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Raw Juice Camp – Holistic Fitness Holidays –  Algarve

Next camps: September 23rd – 30th, Sept 30th – Oct 7th

Be the best YOU possible!

Join me in the Algarve for my seasonal bootcamps: as I try my best to get fit too. This is an incredible beach side experience that will quite literally take your breath away. Set in the beachy hills of Portugal’s gorgeous Vale do Lobo with it’s green and lush landscapes.

‘I created Raw Juice Camp so I could have a place to go where I could try my best to get fit and eat the foods that I want to eat!’

‘I couldn’t find a bootcamp that catered to my needs: I want to lose weight, I don’t want to eat meat, I don’t want to train in the mud and the cold and I want to eat a nutritionally vibrant healing diet: high in raw foods. I want a bit of ‘zen’ thrown in the mix too. I want to stay somewhere warm and cosy and have the luxury of a hot shower and a pool to relax in. I want great accommodation. I want a holiday. I want it all but I couldn’t find it anywhere else. So I created my own bootcamp: Raw Juice Camp is my bootcamp retreat and it works beautifully.’

‘When I asked for green smoothies at regular bootcamps I got laughed at. When I craved chia pudding for energy, living vegan milks for sustenance and green juices following my workouts for the ultimate recovery: few people really understood what I was talking about. When I came in from the runs (always last) the rest of the group were on to their second or third workout. No-one waited for me. I got the ‘slow clap’ welcome and I felt crap. So I set the experience up for myself. So no-one was going to laugh at my muffin-top, my terribly slow running, my craving for green smoothies, my breathless attempts at exploring my fitness or my desperate attempts to yogi myself anymore.’ Stephanie

We are the FIRST raw vegan bootcamp that combines a loving, holistic approach with military style fitness. And it really works.

This is no ordinary bootcamp

Being fit and bendy is no entry qualification here. In fact we encourage those with a range of fitness levels. Haven’t seen your toes in years? Welcome. Preparing for your next marathon? No problem. We encourage inclusivity and our training style means that we ALL finish the program together. We adopt the mantra of Ohana – we operate as a family, while everyone gets pushed to their own performance limits – no-one gets left behind. Ever.

My bootcamp helps you to be the best you possible.

Picture yourself training with the best and returning home full of raw vitality, glowing, lighter, brighter and fitter than you have felt and looked in years.

Picture yourself exploring raw foods while staying in a wonderful villa in the sunshine of Portugal, safe in the knowledge that your fitness is in the hands of experts as they challenge you to move towards your own personal goals.

This is no ordinary retreat

Picture yourself lying on a sun lounger, drinking freshly squeezed juices and having all your raw food meals prepared for you while someone else also worries about your training plan.

Have an incredible Thai Massage. Indulge in an Indian Head Massage. Stretch out with beautiful yoga.

Run on the beach. Rest by the pool. Dine in style. Discover clean eating and learn how to prepare some of the finest raw foods dishes available.

Yoga

We will be practicing yoga for 1-2 hours each day in a variety of styles. Classes are open to all-levels from beginners to experienced practitioners. Guests find the yoga essential in waking the body and stretching out tired muscles.

Training

Everyone worries about ‘the bootcamp bit’. You needn’t. We don’t wake you up with buckets of cold water. We don’t do midnight marches or painful drills. It’s YOUR holiday! We don’t force you to do anything that you are not capable of.

We hope to inspire you to push your physical limits.

Our trainers are highly experienced bootcamp leaders who care about your fitness goals. Some people come to bootcamp because they’ve never done a sit up before. Some people come because they do 100 sit ups a day and want to excel their performance. All the training is tailored around YOU. So that YOU can be better than who you were yesterday. So that YOU can be the best YOU possible.

‘As a bootcamp owner (and the camp chef!) I try to throw myself into as much as possible. I usually come in last on all the runs, all the workouts and all the walks. Am I embarrassed? No. Because I am not sat at home doing nothing. I am doing it. I am pushing myself. And you can be too.’ Stephanie

Weight loss

Not everyone comes to lose weight. Most people want to lose a few pounds. Some people come to build their bodies up, some down. We are all different. However, while detoxing it’s likely that you will clean out the system and a few pounds weight loss is the rather fortunate side effect. Those with weight loss in mind will usually lose 7lbs or more (our biggest loser to date lost over 17lbs in one week!) those not looking to lose weight may still lose a few pounds while cleansing.

Cuisine

My cuisine is chef-prepared, gourmet, living, raw vegan food. It is gluten-free, dairy-free and animal product-free. All of our dishes are freshly prepared each day using locally-sourced, organic ingredients where possible. I soak and sprout all my seeds and nuts and share with you my knowledge of how to prepare the most sensational living raw foods using these essential ingredients.

