Travel & Lifestyle brings out the best spa treatments that you don’t want to miss out on pampering.
Manicure and Pedicure
I was really excited to pamper myself with a hand and feet treatment in a spa. After relaxing in a comforting seat, the experts began the magic of the treatment with special care. Once the expert started my hand and feet massage, I couldn’t keep track of time as I was really enjoying the pressure they applied to my hand and feet. Although the procedure is slightly different for hand and feet the products used were similar.
Best part: I love the natural products which are edible and do not have any side effects. And they have the most hygienic sterilised materials.
Why it’s worth it: It was a really great experience as you get relaxed shiny hands and happy feet.
Where: Heritage Spa, Basundhara
Price: Manicure: Rs 900 and Pedicure: Rs 1,200
Time: 1 hour
Opening hour: 9.30 am to 7.30 pm
Having fixed appointment at Sparsh Spa for a facial, I walked into the spa to be welcomed by Proprietor Neha Rana. After discussing various facials they offer, she suggested the Sparsh Exclusive Facial which is one of the most exclusive facials available in the town. As my skin complexion is tanned, she customised my facial package for detanning, whitening and tightening. Knowing that facial creams they use are natural with no harmful chemicals, non-allergic and with no side effects made me more confident throughout the session.
It is a wholesome facial comprising of cleansing, brushing, soothing massage, various face packs for whitening and tightening of the skin along with the use of ultrasonic and various serums.
Best part: The use of ultrasonic and various serums to rejuvenate the skin. The soothing massage while having a facial was relaxing by friendly and well trained staff.
Why it’s worth it: If you have been neglecting your skin because of no time like me, this facial is strongly recommended.
Where: Sparsh Spa, Salon and Academy, Naxal
Price: Rs 5,000
Time: 1:30 hours
Contacts: 01-4415316/ 014415349
Opening time: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Hot Stone Therapy
After entering the spa I was welcome with herbal tea and friendly staff members. As I was getting comfortable I knew I will be getting time of my day by pampering my whole body. As soon as I lay down, the expert starts with a normal pressure and begin the therapy with ayurvedic oil and basalt stone. With the combination of basalt stone heat and pressure, it helps my body to relax and relieve the stress quicker than the regular massages. The therapy is ideal for those suffering from back pain, arthritis or insomnia, increases flexibility in joints and mainly for those who prefer light massage with great outcome.
Best part: The heated smooth flat black stone which is rich in iron are placed on key points of the body to feel the exact point of the body.
Why it’s worth it: It eases muscle stiffness and increases circulation and metabolism. It also has a sedative effect that can relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation.
Where: Ayatana Spa, Hotel Shambhala, Bansbari
Contact: 01- 4375443
Time: 1 hour
Price: Rs 3,100
Opening time: 9 am to 7 pm