a large olive press.

The estate offers complete privacy for your ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation. 

A natural corridor of Cypress trees paves the way to the hilltop where the estate regally stands, offering breathtaking views of the Ionian sea, surrounding hills and villages.





Corfu is known as the Venetian jewel of the Ionian and is full of picturesque villages, Venetian architecture, impressive traditional buildings, olive groves, lush vegetation and beautiful beaches.

Sunsets, sandy beaches and clear seas have made this Ionian island a favourite. Here you’ll discover what makes Corfu truly magical: the scent of pressed olives, monasteries draped in bougainvillea, and fortresses that rise above bluer-than-blue seas.

In addition to its picturesque setting, relaxed way of life and delectable food, the Greek island of Corfu is also steeped in cultural history.  The origins of Corfu can be traced back as far as Greek Mythology. The island’s Greek name, Kerkyra is related to two powerful water symbols: Poseidon, God of the sea, and Asopos, a prominent Greek river.

With its rich, mountainous landscape, Corfu offers a beautiful view to its visitors. Dominated by mountains, the island has a never ending expanse of rolling hills and blossoming trees, bursting with lush vegetation. Coastal areas offer tranquil white sandy beaches, while the shimmering blue sea provides a perfect backdrop to the green countryside.


Serenity Surrounds You


The bedrooms each with their own private garden space and breathtaking views are set centrally within a courtyard. 


A professional kitchen, large dining and seating areas and a dedicated team of staff, turn the Courti Estate into a state of the art venue and perfect for a Travel Within Retreat.  


Extensive fertile land and organic gardens are integral to the retreat experience.Using seasonal organic produce from the farm, our cook creates a menu specific to your needs and requirements. 

And of course there is the olive oil! Top grade, organic, cold pressed olive oil from the trees, exclusive to The Courti Estate.


Relax by the infinity pool nestled beautifully amongst the olive groves or take a 5 minute walk to the nearest beach for a morning dip.  Everything about this location gives you a platform to immerse yourself on this journey towards personal growth, healing and transformation.

From Marianna

This is my personal invitation to YOU...

IMAGINE yourself sitting on a beautiful villa balcony overlooking the golden horizon, where the deep blue-turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea meets the vastness of a starlit sky. 

The gentle wind brushes softly against your body reminding you to FEEL, to breathe, to take in the beauty and mysteries of this ancient land. 

You are given a glimpse into a time when gods and goddesses walked the Earth in sacred reverence; each one embodying a unique expression of the SOUL within them. 


Your senses begin to AWAKEN. You notice all the stress, mind-chattering thoughts, limiting beliefs, and the programs of every day routine melt away.

SILENCE enters your being, penetrating you so deeply that you hear the invitation; you hear it whispering in the echos of the wind and in the lullabies of soft crashing waves; it is a call from your SOUL, inviting you to...










... 'The Soul Within' YOU.



March 2020

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Secure your spot by making a PayPal deposit of 50% of total cost (Total £4,697). Remaining balance due 30 days before start of retreat. 


September 2020

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Secure your spot by making a PayPal deposit of 50% of total cost (Total £4,697). Remaining balance due 30 days before start of retreat.