Charlotte’s Health Retreat is situated upon a biodynamically run 1 1/4 acre block and has a lovely garden with vegetable patch and fruit trees. Bellingen is a 20 minute walk or 5 minute drive away; the sea 20 minutes and Dorrigo subtropical rain forest, half an hour’s drive.
ACCOMMODATION RATES: $150.00 per day or for a couple $250 per day.
This includes self help breakfast and an evening meal prepared by Charlotte to suit your diet preference. Lunch is $20.00 extra per day.
50% payment in advance is expected with balance of fees payable on arrival.
5% discount is offered when full accommodation costs are paid in advance.
CANCELLATION FEES : 10 days notice is required for a full refund – less $50 processing fee. A 5 -10 day notification receives a 50% refund. And less than 5 days, no refund.
AIRPORT PICKUP FEE : $50.00 from Coffs Harbour. Return $75
RAIL AND BUS PICKUP : $35 from Urunga.
TREATMENTS : $70.00 each. Catering to your needs Charlotte offers rhythmical massage, art therapy sessions, oil-dispersion bath therapy, rhythmical body oilings, foot baths and organ compresses. A maximum of 2 treatments is suggested per day. These costs are payable on a daily basis.
RECREATIONAL FACILITIES : Swim in our sizeable chlorine-free rainwater pool which is sanitised using a Floatron Solar Ioniser. Come share our spacious home and beautiful garden full of private nooks.
LIBRARY : Relax with our interesting library of over 1000 books covering such disciplines as English Literature, Poetry, History, General Science, Traditional and Modern Philosophy, Medicine and Nursing – including Alternative Health Care. You would also have access to our extensive collection of Anthroposophical writings by Rudolph Steiner in German and English.
MUSIC LIBRARY : Select from a library of classical, rock, pop and jazz music.
FACILITIES : Guestrooms offer a garden vista and shared bathroom. If guests require exclusive use of health retreat, this is available at a 50% surcharge on room cost. A maximum of three clients would be accommodated at the one time.
DIET : Nutritious food is high on our priority list for healing. Much food is home grown in the biodynamic vegetable garden or locally sourced from the abundance of the Bellinger Valley. Eggs are from our own hens. Special dietary requirements are catered for provided prior arrangements have been made. e.g. vegetarian, gluten free and diabetic or vegan.
DOs and DON’Ts : Smokers are requested to use the designated area and guests are reminded that treatment will be enhanced by minimising activities such as computer use and mobile telephone calls. This activity is not encouraged during the retreat.
Unfortunately there is no accommodation for pets and at this time, wheelchair access is possible if you request to stay in the self contained cottage.. Please be advised that a well-trained farm dog and several cats are kept on this property.
PRIVATE TOURS : Charlotte can guide you through an unforgettable experience of local attractions. Walk through the world heritage listed Dorrigo National Park; picnic at the Promised Land including the Never Never creek; swim in pristine ocean beaches and fill your head and lungs with fresh sea air at Mutton Bird Island in Coffs Harbour. For 4 hours, $120.00 . Each additional person $50.00. A full day including picnic would cost $150.00 all inclusive .