FRANCE, Poitou Charente
A wellness weekend with relaxation and well-being at the fore. Set in the french countryside, in a quiet hamlet away from noise and bustle, we have 3 gites plus our own house, set in over 2 acres of gardens and meadows, including a large heated pool to relax by. Accommodation is in a 3 bed and 2 bed stone barn conversion, comfortable rooms, decorated in a vintage style, in keeping with the character of the building. Double rooms with single occupancy have a 15% supplement charge. There are 3 double rooms and a room with 2 singles and one with 3 singles, all have seperate bathroom.
Set in the beautiful, peaceful Charente countryside, away from the stresses and strains of modern life, Gites du Marigne is offering a 3 night wellness weekend for up to 8 people to relax the body and rejuvenate the soul.
You will be met at the airport and welcomed to this rural idyll by the owners Jeany and Paul and shown to your room in one of our comfortable gites.
The accommodation consists of two renovated stone barns, retaining all the character of these wonderful, old buildings yet offering all the comfort of modern day living. Decorated in a vintage style, our gites are presented with comfort in mind.
Yoga is taught daily by Lucy in ‘The French Yoga Garden,’ either in her yurt or open garden shala, dependant on weather, the perfect place to tune into your body and free your mind. Lucy has been practising yoga for over 20 years and is trained in Hatha, Restorative and Yin Yoga. As well as local classes, Lucy teaches on yoga retreats in Morocco and Portugal. She is also a qualified nutritional therapist and masseuse. Treatments are available to book in advance.
Lunch will be provided at the eclectic yoga café, sit by the small stream running through the beautiful garden and enjoy freshly prepared food, including tasty vegan and vegetarian options. All meals are included in the price and are prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Wine is included in your evening meal.
During the afternoon you can choose to join a guided walk in the local countryside or relax by the large pool set in 2 acres of gardens and meadow.
Each day will end with a mindfulness session, facilitated by Jeany. She is committed to promoting the well-being of others in this holistic approach to wellness. She qualified as a psychotherapist in 2001 and has a BA (Hons) in counselling. She worked in the NHS, prisons and The Priory treatment centres as well as developing a private practice before relocating to France in 2017. Included in your weekend is a one hour motivational/life coaching session to help you identify any changes you want to make in your life and begin to take steps towards this.
Your time at Marigne will give you the opportunity to nurture body and soul and prioritise your well-being. A chance to replenish precious energy and stimulate positive change. Paul and Jeany look forward to welcoming you.