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Mother Daughter Reconnection Retreat | Cozumel Island, Mexico

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Cozumel Island, Mexico | January 27th - February 3, 2018

We know life can get overwhelming some days. Between your job and the kids activities, bills and responsibilities, family obligations and never anytime for vacations . . .it can be all too much.

When was the last time you took a moment, a day, a weekend to connect with your daughter? Do you know who her favorite bands are, what her favorite movie is, where she dreams of traveling or what she dreams of becoming as she grows up? Is your daughter in college or focused on her own career? How often do you two speak, rather than text?

Are your answers to these questions outdated and unsatisfying, because neither of you has had any true time to connect with your busy schedules . . . .


It's time to reconnect, not only with your daughter but with yourself! The time is now, she will never be this age again! These shared moments and experiences are far more important than Christmas presents and trips to the mall or even spa days! 

It's time escape and fall back in love, with yourself, with your daughter and with being a mom! Look into her eyes as you discover adventures together and watch her smile, feel her heart explode with joy. This re-connection retreat is a beautiful investment in your sacred relationship with your child, and yourself. 

The Venue

Ventanas al Mar is the only oceanfront eco-friendly hotel to be found on Cozumel´s unspoiled, rugged East Coast, about 18km from the city of San Miguel de Cozumel.  This beautiful, intimate, family run hotel is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the Caribbean with its white powder beaches, unrestricted views of the ocean and a cool ocean breeze in every room.  Enjoy the peace and tranquility whilst stargazing from your balcony at night. 


The hotel was built on the only cliff in Cozumel, making the most of the natural landscape with the rooms being built right above the ocean on the cliff, this allowing for incredible views and an unrivaled calming atmosphere with the sound of the waves crashing against the rocks below.

To the north of the hotel there is an expansive white sandy beach protected by the natural sand dunes, where this ends you get to a more rocky beach which extends as far as the eye can see.  The hotel participates in the sea turtle protection program and each summer the turtles come back to lay their eggs and we help to return the newborns to the sea.

The Cuisine

Let’s get this straight right from the start! Caribbean Mexican food is simply delicious!

It's perfect for our vegetarians, vegans and meat-eaters alike. The breakfasts here will include fresh baked bread and a sumptuous selection of fresh fruits, and the dinners will offer the freshest seafood available plucked directly from the ocean.

If you don’t eat this or that – no worries – we are happy to accommodate any of your food preferences with this delicious healthy fresh food!

We’ll have multiple opportunities to experience the ubiquitous mouth-watering local flavors and our gourmet chef will make sure no matter your preferences, you pallete will be satisfied!

The Delights . . .

  • Spectacular Cozumel Sunrises & Sunsets

  • Oceanfront Accommodations with Breathtaking Vistas

  • Private Room with Full Bath

  • Daily Maid Service & Beach Towels

  • Heart Shaped Pool on the White Sand

  • All meals and All Diets Accommodated

  • All Transportation on the Island

  • All Entrance and Activity Fees

  • All Craft Supplies

  • All Cultural Immersion Opportunities

  • Beautiful Mermaid Tails for You & Your Daughter(s)

  • Daily Morning Yoga

  • Daily Evening Candlelight Meditation



The Adventures. . .

  • A boat excursion to El Cielo, a pristine Cozumel paradise (where you can see starfish!) El Cielo means “Heaven”, and it's a perfect fit for this heavenly location, because it’s the most spectacular place in the Caribbean Sea. The water in Cielo is very shallow usually only waste deep, and is known as a sandbar. El Cielo is only accessible by boat and is about a half mile from the coast. There’s powdered white sand that massages your feet every step you take, so you’re able to walk around barefoot without any worries.


