Are you looking for a little pick-me-up? Recharge with these luxury spa treatments, which include a customised facial in a salt room, a relaxing couple’s spa and a mobile massage. They’re especially great if you’re feeling a bit achey or jet lagged – but you don’t really need an excuse either way. Drop a hint for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s (or Father’s) day or your birthday, grab some girlfriends for a spa bridal party or book a couple’s room. Go on… you deserve it!
#1 Signature Salt Room Customised Facial (from $180)
A facial that not only gets your skin fixed, but also helps to boost overall health and wellness? Sign us up! Luxury salt medi-spa Pablo Blau combines the anti-inflammatory effects of salt with a lineup of heavenly spa treatments. This includes their signature facial, which is tailored to your skin conditions. Also, you can opt to have your facial in one of the Signature Salt Rooms – they’re entirely coated in salt crystals from Europe. We’re told that the minerals naturally draw out impurities from the body, thus improving respiratory conditions like asthma, as well as skin-related issues like eczema. Psst… The facial is tried and approved by beauty editor Anthia!
Another popular treatment is the Bacial, a 60-minute, customisable back facial that targets hard-to-reach areas on the back. Suitable for all skin types, the treatment reduces back acne, leaving behind smoother and clearer skin for those off-shoulder tops and low-back dresses you’ve been dying to wear.
Raffles City Shopping Centre #02-26A
252 North Bridge Road
#2 ALEYDA Signature Massage, $165 (90 minutes)
Can’t find time to go for a massage? Now you can enjoy a luxurious spa experience in the comfort of your home or hotel room with ALEYDA Mobile Spa‘s professional services. The mobile massages come complete with an ergonomic treatment table, fresh linen, spa music and the expert care of English-speaking therapists. You don’t have to leave your doorstep, which makes the experience all the more comfortable and fuss-free. It also makes for the perfect gift to pamper mum (or yourself)!
Try the signature full-body massage treatment, which combines healing modalities with spa relaxation, relieving aches and pains in an effective yet gentle manner. Extra attention is given to tight spots like the neck, shoulders, lower back and glutes, so you’ll definitely feel renewed after the 90-minute session.
Until 31 March, enter the code ELSR20 to enjoy a velvety body scrub or magnesium therapy for only $30!
#3 The Gift of Ultimate Relaxation, $199 (90 minutes)
Perched on the 35th floor of The Westin Singapore, Heavenly Spa by Westin boasts a stunning view of the city’s skyline. More good news: there’s a comprehensive list of free spa facilities for before or after your treatment, including a whirlpool spa bath, a rain shower and an aromatherapy steam room.
The 90-minute Gift of Ultimate Relaxation uses premium products from French spa house THÉMAÉ. First, you’ll enjoy a 30-minute body exfoliation, followed by a 60-minute relaxing massage or detoxifying facial, all conducted by skilled and experienced therapists. You’ll also take home a bottle of Healsi Premium Spring Water, which has been touted to help with eliminating toxins from the body, and improving the hair, skin and nails.
#4 Elemis Skin Specific Facial, $180 (75 minutes)
Housed in five-star hotel Pan Pacific Singapore, St. Gregory Spa is a fab city-centre spot for unwinding and indulging in a spa sesh. Personalised according to your skin type, this skin conditioning facial combines the powers of plant actives with traditional Eastern massage techniques. It deeply cleanses, nourishes and renew skin, bringing back a youthful glow. The facial uses products from Elemis, a UK brand that specialises in aroma-therapeutic spa and skincare formulas.
Another popular pick is the Alicante Hot and Cold Stone Therapy, which uses hot and cold stones, as well as a specially curated selection of music to calm the mind, rebalance energy and ease away muscle tension.
#5 ESPA Personalised Massage, $250 (90 minutes)
Located on the fifth floor of Grand Hyatt Singapore, Damai Spa offers a selection of beauty and wellness treatments that incorporate Chinese, Malay, Indian and European culture spa techniques. Spoil yourself with a personalised massage, which includes a detailed consultation. Your therapist will determine your most suitable tailored massage, from aromatherapy, hot stone, deep muscle and Swedish options. First, you’re wrapped in a soft robe, then seated in a massage area where your feet are bathed in warm water. After breathing in a range of signature scents from the ESPA range, you get to choose your favourite one for the session ahead!
The award-winning treatment is also available as a shorter, 60-minute massage. But, if time is not an issue, while away the rest of the afternoon at the in-house facilities, which include gorgeous pools and saunas.
#6 Oriental Essence Massage, $270 (90 minutes)
This popular treatment at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore is designed for the tired traveller or stressed executive. Leave behind your worries as the spa’s therapists massage away the tension around your neck and shoulder areas using an exclusive Quintessence oil – it’s blended with ginger, uplifting mandarin and frankincense. Our top tip for maximised bliss? Arrive 30 minutes before your appointment to enjoy the spa’s revitalising experience showers. Then, after your treatment, round it off with some light healthy refreshments and tea at the lounge.
If you’re visiting with your other half, make the experience extra special by opting for a couple’s treatment in one of the spa’s suites. Try the Suite Romance for Two ($1080), a pampering experience that spans almost three hours.
Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square
email@example.com | 6885 3533
Want more? See our Style & Beauty section!