SIGHTS, SPARKLES AND SPAS

PAMPERING RETREAT

Re-energise and relax, with friends or on your own, at our women only, 3 or 4 night, pampering break. Take our optional Parisian adventure and shop 'til you drop, rejuvenate at a spa and delight in a delicious bistro dinner. Take in the sights the next morning before hopping on the TGV to Laval. From there meet other friends and guests at the gorgeous Chateau de la Motte Henry in the Loire. Enjoy the welcome champagne reception, complementary spa treatments and delicious menu. Recover and energise during group exercise classes, morning and evening yoga sessions, daily walks and picturesque cycle rides. Experience the local culture and sights, nearby spas and famous markets during our excursions. Or just chill at the Chateau, utilise the extensive leisure facilities and wander in our glorious grounds. But make sure you are around for the sumptuous food on offer and evening sparkles. Make memories and indulge yourself!

WHAT'S INCLUDED

HASSLE-FREE, PERSONALISED RETREATS WITH

EVERYTHING YOU COULD WANT, AND MORE.

Transfers from local airports and train stations to hotels and the Chateau are included for both the Chateau Retreat and Parisien Adventure (if chosen)

Our Team of hosts (including retreat chef, fitness instructors and therapists) will unobtrusively support you throughout. One of us will even be in Paris to attend to your needs.

Your Parisian Adventure* includes:

Transfers to your boutique Paris hotel from Gare du Nord or Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (other transfers by arrangement)

4-star accommodation (B & B) for 1 night and complementary spa treatment (45-60min)

Evening meal (including wines) at a top notch Bistro, within easy walking distance of your hotel.

Transfers to Gare Montparnasse for your train to Laval.

 

* All travel arrangements can be arranged through our travel partner if you so wish, please enquire

Your Chateau Retreat* includes:

Luxurious en-suite accommodation for 3 nights in the 'fairytale' Chateau de la Motte Henry (includes free wifi)

Sumptuous food and drink, including 3 meals per day, and home-made treats throughout the day

Superb leisure facilities – wood-chip running trail, performance gym, pilates studio and 25m swimming pool

Welcoming social spaces both outside - lakeside terrace, walled garden, woodland paths - and in - gorgeous dining room, period lounges and quiet reading spots

Daily group exercise, including; pilates and yoga classes, fitness classes, riverside walks and picturesque cycle rides

Local excursions to markets, spas (including one complementary treatment) and historic places of interest.

A local, Loire wine tasting evening.

 

 

SUMPTUOUS FOOD

Our retreat chef prepares all your meals and maintains a plentiful stock of healthy snacks. We utilise the best local ingredients to create tasty and eye-catching food, which is also healthy and nutritious. Carefully selected beers, ciders and wines from the area,  a selection of soft drinks and infusions, teas and coffee are readily available. We cater for varied diets.

exclusive venue

The gorgeous Chateau de la Motte Henry will be your exclusive playground. Recently renovated, our luxury, boutique-style accommodation, superb exercise facilities, treatment areas and welcoming social spaces encourage you to relax and re-charge. Set in 27 acres of beautiful woodland grounds and referenced in the Times Top 20 Chateaux.

ENCHANTING EXCURSIONS

The Mayenne and Sarthe rivers provide the picturesque backdrop to many of our excursions. The famous local markets exude charm and portray the local farming and artisan culture. You can travel in time - view prehistoric cave drawings, experience the Romans in Gaul and visit historic castles and abbeys. Enjoy the boutique shops and spas of nearby Laval.

Relax with friends

Perfect for relaxing with friends either in large or small groups, 1-1 or on your own. Our woodland paths provide the perfect backdrop for leisurely strolls, with numerous seating areas to chat along the way. Chill by the pool in our walled garden. Sit and watch the world go by on our decked lake pier. Enjoy a chat around the fire in our two spacious lounges or indulge in a good book in our library.

