From our hearts to yours…

The Founding Directors of Gaia Retreat & Spa – Gregg Cave, Ruth Kalnin, Olivia Newton-John & Warwick Evans, aptly known as G.R.O.W., are delighted to announce that their globally awarded retreat has been sold and is entering its next chapter under Australia’s Tattarang Group. “It is with great honour and gratitude that we have been […]

SPICED CHICKEN THIGH WITH PARSNIP PURÉE & POMEGRANATE SALSA

This Middle Eastern spiced-chicken dish is perfectly balanced with green beans, cucumber and seeds on parsnip purée, and combined with a fresh pomegranate salsa. It’s jam-packed with proteins, plus a hearty dose of antioxidants, fibre, vitamins and minerals. SERVES 4 Ingredients: • 800g chicken thigh • 2 tbsp baharat spice (or mix equal parts ground […]

Mother Nature’s Greatest Medicine

Take advantage of Mother Nature’s Greatest Medicine with this list of natural herbs and spices to boost immunity and overall winter wellness. The cooler winter months can often bring about an increase in the occurrence of the common cold, general ailments, overall health concerns, and cravings for warm comforting foods, some of which might not […]

Sacred Heart Opening Cacao Ceremony

As we enter the coldest season, we naturally want to nourish ourselves with home care rituals, such as face masques, warm soaking baths, reading a good book or relaxing under the blankets with a herbal tea. One ritual we love at the Spa is our at home Heart Opening Cacao Ceremony to start our day […]

Potato Leek and Herb Soup

Why not indulge in some warming soup this winter and take advantage of all the wonderful herbs and spices that we listed in our recent post titled ‘Mother Nature’s Greatest Medicine’. Natural herbs and spices are high in anti-oxidants and packed with inflammation fighting goodness, so try to incorporate them into your winter cooking to […]

Organic Winter Gardening

Another hot wet summer is finally behind us, and the gardens are looking fantastic ahead of our winter growing season, personally my favourite time of the year to grow. Our newly renovated garden is now full of wonderful autumn produce. Rows of dutch cream potatoes are just emerging from underground, and we have put in […]

Keep Moving With The Seasons

Our motivation to exercise during the winter months often takes a back seat and is overrun by the warmth and comfort of our duvets, as we snuggle up on those cold, crisp, dark mornings. Exercise is a great way to beat the winters blues (particularly for those who are craving the warmth of our summer […]

Gaia Signature Gluten Free Breakfast Muffins

Our Gaia Signature Breakfast Muffins are a favourite with our guests. Now you can make them at home by following our simple recipe, and feel free to customise your mix by using your favourite fruit and nuts. Makes 12 small muffins Ingredients – Dry 1 cup almond meal 3/4 cup rapadura sugar (or sweetener of […]

Win a 3-Night Retreat!

To celebrate all of the beautiful women, mothers, daughters, sisters and friends in our lives during the month of May, we have partnered with Seafolly Australia to give away a 3-night retreat package. Our #generationsoflove giveaway invites you to enjoy relaxing time out with a loved one and includes: Three (3) night retreat package including; […]

Home Spa – Spicy Chai Body Scrub

Indulge in some at-home pampering with this spicy chai body scrub recipe which will help to rejuvenate your skin and remove any dry and dead skins cells. Ingredients contents of 3 chai tea bags ½ cup raw sugar ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 3-5 tablespoons almond oil or melted coconut oil 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoons vanilla […]