A 'Day Spa' in the most literal, The Langham's Chuan Spa offers a full-day 'Rejuvinating Retreat' option, featuring a bathing ritual, 60-minute massage and 30-minute facial, completed with a thermal balm.
Level 9, One Southgate Avenue, Southbank. Treatments start at $110 for a Balancing massage.
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Inside the luxury behemoth of Crown Towers lies one of Melbourne's most unexpectedly calming oases. Crown's Luxury Day Spa is an exercise in exorbitance, and even counts a hair and beauty salon among its swoon-worthy spa offerings.
Crown Towers, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank. Treatments start at $200 for a Blissful Marma Massage.
Melbourne's palatial Mansion Hotel & Spa, located in a 19th-century country estate only 30 minutes from the CBD, is home to an equally luxe treatment space to match. Case in point: their Turkish Hammam Chamber, as well as their exclusive use of Payot beauty products. Count us in.
Gate 2, K Road, Werribee. Treatments start at $125 for a 45-minute Payot massage.
Nestled in amongst the hustle and bustle of St. Kilda, and the spa at the Lyall Hotel is a favourite of Melbourne's in-crowd. For expecting mothers, the Lyall Spa even offers a formulated Pregnancy Massage, for women in their second and third trimesters.
16 Murphy Street, South Yarra. Treatments start at $130 for a Swedish-style massage.
If you're after one of Melbourne's more boutique spa experiences, Skin Day Spa is a hole-in-one. We recommend Skin's own signature skincare products, which include their best-selling Skin Saviour Vitamin Serum.
147 Chapel Street, St. Kilda. Treatments start at $105 for a 45-minute relaxation massage.
Featuring a mosaic-adorned pool to rival Sydney's Langham Hotel, the Park Club offers a wide range of treatments in partnership with boutique British skincare range Linda Meredith. The catch? You'll likely never want to leave, especially after receiving a custom Tailored Massage to banish aches you never even knew you had.
1 Parliament Place, Melbourne. Treatments start at $100 for a 30-minute relaxation massage.
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