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9-days Exclusive Wellness Retreat in the OASIS OF BAHARIYA

SPRING - DETOX RETREAT
LATE SUMMER - HARVEST CELEBRATION
CHRISTMAS - OASIS OF TRANQUILITY

Enjoy beneficial wellness programs in the lushly green oasis in Egypt's Western Desert.

If, after a ride through the desert, the sand makes way for welcoming swaying palm trees, you've arrived in the fertile oasis of Bahariya. Far from the modern world, life in the oasis follows it's own relaxed rhythm. Since Pharaonic times, people travel long distances to benefit from the healing qualities of the Oasis' Spring Water.

The hospitable estate Elysium, situated at the edge of the Bahariya oasis, is blessed with its own mineral-rich hot spring. In addition to enjoying the blissful environment, you can bathe in the warm healing spring, enjoy the large spring water filled swimming pool and feast on healthy meals prepared with fresh vegetables and fruits of Elysium's organic garden.

The Oasis Wellness Retreats offer the ultimate opportunity to relax and refresh the mind and nurture your body with clean desert air, warm sunshine and pampering wellness treatments.


SPRING DETOX RETREAT

Enjoy sparkling vitality with a clean body and a pure mind. A special program providing detoxifing meals of freshly picked organic vegetables and fruits cleans your body of accumulated waste. The cleansing will be supported by energizing massages and detoxifying body wraps.

LAVISH HARVEST CELEBRATION - ONE WEEK OF PURE INDULGENCE

Experience an oasis of pleasure. A rich wellness pampering program with nourishing body wraps, facial masks and massages. Dream away during the late afternoon's floating sessions in Elysium's spring water pool. Share the joy of abundance in harvesting olives, dates, figs, citrus and apricots.

CHRISTMAS RETREAT - AN OASIS OF TRANQUILITY

As the stars twinkle above the desert's winter landscape, this is a perfect time for introspection, reflection and rest. The atmosphere is subdued, facing inward. Meditation calms the mind which offers new inspirations to present themselves. The body receives pampering massages with warming oils and velvet skin scrubs. This Wellness week is centered around the mineral-rich hot spring and the glowing wood fire. Enjoy the serene atmosphere and a touch of romance with candle light dinners.


Wellness components offered in accordance with the seasons:
  • Massages, including soothing Hawaiian Lomilomi and aromatic massages
  • Egyptian Foot / Body Scrub with Loofa & Soft Facial Scrub with natural products
  • Body Wrap
  • Rich Facial Mask and massage
  • Medicinal Bedouin Desert Sand Bath
  • Sunrise and Moon Baths
  • Bathing in Elysium's mineral Spring water
  • Floating session
  • Aqua gym
  • Detox with fresh fruit and vegetables
  • Walk through the Oasis' Palm gardens
  • Walk through the Crystal Desert
  • Sleep between live crystals
  • Oriental Ritual: Floral Foot Bath
  • Elixir ' The Bliss of Balance '
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ITINERARY

Day 1 - Saturday
You will be welcomed upon arrival at Cairo Airport. Transfer to the luxurious Le Meridien hotel in the Heliopolis district.
Overnight Hotel Le Méridien

Day2 - Sunday
After breakfast, the driver meets you for a transfer to the Elysium estate in the Bahariya oasis.
Meeting with staff & introduction.

Overnight in Elysium

Day 3 & 4 - Monday, Tuesday
Sunrise Meditation and sunbathing - Bathing in Elysium's mineral-rich Spring - Egyptian Body Scrub - Body wrap - Soft Facial Scrub - Nourishing Facial Mask - Facial Massage -
Walk through the Oasis' palm gardens - Full Body Massage - Moon Meditation and Moon / Star Bath
Overnight in Elysium

Day 5 - Wednesday
After breakfast we drive to the desert where we walk through the beautiful Crystal Desert. The next two nights you sleep between crystals under a blanket of stars.
Overnight in the Crystal Desert

Day 6 - Thursday
Bedouins dig the sand baths which then are heated up by the sun. After the sun's highest point, you will enjoy a sand bath, which is a traditional desert dwellers' method for detoxification, healing and rejuvenation.
Overnight in the Crystal Desert

Day 7 - Friday
We return to the oasis where you receive an Oriental Ritual Foot Bath with flowers - Foot Scrub and Foot Massage.
From your arrival at the oasis, an elixir has been prepared which now is ​​ready for use. The 'Bliss of Balance' Elixer is a gift for you to take home as a lovely memory of your Oasis Wellness Holiday.
Overnight in Elysium

Day 8 - Saturday
Farewell to Elysium and the oasis. Transfer to Cairo. Optional Cairo extension with excursion program to the pyramids and the Egyptian Museum on request.
Overnight at Le Meridien

Day 9 - Sunday
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home.

 

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The Oasis Wellness programs are offered during the SPRING, AUTUMN and CHRISTMAS season. For private groups on request. The Oasis Wellness programs are announced in the Newsletter.


Price 1525 Euro

Single Room Supplement 200 Euro

Included

ACCOMMODATION

  • 2 nights in 5* Le Méridien Hotel, buffet breakfast included
  • 4 nights / 5 days in Elysium, all inclusive
  • 2 nights in the Crystal Desert, all inclusive

WELLNESS program as described in the itinerary

TRANSFERS

  • Round transfer Cairo airport – Le Méridien Hotel
  • Round Transfer Le Méridien Hotel - Elysium Bahariya Oasis
  • Round Transfer Elysium - Crystal Desert
OTHER SERVICES
  • English speaking escort throughout
  • Meeting upon arrival at Cairo airport
  • Luggage handling at the airport/hotel
  • All local taxes & permits
Not included: Flights which can be booked through the Internet or by Egypt Wellness Tours upon request.

NOTE

Maximum number of participants: 10

For special wishes of adjustments in the itinerary, e.g. more days in Cairo with or without excursion program or more days in the Oasis, please contact us or use the space for comments on the Request Form.


 

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