A Postcard from Gaia Retreat & Spa, QLD, Aust

3 Nights Renew Package

The nurturing environment at Gaia Retreat is a haven to manifest, create and actualize whatever you are seeking; giving you the space, inspiration and tools to continue your journey once you leave. Check in any day, refine your dietary requirements, enjoy your morning yoga and fitness activities, and receive spa treatments specific to your needs. The most precious gift we can give you is flexibility and quality ‘time out’.


  • 3 Nights Accommodation
  • All Gourmet Meals and Snacks
  • 1½hr Complimentary Massage valued at $195 per person
  • ½hr Wellness Consultation per person
  • Spa Gift Pack on arrival
  • Daily 90min Morning Yoga
  • Daily Retreat Activities
  • Full use of all Facilities
  • Return Complimentary Airport Transfers from Ballina or Coolangatta – at set times

Things to do

With all the facilities offered by Gaia Retreat, you can also enjoy the following activities:
  • Day and night tennis court
  • Steam, sauna and spa
  • Heated salt water swimming pool
  • Outdoor sunset fire
  • Fitness center
  • Private picnic on the grounds
  • Bike riding
  • Milky way dinner on the Tevana Deck
  • Bush and nature walks
  • Day beds and hammocks
  • On-site tennis coaching
  • On-site personal training
  • Private meditation and nutrition consultation
  • Byron Bay hinterland and eco tours
  • Dolphin and whale watching
  • Guided bushwalks through Nightcap Ranges
AccommodationContemporary and elegant in style, the rooms inspire a feeling of beauty, calmness and balance. Each room is decorated in warm earth tones to create a sense of nurturing, peace and serenity, complimenting the influences of the surrounding flora and fauna. Come on your own, bring a partner or invite some friends, whatever experience you are looking for, Gaia retreat & spa has accommodation to suit you. We offer Layana rooms, Sura Terraces and Acala Suites. Layana RoomsLayana Rooms is the perfect place of comfort with heart. Relax on your own outdoor veranda nestled in fragrant, lush sub-tropical gardens, the Layana Rooms give you the opportunity to reconnect back to the land and offer you a true sense of tranquility.

Sura Terraces

Sura Terraces offer the art of understated elegance. Overlooking picturesque sub-tropical gardens, the Sura Terrace gives you complete privacy to enjoy the beautiful tranquil surrounds from your large outdoor deck and own private King Daybed.

Acala Suites

The Acala suites are the perfect choice for luxury and total serenity. Beautifully appointed on one of the highest points of the property the Acala Suite 1 is a modern one bedroom spacious suite which captures breathtaking views over the Bangalow hinterland. Meanwhile, the Acala Suite 2 is a modern two bedroom spacious suite.


We pride ourselves on the philosophy that food should be as delicious and visually attractive as it is healthy. Dine in style with a strong emphasis on balanced diet, while enjoying exquisite, creative flavors. The day begins with a sumptuous buffet and hot breakfast, followed by a light lunch, while the evening unfolds with a three course fine dining experience. With a healthy Spa Cuisine approach to wellness, our chef personally chooses the freshest organic produce available from Gaia’s own Organic garden, the orchards and plantations of the NSW Northern Rivers region, as well as from local farmers and suppliers. This area is renowned for some of the finest seasonal food mother earth has to offer. This is evident in the high standard and quality of the Gaia cuisine. With Gaia’s spa cuisine approach to wellness, our chef personally chooses the freshest organic produce available from our wide variety of local suppliers, including Gaia’s own organic garden. The orchards, plantations and farms of the NSW Northern Rivers region yield some of the finest seasonal food mother earth has to offer. Gaia is a true culinary experience, varying seafood, chicken and vegetarian. A selection of fine Australian wine is also available to accompany your dinner upon request.


Served in Kukura House or Tevana Deck. The bounty of a rich local harvest allows us to produce fresh tropical fruit, freshly squeezed juices, farm fresh eggs, a range of warm breads, gluten free cereals and muesli.


Served in Kukura House or Tevana Deck. Our chefs take on a much broader perspective than just preparing meals.  They keep in tune with nature’s seasonal fruits and vegetables, and design meals to enhance your health and well-being.  Lunches are light with tantalising fresh organic salads, soups, pastas, breads and other culinary delights.


Served in Kukura House or Tevana deck. Dine in style with great emphasis on a balanced diet, while allowing you to enjoy creative flavors. Dinner is a daily fresh 3-course gourmet menu, varying fish, chicken, and vegetarian.

Spa treatments

At Gaia Retreat & Spa you can indulge in a retreat package or just spend the day being pampered. Gaia Day Spa is the pure heart of the Gaia experience, where nurturing, exceptional healers and therapists are a testimony to the holistic ethos of the multi award winning spa. Choose from the many exquisite specialised treatments for both men and women, treatments which are grounding and profoundly restorative. The Gaia Day Spa has assembled some of the finest healers and therapists in Australia, providing guests with a unique spa journey aimed at enhancing and promoting health and wellbeing. The Gaia team strives to deliver the ultimate retreat spa experience for their guests, geared toward the holistic wellness and inherent beauty of the individual. Mother Nature knows best, her wisdom is the inspiration creating a truly enriching experience that enlivens the senses and connects us to our heart. We use freshly blended products that are made from Australian Organics both from local suppliers and our own Organic Garden. The tranquil sounds and native beauty of the lush surrounds will lull you into a state of deep relaxation empowering you to reconnect, find balance and release stress.

Know before you go

Check in

From 2 p.m. As we are a retreat, check ins arriving by car must arrive before 5 p.m. daily.

Check out

Before 11 a.m.

Airport transfers

Transfer from and to Airport. Our complimentary transfers are available from either Coolangatta or Ballina Airport within set times, 7 days a week.


Exclusive Luxury Limousines can be booked at an additional charge, and helicopter transfers can be arranged by contacting Gaia Retreat directly. We can also provide transfers to Bangalow and Byron Bay.

Mobile communication information

At Gaia we want you to escape the stresses of new millennium living, and we offer you the perfect haven. Mobile phones are permitted at Gaia, however to respect the tranquility of other guests we ask that phones be switched off and not used in any public areas of the property. They may however be used in your rooms or on Samira Lookout. Laptops are also allowed at Gaia, although we recommend you leave work at work, remember this is your time out. Free wireless connection is available in Kukura house for those who just have to bring it.

Special menu request

Vegans and special dietary needs are fully catered for. Juice fasting, vegan, vegetarian and raw food retreats are also available upon request.

Extension options

Gaia Retreat has retreats of other durations and programs too if you so wish. Additional Gaia ‘Focus Upgrades’, for Get Fit, Weight Loss, Detox and Yoga are aimed to give the guest an even more focused program suited to their specific needs. We assess the ambitions of our guests prior to arrival and set attainable goals for them to achieve, not only during their stay, but when they leave. Depending on the season and the length of stay, a selection of the following scheduled activities are offered:
  • Morning yoga in the Zama Yoga room
  • Tai Chi on Samira Lookout
  • Cardio circuit in Viha Fitness Centre
  • Qi Gong
  • Meditation
  • Organic cooking classes
  • Body Balance
  • Talks on health and well-being
  • Pilates
  • Sculpture and art classes

What is not included

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional Treatments and Therapies
  • Personal Excursions
  • Additional meals & drinks

Additional information

For more information ask your questions directly to Gaia Retreat who will be happy to assist you. Simply click on the Contact Organizer button to send a message.

Booking conditions


For more booking information, please directly send an inquiry to Gaia Retreat.

Children information

To maximize what Gaia has to offer our minimum age for guests is 16.