  • Land Lover Day in Chankanaab Adventure Park! Chankanaab is a word that comes from the Mayan language and means “little sea, the park is located inside Cozumel´s National Marine Park. You will enjoy the beautiful beach park and spend your day either snorkeling or scuba diving while admiring schools of tropical fish, colorful reef and underwater statues. You can also enjoy a fresh hand-made tortilla at our Mayan casita, stop by the crocodile exhibition or the sea lion show, or perhaps relax with a massage in front of the lagoon that gives the park its name. These are only a few of the many activities you can enjoy at Chankanaab.


  • 3 Reef Snorkeling Excursion! Sail the waters of beautiful Cozumel Island and snorkel in three different reefs along the second largest barrier reef system on the planet. This adventure around Cozumel is one of the best in all world, giving you the chance to visit three little pieces of paradise in just one outing! These phenomenal places have corals that reach from depths of 30 feet under the surface and are home to an incredibly diverse array of vibrant sea life forms, such as turtles, rays, angelfish, and many other rare and beautiful creatures. Explore underwater caves and be astounded by coral mountains! Don’t be surprised if you see hawksbill turtles, seahorses, gudgeons, pipefish and even harmless nurse sharks. 


  • Mermaid Lesson! "Mermaiding" is both an artistic expression and a fun whimsical way to keep fit! This class is structured to be fun with safety in mind. As news headlines have a way of tainting the world in dismal colors, more and more people are going the extra mile to find the extraordinary in everyday life. A quick detour from everyday life is sometimes just what we need to reconnect with ourselves, our childhood fantasies and our daughters.


  • Free-diving Lesson! See how fun it can be under the sea in a rare opportunity to learn with a professional certified free-diver chica goddess! Discover Freediving and explore the crystal clear waters that Cozumel has to offer. Drift over the reef in an easy current, and experience aquatic relaxation like you never have before!


  • International flights to Mexico

  • Transfers via ADO bus or taxi to Playa del Carmen from Cancun Aiport

  • Ferry from Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Cozumel Island, Mexico

You can fly into Cancun (CUN) or Cozumel (CZM) International Airport



Slow down and be pampered

Are you a priority on your own to do list? Many moms are not!


Cast aside a life of stress and individualism

Are you modeling a life of constant stress to your daughter? Many moms are unable to model inclusion, compassion and self love to their daughters in today's busy world!


Rewire the relationship between you and your daughter

You only have so much precious time with her! Make it count and do it now!


Re-prioritize life

Are you living in alignment with your true essence? Are you chasing your own dreams? Our children don't do what we say, they do what we do!


Begin an important practice of yoga and meditation

Have you always wanted to try yoga or meditation? This is your chance to begin a practice of devoted self care and more importantly to model this for your daughter, so she begins to love herself in a tangible way, everyday!


Explore the worldschooling lifestyle

Are you curious about worldschooling and how your days would be spent if you were educating your child while traveling the world? Escape the daily routine and explore culturally-focused activities focused on immersive and experiential learning.


Develop a deep and lasting bond with your daughter

These shared experiences and adventures will open up a channel of communication, making barriers which may have been erected easier to breakdown. Conquering and exploring, together makes you a team, again!


Remember your own childhood fantasies and dreams, so you can participate in and validate hers

You may have become so disconnected from your true inner voice that you're not feeding hers, and we all know we want better for our daughters than we have ourselves. So connect to yourself again, remember those dreams and mermaid fantasies, let that sense of wonder back in and transform your relationship with your daughter by doing so!



Crystal Blue and River, are the mother/daughter founders of Enlightened Globetrekker Adventures. They first moved to Cozumel from the USA five years ago. River was five at the time. They became mermaids together, casting aside a life of stress and together, they found their own paradise.

The inspiration of life everyday from this fresh new perspective of love and priority, fueled the philosophy of, and countless global articles under the name, Enlightened Globetrekker, and then later, the birth of this inspired-living adventure company, Enlightened Globetrekker Adventures. 

Now they are excited to share not only their home island and it's stunning turquoise ocean with you, but also their inspiration sources, intimate spaces, worldschooling life and love secrets in this special retreat. We can't wait for you two to be mermaids with us, in your heart, and in the sea.