A Wellness Holiday which embraces the beautiful natural surroundings and which contains a balanced cultural package. A perfect long-weekend escape from your daily life. Our Wellness holiday will relax mind and body by offering the perfect doses of wellness, culture & nature. All supported by local Estonian food!
DAY 1 – Arriving in the capital
At your arrival at Tallinn Airport, a hotel shuttle service will take you to your hotel, which is situated in the medieval Old Town! Depending on your arrival-time, a dinner will be booked in restaurant “Moon” or “Neikid“, both restaurants are highly appreciated among local and international reviewers.
DAY 2 – Relaxing in Medieval Tallinn
After an abundant breakfast, we will take you on a trip through Tallinn. The Hanze Tour takes 2.5hours, where we will be walking along all the must-sees in the Tallinn Old Town. The Upper town -Toompea- with its Nevski cathedral, the parliament and many excellent sights. In the lower merchant city we will pass by the medieval citywalls, stroll along Pikk street with it’s merchant houses, bring a visit to the new & modern Freedom Square and we will of course stand still at the central market – Raekoja Plats- with the 14th century gothic cityhall, which is unique in Northern Europe.
Lunch will be booked in “Von Krahli Aed” or “Leib”.
The afternoon is reserved for a wellness package. You ll undergo an ultimate skin and body therapy for 2hours. From the soles of the feet to the crown of the head this customised face and body treatment is the ultimate skintherapy. Elemis crown jewel hides in her Elemis Deep Tissue Muscle Massage and an amazingly effective facial with luxurious rejuvenating masks. Hot lime for your feet as a Welcome-touch; before the rhythmic and deeply effective massage techniques your body will be stimulated with a light body brushing. On the selection of the massage oils there are, among others, detoxing and stimulating Cellutox Oil and chacra balancing exotic Frangipani Oil. What’s more – there are two active masks, special treating of the delicate eye area and a de-stress scalp massage included in the ritual.
Dramatic results instantly!
NB! This Treatment is not recommended to soon-to-be moms.
The remaining of the afternoon and evening can be spend by wandering around Old Town or by bringing a vsisit to the Kadriorg park, where also the KUMU museum is located.
In the evening, we recommend to have dinner in restaurant “Ö” or “MEKK”. Both resturants are leading the Modern Estonian cuisine.
DAY 3 – Idyllic natural settings
After a delightfull breakfast, a shuttle service will transfer you to Vihula Manor Country Club and Spa Estate. A charming 16th century estate with two main buildings, 25 other historical buildings and 50 hectares of beautiful parkland set alongside the Mustoja River in the Lahemaa National Park, 4 km from the Baltic Sea coast and an hour’s drive from Tallinn, Estonia.
Lunch can be taken in the Kaval Ants Tavern or you could request at Vihula Manor to prepare a perfect picnic basket – picnic could be held in the historical manor park or on the small river islands; in the surrounding forests or fields.
After lunch you ‘ll departing for a 4-hours Tour around Lahemaa and idyllic fisherman’s villages, with a private car & guide.
The tour starts with the drive to fishermen´ s village Altja, which offers a glimpse into the life of coastal people in olden times and its genuine romantic aura. Futher to the captains village Käsmu, now a sea resort.The Estonian biggest boulders are located on the peninsula of Käsmu. Tour continues with visit to Palmse Manor House. Walk in a romantic manor house park with swan pond, bathhouse and the Palm House, you´ll receive a wonderful overview of Estonian manor life and architecture through the centuries. Further driving on the country roads to the coast through ancient forests, villages and fields you´ll arrive to Sagadi Manor house complex, where you can take a walk in the park and entrance to the neoclassical manor house and Forest museum, which displays the things the forest offered to our ancestors and what it offers us today. Return to Vihula.
For dinner, a table will be booked in restaurant “La Boheme”. La Boheme Restaurant is located in the former ball room of the Main Manor House and overlooking the Manor Park. With its painstakingly restored original parquet floors and ceiling ornaments, paintings and modern Scandinavian furniture, the restaurant is a seamless blend between old traditions and modern minimalism. The menus are focussed on local Estonian cuisine and organic food, combining hearty traditional countryside dishes and elegant manor cuisine. Quite a few recipes come from the estate’s historical cookbooks, while many of the ingredients come from the estate’s own Manor Garden and Eco-Farm and from neighbouring gardens and farms.
After dinner a Finnish sauna and outdoor yacuzzi will be your playground for 1hour to fully relax and welcome a well-deserved sleep.
DAY 4 – Leaving Estonia ZEN
Waking up amidst the pristine forests of the Lahemaa National Park, will definitely trigger a good breakfast appetite. In the morning a 90min body treatment is planned.
A moisturizing and nourishing body treatment, which smoothens wrinkles and promotes formation of new skin cells, softens and moisturises skin. Includes body exfoliation, wrap,herbal bath and thorough aromatherapy massage with the “elixir of eternal youth”. The result will be a fresh and youthful skin and brisk feeling.
Being totally ZEN you can afterwards enjoy the manor and surroundings. If it s time to leave for the airport a shuttle service will drive you to the Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport.
PRICE & BOOKING
SUMMER 2014 (1 MAY- 30 SEPTEMBER)
700 euro/ person
WINTER 2014-2015 (1 OCTOBER – 1MAY)
650 euro/ person
*From 24/12- 7/01 high season prices are applicable.
|Accomodation 3 nights||My City Hotel; (Double Standard Room) & Vihula Manor (Superior Room)|
|Day 1||Shuttle Service from the Airport|
|Day 2||Old Town Tour and Body treatment (2hours)|
|Day 3||Transfer to Lahemaa; 4-hours Lahemaa Tour; sauna & yacuzzi|
|Day 4||Body Treatment (1.5hours) & Shuttle Service to the Airport|
|Transport||Flight Tickets (Hansaguides can book your ticket or will advise for free)|
|Day 2||Lunch & Dinner|
|Day 3||Lunch & Dinner at Vihula|