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Bali doesn’t hold back when it comes to incredible spas, and I’d know – I’ve spent the last few years trying out as many as possible. The Island of the Gods is renowned for its impressive wellness culture, a place where massage is practically medicinal, and aromatic herbs and spices make up the ingredients list in all kinds of treatments. The beautiful backdrops of this island make Bali’s best spas even more of an experience, with views of rice fields, active volcanoes, black sand beaches, and rainforests from your massage bed. Heading to Bali and ready for a little R&R? Read on for all of the best spas in Bali!
Bodyworks might just be the most beautiful spa in Bali. Based in central Seminyak, this palace-like spot is a haven of vibrant tones and interesting architecture, framed with curved doorways and accentuated with flowers and a tranquil garden just outside. And it’s not all about the good looks: Bodyworks is one of Bali’s best spas when it comes to treatments, too. Their range of treatments is extensive, from traditional Balinese massages to reflexology, facials, and manicures. The spa also offers detox programs and a range of luxury body scrubs and wraps. At the end of each treatment, you’ll be guided through to the cafe to enjoy a mint tea before you leave.
Amo Spa is Bali’s first New York-style spa, with a focus on day passes that allow you to experience not just treatments but an entire afternoon of pure relaxation. With customized massages, facials, body scrubs, and other therapies, this is the spot to visit if you’ve got something specific in mind. As well as its spa services, Amo Spa also has a unique yoga studio as well as a spacious relaxation area with a sauna and ice baths. Looking for the full package? Amo spa specializes in its deals, which means choosing a couple of focus areas on your body and selecting a package that promises complete rejuvenation.
Prana spa is a timeless choice in Bali and is well-loved for providing all of the good stuff from its elegant home in Seminyak. Come here if you’re all about the good looks to soak up the magic from the spa’s beautiful designs, with a blend of Indian and Middle Eastern influences. Unwind in the steam and sauna rooms or take a dip in the hot and cold plunge pools before your treatments, which combine traditional eastern and western therapies for the ultimate experience. One of their signature treatments is the “Prana Ayurvedic Ritual,” a four-handed Ayurvedic massage that balances the body, mind, and soul. You’ll leave feeling like a whole new person!
Tonic Day Spa in Canggu is instantly recognisable, from its pink and white exteriors and the bright pink bike parked just out front. And the colorful theme continues inside too, with a range of internationally-curated experiences designed to suit all tastes. You’ll start your spa experience with a refreshing pineapple, mint and lemongrass welcome drink before being taken to your spa room to switch off. Tonic Spa uses a combination of acupressure and invigorating hand movements in its massages, as well as long Balinese massage strokes and lomi lomi techniques to get you feeling your best. Book in for “The Ultimate Tonic Experience,” to leave feeling fully refreshed and revitalized.
Spring Spa has various branches across Bali, as well as one on the neighboring Nusa islands (Nusa Lembongan, if you’re hoping to book a trip across the water). A serene oasis of wellness that’s nestled in vibrant Canggu, Spring Spa is globally renowned for its world-class treatments and exceptional service, with a huge range of ever-changing services to suit all tastes. Soothing massages, invigorating facials, highly effective body scrubs and detoxifying body wraps is just the start of what you’ll find here, as well as an extensive menu of other beauty and wellness services. Expect contemporary Balinese art and furnishings when you wander around Spring Spa, ensuring you never forget where you are.
Spa at Maya Ubud is half indoors and half outdoors, which means you’re never too far from gorgeous views of rice fields and rolling hills. In the heart of the verdant Balinese jungle, Spa at Maya offers a range of signature treatments and therapies inspired by the traditional healing practices of Indonesia. The spa’s treatment menu features a range of indulgent massages, facials, and body treatments with local therapists who are highly trained and have a deep understanding of Balinese healing practices. The spa also offers meditation and yoga classes as well as personalized fitness and nutrition plans, cooking classes and nature walks.
