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Vibrant Living Retreat & Day Spa

05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Went with a group of girlfriends. All the favourites, pools, massages and facials, food and wine, yoga and cooked breakfast. Friendly hosts and great venue. Recommend to do with your girlfriends. Lovely calm place and love to come back again.

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Westport, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Loved the whole package, massage, yoga, breakfast accomodation and staff. I was my first experience to have this type of massage and first time to do a yoga class, both of which i found very rejuvinating with a visit to the hot pools as part of the package it was the perfect weekend for a recharge.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We have decided to come to vibrant living retreat and spa after 7 weeks of adventerous touring through NZ. It is the last day of our honeymoon in NZ. We booked massage for two and stayed in the villa. Mary Jo is a very kind person and We immediately felt welcome. I like the ambiance here, calm, peaceful and very...

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Westport, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Amazing place and wonderful hosts. Wonderful place to relax and rest. Massages and yoga a fantastic treat. Great place to go to treat yourself with a groups of friends. I will definitely be going back.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

On the positive, the massages were great and the therapists really knew their stuff for massages. However the overall environment, breakfast provided etc was very expensive for the quality of what was received. I would not return.

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Mary Jo H, Owner at Vibrant Living Retreat & Day Spa, responded to this review

Hello Charles, we are very fascinated and shocked to read your review. We find it hard to believe that you reviewed your Villa spa escape package stay with us this way in Hanmer Springs ! ! ! Myself and my husband Steve wish you well on your life journey and hope you find what you are looking for that you...

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Owners lovely people. However overpriced unfortunately and we don't mind paying good money. Package deals well above price. Breakfast lovely but once again for what we paid we could have stayed elsewhere and had breakfast, accommodation and probably $200 to spend on a dinner. Yes it is a retreat and different but not to the extent that they are charging...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This was truly a unique experience from the art and atmosphere to the service and treatment after. I thoroughly enjoyed my massage, however I was left ungrounded and feeling disconnected, unfocused and not in tune with reality. I highly recommend this as the only place to go in Hanmer for a calming massage and stay, even if pricy. It's a...

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Thank ZeldaDVermaak
Reviewed 27 August 2016

My girlfriend and I got a spa and massage package from Vibrant Living Retreat after being told a visit to Hanmer Springs would be a fantastic end to our trip. Everyone was very friendly and accomodating from start to finish. Our room had everything we needed for our 1 night stay and both the bathroom and bedroom were a great...

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Thank Alex M
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I absolutely love the ambiance and environment the Vibrant Living team has created! It is relaxing and calm. You know they're there to help make your experience wonderfully blissful!! You feel like you're in a world all it's own yet only minutes from the center of Hanmer Springs! Beautiful vistas and amazing food too!! Can't wait to go back!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 August 2016

My partner and I enjoyed our stay at vibrant living. The hosts were very friendly and inviting. The room was comfortable and calming. The breakfast both days were so yummy and well cooked. My massage was awesome and relaxing. We will certainly come and stay again thank you for the experiencd

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A place where magic happens .! Legendary 3-course delicious and nutritious breakfasts! This contemporary lodge is embraced by peace, views, & all day sun. The courtyard with lavenders & soothing waterfall is a unique feature. You can enjoy Vibrant Living Retreat famous 3 course breakfast, freshly made smoothies, healthier cooked breakfasts, homemade breads, offering over 10 great choices. Choose from super-king lodge suites or Spa Suite, 3 bedroom Peaceful cottage, Alpine Villa or go self-contained. Other facilities and activities in-lodge is our Day Spa Mountain View Massage and Yoga classes.Vibrant Living Retreat is the perfect place to come to unwind, relax , explore and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vibrant Living Retreat & Day Spa

Address: 88 Rippingale Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand (Formerly Albergo Hanmer Lodge & Alpine Villas)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $225 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vibrant Living Retreat & Day Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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