When is it happening?

22nd to 28th September, 2024

Where is it happening?

At the enchanting land of Athoor in Tamil Nadu is where nature’s beauty unfolds
in all its splendor. Nestled amidst rolling hills and lush green landscapes,
Athoor is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Its picturesque beauty is adorned
with verdant valleys, temples, churches, the Athoor Dam and the serene Kamarajar
Lake. The majestic hills stand tall, guarding the ancient land, while the gentle
breeze whispers bygone tales of wisdom. Delve into the rich cultural heritage of
Athoor and embark on an unforgettable life journey with us. At the end, leave with
memories that will be cherished forever.


The Lakeside Resort, located near Kamarajar Lake at Athoor Village near Dindigul
in Tamil Nadu.

Nestled along the serene shores of Kamarajar Lake, the Lakeside Resort makes for a
sanctuary for weary travellers and those seeking tranquillity. On one side, nature’s
beauty dances upon the shimmering lake, and on another, well-tended lawns invite you
to meander in awe, all day. The property also features a swimming pool, if you wish to
take a rejuvenating dip at any time of the day.

How to get there?

By Air:
The nearest airport is Madurai International Airport (83 km). The venue is a 90-minute
drive from the airport. From Trichy Airport (125 km), it takes approximately 2 hours 15
minutes by road to get to the venue. From Coimbatore Airport (150 km), the venue is 3
hours away.

By Train:
The nearest train station is the Dindigul Railway Station (23.4 km) from where it takes less
than 30 minutes to reach Lakeside Resort.

We can help you with the last mile arrival and pickup by cabs from the nearest airports or
railway station. Do get in touch with us at hello@creativegarh.com

So, when do I get there and when do I leave?

To ensure a seamless start to our hill station retreat, we recommend you check-in at
the venue at the latest by 4pm Sunday, 22nd September. Our program officially begins at
6pm on the same day with a 44-minute kickoff session.

Ease in, have dinner with your co-attendees, engage with the facilitators and settle in
for a restful sleep. The retreat will then unfold with full-day sessions from 23rd up
till late evening of 27th September. You may plan to leave for your destination any time
before 11am on the 28th.

What’s the accommodation like?

The venue encompasses 10 rooms and cottages. Each cottage features a spacious front porch
set up with cane armchairs and tables, so you can start off your mornings here, soaking up
some fresh air. The abode is designed with exposed stones that lend it a rather rustic appeal.
Inside, there is a common dining area where you can relish your meals with ease. The
bedrooms are furnished to ensure you have the most comfortable stay and the en suite
washrooms are tiled and modern.

There will be a total of 16 attendees with 2 facilitators at the Retreat.

How many participants will there be in all?

16 at the maximum. The idea is to create an intimate group of people who are serious about
their creative transformation and can be cheerleaders for each other’s transformation journey.
We also ensure that we have a diverse and varied lot across domains and experience levels, so
that when the journeys intersect, there are enough experiences and stories to take solace in.

How much does it cost?

INR 86,000 + government taxes per person – twin sharing.
INR 1,15,700 + government taxes per person – single occupancy (limited seats on first come, first serve basis).
For details on where your money goes and what’s included and what’s not, please click here.

What’s the day-wise journey like?

Retelling our narratives

+ Creating space for a new journey.
+ Creating a safe space.
+ Understanding judgement.
+ The story of our lives and beginning of self healing and recovery.
+ Introduction to unreasonable living.
+ Sankalp, Sakshi, Saadhana, Swadhayay.

Rewriting our narratives

+ Reflection and time travel.
+ Listening to our narratives.
+ Re-meeting ourselves.
+ Overcoming procrastination.
+ Soul searching of what matters.
+ Svikaar, Smarpan, Shraddha.

Tapping into our beingness

+ Elevating self love.
+ Playing from love.
+ Mindfulness, forgiveness, gratefulness, you-ness.
+ Simran, Kshama, Shukr, Shriday.

Unravelling the reason for our being

+ Unravelling life purpose.
+ Internalisation of life purpose.
+ Tapping into joy.
+ Pouring yourself into your passions.
+ Sewa, Swardharma.

Day 1 of a purpose-driven life

+ Connecting all the dots.
+ Discovering how joy flows.
+ Handling the future roadblocks.
+ Staying in the creative flow.
+ Being ready for life.
+ Sabr, Shokhee, Sangha.

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