Murwillumbah has been identified as one of the top most desirable places to live in Australia based on natural beauty and excellent infrastructure, making it even more desirable as a spa location. A visit to Mistere Spa and Retreat in this delightful subtropical climate is ideal for those who want to relax and chill out before facing the hustle and bustle of the working week.

Set in the centre of the stunning Tweed Valley on the far north coast of New South Wales and just 30 minutes south of the Gold Coast, it is a short drive from Brisbane to Mistere Spa and Retreat. Stay in one of three luxury villas nestled discretely within a rainforest paradise which offers everything you would expect from five-star accommodation. Using a neutral colour palette imitating the hinterland surrounds, each villa has an expansive kitchenette and dining area that opens onto an al fresco deck.

There is an open-plan bedroom and living area with a 50-inch flat-screen TV and a full size bathroom with an indulgent rainfall shower and double chromotherapy spa bath. The grounds are home to a plethora of trails which captivate with dramatic sculptures including a striking life-sized rhino and brolgas dancing on a lily pond, while the zen garden hosts a large Buddha looking out to the verdant valley below. Days can be spent wandering the trails of the retreat, unwinding with an in-room massage, fishing in the lily pond, surfing at nearby beaches or discovering small towns. Just thirty minutes from Coolangatta, but a million miles from the hustle and bustle of the coast, this is the perfect place to take time out for yourself and relax.

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