I use local almonds, honey and bee pollen. Non-vegan local products are optional. The local salt we use is hand harvested by an artisan salt producer using traditional methods.

The first two days are juices & smoothies only, followed by juices, smoothies and gourmet raw food suppers. My food is all alkaline, high-vibration, nutritious and delicious! Fruit bowls are always available.

Green smoothies are offered aplenty to help muscle recovery. Quality products such as Udo’s Blend & Beyond Green Powders are included daily.

Snacks also served throughout the day.

Accommodation

Raw Juice Camp is a pop-up bootcamp and we use different villas each year – our 2017 villa is a luxury haven hidden in the hills above the beach and it’s location gives us the perfect daily workout to get to the sands for some body toning. The house has an indoor cinema, games room, outdoor pool, large gardens, space for indoor yoga and fitness and more. There are 5 large double bedrooms in the villa, three of which can be twins or doubles, the two larger rooms are suites. There is air conditioning throughout and we also have a very large suite. Camping options are also available.

Bootcamp Schedule

Each day is always different and we work with the flow of the group, however this is an idea of how our days might look.

07:30 daily beach hike & workout(10k)
10:00 breakfast
10:30 meditation/rest
11:00 boxercise
11:45 circuits/ HIIT/ tabata
12:30 pool workouts/team games
14:00 lunch
14:30 raw food workshops
16:30 yoga or pilates
18:00 supper
19:00 movies/sunset yoga
21:00 moon meditation

Days start depending on the sunrise. We always build in extra recovery time where necessary. Wednesday is beach trip day. All guests are given personal fitness tests and technique training. A rebounder is always available for personal use. All clients complete a full PARQ medical questionnaire and receive a one to one assessment with our trainers.

Camp prices in UK pounds (GBP)

Prices HELD at 2016 rates!

Camping: £950pp
Sharing twin/double ensuite room: £1400pp
Sharing twin/double ensuite superior room (larger room with balcony): £1500pp
Double room (single occupancy): £2200pp
Suite twin/double (jacuzzi bath, 2 large balconies, living space, kitchenette, walk in wardrobe: £1600pp

Your price includes

Accommodation
Fitness & Yoga
Daily beach hikes and workouts
Sunset workshops & meditation sessions
Talks and demos
Juices, smoothies, superfoods and tonics
All meals, prepared raw, vegan, gourmet and delicious
4 chef workshops in the kitchen
Raw chocolate workshop
Use of swimming pool
Use of games room
Signed copy of Stephanie’s book Spiralize
Copy of Stephanie’s 7-day juicing and raw foods detox ebook
Goody bag from Udos Choice of superfoods and green powder blends
Access to a library of wellness videos
Discount codes off a range of chef standard kitchen gadgets such as juicers, spiralizers, blenders and more
Towels, shower and pool
Wifi
Bottled water
Shower gel

…and so much more! There are no hidden costs. What you pay for is the total price!

Does not include

Flights
Transfers
Massages and treatments

Optional extras

Indian head massage
Ayurvedic massage
Thai yoga massage
One to one fitness sessions
Therapies
Hair & beauty treatments

Complimentary gifts*

Signed copy of Stephanie’s hardback book Spiralize
Stephanie’s ebook Raw7 – 7 day Juicing & Raw Food Detox
Raw Juice Camp Hoodie & Cap
Goody bag of Udo’s Choice products
*cash alternatives are not available for complimentary gifts

Testimonial

‘I have been on lots of bootcamps. This is the most holistic bootcamp I have been on. I would definitely recommend it to anyone. It was an amazing holiday’ Marion, Dublin

‘Day one I knew this was going to exceed my expectations and it did. Stephanie and her team are amazing, professional and know what they are doing. Attention was paid to every detail. Stephanie’s warmth and passion is in everything. One of the best decisions I have made was to book this’ Ali, UK

Read more testimonials by clicking HERE.

Media Reviews

We have been voted No2 Wellness Holiday by The Sunday Times Travel & raved about in The Guardian, Tatler, Wedding Magazine, Porter and many more. Check out my  MEDIA PAGE for more.

Bootcamp Album

Check out my bootcamp photo album to get a feel for what we get up to on holiday! Click HERE.

Deals

I love a bargain as much as the next person! Extended stays will be discounted. And I can offer you deals for multiple bookings (booking one week or more for yourself) and group bookings (for you and your friends). Call me directly on +44 (0) 7914 399 109.

