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Partida Paratella, 44, Benissa, Spain
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Obsidian Retreat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Dublin
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from 4th visit to Obsidian - it just gets better each time I visit. I can't say enough about all the staff, well organised and nothing was too much trouble. Thanks to Christine, Lesley and all the reception staff for their help. Thanks to Phil for the workout tips, to all the kitchen staff for the fabulous food,... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Over the years a lot of people I know have visited Obsidian and achieved amazing results, so when I had the opportunity to visit this year, I was very excited but also rather nervous about my visit as I really didn’t know what to expect. I went with the aim to lose some weight but also, after a very difficult... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

'Life-changing' is an over-used expression. However, my experiences during eight days at Obsidian last month have given me an entirely new - and, more importantly, realistic - perspective on my life, health and well-being. I have learned so much, both about myself and about general health and nutrition; am making informed choices, not wild and dramatic promises; am seeing a... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

As a serial retreater I was sceptical when I first booked obsidian as it was relatively cheaper than other retreats and some of the reviews appeared flakey. However having been to obsidian I would go back in a heartbeat. The marketing and website for this retreat does not do it justice or give it the credibility it deserves. In fact... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I've just come back after a week at obsidian retreat, I feel amazing! I'm single and 30 and travelled alone to Alicante. My goal was to lose weight and help change my life style of fast food and slobbing out. I needed to sort out this weight that's been piling on and making me miserable!!! I was super nervous about... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I was persuaded by a friend to visit Obsidian. Having been under great pressure at work and by many family commitments, I had put on weight and was exhausted. After a week of juicing (and the slow introduction of a little food at supper on the last two nights) I felt so much better, and lost nearly 7 lbs as... More

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MrWestSpain, Owner at Obsidian Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, you'll be pleased to know we have taken your comments on bard and we know have maps and local information up for all guests. Thank you for your lovely comments on the staff, they really do make up the team! Congratulations on your results, we hope to see you again soon. More

Birmingham
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

My husband and I have just returned from a short stay at Obsidian. In only 3 days my husband lost 5 lbs and I lost 3lbs, we would loved to have stayed for longer to get full benefit from the programme so we will be arranging to go back very soon. Whether you are looking to shed weight, improve your... More

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MrWestSpain, Owner at Obsidian Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it sounds like it was a good idea that your friend persuaded you to go to Obsidian, as you sound like you enjoyed it! We completely agree, we are not luxury, but we do not try to be and that fits with a lot of peoples weight loss needs. You'll be pleased to know we... More

Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I stayed at the Obsidian in December for a life changing 12 weeks! I took out 3, 5 week bonds using 12 weeks and still have the remaining 3 weeks for future. I hope the Obsidian continues to have the bonds that makes it affordable for people like me who have a huge a weight problem and could not afford... More

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MrWestSpain, Owner at Obsidian Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and congratulations on the great results you achieved! Those that work hard will always get what they want. Thank you also for your comments on our staff, I will ensure these are passed on as they always mean a lot to the staff, and these... More

weymouth
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We have just returned from Obsidian. My Sister and I spent a week at this fantastic retreat. The staff are very encouraging and for me Marco was the best, he is very motivating and a fantastic mind-set coach, his talks and enthusiasm is very inspiring. The Juice is delicious, I had juice for breakfast lunch and dinner as well as... More

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MrWestSpain, Owner at Obsidian Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. After reading through, you make it quite clear that you really embraced Obsidian's message and got involved. We'd like to congratulate you on your results and please note that we are in the process of sorting the out door hot tub so that it cannot break again. Thank you for your review... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This has such potential. Great kitchen staff, beauty and yoga teachers. However the marketing suggested this was a holistic retreat. I have read on the reviews that there are 4 pillars...don't know what they are. All staff are not in tune with coaching, holistic therapy and quite frankly there is no personal coaching( unless you pay extra which is not... More

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Andrew W, Owner at Obsidian Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. As you say, we do send out a questionnaire to every guest once they leave so that we can develop and grow to meet the clients needs. Thank you for your lovely comments on our staff, we pride ourselves on the team we have created and trained and they all... More

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Address: Partida Paratella, 44, Benissa, Spain
Location: Spain > Valencian Country > Alicante Province > Costa Blanca > Benissa

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