With the onset of spring, it’s only natural to emerge from winter’s hibernation (and all those lovely red wines by the fire) and look for opportunities to re-balance, reboot and rejuvenate yourself physically and spiritually.

Why not consider one of the many fantastic wellness retreats and getaway specials currently on offer in Australia’s most popular place of health and healing, the beautiful Byron Shire?

‘Spa Renew Special’

The live-well lovechild of Olivia Newton-John and her local co-founders, this award-winning retreat is loved by devoted fans and celebrities for its serene Byron hinterland setting, iconic day spa and luxurious treatments delivered by a small army of therapists. Oh and the food! The food is incredible, clean, flavoursome and all made from local organic producers or grown on site. PLUS guests are treated to complimentary airport transfers by yours truly, Byron Bay Luxury Transfers. We also take guests to other local hotspots, for shopping or exploring the region.

Gaia Retreat Byron Bay

Whether you want to de-stress, lose weight, detox or get fit, this Spa Retreat Special includes:

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • All gourmet meals and snacks
  • 30 minute wellness consultation
  • $300 spa voucher per room/suite to spend at the Gaia Day Spa
  • Spa gift pack on arrival
  • Daily 90-minute morning yoga
  • Daily retreat activities
  • Full use of all facilities
  • Return complimentary Airport Transfers from Ballina or Gold Coast.

Rates: From $2552 for single.

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‘Yoga and Detox Retreat’

Cleanse, detoxify and rejuvenate your body, mind and soul this spring. The cleanse and care protocol begins with organic cold pressed juices, green smoothies and alkalising soups complemented by yoga, meditation, massage, colonic hydrotherapy and infrared saunas.

Package includes:

  • 3 nights luxury accommodation
  • Naturopathic consultation (includes iridology)
  • Daily yoga & meditation
  • 1 massage (remedial or deep tissue)
  • 1 body polish & mini facial
  • 1 infrared sauna session
  • 1 colonic hydrotherapy session
  • Educational health talks

Cost: $1249 for twin share, per person

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‘Ladies Surf Getaways’

Grab your girls and head to the beaches of Australia’s most-easterly point to find your feet in the surf while pampering yourself at this retreat led by Byron locals Jenny Boggis and Serena Adams, two of Australia’s most experienced female surf coaches.

In between surf lessons, you get to soak up the beauty of the Byron at Byron Resort & Spa, enjoying massage, all meals and daily yoga.

Getaway includes:

  • 5 nights in a Byron at Byron Resort standard suite
  • All meals from the resort’s renowned restaurant
  • 4 deluxe surf coaching sessions including transport, equipment,
  • surf-specific warmup and stretching, personalised coaching & equipment tips, videoing and footage review/analysis
  • Surf Getaways welcome drinks & gifts
  • 4 private group yoga sessions
  • 1 hour relaxation or remedial massage
  • Private group Cape Byron Headland and Lighthouse walking tour
  • Bike hire

Cost: $2,820

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‘Spring Group Retreat’

Do you lack energy, have digestive and sleep issues, or suffer from hormonal imbalances? Perhaps you just feel you’ve lost your connection to self? At this renowned Detox Retreat set on the Tallow Beachfront, you will rid your body of toxins by fasting under the professional supervision of naturopaths and healers, with a diet of juices, mineral broths, herbal teas and ionised water.

Colonic hydrotherapy is optional, and is used to clear out years of debris blockages in your digestive system, as are the organic skin treatments on offer. Enjoy daily yoga and meditation classes, and be rewarded at the end of your fast with a raw food prep class and delicious organic cuisine..

Retreat includes:

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Juice fasting, pre- and post- cleanse programs facilitated by qualified health professionals
  • Naturopathic consultation
  • Herbal medicine & supplements to support detoxification
  • 2 colonic hydrotherapy treatments
  • Parasite & heavy metal cleanses
  • Daily yoga, meditation and infrared saunas
  • Purification rituals
  • Detoxification and nutrition education
  • Sound healing
  • Raw food prep class
  • Post-detox organic spa cuisine food.

When: October 14th-20th
From $2,990

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‘Relax, Rebalance & Revive’

Luxe resort and winner of 2016 Best Hotel Interior Design, the five-star Elements of Byron, is the stunning setting for what’s being billed as ‘Australia’s most inclusive, accessible and luxurious retreat’. Auckland-based adventurous souls and yoga practitioners, Nick and Danica of Bikes and Bends, have collaborated with the team at Elements to curate an experience of happiness and wellbeing moments promising to restore and rebalance the weariest of urban-dwellers.

Package includes:

  • 5 nights luxe accommodation
  • Five luxury bath treats for use in your freestanding bath tub
  • Daily group outdoor beachfront yoga
  • Three group outdoor exercise sessions
  • Two group guided rainforest walks
  • Daily gourmet breakfast
  • Return solar train ticket into Byron township
  • Use of resort’s tennis court, 24-hour gym, walking trails
  • Unlimited in-house movies and WiFi
  • Concierge service to book any off-site service (like a chauffeured local tour or gin-tasting experience with Byron Bay Luxury Transfers.)

Cost: From $1,695

Don’t forget, once you’ve chosen your wellness retreat, contact Byron Bay Luxury Transfers to book your airport transfers and make the experience seamless and stress-free from the moment you step off the plane.