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Are you ready to lead in a changed world?

Connect with yourself, find perspective and create new paths to achieve your most important goals with our unique Self-Leadership Retreat on the beautiful sun-drenched island of Gran Canaria

Discover The Art Of Self-Leadership

Self-leadership is the process of aligning your lifestyle towards the achievement of your most important goals.
This five day retreat explores the fundamental pillars that enable effective leadership of yourself and others in a post-pandemic world.

You’ll discover and develop new skills in the following areas:

1. Clarifying your personal values, goals and priorities to enable you to focus on what matters most.
2. Planning, organisational and motivational skills to enable effortless productivity.
3. Optimising your personal wellbeing and energy levels to unlock sustainable performance.
4. Practicing continuing self-reflection to ensure you remain aligned with your goals.

Revive, rebalance and rejuvenate

Reconnect with yourself and discover a new vision for the future
with a Pure Clarity Self-Leadership Retreat.

Take a step back and find the time, space, tools and inspiration to
create change in a changed world. 

How it works

This retreat experience embraces a philosophy of ‘radical simplicity’ to combat the stresses and complexities of modern life.

Enjoy a week of ease where you where everything is taken care of for you! We’re here to create the perfect environment to let you focus on the things that matter most, free from worries or distractions.

You’ll enjoy:

  • Comfort, relaxation and satisfying sleep at a rural spa hotel
  • Delicious, nutritious organic food
  • Exploring yourself and the natural environment in beautiful, tranquil surroundings
  • Moving and connecting to your body through yoga and picturesque nature walks

You’ll be supported by international leadership and wellbeing experts to:

  • Re-focus on what’s important
  • Create more space for yourself and self-leadership
  • Simplify and reduce stress in your life
  • Create a healthier lifestyle that’s in alignment with your personal values and goals

And ultimately, you’ll return home to your family, friends and colleagues with newfound energy, perspective, tools and confidence.

Get inspiration and tools from international experts

We’re here to support you on your journey towards mastering the art of self-care and self-leadership, and finding greater balance in your life.

Gran Canaria trekking and yoga retreat

Reconnect with the beauty of nature

Walk breathtaking routes guided by Nina Hoogland – biologist, specialized in the environmental sector and an official guide of the Canary Islands.

Reconnect with the beauty of nature

Walk breathtaking routes guided by Nina Hoogland – biologist, specialized in the environmental sector and an official guide of the Canary Islands.

Gran Canaria trekking and yoga retreat

Make an investment in your health and wellbeing

Nourish your mind and your body with freshly prepared local, ecological food, daily yoga practices and relaxing walks in nature.

Make an investment in your health and wellbeing

Nourish your mind and your body with freshly prepared local, ecological food, daily yoga practices and relaxing walks in nature.

Pamper yourself in peace and comfort

Enjoy charming and luxurious accommodation at a rural 4 star hotel which offers spa facilities and treatments onsite.

Leave your worries behind

You’ll be hosted by a supportive, compassionate, friendly and open team of guides who will look after you and are there to help throughout your retreat experience.

Leave your worries behind

You’ll be hosted by a supportive, compassionate, friendly and open team of guides who will look after you and are there to help throughout your retreat experience.

Take the holiday feeling home with you

The benefits don’t end when you check out. You’ll return home with the tools, techniques and inspiration to make a positive and lasting change in your lifestyle.

What’s included

6 Nights Full Board Accommodation at La Hacienda De Buen Suceso
A peaceful 4 Star Colonial Hotel situated in its own rural estate.

You’ll enjoy:

    • Ecological and locally farmed food (Full board)
    • Turkish Bath and Jacuzzi
    • Heated Swimming Pool
    • Large Gardens
    • Fitness Centre
    • Ensuite Rooms with comfortable beds and baths
    • Common room with large fireplace
    • Free Parking
    • Free Wi-Fi 

Expert-led self-development workshops.

Including

    • Personal Leadership with Dirk Van Raalte
    • Creating Space for Self-Care with Octavio Tejera
    • Enhancing Your Nutrition with Juan Bonny Massieu
    • Mind-Body Harmony with Libby Hargreaves

Daily yoga and breath work with Libby Hargreaves

Guided walks through breathtaking natural landscapes

Easy access to the charming town of Arucas

Sights and amenities include:

    • The famous Parish Church of San Juan Bautista
    • The House and Gardens of the Marchioness
    • Municipal Museum
    • Banks and supermarkets
    • Bars and restaurants

Join a supportive community of wellbeing experts and peers

You’ll receive membership of the exclusive Pure Clarity Facebook Community after the retreat to help you continue your journey.

Last but not least, the wonderful Canarian weather

The best in the world according to climatological research!

Take your first step towards experiencing Clarity

Complete package:
Retreat, accommodation and food

€3,245 per person

Next Available dates:

Capacity is limited to just 16 places per retreat

Reserve your place now for just €595

Meet the Pure Clarity Team

Dirk van Raalte

Dirk van Raalte

Dirk worked for many of the Netherland’s largest consulting firms before moving on to become one of the Europe’s leading independent leadership consultants. He works with executives around the world to support them with strategy, change and leadership. From the time that Dirk took his first cycling trip through Gran Canaria, he’s considered the island to be his own personal paradise!

