Chateau de Bardouly: Vino and Vinyasa

Saint-Aubin-de-Cadelech, France

DD
Dancing Dogs Yoga
  • Facebook verified
29 reviews
Oct 2 - 9, 2021
Group size: 1 - 20
Chateau de Bardouly: Vino and Vinyasa
Saint-Aubin-de-Cadelech, France

Dancing Dogs Yoga
  • Facebook verified
29 reviews

Oct 2 - 9, 2021
Group size: 1 - 20

About this trip

Imagine yourself waking up to the smell of coffee and croissants in a 17th century chateau in the South of France.  The lovingly restored  grounds include a heated swimming pool, hard-surface tennis court and 100 acres of protected woodlands and trails. Castles, medieval villages and historical sites dot the surrounding countryside.  


After breakfast, effortlessly flow into your day with a vigorous vinyasa class in either a beautifully curated yoga room with exposed brick walls and beams, or outdoors on a yoga platform set into the countryside.  


Enjoy your farm-to-table meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)   prepared by a private chef, using fresh local organic produce, and savour the chef’s heavenly creations with wines from the region’s oldest and finest wineries.  Enjoy all of your meals and coffees at  various indoor and outdoor dining areas of the chateau.


Each day, you will have plenty of free time to. lounge by the saltwater pool, hike through local vineyards, or ride a bike to a local village to explore the charming French countryside.


Join Dancing Dogs Yoga for a yoga and culinary adventure in the South of France!  Space is limited-- sign up now!

Cancelation + Vaccine Policy

All deposits and trips are non-refundable.   We will offer future travel vouchers for cancelations made 90 days or longer before travel, but can not offer refunds.   All cancelations made with 90 days of travel are non-refundable. 


We recognize that COVID may cause a delay in your trip.  Please consider purchasing trip insurance to cover you in all cases:  https://www.travelexinsurance.com/covid19


Please note:  COVID vaccines are REQUIRED to travel with DDY Retreats.  Failure to obtain a vaccine will forfeit your spot and no money will be refunded.  

What’s included

  • Opening Cacao Ceremony
    Experience the community and power of an opening cacao ceremony with intention setting. Settle into your home for the week!
  • 7 Nights Luxury Lodging
    7 nights luxury accommodation at the 17th century Chateau de Bardouly.
  • Delicious Gourmet Meals
    Fresh farm-to-table gourmet meals made with the finest local ingredients. Enjoy beautiful French breakfast buffets, 2 course plated lunches and 3 courses plated dinners prepared by our own chef.
  • Daily Yoga + Meditation
    Expert yoga instruction, meditations, inspirations and practices to empower and inspire your mind and body during your stay.
  • Coffees and teas
    Selection of teas, coffee, and snacks are available in the morning before yoga, as well as throughout the day.
  • Group Dinner on the Town
    Enjoy a night out at an exceptional French restaurant with the group in a nearby town.
  • Bespoke Cooking Class
    The Dordogne is the food and wine capital of France. What better place to take a cooking course?
  • Market Town Visit
    Visit a local market town like Issigeac-- the best place to find fresh local produce and many regional delicacies and ingredients!
  • Marquessac Gardens
    We will visit the incomparable Marquessac Gardens as a group.
  • Sarlat Market
    We will take you to the Sarlat market and shops and grab a bite to eat in a cafe.
  • Truffle Hunt + Tasting
    Embark on a truffle hunt followed by a tasting luncheon!
  • Continuing Education
    30 CEU credits available for certified yoga teachers upon request. Please email shelley@dancingdogsyoga.com for details.
  • Internet/ WiFi
    Available Onsite
  • All taxes included
  • Flights
    Please contact us if you need help booking a flight. We will offer a shuttle to pick you up in Bordeaux and recommend you fly there, or fly to Paris or London, and take the train to Bordeaux!
  • Transfers
    Transportation to/from Chateau de Bardouly. We will provide a shuttle at a low cost if you arrive in a window to Bordeaux. Details coming!
  • Travel Insurance
    Travel Insurance (It is required that you purchase travel insurance)
  • Wine + Alcohol
    We will offer a wine tasting and wine with some meals, but additional drinks are at your expense.
  • Souvenirs
    Souvenirs and all items of a personal nature.
  • Tips + Gratuities
  • Spa Services
    Massage available upon request on site.
  • Additional Excursions
    Stay tuned for more options
  • Cancelations
    All payments paid through WeTravel are non-refundable. WeTravel recommends that you acquire travel insurance in case something goes wrong: https://www.travelexinsurance.com/home

