Sydney is renowned for its natural beauty, and most of its residents take full advantage by maintaining an active lifestyle. But between all those coastal walks, Pilates classes, and al fresco happy hour drinks, there’s not much room in the weekly schedule for relaxation.
That’s where the art of the weekend getaway comes in! After a long week of work and social commitments, sometimes you just need a weekend away from hectic city life in order to detox and relax in a more tranquil environment.
Thankfully Sydneysiders have plentiful options when it comes to spa weekend getaways, all just a short drive or flight away from the big smoke. From mountains to valleys to the coast, here are eight of the best spa retreats in New South Wales – all set amongst some seriously stunning natural landscapes.