CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Hotel
The Shangri-La hotel is one of the most luxurious hotels in Sydney, so you know you’re basically guaranteed an amazing experience in their spa, CHI. The menu is full of authentic natural healing treatments inspired by traditional practices shared among many Asian cultures. CHI has three signature massages, one of which incorporates hot stones for thermotherapeutic benefits. Your muscle tension will melt away and you’ll feel as if you’re on cloud nine.
CHI, 176 Cumberland St., The Rocks, Sydney, Australia, +61 2 9250 6032
You’re in safe, pampering hands at Venustus. Unassuming from the outside and tucked into a quintessential Paddington terrace, once inside, you’ll find a more modern setting, where white-on-white creates a serene atmosphere to relax your worries away. Be sure to try the 5-star facial. As the name suggests, this treatment is all luxury and is undertaken by the very knowledgeable staff who will treat your skin as if you’re royalty!
Venustus, 381 Oxford St., Paddington, Australia, +61 (02) 9361 4014
The Spa at Park Hyatt Sydney
Although the Hyatt is located in the heart of the city, you will hardly be able to tell—the hustle and bustle disappears as soon as you enter. Arguably among the best treatments is the aromatherapy facial, which will have your face glowing. Top it off will a trance-inducing scalp massage and a foot rub.
The Darling Spa
If you’re looking to enjoy a day of luxurious pampering with your partner, then The Darling Spa is for you. There are two exclusive couple suites, so you and your partner can enjoy the experience together, including the steam room and jacuzzi. The Darling Spa has been the recipient of many awards, which the prices reflect—start saving now, so you can splurge on the ultimate spa experience.
The Darling Spa, Level 2, The Darling, 80 Pyrmont St., Pyrmont, Australia, +61 (02) 9657 8088
You can find this popular medispa in Sydney’s Double Bay area. During the more than 20 years they’ve been in business, the spa has built a loyal following of regulars who flock here to enjoy the large list of treatments, including high-tech solutions like infusions and ultrasound treatments. While you’re here, you can also get your regular waxing done.
Karpati Medispa, 17 Bay St., Double Bay, Sydney, Australia, +61 (02) 9363 2395
The Day Spa by Chuan
This spa is located in the The Langham Sydney hotel and features an indoor pool that looks as if it were ripped from a movie set with an ancient-Roman theme. The spa’s very apt motto, “detox, renew, relax and rejuvenate,” is perfectly suited. It’s impossible not to feel totally renewed when leaving, especially after the $710+ Champagne and Gold Indulgence experience, which includes a full-body massage, skin-lifting facial, deluxe manicure and pedicure, as well as light lunch and a glass of Laurent-Perrier.
The Day Spa by Chuan, 89-11 Kent St., Sydney, Australia, +61 (02) 9256 222
Fleur de Lys
If you’re celebrating a special occasion with friends, Fleur de Lys has many spa party packages on offer. Consider the Sweeten Blossoms party package, which starts at $135 per person and includes a therapeutic Moroccan rose body scrub and your choice of either an anti-stress back massage or a facial.
Fleur de Lys Medispa, 2A Queen St., Wollahra, Sydney, Australia, (+61) 02 9361 4441