Eco Detox offers juice detox retreats at a beautiful country house set among Cava vineyards, forty minutes outside of Barcelona.
Detox Retreats (2)
Juli is the founder and director of Vegetarian Cooking School. He is a Gestalt therapist which graduated from Barcelona Institut Gestalt. He is in training program for SAT with Claudio Naranjo.
Diego is the founder of Vitarian Attitude (conscious veganism). He is also the director of Go2ld (breathing techniques for companies), the facilitator of Sungazing (pranic meditation), and a professor of yoga Nidra.
Joseba is a post-graduate of Naturopathy. He has certification in dietetics and human nutrition. He is a professor and coordinator areas natural therapies at the University of Cadiz. Besides, he is also a professor of nutrition and diet therapy in Gremi d'Herbolaris de Catalunya. He is a professor of nutrition and health at the Escola de Restauració I Hostalatge Barcelona. Lastly, he is a co-director of Vegetarian Cooking School in Barcelona.
Carolina is a food technologist. She has a master degree in dietetics and nutrition and holistic and emotional Kinesiology. She is also a holistic nutritional therapist.
Caro is a Kundalini and Hatha yoga teacher. She is also a voice and yoga specialist.
Deborah is a Hatha yoga teacher. She is also a theatre workshop facilitator.
from United States, September 2019
"the best way to get through traveling to a foreign country a"
The instructors were peaceful and loving, knowledgeable about balancing measures to obtain serenity and taking good care of body, mind and spirit. They were wonderful examples of such. The nourishing drinks, activities, accomodations all had a calming effect
from Germany, June 2019
I highly recommend going on a juice fast adventure with Eco Detox. Before, during, and after the trip Diego & Debbie did everything to make us feel safe (which I really needed because I was quite insecure about what was going to happen to my mind, body, and soul). After having completed the journey I can say that this unique experience has influenced me beyond the 10-day-trip. I think more clearly and I feel more connected to my body's needs. It gave me the chance to re-connect with myself, and to others. I feel like I interact more compassionately with myself and others. The group was so heart-warming and welcoming, the people around me helped me to get through a variety of emotions that may appear. I accept myself more because I realized that human connection is everywhere, even (or especially?) in the middle of nowhere in the Spanish mountains. I had two intentions for the trip: To calm down after finishing 6 years of university and to get closer to making piece with food/ get in touch with my emotional (over)eating issue. Both missions are accomplished. 3 weeks after having returned from the trip I am able to listen better to my body and soul and therefore, I take better care of myself overall. The whole combination of mindful meditation, detox yoga, the silent walks and the wonderful spirit of the group made such a change possible. I am deeply thankful for the opportunity for personal growth in such a safe environment and such an amazing space in nature. GRACIAS. :)
from Great Britain, April 2019
"My detox experience "
The program was very structured with all the support I needed to successfully complete the juice fast! Deborah, Diego and Juli are very warm hosts with alot of time for everyone. They each brought something special to the retreat which I have taken away with me. The meditation, yoga and walking sessions allowed me to reflect in a safe environment and open my heart for growth. I'm deeply grateful for this experience and can hopefully return one day!
from Denmark, April 2019
"Wonderful retreat in the middle of nature"
It has been a truly wonderful experience to join the retreat at Eco Detox! The instructors were all very kind, helpful and competent and the retreat was a perfect combination of yoga, meditation, mindful walking in the nature, massages and detoxing. It has really inspired me to make some permanent changes in my life and incorporate detox and a healthier nutrition. It was my first detox retreat but definitely not my last!
from Germany, February 2019
There was a warm atmophere of caring. What sticks in my mind is the instructors smiling a lot. They easily coped with the different languages being spoken, making sure no one was left out. The types of meditation, yoga, meditative walks, dance, etc. were very diverse. It was perfect and so relaxing. I would definitely like to repeat the experience. You felt these people were living what they taught.
from Switzerland, January 2019
"Inspiring reinvigoration at Eco Detox"
When I came to Eco Detox, honestly I wasn’t fully - mentally and emotionally - prepared for detox process (despite great preparatory materials from the team); however, what became a challenge turned out to be one of the most inspiring experiences with the last few years. Detoxing with such a caring and delicate team of experts (and our amazing group) was full of support for each other, care, combination of community and alone time (as you prefer). Energizing, fun and deep workshops made me crave life even more once the body and mind are in such a sensitive and vulnerable state. Soothing meditations and deep massages supported the emotional and spiritual cleansing. All in all, I believe whatever one is prepared to take away from this experience, s/he will get to. Just be open to the new experience. I was.
The team is genuinely trying to create the environment for the life changing experience ❤️ Thank you! 🙏🏻☀️😊
from Sweden, January 2019
"Very good Detox Retreat!"
