Need a break from your 9 to 5? This YOGAVENTURES ultimate holistic wellness experience and an adventure of a lifetime all in one. Hit reset with daily yoga and wellness workshops, rejuvenate with daily massages, hike New Zealand’s World Heritage parks (where Lord of the Rings was filmed!), cleanse and Nourish with incredible local cuisine, take cooking classes, refocus with mindfulness and meditation, indulge in the Zen inspired spa and rest in sustainable and luxurious accommodations on a sub-alpine terrace with expansive views of Lake Wakatipu. Come by yourself, bring your bestie, or your partner. This once-in-a-lifetime unique experience like no other. Expect your body to become lean, strong, and flexible, as your mind becomes calm, clear, and present.
Located on the South Island of New Zealand, this retreat is just 40 minutes drive from Queenstown.
This luxury ccomodation is hosted on a 8.4-hectare site (about 21 acres) sub-alpine terrace with expansive views across Lake Wakatipu. Each room is designed to celebrate the fundamental acts of sleeping and bathing in Zen inspired luxury. There are 8 accommodation units each with a unique aspect. Rooms are well appointed and have a sustainable, ecologically friendly story. Furnished in a refined, uncluttered manner. Recycled timbers, woven natural dyed blankets, organic cotton linen, New Zealand wool floor rugs and natural latex mattresses. There are desks for journaling and spaces for reading. Rooms are well lit and all have views. Bathrooms are well appointed, designed to be shared and feature separate shower/bath/toilet spaces. Bathrobes and oversized towels are in all bathrooms as are organic body & shower products. In the foyer of the Eco Suites & Monastic Singles there is space to sit, change shoes, and share herbal teas. There is a laundry service and also a separate drying room for hiking boots & jackets.
This retreat includes daily yoga classes taking relaxation and healing to new heights. Expect nourishing yin yoga, energising movement and wellness workshops that will take place in the yoga shala or outdoors in the fresh air to soak up the tranquil environment around you.
It's our mission to offer high-quality yoga accessible for absolutely everyone of all backgrounds and body types. With that in mind, we bring along all the yoga props to make this experience as enjoyable as possible for you. We provide yoga blocks, straps, bolsters, blankets, small trigger balls and large trigger balls. You just have to bring your trusty yoga mat!
Relish new flavours and creative cuisines with a wholesome, healthy and unique garden-to-plate dining experience. We cater to vegetarians, vegans, gluten-free intolerances, food allergies and other special dietary needs.
+ 5 days and 4 nights gorgeously appointed luxury accommodation with double or single beds, modern amenities and ensuite
+ Exclusive shared amenities such as Zen inspired spa
+ Delicious premium daily breakfast, lunch and dinner by private chef
+ Welcome pack upon arrival
+ Daily sunrise gentle flow yoga
+ Daily sunset yin yoga
+ Yoga nidra meditation by candlelight
+ Yoga and wellness workshops to deepen your understanding and broaden your yoga knowledge
+ All yoga props provided (you just have to bring your yoga mat!)
+ Daily spiritual discussions and Q&A sessions
+ Open air movie/documentary night under the stars
+ Hike in New Zealand’s World Heritage park (where Lord of the Rings was filmed!)
+ 3 (yes, 3!) relaxation massages to feel fully restored
+ Cooking classes
+ Airport transfers
+ Complimentary WiFi
+ Private beach access
+ Transport to and from activities
+ As much chill time in the ocean or pool as you like!
+ Flights in to and out of Queenstown International Airport (ZQN). We recommend using Sky Scanner.
+ In-Transit Accommodation
+ Accommodation if you wish to arrive early and/or stay later
+ Passport expenses
+ Airport taxes
+ Travel insurance
+ Extra spending money
+ Early Bird Pricing: We encourage those that can’t afford the full price option to sign up at least 6 month early for the Early Bird option.
+ Standard Pricing: This option is the standard price for retreats when booking within 6 months of start date.
+ Deposit: Secure your spot with a $500 AUD non-refundable deposit. Final balances are due 3 months before retreat start date. If final payment is not received by due date YOGAVENTURES reserves the right to cancel your reservation. In this case your $500 AUD non-refundable deposit will be forfeited.
+ Payment Plans: We strive to maintain a balance between making our retreats accessible to everyone whist running a sustainable, thriving business so that we can continue to create and share these beautiful experiences with you. If you're interested in a payment plan, please email us to enquire and we can split up your payments to make it work. You will still be required to make the $500 AUD non-refundable deposit and final balance will be due 3 months before retreat start date.
ABOUT THE TEACHER
Your guide for this retreat will be Emma Ceolin, yoga teacher and founder of YOGAVENTURES. Emma's an internationally accredited yoga teacher (RYT®500, E-RYT®200, RPYT®, RCYT®, YACEP®) with over 1000hrs yoga teacher training and experience teaching classes, workshops, retreats and teacher trainings around the globe. She's also a skydiver, freediver, scubadiver, surfer, vegan, uni student, entrepreneur and all round life enthusiast! Emma first found yoga as a therapy for anxiety and depression and it set her on a wellness journey that changed her life. Her mission is to share yoga as a path to health, healing and happiness. Her teachings are based around the 'do what feels good' method. Leave her classes feeling more grounded, connected and more aligned with what it is you actually seek.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By reserving your space through placing your deposit or paying in full you're agreeing to the stated policies in our Terms and Conditions. Please read in full and please note: If cancellation takes place 90 or more days to retreat start date participant will be refunded total payments made less $500 AUD non-refundable deposit. If cancellation takes place less than 90 days of retreat start date then 100% of the retreat price will be forfeited by participant. YOGAVENTURES reserves the right to make changes deemed necessary prior to any retreat start date. We do our best to make sure all our retreat run smoothly and on time. However, In the rare event that we need to make changes, whether it be due to natural disaster, illness, civil unrest, death, closure, or any other unforeseen circumstance, we will offer a transfer to another trip or a full refund of your funds.