Unique Spas You Deserve to Visit
Babette Radclyffe – The Fabulous Fashionista
There’s no denying it, Hong Kong is a spa-lover’s paradise. From traditional reflexology to custom facials, there’s plenty of pampering to go around. If you’re looking for a spa with a difference, be sure to check out our suggestions below rounding up the most unique spas in town.
The art of reflexology dates back to Ancient China and Egypt and Hong Kongers still can’t get enough of its relaxing and rejuvenating treatments. Reflexology focuses on your feet but whether you have back pain, arthritis or aching feet, there’s no denying its wide-ranging benefits. Happy Foot has locations across town and with hundreds of seats and private rooms, take a friend along and treat yourself to an hour’s treatment: we’re sure your feet will be happy too!
Spa by MTM
Direct from Japan comes an exclusive skincare spa renowned for its custom blended skincare. Drawing on the belief that every customer’s complexion is unique, Spa by MTM’s experts conjure up individual blends perfect for pampering weary skin. The modern minimalist spa rooms are a welcome respite 16 floors above Causeway Bay’s bustling streets. With spa treatments such as The Renewal, The Rejuvenation and The Revival, you’ll can’t fail to leave feeling like a brand new you.
Flawless Spa is one of Hong Kong’s first urban spas and the sleek décor is almost as cool as its creative clientele. Renowned for its facials, makeup and nail treatments, Flawless also offers package treatments such as A Little Treat which includes a facial, nail treatment and a glass of bubbly. The group pamper package is perfect for a ladies night out – four manicures, four pedicures and four evening make-up looks are topped off with a bottle of bubbly.
Tucked away on Wan Chai’s super hip Ship Street, Iyara’s Day Spa is an urban oasis of pure pampering. Part of the Iyara chain with four locations across the city, Iyara offers a full range of spa treatments from facials to massages and even offers private pampering parties. The Essence of Iyara signature treatment is a 2-hour long luxurious massage and facial, perfect for de-stressing and detoxifying after a long day. But it’s not just for the girls – this spa also offers dozens of treatments tailored specifically for men.
A few doors down from Star Street’s restaurants and independent boutiques, is Spa L’Occitane. Exclusively using products from the famous French skincare brand L’Occitane, the spa offers VIP rooms with special hydrotherapy treatments, a Provençal steam bath, as well as a romantic couple’s suite. Focusing on facials and massages, the spa’s signature treatments such as the ‘Immortelle Divine Secret to Everlasting Youth’ and the ‘Angelica Fountain of Glow’ are guaranteed to leave you refreshed, relaxed and hopefully unlocking the secret to everlasting youthful skin too.
Fashion and lifestyle journalist Babette Radclyffe-Thomas is based in the concrete jungle of creativity, Hong Kong. Having spent her formative teenage years in Hong Kong, after a MA in Fashion Journalism from the London College of Fashion, the city’s charms lured her back and she has made it her mission to discover the latest creative hotspots and trend setters.