I really enjoyed the location with the beautiful environment. The instructors with different activities were also very good. You could choose activities and take it in your own paste and the top choice for me was the morning sun meditation and the silent walking in the the beautiful surroundings! Also the yoga and the different meditations where very good. The detox juices were also good. For me it was ALL ABOUT cleansing your body in a nice place with good activities to inspire to a healthier way of living. Also to take your time to reflect over your current way of life, because the reason I choosed this retreat was to make a change. So over all, a very good retreat!! /Anette Hjalmarsson/Sweden
from Great Britain, September 2018
"Lovely location and great retreat team"
Loved the yoga sessions with Debbie who is really a very special yoga teacher. The yoga is quite gentle but when detoxing, this is perfect and Debbie knew just how to tailor the classes to suit everyones ability and energy levels.
The biodanza was new to me and despite my scepticism I really enjoyed it. Go with an open mind and heart and you will get the most out of this retreat.
from France, October 2017
"Inspiring experience, fabulous team and beautiful location!"
I took part in a 4 day detox with Eco Detox in a gorgeous location west of Girona. The team (Diego, Debbie and Julie) were so welcoming and inspiring. They made everyone feel part of an extended family (and most of us didn't know anyone there). An added bonus for us was the inclusion of the 5 rhythm dance program (run by the lovely Irena). The sunrise and sunset meditations were magical. The yoga was fabulous - made even more special by being able to do it outside in beautiful sunshine. I've done a number of detox programs before, and these guys met (and often exceeded) all my expectations. Most people I was there with had never done one before, and they were given plenty of support and information. My only regret was that I was unable to stay for the full program. I'd really recommend Eco Detox and the team to anyone considering a retreat like this. :-)
from Hong Kong, July 2017
"juicing and laughter in our own spanish castle"
Everything. At first it might seem a little hippy-fied or rustic, but go with it - what you get in return is a great mind, body and spiritual detox, surrounded by great people. The people on this retreat (18 in total) where from all walks of life, of all ages, mostly Spanish but with hearts of gold. I came away with great friends and so much love. And I cant even count the number of heart-felt hugs I got off people I had known for a few days. The activities included: yoga, mediation, dance, singing, mantras, child's play, walks, sun-gazing and you could drop in and out of what you wanted. Most of it was translated into English and I rarely felt I had missed out. The biggest thing I got from this was laughter - I have never laughed so much in ages - from the activities, to chats around the juice - people were truly lovely, genuine and you felt you could be yourself without judgement
from Spain, June 2017
"A stunning escape."
The location was beautiful, so perfect for this type of retreat. The workshops and classes were wonderful and the schedule well organised. Lovely and friendly staff. I was made to feel at home immediately. I came home feeling refreshed, happy and alive. Thank you very much :-)
from Spain, August 2019
El lugar, el programa y la actitud de los organizadores.
from Sweden, July 2018
"Buena experiencia "
La relajación y La Paz
Milly Van Praag-lopez
from Netherlands, September 2017
"A LITTLE BIT OF HEAVEN"
This was my second detox abroad and I loved it! The location was so picturesque, so peaceful, just what I was looking for. I had a very comfortable room, the juices were delicious and the activities were varied as well as of a high standard. You were totally free to create your own program which is what I did! Last but not least, and actually most of all a few words about the organisers, Diego, Debbie and Juli you are just the BEST! Such care, such devotion, so much love! I felt I spent a week with very close and dear friends which is what you all became! See you again!
Rocio Sanz Pastor
from Spain, June 2017
"Masía muy bonita y compañeras muy agradables pero insuficientes talleres"
La comida y las compañeras
from United States, July 2019
"Profound Experience! "
Everything was so much more than I ever hoped for. The fasting (and constant support), the meditation, the yoga, the beauty of the location and the beautiful relationships I built this week where all really incredible and I’d highly recommend this to anyone who is interested in this kind of thing and enjoys being in Spain. If you speak Spanish, I think it enhances your experience, but it’s not necessary.
from Spain, April 2019
"Safe, Supportive and Sincere. "
The journey of a detox can be complicated, but here you are in safe hands. The space, the atmosphere and all the sessions are like soul food. The program has been carefully designed and each element had purpose and depth. The instructors were incredibly knowledgeable, warm and playful people, they created a sense of family that carried us all through.
from Great Britain, April 2019
"Amazing, Amazing, Amazing retreat"
Eco detox had everything I needed from a retreat - yoga in the sun, meditation whilst watching the sun rise and walking in the woods, yummy juices that make juice fasting so much easier, workshops on fasting, nutrition and post fasting, fun workshops on dancing and massages. The activities are optional so you can attend only if you want to. The location was beautiful in the middle of no where in the mountains near Manresa - very easy to get to from the airport.
