This 3 day retreat brings together our love of yoga and our new love, stand up paddle boarding. Come and join us for a memorable active retreat, where you will get to experience and enjoy:
Breathtaking scenery where you can walk, swim, and play (sometimes with seals) till your hearts content.
Stand Up Paddle boarding (SUP) on one of Wales’ most glorious stretches of coastline.
Diving into crisp, cool, tranquil, waters then warming up with herbal teas and delicious cake.
Luxury accommodation in a stunning converted barn.
Sitting back, relaxing with time for a good book or a heavenly massage.
Inspiring yoga sessions to ease out the aches of the day.
This retreat weekend is for those of you who wish to escape from busy life and experience a breathtaking part of Wales from the water. Be prepared to have fun and to be inspired, as you learn new skills, immersing your self in our positive, vibrant way of life. This retreat is suitable for beginners to those with moderate experience of SUP.
The Stand Up Paddleboarding
We are spoilt for choice here in North Wales with so many divine beaches and spectacular lakes to play in. We will take you to the most stunning locations, lakes and coastal, where you will be amazed at the natural beauty, the peace and the quiet. The SUP sessions will take place at Llyn Padarn, a spectacular lake at the base of Mt Snowdon.
With a backdrop of stunning mountains and a 2 mile length of crystal clear waters and sheltered bays to explore, the location is perfect for all levels of ability. We offer small group tuition with a 1 to 8 instructor to student ratio. Sian Sykes is our fabulous SUP teacher.
She has a wealth of experience and qualifications, so you are in safe hands. Her love for the outdoors is infectious, and she enjoys nothing more than to go on a journey, exploring the nature and landscape on her SUP. You will be truly inspired!
Our weekends take place at Plas Cadnant. A stylish, secluded country house on the Isle of Anglesey, nestled in 21 acres of private parkland, which gathers together for your pleasure; stunning views over Snowdon, a meandering river, magical waterfalls, world renowned historic gardens, lazy meadows, mature woodland and a new oak framed building perfect for yoga sessions. Described as one of the most amazing retreats on the Isle of Anglesey.
We are passionate about healthy eating here at The Zest Life and we make it an integral part of our retreats, with an emphasis on wholesome and nourishing plant based meals. Our food is always vegetarian, made without sugar or dairy products, and low in wheat and gluten where required.
We offer beautiful Pukka herbal teas for you to choose from over the course of the weekend and with three full meals a day, fruit and healthy treats in the afternoon you are sure to feel nourished.
The Coach house is the largest property on the Plas Cadnant estate, accommodating up to 11 guests on two spacious floors with an impressive upstairs dining /sitting room with large wood burning stove. By night, candles, incense and log fires create the perfect atmosphere for complete relaxation.
Its wonderfully comfortable beds, crisp white linen, fresh flowers, views over rolling parkland and piping hot power showers all make up the luxury and style of your weekend at this stunning country house.