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Ridge Country Retreat for Hire!

Ridge Country Retreat is now available for hire. Superbly suited for small to medium workshops or retreats, RCR has all the facilities to make your retreat a wonderful experience for your participants. Luxury accommodation for up to twenty guests, fully catered with our own dietitian-created menus, areas for workshops, mediation, yoga, exercise classes, beauty suite and large common areas make RCR the ideal venue with the comfort of the guests, the top priority. Situated on a 35 acre (11 Ha) of native bush on a ridge high in the Papamoa Hills, the views down the valley to Tauranga CBD are truly spectacular. Bushwalks and a geothermal pool are located on the property, Kaiate Falls and Summerhill Golf Course are only a few minutes by car. Papamoa Beach and Fashion Island Factory Outlet Shopping are only 10 minutes away. There is no shortage of activities for guests to do in their free time.
RCR has been hosting wellness retreats since 2012 and in particular, the Weight Loss and Wellness Retreats for Women Only since 2016. During retreats, all of RCR facilities are available to the retreat guests.

Venue hire of RCR is also suited for hobbist groups that would like to meet up in a beautiful location for a few days. Activities must be in keeping with the retreat and its quiet, peaceful environment. 

Use of RCR for Retreats or Workshops
Hire (All pricing is exclusive of GST):

Accommodation Cost (10 rooms available):
1 Night Stay: $2500
2 - 3 Night Stay: $1750 per night
4 – 6 nights: $1500 per night
7 – 20 nights: $1250 per night

A maximum of 2 persons per room.

Cleaning Cost at end of Retreat or Workshop
$260 per room

Catering Option
For purposes of catering, persons under the age of 10 are not counted towards the cost.

Catering Cost
Up to 10 persons: $500 per day, or part day, for staff
11 – 20 persons: $1000 per day, or part day, for staff

Food Costs
$25 per person per day or part day

Non-Catering Option

If catering is not required, the kitchen may be hired for $75 per day and secured with a $1000 bond.

Room Servicing
Room Service Costs
$40 per room per day

WiFi / Internet
Whiteboard and markers
Use of Laundry for guests
Large pool, geothermal for most of year
Hot pool

Optional Extras
Beauty and massage therapists may be pre-booked for treatments.


RCR is not licenced for alcohol, so NO alcohol is to be consumed in the common areas, however may be consumed in the accommodation suites and villas on the condition that responsible consumption of alcohol is practiced.

No animals
No smoking in rooms or near hazardous materials

Once checked in, guests to make themselves aware of and comply with requirements in the Room Information booklet

Payment of deposit to secure booking is required at time of booking. The deposit amount is 30% of the expected tariff. Full payment of the expected tariff is required 10 days prior to commencement of retreat or workshop. At the end of the retreat, the difference between the received monies and actual tariff will be calculated and a reconciliation invoice or credit note issued.

For all bookings, the following rules apply:
1. Cancellations with more than 60 days notice will receive a refund of 100% of the deposit and any monies prepaid.
2 Cancellations with 60 days or less AND more than 30 days notice will receive a refund of 50% of the deposit. Any other money prepaid will have any expenses incurred that directly relate to the booking deducted before refunded.
3. Cancellations with 30 days or less AND more than 5 days notice will forfeit the deposit.

4. Cancellations with 5 days or less notice are liable for the full value of the booking.

Please contact us to discuss hiring this venue for your next group getaway!

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