Explore The White Spa and The Onsen Retreat and Spa in Victoria
The White Spa and Onsen Retreat + Spa
The raw beauty and serenity of Victoria’s alpine region naturally inspires you to shake off the city stress and leave your inhibitions behind. To enhance your mountain experience, relax and restore your mind and body at The White Spa, the ideal mountain retreat. Off the mountain, unwind at the Japanese-inspired Onsen Retreat + Spa in nearby Dinner Plain.
Step inside tranquil treatment rooms at The White Spa and take in the sweeping views of Swindlers Valley and High Plains. The White Spa is located in the Hotham Central building in the Village Centre.
Nearby, in Dinner Plain, escape into Onsen Retreat + Spa’s heated indoor pool and outdoor onsen for a relaxing bathing experience among the natural mountain landscape.
The White Spa and Onsen Retreat + Spa offers relaxing, revitalising and replenishing therapies for men and women, using vitamin-enriched botanicals, customised aromatic oil blends and restorative massage techniques. Recover and repair from a day on the mountain with their range of rejuvenating face, body and aqua therapies. Aromatic and enriching, the therapies use luxurious products inspired by the beauty and nature of Victoria’s high country.
Combining the best massage techniques from around the world, signature massages relieve aching muscles from a day on the mountain and restore balance and harmony to your body’s systems.
Moisture boosting, anti-ageing and deeply cleansing, facial therapies revitalise and calm the skin, combat dehydration, improve skin texture and counteract the signs of unbalanced, devitalised skin. Using vitamin-enriched botanicals, the spas’ products strengthen and restore your skin’s natural defences.
Body exfoliation and wraps
Choose from a range of aromatic, enzyme renewal and pure mineral options and retreat into a whole-body therapeutic experience. With a blend of aromatic oils customised to your needs, the cleansing, exfoliating and hydrating treatments available will soften and strengthen the skin, leaving you polished and primed.
Hand, foot and scalp treatments
Signature hand and arm exfoliation treatments prime the skin for the vitamin-enriched oils to be massaged deeply into the major channels of the arms and reflex points in the hands. The invigorating foot treatment includes a salt mineral soak and hot stone massage to activate reflexology points for the relief of fatigue, swelling and fluid retention.
Experience the botanical re-mineralising hair and scalp treatment to deeply nourish, repair and naturally condition with enriched salt minerals warmed and massaged into the scalp and hair.
Onsen Retreat + Spa facilities
The facility features an outdoor onsen heated to 39°C, an indoor lap pool, plunge pool, a sauna in each change room and a health club.
Group fitness and wellbeing classes are held in the health club and include power vinyasa flow yoga, Onsen Signature yoga, yoga for children and Off the Hill, a slow, rejuvenating stretching class to relax tired muscles from a day on the slopes.
Casual bathing and swimming costs $45 per visit, and discounted monthly and seasonal memberships are available for regular guests. Fitness classes are only $15 per person.
Spa etiquette and cancellation
Please check in at The White Spa or Onsen Retreat + Spa reception at least 20 minutes before your scheduled appointment, ensuring adequate time for you to prepare for your treatment. Please understand that if you arrive late, your treatment time may be reduced accordingly.
Some guests choose to undress completely for body treatments, while others prefer to wear underwear. Choose what makes you feel most comfortable. During body treatments, you are draped with warm towels, only exposing the specific area undergoing treatment. Please wear swimwear when using communal bathing facilities.
Male and female professional therapists are available. If you have a preference, please advise the spa when making your reservation.
If you need to change or cancel your booking, please advise at least 24 hours before your appointment time. Cancellation within 24 hours requires full payment of treatments booked.
Both sites are open seven days a week during the ski season, from 9am until late.
Hotham Alpine Resort is located in the heart of the Australian Alpine National Park in Victoria. The Great Alpine Road runs from Wangaratta in the north of Victoria to Bairnsdale in the south and passes through the Hotham Alpine Resort. You can access the resort by car, coach or catch a train to Wangaratta and take a bus to the resort. Mount Hotham also has its own airport, which means you can book a charter plane to get on the slopes faster.
The White Spa is located in the Hotham Central building in the Village Centre. The free village shuttle bus stops out the front of Hotham Central.
Onsen Retreat + Spa is located in Dinner Plain village on Big Muster Drive. Parking is available in the village or you can catch the Dinner Plain-to-Hotham bus that runs in the winter season from Hotham Central.
Connect with The White Spa at Hotham
P: 03 5759 4488
A: Hotham Central, 1 Higgi Drive, Mount Hotham Vic 3741
Connect with Onsen Retreat + Spa at Dinner Plain
P: 03 5150 8880
A: Big Muster Drive, Dinner Plain Vic 3898