Spa & Wellness Retreat

ila at The Cotton House from 10 - 17th November 2014

Welcome to one of the world's most exclusive and intimate retreats: six days of focused nourishment for mind, body and soul supported by Mustique's purest natural energies created exclusively for Mustique by the award winning spa brand ila.

Drawing on the four elements of earth, water, fire and air, join Denise Leicester, founder of ila-spa, for a bespoke personal journey designed to ground, harmonise, energise and uplift. Relax and strengthen the nervous system with Kriya and Hatha Yoga. Boost adrenal health with Nordic Walking. Discover renewed vitality with morning Pranayama; and submit to the powerful energies of the night with sound healing, meditation and evening bathing rituals.With bespoke ila treatments inspired by the island's healing Moringa tree, and tailored menus of indigenous organic vegan and raw foods, discover the rejuvenating, healing potential of Mustique at its purest, blissful best.

"From outdoor adventures to open-air treatments, soaking pools to fire-side magic, Mustique is a more a gift than a destination; by harnessing the island's most powerful natural beauty, this retreat is a blissful opportunity to reconnect with your purest essence and rediscover the rejuvenating strength within."
Denise Leicester | Founder of ila

ila Treatments and Experiences

Inspired by Mustique's indigenous Moringa tree, the retreat's bespoke Ila experiences and treatments combine natural and ethical integrity with spectacular inner and outer results.

Bio Rhythms

A powerful, ionising treatment that draws on lemongrass, vetivert, lavender, jasmine and rose to centre and ground, restoring balance and harmony.

Ananda Facial Therapy and Adreno Pack

With rose damascene and sandalwood to nourish and hydrate, this heavenly combination works with the body's blissful higher energy to rejuvenate inside and out.

Ku Nye 5 Elements Balancing Massage

A warming and energising massage using Moringa oil, lemongrass and ginger, designed to balance the five elements and restore a harmonious flow of energy and vitality.

Chakra Wellbeing Ritual

A sensuous body-mind-soul ritual that involves deep relaxation of the nervous system, subtle chakra-healing and the pouring of warm oil to restore and relax every sense.

A Typical Day

7:00amMorning pages accompanied by a ginger and honey cleansing drink
7:30amPranayama and Kriya Yoga
10:00amRhythmic Nordic Walking
11:00am - 1:00pmila treatments; free time
2:00pm - 5:00pmila treatments; leisure activities; rest
5:00pmAfternoon juices and tea
5:45pm - 7:30pmSunset Yoga Nidra, sound healing and meditation
10:00pmEvening ila bathing ritual and locally inspired tisanes


Running from 10-17 November 2014, tailor your retreat to your specific individual or group needs. Stay in a boutique suite set in 17 acres of private gardens, or hideaway courtesy of The Villa Collection: a private enclave of sublime seafacing residences, from two-bedroom cottages to ten-bedroom estates. Rates available on request.

With just sixteen places contact us now to reserve your place and join us for this unique experience.
Six day Ila retreats 3000 GBP per person: includes individual Wellness Consultation, daily scheduled Spa Lifestyle and Wellness activities, bespoke ila therapy treatments, yoga and meditation tuition, and rejuvenation Spa Cuisine.

"It's nothing short of a privilege to tailor a menu for such a rejuvenating retreat. My menus go far deeper than replacing energy-draining foods with indigenous organic and largely raw ingredients; it's impossible to underestimate the benefits of nutritious, delicious meals that are as pure as nature intended."
Amy Oliver | Retreat Chef

Retreat Dates for 2015

9-15 February 2015
9-15 November 2015

For more information please contact

UK & Europe: Pippa Ona +44 207 201 6831 or