23 - 26 September 2021

From $1799 per person twin-share

Tap into your inner wisdom.

With a nourishing blend of yoga, meditation, embodied movement, sacred women’s ritual, and self-love practices, this women’s only three-night retreat is both a journey into the divine feminine, and a reverent honouring of you as a unique woman.


Nelson’s Appleby House and Rabbit Island Huts is set on 25 acres of Waimea Plains land, and boasts 360 degree views of the Mt Arthur ranges, Richmond Hills, and the Waimea Estuary. The property is just minutes from the walking, biking, and swimming of Rabbit Island, the eateries and galleries of Mapua, and the conveniences of Richmond.


Packages start at $1799 per person and include:

— 3 nights accommodation in private rooms
— Return airport transfers
— Healthy and wholesome vegetarian meals
— Opening and closing ceremonies
— Daily morning satsang and meditation
— Daily morning Vinyasa Flow
— Daily evening Yin and Yoga Nidra
— Embodiment through the Chakras Workshop
— Essence of Embodiment Workshop
— Silent forest meditation walk
— Embodied movement class
— Self-love practices
— Fire Ceremony
— Free time to rest and rejuvenate

Optional extra: on-site 60 minute relaxation
massage (limited spaces available).

Gold Package

Appleby House Rooms: $1999

Silver Package

Rabbit Island Ensuite Huts: $1899

Bronze Package

Standard Rabbit Island Huts | Glamping Tent: $1799


Appleby House and Rabbit Island Huts offer two types of accommodation. Appleby House is a contemporary space, with four large bedrooms and luxurious amenities. And Rabbit Island Huts and Glamping is a little bit hotel, a little bit glamping, and a little bit traditional Kiwi camping. Together, the properties are perfectly designed for guests to enjoy the best of this stunning corner of New Zealand.


We're thrilled to bring you the talent and expertise of our personal chef, Matt Cooper. Specialising in plant-based, health-focused and nutritious food, each of Matt’s retreat menus is totally unique, and handcrafted from the ground up. Made with local produce, the food will be largely plant-based – fresh, seasonal, and healthy.


This unique retreat will be led by Maria Gorham and Bridget Smith. Maria owns the iconic Hot Yoga Wellington studios and The New Zealand Yoga Collective. Bridget is a certified yoga teacher, and founder of the Yoga Travel Co. Together, the pair look forward to helping you create a richer and more loving connection with your mind, body, and spirit.

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