A nourishing blend of relaxation, movement, meditation, delicious organic seasonal food, learning & most of all time to put yourself first. Hosted at the luxurious, Cape South Country Escape and WellnessRetreatfacilitated byKate & Cam McLeay and their team of local legends.
An opportunity to join a private gathering at a superb award winning retreat venue - to step out of life’s routines and dedicate real time to putting yourself first. Over the retreat we will share wisdom on holistic wellness and how to positively enhance this for more clarity, ease and enjoyment of life.
Our retreats last year sold out. To register, clink on the link below to pay a deposit and fill out the form at the bottom of the page with your details. Please use the message box to let us know if you have any questions, special requirements or conditions, as well as how many people you'd like to book for and whether you'd like a twin share or single occupancy room.
In the mean time here is a little taster..
A menu of activities over the weekend is available for you to choose from, along with plenty of time to rest, connect and rejuvenate.Attend all on the schedule or select what makes your heart sing.
Nourishing movement classes including Yoga & Qi Gong
Plenty of free time
Mindfulness & Meditation with instruction and support to establish a daily routine
Two educational wellness workshop sessions
Two food talks
Full access to all Cape South facilities -gym, magnesium pool, Infra red sauna, hot tub, groundscapesouth.co.nz
All yoga equipment
Access to spa treatments at a preferred rate
Options to extend your retreat at a special rate to a 3 night retreat
Take home Qi Gong practice
Optional EXTRAS- a menu of massage, and treatments are available to pre book with superb therapists and practitioners. If you are flying into Hawkes Bay you can book an airport transfer through Jem at Village Shuttle for $115 each way or hire a car and take in some additional sites. If you are adding on an extra night then spa treatments, mountain biking, biking the trails and wine tours can all be arranged as add on to your stay.
10% of profits help fund the teaching of Mumma Soulfood Prison Mindfulness Programmes with former Mangaroa Prison clients and Community Support Mindfulness with Kate McLeay.
Cape South Signature Retreat Dates
Upcoming in 2022
May 2022 - Fully Booked- waitlist closed
Ayurvedic Cleanse Wellness Retreat - Waitlist Only
Thursday 19 May to Sunday 22 May
July 2022 - Fully Booked - contact us to waitlist
Winter Wellness Retreat - Waitlist Only
Tuesday 26 July to Thursday28 July (add on option to arrive Monday 25 July)
Mindfulness & Mantra - Fully Booked - waitlist open
“Thank you for such a fabulous weekend, it was amazing and I feel it delivered so much more than what was stated. For me, I have loved how much more mindful I have been since the retreat and noticing how important daily rituals can be.”
Bec Burgess – Mumma – Havelock North
“This was the most ahh mazing retreat.Spiced with every part of magic.The luxury setting, the medicinal food… the meditation and the yoga.I’m still basking in the experience.You have a great gift.I highly recommend. “
Lisa Humphrey – Stylist – Christchurch
“The retreat ran so smoothly and perfectly.Cape South was just the right mix of glamour and comfort.Kate’s yoga and meditation always resets me and fills me with hope.”
Alexandra Tylee – Pipi Café- Havelock North
“This was a wonderful escape to focus on and pamper yourself and realign all your intentions while nourishing your body, mind and soul.Cape South is an exceptional venue.Its location, elegance and facilities.I much preferred this experience than going on retreat where I would have to sleep in bunk beds and have everything go back to basics. “
“It was ALL so great.While only a weekend, it was a real holiday. “
About the VENUE
Our retreats are hosted at the stunning luxurious private escape and wellness retreat, Cape South located in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.It is a graciously designed French colonial style homestead set within 16 acres of gardens and grounds. A formal dining and living room, purpose built studio, informal kitchen/dining and snug, gym, infrared sauna and magnesium pool are exclusively available for the retreat. With just 8 luxurious ensuite rooms our retreats sell fast. Located 20 minutes out of Havelock North, 8 minutes from Waimarama Beach and 40 minutes from the Napier Airport.
What to bring
Comfort is key.Wear comfortable clothes to relax and move in.Layers are great.Check the weather forecast and pack a raincoat and brings layers if needed.Bring your slippers, swim suit if you are in for a swim, spa or sauna, your walking shoes and own toiletries and personal belongings.There is a library of books on site but feel free to pack a favourite book or magazine to enjoy in your free time.
About the Food
Dairy free, wheat free & processed sugar free. Organic and home grown where possible. Predominantly plant based. Created with love and care.Do let us know if you have any dietary requirements upon booking.
About the Yoga and Movement
All sessions will be multi level experiences.No previous yoga, mindfulness or meditation experience is necessary.Do let us know if you have any injuries or illness or are taking any medication upon booking or prior to the retreat.