Fed up of gloomy weather and daily stress? Switch off, unwind and get ready to relax in style with these wellness retreats taking place throughout the UK and beyond this March
1 Revitalise with Beaverbrook, Surrey
Head to the countryside for a revitalising escape. Much-loved country house hotel Beaverbrook in Surrey is launching its first Spring Renewal Retreat, providing a getaway for guests to reset, revitalise and refine their day-to-day wellbeing practices as they enter into spring.
Set on a 470-acre estate and centred around the nurturing Coach House Health Club & Spa, from 16 – 19 March, guests will work closely with spa, nutrition and fitness specialists to refresh their wellbeing rituals and lay strong foundations for a lasting commitment to healthy lifestyle changes.
Guests are invited each morning to set their intentions through guided daily meditation sessions followed by a balanced breakfast prepared using nourishing ingredients at the Coach House Deli.
Thereafter, guests will join morning activities of pilates, fresh air power walks and circuit training designed to enliven and invigorate the body for the day ahead.
For those seeking a dietary reboot, nutritional consultations with certified Nutritional Therapy Consultant Lisa Rose will take a holistic approach to healing the body using nutrient dense whole foods and natural supplements.
On the plate side of things, the hotel’s team of award-winning chefs will prepare a menu of nutritious and delicious meals before handing over the reins at the School of Cookery to equip guests with all the culinary tricks of the trade to cook wholesome meals at home and help create long-term plans.
When: 16 – 19 March
Where: Beaverbrook, Reigate Road, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 8QX
Wallet: starts from £2,500 based on single occupancy or £4,000 based on double occupancy. This includes three nights’ accommodation, meals, a full programme of personalised and group activities* and full use of The Coach House Health Club and Spa facilities.
How: to find out more and make a booking, visit beaverbrook.co.uk or phone +441372571300.
2 Restore with Huntsham Court, Devon
Make the trek to Devon for a few days of relaxing restoration. Huntsham Court will welcome guests to escape to the country for relaxation and recuperation with wellness retreats at the Grade II* listed manor house in Devon, including a dedicated programme for mothers and babies.
Currently functioning as the UK’s largest private hire country home and situated in the heart of the Huntsham Estate, Huntsham Court’s relaxed grandeur is the perfect environment for intimate and exclusive events.
In collaboration with experienced yoga instructor Anoushka Emson and a dedicated team of health practitioners, two bespoke retreats are exclusively available at Huntsham Court. The new retreats will launch in March 2020, and will run in March, April, October and November 2020.
The Mother & Baby retreat involves gentle yoga, an introduction to meditation, sleep consultations for babies and guidance on the holistic use of essential oils as well as delicious fresh food and plenty of relaxation for parent and child. The aim is to offer new ways to approach parenthood within a beautiful setting that promotes balance for mother and baby alike.
The Rest & Restore mid-week retreat is the perfect pick-me-up for those who are suffering from fatigue, are looking to realign their energy and in need of some me-time. Including an overnight stay, the programme comprises gentle yoga practice, nutritional workshops & demonstrations, an introduction to meditation, relaxation and group coaching sessions.
2020 Wellness Retreat Dates:
- March 15th – 16th: Rest & Restore
- April 19th – 20th: Mother and Baby
- October 11th – 12th: Rest & Restore
- November 15th – 16th: Mother and Baby
How: To find out more and make a booking, visit huntshamcourt.co.uk/retreats/
Where: Huntsham, Tiverton EX16 7NA
3 Rejuvenate with Cahernane House Hotel, Ireland
Ready for the brighter days of spring? Escape to Ireland for a few days of holistic wellness. Cahernane House Hotel, Co. Kerry exudes a sense of relaxation and peace where guests can retreat from the hectic pace of everyday life.
Taking place from 27-29th March 2020, join the property for a 2-night/3-day spring yoga retreat that’s expertly designed to allow guests to indulge in a weekend filled with sumptuous yoga sessions, art sessions and a healing sound bath under the stars.
Guests also have the chance to explore the luscious landscape of the Killarney National Park with a walk to the nearby Muckross House on the agenda along with a freshly prepared picnic.
On the itinerary, think gentle yoga classes, guided meditations, relaxing walks and special five-course feasts, all designed to help attendees unwind and enjoy the quiet ambience of Cahernane House Hotel..
When: 27 – 29 March 2020
Where: Muckross Rd, Cahernane, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 E78W, Ireland
Wallet: The ‘Spring’ Into Yoga Package is priced at €330 per person and includes two nights bed and breakfast along with dinner on both evenings.
How: For more details or to book the ‘Spring’ Into Yoga package see www.cahernane.com or call Cahernane House Hotel on + 353 (0) 64 6631895.
4 Further afield: The Lodge, Verbier
Those looking for a luxury break with a difference in 2020 can head to the Swiss Alps for an unforgettable wellness getaway at Sir Richard Branson’s mountain retreat, The Lodge.
For a lavish yoga, ski and holistic wellness getaway, enjoy a bespoke four-day retreat led by Larah Davis, founder of Ibiza Retreats and Wholeycow Verbier from 15th March.
The retreat will focus on looking after the mind, spirit and body, empowering guests to replenish and revitalise. Guests will be able to enjoy a three-night stay at The Lodge in Verbier, for a wellness journey like no other, as well as experience the luxuries of one of Verbier’s most exclusive lodges.
Spend your time meditating, practising yoga and skiing in the snowy mountains. Between working on their strength, balance and well-being, they can retreat back to The Lodge to relax and unwind.
The brand-new outdoor hot tub makes for the perfect spot to ease muscles after a daily workout, as well as the steam room and a masseuse on hand for a well-deserved massage or therapeutic treatment recommended by the wellness coach.
In the evenings, the Michelin trained chefs will prepare fresh and healthy meals using locally sourced ingredients. Where do we sign?
When: 15 – 19 March 2020
How: for bookings please call T: 0800 716 919 (UK toll free) or +44 208 600 0430. Alternatively e-mail email@example.com.
Wallet: Rates are priced in Swiss Francs for three nights and start from CHF 3,765 – (£2,955 based on today’s current exchange rate) per person based on double occupancy.