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Blissful Wellness Experiences in The Tweed

29 July, 2022

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Pictured: Halcyon Spa

There are so many ways to find wellness in The Tweed, from the ultimate in spa treatments and wellness retreats to restorative classes and outdoor activities, as well as foodie experiences to boost your wellbeing from the inside out.

Choose your own wellness experiences, from pure relaxation and restorative movement to high energy workouts or outdoor adventures. If wellness is about healthy food and creative expression for you, we’ve got you covered here too!

Stay + Spa Getaways

Treat yourself to a soothing day spa experience right beside the sea in one of our calm coastal villages.

Visit Halcyon Spa in Cabarita Beach, a sublime spa sanctuary that offers a holistic approach to uniting mind, body and spirit, with spa journeys using products from Australian skin care brand Sodashi. It’s also is part of the Halcyon House family, so why not book an overnight stay and spend time in the award-winning Paper Daisy restaurant.

Be pampered at the Spa at Salt, part of the Peppers Salt Resort in Kingscliff, a place to calm the mind, revitalise and truly unwind. Immerse in mindfully created treatments based on the key elements – Air, Water, Fire, Light and Earth – and choose from the Elements lounge, infrared saunas, hydrotherapy spa, salt meditation room and more!

The Wellness Spa at Oaks Casuarina Santai Resort is a welcome retreat for your next seaside stay with luxurious and holistic spa treatments designed to promote health, vitality and rejuvenation – inside and out. Choose from personalised wellness experience or book in for quality time together in the couple’s room.

Image by  Tweed Coast Guide

Wellness retreats and classes

If you’re seeking a deeper reconnect, perhaps a rejuvenating a wellness retreat is for you.

Join the team from Karma Being for a yoga retreat in the Tweed hinterland at Gymea Eco Retreat Centre. This complete immersion in your personal wellbeing includes daily yoga, meditation and breathwork as well as mindfulness walks, dance and therapeutic spa treatments.

Take your surfing to the next level at the Surfing Australia High Performance Centre with a range of adult surf camps from a weekend deep-dive to 3 or 5 day intensive training retreats. You’ll receive expert instruction out on the waves and train in a facility used by elite athletes, as well as wave-by-wave video analysis feedback, strength training and mobility sessions.

Map out your own wellness experience retreat and browse the weekly timetable from the crew at Fusion Wellness. This holistic reformer Pilates studio in Casuarina has 12 Pilates reformer beds and a beautiful studio for yoga, barre and meditation. Keep an eye out for their occasional focus sessions too, such as 4 week challenges with inclusive classes and workshops with holistic health specialists.

Image by Fusion Wellness

Healthy from the inside out

Wellbeing begins with a healthy diet and the abundance of fresh and nutritious foods grown and made right here in The Tweed will get you feeling fabulous from within in no time.

Visit local markets to stock up on fresh farm produce to prepare your own holiday meals, including Murwillumbah Farmers Market, Duranbah Road Farmers Market and the Boat Harbour Artisan & Farmers Markets in Tweed Heads.

Call in to a working farm to shop for and learn more about healthy food, from Farm & Co in Cudgen to Tropical Fruit World in Duranbah and Buck’s Farm in Chillingham.

Book in for lunch or dinner at an eatery that’s so passionate about fresh, healthy food that they grow their own! Don’t miss Potager – A Kitchen Garden up in the gorgeous hills of Carool and book ahead at the iconic Mavis’s Kitchen, where you can also book to stay a night or two, or more!

Combine a relaxed tour with the best in fresh local food on board a cruise with Blue Ginger Picnics and their Picnics on Water experience. This award-winning operator uses 100% local and seasonal food and is also 100% sustainable.

Fresh air for days

Boost your blood flow and sense of vitality with some time spent in the great Tweed outdoors.

Book a wellness experience with passionate wellness advocates Watersports Guru to feel reconnected and recharged. Snorkel with turtles, kayak amongst wildlife and journey into the upper reaches of Cudgen Creek for their Mindfulness in the Mangroves session.

Still beachside, hire a bike and explore the tracks that traverse the coastline, from Kingscliff to Pottsville, breathing in fresh sea air and taking it all at your own pace.

For hiking enthusiasts, take a drive up to the stunning Border Ranges National Park to explore myriad walking tracks and breathtaking vistas. Don’t miss the Pinnacle Lookout to take in the expanse of the Green Caldera.

Discover the upper reaches of the Tweed River with a kayak adventure along the Rous River Trail, a tributary that winds alongside lush rainforest and with a view out to the iconic Tweed landmark, Wollumbin Mount Warning.

Connecting with creativity

Nourish your inner creativity with an art class to balance personal and mental wellbeing.

Head to Stone Studio in Kingscliff for tuition in pottery and rediscover your sense of purpose and play while crafting clay into jugs, mugs, vases and more.

Call into M|Arts Precinct in Murwillumbah for endless creative inspiration from resident artists, check out upcoming art classes and call into The Yellow Brick Studio to pick up quality art materials to inspire your practice.

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