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Luxury Detox Retreat

Costa Blanca, Alicante, Spain

Holiday itinerary

This luxury anti-ageing and detox retreat might not be the fountain of youth, but it’s the next best thing. Get brighter skin, shinier hair, clearer thinking, and greater energy, all without the use of artificial pills or treatments.

You’ll enjoy a suite of treatments that includes healthy food, yoga and Pilates classes, body/sculpting classes, workshops, a coastal hike, and wellness spa treatments, led by the retreat director and her experienced team comprising a doctor, a nutritionist, personal trainers, yoga and Pilates teachers, personal stylists, make-up specialists, Spa therapists and a life coach. The retreat is female-focused, giving you the space to express yourself and transform your mind and body.

Each guest will receive a pre-arrival package of recommendations to follow before the retreat commences. This will allow you to gain the maximum benefit from your time at the retreat by preparing your mind and body beforehand. To help you to maintain your new lifestyle, you will also receive optional post-retreat support and advice for 3 months after you return home.

Accommodation is provided in a luxury complex on Spain’s Costa Blanca, surrounded by majestic mountains, dramatic cliffs, and pristine beaches. Each guest will have their own private suite, complete with a large lounge area, private balcony/terrace, double/twin bedroom, large bathroom and kitchen. The grounds offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside and sea and possess excellent facilities such as an indoor heated wave pool, outdoor lagoon pool area, sauna, Jacuzzi, private gym, and spa.

All meals are included. You will enjoy delicious and nutritious food made from fresh local produce, which, when possible, will be organic. Guests will eat together in the complex’s private dining area, providing a fun, sociable atmosphere. To facilitate the detox experience, no alcohol is served at the retreat. If you wish to consume alcohol, there are bars and restaurants in the nearby town of Calpe, located a 20-30 minute walk away. The retreat is also wheat, dairy and caffeine free.

This unique holiday contains the perfect balance of world class tuition, great company, and holistic treatments for a fun and refreshing week. Take this step to revitalise yourself and enrich your life.

- This retreat is suitable for women of all fitness levels. No experience in yoga, Pilates, or any of the other activities is required
- The program has been specially designed for women looking to rejuvenate themselves and change their lives for the better
- Each guest will be given a programme tailored to their specific needs
- Minimum age 18
- IMPORTANT: Please note that this holiday is focused on women's wellbeing. The exercise sessions and workshops are specifically designed for women

Travelling Solo?
- This luxury mind and body holiday is perfect for solo travellers. In fact, most people do travel independently, making this a perfect opportunity to meet like-minded people. All guests will be allocated a private apartment with double or twin bedroom, lounge area, kitchen, bathroom and balcony or terrace for NO single supplement.
- The retreat is located in a safe area. All the gates are locked and a key card is needed for entry and exit
- The resort is guarded by 24h security cameras and a concierge service
- All the bedroom suites are located in the same block so you will be next door to fellow retreat guests

Luxury Detox Retreat Start Days
- The retreat runs on set dates each year and unfortunately, dates are not flexible, please see the dates and booking tab for details and availability
- Each retreat lasts for 6 nights/7 days
- Check in after 12pm on day 1 and check out by 10am on day 7
- If dates appear ‘on request’ please email us and we’ll check availability for your preferred day of arrival as quickly as possible

Luxury Detox Retreat Itinerary

The following is a typical itinerary but is subject to change depending on the group’s needs and wishes
Pre-arrival pack
- You will receive a pre-arrival package from the wellbeing retreat before you begin your holiday
- This package includes pre-arrival information intended to thoroughly prepare you for your retreat experience

Day 1- Arrival day and welcome dinner
- After being picked up at Alicante airport, you will be transferred to the luxury retreat where you’ll check into your private apartment, explore the complex, meet your fellow guests, or even take a swim in the lovely indoor or outdoor swimming pools
-The nutritionist will undertake a body composition analysis so you can gain a better understanding of your body's fat %, %water, %water retention, lean body mass and basal metabolic rate together with a clear understanding of a realistic weight loss goal.
- The nutritionist will discuss results and help calculate the quantity of food required to support your individual lifestyle.  
- In the evening, you will join your fellow guests in the on-site restaurant for a healthy and delicious welcome meal

