If tapping into your creativity is what you're after, you'll love Art Break Waihi, where you get to hang out with your muse for a whole weekend.
This retreat, 'run by women for women', at west Auckland's wild and wonderful Piha beach, offers you the chance to simply get away from it all. There are no scheduled activities – unless, that is, you're booking for one of the Weekend Writing Workshops held throughout the year.
How do you fancy spending a weekend in Egypt? Well, not literally, but on the Journey Through Egypt: Special Edition Belly Dance Retreat, you'll be steeped in the exotic Africa/Middle East culture.
If you're anything like us, you'll be used to returning from holiday with excess baggage – but how about coming home a few kilos lighter? That's what you are offered at Resolution Retreats, a women-only weight-loss programme which includes cooking classes, meditation, personal training, yoga, beauty therapies, expert speakers and more.
expertise, it's a shame not to glean as much as you can. Choose from three, seven, 10, 14 and 21-day retreats, with accommodation at a beautiful location.
Want to truly get away from it all? Head to remote Te Moata retreat, set in native bush in Tairua, in the Coromandel Peninsula. You can stroll along the walking tracks by streams and waterfalls and, if you want time to reflect, the centre has a purpose-built meditation room.
Another retreat where you can immerse yourself in nature, Falls has two cottages located in natural woodland, which are only a two-minute walk to the retreat's award-winning bistro.
Split Apple Retreat was built by a doctor and chef couple who were "determined to provide a luxury, restorative oasis". The retreat is located on the edge of the
Abel Tasman National Park overlooking Tasman Bay, and visitors can make the most of the surrounds with bush walks, horse riding and helicopter trips.
Just over an hour's drive from Christchurch, this beautiful rural getaway lies in a secluded valley near the Hurunui River, with expansive views across the Hurunui plains to the foothills of the Southern Alps.
A "Zen-inspired luxury" retreat, Aro Ha is just 40 minutes' drive from Queenstown. With sweeping views of Lake Wakatipu, the retreat is designed to rejuvenate mind, body and soul through yoga, spa therapy, mindfulness practices and an enzymatically-active vegetarian menu.
For the yoga retreat that has it all – and that includes hot tubs, horses and healing gongs – you really need look no further than Yoga Nature's Awakening Adventure Holiday.