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REAL Women 2024

Find your REAL

Join us for our third annual retreat in January 2024 as we sail away and enjoy four (4) nights of rest, relaxation and self growth. You’ll spend the cruise connecting with others, finding yourself and enjoying meaningful events and experiences that meet you exactly where you are.


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Virgin Voyages (Scarlet Lady)

With a name inspired by an early Virgin Atlantic plane, Scarlet Lady is Virgin Voyages premium take on what a luxury cruise ship means.  Ushering in a new era for sea travel, she's designed to be different with a unique approach to how Caribbean Cruises look and feel.  
Virgin Voyages cruises are adult only and include WIFI, tips, group workouts, and a basic beverage package with every sailing.  Plus book with our group and get extra Sailor Loot (onboard credit) to spend however you like!

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January 24th - 28th, 2024
Day 1: Miami
Day 2: Key West
Day 3: Day @ Sea
Day 4: Bimini
Day 5: Miami

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Retreat Options

Retreat Inclusions: 

Sail Away Soiree

REAL Wellness Kit

REAL Resources Book

Daily group coaching and workshops on a variety of wellness topics

Closing retreat activity

​Private yoga and meditation classes

Group dining with other women


Optional experiences available:

Complimentary exercise classes

Relax at the wellness pool

Entertainment and shows

Shore excursions (extra fee) 

Spa treatments (extra fee)

Coffee with Friends

Cabin Options

Reflects pricing through May 30th, 2023

(Based on double occupancy)

Early Registration (Paid by July 24th):

Inside Stateroom: $1,177, Deposit $130.60 per person

Sea View: $1,258, Deposit $148.60 per person

Sea Terrace $1,440, Deposit $189 per person

(Contact us about the AMAZING Rockstar Suite options)

Standard Registration (Paid after July 24th):

Inside Stateroom $1,242, Deposit $130.60 per person

Sea View $1,332, Deposit $148.60 per person

Sea Terrace $1,534, Deposit $189 per person

(Contact us about the AMAZING Rockstar Suite options)

Each booking comes with $600 of onboard inclusions 

Plus right now as an extra bonus a free $300 bar tab

(wifi, tips, exercise classes, beverages package)

AND Sailor Loot (Onboard Credit)

Insider and Sea View - $50 per cabin

Sea Terrace - $100 per cabin

Suites - $200 per cabin

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Virgin Voyages teamed up with locals in each of our ports to bring you a range of onshore experiences.

(Additional Cost)

Virgin Voyages teamed up with locals in each of our ports to bring you a

range of onshore experiences...

Key West:

Namaste Zen in Botanical Gardens 

Key Lime Pie Bakery Experience 

Be a Mermaid

Tour Ernest Hemingway's house 

Mangrove and Sandbar exploring

Snorkeling & Breakfast


Private Cabana

Stingray Safari

Shipwreck and Shark Snorkeling

REAL Women2024  Presenters

Amanda Buswell

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Amanda is the founder of REAL Retreats.  She has been a practicing marriage and family therapist since 2004 with a focus on healthy relationships.  Amanda specializes and is certified in parenting, pre-marital counseling, and marriage and communication programs.  She sees clients in Houston, Texas and also maintains an online coaching practice as well as teaching at the University level.  Amanda is a frequent presenter and speaker on a variety of topics around relationships and personal development and co-hosts the podcast Unfold REAL. "My passion is meeting people where they are and helping them grow through self awareness to live happier more fulfilled lives."

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Bonnie Hubert Ed.D

Dr. Bonnie has spent 25 years working in the education and mental health fields. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Education with a minor in Spanish and Masters Degrees in Educational Leadership and Counseling. She has been a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Houston.


She launched her life coaching practice in 2019, then her High Drive Moms Facebook Group in 2021. In 2022, she published my first book Every Woman Needs a Maid. She speaks for professional conferences, local organizations, as well as facilitate workshops and courses in person and online.

St. Clair

Motivational Speaker and Presenter

Knowing that no two people are alike, Heather St. Clair is passionate about encouraging those she encounters to achieve the success they define as well as embrace who they were created to be.  Throughout her years in roles such as a business owner, high school teacher, softball coach, and manager, she has created practical goal-setting tools used by top-level executives, high school students, and many in between.  A wife, mom of four, and now grandmother, Heather has transitioned through various stages of life, and most recently, she’s found herself an empty nester.  She resides in Southwest Virginia with her husband, Bill, and their crew of four-legged friends.



Licensed Massage Therapist & Reiki practitioner

Kaitlynn is a licensed massage therapist with a passion for holistic healing and self-care. She specializes in teaching self-massage techniques, trigger point work, and other hands-on approaches to help release tension and promote relaxation. She believes that when we learn to connect with our bodies and listen to their needs, we can unlock a wealth of healing and self-exploration. With a background and interest in somatic psychology, reiki, chakra theory, yoga, and health and wellness, she is dedicated to helping people achieve optimal physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.


Yoga Teacher, Sound Healer

Sharon earned her RYT-200 in January of 2019 and her roots are in Ashtanga Yoga.  Hot Vinyasa Mysore & Yin are her passions.  Along with holistic health and wellness she enjoys leading students to develop their own personal practice by encouraging them to move through postures allowing their own breath to guide the way.  Sharon is also trained in a style of Slo-Burn yoga in which it is optional to practice blindfolded!  (Yes, you can!!)  She looks forward to continuing her yoga education focused on trauma-informed teaching.  

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