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Transformative Detox Retreat Czech Republic

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Join this purifying detox retreat with Katerina Resort for a cleaner body inside and out! The calm and quiet nature all around the St. Kateřina Resort in Počátky, Czech Republic, makes a very positive contribution to the cleansing of the body, the spirit, and the mind. Moreover, in this retreat, you will also get pampering treatment programs and consultation sessions with an Ayurvedic doctor. After the retreat, you will leave feeling refreshed with a healthier body!

Highlights

  • Relaxing Ayurveda massages
  • Cleansing pizhichil and kadikizhi therapies
  • Initial and final consultation with Ayurvedic doctor
  • Katherine spring water program through the day
  • Transfer from Počátky to the resort and back
  • Entrance to the gym, wellness, and spa
  • 3 daily special Ayurvedic meals
  • 7 nights' accommodation

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Accommodation

Slow down, put down your notebook, and turn off the mobile phone. Leave your car keys deep in the bottom of your bag. Stop. You are at the Saint Kateřina, in the countryside, where harmony found its name. No cars, peace, and quiet, just the murmur of trees, undulating in the wind. Forget everyday worries and relax! Healthy food, clean air, and a lot of movement will help you to lose weight, increase energy, and add joy to life.

The Saint Kateřina Resort has 79 double bedrooms in three buildings: the Saint Kateřina Hotel, the Garnison Hotel, and the Gymnasium Hotel. Rooms of category standard (Shiraz and Shiraz Superior) are in the Gymnasium Hotel. Here, you will also find the dietary laboratory with Inbody 720 equipment, a cardio fitness center, indoor cycling hall, four gyms, beauty salon, manicure and pedicure, and solar meadow RA. Rooms of category standard (Chardonnay) are located in the Garnison Hotel where you will also find the SportRepublic shop with sportswear, golf equipment, hygienic goods, and cosmetics.

Rooms of superior category (Cabernet and Merlot), deluxe category (Sauvignon and Pinot), and deluxe junior suite (Carmenere) are located in the Saint Kateřina Hotel where you will also find the restaurant Voda (water), Café Orangerie, the wellness center and spa, and four hydro-massage bathtubs Jacuzzi under the sky. All rooms are very comfortable and are furnished with tasteful and stylish furniture.

Standard room (Shiraz)

Shiraz is a double bedroom on the first floor of the Gymnasion Hotel, 150 meters away from the Saint Kateřina Hotel. It is furnished with modern, tasteful furniture and large, comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with WC is equipped with washbasin, shower, and hairdryer. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities.

Standard room (Chardonnay)

This is a very large double bedroom with bathroom and dressing room. You will find it in Garnison Hotel 70 meters away from the Saint Kateřina Hotel. It is furnished with modern, tasteful furniture and large, comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with WC has its own window and is equipped with washbasin, shower, and hairdryer. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities. The room has a beautiful view of the little Saint Kateřina church and the forest.

Superior room (Cabernet)

Cabernet is the double bedroom in the attic of the Saint Kateřina Hotel and is located on the third floor. It is furnished with modern, tasteful furniture and large, comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with toilet has its own window and is equipped with washbasin, shower, and hairdryer. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities. The room has a beautiful view of the neighboring forest, or on the lakes and Saint Kateřina spring.

Superior room (Merlot)

Merlot is a spacious double bedroom furnished with modern, tasteful furniture and large, comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with WC has its own window and is equipped with bath, shower, ladder radiators, and hairdryer. Heating is located in the floor. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities. The room has a beautiful view of the neighboring forest, or the lakes and the Saint Kateřina spring and the forest.

Deluxe room (Sauvignon)

Sauvignon is a spacious double bedroom with large terrace. It is located on the first floor of the Saint Kateřina Hotel. It is furnished with modern, tasteful furniture and large, comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with WC has its own window and it is equipped with bath, shower, ladder radiators, and a hairdryer. Heating is located in the floor. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities. The room and especially the terrace, have a beautiful view of the upper and lower lake, the little church, the Saint Kateřina spring, and the forest.

