Experience six days of rejuvenation in tropical paradise
with Rashia Bell and Hope McGrath.

Invigorate your senses . Ignite your energy.

Indulge in wellness.

NOVEMBER 7th-12th, 2018


The Tropical Transformation Wellness Retreat offers you the following…

  • Luxuriate within a beautiful oceanfront resort

  • Enjoy dreamy, secluded Caribbean beaches

  • Hike through lush mountains to swim in the sacred waters of the Sierra Nevadas

  • Visit Tayrona National Park and its beautiful beaches

  • Daily meditation & mindfulness practices

  • Crystal Healing Sessions

  • Empowerment Circle Gatherings

•Rituals for personal transformation

•Experience the healing powers of a Temazcal Ceremony. A Temazcal is an ancient Mayan sweat lodge, that purifies the heart, mind and soul. A local shaman will be offering us quite a transformative spiritual experience.

•Yoga classes

•Private Life Coaching Sessions

•Healthy, sourced meals containing locally sourced fruits and vegetables accompanied by freshly caught fish and lean proteins showcasing the flavors of this region





Hope McGrath is a Transformational Coach and Founder of Radiant Mix who is a catalyst for change. As a multi-passionate entrepreneur, Hope McGrath combines her love of psychology, spirituality, wellness, fashion, culture and social consciousness into her work. As a Transformational Coach, Hope develops sacred relationships with women, and a few select men, who feel stagnant and have a strong desire to make a seismic shift towards busting down blocks in their love life and professional aspirations. As a fashion veteran, before coaching, Hope had a long career handling press for designers, producing fashion shows & art exhibitions. Hope brings all her wild experiences into her personal empowerment work.

Hope McGrath utilizes her unique blend of intuitive healing, mindfulness practices and coaching for a holistic approach encompassing awareness of body, mind, soul and spirit to bring clients into alignment.  Hope is a facilitator for the Love Circle Sangha aligned with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hahn's lineage of Engaged Buddhism. With a Psychology degree (BA) and Certified Professional Coach accredited by The International Coach Federation (IFC),  Hope's sole intention is to support radical transformation to reflect our true power, creativity and authenticity.

Her clients have made major moves, just to share a few…

  • Healed heartbreak, ended emotionally abusive relationship, found love and got engaged to a true best friend
  • Post-divorce heart-healing, left a big city job, moved across the country, stepped into a career as an artist and found a dream man
  • Worked through the grief of losing a baby and eventually gave birth to a beautiful baby girl plus achieved Rockstar dreams of performing lead vocals with a rock band
  • Pushed through serious depression, transformed negative relationship with parent, went back to school to go get a Masters, on a PhD track, all while launching a business and love relationship simultaneously. Recently shared this classic client quote....”I couldn't be happier right now.”

Hope McGrath is a Brooklyn-based mama to a fantastic tween and wife of a visionary artist. She is a board member of her family’s non-profit organization H2 Empower  that enhances education and sustainable development in Africa. Her recently launched blog Radiant Mix, is a lifestyle platform celebrating diversity from the mixed, multiracial experience. Through the lens of culture, style, parenting & storytelling, the intention is to inspire change, expand minds and highlight the importance of unity and inclusion.

For more information, check out www.hopemcgrath.com

Rashia Bell

Energetic Interior Designer and Crystal Healer Rashia Bell, is the co-founder of THE CRISTALLINE, a multi-faceted lifestyle company that works to help you create balance within all areas of your life.

After more than ten years working on the business side of Fashion, Beauty, Jewelry and Luxury industries for companies such as Mikimoto, Vivre, and Monique Péan, Rashia found her creative outlet and expressive voice through Interior Design. A graduate of both the Fashion Institute of Technology and the New York School of Interior Design she has also completed two Crystal Healing Certifications by the Crystal Academy of Advanced Healing Arts, is a Level 2 Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Healer and has completed yoga certifications in English and Spanish.

Rashia has taken a uniquely holistic approach to the spaces she transforms for THE CRISTALLINE, by incorporating the energetic and healing powers of crystals and stones into her Interiors. The foundation for this design process is specializing in personal healing work, where Rashia has lead workshops for all ages, private events and retreats around the world. Her work is to show her clients how to find balance within themselves and greater encompassing the spaces they inhabit.

