Bali, must without a doubt be Planet Earth’s capital of luxuriant spa experiences! With a variety of traditions and modalities on offer, the surroundings are diverse and always opulent and serene. There are countless options of where to go and what kind of massage or spa treatment to get, and we have compiled a selection of the creme of the crop, the ultimate transcendent spa experiences in Bali right here!
Transcendent Spa Experience #1: Chocolate Indulgence Spa Package in Kuta
Chocolate is synonymous with ecstasy and there is no better way to pamper yourself than to combine this divine nectar with massage in a Chocolate Indulgence Spa Package in Kuta. The ancients knew of its power, and chocolate has been used as a powerful and natural aphrodisiac since Aztec times. A delectable skin softener, and rich in antioxidants, a chocolate almond scrub is nourishing and will leave your skin with that unmistakable youthful glow. Honey is the finishing touch to seal in all that goodness, topped off with a relaxing flower and milk bath, it is almost too good to be true! With your choice of start times, the spa package lasts for 2 hours, but the feeling is timeless!
Transcendent Spa Experience #2: Ayurvedic Shirodhara Spa Treatment
For a taste of the Middle East, try an Ayurvedic Shirodhara Spa Treatment in Seminyak. One of the largest in Bali, this spa has been designed with detail in mind and transports you to an otherworldly space full of intricate and exotic Indian architecture. Be prepared to be pampered head to toe in the infamous Shirodhara treatment, where your therapist will massage vital marma points as a cascade of custom blended aromatherapy oils cascades off your forehead. Reminiscent of the ancient rituals of kings and queens, you will emerge feeling like royalty! After your treatment, enjoy a two course lunch at an award winning restaurant. The entire experience is 3 hours, with various start times on offer.
Transcendent Spa Experience #3: Bali Minerals Sea Detox Treatment in Sanur
Surrounded by the sea, Bali is the perfect place to take advantage of the unique healing properties of the mineral rich oceans. A Bali Minerals Sea Detox Treatment in Sanur is a unique experience with locally harvested sea salts in a five star resort. A full body exfoliation followed by a long and luxuriant soak in a warm sea mineral bath will leave dry skin looking polished and feeling nourished. Next, you will be cocooned in a traditional Boreh body wrap, a tradition of Balinese rice farmers, which enfolds the body in a healing wrap of roots, herbs, and spices. The soothing and penetrating heat of the spices dissolves tension, increases blood circulation, and relieves soreness. The experience is followed by an energizing lymphatic massage that will leave you feeling like you are ready to conquer the world!
Transcendent Spa Experience #4: Ayana Resort and Spa
Ayana Resort and Spa is built around one of the largest saltwater pools on Earth and offers all things water, and well beyond your average massage! Unique underwater massages and aqua exercise classes are on offer as well as a variety of Balinese wellness packages. Treatments such as “Lava me Tender” for couples draws on the healing properties of lava rock or “Precious Gems” using the ancient beauty secrets of Jade, all draw on nature. Particularly luxuriant is the “Diamond Miracle”, filled with diamonds, silk, champagne and rose petals in a breathtaking setting! The ‘spa on the rocks’ is stunningly located by the sea at Jimbaran and is known to offer some of the best facials around. Atop an open air platform over looking the ocean, you might also explore the infrared detox sauna and Himalayan crystal pool, a true treat for the senses!
Transcendent Spa Experience #5: Karma Spa Kandara
Karma Spa Kandara offers quite possibly the best views of any spa in Bali, perched over the Indian Ocean with rustic but luxurious huts and an alluring infrared detox sauna that is built into the seaside limestone cliffs. The location was chosen for its unique properties of healing a good fortune by an expert in Feng Shui, the ancient understanding of energy. The staff are of the highest caliber, integrating energy sensitive Reiki into all their treatments, which are of course GMO free! Karma Spa is known for celebrity oxygen facials and highly therapeutic massage and given the mindfulness of the staff and it’s powerful and unique location, this spa is of the highest vibration!
Transcendent Spa Experience #6: Chapung Spa Ubud
Chapung Spa is a true haven of tranquility for those seeking rejuvenation, relaxation and serenity. It’s beautifully nestled in lush green gardens next to one of the top 5 most amazing jungle pools in Ubud. Walking into the premise, you are taken back by the stunning views over the Osh River, evoking a sense of peacefulness even before starting the treatment. Ancient Balinese ritual massage and a comprehensive range of Ayurvedic treatments are offered along side popular therapies such as Balinese massage, facial treatments and pedicures. End the afternoon by taking a dip in the Jungle Fish Pool and enjoy the surrounding beauty of the Ubudian Jungle.
There are few places in the world that offer such luxuriant spa experiences at such affordable prices. Imagine combining flower petals, sea salt, lava, aromatherapy, jade, diamond dust, and even champagne, all surrounded by stunning and dramatic nature and contributing to mind, soul, body and deep spiritual healing. Bali spa treatments are truly an oasis of opulence and will bring a whole new meaning to your understanding of what transcendence can truly mean. Walk through the door of self -nurturing and you will never look back!
Article written by Joia