Ditch the car: have the ultimate girls' staycation in Mindarie! 

By Julia D'Orazio

We are in an era of staycation, and in Perth, we have it good with The Marina, Mindarie. The northern coastal precinct is a perfect spot to unwind for the weekend, with many activities, restaurants, and wellness treatments right moments from your hotel door.  

Treat yourself to an indulgent weekend without effort – and without costing the world. From $150 per person, gather the gals and chase the coastal sun by discovering what makes The Marina, Mindarie, the ultimate girl's staycation destination.  

The Marina, Mindarie 

Time to check into a weekend of blissing out by the beach. Perth's best-kept coastal secret, The Marina, Mindarie, is a place to indulge in life's small pleasures with many dining, bar, and entertainment options. Call The Marina Hotel home for the weekend. The well-appointed waterfront hotel offers two-bedroom suites and three-bedroom villas, making it an easy and comfortable choice to bond with your friends.

The Boat at The Marina, Mindarie | Sunset Coast
The Boat at The Marina, Mindarie | Sunset Coast

Dining and entertainment options

Fill your days with indulgences – but not all have to be naughty! Start your day with a bowl of coconut granola and a fruit smoothie at the waterside cafe Sistas. (Disclaimer: the all-day breakfast spot also offers hearty dishes such as crab omelette and breakfast gnocchi for the ultimate recharge factor.)

For a sundowner bevy, head to The Boat. Revel in the lively ambience with a cocktail in tow as you watch a sunset over sea. Catch live music at microbrewery Indian Ocean Brewing. The waterfront brewery offers a laidback vibe while sampling new brews. 

Treat yo'self

Add a touch of glamour to your weekend by pampering yourself at Alannah Lee Beauty. The salon offers various treatments – facials, hair removal, manicures and pedicures – while you look to the harbour – the ultimate beauty sess!

Get out and about 

It's not all wine, dine and pamper time along the marina. Get out and stretch your legs with many outdoor activities on offer. 

Test your core muscles with a stand-up paddleboard adventure around the marina. Hire a bike from The Mindarie Hotel and have a cruisy day exploring canals and the coast at your own pace. Channel your inner mermaid discovering life under the sea on a diving adventure with Western Blue Dive Charters, departing from The Marina, Mindarie. Test your reeling game fishing or have a scenic cruise onboard a charter. 

The Marina, Mindarie | Sunset Coast
The Marina, Mindarie | Sunset Coast

Girls Getaway Package

The Marina Hotel is currently offering all-inclusive packages starting from $600 for people or $900 for people. Each package includes one-night accommodation in a two-bedroom suite or three-bedroom villa with sparkling wine and a fruit and cheese platter on arrival. Each package includes a manicure or pedicure voucher per person at Alannah Lee Beauty and a food and beverage voucher at selected venues in The Marina, Mindarie.

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Article by Julia D'Orazio