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The place to calm down on the Sunshine Coast

Inside earshot of the cascades of Gardners Falls outdoors the Hinterland city of Maleny, Spa Anise day spa brings one other degree of tranquility to this lovely a part of the Sunshine Coast.

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Maleny is known for its verdant panorama and deep sense of peace. To not point out its meals choices.

However east of the city, hidden within the tropical greenery on the head of the valley to Obi Obi Creek, is a day spa that magnifies every thing that Maleny has to supply, served with an enormous slab of luxurious.

Try our video of Spa Anise right here:

Spa Anise at Spicers Tamarind Retreat

The ethos of Spa Anise, the day spa related to many Spicers Retreats round Australia, is the sense of bringing the skin in.

However the Spa Anise at Tamarind Retreat achieves this brilliantly.

Hidden on the finish of somewhat winding pathway flanked by tropical vegetation, the doorway to Spa Anise welcomes you in and leads you into the reception and lounge space.

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Whilst you fill in your induction kind and select your therapies, you possibly can calm down on the recliners or benefit from the view from the deck.

The deck, one other instance of how the strains between the within and out of doors of this spa are so blurred, appears to be like out over a garden then all the way down to the rainforest. Past the timber, the chasing sounds of Gardner Falls amidst the birdsong and lilting music set the tone.

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Our signature {couples} therapy expertise

Our Natural Peace therapy—an unimaginable two-and-a-half-hour pampering—begins with half-hour in a personal hydrotherapy spa.

As soon as we’ve turned into our swimwear, we have now free rein of our personal 2x4m jacuzzi crammed with magnesium-rich spring water, excellent for revitalising drained muscle tissues*. Just like the deck, the hydrotherapy spa appears to be like out over the garden and rainforest, and since there’s no wall or window, you possibly can hear the falls clearly whilst you float.

Spa Anise Tamarind, Maleny Spicers Retreat hydrotherapy spa - Christina

There’s additionally a sauna solely for our use and a rain bathe for us to rinse off on the finish of our half-hour soak.

Subsequent we modify into our humorous underwear, robes and slippers prepared for the enterprise finish of the therapy.

Our therapists, Olivia and Kay, lead us via to the foot spa room, the place we get pleasure from an fragrant foot ritual within the marble basins, then it’s on into the therapy room correct, the place we discover two therapeutic massage tables, an infinite stone bathtub and a wet-room bathe to 1 facet.

Beginning with a full physique vanilla bean creme polish that lightly exfoliates and smooths. As soon as polished, we’re coated in mud masque of natural honey and cacao butter that soothes, moisturises and relaxes our pores and skin and wrapped in an opulent cocoon of heat towels.

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We rinse off within the bathe room and alter into clear humorous underwear (that masque will get in all places!), and it’s again onto our therapeutic massage beds that our masseuses can increase, decrease and remodel right into a recliner place on the contact of a button.

After which the complete physique therapeutic massage begins.

Utilizing a therapeutic massage cream from Waterlily, a phenomenal Australian cosmetics that moisturises similtaneously appearing as a therapeutic massage oil, Olivia and Kay work out each atom of stress from our our bodies, leaving us feeling like we’re floating.

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To complete the therapy, we have now an ultra-moisturising facial utilizing extra Waterlily merchandise after which we’re introduced again to the true world with a short meditation and mindfulness train.

One final deal with from Spa Anise

As soon as we’re dressed, we levitate our approach again to the lounge, the place we discover a particular deal with ready for us.

On the deck will not be solely a glass of glowing every but in addition a pleasant cheese and charcuterie platter** for us to graze on whereas we benefit from the view of the forest and the sounds of the falls.

By this time, it’s early afternoon, however the mild lunch seems like an ethereal banquet. We’re so relaxed and rehydrated, and our pores and skin so hydrated, it’s as if each hassle on this planet has gone.

Spa Anise Tamarind, Maleny Spicers Retreat - charcuterie on the deck

After some time—I do not know how lengthy we’re on the deck, we’ve not solely misplaced observe of time but in addition not care—we make our approach again to reception, chat to Lisa, the supervisor of Spa Anise, purchase some Waterlily moisturiser and head again to our villa subsequent door.

It’s simply as effectively we’re staying at Spicers Tamarind Retreat. I don’t assume we might transfer a lot additional than that!

Try our assessment and video walkthrough of our time at Spicers Tamarind Retreat right here.

*The hydrotherapy spa is an elective further and is free while you purchase most packages. In any other case you possibly can e book a 30-minute session individually.

**You may e book the cheese and charcuterie board on the spa for a price.

We pampered by Lisa, Olivia and Kay as media visitors of Spicers Spa Anise Tamarind and Go to Sunshine Coast, however our opinions stay our personal.

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