Events

We combine the necessities of a first class business retreat with the serenity, beauty and wonder of nature’s own environment. Here, purpose and direction become more focused, relationships and associations stronger and business more fun and productive.

Upcoming Events

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Womens Wellness Retreats 2017

Womens Wellness Retreats for the 2017 year are in the works as we speak!

Never changing: You can count on the popular healthy meals, sunset hike, 30 minute massage (upgrade optional for fee), wine and chocolate pairing, and more!
There will still be plenty of free time and as always, the activities are optional.
Below you will find our 2017 dates and their themes with a little more information about what makes each retreat special!

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Here is our Schedule of Events for the weekend! Enjoy!

APRIL 21-23, 2017
“Naturally Healthy”
“A healthy outside starts from the inside.” – Robert Urich
Let’s get back to basics and enjoy this health-centered, plant-based nutrition, natural beauty product trying retreat! The workshops offered will be about growing your own herbs, making organic facials, how to use a biomat and essential oils to recharge your body, a breathing/stress management class, and a cook good for yourself class! We will be recruiting a visit from an Acupuncturist to learn more about Alternative Health options!

SEPTEMBER 15-17, 2017
“Fit & Fabulous”

“To me, beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It’s about knowing and accepting who you are.” – Ellen Degeneres
Show your true strength at this fitness-centered retreat! There will be alot of exercise and workshops on how to fit fitness into a busy lifestyle.  Some workshops to look forward to are centered around healthy living life hacks, meal prep class, detox workshop and horse therapy! To help keep our bodies moving with ease, we will have a Chiropractor out to educate us on keeping our bones and joints in line!

NOVEMBER 17-19, 2017
“Winter Rejuvenation”
“Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt.” – St. Francis de Sales
Stay balanced through the holidays with this getaway focused on mindfulness and meditation! There will be a great deal of yoga and henna tattoos are back! Workshops offered will include music therapy, winter skincare product making and a cooking class! We will also be blessed to have a Reiki Alternative Health Practitioner to teach us about energy healing and how important it is!  You won’t want to miss this one!

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We hope to continue making these weekends extremely special & accessible to the amazing women who have joined us this year & plan to join us in the future!

 

Please contact the office at The Retreat for additional questions and information via email at: info@texasretreat.com OR via telephone at: 830.693.6639!

**Taxes and Retreat Fee will apply to rates shown**

Womens Wellness Retreats 2017 Flyer

Online Reservation

There is an 18% coordination fee for every Balcones Springs event.
A 50% Deposit will be charged upon receiving any Family Event registration form.
Thank you!

2017/18 Retreat & Family Events

We would LOVE for you and your family to join us for some of our upcoming Family Events!

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2017/18 Retreat & Family Events Flyer

Online Reservations

">Online Reservation

There is an 18% coordination fee for every Balcones Springs event.
A 50% Deposit will be charged upon receiving any Family Event registration form.
Thank you!

Online Entreprenuers Organization- Austin, TX

“Cabins for event are sold out.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Day packages are available through Entrepreneurs Organization.  Thanks you!”

Online Entreprenuers Organization- Austin, TX Flyer

There is an 18% coordination fee for every Balcones Springs event.
A 50% Deposit will be charged upon receiving any Family Event registration form.
Thank you!

Women’s Wellness Adventure in Costa Rica

The Retreat at Balcones Springs Presents:

Women’s Wellness Adventure in Costa Rica

Join us for an experience of a lifetime January 6-13th in the remote jungles of Costa Rica for 7 days & 6 nights of self-love, movement, wellness & adventure. This journey will be facilitated by Women’s Wellness Guru Danielle Bryan & Holistic Lifestyle Coach Caitlyn Ryan and will focus on creating an empowered sense of self through movement, meditation, fellowship & FUN!

About the Experience:

Day 1: Saturday, January 6th – Arrive in San Jose, Costa Rica. Take airport shuttle to Adventure Inn near the airport to meet with the group & stay for the first night/relax & get ready for the adventure!

Day 2: Sunday, January 7th – After breakfast, load up & take the shuttle to Samasati Rainforest Resort in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. A scenic 4 hour road trip will take us to the tropical Carribean coast in the southern-most tip of the country. This day will be for relaxation & getting settled in to your jungle Casitas. Our first programming will start Sunday evening following dinner.

Day 3-6: Monday-Friday – Mornings will begin with optional tea & meditation. Following breakfast, we will meet as a group for yoga, movement training & empowerment sessions. Quiet time will be offered mid-morning & after lunch we will embark on various adventures including Carribean snorkeling, Rainforest hiking, Canopy Ziplining, & Beach Play. A different adventure each day! Our evenings will consist of poolside dinners, wellness workshops, crafting & reflection.


About the Location:

“Extraordinary Resort it the midst of nature— Fabulous, restful stay at Samasati. By far the ideal place to come restore your energy and connect with nature. The food, service, hospitality and environment amazed us. We left replenished and eager to return for another yoga retreat!”

