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The Deep Retreat

51 Macrossan St | Studio 3, Corner Owen & Warner Streets, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 5183
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Best massage experience ever!

The Deep Retreat is an amazing place of healing, serenity and peace. Michael has created a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Andrew P
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Terrific Massage and Relaxation

This was just what I needed to unwind and feel relaxed on holidays. The one hour massage was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sara P
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Port Douglas ONLY Ayurveda infused Deep Massage & Bodywork. The Deep Retreat CREATED BY MICHAEL JOSEPH, THE DEEP RETREAT OFFERS YEARS OF TRADITIONAL MASSAGE & BODYWORK EXPERIENCES. There's massage then there's MASSAGE! You may notice that we offer several styles of massage within the ONE massage. The body needs not just one style but many. Some parts need deep & firm, others need gentle & intuitive. Our therapists will 'feel' their way which takes confidence & years of experience. A small, quiet treatment space next door to Deep Yoga Studio. Massage customised & holistic in approach. Expect a comprehensive consultation & only experienced MASSAGE SPECIALISTS each with their own unique expertise. Because of our experience, we attract some of the best therapists in Port Douglas! We offer a combination of Remedial, deep tissue, Sweish, Kahuna, Aromatherapy, Hot stones, Holistic Facials & Healing relaxation experiences.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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51 Macrossan St | Studio 3, Corner Owen & Warner Streets, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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+61 7 4099 5183
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Deep Retreat is an amazing place of healing, serenity and peace. Michael has created a beautiful environment to get off the treadmill of life and let your stresses and strains be melted away. The Sento bath and steam/sauna room are just the perfect compliment...More

Thank Andrew P
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Michael J, Owner at The Deep Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Andrew, we loved that you came back for a 2nd treatment. Well done you! It makes our job so much easier when clients are as lovely as you. We love what we do & so glad you invested so much time into your health. Onwards...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was just what I needed to unwind and feel relaxed on holidays. The one hour massage was relaxing and restorative, with half an hour afterward in the baths and steam room to really leave me feeling re-energised. Highly recommend.More

Thank Sara P
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Michael J, Owner at The Deep Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Sara, We LOVED looking after you. Next time it would be great to see you at Yin Yoga. This opens the body just like massage but your in control. Our website yogaluva.com has all the stretches & meditations you need & its all free...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked in for an hour massage with Hannah followed by an hour using the bath/steam sauna/silk cocoon. The massage was lovely and relaxing, with my chill-out taken to the next level by cycling through the sauna & then hanging in the silk cocoon, with...More

Thank Natasha D
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Michael J, Owner at The Deep Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Natasha Yes! the cocoons seem to be everyones favourite. Hannah is amazing as are all our therapists. We have a genuine interest in who people are. Everything we do is customized so we have no idea what we are going to do until we...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Mike and Hannah looked after my and I partner for a two hour session and we couldn’t have been happier. One of the best spa & massage experiences I’ve ever had. After the hour-long tailored massage; the Sento spa and sauna was great post massage,...More

Thank Jordan M
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Michael J, Owner at The Deep Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Hi Jordan, we really enjoyed looking after you both. Yes! Everything we do is customised which is the way it should be. It helps when our clients are so willing to trust & receive from us. Thank you so much XMike

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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Took a meditation and two yoga classes at the retreat during my visit to Port Douglas. Staying on the same block it was nice to stop in for a relaxing class. My neck and back felt sooo good after even the first class. My next...More

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Michael J, Owner at The Deep Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Hi Joyce. We LOVED having you. You were hilarious! We should do a comedy show together! Yes, next time have a massage for sure. xMike

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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

One of the best massages i have ever had. Michael's kahuna massage is something else. Felt so relaxed and free. I would recommend to any one visiting to go there. Book ahead of time you wont be disappointed.More

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Michael J, Owner at The Deep Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Thank you so much Wade. When clients are so nice, kind & open to receive it makes my job so much easier. You were an absolute pleasure to look after. Don't forget to goto yogaluva.com to download all the free meditations & stretches. Take Care...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked in for the complete package of a 1 hour yoga class, 1 hour massage and 1 hour in the bath house and relaxation rooms. It was pure bliss and the bath house is beautiful! Michael was also flexible in allowing...More

Thank Alison H
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Michael J, Owner at The Deep Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Hi Alison You work so hard so it was great to be able to assist. You did the right thing by coming to Yin Yoga. We find people benefit the most from a stretch based practice. Keep doing those stretches on www.yogaluva.com I was lovely...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Loved my hour massage, with steam and soak in the excellent bath house before hand, came out feeling relaxed and energised as promised. An oasis of calm and peace.

Thank Erin3437
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Michael J, Owner at The Deep Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2018

Hi Erin, we do our best to deliver on our promises. It helps when our clients are as lovely as you. XMike

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

It is clean, beautiful and a wonderful place to relax and enjoy everything! I hadn't done any yoga while away and was happy to stumble across this wonderful spot. It is highly professional, yet friendly and inviting. I feel everyone needs a yoga class...whether it...More

Thank Holly L
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Michael J, Owner at The Deep Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Hi Holly I can take an order! LOL Thank you so much for your enthusiastic review. We loved having you. XMike

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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We chose this place to have a massage because they had a bath and sauna that you could use if you booked there. The soak is well worth it to get your mind and body relaxed before you get into the massage. I had Desi,...More

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Michael J, Owner at The Deep Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Thank you for your review & noticing the time, effort & joy we have put into creating The Deep Retreat & Deep Yoga Studio. We are Port Douglas ONLY purpose built, traditional Ayurveda inspired Yoga Studio. We are indeed different. All Deep Massage Experiences include...More

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