Top 10 Wellness Retreats In Sunshine Coast, Australia - Updated 2023

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Located on the beautiful Coral Sea coastline in South East Queensland, Sunshine Coast is a peaceful getaway perfect for a relaxing time. Placid lakes and crashing ocean waves soothe the mind, while abundant rainforests and national parks offer comfort and solitude with their vast, serene landscapes. With a wealth of organic eateries and health retreats throughout the region, Sunshine Coast is a wellness oasis for those looking to reinvigorate their mind, body and soul. Combined with its subtropical climate and majestic natural beauty, this destination is a year-round sanctuary from the stresses of day-to-day life. Take a look at the top wellness retreats in Sunshine Coast, Australia, to enhance your well-being and get a much-needed dose of self-care.

1. Spicers Tamarind Retreat & Spa, Maleny (from USD 438)

Spicers Tamarind Retreat & Spa is a tranquil oasis surrounded by nature and wildlife. Once you’ve settled into your luxury villa, you can explore the different wellness facilities and experiences available at the resort.

Start your day with a restorative vinyasa yoga class which uses flowing movements to connect your breath, body and mind. Then, you can pamper yourself with wellness services at Spa Anise, such as aromatherapy massages and hydrotherapy treatments. Alternatively, you may give your muscles a little TLC in the mineralised spa and steam room.

Spa Anise also offers exclusive treatments, including the Winter Vinotherapy, which incorporates a full-body exfoliation, a spiced chai crème cocoon wrap and a vinotherapy spa facial. After your rejuvenating spa experience, you can enjoy a peaceful walk under the rainforest canopy as you watch the sunset over the trees at this serene resort.

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Spicers Tamarind Retreat

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 88 Obi Lane South
10.0 km (6.3 mi) from Kondalilla National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

2. Landmark Resort & Spa, Mooloolaba (from USD 88)

Located on the Mooloolaba beachfront, Landmark Resort & Spa is a relaxing retreat on Sunshine Coast with modern apartments and studio rooms. The resort’s onsite spa, the Waterfall Day Spa, offers a variety of wellness and beauty treatments such as massages, facials and manicures.

Listen to the calming sounds of the waterfall as you enjoy a fusion stone massage, which combines the soothing aromas of essential oils with hot and cold stones to dissolve tension. After your treatment, unwind in the private courtyard with a warm cup of herbal tea to complete your rejuvenating experience. The resort also boasts a Swedish-style steam sauna for guests to clear their minds and enjoy benefits such as muscle recovery and stress reduction.

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Landmark Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 11 Mooloolaba Esplanade
24.76 km (15.4 mi) from Kondalilla National Park

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Sauna Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Dry cleaning

3. South Pacific Resort & Spa Noosa, Noosaville (from USD 189)

Surrounded by lush gardens, South Pacific Resort & Spa Noosa offers an array of wellness facilities to soothe your mind and body. Enjoy the captivating sounds of nature in this tropical paradise as you explore the resort’s four lagoon-style pools, sauna and onsite spa.

Hidden away amongst the leaves, the property’s custom-built day spa, The Noosa Spa, provides curated treatments designed to promote health and improved well-being. Invigorate your senses with an aromatic spa bath or feel the pressure melt away as accredited massage therapists soothe your tired muscles.

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South Pacific Resort & Spa Noosa

Wifi Available

Address: 179 Weyba Road
35.93 km (22.4 mi) from Kondalilla National Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Sauna Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

4. On The Beach Noosa Resort, Noosa Heads (from USD 549)

On The Beach Noosa Resort provides luxury apartments and penthouses by Laguna Bay. Each self-contained apartment at the hotel features a private balcony with stunning ocean views and a spa bath to unwind in. Guests can decompress in the outdoor saltwater pool and enjoy direct beach access from the resort.

You will also be also given indulgent options to upgrade your stay. Pamper yourself with wellness treatments from the comfort of your apartment with in-room experiences such as couples massages or facials.

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On The Beach Noosa Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 49 Hastings Street
38.41 km (23.9 mi) from Kondalilla National Park

Parking Room service Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

5. Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat, Montville (from USD 328)

Consisting of exclusive villas surrounded by the lush rainforest of Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat is a picturesque hideaway to recharge and be at one with nature. This resort is designed specifically for couples and has everything you need for a restful, romantic getaway.

Be greeted by fresh roses and handmade chocolates when you enter the villa, and luxuriate in organic bath products as you unwind in the double spa bath. You can explore the beautiful surroundings by taking mindful hikes, visiting serene waterfalls and relaxing in secluded swimming holes. But if you’d rather stay in, you can also indulge in a side-by-side massage with your partner in the comfort of your villa as you embrace the soothing sounds of nature. For pregnant guests, special massages can be arranged!

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Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat

Wifi Available

Address: 78 Narrows Rd
1.97 km (1.3 mi) from Kondalilla National Park

Parking Room service 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry

6. Lillypilly's Cottages & Day Spa, Maleny (from USD 199)

Escape city life in a private cottage at this countryside retreat. Accommodations in Lillypilly’s Cottages & Day Spa offer a spa bath and a private balcony with spectacular views of Lake Baroon and the Conondale Ranges. Guests can take a short 10-minute drive to the beautiful Kondalilla Falls or enjoy a rejuvenating time at the outdoor swimming pool and day spa.

