Please join  Cher Meli & Heidi Hoelzer for this five-night whirlwind rendezvous in one of the world’s most evocative cities, ROMA!
On this ‘retreat’ we will immerse ourselves in the best that Rome has to offer: the most delicious food imaginable including dinner at our favorite restaurant, an adventurous Vespa tour around the city, sunset rooftop opera and aperitivo, Vineyard tour with wine tasting and pasta making and, of course, lots of culture and ancient history.

Each day will also have an optional, mid-afternoon gentle and relaxing yoga & meditation practice at Zem Yoga, designed to keep your body feeling fine and integrate inspiration into your mind to take home with you.

There will be plenty of free time to “Get Lost in Rome”….wander the city as we love to do, shop, visit museums or rest under a tree amongst the ancient ruins.

We’ve personally curated this to be a fabulously fun and inspiring fling of a trip; all that you need is your adventuresome spirit, curiosity and willingness to explore, wander and even get LOST. Experience life as the Romans do….with passion and delight!

Check your passport! If it expires within 6 months of the trip, you will not be granted entry into Italy…now is the time to sort this out!

Note : Upon expressing, interest you will receive an email with a calendar link to schedule a zoom or phone call with me or Heidi  so we can answer all of your questions!

A beautiful day in Borghese gardens!

Enjoy a walking tour in the ancient ruins!

Zooming around Rome on a Vespa!

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What's Included in the cost

  • Vespa Tour of the Eternal City
  • Walking tour of ancient ruins
  • Sunset rooftop Opera performance & aperitivo
  • Vineyard tour with wine tasting, pasta making class & gentle yoga practice
  • Dinner at Il Ciak & dancing 
  • Daily mid-day gentle yoga practices and meditation
  • Each guest will receive a signature, luxury “Let’s get lost…” gift from Cher Meli & Heidi Hoelzer to commemorate this exciting journey.
  • Upon registration you will be emailed a very detailed and comprehensive PDF with tons of information including:
          • What apps you’ll need to get around town
          • What you’ll need to do before arriving (such as make sure your passport is valid within 6months of travel)
          •  A few handy simple phrases in Italian
          •  Information on local customs such as how to order an espresso (Italians are big on tradition such as gnocchi on  Thursdays)
         •  What to wear and bring along (sneakers for sure…we’re going to walk a LOT)
         •  Suggestions for some of the best trattorias, pizzerias, gelato, shopping, and more!
         •  Detailed travel information including transport to and from the airport

    AND SO MUCH MORE

This Roman adventure also includes US!

Heidi & Cher have both traveled vastly throughout their lives; some of their best travel moments having been experienced over the past couple of years while most were locked away. This makes us uniquely qualified as your guides to Get Lost in Rome!

This is far more than your average yoga retreat…it is an adventure of a lifetime, one which will awaken and inspire your passion for living in all that you do!

We’ve curated this unique “retreat” as an answer to the uncertainty of the times, especially in the context of financial concerns. Whether you choose a more modest accommodation (it’s doubtful you’ll spend much time in your room anyway!), or grab a cappuccino on the go vs. luxuriating at Antico Caffé Greco at the base of the Spanish Steps is totally up to you! Rome is incredibly affordable when living like the Romans do! We will provide all of the information that you need to do so as well as optional companionship to share our favorite hot spots and gems around Rome.

This unique experience and all that it encompasses for only $3100

What is Not Included in the Cost

$3100

 

  • Meals, except for Thursday lunch at the vineyard & Friday dinner at Il Ciak
  • Transportation- to & from Italy, transports to & from airports, or transportation within the city
  • Accommodations
    • Accommodations are not included  in the cost for a number of reasons:
        • We would have needed to rent a villa outside of the city center which would waste a lot of time logistically
        • I’ve stayed in Airbnb’s with my best friends sharing a studio apartment for 75€ per night and also stayed in an apartment with a balcony overlooking Campo de’ Fiori for 350€ per night.  You can easily find a place within your budget…. We will help you!
        • Although the cost of accommodations are not included, we will be available to help you choose your apartment or hotel in our chosen location. We might not stay together, but we’ll be neighbors

     

     

Note : Upon expressing, interest you will receive an email with a calendar link to schedule a zoom or phone call with me or Heidi so we can answer all of your questions!

Important Details

  • Please begin looking at accommodations around Campo de’ Fiori, there are plenty of Airbnb’s and Hotels at all price points
  • Check your passport! If it expires within 6 months of travel you will not be permitted on your flight to Italy
  • Only search for flights in a private (Incognito) browser window; this is a major travel hack! When you search in a regular window, the lowest fare the first time you search will be recorded in your cookies and you’ll never see a lower fare
  • We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance

There will be plenty of free time to get lost in Roma, and We highly recommend doing so!

Your “Let’s Get Lost in Rome” experience will also include a detailed guidebook filled with recommendations and locations of:

 

The Best Pizza Spots

The Best Gelato

Traditional Roman Restaurant

Note : Upon expressing, interest you will receive an email with a calendar link to schedule a zoom or phone call with me or Heidi so I can answer all of your questions!

