A Healthy Guide to the Mornington Peninsula

A Healthy Guide to the Mornington Peninsula

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Looking to escape the city for a long weekend? For sun, sand, and sweet relaxation, there’s no better place than the Mornington Peninsula. Only an hour out of Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula has plenty to offer in the way of wellness and healthy living.

Beach Yoga with The Business of Yoga

Point Leo

Take a deep breath of fresh ocean air with The Business of Yoga’s beach yoga classes. Held at Point Leo and Balnarring Beach, classes are $15 or free for children under 10 years old. Bring a towel or yoga mat – and depending on the weather you may want to bring an extra blanket before you settle in for savasana!

Hummingbird Eco Retreat

Red Hill

Located within the stunning surrounds of Red Hill, Hummingbird Eco Retreat is a wellness warrior’s dream come true. The retreat is home to Victoria’s largest restaurant harvest garden where expert chefs grow an array of deliciously fresh produce. The day spa offers outdoors massages to relax with the soothing sounds of nature, and there’s even an in-house naturopath ready to help you jump start your wellness journey.

Hot Hut Yoga

Red Hill

The latest additional to Polperro Winery, Hot Hut Yoga is a small boutique yoga studio set deep in the heart of Red Hill. The super-luxe space offers vinyasa flow classes with ashtanga influence in temperatures of up to 30 degrees and is a must for yogis who prefer a more intimate setting.

Peninsula Hot Springs

Fingal

One of the Mornington Peninsula’s main attractions, the Peninsula Hot Springs has been voted as one of the best natural hot springs in the world. Featuring natural thermal mineral waters that flow into the pools and private baths, the Peninsula Hot Springs is a coastal oasis that provides an idyllic setting for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Jackalope

Merricks North

A stylish new addition to the Mornington Peninsula, Jackalope Hotel gives new meaning to the word ‘luxury’. Home to two fine dining restaurants as well an additional cocktail lounge, the hotel is set among the rolling hills of the peninsula and features impeccable styling where it is clear that no expense has been spared.

Silver Leaf Yoga School

Merricks

Set on an expansive 4-hectare property in Merricks, the Silver Leaf Yoga School features a purpose built yoga studio that caters for students of all skill levels. Offering a full suite of options from gentle to intermediate to anti-gravity, the Silver Leaf Yoga School epitomizes tranquility and truly has something for everyone.

Ten Minutes By Tractor

Main Ridge

After a recent hiatus, Ten Minutes by Tractor has reopened in 2017 with an exquisite new look. Featuring a decedent fine dining menu and an extensive list 88-page list of wines sourced locally and from around the world, dining at Ten Minutes by Tractor is an experience you won’t soon forget.

The Winey Cow

Mornington

Located on Mornington’s Main Street, The Winey Cow is a Sunday morning favourite known best for their all-day brunch. Try the turmeric bircher with stone fruits and summer berries, then head out for the stroll down to the magnificent Mothers Beach.

 

If you want to find more healthy goodness in Melbourne, read our Top 10 Healthy Cafe Guide. And to stay up-to-date with the latest news, make sure to follow Green Goodness Co Melbourne on Facebook and Instagram!

Image: Jackalope via @nimbleactivewear

Kellie George

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