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Healing Focus

According to Aboriginal Australian legend, Byron Bay has been a sacred healing ground for more than 20,000 years. Now known as the ‘spiritual and healing capital of Australia’, this beautiful part of the world is also home to one of Australia’s most loved lifestyle retreats – Gaia Retreat & Spa.

A haven of tranquility – with no phones, limited WiFi access, no smoking and no children under 16 – Gaia Retreat & Spa is the perfect place to refocus, rebalance and truly restore with tailormade packages, exquisite organic food, and a diverse range of services and activities delivered by a close-knit team of experienced wellness professionals.

„Meaning ‘Spirit of Mother Earth’, Gaia Retreat & Spa offers guests the ultimate choice and flexibility to create their own bespoke experience.“
  • Spirituality
  • Detox
  • Weight Loss
  • Naturopathy


Co-founded by Olivia Newton-John in 2005, Gaia Retreat & Spa offers a unique blend of the ‘Byron Bay lifestyle’, natural beauty, sustainable design, boutique accommodation, and personalized pampering.

Every day at this luxury boutique resort starts with a gentle restorative yoga class and the option of two or more daily activities. From physical pursuits including boxing, fitness training, and beautiful nature walks, to meditation and organic cooking classes, clay sculpture and pampering spa treatments – you get to choose how you want to enjoy your time out.

And from its position at the highest point of the Byron Hinterland, Gaia Retreat & Spa offers breathtaking views to nurture you on your personal journey – whether it’s to recharge, de-stress, lose weight, detox, get fit or simply reconnect with your relaxed, inner self.


Features & Benefits


  • Intimate boutique retreat with 25 beautifully appointed rooms,  suites, and villas set in lush subtropical rainforest gardens
  • New magnificent 2-bedroom Komala Luxe Villa overlooking the Northern hinterland of Gaia
  • For unparalleled indulgence and the ultimate time out, the spacious two bedrooms Komala Luxe is boasting a saltwater infinity plunge pool, large private deck areas with daybed kabana, lounge room fireplace and own private treatment areas
  • Conference facilities for 40 people


  • Organic, locally-sourced produce, own organic garden, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and special dietary needs are fully catered for
  • Authentic Australian Spa Cuisine
  • Gourmet meals, snacks, juices & teas are all-inclusive
  • Nutritional consultancy, weight loss cuisine
  • Detox menus

Sustainable & Social Practices

  • Embraces an eco-friendly lifestyle. The aim is to tread as lightly as they can on the land.
  • Chooses organic produce sourced from local suppliers with much of fresh produce grown in the own on-site organic gardens
  • Endeavours to always use Australian eco-friendly cleaning products and ensure the recycling of waste, as well as initiatives such as composting, rainwater use with advanced filtration systems, and an integrated pest management program
  • Consciously minimises any use of single-use plastic at the retreat, with sustainable options always implemented where possible.
  • Is aligned with the ‘Rainforest Rescue Regeneration Scheme’ and has implemented plantings of over 4000 trees to ensure healthy Australian native vegetation on the property.


  • Informative health and wellbeing presentations and evening talks, lifestyle coaching, art and cooking classes
  • Body balance, yoga, pilates, Qi Gong, Thai chi, cardio & boxing classes, and meditation
  • Fitness center, yoga studio, pool & tennis court
  • Rainforest walks, biking, bird watching & guided bushwalks

Healing & Spa

Spa Facilities
  • Multi award-winning Gaia Day Spa offers 14 treatment rooms, sauna, hot tub & steam room
  • Products: Australian-made luxury performance-based products – Retreatment Botanics by Olivia Newton-John
  • Grand Samadhi Yoga Studio with North facing aspects nestled in the Western lush rainforest offering beautiful hues of light and stunning views
Healing Therapies & Treatments
  • Acupuncture, aromatherapy, craniosacral, energy therapy, sound healing, holistic health consultancy, hot stone massage, indigenous healing techniques, lymphatic drainage, classic massages, naturopathic consultations, reflexology, reiki, Shiatsu massage & sound therapy
Healing Therapies
Elisabeth Ixmeier, COO, Founder
Dr. Elisabeth Ixmeier
Healing Hotels of the World
We love that the healing energy coming from the earth in this magical place is implemented in every treatment, activity and menu.


Complimentary airport transfers included in most packages.

  • Airplane
    Ballina Airport: 30 min
  • Car
    Byron Bay: 15 min
  • Car
    Gold Coast / Coolangatta Airport: 60 min


Gaia Retreat & Spa

933 Fernleigh Road
Brooklet NSW 2479
Byron Bay Hinterland

+61 2 6687 1216


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