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Authenticity Sanctuary Health & Wellness Retreat

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14 - 30 Waterport Rd, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212 Australia See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

I used this venue to facilitate a 3-day mindfulness and yoga retreat for women, hosting 6 participants. It was pure indulgence and delight! Each of the bedrooms was outfitted so beautifully, and the overall building has character by the bucketload. Gregory and his team offer...More

Thank Cherise V
Reviewed April 26, 2018

I recently opted for the detox package following some challenges in my work and personal life. 5 nights spent at Authenticity were precisely what I needed. The service was warm and friendly. Gregory and his team made me feel so welcome and at all times...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Peaceful and relaxing, My wife and I stayed here recently and it was very nice. The owner Gregory and the rest of the staff are fantastic! Eager to make your stay as enjoyable as possible! Also Gregory was an amazing chef, very talented! I am...More

1  Thank Michael V
Response from Gregory D, Manager at Authenticity Sanctuary Health & Wellness RetreatResponded August 27, 2018

Hi Michael We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and our cuisine. We are always eager to serve and to accommodate were possible. It appears we met your expectations and that is great. We are looking forward seeing you and your loved ones again....More

Reviewed April 3, 2018

This is NOT a tranquil retreat where you will feel calm, welcomed, relaxed and where you can recover/detox/destress or recuperate. Like many reviews I have read on her since my visit, Gregory made me feel like I was imposing on his time and that me...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

We celebrated our 27th wedding anniversary here A totally delightful setting....it felt as though we could have been in any lovely European countryside Great room, surroundings, food and service. The only downside was we couldn’t stay longer!

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Response from Gregory D, Manager at Authenticity Sanctuary Health & Wellness RetreatResponded February 28, 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review us. We delighted that you enjoyed your occasion and celebration here at Authenticity and we are looking forward seeing you and your loved ones in the future. Health Love and LIght From our Team

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Authenticity is located on 40 acres in a stunning 1864 tastefully renovated and decorated Estate to inspire and evoke the inner senses into tranquility and mystery. This ideal sanctuary is nestled on the outskirts of the Picturesque township of Pt Elliot Fleurieu Peninsula an hour's drive south of Adelaide. Authenticity offers year-round retreats for Rest, Rejuvenation, Transformation, Personal Growth, Spiritual Crisis, and Individual Healing Intensives. A team of Highly Skilled Practitioners in Traditional and revolutionary Therapies such as, Psychology and Psychotherapy, Naturopathy, Transpersonal Art Therapy, Herbal Medicine, Beauty Therapy, Advanced Clinical Skin Care and Massage Modalities are Available. The Cousine is eclectic cruelty free and uses organic and biodynamic products that are environmentally sound. The Ethos is "We are genuine seekers of Truth and are devoted to providing a healing environment for all beings and our Mother, the Earth. Through our retreats we aim to help raise awareness of our true nature and our relationship to each other and the world at large. The sanctuary is providing a space that is conducive to facilitate the healing process that we as individuals and the planet at large are going through". Authenticity is ideal for those who seek to find inner peace, tranquility, insight and transformation as well as personal development and restoration of mind body and soul. From all the facilitators and and the supporting team, we are looking forward to seeing you here and being of assistance to your wellbeing. Many Blessings

Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Conference Facilities
Hot Tub
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel class
Great View
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
US$146 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Authenticity Spa Resort
AustraliaSouth AustraliaPort Elliot
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"There are upstairs and main floor rooms, all have well-appointed ensuites...."
May 24, 2018
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"Every single room is filled with gorgeous furniture and its own charm and character."
Nov. 27, 2017
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"Upstairs rooms have lovely views and you can see the sunsets and sunrises. No lifts."
Aug. 16, 2017
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"Rooms upstairs have views of the coast or the vine yards."
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