We are not your ordinary Rental! This Lodge is located at Quantum Leaps Lodge and Retreats; we are a unique, peaceful, scenic, and spiritual riverside Retreat. Relax and rejuvenate with us, walk the Labyrinth, and be surrounded by quiet, beauty, spirit, and nature. This lodge has space for 8 people with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It has 3 decks overlooking the Blaeberry River. On the bottom deck there is a small and environmentally friendly hot tub. The cedar sauna is inside.
Before you read any further are you in alignment with who we are? We are a Retreat Center that is here for you to come and be with Nature, to relax, to be with family and friends to connect, to explore our beautiful mountains, to enjoy peace and quiet, to deepen your yoga practice, to meditate, to book a healing massage, and much more. We are a safe sanctuary for your inner and outer explorations. We ask that there be no smokers on property, no parties (we don't mind you having a beer or a glass of wine), and no motorized recreation vehicles. If you are looking for city speed Wi-Fi, this is also not the place for you. We have Mountain Mid-speed Wi-Fi! Come for a relaxing Retreat in our beautiful and spacious well-appointed Lodge in Golden, BC. The Whole Lodge has many amenities including a Sauna, Hot Tub, full Kitchen (no microwave though), Wood Stove, Upper and Lower outside decks, Living Room, TV/DVD player, and space for up to 8 people. And the views are outstanding looking out over the Blaeberry Valley and the Rocky Mountains. We are your choice for a peaceful, quiet, rejuvenating, and unique getaway with your family or friends! Mid-Speed Wireless Internet is available between the hours of 7am and 10pm MST for those people that need to stay connected.
When you rent you have the Whole Lodge to yourself. This is a private, 5 bedroom building. You have access to the 11 acres that our property sits on. There are other accommodations on the property - 2 teepees, 3 other cottages, and 1 small river cabin, Meditation House and Yoga Room. There is a Labyrinth, Mud bathing at the river, Medicine Wheel, and beautiful hikes in the area in the Summer months. Opportunities are here also for Rafting, Massage, Craniosacral Treatments, Breathwork, Fire Walking, Crafts Room, Shamanic Drumming, and to walk the Transformational Labyrinth! There is also opportunity for you to walk in our Gardens, Greenhouse, and area. Add fruits and veggies to our compost pile and feed our 28 chickens! You can come and learn and see Sustainability/Permaculture in action! In the Winter months you can snowshoe or cross country ski along the Blaeberry River. We have a great tobogganing hill as well!
Interaction with guests
The Office is open from 8am to 9:00pm MST (Mountain Time). We have maps and information about Golden BC and area. Here you can come and book your massage or ask about our other healing opportunities. Check in times is from 4pm to 9:00pm MST (no exceptions) at the office which is in the first building on our property on the Right. As owners/operators of Quantum Leaps Retreats, we live on site in our own home with our 2 cats. Plus there maybe 2 other staff people on site and other volunteers.
Other things to note
We are obligated to collect taxes for the Government at our Lodge.
We will collect from you when you arrive 5% GST and another 10% in PST.
No dogs/pets allowed in this building.
When calculating the number of people in your party please note children 3 and under are free. So anyone above that age are included in the additional cost/person and the total amount of people coming.
We host many different Retreats throughout the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Yoga, Silent Meditation, Shamanic, Sweat Lodges, Fire Walks etc.
Quiet hours on site are from 10pm to 8am.
PLEASE NOTE*** We are a unique and beautiful Spiritual Retreat Centre. We welcome people on their holidays who are looking for a special place to be in Nature, to walk our Labyrinth, to explore the area, to book a Massage etc. There are many ways to sink into the Vibration here on the Land.
PLEASE NOTE*** We are obligated to collect 5% GST and 10% PST taxes upon your arrival. We keep our base price at a lower rate to account for this. Thanks so much!
PLEASE NOTE*** During your stay, you will be assisting in cultivating a “retreat" setting for all our guests. Peace and quiet are high priorities for all of us. We ask that you fully enjoy the environment and beauty of the land, labyrinth, wheel of life, and river. There is no smoking (no smokers) and no hard alcohol (just beer or wine only in moderation) on the property. Also we only support non-motorized activities so no snowmobiles or ATV's allowed. We are about raising our consciousness, not lowering it.
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Brian Olynek aka Ahynx (means fire in the heart) is the founder of Quantum Leaps Retreats. A resident in the Blaeberry valley since 1974, he has been blessed with the wonderful opportunity to continually create/caretake this beautiful retreat and workshop centre. In the past, he has lead numerous adventure rafting trips and wilderness experience workshops in such places as the Grand Canyon, Mexico, New Zealand, and the remote northern Canada and Alaska.
Brian "O" has studied and taught in places like the world famous Esalen Center in California and has been licensed in various areas of personal growth movement and in outdoor activities such as White Water Rafting, Firewalking, and Holotropic Breathwork. He has done Sweat Lodges and Vision Quests, nuturing his warrior nature. For a number of years, Brian ran successful Rafting Adventure Companies based in Golden, BC. He did the first descents on many rivers, including the Kicking Horse and Blaeberry rivers. Brian has nurtured a passion for outdoor adventure since his early adulthood. He is both an accomplished outdoor person and a perceptive teacher and guide. He is also the builder and creator of all the buildings at Quantum Leaps. He is now passionate about sustainability and creating a life "off grid" and self reliant.