The Wyndham Agreement
Wyndham Halcyon Retreat is now part of the world’s largest hotel company and is the first in France under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
The parent company, Wyndham Hotel Group, astonishingly opens a new hotel every day in China alone. The company’s global portfolio includes over 7,698 properties incorporating over 668,524 rooms across 71 countries. Global brands that the company owns include Dolce Hotels and Resorts®, Wyndham Grand® Hotels and Resorts, Ramada Encore®, Days Inn®, and many more. The Wyndham Halcyon Retreat agreement includes the construction of the 225-room resort to be franchised through Wyndham Hotel Group. Dan Ruff, Wyndham Hotel Group’s President and Managing Director (Europe, Middle East, Africa and India), commented: “This magnificent resort
An elegant centrepiece to the resort with views stretching across the manicured golf course down to the lakes, the main Château has been converted into a world-class hotel complete with an exquisite fine dining restaurant and Sommelier’s wine bar.
• Award winning restaurant
• Sommelier’s fine wine bar
• Lavish and elegant accommodation
• Exclusive penthouse presidential suite
• Successful wedding venue
The elegant and graceful Château hotel is spread across five floors and has been converted into a romantic, bespoke and character-filled luxury hotel.
The ground floor of the Château, with its sumptuous panelling, period frescos and elegant tall windows is home to a wonderful fine dining restaurant which showcases the very best of local and seasonal produce.
The Sommelier’s wine bar is perfect should you wish to indulge in the very best wines, there is even the château’s very own exclusive champagne. Visitors can enjoy relaxing in the spacious and beautifully furnished lounge and bar areas or soaking up the French sunshine on one of the outside terraces.
Both the first and second floors of the château contain luxury hotel bedroom suites, with the very top floor having been converted into a romantic and elegant penthouse suite. The château is a successful destination wedding venue, with couples coming from all over the world to celebrate their special day in this stunning setting.
Golf at Wyndham Halcyon Retreat
The beautifully manicured and expertly designed 18-hole golf course will stretch across the resort’s substantial grounds in one of France’s most idyllic settings.
• 18-hole golf course
• Designed by industry experts
• Stunning location
• Set amongst glistening lakes and forests
• Beautifully manicured fairways
Designed by Bruce Weller, an industry authority with over 18 years’ experience, the golf course at Wyndham Halcyon Retreat will provide players with a challenging set of 18 holes in an absolutely breathtaking setting. With greens rolling out across the resort’s abundant and superbly manicured grounds, players tee-off in style against the stunning backdrop of glistening lakes, rolling countryside and the elegant Château luxury hotel.
Before teeing off, you’ll be able to take the opportunity to stock up on any essentials at the resort’s pro shop, situated within the clubhouse in the resort’s Village and located just putting distance from the first hole.
Enjoy a game over 18 holes stretched across silklike greens in one of France’s most idyllic settings – all just a short stroll from the front door of your luxury apartment.
The location of the 18th hole will leave you perfectly situated adjacent to the Château hotel. You will be able to relax with a cool refreshing drink at one of the resort bars and treat yourself to a delicious snack; a perfect end to an invigorating day on the fairways.
World-Class Château Spa
TheIdyllically situated within a beautiful 16th century turreted château close to glistening lakes, the spa at Wyndham Halcyon Retreat is a completely unique facility, set to become
one of Europe’s top spa destinations.
• Europe’s only historic turreted château spa
• Indoor and outdoor infinity pool
• World-class facility
• Range of signature treatments
• Set to attract clientele from across Europe
The original 16th century château in the grounds will be transformed into a truly beautiful château spa with turrets restored to their original grandeur.
The spa is an exclusively adult environment offering wonderful luxurious treatments in a unique, historic setting is set to become one of Europe’s top spa destinations.
Indulge in a range of signature treatments carried out by expert therapists in the most inviting of environments. Refresh your senses in our aromatherapy steam room before completely
relaxing in the forest sauna or experiencing total cleansing in the spa’s unique salt therapy room.
You’ll find the spa is a wonderful sanctuary and the perfect holiday treat. The treatments at the spa will be an experience to relish.
Aqua Adventure Park
A fantastic centre for swimming, relaxing and fun, the Aqua Adventure Park at Wyndham Halcyon Retreat will offer hours of entertainment for all the family.
