Welcome in the new year relaxed, healthy & inspired with this dedicated Yoga Spa Retreat combining inspirational twice daily yoga with quality massage & healing spa sessions, beautiful daily guided nature walks, core strength classes, yoga nidra, mindfulness meditations, chanting, yogadance, 5 rhythms dance, healthy lifestyle & cooking discussions and other healing art classes. The retreat location is a complete getaway from it all and guests leave deeply relaxed, healthy, clear, inspired and recharged.
Gymea Retreat & Spa is located 40 min inland from the Gold Coast Airport in the beautiful hinterland with scenic nature trails, stunning mountain views, a dedicated in-house Day Spa with sauna, steam, jacuzzi & plunge pool plus a beautiful 20 metre magnesium rich swimming pool for healing dips. The daily walks we do during the retreat are on all the properties own nature trails.
The retreat price includes: 5 nights retreat accommodation Group transfers from and to Coolangatta Airport All organic vegetarian meals, morning juices, fruits, teas & snacks Morning & afternoon yoga for beginners to all levels with lots of individual attention given 1 hour Massage at the in-house Gymea Day Spa 2 x Two hour Spa Session with jacuzzi, steam, sauna & plunge pool Pre lunch core strength classes, restoration yoga or meditation Daily guided walks on the properties nature trails Nutrition & Healthy Lifestyle talk & cooking chats Guided seated mindfullness meditations Evening yoga nidra (guided relaxation for a good nights sleep) A NYE ritual & ceremony to welcome in the new year Yogadance & 5 rhythms dance classes Chanting & other healing art classes Free use of the 20 metre Magnesium rich swimming pool
Extra massages, spa treatments and healing sessions are available at the Gymea Day Spa as well as Naturopathic and Flower Essence Consultations.
Our daily ritual includes: 6.30 am: inspirational morning yoga 9.00 am: fresh juice and healthy buffet breakfast 10 am: spa session / massage / guided nature walk 1.00 pm: pre lunch core strength classes / meditation / other 1.30 pm: healthy & delicious buffet lunch 2.30 pm: spa session / massage / pool / guided nature walk 4.30 pm: afternoon restorationa yoga / other 7.00 pm: healthy & nutritious dinner 8.30 pm: evening yoga nidra / meditation / chanting / other
About the Yoga: Your retreat hosts are Haydie Osborne-Hitchens and the experienced Radiance teachers and facilitators. The inspirational Vinyasa / Iyengar / Hatha & Restoration yoga classes are designed for all levels from the complete beginner to the more experienced practitioner. Yoga assistants give lots of individual attention and adjustments in the classes so everyone is well looked after.
About the location: Gymea Eco Retreat & Spa is set on 54 acres of secluded naturally undulating rainforest just 40 min inland from the Gold Coast with stunning views of Wollumbin (Mt. Warning) in the UNESCO World Heritage national Park. With abundant bird life, lush grounds with nature trails, an in-house Day Spa and beautiful 20 metre magnesium mineral swimming pool for healing dips.
About the food: Our meals are lovingly prepared using fresh organic ingredients mainly sourced from the local area. The menu is abundant, delicious and healthy. This is not a fast so you won't go hungry, however we cut out meat, dairy foods, wheat, sugar, coffee and alcohol so your body will be lightly cleansing. Each morning after yoga we sip a fresh healthy juice before our lovely buffet breakfast. Lunch is another delicious meal and dinner healthy and nutritious. Tea and fruits are available throughout the retreat as well as purified drinking water. By the retreats end you'll be feeling energised, clear and nourished with recipes and ideas for continuing your healthy eating at home.
Retreat cost: Aus $2255 Twin Share Room (Per Person) Aus $2565 Single Room Click here for currency converter
*All rooms are equipped with 5 star eco inner sprung latex topped single or king beds and organic sheets. Each room includes its own shower and toilet. If sharing a room please be aware that the shower is situated inside the bedroom however it has an opaque screen so it is not see through. Please select a single room if privacy is an issue for you. If booking a share room we put you with a same gender person.
Pick-up & arrival: Our group pick-up is at 12.30 pm at the Coolangatta/Gold Coast International Airport. Please ensure you book a flight to arrive at this time or earlier. If arriving in the morning you can head to the beach or local area before meeting back at the Airport for the pick-up or relax at the airport cafe. Upon arrival you will check-in and be shown to your room, enjoy some teas and fruit before our first yoga class and group welcome at 5 pm allowing you time to get settled, look around and perhaps have a swim. Check-out of the retreat is at 11 am with group transfer back to the airport. We will plan to have you dropped to the airport by11 am (Qld time is 1 hour behind with daylight saving). Please ensure you book your return flights to depart around 12.30 pm on the last day. Full details will be emailed upon booking.
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