To a mind that is still, the whole world surrenders.
- Lao Tzu

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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 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 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 village of Marysville. Click here for alternative travel options.

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


Some of our upcoming retreat offerings …

Escape and Unwind with Nicky Poole and David Good | August 13th – 16th 

Escape from the city and unwind at the beautiful Shanti Retreat Centre on Wolfe Island with David Good and Nicky Poole from Octopus Garden Yoga Centre. This full spectrum retreat, balances strength and softness, structured learning and spacious time in nature, through yoga, meditation and community. Retreat includes Vinyasa and restorative, an evening sound bath with special guest, and plenty of time to relax in nature!
Shanti’s 4 Day Silent Yoga & Meditation Retreat with Darin & Wendy | August 20th – 23rd 

Give yourself the gift of retreating in silence and join Darin and Wendy, co-creators of Shanti, for 4 days of diving within. This offering is an opportunity to go beyond the mental chatter of the mind and connect with the Stillness – the Presence – that lies at the level of our Spiritual Heart. Silent Retreats are a beautiful practice of mental hygiene; cleansing the subconscious mind. The practice of shifting attention from the mind to the Stillness of the heart brings depth – connecting us with the sacred dimension of our being, and anchoring life in a place of increased peace, joy, love, and Freedom.

About Us

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…

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