The Spring 2019 Splendid Mola Retreat for Writers

 

Thursday, May 16 – Sunday, May 19

Idyllwild, CA 

 

Scroll Down For Rooms and Registration

 

 

All-inclusive cost: $595-$1055
depending on accommodation choice
$250 deposit holds your space

 

If you are a writer who identifies with any group that is underrepresented in traditional publishing and you have some financial need, please check out the All Voices Fellowship Application, which awards one free spot on this retreat to a writer who meets those qualifications.

If you’re not familiar with these retreats, you can find the description and daily schedule here.

There are many different options for accommodations, from a sofa bed loft in a cabin to a private 2-room cottage. Some are walking distance to the main cabin; others require a car. 

TO REGISTER

  1. Choose your room!
  2. Reserve it by clicking on the payment link (either deposit or pay in full).
  3. Email the lovely TaRosa, who helps me manage these retreats, and let her know which room you have reserved so that she can mark it as sold out.
  4. Once your room is confirmed, TaRosa will send you the registration form that includes your menu requests/needs. Please fill that out and email it back to her.

The important fine print:

  1. Payment plan options are an additional $25 to cover associated admin costs.
  2. If you are paying with Paypal, please note that 3% will be added to cover Paypal’s service fee.
  3. If you prefer to pay with a check, please email TaRosa, and she will send you directions.

If you have any questions, drop TaRosa an email. Hope to see you there!

LUXURY LOG CABIN — our home base

 
The hub for our writers retreat, this “log cabin” is a beautiful and large cabin in a lovely residential area near hiking trails and the town. This is where we will meet for breakfast, dinner, meditation, and yoga (lunches are delivered to you). The most gorgeous parts of this cabin are the communal areas. The living room is spectacular, with huge couches and a stone fireplace; there is a game room and gym downstairs, and the deck…well, for those of you who like to be outside, it is huge and lovely, complete with a hot tub that can hold 7-10 people, so bring your bathing suit! There are dining areas both inside and out, as well as swings and a hammock in the surrounding woody area.
 
 
 

Sleeps: 9
Size: 6 bedrooms (3 single rooms, 3 double rooms)
Baths: 3.5
Wifi: Yes

Luxury Log Cabin is open to all genders. If you reserve a shared room, please let me know which gender(s) you want to room with and I will mark that room as such.

One note about this space – it is open in layout, and sounds carry. Because of this I request that you do not make phone call before 8 am or after 10 pm unless you go outside. Thank you for understanding!

Log Cabin living room
log cabin partial deck
log cabin dining room
log cabin outdoor dining

Log Cabin Rooms

Master Bedroom, main floor

SOLD OUT

Single Occupancy
1 Queen Bed
Private Bath with huge stone shower; no bathtub
$895

This gorgeous room is right off the main living/gathering space pictured above, and has a private bathroom as well as bright natural light. Because this room is right off the main area, where people gather for breakfast and yoga and may hang out and talk after dinner, this room is best for someone who doesn’t sleep past 8 am or go to bed before 9:30 pm. And – you will hear music from the yoga class if you’re in your room!

Pay in Full
Reserve with deposit – $250  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upstairs Double #1

SOLD OUT

Double Occupancy
2 Queen Beds
Shared Bath, with 3 other people
$825/bed

Good Natural Light.

Pay in Full
Reserve with deposit – $250  

 

 

 

Upstairs Double #2

SOLD OUT

Double Occupancy
2 Queen Beds
Shared Bath, with 3 other people
$825/bed

Good natural light.

Pay in Full
Reserve with deposit – $250  

 

Downstairs Single

Downstairs Single 1

SOLD OUT

Single Occupancy
Queen Bed
Shared Bath, with 3 other people
$855

These downstairs rooms are dark, quiet, and cozy. There is a window, but it looks out to under the house rather than to a view. There is a game room in the middle of the downstairs, with foozball and ping pong and exercise equipment as well as couches for additional writing space. Downstairs is quieter and cooler than upstairs, as well as more private.

Pay in Full
Reserve with deposit – $250  

 

 

Downstairs Double

Downstairs Single 2

Single Occupancy
2 Queen Beds; we will only use 1 of them*
Shared Bath, with 3 other people
$85

These downstairs rooms are dark, quiet, and cozy. There is a window, but it looks out to under the house rather than to a view. There is a game room in the middle of the downstairs, with foozball and ping pong and exercise equipment as well as couches for additional writing space. Downstairs is quieter and cooler than upstairs, as well as more private.

Pay in Full 
Reserve with deposit – $250/bed  

*If you would like to share this room with a friend, contact me for pricing.

