Retreat to an Island Getaway! Wendy and Darin invite you to relax, rejuvenate and unwind at Shanti Retreat  located on beautiful Wolfe Island, near Kingston, the gateway to the Thousand Islands. To reach us, board the Wolfe Island Ferry conveniently located in the heart of downtown Kingston. It’s a scenic 20 minute free car ferry ride to this island sanctuary

The spacious century inn and cabins are located on a tranquil 11 acre property. There are sweeping views of the St. Lawrence and memorable sunsets from the outdoor dining patio.

Join us for either a Weekend or Mid-Week Yoga Retreat.  Delicious vegetarian meals are lovingly prepared in the Shanti kitchen.

Wolfe Island is an amazing place of natural beauty. By day, enjoy the country fresh air and commune with mother earth as you explore the island. It’s a cycling and runner’s paradise and there’s also Big Sandy Bay, a beautiful secluded sand beach, only 15 minutes away bcar. On clear evenings don’t miss the opportunity to pause at the wonder of the country sky and stargaze. Savor the opportunity to nurture and nourish yourself by pausing from the ebb and flow of daily life.

No car, no problem – walking on the ferry is an option. Arrange with us, in advance, to have a complimentary pick up from the Island’s ferry dock on arrival day. We can also drop you off on the day of departure. Click here for alternative travel options.

We look forward to welcoming you to Shanti.
Darin, Wendy and the Shanti Team

A few of Shanti’s upcoming fall retreat options

October 11-13th Shanti’s Thanksgiving Yoga and Meditation Retreat 
Join Wendy and Darin, co-creators of Shanti, for an Autumn retreat on Wolfe Island. In addition to the weekend schedule there will be plenty of time for guests to savour the beauty of the fall colors on Brown’s Bay, enjoy quiet moments fireside,  detox and relax in the infrared sauna, and be nourished with Shanti’s delicious and lovingly prepared meals.

October 17-21st – 5 Day Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training with Mona Warner
Join Mona for a long weekend training to dive deeper into your understanding of Ayurveda, and how to incorporate Ayurveda into your yoga classes. 

November 15-17th Rest & Reconnect: A weekend of Restorative Yoga with Joshua Lewis
We welcome back Joshua Lewis for his 5th annual fall retreat – the ideal antidote for the busy and often stressful lives we lead. Savour the therapeutic practices of Yin, Gentle Hatha, and Restorative Yoga. This retreat offers the opportunity to lovingly come back to yourself through a process of replenishment and rejuvenation. 

For more details on these retreats and to see the remaining 2019 retreat schedule please see the retreat lineup page.

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Enjoy the tranquil 11 acre property where our spacious century inn and cabins are situated on 1000 feet of private shoreline. Now in its 15th season, Shanti has become a popular retreat destination in Ontario. More…