Kristie Lau finds new meaning in the term crystal clear during a city pampering session.
Ben Wyld Ben Wyld finds himself in a sticky situation.
Jacqueline Maley Jacqueline Maley takes a bath at Spa Chakra.
Kay O'Sullivan Daylesford and Hepburn Springs have a spring in their steps these days, writes Kay O'Sullivan.
Richard Jinman Forget just lounging on a beach - Thailand is getting serious about relaxation. Richard Jinman tests the waters.
John Borthwick Chill out in this sumptuous homage to oriental kitsch. John Borthwick did.
Treatments are a marriage of plant virtues and thermal waters. Judy Chapman visits a French spa town offering something for all budgets.
Liz Edward For her first spa experience, Liz Edwards is glad she chose the real deal.
Susan Wyndham Susan Wyndham drifts off in the arms of a watsu therapist.
Debbie Neilson and Phillip Hunter. The writers were guests of Spirit of Tasmania III and P&O Resorts. Debbie Neilson and Phillip Hunter test Cradle Mountain's new alpine spa.
Julia Baird Despite a touch of Broome belly, Julia Baird scrubs up pretty well.
The service was a shemozzle and the room was run-down, but Club Med Lindeman Island sure is a great place for a family holiday, Angie Kelly writes.
Guy Wilkinson stays at a Fraser Island resort given the Steve Irwin tick for ecotourism.
For 20 years Hayman Island has been the benchmark of luxury. Now there's a new contender to the throne: Qualia on Hamilton Island.
Fun and fitness
James Shrimpton James Shrimpton tells how you can help body and spirit in a beautiful setting.
Mari Gibson and her family of beginner skiers take Smiggin Holes by storm.
The eyebrow-raising swims have gone, to be replaced by eye-catching cuisine, writes Rachel Oakes-Ash.
A visit to the snow doesn't have to be financially crippling, writes Marc Llewellyn.
As Victoria plunges deeper into the snow season Jane Reddy reactivates her ski legs at Mount Hotham.
Minus 10 degrees, in fact - but Susan Bredow and family don't notice, once inside their stylish ski escape.