Curiosity | Connection | Creativity
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Set on 5 acres of spectacular tropical gardens, Sanctuary in the Pocket is a breathtaking retreat venue in Byron Bay. Located in the picturesque hinterland, Sanctuary is so tranquil that even the busiest people will feel immediately at peace.
Ideal for retreats or corporate offsites, we’ve created an exquisite event venue for you to create your next bespoke experience.
The Sanctuary Difference
Flexible ‘Host Your Own Retreats Packages' include:
We have a variety of premium onsite accommodation, sleeping 12+ people - from luxury villas to glamping-style tents for those looking to truly create in nature.
Check out Sanctuary in the Pocket retreat accommodation
Flexible Event Space
The outdoor event tent is ideal for larger retreat groups, including education and business planning or corporate development, yoga and meditation activities. It has full AV and sound set up for panels, speakers, presentations and entertainers.
With convenient access just 30 mins from both Ballina and Gold Coast airports, arriving at Sanctuary is effortless. Onsite parking is included for both you and your guests.
Co-Create your Retreat
We don't just provide a lovely location and attentive hospitality. We also offer guidance and support to help you develop a creative and engaging retreat program.
Spark Creativity & Amplify Your Results.
Featuring stylish furnishings, and spacious, and flexible retreat spaces, we specialise in creating a retreat package perfectly tailored to your needs.
Our indoor retreat area, Bliss villa, is an uber-flexible space with spacious gathering areas, private amenities, and an outdoor terrace.
Create a unique experience at the Retreat Villa which boasts an outdoor poolside private cinema.
Looking for something showstopping? We have a stunning lotus bell event tent (seating up to 300 people banquet style), dressing rooms, private amenities, and a private dining area a jaw-dropping setting for awards nights, product launches or corporate events.
Our quality sound system and lighting capabilities mean facilitating a conference or entertaining is easy. From speakers, panels, entertainers and bands, Sanctuary can cater to your needs - in a natural setting provided by mother nature.
If you can imagine it, we can create it
Sanctuary in the pocket’s private location is conveniently located in the foothills of the Byron Hinterland, giving you access to all the local activities including kayaking and stunning waterfall walking tours, in an easy 12-minute drive you can be walking on the Northern NSW golden beaches.
Get in touch and talk to our event planner to start designing your retreat.