Have we found the fountain of eternal youth? Perhaps something close to it! For over 150 years, the Daylesford-Hepburn region has attracted visitors seeking the health-giving benefits of over 70 natural mineral springs located throughout the region, making the region Australia’s premium spa and rejuvenation centre.
In addition to spa experiences the Daylesford region also offers some of the world’s best holistic therapists in the Southern Hemisphere and a plethora of farmers markets, roadside stalls, cellar doors and farm gate sales providing seasonal produce to the region’s acclaimed restaurants and cafes.
The greater region of Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges is an easy 90 minutes drive from Melbourne and encompasses five main villages; Daylesford, Mount Macedon, Keynton, Woodend, and Hepburn Springs.
Set in Victoria’s picturesque Daylesford and Macedon Ranges, the stylish and serene Peppers Mineral Springs Retreat is perfect for a stress free break, weekend away, or romantic escape. It’s your complete getaway with an exquisite restaurant and award winning day spa at your fingertips. The Retreat is a grand 1930’s guest house that has been transformed into a deluxe retreat with stylish and elegant reception areas, leafy gardens, and stunning courtyards.
Situated in Hepburn, Peppers Mineral Springs Retreat offers superb accommodation following in the warm grandeur that characterizes the retreat. There are 40 luxurious rooms to choose from including a self-contained, beautifully restored 1864 Villa Parma with four exquisite bedrooms.
Once you arrive at the Retreat, a world of indulgence and relaxation awaits. The foodie media is buzzing about the epicurean boost to the region with the reopening of the elegant dining room of Peppers Mineral Springs Retreat.
After dinner, sink into deep club chairs and sofas around roaring fires at the intimate Tipperary Bar + Lounge, one-part private club, and two-part return of old world glamour. The soul of this relaxed haven lies in tradition and warmth, with surroundings that reflects this—quiet, intimate, relaxed and inviting.
The multi award winning Mineral Spa is one of the great pleasures of a stay at Peppers Mineral Springs Retreat. Offering a range of massage therapies, including relaxation, aromatherapy, and signature facials the spa houses a relaxation room, three open air mineral pools, sauna, steam room, eleven treatment rooms and the only operating soft pack float beds in the Southern Hemisphere.
This dazzling Retreat offers comfortable accommodation continuing the warm Art Deco theme that characterizes the entire retreat.
Traditional Hotel Room:
TheTraditional Hotel Rooms are located on the first floor of the main hotel building and are decorated in a modern Art Deco style decor. Each Traditional Hotel Room sleeps two people in a queen bed.
Traditional Garden Rooms:
Located behind the hotel, these rooms sleep two people in a king or two single beds. Refurbished in a modern, country style decor, these rooms also feature an outdoor setting.
Hotel Spa Rooms:
The modern Hotel Spa Rooms are located on the first floor of the hotel and are decorated in an Art Deco style decor. They have a bath-style spa and sleep two people in a queen size bed. Some Hotel Spa Rooms also have a private balcony.
These rooms are decorated in a modern, country style decor and have a two person spa bath on a private outdoor deck. These rooms are located behind the hotel and sleep two to three people in a king and single bed.
Hotel Superior Room:
The modern, Art Deco style Hotel Superior Rooms are located on the first floor of the hotel each with its own unique style. Hotel Superior Rooms sleep two people in a queen bed. Guests will enjoy relaxing in the large two person tub.
Contemporary Superior Rooms:
The Contemporary Superior Rooms are located a short walk through the lower gardens of the property and sleep two people in a king or two single beds. Each Contemporary Superior Room has a large two person spa tub in the bedroom.
Located on the first floor of the hotel, the spacious Terrace Room sleeps two people in a king bed. Featuring a two person spa bath set into the bay window, the Terrace Room also features a private outdoor terrace.
The luxurious Spa Villas offer expansive floor space over two levels and offer guests the privacy of a self-contained option with the convenience of a hotel. All villas have flat screen televisions in the living room and bedrooms, two person spa tubs, top of the range appliances, air-conditioning and parking. Take a short stroll through the gardens along well-lit paths to relax in the hotel lounge and bar, DECO restaurant or Mineral Spa.
For the ultimate getaway with a group of friends, Villa Parma offers a truly luxurious option, with a touch of Italy. If you have always wanted to stay in a villa in Tuscany, this is as near to the experience as you will find within Australia. The 1864 heritage listed, Italian style Villa Parma offers four bedrooms, guest lounge, dining room and kitchen, all luxuriously furnished whilst maintaining original features. The Villa also offers a private garden with an outdoor pavilion and the original cellar which is an unrivalled function space. Located within the manicured grounds of Peppers Mineral Springs Retreat, guests of Villa Parma can also use all of the guest facilities on site including award winning Mineral Spa and Deco restaurant.
Guest Room Facilities:
- Private en-suite bathroom
- Individual climate control
- Tea/coffee making facilities
- Mini Bar / Refrigerators
- Iron and ironing board
- Direct dial STD/ISD telephones
- Modem/facsimile access
- AM/FM clock radio and alarm
- CD Player
- Room Service
- Mail and postal service
- Fax and email facilities
- Internet Desk
- DVD Library
Daylesford & Hepburn Springs has a range of diverse experiences from farmers markets, boutiques, unique shopping, boating on the lake, cafes, a golf course, bushwalks, live music and horse riding. Peppers Mineral Springs Retreat welcomes children but does not specifically cater for guests aged 14 years and under. Please note there are no facilities or entertainment for children provided and no children’s menu provided in the restaurant.