Receive a Free Moisture Wicking Tech Long Sleeve Tee (worth $35) if You Register By June 30th!

” All Good Things Are Wild and Free”  Henry  David Thoreau

Space for this retreat is limited to 14 women only!

Breathe deeply in the crisp fall air as we hike the 5.5 km Eatonville trail on majestic Cape Chignecto, stopping to marvel in it’s unique and beautiful vistas.
Sink into the rhythm of your paddle as we explore the Bay of Fundy’s Three Sisters with a day long paddle-a delicious picnic meal is included.
And, before we re-enter our regular lives and routine, centre yourselves with  Sunday morning yoga atop a cliff overlooking the Bay.

What’s Included in This Retreat?

3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners, trail snacks.
3 Nights Shared Accommodation
*Private Single Room Upgrade for $75 CAD (only 2 available, first come first serve)
Daily morning meditation practices
All Equipment and local guide(s) for activities: Kayaking, Hiking and Yoga
Hello Weekend’s retreat  unfortunately does not include air fare or travel to the venue. But, why not book a entire Nova Scotian holiday around your retreat?

Yummy retreat lunch.Photo and Food provided by Nova
Yummy retreat lunch.Photo and Food provided by Nova Shore AdventuresItinerary

 Our Itinerary
We’ll gather Thursday evening for a delicious three course meal at the Wild Caraway Restaurant @ 6pm followed by a cozy get- to- know- you bonfire where we will enjoy some local craft beer.
. Yogurt,fruit and muffins and cheese, along with coffee tea and herbal teas ill be provided in your accommodations so you can enjoy it on your patio We’ll meet to start each day with a morning meditation to set out intentions.
Friday, we will tackle Cape Chignecto for a 5.5 km return day hike, leaving about 10 am. Our lunch that day will be a yummy bag lunch, provided a local cafe.
When we return ,we’ll enjoy free time on our own or if there’s interest a beach combing trek can be  easily arranged, followed by supper at the Wild Caraway Restaurant @ 6pm
Weather permitting, we’ll enjoy sunset on the beach after dinner.
Saturday (time to be determined)will find us enjoying Cape Chignecto from a different vantage point with Novashore Adventures 3 Sisters Tour . Novashores will provide a picnic lunch. The Wild Caraway Restaurant will once again provide us with a three course meal, once we finish kayaking.
Saturday evening will be free time.
Sunday morning we will stretch out our achy muscles with a yoga session atop an ocean side cliff, followed by brunch before we depart for home.

*It’s a bit remote up here,but there is a gas stations in Parrsboro  that’s open from 7 am 9 pm. And a Timmies


All meals from Thursday supper to Sunday lunch are included, lovingly prepared by local chefs using quality ingredients, including 3 course suppers at  Wild Caraway Restaurant and Cafe. 
We will sample local craft beer and wine at our Welcome Bonfire.  ( Non alcoholic options available)

This retreat is open to all ages, all abilities, although some physical fitness is required-the ability to hike 5.5 km at a gentle pace, take part in a long and leisurely  paddle, be able to get in and out of a kayak. Beginners are welcome!

Our pace is not a race and we will take time to savour views, snap pictures and truly enjoy our surroundings.  And we will be with you every step of the way, with certified and knowledge guides and leaders. Our three evenings together will be casual and intimate-this retreat is limited to 14 women only.


The Venue

Driftwood Park Retreat Chalets

These beautiful chalets are only steps from the majestic and mighty  Bay of Fundy.

Each chalet two  bedrooms a queen-size bedroom (extra $$75 per retreat.There are only two available.First come ,first serve)) and a shared bedroom with two twin beds
As well,in each chalet, you’ll enjoy a fully equipped kitchens (which you won’t need-we do the cooking for you) and a cosy fireplace Grab a book from the library and relax in front of the fire.

Enjoy your morning coffee on the private balcony

Additionally, there’s a propane BBQ and satellite TV
And yes, there’s wifi -but we’d really like you to put your phone away this weekend.Except for taking photos of course.

 Click here for Directions to Driftwood Chalets

if I remember correctly.

Novashore Adventures Fire earth and Water Retreat
Novashore Adventures Fire earth and Water Retreat

Eatonville Hiking Trail

A long sleeve, moisture wicking Hello Weekend  technical tee shirt if you register before July 1st!


What to Bring on the Retreat

Comfortable clothing that you can move in easily-Hiking, kayaking, yoga, campfire.
Since it IS October, plan on  adding warm layers as well.

Personal toiletries 
Small day pack
Rain gear-everything is a go unless it’s a monsoon. Yoga will be moved inside though.
Sturdy hiking shoes
Water bottle
Extra set of clothes in case you get wet.
Insect repellent just in case
The book you’re currently reading

Ok, Now What’s the Price?

Register for this retreat before July 1st and save $50 PLUS received a Hello Weekend custom technical  moisture wicking long sleeve shirt.
Deposit due upon registration-$400 Pay remainder of $599 before August 25th
Register Before Mother’s Day-only $999

Register before July 1st 2018-$1199
After July 1st 2018 $1250
After August 25th the price shoots up to $1300
*Add $75 if you’d like one of the 2 queen size non shared rooms.
Plus 15% HST

Deposit  to hold your spot-since there are only 14 of them -is $400 payable immediately upon registration.
Final balance due 60 days before the  retreat – August 25th 

Cancellation Policy: PLEASE READ-Sorry at this low price we can not offer risk free booking
Risk Free Booking
Sign up now to secure your place, but if for some reason you change your mind- cancel in writing and receive a full refund of your deposit. Valid up to the 6th day from booking-eg-book on a Friday and receive a full deposit refund until Thursday, noon.

Please note that cancellations must be received in writing to  Cancellations received before August 1, 2018 will result in a loss of of 50% your security deposit. Any cancellations received between August 1, 2018 and October 15, 2018 will result in a loss of 50% of the total trip cost. Any cancellations received between October 15, 2018 and the final day of the retreat, October 28th , 2018 will result in a 100% loss of the total trip cost and all moneys paid to .Hello Weekend, unless we can fill your spot. 

Hello Weekend reserves the right to cancel the retreat in the event that we do not meet the retreat minimum. In the event the retreat is cancelled  all money paid will be fully refunded.


A deposit  of $400 is necessary to hold your spot and the remainder must be paid in full by August 25