Buena Art Retreat between Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan,
Mexico is a calm and beautiful place to relax, rejuvenate
and explore your creative energy.
colorful villages, pristine beaches, tropical jungles, and
the sounds and smells of daily life take you right into
the heart of authentic rural Mexico. Fishermen, tortilla
makers, street sweepers, donkeys, and bicycles, all add
to the colorful animated village life.
At Casa Buena Art Retreat we offer
fun and informative art vacations.
The charming setting of the Mexican back country near old
Port San Blas and two hours from Puerto Vallarta
is a motivating and inspirational backdrop in which to create
and learn, from some of the best instructors from around
the world. Choose from art workshops, yoga and dance retreats,
for groups, couples or individuals.
Experience a unique, affordable and
creative vacation by the Pacific Ocean.
Learn something, create something, have a good time, and
take your experiences home with you, in both artworks and
We offer our spacious and well-appointed home with hacienda
veranda and beautiful tropical garden. We provide three
meals a day, comfortable accommodations in private rooms,
local transportation and entertainment.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to Coronavirus and travel restrictions, some retreats are put on hold**
In lieu of retreat, please consider coming for a self guided art residency in January-March 2021. So far, our nearby villages are Covid free :)
are invited to check out our 2021-2022 retreats:
January - 13-20, 2021**
January - 12-19, 2022
Big brushes and bold decisions. Faster, Looser, Bigger, Bolder.
February 3 - 10, 2021**
Figure and Portrait Drawing in Charcoal
Learn from the Master! The way to do accurate drawing with painterly approach.
Nov 24 - Dec 1, 2021
March 2-9, 2022
The Magic of Painting From Life
with Sheree Jones
Learn to paint with confidence using a simple palette of warm and cool colours
March 9 -16, 2022
Vibrant Paintings In Acrylic
with Marla Blackwell
Come ‘loosen up' with Marla and discover how to create paintings in a fun, energized and ‘painterly' way!
Exploring Still Life in Oil
with Laura Robb
Advanced Techniques for Capturing Light and Depth in Your Paintings
TBA January 2022
SIMPLE IDEAS: Powerful Paintings
"Simple, Simple, Simple" is Bobbi's teaching and painting philosophy!
Breaking ideas and problems into their simplest form, Bobbi will sensitively guide you to develop your personal artistic vision and add the magic you are seeking in your paintings
TBA February 2022
Plein Air Painting in the authentic Mexican outdoors
Come learn the skill of capturing the essence of landscape and seascape in great Mexican outdoors
NEW at Casa Buena FULL SCHOLARSHIP OFFERED
Alberta Whisky Cake (Kamla Hari McGonigal) and Casa Buena are offering a full scholarship for one of the Art Retreats of 2021 Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Self-guided Artists Residencies
from Nov 15 to May 15.
Please contact us for information on availability
for more information about how you can enjoy a relaxing,
adventurous and unforgettable holiday at Casa Buena Art
Mexico between Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan.