Reserving your place for the Artist's Retreat

As our Artist's Retreat has a limited number of places, (a maximum of  7 persons) we recommend you reserve your place as soon as possible. After we confirm the availability of your place on the Art Retreat we will send you a full itinerary,your invoice,secure online payment details and a copy of our full terms and conditions. 

Terms and Conditions for the Artist's Retreat


We have a safe and secure online booking process by Direct Banking (IMT). Payment of NZD 2000pp deposit is required to secure your booking. We request the balance of fees to be made to Sol y Sombra Tours no later than 12 weeks prior to departure. If you are booking within 90 days of commencement of the Art Retreat, then full payment is required at the time of booking. Your booking is taken to be confirmed and accepted, in respect of all persons travelling, when we issue a confirmation invoice and you have paid your deposit. 


All travellers will need a valid passport for dates of travel. Depending on your country of origin, you may also need a visa. If you are unsure please check with your travel agent.

Travel Insurance 

A reasonable level of fitness is required and travel insurance is mandatory


Should you decide to withdraw from the tour, the following withdrawal fees apply:

Non refundable deposit NZD 2000 to secure booking.  Up to 90 days before departure 50% of the remaining balance of the tour cost will be refunded. Within 90 days of departure, no refund will be made.

Our Guarantee 

Should Sol y Sombra tours for any reason be unable to proceed with the Art Retreat all deposits and payments made for the Retreat will be refunded in full to participants upon cancellation.

Sometimes it’s necessary to make changes due to circumstances beyond our control. We like to be flexible and reserve the right to make changes to the itinerary schedule if necessary - for example, If there are weather changes, where possible the days may be interchanged to enable us to enjoy everything as specified during your retreat. *Where certain accommodation or transportation is not available we will provide alternate accommodation or transport of equal or even more amazing quality.

What's not included

Airline tickets. ( These must be arranged from each person's home country.) Travel Insurance. (A mandatory requirement) Personal accident and medical expenses. Excess baggage, or any related excess, lost or stolen luggage or other costs due to travel during the tour or airline disruptions. Entry tickets not included as part of the Artist's Retreat for museums and other events you choose to visit. Taxi fares to and from the point of arrival and departure for the Artist's Retreat. Telephone communication or business charges in hotels or villas. (All our accommodation has free wi-fi ) *Whilst breakfasts and certain catered meals are included in the Artist's Retreat, when we eat out at restaurants and cafes, these are not included. Alcohol is not included. The cost of Items of a personal nature such as laundry services.

Please Note: (Accommodation is based on a twin share room. Single room supplement applies)