Top 5 Women's Writing Retreats for 2017

Ever feel like you need to get away in order to get any writing done? Or maybe you just need a little boost and support? Here are my top picks for 2017 so you can get down to business and mix in a little pleasure.

1Storyteller within: Journey into Sacred Expression 

This yoga and writing retreat takes place in Guatemala and includes daily yoga, meditation and writing workshops. The price is nice too at just a little over one grand.

There are two retreats a year; one in January and one in July. The first is taking place right now, but you can still catch the next one July 7th-16th.  

2Centauri Arts Costa Rica Retreat for Writers and Families

This seven day retreat, in the lush rainforest of Finca Luna Nueva, can be your home away from as you write, explore, recharge and spend time with family, who can also attend your public readings.

The retreat runs from February 4th-11th and prices range from $1,345 – $1,819.

3TLC Writing Retreats for Women

Need a little extra support to get your story out? Try one of these cozy women-only writing retreats. The first retreat this year is in Loreto Bay, Mexico from February 19th-25th.

There are retreats in Greece, Arizona and California throughout the year.

The cost is $2,795 per person.

4The Taos Writer’s Retreat

Jenneifer Loudon hosts this all-inclusive women-only retreat in Taos, New Mexico during the spring and summer for a great price. The cost ranges from $2000-2500 per person and includes “all lodging and all meals, daily writing seminars, daily yoga classes, on-the-spot writing coaching, plentiful snacks, and love love love”. The spring retreat takes place from April 30th-May 6th and the summer retreat runs July 30th –August 5th.

5. Yoga & Writing: Creating Fearless Flow

Karen Kenny, writer and yogini, hosts two writing and yoga retreats. Her first is May 22nd-26th at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY and the other is August  9th-13th at the Art of Living Retreat Center in Boone, NC. Prices range from  $820-$1,695 per person and  the cost includes room, meals and tuition. If you’re a fan of Marianne Williamson and A Course in Miracles, this retreat is for you.