Do you even need an excuse? In Bali, you can find some of the best massage and nail parlours in Asia! Whether it’s a facial or a traditional cream bath, indulge in what the Island of Gods has to offer you and enjoy the experience in style! Little Steps has the lowdown on the best massage and nail salons on the island.
Located in Ubud, Bali, Botanica Day Spa is known for its Ayurvedic Chakra Dhara massage. The spa offers high quality services and superior body treatments in a serene environment. The therapists are all well trained and dedicated to delivering a sense of wellness and genuine relaxation. Spa packages for couples are available and even complimentary transportation is on offer when booking two or more treatments.
Bali Botanica Day Spa, Jl. Sanggingan, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 976 739, www.balibotanica.com
Jari Menari, translates to “Dancing Fingers”, the flow of the therapists’ fingers. The professionally trained, all male staff, are known for massage sessions that offer firm and consistent pressure. Jari Menari also offers Massage classes every Tuesday, for beginners and professionals. Kid’s massage is also available here. Do try Jari Menari’s favorite, Massage with Movement or the Four Hand Massage Harmony.
Jari Menari Massage Center, Jl. Raya Basangkasa 47, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 736 740, www.jarimenari.com
Bodyworks are well known for their various types of massage. From traditional Balinese massage that applies ancient techniques to support muscle and body healing, to Shiatsu, Thai, Aromatherapy and Reflexology. Contemporary beauty treatments like facials, manicures, pedicures, waxing, hair cream baths and hairdressing are also available. The Luxurious Flower Petal Bath is a must try!
Bodyworks, Jl. Kayu Jati no.2, Petitenget, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 733 317 / 735 058, www.bodyworksbali.com
Goldust is one of the most popular day spas in North Kuta and well known for their magnificent facials. Pamper yourself with a 24K Gold Leaf Facial and experience the benefits of real Gold on your face! Massages, manicures & pedicures and special treatments for kids and gents are also available here. Golddust carry a big selection of resort wear as well as their own series of body care products. Go ahead, pamper away!
Golddust Beauty Lounge, Jl. Batu Bolong 66, Canggu, Bali, Indonesia, +62 811 383 721, www.goldustbali.com
Think Pink Nails is a boutique, New York Style nail parlour. The salon is showcasing chic pedicure spa chairs (with a rolling back massage feature), a manicure bar equipped with ipads in every seat and a huge selection of high-end nail lacquer colors.Think Pink Nails also offers facials, hair treatments and massages. A special chair in the salon is always ready to accommodate your little princesses!
Think Pink Nails, Jl. Batu Belig 108, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 918 8116, http://thinkpinknails.com
"A simple mind, a healthy body, a happy soul" is Therapy’s motto and this urban spa has an extraordinary vibe that ushers you to de-stress and relax! Therapy’s highly trained and skilled therapistsare known to provide high quality, professional services. Choose any of their wittfully named treatments and enjoy getting revamped! Thirty minute treatments are available for those who are in a rush.
Therapy, Jl. Pantai Sentosa, Echo Beach, Canggu, Bali, Indonesia, +62 878 6213 7603, www.therapy.co.id
Situated atop a hill overlooking a gorgeous valley with spectacular views of the Petanu River gorge, Lembah Spa is considered one of Bali's most tranquil settings, the perfect location for the pursuit of health and well being. All treatments have been meticulously developed combining Western knowledge with traditional, time-honored Balinese wellness techniques. Therapists are highly trained, welcoming and attentive.
Lembah Spa at Viceroy Bali, Jl. Lanyahan, Br Nagi, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 971 777, www.lembahspa.com
An effortless fusion of beauty, design and lifestyle, Spring is an innovation in spa experiences. Based on the concept of a “social spa” this spa is specifically designed to provide relaxation and pampering in a fun, social environment. With cutting edge interior, designed by the acclaimed Derek Lockwood of Saatchi & Saatchi Design, Spring offers pampering from head to toe. Pre-natal treatmentsare also available.
Spring Spa, Jl. Petitenget no. 100X, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia?, +62 361 8499636
Balancing the human senses through holistic harmony is elevated to the highest level at the Spa at Maya. From the simplest treatment to an extended sensory journey, skilled and caring therapists have but one goal, and that is to create memorable experiences for guests. There is a menu of facials plus simple personal care treatments such as manicures and pedicures, specialty massages and reflexology.
Spa at Maya, Jl. Gunung Sari Peliatan, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 977 888, http://mayaubud.com
Glo Day Spa and Salon is a hip, contemporary and vivacious space offering an extensive selection of nececessary grooming staples such as manicures, pedicures, waxing, eyelash and brow tints, eyelash perms, spray tans, pampering massages and body treatments. The technicians are all well-trained and service savvy. Check out their wedding and bridal packages too!
Glo Day Spa & Salon Seminyak, Kunti Plaza, Jl. Kunti 119, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 738 689
Glo Day Spa Sanur, Gopa Town Centre, Jl. Danau Poso 57, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia, +62 361 282 826
Glo Day Spa Sandy Bay, The Beach Club, Nusa Lembongan, Bali, Indonesia, +62 828 970 15600, www.glo-day-spa.com