The Mornington Peninsula's New Alba Thermal Springs and Spa Is Now Taking Bookings From Spring
Opening in September, this new wellness destination will feature 22 different geothermal springs and pools, along with an indulgent spa offering and a restaurant by Karen Martini.
May 03, 2022
While Melbourne's chilly season hasn't quite kicked off yet, that doesn't mean you shouldn't start plotting a well-deserved winter pampering. After first being announced in mid-2021, the Mornington Peninsula's new wellness offering Alba Thermal Springs and Spa is almost ready to open its doors, taking bookings for September 26 onwards.
Located in Fingal, just a stone's throw from the long-running Peninsula Hot Springs, Alba is out to deliver an all-in-one destination for self-care. It'll feature an array of luxe therapies and hydrothermal spa experiences, along with a dining offering led by celebrated chef Karen Martini.
Those looking to pamper will find a hefty menu of more than 35 spa treatments, as well as bathing experiences that take advantage of the property's naturally occurring thermal water. A range of signature 'rituals' or spa packages feature an assortment of massages, facials, wraps, exfoliations and body polishes, alongside specialty baths and hammam steam room sessions.
You can treat yourself to one of ten different standalone massage options, or spruce things up with a manicure or pedicure. And if you're feeling plush, there's a slew of half-day and full-day treatment packages, topping out at The Flinders — an all-day indulgence featuring a massage, facial, mani, pedi, hot springs and lunch or dinner for a cool $1450.
If you're there for a good ol' soak, you'll find a series of 22 geothermal springs and pools nestled against a lush backdrop of native flora. The variety is impressive, ranging from secluded herbal-infused pools to a trio of private rooftop pools known as The Clouds.
Meanwhile, Karen Martini's 120-seat restaurant Thyme will be taking care of all your pre- and post-pamper dining needs, with an all-day menu of nourishing fare to star alongside a lineup of coffee, cocktails and Peninsula-focused booze.
Find Alba Thermal Springs and Spa at 282 Browns Road, Fingal, from Monday, September 26. Bookings are now open via the website.
Images: Chris McConville
Published on May 03, 2022 by Libby Curran