4 independent reviews for South of France walking and yoga short break

Reviews for South of France walking and yoga short break

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review 12 Aug 2019

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

The combination of the yogaclasses and local activities (hike, perced villages, cooking class). The nice and relaxing house, the kind people. Benoit even provided dayrucksacks for the hike, with camelbags and walkingsticks for a hike, it all was excellently organised!

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

It's situated very close to Nice, easy accessable by public transport. During the weekend, there were not so many people and no organised activtities besides the yogaclasses (so you can relax or visit other places in the neighbourhood on your one)

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes, very much

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

It was a very pleasant and memorable stay!!

review 7 Jul 2019

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

That I actually relaxed.. Its not just the yoga.. its the ambiance in general. St Jeanet is not touristy at all, the hosts Benoit and Corinne are very welcoming and the excursions are interesting.. oh and the breakfasts perfect.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Take note the yoga is included as are any daily activities if you wish to do them. Saturday and Sunday the yoga is at 9am (very civilised) and brunch after that so you really can relax on the weekend (no scheduled outing)

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

yes - the town was not touristy and one bought supplies for lunch or dinner at the local bakery/ butcher or ate out at one of a few restaurants/ bars in town. the property took an environmentally concerned approach to not just cleaning and washing but also to the food for breakfast.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

wonderful. highly recommend for those in need of a break without the yoga being onerous.

review 1 May 2019

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

The atmosphere of the house and the people, Benoit and Corinne really make this a warm and welcoming place to stay with a very special ambiance. The yoga was fantastic and set in a beautiful chapel in the village. Saint Jeannet itself is a very picturesque medieval village with a stunning backdrop of hills behind, with the snow covered Alps in the distance and views over the Cote d'Azur. Benoit is a very interesting and engaging guide and really made the day trips a fascinating experience. Corinne provides delicious and sumptuous meals and all the yoga teachers were delightful as well.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Maybe pack some walking shoes to make the most of exploring the hills (if you want to!)

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes, Benoit and Corinne clearly have strong links with local food and wine suppliers, other local businesses and the community, and are very mindful of environmental impact. Food is composted and waste is recycled.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

A fantastic place to stay, where you can be as active or as lazy as you wish, and explore this beautiful part of the country in great company.

review 18 Oct 2019

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

The warm welcome and atmosphere

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

I think you need to have some experience of yoga to benefit from this holiday, in particular if you are older or have health problems.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes, the staff were all aware of environmental considerations and local suppliers were used.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

A really enjoyable experience. The staff were all charming and helpful and well informed about the area. An excellent and varied programme of activities.

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