Enjoy three days time out, high-level education and a total reset for body, mind & soul

Embark on a nourishing 3-day/2-night Luxury Plant-based Cooking Retreat at the stunning Kula Retreat Centre, nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Muriwai, West Auckland where you’ll delve into the art of plant-based cuisine while rejuvenating your body, mind, and soul. Immerse yourself in this unique weekend experience featuring daily plant-based cooking lessons, scrumptious meals, soothing yoga sessions, calming meditation practices, and invigorating nature walks amid the luxurious and tranquil surroundings of Kula, Muriwai.

Savor delectable plant-based dishes crafted with care and passion as you learn the secrets behind their creation. Connect with fellow retreat participants through check-in circles, exchanging stories and experiences while unwinding in the comforting warmth of the sauna and spa pool – or braving the cold in the ice bath! After the retreat, you’ll receive all recipes along with a two-week meal planner to support your ongoing journey towards a healthier lifestyle.

Join us for this Luxury Plant-based Cooking Retreat at Kula Retreat Centre and uncover not only divine culinary delights but also valuable insights that will inspire you to embrace optimal health and wellness. Engage in as many or as few activities as you desire while granting your body, mind, and soul the ultimate escape amidst Muriwai’s captivating beauty—a nurturing reset that will leave lasting impressions.

Enjoy a luxurious three-day plant-based cooking retreat, surrounded by like-minded individuals eager to elevate their culinary skills and embrace a healthier lifestyle. This exclusive experience is perfect for both beginners and seasoned chefs alike, looking to explore the world of gourmet plant-based cuisine while indulging in self-care activities.

Delight your senses with an array of colourful, nutrient-rich meals carefully crafted from locally-sourced ingredients. Learn how to create exquisite plant-based dishes that nourish both body and soul. Discover the immense benefits of a plant-based diet as you master the art of transforming simple ingredients into delicious culinary creations.

We are so excited to be offering this unique 3-day weekend experience that is an educational, relaxing, inspiring deep-dive RESET, DETOX & CLEANSE for your health, body and mind.

WHEN: Friday 8th September 9.15am, to Sunday 10th October 4.30pm, 2023
WHERE: Kula Muriwai, West Auckland  
COST: $1495.00 per person for twin share with shared bathroom  
            $1795.00 per person for own room with shared bathroom
            $1895.00 per person for luxury master suite with luxury ensuite and private sauna
Includes: Beautiful luxury accommodation, all plant-based meals, yoga, meditation, plant-based cooking classes from Tracey and a workshop on how to transitioning to a plant-based diet/cooking with ease and fun. Not to mention the additional treats and activities that Kula have on offer. 

Elevate your retreat experience by indulging in optional extras. Choose from a deeply relaxing massage or hot stone massage for $90, or pamper yourself with a botanical facial accompanied by a tea tree peel for $120.

Led by Tracey Bennett – Plant-Based, Wholefood Chef and Educator aka @The Reckless Foodie! Come and join us for an intimate and life-changing getaway retreat in a luxury stylish Homestead nestled high on a hill overlooking the gorgeous Muriwai Beach. 

FRIDAY – Arrive at 9.15am to be greeted with your welcome smoothie and get settled in.

9.15 – 9.45am Arrive and settle into your room and enjoy welcome Pina Colada Green Smoothie
10.00am – 11.30am Opening Circle in MAIN SPACE 
11.30am – 1.00pmPlant-Based Cooking Workshop with Tracey– make our lunch together!  
1.00pm – 2.00pm Delicious Plant-Based lunch that we have just created – nom nom☺ 
2.00pm – 3.30pm Beautiful Nature Walk for all levels
3.45pm – 6.00pm FREE TIME or Massage/Facial
6.15pm – 7.15pmDelicious PB Dinner and Raw Treat  
7.15pm – 10.00pm Chill Time – Enjoy connecting, spa, sauna, down time OR massage/facial 


7.15am – 8.40am  Gentle Yoga Class with Allie 
8.45am – 9.30am Guided Meditation with Kathryn 
9.45am – 10.15amIncredible, lush plant-based brekkie
10.30am – 12.00pm  Plant-Based Cooking Workshop with Tracey – make tonight’s dinner 
12.00pm – 1.15pm FREE TIME or Massage/ Facial
1.15pm – 2.15pmSumptuous PB Lunch Feast
2.15pm – 3.30pm Beautiful Beach & Cave Walk – Te Henga
3.45pm – 6.00pm  FREE TIME or Massage/Facial
5.00pm – 6.00pmOPTIONAL Extra Cooking Class 5.00pm
6.00pm – 7.00pmDelicious Plant-based Dinner & Raw Treat
7.15pm –  8.45pm LIFE BALANCE WORKSHOP with Rachel  
9.00pm onwardsChill Time – Enjoy connecting, spa, sauna, down time OR massage/facial


7.15am – 8.40am  Gentle Yoga Class with Allie 
8.45am – 9.30am Guided Meditation with Kathryn 
9.30am – 10.30am Gourmet Brunch Yum yum…
11.00am – 1.00pm‘Transitioning with Ease & Fun to Plant Based Eating’ talk with Tracey
1.00pm – 2.00pmCasual Q & A with Tracey  
2.00pm – 3.00pm The Last Feast!
3.15pm – 4.15pm Closing Circle  
4.00pm HOME TIME☺Hugs, Goodie Bags and off we go! 

Spaces are naturally limited for an intimate retreat of this nature – there will only be between 10 – 20 people, depending on how many book single rooms vs twin rooms. To reserve your spot with an initial deposit of $500, click button below! Or to ask any questions about the retreat, please email our personal assistant Luke at luke@jasonshonbennett.com

So, if you are a little unsure, just read these testimonials and take the plunge and book that Friday off work – you will be so glad you did and will be in expert hands. This will be an exceptional and transformational retreat with a lot of fun, heart, connection and inspiration – we cannot wait to host you!

Much Aroha,

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