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Cold Water Wellness Retreat 4th - 6th May

Cold Water
Wellness Retreat

We are excited to announce our first Cold Water Wellness Retreat in partnership with triple Olympian and Olympic silver medalist, Keri-anne Payne. Taking place 4th - 6th May, this transformative retreat will allow you to explore the benefits of cold water dipping in the open water spaces surrounding the iconic Old Course Hotel.


Combining the expertise of Keri-anne Payne with the unmatched natural beauty of the East Coast of Scotland, the retreat offers a restorative experience like no other. Known to boost the immune system, reduce stress and improve mental clarity, the three-day retreat will feature a series of guided open water dips across beaches, lochs and tidal pools. Packages also include treatments at the hotel’s luxurious Kohler Waters Spa, nutritious meals and the option to book a 1:1 training session with Keri-anne.  



Day One


Arrival at Old Course Hotel

Arrive by 3pm


Evening Dip

Led by Keri-anne Payne


Welcome Dinner & Drinks



Day Two


Morning dip

Led by Keri-anne Payne


Breakfast at Leisure


Free Time

1:1 sessions, Spa Treatments, Explore St Andrews


Cold Water Immersion

 Guided open water dips led by Keri-anne Payne


Group Dinner in Swilcan Loft

Time to reflect with fellow guests

Day Three


Morning Dip

Led by Keri-anne Payne


Breakfast at Leisure


Free Time

1:1 sessions, Spa Treatments, Explore St Andrews





Retreat Pricing

4th - 6th May

  • Two nights stay at the Old Course Hotel: Rest and recharge in luxury accommodation at the prestigious five-star Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa
  • Cold Water Expertise: Guests will participate in guided cold water dips, led by open-water swimming champion and cold-water advocate, Keri-anne Payne 
  • One 50-minute Kohler Waters Spa treatment: Participants can enjoy access to the hotel’s Kohler Waters Spa where they can continue their journey towards total relaxation. Warm up in the Spa’s healing waters and enjoy a luxurious treatment that soothes mind, body and soul 
  • Exclusive dining experiences: Promote wellness from within and celebrate the day’s dips with delicious local Scottish produce.


Starting at £985 per person, based on double occupancy

Keri-anne Payne

Keri-anne Payne is a double open water swimming 10km World Champion and silver Olympic Medalist. She made the decision to retire from competitive swimming in 2017 and is now a passionate advocate for open water swimming. She has successfully co-founded several businesses dedicated to coaching the sport.


Keri-anne continues to go from strength to strength coaching her technique in the open water, arming others with the knowledge and confidence to become efficient open water swimmers.