CALENDAR OF RETREATS 2020

 

We understand that Covid-19 has caused disruption and unease to your travel plans for the past months. We at Balance Holidays want to help you continue moving, creating, relaxing and connecting in beautiful and natural destinations while in the private company of an intimate group. Therefore, in answer to your needs, most set-date retreats listed in the schedule below can be personalised to suit the personal needs of you and your group. For more information please see here or to discuss with a member of our team, contact us on hello@balanceholidays.com. We are here to help!

 

AUGUST 2020

 

Reaffirming Croatian Wine Estate Retreat

13th – 17th August

Istria, Croatia

Leading Expert: Hana Dervovic

Relax the body and reset the mind in the quiet and quaint countryside at the Meneghetti Wine Hotel in Istria. After serving as a well-known refuge for the Austro-Hungarian army in the 19thCentury, this humble property was rediscovered and restored from its derelict ruins in the early 2000s.

*This retreat is also available on-demand for private groups.

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Uplifting Swiss Alpine Retreat

27th – 31st August

Gstaad, Switzerland

Leading Expert: Nicole von Grünigen

Welcome the summer with the revitalising settings of Gstaad, Switzerland on the Uplifting Swiss Alpine Retreat. Surrounded by steep and verdant slopes, situated in the Southwest region of the Swiss Alps, Gstaad is a charming village attracting visitors from all over the world seeking respite from the city-marathon.

*This retreat is also available on-demand for private groups.

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SEPTEMBER 2020

 

Restore at Authentic Tuscan Retreat in September

02nd – 06th September

Tuscany, Italy

Leading Expert: Melania de Masi

Take a step back from routine and reimagine your wellbeing in a spectacular corner of Tuscany on the Restore at Authentic Tuscan Retreat. Backed by beautiful landscape, complete with vineyards, native Cypress trees and dense forestry, take it slow and enjoy a deserving moment of rest this September.

*This retreat is also available on-demand for private groups.

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16th – 20th September

Yorkshire, North England

Leading Expert: The Natural Life-Style

Head to the English countryside this August learn skills to promote a new, wild, connected and empowered version of you. Balance Holidays welcomes The Natural Life-Stylist, Tony Riddle as the leading expert on this programme. This special experience will bind the values of returning to the wild-nature to unlock true potential, rediscovering a naturally restful and happy state and establishing a new point of view.

*This retreat is also available on-demand for private groups.

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Swiss Alpine Sound Bath Retreat

23rd – 27th September

Gstaad, Switzerland

Leading Experts: Muayad Najemeddin and Banu Alagoz

Recognise and appreciate pure sounds and vibrations on the Swiss Alpine Sound Bath Retreat, an experience enabling a connection to natural elements that create a safe space to let go of any unwanted stress, emotions and limitations. Tune the mind with the inner voice and feel free to express and release what is held within.

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Energy Awakening Lake Lodge Retreat in September

23rd- 27th September

Provence, France

Leading Expert: Happy Healthy Ila

During the Energy Awakening Lake Lodge retreat, sleep in one of the sleek wooden cabins that float on a still lake besides the Provencal vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. These waterfront cabins are each equipped with contemporary home comforts, while a unique O-zone treated Nordic hot tub is installed on the terrace of each cabane.

*This retreat is also available on-demand for private groups.

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OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 2020

 

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Forest Bathing Tree House Retreat in October

15th – 18th October

Paris Region, France

Leading Expert: Happy Healthy Ila

Wake up high amongst the trees, to the sound of the birds singing and the leaves whispering in the breeze on each morning of this weekend yoga retreat. Each tree house is furnished with the comforts of a contemporary hotel and includes an O-Zone treated Nordic hot tub on the private terrace. You will be invited to experience the ancient ritual of forest bathing (often known as Silvotherapy), led by an expert…

*This retreat is also available on-demand for private groups.

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FEBRUARY 2021

 

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Enliven at Sophisticated Moroccan Retreat

10th – 14th February

Marrakesh Region, Morocco

Leading Expert: Happy Healthy Ila

Standing before the soaring Atlas Mountains, surrounded by 16 acres of gardens and fragrant olive groves, discover the Enliven at Sophisticated Moroccan Retreat. An exclusive and secluded estate situated South of Marrakesh, the thick, monastic walls ought to seem intimidating but after catching a few glimpses of the mind-easing panorama, a raise of reassurance is delivered.

*This retreat is also available on-demand for private groups.

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APRIL 2021

 

Creativity and Forest Bathing Family Retreat

08th – 11th April

Paris Region, France

Leading Expert: Happy Healthy Ila

Mark the beginning of summer, having fun, bonding and reconnecting with little ones on the Creativity and Forest Bathing Family Retreat. Get excited for new adventures, creating memories together in a unique destination with this exclusive programme.

*This retreat is also available on-demand for private groups.

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Spring Revival at Sicilian Manor Retreat

21st – 25th April

Sicily, Italy

Leading Experts: Marie Yagami and Roberto Rubalcava

In a nod to the serene surfaces overlooking 110 acres of lush green fields, join Balance Holidays on a specially curated retreat at the country home of Commenda di San Calogero. Dating back to the 16th century, sitting humbly beside the San Calogero River on the outskirts of the Iblean plateau, let the heart and mind wander and seek inspiration in the captivating floral gardens, which will serve as the backdrop for daily outdoor activities…

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JUNE 2021

 

Revitalise at Aeolian Island Retreat

15th – 20th June

Salina Island, Sicily, Italy

Leading Expert: Edina Filip

Abound in evergreen that meets an infinite blue upon a cliff top, the chalk white stoned estate that rises from its luxuriant surroundings is Capofaro Locanda & Malvasia. With exquisite views bathing under the warm, ruddy sunshine, free yourself to the mellow and mind-easing atmosphere on the Revitalise at Aeolian Island Retreat in Salina, Sicily.

*This retreat is also available on-demand for private groups.

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