Deluxe room (Pinot)

Pinot is a spacious room located in the Saint Kateřina Hotel. It is furnished with stylish oriental furniture, large and comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with WC has its own window and is equipped with bath, shower, bidet, ladder radiators, and a hairdryer. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities. The room has a beautiful view of the little church, the Saint Kateřina spring, the upper lake, and forest.

Deluxe Junior Suite (Carmenere)

Carmenere is a two-bedroom suite located in the Saint Kateřina Hotel. It is furnished with stylish oriental furniture, large and comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with WC has its own window and is equipped with bath, shower, bidet, ladder radiators, and a hairdryer. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities. The room has a beautiful view of the little church and the Saint Kateřina spring.

Katerina Resort Detox Retreat in Czech Republic Program

Panchakarma is a unique Ayurvedic system of cleansing therapies, that is very intense and transformative. Special curative oils, herbs and herbal remedies, combined with cleansing techniques, steam therapy, Ayurvedic therapies, and special cleansing food are used. It all leads to the removal of toxins and restoring the balance of the Ayurvedic doshas in your body.

Location

This retreat will take place at Katerina Resort in Počátky, Czech Republic.

Features

Activities

  • Cycling
  • Gym
  • Horse riding
  • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Pilates
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Volleyball court

General

  • Café
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Yoga studio

Services

  • Beauty salon
  • Free parking
  • Hair dryer
  • Internet access

Food

Ayurvedic full-board meals are included in your retreat package. You will enjoy seven breakfasts, seven lunches, and seven dinners.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

  • 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)

During your stay at the Katerina Resort, you can enjoy the facilities they offer such as saunas, steam rooms, whirlpool, relaxation rooms, and fitness center. Training sessions and other fun activities are available at an extra cost.

Balance and strength exercises

  • Perfect belly: a combination of aerobic and strengthening activities focused on the strengthening the problematic parts of the abdomen and back
  • Perfect hips: a combination of aerobic and strengthening activities focused on the strengthening the problematic parts of the thighs, hips, and buttocks
  • Perfect body: combination of aerobic and strengthening activities focused on the strengthening the problematic parts of the body
  • Fitball: strength and balance training using a large ball. This exercise includes rehabilitative elements, improves the flexibility of the spine, and shapes and strengthens your entire body
  • BOSU mix: a dynamic activity combining the aerobic exercises influencing the cardiovascular system while strengthening the entire body. The BOSU Balance is used in conjunction with this exercise. This type is suitable for intermediate level

Cardio activities

  • Power shape: aerobic fitness activity where you will change stations of aerobic activity (running and cycling) with strengthen stations focusing on whole body
  • Boot camp: aerobic fitness activity of higher intensity where you will change aerobic activities (running and skipping rope) with strengthening exercises
  • Fit kickbox: intensive aerobic training focused on technique of kicking and blowing
  • Tae Bo: modern type of aerobic exercise that combines the elements of karate, Taekwondo, and box
  • Rope skipping: it is an activity ranked in high impact exercises, a movement with higher load on joint system as well as the cardiovascular system
  • Indoor cycling: aerobic training in higher intensity, taking place on stationary bikes
  • Circle training: aerobic fitness training where you will regularly change aerobic and strengthen intervals
  • BOSU cardio: dynamic aerobic activity focused on improving your physical condition and strengthens of the whole body
  • Nordic walking: outdoor aerobic activity, a fitness walking where you will use special sticks which are similar to the sticks using in cross-country skiing
  • Running: training which has a positive influence on your cardiovascular system
  • Cross-country skiing: training which has positive influence on your cardiovascular system and helps to reduce your weight
  • Walking with snowshoes: funny sport activity in the nature, regardless of the weather
  • Skating and ice hockey: use the opportunity to skate on upper and lower lake
  • Bicycling: discover the beauty of the nature, visit cultural and natural places of interest

Dance activities

Dance sessions are fun sports activities which have a positive effect on the cardiovascular system and the development of physical activity skills. Some lessons include strength equipment. Dancing helps to improve your fitness, weight loss, and shapes and strengthens the muscles throughout the body. Dancing is fun and helps you feel great.

