Who we are

Karen Goudge created Spa Wellness Travel from a passion and respect for travel, culture and tradition, combined with an understanding of the benefits that touch can bring. Inspired by glorious years of travelling, visiting hot springs in the Himalayas, smothering her body in muds in Turkey and bathing in termes in Tuscany; Karen grew up and resides in the beautiful coastal town of Barwon Heads.

Through various encounters and choices she holds a strong appreciation and acceptance of life. Karen practices meditation, yoga and has great pleasure in researching and creating Spa Wellness Travel packages, giving people the opportunity to experience the amazing world of spa and travel.

  • Australasian Spa Association President 2009-2010, Board Director 2007-2009, Networking Coordinator 2005-2007, ASpa member 2002 – 2010.
  • Contributing judge for Asia Spa magazine 2006 – 2012, 2018
  • A published contributor to the paperback book Success Unlimited
  • Having dealt with two breast cancer diagnosis and treatments since 2007, Karen coordinates “Revive~breast cancer~Retreats” for women who have been touched by breast cancer.

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What They Say

Karen, I felt I received true personal attention from you, and it is obvious you are passionate about what you do.

Rachel Bailey ~ VIC