• Extensive indoor family facility
• 25m indoor pool and heated outdoor pool
• Indoor beach, restaurant and fitness centre
• Water flumes and hydrotherapy
• Additional outdoor pool near hotel
The outstanding Aqua Adventure Park will be located close to ‘Le Village’ accomodation and promises hours of entertainment for all the family,
with facilities to suit all ages.
The focus of the centre is the indoor 25 metre pool, which will not only offer a place to swim but also entertainment for the children thanks to a water flume and indoor beach!
There will also be hydrotherapy and an outdoor heated pool. Away from the water, there’s plenty more to keep you occupied. On the first floor you will find a fantastic fitness centre full of the latest gym equipment.
After your exercise, there’s a family restaurant to relax in, serving light bites, snacks and drinks throughout the day.
18-hole manicured golf course*
Idyllic château spa*
Fine dining restaurant
Sommelier’s wine and cocktail bar
Huge indoor Aqua Adventure Park*
Pools and flumes
1,600m² children’s adventure zone*
Mountain bike tracks and walking trails
Two well-stocked fishing lakes
Gym, fitness classes, wellness restaurant*
Boulangerie, delicatessen, boutiques*
Manicured gardens and grounds
Wedding facilities, presidential suite
Children’s Adventure Castle
1,600m² of fun spread over four storeys, leaving the adults jealous on the sidelines! The Three Musketeers themed children’s play castle will inspire the imagination of all ages.
• Fantastic 1,600m² play area
• Separate toddler’s play zone
• Go-karts, ball pools, mini sports pitch, climbing wall, slides, foam ball launchers
• Conforms to European-wide RoSPA and APAVE safety standards
• Convienient Créche
The Wyndham Halcyon Retreat children’s indoor play area lies within an adventure castle and incorporates four fun-filled storeys of go-karts, climbing walls, rope bridges, chutes and ball pools. Each storey will present something new and is just as exciting as the last.
A separate toddler zone has been designed with bright colours and soft equipment offering your little ones a chance to enjoy themselves in a fun,
safe and stimulating play area
The construction complies with European-wide safety standards and meets with RoSPA and APAVE guidelines.
SPI Play were chosen to create the plans and construct the play area. They have made numerous play areas across the UK and are widely regarded as the most imaginative and safety conscious across Europe.
Surrounded by thriving fishing lakes, an established arboretum and exquisite countryside, the setting of the Wyndham Halcyon Retreat resort couldn’t be more perfect.
• Manicured gardens and paths
• Cycling trails, circular walks
• Large, fully stocked fishing lakes
• Abundant local wildlife
• Forests, lakes, established arboretum
The Wyndham Halcyon Retreat site is situated in a stunning area of land amongst lush French countryside in the country’s breathtaking Lake District. Bordered by glistening lakes and woodland including an established arboretum, the location of the resort couldn’t be more perfect. Spanning a massive 90 hectares, the grounds of Wyndham Halcyon Retreat are a verdant green dotted with tree-lined paths, lakes and manicured gardens. Slip back in time as the beauty of this idyllic, historic location consumes you.
The extensive grounds are home to the magnificent Château hotel and an historically rich smaller château, now the resort spa. For fans of fishing there are fully stocked lakes both on-site and nearby - so you can fish for your
very own ‘catch of the day’. Even the legendary pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela passes close to the resort. There’s so much to enjoy throughout the grounds, it’s the perfect location for the ultimate family holiday experience.
Wedding and Events
The majestic grounds of Wyndham Halcyon Retreat and the spectacular Château hotel combine to make the perfect venue for incredible wedding celebrations and other events.
• Available all year
• Award winning dining and service
• Perfect location
• Fantastic accommodation and facilities
Wyndham Halcyon Retreat already has an outstanding reputation as a wedding celebration venue, with couples from all over the world visiting for their wedding weekend. The elegant interior of the Château hotel has undergone extensive renovation and modernisation to bring every room up to a world-class hotel standard. It retains the classical French charm and elegance expected from a luxury château hotel…creating the perfect fairytale wedding celebration venue for not just couples, but their family and friends too. The château is available exclusively to the wedding party. It’s their own castle for the weekend with a wonderful dedicated team allowing the bride and groom to relax and enjoy their celebrations with the people they love. Wyndham Halcyon Retreat is also used for a mixture of other events including conferences, fashion photoshoots and even as a fitness retreat.
The French Village
A selection of traditional stone buildings which are being converted into both stunning accommodation and superb facilities for the resort, ‘Le Village’ will include a boulangerie, delicatessen and a dedicated reception.
