The Full Treat­ment

Check in and zone out at the na­tion’s best spas.

Virgin Australia Voyeur - - CON­TENTS - Com­piled by IAN­THA YU, BEAUTY CREW

Pamper your­self with an in­dul­gent visit to Aus­tralia’s top spas.

New South Wales

The Dar­ling Spa, The Dar­ling

When it comes to re­lax­ation, you can’t go past a visit to The Dar­ling. Be­yond its state-of-the-art fa­cil­i­ties (the Moroc­can Ham­mam cham­ber de­serves a spe­cial men­tion), the treat­ments are deeply restora­tive. Try the Plat­inum Rare Fa­cial ($490, 90 min­utes) — it’s the ul­ti­mate treat for tired-look­ing skin. www.thedar­ling.com.au/spa. South Aus­tralia

En­dota Spa, Barossa Val­ley

A long, hard day spent wine-tast­ing in the Barossa Val­ley calls for a head-to­toe treat­ment. The En­dota Spa Re­ju­ve­nate ($275, 120 min­utes) be­gins with a gen­tle all-over scrub fol­lowed by an oil mas­sage and bal­anc­ing fa­cial. The Red Wine Soak ($80, 30 min­utes) is what dreams are made of, loaded with an­tiox­i­dants and aimed at fight­ing vis­i­ble signs of age­ing. www.en­do­taspa.com.au. Tas­ma­nia

Saf­fire Fr­eycinet

Lo­cated a cou­ple of hours from Ho­bart, Saf­fire of­fers a lux­u­ri­ous es­cape. No square inch of your body is left un­pam­pered with the Spa Saf­fire Restora­tion Pack­age ($600, 180 min­utes). You’ll feel re­newed with the com­fort­ing scalp mas­sage, hy­drat­ing body co­coon, hot stone mas­sage, foot treat­ment and fa­cial. www.saf­fire-fr­eycinet.com.au. Vic­to­ria

Crown Spa, Crown Mel­bourne

The Crown Spa is a mustvisit beauty in­sti­tu­tion. Rec­om­mended is A Day for Him ($400, 150 min­utes), cre­ated for men on-the-go, which in­volves a full-body pol­ish and detox mas­sage, and fin­ishes with a hy­drat­ing fa­cial. www.crown­mel­bourne.com.au. Western Aus­tralia

Como Shamb­hala, Como The Trea­sury

This lav­ish spa is the per­fect place for a quick recharge. The So­dashi Pure Ra­di­ance Fa­cial ($145, 60 min­utes) bright­ens and soothes us­ing the finest plant-based prod­ucts. Be sure to add an eye lift­ing treat­ment ($65, 20 min­utes) to com­plete your skin’s re­vival. www.co­mo­ho­tels.com. Queens­land

Spa Qualia, Hamil­ton Is­land

Noth­ing beats a full day at Spa Qualia and with the Deeper Sen­sory In­dul­gence ($900, 300 min­utes) you can cus­tomise your sched­ule. Choose be­tween the cleans­ing EA PRO Ul­ti­mate Age-De­fy­ing Fa­cial ($275, 75 min­utes), or the Shi­rod­hara treat­ment ($100, 30 min­utes) to soothe the ner­vous sys­tem. www.qualia.com.au.

CLOCK­WISE FROM LEFT The Suite In­dul­gence Spa pack­age at the Crown is the ul­ti­mate in re­lax­ation; Como The Trea­sury’s pool; Qualia spa treat­ment.

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