The Biggest Loser Retreat – Gold Coast QLD

Description of Retreat

Nestled amongst the natural beauty of the Gold Coast hinterland The Biggest Loser Retreat by Golden Door has full retreat facilities to support your health and fitness goals. There is also a time and a place to enjoy the natural surrounds and be spoilt and indulged by the extensive range of spa and beauty facilities.

Compassionate and supportive professionals have crafted both nutrition and exercise programs to suit your needs and support you to be the best you can be.

Overview of Location

The Biggest Loser Retreat by Golden Door is hidden amongst soaring trees and natural beauty. Located at the base of Mount Wongawallen the Retreat feels miles away from the hustle and bustle of the Gold Coast, yet is just 30 minutes north of Surfers Paradise and 45 minutes south of Brisbane.

The retreat has been operating for the past 20 years as one of Australia’s leading health and wellness retreats, positively affecting the lives of thousands of people over this time. It is from this pedigree that the Biggest Loser Retreat program has been developed.

The facilities and programs have been designed to take full advantage of the natural settings. Graded bushwalks, pools and gyms give participants the opportunity to workout while enjoying the peace and tranquility of the natural surrounds.

The Biggest Loser Retreat operated by Golden Door Australia

The Biggest Loser Retreat program is about developing healthy habits, making better choices and seeing positive results through commitment and dedication. It is about information sharing, healthy eating, movement and growth. The Biggest Loser Retreat program is about stepping out of the shadows into the limelight and taking pro-active steps to achieve lifelong health and wellbeing.

The Golden Door Australia

The Golden Door Australia has a passion for holistic wellness, believing that balancing one’s mind, body, and spirit will achieve lifelong wellness. That information and empowerment are essential tools in helping people be all they can be and facilitates greater self-discovery, happiness and a more fulfilled life.


Rainforest Loft Room – Single Accommodation

A one bedroom, single level loft room that features a private ensuite and air conditioning.


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Rainforest Studio Room – Single Accommodation

A one bedroom, single level studio room that features a private ensuite, air conditioning and a balcony overlooking beautiful rainforest.


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Rainforest Chalet – Single or Twin Accommodation

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One bedroom chalet with an upstairs/downstairs arrangement. The bedroom and bathroom are upstairs, with a separate living area and balcony downstairs over looking beautiful rainforest.

Hinterland Cottage – Twin or Double Accommodation

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A two bedroom cottage with two separate bedrooms, communal bathroom, lounge/living area and balcony. Shared with one other guest, so why not encourage a friend or family member to experience The Biggest Loser Retreat with you! Also suitable for couples. Triple and quad share options available.

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Relax in your room at the end of an active day with a Golden Door tea.

Retreat Facilities

Set amongst 86 hectares of native bush land in the foothills of Mount Wangawallen in the Gold Coast Hinterland, The Biggest Loser Retreat offers plenty of room to do the varied activities that we have on the program.
Facilities include:

  • 2 heated swimming pools; one lap pool, one Deep Water Running pool
  • Beach Volleyball court
  • Bush walking tracks
  • The Hanger (Main Gym)
  • The H.I.T. Gym (High Intensity Training)
  • Fit ’n’ Fierce Gym
  • Combat Zone
  • Tennis court
  • Sauna/Steam room
  • The Golden Door Spa
  • The Boutique
  • Recreation Room

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Program Overview

Whether you already exercise three times a week or haven’t ever done a squat, we cater to all levels of fitness and energy levels.

Our team of professionals will ensure you are working to a level within your physical capabilities and will challenge and push you to gain the results you need.

Our program approach is aimed at increasing your fitness levels and with a goal to achieve weight loss.

The Golden Door Health Retreat – Hunter Valley

Located in the beautiful NSW Hunter Valley, The Golden Door Health Retreat Elysia offers magnificent views of vineyards and the Brokenback mountain range and the opportunity to breathe fresh country air each day.

Featuring 74 stylish villas with one, two or three bedrooms, this exceptional property is the only purpose built Destination Health Retreat in Australia.

The Golden Door promotes a philosophy of balance in an individual’s life. In keeping with this philosophy, we offer a comprehensive range of activities that are complimentary to all independent and Program guests.

Connect with mind, body and spirit with the traditional program at The Golden Door Health Retreat Elysia. Do as little or as much as you like.

At The Golden Door Health Retreat Elysia, our expert instructors will introduce you to a new holistic approach to exercise that will boost your fitness and uplift your soul. No matter what your level of fitness, we will tailor-make our programs to meet your particular needs.

Whether you decide to relax by the pool or turn up the volume on your fitness with one of our trainers, we’ll make sure that exercise is a safe, stimulating and enjoyable part of your stay at Elysia.

The Golden Door Health Retreat Elysia is Purely Golden Door.