Akoya Day Spa, Barwon Heads

by Glenn Reynolds

Day Spa Review PLEASE NOTE: Akoya Day Spa at Barwon Heads is no longer trading. This review has been left on the site for future reference. A new spa is born! Location and facilities Just 8 weeks into existence, Akoya Day Spa has got a great, established environment in which to develop. It’s based within […]

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A RELAXING day spa need not be a luxury reserved only for adults. The Maldives Hilton now offers spa treatments for kids and families. HILTON Maldives Iru Fushi Resort and Spa has begun offering day spa treatments for children. The Sweet Pea Spa treatments have been designed especially for young skin, with mother and daughter […]

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New spa at Barwon Heads Resort 13th Beach

Akoya Day Spa has recently been opened at the Barwon Heads Resort 13th Beach. A nice drive out of Melbourne, Barwon Heads is a popular destination for day trips or longer stays, with plenty to see and do. Akoya Day Spa offers a full range of body therapies, massage, facials and facial treatments, infrared sauna […]

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Soul Sista Massage, North Carlton

Day Spa Review Location and facilities It was pouring with rain as I arrived on my bike, so it was a welcome relief to enter the waiting area of Soul Sista Massage (once trading as Crabtree Urban Spa). Based in a nice terrace building on leafy Rathdowne Street, it is a superb location for a […]

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Rose & Aloe Relaxing Body Cleanser

from Aurora Spa Rituals product range I’m impressed by the range from Aurora. Once again, this is a nice light cleanser as an alternative to the slightly more invigorating cleanser with grapefruit and seaweed. Clear and smooth, with a nice viscosity from the Aloe, this cleanser goes on the skin nicely, with a gentle foaming […]

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Rose & Shea Hand & Cuticle Cream

from Aurora Spa Rituals product range I found this a nourishing skin product with a creamy texture. It works into the skin well, with light floral notes. It’s a bit thicker than the body cream but you’d expect a good hand cream to be more robust, working into tougher skin on hands. A luscious feel […]

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Ultra Rich Body Cream

from Aurora Spa Rituals product range Luscious but light, this body cream works into the skin easily. Very subtle hints of rose, with an added lux feel with shea butter. This cream is very light on the skin, absorbing nicely, without leaving a greasy residue finish. What else can I say, it’s a great moisturising […]

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Wattleseed & Walnut Resurfacing
Skin Cream

Aurora Spa Rituals Wattleseed & Walnut Resurfacing Cream

from Aurora Spa Rituals product range Opaque and quite gritty, this product utilises ground ingredients to provide the exfoliating texture, in combination with enzymatic action of the tropical fruits. Softening this resurfacing action, the creamy luscious feel of the product, which includes Aloe Vera, to hydrate the skin. It applies quite nicely useful after a […]

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Grapefruit & Seaweed Invigorating Body Cleanser

from Aurora Spa Rituals product range Clear texture and finish, smooth and fresh Grapefruit. Smooth, goes on skin well, foams nicely, with fresh clean finish. Cleanser without grit or texture, with fresh smell. Pump action delivers a good amount of the clear, smooth body cleanser. It goes onto the skin well, with aloe vera giving […]

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Aurora Spa Retreat, St Kilda

Aurora Spa Retreat

Day Spa Review Location and facilities Leaving a crisp, bright winter day behind, I moved through the dark foyer of the chic boutique hotel and up the stairs to Aurora Spa Retreat. Cascading water down the front window of the spa greets the visitor as a refreshing sight and a great way to put you […]

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