Wildbay Retreats
Wildbay Retreats
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Wellness and meditation retreats that are all-inclusive of vegetarian cuisine and activity involving deep healing guided meditations, Hatha yoga and adventure hikes with outdoor empowerment circles and optional ocean dips in the Atlantic sea. Led by qualified facilitators and all situated along the Causeway Coast the natural landscape enhances the inward journey, creating memorable, inclusive experiences for all that are curated to rejuvenate and bring balance in equal measures.
Portballintrae, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

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heather c
Bangor, UK5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
Highly recommend this retreat Daniel is a beautiful soul great communication from when I booked. I gained so much on my personal healing/growing journey from this weekend through the various yoga and meditation sessions.so beneficial in releasing past trauma .the food made by his mum was delicious and the accommodation exceptional with the hot tub a lovely way to wind down each evening.i travelled solo and met a great group of new friends.the highlights where the hike and ocean dip so liberating.if your looking to enhance your life I can definitely say treat yourself and get a place on Daniel's next retreat you won't be disappointed 😃
Written 6 February 2024
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Marian C
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
The whole experience was fabulous making friends so well looked after great food finding time for yourself accommodation first class the highlight for me was the sea dip so exhilarating would really recommend it
Written 2 February 2024
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christine W
Belfast, UK13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
This was my second trip to the wonderful Wildbay retreat, this time recovering from illness/surgery. There is a fabulous timetable of yoga, conscious movement and meditation, sea walks and wild swimming. Add to this the delicious food and wonderful presence of Daniel McKee and his mother, Karen. And did I forget to say it’s on the north coast - the loveliest part of Northern Ireland and arguably the world? You’ll enjoy a very comforting break, meet new people and it’ll reset your batteries giving you more energy or allowing you to relax from whatever stresses you have had. Pure bliss in one weekend.
Written 30 January 2024
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Chele W
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
Another fab retreat, thanks Daniel!
Fantastic all round - a great combination of meditations & yoga, scrumptious food, fresh air out on the beautiful North Coast and the all-empowering sea swim!!
I've been on two of these retreats now, both as a solo traveller, and enjoyed them both immensely. Highly recommended!!!
Written 29 January 2024
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Lauren C
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
This was a wonderful opportunity to connect with nature, take time for myself and spend some precious time with my mum who also came.

Daniel was such an attentive host - thinking through every detail from the pre-retreat communication to the welcome, the beautiful venue and scenic setting. The food was delicious and nourishing (the perfect combination for such a retreat!).

I was relatively new to mindfulness/yoga and I loved the workshops but also enjoyed how Daniel weaved it into the whole weekend - from the stunning coastal walks, to being mindful whilst eating.

This was a truly unique and amazing experience, the perfect reset after a busy year - I would highly recommend wild bay retreats!!
Written 23 September 2023
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Jacqui K
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
Daniel has put together the most amazing retreat on the beautiful North Coast of Ireland. A weekend of superb vegetarian food, adapting cleverly for those with allergies and cooked by his lovely Mum.
A great introduction to meditation and mindfulness for beginners and how special was meditating with a live harp playing. I loved the mindful movement and the fact the cows outside stopped to watch us move our bodies in gentle, and then Fun, dance. Yoga, Hike around Giants Causeway , cold water swimming and stunning accommodation makes this a very special retreat.
I really appreciated Daniel's understanding that I couldn't participate fully after a recent eye op but always felt part of the group and made lovely friends.
Daniel's follow up has been great too and so the retreat lives on...
Written 22 September 2023
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Sharon M
Chelmsford11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
I went on the wildbay retreat in June 2023 booked by my sister in law.
I never looked into the retreat I was going for company for my sister in law.
Before the retreat Daniel had emailed and made contact and left beautiful warm feeling messages to make us feel welcomed, I actually didn’t make any contact or listen to the messages.
We was welcomed with a real warm happy smile from Daniel and I instantly felt comfortable and at ease and was happy to hug.
The retreat was full of highs lows emotional deep meaningful experiences.
For me it was amazing so much more than I had ever imagined, even writing this review reminiscing my time at the retreat is giving me goosebumps.
We done yoga , we walked , we talked we meditated , we cried, we laughed , we done cold water swimming, we was silly , we was happy , we was sad , we done conscious movement meditation which was so liberating your all blindfolded and you totally let everything go to music, it was pure freedom.
We ate the most fantastic food made by Daniels mum it was amazing absolutely delicious.
So much love warmth understanding and effort goes into to Daniels retreats.
He is a real warm gentle guy his love and caring nature is infectious for me he is a friend for life a soul mate and I will definitely be attending another retreat.
4 months on I carry on with cold water swimming and meditation to keep myself grounded I am much more focused happier and have a feeling of freedom.
Thank you so much Daniel for such a positive powerful experience,
Keep doing what you’re doing you kindness warmth and caring nature goes along way.
Much love and positivity
Sharon xx
Written 21 September 2023
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ULewis
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Solo
Without a doubt my weekend at wild bay retreats was a special experience that I am grateful to have been a part of. Daniel has thoughtfully put together a programme of activities and experiences that nourish but also encourage you to connect with yourself in a way I’ve not experienced before. I attended on my own and although I was nervous I quickly felt welcomed and safe with Daniel & in the beautiful surroundings. The food was also a highlight and every meal was delicious.
I genuinely believe everyone would benefit from a wild bay retreat and I will be keeping my eye out for any future retreats with Daniel to hopefully attend again.
Written 28 June 2023
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paula D
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
I would strongly urge anyone to open their mind and open their heart and sign up for one of Daniel’s retreats. Amazing food, beautiful location and the most thoughtful host.Daniel is warm and the most beautiful soul. Nothing is too much trouble for him. I can not recommend this retreat highly enough! I loved it so much I’ve already booked to go back in September. A truly magical weekend & I feel so much better for it. Thank-you Daniel & team.
Written 25 March 2023
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Nicola M
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
March 2023 wild bay retreat. Wow, you did not disappoint my first-ever retreat & I highly recommend wild bay if you are areinterested in trying a retreat this one is a must Daniel is such a kind gentle caring soul & made our stay such a fabulous experience his guided meditations his energy he id so sincere I couldn't fault anything. The yoga meditations food the house is so beautiful beds so comfy blazing fire going all day & night. The hike to giants causeway & sea swims & dipping pond was so much fun. Thank you so much I had an amazing experience my heart was full leaving & will be back. Much love Nikki
Written 21 March 2023
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