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Euphoria Weekend Escape

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Euphoria Weekend Escape 

A Holistic Well-Being Destination SPA 

A unique blend of ancient healing practices and philosophies promises meaningful life change

Welcome to the first step on your journey of personal transformation. A well-being destination spa in the mythical Greek Peloponnese, Euphoria Retreat offers a unique healing environment, with treatments and therapies that blend ancient Hellenic and Chinese philosophies and practices.

We look forward to guiding you to meaningful life change in a setting where nature and history combine in a remarkable way. All the energy and mysticism of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mystras, embraced by a rich scenery of Mediterranean mountains, lush valleys and beautifully landscaped grounds that inspire total serenity and relaxation.

The ancient world’s fundamental elements (water, wood, fire, earth, metal) and their related energies find expression and balance in our program of personalized therapies and retreats. Every last detail created with love and precision by a team of consultants and therapists, according to scientifically-proven testing methods and bespoke healing plans.

A personal journey

At the heart of your experience is the innovatively designed Euphoria Retreat Spa. Each of its four levels guides your transformative journey – Sphere Pool, tepidarium, Byzantine Hammam, salt cave, Watsu pool, yoga and fitness rooms and so much more, with treatments customized Euphoria Well-being Detoxed to address all your emotional and physical needs.

Byzantine art and Zen minimalism create a dreamy ambiance in all guest rooms, and delicious and healthy personalized nutritional plans ensure that your time at Euphoria Retreat is filled with absolute comfort and sensual pleasure.

Our passionate team is ready to welcome you with an open heart and gently guide you each step of the way: to open your soul, body and mind and, ultimately, to learn how to become your own healer … and experience the state of health and joy known to the ancient Greeks as Euphoria.

Euphoria Weekend Escape 

Rest, pamper yourself and recharge with new energy and vitality with a perfect weekend away at Euphoria Retreat.

Standard inclusions for all WEEKEND ESCAPE programs:

Complimentary use of fitness and spa facilities as recommended by your consultant ( Outdoor-Indoor swimming pool with hydrotherapy jets, Kneipp, Finish Sauna, Steam bath , Cold Plunge, Experience Showers, Ice fountain, Tepidarium)
Complimentary: herbal fusions, fresh and dry snacks. Your program includes a 5 meal dietary. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and two healthy snacks.
Complimentary attendance to scheduled daily Euphoria Wellness Activities & Workshops: Lectures, Cooking classes, Meditation, Fitness classes, Yoga, TRX, Chi Qong, Pilates. (Subject to daily schedule)

IS IT FOR ME?

On your journey to holistic well-being:

You want to relax and escape from the frenetic pace of daily life
You want to pamper yourself and recharge your batteries
You lack the time to get away for several days
you just want to enjoy a complete selection of relaxing spa experiences

WHAT TO EXPECT

The essentials for a general Spa experience:

A relaxing time in the magical scenario of the byzantine hammam with natural scrub, an engaging and beautiful aroma massage, a personalized bath session and a group experience of meditation.

The beautifully designed facilities, the abundant nature of Euphoria Retreat and the welcoming environment will involve you in a sense of luxurious serenity, clarify the mind and help restore overall vitality.

Benefits 

  • You will feel relaxed and more joyful
  • You will devote time to pamper yourself and relax
  • Lighter mind and nurtured body

 

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    All about the Euphoria Weekend Escape.

    Euphoria Retreat
    Mystras,Peloponnese, Greece
    Spa Location: Greece
    Type of Spa: Destination Spa
    This Spa is Rated: 5-Stars
    This Spa is Beachfront: No
    This Spa is Best For: Groups, Single adults & Couples
    This Spa is All-Inclusive: Yes
    This Spa is Adults-only: Yes
    Minimum Age at This Resort: 18
    Green-Certified Spa: Yes
    Spa & Wellness Program: Yes

    Euphoria Spa

    Built into the mountainside so that it becomes, quite literally, one with nature, the Euphoria Retreat Spa rises over four levels, each representing a distinct passage in your journey.

    Why Euphoria

    Choose the path to self-discovery and change.

    Welcome to the first step on your journey of personal transformation. A wellbeing destination spa in the mythical Greek Peloponnese, Euphoria Retreat offers a unique healing environment, with treatments and therapies that blend ancient Hellenic and Chinese philosophies and practices.

