Bali is a beautiful vacation spot for travelers from every corner of the world. For those who want to pamper themselves after a long and tired journey, Bali has hundreds of spas and wellness centers lavishly sprinkled across every street. A lot of tourists visiting Bali these days have been spending days being pampered and blessed out for a quick fix of serenity. Every upscale hotel in Bali has its own star spas offering a range of health beauty and relaxation treatments. The most commonly visited are the day spas, the cost for which can be anything between 200IDR to 1000IDR or more. They are most commonly found in Ubud, Seminyak, Kuta and Legain. Here are five of the top spa picks from Bali.
1. AWAY Spa W Hotels
This futuristic Zen spa offers therapies that are inspired by the martial arts. It is also rumored that the detox and oxygen room here is an instant cure for hangover. The spa is open 24 hours which means that you do not have to worry about the sudden urge for a massage in the middle of the night. Most of the treatments here start with stretching and Wushu breathing for 5 minutes that helps your Chi flow. Martial arts inspired Zen balancing massage and the spine twisting Perfect Fit are some of the therapies that you should try during your visit.
2. Karsa Spa
This is two in one experience offers a brilliant spa treatment and Reiki treatments. The therapists here are highly trained, focused and attuned to your needs. Located in the village of Bangkiang Sidem, the Spa centre is surrounded with rice fields and beautiful village scenery. The spa is adjacent to Karsa Kafe; perfect for a nice lunch or juice after a body relaxing massage. Karsa Spa offers a variety of treatments ranging from hair, face, nails, and body baths to body scrubs.
3. Ubud Traditional Spa
This unique family spa is guaranteed to be a wondrous experience. The spa has been constructed with the help of unique traditional Balinese wood and reclaimed wood from local fishing boats. The therapists here are courteous and very accommodating. Ubud spa primarily offers four unique massage treatments, which can range from anything between 170 IDR to 435 IDR. Besides being a very satisfied experience, you also get to embrace the local culture. Before visiting the place bear in mind that they only accept cash and that they offer free pick up and drop-off service in the Ubud area.
4. Tai Ji Wellness Centre
Situated in the heart of the city, Tai Ji Spa Centre has everything you need to pamper yourself after a busy night partying. The treatments offered by them are unique as they are deep reaching and relaxing for the body and the mind. The techniques used by their therapists painlessly eases away any tension and discomfort that you generally have on a trip. Tai Ji Wellness offers full body massages, foot reflexology, combined packages, head and neck massages.
5. Fivelements, Puri Ahimsa
Fivelements is the first of the new genre of wellness destinations, bridging the wisdom of traditional healing cultures with innovative modern day concepts of wellness. Located on the banks of Ayung River, this eco-wellness retreat provides a variety of services, beauty spa rituals, healing journeys, sacred arts etc. They also offer a comprehensive range of authentic beauty rituals, fresh organic bathing, skin care, and deeply relaxing touch of healing massages from dedicated therapists. The formula for the pure, plant-sourced products was inspired by traditional Balinese recipes and perfected with innovative methods for deeply nourishing, long-lasting beauty.
When it comes to Balinese spa one can never go wrong. It is highly recommended to sit for a two hour session in order to properly experience the Balinese way of massage. Always make sure to book your appointment before you arrive, especially during peak season. Keep these few tips in mind and get to relax completely and have a stress-free Balinese vacation.