spa awards 2016
Photographed by Emma Tempest. Styled by Florrie Thomas

1. Best Couple’s Spa

Ikeda Spa
Couple’s Hanami Retreat, $700 for 120 minutes

Embark on this romantic spa journey and reconnect with each other, while soothing your weary body and mind. It begins with a softening lavender body scrub designed to calm your senses while nourishing the body; before a lavish champagne rose onsen helps boost circulation and replenish skin with essential minerals. Next, the Sakura Passion Zen Candle Therapy soothes aching muscles and relaxes overworked minds. End the retreat with champagne as you savour each other’s company—perfect for Valentine’s Day.

For more information, visit ikedaspa.com

2. Best Lifestyle Overhaul

So SPA
Mini GlamFit, $240++ for 90 minutes

If you face problems dragging yourself to the gym ever so often, opt for an A-lister experience at So SPA. With a detailed fitness assessment, your personal trainer takes you through a 60-minute workout session, with easy-to-follow exercises you can incorporate into your daily routine. Next, a 30-minute massage loosens stiff muscles and releases tension before you enjoy a healthy spa lunch. Feel free to linger on and enjoy the outdoor Spa Garden facilities including a detoxifying mud pool or a relaxing float pool.

For more information, visit sofitel-singapore-sentosa.com/sospa

3. Best Hen’s Party Spa

Spa Club at Beach Road
SPA Party, $208 for 120 minutes

Celebrate your BFF’s big day with a party at Spa Club! Begin by frolicking in the indoor pool or enjoying its crystal steam room to boost circulation. Choose between the Age Repair Facial, Glow Facial, Detox & Revive, Anti-Cellulite Treatment or Foot Massage before continuing the girl talk at the relaxation lounge.

For more information, visit spaclub.com.sg

4. Best Luxury Day Spa Experience

Remède Spa
Remède Journey, $725++ for five hours

This no-holds-barred experience includes a body scrub, body wrap, body massage, facial and a hand- and foot-spa ritual. Make time to also experience its cedar wood saunas, eucalyptus-scented steam chambers and relaxing whirlpool. A light lunch is also included, so cancel your appointments and treat yourself to a day of decadence.

For more information, visit remedespasingapore.com

5. Best Girls’ Day Out Spa

Auriga Spa
Beauty Inside and Out, $499+++ for four hours

Retreat to the lush surroundings of Auriga Spa for an indulgent day out. Comprising a body scrub, body massage, facial, mani, pedi and a hearty spa meal, we can’t think of a better place to hangout.

For more information, visit auriga-spa.com/singapore-spa-resorts.php

6. Best Spa-Cation

ESPA @ RWS
Lifestyle Retreat, from $928++ including one night’s stay at Equarius Hotel

There are four specially designed programmes to choose from, with each guest first receiving a personal lifestyle consultation in order to help achieve his or her desired wellness goals. Savour your time spent in the lush greenery of ESPA as you enjoy a 60-minute and 45-minute treatment over the course of your stay; plus unlimited use of the spa’s hydrotherapy and gym facilities. No small detail is overlooked—including customisable, nutritious meals at Tangerine Restaurant, the strategic placement of healing stones all around and the absence of alarm clocks in your room. The stage is set for an interruption-free personal retreat.

For more information, visit rwsentosa.com/Homepage/HotelsAndSpa/ESPA

7. Best Weekend Treat

So SPA
Magnifique Spa Brunch, $509++ for two

Indulge in the ultimate Sunday experience: Kick the day off with a relaxing 30-minute spa session for a quick pick-me-up before heading to Kwee Zeen Restaurant for its Magnifique Sunday Brunch. This over-the-top spread is made up of 16 stations that include fresh seafood, Thai and Indian cuisines, and a delectable dessert selection—plus free-flow champagne and wine. Perfect for foodies.

For more information, visit sofitel-singapore-sentosa.com/sospa

8. Best Relaxing Top-to-Toe Experience

Heavenly Spa by Westin
Heavenly Massage, $160 for 60 minutes, $220 for 90 minutes

Located in the heart of Singapore’s downtown area atop one of its skyscrapers, Heavenly Spa transports you to a world away. Your muscles are first warmed up with a heat compress. Next, using tea-infused products that are rich in antioxidants, your therapist performs Swedish massage techniques to knead away kinks and knots, so you emerge fully relaxed.

For more information, visit thewestinsingapore.com/en/heavenlyspa

9. Best Escapism Experience

Willow Stream Spa
Executive Escape, 120 minutes

If your busy work life has your body screaming for some TLC, this treatment is perfect for you. Designed especially for the over-worked executive, the Executive Escape with its invigorating body massage, energising foot massage and hydrating facial, will have you looking and feeling completely rejuvenated in two hours flat. A lunch package can also be arranged prior or after your session to complete your day of leisure.

Call 6339 7777 for price; for more information, visit fairmont.com/singapore/willow-stream

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