"Retired Husband Syndrome"

 Rockwood Lodge | Highlands, North Carolina


  • Are you driven, goal oriented and competitive?
  • Do you have a low tolerance for incompetence and like to take charge?
  • Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment?
  • Have you felt lost due to lack of purpose or structure since retirement?


  • Have you noticed his boredom and now have become his social arranger?  
  • Do you use your creative skills to fill up his days with something besides sporting events on TV 24/7?
  • Have you noticed his lack of cooking skills and realizing his abilities may never extend beyond the microwave?
  • What about Girl's Night Out?  Are you need of a getaway?

Experience the pure bliss of the Rockwood Lodge …

Home-away-from-home is a spectacular mountain estate just minutes from Highlands, North Carolina. Designed in the mountain vernacular with beautiful wood and stone, Rockwood Lodge sits atop 350 acres with stunning, panoramic mountain views, trails and trout lakes. The 8 well-appointed suites, each one divinely and uniquely decorated with grand fireplaces and luxurious bathrooms offer a haven of carefree comfort. With multiple gathering areas inside and out, chef's kitchens, windows allowing for natural light and spectacular views...the hidden gems and meticulous attention to detail are over the top!

Imagine the tranquility of the North Carolina mountains... 

Wake up your way...choose to sleep in or start each day with some FUNctional Fitness...From mindful yoga, restorative stretching and thoughtful meditation to stimulating workouts - we want you feeling fit and fantastic. Brewskies & Bellies, Core & Cocktails and Beer Yoga complete our daily happy hour fitness specials! We'll show you how to put the FUN in fitness.

Every day our "Living Well' conversations bring wellness concepts to life in meaningful ways... you can destress, renew your spirit and own your personal style. With exhilarating conversations and activities to recharge your spirits, you’re sure to return home relaxed, renewed and maybe even reinvented! It's time to spice up your life and try something different.

Let your Inner Chef Shine...

It's time to strengthen your kitchen skills, get inspired and create menus that will satisfy both palate and body...work side by side assisting and learning from our private chef...mix, muddle and mash...learn to utilize garden and kitchen ingredients to craft crowd-pleasing culinary coc ktails!


A time for exploration and relaxation …

Imagine spending your days fly fishing, fox walking, cairn building, yoga hiking, and even a game or two of friendly roulette...then gently unwinding and letting go of your worries... quiet reflection and even a nap or two!

Journey Details

  • Limited to 6 couples
  • 3-night minimum
  • Private, relaxed, and sophisticated accommodations
  • Welcome & Closing Ceremonies
  • All meals, private chef experiences
  • Fitness and wellness classes; content and materials with onsite wellness experts
  • Inspiring wellness activities all centered on you, your health and a rejuvenating weekend!
  • Wellness Support during Journey
  • Ground transportation to offsite locations
  • Co-design and "Make it YOUR Way" with optional upgrades

What's extra?

  • Post Journey Wellness Support
  • Transportation to the Journey, personal keepsakes, gratuities, treatments and activities booked in addition to our itinerary, and alcohol beverages outside of our Journey offerings will be additional expenses.

You’re welcome to ask for any program and any approach you’d like. We’ll create a customized experience just for you and yours. Together we'll decide how many meals, fitness and wellness classes, events and excursions will be included in your package. 

Let's Talk...

We're here to answer any questions you may have and to sign you up for this incredible journey. Click on the button below to schedule a call to talk.