Cancellation and Refund Policy

CANCELLATION POLICY

Please note that because Cher Meli & Heidi Hoelzer (DQB, Inc.) travel experiences are limited to a small number of attendees, to allow for a more personable, intimate experience, our cancellation policy is firmly in place.. All payments are made in US Dollars.

HOLD DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

Hold deposits are transferable to another attendee found and assigned by the original attendee.

Full balance due 30 days before the start date of retreat.

Cancellation requests submitted within 45 days of retreat date, 50% of the total amount (less deposit) will be refunded, unless another attendee registers and pays in your place, in which case, 100% of total amount including deposit will be refunded Within 15 days of your retreat: sorry but no refunds given, no exceptions unless replacement attendee is found and paid in full.

No one books a retreat with the intention of canceling it, but unexpected events do occur, so please consider purchasing travel insurance, and that it is your responsibility to read and understand our cancellation policies. Exceptions cannot be made for any reason, including weather, injury/illness, or personal emergencies. No refunds or credits for failure to attend or failure to complete the retreat, or for arriving late or leaving early. We recommend that you purchase your own travel insurance. We encourage you to purchase trip cancellation insurance in order that your trip fees will be covered should you or your family have a medical problem prior to your trip or while on the trip. Trip insurance should also be purchased to cover medical expenses in the event you have an accident while on the retreat. Most travel insurance must be purchased within 14 days of making your reservation. We reserve the right to cancel retreats with inadequate participant interest, in which case all money paid to Cher Meli & Heidi Hoelzer( DQB, Inc.) will be refunded. Notification of cancellation will occur at least 1 month prior to retreat start date. DQB, Inc., Cher Meli & Heidi Hoelzer cannot be held responsible for any personal expenses, such as airline tickets due to changes in itineraries or retreat cancellations.

DISCLAIMER

DQB, Inc., Cher Meli & Heidi Hoelzer and all persons involved in retreats (herein after referred to as “AGENTS”) act only in capacity as AGENTS for the participant in all matters connected with travel, sight-seeing journeys and transportation, and as AGENTS hold themselves free of responsibility for any damage occasioned by any cause.

AGENTS will not be responsible for any damages or expenses or inconveniences caused by late departures or change of schedule, strikes or to their conditions, nor will be responsible for loss or damage to baggage or any of the participant’s belongings.

All prices quoted are correct at time of printing, include the cost of operation of the journeys, and are subject to currency changes.

All travel arrangements are your responsibility and at your own cost. AGENTS shall not be held liable for any consequences arising from delays or cancellations in any of the companies you may have made arrangements with, or for any irregularities in your documentation required for travel Transfers to/from the retreat are at your own cost, unless otherwise specified.

AGENTS shall not be responsible for personal injury, death, accident, delay, loss, damage, irregularity or property damage as a result of force majeure or for any other losses or damages incurred by any person or journey participants caused by any delay or change of itinerary or arising out of any act, including, but not limited to, any act of negligence, any person acting for or on behalf of AGENTS for transportation, accommodation or sight-seeing provider or any other person or entity rendering any of these services or accommodations being offered in connection with this journey.

We do not accept liability for cancellations, delays or changes caused by war, threat of war, terrorist actions or threats, closure of airports, civil strife, industrial action, natural disaster, technical problems to transport, staff cancellations, unforeseen changes in your personal circumstances or other events beyond our control.

Participants assume the risk involved when participating in yoga, foreign travel, and any and all activities and/or pursuits voluntarily undertaken while participating in the retreat.

Occasionally, changes have to be made (e.g. the program times, guest teacher or other arrangements), which we reserve the right to do at any time.

In regard to the stay during the yoga retreat, AGENTS will provide safe, careful instruction and safe premises, but ask that each participant take personal responsibility for their own self-care and (in the unlikely case) for any injuries incurred during retreat. Modifications are given to students with specific needs. If participants are unsure of their physical ability due to previous injuries, they should seek the advice of a healthcare practitioner beforehand.

AGENTS are not liable for any injuries you may incur. All classes and activities are undertaken at your own risk. We are not liable for any medical or psychiatric conditions which may develop during or subsequent to the retreat.
We are not liable for the loss of or damage to your personal property.

Women who are pregnant should provide a letter from their healthcare practitioner specifying that they are fit to travel and able to engage in the activities that we provide.

Participants agree that any and all disputes between Participants and DQB, Inc., Cher Meli & Heidi Hoelzer Lifestyle & MY Retreats shall be governed by New York law.

Participants agree to mediate any and all disputes prior to the institution of any litigation. In the event of any litigation between the Parties to this agreement involving their respective rights or obligations, such litigation shall take place in Suffolk County, New York and the prevailing party shall be entitled to recovery of reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs of litigation.

This agreement supersedes all previous oral or written communications, representations, or agreements between the parties.

Note : Upon expressing, interest you will receive an email with a calendar link to schedule a zoom or phone call with me or Heidi so I can answer all of your questions!