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Yoga retreat in nature @Landgoed de Holtweijde NETHERLANDS Yoga

Puur en Kuur

Overview

Including this 3-day yoga retreat:
2 nights in a suite based on breakfast
4x yoga workshops (90 minutes each)
1x two-course set menu dinner
free access to all the wellness facilities

Where can you go to find the tranquility of silence? Where is the sky still dark at night?

We are proud to organize our own yoga retreats to the most beautiful country estate of Holland. Wrap yourself in luxury all year round. Whether in spring, summer, autumn or winter, every season reveals its splendour at the country estate of De Holtweijde. This luxury four-star hotel welcomes you with its generous hospitality. Enjoy stylish country living in an exclusive setting and let the tranquility, luxurious comfort, excellent design and personalized service embrace you. All rooms are spacious (40m2) and offer stunning views of the vast lush green land. The food in the restaurant is at a high level and the Spa is large enough to completely unwind. During this retreat you will stay two nights including breakfast and 1 two-course dinner. Instruction is in English and or Dutch. You will enjoy 4 yoga workshops of 90 minutes each and it comes with a late checkout.

If the dates of this retreat are not convenient for you, please have a look at our yoga retreat in Badhotel Domburg (Zeeland, the Netherlands) OR our yoga retreat in Fontana Nieuweschans (Groningen, the Netherlands).

Any holiday combination can be accommodated at this hotel; be it a short break or extensive stay, with or without a specific programme, or simply a more luxurious room. Our specialist team has the knowledge and first hand experience to be able to properly advise on your hotel choice.

~Exclusives~
Lowest price guarantee
Complimentary late checkout till 6 pm on Sunday
Complimentary fruit in your room at request
For repeaters: free room upgrade to Royal Suite (based on availability)

~Highlights~
Top deal!
Stunning nature
Culinary surprises
Extensive Spa
Superb award winning service


Accommodation

Hotel information - Landgoed de Holtweijde

~Location and highlights~
When we arrived in four-star Country Estate of Holtweijde, the scent of a crackling fire welcomed us. Let the stress of a busy life melt away from your body. Enjoy the welcoming smile of the receptionist and a warm feeling of being cared for. Landgoed De Holtweijde (in the province of Overijssel) shows its best side every season. The service is excellent as shown with the Award for “Best Hospitality Team of the Netherlands which the team won in 2011. So enjoy a stay in an exclusive ambience surrounded by space, comfort, gourmet cuisine and personal attention!

Country Estate de Holtweijde is run by owners Marcel and Marlies with heart and soul. The hotel is located in the middle of nature, (only a 30-minutes drive from the city of Enschede and nearby the German border) and is surrounded by meadows, forests and nature. It truly is a beautiful spot to unwind and charge your batteries. The rooms are all very spacious (minimum 40m2), the food in the restaurant is excellent and the Spa is large enough to totally relax.

~Facilities~
The hotel has a restaurant where Chef de Cuisine, Rob Fiselier, is enthusiastically creating his passion for food into an organic and very tasty menu. We could not resist the fabulous cheese platter. There is also a separate lounge with open fireplace. You will find a driving range, tennis courts, putting greens and a billiard room (also smoking room). The area is ideal for hiking and cycling, visits to craft businesses nearby (cheese, pastry and asparagus farmers), golf, tennis and horse riding. There is a golf course Sybrook just a 20-minute drive away by car.

~The Spa~
The Spa is completely dedicated to beauty, wellness and health. In 2011 it has undergone a complete renovation. With a total areal of 600 m2, it features an indoor swimming pool of approximately 150 m2, a Turkish steam bath, an infrared sauna and a Finnish sauna. There is also a relaxation area, gym / kinesis exercise machine room and complimentary herbal tea, fresh water and fresh fruit juices. The Health and Fitness Center offers a wide range of treatments, including massages, facials and health checks. Treat yourself to total relaxation in this oasis of tranquility and personalized service.

