What time is Check in and Check out?
Check in: We invite you to arrive anytime from 12 noon onwards. You will have lunch included on your check in day at 1pm, followed by an orientation tour of the property at 2pm.
Check Out: Although check out from your villa is by 11am, you are welcome to stay and continue to enjoy the facilities and activities. Lunch is not included on your departure day however you may request lunch in the restaurant at an additional $15 (subject to availability) or a takeaway lunch pack for $10.
How do I get to Golden Door?
If you are driving, we are approximately a 1 hour drive from Newcastle or 2.5 hours from Sydney. Undercover parking is available for you at the retreat.
Does Golden Door offer a transfer service?
For arrivals on Sunday, shuttle bus transfers are available from the following locations. Please ensure when booking flights you allow adequate time to meet the shuttle prior to departure:
- Newcastle Airport: departing time varies by date (please confirm with reservations before booking flights)
- Sydney Domestic Airport: departing at 9.30am
- Chatswood Train Station: departing at 10.15am
And then for departure on Friday or Sunday:
- Newcastle Airport: departing Golden Door at 11.45am. Schedule domestic flights from 2.00pm
- Sydney Domestic Airport: departing Golden Door at 12.30pm. Schedule domestic flights from 5.30pm & international flights from 6.30pm
- Chatswood Train Station: departing Golden Door at 12.30pm. Approximate arrival at Chatswood 3.30pm
Transfers are complimentary for guests staying on the 7 Night Health Enhancement Program. Guests staying on the 5 Night Optimal Wellness Program can utilise the shuttle transfers for $75per person one way to/from Sydney and Chatswood or $50per person one way to/from Newcastle.
(If your flights do not co-ordinate with our shuttle times or you are participating in our 2 or 3 night programs we can arrange a private transfer at a cost of $175 to/from Newcastle or $350 to/from Sydney & Chatswood).