    We look forward to guiding you to meaningful life change in a setting where nature and history combine in a remarkable way. All the energy and mysticism of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mystras, embraced by a rich scenery of Mediterranean mountains, lush valleys and beautifully landscaped grounds that inspire total serenity and relaxation.

    The ancient world’s fundamental elements (water, wood, fire, earth, metal) and their related energies find expression and balance in our program of personalized therapies and retreats. Every last detail created with love and precision by a team of consultants and therapists, according to scientifically-proven testing methods and bespoke healing plans.

    A personal journey

    At the heart of your experience is the innovatively designed Euphoria Retreat Spa. Each of its four levels guides your transformative journey – Sphere Pool, tepidarium, Byzantine Hammam, salt cave, Watsu pool, yoga and fitness rooms and so much more, with treatments customized to address all your emotional and physical needs.

    Byzantine art and Zen minimalism create a dreamy ambiance in all guest rooms, and delicious and healthy personalized nutritional plans ensure that your time at Euphoria Retreat is filled with absolute comfort and sensual pleasure.

    Our passionate team is ready to welcome you with an open heart and gently guide you each step of the way: to open your soul, body and mind and, ultimately, to learn how to become your own healer … and experience the state of health and joy known to the ancient Greeks as Euphoria.

    An authentic healing philosophy

    Euphoria Retreat is a place of healing and transformation, deeply authentic in its nature and philosophy. Our core concept draws inspiration from a number of sources, East and West: Taoist and Hellenic philosophy as well as Chinese and Hippocratic medicine.

    Staying true to the healing traditions of Ancient Greece, which gave birth to philosophy and the practice of Hippocratic medicine (and adopted Ef zin – ‘living well’ – as its guiding principle), we have embraced the notion of a balanced life and a healthy spiritual connection. The principles of what we today call a healing spa were, after all, first practiced at the healing temples of Asclepieion.

    A holistic approach

    The Ancient Hellenic and Chinese civilizations may have been far apart geographically, but both share a common understanding of cosmos and of human nature, and nurtured their love for inner peace and holistic balance. In what is more than a cosmic coincidence the two civilizations developed philosophies of wellbeing that were similar in many ways.

    They share a common understanding of cosmos and of human nature. And the emphasis of the holon – or ‘whole’- of Hippocratic medicine goes hand in hand with Taoist spirituality, which also embraces wholeness and unity. Both focus on bringing mental, physical and emotional harmony.

    Likewise, Ancient Greece’s five elements – fire, earth, water, air and aether – can be compared to their Taoist counterparts – fire, earth, water, metal and wood.

    The five elements form the cornerstone of our healing philosophy. They are incorporated into the architecture and design of the indoor and outdoor spaces and facilities of Euphoria Retreat, with areas dedicated to particular elements and their related energies.

    Most importantly, the five elements are at the heart of our Signature Treatments and Retreats, personalized to address the needs of each guests in order to bring balance and harmony across all three levels of existence: emotional, physical and spiritual.

    Healing through joy

    But Ancient Greek and Chinese philosophies also differ in ways that are important to the Euphoria Retreat experience. For Ancient Greek philosophers, life was to be celebrated, with happiness and joy being central to achieving harmony and life change. Hence our name, Euphoria.

    Eastern philosophy, by contrast, often place an emphasis on suffering as being necessary for catharsis.

    Likewise, Ancient Greek philosophers emphasized the need for individual responsibility, not just to the state but also to yourself. It is this personal choice that you will need to embrace if you are to achieve your goals.

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    Rooms and Suites

    All the mysticism and elegance of Euphoria Retreat combine with soothing colors, dreamy curves and touches of modern luxury, to create an atmosphere of absolute pleasure and relaxation in 45 spacious rooms and suites. Each with its own special energy, our guestrooms provide the perfect setting in which to relax and completely unwind.

    With the most subtle touches in architecture and lighting, the yellows, golds and reds of the region’s Byzantine iconography are the inspiration for the rich colors and lavish textiles with which guestrooms are furnished – all the more striking within a design of Zen minimalism and the modern comforts of bio-climatization and a home automation system. Our luxurious bedding and pillow menu ensure a perfect night’s sleep, on mattresses that are hand-made especially for Euphoria Retreat to follow the contours of your body. The addition of olive oil to the natural fabrics of our mattresses will contribute to your skin feeling soft and velvety and, through the natural antibacterial properties of olive oil, help combat the free radicals that cause signs of ageing even as you sleep.

