Thursday

Australia – Where to take a bath in a tree house?

When was the last time you were in a tree house? Have you ever searched for refuge in one as a child? If so, then it was most certainly not to take a hot bath but rather to hide in it with muddy knees and a book in the woods somewhere around the corner from your home. The word tree house alone sounds so very exciting and adventurous, enticing really. Just thinking of it now, wouldn’t you want to climb into one in this instant?


In Victoria, that is the state in the south-east of Australia, you can bath in a tree house. At the Spa of Lake House in Daylesford they fill in a fantastic hot bath, which is sitting in a small forest and right in the trees. And while you are busy relaxing in the milk bath, there is absolutely nothing else to do but to listen to the sound of the birds. There is enough time to think of the state of the world, plan to smile wider or to dance like a bomb ... When I had a massage after the bath, I was in heaven.



Daylesford is a former gold mining town in Hepburn Shire and there are lots of charming little cafes where you can eat locally made organic delicacies before you start browsing the many stores on and around Vincent Street. Do not forget to hop into the famous Paradise bookshop. The Country Hotel at Lake Daylesford opened in 1984 and is a real hide away not far from Melbourne, the capital city of Victoria. You can not only take a walk at the lake but also in the nearby Wombat State Forest, and with a name this cute, who would be able to resist a visit? Go and climb up Wombat Hill for a view over the area.

Info: I paid AU$ 150 for the 45 minutes Exotic Milk Bath Ritual, and AU$ 140 for the 60 minutes relaxation massage and booked in advance at Lake House Spa.

Have you ever bathed it in a tree house or similar exceptional environment? I look forward to hear from you.

From Berlin with love

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Greetings stranger. I always try to be myself and to be a tourist as often as I can. I would love to get in contact with lots of hard travelling tourists who love to be out and about as much as I do. I am looking forward to all your comments. Thanks so much in advance.