Kate McLeay & CAPE SOUTH

October 2024 - 5 Day Detox Retreat - Deposit

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October 2024  – 5 Day Detox Retreat  

@ Cape South Country Estate & Wellness Retreat

“Every day in ever way I’m getting better and better.” Emile Coue 



Sunday 6 October from 3pm and depart on Friday 11 October by 11am.


Who couldn’t use a reboot right about now?  It’s a great time to think about resetting your body, restarting your routines and reinvigorating your health goals.  This Plant Based Cleanse & Detox retreat is designed to help you align with your goals to start fresh from the inside out.

Never has it been more important or felt so right to know you’re taking ownership of something that can last a lifetime: wellness.  This is it: an inspiring cleanse program designed to combine a mind and body and lifestyle cleanse together with the intention to remind and reinforce your tools, motivation and the knowledge you need to take back your wellness now and forever.

PRIORITISE the direction of your future HEALTH, PURPOSE and HAPPINESS.  Sage your Soul.



This is more than a quick fix.  Our Sage & Soul PLANT POWERED  is a detox, cleanse & lifestyle reset package designed for long term benefits.  The aim of this experience is to spark changes that allow you to reconnect more fully and deeply to your bodies innate knowledge & wisdom.  Meaning you can make more intuitive decisions to be the best version of you and build a firm resolve to carry this forward.



  • immerse you in a serene oasis of calm to explore new ways of being
  • promote detoxification while giving your vital organs including your liver & digestive system a break
  • provide your body with a powerful dose of vitamins, minerals, & live enzymes
  • improve your mood, energy, sleep
  • kickstart optimum diet & lifestyle routines and rituals
  • break cycles of food cravings



  1. Before you arrive - PREPARE 

Upon booking your retreat we provide you with detailed information on how to best prepare with the Sage & Soul PLANT Preparation Guide.  Potent dietary and lifestyle guidelines are designed with great care to allow you to reap the maximum rewards of your investment in yourself and your future.  This includes details of great food to integrate and also how to use them as a part of our Sage & Soul 7 Day Plant Based Eating Plan.  This eating plan comes with a shopping list and includes some of our favourite tried and true retreat recipes.  Having both these options will give you a choice of what fits best with your timetable and lifestyle.   

  1. Stay - IMMERSE

Check into the award winning Cape South Country Estate & Wellness Retreat from 3pm.  This is time for you to step out of your day to day routines in order to dedicate yourself to yourself. To take stock and consciously create your future.  You will be welcomed to the oasis of Cape South as the perfect venue to reboot body, mind and soul.

You will be hosted for the duration of your stay in our space of love.  The programme includes daily morning gentle stretch and flow classes along with an evening meditation and reflection time.  There are 3 wellness workshops and daily prompts to support your use of The Mind Body Guide  to support your journey.  


Your dietary supplies will be freshly prepared and beautifully presented for you.  You will be guided through the benefits of the programme as you go.  

You will be supported to follow a 16/8 intermittent fasting schedule to maximise the detoxification benefits of the cleanse. 

In addition to this you have a range of teas to support digestion and cleansing. We also give you the option to consider introducing an “intermittent fasting” element to the cleanse using a 16/8 method - ie starting your eating from 10am and finishing by 6pm. 

You will enjoy full use of the Cape South facilities that are perfect for supporting your journey. The rejuvenating mineral pool, infrared sauna (detox rock star), spa, gym, trampoline (for that extra bounce) and beautiful peaceful grounds in the coastal hinterland of the beautiful Hawkes Bay. 

The extensive  “Sage & Soul Mind Body Guide” will be ready for you to use at your leisure during your stay.   Including: journal prompts, “The Gratitude 7 Day Experience” Booklet, with ample resources for reflection.  We are here to help you deepen into your experience.  With Waimarma beach just 8 minutes away the chance of bathing in the sea as a part of your experience is very accessible.  



  1. Post Cleanse - SUSTAIN 

Ease your way back into every day life.  Plan to consume a mostly plant based diet for the first few days and then transition into a well-balanced diet; one free of refined & processed foods. We encourage you to follow the pre cleanse guidelines staying well hydrated and allow your body to signal you as to what it needs to be at its optimum.  To support you with this we will gift you a copy of a 14 day Sage & Soul Plant Based Eating Plan with easy to follow delicious recipes and shopping lists.  

