Treat yourself to 8 days of wellness in a quiet ecolodge in Forcalquier, dedicated to peace and harmony. Nothing is prescribed here; you can take part in 22 wellness seminars, depending on your mood. The vegetarian organic cuisine prepared by the host himself completes the offer.
Welcome to the heartland of lavender. Your hosts offer you a wide range of sports, leisure and relaxation activities to help you recharge your batteries.
The Provencal farmhouse, renovated by Philippe and Laurence, is situated in a green setting outside the historic medieval town of Forcalquier and dedicated to well-being activities for adults. This full-board stay offers you a range of relaxation options that you can freely choose from over the 8-day stay.
Your choice of wellbeing activities: Training with fitness equipment, fitness trails, tennis, table tennis, swimming in the pool, sunbathing on the beach, petanque, trampoline...
Other relaxation options include awning (soundproofed awning), table football, billiards, chess, overnight stay in an open-air dormitory, playing the piano, meditation areas, games tables. There is also a library.
Finally, 13 experts supervise a daily itinerary of gentle body practices: Qi Gong, Afghan walking, yoga, pilates and many others. Guests may choose to take part in them if they wish, be it all of them or just a selection.
Sample itinerary for the wellness programs:
Guests may plan their daily activities as they please.
Check-in is from Monday to Saturday between 4pm to 8pm, and 6pm to 8pm on Sunday.
Monday: stretching exercises directly after getting up + Afghan Walking + sophrologie + relaxology.
Tuesday: Relaxation exercises + Pilates + meditation.
Wednesday: Qi Gong + dynamic postural exercises + sound vibration.
Thursday: Tonic awakening + yoga exercises + bar on the floor.
Friday: Pranayama + pilates + Chi Nei Tsang + shamanic healing journeys.
Saturday: Do In + Tai Chi Chuan + Tui Shou + Wu Shu.
Sunday: Tao of the Seasons + gentle abdominal training + Aromachologie
Your eco-lodge is also an ideal starting point for exploring the Luberon on foot, by bike or by car. Located on the lavender road, in season, the region explodes with colour: a spectacle not to be missed!
Check out is at 1:30pm, or at an earlier time if guests desire. On Sundays, you can even leave the room at 4pm.
Indicated prices is for standard double room per person
Single Room Supplement: from + €170 depending on type and availability at the time of booking
You can start your stay any day of the week.
Recommended stay from April to begin-October
Guests are kindly requested to make their own travel arrangements to and from Forcalquier (see "Getting There"). They may extend their stay if they wish.
7 nights in a standard double room with full board, vegetarian or vegan (with the exception of Monday noon), up to 22 soft body training sessions, access to sports, leisure or relaxation facilities, optional transfer service from the Forcalquier bus stop.
Starting from 1 person (maxi. 15)!
Last possibility of cancellation by the tour operator: 21 days before the start of the trip
Travel generally not suitable for persons with reduced mobility.
The former farmhouse contains 13 rooms and suites, renovated with regional, eco-friendly materials. Each category comes with high quality bed linen, the comfort of a charming 3-star hotel and have a terrace with lounge furniture. Tourist tax is €1,10 / day to be paid on the spot.
Choose from one of 4 sleeping categories: small, standard or superior room and suite.
Eco-friendly sleeping area with simple comfort
Ecological private rooms
Your room has its own heating system, it should ideally be used only when the weather requires it, but guests may switch them on otherwise if they wish (with the exception of the mimimalist comfort option). Each room also has a shower room equipped with taps to optimise your water consumption. You may use a low-energy consumption mini fridge for beverages. Your hosts would be delighted if you purchase beverages from their website.
Try the "digital detox"
In your room, you have optional access to television. The code "Welcome" enables free access to a Wi-Fi terminal. The speed is low. To allow for the best sleeping conditions, all terminals are switched off between 11pm and 6am.
The meals are part of the well-being concept and the so-called "body ecology" on site. Your hosts prepare food portions that correspond to your desired nutritional balance. You will benefit from an organic vegetarian and/or vegan diet throughout your stay (except on Monday midday). Depending on your metabolism, the positive effects of the concept could be seen from Day 3 onwards.
The "Gentle Body Practices" sessions are taught by 13 experts, each certified in their respective fields.
Their know-how, supervision and assistance will make your "wellness" stay more enjoyable thanks to the range of up to 22 different sessions and customized advice, whatever your level and age.
Please note that instructions are exclusively in French and the teachings in open-air dojos if the weather permits (otherwise indoors). Reception language in English.
Everyone can take part in the activities, from beginners to advanced.
Your accommodation is located an hour away from Marseille, 45 minutes from Aix en Provence and 15 minutes from Manosque by car. The nearest train station (Manosque) is 20km away. A bus line (line LR25) connects Manosque to the city of Forcalquier. There is a transfer service from the bus stop to the accommodation.