Available Packages

Double Occupancy
only 2 left
$3000
Deposit: $300
Single Occupancy (Double Bed)
only 1 left
$3600
Deposit: $300
Balloon Room
Available until December 20, 2019Sold Out
$4100
Deposit: $200


Itinerary

Bonjour y Bienvenue
Welcome to Château de Bardouly.

 Bonjour! Bienvenue au Château de Bardouly.


On Saturday morning, we will arrange pick up at both the Bordeaux airport and train station within a particular window.  We highly recommend flying into France a day early, and spending Friday night in Bordeaux.   We can suggest lodging and dining for the evening.    On Saturday late morning, you will be picked up and brought to the chateau, or you can hire a car if you wish.   Check in is at 3pm.  


  Here is what a typical day might look like:

  • 7:30am: Coffee/tea and light snack will be available (and throughout the day)
  • 8:00-9:30am: Morning yoga practice
  • 9:30am: Breakfast
  • Activity or free time (relax poolside, play tennis, explore the grounds, get a massage, etc.)
  • 2:00pm: Lunch
  • Activity or free time
  • 5:00-6:00pm: Evening yoga practice
  • 7:30pm: Dinner (plus wine tastings, night on the town, etc)
  • Relax/reflect/curl up by the fire with wine

Your Organizer


DD
Dancing Dogs Yoga
29 reviews
Dancing Dogs Yoga is a kickass, feel good Yoga community. Shelley Carroll has been leading trainings and retreats for over a decade, and each trip promises connection, adventure, and to leave you feeling Zen AF.

Reviews

FC
The Dominican Tree House Village was a unique experience. Our trip was full of activities and good times, I would definitely consider doing this again.
By Fred C. F for That Yoga Jungle Life on 25 Sep, 2021
For my first trip to the Dominican Republic, it was good to learn how the people really live. The DDY staff and travellers were great. The yoga was great. The jungle vegetation and beaches are beautiful. Jumping off the boat and swimming in the ocean was the most fun. For my comfort, daytime "jungle" excursions would be enough. We were "too close" to nature at night( snakes, tarantulas,frogs, dampness and rodents in the treehouses).The amenities of a traditional resort, that would enable adequate nighttime rest and restoration is preferred.
By Monica P for That Yoga Jungle Life on 21 Sep, 2021
PARADISE!! This was my first time traveling to the Dominican Republic. Being at the Dominican Tree House Village was a new experience as well. The sounds of nature and gentle rain showers were relaxing. The excursions were fun and the food delicious. The yoga and meditation experiences were so healing and much needed. I met some amazing people and DDY Travels made sure I had everything I needed including travel information. I’m so excited to participate in the next yoga retreat!!
By Kendra G for That Yoga Jungle Life on 18 Sep, 2021
Such an Amazing Experience. I am so thankful for all he wonderful people I met on this trip. I would 100% join for another trip!
By OLIVIA F for That Yoga Jungle Life on 16 Sep, 2021
One of the most unique experiences I’ve ever been on! The treehouse village is like something from a story book and this was such a cool and fun experience. I went into the retreat without any expectations or prior research and Shelley knocked it out of the park. DDY did not disappoint. I was absolutely blown away by the location, the excursions, the planning, and the experience. I loved everything from the zip lining, to the waterfall excursion, the ATVs and the catamaran tour. The yoga was so incredible. I tried new styles of yoga I never had before. The cocoa ceremony at the beginning was such a great way to start us off. Everyone was so kind and so great to hang out with. I will absolutely be back and 100% will be going on more DDY retreats!
By Mersiha R for That Yoga Jungle Life on 15 Sep, 2021
Show More Reviews

References

Business with partners.
By Aboubacar C on 24 Oct, 2019