Charcoal hair treatments, 24 carat gold facials and massages with a Pimms cocktail. You name it, Canggu's best spas have it.
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 towards your next well-earned pampering sesh, here’s our hit list of the 21 best spas in Canggu – where to turn up, tune out and unwind your mind, body and soul in Bali’s boho neighbourhood.
THE BEST SPAS IN CANGGU
1. AMO Spa
One of our all-time fave spas in Canggu, AMO is everything you expect from a NYC-style day spa – and so much more. A long-loved gem amongst the expat and tourist crowds, here you can expect specialty body treatments, fab Oxygen 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. +62 361 907 1146 / +62 811 3999 806, e. [email protected]; Open daily 8am – 10pm.
2. Ameline Beauty & Spa
With its rice paddy vistas and breezy treatment areas, it’s hard not to love everything about Ameline Beauty & Spa. From Jakarta to Bali, this award-winning spa is on a mission to deliver all-natural beauty treatments alongside serene wellness therapies. Its Canggu address is where you can find its most-loved signature rituals, performed in a semi-outdoor venue with those dreamy emerald views for as far as the eye can see. There’s everything on the menu too, from nail art, eyelash extensions and waxing, to shine-worthy hair masks, blissful massages and luxurious facials. A staple here is the After Sun Repair using fresh aloe vera to soothe your sun-kissed skin, or go all-out with our fave: the Soul Connection – a combo treatment featuring a full body massage, coconut scrub and a face massage using aromatic rose oil. The best bit is, all products are plant-based, and most use local Indonesian ingredients too!
Ameline Beauty & Spa, Jl Padang Linjong, Canggu, p. +62 812 9393 7788; Open daily 9am – 9pm.
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. +62 811 383 721, e. [email protected]; Open daily 10am – 8pm.
4. Spring Canggu
This globally renowned, Kiwi-born spa is celeb-fave, with a Bali address in Batu Bolong – one of many Spring locations on the island. Take your sun-kissed skin and salty locks here for some of the island’s best chic treatments. 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. 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 No. 83C, Canggu, p. +62 853 3844 7500, e. [email protected]; Open daily from 9am.
As Bali’s first fully private infrared sauna studio with private ice baths too, sundaymood is where you can truly switch off, recover and just be. Escape the bustle, book your very own space, and live every day like it’s Sunday. Self-care is the name of the game here, with fluffy robes, earthy interiors and jugs of fresh lemon-infused water in minimalist ceramics. But it’s the state-of-the-art light therapy private sauna that we keep coming back for. For a full 45 minutes, you have this holistic and healing space all to yourself, with the option to book a pod with its very own saltwater ice bath too (sans the chemicals). Plunge into the 8-degree waters, warm up in the healing rays of infrared, and take a much-needed break from the world outside. Bliss!
sundaymood, Jl Sempol No. 28, Pererenan, p. +62 812 3921 5563, e. [email protected]; Open daily (except Tue) 7am – 9pm.
For Bali’s Gu crew, Therapy is the place to head when you’re in serious need of some post-shopping 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 rupiah…
Therapy Canggu, Jl Pantai Batu Mejan, Echo Beach, Canggu, p. +62 878 6213 7603, e. [email protected]; Open daily 9am – 8pm.
7. Trove Artistry
With combined experience of over 40 years in the beautifying business, you know you’re getting the best of the best at Trove. Not only one of Bali’s most popular hair salons, Trove is a chic and modern beauty studio that also specialises in nails and nail art, as well as on-fleek brows. Our top tip? Arrive early for your complimentary consultation with your beauty specialist who’ll spend the time tailoring your treatment to your beauty needs.
Trove Artistry, Jl Pemelisan Agung, Canggu, p. +62 812 3969 9891, e. [email protected]; Open Mon – Sat from 9am.
8. Espace Spa
The brainchild of a meditation expert, Espace brings ultimate relaxation through aromatherapy and therapeutic body treatments. From massages to body sugaring, the skilled therapists deliver rejuvenating treatments and professional techniques taught by this master trainer. For full-body pampering, try the organic bamboo charcoal scrub with the spa’s signature essential oils. The scrub incorporates an ahh-inducing therapeutic massage to really lull you into a meditative state. No time for a spa day? The spa’s 30 minute chair massage is designed for quick tension relief for your neck, shoulders and upper back. Bliss.
Espace Spa, Jl Pura Batu Mejan, Canggu, p. +62 811 3890 442, e. [email protected]; Open daily 10am – 9pm.
9. COMO Shambhala Retreat
Not only a luxury spa, the COMO Shambhala Retreat at COMO Uma Canggu is an all-encompassing wellness destination with a spa, gym, healthy cafe and yoga studio all under one roof. The retreat specialises in hands-on healing and holistic treatments, inspired by both modern science and ancient Eastern wisdom. Think Asian-inspired body treatments and multi-hour massage therapies (the signature massage uses full-body strokes that had us ooh-ing and ahh-ing), as well as 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 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 / +62 811 3820 9572, e. [email protected]; Open daily 10am – 7pm.
So much more than ‘just’ an epic facial, FaceDay brings in the big guns with its “functional facials” that combine face yoga, high-tech devices and lymphatic drainage techniques for the ultimate facial workout. It all begins with its state-of-the-art face scanner, which maps the areas of concern, tracks changes over time, and helps the therapists tailor your treatment to your skin’s needs. Then it’s time for the FaceDay magic. Expect sculpting massages, gentle facial stretches, suction cups for de-puffing, LED lights, and electrical and radio frequency to tone and lift your money-maker. Stop by for a quick spruce-up with an express 30-minute treatment, or treat yourself to a 45- to 60-minute facial for serious #facegoals.
