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Pre-pandemic days it used to be we’d knick off to Bali and get our wellness on, but until such time as we’re allowed to why not try one around our own glorious homeland! We are brimming with local escapes for the retreat minded, and there’s more to explore than ever before.
Take a deep dive into the self-worth space and investigate these upcoming retreats around the State.
Retreat with Body Pulse Pilates, Esperance
A well planned and perfectly executed program delivered to you over four nights on the beautiful southeast coast of Western Australia. The food fabulous, accommodation charming and the location stunning. Pilates, yoga and sound healing, all topped off with visits to some of the regions most spectacular natural attractions. Single or twin share available. The only question is…do you soak this up yourself, or share it with another?
Sol Retreats, Margaret River
Surf, yoga, meditation and self-development. Get ready to dive into your heart, mind and the ocean. Catered to all levels and experiences, spend your days surfing, doing yoga and a mix of guided meditation, nature immersion meditation, breath work and sound meditation. Then do the work on the inner self with two insanely talented guides at your side. It’s coming up quick, so take this as a sign!
Cultivating Resilience, Dwellingup
Resilience. Yes please! Mental and spiritual toughness. Yes please! This retreat gives you access to four very talented wellness practitioners whilst basking in pristine nature and cultivating a resilient mind, body and heart through daily meditation, yoga and sound healing. So close to Perth and set in stunning natural forest. There’s much about this one to love.
Yoga & Wellness Glamping Adventure, Perth to Margaret River
Escape the ordinary and let Nullarbor Traveller take care of you from Perth. It’s always nice to let someone else do the driving. This is not your usual yoga retreat, sure there’s a bit of yoga every day as well as SUP yoga, spice masterclass, hiking on the cape-to-cape, sound meditation sessions, gin tastings at Giniversity (yum!) and sourdough making workshop (double yum!). You’ll need the amazing glamping accommodation at Fair Harvest to unwind. There’s three more this year so grab your friends and make a weekend of it!
Rowley Shoals Wellness Cruise, Broome
Float your way to wellness, 170 nautical miles off the coast of Broome on board the majestic 26m catamaran, Ocean Dream. Guests will indulge in daily yoga and meditation along with inspiring adventure activities whilst surrounded by the majestic coral atolls of the shoals. That’s daily saltwater therapy, snorkelling and sunsets whilst working on your wellbeing. And if that’s not enough, you’ll be served healthy gourmet meals including freshly caught fish. If your soul belongs to the ocean, this is it calling you.
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