ART & WINE MINI RETREAT  (all levels welcome).  This three day all inclusive painting retreat is jam packed with fun sessions that encourage you to let go and express your creative juices.  You'll learn a bunch of techniques using acrylic paint and mixed media as well as get to sample and enjoy some wonderful food and local wine. 2 - 6 June 2021.  

Yoga Pose

YOGA & MEDITATION RETREAT (all levels).  This five day course encourages you to practise yoga twice a day whilst allowing you plenty of time to relax enjoy the other facilities on offer.  10 - 16 June 2021. (POSTPONED TO JUNE 2022)

Lunches with Your Hosts

ART & WINE MINI RETREAT (all levels welcome).  It may be a shorter retreat but it's no less full of wonderful fun and educational painting sessions, interspersed with drinks and meals to remember.  You'll work together and individually to create some stunning pieces of art whilst breaking away from day-to-day life to immerse yourself in an experience that has been called close to therapy.  20 - 24 June 2021.


OUT IN THE VINES (Gay  Men's Event).  A five day romp through the vines to explore our amazing local wines, visit the vineyards, enjoy sumptuous dinners, dance the afternoon away with Poolside DJ and have a chilled, fun-filled long weekend away. 8 - 13 July 2021.

Cooking Class

THE ART OF FOOD This three day cooking retreat goes back to basics as well as allowing you to explore some incredible flavour combinations to create a range of powerful and beautiful dishes.  17 - 20 July 2021.  (POSTPONED TO SUMMER 2022)

Life Drawing Classes in the Chateau

ART, FOOD & WINE RETREAT (all levels welcome). Let your creative energy spill over with this seven day all inclusive painting course.  Our art sessions are interspersed with meal preparation alongside our resident Chef, some fabulous and surprising dining experiences and each day features a different local wine from one of our neighbouring vineyards.  24 - 31 July 2021.  

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ART, FOOD & WINE RETREAT (all levels welcome).  Let your creative energy spill over with this seven day all inclusive residential painting course.  Our educational but super fun painting and drawing sessions are interspersed with an array of culinary surprises and each day features a different wine from one of our neighbouring vineyards.  28 August - 4 September 2021.


NUTRITION & ENERGY HEALING  A five day residential course in healthy eating to suit your goals accompanied by daily healing sessions including yoga, meditation, reiki and massage.  12 - 17 September 2021. 

Christmas at The 1500

A MAGICAL CHRISTMAS AT LE 1500 Join the party or bring your friends and hire the entire venue for a Christmas to remember at The 1500.  Treat yourself to this all-inclusive festivity from  24 - 27 December.