There’s nothing better than the simple pleasure of escaping the city to take some much-needed time out.

As a lover of coastal locations most of my mini breaks involve heading somewhere near the ocean. Saltair spa just outside of Torquay is tucked away in the hills. From this sanctuary the ocean and country views are spectacular and sets the tone for the luxurious treatments offered.

For ultimate relaxation the Saltair Signature Massage is a must try! This stylish, re-balancing, sensory massage with a special exotic oil blend treats the whole body – invigorating and cleansing.


After changing into a fluffy robe in their private locker room, my treatment started off with a foot soak and exfoliation using Pink Dessert Salt. My therapist asked me about how I was currently feeling and current pain pints in my body to be focused on through the treatment.

Moving onto the massage my therapist began by easing me into relaxation with releasing pressure point before drizzling the oil over my skin. A signature Balancing blend was used from Orange, Lavender, Geranium, Ylang Ylang and Chamomile. Which brings peace and happiness to the mind and body and joy to the heart and smelt amazing.

My massage therapist was very skilled which sent me to sleep several times through the treatment. This had me a beautiful deep sense of rest, something that most adults these days are severely lacking in!

My signature massage treatment was finished with a dry scalp massage, which gave me the total body experience from head to toe. For additional luxury you have the option to enhance your treatment with their beautiful silk oil of morocco hair masque. Which contains Argan Oil, Sweet Almond & Macadamia Nut. The silk hair masque is warmed before being massage through the scalp. This Masque is Rich in vitamins, antioxidants & essential fatty acids which these help to nourish, repair & hydrate.

Floating out to the waiting room I was offered Yulu Tea: Lemon Myrtle, Wild Rosella, Wild lime, Aniseed & wild rosella. This beautiful tea was served hot, and I was informed it is also high in vitamin C & antioxidant properties. The perfect way to relax with the stunning view and such an amazing treatment!

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If you are ever down Torquay way I highly recommend the visit. No other spa has managed to put me in such a deep state of rest and the atmosphere and views are to die for. Saltair Spa carries three different ranges:

Litya: Australian Made product range with pure Australian botanicals & certified organic (whenever available)

Heritage Healers: A Holistic skin care range containing Wild Flower essences

Nimue: Their derma-cosmeceutical range for result driven facials

This ensures there is something for everyone no matter what treatment you are wanting to experience.

To book your restful experience at Saltair Spa you can find them at or call them on 03 5261 9977.


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