Seasonal cleansing retreats
Plan ahead for the post festive season slump with a spring clean that will work on all levels. This selection of retreats in the UK and beyond offers all kinds of programmes and bespoke experiences that will keep you invigorated throughout the year to come.
The Clover Mill, England
For a deeply peaceful retreat try a bespoke short break mixing ayurveda, yoga and vitalising meals or book a themed retreat which run on set dates and revolve around yoga and ayurvedic healing. Stay in a restored 17th century water mill in the Malvern hills, open most of the year. Explore.
The Raw Retreat, England
Supremely private and beautifully quiet, this year-round retreat is especially ideal for those suffering from health issues. Choose programmes dedicated to detoxing, fasting, diabetes, fertility, weight loss or general health to help you self-heal through raw food, juicing, movement, massage, holistic therapies and education. Explore.
Middle Piccadilly, England
Deeply relax with a range of detox and wellness breaks that combine juice fasting, raw food or vegetarian meals with different holistic treatments. There’s a sauna and soak tub, and private yoga and meditation sessions can also be arranged. The personalised ‘Live Smart Live Clean’ retreat is available all year. Explore.
La Crisalida, Spain
La Crisalida near Alicante offer four exceptionally affordable retreats dedicated to detox and weight loss, life coaching, relaxation or yoga. It’s especially good for anyone trying out yoga and retreating for the first time, and offers a very friendly, hands-on, upbeat atmosphere. Activities are led by owners John or Lisa. Explore.
Little French Retreat, France
Relax and find the space to reconnect with your best self on a retreat combining yoga and breath work, massage or circle work, walks, meditation and delicious food staying at a stone house in a tiny medieval village near Agen. Booking now for the Spring Cleanse, 28 April-3 May 2018. Explore.
This independently owned holistic spa is open all year around for quality wellbeing programmes and interesting workshops that attend to your mind body and soul. Select a wellness programme to ease you back to wholeness, or create your own experience in consultation with a naturopath mixing therapies, treatments and activities. Explore.