In need of a little pampering? Sydney has you sorted for every decadent beauty treatment your body desires. Self-indulgent packages abound, and with massages, facials and body wraps aplenty there has never been a better time to reward yourself (and your partner) with some well-deserved relaxation. From rejuvenating massage treatments to calming meditation rituals, we've rounded up the best day spas in Sydney that are guaranteed to calm the mind and soothe the soul.
CHI is a bastion of relaxation within the already luxurious Sydney hotel. Chi or ‘Qi’ is considered the universal life force that governs wellbeing and personal vitality in traditional Chinese philosophy. Movement is a key element in ensuring this state of Chi, the spa offers a variety of treatments including massage, exercise, stretching, hydrotherapy and meditation.
Shangri-La Hotel, 176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks
Promoting the importance of taking a holistic approach to your overall wellbeing, before a To Wonderland treatment begins, you can choose your Equilibrium Aura Soma bottle to be used during your session. Once done, they will gift you an Amethyst Far Infrared Bio Mat. Both of these products will help boost your immunity and leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed…sign us up!
71 Glenayr Avenue, North Bondi
The Park Hyatt’s hidden sanctuary – be it for a quick facial or an indulgent afternoon-long package, you will leave The Spa feeling utterly restored. Pedicures, waxing and facials are available alongside body scrubs and wraps. Hair and makeup are available on request and The Spa also boasts a gym, relaxation room and aromatherapy steam rooms.
7 Hickson Road, The Rocks
Situated in the historic Commonwealth Bank building in Turramurra, Gillian Adams Salon and Spa measures up to its setting impeccably. With an aquamedic pool, steam room, hydrotherapy bath, restaurant and hair and beauty salon, you’ll be spoiled for choice the moment you step foot in the salon-slash-spa.
1356 Pacific Highway, Turramurra
This serene underground spa focuses on providing a holistic and thorough experience. They have a stunning 20-metre swimming pool complete with columns, a star-dappled ceiling and comfortable poolside lounges, so you can forget about the outside world for a while. The Day Spa also offers a ‘build your own’ spa treatment selection.
The Langham Sydney, 89-113 Kent Street, Sydney
Every package at SpaQ starts strong with a ‘euphoria inducing’ footbath ritual. Yes, please! Their Hammam inspired steam and ice room will get you in the mood for one of their packages. The Weekend Warrior package boasts a Coffee and Sea Kelp Scrub, massage and facial therapy and if you’re into sharing, the (Soul)Mate Escape is a must.
49 Market Street, Sydney
At the top of their game, The Darling Spa is a must for the passionate hedonist. You may have a hard time deciding which treatment to indulge in, but the Moroccan Hammam chamber or an invigorating session on the Kinesis wall are hard to go past. Couples are also catered for in their luxurious suites.
Level 2, The Darling, 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont
With all encompassing spa packages and heavenly massages (of the relaxation, remedial or hot stone varieties) you’re in good hands for a well-deserved time-out. A range of facials, organic sugar body scrubs, microdermabrasion and beauty treatments are also available. And six treatment rooms, sauna, steam room, outdoor pool, Jacuzzi and gymnasium are all part of the experience.
199 George Street, Four Seasons, Sydney
If spiritual harmony is a must, Venustus will ensure you reach the pinnacle of a balanced mind, body and spirit. Each morning the salon is cleansed with white sage and the spa is laden with stunning crystals and bucket loads of positive energy. They offer a broad range of spa treatments including facials, massage and waxing services.
381 Oxford Street, Paddington
Three wet rooms make for an enticing session of exfoliation and other therapeutic treatments. As well as relaxing massages, the Bath House offers rejuvenating therapies and acupuncture. Waxing treatments and nearly all beauty treatments are available upon request, the Bath House also offer Sugaring hair removal for those opposed to a torturous wax.
Balmain, Glebe, Newtown