Personal Retreats


Private retreats for individuals are available at most times throughout the year. Spiritual Companioning / Direction may also be available, if desired. Private retreats generally range from one to six days as desired by the retreatant and are self-catering.

Cost: $70 per person per night to cover your accommodation. Take a look at the accommodation options and then complete a Booking Enquiry.

Read below for information on activities and resources available to retreatants.

Spiritual Companioning / Direction

Spiritual companioning is a form of open sharing and reflection with a trained spiritual director, who helps you to delve into the deeper meaning of your journey, to own your shadow and grow to be who you are. Spiritual Companioning is provided by Tony Hempenstall CFC. This can be a very helpful addition to your retreat process.

Spiritual Companioing is generally only available when Tony is on site.

Cost: $70 per session. Please indicate your interest in Spiritual Companioning when you complete the booking enquiry form.

Daily Meditation

If requested, a half-hour meditation session is held each evening in the Thomas Berry Sanctuary, lead by a member of the community. All are welcome, no cost.

Library, Art Space, Spiral & Labyrinth

To support your process, we have:

  • a library and art space containing art materials as well as spiritual books and DVDs,

  • a Meditation Spiral, and

  • a Labyrinth.

Take a look at them on our Facilities page. These spaces are available to you any time you are on site.

Care of the Earth

Opportunities for working in the earth and caring for the land of Archer Mountain are available if desired and encouraged when spending retreat time at Archer Mountain.


Please complete the Booking Enquiry Form.