You may be yearning to get away from the daily grind, take time out, and indulge in some much-needed luxury and pampering. If you’re looking for a well-deserved relaxing weekend or some inspiration for your next getaway, we’ve done the hard work for you and compiled the best spa retreats the country has to offer. Discover these world-class luxurious retreats that have a day spa on-site, where utmost rest and relaxation is the primary goal.

Daintree Wellness @ Daintree Eco Lodge

Daintree Wellness Day Spa

Daintree Ecolodge, Queensland

Daintree Wellness Day Spa is an idyllic hideaway situated within the oldest rainforest in the world. Here, you can indulge your senses and enhance your well-being with rejuvenating spa therapies and beauty treatments. The crystal clear water of the pristine on-site waterfall creates a healing environment like no other, making it a true one-of-a-kind experience.

This unique day spa highlights traditional methods of Aboriginal healing and the powerful properties of nourishing botanical products to nurture and reinvigorate. With approval from the local Kuku Yalanji tribe elders, the distinct and effective spa treatments combine the wisdom of their culture, healing, and spirituality.


Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa at Hepburn Spa Retreat

Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa

Hepburn Spa Retreat, Hepburn Springs

With a history that dates back to 1895, Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa has provided traditional wellness treatments for more than a century. Immerse yourself in the pristine mineral waters that are sourced directly from nature, and explore personalised wellness packages tailored to elevate your relaxation journey. From massages to facial therapies, the spa has something to make you feel extra pampered.

At Hepburn Spa Retreat, guests can choose from ten beautiful suites that offer the perfect blend of modern elegance and wellness. Each suite has views of the serene bushland and the interiors are adorned with a careful selection of pendant and wall lamps. These curated light fixtures radiate a soothing natural light that supports your circadian rhythm, promoting an even deeper sleep during your stay. From mineral bathing in the bathhouse to a more intimate yet equally relaxing soak in your private tub, you’ll have an array of relaxing choices at this getaway.


HAYMAN® SPA @ InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Hayman Spa

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort, Hayman Island

Located in the exclusive InterContinental Hayman Island Resort in the Whitsundays, Hayman Spa’s aim is to nurture and celebrate each individual’s unique beauty. Offering a range of rejuvenating Sodashi Skincare treatments, you can enjoy soothing massages and revitalizing clay wraps in one of their 11 treatment rooms before sinking into the cooling plunge pool. Sodashi takes a holistic approach to beauty that transcends skincare, promising a total experience that works to nurture the mind, body and spirit.

Hayman Spa also boasts a selection of wellness experiences such as meditation and energy healing, as well as signature treatments with transformative capabilities. Immerse into the stunning tropical island surrounds with sunrise yoga sessions, clean eating concepts and detoxing body wraps. Embark on your own journey, waking at dawn to take on the island’s two-hour walking trail, or finding your inner zen with a stroll on Langford Island’s sand spit as it emerges amidst Coral Sea blues at high tide.


Deep Blue Hot Springs Sanctuary and Day Spa at Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs

Deep Blue Hot Springs Sanctuary and Day Spa

Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs, Warrnambool

Perfect for a relaxing weekend getaway, Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs in Warrnambool, Victoria treats its guests to indulgent day spa experiences and access to the award-winning hot springs sanctuary. Enjoy relaxing massages and feel renewed by the beauty rituals at the day spa or spend some quiet time in the geothermal waters of the indoor bath house.

At the hot springs sanctuary, discover a myriad of open-air rock pools, cleansing waterfalls, and sensory caves that allow you to soak in mineral-rich therapeutic waters. Our picks: the hydrotherapy pool which feels like a whole-body massage, and the aromatherapy pool which decreases stress and helps improve your quality of sleep. Oh, and did we say this getaway is also just a 10-minute walk away from Warrnambool Beach?


Elysian Resort Spa


Elysian Eco Island Retreat, The Whitsundays

Awaken your senses, rebalance your mind and body and rejuvenate your spirit at Jala, the Ayurveda-inspired day spa at Elysian Eco Island Retreat on the Great Barrier Reef. Peace and serenity are the guiding principles of the spa and all treatments aim to restore balance and wellness. The treatments at Jala are designed to reflect the tranquillity and uninterrupted beauty of the Whitsundays and its ocean treasures.

The indulgent and rejuvenating spa treatments at Jala utilise an organic range of products from Edible Beauty & Subtle Energies. The Edible Beauty philosophy is based on illuminating your natural beauty using pure, wildcrafted and botanical ingredients that are literally good enough to eat. Meanwhile, Subtle Energies creates results-based aromatherapy, natural skincare and wellness solutions founded on authentic Ayurveda principles.


If you’re in need of a lot more pampering options on your next getaway then look no further. Check out our Spa Retreats Collection consisting of hotels, lodges, boutique resorts, and intimate retreats that offer luxurious spa treatments.

Image Credit: Daintree Ecolodge

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A lover of the finer things in life, Mat is a travel junkie who is addicted to the excitement and sense of wonder you experience when visiting a destination for the first time. His passions include music, good food and fine wine, but his epicurean tastes don't get in the way of enjoying life's simpler pleasures like gardening, bush-walking, and exciting street food flavours.