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THE

  Meditation

& Merlot

 TRIp

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2021 ​DATES

sept 12 - 18, 2021

 

 

7 days/6 nights

From $3,199

P.S. All payments can be broken up into a $500* deposit + 3 additional installments.

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WHAT TO EXPECT

Back by popular demand - we're taking our Wellness Trip to a remote island off the coast of Italy! We've teamed up with wellness guru Alicia "ACE" to create the perfect, all-gals meditation and merlot experience.

Join us for a week as we bliss out on the Mediterranean sea, meditating and enjoying life. We'll spend our days relaxing by the sea, lounging at a lovely boutique hotel, doing yoga and wellness activities, swimming in gorgeous turqouise waters, and indulging in amazing Italian cuisine and wine!

Come rejuvenate and discover your best self on the coast of Italy.

Included

  • All accommodations in centrally-located hotels (boutique when possible, shared twin/double room)

  • In-country transportation for included activities 

  • 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners

  • Welcome drinks

  • Ferry tickets

  • Wellness instructor and wellness activities

  • Daily yoga

  • 3x Meditation and Manifesting workshops

  • Wine tasting  

  • Beach hikes

  • Taxes and fees

  • Trip leader throughout

not included

  • Flights to and from Rome

  • Mandatory trip insurance (budget approx. $75)

  • Meals not mentioned (budget around $175)

  • Transportation to/from airport

  • Optional activities

 

For the love of

SERENITY 

 

HEALING 

NEW FRIENDSHIPS 

THE MEDITERRANEAN

ITALY

 

LUNCH WINE

FRESH SEAFOOD 

 

AWAKENING

YOGA 

MEDITATION

&MERLOT

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Day by day

 

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ARRIVE

*Itinerary is indicative for 2021 and is subject to change

Day 1 
Arrive

day by day

Welcome to Rome!

 

Check-in starts at 3pm. 

Get to know your new crew over some Italian wine and aperol spritz and meet ACE, your wellness guide for the week!

We'll kick off the evening with dinner at a local, authentic Italian restaurant where we'll cheers to our first night in Italy.

Explore some more or enjoy some beauty sleep back at the hotel. 

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exhale

 
Day 2 
sunrise

Rise and shine! 

After enjoying some breakfast at the hotel and remembering that you're in Italy (O-M-G!), we'll head out to the port, where we'll catch a ferry to a beautiful island you'll call home for the next week.

Check in to boutique hotel.

 

The afternoon is free for you to explore this lovely island that so many locals love (and so many tourists don't know about!) In the evening, we'll get together and enjoy an authentic, fresh Mediterannean dinner.

CAPTURE

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EXPLORE

 
Day 3 
meditation + merlot

 

Today you'll be guided through meditation and yoga exercises to help you connect with the beauty that is all around you and to help you exercise some self-love and self-care.

The rest of the day is free for you to continue exploring the island. Take a dip in the sea, go for a stroll, or enjoy cocktails while taking in the gorgeous views!

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connect

 
Day 4 
Wine + VIEWS

Drop in on some wellness activities this morning or spend the day out enjoying the island. 

In the evening, reconvene for a sunset wine tasting on a gorgeous, local centuries-old vineyard. You'll taste various wines and spend the evening laughing, chatting and taking in the breathtaking sunset!

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nourish

Day 5
AWAKEN THE SENSES

 

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. 

 

Join in on wellness activities now that you've started to hone your wellness and self-care routine! 

 

In the afternoon, awaken the senses and release those endorphins on a local beach hike and dip in the sea. Take in stunning views of the plunging cliffs and swim in crystal clear waters while soaking up the sunshine. 

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Day 6
FREE DAY

 

Free day! ​

Spend the last day on the island however you'd like - a dip in the sea, strolling and visiting local shops, or participating in wellness activities.

In the eveing, get together with the group to enjoy one last dinner on the island at a local restauraunt with gorgeous views all around. We'll cheers to an amazing trip, our health and wellness, and amazing new friends!

NAMASTE

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SLOW

DOWN

 
Day 7
Cheers!

 

Today is our last day. ​

We'll make our way back to Rome today and say our farewells.

Make sure you book your return flight for after 4pm.

If you'd like to extend your stay (and of course, we recommend it - it's Italy!), we can make recommendations on local activities and points of interest. 

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"The greatest wealth is your health." - Unknown

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MEET ACe

 
alicia "ACe" easter

Alicia “ACE” Easter is a yoga and meditation instructor, brand ambassador, and master Reiki practitioner on a mission to empower others by helping them work through emotions physically. It’s a journey that began when she discovered the emotionally healing powers of yoga while grieving the loss of her mother, who died of pancreatic cancer when ACE was 19.

ACE, a proud graduate of Tracee Stanley meditation teacher training, incorporates meditation into each and every class. With lots of positive affirmations and an emphasis on body acceptance, she forges real soul-to-soul connections—but always balances the physical and emotional challenge with lightness, laughter, and fun.

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FAST FACTS

 

Just for fun

Meditation can help improve memory, increase self-awareness, and even kindness! 

Wine in moderation has been linked to heart health. Lucky for you, Italy produces more wine than any other country in the world! ;)

Italy has one of the highest life expectancies due to elements of a balanced lifestyle and a fresh, mediterranean diet.

Trip notes

  • This is a gals-only trip.

  • The wellness trip is one of our most popular trips - and for good reason! You'll be guided through yoga and meditation activities by your instructor ACE, while enjoying the beauty of a new country. 

  • This Italian island is located just off the coast and though a local favorite, hasn't yet been taken over by tourists, making it a perfect getaway spot.

  • This trip ends on a Saturday, but we know most people will plan to stay in Rome at least one more night. We can suggest day trip options if you choose to extend your vaca. 

  • You will need to provide proof of vaccination for this trip.

ABOUT ITALY

Italy is a place like no other.

The country's physical beauty is matched in magnificence by its delectable cuisine, art and fascinating history. 

For this trip, we'll arrive to Rome before being whisked away to the small, gorgeous Giglio Island: the epitome of a perfect summer in Italy. You'll spend your days taking in the beauty all around, sipping on Italian wine, and indulging in lots of relaxation and self-care.

GOOD TO KNOW

  • Most of this trip takes place on Giglio Island, Italy

  • The local language is Italian

  • The local currency is the Euro

  • Tipping is unnecessary but it is common to round up to the nearest euro when settling a bill.

  • The weather will be generally warmer but mornings and evening are cooler.

  • Visas are unecessary for North American travelers

  • Double-check your passport is valid for 3-months after your return date

  • Italy requires vaccination or proof of a negative covid test.

  • You will need to provide proof of vaccination to join this trip.

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