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PAINTING RETREAT RAROTONGA 

PAULA KNIGHT ARTIST

13th-18th October

2024

Come and join us in paradise.

Set in our gorgeous sprawling beachfront venue with a stunning pool in a lovely, established, tropical garden overlooking beautiful Muri beach. Our mission on this island of colour and flowers will be to treat your senses, awaken your creativity, nourish your body and sooth your soul.

Tucked away on one of the most stunning beaches in Rarotonga, our retreat oasis is perfect for relaxing and creating, swimming, snorkelling, beach walking. The restaurants, museums and shops of Muri and all it has to offer are a short stroll away.

Relax, paint, swim, snorkel, stretch out with yoga and enjoy the company of fellow creatives.

This years luxurious private villa offers us tailored comfortable painting and relaxation areas be it poolside in the tropical garden or overlooking a gorgeous palm fringed, white sand swimming beach and lagoon.

 

We have our private chef creating delicious meals and nutritious treats to delight your senses, with the abundant produce and delights Rarotonga has in store. Our lovely bedrooms have either has sea or garden views.

Rarotonga is a short direct flight from Auckland.

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What's Included

Included in our Painting & Pampering Retreat: 

  • 5 nights accommodation, options available from luxury lagoon view beachfront suite, to garden villas.

  • All fresh healthy breakfasts, all tasty lunches and 3 delicious evening meals prepared by our wonderfully creative private retreat chef Harriet. Served in our peaceful relaxing luxury villa, you can gaze out over the ocean or watch the sunset over the turquoise lagoon as you dine. On the 2 nights we have kept free we will explore the night markets and our favourite local restaurants.

  • Tasty drinks throughout the day.

  • All painting supplies and painting tuition with Paula, including paints, canvas, brushes for your acrylic on canvas and watercolour creations. 

  • Pampering and surprise treats- Demonstrations and sampling of natural skincare and makeup. You will be left healthy and glowing.

  • Island gallery visit.

  • Gorgeous organic whole foods treats. 

  • Daily yoga or mindful movement.

  • Daily afternoon tea.

  • Optional over water night show and dinner at nearby Te Vara Nui Village.

  • The best insider local cafes and restaurants will be walking distance from our private villas.

  • Snorkelling gear for our lagoon right out front from our accomodation.

  • Luxury spa right next door for those who need a bit of extra pampering.

 

Below are full retreat prices including: 

*Your choice of accommodation for 5 nights:

 

  • Luxury spacious sea view King room with ensuite opening onto a deck overlooking Muri beach. Air conditioned.  Single occupancy $3995  or Twin share $3800 per person.

 

  • Private room in a lovely spacious 2 bedroom house with colourful island style decor, fully self contained. Air conditioned. Private, covered outdoor deck areas with garden and mountain views. $3750 

  • Private garden villa fully self contained. Beautifully styled with a luxury island feel, Set in a garden with mountain views. Air conditioned. $3850 or Twin share $3250.

 

Note: Twin share works best with a friend but if you don't mind who you share with we can put you on a wait list for a buddy.

 

FLIGHTS: We recommend you arrive a day or two before the retreat to relax and explore. We will be staying in beautiful Muri.  We are happy to help you with pre retreat accomodation.

We are hoping to offer an art & cultural experience for those who are interested, including print making sculpture and carving. Paula will be checking this out in June.

 

Please check your flight details (arrival date) as Rarotonga is a day behind NZ. This means you arrive a day earlier than you depart NZ ... Bonus!

Air NZ and Jet star fly to Rarotonga.

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