South America Boutique Re-Trip

Archangel Raphael

Retreat + Trip to the heart and soul of South America!
Brazil – Argentina – Uruguay  |  October 2020

If you are interested in joining our Re-Trip 2020, please email or call Claudia on 0413 202 589.

If you ever wished to travel to South America… The time is NOW!

This is your opportunity to experience an unforgettable cultural immersion into three of the most rich and marvellous places on Earth…

During this ReTrip you will have the opportunity to discover friendly people, different cultures, astonishing geography, mouth-watering food, incredible wildlife… that will amaze you! That’s the Trip part of this journey!

The Retreat part will take place in one of the most charming and marvellous places of Brazil, on the Green Coast, in a small historical town by the sea, that will catch your breath! You will fall in love again, with Nature, with yourself, with time and space!

Take this chance and travel hand in hand with me, Claudia, and a small group of like-minded people.

I was born in Argentina and I lived and travelled extensively through South America. Speaking English, Spanish and Portuguese is a plus! You will be travelling with your own translator!

As a Reiki Master, Shamanic Practitioner, Sound Healing Therapist and Energy Healer, I love enhancing lives with the use of different tools that I will take with me… for you, on this trip! Crystals, angels and Coffee cup readings, sound healing and much more!

This is a very unique and exclusive opportunity to travel… differently!

An exciting experience… travelling to discover and going within… ReTrip= Retreat+Trip.

A Retreat to unwind, heal, relax, strengthen your inner power, slow down, receive guidance and tools to improve/heal your life. Art activities with an internationally recognized artist included! You will adore her and her distinctive style and personality!

Get back in touch with Nature, find inner peace, get away and step into a magickal journey. It is time to rediscover yourself, enjoy being Present, gift yourself this special present, discover other cultures, value yourself… while having an unforgettable time!

A Trip to enjoy, discover and be delighted with the vast cultures of Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay.

Discover an Amazing World and give yourself time to relax, heal, unwind, reflect, enjoy, taste, surprise, awaken… Enjoy, dance, sing, taste, explore, heal, bring out the real happy YOU! Feel ALIVE! Heal or Expand your heart!

Return to your daily life feeling refreshed, renewed, excited, after this wonderful ReTrip. You will see your world from another perspective!

It is YOUR opportunity… will you join me? Whether you come solo, with a friend or as a couple, this ReTrip will allow you to naturally connect with other travellers and locals. ReTrip offers time and space where life-long friendships can unfold… and kindness is our Keyword!


Days 1-5 in Uruguay: Montevideo & Colonia del Sacramento

DAY 1: We arrive to Montevideo (Uruguay) and transfer will take us to a traditional hotel where we can relax, unwind or just enjoy the amenities. Rest of the evening is free, so you can start exploring the beautiful city. Or unpack and get ready for the upcoming adventures! 

Day 2: Breakfast time! Enjoy a continental and South American breakfast. We will discover Montevideo in a half day City Tour and open the History Chest! The evening is free. We can go for dinner together or you continue exploring at your own leisure.

Day 3: Breakfast time! Today you will have a free day to relax, explore the Old Town, walk along the amazing Boulevard on the coast, meet the locals, go shopping… We will regroup in the evening for dinner. Mouth-watering variety of food at a very special restaurant!

Day 4: After enjoying a delicious breakfast, we’ll go to Montevideo bus station to take the bus to Colonia del Sacramento. Travelling with the locals is fun! When we arrive to Colonia del Sacramento, an UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995, we will check in at a traditional hotel so you can have a feel of the Times… the old good times! We are going to explore the town of Colonia and be amazed at its beauty.

Rest of the day free. Get your sneakers and keep walking! Colonia will surprise you! You can wander through the “Street of Sighs” and discover the galleries and shops along the 18th-century cobblestone lane. In the evening we will meet at the hotel lobby for drinky drinks!

Day 5: Traditional breakfast at the hotel. Free time to explore more of Colonia del Sacramento, go back to that special place you discovered and/or do some shopping on the Artisan Market. This historic quarter is a unique place! You will find handcrafted souvenirs, unique and beautiful, perfect for gifts! Enjoy browsing through!

In the afternoon, we’ll take the transfer to the wharf, where we will board the famous “Buquebus” (ferry) to Buenos Aires. We’ll be crossing a breath-taking estuary (Rio de la Plata) formed by the confluence of the Uruguay river and the second longest river in South America, Parana River. There is a Duty-Free shop in the Buquebus!

Days 5-8 in Argentina: Buenos Aires

DAY 5: Arrival in Buenos Aires, “The Paris of South America”. Transfer to hotel. We can go for a walk and dinner together or you can use the time as you prefer. Buenos Aires is alive during night time!

Day 6: Enjoy the variety of a continental breakfast – you should try the croissants!! We will go on a Buenos Aires city tour with English speaking guide. The afternoon is free. We will go for dinner together to a traditional restaurant where you can try different traditional plates.

