Charcoal hair treatments, 24 carat gold facials and massages with a Pimms cocktail. You name it, Canggu's best spas have it. Here are our top 11 to add to your bliss list
Beached out in the Gu and need a recharge? No problem, ladies (and gents) – Canggu is now home to a heap of divine day spas and creative beauty treatments for a well-earned pampering sesh – whether it’s just for you or for your squad and boo, too. So here’s our hit list of the 10 best Canggu spas – where to turn up, tune out and unwind your mind, body & soul in Bali’s boho capital.
1. Our fave: Spring Canggu
With Canggu now well and truly on every clued-up globe trotter’s itinerary, naturally, a world-class spa must follow. Enter: Spring Spa, Bali’s biggest name in the spa-ing business and, thanks to the globally renowned and Kiwi-born Spring Spa group, this celeb-fave chain now has a home in Batu Bolong – Spring’s third location on the island. That’s right ‘Gu crew, now it’s your turn to take your sun-kissed skin and salty locks for some of the island’s best chic treatments in-between coffee dates and beach hangs – take it from us, it’ll knock your sandy socks off.
Maybe it’s the architecturally-perfected crisp white minimalist décor that sent us head over manicured-heels for this new Spring sanctuary. Or maybe it’s the dang spesh bespoke treatments, like the raw facial that uses good-enough-to-eat live ingredients, or the Sip and Spa package that pairs Pimms with a massage (yes you read that right!). Whatever it was that first got us hooked on Spring, our bodies are eternally grateful, from our touched-up tootsies all the way to our detangled tresses.
And of course, if you’re more of a classic mani-pedi kinda girl rather than a Takesumi activated charcoal experimentalist (though we definitely recommend you try the charcoal facial) then Spring Spa can cater to that, too. All of your fave spa staples are on the menu in a big way (like scrubs, facials, reflexology – you name it) they’ve just been given a modern makeover and feature alongside some of the most innovative treatments our bods have ever been treated to (a triple oxygen facial, anyone?)
So go ahead, ‘Gu Crew. Add this one to the top of your bliss-list – we guarantee you’ll leave with a Spring in your step!
Spring Canggu, Jl Raya Batu Bolong 83c, Canggu, p. +62 853 3844 7500, e. email@example.com
2. Goldust Beauty Lounge
Ultra-bling, all-over body treatments officially hit the Canggu ‘hood when Goldust opened its glistening doors, now a one-stop shop for some serious “me time” with added glam. There’s an endless list of perfectly divine treatments for hair, feet, nails and body, but for the ultimate facial, check out Goldust’s insta-famous 24k GOLD Facial – the signature anti-ageing treatment for skin rejuvenation that’s good enough for royalty! Spa parties are also a specialty here, so round up the gals and enjoy a day of pampering with lashings of wine, nibbles and giggles.
Goldust Beauty Lounge, Jl Batu Bolong no. 66, Canggu, p. +62 81 138 3721, e. firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Maria Curau
Ever heard of a vegan nail bar before? Neither had we, until we treated our tootsies to a holistic touch-up at Maria Curau – a nail and pedicure salon in the rice fields of Pererenan, where the focus is on all-natural, non-toxic products and artistic designs with a super-cool aesthetic. Settle in for a relaxing reflexi and sip on cleansing kombuchas while the expert staff paint your nails all colours of fabulous – including awesome nail art.
Maria Curau, Jl Munduk Kedungu no. 45, Pererenan, p. +62 81 338 775 526, e. email@example.com
4. AMO SPA Canggu
One of our all-time fave spas, AMO has finally arrived in Canggu, and it’s everything we’ve come to expect from this well-established NYC-style day spa – and so much more. A long-loved gem amongst the expat and tourist crowds (on account of its ever-successful Seminyak location) here you can expect specialty body treatments, fab facials and all manner of mani-pedi righteousness thanks to over 1000 different colours to choose from. And in true Canggu fashion, there’s even a bar and cafe at this location, as well as a steam, sauna, ice plunge pools and Epsom salt baths where Canggu’s finest meet on the regular to detox before a retox. Go for the massages, stay for the mani-pedi combos, and come back for the social kudos.
AMO SPA Canggu, Jl Pantai Batu Bolong No. 69, Canggu, p. +62 361 473 7943, e. firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. K by Karima
K by Karima, you had us at Hammam. This beauty and wellness spa (home to Canggu’s first and only Hammam) is taking our primping regimes to a whole other level, with all of the best beauty secrets direct from the Orient. Ancestral rituals, mineral-rich Ghassoul, silky smooth Argan oil and all-natural Kohl – it’s all here from Morocco, Tunisia and beyond. More than just the simple aesthetics of a mani, pedi or a perm, K by Karima is all about deep and meaningful treatments that work from the inside out, with the added benefits of modern technology to give them a twenty-first century boost. Mud mask facials meet radio frequency and oxygen machines; Tibetan healing bowls are coupled with the natural vibrations of a floating bed; and age-old reflexology is combined with Lumino and Musico therapy for all encompassing body & soul awakening. Try the Queen Facial, the Floating Bed Massage, and whatever you do, don’t leave without a session in the Hammam.
