Discover a sense of wholeness, of peace, of healing, of happiness. Antbear Retreat Centre offers various types of retreat options ranging from practice retreats where the emphasis is on meditation; as well as retreats featuring bird watching, cookery, drumming, yoga and spiritual growth. This wonderful place is ideal for group retreats, teambuilding, training or conferences offers spectacular views, vast spaces, wild winds, rain, sunshine, clouds and rainbows and in all of this – silence.
Retreat groups can book the whole lodge for their exclusive use. 14 en-suite rooms that can accommodate 36 people in total. The lodge has a spacious dining room with a wood-burning firplace a comfortable lounge with a fireplace and spectacular views, a breakaway meeting room, a large verandah, and a large meeting room for retreat, teambuilding or training activities.
The meeting room, which measures 7m x 13m, has a fire place and wall heaters, making it suitable for early morning and evening retreat activities even in mid winter. Retreat groups can choose between several catering options which might make things even more affordable. Our excellent chefs will provide delicious meals and taking issues like vegitarian, vegan, halaal, gluten free etc just need to be discussed beforehand.
People from all walks of life come to these retreats with a variety of motivations and expectations. Perhaps they want to deepen their meditation practice, to take some time out from a hectic working life; to reflect on a tense domestic situation; to consider the trajectory of their lives; to make a decision about a way forward. Maybe they just want to learn how to take a good photograph. Each person will have a different reason for going on a retreat. Different paths will have led them to this place.
Perfect for a quiet, soulful retreat, an adventure, a romantic interlude, an anniversary or special occasion, a stay at Antbear Retreat is a celebration of tranquility, nature, love and the greatest of life’s gifts and bounty.
Antbear Retreat is also ideal to use as a quiet and central base from where you can explore the Midlands, the battlefields and the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Mountains.