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Top 5 Luxurious Spas in the Metro

The urban jungle and its fast-paced lifestyle have made pampering one of the most sought after luxuries to keep us sane and continue on with life with a smile on our faces. However, among the many spas that have sprung up in the Metro, there are still the crème de la crème which amplifies the opulence of getting a soothing break.

Chi, The Spa – EDSA Shangri-la Hotel
If you visit Chi, The Spa inside the EDSA Shangri-la Hotel, then you would not doubt why this spa belongs on our list. The spa lobby provides a grand welcome and its spacious interiors with five-star amenities definitely set the tone for a pampering session fit for royalty.

And they take the art and science of pampering meticulously. It is believed that having a smooth-flowing Chi—or life force—is important in maintaining overall wellness. And to customize the treatment for one’s chi, the receptionist conducts a short consultation to determineone’s element sign to assure that the treatment is suited to your needs.

The treatment suites also provide maximum space where the rituals would be done. Its multi-awarded Hilot gives a luxurious touch to the traditional Filipino massage, focusing on ancient diagnostic methods passed down through generations of our culture. Warmed coconut oil and banana leaves are placed on the body to reveal the certain imbalanced areas of the body. This treatment removes the blockages in the body to regain one’s natural equilibrium of physical and spiritual wellness.

Devarana Spa – Dusit Thani Manila
In Thai Sanskrit, Devarana means “a garden in heaven.” And this relaxing oasis can make you forget that you’re in the bustling district of Makati as it transports you to a pampering paradise. A softly lit hallway of flowing waters and greens immediately sets one’s excitement for the treatments.

The right amount of sunshine enters the spa, it is softened by its white interiors, and it creates a calm and tranquil environment for the guests. The treatment rooms also exude the natural air of relaxation in the classic neutral colors of first-rate amenities.

While Devarana has been consistently providing quality treatments to its guests, it recently launched its Season Change Haven programs for 2012 which are created to answer the challenges caused by climate change. And during this hotter-than-ever summer, the Fedora Retreat program is made to answer the discomfort brought by humidity. It starts with a chromotherapy hot bath which balances the emotions and calms the mind, followed by a Green Tea, Turmeric Acid, and Charcoal body scrub to brighten up your skin, then concludes with a stress-relieving Swedish massage.

Le Spa – Sofitel Hotel Manila
A delightful blend of East and West techniques creates a different level of pampering in Le Spa of Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila. Le Spa takes pride in its refined French touch infused with the warm Filipino hospitality. The French sophistication offered by this luxury hotel is given a tropical take as it provides a surrounding of lush greeneries and the famous Manila Bay sunset.

Le Spa welcomes the guests into a relaxing lounge of stylish natural decor where you could begin your sensuous journey of wellbeing and choose from their variety of treatments. You could also customize your background music and choose from a selection which includes Lounge, Jazz, Sting, Nat King Cole, and Rock. And believe it or not, the rock option is the most relaxing rock music I’ve ever heard.

The Marrakech Sweetness, Siam Energy and Maurician Romance treatments are some of the most popular exclusive massages of Le Spa. The art of ancient Filipino healing techniques are also offered in its signature treatments.

The Spa – Mandarin Oriental Hotel Manila
There is a very private oasis of relaxation atop the building of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Manila. Entering The Spa automatically separates you from the stressful world with stylish Thai-inspired interiors of Teak wood and different contemporary and organic textures. Highlighted by silk upholstery and an Oriental pocket garden, the serene environment of this Asian sanctuary easily relieves and balances the senses.

The Spa also provides a personalized approach to its services. While having their foot ritual, an analysis of the guest’s lifestyle is done to individually tailor the treatment perfect for them. Its signature, Time Rituals, feature treatments that are recommended to the guest where they could spend a lot of their time indulging in a pampering retreat. A collection of exclusive treatments includes facials, body massages, treatments, wraps and scrubs can be availed in the spa or in the comfort of their rooms in the hotel.

Quan Spa – Marriott Hotel, Manila
Water has always been a source of lasting youth and this is the concept behind The Quan Spa at the Marriott Hotel, Manila. Quan is a Chinese word which means “source of pure water” and the soothing experience of signature treatments amidst its restful interiors allow its guests to be caressed by water.

The Quan Spa program has evolved from its sister spas around the Asia-Pacific. Bath therapies such as Dream and Nurture allow you to surrender to the restorative healing properties of water as you submerge into a delightful scented bath of oils and botanicals.

It offers a variety of signature massage therapies created with the philosophy that water is at the core of the ultimate health-enhancing experience. It also infuses the traditional Filipino healing practices in some of its treatments including Hilot, Dagdagay, and Banos. And if your eyes have been exhausted from working endlessly in front of the computer, an eye rejuvenation treatment is perfect to relax those tired eyes.

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