When you’re in the daily grind, it’s easy to neglect your health by overeating, under exercising and letting stress rule the roost. Health retreats give you the opportunity to invest in the most important person in your life – you. Book in for a weekend or longer and get ready to emerge with glowing skin, radiant eyes and renewed inspiration for life.
Get ready to relax, at a top Aussie health retreat.
Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, QLD
Do as little or as much as you like, at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, in the Gold Coast Hinterland. The eco-friendly haven will inspire you towards a healthier life, with a spa, movement classes, organic cuisine, wellness seminars and a low tech environment. Relax in an ocean-view plunge pool, discover animals on a nature hike, try fitball, Qi gong or creative dance classes and play a game of tennis. Or, simply nap in the private oasis of your villa or suite.
Golden Door Health Retreat & Spa Elysia, NSW
The Brokenback Mountain Range, vineyards and fresh, country air accompany you on a wellness program at Golden Door Health Retreat & Spa Elysia, in the Hunter Valley. The team at Golden Door are leaders in helping you create health, happiness and motivation. How? With seminars, activities, exercise, spa therapies, nutritious meals and relaxation. Stay in one of 74 luxury villas amid grazing kangaroos and lush views. Enjoy swimming pools, tennis courts, a basketball court, a fully equipped gym, a wellness centre, a theatrette, library and even a boutique.
Massage is just one way to recharge on retreat.
Built according to Feng Shui principles, inside the retreat you’ll have every modern amenity you need, surrounded by artworks, simplicity and serenity.
Samadhi Health and Wellness Retreat & Spa, VIC
Catering to only one group, couple or individual at a time, you’re guaranteed to experience deep inner and outer peace, at Samadhi Health and Wellness Retreat. The healing sanctuary is located close to Daylesford and wellness services include diet, nutrition, reiki, sound healing, colour therapy, meditation, massage, spa therapies and loss, bereavement and health counselling. Built according to Feng Shui principles, inside the retreat you’ll have every modern amenity you need, surrounded by artworks, simplicity and serenity.
Choose to relax and stroll among acres of manicured gardens, make sustainable changes in your life or jump into outdoor pursuits, at Solar Springs Retreat. Resting in the town of Bundanoon, the retreat encompasses views of the Morton National Park and offers an activities program with something for everyone. Enjoy bushwalking, cycling, tennis, archery, yoga, pilates and boxing. Dive into the pool for aqua aerobics, or cosy up in the indoor spa or sauna. You’ll also have access to lifestyle consultants, spa therapies and delicious, healthy meals.
Nicole Leigh West
Nicole Leigh West is the author of fiction novel, 'The Gypsy Trail' and an internationally recognised travel and lifestyle writer.