THE BEST SPAS IN NOOSA
Noosa is famed for its tropical climate, cosmopolitan beachy vibes and as the culinary mecca of Australia. Its plum location in Queensland (the aptly named Sunshine State) makes this seaside haven a major drawcard for people who appreciate a lavish lifestyle.
Think high end dining, boutique shopping sprees and a bunch of ultra-glam bars. Of course, you can go for a low key holiday here and opt for a relaxing wellness inspired escape if that’s more to your taste. Choose a Noosa itinerary that suits your personality, just be sure to include a visit to one of the best spas in Noosa.
Treat yourself to an all-day pampering experience that teeters on hedonism. Or book in for a post swim / pre-dinner drinks massage for an hour of body bliss. Read on to discover more of our ‘insider’ Noosa day spa tips.
This dedicated sanctuary of beauty and wellness is located within the luxurious Sofitel Resort directly across from beautiful Laguna Bay in Noosa. Their range of sublime pampering offerings will appeal to anyone who appreciates the benefits of a tailored facial, therapeutic massage and/or a divine body treatments.
Aqua Day Spa guests are welcome to use the steam room, the rejuvenating aqua therapy pool and the dreamy relaxation area at leisure. We suggest booking one of their comprehensive treatment packages and making your Noosa beauty and wellness ritual a delightful mind, body and soul experience. The expert spa therapists use the world renowned Thalgo product range for all facial treatments which are bound to leave your skin feeling and looking totally radiant.
Insider Tip: Check out the award winning Noosa Beach House restaurant (on-site) helmed by acclaimed Head Chef Peter Kuravita for pre or post spa sips and nibbles.
Address: 46 Grays Road, Doonan (Location Map)
Ikatan is a luxurious Balinese influenced day spa done Noosa style. It’s designed around an Indonesian village theme and set amongst vibrant sub-tropical acreage. The standalone villa treatment rooms are a welcome exploration into exotic wellness and beauty rituals that focus on complete relaxation.
This is a multi-award winning day spa for an exceptionally good reason. Think grand yet earthing all day retreat packages, all-inclusive of course. A full day spent in these stunning natural surroundings involves a parade of personalised treatments and nutritious meals from morning to afternoon. Gentle yoga and tranquil meditation sessions are curated to unwind you from real life stresses and help you forget about the seemingly endless 21st century ‘to do’ list.
Bespoke massage treatments at Ikatan Day Spa include traditional Balinese massage techniques expertly finessed by skilled therapists. We love the aptly named ‘Mantra Massage’ for its ability to empty the mind and stretch the body synonymously.
Expect an experience rather than an appointment – there’s no hurry at Ikatan Day Spa and honestly why would there be. Soulful feelings of rejuvenation and enlightenment are felt somewhat tangibly.
Insider Tip: Ikatan stocks lush anti-ageing Environ products onsite along with Australian owned Inika make-up and their own range of skincare products. Perfect for picking up gifts.
Touted as a top seaside destination for relaxation, Endota Spa is located between dazzling Noosa main beach and the boutique shopping precinct of Hastings Street. Endota is your go to zone for all your tanning and waxing needs (c’mon it’s more often than not bikini weather in Queensland). Asides from their excellent targeted massage menu the skilled Endota spa team also specializes in advanced facials, hydro-microdermabrasion, facial peels, deluxe body wraps, flawless manicures, and invigorating scrubs. Whilst Endota may not boast the luxe ambience of the other spas listed here it’s notable for its modern design aesthetics, proven professionalism, and treatment affordability.
Insider Tip: Endota is a terrific spot to get a treatment on the go. Headed from the beach to the bar for sunset drinks? Stroll off the sand and stop in here for a mini facial – go get your glow on girl.
Up the glamour stakes and visit Stephanie’s Ocean Spa at Pepper’s Resort, Noosa. Located at the Paris end of Hastings Street, this venue is both private and inviting at the same time. Take a stroll through the adjacent Noosa National Park and biosphere reserve before settling in for an amazing treatment.
We love the exquisitely designed Rain Therapy Vichy suite at Stephanie’s which boasts a stunning handcrafted Acacia Cedar timber Vichy table. Go ahead and select a signature treatment such as the ‘Hot Stone Crystal Massage’ or the Ayurvedic inspired ‘Sacred Queen’ and prepare to be seriously wowed.
Insider Tip: The luxury mani and pedi lounge is the ideal place to create fabulous spa memories with a gathering of good friends. Why not check out the designer boutiques down the street for a retail fix too.
The winding tree lined drive leads you to the secluded Noosa Springs Golf Resort and Spa. Follow the spa signs pass the exclusive entry to the golfing greens and enter a wellness haven inspired by Mediterranean themes. The friendly therapists here are proudly dedicated to their careers and are extremely knowledgeable about all the range of spa services.
Be sure to book in for a HydroMassage pool session too. Their heated therapy pool suite is equipped with a series of powerful water jets that target different areas of the body to improve your body’s circulatory system. Follow with an infrared sauna and shower blitz and enjoy the steamy bliss. In addition, Noosa Springs Spa also features a dedicated float pool experience – drawing on ancient therapeutic healing techniques the ‘float’ is designed to be a meditative and restorative journey. The weightless sensation that the float pool presents is shown to alleviate mental and physical stress whilst also assisting in detoxing your body.
Insider Tip: All facial treatments use the Eminence range of certified organic skin care – award winning, environmentally friendly products created with natural, biodynamic ingredients. Winning.
This article on Noosa’s Best Spas was written by Roxanne Williams from @luxesurfstyle
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