Babymoon Victoria: Where to Stay With a Little One on the Way
Be pampered from head-to-toe before the baby arrives with a stay at one of these Victorian babymoon destinations.
It’s high time you indulged in some much deserved alone time before one becomes two. So join us as we explore the best prenatal retreats and babymoon destinations in and around Melbourne – calming havens where you can escape for a day or more and do nothing but relax and recharge in luxurious comfort. After all, if there’s anyone who deserves some pampering; it’s you (and your bump). Take inspiration from these luxurious babymoons in Victoria.
There’s something in the air at Hepburn Springs. Indeed, mineral springs have long been associated with their natural healing properties, and where better for expectant mamas to revel in the earth’s natural elements? A grand 1930s Art Deco hotel and holistic wellness sanctuary, at Peppers you’ll discover specialised treatments that promote a state of calm and wellbeing for both you and your baby.
124 Main Rd, Hepburn Springs
If you thought you’d seen some spectacular views before, just wait until you look out from the awe-inspiring floor to ceiling windows at Clifftop at Hepburn. While there is no deluxe package for mums to be, it offers the perfect setting to switch off and enjoy the peace and quiet before the little one arrives. Less than a two-hour drive from Melbourne, Clifftop at Hepburn is an architecturally designed retreat renowned for its picturesque view, framed by floor-to-ceiling windows, a private spa for two, and a daybed overlooking the surrounding bushland, appearing as though you’re suspended in thin air.
209/219 Main Road, Hepburn
Feeling a little too fragile to travel but still after a babymoon in Victoria? Proof that supreme relaxation can come with an urban postcode, South Melbourne’s Body Freedom offers a Multi Visit Mum to Be Treats package. Encompassing seven pregnancy massages and three specialised facials (all of those hormones can affect your skin), this is just the place to disconnect and spend a day blissing out in total comfort. With a background in nursing and midwifery, the founder wanted to ensure that Body Freedom combined the technical with relaxation to ensure a comprehensive experience for mummas to be.
392 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne
A Japanese inn set amongst the gums, Shizuka Ryokan is a true haven. Drawing on centuries of tradition, this soothing retreat blends holistic spa treatments with sleek accommodation. Designed for pregnant couples, their babymoon package provides ease and comfort as well as a series of handy take home techniques and their signature omakase banquet.
From $425 per couple
7 Lakeside Drive, Hepburn Springs
Rustic and remote, Mt Ida Cabin is a luxurious reimagining of the classic Australian shed complete with breathtaking mountain views and a secluded bush setting. Perfect for the more adventurous of babymooners, this off the grid beauty offers floor to ceiling windows from which to view those spectacular country sunsets beside the roaring log fire.
401 Northern Highway, Heathcote
Half an hour’s drive from central Melbourne, you’ll find an oasis of calm hidden within the heritage-listed Werribee Mansion. As well as luxe rooms fit for a babymoon, you’ll also find a luxe spa with treatments catered especially for mums to be. They even use a table designed to house your bump, while skilled masseuses work to ease and soothe your changing body.
Pregnancy Spa Treatments from $140
K Road, Werribee
Looking for a babymoon in Victoria? This is the one to book! A tranquil retreat on the water by the Wombat State Forest, the Lake House offers a touch of luxury in Daylesford. A truly magical escape with breath-taking scenery, you’ll find solace in the Something Special for Expecting Mums package. From a nurturing massage and body scrub to a holistic Mum to Be Ritual; this is just the place to celebrate your impending motherhood.
Pregnancy Spa Treatments from $150
4 King Street, Daylesford
Nestled within acres of lush bushland, Woodman Estate offers an indulgent range of treatments for one of the best babymoons in Victoria. Designed with the safety of you both in mind, everything from pedicures to soothing mud wraps are carefully catered to the stage of your pregnancy. Then, you can kick back and enjoy the spoils of the luxury estate, from elegant rooms to dining at the acclaimed restaurant.
Pregnancy Spa Treatments from $150
136 Graydens Rd, Moorooduc
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