• Exclusive, character-filled properties
• Spacious luxurious apartments
• Traditional stone buildings
• Cobbled streets with boutiques
• Boulangerie and patisserie
‘Le Village’ features a cluster of quaint and picturesque traditional buildings, brought up to date using local craftsmenship. Several new buildings are also being created to complement the existing buildings. These unique properties are finished to a luxurious standard in order to form Halcyon Retreat’s character filled ‘village’, located just to the north of the Château hotel.
Let your mind slip to times past when the grounds of Wyndham Halcyon Retreat were a hive of activity as horses and carts passed by and locals bustled with their daily activities. Owners of property in the French Village will wake up to stunning views spanning rolling countryside and many of these luxurious apartments will also enjoy vistas stretching across Wyndham Halcyon Retreat’s manicured grounds. Some suites will boast views right down to the sparkling lakes at the far end of the resort. Stroll over to the French Village’s aromatic boulangerie in the morning to choose your
breads and pastries for breakfast before you begin a day filled with amazing activities.
The Village Properties For Sale
With vistas across the manicured golf course down to the resort’s sparkling lakes, the luxurious apartments in Wyndham Halcyon Retreat’s ‘Le Village’ will be fully finished and furnished to an incredible standard.
• Spacious and luxurious accommodation
• Fully furnished to a superior standard
• Golf course and lake vistas
• Great range of apartments
• Existing and off-plan properties
French Village properties at the stunning Wyndham Halcyon Retreat Golf and Spa Resort represent a fantastic opportunity to purchase world-class, character-filled accommodation in the heart of France’s delightful Lake District. The entire estate will represent the finest in luxury living. All properties within the French Village will be fully renovated and furnished to the highest standard, providing spacious and luxurious highend accommodation in a naturally stunning setting. We currently have a wide selection of existing and off-plan apartments available for purchase, each arranged over either one or two storeys and situated within the stylish and historically rich ‘Le Village’. In addition to their opulent bedrooms these luxury apartments also include at least one ensuite bathroom, a generously sized lounge and a kitchenette in selected apartments.
Popular with visitors all year round and easily accessible, Wyndham Halcyon Retreat lies in the region of the Limousin – a stunning area which remains wonderfully unspoilt. This beautifully untouched area is known locally as “The Land of a Thousand Lakes.”
• The popular French Lake District
• International airport, many direct flights
• Superb road and rail links
• Beautiful, unspoilt area
France is an extremely popular holiday destination for UK residents and Europeans alike, with over 80 million tourists visiting the country every year.
The Limousin region of France, home to Wyndham Halcyon Retreat, is scattered with forests, lakes and open countryside where visitors of all ages enjoy walking, sailing, boating, world-class fishing, horse riding and more. Summer temperatures in the area can reach a warm 32°C, with a very pleasant average of 2,000 hours of sunshine per year, adding to the atmosphere. Direct flights to Limoges airport are available from many leading UK and European airports through airlines such as British Airways and Ryanair. The region is on the TGV (high speed train) rail route which stretches across France, making Wyndham Halcyon Retreat easily accessible for Parisian clientele. The closest station at La Souterraine is just 10 minutes drive away. France’s extensive network of auto routes means that getting there by car is also straightforward. With a rich cultural and historical heritage, the region boasts well preserved abbeys, Roman churches and some stunning fortified castles. The capital of the region, Limoges, with its cobbled streets and flowing river, is just a short drive from Wyndham Halcyon Retreat
The best way to appreciate Wyndham Halcyon Retreat and its superb setting amidst glistening lakes and verdant green countryside is on a bespoke viewing trip to the resort.
• Enjoy a bespoke tour of the surroundings
• Appreciate this stunning area first-hand
• Visit the properties
• Stroll around the resort’s grounds
• Sample the local delicacies
Limousin is a truly spectacular region of France and we would be pleased to take you on a bespoke viewing trip to Wyndham Halcyon Retreat Golf and Spa Resort so that you can appreciate this beautifully unspoilt area first hand. The moment that you set foot on Wyndham Halcyon Retreat’s lush, green and expansive grounds, you will undoubtedly fall in love with its unspoilt, peaceful and naturally beautiful, rural setting. We would be pleased to organise your viewing trip and cater it around your own individual needs and requirements. Flights are available from airports across the UK and other locations and our team are happy to arrange your transportation on your behalf.
To book your viewing trip to Wyndham Halcyon Retreat, please contact us today.