Day Clients

We welcome day clients so if you live locally, or are already on holiday in the area, and would like to join us in the daytime for our walks, yoga, juices, foods and raw food classes then please contact me. Prices on application.

Single Travellers

Single travellers are most welcome at Raw Juice Camp. I do not add single occupancy fees. Single travellers booking to share a twin room will not be charged a supplement if the other bed does not get booked. Private double rooms are booked at a separate rate.

Non participating partners

It may be possible on your trip for your partner or guest to join us. Non participating partners are included on a room only basis and their package does not include juices, meals, workouts or other parts of the package. Non-participating partners will not be able to bring outside food or snacks to the villa and are expected to blend in with the vibration of the bootcamp tastefully. Partners can opt in for days as a day client. Non participating partner rates start at £1200 per week. All terms & conditions will still apply to non participating partners.

Flights

Flights are not included. The nearest airport is Faro, and the Villa is a short taxi ride from the airport. Transfers are not included but we can arrange pick ups for you at an additional cost. Please enquire about transfer details.

Refund Policy

Please note that bookings are not refundable once made but can be transferred to a third party on request. NB: Sorry, I cannot transfer you to another bootcamp if you are unable to make the one you booked for as numbers are strictly limited. I will always, however, do my very best to ensure your happiness. Deposits are non refundable.

For full terms and conditions for our Retreats and Raw Juice Camps please click here.

Booking

Send me an email to stephanie@exploreraw.com to check availability and ask me anything about your booking. Feel free to call me on +44 (0)7914399109 to ask any questions about your trip.

Payments are usually by direct bank transfer. If you would like to secure your booking with a 40% deposit and pay later then a surcharge of 4% will be applied. Total payment to be settled twelve weeks before your retreat. Bookings made within twelve weeks of camp will need to be settled in full.

Free One Day Detox

I appreciate you stopping by and taking a look at my holistic bootcamps: as a thank you I would love to gift you my FREE One Day Raw ebook Raw24: Recipes to get you started on a one day detox. You’ll also be added to my newsletter list for special offers, last minute retreat deals, recipes and more. Just CLICK HERE to get it.

Special Offers

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Wanted something more relaxing?

Try my Raw Food & Yoga Summer Retreats instead by clicking here

Contact

Call me now on 07914399109 or email me at stephanie@exploreraw.com to book your retreat with me.

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Last spaces for my spiralizer class tomorrow pm!! See full live events list in bio SPIRALIZER MASTERCLASS 24TH MAY LONDON Includes a @ProSpiralizer absolutely FREE! (worth £79.99) PLUS a signed copy of my book #Spiralize! worth £12.99! Join me at a unique pop-up location in London for this Spiralizer experience! Learn how to take your spiralizer WAY BEYOND COURGETTI! Learn my noodle preparation secrets and which veggie noodles work better in a wok, raw, steamed and more! Prepare dishes with me from my new book SPIRALIZE! and learn how to master one of the most fun kitchen gadgets ever invented! Following the masterclass introduction we will prepare 2 dishes together and enjoy a spiralized supper. This is the workshop that was featured on Channel 4’s ‘What Britain Bought’ in 2015 AND 2016! So you can deep dive in to your own TV experience! Learn how to replace heavy pastas with lighter vegetable & fruit alternatives – bring your food to life! Wednesday 24 MAY, 2017 18:00 – 20:30 Made in Hackney, London @madeinhackney Part of your payment is used to fund a program of free courses to vulnerable and low-income community groups at the Made in Hackney Kitchen, North London This is a raw and (lightly) cooked plant-based food class. Take home an awesome goody bag! #vegan #rawfood #plantbased #spiralize #spiralizer #inspiralized #thisveganlife #happy #cheflife #london #livingfood #rawvegan #learning #cookeryschool #vegansofig #cheflife #bringyourfoodtolife #exploreraw #noodles #asianfood #adianfoodporn #foodporn #spaghetti #courgetti #zoodles #boodles
Last spaces for my spiralizer class this Wednesday pm!! See full live events list in bio SPIRALIZER MASTERCLASS 24TH MAY LONDON Includes a @ProSpiralizer absolutely FREE! (worth £79.99) PLUS a signed copy of my book #Spiralize! worth £12.99!

Join me at a unique pop-up location in London for this Spiralizer experience! Learn how to take your spiralizer WAY BEYOND COURGETTI! Learn my noodle preparation secrets and which veggie noodles work better in a wok, raw, steamed and more! Prepare dishes with me from my new book SPIRALIZE! and learn how to master one of the most fun kitchen gadgets ever invented! Following the masterclass introduction we will prepare 2 dishes together and enjoy a spiralized supper. This is the workshop that was featured on Channel 4’s ‘What Britain Bought’ in 2015 AND 2016! So you can deep dive in to your own TV experience!

