Quintessence Sports and Health Retreat
Quintessence Retreats - France

Escape to Quintessence Retreats in Megeve, France for an unmatched fitness boost with a touch of luxury. Achieve your wellness goals amidst the snow-capped mountains with challenging training sessions, nutritious meals and much-needed relaxation. The cool mountain air, cosy accommodation and numerous amenities are sure to make your getaway a true retreat experience. Explore the serene surroundings on a guided hike, and later increase your sense of balance with outdoor yoga. Enjoy some free time by the fire sipping on herbal tea or reading from the library to build your knowledge on various healthy practises to take home.



What's included

7 nights accommodation
Meal Plan Full board (Delicious and nutritious menus)
Transfers Return private transfers (included, but optional)
Flights Flights available on request

 2019 Retreat Dates:

25th May - 15th June
31st August - 21st September

- Initial and end fitness consultation including measurements for: body weight, body fat, water, BMI, muscle mass with recommendations and feedback.
- 1 x Personal health coaching session (30 min)
- 8 x Fitness classes (cardio / strength / core balance / flexibility / HIIT / circuit training)
- 6 x Yoga, Pilates OR stretching classes
- 3 x Hikes
- 2 x Aqua sports sessions
- 1 x Cooking class
- Discovery course

- 1 x Complimentary bottle of drinking water provided per person per day
- Complimentary access to fitness centre
- Complimentary healthy snacks and beverages including smoothies, juices, herbal teas and naturally infused waters

Example Day
06:30             Wake up
07:00 – 07:30 Morning Lift Protocol (warm up)
07:30 – 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 – 09:00 Digestion break
09:00 – 12:00 Hike (snack included)
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 13:30 Digestion break
13:30 – 15:00 Strength class
15:00 – 16:30 Circuit training
16:30 – 17:00 Break and snack
17:00 – 18:00 Yoga
18:00 – 19:00 Me time
19:00 – 19:30 Dinner
From 19:30 Free Sunset Protocol (free time to enjoy your herbal tea, sit by the fire place, listen to music or read at the in-house library)

Added Value

Exclusive for Health and Fitness Travel guests

  • 1 x Complimentary 60 minute massage
7 days from £2,065 pp Other durations available
DEPARTING BETWEEN SHARING FROM Per person, based on two guests booking together and sharing a room (unless otherwise stated) SINGLES FROM Per person, based on private single occupancy (unless otherwise stated)
25 May - 15 Jun 2019 £2,065 £3,010
31 Aug - 21 Sep 2019 £2,065 £3,010

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Location Overview

Quintessence Retreat is set near the town of Megeve in France. The retreat runs from June and September, when the weather is ideal for outdoor activities with warmer days encouraging you to spend your time exploring untouched trails. Even though the programme will keep you busy for most of your day, take some time off to enjoy your surroundings.

Dining

After every action-packed session, head to the social dining area for your healthy meal, specially curated by the retreats in-house chef. Relish on a variety of nutrient packed treats which are gluten and lactose free. Fuel yourself through the day with a wide variety of energising snacks and beverages available throughout the day, including smoothies, juices, herbal teas and naturally infused waters.

Facilities & Services

Facilities

- Fitness centre 
- Treatment room
- Yoga and meditation room
- Jacuzzi
- Aerobics room 
- Luggage storage
- Non-smoking rooms
- Indoor heated swimming pool (accessible 24hrs)
- Complimentary pool towels
- Complimentary natural bathroom products
- Salon services 
- Lockers 
- Tea-bar 
- Library
- Garden
- Safety deposit box

Services

- Additional laundry and dry-cleaning services (at an extra cost)



 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting there

Request for a transfer from Geneva airport and train station (1.5 hour drive) or from Albertville or Megève train station on request. Helicopter transfer is also available on request from Geneva Airport.

Freelance therapists can be arranged on demand to offer osteopathy and physiotherapy massages and beauticians to provide beauty treatments, manicures and pedicures.

Group Classes

- Morning lift protocol (warm-up)
- Jogging
- HIIT
- Yoga
- Pilates
- Stretching class
- TRX

Diet & Nutrition

Quintessence Retreat prides itself with its healthy, delicious and beautifully presented cuisine. Every dish is crafted using only locally sourced, organic and fresh ingredients keeping in mind the healthy lifestyle the retreat encourages. The chef can cater to the following dietary requirements:

- Gluten free
- Dairy and lactose-free
- Wheat free
- Vegan (on request)
- Vegetarian (on request)
- Refined sugar
- Alcohol free

Wellness Facilities

- 1 x Treatment room
- Yoga and meditation room
- Indoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi
- Fitness centre
- Aerobics studio
- Salon services
- Hammam

Wellness Centre

The retreat is designed to incorporate the picturesque surroundings of the French Alps as a fitness centre, with most of the activities conducted outdoors. However, every guest has complimentary access to the in-house gym which is open 24 hours. The yoga and meditation studio, treatment room for massages are some of the other facilities available.

List of Equipment

- Mats
- Swiss balls
- Fitness weights
- Rowing machine
- Punching bag
- Exercise machine
- Table Tennis
- TRX

Wellness Approach

Quintessence retreat ensures you have a transformative fitness experience, based on the foundation of active sessions, appropriate nutrition and giving time to recover and unwind. The programme offers challenging circuit training, HIIT and TRX training sessions, restorative yoga and Pilates, and relaxing massages fuelled by delicious yet energy boosting meals. Every guest receives personal attention, with the maximum number of participants at any one time being 12 people. The programme is designed to suit individuals with varying well-being goals and will end with a follow-up personal consultation to help you incorporate the healthy practises into your lifestyle once your return home. Tailored spa treatments and massage therapists are available.

Accommodation Overview

The two charming chalets offer 9 cosy and well-equipped rooms. Each of the chalets are designed to high standards from locally sourced materials and offer uninterrupted views of the mountains.

Standard room

Superior room

Deluxe room

Added Value

Exclusive for Health and Fitness Travel guests

  • 1 x Complimentary 60 minute massage

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