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Join us this May for 3 days of surfing, yoga, clean air, pristine water and good times at the beautiful Sutherland Downs property in Coomba Bay in the Pacific Palms region of NSW. 


With uncrowded waves aplenty and expert coaches, elevate your surfing and ocean knowledge to the next level whilst practicing yoga in a gorgeous and peaceful setting. Fuel your body with nutritious and delicious, home cooked meals. Make new friends or create new memories with old ones by the pool, the fire, in the games room or the wood fired hot tub.

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About Sutherland Downs Retreat:


A beautiful 6 bedroom, single level farm house with a variety of accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets. The rooms at the front of the house all have direct access outside to the verandah and a table and chair setting each. The back room are over sized with beautiful garden views.


Spread over 28 acres, there is always somewhere to find peace and a gorgeous view at Sutherland Downs. The pool, wood fired hot tub, hammocks and fire pit are all popular places to unwind and relax with a beautiful view and bird and frog sounds for company.


Our games room has ping pong, pool, darts, golf practice net, Pickleball set up, Smart TV, speaker and fridge. We have a 150m golf driving range and soccer / footy goal posts for those that want to get extra active.


If there is a need to stay connected, high speed, Starlink internet means you can work away, stream your favourite shows or video call loved ones. Our XL TV in the lounge room, 400+ DVD collection of classic movies, library and open fire are perfect for indoor evenings.

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3 nights accommodation

3x surf sessions with qualified coaches

Video review and surf theory

3x yoga sessions

3 breakfasts

3 dinners

Snacks and non alcoholic drinks

Surfboard hire (Foamie)

T-shirt and gift bag

Wood fired hot tub


7am: Yoga / Meditation
815am: Breakfast (provided)
930-1am: Morning Surf Session / Lesson
1pm: Lunch (at Bluey's Beach)
230: Video review / surf theory
3 -5pm: Afternoon activity / free time
5-7pm: Drinks and Nibbles
7-9pm: Dinner (provided)


This property can be best defined as 'Communal Ranch Style Living'. The property sleeps 14, most rooms are a shared Dorm Style space with 4 plush, comfortable single beds. There is one Bunk Style Dorm that sleeps 4, and 2 Private Rooms one with a Single Bed and one with a Double Bed. Each room has a Private Entrance and is equipped with comfortable mattresses, hard wood floors and big windows. All bathrooms and common spaces are shared, but the property is large and has many nooks to cozy up in and take some time to be alone.

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RATES: All rates are in AUD and per person.


The Master Suite: Queen bed with ceiling fan, jacuzzi, ensuite and seperate toilet. Paddock and lake views. Direct access outside with outdoor table and chair setting - $1400 for single and $1125 for twin share. 


The Library Room: XL room with King size bed that be configured as split singles. Chromecast TV and ceiling fan. A semi attached annexe has a sofa bed which can be used by second guest / friend if desired. Speak to us re set up and pricing - $925 for single and $875 for twin share. 

**Speak to us re 3 or more staying in this room.


The Garden Room: XL room with King size bed that be configured as split singles. Chromecast TV and ceiling fan. A semi attached annex has a sofa bed which can be used by second guest / friend if desired. Speak to us re set up and pricing  - $925 for single and $875 for twin share.

**Speak to us re 3 or more staying in this room.


The Bunkhouse: 3 single beds and one double bed in bunkbed format. Direct access outside with private ensuite bathroom. $750 per person.


Camping: For those wanting a less expensive option, you are welcome to camp on the paddock above the driving range. This blissfully quiet and pristine part of the property faces north, is flat and has water available. Luxury camp toilets are in place for your use or you can use the facilities in the main house. $650 per person


If you are interested in this retreat or being contacted re future retreats, please submit your details and respond to the questions to help us shape the best experience possible.


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Robert Underwood

Surf Coach

Growing up in Narrabeen Sydney, his earliest memories of the ocean were when his father tossed him into the waves as a young boy and he’s been hooked ever since.


Surfing is second nature to him and there has not been much time without a surfboard hooked under his arm and he knew he wanted to share this love with others.


He is a location manager for the world renowned Manly Surf School, in Sydney, Australia. Teaching to the thousands of eager learn-to-surf tourists and locals alike, he knows how to coach anyone into catching a wave.


You may even have seen him on the television series, Manly Surf, where he was able to take his love for surfing to a global audience! Throughout his time in Manly he also travelled extensively throughout Europe, America, and Asia coaching and surfing!


He began guiding boat trips in The Maldives back in 2010 and spends the surf season between The Maldives, Indo and Australia making sure all visiting guests reach their highest surf potential!


He is beyond excited to be guiding these retreats and is confident he will change your relationship with the ocean.

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Yoga Teacher

The Founder of YogaKoh, and teacher of over 15 years, 2024 will be Jolie’s 10th year teaching and coordinating Yoga Retreats and  Trainings. She can truly say she is happiest guiding people into new discoveries of their mind and body.


She grew up in Boulder, Colorado where she spent her youth studying dance and practicing yoga, which culminated in receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and movement studies from University of Colorado.


Her classes blend her love for the physical practice that shows up through creative movement and exploration, anatomy concepts, and inspiration from other movement modalities and continued studies. Her spiritually shines through in her teaching, as the philosophy of this practice is a pillar in her life. She is thrilled to be in a place to share and receive knowledge with such an incredibly community of people!


She now resides in Sydney, Australia where you can catch her teaching for different studios in the area and is a mama to her little 4 year old Gia Hope, the best teaching gig she's ever had :)

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