The clue’s in the name when it comes to the Four Seasons’ Sacred River Spa: you’ll hear the gurgling rivers down below as you settle into one of the spa’s nine luxurious treatment rooms. With earthy tones and natural materials, this spa goes above and beyond when it comes to creating a warm and inviting atmosphere that reflects the beauty of the surrounding jungle. Choose from an array of treatments, including massages, body scrubs, facials or traditional Balinese healing rituals depending on what your body desires. You’ll find a big focus here on natural, locally-sourced ingredients like rice powder, honey, coconut, and ginger, all of which are well-loved for their healing benefits across Indonesia. It’s also one of the best Four Seasons resorts in the world.
Not only is COMO Shambhala Estate one of Bali’s best luxury hotels but it’s also home to one of Bali’s best spas. Which makes sense, when you consider that this luxury hotel is all about wellness and detoxing. Spread across nine acres of land, this luxurious retreat offers guests an unparalleled experience of holistic healing with specific spaces for hydrotherapy, yoga, meditation, acupuncture, and Ayurveda. Even the spa’s restaurant is designed to promote health and wellness, with a focus on organic, locally-sourced ingredients. While the spa might just be the focal part of this hotel, its space was curated to blend seamlessly into its natural surroundings, ensuring you never feel too detached from the surrounding gardens.
Fivelements Retreat is an award-winning eco-conscious wellness retreat deeply rooted in the ancient traditions, which means the spa here takes things back to basics in the best way possible. Treatments are rooted in Balinese philosophies and spiritual traditions to revitalize and rejuvenate you, in a picture-perfect setting that you’ll dream of long after you’ve checked out. But its eco-friendly facilities extend past just the spa treatments and include spots like the retreat’s organic gardens and natural pool. Best for those looking for the full package, Fivelements Retreat also holds an immersive culinary experience with its award-winning Sakti Dining Room, which features organic and plant-based food sourced from local farms.
You know you’re in for a good experience when you check into Mandapa Spa: this spa sits inside the Mandapa resort, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. Perched within the lush greenery of the Ayung River Valley, this spa offers an ideal retreat for anyone seeking a rejuvenating experience. Check in here to experience Balinese treatments, Ayurvedic rituals, aromatherapy, deep tissue massages, and personalized yoga sessions as well as plenty more. Unwind in the spa’s private suites, each equipped with outdoor showers, bathtubs, and massage tables, or opt for the open-air treatment pavilions to enjoy the sounds and scents of the forest during your session.
You know you’ve got good karma coming your way when you spend a day at Karma Spa at Karma Kandara. Down in Uluwatu, overlooking the crashing ocean waves, Karma Spa is a five star spot with all the trimmings. Karma Spa at Karma Kandara is renowned for its serene ambiance and world-class amenities, including outdoor bale treatment pavilions, state-of-the-art hydrotherapy pools, and a fully equipped fitness center. Treatments here include Balinese massages, Ayurvedic therapies, and rejuvenating facials as well as a range of body scrubs, wraps, and detoxifying treatments that use the finest locally sourced ingredients. A luxurious haven nestled amidst lush tropical gardens set atop Bali’s rugged cliffs, this is a spa you’ll always remember.
The Hanging Gardens of Bali was named as the World’s First 7 Star Boutique Hotel and it’s fair to say the spa here offers just as impressive an experience. Based in a lush rainforest in the heart of the Balinese jungle, with the sound of rushing waters of the Ayung River down below, this spa is a feast for the senses. The spa’s signature treatment is the Balinese Boreh Wrap, which involves wrapping the body with a blend of exotic spices, followed by a warm shower and a full-body massage. Other treatments include traditional Balinese massages, hot stone massages, seaweed body wraps, ginger salt scrubs, and facials.
Alila houses some of the most luxurious villas in Bali down on the island’s southern coast, so it makes sense that the spa here is pretty sumptuous, too. Nestled in the serene and idyllic Balinese landscape, this spa is a sanctuary of relaxation with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. Recognized as one of the best spas in Asia by the World Luxury Spa Awards, Spa Alila goes above and beyond to ensure pure relaxation when you check in here. Try the traditional Balinese massages and therapeutic facials or, if you’re visiting with your other half, the spa offers several packages for couples.