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Best health and wellness retreats in Australia

There are many different options of retreats across Australia, we take a look at some of the best regarded ones and also key things you need to decide before so you know which is best for you.

By Bio Island Nutrition Team

What is a health and wellness retreat? Why would you need or want one?

A health and wellness retreat often focuses on cleansing your body and mind, bringing you to a peaceful state and promoting clean eating. The whole idea is to help calm your body from the crazy 9 to 5 routine and soothe your thoughts and environment.  There are many different options of retreats that focus on rejuvenating, cleansing detox, rebalancing with yoga or just an escape. You will be guided through with a wellness professional who may put together some programs for your needs or some group activities.

Key things to decide what retreat is best for you:

  • Does the environment suit your needs?
  • The programs and structure
  • Food and cuisine options
  • What traditions or remedies does the retreat follow?
  • What can you learn or gain from going to this retreat?

Below is a list of some of Australia’s best retreats to attend:

This boutique accommodation sits amongst the world heritage listed Daintree Rainforest and provides environmentally friendly and sustainable accommodation in the style of treehouses.

Focusing on connecting your inner wellness through warming mineral water and being cleanse and relaxed.

A stunning secluded location near Margaret river with ocean views, the retreat has limited adults only villas with a focus on spa treatments.

This retreat is a place to find inner peace and discover nature again, with yoga, meditation, mindfulness & nutrition programs.

All about relaxation, holistic health and positive encourage to enhance life. With personalized programs available to tailor make your wellbeing journey.

25 acres of Bundjalung Country in Byron bay, you can tailor the program to suit your needs and the experience you want. Options include fitness, naturopath clinics, yoga, spa and aquatic activities.

This retreat is all about  healing your body from the stresses of life and cleansing your personal energy

Based upon the power of transformation of habits, they offer a range of different packages and retreats to suit the relaxation you want and help you rebuild your lifestyle around wellness.

 In the world renowned Daylesford area, the main principle here is about teaching you a healthier way of life and how to control day to day stressful lifestyles.

This retreat is all about creating a sanctuary for you to soak up all the health and wellbeing nature can provide in a holistic manner.

Have a good read and look at what each retreat offers and packages available, deciding what you want to achieve from the occasion or what you may need from it. Each location provides an amazing setting and world class therapies that are sure to bring you back to your Zen.


This information does not take into account your personal situation and is general in nature. You should consider whether the information is appropriate for your needs and seek professional medical advice.

Always consult your healthcare professional before taking any supplements or if any concerns arise.

JBX Pty Ltd and/or Bio Island declares no affiliation, sponsorship, nor any partnerships with any business mentioned in this article.

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