Libby Hargreaves

Libby Hargreaves

Libby is a senior yoga facilitator, life mentor and the founder of Pure Clarity. She is a master in teaching others the art of letting go, connecting with their bodies and accessing peace and clarity. This retreat is her contribution towards creating a world led by healthy, happy, well-intentioned people who act calmly and with direction. Originally from the UK, Libby fell in love with the island paradise of Gran Canaria and chose to make it her home.

Rosa Connor

Rosa Connor

Rosa is a mindfulness teacher, yoga therapist and co-founder of Haptivate, a leading provider of science-based wellbeing training. Rosa has trained and coached executives, business leaders, HR teams and facilitators at world-leading organisations including Google, Amazon, AstraZeneca and Oxford University. She first came to Gran Canaria in 2018 before quickly making the decision to relocate here permanently.

Octavio Tejera

Octavio Tejera

Octavio radically transformed his life when his health began to suffer due the stresses of his career in civil engineering. He devotes his life to sharing the hard-learnt lessons of his personal journey with others. He specialises in helping individuals make their best contribution through calm and directed action. Octavio hails from the island and will be the first to tell you that there’s no better place to be!

Libby Hargreaves

Libby Hargreaves

Libby is a senior yoga facilitator, life mentor and the founder of Pure Clarity. She is a master in teaching others the art of letting go, connecting with their bodies and accessing peace and clarity. This retreat is her contribution towards creating a world led by healthy, happy, well-intentioned people who act calmly and with direction. Originally from the UK, Libby fell in love with the island paradise of Gran Canaria and chose to make it her home.

Rosa Connor

Rosa Connor

Rosa is a mindfulness teacher, yoga therapist and co-founder of Haptivate, a leading provider of science-based wellbeing training. Rosa has trained and coached executives, business leaders, HR teams and facilitators at world-leading organisations including Google, Amazon, AstraZeneca and Oxford University. She first came to Gran Canaria in 2018 before quickly making the decision to relocate here permanently.

Dirk van Raalte

Dirk van Raalte

Dirk worked for many of the Netherland’s largest consulting firms before moving on to become one of the Europe’s leading independent leadership consultants. He works with executives around the world to support them with strategy, change and leadership. From the time that Dirk took his first cycling trip through Gran Canaria, he’s considered the island to be his own personal paradise!

Octavio Tejera

Octavio Tejera

Octavio radically transformed his life when his health began to suffer due the stresses of his career in civil engineering. He devotes his life to sharing the hard-learnt lessons of his personal journey with others. He specialises in helping individuals make their best contribution through calm and directed action. Octavio hails from the island and will be the first to tell you that there’s no better place to be!

Join us in the Canarian sun.

Reserve your retreat place now!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this retreat suitable for?

This retreat is suitable for anyone who is:

  • stressed, time-poor and looking to relax and slow down
  • in need of a break and wants to reconnect with themselves
  • passionate about self-development and keen to find greater balance in their lifestyle
  • interested in yoga, hiking and nature
What language is the retreat in?

The workshops will be conducted in English – but we are mindful of the fact this may not be everyone’s first language. The team will make every effort to ensure all the content is easily understandable for the group.

Is the retreat for men or women?

All genders are welcome. The retreat is for anyone with an interest in exploring the skills of self-care and self-leadership in depth.

Will the retreat be COVID-safe?

The Pure Clarity Team and the Hotel Staff will comply with all applicable COVID regulations at the time of the retreat, for example social-distancing of the group, use of disinfecting hand gel, use of masks as required.

What happens if COVID disrupts my travel?

We hold a Pure Clarity retreat in all four seasons of the year. If COVID prevents you from travelling to your booked retreat, you will be able to rebook for a future retreat date at no extra charge.

Will I have my own bedroom and bathroom?

Yes, all rooms in the hotel are private and ensuite.

Will there be vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free options?

Yes, we will confirm dietary requirements in advance of the retreat and will ensure you are taken care of.

What can I expect from a typical day during the retreat?

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Will I receive ongoing support after the retreat?

Yes, all attendees receive free membership of the Pure Clarity Facebook Community where they will be supported on their self-development journey after the retreat.

Do you have any recommendations if I want to extend my visit to the region?

If you’d like to extend your stay at the hotel, let us know and we’ll be sure to negotiate the best possible rate for you. The island has many wonderful beaches, natural swimming pools, mountains and forests, as well as charming towns to visit and explore. The team will be happy to help you with an itinerary on request.

Can I bring my significant other, or child to stay with me if they are not attending the retreat?

The retreat is an opportunity to focus on yourself without distractions. However, it’s fine for you to share your hotel room at no extra charge. If they wish to join us for the full-board retreat menu, there is an additional cost of €249 per person.

Why is it so expensive?

This retreat isn’t just a week of relaxation, self-care and self-discovery in a wonderful location. It’s also an investment in yourself, your wellbeing and your future. The team has spared no effort in creating a retreat experience which is truly transformative with benefits which reach far past your flight home.

What’s the refund policy?

Your €595 reservation fee is fully refundable up to 60 days in advance of the retreat start date. If there are less than 60 days left before the retreat, you may make a one-time transfer of your reservation to a future retreat date for no extra fee.

The remainder of your retreat fees are payable upon arrival.

I am not sure if a retreat is the right fit for me. How can I figure this out?

If you still have questions, why not book a call with a member of our team. We’ll be very happy to help you with any queries and figure out if this is the right retreat for you.

Get in touch

If you have a question, feel unsure about something or would just like to say hello, book a chat below.