Saffron Cottage Retreats

Saffron Cottage is located an hour north of Wellington at 240 North Manakau Road, Manakau, Horowhenua.

Come and enjoy a personalised retreat and experience deep relaxation and health rejuvenation. Our unique programme of Ayurvedic treatments take you on a journey of re-discovery of your own innate wisdom. Ayurvedic wisdom teaches us the ‘art’ of living.

During your retreat you will enjoy daily Ayurvedic therapeutic treatments, nourishing food, meditation and Ayurvedic lifestyle coaching in tranquil surroundings that encourages rest and renewal. We’ve created a place where you can feel health as an experience that is transformative and empowering – giving you a glimpse of the vibrancy and clarity that is possible in your life.

We lend a supportive ear and the time & space to take a fresh look at your life.

Take your time to browse through our pages, and please feel free to contact me if you require any additional information.


“My best friend and I were lucky enough to spend a girl’s weekend away at Saffron Cottage at the base of the Tararua Ranges recently and I was delighted to discover a bag of the Magic T Hibiscus & Cinnamon Tea waiting for us on our arrival.
It was the perfect accompaniment to our evening, we had an amazing Ayurvedic massage and facial treatment, then relaxed by the fire.

- Justine

Tea Blogger


“An amazing and homely cottage with the added bonus of the treatment room in the cottage, where the talented therapists come to you.
The cottage is set in tranquil and peaceful setting but not far away from Otaki and Levin.
I’m already planning my next visit, a truly wonderful experience.”

- Corrina

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