Welcome to Rest & Digest


Welcome to Rest & Digest
Shaping well-being with an holistic approach


Shaping well-being with an holistic approach


Nestled in the beautiful green hills of Gillits, you will find Rest & Digest Retreat Center. Lovingly managed by owners Deborah and Matt Prosser, it offers a refreshing retreat from the bustle of city life. There are breathtaking gardens where permaculture farming practices are implemented, join them for classes ranging from bread making to fasting to juicing or for yoga. The privacy this secluded spot offers, is perfect for those who need a space to recuperate from the stresses of life. Deborah offers various therapies and treatments on site, and for those who would like to explore a bit, there are breathtakingly gorgeous  forests and walks close by.


DATE | Friday 19th October – Sunday 21st October 2018
VENUE | 22 Minerva Drive, Gillitts, KZN
COST | R 1 970 (ex accommodation)

Join Matthew and Deborah in a weekend exploring health and well-being. We share the principals we have garnered in our Life journey. Throughout our environment, we have examples that will inspire you. These living examples will ignite your inspiration to making changes in your home space and your health. We would love you to join us in Up-Your-Beet.
Up-Your-Beet in your life and let us all live vibrantly connected and awake. 

Gift yourself with the gift of relaxing at Rest & Digest

A retreat is a time to step away from your life and be open to quiet reflection and hearing what your life is saying to you. It and can be a time of rest and restoration of the heart and spirit. It is also a time of renewal and allowing your senses to being open to other experiences.

Come stay with us – you will love it here

Our rooms are beautifully appointed – each one with a private / en-suite bathroom and access to the gorgeous gardens.

We offer small, 2 people to 4 people personalized  retreats. Whether you join in on a specified retreat or you create your own healing retreat, our space will suite the individual wanting a quiet, reflective space.

Whilst rest and retreating is foremost, our environment also offers participatory interactions that enable you to go home with the skills and tools to help further your well-being.

Sprout It
Your health is your wealth


Creating a realistic & wholistic lifestyle by bringing nature back into your kitchen!

To view our amazing range of fermented health-boosting products including Kombucha tea, vinegar & immune boost, Kefir yoghurt, cream cheese, whey and sourdough bread, lacto-fermented foods and Kvass Veggie Juice, please click here!


Body Re-Set Package

We all get exhausted by the demands of our modern life styles. Do you need to reset your digestive fires and give your mind, body and soul a well-deserved rest? Come revitalise your being at our wonderful retreat center and face life with new vigour and enthusiasm! Your retreat starts at 2pm on the first day and continues through to 12 noon on the third day. Please contact us to inquire about availability!

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Colonic Therapy

Colon hydrotherapy is the gentle rinsing of the colon with warm water, to remove encrusted fecal matter, gas and mucus. This allows vital nutrients to be absorbed more easily and leaves you feeling rejuvenated and healthier. Colonics can also help re-tone & reshape the colon. Colon hydrotherapy involves the safe, gentle infusion of water into the colon via the rectum. No chemicals or drugs are involved.

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Vital Juice Therapy

Fasting is an ancient therapeutic treatment and juice fasting is the quickest way to promote the body’s natural healing response. Fruits are known detoxifiers and vegetables rebuild on a cellular level. The body’s cleansing and healing forces are enhanced when you abstain from food.  Old and diseased cells are removed and new and healthy cells are grown to take their place. The body’s health and vitality is restored.

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