Restore, Refresh, Renew in the Beauty of Nature

  • Upcoming Events

    Pamper Yourself at One of Our Retreats

    September 15-17, 2017

    November 10 - 12, 2017


    To restore, refresh, and renew body, mind, spirit, and relationships in the beauty of nature.

  • Get away into God's creation.

    Reflect, meditate, laugh, love, connect

  • FAQ

    What is a Destination Healing Retreat?

    A chance to leave all your cares behind.

    An atmosphere of  of love and acceptance​

    Opportunity to just be quiet and reflective, or to engage in one-on-one coaching sessions in the areas of healthy lifestyle, relationships, spiritual matters, and movement.


    How often do you have retreats?

    Our next two are scheduled for September and October 2016.

    More information will be coming soon

    Where are your retreats held?

    We have a lovely home at the top of Palomar Mountain with room for 8 - 10 participants. Directions are sent upon registration.

    We are having women's retreats now, but hope to do couples' retreats as well.

    How much does it cost?

    Pricing varies according to the type of retreat and the program features.

    The retreat includes lodging, towels, sheets, for two nights and all meals and snacks.

    What if I have special dietary needs or restrictions?

    At registration, you will be asked about food allergies or dietary needs. Accommodations will be made for any special needs at the time the menu is planned. ​

    You are free to bring any special items that you require.


    What are the qualifications of the leaders?

    Peggy Hamerly holds three health coaching certifications and is a former teacher. She has been coaching for the past eight years.

    Michelle Tambaoan is a marriage and family therapy intern. She is passionate about helping others transform adverse relationships into lifelong healthy ones.

    Deane Vallejo is a certified fitness instructor and the founder of Healing in Stretching.

    All three ladies have a strong commitment to helping others strengthen their physical, mental, and spiritual health.



  • Founders

    We are dedicated to servant leadership.

    Peggy Hamerly, Michelle Tambaoan, Deane Vallejo

    We have put our heads together to provide a unique retreat experience featuring healthy meals and health coaching, relational and emotional wellness coaching, and Healing in Stretching sessions.

    Stretching in the Sunshine

    Led by Deane of Healing in Stretching

    A wonderful way to start the day!

  • Tell me more about Destination Healing Retreats

    We'll contact you about our next event.

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