Spas, beauty and self care
Take Time Out and Nourish Mind, Body and Soul
Rejuvenate, reset and get a glow up at the Central Coast’s best day spas and beauty shops or take time out for yourself with forest bathing or float tanking.
Bells Spa at Bells at Killcare, Killcare
You’ve most likely heard of this Hamptons inspired boutique hotel with its lauded restaurant, but did you know it’s also home to an intimate indigenous inspired day spa? Drawing on neighbouring Bouddi National Park, all treatments use Australian products and begin with a smoking ceremony using wild-harvested native flora. Opt for the Bouddi signature massage through to an indigenous clay earth and ocean dreaming ritual. Leave with a spring in your step or float back to one of the 25 chic guest rooms.
Vie Spa at Pullman Magenta Shores Resort, Magenta
Kiss stress goodbye at the award-winning Vie Spa found in the lush surrounds of the serene Pullman Magenta Shore Resort. This full-service spa offers Japanese-inspired outdoor garden, steam room and private indoor pool with treatments ranging from rainforest foot massage, native clay hot oil body treatment through to sea kelp and indigenous clay wrap. Featuring Pevonia and iKOU products, the five room spa prides itself on tailoring treatments to guests’ requirements including a choice of five essential oils. Relax post treatment in the Zen garden.
ENDOTA Spa at Crown Plaza, Terrigal
This pampering oasis fronts Terrigal’s Norfolk-lined shoreline. Sip on an organic tea before submitting to expert practitioners in eight contemporary treatment rooms or get your toes ship shape at the five-seater pedicure room overlooking the ocean. Therapies range from massage, body wraps and scrubs through to signature organic infusion and customised high-performance facials.
Five Star Day Spa, Erina
Park stress at the door at Five Star Day Spa - the Central Coast’s first holistic wellness day spa. Treatments range from hydra facials, skin needling and body contouring along with signature lymphatic treatments with infrared sessions and cold therapy delivered in seven luxurious rooms. There’s also a three-person infrared sauna and luxurious steam shower.
Glow Beauty Space, Wamberal
This oh so pretty beauty shop with stylish interiors by Xanthe Highfield is overseen by owner Jade Pentony – stylist to many a Sydney celeb. Billed as ‘pretty, done with purpose’ choose from Glow’s efficient, results-driven menu delivered in a calming space with Tasmanian oak herringbone floors, brass accents and pink furnishings.
Take a walk
Stretch your legs along the Terrigal Boardwalk, the Coast Walking Track at Bouddi National Park, through the bush to the Warrah Lookout at Patonga or along any of the coast’s beaches to feel right with the world again.
Recharge on a ranch
Reset, recharge and reboot with a wellness retreat or custom healing day at Ironbark Ranch Co located at Mangrove Mountain. This idyllic property set in the Central Coast hinterland is hemmed by the Popran National Park. Book a private healing retreat or join a retreat with wellness entrepreneur and life guide Sascha Jones. Ironbark Ranch Co also offers a six-bedroom contemporary farmhouse and pool for relaxing getaways with family and friends revolving around bushwalking, mountain biking and swimming at The Emerald Pools and Mangrove Waterfalls.
Soak your cares away in state-of-the-art mineral rich water pods at The Float Sanctuary in Long Jetty and nurture your mind and body.
This article was originally authored by Sheridan Rhodes as part of a Love Central Coast grant project brought to you by Destination Central Coast, and jointly funded by the Australian and NSW governments under the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund. To maintain accuracy, some editorial changes may have been made since publication.
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