The Sanctuary

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The Sanctuary

Boutique Wellness Retreat

7 Columbine Close Loftus NSW 2232 Sydney Australia


At The sanctuary,

you can experience a life-enriching healthy holiday. Our wellness programs

offer solutions for detox, stress and burnout, healthy lifestyle and yoga.

If you are looking for a more personalised wellness experience, our team of

international practitioners can work with you to create your own health program

from our extensive range of holistic spa and healing therapies. 

Centred around ‘the

dream time’ that once served Aboriginals as a place to connect within amongst

eucalyptus trees, kangaroos and watering holes of the Woronora valley, a place

of meditation and spiritual retreat, The Sanctuary’s essence is expressed in

the profoundly healing spiritual services, providing ancient ways for the

growth and unfolding of the human spirit.

Situated on three levels, a

hillside location looking out upon the Woronora valley, The Sanctuary’s various

accommodation style’s feature spacious interiors, some with valley views and

large windows. Sky lights within the house and bright interiors make for a warm,

homely, uplifting feel.


·        Sleeps up

to 10 guests and two teachers

·        One luxury

tee pee next to the valley

·        Private

indoor bathrooms; some shared and others ensuite

·        Open air


All of The Sanctuary’s accommodation includes the following:

·        Reverse

cycle air-conditioning

·        One room

with own refrigerator

·        Beverage

& snack facilities

·        Telephone

·        Hair


·        Yoga Mats

There are

plenty of nature walking opportunities just outside the property, through the

Woronora Valley and beautiful Camp Wanawong just below the property. The

Sanctuary is situated in an intimate setting, perfect for smaller retreats of

up to 14 guests, which allows a richer experience, more personalized attention,

and authentic friendships to form between retreat-goers.


·        Solar

heated salt water swimming pool 

·        Bush


·        Spa

·        Therapy


·        Organic

vegetable garden

·        Bush

meditation circle 

·        Teepee

·        Fish pond


·        Air-conditioned


·        Garden

·        Luggage

room / storage

·        Bran new

Bali inspired yoga shala

·        Gazebo

·        Pet friendly


·        Free


·        Laundry

·        Free

street parking 

·        Room





Bali inspired, all-natural materials fitting approximately 15 students within the shala and up to 20 further back on the grass. Students enjoy their practice while gazing out upon the Woronora valley. 



During the retreat, you will be served daily organic and vegetarian

breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as unlimited herbal tea. A delectable

selection of power house fresh, healthy produce, to satisfy your taste buds and

also give you deep nourishment and radiance. Food will also contain ingredients

from our organic vegetable garden. Cooking classes can be arranged at request.



following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

·        Vegetarian

·        Organic

·        Vegan

If you have special dietary requirements,

please communicate it to us via email when making a reservation




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