Sunsetbay Retreats

Sunsetbay Wellbeing Retreats

Press Coverage

The Guardian

Partners Maggie and Graham host regular wellbeing retreats at their converted chapel in the seaside town of Tywyn, on Cardigan Bay. 

Their next events, in March, are called Spring Forward and are designed to reawaken the body after winter. The programme includes twice-daily yoga, morning beach walks or runs, cycling, sea swimming, a waterfall dip, a sound bath, meditation and massage.


I went on a vegan yoga retreat as a meat-eating foodie – here’s how it went…

I recently decided I like beef after a lifetime of despising it. And it’s all thanks to devouring a burger so good that I haven’t stopped thinking about it since that first bite. 


Stylist Magazine

Can gong baths really improve our health? I tried one and here’s how it impacted my energy, mood and sleep.

Once the preserve of retreats and festivals, gong baths are going mainstream – and for good reason, says Strong Women editor Miranda Larbi.


Hip & Healthy

This special “New Year New You” retreat will focus on the food and embracing a vegan lifestyle. 

Our guest chef Kelly Mason has vast experience and passion as a wellness, plant based chef, the retreat will include cooking lessons, chef’s table, and a nutrition talk by Kelly.

Happiful Magazine

What’s the deal with wellbeing retreats? Are these events worth the high cost? How can we recreate one at home?

Health and wellbeing retreats aren’t a new thing, but we’re certainly seeing more of these taking place, and they’re selling out fast. 

Therapy Directory

Sound has been used by indigenous cultures throughout the world since time immemorial to bring about healing. 

There are many different ways to create sounds that can bring healing and harmony, both in group sound baths or individual sessions.

Spirit &

Experience the restorative beauty of the Welsh landscapes at Sunsetbay Retreats, hosted by Maggie and Graham in the coastal town of Tywyn. 

This retreat delivers restorative wellness practices, including twice-daily yoga, guided scenic walks, and meditation. Immerse yourself in a series of engaging activities, from morning runs to evening entertainment, and enjoy wild swimming and paddleboarding on the Dovey Estuary.

Wellbeing Magazine

Sunsetbay Retreats offers five stars retreats throughout the year in the charming seaside town of Tywyn in Wales. A little gem surrounded by beaches, waterfalls, lakes and mountains all within walking distance.

Founded by Maggie Paterson, each retreat offers a wide range of well-being activities, allowing the guests to experience a wealth of holistic treatments, yoga practices and outdoor activities.

Country &

2023’s Best Meditation & Wellness Retreats In The UK.

Sunsetbay Retreats is hosting a series of lovely wellness retreats throughout the year, themed around the seasons: The Summer Glow, Last Rays of Summer, Autumn Equinox and Nourishing Winter Yoga.

Plantbased news

Revitalize Your Spirit: Discover the Magic of Sunsetbay Wellness Retreats.

Experience the transformative journey of Maggie Paterson and how she turned her personal crossroads into the tranquil oasis of Sunsetbay Wellness Retreats.

The Daily Post

‘I went vegan at a luxury North Wales wellness retreat and never felt so relaxed’.

‘I was worried the pledge would be too much and I’d end up sneaking out to the Tywyn kebab shop in the dead of night’.

Women's Health

Wild swimming, sound baths, and yoga in a chapel: how I spent four days at Sunsetbay Retreats.

A wholesome staycation in the Welsh countryside.


Time Out Magazine

Taking place in a beautifully renovated church in the gentle coastal town of Tywyn, in the shadow of southern Snowdonia, Sunset Bay Retreats offer nourishing yoga getaways multiple times a year. 

Experiences are sculpted around the season – choose from the likes of Summer Solstice, Autumn Equinox and Veganuary – and take place over long weekends as well as during the week.

Country & Town House

Sunsetbay hosts lovely wellness retreats throughout the year, themed around seasons. The Summer Glow, Last Rays of Summer, Autumn Equinox and Nourishing Winter Yoga. 

Located in pretty Tywyn with accommodation in a converted chapel, guests will be surrounded by beaches, waterfalls, lake and mountains. There will be arange of holistic treatments, yoga, activities and a massage included too. 

Come Join Us

Wales is packed with uplifting views, if you’re looking for inspiration from nature you’ll be spoilt for choice. People come from all over the United Kingdom and beyond to de-stress and recharge amidst the mountains, waterfalls, lakes, forests and sea!