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4 Days Luxury Spa and Yoga Holiday in NSW, Australia

Luxury Spa and Yoga Holiday in Australia

The nurturing environment at Gaia Retreat is a haven to manifest, create and actualize whatever you are seeking; giving you the space, inspiration and tools to continue your journey once you leave. Check in any day, refine your dietary requirements, enjoy your morning yoga and fitness activities, and receive spa treatments specific to your needs. The most precious gift we can give you is flexibility and quality time out.

Retreat highlights

  • Daily morning yoga
  • Private wellness consultation
  • Spa treatments and massages
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Daily gourmet meals
  • Spa gift pack

Yoga styles

3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Contemporary and elegant in style, the rooms inspire a feeling of beauty, calmness and balance. Each room is decorated in warm earth tones to create a sense of nurturing, peace and serenity, complimenting the influences of the surrounding flora and fauna. Come on your own, bring a partner or invite some friends, whatever experience you are looking for, Gaia retreat & spa has accommodation to suit you. We offer Layana rooms, Sura Terraces and Acala Suites.

Layana Rooms

Layana Rooms is the perfect place of comfort with heart. Relax on your own outdoor veranda nestled in fragrant, lush sub-tropical gardens, the Layana Rooms give you the opportunity to reconnect back to the land and offer you a true sense of tranquility.

Sura Terraces

Sura Terraces offer the art of understated elegance. Overlooking picturesque sub-tropical gardens, the Sura Terrace gives you complete privacy to enjoy the beautiful tranquil surrounds from your large outdoor deck and own private King Daybed.

Acala Suites

The Acala suites are the perfect choice for luxury and total serenity. Beautifully appointed on one of the highest points of the property the Acala Suite 1 is a modern one bedroom spacious suite which captures breathtaking views over the Bangalow hinterland. Meanwhile, the Acala Suite 2 is a modern two bedroom spacious suite.

Gaia Retreat NSW Yoga & Spa Program

Our friendly team of wellness professionals, offer a diverse range of fun and revitalizing Activities. Discover peace of mind with gentle daily restorative Yoga, or centre yourself with Tai Chi as you breathe in the tranquility of this sacred land.

Gaia provides an activity regime to enhance spiritual health and wellbeing for the mind, body and soul. Begin each day with morning Yoga, designed for all levels, another Daily Activity is also scheduled. Walking tracks on the property, as well as a Gym / Fitness Centre, Tennis Court, Heated Swimming Pool and Bicycles provide guests with plenty of amenities to occupy their spare time.

Retreat location

Founded in 2005 by Olivia Newton-John, Gregg Cave, Ruth Kalnin and Warwick Evans, Gaia offers a retreat with tailored programs aimed to the individual. Gaia is run on a day-to-day basis with gracious hospitality by Gregg Cave, who along with the entire team at Gaia, is committed to your wellbeing.

Inspired by the healing culture of the Byron Bay region and its abundant and fresh local organic produce, Gaia Retreat & Spa is so much more than a healthy holiday; it is a unique retreat and spa experience with heart. At Gaia Retreat & Spa, its all about choice; you choose and we'll help you design your own personal, purpose driven retreat whether it is active and energetic, tranquil and serene, or a clever combination of both.

Since opening in 2005 Gaia has received multiple awards and accolades including Winner of the prestigious 2008 Conde Nast Readers Spa Awards Favourite Overseas Hotel Spa - Australasia and South Pacific and Winner of the 2008 Australasian Spa Association- ASPA Award for Best Destination Spa.

The friendly and professional Gaia team strives to deliver the ultimate Retreat Spa experience for our guests, geared towards wellness of the individual. With 19 stylishly appointed retreat-style villas set in lush gardens, Gaia Retreat & Spa is the ideal place to renew, refresh, and restore your mind, body and soul.

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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We pride ourselves on the philosophy that food should be as delicious and visually attractive as it is healthy. Dine in style with a strong emphasis on balanced diet, while enjoying exquisite, creative flavors. The day begins with a sumptuous buffet and hot breakfast, followed by a light lunch, while the evening unfolds with a three course fine dining experience.

With a healthy Spa Cuisine approach to wellness, our chef personally chooses the freshest organic produce available from Gaias own Organic garden, the orchards and plantations of the NSW Northern Rivers region, as well as from local farmers and suppliers. This area is renowned for some of the finest seasonal food mother earth has to offer. This is evident in the high standard and quality of the Gaia cuisine.

With Gaia's spa cuisine approach to wellness, our chef personally chooses the freshest organic produce available from our wide variety of local suppliers, including Gaia's own organic garden.

The orchards, plantations and farms of the NSW Northern Rivers region yield some of the finest seasonal food mother earth has to offer. Gaia is a true culinary experience, varying seafood, chicken and vegetarian. A selection of fine Australian wine is also available to accompany your dinner upon request.


Served in Kukura House or Tevana Deck. The bounty of a rich local harvest allows us to produce fresh tropical fruit, freshly squeezed juices, farm fresh eggs, a range of warm breads, gluten free cereals and muesli.


Served in Kukura House or Tevana Deck. Our chefs take on a much broader perspective than just preparing meals. They keep in tune with nature's seasonal fruits and vegetables, and design meals to enhance your health and well-being. Lunches are light with tantalising fresh organic salads, soups, pastas, breads and other culinary delights.


Served in Kukura House or Tevana deck. Dine in style with great emphasis on a balanced diet, while allowing you to enjoy creative flavors. Dinner is a daily fresh 3-course gourmet menu, varying fish, chicken, and vegetarian.

Things to do (optional)

With all the facilities offered by Gaia Retreat, you can also enjoy the following activities:

  • Day and night tennis court
  • Steam, sauna and spa
  • Heated salt water swimming pool
  • Outdoor sunset fire
  • Fitness center
  • Private picnic on the grounds
  • Bike riding
  • Milky way dinner on the Tevana Deck
  • Bush and nature walks
  • Day beds and hammocks
  • On-site tennis coaching
  • On-site personal training
  • Private meditation and nutrition consultation
  • Byron Bay hinterland and eco tours
  • Dolphin and whale watching
  • Guided bushwalks through Nightcap Ranges

Spa treatments

At Gaia Retreat & Spa you can indulge in a retreat package or just spend the day being pampered. Gaia Day Spa is the pure heart of the Gaia experience, where nurturing, exceptional healers and therapists are a testimony to the holistic ethos of the multi award winning spa. Choose from the many exquisite specialised treatments for both men and women, treatments which are grounding and profoundly restorative.

The Gaia Day Spa has assembled some of the finest healers and therapists in Australia, providing guests with a unique spa journey aimed at enhancing and promoting health and wellbeing. The Gaia team strives to deliver the ultimate retreat spa experience for their guests, geared toward the holistic wellness and inherent beauty of the individual.

Mother Nature knows best, her wisdom is the inspiration creating a truly enriching experience that enlivens the senses and connects us to our heart. We use freshly blended products that are made from Australian Organics both from local suppliers and our own Organic Garden. The tranquil sounds and native beauty of the lush surrounds will lull you into a state of deep relaxation empowering you to reconnect, find balance and release stress.

What's included

  • Luxury accommodation
  • All gourmet meals and snacks
  • Morning yoga and all additional scheduled activities
  • 300 AUD spa voucher per room/suite to spend at the Gaia Day Spa
  • One and a half hour Wellness Consultation per person
  • Return complimentary airport transfers from Ballina only at set times
  • Spa gift pack on arrival
  • Use of all facilities
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