If you’re heading down south over the upcoming holiday period, you’ll be pleased to know that Margaret River has become a world-class spa destination, including over 30 spas running from Busselton all the way down to Augusta. We have narrowed it down to the most luxurious day spas in the region, offering holistic body treatments, age-defying facials, hypnotherapy, hot stone massages and spa treatments tailored just for you.
Bodhi J at Injidup
Unwind in an exquisite sanctuary with breathtaking views of the pristine coastline at Bodhji J Indijudup. With a focus on providing holistic and natural treatments, their spa treatments are delivered using an organic skin solution from an eco-luxe Australian brand called Sodashi, which is cruelty-free and handmade in Fremantle. Their ‘Spa Journey’ packages offer an entire day of pampering.
Taking place over 5 hours, the Bodhi Ultimate Retreat begins with an infrared steam sauna, bath or spa, followed a calming full body “Bodhi relax massage”, which incorporates warm aromatic botanical oils to melt away your tension and ends with a manicure. If you don’t have all day, they also offer shorter spa journeys, including their 90minute Bodhi Restore, where you’ll get to enjoy a glass of champagne as you relax.
Their signature is the Indigenous Li’Tya Marta Koda Rock Massage. Ancient primordial stones from Northern WA are used to ease your aches and pains through a rhythmic Kodo massage. Bodhi J Injidup alos provides accommodation in luxury villas, so you can even stay a few nights and prolong your wellness journey. For more information visit their website here.
Open daily from 10 am to 5pm
31 Cape Clairault Road Yallingup
Phone: 9750 1300
Empire Spa Retreat in Yallingup
Immerse yourself in a world of relaxation and indulgence amongst 12 acres of vineyards and native garden in Empire Spa Retreat – one of Margaret River’s most popular day spas. Owned by couple Peri and Jill Coleman, founders of Empire Homewares, the spa retreat has been architecturally designed with interiors inspired by the tranquil WA coastal lifestyle. Their newly launched spa menu offers a range of body and face therapies, such as the scrubs, wraps and Sodashi (age-defying facials). Make sure you book well in advance to get an appointment, as they book up quickly. They also offer couples and larger group packages. For more details and to book, see here.
Open daily from 10am to 5pm
Phone: 9755 2233
Body Bliss Margaret River
A luxurious resort dedicated to enriching your body’s wellbeing, Body Bliss offers private mineral wellness baths and body treatments. Since 2005, Margaret River locals have been coming back to enjoy the spa’s signature Transcendent hot rock massages, consisting of hours of body exfoliation, head and foot masks, a nourishing facial and a full body massage. Other wellness services offered include hypnotherapy, guided meditation and uplifting head massages. Group therapies or individual sessions are also available in their meditation and sound spaces in the morning and evening. Right after the session, you can choose to walk amongst the gardens or gaze up at the stars at night. With no phone reception available, the spa provides complete disconnection from the outside world. They strongly encourage patrons to book in as early as possible, as walk-ins are not available. You can peruse their menu of treatments and book here.
Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm
Phone: 0409 602 547
Vie Spa at Pullman Bunker Bay Resort
Step into the world of wellness at Pullman Resort nestled on Bunker Bay. The resort contains an on-site spa called Vie Spa, which is perfect for those on a romantic getaway, as it provides a special offer package for couples, so you won’t need to be parted from your loved one for even a single moment. Taking place in an exclusive couple’s room with breathtaking views of the beachfront and bushland, the couple’s package begins with an aromatherapy bath soak, followed by the signature Vie massage delivered with organic iKOU oil, leaving you and your partner feeling renewed.
For men looking for a bit of R&R, the spa also offers treatments made especially for men. Even the manliest of men will delight in their iKOU foot rituals, warm bergamot hair and scalp conditioning massages, Italian organic body buffs and organic aromatherapy body massages. Check out their website for more details.
Open daily from 10am to 5pm.
Phone: 9756 9160
OM Day Spa in Yallingup
For those searching for seclusion, OM Day Spa’s lodge is nestled amongst the treetops in Yallingup, far away from all the hustle and bustle of the city. OM Day Spa is an Ayurvedic Spa and Wellness destination that practices the ancient healing tradition of Ayurveda, using organic oils, rainwater and herbal facial products. Apart from staple massages and facials from their menu, you’ll find the ‘Shirodhara treatment’, which involves warm oil slowly poured over the forehead continuously for 45min – 1hr, to soothe and stimulate the hypothalamus, which is believed to treat physical and psychic imbalances. The spa also offers fitness and yoga retreats, a Vichy couple’s shower room, Chromo therapy and a 25-metre pool to relax in during the warmer summer months.
Open daily from 9am. Closed Christmas and New Years Day.
Phone: 9755 2411
Harmony Wellness Spa in Dunsborough
Last but not least is the newly opened Harmony Wellness Spa at the Ramada Resort in Dunsborough. Even though the spa is one of the newer on this list, it is well equipped with a skilled therapy team led by Cecilia, a therapist with over 15 years of experience. Featuring two double rooms with Vichy showers, the spa focuses on full body treatment services. The Vichy showers are used in their hydrotherapy sessions, to rinse off your entire body without you having to move an inch. As the water cascades down onto your skin, it polishes and softens. Go for their ‘Island Retreat’, and you will be treated to full body exfoliation, a hydrating mask and body wrap, facial, and massage before indulging with a glass of wine, cheese and fruit platter as you relax in the hydrotherapy tub.