Women's Workation

20 International Female Entrepreneurs, 7 Days and 1 Moroccan Workation

 

Explore The Colorful City, Meet Likeminded and Awesome People from Across the World and Get Things Done

7 days in Morocco gives you time to focus, explore, work and getting to know amazing people.
So how will we make this happen you ask? Here is our plan.

Day 1: Meet up in Marrakech, Stay in a Beautiful Riad and Join Our big Welcome Dinner

Day 2: Explore Marrakech City and Visit local business

Day 3-7: Stay in our Exclusive Villa, Get Work Done, Enjoy Sessions, workshops and yoga With the Group.

Everyday:
we have our own yoga teacher with us. Join us every morning to kick start an amazing day

WHO JOINS THIS TRIP?

The people who join our trips are open-minded, ambitious, and positive people.

This trip if our first only female edition. We have a lot of incredibly accomplished entrepreneurs joining our trips, but also some aspiring entrepreneurs. Being an entrepreneur or an aspiring entrepreneur does not mean you need to have a business or to start a business. It means you have an open mindset and a position in your work where you have the ability and desire to change things for the better. It could be within these fields: leadership, project management, innovation, strategies, development etc.

FAQ

From we pick you up at the airport everything is included. That means all transportation, overnight stays, food, drinks and activity according to the information you find on this page.

What’s not included is airfare to Marrakech, personal shopping, extra alcohol or activities (like if you want to go to a market near the villa).

 

We will pick you up at Marrakech airport and get you back to your flight out of the country on the last day of the event.

All transport is in private cars, taxis or mini busses.

Shortly before the trip, when we have your flight details we will arrange all transportation.

All accommodation is on a share basis, which means you will be sharing room with 1-2 others depending on location. If you need a single room that can be arranged for an extra fee. Please email us via sisse@refuga.com to arrange it.

Since we are in beautiful Morocco, our chef will make us traditional Moroccan food. During the day we will have snacks and cold beverages available at all time.

If you are allergic, a vegetarian or you want to make us aware of something regarding the food. Please write it in the comments when you apply.

You’re flying into Marrakech, where we will stay for the first night in a cozy riad and a big welcome dinner. The next day we will have a half day to explore the colorful city Marrakech and visit the local business. After that, we are going by bus to our amazing villa close to the coastal city of Essaouira, where we will spend the rest of the days.

No, that is not a criterion. The key is to have an entrepreneurial and positive mindset. Our participants range from different levels, but a common feature is a genuine interest in helping and sharing knowledge.

English, since we come from various places from all over the world.

The essentials are your computer, camera, walking shoes, yoga pants, and a positive mindset. The weather changes from day to night, and from one location to another, so bring along whatever you feel comfortable in. We would recommend packing something for the really warm days, but also warm clothing for the late dinners outside.

In the villa we are staying in, it is also possible to take a swim in our private pool, so bring your swimsuit – we have towels.

When we visit Marrakech city, we suggest that you wear something that covers your shoulders and legs to respect the Moroccan culture.

The flight is NOT included in the price. When you arrive at the airport, everything is paid for and taken care of.

Everything is volunteer. We do recommend you join our custom made program during the week, to get the ultimate experience. There will be plenty of time in between sessions and activities to relax, work or to do whatever you feel like.

We welcome all kinds of people on our Refuga trips. The most essential key is, to have an entrepreneurial and positive mindset. We have a lot of incredibly accomplished entrepreneurs joining us, but also some aspiring entrepreneurs.

Being an entrepreneur or an aspiring entrepreneur does not mean you need to have a business or to start a business. It means you have an open mindset, a position in your work where you have the ability and desire to change things for the better. It could be within these fields: leadership, project management, innovation, strategies etc.

We will pick you up at Marrakech airport 3:00PM. March 24th.

We will get you back to your flight from Marrakech airport at 12.30PM. March 31st.

Shortly before the trip, when we have your flight details we will arrange all transportation.

It’s always good to be prepared. Everything you need to prepare, we will let you know in decent time before the trip. It would be things like, what are your expectations, what are your contribution in this group, what challenges do have, and which have you conquered etc.

Before all of our trips, we create a Facebook group for all the participants to engage. This will happen around one month before the trip. We will send out an email and let you know when time is.

Contact: sisse@refuga.com

We will answer as quickly as possible. Looking forward hearing from you.

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One day trip to Marrakech

On day 2, we will start the day with a big Moroccan breakfast before we leave the Riad. Next of, we will go explore the city of Marrakech, also known as the red city. Marrakech offers beauty, drama, and cozy rooftops oases. On this city adventure, we will feel, taste and discover the Moroccan culture and meet local entrepreneurs and craftsmen.

Our Villa in Morocco

We first used this amazing villa back in 2014, and we have been wanting to go back again and again ever since. The villa is located pretty secluded a 15 minutes drive from the beautiful coastal city of Essaouira.

After having spent a night and a half day trip in Marrakech city, we will arrive at our home for next 5 days. Here you will find beautiful rooms, fireplaces, two swimming pools and a team that will make delicious Moroccan food for you all week.

WHY WE DO IT & WHAT YOU GET

Our vision at Refuga is basically to give you an experience for life. Well, this is easier said than done, to be honest. But to make the best attempt for this to happen, we have created a framework and a mindset that makes it possible – if you are open to it.

On our trips, there are no enemies or competitors, it´s a safe environment and we are here to help each other both professionally and personally.

We choose the best possible settings, partners, and locations for you to focus and learn something new about yourself and others.

Our aim is for you to grow and move your boundaries, not only professionally but also personally. We visit different countries and we invite people from all over the world to join us. Basically going on a Refuga trip means getting out of your comfort zone and exploring new things, meeting new friends and getting different insights and perspectives on business and on life in general.

Are you ready to do this?

Prices

All our prices are in USD



1 person
$1,750
2 persons (per person)
$1,650
Refuga Alumni
$1,550

Dates & Availability

  • Mar 24 - 31, 2017 (20 spots left)

What you get

  • A once in a lifetime experience with other ambitious female entrepreneurs
  • One big challenge that will make you think bigger and get out of your comfort zone
  • An international network of people that you have lived, laughed and shared with for a week (you don’t get better network than this)
  • Cultural insights into one of the most beautiful countries in the world
  • Inspiration and feedback from the other participants
  • All meals, drinks, housing etc.
  • Transport from Marrakech to the Villa/house.
  • … Did we mention that this will be an experience of a lifetime?

Practical Info

  • We will pick you up at Marrakech airport 3:00PM. March 24th.
  • We will get you back to your flight from Marrakech airport at 12.30PM. March 31st.
  • When we say everything is included, we mean it. When you arrive at Marrakech airport everything is included
  • You have to book your own flight to and from Marrakech
  • The deposit is always $500 and it secures your spot on the trip
  • The rest of the amount will be withdrawn 3 months prior to the trip
  • If you have to cancel you will get credits to another trip (up until 2 weeks prior to the trip)
  • We have more or less everything in the house. Towels, sheets, food, drinks and snacks.
  • All participants get access to a closed Facebook group for introduction and practical stuff one month before the trip

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