Spa Heaven

The Blue Mountains is one of the major spa destinations in New South Wales. To stay and spa consider the lovely Dargan Springs Mountain Lodge & The Blue Mountains Wellness Retreat (9 Donald Rd., Clarence, Blue Mountains, NSW; tel. 02 6355 2939; You can also visit for day spa treatments. I adore the Aboriginal treatments at Spa Sublime, at the Mountain Heritage Hotel & Spa Retreat (9 Penault Ave., Katoomba, NSW 2780; tel. 02 4782 3113; Both Echoes Boutique Hotel and Lilianfels in Katoomba have good day spas, as does the Carrington Hotel. For complete luxury try the Timeless Spa, at the Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa (2600 Wolgan Rd., Wolgan Valley, Lithgow, NSW 2790; tel. 02 9290 9733;

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.