Strawberry Creek Inn Bed and Breakfast - Idyllwild, California, 92549, United States

Join us for a very special Couples Weekend!

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Give your partner the gift of a sensuous, romantic, and memorable couple's getaway.

  • A warm and friendly 3-night B&B experience at the lovely Strawberry Creek Inn, in Idyllwild, California.
  • Love-inspiring meals and appetizers, including gourmet organic breakfasts each morning, appetizers in the evening, wine-tasting Friday evening, and a wine-paired dinner Sunday night.
  • The expertise of Dr. M.P. Wylie in providing fun one-on-one interactive activities that will assist you in growing closer to your partner than ever before and to:
    • Know your partner more intimately and fall more deeply in love;
    • Learn your partner's love language, to keep both of your love tanks full;
    • Communicate in a way that will make you feel closer together and to make each of you better understood;
    • Express yourself in a way your partner will be more open to hear and to respond positively.

Friday, May 2, 2014 through Monday, May 5, 2014

Open to all relationship stages and orientations!

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2PM-6PM: Check-in. Receive a Romantic Gift Bag to enhance your weekend

6PM: Amorous Appetizers and wine-tasting sponsored by Idyll Awhile Wine Shoppe and Bistro (wines available for sale)

6:30PM: One-on-one interactive activity--Experiencing each other's worlds

7:30PM: Chocolate-covered strawberries

7:45PM: Quality time together as a couple and/or late night dinner out

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9AM: Gourmet organic breakfast

9:45AM: One-one-one interactive activity--Experiencing intimate communication related to some of your deepest thoughts and feelings

11:30AM: Quality time together as a couple: games, hiking, shopping, exploring art galleries, taking in a movie, creating memorable pottery together, or simply time snuggling and conversing in the beautiful outdoors, along Strawberry Creek, in front of the fire or in your private room.

5:30PM: Amatory Appetizers and good conversation

6:30PM: Dinner Date Night on your own at one of Idyllwild's well-established restaurants. Before leaving the Inn you'll be presented with two envelopes to open--one at dinner at one with dessert--to expand more intimate attentiveness between the two of you, followed with an evening gazing at the stars in our amazing winter sky. Then, a romantic evening in your private room.

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9AM: Gourmet Organic Breakfast

9:45AM: One-on-One Interactive Activity--Exploring your partner's love language and listening in a way to explore your partner's deepest thoughts, feelings, concerns and desires.

11:30AM: Quality time together as a couple: games, hiking, shopping, exploring art galleries, taking in a movie, creating memorable pottery together, or simply time snuggling and conversing in the beautiful outdoors, along Strawberry Creek, in front of the fire or in your private room.

6:00PM: Wine-pairing aphrodisiac dinner on-site (sponsored by Idyll Awhile Wine Shoppe and Bistro), followed by a relaxing evening with your partner exploring newfound ideas to add more pleasure and intimacy to your relationship.


9AM: Gourmet organic breakfast

9:45AM: Recap of your romantic weekend and take-aways.

2 nights, add $300 to room rate; 3 nights w/dinner, $370

Book for these dates from our website, and check the box on the reservation form to add this package. Or, let us know you would like to add it when you book your reservation by phone.

Your Relationship Coach/Facilitator for the Weekend:

Dr. M.P. Wylie helps men and women understand, respect, and appreciate each other in personal and professional relationships. Her approach combines specific communication skills and techniques based on 30 years of extensive education, training, research and experience in building lasting and loving relationships to create happiness, stability, health, and romance. Her programs, books, consulting, and seminars provide practical insights for improving relationships at all stages of life and love.

M.P. is an active member of Healthy Relationships Orange County and Healthy Relationships California, and founding board member of the National Association for Relationship and Marriage Education. She has a doctorate in psychology from the Union Institute and University and a double masters and B.A. from Ottawa University.

M.P.’s Journey to Love Program, launched in 2003, was in such high demand that she wrote a complimentary edition, Summit of Your Potential, that is specifically geared for men.

M.P. is the founder of a community nonprofit organization that successfully managed healthy marriage federal grants for six years in Southern California, serving over 7000 families. The selected evidence-based programs helped families and couples have better relationships and communication skills, with a research outcome of 94% recommending the programs and 89% of surveyed couples showing improved communication and relationship skills from 16 hours of learning, coaching, and practicing new skills.

M.P. is founding director of the newly opened Amore Retreat Idyllwild, where she specializes in Couples’ Renewal Intensives. She continues to speak at national conferences, teach seminars, write and provide consulting to couples and individuals. She is the proud mother of five grown children who are now married and have blessed her with 13 grandchildren. She thrives on family fun time together and nurturing friendships. She enjoys the great outdoors, photography, hiking, movies, interior design, gardening, entertaining, travel and her fluffy white six-pound Maltese companion Bella.

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