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Nine Perfect Strangers filming locations: where was the Hulu and Amazon Prime show set and filmed?
Nine Perfect Strangers has proved a huge hit in the UK since it arrived on Amazon Prime Video, and we're counting down the days until the next episode is released.
The Hulu show, based on the book of the same name by Liane Moriarty, follows nine strangers who go to a mysterious wellness retreat to try and turn their life around, but quickly find out all isn't what it seems...
The series stars Nicole Kidman, and was created by Big Little Lies' David E. Kelley.
Here's your need-to-know on where it was set and filmed.
Unlike the book that it's based on, which was set in Moriarty's native Australia, the Nine Perfect Strangers TV show is set at in California.
At the start of the show, we see a signpost for Cabrillo, California, and the fictional Tranquillum House is located there.
While the series is set in California, it wasn't actually filmed there.
It was filmed in mostly Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia, with Sydney, Ballina, and Killen Falls used for some flashback scenes.
Tranquillum House is an entirely fictional resort, but Soma, a spa in Ewingsdale, was used to film many of the scenes in the centre, as reported by CN Traveller.
The real-life spa is set in 22 acres, and features stunning views as seen in the show.
Its website states: "With the intention of creating a space to recharge your batteries, Soma has been mindfully designed with a modern yet warm aesthetic, allowing clarity externally for whatever space you need within."
Director Jonathan Levine told Forbes magazine: "The resort itself is such a big character.
"It was perfect with its amazing woods, jungles and beaches, and captured the feeling we were looking for."