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Authenticity Health and Wellness Retreat

14 - 30 Waterport Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia (Formerly Authenticity Spa Resort)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent a weekend at Authenticity and we were treated to the most awesome spas, massages and pampering. The staff were most welcoming, food delicious, accommodation very comfortable. Definitely returning in the future! Top place!

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Gregory D, Owner at Authenticity Health and Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Vicki We are delighted to hear that you had a nurturing stay and were able to benefit from the sanctuary we provide to those who seek to find inner peace, tranquility, insight and transformation. We genuinely enjoy pampering our guests and are so pleased we made you feel at home. From all the facilitators and the supporting team, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always enjoy Authenticity, whether as a massage Client or restaurant Guest. This is because the People who run this place are amazing, visionary, evolved, caring and delightful! They are true to their brand. The place feels timeless and enriching on many levels, from the classical decor to the spiritual artifacts - and the gourmet vegetarian food is sublime! Coming... More 

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Gregory D, Owner at Authenticity Health and Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review. Guests like yourself who appreciate the environment we create keep us encouraged and devoted to providing a healing environment for all beings and our Mother, the Earth. Our 'superfood' is sourced from local organic producers wherever possible and we are excited about being able to offer raw cuisine options since we have... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Authenticity offers a sanctuary for rejuvenation of the body & mind, as well as support for the return to spirit. After spending 5 days at the retreat it was my partner who first recommended I visit.Through the period of her stay she was able to heal her heart and body after a previous car accident. Impressed with the results I... More 

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Gregory D, Owner at Authenticity Health and Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Ryan Thanks for your kind words. We are privileged to work with those who seek to find inner peace, tranquility, insight, personal development and restoration of mind body and soul. From all the facilitators and the supporting team, we are looking forward to seeing you here and continuing to be of assistance to your wellbeing. Namaste Gregory D More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful location, relaxing and serene. Truly gives you the opportunity to get of the grid. Services are great as is the food. Cater for dietry needs and great selection of organic Wines. Only a short drive to Port Elliot beach and the main street, and Victor Harbour not far away. We'll be back again 😃😎

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Gregory D, Manager at Authenticity Health and Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you kindly for your warm-hearted review. We appreciate genuine heartfelt words and people. What comes from the Heart ultimately touches the heart. We are also pleased you enjoyed our food and selection of organic biodynamic wines, as well as the beautiful surrounding area of the picturesque Township of Port Elliot Looking forward to your return Best Regards... More 

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband surprised me for my 30th birthday with a weekend at Authenticity! Imagine my surprise as we approached the stunning 1860s manor set on sprawling grounds at the edge of the fantastic Port Elliot (one of my favourite SA towns). We were greeted by a friendly and informative host who promptly gave us a tour of the building, explaining... More 

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Gregory D, Owner at Authenticity Health and Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Stef, Thank you for a wonderfully detailed review, we appreciate your positive comments. Guests like your self, that can appreciate beauty, heritage and genuine heart to heart service, is what keeps as wanting to continue are efforts to make this a better world. A small reminder to all "Beauty is after all in the eye of the beholder and... More 

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The emphasis here is to wind down, relax, get pampered, have healthy and tasty food, wine, coffee....and just chill. Having the massages as soon as we walked in helped us get into this zone quickly.... You can chill by he pool or by the fire, depending on the season.... Great therapists!!!! If you need a circuit breaker from day to... More 

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Gregory D, Owner at Authenticity Health and Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Maria, We are delighted to hear that were able to benefit from what the retreat has to offer, as well as appreciated our genuine hospitality.. Guests like your self, that can appreciate beauty, heritage and genuine heart to heart service, is what keeps us wanting to continue our efforts to help raise awareness of our true nature and our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We hired the whole house for two nights for 6 couples (+3 children) as our wedding was on the grounds. Everything was perfect. Weddings can be stressful, but walking into Authenticity you couldn't help but relax. The grounds were beautifully presented, a photographers dream. Staff were friendly, helpful and caring, making us feel at home during our stay, and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights in the junior suite which was a large room and apparently the nicest room in the house. - shower smelled of algae, when given a tour, the man had told us minimal chlorine is used in the pool so "algae is better than chlorine right?" But there are definitely non chemical ways to clean - white... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I had no expectations coming to Authenticity except having some space and time for myself, lose a few toxins and indulge in pamper and good food. I could not have come to a better place. On entering "The House" I instantly felt like stepping into a different world. There is an immediate sense of calm and peace. My large room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A friend and I have just recently returned from a stay at Authenticity taking part in their 5 day detox package. It gave me the perfect opportunity to kick start my way to better health.Lots of great advice from Kirsty and Gregory about the importance of diet,hydration etc. esp. in relation to the fibromyalgia I suffer.The vegetarian meals were delicious... More 

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Gregory D, Owner at Authenticity Health and Wellness Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your warm and positive review. We are delighted to hear that you have had a genuinely enjoyable stay and were able to benefit from what the retreat has to offer, as well as appreciated our genuine hospitality.. Through our retreats we aim to help raise awareness of our true nature and our relationship to each... More 

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