Where to Get the Best Massages in HK
If it’s been a long week, let us guide you to the perfect peaceful spot to unwind with a well-deserved massage. These spas all receive glowing reviews, and while you can definitely expect to feel pampered, the prices are affordable enough to allow for a guilt-free treat.
Indulge yourself in a mini-break from city life and soak up the tranquil Mediterranean vibe at Spa L’Occitane. All their rejuvenating facial and body therapies are done using their own gorgeous smelling products. For a truly pampering treat, try their Relaxing Aromachologie Massage which combines Swedish, Chinese and Balinese massage techniques with essential oils to improve circulation, ease tension and ensure total relaxation.
Shop 3, Tower 2, Star Crest, 9 Star Street, Wan Chai, tel. 2143 6288
If you’ve had enough of same-same spa experiences, then Flawless is the place for you. This spa has cool décor, contemporary music and a fresh and hip vibe. If you just can’t drag yourself away after your amazing massage, they even have a balcony with gigantic comfy sofas where you can kick-back and relax for a while. The treatments here are highly rated, so if you are in need of a 5 star service then this is your go-to spot. Flawless also offer facial and nail treatments.
4/F, Sea Bird House, 22-28 Wyndham Street, Central, tel. 2869 5868
Melomist Spa is light and airy, a retreat from the world where you can empty your mind of your day-to-day worries. The spa offers a full range of face and body treatments, including excellent massages that will definitely leave you feeling rejuvenated. Attention to detail is Melomist’s trademark, and every aspect of your spa experience is meticulously planned to be comfortable and pampering.
3/F, Cheung Hing Commercial Building, No, 37-43 Cochrane street, Central, tel. 2450 2220
Sense of Touch have six branches around Hong Kong, meaning there’s bound to be one nearby when you’re in need of a pick-me-up. These peaceful retreats with their Asian-themed décor will have you reminiscing about beach holiday spas. Their ‘Detox’ massage, which uses bergamot, geranium and orange peel with lymphatic drainage massage to release toxic build up, is the perfect refresher for us stressed-out city dwellers.
G211, 1/F, The Repulse Bay Arcade, 109 Repulse Bay Road, tel. 2592 9668
1-5F, 52 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, tel. 2526 6918
140A-1, 1/F Block C, DB Plaza, Discovery Bay, tel. 2987 9198
3/F, Le Meridien Cyberport, 100 Cyberport Road, Pok Fu Lam, tel. 2980 7698
The trendy designer interiors at this urban day spa help to create an ambience of understated luxury, and with inspiring art on display and the option of gourmet food and drink, you’re getting the whole lifestyle package. But ultimately it’s all about the massages at The Right Spot, and their therapists are experts at kneading out those knots and giving some of the best massages in Hong Kong.
5/F 20 Stanley Street, Central, tel. 6998 7768
The candles and soft gold tones of this boutique spa create a warm and cosy ambience with just a touch of French glamour and elegance. Caudalie is a French natural beauty brand that uses extracts from grapes and grapevines to nourish skin, and the antioxidant properties of grapes are ideal for combating the impact of pollution and a busy lifestyle. The spa also has a carefully selected wine list available, which should aid the unwinding process. We recommend indulging yourself in a Divine Body Massage, trust us, the gorgeous scent alone is worth it.
G/F, 3 Gough Street, Central, tel. 3974 6121
This peaceful boutique day spa is known for fabulous therapeutic massages that can truly rejuvenate a tired body and have you walking out with a new spring in your step. If you’re feeling the strain, then we recommend the signature Therapeutic Hot Stone massage, the naturally radiating heat from lava stones will ease your muscle tension and aches. The facials here also come highly recommended.
12/F, Jade Center, 98 Wellington Street, Central, tel. 2854-2112
The beautiful interiors at Levo Spa were were designed by the same consultant that worked on design at the Four Seasons hotel in Hong Kong and the therapists are trained by a European consultant so you can expect plenty of chic at this massage joint. They offer all types of treatments but their massages are what keep us coming back again and again. Their signature treatment, the Levo Massage is a unique combination of massage and warming body treatment that stimulates the body’s energy paths and provides total relaxation for the mind and body.
Unit A, 2/F, Winway Building, 50 Wellington Street, Central
This conveniently-located spa in Central (it’s only 7 minutes from Central station) offers an array of facial, eye-care, waxing and brow treatments. In addition they also provide a variety of fitness programs so you can also get in a yoga, dance fitness or HIIT class. But, we’re here for the massage and you won’t be disappointed. With a menu of treatments that includes Thai massage, natural herbal, trigger point massage, deep tissue and more, there’s something available for everyone.
G/F & 1/F, 33 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central
Find an oasis of tranquillity at this little gem on Hollywood Road. Relaxing holiday-resort style décor, a delicious tropical fresh scent and calming music set a positive vibe in preparation for the therapists to work their magic. Vida offers a full range of facial and body treatments, but if it’s a massage your tired self is craving then step right this way. Choose from Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage or Slimming/Lymphatic Massage to suit your mood.
4th Floor Hollywood House, 29 Hollywood Road, Central, tel. 2889 1090
This Spanish salon is the perfect escape from Causeway Bay chaos. The neutral toned decor and fresh aromatherapy scents create a calm and relaxing ambience where you can enjoy fabulous city views from the 25th floor. Massada use Pattrea products for their body treatments, these natural formulas are free of parabens and other chemical nasties, and smell divine. You can get fabulous facials and nail treatments here, but if it’s relaxation you’re seeking then the aromatherapy massages come highly recommended.
25/F, Guangdong Tours Centres, 18 Pennington Street, Causeway Bay, 2506 9005