Welcome to Heaven in the Hills
Heaven in the Hills is a unique, magical eco-friendly mountain retreat specialising in small to medium size groups for corporate, social events and couples or singles for restful getaways. On Site healing packages are available in this nurturing retreat environment.
The property is eco-sustainable making its own solar and wind power which is stored in batteries and converted to 240 volts enabling use of conventional appliances throughout the property. Gas and wood are used for heating. Buildings have been designed using passive solar energy principles and incorporate abundant substantial water storage.
It is our wish to tread softly on this land and recognise the importance of maintaining that beautiful balance which makes Heaven in the Hills such a special place and home to so many wallabies, birds, possums and other creatures.
All accommodation styles have a self contained kitchen with a gas stove and refrigerator/freezer,TV/DVD, Video and CD players. Each has a large bathroom with shower over a deep bath where you can lay back and soak, looking into the trees. The semi-enclosed verandahs have a day bed, BBQ and eating area. All are screened and have overhead fans.
The Heavenly Express, a vintage railway carriage, has been extended and beautifully appointed as two self contained totally private suites with verandahs and beautiful bushland outlook. One end is wheel chair friendly. The carriage can sleep up to 10 using the verandah beds.
Sitting on the balcony of the two open plan cabins, Raphael’s Retreat and Gabriel's Rest, you feel as if you are in the treetops. Each cabin sleeps one couple or up to 5 people using the verandah bed.
The Cottage has two levels joined by an external covered staircase. Upstairs has an open plan lounge/ sleeping area with queen and two single beds and fully equipped generous kitchen. Downstairs has three bedrooms and a second bathroom. The Cottage sleeps up to 9 Singles or 4 Couples plus 3 Singles. Group prices on application.
Groups, Conferences, Retreats and Special Packages
Heaven is the perfect location for formal and informal events for business, groups, families and friends. It is ideal for solitude or group gatherings away from worldly intrusions. Its casual and relaxed atmosphere optimises creativity and makes it an ideal location for training, brainstorming, team building, undisturbed meetings and similar events as well as casual and small informal weddings and garden parties.
We can help you design a programme for your specific interest and needs and organise it all for you so your event is as relaxed and enjoyable as possible. Friends and family can stay too and celebrate all weekend!
Your package can be as long and as inclusive as you want. Choose from our catering, healing treatments, workshops and accommodation. Come as an individual or in a group.
Equipment and Facilities
TV, Video, DVD, CD, cassette players, whiteboard, screen and flip charts, telephone, fax, laser and bubble jet printers, scanner and photocopier, broadband and wireless access, cushions and mattresses for floor work, massage tables, Karaoke and dancing space, tables and chairs.
Entertainment and workshop facilitators can be arranged. If we don’t have what you need we can get it.
Various Indoor and Outdoor Venues
The conference room is 6m by 10m and ideal for conferences, meetings, workshops, and small group gatherings such as dinners and parties. It is a versatile space, well ventilated and carpeted with good natural light. Black-out curtaining and white screen make it suitable for AV and Power Point presentations. It can accommodate up to 50 people.
“The Shed” is a semi-enclosed rustic style venue decorated with party lights, hay bales and BBQ providing a casual semi-outdoor setting for lunches, workshops, meetings and parties. Braziers and gas heating are available if needed.
“Bonnie’s View” is an inspiring area overlooking the beautiful Conondale Valley, just the spot for that special ceremony or photo opportunity. Get some fresh air, unwind or take some space for quiet reflection. Watch the sunset or sit around an open fire. Or let off steam on the Common, a large grassed area perfect for playing games, doing tai chi, yoga etc.
The Rotunda provides a great alternative wet weather venue for ceremonies, breakout space, central meeting area, group BBQ’s and casual dining. Enjoy the ambience of the fire pit and rock wall seating.
A range of therapies and workshops is offered at Heaven. Some examples follow.
Swedish and remedial massage brings about a deep sense of relaxation and enables the energy to move more freely through your body bringing more vitality as the tension is removed from your muscles
Tibetan Gong Sound Therapy is a wonderful group or individual sound journey. The harmonic waves of sound created by the Gong take you to deeper levels of awareness and healing as the sound vibrates your cells creating a feeling of peace and well being.
Energy healing using crystals or sound to release tension and stress, emotional issues and anxiety. The energy helps balance the chakras, meridians and bodies of the energy field bringing about a profound sense of peace and relaxation. Pellowah is another form of healing energy, gentle, relaxing, powerful and long lasting. It unblocks and realigns all meridians in the body, expands your consciousness, helping you to change. You are able to make better choices and attain greater self-empowerment.
NLP is a profound healing technique for removing the debilitating effects of childhood traumas by reprogramming the unconscious and recapturing your own power to heal yourself. A potent healer of phobias, addictions, and emotional patterns that create damage to us and our relationships
Crainio Sacral Therapy is a very gentle, non invasive and effective theapy for releasing painful body and soul restrictions caused from physical and emotional trauma.
Reflexology is a pressure point massage of the feet and hands, effectively relaxing the body by soothing the nervous system and improving circulation and lymphatic drainage.
Flower essences are remedies that balance emotional, mental and spiritual aspects making way for more effective healing responses. The remedies are made from native Australian or English wild flowers, are totally harmless but highly effective vibrational remedies.