In an ever-evolving world, the allure of multigenerational holidays continues to grow, each year witnessing a surge in their popularity. It’s fascinating to observe the statistics, revealing how more and more people are extending invitations to their grandparents and extended family members, infusing their family vacations with a beautiful blend of generations.

Located in the soothing backdrop of the Creuse countryside, the Wyndham Halcyon Retreat is an idyllic haven uniquely poised to cater to individuals of all ages. Whether your holiday aspirations involve simply unwinding amidst tranquil surroundings, delving into the area’s rich history, or embarking on exhilarating adventures, the Wyndham Halcyon Retreat presents an array of options for every member of the family.

Here we’ll discover the endless possibilities this incredible destination offers for creating those very special family memories.

Golf Enthusiast’s Paradise

Kid and Grandfather on a Golf Buggy

Experience the heartwarming joy of family connections on our meticulously crafted 18-hole golf course, designed by expert Bruce Weller. We understand the power of golf to unite generations creating a space for meaningful conversations and shared moments of relaxation. Whether you’re introducing kids to their first swings or joining older family members for a friendly round, our course caters to all skill levels, fostering an environment where memories are made.

Family Fun and Adventure

Boy Crawlng out of a coourful slide

Little ones can embark on exciting adventures within our imaginative children’s soft play area, or have fun exploring our fairy path. For adults and children alike, our sports courts provide the perfect setting to engage in friendly matches and create lasting connections through moments of spirited competition.

Engaging Children’s Clubs

Kids outdoors playing fun sports games

Observe your children thrive in our dynamic children’s clubs, where an entertaining environment blends creativity and education seamlessly. These clubs offer a fantastic opportunity for your little ones to cultivate new friendships while taking part in age-appropriate, engaging activities such as gardening, dance, cookery, and a variety of other fun themes. It’s a space where both fun and learning come together to ensure your children have a memorable and enriching experience during your stay with us.

Indulge in Tranquility

CGI of Halcyon Retreat's Planned Spa Indoor Pool Area

Discover your own peaceful oasis in our adults-only spa, nestled within a charming 16th-century chateau – a place where you can take a moment for yourself amidst the excitement of your family getaway. We understand how precious those quiet moments can be. Imagine sinking into pure relaxation as our treatments gently rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul. It’s that well-deserved me-time that will have you feeling recharged and ready to dive back into creating wonderful family memories. Finding balance means nurturing yourself too.

Equestrian Exploration

Horseride through the countryside

Explore your inner equestrian enthusiast at our state-of-the-art equestrian center, catering to riders of all levels and experiences. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a novice, there’s an adventure waiting for your family. Mount up and set out on horseback journeys, delving into the picturesque landscape while establishing genuine connections with these magnificent creatures.

Splash and Play

Family sliding down a water shoot on an inflateable ring, having fun

Experience the infectious laughter of children as they explore our vibrant splash park, a delightful oasis of water-based entertainment designed for the entire family to enjoy together. This is an activity that guarantees a day filled with unforgettable moments and cherished memories.

Adrenaline-Pumping Laser Tag

Kids with their laser tag gear on ready to play

Get ready for some heart-pounding excitement at our awesome woodland laser tag arena, right in the heart of the woods. This is perfect for family fun and bonding, and especially a big hit with the teenagers in the family. It’s a great way to have some good-natured competition and make lasting memories in the beautiful forest surroundings.

Exploration Beyond

Pretty view of the river and cathedral Saint Etienne in Limoges, Frane

Explore the charming French villages together, which is sure to be a treat for history buffs and nature lovers in your group. As you wander through these picturesque locations, you’ll immerse yourselves in the local culture and way of life. History enthusiasts can step back in time with fascinating visits to majestic chateaus and historic sites. Check out our other blogs on must-visit castles and villages in the area for ideas!

Nature’s Embrace

Family wrapped up warm with their golden retreiver for an autumn walk in the woods

Embrace the great outdoors and an active lifestyle as a family by exploring the winding walking, cycling, and horse riding trails that traverse breathtaking landscapes. Inhale the invigorating fresh air and savor the awe-inspiring scenery while crafting cherished shared memories with your loved ones.

Feasting Together

Photo by Askar Abayev:

Family Meal lots of plates and delicious foodPhoto by Askar Abayev

We wholeheartedly believe that dining experiences are a pivotal part of any holiday, as they bring people together and create lasting memories. We also understand that each family member has their own unique tastes and preferences when it comes to food. That’s why we are set to offer an array of dining options.

  • Explore a variety of onsite restaurants, each catering to different tastes and preferences, ensuring a delightful dining experience for every family member
  • Embrace the flexibility of takeaway options, allowing you to enjoy scrumptuous meals on the move or within the cosy confines of your holiday haven.
  • Enjoy the convenience of self-catering apartments, enabling you to craft intimate family meals and relish them in the comfort of your home away from home.

So, we’ve walked you through just a glimpse of the activities and experiences that await, but our vision extends far beyond what we’ve covered here. With a staggering 60 on-site activities to choose from, we’re creating a haven that promises to be truly exceptional. Each moment spent here, whether you’re basking in the spa’s serenity, enjoying a family feast at one of our restaurants, or embarking on an adventure that spans generations, is a step towards the vision we’re bringing to life. The Wyndham Halcyon Retreat is set to be a place where families come together, to create wonderful memories and strengthen bonds, making it an unforgettable chapter in your family’s story. We cannot wait to welcome you and be part of your family’s journey.


Please note that while every effort has been made to accurately depict the facilities and activities at the Halcyon Retreat, our offerings are subject to change. We are committed to delivering an exceptional experience for our guests, which may involve adjustments to our amenities and activities. The details provided in this blog serve as a snapshot of our vision, and we appreciate your understanding that certain elements may evolve over time. Rest assured, our goal remains to provide a memorable and enjoyable stay for you and your family. Thank you for your anticipation and flexibility as we continue to enhance your retreat experience.


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