Gaia Retreat and Spa, Australian resort                                                                                           


"Gaia is the most peaceful place on the planet…and provides the ultimate environment to recharge the batteries…rediscover your soul…and refocus your life. It should be an annual experience!!!"
- Richard Wilkins 

Australian Resort Region
This beautiful boutique retreat is set on 25 acres in the healing green hinterland of Byron Bay. Winner of Trip Advisor Traveller’s Choice 2011 Best Relaxation/Spa Hotels in South Pacific, Gaia offers sumptuous villa-style accommodation, retreat activities, delicious organic cuisine and healing treatments. Gaia’s nurturing environment is a haven to manifest perfect health, peace and renewed passion for life.

Gaia is a one hour drive from Gold    Coast Airport and a 20 min drive from Ballina airport. Transfers are complementary with all packages. Helicopter or limousine transfers are available on request.

“Don't even think about skipping breakfast, lunch or dinner- it’s too good to miss." - Delta Goodrem

At Gaia you will dine in style with organic, original and delicious dishes. Fresh produce from Gaia’s garden and local farms are transformed into mouthwatering meals which are sumptious and scrumptious. The day begins with a varied buffet and hot breakfast, followed by a light lunch, while the evening unfolds with a three course fine dining experience. A selection of fine Australian wines, fresh juices, mocktails and herbal teas are also available. Special diets for weight loss, detoxing and diseases are expertly catered for by Gaia’s chef who is qualified in macrobiotic, ayurvedic and raw cuisine.


Australian Resort Facilities                                                                                                        

Gaia Day Spa
At Gaia Retreat & Spa you can indulge in a retreat package or just spend the day being pampered. Gaia Day Spa is the pure heart of the Gaia experience, where nurturing, exceptional therapists and lush surrounds lull you into a state of deep relaxation and renewal. In house and Day Spa guests are welcome to enjoy the beautiful facilities, including the Pool, Spa and Sauna nestled in soothing rainforest surrounds. Towels and robes are provided as well as the use of lockers and showers.

Kukura House
Kukura means people in Sanskrit and is the main meeting place for guests. This Samoan style contemporary longhouse houses reception, the main dining area and relaxation lounges, all which lead out to the spacious Tevana deck. Its cathedral-like ceilings, natural wood features and fine flowing sheers, give the room a sense of splendour and space. Relax with a magazine or book from the library, play a game, watch a DVD, do a guided meditation CD or simply just be.

Viha Fitness Centre
Enjoy your fitness workout in Gaia’s New Viha (Sky) Fitness Centre. Getting fit couldn’t be more inspirational while watching the sun bathe the lush Byron Bay hinterland with a majestic golden hue. The Viha Fitness Centre has a wide range of equipment for all levels of Fitness and a diverse range of fun and revitalising activities including yoga and tai chi classes.

Salt Water Pool, Spa and Sauna

Enjoy the outdoor salt water pool, detoxify in the sauna or relax in the outdoor spa. Relax amongst the beautiful fragrant gardens listening to the enchanting bird calls.

Tennis Court
Enhance your exercise with some fun friendly matches on the clay court.



Contemporary and comfortable rooms in earth tones inspire a feeling of beauty and balance. Relax in the luxurious elegance of your home away from home.

Layana Rooms

Relax on your own outdoor veranda nestled in fragrant, lush sub-tropical gardens. King or twin share is available in Layana rooms.

All rooms include

• Private en-suite bathrooms
• Split Cycle Air Conditioning
• Ceiling Fans
• Bath Robes
• Hairdryer
• Stereo
• Fridge & Tea Making Facilities

SURA Terraces
Slightly larger Sura Terraces give you privacy to enjoy the beautiful tranquil surrounds from your large outdoor deck and own private King Daybed.

All Terrace Rooms have
• Split Cycle Air Conditioning
• Own Private Outdoor Daybed
• Ceiling Fans, Bath Robes
• Hairdryer
• Stereo
• Fridge and Tea Making Facilities

ACALA 1 Suite

Magnificent views of lush nature on your large outdoor deck complete with your own heated spa.

This suite offers
• Beautifully Appointed Bedroom
• A Separate Living Area
• Private Deck with Outdoor Spa
• Kitchenette
• Luxurious Spacious Bathroom and Ensuite
• Split Cycle Air Conditioning
• Ceiling Fans
• Flat Screen TV
• DVD / CD Stereo
• Complimentary Hi Speed Internet
• Priority Complimentary Room Service
• Complimentary Laundry
• Complementary champagne
ACALA 2 Suite
The same as Acala 1 except for an additional bedroom

Local attractions
The Byron Shire region is famous for its breathtaking beaches, nature treks, golf courses, craft markets, boutique shops and fresh food. The best of Australia is available here making it a popular destination for all holiday goers. 

Samira Lookout 
Samira… Sanskrit for ‘wind God and breeze’, is not only the highest point on the property, but in the shire. From this point you can see some of the most spectacular breathtaking views in the region, from Pacific Ocean to the Nightcap Ranges.

Additional Activities and Tours

•    On site Tennis Coaching
•    On site Personal Training
•    Private Meditation and Nutritional consultation
•    Transfers to Bangalow and Byron Bay
•    Byron Bay Hinterland and Eco tours
•    Dolphin and Whale watching

•    Guided bushwalks through the Nightcap Ranges

Check in time2 pmCheck out time11 am
Reservations: Contact us for the current special package rates

•    Daily Morning Yoga in the Zama Yoga room
•    Tai Chi on Samira Lookout
•    Cardio Circuit in Viha Fitness Centre
•    Qi Gong
•    Meditation
•    Organic Cooking Classes
•    Body Balance
•    Talks on Health and Well-Being
•    Pilates
•    Sculpture /art classes

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