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Get A Little Edenwild-er Into Your Life


October 26- 29 2023

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Return to Edenwild Retreat

Lopez Island, WA

October 26-29, 2023

Email Stephanie at with questions


A place of pristine or abundant natural beauty

A place or state of great happiness

An unspoiled paradise


 Not inhabited or cultivated

Beyond normal or conventional bounds

Indicative of strong passion, desire, or emotion 

Get a little bit of Edenwild-er into your life!

The Retreat


You’ve already experienced the transformation that occurs from coming to Edenwild. It’s time to revisit this beautiful island and recharge once again!  Return to Edenwild is designed for our “returners.”  We will revisit a few of the lessons learned from your time at Edenwild and continue to create more fun, memories, and art together. The format for Return to Edenwild will be similar to Edenwild, but with new art lessons to continue your growth as a person and as an artist. 

After an amazing breakfast, mornings will be art focused and the afternoons are yours for exploring the island and the Lopez Island way of life. Enjoy hiking, riding bikes, strolling along the rocky beaches, canoeing or your personal idea of relaxing. Join the Edenwild-er community at dinner for excellent conversation and amazing food!

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The Island


As you board the ferry from Anacortes to Lopez Island, you can feel the stress of your life fall away and in no time you will move into a relaxed state of “island time!” Lopez Island is known at the “Friendly Isle” and it really lives up to its name - let it work its magic on you!

The Inn


Welcome to Edenwild Inn, a Victorian inn owned by Crystal and Anthony! Enjoy your stay in one of the nine beautifully styled boutique rooms, each with its own ensuite bathroom. You'll discover intimate details that will make you feel at home from the homemade chocolate chip cookies to the basket full of cozy blankets next to the fireplace. Our group will have the whole entire Inn to ourselves so if hanging out in your pj’s Of course, there are also luxurious treats that will transport you away from home like the lovely crystal decanter of brandy and chocolates provided in each room. The inn, like the island, is filled with serenity, charm, and a sweet sense of friendliness.

The Food


If all of this doesn’t sound lovely enough, let me add that the food will be a culinary sensation! Your mornings will start with fresh homemade pastries lovingly created by Jackie, a graduate from the Culinary Institute of America. Lunches and dinners on the island are also sure to impress - farm-to-table is a way of life on Lopez Island and the food really reflects that. Because this retreat is about feeding all parts of you…body, mind, and soul, we believe eating well is important!

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The Details

The retreat includes:

~ 4 days and 3 nights at the Edenwild Inn on Lopez Island

~ Painting lessons and all painting, collaging, and journaling materials

~ Accommodations: All rooms are shared occupancy rooms. Each room has an ensuite bathroom. 

(You can request a private room for an extra charge of $495). 

~ Breakfast and dinner each day & includes coffee, water and tea (all other beverages bring on your own).


Travelers are responsible for ferry fare, lunches, drinks, and all incidentals.


This Retreat sells out fast so SAVE YOUR SPOT NOW!

The total cost for the retreat is $1,495. Register by August 18th to qualify for our early-bird discount! You pay only $1,195 for the entire retreat! Registration deadline is September 15th. All deposits and payments are nonrefundable.

IMPORTANT! Registration is not complete until you've sent in your required documents (photo id, medical insurance cards), filled out the pre-retreat survey and signed the Liability Release Form included in the downloadable packet on the registration receipt you'll get via email after registering through the website. Just click the "Download" button to receive the PDF with links to complete the required information, release form and documentation.


* Note: Return to Edenwild is a continuation of the Edenwild Retreat and is open to past Edenwild attendees only. If you have not been to an Edenwild retreat with us before, please sign up for the first retreat. 

This will be a small retreat with limited spots available, on a first come, first serve basis. We will have the entire inn to ourselves aside from staff members. Last year during the retreat we spent a lot of time outside hiking, catching the sunsets and enjoying meals together and we plan to do the same this year.  We can not wait to see you for another retreat and this precious time together!

We are sorry for the inconvenience. Registration for Return to Edenwild is now closed.
Stay tuned for our 2024 dates.

Text "RETREAT" to (833) 456-3465 to get reminders, updates, and information about our upcoming options.

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