Best Mum’s Retreats In Melbourne

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We love being mothers, don’t we? But it’s also okay to admit that sometimes, the pace of it all can be quite exhausting. Being a great mum demands that you look after yourself with some occasional pampering time that’s just for you – helping you stay calm, healthy, happy and energised.

Whether you get away for an hour or two – or a longer break – special retreats aimed at taking care of mums and busy women might be just what you need to feel better and start your new day with a smile.

Best Mum’s Retreats In Melbourne

1. Alba Thermal Springs & Spa

Alba Thermal Springs & Spa
Alba Thermal Springs & Spa

Nestled in the scenic Mornington Peninsula of Victoria, Alba Thermal Springs & Spa awaits as your ultimate destination for luxury wellness, and an incredible place to shake off the burn out that comes with being a parent.

Surrounded by lush gardens, Alba invites you to immerse yourself in contemporary bathing experiences, from rain pools to  forest pools and even a picturesque sunset pool. For those seeking extra indulgence, rooftop and private terrace pools await.

Indulge in full-day pampering packages or opt for rejuvenating half-day rituals and spa treatments that will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized.

And when it's time to dine, Thyme Restaurant awaits with a menu crafted by acclaimed chef Karen Martini, showcasing locally sourced, seasonal ingredients that promise a culinary journey to remember. If you're a tired mum who needs some serious R 'n' R—this is the retreat for you!

Location: 282 Browns Road, Fingal

2. Spa de Marrakech

Spa de Marrakech
Spa de Marrakech

Private Roman bath-house bathing, anyone?

If you’ve ever dreamed of a Moroccan getaway to add some spice to your life, this could be the next best thing. Spa de Marrakech in Melbourne’s Dandenong Ranges has Arabic healing rituals and fragrances on the mum’s retreat menu, and all the ambiance of some exotic, international locale.

Soaking your tired body in the hot mineral pool is a great way to rejuvenate, while a visit to the steam room or a traditional Middle Eastern body scrub is also a wonderful indulgence that is all about making you feel completely recharged. The colour therapy treatments available – yellow, white, orange, blue, violet, red and green – work to restore the 7 individual chakras of your body and claim to help a range of issues, including improving sleep, boosting self-confidence and vitality, and relieving stress.

For a longer stay, the Spa is on the grounds of the Japanese Mountain Retreat, with Japanese and Balinese-style accommodation in private villas to add some extra relaxation.

Location: 14 Mountain Crescent, Montrose

3. Crown Melbourne Spa

Crown Spa Melbourne
Crown Melbourne Spa

Sometimes a quick spa treatment getaway is all the escape you need to get you feeling refreshed and energised – and all in time for school pick-up!

Crown Melbourne Spa is in a handy CBD location and offers lovely beauty packages for those in need of pampering. Whether you’re after some cosmetic enhancements or a deep cleansing facial treatment using La Prairie products, you will leave here looking and feeling refreshed and restored.

Choose from massages, a hair treatment, aqua therapy, or a manicure/pedicure combination – the range of treatments on the menu cater to different budgets, and how much time you have up your sleeve.

Location: Crown Towers, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank

4. Flat Out Mum Retreats

Flat Out Mum Retreats
Flat Out Mum Retreats

Sometimes, finding a mum’s retreat in Melbourne is just not enough. Sometimes, you just need to get further away!

Flat Out Mum specialises in taking busy, stressed-out mums away on an adventure to Bali – where sun, sea, and some cocktails help ease away the worries of the daily grind.

If you’ve got a special occasion you want to commemorate with some of your favourite family members or friends, this type of holiday can be perfect – after all, all the hard work is done for you. All you need to do is book, turn up, and settle in for some serious relaxation and fun.

There's a 2024 retreat in Bali coming up in August, or for something a little closer to home, a Byron Bay hinterland edition in May.

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Location: Australia and Bali

5. Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreats 

Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreats
Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreats 

If you're up for a trip to Queensland, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat offers a diverse range of retreat packages that are perfect for mums in need of a recharge. 

From Wellness Weekends and Yoga and Meditation Retreats to Condition Your Calm and Wellness Cooking Retreats, there's something for every mumma in need of a break. The stylish eco accommodation as well as the tranquil bush setting make for a stunning setting to relax and regroup. 

Location: 192 Syndicate Rd, Tallebudgera Valley, Queensland

6. Balgownie Estate

Balgownie Estate
Balgownie Estate

Escape the daily grind with true luxury at one of the best retreats for mums in Melbourne—Balgownie Estate

This gorgeous spot is where vineyard bliss meets luxurious accommodation, dining, and rejuvenating spa treatments. There's the chance to explore the Balgownie wine range at the 5-Star Halliday-rated Cellar Door, plus enjoy epic seasonal dishes at Restaurant 1309.

Relax on the deck with drinks and grazing options while soaking in the breathtaking valley views, and enjoy a pampering session at endota spa, just steps away from the restaurant and accommodation. It really is the ultimate relaxation station for Melbourne mum's in need of a break! 

Location: 1309 Melba Highway, Yarra Glen

7. Samadhi Luxury Health Retreat

Samadhi Luxury Health Retreat
Samadhi Luxury Health Retreat

Samadhi Luxury Health Retreat has crafted the ultimate holistic experience, all under one roof! From luxurious accommodation suites to nourishing meals, meditation sessions, and an array of wellness therapies, they have everything you need to rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.

Indulge in cosy accommodation, savour healthy breakfasts, and dive into diverse therapy packages designed to enhance your well-being. Short stays filled with relaxation and rejuvenation are on the agenda here—offering the perfect mum's retreat near Melbourne! 

Location: 33 Collins Rd, Glenlyon

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