  • Cardio dance: combination of Latin-American and oriental dances, flamenco, street dance, and tango
  • Dance aerobic: aerobic lesson with dance steps, strengthening cardiovascular system
  • Salsa: Latin-American dance, a mixture of Cuban dance forms such as son, danzón, guarija, mambo, cha-cha, together with the Columbian cumbia and Puerto Rico bomb
  • Belly dance: oriental dance with its origin in the Middle East
  • Zumba: combination of Latin-American music and Latin-American dances to strengthen especially cardiovascular system

Dog sled

A unique opportunity is available at the Saint Kateřina Resort for you to experience a dog sledge riding. For some, it is romantic. For others, it is an adrenaline rush. But for everyone, it is an incredible experience of the pleasant moments spent with dogs in the countryside. Experience the adventure and feel the charm of the surrounding countryside from a dog-drawn sledge or cart, or try what it is like to guide your own sledge!

Golf

Golf is a natural activity in beautifully constructed natural surroundings. Thus, the game of golf is introduced as an optimal counterweight to the current lifestyle. The sport stresses the entire musculoskeletal system equally. When done recreationally, it doesn’t require extreme stress and exertion. Therefore, it is possible to play golf at a decent level at any age. A great advantage of golf is that people can play with different performance at any sex and age.

At Saint Kateřina, there is no golf course, but they have a beautiful training meadow. The driving range is exceptional that the golf enthusiast is, with few exceptions almost alone there. One can indulge in practicing golf strokes on the vast field lined with trees without being disturbed by the critical and doubtful glances of experienced golfers.

The driving range at Saint Kateřina is not only beautiful, but it is also the highest altitude training meadow in the Czech Republic. The training meadow lies at an altitude of 747 meters above sea level. Enjoy the game!

Games and sports

Saint Kateřina Resort has the following sports fields:

  • 1 multipurpose game field
  • 3 clay tennis courts
  • 3 tables for table tennis
  • Badminton
  • Dog sled
  • Floorball
  • Football
  • Frisbee
  • Grass football ground, 40 x 70 meters
  • Golf driving range
  • Hockey
  • Horses
  • Petanque pitch
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Pilates

Pilates is an exercise system that was established by the well-known physiotherapist J. H. Pilates, a naturalized American of German origin. Pilates is currently very popular among celebrities such as Sharon Stone, Melanie Griffith, and Uma Thurman. It has a slower character which involves and strengthens the body, improves flexibility, and improves body posture. Deep muscle tissue is engaged during the exercises of Pilates. It also helps with backache.

Spa treatments

Ayurveda is 5000 years old traditional Indian medicine which comprises unique systems of eating, exercises, herbal therapies, relaxation, meditation, cleaning of organisms, aromatherapy, and much more. Ayurveda was recognized by World Health Organization like an effective medical system in 1982. It harmonizes body, spirit, and mind and helps to restore internal harmony and balance.

During the retreat, you will receive various Ayurveda treatments and therapies that include three sessions of Ayurvedic massage Abhyanga (55 minutes + 5 minutes), three sessions Ayurvedic massage Shirodhara (55 minutes + 5 minutes), and three sessions of Ayurvedic massage Podikizhi (55 minutes + 5 minutes). You will also have an initial and final consultation with an Ayurvedic doctor.

Ayurvedic massage Abhyanga

Abhyanga is an oil massage that brings relaxation to the body and mind. With the use of special hot herbal Ayurvedic oils, the whole body is relaxed and harmonized. Abhyanga is a basic Ayurvedic procedure that stimulates blood circulation, releases internal tension, nervous system, muscles, and joints. It helps the flow of prana (vital energy in the body) and lymph which induces inner balance and longevity.

Ayurvedic massage Shirodhara

Shirodhara is a special Ayurvedic therapy for the area between the eyebrow (sixth chakra), relaxes and stimulates the senses and the mind. It brings the overall feeling of inner harmony, balance, mental clarity, and understanding. Shirodhara in literal translation means a fine flow of oil per head. It is a very pleasant massage technique that offers unique experiences. A head massage is part of this procedure.

