Glamour & Gourmet with Joh Bailey

8 Days of Glamour & Gourmet with Joh Bailey

Starting 9th September 2019

In the summer of 2019, we have coupled this exceptional experience with Joh Bailey, Australia’s leading hair stylist. Spanning 30 years, Joh's high profile career has earned him global notoriety as 'Stylist to the Stars' due to his celebrity clientele, resulting in a chain of self-branded salons.

Joh’s internationally recognised clientele has included Princess Diana, the Kardashians, Elle Macpherson, Jennifer Hawkins, Miranda Kerr, Paris Hilton, Hugh Jackman and Kerri-Ann Kennerley, to name just a few.

Synonymous with glamour and style, the Joh Bailey brand guarantees not only satisfaction, but in an indulgent setting – creating an unbelievable and unique experience.


Arrival & Welcome

  • You will be welcomed and collected at the Lourdes airport / train station
  • Drive to Le Belvedere – relax, unpack and begin to unwind
  • A light lunch followed by champagne cocktails early evening - meet with Australia’s most famous hairdresser Joh Bailey
  • Late afternoon stroll through the small village of Salles-Argeles – drink in the atmosphere of this small historic village in the heart of the Pyrenean countryside.
  • Candlelit dinner on the Terrace (weather permitting)

Glamour & Styling / Thermal Spa Day

  • Breakfast followed by a gentle morning walk for those who wish to partake in some morning exercise
  • Individual hair styling – cut and styling with Joh
  • Spend the day pampered at the thermal spa enjoying a selection of treatments, massages and the healing spa waters following in the famous footsteps of Kings and Queens where encounters are intense as the purity of the air and where the body is cared for by the benefits of the thermal springs but also the spirit with a wonder at all times.
  • Champagne cocktails on the balcony
  • Dinner at a local French restaurant

Thermal Spa Day / Glamour & Styling

  • Breakfast followed by a gentle morning walk for those who wish to partake in some morning exercise
  • Individual hair styling – cut and styling with Joh
  • Spend the day pampered at the thermal spa enjoying a selection of treatments, massages and the healing spa waters following in the famous footsteps of Kings and Queens where encounters are intense as the purity of the air and where the body is cared for by the benefits of the thermal springs but also the spirit with a wonder at all times.
  • Champagne cocktails on the balcony followed by dinner “Pyrenees Le Brasero” on the terrace

A Magnificent Natural Wonder - Gavarnie

  • Breakfast followed by a gentle morning walk for those who wish to partake in some morning exercise
  • Hair by Joh Bailey
  • Be prepared to experience emotions that only nature can evoke. We head to a group of natural cirques in rare perfection. Gavarnie is the most famous and spectacular. It is unique in the whole world – and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Return to Le Belvedere for an aperitif and chitchat followed by dinner prepared by Joh on the Terrace

Market Day

  • Breakfast followed by a gentle morning walk for those who wish to partake in some morning exercise
  • Hair by Joh Bailey
  • Visit to the famous and one of the oldest farmers markets in the region in Argeles Gazost. This market is 200 years old, select and try local sheep and cow cheeses, charcuterie, local fois gras, goats cheese, honey or just wander the market place and small village of Argeles. Afterwards a picnic lunch at Le Belvedere or if weather permitting Lac D’estang in the mountains.
  • Champagne cocktails on the terrace
  • Dinner – Restaurant Les Caliberos
  • Firelight drinks and highlights of the week in the Grand Salon

Styling with our special guest Stylist

  • Breakfast followed by a gentle morning walk for those who wish to partake in some morning exercise
  • Hair by Joh Bailey
  • Full day shopping and styling with Joh in the famous Pyrenean village Pau with a visit to one of our best local antique dealers. Learn how to dress to impress by mixing haute couture to cheap chic. Aperitifs on the balcony at Le Belvedere followed by a more formal dinner on the Terrace (weather permitting). Afterwards relaxing in the Grand Salon with a red wine by the magnificent fireplace or on the terrace with the magnificent view of the Pyrenees

Lourdes and afternoon Styling

  • Breakfast followed by a gentle morning walk for those who wish to partake in some morning exercise
  • Late morning visit to the famous village of Lourdes where thousands of people come from all over the world to visit this town where in 1858 the young shepherdess Bernadette, “met” the Virgin Mary, in a small cave next to the Gave de Pau. Visitors rush to the Sanctuaries, stroke the wall of the grotto and drink from the water source that Bernadette brought forth from the very rock where she saw the apparitions.
  • Lunch in Lourdes
  • Afterward return to the house for a final styling and relaxing afternoon with Joh.
  • Formal dinner in the dining room and afterwards relaxing in the Grand Salon with a red wine by the magnificent fireplace or just soaking up the view of the Pyrenees from the house.

Bon Voyage & Bisous

  • Breakfast followed by a gentle morning walk for those who wish to partake in some morning exercise
  • Pack-up and goodbye
  • Transport to airport / train

What is Included and What to Pack

  • Transfers to and from Lourdes (excludes flights to Lourdes, personal spending money and personal insurance)
  • All meals including a daily health breakfast of fresh seasonal fruit, yoghurt, a selection of cold meats and homemade gravlax salmon, croissants, baguettes, eggs, bacon, etc., lunch sourced from local farmers of the region and then sumptuous dinner’s either at the house or at a selection of specially chosen restaurants of the region.
  • Unlimited beverages – an excellent selection of champagnes and wines from the region, house spirits, house beer and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Hair styling by Joh Bailey daily
  • Shared accommodation and bathroom facilities (twin share)
  • All organised activities
  • Complimentary laundry facilities for own use
  • Please note that due to unforeseen weather changes could occur to the itinerary however we will endeavor to ensure that the full itinerary as shown above is completed.
  • What to Pack? Comfortable, casual, and relaxed is the theme of your week (perhaps just one pair of heels). Summer wear, sneakers, casual wear, swim suit and a warm jacket as the nights can sometimes be a little chilly and as we are in the mountains, the weather at high altitude is cooler.

To book, click on the link below. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required. The balance is required 12 weeks prior to the arrival date.