Chateau Lou Casteou


Body Tonic 20th – 24th September 2017

Rejuvenate this autumn at the exclusive five-day luxury fitness retreat at Chateau Lou Casteou in the French Cote D’Azur

We are delighted to announce the dates for our Luxury Fitness Retreat.

Set in the beautiful French Riviera countryside this luxurious fitness retreat provides the perfect balance of energetic training classes, Latino dance classes and evening parties, stunning coastal and mountain treks, a private chef and chateau accommodation.

The event will appeal to all ages and levels of ability, whether you are seeking to improve your fitness and well-being levels or to kick starting a new fitness regime.


20th – 24th September, 2017


Guests will stay at the luxurious chateau on an all-inclusive basis. All meals, drinks and wines will be included and talented Italian chef, Matteo Mangiarotti will prepare healthy and delicious, low-carbohydrate nutritionally balanced meals prepared from the best local ingredients.

Meals will be served around the pool, weather permitting, in the historic cloisters or elegant, period reception rooms.


The Fitness program will be led by David Higgins & Dan Tegg and team, plus the excellent dance teachers Simon Mascarenhas and John ‘Let’s Salsa’ Hylton. David is a charismatic and enthusiastic personal trainer with many years of experience. Dan is a highly skilled and experienced tennis and performance fitness coach. Together they will assess your level of fitness and specific requests and guide you throughout your stay. Fitness classes will include stretching, core and kettlebells, boxercise, TRX strengthening and toning exercises, cardio blast, circuit training, water aerobics, legs, bums and tums classes and a relaxing massage. The programme also includes kayaking and treks along the stunning coastal routes and in the Esterel Mountains. New to the program this season are HIIT classes – interval training involving short bouts of high intensity, followed by brief recovery and a tennis academy.


5 days’ luxury accommodation, in en-suite chateau rooms with sea or mountain views Healthy gourmet, low carbohydrate meals, 3 course dinners with wines Champagne reception on arrival, evening aperitifs served by the pool Daily fitness classes led by our experienced personal trainers and team Coastal treks, water aerobics, massage, yoga and stretching classes Evening entertainment Transfers from Nice airport

For more information about Body Tonic, tennis retreats or hiring Lou Casteou for corporate or private events, please contact Morag McLaren Baxter by email on or telephone +44 (0)7990 573 287. More information can be found at


“It was an absolute pleasure to meet you too and with your first class hospitality I was in paradise. Once again thank you so much for such an exhilarating time, loved every minute of it.”

Reza Parvaneh

“How can I ever thank you enough for introducing me to Body Tonic?!

Yet again I had a fabulous time.  You really have created the perfect balance of fitness and fun in a very special place.  Please pass on my thanks to all the team. Everyone clearly plays a part in creating the event and you’ve managed to gather a great group of instructors as well as all those behind the scenes. I thought I might feel a bit ‘flat’ on my return, but I feel invigorated and keen for more. I’m already looking forward to next May!”

Emma Feltham

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