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3 Nights

The Wellness Cooking Retreat

A unique, bespoke, master class cooking weekend, with three of Australia's leading wellness Chefs. Learn their secrets, be inspired by their stories, diverse expertise and extraordinary flavours. This brilliant collaboration will delight your tastebuds and inspire you to culinary success.

Elevate your culinary expertise, unleash your creativity and craft nutritionally balanced, delectable recipes to delight loved ones. Exclusively at Gwinganna, discover insider tips, stay on top of food trends, and uncover the intricate science of food synergy, nourishing mind, body, and soul

Delight your family and friends with a new perspective on cooking and preparing meals, this unique program offers you practical knowledge and inspiration to expand your cooking expertise.

Join Gwinganna's Head Chefs Justin Addie, Stephen Crawford and International Nutritional Chef Sam Gowing each day in an interactive cooking demonstration with the opportunity to observe and ask questions.

Our Chefs will share their vast experience and inspire you to make healthy recipes at home that are mouth-watering, full of flavour and specifically designed to improve wellbeing.

This retreat is best suited to:
  • This program is designed for all who love to eat beautiful food and for all levels of cooking experience from beginner to the passionate home cooks. Ideal for learning chef's tips and secrets to create delicious, nutritious new recipes at home.
What will I learn on this retreat?
  • More than a cooking class, you will discover the secrets to food synergy and nutrient density, the latest food trends and healthy sustainable cooking techniques.

  • Essential elements such as surviving the festive season, cooking for one or more people, food storage, preparation and styling your plate. As part of the program you will receive a bespoke recipe, complete with shopping lists and nutritional notes.

What is included?
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • 1 x 80 minute classic massage
  • Access to all facilities and scheduled activities
  • Chef-prepared organic meals, snacks and beverages
  • 3 x 80 minute nutritional cooking demonstrations (one each day)
  • Bespoke recipe e-book complete with shopping lists and nutritional notes
  • Complimentary transfers from Gold Coast Airport at set times.

Wellness Cooking Retreat Upcoming Dates

Invest in your health and wellness. Our upcoming retreat dates are shown below.

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Thursday, 7 December, 2023Sunday, 10 December, 20233 NightsThe Wellness Cooking RetreatMake Reservation2023-12-07 00:00:002023-12-10 00:00:00
Thursday, 4 April, 2024Sunday, 7 April, 20243 NightsThe Wellness Cooking RetreatMake Reservation2024-04-04 00:00:002024-04-07 00:00:00

All retreats are subject to availability. Conditions apply. All rates are per person, in Australian dollars and include GST. Package rates and inclusions are effective from 18 August 2022. Package inclusions vary on special promotional offers. Please note no caffeine is served on 5 or 7 night stays. 

Weekend Extension

Experience greater health benefits by extending your Gwinganna stay! Book a Wellness Weekend retreat directly before or after your 4, 5 or 7 night stay. Extending your Gwinganna experience allows you the extra rest you may need or to address a specific health concern. Your Weekend Extension package includes all meals and activities.


Per Person:
  • 2 nights stylish eco accommodation
  • All organic meals and snacks, morning coffee, teas and evening glass of wine
  • Essential wellness seminar
  • Access to all facilities and scheduled activities such as yoga and bushwalking

Accommodation Options

Heritage room


Located close to the central facilities to experience a cosy and comfortable Queensland style room with everything you need to enjoy restful evenings.

Double $1985
Single from $2020
Peel house

Peel House

Located near the Villas, the Peel House has stunning views over the Gold Coast and features two bedrooms, each with a queen bed and ensuite including a bath.

Double $2195
Single $2600
Orchard suite

Orchard Suites

Nestled in our orchard, the suites are built from beautiful Australian reclaimed timbers with soaring ceilings, natural stone bathrooms and spacious verandahs.

Twin/Double $2170
Single East $2325
Single West $2515
Studio $2515
Deluxe Twin/Double $2350
Deluxe Single $2865
Meditation suites

Premium Suites

Choose from one of our luxury Villas or Meditation Suites. Ask our Retreat Advisors for advice on premium room that will suit your needs.

For Premium Room rates please speak to one of our friendly Retreat Advisors.

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Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat