Relaxing Local Retreats

The Globe and Mail on why we need to retreat to nature to decompress and re-centre. Read Where to stay for a relaxing local retreat in Ontario.  Big thanks to Central Counties Tourism for your continuous support.

I’ve Been Bit – In Clarington

The Hive Centre and Stay was recently featured in Travel Blog – I’ve Been Bit – in an article titled “You’ll Fall For These Awesome Things to Do in Clarington, Ontario”. Author and former guest of The Hive, Lindsay, explores some of the amazing things to do in Clarington as well as the features and […]

Featured in Ultimate Ontario

In February 2020, 11 incredible individuals from the Toronto Bloggers Collective stayed at The Hive as part of a Durham Tour thanks to Central Counties Tourism. It feels like the retreat was a gift for all of us – especially in light of what has happened since. Much appreciation to Christopher James Mitchell and Kevin Wagar for featuring […]

Searching for Signs

Sharon Mendelaoui, Founder and Creative Director of Daily Dream 360, writes about her profound experience at The Hive. “I had no idea that during this visit to the Hive Centre and by participating in a few spiritual ceremonies, crafts and nature walks, I’d receive so much enlightenment.” Click here to read Winter Spiritual Retreat at […]

Spark Centre Magazine – Queen Bee

The Hive is honoured to be featured in the latest edition of the Spark Centre‘s Business & Innovation Magazine. We love the layout, imaging and content… and we are in good company with many amazing community builders and innovators from our region. Read the Queen Bee article on pp. 38-39 to find out a little about how The […]

Maiku tries Ice Fishing & Nature Therapy

“I was invited to go check out some activities in the Durham area. (1 hour outside of Toronto). First, we headed out to Scugog Lake to do some ice fishing in the middle of the lake, and then we were brought over to “The Hive Centre” to learn about aboriginal rituals and Shinrin Yoku which […]

13 Wellness Getaways In Ontario To Find Your Zen

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In November 2019, The Hive was featured in, along with many other hidden gems in Ontario. Time for a wellness check, a mental detox, eco therapy? Plan a visit to a healing sanctuaries or wilderness retreats for a healthy dose of calm to get centered. 

Your VividLife with Shayne Traviss

Shayne Traviss is the founder of, a personal development website accessed by millions of people around the globe and the Author of Your Vivid Life, An Invitation to Live a Radically Authentic Life. Living authentically in a highly conditioned world is not always the easiest path. Shayne speaks to some of his life challenges […]

Risky Business? via Liisbeth

Co-Owner of The Hive, Elsii Faria, was involved in Community Innovation Lab programs as a participant and  Business Coach. A fellow participant, Michelle Trembley, wrote an article in Liisbeth, an on-line magazine for Feminist Changemakers, about the benefits of the programs offered at Community Innovation Lab to help women succeed in business. We are grateful […]

Ultimate Summer Road Trip

We are part of the trio of accommodations in Durham Region featured in the Ultimate Summer Road Trip article offer warm hospitality and a perfect romantic retreat Click to read the article featuring Nestleton Inn, The Piano Inn and The Hive.  Big thanks to York Durham Headwaters, Central Counties Tourism and Barry Best Photography!