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Embark on a Life-Changing Retreat: For people who want to experience Mental Healing and Mental Clarity, Discover Their Life's Purpose, or Optimize Their Mental Health in a Secluded Private Island in Palawan, Philippines’ Paradise

Experience a transformative, medically supervised 6-day mental wellness retreat that delivers remarkable benefits after just one visit

Come to Hiraya if you want to heal, optimize and find deeper life purpose.

HEAL from the hidden burdens that hinder your happiness and fulfillment, including unresolved conflicts within yourself and strained relationships with others. Whether it's anxiety, stress, depression, unresolved traumas, or the aftermath of painful losses, our retreat provides a space for deep healing and rejuvenation.

OPTIMIZE your mental performance and overall health. Our program is designed to support the optimal functioning of your mind—the processing faculty mainly responsible for having great physical health and also personal success. Gain mental clarity, enhance cognitive function, and sharpen your leadership skills to excel in every aspect of your life.

FIND DEEPER LIFE PURPOSE and meaning in your life's journey. Our retreat invites your mind to explore depths you never thought possible, transcending conventional wellness practices. Through this transformative experience, reconnect with your true essence and unearth a profound sense of life purpose and fulfillment.

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Palawan, Philippines

Clarity and Transformation Await You

Nestled on the serene shores of Palawan, voted the World’s Best Island, Hiraya Wellness Retreat presents a SIX-DAY MENTAL WELLNESS RETREAT that is more than a picturesque setting — it's a portal to transformation.

*** Voted the World’s Best Island in 2013, 2016, 2017, and 2020 by Travel + Leisure Magazine.

 

Here, our promise goes beyond escape — we deliver a breakthrough.

The Challenges We Overcome at Hiraya Wellness Retreat

  • For the professional athlete or high-level executive: are mental blocks limiting your peak performance?

  • If stress, anxiety, or depression have resisted conventional strategies, we offer a new and effective path.

  • If You are navigating through turbulent moments or critical decisions, be it in career, relationships, or personal life.

  • For those burdened by deep-rooted traumas, PTSD, or depression: find your sanctuary for healing and strength.

  • High achievers seeking more than success: discover deeper life meaning and reconnect with your true self.

  • If you want to FIX RELATIONSHIPS - with yourself and others. Our retreat program naturally fixes relationships of people.

  • If you want to OPTIMIZE your brain. After all, this our body's processor of everything which allows us to have great physical health when optimized. (Optimizing your mental health is proven to prevent chronic illnesses as stress is a major contributor to many chronic illnesses.) 

 

The Hiraya Promise: Beyond Temporary Fixes to Lasting Transformation

Hiraya Wellness Retreat is a convergence of time-honored healing and cutting-edge scientific research. Here, transformative breakthroughs and shifts in perspective are not just possible—they're expected. Embrace a journey of sustained wellness and profound change with us.

Why Choose Hiraya Wellness Retreat?

THE ROOT CAUSE HEALING PROGRAM - At Hiraya Wellness Retreat, we tackle mental health from the root cause, and we don't provide a band-aid solution.

 

The Right Setting

Discover the transformative power of healing in the serene embrace of Palawan's breathtaking landscapes. Far from clinical confines, our workshops unfold in different enchanting locations across the island, offering a space conducive to root cause healing. Amidst nature's embrace, you'll find solace and inspiration as you embark on your journey to wellness. Scientific studies affirm the profound impact of natural environments on mental health, with exposure to such settings shown to reduce stress and enhance overall well-being. (Source: National Institutes of Health) At Hiraya Wellness Retreat, we embrace the therapeutic essence of nature, crafting an environment that nurtures your mental and emotional growth.

The Right Treatment

Embark on a journey of profound healing with our expertly crafted treatments. Designed to address the root causes of mental health issues and emotional burdens, each session guides you towards inner peace and emotional well-being. Through a blend of ancient wisdom and modern techniques, our treatments offer transformative experiences that empower you to embrace life with clarity, strength, and purpose. Experience the profound shifts that accompany true healing, as our holistic approach nurtures your mind, body, and spirit on the path to wellness.
 

