ZEN Beach Retreat, is your premium boutique retreat on absolute beachfront in the Southern Great Barrier Reef
Your beach hideaway combining the pleasures of a relaxed luxury sanctuary with unique experiences.
ZEN is the perfect private getaway for travellers who want to renew, refresh, discover or celebrate in style.
When you join us at ZEN it's more than just discovering a new destination; it’s all about those little moments and discoveries you will always treasure forever.
Relaxed Luxury - Retreat In-Style.
When nature's inspiration & authenticity meet elegance and comfort. ZEN is hidden behind high walls of moucharabieh, setting the tone of the warm, private and intimate atmosphere of ZEN Beach Retreat.
As soon as you pass the bamboo gate you feel the tropical relaxation of the verdant gardens and let your senses drift with the musical melody of the fountains.
Your exploration of the Great Barrier Reef & Beach lifestyle starts when you reach the heart of your relaxed luxury beach retreat. With 10,000 square feet over 950 square metres of indoor / outdoor living.
Beautiful Views And Doors That Open Up Completely For You To Enjoy The Breathtaking Ocean And Beachfront Views. You Feel The South Pacific Is All Yours
The perfect bridge at the heart of the retreat, the Bali Hut provides plenty of space for entertaining and relaxing. Surrounded by tropical gardens alongside the 10m magnesium pool / spa the Bali Hut keeps cool throughout the year.
Designed in a contemporary style, we are an art- loving family where Pascaline's French interior design experience merges natural materials and sophisticated textures in a private haven for guests.
Facing the beach, the light diffuses through the large picture windows on a contemporary decor where nature is omnipresent.
In the Ocean Lounge open space, a quartet of French vintage armchairs - by Prouve, are gathered near natural driftwood and molten aluminium furniture that create a relaxing yet professional ambience.
The retreat has loads of space for entertaining depending on your plans – you can prepare meals for yourself, or we can bring in the services of a private chef.
Sample the local recommended restaurants or just unwind with a delicious snack on the Sky Lounge overlooking the sea.
Conveniently nestled between two of Australia's World Heritage icons - the Great Barrier Reef & Fraser Island.
ZEN Beach Retreat is a private, absolute beachfront haven for up 22 guests, the perfect hideaway to relax or explore the amazing secrets that surround. Create memories that last forever with ZEN. Exclusive use of the retreat allows you to fully absorb the wonderful natural ambience and environment at your own pace and without interruption.
Toasting marshmallows around the firepit, soaking up the sea breezes, gazing in awe with the stars and moon, we create an atmosphere you will reflect on forever. Enjoy your own direct beach access to a safe and secure beach all year round. Surf or SUP right out the front of ZEN.
Immerse yourself in the large range of Beach activities, Outdoor games & Sporting pursuits. Play the beautifully kept 18 hole golf course right behind ZEN...you are spoilt for options in your downtime.
Peruse the sensual interior design captured throughout ZEN by viewing the Villas, Ocean Lounge, Ocean Residence and ZEN Relaxation options below.
Our ZEN Living & ZEN Resting maps help you visualise your stay, before you arrive.
Inspirationally designed to capture the artistic diversity from around the world, each villa is laden with surprises. Collected during our world travels, living abroad since 2003 each villa brings a pocket of the globe to life for you.
Tasteful, modern design and eclectic interior decoration personally completed by Pascaline are a feature of your stay.
Picture an 180 degree panoramic view of the Beach & Pacific Ocean with sprawling decks to capture the sea breeze and sunlight.
Visualise a massive, open plan adaptable dining & entertaining lounge that opens up to the magnesium pool and garden area.
A private beachfront residence with direct access to the beach and garden from your sleeping quarters. Your magnificent Ocean Lounge is a signature element of your stay at ZEN.
ZEN’s idyllic natural setting sees you experience endless ocean views, mesmerising sunrises, a real natural therapy in itself
We combine the Best Kept Secrets on the Great Barrier Reef with a welcoming and inspired wellness journey to rejuvenate your senses, spirit and strengths.
Your privacy assured, your relaxation choices abound in style, content and experience. Your down time feels more like up time as you rejuvenate & refresh as part of your journey.
Endless ocean views, mesmerising sunrises, a real nature therapy in itself
From the heated magnesium pool, overlook the view of the tropical garden. Either you decide to exercise, relax in the jacuzzi spa or simply enjoying a glass of champagne in the refreshing magnesium pool.