Learn how to replace heavy pastas with lighter vegetable & fruit alternatives – bring your food to life!

Wednesday 24 MAY, 2017 18:00 – 20:30 Made in Hackney, London @madeinhackney 
Part of your payment is used to fund a program of free courses to vulnerable and low-income community groups at the Made in Hackney Kitchen, North London

This is a raw and (lightly) cooked plant-based food class.

Take home an awesome goody bag! #vegan #rawfood #plantbased #spiralize #spiralizer #inspiralized #thisveganlife #happy #cheflife #london #livingfood #rawvegan #learning #cookeryschool #vegansofig #cheflife #bringyourfoodtolife #exploreraw #noodles #asianfood #adianfoodporn #foodporn #spaghetti #courgetti #zoodles #boodles
Last spaces for my spiralizer class this Wednesday pm!! See full live events list in bio SPIRALIZER MASTERCLASS 24TH MAY LONDON Includes a @ProSpiralizer absolutely FREE! (worth £79.99) PLUS a signed copy of my book #Spiralize! worth £12.99! Join me at a unique pop-up location in London for this Spiralizer experience! Learn how to take your spiralizer WAY BEYOND COURGETTI! Learn my noodle preparation secrets and which veggie noodles work better in a wok, raw, steamed and more! Prepare dishes with me from my new book SPIRALIZE! and learn how to master one of the most fun kitchen gadgets ever invented! Following the masterclass introduction we will prepare 2 dishes together and enjoy a spiralized supper. This is the workshop that was featured on Channel 4’s ‘What Britain Bought’ in 2015 AND 2016! So you can deep dive in to your own TV experience! Learn how to replace heavy pastas with lighter vegetable & fruit alternatives – bring your food to life! Wednesday 24 MAY, 2017 18:00 – 20:30 Made in Hackney, London @madeinhackney Part of your payment is used to fund a program of free courses to vulnerable and low-income community groups at the Made in Hackney Kitchen, North London This is a raw and (lightly) cooked plant-based food class. Take home an awesome goody bag! #vegan #rawfood #plantbased #spiralize #spiralizer #inspiralized #thisveganlife #happy #cheflife #london #livingfood #rawvegan #learning #cookeryschool #vegansofig #cheflife #bringyourfoodtolife #exploreraw #noodles #asianfood #adianfoodporn #foodporn #spaghetti #courgetti #zoodles #boodles
Next class open for bookings! 3 spaces left: See full live events list in bio SPIRALIZER MASTERCLASS 24TH MAY LONDON Includes a @ProSpiralizer absolutely FREE! (worth £79.99) PLUS a signed copy of my book #Spiralize! worth £12.99!

Join me at a unique pop-up location in London for this Spiralizer experience! Learn how to take your spiralizer WAY BEYOND COURGETTI! Learn my noodle preparation secrets and which veggie noodles work better in a wok, raw, steamed and more! Prepare dishes with me from my new book SPIRALIZE! and learn how to master one of the most fun kitchen gadgets ever invented! Following the masterclass introduction we will prepare 2 dishes together and enjoy a spiralized supper. This is the workshop that was featured on Channel 4’s ‘What Britain Bought’ in 2015 AND 2016! So you can deep dive in to your own TV experience!

Learn how to replace heavy pastas with lighter vegetable & fruit alternatives – bring your food to life!

Wednesday 24 MAY, 2017 18:00 – 20:30 Made in Hackney, London

Part of your payment is used to fund a program of free courses to vulnerable and low-income community groups at the Made in Hackney Kitchen, North London @madeinhackney 
This is a raw and (lightly) cooked plant-based food class.

