Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.
- Serbian Proverb

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.

Namaste, Wendy and Darin


Upcoming Spring Retreats

April 15th-17th
Spring Renewal Yoga Retreat – Flow, Yin, and Chant with Lana Sugarman   

Enjoy yoga (Jivamukti and Yin) and meditation with Lana, and nourish your body, mind and spirit. Savour the opportunity  to relax, connect with nature, read your favourite book fireside, or enjoy the infrared sauna.

May 20th – 22nd/23rd
May Long Weekend Yoga and Bhakti Celebration

Connect with yourself, nature, and kindred spirits during this joy filled weekend.  Join several exceptionally talented kirtan artists for three or four days of yoga, kirtan, and  delicious vegetarian cuisine.  There’s also plenty of time to hang out in a hammock, enjoy the beauty of Shanti in spring, and to relax waterside.

For more details about these retreats and Shanti’s complete 2016 retreat offerings please click  here.


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International Retreats with Darin and Wendy

Italy, October 22nd-29th, 2016. Journey into the Heart. Experience La Dolce Vita in the heart of Italy.
India, February 3rd - 12th, 2017. Moving into Being  ~ 10 days of yoga & meditation in exotic India.

Shanti Cookbook

Shanti at Home is suitable for anyone who loves good food. Surprise family and friends with easy to follow vegetarian recipes that are innovative, nutritious, and did we say delicious?
Disclaimer: Use of this book may result in frequent episodes of appreciation and smiling through the eyes of the heart.
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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 12th season, Shanti has become a popular retreat destination in Ontario. More…