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Luxe Wellness Sanctuary Aurora Spa & Bathhouse Is Opening at The Continental Sorrento Next Month

Launching late October, Sorrento's new high-end thermal bathhouse, spa and wellness centre will boast one of the largest saunas in the southern hemisphere.
By Libby Curran
September 20, 2022
By Libby Curran
September 20, 2022

If you've got a penchant for being pampered, bathing in thermal waters and booking in a bit of spa time to take the weight off your shoulders (literally) — what a time to be alive. The Mornington Peninsula's Alba Thermal Springs and Spa is mere weeks from opening, the long-awaited Metung Hot Springs is now taking bookings and — what's this? We're getting yet another wellness destination, with Aurora Spa & Bathhouse set to open its doors within The Continental Sorrento next month.

Slated to launch in late October, the new flagship venue from Aurora Spa Group takes the form of a luxe thermal bathhouse, spa and wellness centre, offering a contemporary take on ancient European water therapies.

Here, award-winning design studio Woods Baggot (W Melbourne, Barlow) have created a stylish coastal-inspired sanctuary filled with neutral tones, sandy terrazzo tile and oak panelling, aligning to their design notes in the adjacent hotel.

A one-stop-shop for healing, soothing and regeneration, Aurora Spa & Bathhouse boasts a suite of cutting-edge facilities, including a Nordic-style sauna space featuring one of the largest saunas in the southern hemisphere.

Clocking in at 1000 square metres and with space for 60 visitors at a time, the bathhouse will be home to four interconnecting hydro-therapy pools, as well as an aromatherapy steam room, a halotherapy (a treatment that involves breathing in salty air) suite, a glacial mist chamber and sensory showers.

Alternatively, make a date with Aurora's spa to enjoy features like a magnesium float room, an apothecary station for whipping up custom salt blends, and eight dedicated treatment rooms offering a wide range of rituals and therapies.

Find Aurora Spa & Bathhouse in The Continental Sorrento, 23 Constitution Hill Road, Sorrento, from late October. We'll share more details as they drop.

Published on September 20, 2022 by Libby Curran
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