    A perfect mood for meditation

    Solid-wood furniture, marble or wooden floors, and luxuriously fitted bathrooms with signature amenities make you feel special throughout your stay. No two rooms are alike, and some even have their own Steam Shower. Insulation is provided, not just for warmth but for sound, too, allowing you to drift effortlessly into the perfect mood for relaxation and meditation.

    All rooms are designed to offer their own special guest experience, with a selection of suites for that extra special touch of elegance and space and disabled access rooms also available. The six rooms of the lovingly refurbished 1830-built Leoncini Mansion can even be booked for exclusive use, with a private dining room allowing absolute privacy.

    All guestrooms open onto balconies, terraces or courtyards, with uplifting views of the private forest, lush valley of citrus groves, or Castle of Mystras – especially impressive when lit up at night.

    Facilities
    The facilities at Euphoria Retreat combine the spirit of Byzantium with a rare intimacy and comfort.
    Elegantly curved domes and arches, a palette of soothing yellows and golds, and a design that harmonizes with nature. Euphoria Retreat offers a striking and modern interpretation on classical Byzantine artwork and architecture, within an inspiring minimalist Zen design.

    Every corner of Euphoria Retreat tells its own story. The cross vaults of the loggia which welcome you into a mood of monastic calm, the courtyards that mix shade with sunlight, and the long wooden tables of the GAIA Restaurant that encourage you to share your experiences with others.

    The Euphoria Retreat Spa
    The Euphoria Retreat Spa offers a transformative experience at every level.
    From the moment you take your first steps in the Euphoria Retreat spa, its front door angled to just the right degree to maximize its Feng shui, your journey begins. Built into the mountainside so that it becomes – quite literally – one with nature, it rises over four levels. Each is designed to represent a distinct passage in your transformational process, until you emerge fully revitalized and re-balanced.

    The mood shifts and the temperature drops even as you enter – just enough for the Byzantine domes and curves of the spa reception to take on a different mood to elsewhere in the resort. The consultation and therapy rooms inspire intimacy and reflection, and even the changing rooms possess a monastic charm. Once in the Pilates and gym studios, the atmosphere lifts and the energy levels soar. And you still haven’t even left the ground floor.

    Joining all four levels is a spiral staircase that doubles as a 25m deep Water well, with hot and cold foot baths at its base, offering yin and yang elements as well as the therapeutic effect of hydrotherapy. Indeed, the effect of water – and its elemental association with birth and contemplation – permeates all aspects of the spa.

    Dominating the first floor is the innovative Sphere Pool, whose curved walls are lined with hydrotherapy jets and in-water benches. The invigorating effects of the Tepidarium, Byzantine Hammam, Watsu Pool, Steam Room, Cold Plunge and circular Finnish Sauna follow, along with a beautifully appointed relaxation area and spa garden that allow you to fully unwind and soak up the benefits of everything you have just experienced.

    More treatment and relaxation areas await on the second floor, before the spa experience reaches its zenith. The yoga and meditation rooms on the top floor open onto an area that not only contains space for outdoor exercise and a California Hot Tub, but also offers panoramic views of the valley and the surrounding private forest.

    Nutrition:
    By measuring your redox status, our team of experts can tailor your exercise and meal plan to your body’s precise needs.

    Behind the healing program of Euphoria Retreat lies a unique, clinically-proven process that allows us to create fully personalized exercise and nutrition plans that significantly boost your metabolism and energy levels.

    A simple test gives our team of experts the information necessary at a microbiological level to precisely understand your body’s redox condition and its cellular needs in antioxidants, metabolic regulation, anti-ageing and longevity.

    Should your exercise routine involve interval-based anaerobic workouts, or a more measured anaerobic program? What should be the precise level of antioxidants in your diet? And what’s your ideal combination of protein, carbs and fat intake in each meal?

    The answers to these – and many other questions vital to your metabolic wellness – are determined through a patented technique called 3GL, which adds scientific grounding to the established benefits of traditional Chinese medicine and ancient Hellenic healing practices.

