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Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
In a world of busy, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat stands apart as the destination to help you rest and revive and inspires you to live a healthier life. Whether you stay for a spa weekend over two nights or the popular detox program over seven days, you will connect with supportive professionals who will teach you resilience in the modern world.Australia's award winning lifestyle retreat is surrounded by ocean and valley views in the Gold Coast hinterland, with exceptional facilities including the stunning Spa Sanctuary, one of the largest spas in the Southern Hemisphere. Enjoy delicious organic cuisine, an extensive range of activities and stylish accommodation including luxury villas. Gwinganna.....for the rest of your life.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free parking
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
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Gwinganna was an opportunity to break from my medically fueled life. An opportunity to stop, be present and invest time into my emotional & mental health and well-being. I enjoyed many activities from fitness classes, yoga, guided meditation, walks/hikes and much needed rest
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Response from Gwinganna, Manager at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
Responded 6 Feb 2019
Dear Monique M Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It sounds like your stay was exactly what you needed and we are so grateful to have been able to care for you. Gwinganna is certainly a place to relax, recharge and reconnect, no matter how much or how little you choose to do. Thank you again for your review, we look forward to welcoming you back.
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4 days of restorative, calm and inspiring experiences. Initially I didn’t think this was enough time but I was ready to go home at the end. Gwinganna offers daily optional classes, meditations, hikes and seminars. I did classes I’d never heard of before like Gyrokenesis! Staff
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Brilliant experience. Whilst the spa was beautiful and the treatments really unique, the thing that makes Gwinganna stand out is the people and the wealth of information you get to help you live a more healthy, fulfilled life. I found it a transformative experience and every
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Response from Gwinganna, Manager at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
Responded 6 Feb 2019
Dear tgflower Thank you so much for your review. We often hear guests say that a stay is transformative so we are very happy you found that to be the case. A stay at Gwinganna is definitely an investment in your future wellness along with being a restful break from our busy lifestyles. Thank you again. Wishing you wellness
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I did the time out weekend from Jan 10-13 and absolutely loved it. I left feeling relaxed and ready to return to real life. Accommodation was beautiful with organic bath products. The grounds are stunning and facilities are beautiful. The activities and program is excellent,
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Superb location great people who are fully committed to the ethos of wellness through food, exercise and knowledge. All in all Gwinganna is an exceptional experience for those centered on being or staying healthy.
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My lovely room at Gwinganna for the week
My lovely room at Gwinganna for the week
My lovely room at Gwinganna for the week
Hi The lectures and discussions like everything else at Gwinganna are voluntary. I found it full on both physically and mentally. As I knew NOTHING about biology and how the body links with the gut etc. So holistically I got a lot out of it. All stays from 4 days are detox and superb. Detox from alcohol, sugar, coffee and chemicals (organic food). You get up for 6am Tai Chee. Very grounding and taught me to be in the moment. Rather than all the chatter in my head. Then you have the option to go for a Yang (tough walk), medium yang walk or a wander around the gardens. After brekkie at 8 (food is all organic and superb) you can go for a yang or ying activity. The gym and other activities are great. Also water sports etc. Then a discussion before lunch. Or you can go for a swim, walk, etc. Afternoon is free. Then dinner and bed. You are on the go from 6am to 8pm at night. Excellent detox, heaps of activities, and no need to get a massage. Fully recommend. Hope that helps ?? Cheers D
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I also run my own company, solo. Wifi is a real issue. The first visit I stayed in the more expensive Moonarie Villas and the wifi was no problem. The return visit was in less exxy Orchard Suites and the phone AND Wifi was non-existent. I ended up (with others) sneaking into the seminar room and working quietly for 20min a day. Try asking them for a room that has cellular reception. One guest had four bars but only in her bathroom/toilet.
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If the sun is out you should be fine but if it is overcast and/raining or windy you will need long pants and jumpers.
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"Deluxe orchard room is private and beautiful."
"The Orchid suite had a shared living room & within the suite two separate lock up bedrooms each with own bathroom - fantastic."
"Lychee rooms are dark"
"I would recommend the Orchard Deluxe Studio - the outdoor bath looks divine!"
"Villas for couples and families, Orchard suite to share with friends, Queenslanders for the economical stays"
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