Debbie, Juli and Deigo are very knowledgeable in their field and make sure you are looked after well. Attend this retreat if you want to relax, spend some time with yourself and meeting new people, to have a clean body, calm mind and a clear conscious.
from Qatar, January 2019
"Unique an amazing experience"
Definitely exceed my expectations! Whether you are looking for a reset, change some habits or just a time to relax, I totally recommended this retreat. Beautiful house, breathtaking landscape, great activities and of course adorable and very inspiring teachers. Last but not least, the juices are super yummy and with their support detoxing is much easier than expected!!
Many thanks to all of you!! Keep you in my heart :)
This retreat exceeded all my expectations! Everyone should come on this retreat. To describe the experience in 3 words would be unique, life-changing and peace.
I have realised I have more clarity and I have gained experience from other people who have helped me to face my problems too. I have loved the way the group has interacted and helped each other along the way, it has made me feel at home. I personally enjoyed the trust workshop and bio-dance, as well as the theatre workshop. I could also connect with myself more and I know what it is I really need to overcome and face from now on. I met really nice people, also I learnt a lot about nutrition, which I will try to introduce into my daily routine. A totally rewarding experience!
from United Kingdom,
I think its great to have so many activities to offer to take people´s minds and bodies away from patterns and gastronomic desires! The retreat was beautiful and I actually felt surprisingly full!
I have been able to reconnect with the intention to look after myself. I have really enjoyed the juices and broths, and the documentary films showed every evening in our time here. I will definitely repeat the experience, its been a huge reconnection with my intention to look after my body at the same time as looking after my soul.
My expectations were exceeded totally! What will stay with me is the harmony of the group, I have loved being able to do in every single moment what I felt like doing, without any obligation or judgement. Everything I have experienced, (workshops, the juices, the hugs, the smiles and moments between the group) have come from unconditional love and without any doubt have fed the spirit. I want to emphasise the love from ALL the teachers. I have heard a mantra for the first time and it was very emotional. I believe everyone contributes what they know and each is a lesson in many ways. You make a magnificent team!
It was a journey that has inspired me. The fasting was really important not only for my body but also for my mind, heart and spirit. I will take with me the sensation of being alive, that we are important and not alone. I have learnt to take more care of myself and how important it is to love and accept me as I am. In 3 words...incredible, hard, necessary.
Marisa, Spain: I have completed detoxed my body, I have a clearer mind. The teachers were all wonderful and we had a wonderful group of people. I really liked the schedule of activities and the amount of free time too. I really enjoyed the sungazing meditation, the yoga classes and all the activities suggested.
I fully recommend this retreat, its has been very very positive for me! Its a very unique, un-describable , genuine experience. My personal journey has been incredible, and I feel very happy, thank you thank you thank you!!!!!
I was so lucky to have been able to participate in the first Eco Detox. I had been thinking for some time about doing a detox at home but the truth is I found it really difficult to start due to the stresses of day to day life. I found out about Eco Detox and after reading a bit about their program, quickly understood that a detox is not merely about juicing, but about the whole experience. I decided to go and the experience was incredible! I met wonderful people full of love and for a few days we became a family. Personally this experience helped me to stop my body, my mind, clearing me of unnecessary things I had been carrying and filling me with vital things like infinite love! In the retreat, I felt a profound love towards other people and a love for life as it is in the present moment. This retreat is so much more than juices. For me it has been a chance to connect with myself and others, things that at times are difficult for us to do! I felt a true inner peace and I hope soon to be able to participate in another Eco Detox retreat.
Revealing, healing, and clarifying. I feel like i have cleansed my body and mind and fed my soul! Through the workshops, I have seen patterns I want to change and attitudes that my day to day life didn't allow me to see. Thank you so much Diego y Juli!
Moving, enlightening, and very cleansing! Thank you to Diego and Juli for a wonderful week, you both have so much to give. All my expectations were met and actually were more than I thought!
Everyone involved in the course (teachers, organisation) were wonderful, very caring, and giving. An inspiring experience!
I really enjoyed all activities. All the workshops were very enriching for me, creating a fantastic connection with the group and team. the nutritionist talk was so interesting as well as the wonderful biodance workshop. A week of discovery and enrichment!
from United Kingdom,
The retreat met my all expectations and beyond I'm convinced I will be making some positive changes when I return home. I will take away with me a new way of prioritizing elements in my life which I hadn't given importance to before.
Sharing this experience with others has been a huge help, support, and truly gratifying. The biodanza class was really special, where the whole group opened up to each other. The most beautiful memory I will take with me was the wonderful sensation after the third day, when the headaches and dizziness left and I felt fantastic and full of energy!