Soulful in the south of france

A Retreat at Le Pigonnet, a Small Luxury Hotel, on Saturday, August 26 2017 - Friday, September 1 2017

 

Suggested Levels: Beginner-Advanced

 

What’s Included

  • 6 nights at the Small Luxury Hotel Le Pigonnet, with your choice between a Classic or Deluxe room each with unique and charming appeal (room, city and service taxes included)
  • Breakfast buffet daily
  • 3 Festive dinners (excluding alcoholic beverages)
  • 2 Group Lunches 
  • A Celebration Toast! 
  • Yoga classes daily, including Vinyasa Flow, Workshops, Pranayama, Meditation, Kundalini Yoga, Restorative Yoga
  • Enjoy a one on one Illumination Session with Steph, centered around your goals and intentions
  • Complimentary shuttle to the center of Aix-en-Provence, an eight minute drive away!  
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
  • Hiking excursions along the Montagne Sainte Victoire
  • A friendly game of Petanque (Baci Ball) - just like the locals!

 

About the retreat:

Travel with Steph and celebrate Summer in the South of France, where culture and spirit unite.  Steph will lead you through daily soulful yoga classes, dining, hiking, relaxation and celebration of joie de vivre during the best travel time of the year! Accommodate in the peaceful center of Aix-en-Provence at the hotel Le Pigonnet, the pinnacle of 18th century and modern Provencal style with an expanse of gorgeous gardens.  With Steph you’ll experience culture and comfort blending together for an unforgettable journey and spiritual practice under le soleil français!

 

Accommodations

Spend six nights at the Small Luxury Hotel, in a Classic or Deluxe room with views overlooking the enchanting Provencal gardens.  Rooms offer a choice of Queen or King size beds, as well as two Twin beds.  Access to the pristine heated pool and garden oasis are just beyond your entryway where a good book and beverage fit perfectly in hand.  An upscale restaurant serves cuisine inspired by Provencal flavors and noteworthy amenities include a spa with a sauna, hammam, an exercise room, and a seasonal outdoor lounge and bar.  

 

Activities

 Each day begins with a morning Vinyasa Flow practice which includes pranayama, chanting and meditation. Take a complimentary shuttle to the city center of Aix en Provence, where you can enjoy the spirit of summer with Parisians and locals. You will come across outdoor markets brimming with apparel, leather goods, shoes, poultry and sweets, or you may find yourself lounging in a café indulging in your favorite beverage.  This ambiance of culture and social splendor is what the French call the art de vivre (art of living).  Fall in love with the 18th Century hotel and its magical gardens, where Paul Cezanne spent many days admiring the Sainte Victoire mountain.  There is something for everyone to enjoy! 

 

Food + Dining

Enjoy a European buffet spread each morning either on the hotel's outdoor terraces or inside the restaurant overlooking the enchanting gardens.  Choose from fresh baked goods (croissants, chocolate croissants, baguette, brioche, you name it they have it!), healthy juices and smoothies, omelette bar, yogurts with granola and fresh fruits, oatmeal, cereals, etc.  There will be 3 festive dinners hosted at La Table, the hotels upscale restaurant which serves cuisine inspired by Provencal flavors.  On the retreat you will also enjoy 2 group lunches at the hotel's restaurant Cote Jardin.  

 

Getting There

From Los Angeles you can fly to Paris and take a connecting flight to Marseilles airport, a 45 minute drive from Le Pigonnet hotel.  There is also the option to take a 3 hour bullet train ride on the TGV from Paris to Aix-en-Provence.  Renting a car at the Marseilles Airport or TGV station in Aix is a wonderful way to explore Provence.  Airport or train station pick up/drop off can be accommodated at an additional cost. 

Should you need help with travel arrangements, please contact Laura Capitani laura.capitani@protravelinc.com or (310) 691-7456

Starting at $2,250

**$2,250/person for Shared Classic Room (choice of Queen or two Twin beds)

**$2450/person for Shared Deluxe Room (choice of King, Queen or Two Twin beds)

**$3250 for Private Classic Room (choice of Queen bed)

**$500 non-refundable deposit to save a spot.  Airfare not included.