Feel like a million dollars with these pampering treatments from the best luxury spas in Singapore
Stresses and strains of work got you down? Plush robes and plastics at the ready – treat yourself to some major ah-and-ah with a rejuvenating day at the spa. We’re not talking about any ol’ spa; you need to indulge in quality pampering and five-star treatments. We pick the best luxury spas in Singapore for the finest massages, facials, manicures and pampering treatments.
The Luxe House
Nestled in the exclusive enclave of Dempsey, The Luxe House stands out as an ultra-luxe spa that specialises in foot therapies. Step into a sublime sanctuary of relaxation – think plush, ornate interiors with lots of velvet and suede – and be transported to a place that’s blissful with a rich foot bath, infused with herbs, milk and flowers. Then, repair your soles with a thorough foot treatment (choose from traditional acupuncture or intensive rejuvenating foot therapies).
The Luxe House, 7A Dempsey Rd, Singapore 249684, p. 6479 9997.
Banyan Tree Spa, Marina Bay Sands Hotel
High up in the glittering, luxury mammoth of Marina Bay Sands Hotel lies an oasis of utter bliss. Perched on the 55th floor is the tallest branch of the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa. Offering spectacular panoramic city views, the spa melds sleek, modern interiors with ache-relieving Asian-inspired treatments. Surrender to serenity as skilled therapists work your knots with the spa’s renowned tropical garden spa approach, which emphasises on human touch with the abundant use of aromatic oils, spices and natural herbs. The range of treatments here is wide and diverse, with everything from coconut sea salt baths to anti-aging facials, and also 150-minute traditional massages.
Banyan Tree Spa, Marina Bay Sands Hotel Tower 1, Level 55, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956.
Remède Spa, The St. Regis
Step into Remède Spa, and you’ll understand how this ultra chic spa has racked up a dizzying number of accolades over the years. Unlike your traditional Asian spa, the interiors here are clean, crisp and cool with shades of icy blue and silver, while therapies heavily incorporate the element of water. Its swathe of treatments include healing massages for overexerted muscles and indulgent facials. These aside, the spa is also home to award-winning Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio by renowned pedicurist Bastien Gonzalez, and bathing rituals which boast deep cleansing properties.
Remède Spa, The St. Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247911, p. 6506 6896, e. [email protected] Open 9am to midnight daily.
Auriga Spa, Capella Hotel
Prepare to swoon at Capella’s award-winning Auriga Spa. The luxe wellness haven does not hold back in making sure you’re thoroughly pampered. To get in the zone, guests are encouraged to swing by 45 minutes prior to appointments – it’s the best time to try out the range of fab facilities like the experience showers with tropical mists, a vitality pool and an ice fountain. All kinds of body woes are catered to here; packages range from four-hour long stress management treatments to toxin-removing programmes.
Auriga Spa, Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297, p. 6591 5023, e.[email protected]. Open 10am-10pm daily.
AWAY SPA, W Singapore Sentosa Cove
You might mistake W Singapore as solely a party haven – it’s forgivable considering these guys are the masters of the perfect pool party. But hidden in its glam surrounds is AWAY Spa, which promises to whisk you away on a pampering journey with its array of body and beauty treatments and rainforest settings. Wooden sculptures, clever lighting and soothing surfaces aside, the spa also hosts a lavish decompression area, which houses a sauna, steam room and vitality pool with body jets, herbal baths and experiential showers. To cap off your day, lounge on the outdoor spear lounge chairs with vibration capabilities and a built-in sound system so you can prep for the big night ahead.
AWAY SPA, W Singapore Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way Sentosa, Singapore 098374.
We’re long-time fans of Spa Esprit – and for good reason. Their treatments are the most original we’ve ever seen (complete with pun-ny names) like the Zsa Zsa Gabor Hydrating Facial, Classic Scrub-A-Dub, and Cheeky Chai Detox. Plus, you can even take home your own personal blend of body products. Our top pick? The Back To Balance Massage: a rejuvenating 60-minute treat for all the senses.
Spa Esprit at Beauty Emporium, Dempsey, 8D Dempsey Road, #02-01, Singapore 249672, p. 6479 0070. Spa Esprit at Paragon, #05-01 Paragon, 290 Orchard Road, Singapore 238859, p. 6836 0500, e. [email protected]. Open 10am-9pm daily.
Ikeda Spa Prestige
The Japanese do know a thing or two about quality and stellar service – something you can experience to full effect at Ikeda Spa Prestige. Inspired by traditional ryokans of Kyoto, the spa is a 3,000-square foot space of tranquility and total serenity. We suggest taking a dip in Singapore’s first-ever Hinokinuro Sento, an onsen-style dip pool that promises to melt away stress, anxiety, aches, pain, and promote detoxification.
Ikeda Spa Prestige, 6 Eu Tong Seng Street, #05-22 The Central, Singapore 059817, p. 6222 8080.
CHI at Shangri-La Hotel
Inspired by Shangri-La’s philosophy of personal peace, and good well-being, CHI is all about honest, authentic, Qi-rejuvenating healing methods. On the menu is a range of custom spa journeys, bespoke massages, deep exfoliations and facials. But what receives top marks is the locally-inspired Singapore Heritage Massage, which combines uplifting traditional Asian massages and therapeutic techniques.
Lacquer & Spa
Tucked within the opulent Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, multi-label boutique, Lacquer & Spa, is the nail destination for the well-heeled. Founded by high accoladed skin specialists and industry veterans, the spa delivers divine relaxation through uniquely formulated manicures and pedicures. The treatment begins with a signature massage to rejuvenate tired limbs, and continues with the usual shaping, buffing and polishing your nails to groomed perfection. Finish with a flourish with a hot towel infused with geranium to further nourish your hands and feet. Other treats on the menu? We recommend the foot reflexology treatment to banish any toxins within, as well as the painless, callus removal therapy for stubborn, cracked feet.
Lacquer & Spa, 1 Bayfront Avenue, #B1-01/B1-02, Marina Bay Sands Hotel Coach Bay, Singapore 018971, p. 6688 7773.