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A decadent spa just opened in Aireys Inlet and is perfect for small groups

Words by Anthea Riskas
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Sunnymead Hotel unveils its next special offering – Indie Spa, a relaxation and treatment space like you’ve never experienced before.

Tucked into the slip lane off the Great Ocean Road and hidden behind the warm, textured tones of Sunnymead Hotel’s reception desk, is arguably Airey’s Inlet’s most noteworthy new feature – Indie Spa.

This is no ordinary treatment centre, not only are the facilities on offer unique, but Indie has been designed to be experienced by groups of guests.

That’s right! You and your besties can book spaces to share and enjoy a variety of spa packages simultaneously.

The must-try Rasul is a steam room influenced by Arabic cleansing rituals and has seemingly endless options for use. Set at the perfect temperature, you can choose to sit and steam, add DIY skin scrubs and silky muds, or go decadent and have a therapist treat you inside the Rasul. They’ll add sensory treats like scalp massage, cold stones and warm water to literally melt your stress away, either solo, duo or with your pals.

And just when you think you’ve reached your limit with the heat? You pop next door into the snowflake shower and sink your feet into invigorating ice and let a cool, mist refresh you.

Prefer to soak rather than steam? Indie’s got you, with 4 freestanding, ultra-deep tubs, that line the skylit bath house. Choose from a bathing menu – milk, mud, magnesium or mineral – and then turn your attention to the cocktail menu and enjoy a glass of bubbles or something stronger while you lay back, relax and chat.

The “Cherry on Top” add-ons, again let you control your options, and you can add face and hair masks, and then float off to the chill-out lounge, where you can laze about on velvet couches and eat charcuterie.

The final signature option to try is the Vichy Shower – where you and your plus one will spend 30 minutes applying your own skincare and working your way through the hot and cold hydrotherapy program.

Of course, there are more traditional massage and facial packages available, performed by highly trained, local therapists, who will apply luxury, all-natural products from O Cosmedics and Pevonia Botanic.

Head to your group chat ASAP and get your squad booked in immediately!


Who: Indie Spa
Unique, decadent day spa designed for groups
Sunnymead Hotel, Aireys Inlet
More Info: HERE

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