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Obsidian Retreat

Certificate of Excellence
Partida Paratella, 44, Benissa, Spain
Obsidian Retreat
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am sat here in my lovely room - on my 9th and final evening of my wonderful stay at Obsidian - so I feel well placed to write this review as it is all fresh in my mind. I have been on a few detox retreats and bootcamps etc - but I must say that this is by far... More 

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alicante
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here for a day (day pass) with some friends and really enjoyed the experience. Firstly the staff here are very friendly and helpful and the hotel itself is bright, clean and spacious. We chose to take part in a yoga class, cross training, rebounding and a walk in the beautiful countryside. We each had a health assessment and... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent nearly 3 weeks in Obsidian from 11/03 to the28/03 my Accomadation was immaculate and I had fresh linen every couple of days and new towels daily and the food was immaculate and the staff were amazing on top of that you are really centrally laced for Calpe and Morira

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from a 10 day trip. I don't think I'm a typical guest. Most are female and have a lot of weight to lose. However I lost almost 5kg and it was very easy. The juices are tasty and not at all hard core. The food was apparently good - but I did juice and soup - for... More 

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Kingsbridge
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Last reviewed Obsidian in March 2014 as 'going downhill'. Was aware however of changes and supposed improvements since my last visit so decided to go with a friend and an.open mind to see for myself. Generally the image is becoming more corporate with uniforms introduced which actually make them look like air hostesses! The welcome tour and initial meeting seem... More 

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MrWestSpain, Manager at Obsidian Retreat, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and for your feedback. We are delighted that you have come back to visit us again and that you are enjoying the improvements since your last visit. We have invested in many areas of the wellness centre including new uniforms as we feel that it is important that our image shows the level of professionalism... More 

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I visited Obsidian in January with a friend who had been before and found it incredibly helpful. I was really at rock bottom over Christmas - the heaviest I had ever been, tired, suffering some annoying MS symptoms and unable to function normally. I was nervous about going from the initial worries about fitting in the aircraft seat to coping... More 

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MrWestSpain, Owner at Obsidian Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much Sarah for your lovely review and we are so pleased that you found our Obsidian program and team so helpful for you. We understand how difficult it can be to take that first step to making those changes and visiting Obsidian for the first time can appear to be daunting but it is absolutely essential for... More 

esher
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50 reviews 50 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The reviews below capture the essence perfectly, especially the ones mentioning the support and cameraderie. This isn't a 5* spa; more like a 3.5* one, with a few issues that are gradually being addressed, but the accommodation is perfectly adequate and reasonably priced. It has all the facilities that you could want and the combination of the vegan/juicing diet, exercise,... More 

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MrWestSpain, Owner at Obsidian Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Wellness Centre and congratulations to both you and your partner on your fantastic achievements. We pride ourselves on our program and the positive results achieved by our customers over and over again. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Bouremouth, Dorset, UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I first went to Obsidian in March 2013 and I wrote a glowing review and booked to return after experiencing great food, great mindset classes and an overall positive experience. There were a couple of issues like uncomfortable beds, but overall it was very good. Unfortunately, my return trip in 2014 was not so great. The focus is now clearly... More 

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MrWestSpain, Owner at Obsidian Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are so sorry that you were disappointed with your second stay with us after having such a positive experience back in 2013. We would like to absolutely assure you that the customer is very much at the heart of everything we do and this is what we believe has given us such success over... More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Obsidian Wellness Centre is exactly what it says on the box. Situated in a rural area of Benissa Spain. Most reviews will tell you about facilities etc, and loads of those to read and I have reviewed the same on tripadvisor in the past. However on this occasion, I would like to put on this review what you sometimes do... More 

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MrWestSpain, Owner at Obsidian Retreat, responded to this review

Well done Carol, firstly you deserve a big WELL DONE! You have worked incredibly hard over the last year and you should be really pleased of your achievements! Don't only do you look amazing, but as you have said, you are feeling great too! We have seen your mobility improve, you're pushing yourself further and you're keeping on with the... More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I went in December and was even able to sunbathe (got some odd looks from people wearing coats!) The juice programme was surprisingly easy to enjoy and I did not feel hungry, The food was also delicious with the four course gala diner on friday nights a real treat. The exercise sessions were varied and the instructors made it fun.... More 

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MrWestSpain, Owner at Obsidian Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words Valerie, and it's great to hear you're coming back! Over 65% of the people who have visited Obsidian return within one year, so we much be doing something right! We are glad you enjoyed the experience, in particularly the Gala Meal, you'll be pleased to know that since our refurbishment over New Year we have... More 

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