By Paula Parker
Spas in Phuket are a unique haven of relaxation and tranquillity.
There are various types of spas and wellness centres in Phuket, including health retreats, health resorts, spa resorts, day spas and luxury day spas.
Some of the treatments that are offered at the spas in Phuket and throughout Thailand use ancient traditions of natural healing. For example
Many of us come to the Island not just for the beaches and the shopping, but to be pampered at one of the various spas in Phuket.
Over recent years Phuket has evolved into a major centre for spas and wellness centres, with several world class resort spas around the Island.
Most hotels and resorts throughout the island have their own in- house spas.
Below is a short list of some of the best spas, spa resorts and wellness centers in Phuket, where you can relax and be pampered during your holiday.
Banyan Tree Spa has won many awards including being voted as the best spa in the world by the travel magazine "Conde Nast Traveler".
Here you can indulge yourself with a warm ginger body scrub or a pineapple and coconut body scrub or a variety of traditional Thai massages.
There is also massages that have been created especially for golfers, these massages relax the soft tissues and tense muscles while releasing entrapped nerves.
Banyan Tree Spa is located on the shores of Bang Tao Beach and is part of Laguna Complex on the northwest of Phuket.
Tea Tree spa provides the ultimate indulgence of tranquillity, a sanctuary for you to relax and unwind.
Prices at the spa start from 695 baht for a foot massage up to 7,400 baht per couple for the Tea Tree Spa Signature package.
The Tee Tree Spa is located at the Holiday Inn Resort at Patong Beach and also at the Holiday Inn Resort at Mai Khao Beach.
The Mandara Spa is a haven for you to relax with a range of traditional and international health and beauty treatments.
Treatments include a variety of massage, herbal wraps and facials, salt scrubs, seaweed wraps, aromatherapy, reflexology and a wonderful selection of fresh water baths.
The spa has two signature treatments and is located at JW Marriott Phuket Resort at Mai Khao Beach.
Inbalance Spa is rated as one of the best luxury spas in Phuket, spa has been awarded multiple awards and most recently a winner of the World Luxury Spa award in South East Asia in 2019.
The spa is located at Kata at the Novotel Kata Avista
There is a variety of spa packages and treatments available, including a selection of massages, body wraps, body scrubs, facials, head, and foot massages.
Spa Burasari is another award-winning spa, the spa is located at Patong within the grounds of Burasari Resort.
The spa is open daily with a range of relaxing spa treatments including detox massages, hot stone therapy, facials, and traditional Thai Massages and lots more.
The Sukko Wellness & Spa Resort is one of the largest spas in Phuket, which excels as a place to unwind, relax and recharge.
With a wide range of treatments and activities to reach out to your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs.
They use traditional Thai and International techniques which include massage, heat therapy, authentic herbs, body pampering, facial treatments, foot reflexology and yoga.
Individual spa packages are also available.
Atsumi Retreat is a place to relax and renew your health and vitality, it is more than a spa it is a fasting and detox rejuvenation centre.
The healing centre offers a wide range of cleansing treatments and therapies which includes yoga, meditation, herbal and natural therapies, acupuncture and neuro linguistic programming.
Other therapies include reiki, hypnotherapy, psychic reading, oxygen therapy, iridology, osteopathy, lymphatic massage, reflexology and much more.
You will find the retreat at Rawai in the south of Phuket.
Shop around to find a spa package that fits in with your budget as they could cost as little as 500 baht up to 7500 baht.
When it comes to massage and spas in Phuket you are spoilt for choice, whether you decide to have a massage on the beach or in one of Spa Resorts or day spas, you won't be disappointed.
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