When one state opens up another one or more close?

Never mind…

It’s all coming together slowly. Retreats are still going ahead and if not, most have a good cancellation policy. Best to secure your spot than to miss out altogether.

There are some great retreats coming up in August and they’re all so different. Take a look…


Elevate  ME!’  RetreatRetreats for August 2021 - Retreat Me Happy

Thursday, 29 July – Sunday, 1 August, Hepburn Springs, Victoria

Now is the time to prioritise yourself so you can reconnect with yourself and others; rest and rejuvenate; rediscover joy and your inner smile; and refresh and revitalise your energy!

You will be immersed in a long weekend away where you will be nurtured, pampered and spoilt, and you will laugh and have heaps of fun. You will share this time with up to 14 beautiful like-minded women who are also looking to learn how to prioritise themselves and discover how it feels to really be themselves again.

You will return home relaxed, restored, re-energised, inspired, uplifted and with lots of tools and strategies to make sure that you can continue to refill your own cup after the retreat.

Find out more here.


Women ‘s Winter RetreatRetreats for August 2021 - Retreat Me Happy

Friday, 3 July – Sunday, 1 August, Wesburn, Victoria

Recharge your batteries this winter! Fill your cup, and you’ll be able to give more with ease and true vitality.

Ilana created these retreats to help you find some nourishing stillness and to connect in with yourself. She offers peace, quiet, whole food, yoga, deep breathing, nature, pure receiving and connection with yourself and other like minded women.

Find out more here.


Retreat, Connect, Breate 3-night Women’s RetreatRetreats for August 2021 - Retreat Me Happy

Thursday, 5 – Sunday 8 August – Taupo, New Zealand

Listen to that desire to just take a pause on life. Take this Three Night Retreat in the soulful Tauhara Retreat Centre, Taupo, New Zealand.

These three nights will not only be a treat to yourself but will also be all about soulful connection, deep learning, divine relaxation, gorgeous movement, guilt-free relaxing, co-creating, and lots (always) of laughing!

Your facilitators bring years of knowledge and experience in both naturopathy and yoga, giving you insights into your own health and well-being.

Find out more here.


The Goodnight Co. Sleep + Beauty Retreat Retreats for August 2021 - Retreat Me Happy

Monday, 9 – Wednesday, 11 August – Ewingsdale, New South Wales

Beauty Sleep. Who needs it? You do.

This intimate retreat is hosted at the beautiful SOMA in Byron Bay. It is an opportunity for a three day break away from life’s distractions to really focus on you and to learn some tools to use to Sleep Well and Be Well. At this restorative retreat, you will learn how to get better quality sleep, improving your daily life. You will learn from a true industry master on how to improve your skin & beauty naturally through quality skincare and better sleep.

Find out more here.


7-Day Meditation RetreatRetreats for August 2021 - Retreat Me Happy

Friday, 13 – Thursday, 19 August – Brukunga, South Australia
Coming Home: Resting in Deep Calm & Inner Peace

On this 7-day meditation retreat, you’ll have time to rest deeply and rediscover the quiet stillness at the core of your being. From this foundation of stillness, you can experience inner peace and tranquillity.

You’ll be introduced you to some invaluable maps that can guide you through to the deepest levels of stillness. Out of this can arise a clarity about life and values, and it can lead to a renewed inspiration for life. You will experience guided meditation, (optional) gentle yoga, deep relaxation, and be nurtured with wholesome, delicious food.

Find out more here.


Energy Healing  RetreatRetreats for August 2021 - Retreat Me Happy

Saturday, 14 – Sunday, 15 August – Katoomba, NSW

This energy healing program is designed for those who want to undergo something more holistic and transformative than simply unwinding at a health and wellness retreat.

This program takes a mind, body and spirit approach to utilise a variety of modalities to help bring greater alignment. Breathwork, reiki, tarot, holistic counselling, theta healing and more are incorporated. You can also take in soul blueprint readings, which draw on the ancient metaphysical sciences of astrology and numerology to help you understand and activate your energetic blueprint.

