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Bansko, Bulgaria

Saturday 5 August - Friday 11 August 2023

About your wellness escape

Bansko is a town in southwestern Bulgaria nestled at the foot of the Pirin Mountains, part of the Pirin National Park. Listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site, the national park’s unspoilt beauty is breathtaking. High mountain peaks and forested ridges contrast with meadows, waterfalls and pristine glacial lakes. 

Our Bansko escape focuses on your well-being as you reconnect with nature. Be at one with the majestic beauty of your surroundings and let the fresh alpine air invigorate your body and soul. 

A glimpse of your wellness escape program

Your chalet:

Your luxury chalet is located in Banya Village, a 2-hour scenic drive from Sofia airport. This premium location is on two floors and offers a private wellness spa, with hot spring mineral water outdoor Jacuzzi, a steam room and a sauna. Bedrooms are carefully appointed with details to help you relax and feel pampered. 

 

The Bansko Chalet offers 5 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and accommodates up to 10 people.

Our luxury chalet
Our luxury chalet

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Your wellness is our priority.

During your escape, we aim to help you achieve an optimal sense of well-being. Recharge your body and spirit with our fitness and wellness classes, awaken your taste buds with delicious meals prepared by our local chef. Find peace in the natural beauty of your surroundings, lose yourself in the local culture, and experience the thrill of trying something new! 

 

Your on-site Hoorays! expert will be on hand to discuss the best options for you and your personal wellness goals. We hope you will enjoy the spirit of community our escapes offer, but your level of engagement is totally up to you.

Fitness and holistic classes:

Throughout your wellness escape, we offer premium fitness and holistic classes. Our highly qualified wellness experts will gently guide you through the different sessions to help you maximize your experience and feel energized for the day ahead. Classes are included and optional.

Wellness Classes:

At the beach: Bootcamp, Circuit training

At the Chalet: Pilates, Yoga, Meditation

Master classes with our wellness experts:

Unique to Hoorays! you will have access to two masterclasses on lifestyle and well-being, customized for you by our team of wellness experts. These specialists will also be available for consultation during some of your stays and will love to answer your questions. Our goal is to help you discover the best version of yourself.

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Christophe Gredin

Nutrition and Fitness Coach

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Chef Tosca

Plant-Based Recipe Developer

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David Louvet

High Performance Sports Coach

*The wellness experts attending your escape will be revealed 90 days before the departure date. Meet the whole team here.

Activities:

Throughout your escape we will provide a variety of classes and experiences designed to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul: paddleboard yoga, meditation on the beach, snorkeling among sea turtles and fitness classes at the villa are just a few of the activities on offer. 

 

When we design our wellness escapes, we want to offer the optimal balance between organized activities and “me time”, giving you the freedom to do your own thing: relax by the pool with a book, discover a local beach, etc. What you do is your choice, but we hope you join us on one or a few excursions that explore everything St. Barts has to offer.

All pre-planned tours are included in the price of your escape.

Sample activities:

Yoga and trekking in the mountains: Be at one with nature. Your day will start with a relaxing yoga class with the mountains as your backdrop. Our local guide will then take you on a trek to some of the most amazing views in the Pirin Mountain Range. A day not to miss!

 

Spa day: Nestled in the heart of the mountains, the Katarino Spa offers the latest in spa and wellness therapies in an elegant location designed to be at one with nature. Naturally mineralized thermal pools, an infrared sauna and ice fountain are among treatments that provide the ultimate in wellness: mind and body and soul.

 

Thermal Mineral Water Baths: Thermal mineral water is a natural resource of the Pirin mountains. Discover its healing powers as you relax afloat surrounded by breathtaking views..

Horseback riding: Enjoy the fresh mountain air and learn more about the Pirin region as you are guided through some incredible scenery.

 

Quad tour: Tap into your adventurous side. A mountain quad tour offers an off-road experience like no other, and will provide memories that will last a lifetime!

 

Golf: Play a round at one of Europe’s highest ranking and most stunning golf courses. Home to the Macedonian Open, Pirin Golf has everything a discerning golfer could wish for.

 

Cooking class at the chalet: Learn about the local cuisine and how food and cooking can promote your well-being. Our local chef will take you through the steps of creating a delicious meal, designed with your wellness in mind.

All pre-planned excursions and activities are included in the price of your escape.

Food and beverage*:

Hoorays! hospitality experts have worked with some of the world’s most renowned chefs. We know how your sense of well-being can be enhanced with a culinary experience. Our goal is to create memories for all your senses: from the perfectly grilled fish caught that day to the “just right” cocktail sipped while watching the sunset.

Your breakfast will be designed to give you the best nutritional start to the day. Apart from those provided on tours, lunches are not included. 

Depending on the day, we will host dinners at the villa or we will take you to one of our favorite restaurants on the island. At the villa, our chef will cook dishes inspired by the local cuisine combining Creole flavors, exotic local fruits, fresh seafood and traditional French cooking techniques. Each has a story and is an invitation for a delicious journey of discovery. 

*During your escape alcoholic beverages will be at your own expense. At the villa we will have an honesty cellar and bar with a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Please note that water will be available at the villa free of charge. 

Transportation:

With our partners in Sofia, we carefully select our vehicles to get the perfect solution for our small or large groups. These luxury vehicles are driven by highly experienced chauffeurs who all speak English and many other languages if requested by the client. On your arrival at Sofia airport your chauffeur will greet you with a sign displaying your name and he/she will drive you right at the door of our Chalet where we will welcome you with refreshments.

Meet The Local Tribe You’ll Vibe With 

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Meet John, your local quad tour guide and adventurer. John and his team will take you on a thrilling and unforgettable adventure as you explore the natural wonderlands of the Pirin and Rila mountains. Skim through shady forests over vast mountains, through roaring rivers, along lakeshores, following trails or making new ones. 

 

Push yourself out of your comfort zone, feel the adrenaline rush, lets’ go conquer!

We have thoughtfully designed each experience and make every effort to give back to the local community.

Escape Package Details 

Pricing per person:

  • Double occupancy...... $3,050

  • Single occupancy.......  $3,500 

 

Price Includes:

  • 6-night accommodation in our 5-star luxury chalet* with private pool

  • Breakfasts, lunches (during the tours) and dinners

  • Fitness and holistic classes

  • Activities included in the program*

  • 2 premium workshops with our wellness experts*

  • Airport transfers

  • A welcome gift bag 

Price does not include:

  • Flights

  • Travel insurance

  • Lunches not included in activities

  • Alcoholic beverages (we have a selection of beverages for you to purchase at the villa)

  • Any optional activities we will suggest during your stay not included in the program

Our luxury chalet can accommodate up to 10 people (5 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms).

*Hoorays! wellness escapes are designed for adults only. The name of the villa, activities included and wellness experts will be revealed 90 days before the departure date along with the full wellness program.

Submit your $1,000 non-refundable deposit today to secure your space for this luxury escape.

Booking and cancellation policy

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Fresh alpine air, mountain adventure and thermal springs: discover Bansko