We all deserve a bit of relaxation time now and again, let’s face it. Tired? Needing a pick-me-up? Feel like treating yo'self? Nothing quite beats a pamper session with fluffy towels in tow, does it?
Auckland isn’t short of phenomenal places to pamper one's self. With a great selection of day spas to visit and take a weight off, it doesn't have to be a special occasion to book in either. From quick treatments to all-out indulgent packages, it's time to put those feet up! Check out our round-up of Auckland's best day spas for a dose of much-needed recharging.
And yes, you do deserve it!
Spa Di Vine
Through beckoning gates and down a winding, flower-adorned driveway, lies Spa Di Vine. Set in a gorgeous stone mansion in the heart of the wine region of Kumeu, is the Auckland day spa you need to visit. Outside, explore the private spa pool house, garden massage gazebo and sun-soaked courtyard. Inside, make use of the large relaxation lounge as you await your treatments. Indulge in hot stone and warm bamboo massage, enjoy facials, body scrubs with feet up and eyes shut. Choosing a package couldn't be easier, either. With so much choice and variety, you'll leave feeling rejuvenated and happy, no matter what!
Bersantei Day Spa At Castaways Resort
If relaxing in a Balinese-inspired day spa wasn't enough, how do panoramic sea views sound too? Bersantai is Auckland's only cliff top day spa and is a part of the beautiful Castaways Resort. Overlooking Karioitahi Beach, this coastal hideaway is the perfect pamper-worthy place. Enjoy manis, pedis, hot stone massages and facials in luxurious surroundings. If you're not quite ready to leave, choose a spa-and-dine package to maximise your indulgence. Ideal for escaping the city, catch ups, overnight getaways and gifts, Bersantai has what you need to recharge and relax.
East Day Spa At Sky City
Venture into SkyCity's East Day Spa and get ready for a true Eastern Asian escape. Flickering candles, intoxicating aromas and authentic treatments await you for an unforgettable experience. Think healing aromatherapy, healing massage and detoxifying body wraps to name a few. If you just need your nails done, take a short stroll to the in-house, boutique nail pop-up salon. With expert technicians on hand (pun intended), your nails will never look so good! Leave East Day Spa feeling like royalty with transformed toes in tow!
Chuan Spa At The Langham
Transport your mind, body and soul to the oriental paradise of Chuan Spa. This contemporary, Asian-inspired day spa is nothing short of spectacular, believe us. Venture through the rounded door to opulent, oriental-inspired decor and splendour. Enjoy traditional treatment methods and practises as you unwind, de-stress and relax. Think detoxing rituals, massage and body scrubs in this inner-city haven. Leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated and ready to take on the world!
With locations spanning Auckland, you’re never too far from a Forme Spa—and trust us—you’ll be glad! Whether you’re a he, she, pregnant or a couple wanting some relaxation time, Forme caters for everyone. With incredible packages to choose from, a good time is always guaranteed, always! Soak those feet, pamper away those stresses and give your body the treatment it deserves! Trust us, you won't regret it.
Say goodbye to stress and hello to a world of relaxation at Ponsonby Road’s very own day spa, Ayurveda. Leave feeling rejuvenated as ancient healing powers and gentle massaging transform your body and mind. Allow your soul to unwind as you indulge in healing practises and treatments. Choose from massage, facials and whole body rituals to rejuvenate and recharge. Wanna feel on top of cloud nine? Book yourself in for a whole lotta 'ahhhs' and ‘mmmms.'
Equipoise Skin Clinic & Spa
Equipoise Skin Clinic & Spa in Herne Bay is the ultimate day spa offering everything you need to look and feel your best. Pamper yo’self with manis, pedis, facials, massages, exfoliation, tanning and hair removal (not so relaxing). When they use ‘diamond technology’ in some of their facials you know they’re fancy. But if you really want to treat yourself they offer escapes and ULTIMATE escapes. You know you want them. These will leave you so relaxed that you'll forget about all the money you just spent on them. And if none of their pre-made packages are suited to you then you can create your own and get a discount!
The Pullman Spa
The Pullman Spa invites you to escape, relax and revive. They offer a mixture of natural, traditional and scientific treatments so choose whatever works best for you. If you’re into massages then this day spa is the right place for you. They have the longest list of massages to suit any need or occasion—Swedish, therapeutic, couples, stress release, greenstone, aromatherapy, reflexology, sodashi, volcanic stone, hot herbal lavender and more. And when you awaken from your dribble-inducing massage you’ll have a clearer mind and body.
Ikoi Spa is a haven in the heart of Takapuna will take you to Japan. Get the traditional shiatsu massage to get your engegy flow back in balance. Acupressure and stretching sound a bit too much? They also offer oil and hot stone massage that may be a more relaxing experience. Ikoi’s signature treatment the Enzyme Spa is a must-try. This dry spa treatment can be traced back more than 90 years. With enzymes sourced from Hokkaido, it is truly authentic. This magical treatment will leave you feeling refreshed, cleansed, and relaxed.
Salt Cave Halotherapy and Wellness Centre
Salt Cave Halotherapy and Wellness Centre is more than just a day spa. They aim for whole wellness and offer different types of therapy and nutrition consultation alongside the classic relaxation and deep tissue massages. But what really sets Salt Cave apart is their halotherapy. They literally have a Himalyan Salt Cave. While you bathe in the pink glow your body will absorb the salt particles and cleanse it. If you can’t get any salty sea air this winter then this is the perfect place to go to get rid of toxins, clear the lungs and give your immune system a much-needed boost.
Article written by Martha Brooke and Emma Pickles
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Image Credit: Bersantei Day Spa At Castaways Resort