Massage parlors and spas abound in Bali, but if you’re looking for ones with an aesthetic vibe and friendly prices, we’ve got just the list for you. Here are Bali’s best spas in Seminyak, Canggu, and Ubud, offering intense rubdowns, facials, and all-around pampering you deserve.
Sundari Day Spa
Sundari Spa is known for adopting the traditional philosophy of Tri Hita Karana, which believes in three pillars of well-being: harmony with God, between people and with nature or the environment. In line with this philosophy, the spa combines traditional techniques with natural products known for their healing and beauty properties.
Aside from the beautifully appointed interiors, expert massage therapists and extensive range of treatments, it is the impeccable service that draws clients back to Sundari. Top-selling treatments include the relaxing hot lava stone massage, the Sundari Bhakti couples ritual surrounded by roses, and the oxygen facial with stem cell therapy.
Sundari Spa is located at 7 Jalan Petitenget, Kerobokan, Seminyak, Bali, p. +62 361 735073. Open daily from 9am to 10pm.
Five Elements Bali
Founded around the idea of eco-wellness and holistic health, Fivelements Bali is a retreat renowned for culinary and culinary delights in addition to its wellness and spa treatments. The place includes holistic therapies performed by traditional Balinese healers for the most effective and authentic experiences.
We recommend the romantic Ida Pinggala Harmony for couples, where therapists massage you through synchronized stretches and acupressure, while the Fivelements Super Food Facial leaves you refreshed and revitalized. The agony of choice? The Fivelements Signature Day features a full day of wellness including healing body massages, gourmet 3-course lunch or dinner in the Sakti dining room, Fivelements Sakti ritual, Agni Hotra fire blessing and use of the riverside pool lounge.
Fivelements Bali is located at Banjar Batur Rening, Mambal, Abiansemal, Badung, Bali 80352, p. +62 361 469 206.
Body work spa
Bodyworks is one of the trendiest spas in Bali and has garnered the full approval of netizens. The space speaks for itself, enveloping you in a calm, traditional space with accents of orange, salmon pink, and blue. Familiar with a variety of massages, facials, waxing, hair and nail services since 1994, the spa is not only aesthetic but also knowledgeable and skilled.
Highlights on the menu include the 70-minute full-body Balinese massage using blends of Indonesian spice and floral essential oils, and hair spa treatments that include an ablution followed by a relaxing head, neck, and shoulder massage.
Bodyworks is located at Jalan Lebak Sari No.3, Petitenget, Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia, p. +62 (361) 733 317. Open daily from 9am to 10pm.
With locations in Canggu, Seminyak, Nusa Lembongan and Uluwatu, the chic Spring Spa features stylish white and beige interiors and contemporary furnishings. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re looking to tone up before a special night out or seek ultimate relaxation with a Balinese massage.
Indulge in treatments that nourish every inch of your body – starting with a Bali crème bath to nourish your locks, followed by a detoxifying Codage facial, a Spring Signature massage and a French pedicure.
Spring Spa has various locations throughout Bali.
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Tonic Day Spa and Botanicals
Tonic Day Spa is ideally located in the trendy part of Canggu, just a short walk from La Barisa Beach Club. Reminiscent of a Malibu dream home vibe, the place is decorated in gorgeous shades of pink and white, with white paired with cute decor like pink scooters, flamingos, and more.
Be treated like royalty with the Balinese royal treatment that dates back to the 17th century. Treatment includes a foot ritual, Balinese massage, gentle body scrub, facial and more. Can’t forget the perfect floral bath! Their Mani-Padi clan have also flagged this as a favourite, with pocket-friendly prices and excellent service.
Tonic Day Spa and Botanicals is located on Jl. Batu Mejan Canggu, Bali, p. +62 821 4416 4410. Open daily from 10am to 9pm.
Among old-school spas in Bali, Karsa Spa has been on our bucket list for quite some time. More traditional in its surroundings, you won’t find funky pieces or minimal interiors here. Still, the spa has held its own over the years thanks to its scenic natural views surrounded by rice fields, its professional massages and Reiki treatments, and its famous Instagram and TikTok floral baths.
Deep tissue massage based on Chinese acupressure points and traditional Balinese massage using traditional techniques top the list of crowd favorites. After your massage, you can also choose to soak in a floral, Balinese spice bath (fresh Balinese spices, roots, barks, and leaves), or a detox bath (Epsom salts, sodium bicarbonate, sea salt, and lavender essential oil).
Karsa Spa is located at Jl. Markandia Banyar Bangkiang Sidem Keliki, Kelusa, Kec. Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Gianyar, Indonesia, Bali, p. +6281353392013. Open daily 9am-7pm.
The Sanctoo Spa & Wellness
As part of the idyllic Sanctoo Suites and Villas, the Sanctoo Spa & Wellness is an oasis in the middle of a tropical rainforest. Here you will find everything from massage rooms, jacuzzi, sauna as well as relaxation area and even a waterfall. If the stunning surroundings aren’t sold to you by themselves, the spa treatments certainly will.
Participate in the 90-minute holistic massage with hot towel ritual and holistic bog mud back treatment for ultimate tension release. Beauty junkies can dive into the Organic Black Tea and Sorghum Facial, which instantly improves skin’s elasticity and firmness for youthful-looking skin.
Sanctoo Spa & Wellness is located at Jl. Raya Singapadu, Ubud, Bali, p. +62 (0361) 4711222.
This article was first published in City Nomads.