On super hot island days, or during rainy season, one of the best things to do is have a pamper.
Bali is jam-packed with amazing spas offering luxurious services at affordable prices.
Seminyak is a hotspot for spa-goers looking to bask in decadence. The spas in Seminyak range from ultra-luxury to simple and local, suiting every budget.
As if a tropical getaway isn’t relaxing enough, chill out even more with a long spa day! Here are some of the best spots in Seminyak that promise a calm and tranquil pampering time.
Spa Alila is a luxurious spot located within the beachfront Alila Seminyak Resort. It is a place where hotel residents and guests can relax in style.
Enjoy a sumptuous massage, calming facial or hair treatment in the cosy and plush setting. Their team of professional therapists are skilled at working away your tensions and knots, to have you feeling like a whole new person.
There is a range of pampering packages, as well as one-off treatments. Their Love is in the Air package is ideal for a romantic day with your partner – it includes a 2-hour spa treatment, sunset drinks and romantic dinner at the Alila Resort.
The Half Day Escape & Lunch package is a combination of a 3-hour treatment, 2 course lunch and access to the pool. For someone who is wanting to try out the spa as well as the resort, these are the perfect options.
No matter if you are pampering alone, or wanting to enjoy a day of relaxation with a loved one, Spa Alila is one of the best spas in Seminyak.
Prana Spa is one of the most picturesque spas on my list.
Exuding a Moroccan, Middle Eastern palace style, it is a colourful, decadent setting, where you can unwind for some pampering. Filled with cosy nooks, beautiful tiled bathtubs, ornate massage rooms and open-air pools, you can’t beat the feeling of grandeur and luxury.
The menu is full of the usual spa options, as well as Ayurvedic treatments to align the body’s natural elements. They even do a massage with 24-carat gold infused oils!
Private suites are available for those wanting a real royal experience. You can cosy up with your loved one in a private room, nibbling on canapes and sipping cocktails, while you are pampered beyond belief.
If you are a spa regular, and already know which treatments you love, you can ask to customise your own itinerary. Prana Spa wants to ensure you have the most relaxing and comfortable time!
This is definitely one of my favourite spas in Seminyak – they give you an experience of a lifetime in a truly unbeatable setting.
Right in the heart of Seminyak, Lagoon Spa is a calm and comfortable place where you can relax and unwind.
Enjoy a hot stone massage, take the kids along for a kid’s massage, or try some acupressure to get rid of stress and tension.
Lagoon Spa offers beauty treatments such as facials and waxing, as well as packages for those who want to try a bit of everything.
Leave the spa feeling revitalised after the skilled therapists have worked out the kinks and knots from your body. They brag about having one of the best Balinese massages in Seminyak.
The Cottage Beauty House
The Cottage Beauty House is an Instagram-dream!
It is one of the most aesthetically pleasing spas in Seminyak. The minimalist, boho style makes for a relaxing and comfortable spa experience.
Located on Batu Belig, in the centre of town, it is a popular, thriving hub for expats and tourists alike.
The large menu is packed with luxurious treatments to have you feeling like the best version of yourself. Choose a nail treatment with a neutral or striking design, a facial is definitely a must-try and, if you are like me and prefer to stay out of the sun, they also offer spray tans to get that island glow without the sun damage!
The cute setting makes The Cottage Beauty House the perfect gossip spot. You can hang out with friends as you are pampered by the skilled technicians.
Think Pink Salon
If you are looking for the nail experts – look no further. Think Pink Salon is the place to go for any type of nail treatment.
The skilled technicians can do the nail designs of your dreams, in the comfortable and spacious spa.
But, they don’t only do nails! They have a vast menu of waxing, hair treatments, massages and facials to complete your calm spa experience. Using well-known imported brands, the treatments feel that extra bit luxurious and relaxing – you are ensured quality.
Have a hot ginger tea and a biscuit delivered to your chair-side, sit back, and let the relaxation take over. Think Pink Salon will quickly become your favourite pampering spa in Seminyak.
