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Vibrant Living Retreat & Day Spa

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Westport, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Perfect Palace Cottage was the perfect place for our family get together. The cottage itself is well set up and appointed with all the comforts of home setting us up for the "best" of stays. It made it even more perfect that we were allowed to bring our furry family members on holiday with us. It was topped again... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Vibrant Living Retreat and Day Spa is a beautiful destination, where you can truly relax and unwind. There are spaces for meditation and yoga, a beautiful garden, and the massages are great. The rooms were fantastic too, very comfortable and nicely done :)

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Asheville, N.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous property ,beautiful rooms ,lovely wee dog, Magika, amazing views, wonderful n helpful Suzie. Met the owner ,Steven who was warm n welcoming. U couldn't ask 4 more!!! Don't know what else 2 say. Very peaceful n quite gorgeous property with views nearly 360*!!! The beds were super comfortable. All modern accompaniments. Love the dog!!

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at vibrant living for just one night but I wished I'd stayed longer! My boyfriend and I were really taken care of and the place is just beautiful. We stayed in the villa, which gave us complete privacy and we also had an outside hot tub to avail of, which we did of course!! There were so many... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My partner treated us to the two night couples package in the alpine villa and wow what a treat it was. We started the weekend off with a massage shortly after arrival and were instantly relaxed. The accommodation was immaculate and we loved the private hot tub under the stars. All the staff were very friendly and breaky was top... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Unfortunately on our 10th wedding anniversary, we were unable to sleep in the bed as it was to hard, I ended up sleeping on the sofa in the lounge, and my wife slept on the bed room floor as the bed sucked unless your Arnold schwartznegger getting ready to go in to combat. We had previously had a spa in... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

A very comfortable stay, a large room and beautiful surroundings, with a real country feeling. Staff are friendly and there is a welcoming environment. We enjoyed an awesome breakfast, very tasty and well presented.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Vibrant living offers an amazing experience in beautiful surroundings . My girlfriend and I took part in the detox / yoga retreat and it truly out shine our expectations. Mary Jo is the perfect hostess offering a truly spiritual experience.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We were welcomed by Steve, a very charming Irishman from Co. Mayo. Our room was extremely comfortable with a very spacious bathroom. The bed was very, very comfortable and ensured a good night's sleep. Breakfast was excellent and beautifully presented and served.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

What a fabulous place !!!! we stayed over at the villa which was so luxurious we could have lived in it. attached my photos it also included a hot tub in your own little garden and sun bathing patio . I advice everyone to book and stay here it's worth every penny !!! The couple who own are very friendly... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A place where magic happens .! Legendary 3-course delicious and nutritious breakfasts! This contemporary lodge is embraced by peace, views, & all day sun. The courtyard with lavenders & soothing waterfall is a unique feature. You can enjoy Vibrant Living Retreat famous 3 course breakfast, freshly made smoothies, healthier cooked breakfasts, homemade breads, offering over 10 great choices. Choose from super-king lodge suites or Spa Suite, 3 bedroom Peaceful cottage, Alpine Villa or go self-contained. Other facilities and activities in-lodge is our Day Spa Mountain View Massage and Yoga classes.Vibrant Living Retreat is the perfect place to come to unwind, relax , explore and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vibrant Living Retreat & Day Spa

Address: 88 Rippingale Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand (Formerly Albergo Hanmer Lodge & Alpine Villas)
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $158 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Vibrant Living Retreat & Day Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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