Year-end Vacation

Frequently Asked Questions

Location and Hotel

Q: In what part of Mexico will the Year-end Vacation be held?

A: Secrets & Dreams Bahia Mita Surf & Spa is located approximately 45 minutes northwest of the Puerto Vallarta International Airport on the coast of Banderas Bay, the Bay of Flags.

Q: What is this area known for?

A: Surrounded by mountains, Banderas Bay is one of the largest bays in Mexico stretching over 26 miles and 3000 feet deep. The bay and beaches are perfect for swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, and kayaking. It is also a whale breeding ground and sanctuary and the most common are humpback whales.

Q: Is it an all-inclusive resort?

A: Yes! Your tuition includes all meals, drinks, taxes and gratuities.

Logistics and Travel

Q: How do I find specific logistical information about traveling, the hotel and tours?

A: After you register, you will receive a Welcome email from our travel agent, Linda Lawson with Sojourn Global, that will have all this information. In addition, a packet will be mailed to your home in late October/early November with additional information about excursions and traveling to Mexico.

Q: What do I need to know about traveling to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?

A: You will fly into the Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR). Passports are required for travel. Participants are responsible for adhering to any requirements and being up to date on what those are.

Q: What do I need to do to extend my vacation?

A: Linda Lawson, our travel agent, has negotiated a group rate if you would like to book a pre or post stay at the Secrets & Dreams Bahia Mita Surf & Spa. If you book your additional night(s) with Linda, the airport shuttle is included. Information about pre and post stays will be included in the Welcome email.


Q: When does the Year-end Vacation begin?

A: There is an optional Orientation on Monday, December 2, 2024, at 6:00 pm local time. The first General course session is on Tuesday, December 3, 2024.

Q: When does the Year-end Vacation complete?

A: The final General course session is on Saturday, December 7, 2024. There is an optional Bye-Bye Breakfast on Sunday, December 8, 2024. You are free to schedule your return flight on Sunday at your convenience.

Q: What are General Course Sessions?

A: There are five General course sessions where we will directly engage in this year’s inquiry, Passion & Performance.

Q: Do I have to stay in the session the whole time?

A: No, you are free to leave at any time; however, we highly recommend that you plan to stay for the entire session.

Q: What if I miss a session?

A: If you miss a session, we recommend that you connect with a fellow Year-end participant and ask them to share with you.


Q: How do I book excursions?

A: A packet will be sent to you from our travel agent, Linda Lawson with Sojourn Global, at the end of October/beginning of November containing information for the excursions planned especially for the Landmark group. When you arrive at the hotel, you will be able to sign up for the excursion(s) you want.

Q: What is a non-course participant?

A: A non-course participant is a spouse/significant other, family member, or close friend who has not completed the Landmark Forum and/or the Wisdom Unlimited Course and is traveling with you to the Year-end Vacation.

Q: What can a non-course participant attend?

A: For the 2024 Year-end Vacation, your non-course participant guest is invited to attend the following events: Orientation on the 1st night, followed by a Welcome Reception, Welcome Dinner on the 2nd night, Farewell Dinner on the last night, Bye-Bye Breakfast on the last day. Evening Sharing is scheduled every night starting on the 2nd night and is open to anyone 15 years and older. Guests are also invited to participate in social activities hosted by Year-end Course Leaders.