Looking For A Wellness Getaways? Why The Philippines Offers The Best Holiday Spas

The Best Holiday Spas in the Philippines

The Philippines is fast becoming a spa holiday haven for tourists from different parts of the world. In fact, the 2018 report from Global Wellness Institute revealed that the country showed 31.1 percent of the average annual growth rate from 2015 to 2017. It also showed that the spa and wellness industry is thriving in the Southeast Asian country. Also, going to the spa became one of the top favorite rainy day activities in the Philippines. With the rise of spa and wellness hubs thriving in the country, here what you need to know when choosing the spa facility for your next wellness getaway.

Why Are Spas Popular In The Philippines?

The health resort industry has been around since prehistoric times, but it continues to gain popularity well beyond the 20th century. The rise in the popularity of spa will continue as long as there are people who need to destress from their usual hectic grind. It is also a staple recreation of choice for people who needs to pamper themselves once in a while.

What Are The Popular Types Of Spa Treatments To Avail?

Full-body massages always come to mind each time the word “spa” comes up. It provides plenty of health benefits including improved circulation, released nerve tension, and relief in tight muscles. But there are other treatments worth trying out inside the spa facility. These treatments are not only good for the body, but they can also improve your looks.

Tired of shaving or spending on weekly threading? Most modern spas offer laser hair removal to strip off unwanted hair from the body. They also provide body contouring services to help you achieve a slimmer look. Skin rejuvenation treatments like skin tightening and micro peeling procedures are also available in most spa facilities.

Where You Can Go For The Best Spa Experience?

Due to the local tropical climate, you can find plenty of spa facilities in many of the famous resort islands all over the country. Tourists can include the spa on their holiday itinerary if they visit any of these islands. One of which is the 2016 World Spa Award-winning Aman Spa in the renowned Amanpulo Resort. This facility has a state-of-the-art fitness center that offers a yoga and meditation pavilion and full body massage treatments.

Boracay’s Mandala Spa and Resort is another renowned spa facility in the country. Some of their award-winning treatments include the Shodhana Karma. It is inspired by the ancient Indian natural health care system called Ayurveda. In addition, the facility also offers the Hilot Trilogy, which uses an indigenous massage technique of kneading movements. Both treatments received recognition from international award-giving bodies.

Luxury Hidden Hours Away From The City

Another world-class spa facility is hidden in a quiet area in Batangas, called The Farm at San Benito. It has recently earned the Best Medical Wellness Resort from the Senses Award in Germany. This green resort specializes in holistic treatments, such as environmental detox, organic weight loss, and stress reduction. The spa resort also offers different slimming and body contouring treatments in its service menu.

But if you want to visit a luxury spa without leaving the city, add Okada Manila’s Retreat Spa on the top of your list. The Retreat Spa was included among the shortlisted to receive the Hotel Spa of the Year: Asia and Australasia award from the World Spa and Wellness Awards 2020.

Going to the spa is now a common practice for people who are looking to break away from their usual hectic schedule. By spending time at a spa, you will allow yourself to unwind. take your mind off your usual worries. and savor different rejuvenating treatments from time to time.

This is a contribution from one of our contributing writers.


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