Our retreat will be in the same beautiful home as last year on the banks of the Gaasperplas, a serene lake surrounded by quiet trees and walking trails 15 minutes to Amsterdam on the train or 20 minutes by bicycle. Transportation and accommodation are all within 10 minutes walk to the venue. Participants are encouraged to spend the entire retreat in conversational silence.
The home of Monique and Henk
1108 DX Amsterdam
Check-in and Registration
Thursday October 5: 6pm - 7pm
(please be at the venue no later than 7pm
so we can all get settled for the first meeting)
Thursday October 5: 7:30pm
Friday - Sunday: 11am, 3pm & 6:30pm
Monday October 9: 11am
If you cancel on or before September 4, your payment of €425
will be refunded, minus €50
If you cancel on or after September 4, your payment of €425
will be non refundable.
For questions about local accommodation or transportation
please contact our gracious host Monique: 0031 640812311
The Retreat will be held in English
Notice: reserve your accommodation as soon as possible, as these places fill up by mid July/August.
Hotels in the area:
The Campanille Hotel (situated next to metroexit Gaasperplas) 7 min walk to the venue along the lake
The Tulip Inn Amsterdam Riverside Hotel 13 minute walk to the venue along the lake.
There is also an option to co-house in a sweet yoga village, Reijgershof, within walking distance to Henk and Moniques. 8 people can rent a house here for under €50 per night each.
Take the metro 53 Gaasperplas to the end. This takes 20 minutes from the central station in Amsterdam.
Directions for walking from the metro station to the venue
When you get out of the metro station turn right on a red bicycle path, follow this path (3 min.) till you see a school before you on your right and a tennis court on your left. Turn left on the red bicycle path till the end (2 min.) and keep the tennis place at your right hand. Then you will see the lake and follow the path to the right ( 2 min.) and walk to the apartments closest to the lake at your right hand. Walk around the building and find no. 406. There is an elevator that will take you to the 4th floor!
To walk from the Campanille to the venue is the same route as above.
Get off at the A9 at exit Weesp/Gaasperplas nr 113. Follow Gaasperplas and see the metrostation and the Campanille Hotel. Park at the Campanille Hotel and walk to the venue (see directions above).
You are also welcome to bring your own food and eat it in the park by the lake.
Tea and coffee will be available at the venue.