Plan to take the elements of your cleanse that resonated with you back into your daily routines – be it the nutrition or the practices or better still a combination of both.



Should you wish to pre book any additional spa treatments or activities to support your cleanse this is also available to be enjoyed on site.  See our MINDBODY MENU for more details.

In person treatments & classes can be booked for the following: massage, facial, reflexology , private indoor and outdoor yoga (one optional morning class a day is provided within the program, along with daily workshops and an evening meditative), qi gong, guided private farmland coastal walks, mindfulness instruction, meditation workshop, guided yoga nidra relaxation, energy healing, reiki, sound healing, spiritual guidance sessions.  

Airport transfers are available to booked via Village shuttles




Do CHECK with your trusted health care provider first.  It may not be if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, underweight, or have life-threatening health challenges.  



Sample Menu

Day 1

Arrive at Cape South from 3pm.  Start your plant based cleanse:  Benonite Psyllium Prebiotic Rehydration Drink, Miso & Kumara Soup with micro greens and toasted seeds, Selection of Sleepy Teas. 

Day 2 to 6

Upon waking 

  • Benonite, Psyllium Prebiotic Shake
  • Overnight Lemon, Garden Herbs & Ginger Brew

Break the fast

  •  Cold pressed juice of the day 
  • Grawnola Breakfast - house made nutrient dense granola, berry chia coulis, seasonal fruit, coconut yogurt, hemp mylk. 

Tonic Drink

  • Supertonic Shot 


  • Daily Super Alkalising Smoothie 

Seasonal fresh organic smoothie designed to flood your internal organs with liquid sunshine. This smoothie will give you a blast of nutrients for optimal rejuvenation and leave you with that delicious feeling of being full yet with lightness.  Easy to digest yet with plenty of fibre to sweep  your internal organs while deeply nourishing every cell of your body. 

 Smoothie changes daily depending on what’s in the garden amd available from out selected local growers  .. always supplemented with our vast range of organic superfoods we use in all our menus. 



  • Ayurvedic Cleanse Drink -  Ojas 

almonds, saffron, tumeric, dates, cardamom, rose petals, vanilla, coconut oil, maple, filtered water. 



  • home brew prebiotic kombucha 
  • Daily Seasonal Soup & Salad

(Super nutrition and hearty.. changing daily - ie Garden Veg & Moong Dahl Soup, Coconut raita & micro greens) 

Sleepy Teas

Help Yourself
Naturopath blended botanical teas are also available to help yourself to at your leisure – Liver Tonic Blend, Digestive Teas & Sleepy Teas.  Plus an Ayurvedic Triphala Blend. in addition to this you will have our favourite miso to mix into a warming nourishing broth.  

All cleanse ingredients are organic or wild crafted.  Directions as to recommended consumption order and timing options  will be supplied.  You can choose to do this in an intermittent fasting format to support cleanse benefits. You will receive information about this and support pre retreat to decide if this is the right option for you.  


Final Day– Check out is at 11am after you have broken the fast and you but you take away your lunch time smoothie with you to enjoy on the move. 



    • Pre Cleanse Sage & Soul CLEANSE Preparation Guide
    • Pre Cleanse 7 Day Sage & Soul Plant Based Eating Plan
    • Arrival Day 1: Prebiotic Drink, 1 Soup & salad dinner. 
    • All other Days: 1 lemon & herb elixir, 1 prebiotic drink, cold pressed juice, granola breakfast, smoothie lunch, tonic drink, soup & salad dinner. 
    • A range of high quality medicinal teas to choose from plus lemons & herbs and tonic shots 
    • A Mind / Body Guide to use during your stay & take with you
    • Post Cleanse 14 day Sage & Soul Plant Based Eating Plan with recipes.
    • Full use of the mineral pool, infrared sauna, trampoline, spa, gym, grounds and garden.
    • Luxury en-suite accommodation.
    • An optional daily morning Gentle Yoga Practice, & an evening meditation and reflection time as well as 3 wellness workshops 
  • Opportunity to custom make your retreat further by adding a range of optional extras including spa and healing treatments into your private retreat experience



 All prices include GST 
Special Early Bird Launch Prices Available until August 6, 2024. 