Rejuvenate & Re-energise

Treat yourself with a relaxing massage in-room or in our treatment studio. Enjoy a meditative yoga, gentle pilates, or freeing stretch class. Push a little harder with a swim in our 25m pool, a jog around the wood-chip running trail or a cardio or weights session in our performance gym. Our superb exercise facilities are freely available to you.

HASSLE FREE

Easily accessible location with personal transfers from local airports and train stations. Sumptuous meals, gorgeous home-made snacks and all drinks included. Exceptional accommodation in our fairytale Chateau, with superb social and exercise facilities. Chilled and relaxing evenings in good company. And wonder at the sights and spas of the Mayenne on local excursions.

QUALITY TEAM

Our professional team will support you throughout your stay. Our hosts, dedicated chef, fitness, yoga and pilates instructor and therapists will be on-hand to cater for your and your party's needs. Before you arrive we will address any queries, accommodate special requests and learn about you, your likes and dislikes. Once here, our Team will tailor your experience to elevate the enjoyable to the exceptional.

Parisian Adventure

Our optional Parisian adventure extends your break by a day. You will stay in a boutique hotel, receive a complementary spa treatment and enjoy a delicious bistro dinner with friends or on your own. We leave plenty of time for you to explore Paris but also pre-arrange transfers to and from the hotel. One of our Team will be on the ground in Paris to assist.

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Everything’s optional, enjoy your time with us.

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

TimeActivity
13:00Transfers to Hotel
13:45Check-in
14:30-18:00Free Time / Treatments
TimeActivity
18:30Pre-dinner drinks
20:00Bistro Dinner
TimeActivity
08:00Breakfast*
09:00Free time / Treatments*
12:00Transfer to Gare Montparnasse*
13:00TGV to Laval*
* Parisienne Option
TimeActivity
14:45Chateau Guests start to arrive
16:30Champagne Reception
19:30Pre-dinner drinks
20:00Dinner
TimeActivity
07:30Meditative Yoga Awakening
08:30Breakfast
10:00Spa Trip
13:00Lunch
TimeActivity
14:30Market / Boutique Shopping Trip
19:00Pre-dinner Drinks
20:00Dinner
TimeActivity
07:30Core Pilates for Beginners
08:30Breakfast
09:30Mayenne Riverside Walk
11:30On-site Treatments (if applicable)
13:00Lunch
TimeActivity
14:30Picturesque Cycle Ride
17:30On-site Treatments (if applicable)
18:30Loire Wine tasting
19:45Pre-dinner Drinks
20:30Dinner
TimeActivity
07:15Sunrise Stretch Class
08:15Breakfast
TimeActivity
09:30On-site Treatments (if applicable)
11.00Guests Start to Depart

UPCOMING RETREATS

Sights, Spas and Sparkles

4th - 7th October 2019 | Autumn Pampering (optional Parisian adventure)

From £1,250
Assumes 2 people sharing twin, en-suite double room. Single person supplement from £200. Group discounts available. Parisian adventure £600pp.

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Sights, Spas and Sparkles

6th - 9th December 2019 | Pre-Xmas Pampering (Optional Parisian Adventure)

From £1,250
Assumes 2 people sharing twin, en-suite double room. Single person supplement from £200. Group discounts available. Parisian adventure £600pp.

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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 leisure facilities to allow guests to train hard and relax well. 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 sourced organic food to produce an energising and detoxifying menu throughout your stay. Vegetarians and vegans catered for.

SAMPLE MENU

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BREAKFAST

Signature home-made Granola

Fresh fruit platter

Scrambled eggs with smoked trout & dill

Oat & Chia seed bircher pots with mixed berries

Wake up energising smoothies

Fresh orange and pink grapefruit juice

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LUNCH

Moroccan Spiced Turkey Breast

Guacamole

Puy lentil, sun-dried tomato and feta salad

Minted cucumber & tomato salad

Chick pea & pomegranate cous-cous

Green Salad

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DINNER

Roasted tomato & basil soup

South American sweet potato & haddock fishcakes, with a lemon & thyme sauce

Wilted Spinach

French Beans

Glazed Carrots

Raspberry & Chia Pot

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