Located on the beautiful NSW Central Coast, is set on 22 acres surrounded by gardens and paddocks, forest and hills. From the commencement of the M1 Sydney/Newcastle motorway at Wahroonga it’s an easy 45 minute drive or only 8 minutes from Ourimbah railway station.

Time spent at Awaba gives you an opportunity to escape the daily grind and find yourself again. Just a short weekend away can feel like a timeless step into a world of peace and tranquillity.

The retreat epitomises the fung shui concept of spirit brought into space, engendering a feeling of clarity, order and serenity. The comfortable, stylish facilities include a range of single, twin and triple rooms, swimming pool, spa and extensive walking trails. Our chef provides delicious, fresh, healthy vegetarian meals and when possible uses seasonal organic produce from our vegetable garden.

Awaba is the perfect setting to engage in the themes of health, relaxation and spirit and offers retreats and courses specialising in yoga, meditation and personal growth, see our schedule for more details.

We also provide personal and relationships counselling, by appointment only.

  • Private group weekend retreats can be tailored to suit your requirements, a minimum of 10 people.
  • Awaba is non-smoking, alcohol-free and an ecologically conscious environment, using biodegradable bath and cleaning products.
  • Gift vouchers are available.

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Join us for an experience that will inspire and delight you.

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Let go and unwind in a stunningly beautiful natural environment only 90 minutes north of the Sydney CBD and feel like you have travelled more than a million miles from all your cares and worries.
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Stretch and melt away all those tired and aching muscles with vitalising yoga and a pampering massage while savouring fresh, healthy vegetarian meals.
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Learn how to release the limiting patterns of thinking and feeling that inhibit you from having the successful, healthy, loving life you deserve.
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We were not placed in this world to be only workers and consumers, we all have a higher purpose that is usually revealed only after a committed journey of self enquiry. Some people say that this journey of self enquiry is the most significant and rewarding thing you can do for yourself.


  • Weekend Retreats

    There is a comprehensive program of weekend yoga, meditation and personal development retreats conducted throughout the year. See the Upcoming Courses page.
  • Extended Courses/Trainings

    We conduct seven and nine day personal development courses and two 8-day practitioner trainings at Awaba. As well as the Chakra Bali and Yoga Bali Retreats in Bali every year.
  • Personal Counselling

    Michael Adamedes is available for private counselling at Awaba on Monday, Tuesday and Fridays. He specialises in relationships, personal crises and career counselling.
  • Customised Personal and Group Retreats

    Specialised retreats can be organised for individuals and groups from two to seven days. Enquire about availability.


  • He is fantastic!! Everything was so relevant and explained in a manner that was easily understood – LOVED IT ALL!
  • As always beautifully presented with incredible gentleness and humour. An amazing man. Loved how Michael brings it all back to practical day-to-day life.
  • We wanted you to know that the weekend we just completed was well beyond our expectations. We are full up with relaxation and rejuvenation.
  • Just a short note to say, thank you! thank you! for the weekend, it was such a wonderful experience. I think it was the best thing I have ever done and we are saving our pennies so we can come back soon. Thanks again for such a beautiful experience and keep doing everything you are doing because it is just perfect.