A wellness retreat is an amazing way to connect with like-minded people, explore exciting experiences, enlighten yourself, and guide your mind to its place of zen.
Here are 5 activities you can explore on your next wellness holiday retreat.
Reconnect with yourself as you learn the art of physical and mental wellness through the healing wonders of mother nature on this retreat in the Shoalhaven. Seek out tranquilly with various experiences, day tours, and time to relax. Spend your time bathing in the forest (shinrin-yoku), or get lost in the beautiful greenery, while practising a peaceful session of meditation and yoga. Or you can walk along sandy beaches and discover a local island that only appears at low tide. Recognised as one of Australia’s best health retreats, you will get the opportunity to learn about slow-living and completely focus your mind.
"Spend your time bathing in the forest (shinrin-yoku), or get lost in the beautiful greenery, while practising a peaceful session of meditation and yoga."
Make some time for yourself with a weekend away with Lifeflow Meditation amidst the serene Tara Hills retreat centre in the rolling hills of Adelaide. This mindful meditation experience will help calm the mind, relax the body, realign your emotions, and assist to lower blood pressure, and reduce stress. Immerse yourself in the beautiful surroundings and feel soothed by the natural world. With large gum trees, abundant birdlife, guided meditations, gentle yoga, and amazing food, you’ll be awe-struck with the energy radiating within you.
Filled with abundant flora, native wildlife and coastal walking trails, the town of Anglesea, on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, is the perfect place to reconnect with nature. With perfectly curated packages by Michelle Moloney, the retreat is tailored to help improve your physical and mental wellbeing, combined with nutrition and mindfulness. Experience the unique flavours of local fine dining restaurants, or, indulge in a luxurious treatment at the day spa. This yoga retreat haven in Australia is the ideal place to rest, rejuvenate and rekindle your body, mind, and soul.
"Wander about local art galleries and indigenous areas to discover the proud heritage and culture of the local people."
Be nourished near the ocean
Breathe in fresh salty air and stay in a remarkable suite at the Great Ocean Road resort, where you can enjoy the taste of local cuisine. With an array of unique and exciting experiences, immerse yourself in the lush, abundant surroundings of nature. Wander about local art galleries and indigenous areas to discover the proud heritage and culture of the local people. From yoga and meditation, to mindfulness walks, art therapy sessions, sound healing, tai chi, and massages, you can experience a nourishing impact on your soul with the locals. Or, if you are a foodie, why not venture out on a food tour and explore restaurants and local wineries?
Learn in luxury – Join a Gwinganna wellness program
Gwinganna’s ‘Triple S’ program is the perfect package for you to transform unhealthy habits. Enlighten yourself on how to manage stress, become more resilient, and improve productivity. From cute cottages and luxury villas to premium suites, a stay at this exclusive retreat will revitalise your soul. Dine on a delicious wholefoods menu, where you can feast on mouth-watering seafood delicacies. Enrich your soul with the soothing sounds of nature on this 200-hectare property that will help restore your sleeping habits and stress levels. This mountain sanctuary is one of the best wellness retreats in Australia and will support you to achieve optimal wellness.