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Spring Meditation and Nature Retreat with Rev. Keith

April 12, 2019 @ 6:00 am - April 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am PDT

Join Rev. Keith Horwitz for his annual Spring Meditation and Nature Retreat in Ventura, CA.  This retreat will focus on an incredible journey in one of the most beautiful National Parks in the Country – Santa Cruz Island.
With virtually no human inhabitants, being on Santa Cruz Island feels like you’ve gone back in time – to a pristine and peaceful place, much like the Chumash natives experienced centuries ago.

This Meditation Retreat is being offered as a One or Two Day Retreat.

What to expect on this retreat – 

DAY ONE: Friday, April 12, 2019

  1.   1:00-2:00pm Arrival at *Hotel Amanzi for an afternoon meeting and Yogic

Sleep meditation experience (Please bring a yoga mat)

  1.   Enjoy an wonderful dinner

  2.   Come together as a group for an early evening gathering focused on relaxation, inspiration and joy.

DAY TWO: Saturday, April 13, 2019

  1.   A relaxing day of insight, easy hiking and amazing scenery

  2.   Various meditations, history, beauty, stillness and fresh air

  3.   A one hour boat ride to and from the island (Boat ticket is included)

  4.   A picnic lunch on the island (not provided)

  5.   Dolphin and Whale sightings from the boat (not guaranteed, but very likely)

Experience how nature can empower your dreams with adventure & fun!


Meet at Hotel Amazi is located near the coast in the City of Ventura.  *Special arrangements have been made for rooms at a rate of $101.00 plus tax (single occupancy) for our group.  If you share a room with someone it will be half the rate! You must make your own reservation, 805-653-1434, and reference the name of our group: SANTA CRUZ RETREAT, in order to receive the special rate.  Please note that rooms will be held at this rate only until March 26th.  Afterwards the room will be subject to availability and an increased to regular rate.

Where: Hotel Amanzi Ventrua

When:  Arrive Friday, April 12th 2:00pm

Timing: Arrive 1:00-2:00, Meet in banquet room at 3:00, Dinner at 5:30 and evening gathering at 7:00pm


Where:   Meet Ventura Harbor >> Santa Cruz Island

When:    Saturday, April 13th, 2019

Timing: Arrive in Ventura Harbor at 7:30am to prepare for departure.

               8:00am **Boat leaves for Island arriving at 9:15am

               4:00pm Boat departs Island arriving in Ventura harbor at 5:15pm

COSTS:      TWO DAY RETREAT (Friday & Saturday)          ONE DAY RETREAT (Saturday Only)

                    $185.00 Early Registration (by 3/12/19)             $119.00 Regular Registration (by 3/12/19)

                    $195.00 (after 3/12/19)                                          $134.00 (after 3/12/19)

                    *Hotel and meals costs are extra                           Boat ticket is included

                    (Hotel rate listed above in Day One details)          Must bring picnic lunch to island

                    Boat ticket on 4/13 is included

                    Two Day Early Reg.                                                One Day Early Reg.

                           $185.00                                                                    $119.00

To register by phone: Call 818-913-9691

Check list and more details will be sent after registration.

There is a limited amount of space, so register early.                                


Ground transportation to Ventura harbor is the responsibility of each registrant.

  1.   On Saturday the boat departs at 8:00am sharp!  You MUST arrive no later that 7:40am to check in.

To Register by phone please call Keith at 818-913-9691 or click through to Rev. Keith’s website to register and pay with Credit Card here.

Full details, a check list and directions will be given after registration.

Cancellation Policy: If we cancel the trip for any reason you will receive a full refund.  Occasionally the weather does not permit for the boat to operate, you will be notified the morning of if there is a weather related cancellation and issued a refund for Saturday only.  If you cancel 5 days or less prior to day one there is no refund. If you cancel 21-6 days before the day of departure You may receive a 50% refund or apply 90% towards another trip or workshop.  If it is earlier than 21 days there is a 10% processing fee and you will receive a 90% refund.  If you are late on day two and miss the boat for any reason, there is no refund. Hotel room fees are subject to hotel cancellation policy.


April 12, 2019 @ 6:00 am
April 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am
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Rev. Keith Horwitz