Kaitawa Retreat
A place to restore, rejuvenate and reconcile
Retreat from the daily stressors and busy-ness of life.
Nestled in the beautiful Ōtaki Gorge at the foothills of the Tararua Ranges on the Kāpiti Coast, Kaitawa Retreat is a rustic, private and magical retreat. Only one 80 minutes drive from the airport, north of Wellington, this is the perfect option for weekend getaway, or for a longer retreat that will renew your mind, body and soul.
The cabin
The cabin is tucked under trees and offers a warm and private space for one to two people. This will be available from February 2019. Perfect for a writers, mediation or detox retreat. Get in touch if you are wanting to book in advance.

* 2 nights minimum
* Access to fully equipped kitchen and beautiful bathroom (just over the bridge!)
* Book the cabin with the studio or separately
* All bedding and towels provided (top quality linen)
* Queen bed (with latex topper for added comfort)
* Power points to charge devices
* 4 Feather pillows and feather duvet
* Desk and chair
* Place to hang clothes with coat hangers

The studio
The studio is a high quality 7m yurt that has been crafted using only natural materials. Light pours in the windows that frame the rolling hills and surrounding trees. A divinely warm, nurturing and comfortable space, the studio is perfect for yoga, group workshops, dance/movement practices, and meditation.

* Natural wool insulation / beech wood framing
* Eco heater
* Beautiful sprung floor (made in Denmark)
* JBL bluetooth speaker
* 12 yoga mats
* 10 meditation mats
* 4 low chairs
* 2 bean bag chairs
* Large surround mirrors
* Writing materials
* Power to charge phones/computer
* 2 Lamps and fan
The kitchen
The kitchen is a warm, beautiful space that has been designed to continue to nurture guests, and stands as a piece of art in its own right. Sit and breathe in the beauty of the pohutakawa trees while watching the wild ducks in the pond, sipping on a fresh lemon verbena tea picked from plant beside the kitchen.

* Hot water gas heated
* 4 stools
* 2 top gas cooker
* Coffee plunger
* Jug
* Various herb teas
* Small fridge
* Cutlery, plates, bowls, cups, pots and fry pan
* Fresh milk and eggs provided



The bathroom
Continue to enjoy a nurturing, natural, back to earth experience when you need the bathroom! Offering complete privacy, be free to nurture your body in nature. The artistically designed shower offers instant hot water (gas heated) and a beautiful view of the native bush and pond.

Choose to use the beautiful sink outside when warm or inside the kitchen if cooler. The compost toilet is surprisingly odour free and designed to match the beauty of the environment.
Take a break. Choose a life now that you will not regret.