K by Karima, Jl Subak Sari No.4, Canggu, p. +62 361 4714 591, e. email@example.com.
For Bali’s Gu crew, Therapy is the place to head when you’re in serious need of some post shopping and sunning pampering. An emporium of calm, Therapy is a wellbeing sanctuary par excellence that does exactly what it says on the tin. Enjoy tried-and-tested Balinese treatments like reflexology, crème baths and scrubs given an extra luxe spin with the use of their own line of cutting edge spa products. Burned beach babes should try their Cool as a Cucumber moisturising and buffing body wrap, while for the guys, The Panel Beat 90 min treatment is designed to release chronic muscle tension. So sit back and let the skilled Therapy therapists work their magic, you’ll leave feeling like a million rups.
Therapy Canggu, Jl Pantai Batu Mejan, Echo Beach, Canggu, p. +62 878 6213 7603 / +62 822 4724 2233, e. firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. Colors Nail & Juice Bar
Give your nails the pampering they deserve at this gorgeous nail-slash-juice bar where you can expect the very best service in homey surroundings while sipping on an organic cold-pressed juice or frothy flat white. Polishes, gels, colourings and extensions are all on the menu thanks to the in-house hip nail care brand NAILBERRY, and on a Friday, it’s 50% off! So go on, treat yo’self!
Colors Nail & Juice Bar, Jl Raya Semat No.15B, Canggu, p. +62 812 384 000 45 / +62 821 4535 8935
8. Esthetic Spa
Consider all of your beauty needs well and truly taken care of at this fabulous, all-encompassing day spa – now with two locations in Canggu. With a compact number of treatments rooms, plus a stunning and spacious mani-pedi area, you can rest assured that at Esthetic Spa, all eyes (and hands) are on you when it comes to getting professional and customised spa and beauty treatments. It’s not a one-size-fits-all setup here, but rather a more personalised look at your body’s demands where everything is covered, from your hair, eyes, nails and makeup, to waxing, facials, body treatments, and even male grooming, too.
Esthetic Spa, Canggu: Jl Taman Wisata, Canggu Plaza, p. +62 851 019 46600 | Pererenan: Jl Pantai Pererenan No 111, p. +62 81 239 302 842
9. Sofia Spa
A crisp and clean oasis atop one of our fave Canggu cafes, the fabulously stylish Sofia Spa is a tranquil retreat in the heart of Berawa with European standard beauty treatments, facial rejuvenations, organic waxing, tooth whitening, cream baths and, of course, massages. You’ll love the personalised service and warm welcome from the friendly and knowledgeable therapists, who are experts at recommending the best treatments for every complexion and skin type. Our fave? Try the Detox Rejuvenation package with ultrasound exfoliation, a warm infrared massage, and a deeply hydrating facial – your bod will thank you for it!
Sofia Spa, Jl Pantai Berawa No.77, Canggu, p. +62 81 338 748 401
10. Body Temple Spa
The crème de la crème of Canggu spas, Body Temple Spa at Finns Recreation Club knows just how to tend to the needs of its islandy clientele, with the mantra “What does my body need today?” Maybe its an aromatherapy ritual to realign those chakras, a soothing facial for your sun-soaked skin, a deep tissue massage to ease any post-yoga tension, or a Shellac mani-pedi and fabulous up-do from the onsite Tony & Guy Essensuals salon for a glitzy night out. Whatever it is, Body Temple Spa has got it, and your bods with thank you for it.
Body Temple Spa at Finns Recreation Club, Jalan Canggu Club, Canggu, p.+62 361 848 3939.
11. Glo Day Spa & Salon
As one of the island’s original and most revered spas (loved for its consistently incredible treatments for your head all the way down to your toes) Glo Day Spa and Salon specialises in pretty much everything – from expert hair styling and colouring, to massages, facials, nails galore as well as almost every make-up and beauty treatment you can imagine. And just to give you an idea of the expertise here, their waxing team trains most high-end spas on the island, and their ever-growing following of both expats and tourists made this Canggu address their fourth location in Bali, joining Seminyak, Sanur and Sandy Bay in Nusa Lembongan. Need we say more?
Glo Day Spa, Jl Subak Sari No.90, Canggu, p. +62 361 934 8844 / +62 813 53307 803.
See you in the spa, Honeys!
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