Blog

The Summer House by Fi Mims Photography

The Summer House by Fi Mims Photography A few weeks ago I had the incredible opportunity to photograph a personal branding session at The Summer House in Torquay. Owner Debbie Fowler painstakingly restored this homestead, and after a couple of years finally fulfilled her dream of a beautiful retreat space outside of Melbourne that groups could come […]

Pancare Australia and The Butterfly Retreats Torquay

Pancare Australia and The Butterfly Retreats Torquay As part of our Butterfly retreats program, I’m so incredibly blessed to have been able to gift our property to good friends Damian and Kerri Woodruff. Damian was diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer and in January 2018 just after we opened, I contacted Kerri and invited  them to stay at The Summer House, […]

‘Glow’ Mummas’ Retreat

‘Glow’ Mummas’ Retreat We were lucky enough to have the gorgeous “Mums to Be” from the recently launched on line magazine The Vibe Tribe come Retreat with us at The Summer House.  Many of them whom are only weeks away from welcoming their new bubs into the world.  The Retreat was based around  wellbeing and […]

How ‘Butterfly Retreats’ came to be

How ‘Butterfly Retreats’ came to be Throughout our journey of launching The Summer House we also started envisioning a small gifting program and immediately registered the name Butterfly Retreats. Why the name? The butterfly has always been a meaningful symbol to me, and it’s remarkable transformation seemed to fit the metamorphosis of The Summer House. […]

Lisa Eats World @ The Summer House Torquay

Lisa Eats World @ The Summer House Torquay One of our great fiends Lisa Holmen who is well know for her travel and food blogs. Lisa is a regular contributor for Gram Magazine, Jetstar and we were extactic to host her here at The Summer House Torquay.   Here are a few happy snaps from her […]

Girls Getaways @ The Summer House Torquay

Get your girl squad together and head to Torquay @  The Summer House Torquay. My Surf Coast Life (MSCL) has lately held that the ‘Girls just wanna have fun’ tag became tired long ago, and pretty much expired soon after Cyndi Lauper got old and didn’t wanna have fun anymore. How about instead ‘Girls just […]

Want the details of the next available retreat?

Signup to receive detailed information about all our retreats.