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All-Inclusive Week Long Trips To Beautiful, Historic Italy. Experience a remarkable journey connecting the mind, body and soul, through guided adventures to Tuscany and Puglia.
These retreats are hosted by Susana Hayman-Chaffey, who has had a remarkable career as a dancer, teacher, and educator.
Your week is designed to be free of worry. When you come you enter into a very special way of living.
As your host and teacher Susana devotes her time to conveying her knowledge and passion for the retreats and this land…… so that you have the rare privilege of experiencing Italy on an intimate level.
Their focus is to relax, rejuvenate and energize the mind, body, and soul.
Be inspired come live unforgettable moments. Whether your dream in 2020 is getting into your best shape ever, cultivating more joy and love, exploring your creativity, it all begins with your commitment to yourself. We are here to gently guide you to achieve what you wish for yourself.
Each day will start with an hour of wellness exercises (described in our offering page) before breakfast.
Breakfast will be served around 9 a.m. after which we will gather to go sightseeing to some of the most historic and fascinating sights that Puglia is justly famous for. We will pause for lunch and a glass of vino in one of the chosen villages we will visit.
To name a few, the Unesco World Heritage site of Alberobello, the white town of Ostuni, Lecce the Florence of the south, Martina Franca and Polignano a Mare.
We will also visit a winery, and ecological garden and the caves of Castellana Grotte and visit Noci the town famous for Ghiotti di mozzarelle, burrate and stracciatelle.
One day we will dedicate to the beach to explore the coastline and the fresh seafood restaurants.
A cooking class is also on the menu for those that would like to participate.
In short you will be kept busy and entertained during this lovely week in Puglia.
A Typical Day in Tuscany
Each day will start with an hour of wellness exercises (described in our offering page) that are optional. They are before breakfast so those that do not wish to participate, can sleep in or wander in the magnificent grounds around the villa.
Breakfast will be served around 9 a.m. after which we will all gather to go sightseeing to some of the most iconic and famous medieval towns Tuscany is known for. We will break for lunch and a glass of vino in one of the chosen towns.
To name a few, Montepulciano, Siena, Pienza, San Gimignano, Montalcino each known for something particular to them. For example: Siena and it’s Palio, Montalcino and its Brunello wine, etc.
We will also visit wineries, two monasteries, one known for its Gregorian chants on Sundays and one where there is no roof anymore but a symbol of a great era.
One day we will dedicate to a Hot Springs relaxing experience offering a rest from all the wonders that we will be visiting.
In the evenings we might have a video presentation or listen to great Neapolitan music and dancing for those that are inspired by its catchy tunes.
A cooking lesson is also an option for those so inclined.
In short you will be kept busy and entertained during this lovely week in Tuscany.
A Typical Day in Puglia
Private Italian Chef
Internet with Wifi
Sweeping Tuscan Hill Views
Fine art collection
Phone and Satellite Television