Gaia Retreat and Spa has been recognised at the 2018 World Luxury Spa Awards and World Luxury Restaurant Awards in Ireland this year, receiving four prestigious accolades to celebrate its outstanding service. Gaia was awarded two global wins for Luxury Spa Restaurant and Health and Wellness Cuisine in addition to Continent Winner for Best Luxury Spa Treatment and Australian Best Luxury Wellness Spa.

Founded in 2005 by Gregg Cave, Ruth Kalnin, Olivia Newton-John, and Warwick Evans, Gaia is nestled on 25 lush acres in the Byron Bay hinterlands, a region known as the healing heartland of Australia. The unsurpassed, natural sustainable design of Gaia creates a tranquil and nurturing environment, allowing guests to truly refocus, rebalance, and restore. With more than 14 treatment rooms and 35 highly experienced healers and therapists, the team at Gaia is dedicated to enhancing guest’s overall wellbeing through nourishing body treatments.

Specialised packages, which include all activities, gourmet cuisine, services, facilities, and luxurious accommodation, allow for an authentic spa and retreat experience designed exclusively for guests’ needs. Gaia also welcomes day spa visitors, who are able to indulge and pamper themselves through a wide selection of specialised treatments and use of the Gaia facilities. From soothing facials, to invigorating body scrubs and deep massages, guests are spoiled for choice. Lunch and dinner are also available upon request, making this the ultimate, all-encompassing retreat.

Since its opening, Gaia has received numerous awards for its impeccable service and exceptional spa treatment. With four more World Luxury Awards to add to the tally, Gaia has grown into one of Australia’s leading, authentic boutique spa experiences.

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