 

Bear Den

Downstairs Double

Double Occupancy
3 Queen Beds; we will only use 2 of them*
Shared Bath, with 3 other people
$785/bed

These downstairs rooms are dark, quiet, and cozy. There is a window, but it looks out to under the house rather than to a view. There is a game room in the middle of the downstairs, with foozball and ping pong and exercise equipment as well as couches for additional writing space. Downstairs is quieter and cooler than upstairs, as well as more private.

Pay In Full
Reserve with Deposit – $250   

*If there are three of you who want to share this room, contact me for pricing.

 

Idyllwild Manor

Idyllwild Manor is a gorgeous, 4200 sq. foot estate. This is not a cabin in the woods but an elegant home with a craftsman art vibe. There are four single rooms and one double. There is also a private hot tub, a covered outdoor patio area, lush gardens, and a bridge across the creek that will bring you into a stunning world of native plants. The home itself is beautifully kept, with tall ceilings and large, bright windows, a large living room, fireplace, library, sun room, and grand piano. Sheets are 500-thread count and the rooms are generously sized. Idyllwild Manor is women only. 

Please note, you will have to drive five minutes from the Manor to meals and yoga at the Luxury Log Cabin.

Sleeps: 6
Size: 5 bedrooms, 4 baths
Wifi: Yes
Women Only

Sunroom
Hot tub

Idyllwild Manor Room/Bed Options

Upstairs King

Upstairs Shared Master - Cal King Bed

Double Occupancy, shared with →
California King Bed
Private 3/4 bath
$845

This spacious and very bright room has two beds, a Cal King on one end and a Full on the other. The private 3/4 bath has a bathtub but no shower; the shower is right outside in the hall bathroom, which is shared with the upstairs Queen Room.

Pay in Full
Reserve with deposit – $250  

 

 

 

Upstairs Master - Full Bed

Upstairs Shared Master - Full Bed

Double Occupancy
← shared with
Full Bed
Private 3/4 bath
$825

Pay in Full
Reserve with deposit – $250   

 

 

 

 

Upstairs Queen Room

Upstairs Queen Room

Single Occupancy
Queen Bed
Shared Bath

$895

Another bright upstairs room, this room has a dedicated 3/4 bathroom but shares the shower in this bathroom with the two people in the upstairs master bedroom, as the upstairs master bath has a tub but no shower.

Pay in Full
Reserve with deposit – $250 

 

 

 

Downstairs Master

Downstairs Master

SOLD OUT

Single Occupancy
Eastern King Bed
Shared Bath
$895

This large and bright Master bedroom has a Eastern King and shares 2 hall bathrooms with the other two downstairs rooms. The 3/4 hall bath right outside this bedroom has a deep tub but no shower; the 3/4 hall bath down the hall has a shower but no tub.

Pay in Full
Reserve with deposit – $250  

 

 

 

Downstairs Queen Room

Downstairs Queen Room

Single Occupancy
Queen Bed
Shared Baths
$895

This bright Queen Bed room shares 2 hall bathrooms with the other two downstairs rooms.

Pay in Full
Reserve with deposit – $250  

 

 

Downstairs Library Room

Downstairs Library Room

SOLD OUT

Single Occupancy 
Shared Bath
Full Bed
$825

A warm, cozy room with two beds and built-in bookshelves. Small and cabin-y, with soft light. Shares two 3/4 hall baths, one with a tub and one with a shower.

Pay in Full
Reserve with deposit – $250  

 

 

Rock to Rock Cabin

This place is crazy gorgeous and very private, with stunning views and a hot tub on the deck, right outside the master bedroom. It’s three levels and is actually built around a huge boulder inside the home. Windows take up the entire wall and open out to decks with amazing views, and most of the cabin is drenched in natural light. There is air conditioning, as it does get warm on sunny days! Please note, you will either need to walk half a mile down (and back up) a hill or drive about five minutes to get to meals and yoga at the Luxury Log Cabin.

Sleeps: 3 (4, with sofa bed loft)
Size: 2 bedrooms, 3 full baths, with additional sleeping loft
Wifi: Yes
Women Only

 

Rock to Rock interior
Rock to Rock Deck

Rock to Rock Room Options

Rock to Rock Master

Master Bedroom

Single Occupancy / Private Bath
King Bed
$945

This master bedroom has a king bed and an attached bath that features a large boulder as a wall above the tiled, free-standing tub (there is also a shower). Lots of natural light and private access to the deck.

Pay in full
Reserve with $250 deposit

 

Rock to Rock Double

Double Room

Double Occupancy / Shared Bath
2 Twin Beds

$725/ bed

A very small and simple room with two twin beds and an unattached bathroom that is shared by both people and the person in the loft. The room itself is fairly basic —it’s the cabin itself where all the beauty lies!

