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Address: 165 Thompsons Rd | Golden Door Elysia Health Retreat & Spa, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 4993 8500
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Spa Elysia is a haven of relaxation and healing, located within Golden Door...

Spa Elysia is a haven of relaxation and healing, located within Golden Door Health Retreat, Be indulged with a wide selection of body treatments, massages, facials and healing treatments from our highly specialised therapists and practitioners. Enjoy a day of pure relaxation combining spa treatments, use of the steam room and spa bath or simply take some well deserved time out with a book or magazine in our spacious relaxation room. Spa Elysia at Golden Door Health Retreat is the largest day spa in Australia boasting 26 wet and dry treatment rooms, including a double room to share with a friend or loved one, purpose built Vichy shower rooms, manicure and pedicure beds, separate male and female facilities including luxurious change areas, relaxation lounges, steam rooms and spa baths, private sun gardens surrounding the outdoor resort pool, 25 metre heated indoor pool and a purpose built signature Watsu pool suite.

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Beautiful time out

I always love a good spa treatment, especially a massage. I tried a hot stone massage for the first time and it was very relaxing. The heat of the stones definitely added a nice... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I always love a good spa treatment, especially a massage. I tried a hot stone massage for the first time and it was very relaxing. The heat of the stones definitely added a nice dimension. I would love to go back.

Thank Coopers_from_Sydney
Newcastle, Australia
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This is not a review for the health retreat - only the day spa. Having visited here a number of times previously, I have most recently had treatments at Chateau Élan and there is definitely a big difference in the facilities. My treatment was lovely and I enjoyed it. However for the price you pay the experience was underwhelming. The... More 

Thank Natasha C
Brigid W, General Manager at Spa Elysia, responded to this review

Dear Natasha, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We appreciate you bringing this to our attention as it is important for us to continue to raise the bar. We are pleased you enjoyed your treatment and found our staff to be friendly and accommodating. Our team are incredibly passionate and pride themselves on delivering an exceptional... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Had a range of treatments while staying for the second time at the Golden Door. The ladies in the spa are gorgeous and welcome you for a true spa experience. Had a couple of massages, as well as Eve Zen Monk Experience (involved cupping, scraping, acupuncture and general advice from Dean the resident kung fu master and Chinese medical practioneer.... More 

Thank Kate B
Brigid W, Manager at Spa Elysia, responded to this review

Thank you Kate for your lovely feedback. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed your recent spa experience and that the care from our staff made it extra special. We are fortunate to have some wonderful specialty practitioners as part of our team and are so glad to hear that the Soul Awakening & Zen Monk Therapy treatments were... More 

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Considering this is a world famous day spa and very pricey the hotstone massage was horrible. Instead of a nice blend of pressure release and relaxing warmth we recieved a skin run and minimal use of the stones. We left with more tension than relaxing. The facility is beautiful.

Thank Nakita M
Brigid W, General Manager at Spa Elysia, responded to this review

Dear Nakita M Firstly, I would like to thank you for taking the time to speak with me today regarding your recent treatment. Your feedback is important to us as we are eager to improve on our level of service in order to continue to provide an exceptional experience for our day spa guests. Thank you again for your feedback... More 

Sydney, Australia
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347 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

First time at this spa retreat with friends. Felt very pampered & very relaxed. Tried the hot stone massage & facial which was very good. My therapist was efficient and made me feel special. After we had tea (free) and relaxed in the spa. It is an expensive day out but we all enjoyed it and the setting is beautiful.

Thank samrox5
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Have been lucky enough to attend over the past 4 years. Many treatment styles and packages. Relaxation area and access to the indoor pool/spa and sauna/steam rooms is always a great addition to extend the experience at Elysia.

Thank whooleys
Sydney, Australia
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85 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

From the moment we drove up the driveway, we forgot all about the stresses with life. By booking just into the day spa, it was a good introduction to the Health Retreat. The staff were attentive and very helpful and inviting and the facilities were fantastic. The only downfall was that I didn't stay there long enough.. A special shout... More 

Thank casmurnieks
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

My mother and I both had spa packages which consisted of massages, facials and manicure/ pedicure. What a wonderful experience - The facilities were amazing, the staff were knowledgeable, friendly and very professional. Would definitely recommend to anyone and will definitely be coming back

Thank Ellise M
Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Friendly experienced staff ,very clean rooms ,linen and products are top quality , appointments run on time , very excellent spa ,one of the best I have had the pleasure of attending on several occasions .

Thank Jill R
Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Tried to book over the phone twice, left two messages and no return phone call, so decided to walk in and book. Booked a pedispa for $110. Not happy with the result, Attention to detail was poor. I'm happy to pay top dollar as long as it is done properly. Would not recommend.

Thank RelaxFunHappy
Brigid W, Manager at Spa Elysia, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We sincerely apologise you did not receive a return phone call and our level of service did not live up to your expectations. We are eager to explore your comments further and improve on our level of service. To ensure we continue to provide an exceptional experience for our day spa guests, could... More 

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