Rashia is currently a resident healer at the Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown and has recently been featured in The New York Times, and on Net-a-Porter and MyDomaine

For more information, check out thecristalline.com

Image Image Image



This relaxed tropical luxurious wellness escape is the ultimate in self-care. Get away from it all at Playa Koralia, a stunning coastline resort outside of Santa Marta, Colombia, surrounded by lush palm trees, healing waters, the soaring Sierra Nevada mountains and all of the tropical beauty of this region. Rashia chose this location and property for it’s healing and grounding energy, as this area is a part of the sacred territory for the ancient Tayrona people.The Kogi’s, their descendants have indigenous communities that still reside in these lush mountains, so it is the perfect place to connect back to nature.

Allow this experience to be a true gift to yourself. Roam free, lounge, and indulge in our variety of wellness and healing practices. This Tropical Transformation Retreat is a time to release whatever you are dying to let go of, to rediscover self-love and to reintroduce healthy practices.  Experience a variety of healing modalities in a beautiful setting that allows you to connect with nature and find a bit of inner peace. Nurture your body, mind and soul into alignment so that you are re-energized. When you complete this experience you will be excited to live your best life and make some serious moves when you get back to civilization. This is the ultimate getaway if you desire to rejuvenate and unwind with Hope and Rashia in the lush tropics of Colombia.

The native Kogi’s believe that Aluna is the mystical world, and is the universe that lies in between our reality and the spiritual world.  We hope you join us in this discovery!



  • Breakfast 7am-9am  
  • Morning Meditation 9am-930am
  • Yoga 930am-1030am
  • Empowerment Circle Workshop 10:30am-12pm
  • Lunch 12am - 2pm
  • Free time for relaxation 2pm-5pm  (Spa, private coaching sessions, beach time etc)
  • Crystal Healing Workshop 5pm-6pm
  • Dinner 7pm

*Throughout your retreat you can expect rejuvenating day excursions such as visiting sacred pools, mindful hikes in lush forests leading to secluded beaches, downtime to just chill and a variety of transformational & relaxing experiences.

Retreat costs include:

  • All meals and accommodations
  • All excursions, activities, and workshops
  • Airport Transfers to and from Santa Marta International Airport (SMR) and the property
  • All tips for group services

Our retreat costs do not include:

  • Flights to and from your home city to Santa Marta or nearby Cartagena or Baranquilla airports (Once you confirm your reservation, suggested flight itineraries will be provided.)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Any other sightseeing or extra meals during your personal free time
  • Spa treatments & tips on spa services

For all inquiries, Email:  info@hopemcgrath.com



There are three airport options to Playa Koralia:

  • Santa Marta's National Airport: 1 hour drive
  • Barranquilla International Airport: 2.5 hour drive
  • Cartagena International Airport: 5 hour drive

We offer assistance with coordinating transport to and from the Santa Marta airport.   Once you confirm your reservation, suggested flight itineraries will be provided.

Please note, airfare and travel costs are not included in the retreat rate.

Each uniquely designed private bungalow exudes tropical luxury with tall weaved palm ceilings, most with ocean or river views. Open-air bathrooms are covered in mosaic tiles. Relax on outdoor terraces with hammocks overlooking lush tropical gardens. It can’t get better than this.



Single Occupancy

Indulge in a private room all to yourself


Pay In Full


Shared Double Occupancy

Share a room with a friend


Pay In Full


Shared Triple Occupancy

Share a spacious room for three


Pay In Full


Cancellation Policy

Deposits secure your spot on the Tropical Transformation Wellness Retreat.

Refund on full Retreat Payment (less the 50% Deposit), available only if you cancel prior to October 7th. Nobody books a retreat with the intention of canceling it, but unexpected events do occur, so please consider purchasing travel insurance. Exceptions cannot be made for any reason, including weather, injury/illness, or personal emergencies. No refunds or credits will be granted for failure to attend, complete or for arriving late or leaving early.

Questions about room options, travel planning, or just what to expect in general? Please reach out to us as we'd love to connect with you and share more about your retreat experience!

Email:  info@hopemcgrath.com

We are so excited for you to join us for our incredible Tropical Transformation Wellness Retreat.  Get ready to unwind, decompress, have wild adventures, meet new friends, lounge in pure tropical luxury, enjoy super healthy, delicious foods, experience healing of your mind, body and soul, recharge and feel rejuvenated to take on the world from a fresh new lease on life.

Feel free to reach out to us with any questions at info@hopemcgrath.com