Temenos Retreat is located in the small village of McGregor in the mountains of the Western Cape and its name is derived from the Greek word meaning sacred place. The Retreat is known for its calming gardens that complement its ethos of simplicity and the practice of mindfulness. The gardens offer a contemplative setting that support the embrace of inner stillness and are central to the retreats options that are available. There is a Zen garden as well as the garden of remembrance for example.
Ways of retreating at Temenos include guided morning walks through the village’s nature reserves. There are weekday yoga classes, meditation sessions as well as a wide range of healing therapies that promote wellness and relaxation. The centre offers a variety of retreats ranging from Nia, inner growth retreats, Temenos silent retreats and Garden of the Beloved Retreats. There’s the option to join a group retreat. Check the centre’s diary to make a booking.
Temenos is also an ideal venue for workshops and weddings. It boasts a restaurant and an art gallery.