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Friends at the Beach

 local Experiences   

We invite you to join our inclusive intimate local experiences made for, Wellness Seekers, Culinary Connoisseurs, Digital Detox Enthusiasts, and Culture Seekers.

Sun, Sand, and Sips: Luxury Beach Day 

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What's Included:


  • A Curated Experience  - a meticulously planned itinerary with an activity thoughtfully curated for relaxation and indulgence.

  • Private Beach Access with sweeping views of the Atlantic Coastline 

  • Loungers, Day Beds, Sun Umbrella, Towels, and Changing Room Access with showers and complimentary toiletries 

  • Beachside Bites  and Cocktails 

  • Roundtrip VIP transportation - 8:00 am: Pickup at NYC Meeting Point. 6:00 pm: Drop-off at NYC Meeting Point

Experience Region: New York Metro

Experience Category:  DayCation

Escape the chaos of NYC's Concrete Jungle and indulge in the ultimate luxury beach day with Sun, Sand, and Sips. Designed for badass women seeking a moment of relaxation and indulgence, this all-inclusive beach experience promises to transport you to a world of sunkissed bliss.

From the moment you step into our luxury ground transportation to the shore, you'll feel the weight of the city melt away. Let the soothing  rhythm of the ocean waves lull you into a state of deep relaxation as you lounge in style on plush day beds, soaking up  the warmth of the sun.

5 Benefits of Joining a Luxury Beach Escape:

  • Rejuvenation -  a day by the sea offers a chance to recharge your batteries and renew your spirit, leaving you feeling refreshed and revitalized.

  • Inspiration - the beauty of the beach ignites creativity and inspiration, fueling your passions and unlocking new possibilities.

  • Connection - share meaningful moments with loved ones or connect with fellow beachgoers

  • Wellness - from the soothing sound of the waves to the warmth of the sun, a day at the beach promotes physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

  • Empowerment - embrace the freedom of the beach and feel empowered to be your authentic self, confident in the knowledge that you belong.

With Sun, Sand, and Sips, every detail is taken care of, from transportation to and from our meeting point to the extraordinary experiences awaiting you at the shore. All you have to do is show up and surrender to the serenity of the beach. So sit back, relax, and let us handle the rest while you focus on enjoying every moment of your beach escape. Book your exclusive beach getaway today and embark on a journey of luxury, relaxation, and seaside bliss that will leave you feeling inspired and empowered.

Please note, this experience is available July 7 and July 27 Only.


Spa Day

What's Included:


  • A Curated Experience  - a meticulously planned itinerary with an activity thoughtfully curated to promote mindfulness, self-discovery, and personal growth.

  • Refreshments and a sit-down meal

  • Guided Reflection and Meditation

Experience Region: New York Metro

Experience Category:  Breakout Block, Digital Detox,  Unplug, Wellness

SoulScape is a structured half-day escape for relaxation, reflection, and rejuvenation. SoulScape experiences encourage participants to engage in activities such as mindfulness exercises, outdoor recreation, and creative pursuits, free from distractions. The purpose of a SoulScape is to promote mental wellness, reduce stress, and foster deeper connections with oneself and others.

Here are 5 benefits of a SoulScape:

  • Stress Reduction - reclaim a sense of peace and equilibrium, so you can navigate life's challenges with grace and resilience.

  • Improved Mental Health - cultivate a profound sense of well-being by quieting the mind and nurturing your inner landscape.

  • Enhanced Relationships - rediscover the joy of genuine connection. Connect with like-minded individuals on a similar journey of self-discovery and personal transformation.

  • Increased Productivity - Tap into a wellspring of inspiration and innovation that empowers you to approach your goals with renewed vigor and clarity.

  • Promotion of Self-Care - discover a sacred practice that honors your worthiness and inherent value

Participants can enhance their SoulScape experience with optional add-ons such as private spa treatments, holistic wellness sessions, or private coaching sessions tailored to their individual needs and interests. Whether you're seeking relaxation, inspiration, or guidance, our team is dedicated to providing you with the tools and support you need to thrive.

Black Girl Retreat ™

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What's Included:


  • A Curated Experience  - a meticulously planned itinerary with an activity thoughtfully curated to promote mindfulness, self-discovery, and personal growth.

  • Two meals Daily 

  • Accommodations in luxurious surroundings

  • Diverse range of curated activities 

  • Relaxing spa day with luxurious treatments to pamper and revitalize

  • VIP roundtrip transportation from our NYC meeting point

Experience Region: New York Metro

Experience Category:   Digital Detox,  Unplug, Wellness

Join us for an exclusive weekend experience curated for badass black and brown women seeking transformative experiences that invigorate the mind, body, and spirit. Our retreats range from secluded wellness resorts to mountain escapes, each designed to leave you feeling refreshed and renewed.

Immerse yourself in a diverse range of activities, from creative workshops, and adrenaline-pumping thrills to exhilarating outdoor activities. As the weekend winds down, surrender to relaxation during our dedicated spa day, where luxurious treatments await to pamper and revitalize you from head to toe.

Here are 5 benefits of  joining one of our weekend retreats:

  • Renewed Energy -  recharge your batteries and replenish your spirit with a break from the demands of everyday life.

  • Self-Discovery - explore new interests and passions while reconnecting with your true self in a supportive and empowering environment.

  • Connection -  forge meaningful connections with fellow black and brown women, sharing stories, laughter, and support.

  • Mindful Wellness - embrace holistic well-being with activities designed to nourish your body, mind, and soul.

  • Empowerment - leave feeling inspired and empowered to take on new challenges and embrace your authentic self with confidence.


