Whether you’ve hustled hard or had long been craving for a break from the busy city life, planning a relaxing day out alone or with your friends can be good for your mental health.
In an ideal world, you’d be booking yourself a flight and heading on a spontaneous adventure to spots like Bali to simply kick back and relax.
While it might seem like the search for an urban sanctuary for some much-needed R&R is impossible in Singapore, there are several luxury hotels in the Lion City decked out with high-tech facilities, skilled therapists, and signature treatments that will work hand in hand to melt your stress away. After all, when it comes to curated experiences, premium services and world-class amenities, you cannot go wrong with luxury hotels. But what are the best luxury spa hotels in Singapore? From Singapore’s first spa to one with a five-star status from the Forbes Travel Guide, and one of Asia’s first La Mer Hotel Spas in Singapore, take your pick from our list of the best spas in Singapore.
1. Auriga Spa at Capella Singapore
All set to rediscover lasting relaxation? An award-winning spa, Auriga is located within the confines of Capella Singapore on Sentosa Island. Surrounded by the lush rainforest of the island, this luxurious spa is the perfect spot to rest, recharge and rejuvenate. Delivering ultra-indulgent pampering with some elements of nature, it is the first spa in Singapore to receive a five-star status from Forbes Travel Guide. In terms of facilities, there are nine treatment suites, and separate male and female spa areas that boast a vitality pool, herbal steam room, and ice fountain.
Aside from the world-class amenities, this spa is all about nourishing the body and the mind naturally and holistically. Therefore, you can easily find Auriga offering spa retreats and other signature treatments that utilise traditional techniques and organic, natural ingredients.
But its uniqueness does not just end there. Named after a constellation in the northern hemisphere, Auriga draws inspiration from the cycles of the moon to design its very own distinctive approach to wellness and beauty. So do not be surprised when looking through its packages!
Some of its treatments include the Auriga Signature Moon Ritual, which aims to attune your body and align it with the rhythm of the natural cycle of the moon to awaken a mindful inner being. Other ‘Wellness Rituals’, ‘Bespoke Well-Being Treatments’ and ‘Locally Inspired Wellness Experience’ include the Energy Flow Massage (120min; S$390), which promotes the flow of energy, and Immune Recovery (90min; S$290). To relax your mind and body, there is also the Stress Reliever (90min; S$290) with deep back and nourishing scalp massage and the locally inspired Senja Sunyi Experience (90min; S$290).
Spoilt for choice? You can never go wrong with the signatures. The Intuitive Wellness Massage (90min; S$290, or 120min; S$390) is Auriga’s signature body wellness massage that will be tailored to your specific needs.
Opening hours: 9:00am to 9:00pm
Address: 1 The Knolls Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297
2. Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Singapore
Invigorating massages, soothing restorative treatments, and skilled therapists — that is exactly what the Willow Stream Spa at the Fairmont Hotel in Singapore is known for. With 23 decadent treatment rooms, which include couple suites with private jacuzzis, the Willow Stream Spa in the Fairmont is an amenity-rich sanctuary that will rejuvenate you mentally and physically.
Offering a range of massages, body treatments and even facials that use premium spa products, a spa day at Willow Stream Spa will offer you an escape, even if just for a few hours. Besides its signature experiences that include Pearls and Caviar Ultimate Anti-ageing Rejuvenation, they also offer Day Spa Packages and Massages.
Bring yourself to a quieter place, reset and dive back into life feeling energised with the Fairmont Signature Massage that lasts for 90min (S$280) or 120min (S$330). Find your energy again and make this self-care day all about you with some of its other Body Treatments and Body Massages, such as the Deep Tissue Massage (60min; S$180, 90min; S$280, or 120min; S$330) or Aromatherapy Relaxation Massage (60min; S$180, or 90min; S$280).
If you would like to take the task of elevating your wellness to a new level, we’re just letting you know that the Willow Stream Spa Day Packages start from S$338 — you can thank us later!
Opening hours: Treatments 10:00am to 9:00pm; Spa 6:00am to 9:00pm daily
Address: Willow Stream Spa Level 6, Fairmont Singapore 80 Bras Basah Road Singapore, 189560
3. The Fullerton Spa at Fullerton Hotel
The Fullerton Hotel clearly needs no introduction as the magic of its appeal lies in its long-standing history and heritage. With its building posing as a colonial masterpiece, you can rest assured that its spa is just as dazzling.
