Rejuvenate and relax at these Wellness Retreats in Australia

If you’re in need of a mud wrap and some sound healing, you needn’t travel far. In 2022, there are a number of high-end wellness retreats specializing in the most luxurious relaxation packages money can buy. Offering opulent accommodation and premium rest and rejuvenation experiences, these wellness hubs are sure to help you restore your inner peace.

Promising respite from our busy working lives, these spa retreats enjoy stunning natural surroundings and provide top-tier wellness packages and spa treatments so you can discover your best self.

Injidup Spa Retreat, Margaret River, Western Australia

Nestled by a secluded beach in picturesque Margaret River, this coastal spa retreat features 10 luxurious villas and offers facials, massages, and body therapies at its Bodhi Wellness Spa. Along with a plunge pool and decked terrace to enjoy sunrises and sunsets, Injidup’s opulent villas offer a private chef. The retreat also hosts yoga classes so you can find your zen.

Injidup Spa Retreat, Margaret River
One Bedroom Villa at Injidup Spa Retreat
One Bedroom Villa from A$680/night | Source: Injidup Spa Retreat

Daintree Ecolodge

The only boutique accommodation in the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest, the Daintree Ecolodge offers 15 bayans amid magnificent natural surroundings. Using the pure waters from the onsite waterfall, the Ecolodge’s Wellness Spa offers healing treatments, including massages, facials, and rain showers called ‘Vichy.’

The Daintree Ecolodge
Canopy Bayan at Daintree Ecolodge
The Canopy Bayan is A$545/night for two guests | Source: Daintree Ecolodge

Gaia Retreat & Spa, Byron Shire, New South Wales

Transporting you to a serene tropical oasis, Gaia Retreat is set on the highest point of the Byron Shire in Bundjalung Country and offers 22 lavish rooms, suites, and villas. Starting from around A$2,250 for a two-night package, Gaia’s wellness experiences typically include morning yoga, daily retreat activities, gourmet meals and snacks, and relaxing spa treatments at Gaia’s day spa.

Gaia Retreat & Spa, Byron Shire, New South Wales

Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Tallebudgera Valley, Queensland

This Ecotourism certified retreat is situated in the heart of the Tallebudgera Valley and combines organic living, spa and relaxation to provide a wellness experience to soothe your soul. Offering fully inclusive packages from two to seven days in length, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat is comprised of a 33-room Spa Sanctuary, an infinity-edge lap pool, gym, Wellness Education Complex, Mind-Body Pavilion, yoga studio, amphitheater, and wellness center.

Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
Gwinganna offers luxurious villas and suites

Sequoia Lodge, Crafers, South Australia

Situated in the picturesque Adelaide Hills, Sequoia Lodge enjoys proximity to world-class wineries and rich landscapes, although guests will be more than content remaining at this luxury retreat. Unwind with a facial or massage before taking a relaxing dip in the spring-fed hot pools. Guests can wrap up the day with a gourmet meal at Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant.

Sequioa Lodge in Adelaide Hills
Suite at Sequoia Lodge
The Enriched and Blessed Packaged (one night) is priced at around A$1,350 | Source: Sequoia

Soma, Byron Bay, New South Wales

Located in lush Byron Bay, Soma is the height of luxury when it comes to wellness retreats. The luxe wellness destination’s three-day Meditate retreat is led by renowned meditation teacher, Gary Gorrow, and takes guests through the ancient practice of Vedic Meditation. Along with meditation training, the retreat includes two nights of premium accommodation in a luxurious king suite, daily yoga practice, communal Ayurvedic lunches and dinners, and access to Soma’s sauna and infinity pool.

Soma Byron
Gary Gorrow leading a class at Soma
Gary Gorrow leading a class at Soma | Source: Soma Byron

Samadhi Retreat, Daylesford, Victoria

Tailoring retreats to address particular issues like fatigue and loss and bereavement, Samadhi Retreat is dedicated to leading you towards your better self. Offering guided meditation, gourmet organic food, sound healing, counseling, massage, and spa treatments, Samadhi’s programs take a holistic approach to wellness.

Surrounded by natural beauty, Samadhi Retreat is situated in Daylesford and is located an hour and a half out of Melbourne.

Samadhi Retreat
Pearl Wing at Samadhi Retreat
The Pearl Wing includes a king bed and stunning rain shower | Source: Samadhi Retreat

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