Creacon earns this year’s ‘Best Health & Wellness Retreat 2023’ LuxLife Award
Our lives these days can be hectic. Rushing our way through every day, bouncing from one task to another becomes a the daily norm. Finding an oasis of calm and tranquility to completely relax and unwind is the only thing that will do the trick.
With the modern-day professional pressure to always be ‘on’, it doesn’t leave much time for self reflection. Lisa Connell tells of how checking in to a weekend retreat helped her check back in with herself.
Creacon featured in ‘the best healthy breaks and holidays’.
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“…My stay at the award-winning Creacon Wellness Retreat was one of the most magical experiences in my life. … My room was quaint, cozy, and deeply peaceful. No TV, no bright lights, no noise, and no distractions. For the first time in a long while, I slept like a baby.”
“The retreat specialises in relaxing yoga and meditative getaways — perfect for sceptical city types like ourselves… From the moment we stepped inside the lodge, we felt immediately welcomed and soothed.”
Day 1: We are here for a one night/two day stay to discover what the Creacon Wellness experience feels like so that we can share it with you here on Happy Magazine.
Day 2: After an absolutely silent night tucked up in our comfortable beds at Creacon, we both woke before our 7am alarm this morning feeling refreshed – how wonderful.
On entering the little driveway, a cute Buddha welcomed me with a smile from the garden, and as I parked, my eye was drawn to a sign that said, ‘it’s a wonderful life.’ My usual frantic adrenalin immediately began to settle itself.
Q&A: With Gaetano Pernagallo, Head Chef at Creacon Wellness Retreat
Break those busy patterns. As the old saying goes, ‘if you are too busy to meditate, that’s when you really need to meditate’. After a rest, you return to your tasks with a clearer mind. You get a lot more done and your brain is in much better shape when it’s had a break.
Their Food Is Medicine programme introduces Eastern Therapeutic Cuisine and Ayurvedic meals to the menu. The philosophy is food is designed to nourish and keep you sweet and healthy and give you energy.
The benefits of the [Food Is Medicine] programme are designed for all life areas including, professional corporates, fitness-focused people and professional athletes.
Creacon won the best of the hospitality industry in County Wexford.
“I highly recommend the 6 month retreat program at Creacon as there were so many wonderful and enlightening benefits that I have experienced on a personal level.” – Kathy
“In the real world, I had been in therapy for years due to depression and had major self-confidence issues. I have gone through huge inner transformations during my six months at Creacon. I never dreamed it would be possible for the traumatic experiences of my life to be healed like they have been.”
“Like a house of mirrors, your inner issues are reflected back to recognize, contemplate and release. The incredible light and love that at Creacon truly offers an adventure in self discovery and the education and opening of the heart.”
2019 Lux Life Magazine Award for Leading Luxury Wellness Retreat
2018 South East Radio Judges Special Merit Award
2018 Silver Lama Award Winner
2017 Best In Tourism
2017 Overall Business of the Year
South East Radio Hospitality Awards Receptionist of the Year 2017
South East Radio Hospitality Awards Best Eco-Friendly Restaurant 2016
Trip Advisor 5 Star Certificate of Excellence 2014, 2015, 2016
Trip Advisor Bronze Green Leaders Award 2015
EcoMerit Environmental Certification 2014, 2015
Hygiene Excellence Food Safety & HACCP Award 2013, 2014, 2015
New Ross Chamber of Commerce Best Small Business winner 2013, 2014
New Ross Chamber of Commerce Community Service finalist 2013
New Ross Chamber of Commerce Tourism & Hospitality finalist 2014