Open up your senses and truly unwind at these beautiful onsens Victoria has to offer.
Do you need a dose of relaxation? How about a wellness getaway? From traditional Japanese bath houses to natural hot springs, let us transport you to a place where meditation and unwinding can truly be appreciated.
Victoria is known for many things – its world-famous hospitality, fantastic shopping scene and, unsurprisingly, some of the best onsens in the country. So, to help you relax and unwind in style, we’ve done the hard work for you and curated a guide to the best natural hot springs in Victoria that you must visit in 2023!
Deep Blue Hotel
At first glance Deep Blue Hotel seems like a traditional, you guessed it, hotel. However, once you take a step inside your confusion will soon turn into a relief as you’re welcome to the birthplace of one of Victoria’s best natural hot springs. Deep Blue Hotel features a swimming pool, infared sauna, day spa, a salt room, an indoor bathhouse, a natural hot spring sanctuary and onsite restaurant led by experienced chefs. With plenty to see and do, we recommend opting for one of their morning Hot Springs Sanctuary sessions which includes access to their geothermal rock pools, sensory caves and cold plunge pools. Finish with Salt Therapy and a refreshing drink from the Nourish Dome Cafe.
Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa
Also making the list as one of Australia’s Best Wellness Retreats, Victoria’s Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa knows a thing or two when it comes to relaxation. Providing traditional wellness experiences since 1895, Hepburn is the ultimate rejuvenation escape thanks to their mineral rich waters and extraordinary onsite spa and water therapies. On top of being the home to one of the best hot springs in Victoria, Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa also has a range of Wellness Villas for you to check into for a night of ultimate luxury accommodation, rejuvenation and relaxation.
Japanese Mountain Retreat
Looking for the ultimate girls weekend away? Or a romantic getaway destination not too far from Melbourne’s CBD? Then search no more as we have found the ultimate hot spring you must visit in 2023, Japanese Mountain Retreat. This adults only luxurious resort has everything you could ever need. First and foremost, they are located on five acres which is the home ground to their private mineral bathing and spa experiences. On top of that, here you will also find a fine dining restaurant which follows a paddock to plate practice as well as their luxury Japanese style accommodation.
Peninsula Hot Springs
When we think of the best mineral hot springs in Victoria, naturally we think of the Peninsula Hot Springs. Located an hour-and-a-half outside of Melbourne’s CBD, this oasis praises all things health and wellbeing with their award-winning geothermal hot springs and day spa. Here you can bathe, sleep, dine and immerse yourself in complete relaxation with Peninsula Hot Springs’ range of facilities. With glamping, a moonlit bathing service, spa treatments and their world-renowned hot springs, one day here will seem like it’s not enough.
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