When we think of taking a quick holiday, it looks like a fun adventure, relaxing by the beach with a cocktail in hand or having a stay-cation at home. But, have you considered taking a break that actually refreshes you, nourishes you, is good for your body and gets you back & ready for your daily grind?
I’d like to introduce you to Yoga Retreats. It’s not a new concept, but I know of very few people who have been to one. If you’re feeling like you need a break, there are Yoga Retreats that only go for one day, ones that take all week – some include meals and accommodation and some are personally customised for you! There is something out there for everyone – whether you’re a beginner or an experienced yogi!
I have compiled a list of 6 of the best Yoga Retreats in Queensland – the perfect surroundings for a retreat!
1. Prema Shanti
“We are the only yoga mediation retreat in Australia and the world situated in the heart of two world heritage listed eco-systems; the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree National Park, the worlds oldest rainforest. Just two hours north of Cairns, our stunning location is complemented by the purpose built eco-friendly yoga facilities.
Our Retreat program runs 7 days a week, all year round. This makes Prema Shanti the most unique yoga and meditation retreat in Australia.Therefore you can choose as many nights as you like while indulging in the full program. Meditation every morning and yoga in the evening. The Retreat program is inclusive in your package. We also have a full range of lush spa and massage treatments available for you to indulge in.”
Address: LOT 183 Turpentine Rd, Cape Tribulation QLD 4873
Phone: (07) 4098 9006
2. Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
“This new three day retreat is dedicated to exploring the ancient practice of yoga led by our team of passionate, highly experienced instructors.
Mornings start with pranayama, breathing exercises, followed by a range of yoga classes. Each day includes asana practices including iyengar, hatha and yin based rituals such as restorative yoga and more.”
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Took myself away for the weekend to the gorgeous #gwingannalifestyleretreat 🙏Spent the weekend meditating, brainstorming and thinking in solitude. JSHealth, you guys, mean so much to me. I felt I needed time to brainstorm how I can take JSHealth to the next level and continue to inspire all of you. I'm so proud of you and the way you are all changing, transforming and cooking such beautiful and wholesome food. You inspire me and motivate me to continue sharing my journey. Thank you! #healthretreat #gwinganna
Address: 192 Syndicate Rd, Tallebudgera Valley QLD 4228
Phone: 1800 219 272
3. Maleny Yoga Zen
Yoga, Zen and meditation classes are provided free of charge with your program package. A full 2 or 3 night retreat commences on the first & third Friday of most months. We also hold private retreats for small groups at a time suited to you. In addition, Silent retreats commence on the 2nd Friday of every second month.”
Address: 32 Boundary Lane, Wootha QLD 4552
Phone: (07) 5435 2389
4. Silky Oaks Lodge
“Luxury boutique accommodation in beautiful Tropical North Queensland, Australia . Nestled in Kuku Yalangi country, our eco lodge sits high above the crystal-clear waters of the Mossman River and is enveloped by the lush Daintree Rainforest cloaking the steep mountain sides from the riverbanks.
Scheduled yoga classes are held in the Pavilion or Riverside. Enjoy an authentic spiritual yoga experience in our natural tropical rainforest setting. Your teacher Erin is so calming, knowledgeable and helpful. Prior bookings are advised.”
Phone: (07) 4098 1666
5. Eden Health Retreat
“Eden is a sanctuary. A true retreat where our guests have time and space to repair, restore and reconnect with themselves in comfort and tranquility.Hidden away in a place of absolute seclusion, we instill a sense of simple luxury into every aspect of your time with us, and our team of expert health professionals are dedicated to providing you with unconditional support and five-star service throughout your stay.
At Eden, we believe that change is all a matter of mindset and inspiration. In the peace of our ancient valley, we provide the space and the support our guests need to heal and discover a sense of health, energy and wellbeing.”
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#Repost @katemonteith_nutrition 🙏🏼 ・・・ Best way to start the day! Amazing open air mat Pilates class with the super talented @fluidformpilates followed by delicious, healthy treats @eden_health_retreat. Pilates + beautiful setting + sunshine + food! What more do you need?!🤣 #pilates #exercise #mindfulness #relax #rejuvenate
Address: 1815 Currumbin Creek Road, Currumbin Valley QLD 4223
Phone: 1800 074 157
We’ll post other types of retreats & yoga retreats in other states too! Is there one that you’ve been to, heard of or would recommend? Let us know below!