New South Wales holds a vast array of incredible locations, from the Sydney area, right through to Byron Bay, and everything in between. And we’ve rounded up our top treats and retreats from across the state.
We hope you enjoy exploring this incredibly vast state where plenty of opportunities to relax and unwind await.

Billabong Retreat (Maraylya, NSW)

Billabong Retreat is always a stand-out favourite, with their comprehensive range of specialised retreats, and their beautiful location.

Their retreat programs include:

• Yoga Essentials
• Mindfulness Essentials
• Develop Your Intelligences
• Rejuvenation
• Stress Management
And lots more.

Their buffet style meals look simply incredible, and they have an extensive range of accommodation options for all requirements.
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Gaia Retreat (Brooklet, NSW)

This one, is all about pampering and luxury. Owned in part by Olivia Newton-John, you’ll find nothing but the very best right here. Choose between (but not limited to):

• Honeymoon
• Timeless Beauty
• Mother & Daughter
• Spa Retreat
• Refresh

You’ll find basically any type of luxury, spa treatment you can dream of, with incredible chef-prepared meals (with a focus on organics, nutrition and visual presentation).

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Nuyu Retreat (Hawkesbury Valley, NSW)

Nuyu Retreat is all about weight loss and fitness and is the perfect way to reboot your health. This is where you not only get to reclaim your health, but relax afterwards in luxury accommodation, have all your meal plans and meals cooked for you, with up to 5 hours of exercise per day.

They also discounted retreats on a budget, so if you need a health boost but are short on cash, you’ll be well catered for here.

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Cedarvale Health & Lifestyle Retreat (Barrengarry, NSW)

Cedarvale is simply beautiful, with accommodation that offers a variety of stylish and modern private rooms with private ensuites. They offer 5-night and 12-night packages which include a certain number of treatments, plus comprehensive health consultations, health talks, exercise classes, hands on healthy cooking demonstrations plus an onsite counsellor.
If you’re battling any serious health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, chronic fatigue, arthritis or depression – Cedarvale are well equipped to help you get on top of these, and empower you to continue taking care of yourself, when you return home.

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Misty Mountain Health Retreat (Nulla Nulla Valley, NSW)

Misty Mountain is all about reclaiming your health, so you can reclaim your life.
They state that they can assist with a range of conditions, including cancer recovery, hormonal imbalances, chronic fatigue, heart disease, diabetes and more. Their 8-day/7-night packages, or 15-day/14-night packages all include an extensive array of massages, guided exercise sessions, health lectures, daily steam baths, herbal teas, fruit juices and gourmet meals.
They focus on education, so you can continue to make healthier choices following your stay at the retreat.

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Surrender in New South Wales…
If you live and work in or around Sydney, you’re bound to get a little overwhelmed by all that ‘busyness’ and constant hustle and bustle. You’ll be able to jet away quickly for that perfect weekend retreat or travel a little further out for complete seclusion and a bit of adventure thrown in. Because from time to time, we all just need to surrender to a little peace and quiet, to relax and restore our energy and our mind.


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.