Wellness holidays
Wellness holidays
It’s often said that a holiday is good for both the body and the brain. A wellness holiday takes that a step further. Replenish, revitalise and re-energise in one of New Zealand’s many spas, clinics and treatment centres. Take time out for yourself, you’ve earned it.

Why riding along the Kāpiti Coast was the most fun I've had in ages

Wellness holidays

Sea meditation and a giant slide: Auckland's new floating day retreat

Expect to sweat as you explore hidden islands of the Hauraki Gulf on an 81-foot motor yacht. And to act like you're 10 years old again.

Wellness holidays

Inside the North Island's secret relaxation retreat

This luxury rainforest retreat has a treehouse bath and star spa — best of all it's surprisingly affordable.

Wellness holidays

Once-in-a-lifetime wellness escapes that don't cost the earth

These beautiful backyard escapes cost as little as $15.


Inside NZ's hidden mountain hot springs

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