Days 2-6
- The content of each day varies but a typical day will be as follows:
- Start your morning with the sunrise and a cleansing drink of lemon, ginger and organic honey before an hour of gentle yoga to awaken your mind and body
- Following your morning yoga, savour a delicious and nutritious breakfast with the group
- After breakfast, the day will unfold with a daily blend of exercise sessions that may include a coastal hike, body toning sessions for specific areas such as the backs of the arms, stomach and thighs, and Pilates for core strength
- During the week, you’ll have a group make-up workshop, and a mind coaching session to help you look and feel great
- Note: You can also book personalised 1 to 1 make up sessions for an additional charge (subject to availability)
- There will also be time for relaxation by the pool or use of the on-site spa and gym facilities
- All the activities, classes and discussions are optional, and you are welcome to spend time on your own instead of joining a particular activity
- In the evenings, you’ll enjoy a social group dinner in the tranquil surroundings 
- There will also be a series of educational discussions offered throughout the week on the following topics (subject to speaker availability)
1. How to use Nutrition to turn back time (with the nutritionist)
2. How to create optimum female health and wellness (with the female doctor)
3. How to look fabulous (with the professional make-up artist)
4. Unwind your mind, managing stress, and coping strategies using simple meditation techniques (with the retreat Director)
5. Living a positive life (with the life coach and NLP master)
6. How exercise can benefit your health and wellbeing and what type of exercise is right for you and your age (with a member of the fitness team)              - You will also have a body composition analysis conducted by the nutritionist. Using a bioimpedance analyser, you will gain a better understanding of your body fat percentage, water percentage, lean body mass, and basal metabolic rate. The test also helps to assess if you need additional protein, more resistance training, or more alkaline foods to reduce your body’s acidity (responsible for accelerated aging)

Day 7 - Departure day
- Today is departure day and you’ll start the morning with a final drink of lemon, ginger and organic honey that you will prepare in the comfort of your apartment. Enjoy a final view from your private terrace or balcony, followed by breakfast
- The complementary departure transfers to Alicante airport run today at 12 noon from the retreat
- Check out time is by 10am and it may be able to stay in your apartment after this point but this is discretionary and not guaranteed
- Check out and return home with a spring in your step, looking and feeling fabulous
Optional 3 month care, advice and support
- The retreat offer guests an optional 3 month follow-on plan for nutrition, weight loss and menu support with the nutritionist to help maintain your healthy lifestyle
- You will also receive recipes, tips and information via the retreat's blog so that you can recreate the delicious food back home

The Team
- Your hosts are a friendly and experienced team comprising expert professionals such as a Doctor, a nutritionist, personal trainers, yoga and Pilates teachers, personal stylists, make-up specialists, Spa therapists and a life coach, all working together to ensure the retreat gives you a relaxing, restorative experience with long-lasting results
- In addition to the expert team, your friendly host Julie will be on hand throughout to ensure you have everything you need for the perfect week

Why Choose This Retreat And What Will I Learn?
- Although we can’t turn back the clock, we can dramatically slow down the ageing process with good nutrition, exercise, stress management and overall lifestyle changes
- This unique retreat is aimed at those looking to rejuvenate their bodies, clear their minds, and gain a more youthful appearance
- You’ll be looking at your lifestyle and everyday experiences, and analyse how these affect your wellbeing
- With the help of the team’s doctor, nutritionist, personal trainers, yoga and Pilates instructors, mind coach, beauty therapists and personal stylists, the course will work through a combination of group and private one-on-one sessions to teach you to enjoy great health and transform the way you look and feel
- All sessions will focus on anti-ageing with the aim of improving your skin, hair and body tone as well as giving you and overall sense of wellbeing
- Any fitness sessions will focus on those areas that tend to become a problem over time such as the backs of the arms, the stomach and thigh.  As everyone is different, this will be tailored to your needs
- Overall, the course is meant to be fun and enjoyable, allowing time for guests to really focus on themselves and their personal wellbeing so that they return home relaxed, restored, empowered and inspired

Treatments / Massages
- You will have access to the complex’s private gym, indoor and outdoor pool, Jacuzzi and spa
- Fancy additional treatments? At each retreat there are a team of 5 experienced therapists who offer a fabulous range of beauty, anti-aging and detox treatments, holistic therapies and relaxing and invigorating massages that can be booked directly upon arrival at the spa
- Please note that treatments, therapies and massages are an additional cost
- Your retreat staff will be able to give advice on the best spa treatments on offer, some of which have specifically been designed to aid the detox and cleansing process

Pre-Arrival Information:
- You will receive a pre-arrival package from the wellbeing retreat before you begin your holiday
- This package includes pre-arrival information intended to thoroughly prepare you for your retreat experience
- You will also be given information and recommendations to follow before you arrive at the retreat to kick-start weight loss and to prepare your body so that you can gain the maximum benefit from your time at the retreat

