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Main Beach, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Gaia- I am a repeat offender and have been 3 times. From the first contact to book your retreat package everything is special. I have stayed in the Sura Terraces and the Layana rooms. Both are lovely. I have stayed in March and in November. March was a bit cooler and November was great for enjoying the pool.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just enjoyed my 4th 2 night stay at Gaia. Lovely people, welcoming, relaxing environment, AMAZING AMAZING food. A few tips - 2 nights is great, 3 nights would be the icing on the cake for relaxing and recharging. - take your togs for a swim in the pool. - don't overpack the clothes. - book Spa treatments before going to... More 

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1 Thank 70AngCN
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We just arrived home today after spending 7 nights in one of the Komala villas. It was absolutely beautiful from start to finish. The staff were unbelievable, always so friendly and helpful (special mentions to Damien, Monique, Johno, Ross and Hayley who were outstanding). The food was exceptional and of fine dining standard, as was the wine with dinner. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Cannot recommend Gaiai strongly enough. It is not a health retreat, it is a healthy relaxation retreat in the most beautiful of settings. There is no knocking on the door at 5.30am with compulsory walks and other activities, just a gentle gong at 7.30 am if you'd like to do yoga. What a civilised hour. This is a place to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This was my first getaway without my husband and or kids. A friend and I went for the weekend and enjoyed the scenic drive from Brisbane- 1hr 50min. On arrival staff was extremely warm and friendly. Our cabins were a few seconds walk from reception. The layana rooms are small but well appointed and clean. Perfect for one person, but... More 

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Maroubra, Australia
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

5 nights was an indulgence and probably could have achieved the totally relaxed state in 4... this is a beautiful property in the hinterland of Byron/Lenox. The tranquil atmosphere coupled with a focus on health, well-being and relaxation allowed the stresses and noise of normal life to fade almost immediately. Accommodation is OK without - don't expect 5 star -... More 

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Thank AnthonyMaroubra
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

A friend and I went for a weekend in a Layana 'delux' Villa. More 'cabin' like than 'villa', and in our case, attached to another 'cabin'. For the price, we did not feel this was 'deluxe' or suitable for 2 persons sharing. Very small, dark with only 1 chair. Really only suited for 1 occupant. What is described as a... More 

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1 Thank Nbjules
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely weekend. Very relaxing. We were only there for 2 nights and apparently the deal is that if you are only there 2 nights rather than 3 you are charged extra for airport transfers. Not sure about that for the same services!! Also food was really nice but would have preferred to have some sort of preference. When... More 

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St Kilda
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65 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent 3 night's here prior to a beach house we stayed at in Southport. Very focused on females and actually felt somewhat uncomfortable there. Recommended for the wife or girlfriend when they want some alone time. Not for couples really.

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Divine location, organic delicious food made with love and the perfect getaway sans kids for my husband and I, however sadly a little disappointing. Gaia was just what the doctor ordered in terms of a quiet getaway to destress for a couple of days and give us a chance to connect on our 15th Wedding Anniversary. I do love a... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrender to the beauty and healing cultures of Gaia Retreat & Spa, nestled in the breathtaking Bundjalung Country hinterland of Byron Bay, Northern NSW Australia. Gaia is the perfect place to renew, refresh, and restore. Poised on the highest point in the shire and set on 25 acres, Gaia has 20 beautifully appointed retreat style bungalow villas set in the lush sub tropical gardens. This unique boutique property will seduce you into infinity with its endless views and beautiful vistas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gaia Retreat & Spa

Address: 933 Fernleigh Rd, Brooklet, New South Wales 2479, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Brooklet
Price Range: £294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gaia Retreat & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Gaia Retreat Hotel Brooklet
Gaia Retreat And Spa
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“I would not book an adjoined cabin”
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“All rooms were quiet and beautiful.”
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“All rooms are positioned well”
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“Acala rooms have their own spa on the deck where you can watch the moon rise - bliss!”
 of 5 bubbles NatReviewer, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
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