Woodlands Retreat Clarens, Free State, South Africa
Is nestled in a lush garden, amongst woodland trees, surrounded by an inspiring sandstone mountain landscape, for which Clarens is renowned. This secluded peaceful venue is ideal for rest and relaxation and, is an easy 3 minute gentle drive (+-13 minute walk) to Central Clarens. Breathe deeply and feel free!!! We are a short hop for a weekend getaway (+- midway between Johannesburg & Durban).
Both Sherrene and Roy love interacting with their guests but are also aware of their own and the guests desire for private space and quiet time.
In 2014 Sherrene and her partner Roy decided they wanted to get off the hamster wheel and set themselves free. So they rented out their houses and travelled to the USA, Mexico and Zimbabwe for a year.
In the USA Sherrene and Roy attended workshops with Neuroscientists in an effort to understand, not only how the brain works but, to have a greater understanding of the ‘ab-normal’, super-natural capacities of the brain. They brought this information back to South Africa to share with those who wish to change their lives but need to understand the logic behind why they are stuck in the same old repetitive drama, no matter how much they try and use positive thoughts and affirmations.
What Sherrene and Roy found out, to their amazement, is that cutting edge Neuro-scientists are now using Brain Mapping, EEG’s, Live Blood Analysis and GDV (gas discharge visualisation) a more advanced type of Kirlian photography to prove that what historically, and still currently, has been considered as ‘WHOO WHOO energy stuff’ is in fact quantifiable, repeatable, and has no limit……except for the equipment’s capacity to record the results.
Once we understand how our brains, our heart and our bodies interact, we can change our lives any which way we so desire.
By understanding the foundation of this new Neuroscience and practising the techniques, both Sherrene and Roy have turned their lives around. They both have had a long standing wish / intention to conduct workshops and retreats to help uplift humanity but never knew how this dream would manifest.
Now having purchased this lovely woodland property in Clarens (beyond their wildest dreams), they have converted the house into luxury self-contained suites, for guests to retreat from their normal lives into peace and tranquillity. Sherrene and Roy will be conducting workshops from here and offering accommodation to those that attend.
Look forward to hearing from you!
Our first marriage proposal at Woodlands Retreat!! Our guest Marius surprised his lovely lady Drien, when he decided that he would make his marriage proposal in our Caribbean Blue Suite at Woodlands Retreat, this past weekend. He laid out all the beautiful decorations on the bed himself, prepared and lit all the candles, made sure
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Hey its starting to snow at Woodlands Retreat as I type this. Yay I can’t wait to see everything looking like a fairy land!!!
Here come the Ashburton MTB Race Leaders!! The Ashburton MTB, Clarens race just started, the leaders have whizzed past Woodlands Retreat, Soooo Exciting!!! Roy and I (Sherrene) can’t believe a year has passed already! Last year our accommodation consisted of one suite available for visitors to Clarens. Since then we have added another two suites and a
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After a great, peaceful, restorative, night’s sleep at Woodlands Retreat, Michelle and Steven, head off for the 7.30am start of the Clarens Ashburton MTB 2017 race!!!! Good luck guys and thanks for choosing our accommodation as your preparation and recovery haven!!! From Woodlands Retreat!!!
Woodlands Retreat, Clarens, has recently celebrated its first anniversary and The 2017 Maluti Double 90 cycle race reminds us of this time last year when we were just settling in and were so chuffed to host participants for this event. This year yet again participants have selected our peaceful comfortable accommodations to relax and recover!! The
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It’s that time of year again ….. Clarens Craft Beer Festival….. which has been fully booked for nearly a year in advance, including our accommodation at Woodlands Retreat. However with all the heavy rains in Gauteng one guest cancelled because they were coming on bikes, but with a little Tweet and a Face Book post
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We have just spent a delightful half hour reading the reviews written in our guest books regarding our visitors stay with us at Woodlands Retreat, Clarens. What pleases us most is the number of guests who find peace and tranquillity during their stay at our happy haven here in Clarens……. People have been able to
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Varoom its time again February 10-12 2017, the HOGS are heading our way. Woodlands Retreat is really chuffed to have guests with their magnificent HOGS arriving on Friday. After the recent heavy rains the road to Woodlands Retreat is great compared to many others in Clarens. As you come up Villiers St we are on
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Hey we just had an impromptu meeting with Chris @HighlandCoffeeRoastery over a wonderful hot cuppa of his great brew and a crispy croissant!! Yay so great to connect, he shared a wealth of information with us regarding @ClarensTourism, #MyTimeInClarens , promoting Woodlands Retreat Accommodation via Face Book and Twitter. We really appreciate his open encouraging
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The NATIONAL MTB SERIES CYCLE RACE (ASHBURTON INVESTMENTS) is being held in CLARENS 8-9 April 2017 We at Woodlands Retreat Clarens, wish all riders and their families a fabulous weekend. Last year the bikers came whizzing right past Woodlands Retreat’s front entrance making it was a memorable moment for us. The following information comes with courtesy of
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