Like something out of a movie, AWAY Spa is ultra-stylish.
The modern bright design is filled with cosy chairs and comfortable spots where you can relax with your friends. Within the ultra-decadent W Hotel, the spa is open to the hotel residents and drop ins.
As well as the regular spa treatments, they take luxury pampering to the next level with plunge pools, a steam room, private cabanas and a beachfront chill bar.
You can arrange for your treatment to be done in a beachfront cabana, with the sounds of the ocean accompanying your calming massage. Ideal for a romantic treat with your partner, or gift for a special occasion, relax with the waves crashing in the background.
Similarly, you can take some time out from the crazy town to relax in the AWAY Chill Bar – overlooking the ocean with huge comfortable day beds, sip on a cocktail in peaceful, luxurious tranquility.
Well, I know where I will be heading next! Catch you at the Chill Bar in my AWAY Spa robe!
Sundari Day Spa
An awarded and famous spa in Seminyak, Sundari is one of the most popular spots in the area for all kinds of treatments and pampering.
Winning accolades such as ‘World Luxury Spa Awards Winner’, ‘Day Spa of the Year’ by Asia Spa Awards and multiple certificates of excellence from TripAdvisor, you are definitely in good hands.
Have every worry and concern kneaded out by one of the talented therapists, enjoy specialised facial treatments and give one of their healing rituals a try.
At Sundari Day Spa you can lose yourself in the exotic style for a luxury yet affordable experience. Combining holistic care with high-tech technology, it is the perfect place to try something new!
The Spa at The Legian
Escape the crowds of Seminyak for a while at this sumptuous, luxurious hideaway.
Located within the 5* Legian Resort on Seminyak Beach, The Spa at The Legian offers everything you need for a calm and serene day. They use a range of well-known, high quality products in their treatments, as well as healing traditions to help make the experience as beneficial as it can be. Grab your loved one, and head for a day in one of the best spas in Seminyak.
I highly recommend trying out their Ila Blessing Rituals. Designed around each of the chakras, all of the rituals help you align your body, reconnect, and begin the process of self-healing.
The Air ritual appeals to the heart chakra. It includes a foot ritual, sound healing, body polish and Anahata massage, which shows benefits for the circulatory system and heart. You will forget where you are, and emerge feeling rejuvenated.
Book yourself into the hotel for an ultra-luxurious staycation, or just spend a day being pampered and buffed to your heart’s content. The Spa at The Legian is most of the best spas in Seminyak.
The Shampoo Lounge
The Shampoo Lounge isn’t just for haircuts and styling. They also have a wide range of treatments from massages to facials. Finish off your regular trim with a hot stone massage.
Centrally located just off Sunset Road, The Shampoo Lounge is well-known among the Seminyak crowd for their hair services.
But, I am here to tell you that this may have been one of the best massages in Seminyak I have ever had! The therapists are talented at finding the exact point where you have some tension that needs working out. Simply sit back and let them do what they do best.
Surprisingly, The Shampoo Lounge was one of my best spa experiences, ever. Make sure to try out the reflexology!
TERRA Spa and Wellness
TERRA Spa and Wellness has a holistic and healthy approach to spa treatments and wellness. A sanctuary where you can go and enjoy some me-time, choose treatments that will serve your body and soul, or select a package to truly dive into some pampering.
The minimalist muted design of the spa helps you remain calm and relaxed throughout your waiting and treatment time. Using only locally-sourced oils, the spa has been able to reduce their carbon-footprint without compromising quality.
Immerse into sound healing, reiki and acupuncture for a holistic experience with the talented staff who are specially trained. Whether your intention is to relax, or to be able to release some negative energy, TERRA Spa and Wellness is a safe and comfortable place to unwind.
One of Seminyak’s.. actually, one of Bali’s original spas, Bodyworks is a must-visit for any pamper-enthusiast in the area.
Filled with luxurious marble baths, quiet gardens and relaxing private rooms, this is the place to go if you want an all-in experience. Providing treatments since 1994, these are the real pros.
