We are a family, a tribe of the soul and we hail from all over the Americas. We’re from Venezuela, Argentina, Peru, Mexico and the United States. We work in English and in Spanish.
The person organizing the retreat is an American who has lived for over 40 years in Latin America, the last 10 working with Ayahuasca in both Peru and Mexico. She speaks your language and with many of you she shares a culture.
Our ayahuasqueros are two couples, husband and wife teams. They have the compassion and wisdom that come from years of working with Ayahuasca. They trained with the Shipibo, the Amazonian culture whose principal medicine is Ayahuasca.
They are savvy, committed and prepared. They are also musicians of the first water with an uncanny sense of what and when to play. Their fine musicianship lifts the energies of the ceremony to yet another level, enhancing and facilitating your experience.
The rest of us all take Ayahuasca for personal work and know what it means to go through a process. Some of us are healers. We are there for you as you need us. We are good companions for this journey, so whether you come as a novice or an experienced taker of medicina, you’re in good hands.We ask that you come with a lot of good will, a dash of flexibility and a sincere desire to change.
Good will and flexibility are indispensable companions for any foray into new territory, and taking Ayahuasca for the first time, at least initially, feels like moving into the unknown.
Flexibility keeps things flowing and a sincere desire to change is the motivation that’ll bring it all together for you. Change is inevitable, personal transformation is a choice. Make the choice Venue Highlights Retreats take place at a center sited for its natural beauty, and we work to keep the energy high and clear.
The center is located in the heart of the jungle with bungalows, a pool and the traditional space for Ayahuasca ceremonies called a maloca. Our property is far from the maddening crowd and alive with the murmurings of Mother Earth; a stress-free environment that is energetically contained and sustained.
Our retreats are designed to let you take maximum advantage of the medicine and the processes it brings up for you. You’re free to go as deep as you wish and we’re there to support you as you do so. We interact with you on your request.
All accommodations come with en-suite bathrooms and ceiling fans. Menu Types Vegetarian Menu/Cuisine The optimum diet for working with Ayahuasca is vegan which we modify slightly with the occasional fish or egg dish. Our meals are homemade, right down to and including the tortillas. We work with regional fruit, vegetables and herbs in novel and traditional combinations.
You’ll enjoy vegan tacos, gazpachos, vegetable soups, seawood wraps and more. Some light fasting on ceremony days is required.
*If you have special dietary needs, advise us and we’ll work with you.
Directions Fly into the Cancun International Airport. The ride from the airport to the retreat center is about 40 minutes and we meet your plane.
Google Maps: El Ramonal, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico