Exclusive Sports and Health Retreats in Megève, France

Quintessence offers unique, high-end sports and health retreats: a re-energizing stay, dedicated to your endurance, nutrition and well-being

  • Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France, Europe
  • Phone: +41 76 307 08 12
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Quintessence is a comprehensive concept that invites you to challenge and pamper yourself by experiencing a unique sports-based programme combined with exquisite healthy cuisine.
In luxurious surroundings, immersed in nature, train with a dedicated team of experts and enjoy: fitness classes, outdoors sports, wellness treatments, exquisite healthy cuisine, individual coaching, discovery courses.
Limited to 12 guests, the week-long sports and wellness programme is an exclusive and pleasurable experience for singles, couples and friends, as well as private or corporate groups.

An extraordinary treasure

For its SPRING/SUMMER 2019 edition, QUINTESSENCE welcomes you in the heart of the beautiful and stunning French Alps, in MEGÈVE, in an extraordinary home : hung on the mountainside, between heaven and earth, a 20th century farmhouse extending over 650 m2 and restored with the greatest respect for the natural heritage it embodies. Favoring ecological materials, its original wooden structure preserves and gives it a soul and an enchanting character.

Luxury, quiet and comfort

Warm and intimate, luxurious and refined, this exceptional place exudes serenity and a certain lifestyle. In addition to the remarkable volumes, it offers 9 rooms en suite, each made in a precious wood: red cedar, oak, old wood, teak.
Immersed in a verdant area, in absolute calm, the farm dominates the valley and reveals a breathtaking panorama.
An indoor pool, a spa and a large gym room complete this outstanding space.

Healthy and delicious!

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is key to your long-¬term well-¬being. A nutritionally balanced diet and regular physical activity keep your body and mind powerful and energised.
A true culinary artist, the Quintessence Chef creates beautifully presented dishes crafted from the finest, locally sourced organic ingredients.
Our signature cuisine is tailored to meet your personal health requirements, and is entirely free of gluten, lactose, refined sugar and alcohol.
The exquisite, original menus are designed to realign body and mind, delight your senses and encourage you to become more aware of your well¬-being.

Dare, energize and unwind!

Limited to 12 guests, the Quintessence Retreat week combines light, intense and restorative fitness sessions, sports, as well as time to relax.
Quintessence workouts alternate endurance, cardio and strength exercises, to maintain and improve your fitness level. Our team of expert trainers, bilingual in French and English, give each guest the individualised attention and encouragement they need to complete this week of physical activity. Classes are designed to be accessible to everyone, women and men, regardless of experience and fitness levels. Our aim is to ensure you progress at your own pace while having fun.
Weather permitting, most activities take place outdoor, encouraging guests to connect with the natural beauty all around them, and enjoy fresh mountain air!

Relax, Slow down!

During breaks and free afternoons, guests can enjoy the indoor heated pool, its Jacuzzi and the hammam. They may also choose a massage from our spa menu or simply relax in the garden taking a sun bath!

An invitation to reconnect your body and mind

The QUINTESSENCE signature programme DARE TO BE GOOD TO YOURSELF invites you to challenge, boost and revitalize yourself. This tailored workout programme alternates endurance, cardio and strength exercices, hikes as well as yoga, pilates, stretching and relaxation sessions ; all combined with specific culinary creations.
The full programme 6 days/7 nights typically includes :

8x fitness sessions (cardio / strength / core&balance / flexibility / HIIT / circuit training)
6x yoga, pilates, stretching or relaxation sessions,
3x hikes, 2x fitness assessments (on day 1 and before departure) 2x aquasports sessions,
2x free afternoons,
1x cooking class,
1x 30-minute coaching session

Opening Times and Prices

Quintessence Retreats will take place between
August 31 and September 21 and October 11 – 18
Price per person and per week for the 7-day total escape programme “DARE TO BE GOOD TO YOURSELF”:
- in the Friends Room, double occupancy, starting at 2’400€ p.p
- in a Superior Room, single occupancy, starting at 4’300€ p.p
including the full board (3 meals and all bites), the 7-night accommodation, the 6-day full programme, a discovery course … and a lot more!

Travel Information

One-and-a-half-hour drive from Geneva Airport and train station and two hours from Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport.
Upon request, we assist you organizing your transfer from your arrival point (transfers aren’t included in the mentioned offers).
For guests who would like to reach the location by car, private parking spaces are available. Note that you will not need to use your private car during the stay.



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