The Bodyworks Spa menu is bursting with massages, facials and nail treatments to please everyone. If you are looking for your new regular facial spot, or just want to have a full-day of indulging, you won’t find a better place.
Luxuriate in a decadent flower bath, enjoy a couple’s massage with your loved one, or lay back and let a talented therapist buff your face.
Put your relaxation in the hands of the originals, and you won’t be sorry!
Glo Day Spa
Glo Day Spa is an island favourite among the expat community for blonde hair treatments.
Living on, or visiting, a tropical island can have a big impact on blonde hair. Glo Day Spa have found themselves the trusted go-to for fixes and upkeep. The menu of hair services range from simple cuts and dyes to extensions, Olaplex treatments and styling.
As well as being a hair mastermind, they also offer massages, nail services and facials. It is a tried and trusted all-rounder for grooming and pampering. You can book in now for head-to-toe primping!
Promising one of the best massages in Seminyak, Jari Menari lives up to its name of ‘dancing fingers’.
A staple in the Seminyak rounds, you can’t beat the traditional style by local professionals. The all-male team uses their strength and skills to find the knots in your back and release any tension.
There is an on-site store that is filled with products to help you with your own at-home massages including a massage bed and oils. You can try out techniques yourself, or simply take home a reminder of your memorable treatment.
Jari Menari teaches 1-day and 12-day massage workshops where you can learn the special techniques of the spa, and the general fundamentals of massage. Dive deep into the world of no-oil massage, Balinese massage and the importance of posture and pressure.
Whether you are looking to learn massage as a hobby, or to make it a new career, this is a great way to dip your toes into the world.
Within the luxury Montigo Resort, Montigo Spa is a decadent and sumptuous experience.
Combining traditional techniques with modern treatments, it is the perfect place to spend an indulgent day solo, or with your loved one.
It has a huge menu of everything you could dream of. There is a vast range of massages, children’s services, nail treatments and facials – you can enjoy a pamper on every part of your body. Make an appointment for your personal favourite treatments, or try out one of the luxurious packages filled with relaxing sessions.
Take a day away from the island heat and the busy bustling streets to enjoy some quiet time. Montigo Spa is one of the best spas in Seminyak to go to unwind and disconnect.
Bright, modern and tranquil, Therapy Spa is a place where you can come to revitalise and rejuvenate.
Located among the shops of Kayu Aya, you can spend some time in the peaceful space while your loved ones explore the shops and restaurants of the town.
The extensive menu has something for everybody to enjoy, whether you are looking for a full-day of luxury or a quick in-and-out treatment.
I can’t recommend their relaxology treatment enough. It really works out any tension from the soles of my feet to keep the blood flowing through my body and helping me to relax. Perhaps next time I will check out the Sole Searching package – reflexology and a pedicure? Sounds like a dream.
Here is another incredibly aesthetically pleasing spa in Seminyak, Spring Spa.
There are two locations in Seminyak, The Village Mall and opposite The W Hotel. Both of these spots are right at the centre of town, but you would never know from the tranquil interiors.
Fall asleep as your head is massaged by the skilled and knowledgeable hands of the therapists – speaking from experience..
Spring Spa is a popular choice thanks to its vast menu of treatments, pleasant setting and ideal locations. There’s nothing better than leaving a treatment and being right in the heart of town, just a short drive or walk from where you need to be next.
For those who are looking for a new regular spot to get all their ablutions, Spring Spa is the place to go.
There you go, a list of my favourite spas in Seminyak!
Even just writing this has made me crave some of my most indulgent treatments, but my next stop will definitely be the AWAY Spa. I need to try out their beachfront cabanas. A massage with the sounds of the ocean in the background – dreamy.
Do you have a favourite spa in Seminyak that I didn’t mention? The town is thriving with pampering activities, it’s close to impossible to mention them all!
After a sandy day on the beach, what is better than an intense Balinese massage before dinner? Absolutely nothing.
Featured image: The Spa at The Legian