A woman in a hammock under a pohutukawa tree on the beach during the late evening.

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Health Sanctuary

Set deep in the heart of nature Bethells Beach cottages offer a place of rest and refuge where you can reconnect with your inner most self.

From the comfort of our beautiful cottages, with sweeping views of the beach and beyond, we provide a range of holistic health treatments designed to rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit.

Using natural products and incorporating the ancient healing arts, our treatments will leave you feeling alive and in tune with life.

Afterwards you may like to walk the beach and let nature bring you to a new level of stillness or you might prefer to soak in the Scandinavian hot tub and watch the sunset over the majestic Tasman Sea.

You can fall asleep to the sounds of nature and wake feeling rested and refreshed.

Available to onsite guests only. Booking prior to arrival will help ensure you secure the treatment of your choice.

Groups and Special Retreats

If you have a group of friends and want to enjoy a weekend of rejuvenation and laughter together please contact us to discuss our group pricing.We are happy to provide catering for groups of six or more and will aim to meet any specific requirements you may have.

Personalised Retreats

We understand that as individuals we all have different needs and preferences. With this in mind we invite you to design your ideal rejuvenation package from the list below.

Sharman Wellness

Trude Bethell, Sharman Walker practitioner, offers a range of healing services to meet your body, mind and spiritual needs. Whether this be therapeutic massage, shamanic healing, spiritual counselling or mentoring with listening and wisdom.

Trude specialises in and trained in 'energy alignment and healing' and 'shamanic healing'. Each session is responsive to your needs as you unfold your story to me. I tailor each session given to you with a variety of technics with love and beauty succinctly for you".

If you are interested in our Sharman Wellness experience please get in touch with us. Price on application.

Treatments & Therapies

Massage – Cathy
Mentoring – Trude

We can provide gift vouchers if you wish to create a rejuvenation package for a friend or loved one.

Meet our Practioners

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Brigette Lorenz

Brigitte is working in Auckland as a qualified Counsellor and Facilitator. Her experience spans almost two decades of working with individuals, couples, groups and organisations delivering personal, relationship and career coaching to professionals, government agencies and people in all walks of life. Brigitte’s main focus is on relationship work, coaching people to create successful, loving and conscious connections in their professional and personal lives.

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Trude Bethell

Trude, owner operator of Bethells Beach Cottages, shares her unique gifts as a mentor and health therapist with guests. ‘Tune into your mind and body daily needs.’ By living and loving through life’s experiences and challenges, Trude is a great listener and provider of self-awareness with heart-to-heart connection.