Silent Retreat Gran Canaria: 

'Diving into Pure Consciousness'


... experience this silent meditation retreat with José Antonio Manchado

... from February 23rd till 25th. 2024 on Gran Canaria

Yes, I'd love to join this retreat!

Have you been longing for a retreat?

Want to be with yourself?

Are you curious what a retreat with José Antonio Manchado is like?

Would you like to deepen the connection with yourself? And with nature

Would you like to experience what it’s like to start the day with a gong bath

Or end the day with a fire meditation?

Or do you have a specific intention for letting go?

You can now join this in-person retreat on Gran Canaria.

And... be open to new experiences that can change your life. 

 Be open to connect with nature in a different way. 

In this retreat...


... you will (re)connect with your natural state of peace and calmness. You'll be letting go of limiting beliefs, fears, and attachments. 

... you'll experience life changing meditations. José Antonio Manchado shares effective and transformational practices, all focussed at discovering your inner self. 

... there'll be more meditations and practices:

  • For self-inquiry,
  • For awakening consciousness,
  • To let go of control and live in peace,
  • To let go of pain from the past and live without fear,
  • To connect with nature

and other Tibetan energy meditations to live from your heart.

Other participants' experiences


Click play and watch this short video for experiences of participants of a previous retreat.

This also allows you to see what the location is like!

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One weekend

A full weekend with profound practices for inner peace.

Connect with yourself

Transforming meditations to discover your inner self.

Let go

Let go of limiting beliefs, fears, and attachments.

Give yourself a break

Have you become more of a human-doing than a human-being?

Are you ready to take a holiday from yourself?

The practices that José Antonio Manchado will share in this retreat will help you go back to your natural self. During the retreat. And after the retreat. 

How does that sound?

That sounds wonderful, I'd love to join!

practical details


What will you get?

» José Antonio Manchado will share a weekend that’s full of meditations, sound therapies, teachings and practices.     

» A weekend in silence. To allow you to disconnect from the outside and connect with your inside. This way you’ll enjoy the retreat to the fullest and can integrate the teachings as much as possible. 

» Simplicity. Picture a back-to-basic space of silence and love in the middle of stunning nature, where the chefs cook delicious vegetarian meals, with fruits and vegetables from their own garden. 


When is it and what are the timings?

» 23 - 24 - 25 February 2024

» Start retreat: Friday February 23rd at 20.00h*

» End retreat: Sunday February 25th at 18.00h*

» Check-in at the location on Friday before 19.30h* for a prompt start of the retreat at 20.00h.
All times are in the local time zone: GMT +1.


Where is it?

» The retreat takes place at a beautiful remote location in the north of Gran Canaria, far away from tourist areas. 

» The location and the retreat invite you to go back-to-basic on all levels; including the spiritual level as well as the level of accommodation. With a sensation of camping and matching facilities, like shared bathrooms. 


How much is the exchange? 

» The investment for this retreat is 370 euro. You pay 70 euro upon registration and the remaining 300 euro at the start of the retreat itself. 

» Included: full board (vegetarian menu), accommodation (shared rooms), sound therapies, meditations, teachings and practices. If you have any food allergies however, the kitchen accounts for a small extra fee.                                     

» What’s not included? Flights & transfers. 


Sleeping arrangements

» All rooms are basic and shared. The rooms have 4 - 6 beds, bathrooms are also shared.   


Extra options

» Connect with other participants to arrange shared arrival and departure transportation (from the airport) to the retreat location.

» Extra nights. You can extend your stay by booking a couple of extra nights at the retreat location after you signed-up: 22 euro per person per night for bed & breakfast. 


Limited spots 

» There are limited spots available. If the retreat is full, do sign-up for the waiting-list so you’ll be invited when there are changes.


Can anyone sign-up?

» The retreat is open to everyone. No previous experience is required. 

» However, if your mobility is impaired or walking is an issue, we recommend joining another retreat in a less challenging location or our online events.

» José will give his 100% to the group and more. So, are you 100% committed to enjoying this retreat? Yes? Then you’ll get as much as possible out of this weekend. 

» There are no private healing sessions during the retreat, nor is there individual assistance.

» We reserve the right of admission in order to facilitate a smooth and conscious event without unnecessary interruptions.


A retreat with José Antonio Manchado is light, goes deep and is shared with a great sense of humour.  

Who is José Antonio Manchado? 


What has he done? Who has taught him what he's teaching?

Here are some details and background information.


José Antonio Manchado...


... is author of the books: Be Happier than the Dalai Lama and Are you Ill? Congratulations! Discover the opportunity in illness”. He is Master of Rigpa Energetic Healing, of Dharma Shamanic System, of Reiki Usui, and of ancient and modern Tibetan singing Bowls therapy and Gong therapy. 


... loves sharing what he has been learning for over more than 20 years from various teachers: Tibetan Buddhists, Zen Monks, Lamas and Aboriginals. These include teachers from around the world like Akong Rinpoche, Lama Sangye, Sogyal Rinpoche, Kalu Tseng (Tibet), Karma Dorje Senge (Nepal), Gong master Adrey Lee (China), Jorge Diaz (Spain), and Bruce Manaka (USA). 


... has been giving workshops, courses and retreats for meditation and mental calmness since 2004. In all his events he shares the practices that have helped him to live happy and free

Do you have any questions before you want to sign-up? 


Find the answers to frequently asked questions here.


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Or do you have another question about this retreat?

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Don't believe anything we say, 

just experience it for yourself!


Are you ready to allow yourself and to be open to a new experience?  


Yes, I'd love to sign-up!