By Bridget Donovan
August 11, 2020 | 3 minute read
If you’re looking for complete relaxation away from the stresses of everyday life, the Mornington Peninsula is the perfect destination. Take time to focus on yourself in some of the Peninsula’s most soothing spas and retreats surrounded by beautiful scenery. You’ll be sure to leave feeling rejuvenated and at peace after your visit.
* At the time of writing, activities and places mentioned in this guide are at varying stages of recovery from COVID-19. Please check government and business websites for specific details on opening times and any restrictions before you travel.
The Wellness Manor
For the ultimate ‘me time,’ be sure to visit the unique Wellness Manor. With a large selection of spa treatments designed to cater for any need, including deep tissue massages, inner detoxes and anti-aging or rehydration facials, this stunning retreat is perfect for a day of pampering. The Manor offers complementary facilities to make your visit even more enjoyable, which include a Detoxifying Sauna, two outdoor pools, an ‘experience pool’ complete with reflexology and massage jets and a hot pool. The choices really are endless!
After enjoying your treatment and the complimentary facilities, find yourself sinking into the sheepskin covered chairs in the outdoor relaxation room as you order a cold-pressed juice and take in the historical 1840’s building and heritage garden. There really is no finer place to wind down.
Prepare to refresh your mind, body and soul at Endota Spa. Conveniently offering three locations on the Mornington Peninsula (Red Hill, Mornington and Moorooduc), these luxury day spas are the ideal places to unwind. Choose a relaxation treatment such as a facial, massage or spa package that’s perfect for you and leave feeling nourished, nurtured and calm.
If beauty pampering is your perfect escape, you can’t go wrong with services such as manicures, pedicures and lash and brow tinting. This tranquil haven has all the perfect treatments to enhance your love for the skin you’re in.
Silver Leaf Yoga School
For a more involved relaxation experience, be certain to visit Silver Leaf Yoga School. Spend time in the spectacular purpose-built facility, with a design inspired by the iconic Foxeys Hangout winery, and choose between strong and active or more quiet and passive classes. For something really different try floating in the anti-gravity class. Let go of stresses and pressure in a fabric hammock that allows you to swing with complete freedom.
With all levels welcome, experience the immense mental and physical benefits of yoga whilst surrounded by kind, reliable and capable teachers. Challenge your mind and body in this blissful yoga retreat as you stretch out any tension left over from a busy life. It’s just what we all need!
Woodman Estate Spa
Only an hour out of Melbourne, Woodman Estate Spa is surrounded by natural beauty with a lake and abundance of native plants to make your experience as tranquil as possible. Choose from a full range of tailored massages and treatments using Ti’Tya products. These products use natural ingredients from the Australian earth, certain to complement your spa experience. After your treatment, lounge around or stroll through the spectacular scenery whilst waiting on your fresh juice or herbal tea.
There are endless possibilities for ‘me time’ in this superb region.
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