Take home an awesome goody bag! #vegan #rawfood #plantbased #spiralize #spiralizer #inspiralized #thisveganlife #happy #cheflife #london #livingfood #rawvegan #learning #cookeryschool #vegansofig #cheflife #bringyourfoodtolife #exploreraw #noodles #asianfood #adianfoodporn #foodporn #spaghetti #courgetti #zoodles #boodles
Next class open for bookings! 3 spaces left: See full live events list in bio SPIRALIZER MASTERCLASS 24TH MAY LONDON Includes a @ProSpiralizer absolutely FREE! (worth £79.99) PLUS a signed copy of my book #Spiralize! worth £12.99! Join me at a unique pop-up location in London for this Spiralizer experience! Learn how to take your spiralizer WAY BEYOND COURGETTI! Learn my noodle preparation secrets and which veggie noodles work better in a wok, raw, steamed and more! Prepare dishes with me from my new book SPIRALIZE! and learn how to master one of the most fun kitchen gadgets ever invented! Following the masterclass introduction we will prepare 2 dishes together and enjoy a spiralized supper. This is the workshop that was featured on Channel 4’s ‘What Britain Bought’ in 2015 AND 2016! So you can deep dive in to your own TV experience! Learn how to replace heavy pastas with lighter vegetable & fruit alternatives – bring your food to life! Wednesday 24 MAY, 2017 18:00 – 20:30 Made in Hackney, London Part of your payment is used to fund a program of free courses to vulnerable and low-income community groups at the Made in Hackney Kitchen, North London @madeinhackney This is a raw and (lightly) cooked plant-based food class. Take home an awesome goody bag! #vegan #rawfood #plantbased #spiralize #spiralizer #inspiralized #thisveganlife #happy #cheflife #london #livingfood #rawvegan #learning #cookeryschool #vegansofig #cheflife #bringyourfoodtolife #exploreraw #noodles #asianfood #adianfoodporn #foodporn #spaghetti #courgetti #zoodles #boodles
Finishing touches to the chocolates! Think these might be my favourites! Chewy & crunchy salted caramel toffees. Not got a proper name yet! One space free tomorrow if you want to come and eat and make these with me tomorrow! See full live events list in bio RAW CHOCOLATE MAKING May 14th LONDON Includes my Raw Amour Chocolate eBook absolutely FREE! (worth £9.99) class recipe pack, goody bag, lunch, smoothie, juices, chocs and more! If you are ready to indulge in the sensual world of raw chocolate then this is the perfect day for you and the ultimate cacao treat! Immerse yourself in my chocolate world and become confident in making your own chocolate treats at home. Explore the world of raw chocolate making with me – learn to master a range of chocolate making products, make elixirs and lavas using gorgeous superfoods, make pralines, master 10-minute chocolates, tempering, enrobed truffles and the finest hot (raw) chocolate in town! Perfect your technique! This class is a mix of demonstration & hands-on play.

This is a Sunday workshop in Stephanie’s Pop-Up Kitchen, Hackney, London @madeinhackney Stephanie will present a demonstration and there will be an opportunity to play and get involved in raw chocolate making together. There will be plenty of samples to taste! *all chocolates made are raw, vegan and organic. Superfoods and all ingredients are of the highest standard and a large range of medicinal mushrooms and super tonics will be used in my chocolate blends. Some chocolates will be completely sugar free, all chocolates will be refined sugar free. 
Take home an awesome goody bag! #vegan #rawfood #plantbased #chocolate #cacao #happy #cheflife #london #livingfood #rawvegan #learning #cookeryschool #vegansofig #cheflife #rawchocolate #bringyourfoodtolife #exploreraw #vegansofig
Finishing touches to the chocolates! Think these might be my favourites! Chewy & crunchy salted caramel toffees. Not got a proper name yet! One space free tomorrow if you want to come and eat and make these with me tomorrow! See full live events list in bio RAW CHOCOLATE MAKING May 14th LONDON Includes my Raw Amour Chocolate eBook absolutely FREE! (worth £9.99) class recipe pack, goody bag, lunch, smoothie, juices, chocs and more! If you are ready to indulge in the sensual world of raw chocolate then this is the perfect day for you and the ultimate cacao treat! Immerse yourself in my chocolate world and become confident in making your own chocolate treats at home. Explore the world of raw chocolate making with me – learn to master a range of chocolate making products, make elixirs and lavas using gorgeous superfoods, make pralines, master 10-minute chocolates, tempering, enrobed truffles and the finest hot (raw) chocolate in town! Perfect your technique! This class is a mix of demonstration & hands-on play. This is a Sunday workshop in Stephanie’s Pop-Up Kitchen, Hackney, London @madeinhackney Stephanie will present a demonstration and there will be an opportunity to play and get involved in raw chocolate making together. There will be plenty of samples to taste! *all chocolates made are raw, vegan and organic. Superfoods and all ingredients are of the highest standard and a large range of medicinal mushrooms and super tonics will be used in my chocolate blends. Some chocolates will be completely sugar free, all chocolates will be refined sugar free. Take home an awesome goody bag! #vegan #rawfood #plantbased #chocolate #cacao #happy #cheflife #london #livingfood #rawvegan #learning #cookeryschool #vegansofig #cheflife #rawchocolate #bringyourfoodtolife #exploreraw #vegansofig

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