FaceDay, Jl Pantai Berawa No. 38, Berawa, p. +62 811 3960 0027, e. [email protected]; Open daily 10am – 7pm.
11. Glo Day Spa & Salon
As one of the island’s original and most revered spas, 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. The ever-growing following of both expats and tourists called for not one but two Canggu addresses, joining other island locations in Seminyak, Sanur and Nusa Lembongan. All of the products are vegan and cruelty-free too, and the salons themselves are bright and minimalist with Parisian-chic vibes. And to give you an idea of the expert therapists here, their waxing team trains most high-end spas on the island. Need we say more?
Glo Day Spa & Salon, Jl Subak Sari No. 90 (p. +62 361 934 8844 / +62 813 5330 7803) & Jl Pantai Batu Mejan No. 126 (p. +62 361 939 9479 / +62 811 399 0199); Open daily 10am – 8pm.
12. Desa Seni
Being the serene and cultural “art village” that it is, Desa Seni is home to a heavenly spa that’s loved for its all-natural and holistic healing treatments. Wander down the tropical garden pathway, past Desa Seni’s pools and traditional Javanese bungalows, before stepping inside the Merapu Svaasthya spa (which means “spiritual forces” and “wellness”, so you can only imagine the divine rituals you’ll receive here). Using both Western and Eastern therapies, Desa Seni’s specialists deliver sublime signature treatments like the Hot Stone Massage and the Herbal Massage that uses a heat compress of aromatic camphor – a secret healing technique of Buddhist monks. Top tip: book a blissful stay at Desa Seni to really make the most of this soothing destination, and stick around for one of their popular yoga classes.
Desa Seni, Jl Subak Sari No. 13, Canggu, p. +62 361 844 6392 / +62 811 399 536, e. [email protected]; Open daily 9am – 5pm.
13. Maria Curau
Ever heard of a vegan nail bar? Neither had we, until we treated our tootsies to a holistic touch-up at Maria Curau – a cruelty-free 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 tropi-cool aesthetics. Settle in for a relaxing reflexi and sip on cleansing kombucha 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. +62 813 3877 5526; Open daily 10am – 7pm.
14. Tonic Day Spa & Botanicals
This Palm Springs-inspired spa brings Cali to Bali with its tropical-chic interiors, decor, and pink… everything! As soon as you step through its iconic pink doors, you’ll be greeted with pink, green and palm tree prints aplenty. Sip on pineapple, mint and lemongrass while you decide on which treatment to indulge in, then knead all the knots out with a deep tissue bamboo massage that uses oiled bamboo and Swedish techniques. Or, bliss out with the Mother Nature Facial using Tonic’s all-natural products. To top off your glamorous spa sesh, try the signature pink cocktail: a blend of vodka, guava and lime. Cheers!
Tonic Day Spa & Botanicals, Jl Batu Mejan, Canggu, p. +62 821 4416 4410, e. [email protected]; Open daily 10am – 9pm.
15. Colors Nail & Juice Bar
Give your nails the pampering they deserve at this gorgeous nail-slash-juice bar. At Colors, you can expect the very best nail services in the most homey surroundings, all 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 Tuesday, it’s 50% off. So go on, treat yo’self!
Colors Nail & Juice Bar, Jl Raya Semat No. 15B (p. +62 821 3658 5059) & Jl Pantai Batu Bolong No. 45 (p. +62 811 3833 317); Open daily.
16. Esthetic Day 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 treatment 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 Day Spa, Jl Raya Taman Wisata Plaza (p. +62 819 1677 4478) & Jl Pantai Pererenan No. 11 (p. +62 812 3919 8827), Canggu, e. [email protected]; Open daily 10am – 8pm.
17. House of Orange
Surfed or shopped out and need to show some love to your fingers and toes? House of Orange treats your tootsies to clean shaping, polishing and cuticle care with their advanced manicures and pedicures. There’s even gel-polishing and bold nail art – some of the very best we’ve seen on the whole island. You can level up your mani-pedi with a nail strengthening treatment too, meaning your new look will last for longer. Top it off with a relaxing hand and foot massage, and soak up the artsy vibes of this sleek vintage space.
House of Orange, Jl Pantai Berawa No. 5, Berawa, p. +62 821 4455 7203; Open Wed – Sun 10am – 6pm.
18. Estetica Belle
With the tagline “Support your local nail gang!”, Estetica Belle is a team of local beauticians specialising in all-things beauty: from luxury mani-pedis, nail extensions using press-on, acrylic or gel, to lash extensions and brow waxing. Glam up your nails with Korean-Japanese inspired nail art, or treat your feet to a paraffin or callus removal treatment… Whichever treatment you choose, self-care is the name of the game here, with beauty experts trained in bespoke treatments and cutting-edge technology.
Estetica Belle, Taman Tamora, Jl Raya Semat, Canggu, p. +62 896 0408 2475, e. [email protected]; Open daily from 10am.
19. 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 island clientele, complete with the mantra “What does my body need today?”. Maybe it’s a traditional lulur body treatment fit for Javanese royalty, 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 hair treatments for a glitzy night out. Whatever it is, Body Temple Spa has got it, and your blissed-out bod will thank you for it!
Body Temple Spa at Finns Rec Club, Jl Raya Pantai Berawa No. 8, Canggu, p. +62 361 848 3939 / +62 857 9236 2236; Open daily 10am – 8pm.
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 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, p. +62 812 4642 6989
21. K by Karima (temporarily closed)
K by Karima had us at Hammam. This beauty and wellness spa is home to Canggu’s first and only Hammam, 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 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 and soul awakening. Try the Queen/King Facial, the Floating Bed Massage, and of course, a session in the Hammam.
K by Karima, Jl Subak Sari No. 4, Canggu, p. +62 859 3267 6661
See you in the spa, Honeys!