Enjoy some me time in Murwillumbah

Nestled in the Northern NSW Hinterland, Murwillumbah is known for its beautiful natural surroundings, art deco buildings and vibrant community.

This destination has been experiencing a surge in interest of late, with home prices jumping an impressive 21% between the end of 2020 and the end of 2021.

If you’re wondering what all the fuss is about, Murwillumbah is worth a visit. While you’re in town, whether you’re staying for a short time or planning to relocate, make sure to check out the locally-based options for relaxation and pampering.

Start by pampering yourself at one of Murwillumbah’s beautiful day spas. Gymea Eco Retreat Centre and Healing Spa is a sustainable venue located at the base of majestic Mt Warning. Its core focus is regeneration and rejuvenation, whether that’s through hosting corporate retreats or welcoming clients to the healing spa. Nestled in a lush rainforest valley, the healing spa offers a range of facials and massages and its water therapy circuit is highly recommended for detoxification. The circuit takes you on a journey from the sauna to the steam room to the magnesium plunge pool and then the ozone jacuzzi.

Murwillumbah’s number one day spa, Lavender Blue Day Spa is committed to personalised service that aligns with your individual needs. They have a very long list of treatment options, for women, men and little ladies. This includes eye treatments, waxing, manicures and pedicures, massages, facials and body treatments. For the ultimate age-prevention experience, indulge in their Supreme Facial, which simultaneously focuses on wrinkles, slackened skin, dull complexion and dull spots… a.k.a it’s a miracle worker!

Murwillumbah’s list of best beauty salons includes Essenza Skin & Beauty. Here, practitioners use state-of-the-art, clinically-approved procedures and equipment, as well as Dermalogica products. They specialise in facials, waxing and tinting, manicures and pedicures, and Swedish massage. Essenza aims to be the salon that sees and cares for its guests, so for service with a difference, make an appointment today.

Enrich Hair & Beauty covers all bases as both a beauty and hair salon. Starting from the top, the team at this fun and lively salon do haircuts, colour and hair treatments. Then there are the affordable beauty treatments, including eyebrow and eyelash treatments, threading and waxing. If you’ve ever wanted to try eyebrow henna, go and see the team at Enrich Hair & Beauty.

Poppy’s Barbershop is a walk-ins only facility. The family-owned and operated barbershop in the heart of Murwillumbah is proud to offer a traditional barbering experience. This begins with their authentic razor shaves, which start with a hot towel soaked in Bay Rum and finish with a cold towel and moisturiser or aftershave. Then there’s the swift selection of haircuts for the young and old (but young at heart). As they say, every haircut and shave at Poppy’s will leave you looking and feeling like a true gentleman.

At BonBon Salon, you can choose between a haircut from an up-and-coming stylist or request a cut from an executive stylist who has over 20 years of industry experience. They also have a selection of hair colouring options and packages, which include a consultation, scalp massage, colour lock treatment, cut and blow-dry. If you feel like a change, you can also try BonBon’s range of keratin smoothing treatments, which will leave you with more manageable hair for up to five months.

When you need some me time in Murwillumbah, visit one of these spas or hair and beauty salons for a Swedish massage, water therapy circuit or a transformative haircut and colour.

Interested in learning what other days spas and hair and beauty salons are in the area? Check out our business directory.