Samadhi Health Retreat is Your Next Australian Spa Break

Samadhi Health Retreat is Your Next Australian Spa Break

If you’re going to have a spa break, you might as well do it properly. There’s perhaps nowhere better than Australia’s Macedon Region, a hotbed of more than 140 natural mineral springs. Inviting guests to journey into wellness, boutique retreat Samadhi is ideally nestled in the midst of this healing region, and provides the perfect base to facilitate transformational health experiences and custom-tailored wellbeing holidays.

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Reset on a spa break | Image courtesy of Samadhi

Location

The resort is located in the picturesque hinterlands of Victoria, Australia. The retreat is easily accessible, due to its location 90-minutes drive from Melbourne’s central business district and one hour from Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport.

Another location bonus is the nearby historical towns of Daylesford and Hepburn Springs, which are home to many spas and springs.

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Feng Shui spaces | Image courtesy of Samadhi

Accommodation

Mindfully designed to cultivate a sense of peace and tranquillity, Samadhi’s distinct aesthetic is part of its charm. Built according to Feng Shui principles, the retreat (which is comprised of two self-contained houses that can accommodate up to four guests) was purpose built as a sensory-rich sanctuary, and consequently, enhances healing experiences.

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Samadhi is surrounded by sculptural gardens, with simple yet warm Oriental-inspired interiors which reflect a meditative environment. Along with comfy, therapeutic, king-size beds, the rooms have courtyard gardens. Additionally, the accommodation features freshwater rain showers which use purified, oxygenated water sourced from the retreat’s rainwater tank. There are communal lounge areas, and in winter guests gather around the retreat’s indoor fireplace.

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The food-focus is on fresh, delicious vegetables | Image courtesy of Samadhi

Food Programme

The meals at Samadhi are nutritious and delicious. Serving mostly vegetarian cuisine, many of the dishes on the menu are plant-based, and focus on providing optimal sustenance. Ingredients are either locally sourced, organic, or both where possible.

Samadhi embraces seasonal produce and their salads feature homegrown lettuce with fresh herbs from the retreat garden.

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Pick from a range of wellness packages | Image courtesy of Samadhi

Treatment Programme

The retreat invites guests to explore a ‘new paradigm in health awareness’ so they can live healthier, more vibrant lives. As a result, Samadhi’s wellness offerings are diverse. They have an extensive range of retreats which include: ‘Self Discovery’, ‘Rejuvenation’, ‘Detox’, ‘Transformation’ and ‘Life-Shaping’ options. In addition, they host a range of speciality retreats including: ‘Relationship Renewal’, ‘Professional Burnout’, ‘Women’s Health’, ‘Yoga’ and ‘Meditation’.

Another noteworthy package is the ‘Life Enrichment’ programme, along with ‘Wellbeing Getaways’ and ‘Spa Escapes’. Samadhi takes an integrated approach to healing and facilitates a wide spectrum of holistic activities alongside the retreats. This includes Reiki, polarity healing, chromotherapy (colour/light therapy), sound healing, loss and bereavement counselling, art therapy and guided visualisation instruction.

Samadhi runs packages from three to seven days. All packages include accommodation, healthy meals, personal wellness appraisals, guided yoga and meditation classes, spa treatments, wellbeing education sessions and nutritional cooking classes.

Results

Expect to feel… motivated to embrace a more clean-living way of life. This is the perfect retreat for a weekend getaway, to help spring clean mind, body and soul.

Samadhi Health and Wellness Retreat & Spa |  Samadhi – Wellness Spa & Health Retreat, P.O. Box 488, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia | +61 3 5348 7926 | Facebook

Rebecca Walker

An authority on all things wellness, Rebecca is the former Editor-in-Chief of popular luxury lifestyle publication Asia Spa Magazine and the Founder of boutique consultancy The Wellness Nomad. Born in Australia and based in Asia for over a decade, she is an avid writer, traveller and certified yoga teacher whose passion for holistic health has led her to some of the world’s best resorts and healing sanctuaries. Visit her website at www.thewellnessnomad.com or email her at [email protected]

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