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Detox and lose weight in 5 days
Feeling lethargic, in need of some rejuvenation, a little me time and perhaps some weight loss? Why not try Aquador Retreat, a boutique sized spa retreat and wellness centre in the Adelaide Hills, only 30 minutes from the city or 45 minutes from Adelaide airport. They use hydrotherapy, saunas and naturopathy in peaceful, luxurious surroundings. Their specialty is a 5 day in-house Detox Program that could have you feeling like a new person.
The 5 Day Detox Program begins at midday on Thursday and concludes at midday on Monday - an extra-long long weekend. The first 3 days consist of a fruit and vegetable juice fast that includes herbal teas. On the fourth day you break your fast with a vegetarian lunch.
The program also includes daily sessions in the Wellness Centre that include hydrotherapy massage spa, infra red sauna, traditional dry sauna and a relaxation room. Aquador Retreat uses chlorine-free underground water that is high in minerals. Walks and relaxation time are encouraged and you won't be bothered by the distractions of television, they aren't any at Aquador. Curl up with a good book instead and treat your mind to some cleansing treatment too - there is a library located at Reception.
The buildings at Aquador Retreat have been designed and constructed in accordance with sustainability principles and sit quietly in grassy surrounds. The retreat has a maximum occupancy of only 12 people in ensuited bedrooms so it's very private. As you would expect rooms have heating and cooling or fans and floor heating, together with radio, hair dryers and a luxury silk kimono for your use. All you have to bring is a swimming costume and warm clothes, along with your need for quality, relaxing time out. Massages and other treatments including a naturopath consultation can be added to your pampering weekend.