HAPPIER TOGETHER

Family multi-sport retreat

A luxury triathlon retreat for the whole family! Hassle free and delivered in a fairytale Chateau in the Loire. Prior to the retreat you might choose to benefit from the discounts  offered on Huub equipment, with purchases delivered to the Chateau. On arrival in France, you will be chauffeured to the Chateau. And, once here our delicious food and all drinks are included, along with snacks for all (on the road and off it).

Our team of elite level coaches, sports scientists and therapists will deliver comprehensive training programs for adults, juniors and pre-teens, whatever your level. Toddlers may benefit from daylong care in our on-site creche. And, in the evenings, elite coaches and triathletes will be around to discuss your challenges and guide you to achieving your goals. You are free to join in as much as you want, relax on-site or explore the beautiful local area - its spas, boutiques and rich history. Great times!

WHATS INCLUDED

HASSLE-FREE, PERSONALISED RETREATS WITH

EVERYTHING YOU COULD WANT, AND MORE.

Luxurious en-suite accommodation

Superb on-site leisure facilities – 1.5km woodchip running trail; high performance gym; 5-lane, 25m swimming pool; open water swimming lake

Great social spaces - lakeside decking, woodland trails, period lounges, walled gardens - in all 27 acres of fun

All meals, unlimited age appropriate snacks, energy and recovery products and drinks

On-site day nursery for babies and toddlers

Bike transfers from your home to the Chateau

Transfers from recommended flights and trains

Substantial discount on Huub triathlon equipment

Open discussion seminars and group training with Olympians Marc & Helen Jenkins

Varied ability, adult group training program delivered in partnership with leading professional coaches

1-1 assessments of aerobic capacity (VO2 Max), neuromuscular strength & conditioning and functional movement

Analysis of running form, cycling technique and swim stroke

Youth club for pre-teens, combining sporting activities with nature walks, creative activities and movie time

Teen triathlon training program, tailored to each budding athlete

 

STUNNING VENUE

Gorgeous Chateau, with luxury, boutique style accommodation, superb sports facilities, and welcoming social areas, set in 9 hectares of beautiful woodland grounds. Referenced in Times Top 20 Chateaux.

ELITE LEVEL TRAINING

Our retreats are designed and delivered in partnership with elite athletes, Marc and Helen Jenkins. 1-1 assessments and group training programs are designed to be enjoyable, informative and help you evolve as an athlete.

FAMILY INCLUSIVE

Enjoy the holiday you all deserve. An on-site day nursery, youth activities camp and teen triathlon program all operate alongside adult training activities. Relax together in our beautiful grounds. Enjoy local excursions together or shopping or spa days alone.

QUALITY LOCATION

Easily accessible from the UK and Europe, yet peaceful and uncrowded. Our wonderful corner of the Loire, with its historic sites and deep cultural heritage blends perfectly with the French chic of the local markets, shops and spas and the tranquility of the Mayenne .

PERIOD LUXURY

Individually designed en-suite bedrooms, stunningly renovated sitting rooms and cosy reading areas inspire and relax whilst staying true to the Chateau's heritage.

EXPERT TEAM

Group Evolution have partnered with Marc and Helen Jenkins to build a highly experienced team of elite and age group level triathlon coaches, sports scientists and therapists. Personal service in an enjoyable, relaxing group environment. Approximately 1:3, staffing:guests, ratio

DELICIOUS FOOD

All meals and snacks are provided. Our nutritious main meals are designed to support your active lifestyle but also to be tasty and excite our younger guests. Snacks are available for the times in between. And homemade energy bars are available for those longer efforts.

SUPERB ON-SITE FACILITIES

Woodchip running trail, performance gym, swimming pool, lake and yoga studio for the active. Woodland paths, secluded picnic spots, lakeside decking and a walled garden for relaxation. You need never leave the grounds of the Chateau de la Motte Henry.

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Everything’s optional, enjoy your time with us.

* Click on each day to see what's on offer

TimeActivity
15:00Welcome Reception
16:00Familiarisation Tour
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18:00Group Run Analysis (on-site)
20:00Dinner (19:00 available for children by arrangement)
TimeActivity
07:00Sunrise Pilates
08:00Breakfast
09:30Group Cycling Analysis
12.00Nutritional Seminar
TimeActivity
13:00Lunch
15:00Group Swim Analysis
18:00Individual Fitness Assessments
19:30Dinner (19:00 available for children by arrangement)
TimeActivity
06:30Open Water Swim
08:30Breakfast
10:30Group Run Intervals
13:00Lunch
TimeActivity
14:30Family Excursions
17:30Evening pilates
18:30Individual Fitness Assessments
20:00Dinner
TimeActivity
07:00Sunrise Pilates / Yoga
08:00Breakfast
09:30Pilates Demo
12.00Cooking Demo
13:00Lunch
TimeActivity
14:30Group Exercise Class (offsite)
17:30Evening Yoga / Pilates
19:00Individual Consultations
20:00Dinner (Al Fresco)
TimeActivity
07:00Sunrise Yoga
08:30Breakfast
10:00Group Swim
11.30Individual Fitness Assessments
TimeActivity
12.30Lunch
13:30Group Cycle (Long Ride)
20:00Dinner
TimeActivity
06:30Group Sprint Triathlon
09:30Breakfast
11.00Race Strategy Seminar
13.00Lunch
TimeActivity
14:30Family Excursions
18:00Evening Pilates
19:00Individual Fitness Assessments
20:00Dinner
TimeActivity
07:00Sunrise Yoga
08:00Breakfast
TimeActivity
10:45Guests Depart

YOUTH PROGRAMMES (TYPICAL DAY)

Pre-Teen Club

TimeActivity
09:30Drop Off
10:00Morning Run (on-site)
11:30Nature Trail walk (on-site)
13:00Lunch (with family)
14:30Cycle ride (off-site, on towpath)
17:00Movie Time
18:30Pick Up

Youth Triathlon Club

TimeActivity
06:30Open Water Swim (off-site)
08:30Family Breakfast
10:30Group Run Intervals (on-site)
13:00Lunch (with family)
14:30Family Excursions
17:30Movie Time
18:30Pick Up

UPCOMING RETREATS

Happier Together

2020 dates coming shortly | Family multi-sport retreat

From £4,200
Based on a family of 4. More (less) children? Add (subtract) £500 each.

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THE VENUE

Chateau de la Motte Henry is a beautiful, 19th Century Chateau set in over 9 hectares of glorious parkland in the Pays de la Loire. Easy to get to from the UK and mainland Europe, the Chateau is equipped with first class health, fitness and leisure facilities to allow guests to relax and reenergise. The spacious accommodation remains true to the Chateau’s heritage, updated for modern convenience.

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HEALTHY, NUTRITIOUS FOOD

LOVINGLY PREPARED

Our nutritionist and chef have designed an eye-catching, delicious menu, founded in local, organic produce. We serve the highest quality, locally produced organic food to produce an energising and detoxifying menu throughout your stay. Vegetarians and vegans catered for.

SAMPLE MENU

BREAKFAST

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Signature home-made Granola

Fresh fruit platter

Scrambled eggs with smoked trout & dill

Apple and cinnamon porridge bake

Wake up energising smoothies

Fresh orange and apple juice

LUNCH

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Sweet potato falafels

Chicken and lettuce roll ups

Mixed bean and cashew nut salad

Tangier mint taboulleh

Carrot cumin and lemon salad

Green Salad

DINNER

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Roasted tomato & red pepper soup

Vegetable or meat lasagne (with brown rice lasagne)

Quinoa, garlic and sweet potato balls

Side salad

Strawberry sorbet

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