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Massage Therapy & Spa
Thailand is famous for its traditional massage techniques and rich with award-winning spas. Have some valuable ‘me time’ by experiencing at least one day of treatments in Phuket’s healing havens.
Massage and spa treatments are a fantastic way to relax and unwind from the stresses of modern day living. There are many additional benefits that massage therapies, purifying scrubs, moisturising body wraps and steam baths offer, including helping you deal with stress, improve blood circulation and skin tone.
Indulge yourself with a deep tissue massage or hot stone massage, they help relieve chronic pain and muscle pain. Luxuriate in a body scrub, it’s not just for pleasure, it also removes dead skin cells leaving your skin looking more vibrant and youthful.
Book yourself into Palm Spa at Twinpalms Phuket resort for a tranquil and secluded stay. Soak up the relaxed ambiance and spend the days lying by the pool or sitting on the golden tropical sands of Surin Beach, just metres away. The spa is a calm cocoon offering massages, facials, full day packages and healing treatments. They are also experts on sun-related services and can help take care of your skin in this tropical climate.
The Slate’s award-winning Coqoon Spa is the height of indulgence, The Tree Nest is a luxurious spa suite suspended mid-air, accessible only by a flying bridge and hidden away in the enchanted gardens, the setting is truly extraordinary. Rejuvenate with a couple’s treatment, the 180minute Wellbeing package aims to give you ‘a rebirth as a butterfly’, with a luxury body scrub, body wrap, massage, facial treatment, and lunch is included too.
Yoga for Relaxation
Take this opportunity to practise yoga, it helps calm the mind, improve body strength, balance and flexibility. Phuket’s the perfect place to start, take your pick from a selection of guided yoga classes, from Ashtanga and Bikram to Hatha and Yin yoga, or ask at your resort if they have yoga classes, they can arrange private sessions.
Yoga can be very calming, it trains the body and mind to be able to cope better with stress by focusing on the importance of breath, which is the essence of most meditation.