Whether you work a weekly 9-to-5 office job or your days are spent running here, there and everywhere, there’s no denying that we could all do with a little me time every now and then.
In Brisbane, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to our offering of day spas and sometimes it may be difficult to decipher which is the best place for you to visit. From a quick hour relaxation to full-day pampering sessions, we’ve found Brisbane’s best day spas to help you relax and unwind.
One Wybelenna | Brookfield
If you’re into being a little self-indulgent, chances are you’ve already heard of Brookfield’s very own slice of heaven, One Wybelenna. This boutique day spa is unlike any other of its kind in Brisbane and after just one visit you’ll leave feeling as though you’ve experienced a week-long retreat. Nestled in an expansive, award-winning garden setting, One Wybelenna doesn’t only impress with its highly skilled team and a long list of treatments, but the stunning architecture and peaceful atmosphere is just as much a delight for all of the senses. Each treatment is uniquely harmonised into rituals to provide guests with hours of quality pampering and total relaxation. Whether you want to treat yourself, indulge with someone special or even organise a customised group package, One Wybelenna is the local escape from the daily grind that allows you to completely unwind.
SkinSpirit Day Spa | Tarragindi
Picture this, you’re walking along a palm tree-lined park and at the end of it, you find your very own oasis in the suburbs. SkinSpirit Day Spa is the multi-award-winning day spa located 10 minutes from the city that doesn’t just offer spa treatments, but the opportunity for you to invest in your skin, body and well being. Michelle Vasiliou, Director of SkinSpirit Day Spa is passionate about offering her clients the ultimate spa getaway where they can indulge themselves to help reduce stress, target skin conditions and improve the alignment of mind, body and spirit. SkinSpirit Day Spa’s extensive beauty menu and spa menu includes high-performance facials, hydro-microdermabrasion and three different massage therapies along with her highly sought-after Signature Day Spa Packages. With a selection of luxe dual therapy treatments, maternity treatments and spa party options, SkinSpirit Day Spa is the destination for everyone who is committed to their wellness, relaxation and skin rejuvenation.
La Spa Parisien | Wilston
Newly welcomed to the Wilston community, La Spa Parisien brings the luxurious French beauty spa treatments to Brisbane. Inspired by traditional French skincare practices and with a dedicated focus on opulent and superior services, owner and artisan Shelley Veitch has built her salon on the principals of French spa techniques. These include deep breathing and calming techniques to help her guests achieve a higher level of relaxation and enjoyment, no matter whether it’s a simple manicure or an indulgent full body treatment. In addition to their stellar treatment menu (which includes everything from a Vichy Water Massage through to LED Light Therapy) and industry-leading selection of brands (such as Chanel Manicure and Payot Facial), it’s the little things Shelley does that makes her stand out. With a glass of Champagne or refreshing tea on arrival, as well as a chilled Evian water and their dedication to cultivating a truly relaxing environment, Shelley has created a beauty salon where the busy individuals of Brisbane can escape the world and relax, even if it’s just for the afternoon.
Waterlily | New Farm
Day spas don’t get more luxurious than this stunning James St salon. Prioritising medically-proven skin solutions, nourishing rituals, and holistic practices, Waterlily was born from owner Michelle’s deep desire to create a holistic spa that reflects her personal values. By focusing on artisan techniques and the fine nutrient-rich products, Waterlily has cemented itself as one of Australia’s leading day spa specialists. The professional range of rituals put your skin at the forefront, harnessing the premium botanical nutrients, vitamins and serums to deliver optimal results. Whether it’s the Triple Berry Spa Facial layered in B Vitamins (for rebalancing, brightening and strengthening acne prone and pigmented skin) or the Vino Therapy Spa Facial rich in resveratrol (targeting sun-damaged skin with anti-ageing antioxidants), their gifted team of specialists will help you select the right treatment for you.
Body Benefit Massage & Beauty | Norman Park
A visit to Body Benefit Massage & Beauty is like giving yourself that overdue moment of relaxation your body didn’t know it needed. With every visit, guests are treated to a complimentary foot soak with aroma scrub upon arrival to set your experience off on the right foot. Offering a varied menu of traditional relaxation massage, Thai massage and remedial massage; all with hot stones, warm oil, foot bath and muscle stretching, as well as pregnancy tailored massage for mothers-to-be. A visit to Body Benefit will leave you feeling totally relaxed. After a complete beauty experience? The team at Body Benefit also offer a complete menu of beauty packages that include waxing, manicure and pedicure with nail art design, facial masks and body scrubs, with shower facilities provided.
Soap & Sugar Medispa | Camp Hill
After just one treatment at Soap & Sugar Medispa, you’ll feel that weight you’ve been carrying around on your shoulders instantly lift (we’re not kidding, it’s like magic). Their highly skilled team of senior beauty therapists harness the latest advancements in the industry, offering a relaxed and personable experience for their clientele. They personalise each treatment and program to the individual client, with each individualised treatment package including your very own home-care pack. In addition to their extensive menu offering all your favourites—anti ageing skin treatments, waxing services, professional makeup application, body therapy and more—they are also qualified to provide medispa services including microdermabrasion, dermal needling, and the groundbreaking IPL (intense pulsed light) skin treatment.
Bliss Float | Bulimba
It may not be your traditional day spa, but Bliss Float in Bulimba brings a whole new meaning to relaxation. This luxury floatation and wellness day spa encourages you to prioritise your well-being by becoming the best version of yourself through floatation therapy and infrared sauna sessions. Unlike traditional saunas, this full spectrum infrared sauna allows you to completely customise your experience to achieve your wellness goals. This means it has the unique capability to directly heat the body to optimal temperatures that assist in detoxification at a cellular level. This combined with an hour-long float in a spacious sensory deprivation pod filled with over 550kgs of Magnesium Epsom salts dissolved in around 30cm of filtered water will have you experience a level of relaxation and healing you didn’t know existed. Want to know more about floatation therapy? We tried it last year and it was unlike any spa experience you have ever had.
Aquarius Health Medispa | Brisbane City
Known to be one of Brisbane’s favourite day spas, and for very good reason, Aquarius Health Medispa is conveniently located on Mary Street in the CBD. The tranquil day spa offers everything expected of a day spa and more, including gym, pool, beauty therapies, saunas, cosmetic medicine and surgery, relaxation and rejuvenation. The spa even has a dedicated men’s relaxation zone designed to re-energise and relax. Did we mention they even have their very own Spa Bar, which serves up tipples including Pol Roger champagne and cocktails.
Endota Spa | Various Locations
Built on the ethos of wanting to inspire women to connect with the best version of themselves, Endota Spa understands that we often put the needs of others before our own. If you don’t often treat yourself to a little pampering and are unsure on where to start, Endota Spa offer a list of rituals based on your skin concern. As the largest day spa network in Australia, Endota Spa is the perfect introduction to treating yourself to some well-deserved TLC.
Brooklyn Beauty Bar | Fortitude Valley & Petrie Tce
A Style favourite, Brooklyn Beauty Bar doesn’t just specialise in nails and spray tans as some may assume. The full-service beauty bar offers a number of luxury beauty services including brows and lashes, facial and skin treatments, blow dry and makeup as well as body waxing and IPL. Plus, they offer a full-service champagne and gin bar, giving you the perfect excuse to catch up with your bestie or plan your next pamper party.
Feature Image: Bliss Float