    How it works

    3GL is a personalized phenotypic health intervention based on nutrition and exercise, developed with Eucrasia, whose name refers to the Eucrasia Experience first defined by Hippocrates. At a scientific level, it measures and analyses the body’s levels of glutathione.

    In simpler terms, it quantifies the actual needs of your body in fuel, antioxidants and cellular protection.

    How They do it

    Just a few drops of blood and the answers to a questionnaire allow the redox condition of your body to be accurately measured, primarily through levels of glutathione, one of the most important endogenous antioxidants affecting lifestyle diseases such as morbid obesity, and even forms of cancer and auto-immune illness.

    From this simple blood test, supported by results of clinical studies, it is also possible to assess the levels of blood glucose and glycogen, which also affect metabolic balance.

    A unique model

    Unique to Euphoria Retreat, this is a model centered on the ground-breaking findings of James Watson, the father of modern biology, and more than two decades of research and numerous scientific publications in the field of human physiology, cell metabolism, nutritional biochemistry and ergo-physiology by the Biochemistry and Biotechnology department of the University of Thessaly (Greece).

    Building on the knowledge that free radicals that become detached from redox molecules, can become harmful to the human body if they don’t reattach to those molecules or an antioxidant, clinical studies were carried out on the redox status of elite athletes and more than 3,000 cases of obesity, diabetes and patients with metabolic syndromes.

    In this way, it was possible to support Watson’s findings that maintaining a glutathione threshold is necessary to decrease the body’s bad genotypes – and therefore support anti-ageing and metabolic wellness.

    Boost or reduce?

    As glutathione levels are affected by age, vigorous exercise and physical condition, it is often necessary to boost or reduce its level for the optimal threshold to be reached. This is done by either stimulating the body’s cells – for instance with aerobic exercise and following a diet lower in antioxidants – or countering the stress in cells with a more leisurely workout program and eating foods rich in antioxidants (pomegranates, melon, kiwi etc).

    In all cases, 3GL Therapy is designed to be accompanied by smaller, regular meals taken throughout the day. Guests who book a Euphoria Retreat spa program will, therefore, benefit from two complimentary healthy snacks which, not only taste delicious, but also significantly boost metabolism and energy levels, allowing your body to reach a level of antioxidants to improve longevity and good health.

    Location

    Euphoria Retreat is nestled on the slopes of the Sacred Mt. Taygetos in the fortified medieval city of Mystras (near Sparta) in Peloponnese, Greece.

    The extraordinary diversity and richness of the Peloponnese will capture your soul. Astonishing natural beauty, ancient and medieval landmarks and a special energy that continues to inspire creativity and enlightenment … the drama of the landscape surrounding Euphoria Retreat is but a microcosm of the Peloponnese.

    With a backdrop of Mt Taygetus, rising to a full 2,407m above sea level, the grand scene of nature and adventure spills out before you as you arrive at Euphoria Retreat. The combination of deep ravines and a dark green blanket of fir and pine trees gives the tallest mountain in the Peloponnese an aura that begs to be explored on foot or simply admired from afar.

    How to get there
    Euphoria Retreat is accessible by:
    Plane – to Athens International Airport or Kalamata International Airport
    Car – 2.5 hours drive from Athens (220km distance) or 50 minutes’ drive from Kalamata (103km distance)

     

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

    2 days package starting at $370 per person.

    • Signature Euphoria Byzantine Hammam Ritual
    • Signature Euphoria Relaxing and Lightness Aroma Massage
    • Personalized Private Bath Session
    • Group Mind Detox/Meditation Session
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

    What’s Not Included:

    • Flight not listed in your package price
    • Visa Fees: Please make sure that you have got your valid passport and visa before your entry. We can send you a free official invitation letter to assist you in obtaining your visa after the reservation deposit is received
    • Sightseeing tours
    • Meals consumed off-premises with the exception of dine-around plans
    • Personal expenses such as room service, internet charge, laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
    • Gratuities, tips to guides, drivers, bellboys, etc.
    • Airline baggage fees
    • Travel Protection Plan – Please kindly note that the full coverage travel protection from your country of origin should be purchased in advance on your own
    • Optional activities
    • Incidentals
    1. Day 1 Arrival at Location

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    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
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