~Rooms~
The hotel has a total of 76 rooms, divided into a mansion / Junior Suites, Royal Suites and Cottages. The rooms are all equipped with a sitting and sleeping area, a TV, telephone, radio, bathroom with bath and shower, tea and coffee making facilities, minibar and safe. Bathrobes and slippers are available in the room. You will stay in a junior suite or a mansion suite. If you have a preference t to stay in the main building you can request this. However, we can't guarantee this because it depends on the availability.

~Junior suites~
This type of room have an area of ​​40 m2 and a terrace overlooking the green meadows. They are located in the hotel allowing easy access to the Spa, the restaurant and the reception. These rooms have both a deep bath and a shower.

~Royal Suites~
These types of rooms have an area of ​​60 m2 and have balconies with even better views over the green meadows. The rooms have a separate bedroom. They are located in the hotel allowing easy access to the Spa, the restaurant and the reception. These rooms have both a bath and a shower.

~Cottages~
The Cottages are ideal for families or 2 couples. The Cottages have 2 bedrooms, both with private bathrooms. The rooms are located outside the hotel, so a short walk to all the facilities.

~Mansion Suites~
The Mansion Suites are designed like a little house with 2 floors, each floor features a room (40 m2). You can have 1 room, or 2 rooms together (for families for example). They have a beautiful view over the meadows. Each room has 2 areas; the bedroom are separated by a wall from the living room. The rooms are located outside the hotel, so a short walk to all the facilities.

~Important to know before you go~
You can check in from 2pm, checkout is at 12 noon
At the check-out you need to pay the tourist tax € 2,75 per person per nightIn the pool swimwear is required, in the sauna its ‘textile free’
Bathrobes, towels and slippers are in your room
Yoga mats are available; you may bring your own yoga mat if you wish of course. Parking: free of chargeDistance from Utrecht: approximately 1.5 hours drive by carBikes can be rented (surcharge)
Opening times the Spa:Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:30 pm
On Wednesday the Spa is closed, unless there is sufficient demand for treatments


Inclusive

2 nights in a junior Suite
2 x extensive buffet breakfast
1 two-course set menu dinner (starter and main course) – excluding drinks (day of arrival)
4 yoga workshops of 90 minutes (Friday, Saturday morning and evening, Sunday)
Free use of all the facilities including the Spa, swimming pool, fitness center, tennis courts and putting green
Use of bathrobe and slippers
Late check on sunday till 6pm (if available)
Complimentary Nespresso
Complimentary Fruit service in your room


Exclusive

Transportation to the hotel
Expenses of a personal nature
Other meals and drinks
Other treatments
Tourist tax / city tax at € 2.75 per person per night (to be paid at check-out)
Booking fee


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3 days Retreat - 03 Nov - 05 Nov 10 spots left
Per Person, Double Room
€219.00 x
Per Person, Double Room for Single Use
€284.00 x
3 days Retreat - 01 Dec - 03 Dec 8 spots left
Per Person, Double Room
€219.00 x
Per Person, Double Room for Single Use
€284.00 x

Retreat program

Day 1: Arrival and check in
Check in is from 2 pm. You may arrive earlier and leave your luggage at reception to take a stroll. At 5 pm you have the introduction to your yoga instructor and other participants whilst enjoying a cup of herbal tea or lemon water. At 5.30 pm the first yoga class starts and lasts till 7 pm. At 7.30 pm you are invited for a two course set menu in the restaurant of the hotel. If you prefer to have your dinner on another evening, just inform the reception.

Day 2: Yoga workshops
The Yoga workshop will start at 8 pm and lasts 90 minutes. The yoga class is both for beginners and advanced levels, although in our experience our weekends attract a lot of guests who are beginners/intermediate. The yoga teacher will see who is at what level and respond accordingly.

The afternoon is for your own leisure. Obviously the place lends itself very well to relaxing: the fireplace with a good book, fine wine tasting, enjoying a visit to the sauna in the wellness center or visit surrounding towns nearby such as Enschede or Munster.

At 5 pm is the yoga class for 90 minutes. Dinner this evening is excluded from the package so you are free to eat in the restaurant of the hotel or in the village high street.

