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Active Break Package: Shore to South Downs

Active breaks at the Beachcroft are retreat and wellness inspired and authentically West Sussex.
Each activity retreat provides a yin yang experience, bringing you high energy cycling on the South Downs, to relaxing moments sea gazing from the comfort of your luxurious accommodations. Peaceful moments on and in the water, to paddling with the waves. Get active and take part in an off-road cycling adventure, paddleboarding, cold water swimming, Pilates and breathwork. Each activity retreat is brought to you with your wellbeing in mind and is curated by local experts.

Day 1

Arrive and Relax

Arrive from 3pm

Look around and get to know your surroundings

Enjoy an afternoon walk or dip in the sea

Dinner from 6pm at Tamarisk Restaurant

Day 2

Guided Mountain biking on the South Downs

The rolling green hills of the South Downs are waiting to be explored by mountain bike. Your guides are local experts Marmalade MTB – who know and love this national park better than anyone.

We’ll spend a day exploring the downland off-road trails near Arundel – with steady climbs, beautiful ridge-top views and fun bumpy descents back down to valley level. If you have a little experience of off-road cycling, our qualified leaders will help you fine tune the techniques you need to enjoy real mountain biking. High quality mountain bikes complete the picture, with gears and suspension that equip you for anything.

The Shape of the Day

• Hearty Breakfast

• Group transportation to Riverside South Downs, Houghton Bridge

• Morning mountain biking

• Relax and refuel at a quintessential Sussex location for lunch

• Afternoon mountain biking

• Group transportation back to Beachcroft

• Leisure time

• Blakes’ stone-baked pizza for dinner

Day 3

SUP and Paddleboard Pilates at The Beach Littlehampton

The Beach Littlehampton is a new and thriving café club house and water sports centre. The Beach Water sports team are passionate about getting people out onto the water and having fun. Driven by years of experience and love of the sea their instructor will have you up and paddling in no time!

You will enjoy a guided paddleboard session and learn all the essentials in a fun group environment. Learning stance and positioning, paddling techniques, types of turns and how to keep safe when out on the water. Also on offer is the chance to try Paddleboard Pilates; a unique combination of exercising your body and mind whilst being surrounded by serenity of the sea. The session will also focus on the power of focused breath work leaving you truly relaxed and invigorated.

The sea is the place to be! However if conditions are not good enough to paddle on the sea, then an alternative location is available at the serene and picturesque boating lake, just 5 minutes away.

The Shape of the Day

• Hearty Breakfast

• Group Transportation to The Beach Littlehampton

• 2 hour guided paddle boarding session

• 45-minute Pilates and breathwork with Cat

• Hot showers provided

• Relax and recoup at the Beach with food and drink overlooking the sea

• Group Transportation back to Beachcroft Hotel

• Check out at 3pm or stay on for one extra night to truly relax


Day 4

Your Last Day

Your chance to take in the final moments of relaxation before the journey home. We recommend any of the following activities, sunrise swim or lay in, long lazy breakfast, beach side stroll or invigorating run, a dip in the heated indoor pool, reading a good book. It’s up to you!

The Shape of the Day

• Hearty Breakfast

• Farewells & Check out at 11am

Book with Confidence

non-refundable deposit of 50% per person will be requested at the time of booking. The remaining balance of 50% will be due 28 days prior to arrival.

Cancellation policy is 28 days prior to date of arrival.

If you cancel within this time cancellation charges will be incurred.

Group sizes are a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 8, in the rare event that the minimum numbers are not meet the hotel has the right to reschedule or cancel the retreat, in this instance a full refund will be provided.

If you are a solo traveller, please speak to the hotel about room and rate options.

‘Beachcroft Hotels Ltd provides an introduction to the services provided by other companies and cannot be held responsible for their conduct, activities or cancelations. Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure companies have suitable public liability insurances for the services they undertake. Individual waivers are required prior to the commencement of each activity. Beachcroft Hotels Ltd will be able to provide a pro-rata reduction in the event of any unforeseen activity cancelation’.

Booking & Enquiries 

Email [email protected]
Call: 01243 827142