Feel the magic of the Balkans Peninsula of Southwestern Europe with our 7-days comprehensive packages, which will start and end in the centre of Bosnian capital – Sarajevo. Sightsee with us and discover the unforgettable attractions of the Sarajevo’s preserved old quarter, Baščaršija, with landmarks like 16th-century Gazi Husrev-bey Nisaa Retreat @ 2019 All Rights Reserved www.nisaaretreats.com
Mosque, Ottoman-era Latin Bridge remembering initiation of World War. Nisaa Retreats will take to the UNESCO protected sides of the monuments in the Old City of Mostar, Reservoirs of Natural Beauty and Sufi Monasteries in Blagaj, Skiing Olympic tracks on Jahorina Mountain tops, Female only Herbal Spa centre as well as accommodate you in ex Austro-Hungarian villa: hotel Korone with all inclusive package and female only staff during your stay.

Medina Al Zahara, Cordoba and Granada. On this memorable exploration of one of the most historic Islamic countries, you will have the opportunity to relax in a luxurious hotel-villa and Herbal Spa centre inclusive of trips, excursions, private swimming pool and costumed catering (breakfasts, lunches and evening meals). You will tune into your emotional self during our health care program, delivered especially for your organic physiological, psychological and emotional needs.

Ayishah will be delivering one to one sessions and group certified course on Winter Blues, which will enable you to reconnect with your own creativity, female wisdom, as well as equip you with transferable professional skills and techniques to help you increase peace and organic contentment. The program will be delivered from the Islamic perspective of Islamic Counselling and Psychology, alternative medicine (including herbology, homeopathy, Tibb medicine, nutrition, and Chinese Medicine), Quran and Sunnah.

Curriculum

Day 1 – Sarajevo, Bosnia

Transfer to the hotel Korone is included in the price, we will meet by 12 pm. Accept the warm welcome from ourselves and friendly introductions to each other, then get cosy in your room and prepare for the Islamic History Lecture by Ayishah where you will be introduced to the major achievements of the Ottomans Golden Age in Europe, including architectural landmarks of your excursions with Nisaa Retreats. After this you will attend the Winter Blues Workshop and 1:1 holistic sessions, such as Islamic Counselling or Naturopathy. If your treatment is not booked today, feel free to take full advantage of female only Spa facilities. Your treatment plan (including full Body Massage) will start. Do not forget to book in advance your choice of additional treatments such as Hijama, Naturopathy and Islamic Psychotherapy. In the evening we will satisfy our taste pallet with a delicious locally grown organic dinner cuisine served in the hotel restaurant.

Day 2 – Sarajevo , Bosnia

The traditional Bosnian breakfast will kickstart our female energy before we begin our trip for the day. We will have a chance to enjoy the scenery and your own selection of European delicacies for lunch on our conquest of Sarajevo. We will explore the Islamic architecture blended into the scenery of the Astro-Hungarian monuments and palaces, pray in the central mosque, drink free healing mountain waters and spend me time in coffee shops surrounded by local souvenir shops. Finally, we will be coming back to the villa for the evening and embark on papering treatments, use spa facilities and continue healing with 1:1 holistic sessions. We will be sure not to miss out and enjoy the traditional Bosnian cuisine prepared with love and care for us by the hotel staff.

Day 3 – Skiing, Sarajevo.

Today we start with jogging and stretches followed by a freshly prepared, traditional breakfast with produce selected by the hotel chef. This day is filled with a slow paced, relaxing rhythm and we will commemorate it with some deep breathing exercises combined with conscious Pilate- style stretches. Straight after we will be taken for the horseback riding experience to the local stables. The hour-long experience of embracing the footsteps of the Mountains of Sierra Nevada should put us in the mood for lunch and reconnection with nature. You will be encouraged to take more exciting excursions into the Islamic history of Granada in your independent time. Ayishah will be delivering the Emotional and Islamic Self Care Workshop for the students of the Healer Package. At dinner time we will sample, once again, delicious Spanish food lovingly put together by the chef. We will be also attend to one to one sessions from the Wellness Package or individually booked sessions of Naturopathy, EFT, Hijama, Islamic Counselling, Body Massage.

