The History of Chenot - Pioneers of Wellness


Since 1970, our enduring mission has been to empower people to live longer, healthier lives.
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Henri Chenot - Our History - The beginnings of Chenot


The Birth of The Chenot Method®

Visionary founder, Henri Chenot opened the first iconic Espace Henri Chenot at the General Hospital in Cannes, where the first application of The Chenot Method®was applied.

The beginning of Chenot - Its History and Roots


Chenot Cosmeceuticals launches

Henri created a professional line of skincare products to be used during all his treatments.

Dominique and Henri Chenot - Archive family pictures - History


Henri Chenot, founder of modern wellness An early Cookbook of Henri Chenot


Establishing Chenot’s Presence in Italy

Henri moved the Espace Henri Chenot to Solda, South Tyrol, Italy where it served both dedicated Chenot guests and regular hotel guests.

The Beginnings of Chenot Espace - History of Chenot


A New Home in Merano

Henri established a home for the Espace in Merano, Italy, first at the hotel ‘Villa Eden’, and then settling at Palace Merano.

The Beginnings of Chenot Espace - History of Chenot Archive picture of Henri Chenot, father of the Chenot Method


Henri Chenot with a special guest, Diego Armando Maradona


Chenot Wins Worldwide Acclaim

Palace Merano Espace Henri Chenot grew an extensive following from celebrities, personalities, musicians, actors and athletes coming from all over the world.

Henri Chenot and a special guest, Luciano Pavarotti Chenot Palace Merano is part of the recent History of Chenot


The Science of Living

Henri created “L’Accademia di Biontologia”, a new concept dedicated to studying the evolution of psycho-physical ageing.

The Chenot Method - La Biontologia - Book published in 1999


Chenot starts offering its services through Chenot Spa Marrakech


Chenot Opens a New Destination in Italy

Building on the success at Palace Merano, Espace Chenot launches at L’Albereta, a Relais & Cháteaux hotel, in Erbusco, Italy, for what was to become an enduring and much valued partnership.

Dominique and Henri Chenot - Archive family pictures - History


The First Immersive Health Wellness Retreat

After overwhelming demand Palace Merano Espace Henri Chenot underwent a complete renovation to become fully dedicated to Chenot programmes.

The Chenot Method applied through its Spa version in our facilities in Chenot Spa Marrakech Chenot Palace Merano is part of the recent History of Chenot


Henri Enrolled in The Luiss University in Rome, Italy

Collaborating with Prof. Fontana and Prof. Gasparri, Henri taught the course ‘Executive Wellness Management and Innovation in the Wellness Industry, from start-up to the Management of a Centre’, referencing Espace Henri Chenot Merano, as the business model.

The father of the Chenot Method, the Dr. Henri Chenot


Henri Chenot, founder of modern wellness


Accolade for Contribution to Wellness

Henri received the high accolade of ‘Grand’Ordine di Merito’ from the Province of Bolzano, recognising his contribution to wellness in the region of Alto Adige.

Henri Chenot, the father of the modern wellness


Second Generation of Chenot Cosmeceuticals

A new Chenot skincare line is launched, with innovative formulas based on scientific research.

Dominique & Henri Chenot at Chenot Palace Merano


Chenot Wellness Spa Opens in Africa

Espace Vitalitè Chenot launches at the Selman Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco.

Present in Africa, where our method is delivered at our facilities in Chenot Spa Marrakech


A New Era of Science-Backed Wellness

Dr George Gaitanos joins Chenot as Chief Operating and Scientific Officer

Dr. George Gaitanos - Chenot - Chief Operating and Scientific Officer at Chenot


Partner for International Development

Chenot announces a strategic partnership with Turkish conglomerate company ‘Dogus’, allowing for further development of the brand and international pipeline.

Designs inspired by Arab culture and art in our Chenot Spa Marrkech facilities


Chenot Brand Palace is Formed

Chenot Palace Gabala in Azerbaijan opens, signalling a new generation of properties dedicated to an immersive Chenot experience.

Chenot arrives in Azerbaijan and consolidates its presence in the country through Chenot Palace Ganala


Chenot Group Headquarters Opens in Weggis

The headquarters for the Chenot Group are established in Weggis, Switzerland, a renowned wellness destination.

Chenot Headquarters in Weggis, Lucerne. Chenot Palace Weggis


June 2020

Chenot Establishes Flagship Destination

Next-generation health wellness retreat, Chenot Palace Weggis, Switzerland opens receiving immediate international acclaim as one of the world’s leading wellness centres.

June 2022

Chenot Debuts New Molecular Lab

Driven by science, Chenot launches a revolutionary approach designed to combat premature ageing with ground-breaking epigenetic technology to analyse gene activity.

Molecular Lab by Chenot