Optional 3 Month Care, Advice & Support Plan:
- We understand that it is a challenge to continue with the good practices acquired during the retreat.  This is why the retreat offer guests an optional 3 month follow-on plan for nutrition, weight loss and menu support with their nutritionist.
- You will also receive a free personal training session with the head personal trainer via Skype, as well as recipes, tips and information via the retreat’s blog. 
The Accommodation
- The exquisitely designed residential complex consists of 64 luxury apartments, of which the retreat uses 14
- The retreat is situated on Spain’s famous Costa Blanca. A short walk from the beach, guests will get to savour fantastic views and stunning scenery
- The retreats are held outside the peak holiday season, ensuring a relaxed and secluded environment.
- The complex has excellent facilities, including an outdoor swimming lagoon, pretty outdoor terrace areas, a restaurant with formal dining area, a private gym, a wellbeing spa including sauna, a steam room, an indoor heated swimming pool, and a Jacuzzi
- Fitness or yoga classes will be conducted on various outdoor terraces, and Pilates classes will be held in one of the modern gym studios
- Every effort has been made to ensure that the apartments are eco-friendly, with energy-saving lighting, automatic blinds and systems that reuse water for vegetation
- Each guest will enjoy their own private luxury apartment with NO single supplement. Guests will never be asked to share accommodation, unless they wish to share with a partner or friend 
- The apartments are luxurious and decorated to high standards with crisp Egyptian cotton bed linen
- Each apartment has a double bedroom, spacious bathroom, private terrace or balcony, large lounge area with flat screen TV, granite kitchen, and air conditioning
- Free Wi-Fi is available both inside and outside the apartments
- The apartment complex is very secure, with 24 hours security, security cameras and a concierge service. Access to the complex is by key card only
- Accommodation is included for 6 nights / 7 days
- Check in any-time after 12pm (dependent on arrival time) on day 1 and check out on day 7 by 10am

- All breakfasts, lunches and dinners are included in the price alongside fruit and vegetable smoothies, organic teas, infusions, and mineral water
- The menu at the retreat has been specially designed and developed by the retreat Doctor and nutritionist. It is excellent program to ensure healthier hair, smoother skin, brighter eyes, and greater energy
- Fresh ingredients will be used to create tasty Mediterranean-style meals with the perfect balance of protein, carbohydrates, and essential fats to eliminate unhealthy cravings and facilitate weight management
- Where possible, the food will be organic
- You will get to choose between a gentle detox plan for the duration of your stay or the addition of two days of “super cleanse” on days 3 and 4
- Please inform us of any special dietary requirements at the time of booking. The resort caters for vegetarian, vegan, and pescatarian diets, and for guests with food allergies and intolerances
- Please note: the dietary program at the retreat excludes alcohol, caffeine, dairy, wheat and processed sugars to aid the revitalisation process

What To Bring
Please note that the retreat has a casual dress code. A full list of the things to bring will appear on your booking confirmation:
- Sun cream / sun block
- Good trainers
- Walking boots for the coastal hikes
- Comfortable casual / lounge wear for after dinner and relaxing
- Waterproof jacket & trousers (just in case of poor weather)
- Warm sweatshirts, fleece tops
- Swimwear & a pair of flip flops for use in indoor / outdoor pools and in the spa
- Exercise pants and shorts for good weather exercise
- Water bottle
- Sun hat

Free Time In The Area
- In your free time you can enjoy the facilities at the retreat complex: these include an indoor swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool and lagoon area, Jacuzzi and private gym
- The complex also boasts spa facilities offering a variety of treatments and massages
- You may like to take a walk to the nearby beach
- The nearby town of Calpe is a 20-30 minute walk or short drive away
- The pretty fishing town of Moraira is located 5km away
- The retreat schedules guided coastal walks but if you’d like to explore more of the surrounding area by foot, there are plenty of hiking trails nearby
Optional Cooking workshop
Guests can also opt to take part in a 1 hour cooking workshop where the chef will be preparing and cooking 2 x retreat dishes.
There will also be a Q&A session after the workshop.
Please note that the workshop needs a minimum of 4 guests and maximum of 6 to run so is subject to availability. 
The workshop costs  €20 per person and can be booked on arrival.

Optional Additions For Extra Cost
- Cooking lessons/ demonstrations: learn how to prepare the healthy and delicious dishes that you enjoyed at the retreat
- One-to-one and small group personal defence lessons
- One-to-one sessions of yoga, Pilates, and personal training
- Optional treatments, therapies and massages offered are as follows:
- Aromatherapy massage
- Chavutti Thirumal massage
- Metamorphic massage
- Sotai therapy
- Thai massage
- Reflexology
- Lymphatic Drainage
- Reiki
- Waxing
- Tinting for eyebrows or eyelashes
- Manicure / pedicure
- Svelte marine body wrap
- Body sculpting and firming treatment
- Additional nights at the retreat

This unique detox and anti-ageing retreat contains the perfect balance of world class tuition, great company, and comprehensive treatments for a fun and refreshing week. Take this step to revitalise yourself and enrich your life.

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