This award-winning retreat in central Victoria's spa country offers a unique Japanese guesthouse experience featuring traditional accommodation, Japanese cuisine and luxurious spa treatments. Each room at Shizuka Ryokan features authentic straw tatami-mat flooring and an Engawa alcove with chairs and table that overlooks a private Japanese garden. The private en suite bathroom has a 2-person hot tub, a separate shower, traditional cotton yukata bathrobes and soft slippers. Guests can indulge in a range of holistic wellness and health treatments. Authentic traditional cuisine is served in the restaurant, which offers both Japanese and Western-style breakfasts. Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa & Wellness Retreat offers an atmosphere of peace and relaxation for all guests. Located in Hepburn Springs, it is a 5-minute drive to Daylesford.