Ayurvedic massage Podikizhi

Podikizhi is a full body oil massage using special oil according to individual Ayurvedic diagnostics. During the massage, the body is heated by the application of herbal tiles and wraps. It stimulates the blood circulation, the flow of the lymphatic system, supports the excretion of toxins from the body, releases stiffness and muscle pain, and helps in arthritis.

What's included

  • 2 Pizhichil therapy
  • 3 Kadikizhi therapy
  • 3 Ayurvedic massage Podikizhi
  • 3 Ayurvedic massage Abhyanga
  • 4 Ayurvedic massage Shirodhara
  • Initial consultation with Ayurvedic doctor (45 minutes)
  • Final consultation with Ayurvedic doctor (30 minutes)
  • Water program (Katherine spring water (cold or hot) through the day)
  • Free entrance to wellness and spa (saunas, steam rooms, whirlpool, relaxation rooms)
  • Free entrance to the gym
  • Transfer from Počátky to the resort and back
  • Ayurvedic Panchakarma full board meals (7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, and 7 dinners)
  • 7 nights' accommodation
  • VAT and local charges

How to get there

Driving directions from Brno

  • Take the D1 motorway towards Praha, exit Jihlava / Pávov.
  • Continue through Jihlava towards Pelhřimov. About five kilometers after Jihlava, turn left towards Telč, Kostelecké.
  • After the village of Kostelecké, behind the meat processing plant Kostelecké uzeniny a.s., turn right towards Horní Cerekev.
  • At the entrance to the square in Horní Cerekev, take the first left turn to Počátky.

Driving directions from Prague

  • Take the D1 motorway towards Brno, exit #90 to Humpolec / Pelhřimov.
  • Continue through Pelhřimov along the main direction to Jindřichův Hradec.
  • After the third traffic light by the petrol station Benzina, turn left in the direction of Tel. At the end of the first village Rynárec (after Pelhřimov), turn right at the outset to Počátky.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) or Brno-Tuřany Airport (BRQ).

From Prague or Brno to Počátky, the journey by public transport takes about two to three hours and costs 200 to 300 CZK (8 to 12 EUR per person). Katerina Resort will gladly help you to find the best connection depending on landing time of your plane. Transfer from Počátky (fenced unattended parking) to the resort and back is included in your retreat package.

Arrival by taxi

The taxi costs approximately 100 EUR one way from the Prague Airport (PRG). The journey by car takes about two hours driving. Please note that the cost of transfer with taxi is not included in your package.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
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Pricing information

Other room options are also available:

 

Standard room – Shiraz or Chardonnay
  • 1 person in a double room (single occupancy): 38,080 CZK per person
  • 1 person in a double room with an extra bed: 35,980 CZK per person

 

Superior room – Cabernet or Merlot
  • 1 person in a double room (single occupancy): 39,830 CZK per person
  • 1 person in a double room with an extra bed: 37,380 CZK per person (not available for Cabernet)

 

Deluxe room – Sauvignon or Pinot
  • 1 person in a double room (single occupancy): 42,980 CZK per person
  • 3 person in a double room with an extra bed: 39,480 CZK per person (not available for Sauvignon)

 

Deluxe Junior Suite – Carmenere
  • 1 person in a double room (single occupancy): 47,880 CZK per person
  • 1 person in a double room: 42,980 CZK per person
  • 1 person in a double room with an extra bed: 42,980 CZK per person
 
Children policy 
  • For your peace and relaxation, children younger than eight years old are welcomed in special terms settled in advance only. In special occasions, such as Christmas, New Year's Eve, and holidays, stays for parents with children are prepared. Children up to three years are free to stay without additional crib or bed.
  • Children crib is available at 170 CZK per night in rooms at Hotel Garnison and Gymnasion and 270 CZK per night in rooms at Main Hotel Svatá Kateřina.
  • Children aged three to eight with an extra bed in room with two adults will be charged 390 CZK per night in rooms at Hotel Garnison and Gymnasion and 490 CZK per night in rooms at Main Hotel Svatá Kateřina.

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