Spring Eid Retreat 2023

The Perfect Post-Ramadan Getaway!

May 12-14 | ATL, GA

Retreat Passes

(No overnight accommodation)

Live Your Love has partnered with Madina Institute & Ruh by Madina to offer their first ever Eid Retreat just outside Atlanta, GA.

Join us for a rejuvenating weekend filled with knowledge, spirituality, relaxation and growth in the midst of nature and tranquility!

Eid Retreat

keeping the ramadan spirit

The Prophet Muhammad, peace & blessings be upon Him, would often retreat to the cave of Hira, where He ﷺ spent days & nights in prayer, contemplation and connecting with the Divine. And it was in that cave where the gates of revelation were opened and the Speech of Allah was transmitted to him. And based on this Prophetic tradition, the spiritual sages of Islam also encourage spiritual retreat as a method of decreasing worldly distractions, increasing in knowledge, worship and connection to Allah, the Mighty & Majestic.

Here’s the perfect post-Ramadan getaway for individuals and families looking to continue the momentum of Ramadan, participate in fun communal activities, and enhance their spirituality by connecting with Allah and His beloved Prophet ﷺ in the midst of Georgia’s beautiful landscape and good company.

Bring your friends and family for the perfect escape!

For adults & youth. Kids under 8 are free.

  • Workshops with scholars and teachers

  • Youth Program & Calligraphy Class

  • Outdoor activities & sport

  • Spiritual gatherings & worship

  • A great time with great company!

Retreat Details

Transport & Arrival

Guests are responsible for securing their own transport to & from the retreat center, located in Cleveland, GA (See map below). If you'd like to carpool with others from Madina Institute, it's up to you to organize it - We encourage you to contact friends from your local area!

Location details will be sent to you upon registration.

Arrival/Start Time: 6pm on Friday May 12th

Check-Out Time: 12pm on Sunday May 14th, followed by an outdoor picnic lunch and a group hike in the afternoon

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Location & Lodging

The retreat will be hosted at a beautiful retreat center with high-end amenities in Cleveland, Georgia, with access to a 250 acre camp, trails, and lakes. The location is about 1 hour from Madina Institute and 1hr 30 mins from Atlanta, GA. Exact location and more details will be given upon registration.


Communal Cabins: Guests will stay in shared cabins with bunk beds sleeping 14 - 18 individuals. Cabins will be dedicated to males only or females only. Each cabin has its own common bathrooms, a covered porch and emergency exits.

Family Cabins are also available on a first come-first serve basis at an additional cost and can house up to 6 guests with 4 twin beds bunked and 1 queen bed that can be made into 2 twins. They feature a private bathroom. Limited availability!

Attendees will be able to use campgrounds parking at no charge.

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Communal style dining will be offered throughout the weekend retreat and include dinner on Friday evening, 3 meals on Saturday (breakfast, lunch and dinner) as well as breakfast and lunch on Sunday. Fruits, snacks and beverages will be provided at different times during the day.

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Exciting Activities

We’re looking to provide each individual with a balanced experience throughout the weekend with a program designed for our youth and an adult program.

-Workshops with esteemed Scholars and Speakers who will conduct theme-based Islamic knowledge sessions, including Q&A.

-Prolong your Ramadan spirit with group Tahajjud and Salah, early morning litanies in the midst of nature, dhikr and spiritual gatherings.

-Outdoor activities, bonding time with all participants and fun! The retreat center features activities like archery, rifle shooting, canoeing, water zipline, lakeside water activities and more!

-Special Arabic art and calligraphy session for our youth by the passionate husband and wife visual artists team, Maleeha Darab & Ahmad Ghassab!

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Youth Program & Calligraphy

Youth program & Calligraphy class will be led by an amazing Art "Power Couple" Ahmad Ghassab & Maleeha Darab (@maleeha.darab and @ghassab.art).

Plus there will be time for outdoor activities, sport & hiking! (See "Exciting Activities")

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Who Can Join?

For those staying in the main/communal cabins, age limit is 8 and up - individuals & families. All minors must be accompanied by an adult guardian.

For Family Cabins no age limit.

Non-Muslims are also welcome to join!

Spots are limited, so we encourage early sign-up!

NEW DEALS! Fees & What's Included

  • $220 per person for the full weekend experience: includes accommodation, food, and activities (as listed above) at no extra cost! Kids under 8 are free.

  • LARGE Family Cabins are $2400 for $2400 for the first 10 members and $200 for every additional person, up to 18. Limited number available - first come, first served.

  • Family Cabins are currently full but you may join Waitlist. They can fit up to 6 people.

  • NOT STAYING OVERNIGHT? Retreat Passes now available so you can enjoy all the activities. $85 for Saturday Only, $140 for Full Weekend (i.e. no overnight accommodation)

What to Bring

PLEASE PACK LIGHT - It's only a weekend trip! And we are expecting a good turn-out, so please note that space is limited. Check the weather forecast for the region so you can plan accordingly.

Must-Haves: Clothing for the lake & woods, appropriate for Georgia spring weather: Jacket, sneakers or hiking boots, good socks, pajamas, clothing that will suit you in all different activities.

Bring enough for 3 days. Lightweight prayer mat. Phone & Charger, labeled with your name!

Toiletries: Bath soap, shampoo & conditioner, toothpaste & brush, deodorant, wet wipes, towels.

REMEMBER to bring any medication you may need!

Recommended: Hat, sunglasses, reusable water bottle, flip flops or thin slippers for indoors.


If you need to cancel, contact us ASAP so we can issue a refund, and/or offer your Family Cabin to another group on our Waitlist.

Refunds will not be issued after April 29th.

- Disclaimer/Waiver Info -

There is NO BABYSITTING provided. You are responsible to look after your kids. Madina Institute is not liable for missing children at any time, including youth/teens signed up for the Youth Programming; their attendance & participation is their responsibility alone.

Please beware that all activities are done at your own risk, and injuries can & do occur at times. Madina Institute is not liable for any harm, injury, damage or theft to a person or their property.

You are responsible to secure your belongings & label items with your name as needed.


Horse Range Dr, Georgia 30528, USA

Retreat Center Features

- Cleveland, GA -


Beautiful wooded area with lakeside activities

Enjoy a full experience at the waterfront area - morning/evening walks by the lake, fishing, canoeing, access to the water blob and lake zipline!


Water Zipline

Ride the zipline and splash into the lake!



Tour one of the lakes in two-person canoes with a lifeguard on duty.


Archery & Rifle Shooting

Hit your mark during dedicated time with certified archery & rifle instructors.


Step 1: SELECT your registration

If you are staying overnight, choose either Regular Cabin Registration (where you'll be assigned to separate Male & Female Cabins) or you may request a Family/Group cabin (LIMITED AVAILABILITY) and we'll be assigning cabins on a first come, first served basis.

If you just want the activities and are not staying overnight at the retreat center, select Retreat Passes below.

RETREAT PASSES - (No overnight accommodation)


(No overnight accommodation)

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