If you’ve had a tough week and you’ve been thinking to yourself, “I need a spa,” Singapore is the place for you! Singapore, a city-state located at the tip of the Malay Peninsula, is an unknown gem of a vacation spot. Take advantage of Southeast Asia’s best kept relaxation secret and visit one of these luxurious (and underpriced) spa and resorts.
The Sentosa Resort and Spa is the crown jewel of Singapore spas. Whether you just need a break from the city or you are looking for the perfect location for your next business meeting, the fine dining options, full-feature day spa and furnished meeting rooms have everything that you could need. The Seven Eden Wellness Centre boasts the city’s first mud pools and float pools, with a meditation labyrinth to help you focus you bring your mind in sync with your body.
For a treat for the mind and body, visit the Capella Hotel and Spa Singapore. Winner of the 2009 URA Architectural Heritage Award, Capella will make your mind sing as your body sighs with one of the world’s best natural spa treatments. The Auriga Spa, located at the Capella, has a spa treatment specifically formulated for men and women at each stage of life. Whether you are a mid-20s professional or a work-weary retiree, find the holistic treatment for your body at the Auriga at Capella.
Nestled within the lush courtyard of the Grand Park Hotel is Spa Park Asia. If you are in the mood for a particularly rich spa treatment, Spa Park Asia offers the Park Indulgence signature treatment, winner of Harper’s Bazaar Spa Awards ‘Most Enriching Body Treat’ for 2010.
The Banyan Tree Spa at Marina Bay Sands Hotel will give you a zen experience worthy of the Buddha. Soon to be located on the 55th and 56th floors, the Banyan Tree Spa will offer stunning views as you reconnect with your inner-self. For a special treat – and a wonderful tan – visit the Sands SkyPark pool located just above the spa.
Each of these spas will make you “purr” like a cat in the “Lion City,” as Singapore is known in the Malay language.