Welcome to heaven on earth – Aro Ha. Standing on the deck, overlooking the mountains and into the peeking sun, it’s hard to believe that this eco chic luxury retreat is located just forty five minutes from Queenstown. This heaven is actually on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, protected by soaring alpine peaks. The vision is Zen. It’s inspired luxury, where the luxury comes from intelligent design and function of space rather than opulence or excess.
If you’re looking for beauty that feeds the mind, body and soul, Aro Ha is certainly it. The Aro Ha Wellness Adventure program is a powerful and intensive program that uses nature, nutrition, mindfulness, yoga, and functional movement to quickly jumpstart your health. Expect to become lean, strong, and flexible while reconnecting with purpose. If you’re still not convinced why you need to set your foot on Aro Ha, just look at these amazing pictures. You’ll need to take in the beauty that it is to say that you have lived!
Aro Ha produces over 90% of their power needs onsite, support environmental education, use New Zealand’s first renewably sourced distributed heating scheme and grow an increasing amount of organic produce onsite. But this is no ordinary resort we are looking at. Aro Ha was named number 8 in the Conde Nast Traveller Reader’s Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World, the only Australasian resort in the top ten. Conde Nast Traveller’s Readers also named Aro Ha the #1 Destination Spa in The World. But wait there’s more. The retreat was also named the Best New Property to Visit by Luxury Travel Magazine, ranked number 2 best Wellness Retreat in the world by Virgin Australia, was nominated for a Spa Finder 2014 Wellness Travel Award and three AsiaSpa Baccarat Awards including New Spa of the Year, Destination Retreat of the Year and Spa Cuisine of the Year.
If you want a taste what living is, Aro Ha is for you. Retreats start from NZD$ 4550 for four nights, five days including all activities, transfers, wellness cuisine and more. Visit Aro Ha for more details.