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Harmonise Within Nature Womens Retreat


19/06/2024 - 23/06/2024

 exchange from £850


  • Tamazcal (Mexican Sweatlodge)

  • Plant Ceremonies

  • Ancestral Honouring

  • Rose quartz foraging

  • Movement Medicine

  • Voice activation/sound healing

  • Wild Swimming

  • Paddle Boarding

  • Clay Mudbath

  • Ancient Neolithic Dolmans for the solstice

  • + Much more!



We warmly welcome you to this harmonising within nature women's Retreat in Central Portugal; The heart of paradise  – 


Coming together in sistarhood on land in Portugal that has called this work in for co-creation. Connecting to the magic of mother earth plant medicines in a nurturing environment for true expression, including Psilocybin ceremony, voice activation, free movement, song expression, Tamazcal (traditional Mexican sweatlodge), Ancestral honourings, herbal plants and womb purification, wild swimming, and many other beautiful offerings, harvesting with the full Moon and Summer Solstice. 


"The way of the warrior women"

Surrender into the luxury of Cara Creek –


Lounge by the natural infinity pool; star gaze from the hot tub; break a sweat in the sauna; sing around the fire pit; rub on locally sourced clay to detoxify your skin before rinsing in the river; read a book on the private beach; explore the Mondego river by stand up paddle board; try the rock jump or a leisurely swim in the creek; practice yoga in the cozy indoor shala or on the panoramic outdoor shala; hike to the nearby waterfall; visit the neolithic dolmen site; treat yourself to a holistic therapy of your choice...


There are so many ways to enjoy Cara Creek Eco Lodge facilitated and Nurtured by the creators, Ashley & Rory  which help to make our stay feel held and safe so we can fully immerse into the healing powers of the retreat.



4 Pods each with a Single Bed Pentagonal Pods with a window and a door that allows you to admire the view from bed, or lounge on your private deck.

Price - £999 per person/per pod/single occupancy


Tetra - Pods

4 Pods each with a Double Bed


Inspired by the Tetrahedron the walls reach 6 meters high to a skylight at the top. They also have a large round window.

Price - £1150 per person/per pod/single occupancy

(Or £850 per person sharing)

Tri - Pods

2 Pods with double beds, 2 Pods with 2 single beds


Named for their triangular shape, each has a small deck out front to admire the views of the pool and sweeping tree tops.

Price - £1150 per person/per pod

(Or £850 per person sharing)


4 Pods each with a Double Bed Four more uniquely shaped pods with stunning views over the valley will be ready for  Spring 2024.

£1150 per person/per pod/single occupancy 

For details & Pictures of the accommodation check out:

Payment plans available on request – 

£150 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place.

Estella will contact you within 5 working days after the booking has been made to give you an alternative payment method for the remainder and to check if you would like to pay in installments. Alternatively, contact Estella beforehand at

Due to the nature of this retreat and the healing modalities being used Estella will need to check you are suitable for this retreat, some health questions need to be answered if you have never worked with Estella before or received any healing work from her. Please email:

Please fill out the Health Questionnaire Form which is also required before booking.




is the creator of the Conscious Buddy community, Back To The Roots Festival and the Freedom Dance events. She is an energy worker, ancestral healer, Yoga teacher & plant medicine facilitator and has been working with the human mind, body, and spirit for 20 years.

Estella's experience and vast training will help you to come into a deeper state of embodiment for the practices she offers which simultaneously invokes your own spirit to trust the process for you to fully integrate and feel empowered. 



Singing is how I pray. It's how I celebrate this earth walk,how I celebrate my love to her, our planet and all who inhabit her and even beyond put into the galaxies....Exploring the voice has become a great passion and witnessing the healing this brings is beyond words , to witness the vulnerability, the tenderness, the power, the wild versatility, the nakedness, the unpredictability! The path of reconnection , coming back to our simple truths... This is what working with these vocal chakras does for me , listening to someone's voice, is listening to their soul, What an honour. 


After studying at Nada Yoga school in India over 10 years ago , a whole world of sound opened up to me and got me passionate to walk this path as a song carrier, falling in love with the world of medicine music as I go! I have weaved many different paths of vocal and sound exploration from bhakti to womb healing, shamanism to cymatics including studying in a mystery school , Sounds of Light ...the depth of healing that working with voice continues to bring myself and all those I work with blows me away!


These days you'll mostly find me walking the coastline of southern Cornwall, deeply inspired by the way the ocean moves and bringing this into the way I share voice work and's a wild form of singing because it brings people into their bodies, their truth, their hearts and connect in from that place . Such a balm in these tender times.



Lilly connects to the vibrational frequencies of the earth and elements and uses that understanding to channel her music and space holding. 

Due to Lilly being introduced to Sister circles since a child, she is no stranger to community gatherings.


Already as a young women, Lilly has travelled and learned from the lands she has stayed on from Portugal helping to harvest the land and Mexico, praying and connecting to the Communities in where the Cacao we use on retreats is from.


Lilly has had many years of helping her mum Estella holding space on retreats, community gatherings and festivals. As well as her own journey in Rainbow gatherings and tending to the fire throughout the summer at conscious festivals.


Fly to Porto for an arranged transfer to Cara Creek Lodge, depending on how many of you are sharing the shuttle transfer will depend on the price which will range from £25-£45 each way.


Alternatively you can also travel via train 

Train link - 


From Porto to Coimbra, it is around 1hr15min  

From Lisbon to Coimbra it is 2hrs  

The train costs roughly £15 one way 


There is a possibility we can arrange a transfer for you from Coimbra to the retreat centre if enough of you arrive there at a similar time. Or you will need to get a bus from Coimbra to either one of these places - Carrrgal do Sal, Oliveira 

do Hospital or Tabua. Where you will picked up from.  

The retreat will start at 4pm on Wednesday the 19th but please arrange the flight time to allow you to arrive in plenty of time for the 12 noon transfer pick-up from Park Hotel near the airport.  The retreat finishes on Sunday the 23rd at 11am and your transfer will be arranged for 12 noon to head back to Porto.

You are of course free to make your own travel plans if that suits you better.

A WhatsApp group will be set up for any questions and for you to virtually meet those attending the retreat, this is where you can share your flight information.

The prices includes your accommodation, full use of the Cara Creek facilities, The Tamazcal, our trips out, all activities taking place and food. It does not include Flights & Airport transfer.


The full itinerary gets released 2-4 weeks before the retreat.

Listen to the soul and the heart will follow 

Blessings and love Family, I cannot wait to see you in the heart of nature for what’s going to be a very nourishing retreat together. 


Love Estella & the team x

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