Why detox?

Most people subject their bodies to harmful lifestyles and diets that inhibit the body’s ability to cleanse and heal itself. Eating a poor diet of processed foods clogs up the digestive system with waste materials and prevents our bodies from absorbing vital nutrients, inhibits the immune system and, over time, can lead to health problems. Regular detoxification and fasting is good for your health because it gives your body a rest from environmental and ingested poisons, improves your body’s ability to absorb nutrients and boosts your immune system. This process can leave you energized and rejuvenated and is a great way to kickstart cutting out bad habits that can lead to disease and weight gain.

How does juice fasting work?

Our juice fast involves taking detoxifying herbs that help shift the waste that remains for years in the digestive organs and body tissues. You will be given organic fruit and vegetable juices (or coconuts, where available), spirulina and vegetable broth, full of all the vitamins and minerals you need to nurture your body, as well as psyllium husks to provide cleansing bulk and help stave off physical hunger. Self-administered enemas are done twice daily, to help the body to eliminate toxins during the fasting process.

Fasting allows an incredible cleansing process that reaches down to each and every cell and tissue in the body. All your organs receive a well-deserved rest and a much needed clear out. After 24 hours of not eating the energy used for digestion is redirected instead towards clearing out waste matter, dead and damaged cells, blood gas, microbes, parasites and other toxins from your system. Without the chemical interference of stimulants like caffeine, nicotine, sugar and alcohol, your body is able to find a better natural balance.

What do the classes involve?

As well as having the option of attending a daily yoga class, you can also take part in our fun and informative classes on nutrition and healthy eating, sustainable living, meditation and happiness. The aim of these classes is to equip you with the information you need to make healthier, happier choices when you get back to your normal life after the fast.

Click here for more information on how to prepare for a fast


Sample Daily Timetable

8:30 - 10:00
Yoga (gentle hatha practice)
Fresh fruit or vegetable juice
11:00 - 12:30
Morning class (see timetable below for more information)
12:30 - 18:30
Afternoons free to explore, swim, have massages and treatments, or just rest
Fresh fruit or vegetable juice
Vegetable broth
Evening class or meditation


Sample Class Timetable


Guests arrive in the afternoon/evening and get settled in

Light supper of soup and salad is served


Fast begins

Yoga class

Orientation to the fasting programme

Healthy Eating Class 1 (Liquids)


Yoga Class

Healthy Eating Class 2 (Grains and seeds)

Healthy Eating Class 3 (Fruits and vegetables)


Yoga Class

Healthy Eating Class 4 (Animals)

Sustainable Living Class


Yoga Class

Morning off (no class)

Meditation and Happiness Class


Yoga Class

The Art of Eating Class

How to Break the Fast Class


Yoga Class

Kitchen Class

Send off party


Breaking the fast ceremony

Guests leave

NB: Fasting is not safe for people who are very underweight, clinically obese, pregnant, diabetic, suffering from kidney disease or certain cancers. Please contact us if you have any concerns about your health that you would like to discuss further before arrival.