From yoga to sustainability, these retreats are on our must-do lists this spring.
Kickstarting the warmer months with a wellness retreat is our idea of perfection. There’s no better way to learn new habits and set some summer intentions than by heading away for a relaxing weekend to reset. Check out these Kiwi wellness retreats this spring!
Mindful Moments – Polynesian Spa, Rotorua:
The magical combination of mineral bathing, meditation and yoga classes all set within the idyllic setting of geothermal Rotorua has us sighing in bliss at the mere thought of it. Hosted by wellness expert, Rachel Grunwell, and spa therapy expert Helena Keenan, you’re in good hands as you learn both yoga and new mindfulness techniques to incorporate into your daily lives. Enjoy a spa therapy treatment before hitting the geothermal mineral hot pools after a peaceful stroll through the Redwoods Forest. Trust us, you’ll feel more relaxed than you’ve ever been after your weekend retreat at Polynesian Spa.
Te Wahi Ora Women’s Retreat – Piha, Auckland:
Nestled in the foothills near Piha Beach, you’ll want for nothing at Te Wahi Ora Women’s Retreat. With a variety of serene accommodation options and diverse activities on offer, there’s something for everyone at this retreat. Swim in the ocean, benefit from a therapy session, enjoy a massage, all at really reasonable costs. Te Wahi Ora is a charitable trust, who rely on donations as well as bookings to keep the doors open for women who really need the getaway, so you’ll feel good about supporting their great cause.
Solscape – Raglan:
Solscape is a venue that has been carefully crafted for ultimate relaxation. Their eco-conscious ethos is clear from their location in surf-town Raglan, all the way to their permaculture and sustainability workshops and meals. Pick up a surfboard and head for a lesson or relax under the experienced hands of their masseuse before heading to one of their incredible workshops in a variety of topics. You can really shape your stay at Solscape to fit your unique individual needs.
Regardless of whether you’re a diehard surfer, need a quiet getaway, or just want to relax in ultimate luxury, there’s definitely a retreat out there for you. What’s your preferred style of retreat?