mack & bosco lifestyle retreats.....a way of life

PORT DOUGLAS RETREAT

FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND
FRIDAY 28TH OCTOBER - TUESDAY 1ST NOVEMBER

(MELBOURNE CUP WEEKEND)






Think sunny, warm days, blue skies, white stretching sandy beaches, exotic tropical fruits, palm trees swaying in the light breeze, crystal clear water and total relaxation in Far North Queensland. If you are looking for relaxation and rejuvenation, then this luxurious retreat is your chance to experience complete paradise and pampering in true Mack & Bosco style.


LOCATION & ACCOMMODATION

Port Douglas is located in Far North Queensland, just 70km north of Cairns. It s approximately a 3.5 hour plane journey from Melbourne and is situated adjacent to two World Heritage areas, the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest.

Our luxury home for the week is located in one of the most sought out streets in town perched on the point, boasting unrivalled views of the Coral Sea and iconic 4 mile beach. It includes a private pool, manicured gardens and lawns along with expansive verandas, deck chairs and two large living areas all ready for your complete relaxation. The beach is only a short walk away as is the shops and Marina if you are looking to explore around.


PROGRAM OVERVIEW


Friday - Day 1

From Cairns airport, you will need to take a one hour shuttle bus to reach our gorgeous location. Check in is available between 12pm where you are able to settle into your accommodation. The retreat begins at 1pm with a meet and greet session and welcome lunch, followed by a Mack & Bosco Ritual session. A restorative stretch session will follow and a little free time to settle in.Our welcome dinner is then served on the deck as the sun sets. We will then conduct a candlelit meditation session to encourage your mind to unwind, ready for your first peaceful night's sleep in the balmy tropics.


Saturday - Day 2

For the early risers, there is optional beach walk at first light before our morning begins at sunrise with a guided meditation session. We then introduce you to a session of Tai CHi Shibashi Qigong to warm up your body, before moving into an energising Pilates session. A delicious breakfast awaits you on the verandah where you have plenty of time to take in the views and sunshine.

Mid morning we conduct a health inspired cooking workshop which also includes yummy tastings and a light lunch. The afternoon is free for you to relax, read a book and unwind or to enjoy a swim and spend some time on the beach. We meet again late in the day for a vinyasa flow yoga session on the lawn before enjoying dinner and a refreshing iced tea. Then its time for dinner and a movie, Mack & Bosco style.


Sunday - Day 3

Not forgetting its Sunday - Sunday for some is a morning to rest, sleep in if that's what you feel like or join the early risers for a casual beach walk as the sun comes up. We will have a gentle sun salutation practice followed by a gratitude meditation and a delicious hot breakfast andmaybe a read of the Sunday papers or a little bit of journal writing. We will then head out for the day to visit some special places around Port Douglas as its Market Day. You will then have a free afternoon, optional beach class or Volleyball game. You will then glam up a little for a beautiful sunset sail. on our return you will enjoy yet another delicious dinner and  to finish the day you can join in on juicy Yin Yoga session before bed.


Monday - Day 5

We have a another day of tropical relaxation in store, with some Mack and Bosco treats in store for you today. We start with the optional beach walk and Tai Chi, followed by a fun Pilates sessions on the lawn, a soak in the pool before breakfast is then served. We will conduct a wellness workshop midmorning before a light lunch. You will have the day to choose what you would like to do before returning for the afternoon for a lovely foot scrub and massage and some reflexology and a late afternoon yoga session. Get your best tropical dress on for a lovely three course meal under the stars followed by our final evening meditation.


Tuesday - Day 6

A silent meditation walk along the stretch of four mile beach to reflect on your time, with a farewell Melbourne Cup breakfast where the retreat will come to a close at 10am.


INCLUSIONS

* Four nights luxury accomodation
* Freshly prepared meals - all breakfasts, lunches, dinners and treats.
* Pilates, Yoga, Meditations and Qi Gong sessions
* Ritual session
* Cooking Workshop
* Wellness Workshop
* 1.5 hour Sunset sail
* Port Douglas Market visit
* Beach activities and guided walks


RATES


Twin Share - $ 2,195 per person, inclusions as detailed