Sanctuary Day Spa promises a nurturing and tranquil experience amidst nature. The spa practises a mindful approach to relaxation and has a range of treatment options to choose from, including massages, facials and body wraps. The resort also offers wellness packages such as the Overnight Refresher package, which features an hour-long massage for two, a two-course candlelit dinner and a gourmet breakfast the following morning.

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Lillypilly's Cottages & Day Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 584 Maleny-Montville Road
7.76 km (4.9 mi) from Kondalilla National Park

Parking Pets allowed Room service Non-smoking rooms Breakfast in the room Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out

7. Saltwater Villas, Mooloolaba

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Saltwater Villas - Pet Friendly on Friday, July 7, 2017

Saltwater Villas in Mooloolaba is a beachfront sanctuary that’s pet-friendly! Each villa has a stunning private courtyard that is fully fenced so that your pets can play around safely. Focus on your well-being with your fur friend by your side as you unwind by the water.

The onsite day spa lets you enjoy treatments in the privacy of your luxury villa or at the treatment rooms available. Treat yourself to a massage or choose from their array of pamper packages, such as the two-hour-long Unwind package, which features a deluxe pedicure, massage and facial. The resort also offers unique wellness packages for couples and groups of friends. Choose from romantic retreats that feature couples massages and complimentary wine or a two-night getaway with a yoga session overlooking the water and a calming art class.

Saltwater Villas

Address: 15 Goonawarra Dr, Mooloolaba QLD, Australia

Price: from 200 USD

Star Rating: 4 star

Travelers Review: Very good 4.4 (from 94 reviews)

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8. Tivoli Retreat, Greens Creek

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Tivoli Retreat on Friday, June 17, 2022

Tivoli Retreat is a holistic wellness retreat designed to help you rest, reflect and adopt long-term habits to improve your overall well-being. With expansive green vistas, this modern sanctuary has only four rooms, each with a private en-suite. If you are visiting alone, you can also opt for a shared room and make new like-minded friends.

The retreats run weekly and feature curated activities to optimise healing and relaxation. Reap the benefits of the wood-fired sauna and magnesium plunge pool rituals, meditation and Ka Huna massages, which use long flowing strokes to create a deep state of calm. The resort also provides healthy, plant-based meals, including smoothies and nourishing soups to support the detoxifying process. This wellness retreat offers a tranquil space to focus on your health and find a sense of inner peace on Sunshine Coast.

Tivoli Retreat

Address: 162 Wilton Rd, Greens Creek QLD 4570, Australia

Price: from 295 USD

Travelers Review: Excellent 5.0 (from 9 reviews)

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9. Living Valley, Kin Kin

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Our Grander Freshwater Lap Pool is the newest addition to the Living Valley facilities, and something we are immensely...

Posted by Living Valley Health Retreat on Saturday, January 8, 2022

Nestled amongst the idyllic countryside in the UNESCO-listed Noosa Biosphere Reserve, Living Valley is a health and detox retreat focused on helping you achieve your personal health goals, whether they be mental, physical or emotional. Their therapeutic programmes are led by a team that includes therapists, naturopaths, health educators, and trainers to create the optimum environment for healing and development.

Enjoy counselling sessions, spa treatments, pilates classes and more at this restorative retreat as you commit to improving your well-being. Contact the reception team to discuss which programme is best suited to your needs and begin your journey to achieve a healthier you at this integrated wellness resort.

Living Valley

Address: 15 Sheppersons Ln, Kin Kin QLD 4571, Australia

Price: from 1,226 USD

Travelers Review: Excellent 4.7 (from 49 reviews)

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10. Bellbunya, Belli Park

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Bellbunya Eco Retreat on Thursday, December 17, 2020

Located in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Bellbunya is an eco-community of members, volunteers and visitors devoted to natural living. This wellness oasis is run entirely on renewable energy and is a space for individuals to be at one with nature.

Book a house or room at the property and immerse yourself in the community by participating in workshops including permaculture, yoga, holistic health and sustainable design. Alternatively, take part in a health retreat such as the Ayurvedic Detox retreat – a three-, five- or seven-day programme to remove physical, emotional and psychological blocks. This wellness retreat will empower you to take care of your mind and body and give you a community to grow with as you respect the earth and yourself.


Address: 114 Browns Rd, Belli Park QLD 4562, Australia

Price: from 64 USD

Travelers Review: Very good 4.6 (from 15 reviews)

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Self-care on Sunshine Coast

Focusing on your physical, mental and emotional well-being is essential. And with the stunning landscapes on Sunshine Coast, there’s no better place to recharge. These serene sanctuaries surrounded by nature are sure to help you relax, heal and connect with your inner self. So, celebrate your “me time” in one of these top wellness retreats in Sunshine Coast, Australia, and have a rejuvenating trip.

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