Holidays Tours

Feel-good summer festivals to attend this summer

Beaches, music and all the yoga you could want - we found the coolest summer getaways to ensure your holiday experience is carefree and fun.

By Jessica-Belle Greer
Womad festival


March 16-18, Pukekura Park, New Plymouth;
Womad is a global music festival that celebrates more than just its diverse range of artists. It also offers a wellness village (with treatments including massage, aromatherapy and reiki), art installations, a craft market and delicious food, all of which will feed your body and soul.


February 23-25, Tapapakanga Regional Park, Auckland
Splore, a boutique music and arts festival is as much about creating a mindful community as it is about performing arts. The wellness zone is dedicated to nourishing healthy minds and bodies with holistic treatments and workshops, while the listening lounge hosts experts on topics from plastics to city planning.


March 8-11, Wairakei Resort, Taupo
Wanderlust is an event that inspires you to explore new territory and find inner peace, Wanderlust includes a smorgasbord of yoga styles for all levels, as well as outdoor activities that make the most of the beautiful location, including hiking, surfing and SUP yoga. But it’s not all about exercise – you can also indulge in wine tastings, organic delicacies and a farm-to-table dinner, hear from a range of speakers at the ‘Wanderlust speakeasy’ lounge and browse the mindful market.