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Relaxing Detox and Yoga Retreat France

If you are looking to unwind, cleanse their body and mind, and recharge your batteries, this retreat is perfect for you! The Herrick House runs a small and intimate retreat in a beautiful area in the South of France. Herrick House has combined yoga and meditation sessions with a cleansing and alkalizing diet to help rid your body of toxins so you have plenty of energy to spend either relaxing or exploring the pretty area.


  • Morning and evening yoga sessions
  • Walks and bike rides along the canal du Midi
  • A homemade goody bag of superfood balls for BookYogaRetreats guests
  • 6 nights' accommodation in beautiful surroundings
  • Use of a beautiful swimming pool
  • Daily healthy meals & snacks
  • Unlimited herbal teas

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


4 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: French, Spanish, English
The maximum participants in the group is 9
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Simone and Claire like to make the Herrick House feels like home to their guests, it is bright and spacious where you can find the time and place to relax. There are also three outside terraces and three big gardens you can walk around.

They have two very loving and friendly dogs that will make you feel more than welcomed. Most rooms are made of double beds. Linen and towels are provided. Internet access is also available. The house is within a walking distance from local village shops.

Herrick House Yoga Holiday France Schedule

Daily schedule

  • Morning yoga session
  • Breakfast
  • Free time
  • Lunch
  • Free time
  • Late afternoon yoga session
  • Dinner


The Herrick House is located in the beautiful Languedoc-Roussillon region, in a small village called Saint-Marcel-sur-Aude 11120, very close to Narbonne.

Nearby places

  • Béziers Cap d'Agde Airport (BZR) - 40 minutes
  • Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (PGF) - 40 minutes
  • Carcassonne Airport (CCN) - 45 minutes
  • Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport (MPL) - 1 hour
  • Toulouse–Blagnac Airport (TLS) - 1 hour 30 minutes



  • Cycling
  • Kayaking
  • Massage
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Wine tasting


  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Yoga studio


  • Internet access

This Detox Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Herrick House believes dietary changes and lifestyle modifications are a great way to help flush out all the toxins that build up in our bodies on a daily basis.

They have brought together knowledge and experience to create menus that will help bring your body back to an alkaline state, cleanse and detoxify your body and mind, with the aim to make you feel more energized, happier and leaving your skin glowing.

All the food is prepared using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. They also have an orchard in the back yard where cherries, figs, and plums are in season during summer and they are delicious.

All the meals are vegetarian and vegan as they believe this could be a good break for your digestive system. But also they would like to show you that our bodies can still function by reducing our intake of animal products without feeling deprived and that we can sometimes benefit from it, especially for those who have skin problems and sensitive digestive systems.

The meals

  • Vegetarian and vegan
  • Free from wheat, dairy or animal products, processed sugars
  • Fresh, local, seasonal and organic where possible
  • Whole foods, healthy fats, and alkalizing foods
  • Healthy cooking methods
  • Plant based protein from grains, nuts, seeds and legumes
  • Seasoning using fresh herbs, spices, and sea salt
  • Benefits of raw and cooked foods
  • Lunchtime meals are prepared with raw vegetables
  • Evening meals are prepared with cooked vegetables
  • Grain-based dishes are available at all meals
  • Low fructose with only fruit, citrus, and nuts as our source for sweetening

Refreshments and snacks

  • Fresh flavored water (lemon, cucumber etc.)
  • Variety of teas (green, ginger, mint etc.)
  • Fresh fruit (right off the tree if you like what is in season!)

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Lacto-ovo Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Organic
  • Raw food
  • Lactose Free
  • Whole food
  • Ayurvedic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Canal boat cruise
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Chinese medicine massage - 1 hour or 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Go to the beach
  • Healthy cooking demonstration
  • Horse riding
  • Relax by the swimming pool
  • Ride bikes along the Canal du Midi
  • Thai massage with a professionally trained medical masseuse - 1 hour or 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Visit Cathar castles, ancient monasteries, Cit de Carcassonne
  • Walk through the vines
  • Wine Tours

Spa treatments

You can request for a Thai massage with Wanida, a professional masseuse from Thailand (she is incredible) or a Chinese medicine massage. This session is not included in the price.

What's included

  • 6 nights' accommodation in beautiful surroundings
  • A homemade goody bag of superfood balls for BookYogaRetreats guests
  • Daily healthy meals and snacks
  • Morning and evening yoga sessions
  • Pick up in Narbonne
  • Unlimited herbal teas
  • Use of beautiful swimming pool
  • Walks and bike rides along the canal du Midi

What's not included

  • Airport transfer
  • Beer and wine
  • Healthy cooking demonstration
  • Massages and other treatments (available on request)
  • One on one yoga sessions on request

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

If you are coming from Toulouse–Blagnac Airport (TLS) or Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport (MPL), you would have to make your way to Narbonne so Herrick House can pick you from Béziers Cap d'Agde Airport (BZR), Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (PGF) or Carcassonne Airport (CCF). The pickup is not included in the price.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 30 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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Arrival: Monday July 30, 2018
Departure: Sunday August 5, 2018

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