Book your transformative escape today and elevate your soul with an unforgettable experience crafted exclusively for badass black and brown women. 

This local experience is offered twice annually. Check out our destinations section for our Black Girl Retreat ™ abroad. 

Metem CouCou™ 

Professional Chefs

What's Included:


  • A Curated Culinary Experience: a meticulously planned itinerary thoughtfully curated to celebrate the rich tapestry of flavors and traditions from the African diaspora.

  • Refreshments and a Sit-down Meal

  • Guided Reflection and Cultural Connection

Experience Region: New York Metro

Experience Category:  Culinary, Culture 

Join us for an immersive culinary experience that celebrates the rich tapestry of flavors, traditions, and stories woven throughout the African diaspora. Whether you're indulging in a multi-course tasting menu, learning the secrets of traditional recipes in a hands-on cooking class, or traversing the bustling streets of vibrant neighborhoods on a food tour, Metem Cou Cou promises an unforgettable exploration of African heritage through its diverse cuisines.

Here are 5 Benefits of joining a Metem Cou Cou experience:


  • Cultural Connection - Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of African culture, history, and traditions through the universal language of food.

  • Expanded Palate - Expand your culinary horizons as you savor the diverse flavors and ingredients that have shaped African cuisine across continents.

  • Community Building: Forge bonds as you gather around communal tables to share stories, laughter, and delicious meals.

  • Culinary Empowerment: Gain newfound confidence and skills in the kitchen as you learn from expert chefs and passionate food artisans during interactive cooking classes.

  • Cultural Preservation: By participating in Metem Cou Cou directly contribute to the preservation and celebration of African culinary heritage for generations to come.

This is our local Metem CouCou experience. Check out our destinations section for our Metem Cou Cou culinary experiences abroad. 

Teatime Darling™ 

Fancy Tea Set

What's Included:


  • A Curated Tea Exploration -  a meticulously planned itinerary thoughtfully curated to deepen your appreciation of the world of tea.

  • Refreshments and a Sit-down Tea Service 

  • Guided Reflection and Sensory Delights

  • Transportation - Included to/from Meeting Point

Experience Region: New York Metro

Experience Category:  Culinary, Culture, Wellness 

Embark on guided experience through hidden gems and renowned establishments alike, where tea artisans meticulously craft blends that tantalize the senses and evoke a sense of wonder. From cozy tea houses steeped in tradition to modern ateliers pushing the boundaries of innovation, Teatime Darling offers a glimpse into the diverse and dynamic world of tea.

Here are 5 benefits of joining a tea experience:


  • Cultural Enrichment -  Exploring the world of tea allows you to immerse yourself in diverse cultures and traditions from around the globe. Each tea variety carries with it a rich tapestry of history, customs, and rituals that offer insights into the cultural heritage of its origin.

  • Health and Wellness - Tea is renowned for its numerous health benefits, from its antioxidant properties to its potential to promote relaxation and mental clarity. By delving into the world of tea exploration, you can discover a wide array of teas known for their therapeutic qualities, helping to support your overall well-being.

  • Sensory Stimulation - Tea exploration engages all the senses, from the sight of vibrant tea leaves to the aroma of freshly brewed infusions and the taste of complex flavor profiles. By honing your sensory perception through tea tasting and appreciation, you can deepen your enjoyment and appreciation of the diverse nuances found in different teas.

  • Culinary Creativity - Tea isn't just for drinking—it's also a versatile ingredient that can enhance a variety of culinary creations. Through tea exploration, you can unlock a world of culinary possibilities, experimenting with tea-infused dishes, desserts, cocktails, and more, to elevate your culinary repertoire and delight your taste buds.

  • Mindful Practice: Tea exploration offers a mindful and meditative practice that encourages presence, reflection, and relaxation. By taking the time to brew and savor a cup of tea mindfully, you can cultivate a sense of calm, focus, and inner peace in your daily life, fostering greater mindfulness and well-being.

Sip and Sculpt 

Shaping Pottery

What's Included:


  • A Curated Pottery Experience - a meticulously planned itinerary thoughtfully curated to inspire creativity and relaxation.

  • Refreshments and Wine Pairings
    Guided Reflection and Artistic Exploration

Experience Region: New York Metro

Experience Category:  Art, Culinary, and Wellness  

Unleash your creativity and embark on a journey of artistic expression with Sip and Sculpt, an immersive pottery experience that combines the joys of crafting with the pleasures of wine tasting. Guided by expert artisans, you'll learn the fundamentals of pottery crafting, from wheel throwing to hand-building techniques, as you channel your inner artist and bring your vision to life.

Here are 5 Benefits of  joining our Sip and Sculpt experience:


  • Creative Expression -  Explore your artistic talents and express yourself through the tactile medium of clay, unlocking new levels of creativity and self-discovery.

  • Mindful Relaxation - Engage in the meditative practice of pottery crafting, allowing the rhythmic motion of the wheel and the soothing nature of clay to promote relaxation and mindfulness.

  • Artistic Growth - Receive personalized guidance and feedback from experienced instructors, honing your skills and expanding your repertoire of pottery techniques

  • Social Connection - Connect with like-minded individuals in a supportive and welcoming environment, where you can forge friendships and memories that last long after the clay has been fired.

  • Sensory Delight - Indulge your senses with the sensory experience of wine tasting, enhancing your creative inspiration and adding an extra layer of enjoyment to your pottery journey.

  • Join us for a Sip and Sculpt experience and unleash your inner artist while indulging in the pleasures of wine and clay. Discover the transformative power of creativity and connection as you craft, sip, and sculpt your way to artistic fulfillment.

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