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30m from Airports

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Free Wifi


Luxury Accommodation


Catering Available


Onsite Facilitators


Private Parking

Experience the unforgettable:

An inspiring location to hold your retreat, corporate event or company offsite, surrounded by the magic of nature.

Sanctuary in the Pocket is the ideal space to elevate your retreat or event to new heights, with a stunning location set in the heart of the Byron Shire, that sets the stage for an unforgettable experience. Just 30 minutes away from either Gold Coast or Ballina airport, nestled in the foot hills of the Nightcap mountains of the Byron Hinterland and the iconic golden sand beaches of the Australian East Coast, you’ll find 5 Acres of lush, private, tropical paradise to explore. 


Immerse yourself in a creative, character-filled setting, the perfect blend of natural beauty, Balinese influence and modern luxury that will leave a lasting impression on you and your guests. 

Unique Experience
Explore the property

Immerse yourself in our lush tropical Balinese backdrop and explore the many options available to you. Our Bliss villa offers a private spa and plunge pool, while the Retreat villa hosts an outdoor cinema, perfect for product launches, awards nights, and cocktail parties. Our lotus Belle Event tent set on a massive oval offers a unique setting for any event, and our waterhole provides the perfect backdrop for a breakfast meeting or group session.


For the ultimate experience, consider a full estate buyout, which gives you and your guests exclusive access to our 5 acres of tropical garden, villas, and pools. Whether you're hosting a meeting for four or an event for up to 250 guests, our team is dedicated to achieving outcomes that are distinctive to your business and brand story.


Inspired Setting


Escape in Nature

Explore 5 acres of stunning botanical gardens, with a natural creek, veggie patches and our own happy bees. Immerse yourself in a tropical paradise and escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Convenient Location

Only 12 minutes from world-class beaches, you'll be able to easily enjoy all the local attractions and activities offered in the Byron Bay Area.

Exceptional Amenities

With private villas, gourmet pizza oven, open-plan dining, relaxation areas, all with quality sound systems and lighting, you'll have everything you need to make your event truly unforgettable.

Flexible Event Space

Whether you're hosting a small retreat, conference or corporate event, Sanctuary in the Pocket offers a range of stylish and flexible spaces to suit your needs.

Easy Access

With convenient access in 30 mins from both Ballina and Gold Coast airports, arriving at Sanctuary is effortless. Free onsite parking is available for both you and your guests.

Service with a smile

Set in a magical location where the mountains meet the ocean, and surrounded by the natural beauty of the Byron Hinterland, a perfect location to connect, create, and rejuvenate.


Retreat Villa

The Sanctuary is the perfect place to bring groups together for an event, executive leaders and coaches leadership offsite or simply to unwind and focus surrounded by tropical lush gardens.

On opening the traditional Balinese doors, you'll feel a sense of calm and privacy. The main room is flexible and can be used for lectures, dinners or cocktails on the deck overlooking the koi ponds. This is a special place that will help you relax and connect with nature.

24 Max | 12 - 16 Yoga

Sleeps 4  - 65 SQ m