Spa Kinara (meaning ‘moon’) offers a signature menu of treatments each named in the local indigenous language. For example, the dedicated men’s massage, facial and body exfoliation is called ‘Watiku’ translating to ‘men’s business’. Another favourite is the amazing body ritual ‘Uluru Kilipi’ - which literally means rock star! Take a look at the menu to learn more about Spa Kinara, Central Australia’s surprising resource of native beauty products and the local Anangu dialect, here: https://longitude131.com.au/spa
Signature Luxury Travel & Style's Cathy Wagstaff travelled to Uluru Kata Tjuta to see an icon reinvented in Longitude 131 and discovered the goods: stylish outback luxury, views from the end of the bed, stargazing from the comfort of a luxury swag, helicopter rides to take in the incredible landscape...
Corrugated iron shed and luxury spa don’t usually go together, but here they do and the combination is riveting. Rising up from the spinifex, the new Spa Kinara is a cool desert cocoon - in design and spirit - offering a menu of indigenous-inspired treatments to ground and rejuvenate weary souls and soles.
Announced recently, news that the walking trail up Uluru will close in October 2019. Promoted as a landmark to climb since the 1940s, given what we now know about the sacred site, it’s time to rethink and challenge perspectives and to connect with not conquer, the ancient monolith at Australia’s spiritual heart.