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The Slimmeria Retreat

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Slimmeria at Merlin Court is based in the beautiful location of Ilfracombe in Devon, the interior of the property has fantastic attention to details, Galia certainly has got a lot of style. The grounds are great for relaxing on the sun loungers or for the...More

7  Thank blossom2165
Response from slimmeria, Guest Relations Manager at The Slimmeria RetreatResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Friend Thank you for coming to our new venue, it was a pleasure having you there. Firstly congratulations on losing 13lbs in 6 days you truly deserve it with the effort you put into the programme. You kept motivated and energised which helped and...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

I arrived on Sunday afternoon and left after lunch on the following Friday. On arrival was made very welcome, measurements taken and weighed. I had booked a double room with en suite which was fine. Top of the house which meant lots of stairs but...More

2  Thank Paul S
Response from slimmeria, Guest Relations Manager at The Slimmeria RetreatResponded 30 August 2017

Dear friend, It was lovely to welcome you to our retreat. You worked really hard and embraced the full programme so you deserved your fantastic weight loss especially as someone with not much weight to lose! It does go to show that our antioxidant detox...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

I read all of the reviews before I came so I was semi prepared mentally for the small meals and lots of exercise. However, my results at the end of the week were far more than I ever could have achieved on my own, so...More

3  Thank SWalsh190288
Response from slimmeria, Guest Relations Manager at The Slimmeria RetreatResponded 30 August 2017

Dear Friend, It was a pleasure having you here at our retreat, for someone who worked so hard taking part in all the activities that were put in front of them you deserve your amazing weight loss results. It was lovely having such a positive...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for one week and realised almost immediately that it was an expensive mistake. I've been to a lot -- really a lot -- of retreats like this so believe me when I say this place was terrible. Just look at the other...More

18  Thank Carol A
Response from slimmeria, Guest Relations Manager at The Slimmeria RetreatResponded 30 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments and the amazing 10.5lb weight loss in 7 days. Again all room options have descriptions and photographs on the website for people to choose from. Perhaps if the price was your concern then you would consider not booking...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Thank you very much for your warm hospitality and great results (3kg weight loss within 4 days stay). Each day was more interesting and challenging than another. Picturesque views over the wild seas and eternal rocks were absolutely breathtaking. Various fitness classes such as: boxing,...More

6  Thank olga v
Response from slimmeria, Guest Relations Manager at The Slimmeria RetreatResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Friend We were delighted to welcome you to our new venue, you are an inspiration to yourself losing 3kg in 4 days, for a very fit person is an amazing achievement. Thank you for appreciating the picturesque location of the new retreat and the...More

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Response from Jo H | Reviewed this property |
I put on 4lbs after a few weeks at home which i expected because I wasn't going to continue having 400 Cals a day. However, the most valuable thing I took away was that I can survive on a lot less food than I thought. As a... More
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Response from Tina H | Reviewed this property |
They give you about 400-450 Cal's per day. Typical day= hot water with lemon 1 extremely thin slice of apple, walk, fruit juice, exercise class followed by yoga. Lunch -salad, mainly cabbage. Fruit in afternoon is the... More
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Response from Viera L | Reviewed this property |
You better contact Slimmeria direct because prices vary according to the time of the year. In January and February they have cheap deals. I paid over £500 p.w. In a room which I had to share with another person.
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