Samasati is a natural jungle oasis located in the southwestern tip of Costa Rica. It boasts beautiful rustic cabanas, a yoga room with deck, full service kitchen, hot tub, pool & so much more. Relax in a hammock or take a walk on the property nature trails- there is so much to explore & see in the area! A quick trip to the beach & so secluded that you’ll get all the rejuvenation you deserve during our getaway.

 

About The Leaders:

Danielle Bryan :

Danielle has been with the Retreat at Balcones Springs for almost 3 years & finds immense joy in helping others succeed in their personal & emotional life. She is a WBFF Pro Fitness Model, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor, Certified Meditation Teacher & lover of all things Health & Wellness. Her greatest pride is seeing the women she works with reach new levels of Self Love, Health & Empowerment. Danielle is the Founder of DragonFit Virtual Empowerment Sisterhood & has worked with over 500 women in 3 years through proven training plans, coaching & holistic nutrition. She’s on FIRE for her mission to expose women to the road to embracing their body & taking life by the horns. She travels speaking to groups about Personal Power & Meditation & cannot wait to share this experience with you!

Caitlyn Ryan:

After gaining her bachelor’s degree in Management and working in the Events Industry for the past 8 years, her career took a left turn into Health & Wellness when she realized her passion for food and helping people could be combined into one wonderful endeavor. While working on a Nutrition program through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, she conceptualized a business that centered around helping people with chronic illnesses transition to a natural, plant-based diet. After graduating with top marks, she has gone on to coach clients towards a more healthy and fulfilling life and create wellness events that can be both enlightening and adventurous. She loves to educate the people around her on the benefits of eating well, easy ways to transition, and living a whole healthy life in all ways. Caitlyn loves smoothies, yoga, and her fur-kids. She can’t wait to meet you in Costa Rica!

Cost:
Immerse in this experience for the following price:

$1500 if reserved by October 1st
$1700 if reserved October 1st-December 20th

Payment Plans Are Available!
$500 Deposit to Secure your Spot- then two more payments of $500 due before January 1st. We will work with you on making this trip happen!
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Includes: Transportation to & from resort, 6 nights at Samasati in Double Occupancy Jungle Casita, 3 Vegetarian Meals/day (other options available upon request), 1 Hour Massage, Ziplining Experience, Beach Play, Park Hiking, Carribean Snorkeling, Yoga Practices & All Workshops, 2 Nights at Adventure Inn in San Jose.

Women’s Wellness Adventure in Costa Rica Flyer

There is an 18% coordination fee for every Balcones Springs event.
A 50% Deposit will be charged upon receiving any Family Event registration form.
Thank you!

Event Services

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Event Spaces

Our choice of rooms for your event or dining experience offer amenities that reflect attributes of the surrounding Texas Hill Country. See our indoor and outdoor spaces and their capacities for different meeting set-ups in the above photo.
Looking for a unique location for your event at The Retreat? Balcones Springs is home to a beach, limestone terrace, bonfire pits, and an amphitheater. Speak with your event coordinator about using one of these spaces for your meetings.

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Accommodations

Join us for an overnight or weekend experience you will not forget. Our 42 comfortable, Western-inspired guest cabins provide overnight accommodations for up to 215 people. Guest rooms are located throughout our property and each have Saltillo floors, yellow pine interiors, private bathrooms, individual work areas and striking views of the Hill Country. Each room provides basic comforts including warm country comforters, cotton percale sheets, individual temperature controls and wireless internet. These rooms have charm and warmth that is often missing in hotels and conference centers.
All are decorated in Southwestern motif and each has its own unique combination of artwork, colorful blankets and cowhide rugs. Guest accommodations are available with king-size or twin beds.
Our overnight packages includes a cabin, meals and full use of our property and amenities. Any group on any budget can be stress free and happy while holding their retreat at The Retreat at Balcones Springs. As a wilderness retreat, we recognize the value of after-hours camaraderie. Therefore we do not provide television sets in individual rooms. However, we offer a big-screen television in our cozy Bluebonnet game room.

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Catering

Our professional chefs require only the highest quality ingredients and service for your unique culinary experience.The Balcones Springs chefs come from all over the world and offer experience as diverse as classically trained Culinary Institute of America graduates, to long-time corporate catering and restaurant chefs, all with an undeniable passion for food. They are uniquely qualified to design and prepare an extensive customized menu based on seasonal ingredients that offers something to delight every culinary taste, from Thai-style crabcakes and sesame-crusted salmon to chicken-fried rib-eye and hand-made empanadas.
For our health conscious guests, please enjoy these and other fine dishes prepared in “heart-healthy” manners (i.e. low-fat, low salt, low-sugar, low cholesterol). Furthermore, our chef’s have extensive experience and are happy to accommodate any special dietary restrictions including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, organic, and plant-based.
It is our pleasure to prepare a menu especially for YOU!

Alcohol Services
Balcones Springs offers a Host Bar or Cash Bar.
Host Bar: your master account will be charged according to the number of drinks consumed by guests.
Cash Bar: guests are charged per drink. Drinks may be paid for at the bar or applied to their individual cabin and billed upon checkout.
**We are a fully-licensed property and must serve and sell all alcoholic beverages.
Pricing available upon request.

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Specialty Events