6 Eastview Avenue, Leura NSW 2780


JULY 13 – 14, 2022

Due to the unforeseen weather event over the last week we have decided to postpone the event. Please watch for our Christmas Celebrations, packages will be posted soon!.

Join us at Brightlands Retreat to celebrate Yulefest!

Embrace the magic of winter at our Yulefest celebrations. Enjoy family-friendly mulled ‘wine’ and canapes in the lounge on arrival. Relax by the roaring fire or next to the sparkling Christmas tree, before settling down for a delicious four-course Yulefest meal by our talented chef.

If we’re lucky, it might even snow …

Dinner only or a special all inclusive dinner and stay package is available, including a special surprise for every guest.


  • Stay at Brightlands Retreat – Wake up to a soft morning breeze and the sounds of bird song in your heritage styled room. Choose from our range of Garden View, King Double or 2 Single Bed room options.
  • Start the evening with canapes and non-alcoholic mulled wine by the roaring fire and gorgeous Christmas tree. Then settle down to a delicious, four-course Yulefest dinner with incredible nutritious food and sparkling festive decorations.
  • Enjoy a delicious sustainably farmed breakfast.
  • Exclusive discounts in our Wellness Centre & Day Spa during your stay.
  • Meditation & Yoga class during your stay.
  • Prices are per person.
  • Special Dietary requirements are catered for, please advise on booking. Beverages include tea, coffee, juice, soft drinks.
  • Guests must be 18 years or over to attend the event.
  • Bookings require full pre-payment upon booking or otherwise advised.
  • All packages are subject to availability.
  • Places are strictly limited.
  • Wellness Treatments are subject to availability.
  • Prices are valid for stays in the Yulefest period of July 13-14 2022, include GST, and are subject to change without notice.
  • Prices are subject to availability and may not be combined with any other offer.
  • Cancellation within 48 hours of arrival will automatically be converted to credit for future packages or Spa treatments.

We're Covid Safe

We have a COVID-19 Safety plan and are committed to keeping you safe. Your health is our priority at all times.


Come just for dinner, or stay the night with an all inclusive package
You will be treated to a delicious, four-course Yulefest dinner celebration.Guests will receive a special festive gift on arrival.

*T&Cs apply


The Yulefest dinner is on July 13th 2022

Yulefest Dinner Menu

Christmas nuts and olives served on the table

First Course

Grilled prawn / beetroot cured trout / orange and fennel salad / horseradish dressing

Second Course

Potato, leek and chestnut soup

Third Course

Honey and orange glazed ham / slow roast chicken / green & roast veg / bread stuffing / Yorkshire pudding / mustard dressing / roast chicken jus

Fourth Course

Plum pudding / brandy sauce or Black Forest cake


Non-alcoholic mulled wine, and a selection of non-alcoholic beverages. You are welcome to BYO wine, beer (or even eggnog!)


rest and reconnect

It’s time to press pause. 

Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and imagine yourself on the grounds of Brightlands Retreat. Hear the birds, smell the eucalypt, and get prepared to unwind, reconnect, and reset.  


Immerse yourself in the scenery of our grounds at all hours of the day with our garden view rooms. Enjoy the luxury of a private room, some with ensuites or opt to share with a friend or fellow guest in a twin share room. To maximise accommodation for corporate and group events each room can be made into a double or twin room.

A double room at Brightlands Retreat. The image focuses on the white bedding and sunlight streaming through the manor windows.
Staff member Sam sits smiling next to a treatment bed in the sunny Wellness Centre


Indulge your senses at the Brightlands Wellness Centre. Choose from our menu of iKOU spa treatments to rest, relax and restore with Australian fruit and flower extracts and ancient traditions. Led by Julie, our internationally CIDESCO trained Spa Director, you are sure to leave feeling renewed and refreshed.


Unwind and reconnect with a variety of inhouse yoga and meditation classes that will see you pause, breathe, and reconnect with your inner self. 


The food experience at Brightlands is one to be rivalled. With our awarded Chef creating all meals on site, you will leave feeling nourished and refuelled. With delectable vegan, vegetarian and local sustainably farmed meat options on menu, there is something for everyone at Brightlands.  

A view of Brightlands Retreat from the grounds. A Mountains manor style house with heritage architecture.


Only a 1.5-hour drive from Sydney’s CBD, Brightlands is perfectly situated for a weekend getaway. For those who choose to unwind before they arrive and travel by train, Brightlands offers a complimentary shuttle from both Leura and Katoomba Stations.