Those looking for a break to relax and recoup in style during a yachting voyage around South East Asia are finding the region’s luxury hotel spas & wellness retreats a great option.
Known for homegrown practices in massage therapy and holistic treatments, Southeast Asia’s spas take on an array of forms, from posh resorts to quick-fix massage parlors tucked away in city side streets.
South East Asia spas promise a wide range of effects, mostly centered around achieving a balance between mind, body, and spirit. Techniques used include yoga, Ayurvedic treatments, aromatherapy, thalassotherapy, therapeutic massage, and acupressure, along with many others.
Following are some of South East Asia’s finest luxury hotel spas and wellness retreats noted by Asia Pacific Superyacht teams located in the popular island destinations of Maldives, Thailand’s Phuket & Koh Samui islands, Malaysia’s Langkawi, India’s Andaman Islands, Sri Lanka, Seychelles, and Singapore.
The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands – A Wellness Spa inspired by the Earth’s energy
A ring-shaped sanctuary nestled over the turquoise lagoon, The Ritz-Carlton Spa at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands offers nine spa treatment rooms including a spa suite with its own relaxation lounge, a salon and a boutique.
Thailand is a key source of some of the world’s most popular traditional Eastern wellness practices. Traditional Thai Massage practitioners have perfected the art over generations, bringing it from its roots in local Buddhist practice and perfecting it across the country’s thousands of spas.
Amatara Wellness Resort Amatara brands itself as a wellness resort, so the spa here is much more than just an add-on service for guests. The facilities are super plush, with sea-view treatment rooms and a luxurious Turkish bath.
Koh Samui, Thailand
Kamalaya Koh Samui – Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa Kamalaya offers holistic health solutions to the anxiety, stress and numerous other challenges. Here you can reconnect with your inner self and rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit surrounded by nature combining ancient Eastern healing traditions with Western medical research.
Desaru Coast – Relax and revitalize at Anantara Spa
Immerse yourself in a serene spa experience, whether you’re seeking mind-body balance or reviving after a day in the water or on the greens. Refresh with state-of-the-art beauty or tap into Thai and Malay wellness wisdom, combined with indigenous healing ingredients and rituals.
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa – Jiva Spa
Signature Experiences such as Sushupti and Vishrama massages, Indian Therapies and Spa Indulgences, Body Scrubs and Wraps and Yoga, Beauty and Meditation
Thusare Talking Hands Spa – something different
Thusare Talking Hands is an Acupuncture and Shiatsu centre in with Therapists visually impaired and all treatments are done with clothes on and without oils. This kind of wellness centre is different than the usual yoga and meditation practices, it is special and definitely deserves a visit when in Colombo.
Six Senses Zil Pasyon
The resort’s signature Six Senses Spa will move you to another level, with five treatment villas specialising in Seychellois and African-inspired scrubs, wraps and massages, and a yoga pavilion built on the rocks amid lush foliage.
ESPA at Resorts World Sentosa
ESPA at Resorts World Sentosa ranks as among the most luxurious in the country, serving as a one-stop destination for total relaxation and rejuvenation.
As leaders in yacht/ superyacht services with offices throughout Asia Pacific regions, Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS) experts can share local knowledge of these top yachting destinations and recommend spas & wellness retreats that meet your interests.