An award-winning oasis of serenity, the Fullerton Spa aims to deliver pure bliss by remaining committed to providing spa-goers with the finest in luxury, quality and service. Offering a range of exceptional treatments and products in collaboration with the world-renowned spa brand, ESPA, get ready to enjoy a comprehensive range of restorative treatments that will supposedly visibly transform the health of your skin. We’re not saying that you can completely throw your collection of skincare away, but better skin is truly one treatment away at the Fullerton Hotel.
Treat yourself to complete relaxation with the Fullerton Spa’s signature treatment, the Asian Heritage Signature (S$260). This 90min stress-relieving treatment will restore peace and balance to your body. With specialists utilising powerful, specialised massage techniques, you are sure to emerge from the session feeling supple and re-energised.
There are also Body Pampering Treatments and Express Treatments to consider. The former makes use of nature’s most powerful and effective active ingredients and oils to provide long-lasting results. The latter includes options such as Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage (25min; S$90), Salt & Oil Scrub (25min; S$90), and more. But if you are all for rediscovering inner calm and physical well-being, The Fullerton Spa also offers top-notch massage experiences. Some of these include the Inner Calm Massage (60min; S$180, or 90min; S$260), the Deep Muscle Massage (60min; S$180, or 90min; S$260), and the Positivity Massage (90min; S$260).
Opening hours: 10:00am to 10:00pm daily
Address: 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
4. The Ritz-Carlton Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
The Ritz-Carlton Spa offers one of the first La Mer hotel spas in the Asia Pacific, focusing solely on wellness and beauty. A luxury spa capturing the essence of the ocean with a long list of massages, La Mer facials, and ESPA body therapies, you will be able to experience the crème de la crème of spa treatments and massages at this spot.
Forget about the DIY, last-minute spacation projects at home. Featuring 10 treatment rooms, you can choose anything from the La Mer Miracle Broth Facial (90min; S$480) and Relaxation Massage (60min; S$180, or 90min; S$260) to the Hot Lapis Stone Massage (60min; S$210, or 90min; S$290).
The signature La Mer Miracle Broth Facial utilises bespoke massage techniques and an infusion of La Mer’s Miracle Broth, which is an extract designed to empower skin renewal. And for those who want to recharge, and alleviate any form of tension and stress, the Deep Muscle Massage (60min; S$200, 90min; S$280) is worth considering. Using deep movements and stretching techniques, one session is all it takes to relieve common discomforts and sport-related tension.
Opening hours: 9:00am to 9:00pm daily
Address: 7 Raffles Avenue Singapore, 039799 Singapore
5. Banyan Tree Spa at Marina Bay Sands
Put aside your mobile phone, press pause, and unwind at the Banyan Tree Spa Marina Bay Sands hotel. Overlooking the iconic skyline of Singapore, this spa is also known as the sanctuary for the senses. Why? Because beyond its exquisite design that reflects the “Tree of Life” — a timeless symbol of connection to nature — you will also be able to find rejuvenation at the Banyan Tree Spa which is set with Oriental-inspired water gardens. Boasting an intricate and lush aesthetic that mimics the mystical rainforest, be transported to a realm of calm and serenity as you pamper yourself to the ultimate experience offered by the spa’s Banyan Signatures.
Featuring holistic treatments for a complete physical, mental and spiritual renewal, calm your mind and surrender to the intuitive touch of its professionally trained therapists. They also offer full body massages, calming baths and facials.
Not sure which treatment will be a salve for your senses and body? The Banyan Signatures include well-loved treatments like the Royal Banyan (from S$624) that combines the best of both Eastern and Western massage techniques to improve blood circulation. Using a warm herbal pouch dipped in sesame oil, this treatment presents the quintessential Banyan Tree Spa experience — especially if you are looking for a classic treatment option.
However, if you’re looking for treatments that have massages as the star of the show, consider the Sense of Place - Harmony Banyan, which is a 210min treatment (from S$1591.30). A top-to-toe massage will be conducted by two therapists who will work in union and bring about a harmonious sense of well-being.
The Mater Therapist Experience is another Banyan Signature (S$427.25, Off-Peak S$388.41) to consider if you are looking to restore energy that you thought to be long gone. This 90min customised treatment will leave you feeling energised by the repertoire of massage techniques and tools leveraged.
Opening hours: Sunday – Thursday: 10:00am – 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 10:00am – 1:00am
Address: L55, Hotel Tower 1, Marina Bay Sands Hotel Singapore
When it is time for a break, treat yourself to something lavish enough to be worthy of a luxury escape. Offering a great selection of treatments and facilities for the ultimate me-time indulgence, these luxury hotel spa treatments will leave you feeling invigorated — you deserve it!
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