The Retreat Spa

Spa and massage treatments

After a day of adventuring around the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, take some time out to relax with a rejuvenating massage or an indulgent spa session at The Retreat. Set within Cradle Mountain Hotel, The Retreat features a treatment room and two-person tub looking out to the wilderness.

About your massage therapist

Jo Ross from Cradle Mountain Massage is an experienced clinical therapist, masseuse, soft tissue remedial specialist and accredited natural medicine practitioner with more than 21 years' experience. Bringing her calm and caring energy to every session, treatment options include clinical remedial massage, luxurious body wraps, intimate private bathing and energy medicine, perfect for unwinding and reconnecting in the alpine wilderness. 

Jo is in-tune to every individual's needs and takes a scientific and pragmatic approach to treatment. She enjoys working with clients to create a relaxing, holistic and healing session, so please ask if you have any questions or special requests. 



The Retreat is located within Cradle Mountain Hotel and is open to guests and the public. For bookings, please contact Jo directly on 0429 004 417 or call reception on (03) 6492 1404. Please provide 24 hours' notice if you'd like to cancel or modify your booking to avoid possible charges.


Duration and prices for all treatments*

30 minutes | $135

45 minutes | $150

60 minutes | $175

75 minutes | $195

90 minutes | $225

*Health fund rebates are applicable to some massage treatments. Prices differ, please see below.


Opening hours

Wednesday – Sunday | 1pm – 8pm

Monday – Tuesday | Closed


Exterior view of Cradle Mountain Hotel & evening sky