5 Night Retreat Early Bird Price $2496 (discounted from $3120) 

SHARED ENSUITE ROOM * (Twin, double available)  Price per person sharing 
5 Night Retreat Early Bird Price $1968 (discounted from $2460)

* Shared rooms are only available for people booking together.  
• Triple room also available price in application 




SOLO (own tent)

5 Night Retreat Early Bird Price $1996 (discounted from $2496) 

 Shared - twin or double **

5 Night  Retreat Early Bird $1574 (discounted from $1968)

** Shared rooms are only available for people booking together.  


* Glamping option has shared bathroom facilities 


Cape South is an award winning stunning, totally unique luxury retreat located only 8 minutes from Waimarama Beach, 20 minutes from Havelock North or just 40 minutes from Napier Airport.  The gracious 6 ensuite bedroom French Colonial style homestead & gorgeous 2 bedroom self contained cottage is situated on 16 acres of grounds and gardens with expansive views of the coastal hinterland.   Retreat facilities include a mineral pool, gym, spa, infrared sauna, yoga studio, trampoline, apothecary, medicinal herb and permaculture vegetable gardens.  The venue offers the ultimate luxury escape for a true exploration of wellness.



We are constantly being exposed to potential stressors.  Toxins through the air we breathe, products we use, information we hear and read, pesticides in the food we eat & additives in the water we drink.  To reset the body it is helpful to break the cycle of any dependence on refined carbohydrates, processed foods, and excess caffeine and alcohol.  A PLANT cleanse is the perfect way to do just that.  Give your digestive system a break, eliminate toxins and improve your energy. This coupled with our luxury setting and a leading edge mind body programme & dietary guides before and after.  You are in good hands.   Clear the mind clutter and set the stage for sustainable self care with courage and ease. 



The days leading up to your cleanse allow you to prime your body and mind, setting the scene for a successful detox. In order to properly prepare it is necessary to pare back your diet by eliminating foods/ substances that are hard to digest or toxic.  The length of time you need to prepare for your cleanse will be guided by your current diet and lifestyle and making this commitment is important to help you avoid unpleasant cleanse side effects.  We will send you detailed guidelines including troubleshooting and top tips & offer support for this upon booking your retreat. 


  • Refined sugar and flour
  • Animal products (dairy and meat)
  • Fried, packaged and processed food
  • Caffeine, alcohol and cigarettes



  • Plant based food
  • Soups & salads
  • Smoothies
  • Gluten free grains
  • Fermented food
  • Pure water (at least 2 litres per day)
  • Eat organic wherever possible

Upon Booking you Sage & Soul Cleanse you will be emailed detailed information about how you can prepare in our Pre Cleanse Preparation Guide.  This includes a list of food to consider adding to your diet as well as a 7 Day Sage & Soul Plant Based Eating plan. Post Retreat you be emailed a 14 day Sage & Soul Plant Based Eating Plan.  These include some of our favourite retreat recipes and provide the perfect way to integrate more plant based eating into your day to day life.  Used together in the future you will always have on hand 21 days of Plant Based Goodness.



Organic fruits and veges are better for you. They are grown without synthetic insecticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers.  They’re also better for the earth.  It’s not just about being ‘chemical free’. It’s a whole systems approach designed to be more sustainable, emphasizng conservation and reducing pollutants. Soil. Plants. Animals. Food. People. Environment. The whole cycle. Aside from being better for you and the earth, organic fruit & vege are quite simply more delicious and more nutritious. Every cell is an unadulterated flavor bomb. 



  • If you feel stressed, sluggish or constantly feeling unwell
  • If you know you have a few unwanted habits or potential health issues that you want to change
  • If you’ve been over-indulging and simply want to get your mojo back
  • If you’ve been on the go allot and have had poor or irregular eating and sleeping patterns
  • If you simply want to stay on top of your game by making periodic cleansing apart of your routine
  • With every change of seasons (this was an ancient wisdom practiced by many long-lived disease-free cultures)



You can pay in two instalments:

Payment 1 - $500 

Upon the payment of your first instalment you will receive your 

  • Pre Cleanse Sage & Soul CLEANSE Preparation Guide
  • Pre Cleanse 7 Day Sage & Soul Plant Based Eating Plan 
  • Pre Cleanse “Energy Audit” 
  • Get an invitation to book your and 30 minute zoom consultation

Payment 2 -  Balance of Payment 

Due 4 weeks prior to arrival.  

Questions? Call Kate McLeay on 0212229372 


Your adventures in the wellness begin now. 


#youareworthit #youwillbesowelcome

"For fast acting relief try slowing down.” 
Lily Tomlinson