The Right Support

At Hiraya Wellness Retreat, we're more than your traditional psychiatrist or retreat facilitators — we're your partners on the path to root cause healing. Our experienced team is dedicated to providing unwavering support and guidance as you navigate your personal journey. Even after you return to your everyday life, our support system remains, offering insights and strategies to help you integrate your newfound awareness and practices into your daily routine. With us by your side, you'll find the strength and support you need to create profound and lasting change in your life.

Dr. Noreen Molina brings over 20 years of experience to the table, with a storied career in psychiatry that has allowed her to experience a spectrum of healing modalities, from traditional to holistic. Her approach is both scientific and empathetic, offering a synthesis of the most effective practices tailored to individual needs.

 

Joining her are Ziggie Gonzales and Marina Bulaong, our retreat facilitators whose life work epitomizes the transformative power of our offerings.

 

Ziggie, a certified practitioner in Trauma-Informed Yoga and Embodied Facilitation, has studied under various guides and completed an intensive certification in Psychedelic Assisted Therapy. His dedication to merging the esoteric with the scientific paves the way for a journey of self-discovery in a safe and supportive environment.

 

Marina Bulaong, our Yoga Instructor, complements the team with her expertise in Traditional Yoga and her commitment to nurturing spaces for self-reflection and spiritual exploration. Her approach is designed to guide you back to your innermost self, promoting a lifestyle filled with inner peace and fulfillment.

PS: No filters, no edits – just real nature at Palawan, Philippines. Go full screen for the true view.

"I am here to share my healing retreat experience with all of you. This retreat has provided me with the opportunity to contemplate on my past, my passion for dance, and my passion for writing. The journey of healing that I embarked on during this retreat has been highly successful. In this peaceful haven, I have come to realize that the challenges I faced, such as my disc bluge, alopecia areata, emergency delivery, meningitis, and early detection of cancerous cells, all stemmed from emotional stress. From childhood to adulthood, I continually struggled to find a space. However, I have now overcome these obstacles and found myself dancing, writing and smiling once again. This healing retreat not only helped me gain mental clarity, but also replenished my energy. When I cam here, I had an open mind and heart. I sincerely appreciate this incredible early birthday gift. I am now growing closer to my creator and finding comfort in His guidance. I feel secure and nurtured, as I strongly believe that the universe is supporting me along my journey. ☀️🌊🌺💙🙏🏻🌅🥥🤍☮️🕊"

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Watch Cristine's interview on Youtube with News Anchor & Journalist - Karen Davila

Testimonial by Filipina Celebrity Cristine Reyes

(12m followers on Facebook & 3m on Instagram)

Please note: To uphold the privacy of our attendees, the testimonials only include first names. We deeply value confidentiality in our program and respect the privacy of every individual who embarks on this transformative journey with us.

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Retreat Inclusions

At Hiraya Wellness Retreat, we believe in providing an all-encompassing experience that addresses every aspect of your mental, emotional, and physical well-being.

 

Our 6-day retreat is designed to be an immersive journey of self-discovery, healing, and personal growth. To help you make the most of your time with us, we've carefully curated a range of inclusions that cater to your every need:

  • 6 days & 5 nights accommodations in a private island experience in Busuanga, Palawan, Philippines. Every room offers a sea view, allowing you to witness sunrises that resemble exquisite nature paintings.

  • Inclusive of deliciously locally-sourced meals and drinks that nourish your body and soul.

  • Pre-Retreat call with the Hiraya Wellness Team (Facilitator & MD Psychiatrist) to discuss your individual needs and expectations.

  • Daily workshops and classes led by experienced facilitators, covering topics such as mindfulness, emotional healing, nature therapy, sacred plant medicine, and mind management.

  • Yoga, movement, and breathwork sessions to help you reconnect with your body and mind.

  • Plant Medicine Ceremonies - Hapé/Rapé, Cacao, Etc.

  • Island tour experience to explore the breathtaking beauty of Palawan.

  • Special Massage Treatments for relaxation and rejuvenation.

  • Roundtrip airfare from Manila to Busuanga Airport.

  • Roundtrip airport transfers from Recommended Hotel to Local Airport Terminal and from Busuanga Airport to the private island - La Estancia, Busuanga.

