Mindfulness Retreat

From $1999 per person twin-share

Connect to your joy and flourish in your life.

This 3-night retreat has been lovingly designed to help increase your capacity to experience joy in all areas of your life. Through daily mindfulness practices, joyful movement, and inspiring workshops, you’ll explore the many layers of joy and why it’s one of the foundations of a life lived well. You’ll learn how to cultivate and savor appreciative joy; an emotion that can open you up to life’s beauty, clarity, contentment, and the many possibilities available to you in any given moment.


Dates: 25—28 Apr 2023
Venue: Cape South Wellness Retreat,
Waimarama, Hawke’s Bay
Nearest Airport: Hawke’s Bay Airport, Napier


Packages start at $1999 per person twin-share and include:

— 3 nights luxury accommodation
— Delicious vegetarian meals
— Lunch at Craggy Range
— Arriving and closing ceremonies
— Workshops and talks to inspire joy
— Daily guided mindfulness practices
— Daily yoga and meditation
— Daily movement practices
— Joyful dance class
— Sunrise hike up Te Mata peak
— Cold water immersion experience
— Breathwork journey
— Plenty of free time to relax and reflect



Lotty is passionate about helping people flourish from the inside out. During her own rocky life journey, Lotty discovered the ancient practices of mindfulness, yoga and the wisdom of emotions to help her manage chronic pain, stress and burnout. Inspired to share these teachings with others, Lotty has studied these practices for over 20 years. Lotty is a registered Mindfulness teacher, Soma Breathwork instructor, (200YTT) yoga teacher, and one of the world's most experienced certified emotional culture specialists. Lotty works with a range of people and communities across NZ and internationally.


Join us in the healing embrace of Cape South Wellness Centre. Nestled within 16 acres of sprawling gardens and grounds, Cape South Wellness Retreat’s state-of-the-art facilities include a heated magnesium pool, spacious verandahs, an infrared sauna, and spa pool. Luxuriously and generously furnished, Cape South was ranked by the Guardian as #1 in their ranking of the five best Antipodean retreats. And with stunning views of the Waipuka hills and sea, it’s no surprise.


The Cape South homestead boasts six en-suite bedrooms, a sitting and dining room, large breakfast room, and well-appointed kitchen. The retreat’s cottage is home to two beautiful bedrooms – one twin, one queen – a kitchen, living and dining area, along with a cosy wood stove. There’s a mixture of queen-size, super king, and twin beds available, and WiFi throughout.


Our retreat menu is hand-crafted from the ground up. Made with local produce, the food will be fresh, seasonal, and planned around the dietary requirements and wellness goals of our guests. The retreat’s menu will be vegetarian and gluten-free. This retreat is also alcohol-free, and we ask that you honour this during your stay.

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