lan Sabai

Mastering Your Five Start Retreat with Lisa van Roode

Lan Sabai Wellness Retreat, Phuket

Are you envisioning yourself as the mastermind behind your very own retreats, whether it’s yoga, life coaching, or training, all set against the backdrop of the booming wellness industry?

But hey, feeling a bit overwhelmed and not sure where to even begin? Maybe you’re hesitating, thinking, “Are there enough retreats out there already?” Or, “Will I be swimming in expenses instead of profits?”

Fear not! I might just have the solution you’ve been searching for.

I’m Lisa van Roode, the brains behind the bliss at Lan Sabai Retreat Center, nestled in the breathtaking south of Phuket, Thailand. As a serial entrepreneur with a knack for turning dreams into reality, I’ve launched multiple international ventures and crafted my very own haven for wellness seekers.

At Lan Sabai, I’ve crossed paths with seasoned hosts and even dabbled in hosting retreats myself. So, whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned pro, I’ve got the inside scoop to share—everything you need to know to host your own retreat and rake in those 5-star reviews!

Join me from November 2nd to 8th at my award-winning retreat center. Over seven days of pure magic, I’ll be your guide, showing you the ropes to kickstart your own 5-star retreat empire.

Past attendees can’t stop raving about the program’s comprehensive approach, the supportive vibes, and the incredible transformations—both in their businesses and personal lives. So what are you waiting for? Let’s make your retreat dreams a reality!

This retreat is tailor-made for individuals like you:
  • Coaches, yoga teachers, and participants who have long harbored dreams of hosting their own retreats, yet find themselves grappling with uncertainty on where to commence.
  • Those who feel bogged down amidst the multitude of existing retreat offerings, questioning how they can carve out their unique niche.
  • Individuals hesitant to take the plunge due to apprehensions about financial viability, rather than the potential for monetary gain.

Upon embarking on this transformative journey, participants will emerge equipped with invaluable insights, including:

  • Financial acumen: Master the art of calculating costs and strategically setting prices to ensure profitability.
  • Marketing prowess: Discover effective strategies for attracting participants and maximizing revenue through upselling techniques.
  • Proficient management: Gain clarity on when and how to initiate the organizational process, ensuring seamless execution.
  • Essential dos and don’ts: Navigate the intricate landscape of retreat hosting with confidence, armed with insider knowledge.
  • Harnessing the power of live and online coaching: Learn the ropes of conducting engaging and impactful classes, both in-person and virtually.
  • Vital information on insurance, contractual agreements, staffing considerations, and catering logistics: Ensure every aspect of your retreat operation is meticulously planned and executed for optimal success.


Nov 2 – SAT:

Saturday Arrival & Transfer: Guests arrive at Phuket International Airport and are greeted with a refreshing welcome drink and cool towel before enjoying a hassle-free check-in process and settling into their rooms.
Sunday Relaxation Time: Guests can unwind and soak up the serene ambiance by the pool. Tip: Book your 60-minute Thai body oil massage (included in your package) at our Dragonfly Sparoom.
Nov 3 – SUN:
8:00 AM Beach Walk
9:00 AM Breakfast
10:00 AM Guided Meditation: “What is Your Dream?”
10:45 AM 50 Tips When Organizing and Hosting Your Retreat, Part 1
12:30 PM Lunch: Whole Meal Foods Freshly Prepared by Our Chef
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 50 Tips When Organizing and Hosting Your Retreat, Part 2
4:15 PM Explore Old Phuket Town Night Market (Only on Sundays): Enjoy live music, local arts, and freshly prepared street food. Capture footage for your potential retreat during sunset and after.
Nov 4 – MON:
8:00 AM Morning Stretch in Our Shala
9:00 AM Breakfast
10:00 AM Workshop: Do’s and Don’ts, Essential Considerations for Retreat Centers, Insurance, Catering, Staffing, Contracts, Liability, Pitfalls (Part 1)
12:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Workshop: Upselling Your Retreat, Coaching Classes Live/Online
3:00 PM Natural Wellness Class with Snacks and Fresh Coconut
4:00 PM Relaxation and Journaling
6:00 PM Dinner
Optional: Schedule a Massage for a Blissful End to Your Day

Nov 5 – TUE:

8:00 AM Beach Walk
9:00 AM Breakfast
10:00 AM Vision Board Making: Design Your Dream Retreat, Define Your Goals, Ideal Guests, Pricing, and Duration
12:30 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Visit Big Buddha: Capture Footage for Your Retreat
6:00 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Pitch Your Retreat to the Group and Receive Inspirational Feedback

