If you’ve ever wanted to know how to pick your ideal retreat location, then you’re reading the right article. That’s because you’re about to discover my easy five-step method for finding your ideal location.
And the good news is that this method works even if you have no experience planning a successful and profitable retreat.
Many people who are new to planning a retreat don’t even realize that they need to do this step before they can pick they dream location. And that’s why a lot of people who try to have a sold out and profitable retreat end up failing – they’re simply missing this crucial step.
So, the first thing you need to do is to figure out what you want to accomplish on your retreat and what do you want to teach. What do you want your retreat tribe to take away from this trip? What is your purpose?
You’ll find that this part of the process goes much more smoothly if you apply these tips and tricks:
Once are crystal clear on the theme and purpose of the retreat, then you can move
on to the next step…
The next thing you need to do is to think about how you are going to market and sell the retreat.
When I first started planning retreats, I made the mistake looking at my personal bucket list destinations some of which were hard to sell. And now that I’ve helped others do it, I see a lot of people have a tendency to make the same mistakes. So let me share with you the top 3 things to keep in mind:
At this step you’re likely to notice that you are getting excited and a picture is shaping in your head. This retreat is meant to benefit you as well. It is to motivate and inspire you. This project is meant to make you happy and excited. So, what you need to do is write a top 5 list of places you would love to go to. Places that make you giddy with excitement. Places that make you want to pack your suitcase right now!
By now we thought about your retreat goers and how the retreat location works best for them. We also did some soul-searching on what you would really want to do. Let’s look at timing and make sure that your schedule works with your destination. Some destinations are not as enjoyable certain times of the year or maybe even a recipe for failure. Here are some questions to ask yourself.
At this step you are getting into a bit more detail about the experience you are looking for. Are you looking to experience a 5 star resort or a remote mountain lodge? Can you envision buying out a small boutique hotel for just your retreat? Or maybe a fully staffed villa on the beach? This step will help pinning down your absolute ideal retreat location. Some destination offer more accommodations of your choice than others. If you need inspiration or ideal let us know and we will send you out Top 4 Retreat Locations in the USA or 5 Favorite Retreat Resorts.
And there you have it – a simple 5 -step method for finding your perfect retreat location. Now that you know where to go there’s just one thing left for you to do; take action.
So get to it, and soon you too will in paradise hosting your very own retreat.