Yoga & Wellness Retreat

Wednesday September 19th - Sunday September 23rd 2018

A Spring Equinox Yoga Retreat  with an Ayurvedic flavour,

bringing balance to mind, body and soul.

A Life Changing Experience

Wake up to panoramic ocean views, unwind with a fragrant Ayurvedic cleansing drink, a morning yoga practice and guided meditation, followed by a dip in the ocean (or our pool) and a bountiful tropical breakfast. Your Retreat is a fully holistic experience involving nourishment, yoga and movement, mindfulness, breath and relaxation.

As you enjoy a little corner of paradise there will be plenty of time for you to indulge in peaceful solitude or immerse yourself in the many activities on offer in this tropical wonderland. The only decisions you will face will be whether to take that additional massage or instead go for a snorkel in the crystal clear bay. With no family or business to organise,  just blissfully focus on yourself as you restore your balance, relax your mind and rejuvenate your soul.

The Place

Magic Reef Bungalows is on the West Coast of beautiful Rarotonga, a quick flight from New Zealand or Australia. Your stand alone bungalow has views out over the Pacific, which you can enjoy from the privacy of your own balcony.  The bungalows each have a living area, mini kitchen and outdoor shower and bath, with access to a stunning salt pool and picture perfect white sand beach. Choose either twin share (4-poster King and Queen double bed), or indulge yourself in the divine experience of having a bungalow all to yourself. Watch the most spectacular sunsets unfold over the ocean from your verandah.

The Practice

Each day will include at least 2 yoga sessions, 1 meditation and 1 mindfulness practice. The yoga classes will be small enough to allow individual attention and allignment, with a focus on personal growth and expansion. Your yoga programme is a carefully planned journey and along with what you might expect, may include SUP yoga, restorative yoga, yoga nidra and pranayama.

The Wellbeing retreat is designed to restore energy and bring balance, you can expect to become calm and centred during your stay. Yoga and movement increases endorphins and reduces cognitive decline. Moving our bodies reduces stress hormones and makes us feel good, helping to reduce depression and anxiety. We believe yoga and movement are a cornerstone of health and here you will experience just that.

The Food

Our chef will prepare a rainbow of plant based food (with optional locally caught fish) sourced from fresh local produce. Begin your day with a cleansing Ayurvedic drink, and enjoy a beautiful breakfast, a generous lunch and a light supper. We will have a selection of freshly prepared and carefully planned Ayurvedic teas, each focusing on a different aspect of your wellbeing.

Eating with awareness is encouraged for optimal digestion. Mindfulness while eating is a powerful practice, not just to improve nutrient absorption but allowing us to slow down and remain present and focused. A healthy gut is vital for a healthy body and mind as we build a healthy body from the inside out.

The Extras

A tranquil tropical paradise, Rarotonga is the perfect destination to either dive into action or relax by the pool. Add a slice of happiness to your retreat with:

  • Night time SUP lagoon paddle and meditation under the stars

  • Epsom Salt Float Tank for ultimate restoration and rebalance

  • Cross Island Hike - the best hike in the South Pacific

  • Full body massage, holistic facial or hot stone therapy

  • Ocean swimming and snorkeling

  • Local cultural evening with dinner

  • Trip to the local markets and cafes

Your Hosts

Honor Stratton

Ayurvedic Consultant and owner of The Yoga Room, Mangawhai, Honor has been teaching yoga for 18 years.

Her approach is immensely practical,  "Our mat is a reflection of our life, and what we can take from it is an enormous insight into our infinite potential."

Ashlee Radovan

Ashlee discovered her love of yoga and natural health while on her own self-healing journey. For Ashlee the connection between mind, body and wellbeing is at the heart of her yoga teaching. Through her own practice and growth she has experienced, “Healthy body, peaceful mind, joyful heart.”


I'd put her in my top three favourite yoga teachers in the world.


J. Schirmer

Osteopath & Extreme Athlete

Magic Reef Bungalows

Packages and Pricing
Wednesday September 19th - Sunday September 23rd 2018
All prices in New Zealand Dollars


A package designed to bring harmony and happiness


A luxury package designed for the ultimate pampering

What's not included

  • Flights to and from Rarotonga

  • Travel and cancellation insurance

  • Accommodation before and after the retreat

  • Excursions and meals outside retreat

  • Laundry and room service

  • Internet data packages available to purchase


  • $500 non-refundable deposit required to secure your place

  • Earlybird payment in full by 30 April 2018

  • Full payment required by 20 August 2018

  • Full refund (minus deposit) available before 20 May 2018

  • 50% refund (minus deposit) available before 20 June

  • No refunds available after 20 Jun


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021 119 5740

40 Jack Boyd Drive

Mangawhai Heads

0573 New Zealand

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