Day 3: Yoga workshop and check out
The Yoga workshop will start at 8.30 am and lasts 90 minutes. Check out is at 12 pm, but you can still use your room till 6 pm.


Instructors

Sylvia Olde Scholtenhuis

June 23, September 29, December 1, 2017

‘Mantras guide you to your inner self’

Where do we find you? ‘For Puurenkuur I host yoga weekends at Landgoed De Holtweijde in Lattrop. I also teach at my own yoga studio, Yoga Oldenzaal. It’s in the country between Oldenzaal and Denekamp.’

What type of yoga do you teach? ‘A combination of Raja yoga, Chakra yoga and Hatha yoga, with some meditation and mantra chants to channel the thoughts. As well as regular adults classes, I also teach pregnancy yoga, baby massage, baby yoga and 1-2-1 chakra therapy.’

What characterises your classes? ‘Mantras, self-discovery, individual attention and immersion. We listen to or sing mantras during my classes. A mantra is an utterance which consists of a word, a sentence or short sentences. It is a repetition of sounds which lead you to your inner self. Self-discovery is key to my classes. Individual attention clarifies important details and the information that’s needed comes to the fore.’

What do people say about you? ‘They say that they are able to relax through my classes, returning home with a clearer head and looser body. My classes are suited to both beginners and experienced yogis. There is plenty of positive reinforcement and explanation and the sessions are well-structured.’

Monique Oudejans-Opreij

May 12, October 6, 2017

‘Personal attention for all’

Where do we find you? ‘At Badhotel Domburg, Grand Hotel Ter Duin, Landgoed De Holtweijde and in Boshotel Vlodrop. I also teach yoga in Baarn.’

What type of yoga do you teach? ‘My classes are based on Hatha yoga. But it’s the participants themselves who dictate the style and intensity of the class to suite their needs. Vinyasa flow or power yoga can feature alongside the main Hatha yoga classes.’

What characterises your classes? ‘I trained in the Far East. All the experiences I gained there are reflected in my way of teaching. A theme, a focus and a little massage at the end of a class... But above all, individual attention for all, and plenty of variation in the lesson structure.’

What do people say about you? ‘My classes are accessable for everyone. Wheter you are practicing yoga for the first time or you are advanced. With every Puurenkuur Program each individual will have their own added value afterwards.'

Annette Paulich

April 21, July 14, August 4, November 3, 2017

‘I like repetition’

Where do we find you? ‘For Puurenkuur, you’ll find me at Landgoed De Holtweijde. I also teach yoga in Soest and often do home visits for energy work and massage. On top of that, I do some voluntary work in hospitals for Stichting De Regenboogboom.

What type of yoga do you teach? ‘My classes are based on Dru yoga: a supple, fluid form of yoga which pays particular attention to the spine and the heart area. Stillness in movement.’

What characterises your classes? ‘I love repetition. By repeating an exercise, you often come to experience it differently each time. Your experiences are also affected by, for example by what you’ve eaten, contact with others and the position of the moon and the stars. If you know the exercise inside out, repetition allows you to experience the exercise on different levels.’

What do people say about you? ‘They say I’m enthusiastic. And that I combine spirituality with a down-to-earth attitude. My yoga classes are intended for everyone. That means elite athletes to eighty year olds and everything in between. It doesn’t matter who you are, what matters is the effect.’


Company Information

Puurenkuur is the leading Spa and Wellness tour operator in Benelux and offers a wide range of health and wellbeing holidays worldwide. From a yoga weekend in Benelux to an authentic Ayurveda program in Sri Lanka or a detox retreat in Thailand. In the last years they have helped thousands of customers to find their perfect Spa hideaway that contributed to their wellbeing and relaxation.


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Reviews

Yvon | | 06-02-17
Yogaweekend met Sylvia Olde Scholtenhuis Een tweede keer een yogaweekend. Een tweede ontmoeting met Sylvia. Het was weer heerlijk! Ben zeer geïnteresseerd geraakt door de chakra’s.
Mariet | | 06-02-17