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 14 to add to your bliss list
Beached out in the Gu and need a recharge? No problem, ladies (and gents). With Canggu now well and truly on every clued-up globe trotter’s itinerary, naturally, world-class spas have followed. Home to a heap of divine day spas, sleek salons and creative beauty treatments, some of the biggest names in Bali’s spa-ing business are right here. So to guide you toward your next well-earned pampering sesh, here’s our hit list of the 14 best spas in Canggu – where to turn up, tune out and unwind your mind, body & soul in Bali’s boho capital.
1. AMO SPA Canggu
One of our all-time fave spas in Canggu, AMO is everything you expect from such a well-established, NYC-style day spa – and yet it’s so much more. A long-loved gem amongst the expat and tourist crowds, 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 sauna kudos.
AMO SPA Canggu, Jl Pantai Batu Bolong No. 69, Canggu, p. +62 361 473 7943, 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: damn good therapy. Enjoy tried-and-tested Balinese treatments like reflexology, crème baths and scrubs – all 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 rupes. Psst – you can check out Therapy in Seminyak, too!
Therapy Canggu, Jl Pantai Batu Mejan, Echo Beach, Canggu, p. +62 878 6213 7603 / +62 822 4724 2233, e. firstname.lastname@example.org
3. 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. email@example.com
4. Spring Canggu
Thanks to the globally renowned and Kiwi-born Spring Spa group, this celeb-fave chain has made a home in Batu Bolong – Spring’s third location on the island. Take your sun-kissed skin and salty locks here for some of the island’s best chic treatments in-between coffee dates and beach hangs. Maybe it’s the architecturally-perfected crisp white minimalist décor that has us head over manicured-heels for this Spring sanctuary. Or maybe it’s the dang spesh bespoke treatments, like the raw facial that uses good-enough-to-eat live ingredients, and 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 yes, we left with a Spring in our step!
Spring Canggu, Jl Raya Batu Bolong 83c, Canggu, p. +62 853 3844 7500, e. firstname.lastname@example.org
5. COMO Shambhala Retreat
So much more than “just” a luxury spa, the COMO Shambhala Retreat at COMO Uma Canggu is an all-encompassing wellness destination that ticks all of our pampering boxes, with a spa, gym, yoga studio and healthy cafe all under one roof. The retreat specialises in hands-on healing and holistic treatments, inspired by both modern science and ancient Eastern wisdom. There are Asian-inspired body treatments and multi-hour massage therapies (the signature massage uses full-body strokes that had us ooh-ing and ahh-ing the whole treatment through), as well as purifying, hydrating and oxygenating facials that use top-shelf ingredients and COMO’s signature blend of essential oils. And then there’s the daily wellbeing classes. Yoga and Pilates are taught by industry experts, on hand to help you bend, stretch and breathe out any bad vibes, before hitting the black sands of Echo Beach just a stone’s throw away. Now that’s our kind of wellness retreat…
COMO Shambhala Retreat at COMO Uma Canggu, Jl Pantai Batu Mejan, Echo Beach, Canggu, p. +62 361 302 2209 e. email@example.com
6. 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. The focus here is on all-natural, non-toxic products, finished off with artistic nail art designs (all done freestyle!) and wrapped up in a tropi-cool aesthetic. Settle in for a relaxing reflexi and sip on cleansing kombuchas while the expert staff paint your nails all colours of fabulous. Add on that awesome nail art for a mani like no other.
Maria Curau, Jl Munduk Kedungu no. 45, Pererenan, p. +62 81 338 775 526, e. firstname.lastname@example.org
7. Ocean Spa
If six-star pampering beside the seaside sounds like your kinda thang, then the easy breezy Ocean Spa at the sleek and elite Finns VIP Beach Club is where you’ll want to take your next Canggu pampering sesh. Sitting at the heart of the beach club, Ocean Spa is just one of the celeb-style experiences to enjoy at this sunshine destination. Follow the decked path through manicured greenery and the glamorous VIP grounds, to Finns’ opulent two-storey residence that looks more like a Spanish chateau than a spa. Here, on the ground floor, you’ll find an oasis of relaxation – a place to treat your tootsies to an al-fresco mani-pedi (complete with those dazzling sea views), or a blissful body treatment using internationally-acclaimed products from THALGO. After all, only the very best will do for a Finns VIP…
Ocean Spa at Finns VIP Beach Club, Jl Pantai Berawa, Canggu, e. +62 361 844 6327 / +62 828 9701 6178, e. email@example.com
8. K by Karima
K by Karima 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. firstname.lastname@example.org
9. Colors Nail & Juice Bar
Give your nails the pampering they deserve at this gorgeous nail-slash-juice bar. Here you can expect the very best nail services in the most homey surroundings, all the 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
10. 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
11. 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 rejuvenation, organic waxing, teeth 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.
Sofia Spa, Jl Pantai Berawa No.77, Canggu, p. +62 81 338 748 401
12. Body Temple Spa
The crème de la crème of spas in Canggu, Body Temple Spa at Finns Rec 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
13. Glo Day Spa & Salon
As one of the island’s original and most revered spas (loved for its consistently incredible treatments for your head to your toes) Glo Day Spa & 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
This stunning eco-conscious spa at Ecosfera Hotel is set inside one of our fave budget stays in Canggu, and just like the hotel itself, you get sooooo much for your money here. For starters, EcoSpa not only offers standard treatments (like traditional massages and facials) they ramp it up a notch with advanced offerings and luxurious twists on the typical – all at an affordable price. Think Hot Stone Chakra Massages, multi-hour Slimming Treatments and special lotions and potions for overly sun-kissed skin. This is Echo Beach after all…
EcoSpa at Ecosfera Hotel, Jl Batu Mejan, Echo Beach, Canggu, +62 812 4642 6989. Open daily.
See you in the spa, Honeys!