There are some of us who aren’t seeking thrills and spills on a no-holds-barred, extreme vacation. Those instances of flying by the seat of your pants and doing things by more than half measures is best left to those that have the opportunity to get on a road trip and head on a voyage of self-discovery.
If relaxation is the name of the game if you want to go on vacation, and there is nowhere more relaxing than Melbourne. It’s on everybody’s “places to go” list, Australia.
If you’ve never made the journey to one of the highlights of the Southern Hemisphere, Melbourne is a perfect starting point, because from there, you can go to further places and truly experience what Australia has to offer. But, if you’re looking for proper relaxation, and you are spending time in this fair city, where should you go? Well, it depends on what you want from your relaxation.
Do You Enjoy A Tipple?
If your idea of relaxation involves doing nothing, but reclining in a horizontal position with your favorite drink, there are many options for you. The Cafe Bus winery tours on offer takes you into the heart of wine country, where you can explore, not just the beautiful beaches, but the Vineyards of the Mornington Peninsula. If you aren’t all about a nice glass of wine, you can relax with a cup of tea. In Carlton North, the Travelling Samovar Tea House gives you the variety of hand Picked teas. They all served in unique ways, according to their origin. A wonderful way to pass an afternoon.
Do You Enjoy Getting Pampered?
There is nothing like a relaxing spa day, and there are plenty to choose from. You can head to the Norbu Urban Retreat in South Yarra, and make the most of pamper treatments including massages, facials as well as endermologie. This is the signature treatment of Norbu, where you can sort out your skin, fix cellulite, and increase blood flow to the vital areas. The Milk & Honey Remedial Massage is another place to restore you ready for relaxation. Don’t be fooled, this isn’t a completely soothing relaxation, the therapeutic techniques offered will fix your injuries, which isn’t pleasant at the time, but you will feel so much better afterwards.
Do You Like To Expand Your Mind?
There is nothing like feeding your mind to truly gain the benefits of a feeling of contentment. While you could head to the Gravity Floatation Centre, you could also go to the Karma Studio, and take part in yoga and meditation for an afternoon as part of their afternoon yoga retreat package. If this isn’t your cup of tea, and you literally want to feed your mind, the Reading Room at The State Library will cure what ails you in the mind.
Melbourne offers more than its fair share of opportunities to relax. Of course, we all relax in our own unique way, so whether this is lazing with a glass of your favorite drink, getting massaged to within an inch of your life, or taking stock in your mind, Melbourne provides numerous options.