Affordable Health Retreats in QLD
One of the largest myths about retreats is that they’re unfeasibly expensive. Sure, Australia’s larger and better known retreats can have some pretty hefty price tags but there’s hundreds of affordable health retreats in QLD offering amazing bespoke experiences from under $200 a night. Our price filter makes it super simple to narrow down the retreats that are affordable for you so that everyone can experience the joy of retreats, no matter their budget. Here are our top picks of QLD’s budget friendly retreats that are great for your health and great for your wallet…
Below $100 per day/night
Nestled in a native blue gum forest and set against the backdrop of a luscious tropical rainforest lies Numala Forest Retreat, a sanctuary for those frazzled by life, its challenges or monotony. Just 20 minutes drive from the iconic Gold Coast Beaches, Numala offers either a full day yoga retreat including fundamental techniques and how to tap into your Prana for $140 or a half day retreat for $90, whether it’s personal transformation you are looking for, or simply an opportunity to relax, de-stress and enjoy some peace and quiet, Numala is one of the most affordable health retreats in QLD. has something for everyone.
Relax and Shine Yoga has been helping people of all ages and all walks of life to feel fitter, healthier, happier and more peaceful for more than 22 years. It offers a blend of yoga styles and is dedicated to a holistic approach that benefits all areas of health – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. Relax and Shine offer a range of courses and retreats throughout the year, from day retreats focusing on self care and pampering to longer term yoga courses. Relax and Shine’s packages start from just $95 for a half day Stress/Anxiety Self Care Workshop or $145 for a full day retreat.
Bellbunya is a living, breathing community of people committed to increasing their own and the planet’s consciousness situated just 25 min from Noosa on the Sunshine Coast. Bellbunya aims to explore ways to create a re-localised and sustainable future, with 4 key values of personal and spiritual growth, social sustainability, economic sustainability, and environmental sustainability. If you fancy joining the community as a guest a private room with shared facilities is a steal at just $95 per night or alternatively volunteering opportunities are offering in return for work on the land.
Below $200 per night
Prema Shanti is the only yoga mediation retreat in Australia and the world situated in the heart of two world heritage listed eco-systems; the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree National Park, the worlds oldest rainforest. Just two hours north of Cairns, their stunning location is complemented by the purpose built eco-friendly yoga facilities. Their Retreat program runs 7 days a week, all year round so you can choose as many nights as you like while indulging in the full program and offers meditation every morning and yoga in the evening, with a full range of lush spa and massage treatments also available for you to indulge in. Couples rooms are $125 per night and private rooms $155.
Noosa Forest Retreat is a holistic community that runs permaculture and community farming courses to share holistic living principles with those that visit. Noosa Forest Retreat offer opportunities to practice yoga, Ayurveda, and a vegetarian or holistic lifestyle following a “simple living, higher thinking” philosophy. The retreat offers a 12 day BYO camping option for $135 per night, twin share rooms for $150 or privates for $180 per night over the same period
Tivoli Retreat is a space of nurturing bliss for body, mind and spirit. Arrive to find expansive views over the green rolling hills of the Cedar Pocket valley, which immediately evoke a sense of peace, stillness and calm. The Retreat is a modern boutique style designed specifically for cleansing and relaxation. Daily routines consist of a perfect blend of detoxifying wood fired sauna and magnesium plunge pool rituals (twice daily), and a movement and meditation session. With only four spacious rooms, each with private en-suites, peace and quiet is assured, with rates from just $175 for a twin share or $200 for a private.
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