***Please note that the retreat package does not include airfare from your country of origin to Manila. However, our partner travel agency can assist you with any additional travel arrangements within the Philippines.

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Simple Steps to Your New Beginning

1. Connect: Begin by scheduling a complimentary consultation with Dr. Noreen Molina and team to discuss your aspirations and concerns.

2. Insight: Upon booking your consultation, you'll receive an email with our detailed Wellness Assessment Form, similar to a preliminary medical questionnaire, to deepen our understanding of your needs.

3. Select & Secure: Following your consultation, you'll have the opportunity to choose your retreat date and room type, subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis. We’re here to help you secure the ideal setting for your journey to mental clarity and peace.

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Experience Unparalleled Personal Attention in a Haven of Peace

Your journey with Hiraya begins with a personal touch—a heartfelt one-on-one consultation to intimately understand and honor your unique narrative.

 

With a commitment to exclusivity and individual focus, we welcome a select group of just eight participants per retreat.

 

This ensures a sanctuary of tranquility where every moment is dedicated to your profound personal awakening and growth.

 

In this space, far removed from the distractions of the outside world, you'll find a deep, undisturbed connection to your own path of transformation.

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Embrace the Natural and the Profound

Discover healing beyond the confines of clinical walls on a secluded private island nestled in the heart of Palawan—repeatedly acclaimed as the World’s Best Island.

 

Here at Hiraya Wellness Retreat, the island’s raw, majestic beauty is not just a scenic backdrop but a core element of your transformative journey.

 

Our bespoke nature immersions, crafted into your wellness itinerary, strike a harmonious balance between the untouched splendor of the outdoors and your personal path to deep inner exploration.

 

In this exclusive refuge, you'll find healing in one of the most magnificent settings in the world, an island renowned not just for its beauty, but for its ability to nurture the soul.

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Synergy of Healing Practices

Each activity at our retreat is a thread in the fabric of your healing journey.

 

The invigorating shock of cold water immersion awakens mental sharpness, while yoga instills a tranquil balance.

 

Our workshops delve deep into the psyche, paving the way for profound self-discovery.

 

This, paired with our soothing massages and the subtle, restorative power of plant medicine, creates a symphony of treatments that work in concert to deliver a truly magical and transformative experience.

PS: No filters, no edits – just real nature at Palawan, Philippines. Go full screen for the true view.

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Integrative Healing Modalities

Embark on a transformative journey with Hiraya, where traditional wisdom is infused with modern insight.

 

Our holistic regimen interlaces yoga, movement, and plant-based ceremonies—featuring the cleansing & grounding Hapé and heart-opening Cacao—each contributing to a comprehensive revival of your mental landscape.

 

Delve into a clarity that mirrors the effects of advanced neurogenic therapies, achieved through our all-natural, mind-cleansing rituals.

 

With additional treatments that nurture and heal, we offer a compelling alternative to conventional approaches, enhancing overall well-being and unlocking creative vistas.

 

Embrace our nature-inspired path to profound rejuvenation and rediscover a revitalized sense of self.

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A Complete Immersion in Serenity

Embark on a transformative 6-day retreat on a secluded private island in Palawan, acclaimed as the world’s best.

 

This all-inclusive experience provides not just a retreat but a journey into self-discovery amidst unparalleled serenity.

 

From the moment you wake up to a vista resembling a masterpiece painting to the end of your day filled with insightful workshops and soothing massages, every detail is taken care of—including local transfers from Manila to Palawan.

 

Savor meticulously prepared meals, rest in luxurious lodgings, and immerse yourself in the island's majestic landscapes.

 

As the Great Ancient Philosopher Aristotle said, "Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom."

 

At Hiraya, you'll delve into the depths of your being, emerging with newfound purpose and direction, all achieved through a profound connection with nature and self that transcends conventional healing methods.

PS: No filters, no edits – just real nature at Palawan, Philippines. Go full screen for the true view.

Hiraya Mental Wellness Team

Our primary goal is to ensure that you have the most transformative experience possible in a safe and nurturing environment.

 

Here, you can successfully reset your mind and self-realize how to live your best life.