Day 4 – Mostar & Blagaj, Bosnia

We will wake up early for yet another Bosnian organic-halal style breakfast. We will begin our enhanced trip and look forward to the exploratory experience of monastery, reservoirs of natural beauty, UNESCO classified sides of Monsar ,17th-century mosques, Ottoman streets, palaces and European gardens. On this excursion you will revive your Islamic identity through exposure to architectural Marvels of Eastern European historic heritage from Ottoman times, as well as blend into the local society to experience the difference. We will be coming back to the historic Korone hotel by private transport for yet another treat – evening cuisine prepared by the hotel chef and evening full of holistic pampering and all inclusive spa treatments.

Day 5 – Skiing & Pampering, Sarajevo

Today we start anew with a refreshing breakfast in our Austro-Hungarian villa, Heritage Hotel Krone. For those who choose the Wellness and Healer Packages you will be indulging in the females only Herbal Spa accordingly. For those of you who opt for the Explorer package, prepare yourself for 5 hours of adventure in the Olympic skiing style in the mountains of Sarajevo. The knowledge seekers will attend the Winter Blues Workshop. For an afternoon treat, you are going to be invited to participate in the Hotel spa facilities. We will also pamper ourselves with one to one integrative therapy sessions of Hijama, Islamic Counselling, Naturopathy. Hotel will serve for us a full board treats throughout the day in the luxuriate hijab free atmosphere.

Day 6 – Skiing & Pampering, Bosnia

Today we start afresh with a post Fajr group jog, followed by a fresh and cooked breakfast. Explorers will continue their winter sport adventures in the Jahorina Mountains. We will also have planned relaxing day out with the afternoon inauguration dinner at the local restaurant in the evening. We will give our last farewells to Sarajevo and its’s daily commotion as well as Islamic history in our free time. The knowledge seekers will graduate from the Winter Blues Workshop and receive their certificates. We will also continue with relaxing and self-indulging sessions including massage, hairstyling, pedicure and manicure, integrative therapies, sauna and jacuzzi.

Day 7 –Farewells, Sarajevo

On our last day we will eat our final Bosnian-Spanish style breakfast together and prepare ourselves for our journey home. We may also have some one to one sessions – just to keep you resilient and prepared for the advent of reality. We will be picked up and taken to the airport free of charge. It is goodbye for now but not a farewell and remember – the retreat might be over but your adventure doesn’t have to be. We hope you will join us for the next retreat coming soon!

Excursions

Sarayevo is renowned for its new reputation of the alternative, affordable European capital city for skiing and snowboarding. This vibrant city has 2 main Olympic mountains, Jahorina and Bjelasnics on its doorstep, just waiting for you to explore. Sightsee with us and discover the unforgettable attractions of the Sarajevo’s preserved old quarter, Baščaršija, with landmarks of 16th-century Gazi Husrev-bey Mosque and Ottoman-era Latin Bridge remembering initiation of World War. Nisaa Retreats will take to the UNESCO protected sides of the monuments in the Old City of Mostar, Reservoirs of Natural Beauty and Sufi Monasteries in Blagaj.

Therapies

Nisaa Retreats however has extended the pampering treatment to heavenly experience in the female only run Herbal Spa (http://herbalspa.ba/en/). Inclusive to Wellness and Healer packages – you will be exposed to massages, body care and hammam treatment. Herbal Spa will awaken your senses with natural products and elements of eastern innovation, exotic fragrances, energy restoration, relive tensions and stress, cleansing and will release your happy hormones – endorphins.

Workshop

Whiles your winter holiday  with us, invest in what matters the most – Ilm. The Winter Blues Course contains empirical and academic material pertaining to emotional, physical and spiritual healthcare during seasonal changes. This unique – 10 hour long life gift is run during your stay in Bosnia and is dedicated to all holistic knowledge seekers. The recently gained knowledge about emotional nutrition will be compared to Unnani Medicine and introduce to you the organic powers of fasting, medical and sunnah choices. The course is designed in order to facilitate for you the higher awareness of the personal connection with your gut, hormones, thoughts and emotions thorough a combination of prayers, self centeredness, oxygenation, relaxation, nutrition, herbs and flower remedies. This course is certified by the AJS Therapy and the IPHM accreditor body, so you there will be nothing stopping you from taking this knowledge further in your professional endeavours.

Accommodation

Set in a 100-year-old Austro-Hungarian villa, Heritage Hotel Krone is a boutique luxury hotel located in Ilidža, Sarajevo. It’s is located by the park, in a nearby location to the main attractions of Sarayevo and a 5 min drive form Airport. This Halal-certified hotel Cordoba offers an all day restaurant at your service together with cosy spa centre with heated swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna. Free WiFi access, as well as 24 hours reception, room service and female only housekeeping availability. Enjoy your stay in one of the double rooms of your choice and hijab free comfort during your stay with Nisaa Retreats.

