Golf and wellness together at Palheiro

The Ashoka Ayurveda brand takes on the spa concept at the 5-star Palheiro Nature Estate.


In Madeira, this is the second 5-element SPA. Since September, Ashoka Ayurveda has assumed responsibility for Palheiro Spa at the Relais & Châteaux Hotel Palheiro Nature Estate.

This holistic concept is mainly devoted to special applications and massages for golfers. And why this combination of golf and Ayurveda? What is in common? The connection is that both people are connected to nature, starting with Palheiro Nature Estate's 18-hole golf course. Putting these two activities together made perfect sense. This famous brand has had its own healing center on the island of Madeira for several years, as well as a spa at the Galo Resort Hotels hotel since 2007.

2019 was the year Palheiro Spa also offered clients the responsibility of Birgit Moukom and his experienced team, from therapists to beauty experts. The team proposes a multifaceted offering according to traditional Indian teaching standards. According to Birgit Moukom, for Palheiro Spa guests, a special concept has been created. In addition to Kalari's exclusive massages, which are beneficial to athletes' musculoskeletal systems, they also offer special QiGong lessons for golfers. Slow and fluid exercise is characteristic of traditional Chinese medicine and is an important treatment method for harmonizing the flow of vital energy (Qi).

The idea of ??Ashoka treatment for golfers is to restore energy, balance and strengthen athletes before and / or after a round of golf. And who isn't a golf fan? Non-gambling guests can also enjoy Palheiro Spa. Palheiro Nature Estate managing director Noberto Sousa says he is very pleased with this partner at Ashoka Ayurveda as they are now able to complete and enhance the hotel experience. "The combination of nature, sport, gourmet cuisine and now also the holistic wellness offer our guests an unrivaled experience in Madeira," adds Norberto Sousa.

The spa menu includes a variety of treatments, accessible to all tastes, using exclusively products from the natural cosmetics brand Pharmos Nature, made with 100% pure Aloe Vera Ursaft. There is also a special offer for opening the new spa: 10% room discount in November for hotel guests, as well as the Ashoka Detox and Golf Package at the spa.

Reservation must be made directly on the Haystack website with promotional code "DIRECT":

Offers Ashoka Ayurveda: Detox Package:

Natural detoxification through Ayurveda, including: 1 x Abhyanga 1 x Shiroabhyanga

Golfers Package: 1 x Personal Qigong 1 x Kalari Massage

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