Our dedicated and experienced team at Hiraya Wellness Retreat is passionate about guiding you on your journey to mental wellness, self-discovery, and personal growth.

We believe in fostering a space where you can safely explore your inner self, heal from past traumas, or simply evolve to your highest potential.

 

In essence, we provide the compass, but the journey and the revelations are all yours.

Get to know the skilled professionals who will be accompanying you on this transformative journey.

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Dr. Noreen Molina

Hiraya Wellness Psychiatrist & Partner

Dr. Noreen Molina brings over two decades of specialized practice in psychiatry, establishing herself as a highly respected authority not only in treating depression, PTSD, and anxiety but also in facilitating mental upgrades and aiding individuals in their quest for purpose and mental clarity.

 

Her expertise, enriched by a diverse array of therapeutic approaches, makes her the psychiatrist of choice for a wide range of clients, including high-profile figures.

A graduate of the University of Sto Tomas and trained at the National Center for Mental Health, Dr. Molina has skillfully navigated a spectrum of psychiatric treatments, including confinement, electroconvulsive therapy, psychotherapy, and rapid tranquilization.

 

This extensive experience has led her to a profound realization: while traditional psychiatric methods have their place, the holistic practices at Hiraya Wellness Retreat are among the safest and most effective, boasting a remarkably high success rate.

At Hiraya, Dr. Molina merges this rich clinical background with traditional holistic practices, creating a transformative healing experience.

 

Her approach goes beyond conventional boundaries, offering a synthesis of the best in psychiatric methods and the gentle, effective practices unique to Hiraya.

 

This innovative blend ensures not just healing, but a transformative journey for each guest, whether they seek relief from mental health challenges or aspire to elevate their mental well-being.

Her dedication to personalized care, combined with her extensive experience, reflects a deep respect for the individuality of each person. This makes her a trusted guide in mental wellness.

 

At Hiraya Wellness Retreat, Dr. Noreen Molina leads guests on a rejuvenating path towards peace, balance, and a fulfilling life.

 

Her insight and empathy, backed by a wealth of clinical experience and a commitment to holistic wellness, offer a refreshing and effective path to mental wellness for those seeking both healing and personal growth.

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Ziggie Gonzales

Retreat Facilitator

Ziggie Gonzales is an experienced and compassionate facilitator and guide, serving as the lead facilitator for our transformative expanded states of consciousness retreats using plant medicine.

 

With a diverse background of over 15 years in corporate and non-profit work, Ziggie underwent a profound personal transformation after encountering the healing power of plant medicines and expanded states of consciousness.

Motivated by a deep inner calling, Ziggie made a courageous decision to shift his focus towards the realm of healing and embarked on an intensive path of self-discovery and training.  

 

Having studied under various guides, he is also a certified practitioner in Trauma-Informed Yoga, Embodied Facilitation, and Community Practice.

 

Moreover, Ziggie completed a rigorous certification course with the internationally known - Psychedelic Assisted Therapy Summit, gaining valuable insights and knowledge in the field of psychedelic integration.

Passionate about empowering individuals to access their inner healer, Ziggie is dedicated to merging the esoteric and scientific aspects of plant medicines to unlock the full potential of expanded states of consciousness.

 

By creating a safe and supportive environment, Ziggie guides participants on a profound journey of self-discovery, where they can tap into their limitless potential and uncover the transformative power within.

With Ziggie's guidance, participants can expect to embark on a safe transformative journey, integrating the wisdom of ancient healing traditions with contemporary therapeutic practices.

 

Ziggie's compassionate approach, combined with his knowledge in both the esoteric and scientific realms, offers a holistic and balanced approach to expanded states of consciousness exploration.

 

By bridging the gap between the two worlds, Ziggie strives to maximize the benefits of expanded states of consciousness, ultimately fostering personal growth, healing, and self-realization

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Marina Bulaong

Yoga Instructor

Marina is a certified yoga instructor, trained under the Yoga Vidya Gurukul ashram in Maharashtra, India in 2018. Her classes are based on the practices of Traditional Yoga including Asana, Pranayama, Meditation, Yoga Philosophy and Lifestyle.

