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Gaia Retreat & Spa

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933 Fernleigh Rd, Brooklet, New South Wales 2479, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bega, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just returned from my 6th visit to Gaia & it is its very uniqueness that is one of the great attractions for me. There is always a warm & gracious welcome & a gentle feeling of calm & stillness that envelops the entire Retreat surroundings. It is a place for me to slow down, unwind & regain a... More 

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Merimbula, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I have been here a number of times. Each time it is like coming home to a great welcome by a warm and loving family. Everything offered is of the highest standard. Each of the spa treatments offered are excellent, with each practitioner being absolutely engaged with you and your specific needs. Between treatments, the gardens,sporting and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent 2 nights here on the spa package. Lovely gardens, very comfortable room and bathroom . Excellent spa services. However at the prices charged I would expect the standard of service and amenities to be faultless. Some minor issues which would be nothing in a mid range hotel irritated. Eg no coffee in the rooms, no sugar, no milk... More 

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GaiaRetreat, General Manager at Gaia Retreat & Spa, responded to this review

Catriona thank you for taking the time to write, we welcome your feedback. I clearly remember meeting you on a few occasions, one of them which was your enquiry about the temperature of the Pool. I personally checked with the Operations Manager who tested the Temperature of the pool which was 22, I am confused where the differing information has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful staff who exceeded my expectations. The accommodation met every need with beautiful surroundings and so peaceful. Food was delicious and nutritious. A wonderful birthday experience for me. I will be back.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Then you should go here. Some details: * if you fly in to Ballina airport they will organise airport transfers. I realized when I got to Ballina I didn't have the details of where I should meet the transfer etc. no worries, when I turned my phone back on after the flight there was already a voicemail from the driver... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

You could not ask for anything more from the beautiful Gaia Retreat. I have been to numerous retreat spaces around the world and this is the most beautiful in it's design, natural surroundings and it's culture. The magical and spiritual energy of Byron Bay pervade the interactions with staff and practitioners in a gentle subtle but also non-invasive way. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I recently spent 3 nights at this beautiful location with my mother and daughter. We each wanted to refresh and relax for different reasons and each found that sense of calm and serenity that we were seeking. The location is beautiful, the staff incredibly focused on meeting our every need and from the time we woke up to the sounds... More 

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Brighton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

What a wonderful place! For those considering a stay at Gaia we would unequivocally recommend it. This is not a boot camp health retreat - it is a combination of a wonderful location, fantastically presented local organic food (with a glass of wine if you choose) and the kindest people caring for you during your stay, from the owners to... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I recently spent 3 nights at Gaia by myself for some healing and pampering. I absolutely loved it. I stayed in the Acala 1 suite which was very comfortable and the private spa was great of an evening to lie back in and stare up at the stars. The food! The food was delicious, I enjoyed every single dish and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We spent 3 nights (not long enough) at this special place. It has been 4 years since my last visit and all I can say is the experience was sensational. All of the team at Gaia are so warm and friendly. We also visited the spa which is a place of serenity and the massage was a highlight, executed by... More 

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