Here, everything is dedicated to relaxation. The ocean views from the deck overlooking the beach. The outdoor jacuzzi facing the tropical garden. The sky lounge solarium. The natural setting hydrotherapy spa & massage room. All are simply sublime.
ZEN's Sky Lounge - Beachfront Relaxation
Pure relaxation as you elevate yourself above the Beach and Pacific, taking in the plentiful sunshine and waves. So close to nature, she is your best friend as your lounge away the day in the most soothing of relaxation zones. Nature opens up to you constantly sharing its gifts of beauty rich and rare - the perfect ZEN time.
ZEN's Sky Deck - Panoramic Relaxation
Be ready for a full panorama of the beach and ocean as you enjoy a bright morning breakfast, shaded lunch or late afternoon refreshment. Befriend the local kookaburras or parakeets in the coconut trees. Whale watch from the comfort of your relaxation lounge. Spot an impromptu dolphin show or the marine bird life searching for their next meal. There is always something to absorb in this natural paradise.
Words cannot fully describe the emotions you feel as you lounge away on this picturesque, private open space. Soaking up the wonders of nature. On a moonlit or starlit night there is almost no better relaxation place to be. Close your eyes and drift away with the waves and sea breezes, the memories are just spectacular and last forever.
ZEN's Magnesium Pool/Spa - Soothing Relaxation
A real discovery with the powers of magnesium bathing.
Custom built for ZEN we maximise the swimming distance and bathing relaxation.
We introduce spa intensity and a therapeutic experience suitable for all ages.
Direct sunlight is for short period in the afternoon sun so you can relax and soak up the rays. The pool is temperature adjustable on solar power to provide swimming comfort all year round.
ZEN's Tranquility Gardens - Tropical Relaxation
A source of pride at ZEN with fountains trickling away in the background, surrounded by tropical gardens and a beach walkway. With all shades of tropical green the breeze flows through the area creating a soothing fan effect and is the perfect haven in the summer heat or winter months.
ZEN's Relaxarium Spa
Your own hidden secret at ZEN is the Relaxarium Spa. Be pampered in a super aromatic, coloured therapeutical relaxation zone. Enjoy the luxury of a 55 jet intense hydrotherapy spa.
Surround yourself with tropical indoor plants and enjoy a personal massage. No one comes out of the Relaxarium spa the same as they arrived - pure relaxation.
ZEN's Bali Hut - Outdoor Relaxation
The spacious Bali Hut always remains 5-10 degrees cooler in summer. The Bali Hut lights up as your own ZEN Milky Way. Candles or lights can combine to provide the most serene, relaxing location at night.
Surround yourself with the tropical gardens and beautiful blue hues of the magnesium pool. The giant buddha fountains and Myanmar day bed provide the perfect ZEN touches to this serene environment.
Entertainment options abound throughout with a dart board, board games, chess and a raft of beach games in bocce, quoits, outdoor chess, pool table all being added for your ZENtertainment.
Our aim is to provide as much family and friend fun as possible. As part of our 100 stress free retreat, we unlimited high speed broadband WiFi access throughout the retreat so you can keep in touch with the world and share the ZEN experience with your friends at ZEN.
ZENSports Relaxation In the perfect outdoor sport location we provide a host of outdoor sports options for guests.
Beach volleyball, Beach Cricket, Surf boards, SUP boards, kayaks, bicycles, scooters, boogies boards...just ask, enjoy your free time on the beach.
Guests who hire the whole ZEN Beach Retreat have unlimited and unimpeded use of all retreat facilities including the relaxarium, sporting equipment, beach equipment, bar fridges and musical equipment.
Inspired by the natural beauty of the reef, its untouched nature, spectacular coastline and the extraordinary weather - we wanted to bring a whole new experience guests when visiting the Southern Great Barrier Reef.
We look forward to seeing you at ZEN We will set everything up for your stay and then leave you to your own devices to maximise your own relaxation and enjoyment or we can be available for your needs.
Other things to note
We are a 100 smoke and stress free retreat.
We have one TV with Foxtel in the Executive Beachfront Residence and guests have access to High Speed OpenCloud WiFi suitable for streaming. The villa's do not have TV's.
ZEN Beach Retreat does contain arts - any damages will need to paid for by guests or their guests of ZEN Beach Retreat that cause the damage.
The ZEN Beach Retreat is ZEN and for the enjoyment of our guests is to be treated this way....loud parties etc are not tolerated, if that is what you are looking for, please look elsewhere.