Nov 6 – WED:

8:00 AM Morning Stretch
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Create Your Sales Page, Marketing Strategies, Social Media Promotion
12:30 PM Lunch
2:30 PM – 6:30 PM Boat Trip
6:00 PM Dinner

Nov 7 – THU:

8:00 AM Beach Walk
9:00 AM Breakfast
10:00 AM Makeup, Hairstyling, and Group Photo Shoot (Group 1)
12:30 PM Lunch On-the-Go
1:30 PM Makeup and Photo Shoot (Group 2)
6:00 PM Dinner
7:45 PM Sound Healing Session

Nov 7 – THU:

8:00 AM Morning Stretch
9:00 AM Breakfast
10:00 AM Departure with Transfer to Phuket International Airport
Tip: Extend Your Stay (Daily Rates Available Upon Request)


Phuket Thailand

Immerse yourself in the best and most authentic experiences Thailand has to offer at Lan Sabai Retreat Center, nestled in the tranquil south of Phuket. Our award-winning venue is a haven for wellness seekers, offering a diverse array of activities and cultural encounters to ensure your stay is both enriching and unforgettable. Set against the backdrop of Phuket’s breathtaking beaches, crystalline waters, verdant tropical forests, and vibrant local communities, Lan Sabai provides the ideal setting for yoga sessions, meditation workshops, traditional Thai cooking classes, and island excursions. Phuket’s rich culture, delectable cuisine, and warm hospitality offer the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Whether you’re traveling solo or with a group, Lan Sabai guarantees heartfelt hospitality, meaningful connections, and experiences that will last a lifetime.


    •  Seven days/6 nights in one of our eight deluxe rooms

    • Transfer to and from Phuket (HKT) airport

    • Deluxe Personalized Swag Bag valued at USD 100* (non-exchangeable for cash)

    • All daily freshly prepared meals*, including healthy snacks and smoothies/coconuts. *Gluten-free, lactose-free. Dietary preferences catered to upon request (vegetarian, vegan, halal)

    • Daily workshops and classes, including transfers to the designated locations

    • Photoshoot by a professional photographer for your updated profile and sales page

    • Sightseeing trips to Phuket Night Market, Big Buddha, and a private charter sunset trip

    • 60-minute Body Oil Aroma Touch Massage

    • 10% discount on other spa treatments


    • Dinner at the Saturday Night Market

    • Personal expenses

    • Flight

    • Insurance

    • Gratuity for the staff

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    Lisa van Roode

    Lisa is a holistic health and well-being mentor, and the founder and proprietor of Lan Sabai Retreat Center in Phuket, Thailand. With a passion for wellness, she employs a holistic approach to instruct individuals on embracing a wellness lifestyle, integrating quantum frequency principles into her teachings.

    Having welcomed numerous leaders to host their retreats at her establishment, alongside organizing her own retreats, Lisa has gained valuable insights into effective retreat practices. Drawing from this experience, she developed “Mastering Your Five Star Retreat,” a distinctive retreat program designed to offer unparalleled experiential learning.

    Participants will acquire comprehensive knowledge on effective leadership principles and practical skills through hands-on learning opportunities. This includes the step-by-step process of conceptualizing, designing, and launching a successful retreat, encompassing all aspects from inception to monetization and marketing strategies.

    The objective is to empower individuals to not only recoup their investment in the retreat but potentially generate revenue before returning home.


    Single Occupancy

    $3,897 .00

    Double Occupancy-Per Person

    Save $200 off if you book by July 15 , 2024



    Payment Plans

    Customized payment plans are available and can be arranged by contacting Tammy Petersen directly at 312-961-3280

    Travel Assistance

    If you need travel assistance please contact Barbara Khan from Pro Travel, Inc. Ph: 305-361-0707

    Hotel Incidentals

    A credit card must be presented at the time of check in for incidental charges (including spa treatments, additional excursions, alcohol, etc)

    Deposit Policy

    To reserve your spot, a non-refundable deposit of $750 per person is required. The balance must be paid 30 days prior to the start date of the retreat.

    Flight Details

    People need to fly into Phuket, Thailand. Airport code: HKT , Ground transportation is not included in the retreat price.  Please contact Tammy so we can group you together on resort trips.  Round Trip Transportation is extra.

    Roommate Requests

    If you desire a roommate, please indicate this on your form upon sign up. If we are unable to pair you with one, we will adjust your rate to Single Occupancy, and collect the difference one week prior to the event.
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