Retreat Centre

Gymea Mt Warning Residential Retreat Centre, Northern NSW

Set in lush surrounds, the Gymea Eco Retreat & Spa residential retreat centre provides guest and hosts with the perfect environment to compliment a transformational residential retreat experience.

Regeneration and rejuvenation are the commitment and the core focus of our Retreat Centre & Healing Spa.  It is our belief that by serving our guests and Mother Nature, in collaboration with other like-minded people and organisations, that we will be able to bring about an enlightened evolution to ourselves, others and our world.

A summary of our residential retreat centre facilities are listed below.  You can click the photos to see enlargements of the sample shot, and if you’d like to see more photos then please visit the various photo albums on our Facebook page, which can be found at Gymea Eco Retreat & Spa

Retreat Centre Accommodation


The sustainable retreat centre offers 20 Eco Deluxe double rooms, which are all equipped with luxury 5 star eco inner sprung latex topped single or king beds. All bedding, manchester and room furnishings have been carefully selected to meet biodynamic or organic certification standards. Each room includes its own shower and toilet.

All rooms comfortably accommodate 2 singles or a couple giving us a capacity to accommodate up to 40 people in our sustainable retreat centre.

Retreat Centre Healing Spa

Gymea Day Spa Magnesium Plunge PoolSet in lush surroundings, our Healing Spa compliments the retreat centre, offering guests with a sauna, steam room, plunge pool and contemporary hydrotherapy spa experience.

The Healing Spa also offers a range of certified organic facial, body treatments and massages.

Retreat Centre Multi-purpose Hall “The Octagon”

Yoga and Meditation Room

“The Octagon” offers retreat centre guests with a large 220m2 and versatile Hall with wonderful acoustics perfect for a range of uses from teachings, yoga, creative workshops and performances.

Outside the Octagon has covered verandas, providing retreat centre organisers and guests with additional undercover options. Its elevated position offers wonderful views of Mt Warning and a great feeling of space.

Retreat Centre Magnesium Mineral Swimming Pool


The sustainable retreat centre also include a 20m long resort style swimming pool which enjoys incredible views of Mt Warning and the valley. The magnesium swimming pool is up to 12 meters wide and 3 meters deep, and offers a mixture of shallow and deep zones providing swimmers with a range of paddling, sitting and swimming options.
Benefits of the magnesium mineral pool include feeling & tasting like fresh water and environmental friendliness.  Research suggests that 65% of the world’s population is Magnesium deficient and studies have proven that absorbing Magnesium through the skin (transdermally) is one of the most effective ways for the body to maintain healthy levels of this important mineral.

Mg Pool at Gymea Eco Retreat & SpaMagnesium is responsible for over 300 crucial enzyme reactions and cellular processes in the body
Magnesium can support detoxification, reduce stress and anxiety, help to alleviate aches and assist with a healthy sleep cycle
Magnesium promotes energy and well-being
Magnesium can soften and encourage healthy skin
Magnesium shields our cells from heavy metals such as aluminium, lead and mercury.
Ref: Cabot, S Dr 2007, Magnesium: The Miracle Mineral, WHAS, Camden, NSW, Australia;  Sircus, M Ac.OMD, 2007, Transdermal Magnesium Therapy, Phaelos Books, Chandler, AZ, United States of America.

Retreat Centre Commercial Kitchen

Fully equipped commercial at GymeaThe sustainable retreat centre is complimented by a generous (40m2), well equipped commercial kitchen.  The kitchen is well organised and has ample space and amenity to support the preparation of wonderful food for large groups.

The equipment provided in the kitchen includes: 2 x commercial stoves & hot plate, 2 x large ovens, many stainless steel benches, sinks and industrial dishwasher.  The Kitchen is well ventilated and also offers plenty of refrigeration capacity.

Retreat Centre Dining

Dining Room at Gymea RetreatOur sustainable retreat centre offers a spacious inside and outside dining experience that caters for up to 80 seated guests.  The dining facilities include two main servery areas, ample crockery, cutlery and seating arrangements to support retreats and large gatherings.  Please contact us to discuss your group’s specific requirements.

Retreat Centre Grounds

Beautifully maintained landscaped grounds at Gymea Eco Retreat & SpaSituated on 46Ha (113 acres) of secluded and naturally undulating rainforest the eco retreat centre grounds offer guests and visitors with range of outdoor options ranging from exploring the property on foot, finding a secluded space for some inner contemplation, swimming or relaxing by the pool or simply enjoying the stunning views of Mt. Warning (Wollumbin) and the surrounding vista.


 Retreat Centre views & ambience

123_0307 - Gymea beautiful view of WollumbinWe offer Retreat Centre Packages that are tailored to your groups requirements and as such, we can prepare you a proposal based on your specific requirement(s), or you can refer directly to our pricing page.  For more information about how we might create a package so that you can host your own retreats here at Gymea Retreat Eco Retreat & Spa please contact us on our enquiry page.