Your own self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world.
- Ramana Maharshi

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 getaway. 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 Yoga Retreat Weekend, or a Mid-week Wellness Getaway.

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 by car. On clear evenings don’t miss the opportunity to pause at the wonder of the country sky and stargaze.

Savor the opportunity to nurture yourself by pausing from the ebb and flow of daily life.

No car, no problem. Call us to arrange a complimentary pick up once you’re on the island. Click here for alternative travel options.

We look forward to welcoming you to Shanti.

Wendy and Darin

Nurture yourself with a Mid-Week Getaway in the Thousand Islands!

Hang out in a hammock under a weeping willow with your favorite book or just watch the clouds roll by waterside. Click on the Mid-Week Getaway icon at the top of this page for more information about mid-week options; a getaway package with meals and yoga, Detox and Spa days, as well as Sunday Cycle and Stretch.  A mid-week Bed and Breakfast option is also available.

This Fall at Shanti Retreat

Treat yourself to a weekend of “yoga nidra” with Manu Mougenot or perhaps dive into the stillness and go within during a silent weekend of gentle yoga and meditation. Looking to reclaim your inner Goddess? Shanti welcomes back Monika Nataraj for another inspiring women’s weekend filled with tantric teachings, creative dance and sisterhood.

For more information about Shanti’s 2014 weekend retreat offerings please click on the Retreat Lineup icon.

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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 tenth season, Shanti has become a popular retreat destination in Ontario. More…