Pay in Full
Reserve with deposit – $250

 

Rock to Rock loft

Sofa Bed Loft

 

Single Occupancy Loft / Semi-private Bath
$695 – Sofa Bed Only

This sleeping loft is a great option for someone who enjoys amazing views and natural light…and doesn’t require walls. The loft is accessible by stairs and is open to the living room, and you will get very bright early morning light from the picture windows. The bed is a pull-out sofa bed. You have your own bathroom and shower downstairs, and air conditioning if needed. It’s a wonderful affordable option in a gorgeous cabin.

Pay in full
Reserve with deposit – $250

 

Fern Valley Inn

Fern Valley Inn is a quaint and rustic inn located directly across the street from the Luxury Log Cabin. It’s a combination of stand-alone cottages and joined rooms—the photo here shows the four rooms that are connected. Fern Valley Inn rooms are open for any gender and are perfect for anyone who wants their own space but likes to be a few close steps away from the main hub.

Single Occupancy Rooms
Private Baths

Wifi: Yes, but it is spotty, so the inn is best for writers who don’t need wifi.

Please note: I release unbooked rooms back to the inn a month before the retreat dates, so if you are reserving within a month of the retreat I will have to confirm availability. 

Fern Valley Inn Room Options

Cedar Woods, Room #1

Cedar Woods, Room #1

Single Occupancy
Queen Bed
Private 3/4 Bath (no tub)
Good Natural Light
$925

This sweet, smallish room is one in a block of four that shares the same building and a porch.

Reserve with $250 Deposit
Pay in Full

 

Rose garden, Room #4

Rose garden, Room #4

 

Single Occupancy
Queen Bed
Private 3/4 Bath (no tub)
Good Natural Light
$955

This sweet, smallish room is one in a block of four that shares the same building and a porch. This room includes a private patio with a table.

Reserve with $250 Deposit
Pay in Full

 

 

 

 

 

Hideaway, Room #7

Hideaway, Room #7

 

Single Occupancy
Queen Bed
Private Full Bath (with tub!)
Cozy Light
$995

As its name implies, Hideaway is a stand-alone cabin tucked away in the side of the property…and there’s a DESK!

Reserve with $250 Deposit
Pay in Full

 

Casa Romantica, Room #10

Casa Romantica Room #10

Single Occupancy
Queen Bed
Private Bath with tub
Good Natural Light
$1055

The bed is upstairs in this sweet loft A-frame, so there is a nice amount of space. A few notes: The loft ceiling is quite low, the spiral staircase leading up to the loft is narrow, and the bathroom is downstairs. For those of you who don’t mind this, the room is lovely!

Reserve with $250 Deposit
Pay in Full

 

 

School Days, Room #2

School Days, Room #2

 

Single Occupancy
Queen Bed
Private 3/4 Bath (no tub)
Medium to Low Natural Light
$925

This sweet, smallish room is one in a block of four that shares the same building and a porch…and, this one also has a DESK (yippee!).

Reserve with $250 Deposit
Pay in Full

 

 

Fern Grotto, Room #5

Fern Grotto, Room #5

Single Occupancy
Queen Bed
Private 3/4 Bath (no tub)
Good Natural Light
$995

This is a two-room cottage with a full kitchen (for midnight cooking?), a private attached deck, and a small writing table by a window.

Reserve with $250 Deposit
Pay in Full

 

Hideaway, Room #7

Havana, Room #8

Single Occupancy
Queen Bed
Private 3/4 Bath (no tub)
Cozy Light
$995

Havana shares a wall with Heidelberg Zimmer – it’s a sweet single room, and also one of the few rooms in Idyllwild with air conditioning, if you feel so inclined!

Reserve with $250 Deposit
Pay in Full

 

Angel's Cottage, Room #3

Angel's Cottage, Room #3

Single Occupancy
Queen Bed
Private 3/4 Bath (no tub)
Good Natural Light
$925

This sweet, smallish room is one in a block of four that shares the same building and a porch.

Reserve with $250 Deposit
Pay in Full

 

Willow Haus, Room #6

Willow Haus, Room #6

Single Occupancy
Queen Bed
Private 3/4 Bath (no tub)
Good Natural Light
$1055

The largest cottage at the Inn, this has two rooms with two sofas in the living room, a full kitchen, a private attached deck, and a dining room table for writing!

Reserve with $250 Deposit
Pay in Full

 

Heidelberg Zimmer, Room #9

Heidelberg Zimmer, Room #9

Single Occupancy
Queen Bed
Private 3/4 Bath (no tub)
Cozy Light
$995

Heidelberg Zimmer is the “sister room” to Havana Bungalow, as they are in the same building and share a wall. It has the same amenities, including a sofa bed. If you want to share with a friend that can be arranged.

Reserve with $250 Deposit
Pay in Full