WHY ORGANISE A RETREAT FOR YOUR TEAM?
With our day-to-day lives becoming increasingly busy and our stress levels on the rise, there’s never been a better time to disconnect. While it’s not always easy to find time for your physical and mental well-being, stepping away from your routine to take a moment to relax and unwind has been proven to be one of the best ways to improve your emotional well-being.
Research has shown that spending time in nature is a great way to boost your physical well-being, but did you know that getting outside can also help your mental health? Spending time in the countryside has been proven to reduce stress and anxiety whilst boosting endorphin levels so what better way to chill out than with a relaxing wellness retreat.
WHERE CAN I DO THIS?
Known all over the world for its mild climate and glorious golden sunshine, the Provence region is the perfect destination for those in search of a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Set between the mountains and the Mediterranean, Provence’s stunning landscapes offer visitors the opportunity to relax and put the focus firmly back on self-care.
With private residences available to hire by the day, week or even longer, organising a get-away in Provence couldn’t be simpler. Whether you’re planning a solo getaway to meet like-minded people or a relaxing retreat with friends, Provence offers venue options for all requirements and budgets from a traditional farmhouse or domain to a luxury villa, apartment or even a yacht.
Easily accessible by plane, train and car, Provence is also the perfect setting to hold an inspiring corporate retreat or offsite. Organise meetings, enjoy fun team-building activities and above all give your team the opportunity to connect and build relationships in a neutral space by booking one of the unique venues on offer across the region.
To help you find the ideal space for your break, we’ve put together a shortlist of amazing spaces available to rent throughout the region with the emphasis on creating an unforgettable experience for you and your guests:
1. Charming Provence Estate
Sitting on the top of a hill overlooking the Lac de Saint Cassien, rent this charming Provençal estate as an idyllic setting for your wellness retreat. Surrounded by hundred-year-old oaks, the beautiful stone farmhouse can sleep up to 14 guests in 6 luxurious suites with multiple living areas plus a large outdoor pool. Steeped in charm, the ancient oak and olive trees surrounding the property offer guests the chance to get away from the city and reconnect with nature in the peace and tranquility of the Provençal countryside.
2. Sustainable Wellness Farm
An enchanting space set high in the hills around Saint Jeannet, book a stay at the Wellness Farm is the ideal space for you and your guests to return to source with a well-being break. An eco-friendly venue with over a hectare of land, the Wellness Farm offers a chance to relax and regroup with sustainable spa treatments, Shala yoga classes, organic cooking classes and more. Immerse yourself in nature as you stay in an ecolodge surrounded by oak and olive trees, right here in the heart of the Riviera.
3. Domaine de Glandève
If you’re looking to use your time away to improve your spiritual well being, where better to book for a few days than this stunning domaine located in the medieval walled town of Entrevaux. A former Bishop’s residence dating back to the 6th Century, the eco-friendly domain overlooks the lush green Provençal mountains while offering guests the possibility to get back to basics. Featuring several open-air lounge areas, a boules court and a large outdoor swimming pool, the domain can accommodate up to 31 guests overnight and up to 600 people for daytime events.
4. Stone guest house
Located in the pretty commune of Bargemon in the Var, why not privatise this beautiful stone guest house for your wellness retreat. Set in 3 hectares of parkland in the middle of the Provençal countryside, the guesthouse offers total privacy during your stay. With events limited to a maximum of 25 guests, get away from the crowds as you relax and enjoy a slower pace of life in the beautifully landscaped grounds before enjoying delicious meals prepared for you each day by the property’s private chef.
To find out more about planning an unforgettable wellness retreat, simply click here to check out our full range of unique venues available to rent in Provence. Browse our selection of handpicked spaces online, before booking your favourite quickly and safely via the Native Spaces website.