Day 7: After breakfast…Let’s walk! Buenos Aires cultural walking tour. Discover the old and well-maintained buildings. Take photos to the Casa Rosada, named for its distinctive colour. It was from the balcony here that Eva Perón famously addressed the Argentinean crowd.

Participate in an experience through time… We will have morning tea at Café Tortoni, an iconic French-style cafe that opened in 1858. Enjoy the enticing smell -and taste – of chocolate with churros or croissants. The afternoon is free to explore, to walk around the city, go shopping or relax…

Day 8: Wake up at your leisure, enjoy breakfast and explore the City! Go shopping, relax, walk and discover amazing hidden places. Buenos Aires is mysterious! We will regroup in the evening to enjoy Buenos Aires by night: Dinner Tango Show!

Buenos Aires/Photo credit: Alberto Carbalho

Days 9-11 in Argentina & Brazil: Iguazu

DAY 9: After breakfast, we will take the transfer to the Domestic Airport, and departure to Iguazu – Brazil. Arrival to Iguazu – Brazil. Transfer airport to hotel. The evening is free. You can enjoy the hotel facilities, relax, or we can go together for a walk and a meal (depending upon arrival time to hotel). Meeting and Reflection Time for those who wish to join me!   

Day 10: Be surprised and delighted with the Brazilian breakfast! Today we will take the tour to Iguazu Falls (Argentina). Participate in a Water Ceremony of Gratitude. Soar above the waterfalls! The evening is free. Enjoy it at your own leisure!

Day 11: Try different plates of the Brazilian Continental Breakfast. We will visit Iguazu Falls (Brazil). There will be plenty of time for discovery, photos, lunch, walks, connection, fun! Return to hotel together and free afternoon. We are having a magick night today! “A show of flavours and culture”, Dinner Show! Transfer to restaurant and back to hotel.

Days 12-17 in Brazil: Paraty Retreat

DAY 12: Breakfast. Transfer to airport to fly to Sao Paulo, Brazil. Arrival to Sao Paulo and transfer in a modern minibus to Paraty, the most charming little town in Brazil! Enjoy the scenery! After Check in on a Pousada in the historical Centre, we will discover this heritage colonial Portuguese town with a walking tour with English speaking guide. In the evening you will experience a group grounding meditation by the swimming pool followed by a crystal healing session.

Day 13: Imagine walking to morning birdsong… Today we’ll do a Sunrise mindfulness guided walk. On our return to the Pousada, a delicious homemade breakfast will be ready for us! Today we are going on a magickal Boat trip tour to some of the natural wonders that Paraty Bay offers. You will have the opportunity to see some of the most beautiful beaches and coves of the region.

Bring your swimmers! You will participate in a Water Ceremony on one of the crystalline islands. There will be plenty of time to jump off the boat and swim in the warm waters, go for a walk along the beach, have a coastal lunch and even feed the colourful fishes… and take lots of photos! If you wish to snorkel, you can do it, too! Fresh food, delicious drinks and the specialty: caipirinhas, are awaiting you!

Once we return to Paraty, you will have free time to explore the town and see the cultural diversity or relax and enjoy the artistic pousada. Emotions & Essential Oils workshop in take place during the evening. After the fragrant and healing workshop, we will go for an exquisite dinner with Brazilian live music.

Day 14: Enjoy homemade breakfast by the pool. Expand your horizon during a morning mindfulness guided walk and guided journal writing. Free day to enjoy Paraty and do whatever you’d like! Relax, unwind, explore… Book an excursion or go to the beach… We will visit a local artist atelier in the afternoon and have fun and insights in a guided Art activity, have a coffee cup/tea leaves reading, meditation & Sacred Circle.

Day 15: We will get up early and experience a sunrise walk & intuitive drawing. Then, enjoy breakfast. The rest of the day is Fee until the evening, when we will regroup for a Sacred Vibrational Sound Journey for Healing and Rejuvenation. Participate in a Cacao Medicine Ceremony: Magick and charm with chocolate and sound.

Day 16: Enjoy another delicious homemade breakfast. We will then gather for meditation to set intentions. Mindfulness walk and natural mud bath –try it! It’s good for your skin and it’s FUN! Rest of the day is Free. At night, participate in a Fire Ceremony on the beach. Closing Circle. Goodbye Drinks @ Pousada Urquijo.

Day 17: Breakfast by the pool. Last walk and sightseeing of Paraty… Get yourself and your suitcases ready to take the transfer minibus to Sao Paulo Airport to return to Sydney or… keep exploring South America! Here we’ll say “Goodbye” to you for now… BUEN VIAJE!

If you wish to stay longer in Paraty, or visit more countries in South America, let us know and we will be happy to assist you in planning your onward travel.


2019 Photos

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Arthur Poulin

Photo credit: Arthur Poulin

If you are ready to experience this amazing ReTrip Retreat+Trip, book now!

Please note, flights not included, but can be purchased through Purple Angel’s travel partner. Details will be provided on request or on booking.

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Please contact Claudia to book your spot!