Feeling tired from a jet-lag? Had enough of shopping? Tired of checking out the various sights and attractions of Hong Kong? Your vacation’s feeling more and more like a tiring schedule rather than a blissful holiday? If the answers to any of these questions is yes, you need to drop everything and rush off to the nearest spa. Hong Kong offers its tourists with grand shopping facilities, breathtaking sights and attractions and countless things to do. But, it also offers its tourists with some of the best and most luxurious spas in the world. The choices that you have when it comes to spas in Hong Kong range from high end luxury spas to small and inexpensive spas. Most spa treatments vary between 60 – 120 minutes, thereby giving you with more than enough time to complete your tour after you’ve pampered your body with some fancy treats. So without further adieu, here are some of the top spas in Hong Kong.
1. The Melo Spa, Hyatt Regency
The Melo Spa is most famous for its signature 60 minute facial that using skin care products that contain exotic ingredients such as antioxidants, green tea extracts and fruit essences which combine to offer your skin with protection from the free radicals present in the environment and bring back your youthful glow. The spa also serves warm ginger tea at the end of the treatment and the picture perfect view of the greenery that surrounds the Hyatt Regency offers the ideal ambiance to pamper your body.
2. The ESPA Spa, Ritz Carlton
The ESPA Spa is located at a height of 490 meters above sea level, making it the highest hotel spa in the world. Access to the spa is via an express elevator which literally makes you leave the real world behind you. The spa’s interior boasts of being a luxurious haven, a fact that is all too dramatized by its location among the clouds. Curved walls and delicate materials simply add to the ambiance. All guests are welcomed with tasty tea before being asked to pinpoint their problems on a diagram of the human body. The treatments always begin with a wellness consultation that allows guests to customize and pre-select every last bit of detail – all the way down to the oils that should be used for the treatments. The spa menu might seem to be plain and simple, but the treatments and the treatment rooms are top notch. The most recommended treatments for women at the ESPA Spa is the Lava Shell Body Treatment. Men should always opt for a Fitness Massage.
3. The Oriental Spa, Landmark Mandarin Oriental
The Oriental Spa is spread across two floors and it offers guests with a beautiful combination of contemporary spa experiences, conventional treatments and luxurious surroundings. Some of the main features include an indoor swimming pool, a spa boutique, saunas, a Turkish hammam, a high tech fitness center, manicure/ pedicure studios and 15 treatment rooms. Each treatment also includes soothing body massage and the therapeutic benefits of natural essential oils. Furthermore, the spa is also known to be quite affordable and spa treatments don’t end up pinching your wallets.
4. Macho Waxes Spa
The Macho Waxes Spa was recently voted as the best Men’s Spa by the AsiaSpa Magazine. With personalized rooms that include bloody mary’s, iPod stations and TV sets and stimulating head massages and hot towels, the Macho Waxes Spa creates the perfect ambiance for a soothing and luxurious spa treatment. It is most famous for waxing, but men also prefer to go to the Macho Waxes Spa for things like pedicures, manicures and facials. The best package offered by the Macho Waxes Spa is The Shackleton, a 75 minute package that includes a Bloody Mary, a wet shave and a haircut.
5. Chuan Spa, Langham Place Hotel
If you’re looking for an authentic Honh Kong Spa experience, it doesn’t get better than the Chuan Spa. The Chuan Spa is an award winning spa that is located close to the city center and is run on the principles of traditional Chinese medicine. Guests are allowed to choose their own colors, scents and smells and are offered with a variety of treatments such as foot/ hand therapies, massages, facials, hydrotherapies and body wraps.
6. The Bellefontaine Spa
The Bellefontaine Spa is best known for its Golden Firming Treatment that has been designed to treat your sagging and aging skin. The treatment offers a 75 minute facial that uses botanical ingredient and gold particles to restore your cell structure, balance your hormones and leave you with radiant looking skin. In fact, the Bellefontaine Spa is one of the very few spas to use the magic of gold in its treatments. Some of the main features of the Bellefontaine Spa include white and gold decors, spacious waiting areas, immaculate services and a personalized experience.
7. The Inhalo Spa
The Inhalo Spa recreates a typical natural salt cave environment and boasts of salt coated treatment rooms. The aura and atmosphere offered by this spa is simply wondrous and all you need to do is step into the spa and breathe. The salt crystals help in soothing allergies and asthma and the luxurious haven offers guests with a respite from the ever rising pollution of Hong Kong. The spa also offers its guests with a futuristic vibe and high grade ingredients that are imported from Europe.
8. I-Spa, InterContinental Hotel
The I-Spa is considered to be one of the most beautiful spas in Hong Kong. It consists of private spa rooms that are equipped with their own Jacuzzi, sauna, massage facilities and steam showers. The spa also offers traditional Chinese massages and therapies and the spa’s luxurious rooftop pool offers guests with the perfect place to relax before or after treatments. The spa also offers special massages and treatments for children.
9. Elemis Day Spa
The Elemis Day Spa offers its guests with a wide range of services and a central location. It is most famous for its facials and face massages that use traditional products and natural ingredients. Elemis also offers guests with custom floats and scrubs to choose from, all of which are definitely worth a try.