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About 5 DAYS Rainforest Retreat - Pilates and Relax in the rainforest with Flo Wellbeing
COME ON A ONCE IN A LIFETIME ADVENTURE WITH US
Date: Thurs the 24th of August to Mon the 28th – A Rainforest Retreat
Retreat starts at 5.30pm on Thurs the 24th of August and ends on Monday the 28th of August at 10am. Travel time is 90 mins from Cairns airport.
Here is a good link for looking at flight options www.skyscanner.com.au
Feel the gentle warmth of the tropics on your skin, inhale the pure, clean scent of the most ancient rainforest on Earth, hear the deep echo of the birds from the canopy above. Lengthen & Strengthen your body with daily pilates. Connect and relax your mind with evening mindfulness meditation sessions.
Immerse yourself in the sacredness of Wawu-karrba, the Kuku Yalanji’ special place for the healing of the spirit.
Release your mind, body and spirit with enriching natural spa treatments, fresh seasonal cuisine, and tranquil exploration and relaxation amongst the wild, unspoilt and unique rainforest canopy
Unwind and rest/sleep inside a luxurious tree house to a symphony of birds, frogs and waterfalls. Different Bayons to choose from for your accommodation
Escape to this 32-acre property, dotted with wild orchids and papaya trees, and lies within the lush Daintree Rainforest. Daintree EcoLodge and Spa Northeastern Australia is the only place on the planet where two World Heritage Sites meet. Tear yourself away from the Great Barrier Reef, and you’ll be treated to the ancient trees, tangled mangroves and tranquil rivers of Queensland’s Daintree: the world’s oldest rainforest and a haven for crocodiles, cassowary birds and tree kangaroos.
- 4 Nights Accommodation in a beautiful tree house Bayans
- Morning outdoor Pilates Classes with Mandy in rain forest environment
- Evening Meditation Classes
- Breakfast daily
- 3 x 2 Course Vegetarian Lunch
- 4 x 2 Course Vegetarian Dinner
- 1.5 hour Guided rainforest walk
- 2 hour Daintree River Cruise
- Airport Transfer to and from airport. Abeautiful, scenic 90 min drive
Dishes engage each of the senses whose adventure takes place in a unique rainforest dining setting.
Purity, simplicity and respect for both the ingredient, and the process, is at the heart of the chef’s cooking style. Each dish is creatively layered with texture and flavour to add complexity and nuance.
In between meals & Classes you can;
- Swim in the pool or surrounding the waterfall
- Take walks around this incredible rainforest property
- Indulge in a spa treatment which harnesses the potent natural forces to create a healing environment that is unique and not found anywhere else in the world. All products are natural native flora, earth and sea minerals. We harness the hydrating qualities of the property’s pristine waterfall and together, these resources are used for holistic wellbeing to nurture, purify and protect.
SIMPLY SOAK UP THE TRANQUIL ENVIRONMENT AND TOTALLY RELAX WITH A BOOK
EVERYTHING WILL BE ORGANISED. NO DECISIONS. JUST PURE RELAXATION AND CONNECTION WITH BODY AND MIND.
PRICES ARE PER PERSON & COVERS EVERYTHING FOR YOUR WHOLE TRIP.
JUST 12 SPACES AVAILABLE. SO GET IN QUICK. WE ARE HAPPY TO GUIDE YOU THROUGH THE BEST OPTION FOR YOU.
Lagoon bayans have views over the waterlily-filled lagoon and waterside deck.
The micro-screened balcony gives guests the opportunity to sleep with doors wide-open to immerse oneself in the wild rainforest. Don’t be surprised if you spot turtles, fish, lizards or visiting snakes in the water below.
Freshly renovated Canopy Bayans are minimalist luxury inspired by the Australian rainforest.
The canopy bayans offer complete immersion in the higher levels of the rainforest. Their micro-screened balconies offer an uninterrupted vista over the property’s creek. The creek has a hidden path alongside, leading up to a swimming hole and waterfall.
Inc -Air conditioned, Daily Room Service, King Bed, (Rollaway Beds Available)
Tea/Coffee Making, Balcony, Ceiling Fans, Room
Service, Views, Hairdryer, Linen and Towels Provided,
Telephone, Mini Bar, Bathrobes Provided, Non-Smoking.
COST PER PERSON
- Package 1 – Twin share Lagoon Banyan
Full Price: $2,383.50
- Package 2 – Twin share Canopy Banyan
Full Price: $2,511.00
- Package 3 – Single Occupancy Lagoon Banyan
Full Price: $2,768.25
- Package 4 – Single Occupancy Canopy Banyan
Full Price: $2,798.25
If you wish to book package 1 or 3 with twin rooms as a single booking, we can match you with a like minded retreat member to share with.
NON-FEFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF 50% IS DUE AT TIME OF BOOKING TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE & THEN FINAL PAYMENT BY THE 1st August
News By 5 DAYS Rainforest Retreat - Pilates and Relax in the rainforest with Flo Wellbeing
Pilates and meditation retreat comes to Daintree Rainforest
By 5 DAYS Rainforest Retreat - Pilates and Relax in the rainforest with Flo Wellbeing
20 Jul 2017WELLNESS expert Mandy Millan believes there’s no place more relaxing than the Daintree Rainforest.
That’s why Ms Millan, owner of Flo Wellbeing, is bringing her Sydney-based pilates retreat to the scenic destination for the first time.
She said retreats were essential for people living hectic lives.
“My two passions are pilates and wellbeing.
“They’re a great combination for strengthening your body and relaxing the mind,” she said.
But she said Far Northerners didn’t have to go to her retreat to experience the benefits of the region.
“I looked at taking this retreat to Bali but it’s nowhere near as stunning as Cape Tribulation,” she said.
“If locals can’t come, they can always practise the same sort of wellbeing in their every day lives by stretching, taking the time to see what’s going on with their bodies and just sitting and breathing in nature.”
Flo Wellbeing founder Mandy Millan is bringing a pilates retreat to the Daintree.
She said embracing pilates in everyday life was a great way to break up the monotony of working at a desk.
“When you’re rushing through life, you often don’t take the time to connect with your body,” she said.
“Our bodies can’t sustain just sitting at desks all day, but taking part in pilates can improve that. The feeling afterwards is like you’ve poured honey into your joints.”
She also recommended daily meditation to give busy minds a break.
“Our brains are always juggling thoughts, so it’s important to take time to breathe slowly and let those thoughts go,” she said.
“Adding music to meditation can help block out those thoughts. I always aim for deep, slow, calm music for meditation.”
The pilates retreat will host 12 people from August 24 to 28 at the Daintree Eco Lodge.
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