Live like a Tai-Tai for a day and treat yourself to a well-deserved luxury Bali spa. Money can be replenished, but this experience comes once in a lifetime.
Money may not buy you happiness, but it can buy you a ridiculously self-indulgent spa treatment, and (for some of us) that is kind of the same thing. If you are seeking to splash out on a head-to-toe royal treatment, complete with jaw-dropping views, we’ve picked out 6 spots for you in this Money-is-no-object list.
1. Permata Ayung Private Estate Spa
This spa, a bamboo cathedral, was a very personal project for me; a dream of mine made real beside the Ayung River. – Elora Hardy, IBUKU. Surrounded by the Ayung river, this is the spa that dreams are made of. Super exclusive, with nature as acoustics and two natural stone pools carved from natural rock – this is paradise reimagined.
Permata Ayung Spa
Address: Located near Abiansemal, Badung Regency, Bali
Price: Available on enquiry (Permata Ayung only accepts private bookings on an exclusive basis)
Contact: +62 361 8494220 / +62 821 97631417
2. Sacred River Spa, Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
Surrounded by lush jungle and rice padi fields is this hidden sanctuary, an extraordinary spa that uses its natural surroundings for inspiration. It is perfect for those seeking a secluded and meditative escape. Here, you can experience authentic spiritual traditions and treatments such as Chakra balancing, Balinese Ayurvedic practices, yoga and meditation, which are aimed at deep restoration of both the mind and body.
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Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
Address: Jl. Raya Sayan, Ubud, Kec. Gianyar, Bali 80571
Contact: +62 361 977577
3. Ayung Spa, Hanging Gardens of Bali
Perched on top of a towering cliff in the midst of a splendid tropical forest and hovering above the holy Ayung River – the Hanging Gardens of Bali is Ubud’s most breathtaking luxury resort, with an amazing spa to match. For all day indulgence, splurge on a package that gives you a full day’s entrance to all the spa’s facilities, complimentary drinks and a swim at the world famous Hanging Gardens swimming pool.
Ayung Spa, Hanging Gardens of Bali
Address: Banjar Susut, Desa Buahan, Payangan, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Contact: +62 361 982700
4. The Spa at Maya Resort
Embark on a sensory journey at The Spa at Maya Resort, a 10-hectare expanse; a paradise garden setting at the intersection of winding walkways, lush foliage, and swirling river waters. Located just outside central Ubud, the stunning Maya Resort sits in splendid isolation, hemmed in by forests and rustic villages in the Petanu River Valley.
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The Spa at Maya Resort
Address: Jalan Gunung Sari Peliatan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571
Contact: +62 361 977888
5. Wana Jiwa Spa by Komaneka at Bisma
Located in the midst of a tropical forest on the bank of the Campuhan River, Komaneka at Bisma is part of the boutique Komaneka resort series, hidden away in a tropical forest close to the heart of Ubud. It is named after its location and its philosophy, where ‘Wana’ means forest, while ‘jiwa’ means soul. The treatments use carefully sourced natural ingredients, including deluxe imported Babor Spa products. Guests will enjoy a variety of treatments with Babor Spa Product such as facials, manicures, pedicures and massages.
Wana Jiwa Spa by Komaneka at Bisma
Address: Jl. Bisma, Ubud, Kec. Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar
Contact: +62 361 971933
6. Pita Maha Spa
Designed especially for couples, Pita Maha Spa has an outdoor treatment pavilion, a steam room, hot and cold tubs and a Balinese spring water plunge pool facilities. Steeped in local tradition and contemporary elegance, the Pita Maha Resort is located on a hillside overlooking the luscious natural greenery of the Tjampuhan Ridge.
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Pita Maha Spa
Address: Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Kedewatan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar
Contact: +62 361 974330