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Unwind Byron Bay


There’s no better place to unwind than in the sea breeze and salty air of Byron Bay, or off the beaten track, surrounded by the lush, green Byron hinterland. It’s an area well known for its nurturing, healing and positive energy.


Take time out for yourself, indulge in a little luxury. Improve your well-being and find natural balance.


To unwind the Byron way, we recommend the following healing centres, day spas, yoga specialists and local beauty experts for the best luxury experience in Byron Bay and the hinterland.

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A guide to Byron Bay's best massage and wellness centres:






933 Fernleigh Road, Brooklet


One of Australia's most awarded luxury day spas. Gaia Retreat & Day Spa is set on 25 acres in the Bundjalung Country hinterland of Byron Bay, the region known as the healing heartland of Australia. Poised on the highest point in the Byron Shire, Gaia, meaning spirit of Mother Earth, will seduce you with its endless spectacular vistas. The Gaia Goddess spa treatment will have your body relaxed and your soul glowing. Space, privacy and inspiration to embrace change, refocus, rebalance and truly restore. Gaia is all about you.


By appointment: 02 6687 1216




77-97 Broken Head Road, Byron Bay 


A sanctuary of relaxation beside a rainforest. Refresh the spirit, remedy the soul and replenish the senses. Exclusive range of luxury beauty and relaxation treatments. Indulgent massages, divine facial treatments. Specialising in Hawaiian ka huna, heated stone, remedial, integrative and pregnancy massage. Natural ingredients designed to deliver maximum relaxation and an enhanced sense of well-being. Mineral spa and steam room. One of the finest luxury day spas in Byron Bay.


By appointment: 02 6639 2000




144 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay


Head to toe luxury spa experiences, enjoyed alone or with another. Elements’ day spa offers a wide variety of quality spa services. The Coastal Dunes Freedom Ritual will leave you feeling carefree and fabulous. Facials, body treatments, massage or spa packages. Private yoga, pranayama or meditation sessions available. Eliminate stress and lighten your mind in a beautiful beachside resort setting.


By appointment: 02 6639 1500




6 Lawson Street, Byron Bay

An integrative health care centre in the heart of Byron Bay. Extensive range of services including osteopathy, yoga, pilates, dietitians, and massage therapists specialising in remedial massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage and pregnancy massage. Easy online booking system and HICAPS facilities for massage. Find relief. Start the unwind.  


By appointment: 02 6685 5993

Salts Massage



Aleshia and her team take great pride in providing an impeccable service with attentive detail and connection. To achieve a holistic approach to well being, the team incorporates natures finest luxuries and modalities that emulates traditional practices of healing in combination with the latest innovative techniques and advance skin care. Offering a range of treatments in the space of your luxury accommodation.

Spa menu and bookings can be seen and made online.


Aromatherapy Oil


Your relationship with your hairdresser or beauty therapist is an intimate one. When you’re on holiday and looking to freshen up your style, it almost feels like having an affair. Your regular won’t mind this once though, when they see the care that’s been taken of you on your return. We recommend and trust:




Corner of Fletcher and Marvell Street, Byron Bay


After a day on the sand, pamper yourself and be transformed for the night ahead. Byron Beauty Bar is a one-stop beauty experience in the heart of Byron Bay. Hair, makeup, nails, lashes and brow bar. Pre-wedding hair and makeup styling. Easy online booking system and accommodating at last minute if possible. Relaxing, coastal vibe and friendly, professional team.    


By appointment: 02 6680 8886 or book online




13 Station Street, Bangalow


At Mudhoney hair salon and barber shop in the beautiful hinterland town of Bangalow, you’ll instantly feel relaxed in the hands of these professionals. Exceptional cutters and specialised colourists. Special occasion and pre-wedding hair and makeup styling in a tastefully renovated 1920s heritage building. It feels more like being in a beautiful home than a hair salon. It’s a luxury experience you came to Byron for.


By appointment: 02 6687 2000

Beauty Products




Town Studio: 2/142 Bangalow Road, Byron Bay 

Industrial Studio: Unit 6b, 11 Banksia Drive, Byron Arts and Industry Estate


Get ready to step into a beautiful community, a clear mind, and a vibrant body. Creature Yoga was manifested through two beautiful souls and yoginis, Bess Prescott and Tahl Rinsky. Now, with two studios and over 50 classes a week, Creature Yoga is home to a diverse range of wise and kind teachers. Offering classes in dynamic Vinyasa to link breath and movement as well as restorative Yin, great for releasing physical and mental tension through gentle poses, props and massage balls. Yang to Yin combines the two styles, and Slow Flow uses modified poses and a chilled slower pace for beginners. Sign in online, and drop in for one class, or a whole week. You’ll find a new steadiness, a new perspective, a new understanding to take with you – wherever you go. Suited to all levels.



8a Grevillea Street, Byron Arts and Industry Estate


If you like it hot, try this hatha based style of yoga. Heat Yoga is completed in a room heated to 38 degrees. The heat helps warm your muscles, allowing a greater range of motion and reduced risk of injury, as well as helping your body burn fat more easily. For a hard work out of the body and mind, try Vinyasa Flow in 60 or 90-minute sessions. Heat Yoga is a combination of exercise, therapy healing, strengthening the body and calming the mind. Suited to all levels.

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