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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was here a year ago and found Gwinganna a magic place to be so booked again. Before going this time I read some recent TripAdvisor reviews and wondered if the standard might have slipped as there were some negatives. I am pleased to say it was everything I hoped for and more. One review mentioned "boot camp". I fail...

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A last minute decision to attend the 7 day detox program was one of the best decisions I have made for me. A totally restorative and wonderful week. Everything from the facilities, staff, program, food and environment was absolutely outstanding. I would return in a heart beat....

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La Jolla, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where to begin... villa was gorgeous with superb views over the bush & trees to the ocean. Food was just sublime. The practitioners are some of the very best. Talks, walks & activities are inspiring. If you need time away, time to nourish & be nurtured then look no further, Gwinganna is paradise on earth.

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Melbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing. This place was the best. I was there in the tropical storm (885mm of rain in 26 hours) and they still kept everything going. I went there stressed and totally depleted and did the 7 day detox. It has changed my life. Staff and food and activities were amazing. You get all sorts of options of things you want...

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Gwinganna, Manager at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, responded to this review

Dear bowerbirdschest Thank you so much for your wonderful and informative review. We are delighted to read such positive comments and appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We are very proud that our team were able to continue to provide a seamless experience even during the significant storm in the area. Our team will be happy to...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just got back from a seven-day detox retreat at Gwinganna. I just wanted a week away at the spa, but I got so much more. Beautiful hikes, insightful seminars, healthy foods, novel exercise classes (drums on fire and tribal), daily meditations and an overall feeling of being rested and relaxed. During our stay ex-cyclone Debbie poured over 800mm of...

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Gwinganna, Manager at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, responded to this review

Dear clo980 Thank you for taking the time to post a review from your stay. We are so pleased that your experience was more than you had hoped. So often guests tell us this and it reflects the diversity and commitment of our team and the activities and seminars on offer. Our challenges last week were many but we thank...

Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i have just returned from a five night stay at Gwinganna. This being my fifth visit in the last 9 years. My first visit was certainly special but each time I return, despite knowing what to expect, I enjoy my stay just as much. This place offers you a chance to just stop and recharge . I find that I...

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Thank Bella M
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Gwinganna truly is food for the soul. I have just spent 5 nights on retreat and have come back so full of inspiration, knowledge, insight, motivation from a place whose staff exude passion for what they do. I am recovering from CFS but managed to join in everything (although I did overdo it a couple of days) with so much...

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is my second visit to Gwinganna and both times have been life changing. I cannot express enough how much inspiration, knowledge and therapy I receive from this magical place. My first visit last year in booked the 7 night Winter Detox which I highly recommend.. I attended by myself and met the most amazing group of fellow travelers, some...

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Gwinganna, Manager at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Neisha C Thank you for your wonderful review and feedback on your recent stay. We are thrilled that you had another valuable experience with us. This new program was something quite different so its very helpful to receive your insight on this. Many thanks again and we look forward to seeing you again next visit. Wishing you wellness.

HK
Reviewed 7 March 2017

When I reflect back on my stay, and look at the week as a whole experience, I would recommend Gwinganna, and will return. That said, there were days and moments when I was uncomfortable or unhappy, and I guess this is part of the journey. This makes this review hard to write, as staying at Gwinganna is not just about...

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Gwinganna, Manager at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, responded to this review

Dear CBHK88 Thank you for your review on your recent stay. We are so pleased that you left feeling better and are planning to return. The seven night detox program is a comprehensive stay that can deliver incredible results as evidenced by new research recently released. For 11 years we have seen these remarkable results after just a few days...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Gwinganna has it all. Six days of rising early and deciding which choice to take up - fabulous bushwalks, maybe yoga, maybe a morning with the most fabulous ecologists and miracle gardeners who show you how to improve your lives with a few herbs. A fabulous breakfast (didn't miss the coffee and I LOVE my coffee normally), another choice should...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In a world of busy, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat stands apart as the destination to help you rest and revive and inspires you to live a healthier life. Whether you stay for a spa weekend over two nights or the popular detox program over seven days, you will connect with supportive professionals who will teach you resilience in the modern world.Australia's award winning lifestyle retreat is surrounded by ocean and valley views in the Gold Coast hinterland, with exceptional facilities including the stunning Spa Sanctuary, one of the largest spas in the Southern Hemisphere. Enjoy delicious organic cuisine, an extensive range of activities and stylish accommodation including luxury villas. Gwinganna.....for the rest of your life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

Address: 192 Syndicate Rd, Tallebudgera, Gold Coast, Queensland 4228, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Tallebudgera
Price Range: $1,338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 52
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“Prefer the Orchard suites which are newer and mid range price wise and of a high standard.”
favfoodforelsie, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I was in a villa - luxurious serenity”
FrancesB455, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sometimes if you book early they do have discounts”
bowerbirdschest, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the west side of the Orchard Suites have nicer views. The Heritage rooms are closer to the action.”
katiefoden5, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to do the bush walk with John, and the Sunset Path hike at sunset.”
CBHK88, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
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