Catering

The property’s family-friendly Cordoba Restaurant and cafe offers international delicacies prepared with fresh ingredients and Halal options are available as well. The all day, well-chosen menu during afternoons and evenings will keep you coming back for more Bosnians hospitality. Traditional Bosnian food shares similarities with Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine, a legacy of 400 years of Ottoman rule. Typical dishes include organic meat, usually lamb or beef to meet Halal requirements, slow-cooked in their juices with a seasoning of spices. Meals tend to be light with a generous portion of vegetables

Packages

Nisaa Retreats offer three different packages with additional options of individual therapies booked at your liking and convenience. Participants are required to pay non-refundable deposit in order to reserve their placement. The complete confirmation of their booking will be generated after the submission of their application, signed Terms and Conditions and clearing the account with us by the remaining amount, for the choice of the packages and services.

Explorer

£1100
  • Accommodation
  • Transport from start to finish
  • Full Board
  • Spa : Jacuzzi, Sauna, Swimming pool
  • Excursions : Sarajevo, Mostar, Blagaj
  • Sports: Skiing, Jogging, Trekking, Swimming
  • 1 hour Islamic History Lecture
  • Bonus2 : 1 hours Islamic Counselling 1:1
  • Possibility of buying individual therapies

Wellness

£1200
  • Accommodation
  • Transport from start to finish
  • Full Board
  • Spa : Jacuzzi, Sauna, Swimming pool
  • Sports: Swimming, Jogging
  • Full Body Massage
  • Pedicure & Manicure
  • Head Massage
  • Aromatherapy Facial
  • Moroccan Hammam therapy
  • 1 hour Islamic History Lecture
  • Bonus 1: Natural Medicine
  • Bonus2 : 1 hours Islamic Counselling 1:1
  • Possibility of buying individual therapies
  • Possibility of buying individual trips

Healer

£1500
  • Accommodation
  • Transport from start to finish
  • Full Board
  • Spa: Jacuzzi, Sauna, Swimming pool
  • Sports: Swimming, Jogging
  • Full Body Massage
  • Moroccan Hammam Therapy
  • Aromatherapy Facial
  • The certified 10 hours of Winter Blues Course
  • 1 hour Islamic History Lecture
  • Bonus2: 1 hours Islamic Counselling
  • Possibility of buying individual therapies
  • Possibility of buying individual trips

Explorer

A week in Sarajevo will leave you with enough impressions and experiences , which will enable you to feel the Islamic ground underneath your feet again! Let us take your breath away with one of the wonders of the world in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Explorer Package includes All Inclusive attractions with breakfast, lunch, dinner, accommodation, transport, organised trips, unlimited use of resort facilities such as jacuzzi, sauna, swimming pool, daily sport activities ( jogging, skiing, trekking, swimming) as well as individual session of Islamic Counselling , Islamic History Lecture, and 2 hours long Winters Blues Workshop.

Wellness

Whiles you are indulging in peaceful hotel you may as well embark on self-discovery journey with us. You will be having an interrupted access to holistic sessions, whereby your self-care plan will be explored from the Islamic psycho-therapeutic tradition on 1:1 counselling and natural medicine session. The full body massage and hammam, aromatherapy facial, head massage, pedicure and manicure sessions will evoke in you inner goddess during your stay with Nisaa Retreats. Finally, do not forget the unlimited access to the hotel facilities and dial spa extravaganza with Pilates, jogging, Aqua – Fit, trekking and swimming. Your Islamic self will be evoked by Islamic History Lecture session as well as 2 hours Winter Blues workshop.

Healer

The joy of residing in enclosed hotel in the company of like-minded sister is only one of the attractions with Nisaa Retreats. Seek the knowledge in what matters the most – in your wellbeing and give yourself a gift of lifelong study qualification. We will guide you thought provoking health paradigms and enable shifting your current knowledge. You will revisit traditional tales on health, befriend herbs and flower essences, as well as travel deep into your female intuition. After the sport sessions of trekking, swimming and jogging Fit your muscles will sink in to aromatherapy and skilled hands of experienced masseuse. The indigence does not stop just there as we will invite you to 1:1 hammam experience! Your 1:1 Islamic counselling will enable you to get in touch with the Nafs and Ruh, followed by the Islamic identity revival during the Islamic History Lecture.

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