 

As an experienced retreat facilitator she is committed to creating safe and nurturing spaces for self-reflection, spiritual exploration and deep connection, and offering opportunities to reconnect with nature, which she believes is the greatest source of wisdom. Her classes and workshops are designed to help you come home to your innermost self.

 

She is passionate about sharing practical tools to help us in our daily lives such as mindful movement, meditation, authentic connection with one another, cultivating gratitude and compassion, to promote inner peace and live fulfilling lives. Her calm presence and warm-hearted approach makes her an invaluable part of the Hiraya Wellness Retreat experience.

 

She lives a quiet life on the island. You'll find her on long walks, looking out at the view, diving in the ocean, at home making food with her husband. She is a mother to two boys - a teenager and a baby. She believes that life is meant to be savored.

*Please note: each attending guest will need to submit an individual application.

Applications are processed Monday – Friday and may take an estimated 2-3 business days to complete depending on waitlist.

You will receive a confirmation email from robert@hirayawellnessretreat.com once your application has been processed that will include details on how to continue.

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Hiraya Mental Wellness Retreat

*Please note: each attending guest will need to submit an individual application.

Applications are processed Monday – Friday and take 2-3 business days to complete.

You will receive a confirmation email from a Hiraya representative once your application has been processed that will include details on how to continue.

6-Day Mental Wellness Nature Retreat:

  • Special Soft Launch Rate: from USD $7,700 to now only $5,700!

  • Price Per Day: $950

  • Invest in a life-changing journey that transcends a retreat, opening doors to mental clarity, wellness, and a renewed sense of purpose.

4-Day Mental Wellness Nature Retreat:

  • Special Soft Launch Rate: from USD $4,800 to now only $3,888!

  • Price Per Day: $972

  • Experience transformative healing and rejuvenation in just four days.

***Payments done via Paypal or Local Bank Transfers

***For corporate and private group retreats please email us.

ARE YOU PREPARED TO EMBARK ON A LIFE-TRANSFORMING JOURNEY? What lead you to this page isn't mere coincidence - it's your inner self striving for clarity and balance.

As we aim to provide an intimate and personalized experience, spaces are restricted to a maximum of eight participants per retreat.

Secure your spot now and commit to your mental wellness journey!

Once your booking is confirmed, we'll be more than happy to assist with your flight arrangements and other travel plans within the Philippines — we're with you every step of the way!

NOTE: Rest assured, we consistently offer new slots for our retreat. If you don't secure a spot on your preferred date, we will promptly move you up on our waiting list for the next available retreat. Your journey to wellness with us is always our priority.

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Location:
Busuanga, Palawan, Philippines

The Philippines' last
"Ecological Frontier"


Palawan is an archipelago composed of main island and more than 1,700 islands. It is endowed with rich natural resources and highly diverse flora and fauna found in both land and sea.

Mabuhay! We're so excited to welcome you to the beauty of Palawan, Philippines, voted the World’s Best Island in 2013, 2016, 2017, and 2020 by Travel + Leisure Magazine.

Right at the heart of Palawan, you'll find Hiraya Wellness Retreat, comfortably nestled within La Estancia Busuanga. In collaboration with them, we've crafted an experience that feels as if you've stepped into a movie scene.

Have you ever imagined kayaking through tropical mangroves to discover a secluded island where you can practice Yoga? Or taking a bangka (local boat) to another enchanting island to meditate, reconnecting with both nature and your inner self? Dive into pristine white beaches and gaze into crystal blue waters, swimming above a shipwreck amidst a myriad of fish.

But this haven offers more than just scenic views and exciting activities. It's the starting point of your journey towards self-healing and profound transformation. Far from the bustling streets and daily grind, this retreat offers solitude, introspection, and genuine growth.

When you choose Hiraya Wellness Retreat, you're not just selecting a place to unwind; you're committing to change.

 

Join us, shed your burdens, and reenter your world with a lighter heart, a rejuvenated spirit, and a soul profoundly transformed. Your most meaningful journey awaits.

 

While we wish words could truly convey our unique, life-changing retreat, we'd love for you to experience it firsthand and let the retreat speak for itself. See you soon!

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