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Billabong Retreat Sydney

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to Billabong Retreat for Yoga about 2 or 3 years ago and I loved all the details around. It is in the peaceful place with a river view. My bedroom was very cozy and enjoyed also the lounge room area do chill out and drink a cup of tea. The food was delicious and creative. Even though the...

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Sydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Billabong New Years Retreat is a marvellous way to farewell the old and ring in the new year. Yoga, intention setting workshops and ceremonies, Debra's chakra dance, Simon's cooking class, and the beautiful playing of latin guitarist Cesar were all highlights. And the delicious vegetarian meals produced by Simon, Angie and their team were outstanding. Thank you Natalie, Rachel...

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Thank Charles G
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arrival, one notices the refreshing attention to detail which immediately makes you feel at ease. A lavender scented wet towel to cool you after a sweaty journey, a scrumptious and satisfying bliss ball of generous proportions. The treetop cabin opens to the green wilderness, where morning and night offer vastly different soundscapes as on offer by nature. The food...

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Thank lydiaruihuang
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Billabong is an oasis of peace in nature with beautiful views, delish food, serene yoga classes and beautiful hosts. Looking forward to joining you again In a couple of weeks for meditation and ore blissfulness ty.

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BillabongRetreat, Manager at Billabong Retreat Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Vicki, So happy to hear how much you enjoyed the retreat. Thank you for your review! We do our best to create an experience of blissfulness so we are glad that was your experience, we look forward to welcoming you back! Kind Regards, Basia from the Billabong Team

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2016

As this was my first real experience of the yoga retreat (and I was there for 5 nights) I was a little apprehensive - plus the no wifi .......and travelling solo. I really didn't know quite what to expect and I have to say that I was very satisfied with my entire stay. Better than I had hoped. The Service...

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BillabongRetreat, Manager at Billabong Retreat Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Nicky, Thank you for such a wonderful thorough review. I loved how you shared your experience on all the different aspects that we offer here, and the fact that you didn’t need to bring any food with you as there is plenty here :) You mentioned keeping an open mind and embracing the entire philosophy of the retreat which...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 November 2016

On arrival, the signage is not that helpful, so if you decide to go you might just drive by it by accident. When I found reception, I checked in and received a 5 minute, "not much of a," tour. There is no written material handed out or even a book in your room, so it's hard to work out where...

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PaulvonBergen, Owner at Billabong Retreat Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Stephen Thanks for your feedback and sorry that the retreat did not meet your needs. We can definitely do better with adding additional room information - it is on my to do list and your feedback will make me prioritise it now. We have a range of accommodation from budget to deluxe and I would recommend a deluxe cabin...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in a deluxe cabin and it was perfect - great room, comfortable bed and delicious food. Great place for yoga and meditation, with beautiful facilities. Beautiful setting to relax and get back to nature. The staff are super friendly and helpful.

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BillabongRetreat, Manager at Billabong Retreat Sydney, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so glad to hear that you loved the retreat and all the aspects that we offer. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind Regards, Basia from the Billabong Team

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

You know, you gotta love or hate TripAdvisor! My friend suggested this retreat and I dutifully did the research and read the reviews. The negative reviews centred around the food or lack of it. I have been caught out by TripAdvisor comments once before so thought I would 'air on caution' and packed lots of snacks for our 3 nights...

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BillabongRetreat, Manager at Billabong Retreat Sydney, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you. We are so grateful for your review and we appreciate your comments - we try hard to offer a great experience to every guest, and it is really disappointing for the whole team when we hear someone hasn't had a good time. Thank you for letting us know how wonderful your experience was. We are so happy...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

As my first retreat I was skeptical about the benefits. For 3 nights however of yoga, meditation & mindfulness delivered by beautiful staff, combined with clean healthy delicious food, I highly recommend Billabong Retreat. In an amazingly peaceful setting, easy-going attitude, it gives time and space to drop the busyness and Really relax The bathtub on the balcony is a...

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BillabongRetreat, Manager at Billabong Retreat Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Nicole, We are so glad that you stepped out and tried our retreat. Thank you for your beautiful review, it does sometimes take a bit of time to drop the busyness and really relax so staying 3 nights can definitely help with that. As well as that we try to create all the ingredients to help with that progression,...

Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my solo escape to Billabong Retreat. Unlimited access to yoga and meditation sessions with the option of additional therapies. My treehouse was well-appointed with an second tub on my balcony overlooking the bush land. Thoughtful inclusions like preloaded ipod storing great selection of music, podcasts and meditation really made this a perfect place for me.

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BillabongRetreat, Manager at Billabong Retreat Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Anne, Thank you for your beautiful review. We are so glad to hear how you enjoyed the unlimited access to yoga and meditation, plus all our array of spa treatments. We hope you're rejuvenated from your stay and love to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards, Basia from the Billabong Team

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Billabong Retreat Sydney a place for relaxation, adventure & wellbeing. We have treehouse ensuite cabins with waterview rooms and traditional cottage rooms available plus yoga, meditation & massage. Abundant with colourful & vocal native life you can spot hundreds of bird species, albino faced black wallabies, lace monitors, deer, micro-bats, water lizards and at night the whole place throbs to the chorus of frogs and cicada’s. ... more   less 

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Address: 41 Mcclymonts Road, Maraylya, New South Wales 2765, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Maraylya
Price Range: €106 - €248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“The tree houses are set over the river. Glorious views.”
 of 5 bubbles 238vickia, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you want luxury, choose the deluxe rooms.”
  • the bed was clean (loved the linen) and comfortable
  • View of the billabong from my verandah
 of 5 bubbles Nicky_c79, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are many retreats at the same price point that offer a lot more”
 of 5 bubbles 705stephene, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe cabins with baths outside are a must!”
 of 5 bubbles Schnickles, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are quiet, its a very quiet and remote location”
 of 5 bubbles jacquiejoy, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
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