Plant Based Personalised Nutrition & Wellness Retreat – 22nd June 2019

Focus on your health and wellbeing, empowering yourself to make sustainable changes to lead a happier and healthier life in a luxury, tranquil setting in southern France.

Enjoy one-to-one nutritional therapy sessions, personal training, mindfulness coaching, workshops & freshly prepared plant-based food.

Your Sanctuary

La Maison Paul is a 7 double-bedroom (all ensuite with king size beds) private chateau with outdoor pool, alfresco shower, hard tennis court, games room, alfresco dining area and grounds, located among green forests, timeless historical landscapes and the Pyrénées.

We have chosen this truly special place as it perfectly captures the allure of rural France, combined with the luxury of a first class resort.

The Area

Located in the spectacular Pyrénées, La Maison Paul is set in the quaint Béarnais village of Araujuzon, in the picturesque valley of the Gave d’Oloron, a part of France known for both its cultural diversity and unsurpassed scenery,
bordered by the lively Basque country on theAtlantic coast, northern Spain and vineyards of sophisticated Bordeaux.

What’s Included ?

A completely personalised program based on you and your goals. We will work with you to understand your current health, lifestyle and goals to empower you in transitioning into a healthier, happier lifestyle. As part of your half board package you’ll enjoy a wonderful array of freshly prepared plant-based meals adapted to your needs.

Your Wellness Program

One to One Sessions 

– One 45 minute Wellness consultation by telephone prior to Retreat
– Two 60 minute Nutritional Therapy consultations
– One 30 minute Exercise consultation & assessment
– Two 60 minute Personal Training Sessions
– Two 45 minute Mindfulness/Hypnosis consultations

*Additional consultations depending on optional testing. All those on a 3 night break, rather than 5 will enjoy one of each of the above sessions.

Group Sessions

– Daily 60 minute Stretching & Movement class
– Daily 60 minute workshops on Health & Wellness related subjects
– Group fitness classes

A Sample Day

7am – 9.30am  Breakfast available 

8 – 8.45              Stretching and Movement Wake Up Group class

9 – 10                  One to One Nutritional Therapy Consultation 

10.30- 11.30     Personal Training Session 

12 – 1pm            One to One Mindfulness Consultation 

1 – 2pm             Lunch served at La Maison Paul

2pm onwards      Free Time to enjoy the wonderful facilities La Maison Paul has to offer from a swim, quiet time in the library to some fun with new friends on the tennis court. 

3 – 4pm               Optional Workshops such as Meditation & Relaxation Techniques and Personalised Nutrition. 

Your Food

In collaboration with The Feel Good Cafe, your Retreat will include a Half Board Package. All food will be freshly prepared for you and plant based for your optimal health. Breakfast, Lunch, fresh juices and snacks are included.

You’ll have plenty of choice and can even join in with some cooking of you wish to learn some new skills or watch a demonstration.

Prior to your Retreat, we will discuss your taste preferences and current food choices. For those who have taken part in our DNA testing for optimal nutrition we can tailor your food to you, your taste preferences and your genetics.

Your Expert Team

Our qualified, expert team cover all aspects of your wellness; nutrition, exercise, genetics and mindfulness.

Cristy Dean, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, gut health expert and captivating communicator.  She is known for assisting on a pioneering study looking into the prevention of Type 2 Diabetes. Her belief is that a lifestyle prescription cultivates wellness at its origins and could help prevent the onset of chronic diseases.

Idan Noar, Bsc (Hons) Psychology with interests in Mindfulness, Hypnosis and the health benefits of a plant based diet. He has dramatically improved his own health complaints (ME and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), through nutrition and enjoys sharing his story with others.

Mark Halford, Exercise Consultant. Mark has been a keen sportsman his whole life and will offer advice and training programs to our guests as well as motivational workshops.

Traveling to your Retreat

Regular flights leave Stansted in the UK for Biarritz, which is under an hour to the Chateau. Lourdes and Pau airport is also less than an hour.


The price includes your accommodation, time with our team, breakfast, lunch, juices and snacks as well as full use of the facilities.

WAS £1,399 NOW £999 – 3 nights commencing 22nd June

WAS £2,099 NOW £1,199 – 5 nights commencing 22nd June

An additional single room supplement of £250 is applicable. NO SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT FOR BOOKINGS RECEIVED BY END OF APRIL 19.

If you would like to book please contact us at and we will discuss options with you and take your reservation.


We offer our Retreat guests the below Testing options to enhance their experience and allow it to be truly personalised. It is completely optional.

Optimal Health DNA Test  – £250 

You are unique so, learn what healthy living means for you. You will get personalised expert lifestyle, nutrition, diet and exercise recommendations.
The test has been designed to help you discover your health risks that you may have seen in your family. The reports provide you with empowering information to help reduce your risks and to improve your wellbeing and daily performance with small, easy lifestyle changes to implement.
Your personalised Optimal Health reports provide a comprehensive overview of how your DNA and lifestyle choices is influencing your body’s response to the food you eat, appetite regulation, sleep patterns, stress level, risk for health problems including obesity, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and nutrient deficiencies.
We will send you a home based, simple, saliva swab test kit to be completed prior to the Retreat. Cristy, will use these results to help guide her advice to you and shall explain your results as part of your time with her.

Blood Tests – £150

We will send you a home based, finger prick, blood test kit to test for key health marker such as Iron, Cholesterol and Vitamin D. These results will be ready to be discussed on your Retreat

Heart Rate Monitoring – £250

We will measure your overall well being by sending you a light weight, discreet  ECG device that measures your Heart Rhythm Flexibility for up to 72 hours. This will give you an idea of the amount of stress, recovery, quality of sleep and the effects of exercise (if you do exercise) in the period being measured. Using this information, Idan will use this data to work on stress management and any triggers that become apparent during your sessions with him.