Escape the stress of modern day living and retreat to Alegria Beauty Farm in the hills of Matakana. A special hideaway, Alegria Beauty Farm soothes the soul with sweeping views across the vast expanses of grape vines and across to Kawau Island and Warkworth – the perfect setting to indulge body, mind and soul.

On driving up the long winding driveway to Alegria Beauty Farm, a beautiful Mediterranean setting unfolds. The retreat is based within a magnificent Mediterranean house that also offers boutique accommodation. No detail has been spared and as you enter the retreat you immediately relax as a combination of beautiful aromatherapy oils and soothing sights wash over you.

Claudia Schenz created Alegria Beauty farm to provide a tranquil haven for people to relax and indulge in pampering, skin revision and beauty treatments. Claudia is completely dedicated to her clients needs and whether it’s for a one hour Spa Facial or a two-day Great Escape package. Claudia’s professionalism and attention to detail ensures that you unwind, relax and enjoy.

A comprehensive menu of beauty treatments is customised with top French and American products depending on the client’s individual needs. With a focus on results as well as relaxation, Claudia conducts a skin analysis and
discusses clients requirements to ensure maximum results.

For the ultimate indulgence, packages including accommodation are tailored to experience the best of the Matakana Wine Coast country.

Claudia also spoils your taste buds with scrumptious breakfasts with homemade jams and European delicacies and your appetite will be teased with the aroma of freshly baked German bread, fresh coffee brewing or an aromatic cup of anti-aging tea. Alegria Beauty Farm – the perfect place to revitalise and infuse every cell of your body and release your true beauty from within.

Eye Magazine Lifestyle Issue 22 Winter 2004