Find out more here.


Spark Your Creativity RetreatRetreats for August 2021 - Retreat Me Happy

Friday, 20 August – Sunday, 22 August, Brukunga, South Australia

Find your joy in the beautiful environment of Tara Hills.

Your creativity will be sparked by artist and meditator Rachel Grant as she guides you in drawing your own mandala and using the deeply restorative and focused process as a meditation & mindfulness practice.

You’ll lose track of time, be surprised and delighted about what you can create and what you discover about yourself. Your sense of discover will be nurtured with rest, meditation, gentle yoga and delicious food.

No prior art experience is necessary; all that you need is a sense of discovery and an interest to spark your inner creativity

Find out more here.


Writer’s  RetreatRetreats for August 2021 - Retreat Me Happy

Saturday, 21 – Sunday, 22 August, Katoomba, NSW

The NSW Writer’s Centre is based in the Blue Mountains, on the outskirts of Sydney. Its close to a range of natural beauty making it the ideal spot to combine writing with re-creation and renewal.

You can choose to focus on one of the dedicated writing programs, such as an exploration of your childhood, adolescence or middle life. There is the option to combine elements of their different retreats such as life purpose exploration, the journey of self-love and many more topics.

Alternatively, you’re welcome to use the space to work on your own writing project. Should this be the case, you’ll have access to proofreading and mentoring as well as have all your meals taken care of.

Find out more here.


Yoga Wine & Wilderness RetreatAugust Retreat - Retreat Me Happy

Friday, 27 – Tuesday 31 August, Tasmania

Getaway on a 4 night adventure abound with flavour and fun in Australia’s island Jewel Tasmania.

Emily will help you explore the highlights of Hobart’s culture, food, music and art, including a 3 course dinner with paired wines at the iconic Glass House Restaurant, and the bustling Salamanca Markets.

You’re then taken to the Freycinet on Tasmania’s East Coast where you’ll be greeted with secluded azure water bays, white sandy beaches, granite peaks and the sight and sound of a 147 different Bird Species that call this paradise home. There’ll be a 3 course welcome dinner, visits to 4 local wineries and a gourmet lunch. You’ll also have time to relax, hike, kayak, do a boat cruise or play golf.

Find out more here.


Larapinta Trail ExperienceLarapinta Trail Adventure - Retreat Me Happy

Tuesday, 31 – Sunday, 5 September, Northern Territory

Have the experience of a lifetime by spending 6 days with a small group of likeminded women on the Larapinta Cultural experience. Trek the Larapinta Trail and be immersed in the land and culture of Arrernte Country, staying at Angkerle Arrange. Each day you will trek the ancient lands and be taken into the stillness, tranquillity and beauty of Central Australia.

With a local guide from Larapinta Culture, the only Indigenous trekking and cultural awareness experience owned and operated by Aboriginal people in the Alice Springs region, guests will walk up to 15km per day, exploring the most spectacular landscapes of Central Australia’s West MacDonnell Ranges. Nights will be spent sleeping under the stars at exclusive, comfortable camp sites, with the final day of the experience spent relaxing and enjoying an authentic cultural experience.

Find out more here.


Retreat Venues in Australia - Retreat me HappyRetreat Venues in Australia

If you’re planning on hosting a retreat, take a look at our Retreat Venues in Australia blog. We’re adding to it all the time. You can find great retreat locations here.




Retreat Recommendations 2021 - Retreat Me Happy

Our Recommendation for Retreats in 2021 blog has been updated

If you haven’t checked out the retreats we’ve highlighted for 2021, you can do so here.




You’ll find plenty more retreats listed on our website – Retreat Me Happy.

Hoping you get the chance to escape!


The Retreat Lady
Author: The Retreat Lady

Sarah Willmott, founder of Retreat Me Happy is passionate about making Retreats accessible to everyone. She specialises in helping Retreats reach a wider audience by creating this online platform. By day Sarah sends care packages to help people feel better (she owns Feel Better Box) and by night she builds this website to help you find your perfect retreat.