Luxury Australian Spa Getaways!


Over the next few months we have lots of super spa ideas for you. Whether you just want to enjoy a little ‘me’ time or make a full getaway of it there will be plenty of wonderful ways you can relax, rejuvenate or recuperate. This first installment features three stunning Australian spa’s that are located within 5 Star hotels. We all need to treat ourselves occasionally and this would be the perfect way to do it.


The Mineral Spa at Peppers

Located in Victoria’s Daylesford and Macedon Ranges, this beautiful spa offers a selection of treatments to help you detoxify and beautify. Naturally fed mineral spa pools, a cold water plunge pool and lavender infused steam room will help you feel fabulous. Visit for the day or spend a night at Peppers and you will leave relaxed and rejuvenated.

Chateau Elan at The Vintage

The name alone oozes luxury. This delightful spa is located in the Hunter Valley. Featuring 17 treatment rooms and a golf course to keep the boys occupied while you enjoy some pampering. Get a group of girlfriends together and share some time together with their ‘Girl’s Day Out’ treatment that includes a glass of bubbles. Visit a few wineries and make it a totally fun weekend away.

Aurora Spa at Palazzo Versace

Feel like a Queen even if it is just for the day. Located on the Gold Coast, this spa has surrounds that are hard to beat and an incredible selection of treatments that will give you the royal touch. Try their signature Kitya Karnu treatment in a private steam room for a total body makeover. All over exfoliation, rejuvenating hair treatment, facial and cool river stone ritual are all included. Then why not indulge in the Versace High Tea and make a whole day of it.

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Hot Chocolate Bubble Bath



With the weather getting colder, dry skin can often be an issue.  This delicious bath is very nourishing for your skin and is great for your waistline as it is calorie free! That is of course if you can avoid the temptation to eat the chocolate before having a bath.


1 cup of Soy Milk

100gm Dark Chocolate – grated

1/2 cup of Pure Liquid Castile Soap or 1/2 cup of Vanilla Scented Bubble Bath.


Place the Soy Milk in a small saucepan and gently heat. Add the grated Chocolate and stir until dissolved. Remove from heat. Add the Castile Soap or Bubble Bath. 3/4 fill your bath with warm water. Add the above mixture as you finish filling your bath.

VITAL STEP – Pour a glass of champagne, lock the bathroom door, and soak away for 20 minutes!