Art + Soul Retreat

September 24-28, 2023 | Austin Hill Country

The Experience

We will gather in September 2023 for a luscious Five Day Retreat, in a divine sacred space that serves as your mythic landscape.

Experience the pleasure of coming into a creative community as we explore and embrace joy in the journey.

Feel the energy of renewal, expand your soul stories, experience creative curiosity and sacred play in the verdant landscape of our own Texas Hill Country resort.

The Place

This extraordinary landscape of Texas Hill Country is a fabulous destination, evoking living art, big skys and open hearts. Only 40 minutes from Austin airport it offers easy travel and landing!

This 256 acre luxury retreat setting is our home away from home. All ours, the property is a divinely designed artisan experience. Join us, restore your balance, deepen your inner wisdom and make inspired art. Expand your stories and rise in this all inclusive retreat!

The Season

We will celebrate the shifting energies of the Autumn Equinox,  September 24-28, 2023. Gather with kindred women for an immersive, creative and expanded experience.

Explore creative play, expressive arts, sacred movement and the pure pleasure of being held in community.

Expand your story with archetypal presence and elemental energies that will enliven your life and expand possibilities.


Join Us - Two Ways to Pay

One Payment

Deposit + Payments

Shared Rooms

$3200 US

$320 US (Deposit + Monthly Payments)

Single Rooms

$3800 US

$380 US (Deposit + Monthly Payments)

Trip Details


  • Beautiful and private luxury rooms and accommodations with enormous private Gathering + Studio Space, Temple, Sacred Grove, Sanctuary, Vineyard and Hidden Spaces with panoramic views of the river and Hill Country.
  • Luxurious and beautiful rooms, with option of shared or single accommodations!
  • Large gathering and relaxing areas inside and out will offer lots of fun.
  • Dedicated creative space, swimming pool, amenities and private walking trails.


  • Divine chef prepared and catered morning, afternoon and evening meals on site, with surprise event and themed meals planned, including a special dinner in the vineyard!
  • All your needs tended every day, in every way!

Daily Themes

  • All art and process supplies included, in our amazing gathering space.
  • Gifts + goodies await you!
  • Creative inspiration that includes depth, discovery and delight with soul expression, self-care, phases of life, navigating change, stretching your edge, archetypal interplay and new directions taking shape in your art and process.
  • Special guest artist(s) will come to us and expand the experience, with art, ritual and sound healing.
  • Body work and massages can be arranged.
  • Uber or taxi suggested for those coming from airport and shared transportation will be arranged to assist your departure.
  • Camp Lucy is a magical setting, exclusively ours during this retreat. Located in Dripping Springs, Texas is about 40 minutes from Austin International Airport.


Retreat arrival time on Sunday September 24th is 3pm. We are offering 3-4:30 as the official time to arrive, settle in your room and we will officially begin at 4:30!


  • Sacred Space + Welcoming Equinox Magic
  • Gathering Ground with Elemental Energies
  • Deepening, Releasing + Receiving
  • Dancing the Path with Enlivened Love
  • Sweetness of Life + Fire of Delight
  • Expression + Expansion

On September 28th, we will close our retreat at 11:30 am, and will be arranging shared cost ride to Austin airport for anyone who wants that. The details for the "back to airport options" will be sent out two months before our retreat.

Departing flights can be booked for 2:45pm or later.

Air travel to and from the retreat is not included, you will arrive at various times and may take a taxi, or uber. We can also assist with early arrival and stay over locations and we will have shared travel options, for return drive back to airport.

See our Retreat Policy at the bottom of this page.

Join Us - Two Ways to Pay

One Payment

Deposit + Payments

Shared Rooms

$3200 US

$320 US  (10 Payments)

Single Rooms

$3800 US

$380 US (10 Payments)


This is planned as a women's experiential and creative retreat. You will be creating within a sacred circle of women, deepening your inner wisdom with art as process using mixed media, collage and more! Perfect to expand your art journaling, SoulCollage® or JourneyCircles™ practice as we offer depth, process, narrative storytelling, archetypal embodiment and lots of juicy ways to expand.


You are invited to:

  • have fun with like minded creative women in a wonderful, warm environment and deeply experience this special place
  • co-create sacred space, guided through meditations and inner journeys, you will be in a rich place of discovery
  • experience spaciousness, fun and flow; with ample opportunities for quiet and contemplation on our exclusive retreat property
  • Connect with the land and the spirit of the place while welcoming and stepping into your new story.

What Women Are Saying


"Traveling with Cat was easily one of the highlights of my life! Her offering is like no weaves together creative and self-care time at a sumptuous home base with day trips that fed my imagination and steeped me in the sweet nectar of the Goddess of the Land and Nature, a feast for all of my senses. The other women who surrounded me served as comfort, support, and inspiration. It was a magical blend of history, "her-story", and my story...a way to claim where I am on my journey of life and tools and support for the next stages as well as memories and connections that will last a lifetime. The Goddess Retreat was a daily serving of wonder and wander, feasting and hot tubbing, and dancing with butterfly wings watching the moon rise and dawn arriving. In a word, it was priceless!"

"My Goddess Retreat with Cat Caracelo wildly surpassed my expectations. Travelling to historic and natural locations of breathtaking beauty and mythic power, engaging potent creative process and ritual energized and activated by Cat's remarkable ability to hold transformative space, I experienced the most profound and expansive spiritual awakening of my life. Coming home to my Sacred Self during this journey has had exponentially positive reverberations in all areas of my life in the 8 months since. I am deeply grateful to Cat for her brilliant guidance and highly recommend her Goddess Retreats to those who are seeking soulful, fun adventure and/or radical healing and life change."

"I have been on three of these glorious retreats and each and every one was utterly unique, rich with content and process, in a word life-changing. I felt held and tended by Cat on each of these journeys. Once I arrived I had nothing to worry about. No arrangements, planning, itineraries or art supplies. This support left me free to enjoy my own deep and soulful creative experience as well as commune with the sacred elements of the landscape, explore ancient and hidden mystery and take in the local art and culture. On each trip I was soothed, held and ultimately transformed."

"I enjoyed journeying with the woman who circled in to this retreat, kindred spirits all! I have come home with so many creative ideas, deep embodied inspiration, wonderful activating memories and new friends. Cat is a guidess who brings an amazing blend of expertise to these retreats. She has a warm and welcoming approach offering so much richness with lots of creative, self-care and choice on this retreat. It was a powerful experience!"

"Cat's Retreats always bring me to a deeper understanding of where I connect, belong and expand. Always held in wonderful places and spaces, she offers guidance and process useful to illuminate the mythic levels of my personal stories and then grounds that work in ways that influence and inform my everyday life. I come home to myself with strong insights and powerful memories that impact and linger."

"Working with Cat has brought greater awareness and consciousness to how I am living my life—I feel seen, acknowledged and deeply inspired by her."

"Cat stands like Hecate at the crossroads pointing out the different road signs and allowing us the freedom to wander and choose what resonates and matters the most."  

Refund policy

With such a rich offering and details being arranged more than 12 months in advance you will understand that retreats are non-refundable and non-transferable. Travel insurance is highly recommended so that you can sit back and relax, bask in the amazing love being poured into this Art + Soul Equinox Retreat | September 2023.

Your first payment authorizes that you understand this policy, and commit to payment in full. I have wonderful experiences waing for you and if you need a travel agent who can help you with any flights and additional travel needs - an option is provided with your travel agreement/welcome packet.

Trip is offered by Cat Caracelo and Blue Door Arts LLC, leading expressive arts, mythos journey and goddess travel retreats since 2010.