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Spa Escapes

Travellers can slough off tired skin and spring into shape at these eight picks for top-to-toes relaxation.

Hammam Spa

HAMMAM SPA
SETTING This cavernous paradise exudes old-world opulence with lavish steam rooms and private suites.
SIGNATURE TREATMENT Signature Hammam Ritual ($40 per visit, complimentary with other treatments totalling $100 or more). Rejuvenate and detoxify your body with the traditional Turkish steam infused with refreshing essential oils.
PAMPERING PICK Pamper Package ($340 for 3.5 hours) includes a Hammam steam, body scrub, Swedish massage, manicure and pedicure.
OTHER SERVICES Facials, microdermabrasion, body exfoliating treatments, couples’ massages.

SWEETGRASS SPA
SETTING For women only, this haven offers a luxurious space with access to an ozonated swimming pool, whirlpool, infrared sauna, and spa dining from George Restaurant.
SIGNATURE TREATMENT Lomi Lomi massage ($125 for an hour). A stylized Hawaiian treatment that means “loving hands,” this intuitive massage uses gentle flowing strokes, coaxing the body to relax.
PAMPERING PICK The Rose Sweetgrass Pause Package ($334 for 3 hours and 15 minutes) includes an aromatherapy facial, massage, manicure and pedicure, and lunch with wine.
OTHER SERVICES BodySong massage, facials, manicures and pedicures.

THE SPA AT WINDSOR ARMS
SETTING An exclusive enclave with a pool, steam room, sauna and gym.
SIGNATURE TREATMENT Oxygen Treatment ($195 for 60 minutes). This facial service imbues the skin with oxygen and a serum for a radiant glow.
PAMPERING PICK Windsor Retreat Spa Package ($405 for 4 hours), which includes a massage, facial, manicure, pedicure and lunch.
OTHER SERVICES Water treatments, aromatherapy facials, hot stone pedicures, waxing and tanning.

Shizen Spa

SHIZEN SPA AT THE PANTAGES HOTEL
SETTING A zen hideaway with 13 treatment rooms and private suites that can accommodate large groups.
SIGNATURE TREATMENT Rose Signature Manicure ($60 for 45 minutes) and Pedicure ($85 for 75 minutes). Hands and feet enjoy a rose oil-infused soak with rose petals, soft exfoliation, massage and nail polish.
PAMPERING PICK Four-Hand Ayurvedic Massage ($220 for 70 minutes).
OTHER SERVICES Facials, body treatments, men’s grooming and makeup application.

CLINIC INEED
SETTING This oriental oasis channels the Far East with calm colours, rice paper screens and Chinese paintings.
SIGNATURE TREATMENT Hotlomi ($110 for 90 minutes). Created by Jenny Zhang, this rejuvenating massage combines flowing movements of Hawaiian Lomi Lomi and Chinese tai chi with a deeper meridian massage, using heated oils and a paraffin pack.
PAMPERING PICK Thaitsu, a combination of Thai yoga and Shiatsu ($90 for an hour).
OTHER SERVICES Facials, four-hand massages, eye treatments, men’s Brazilian waxing.

ELMWOOD SPA
SETTING A spacious sanctuary with 34 treatment rooms, two restaurants, a juice bar, swimming pool, whirlpool and a steam room.
SIGNATURE TREATMENT Li’Tya Kodo Body Massage ($155 for an hour). Energize your body with this rhythmic massage that uses spiraling and invigorating movements, inspired by the healing rituals of Australia’s aboriginal people.
PAMPERING PICK Sea Flora Detox Wrap ($185 for 100 minutes).
OTHER SERVICES ElmLine facials, water therapies, hand and foot treatments.

Novo Spa

NOVO SPA
SETTING Stylish and serene, with colour therapy cabins, saunas, private couples’ suites, a tea lounge and hair salon.
SIGNATURE TREATMENT Steam Bed Body Therapy ($109 for 75 minutes). This Tibetan-inspired steam treatment begins with a soft body scrub, detoxifying mud wrap, and scalp and foot rub. It ends with a relaxing hot stone aromatherapy massage.
PAMPERING PICK Customized Eminence Organic Facials ($110 for 75 minutes).
OTHER SERVICES Manicures, pedicures, reflexology, couples’ packages.

THE MEN’S POWER SPA
SETTING Sports bar meets spa, with three treatment rooms, manicure and pedicure stations and a lounge area with a large TV.
SIGNATURE TREATMENT Essential Face Care ($95 for an hour). This popular service nourishes faces with a customized cleansing and enzyme peel to reveal new skin.
PAMPERING PICK Smooth Operator ($210 for 2 hours 15 minutes) includes a hot towel shave, body exfoliation, hand and foot treatments.
OTHER SERVICES Massages, waxing, customized face-care services.

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