Massages In Singapore From Under $50 To Over $500
Most of us can’t resist a massage, especially when we spend hours sitting at our desk every day which can only mean one thing—body aches. We’ve rounded up six massages in Singapore of every budget so you know just the place to go to the next time you need to melt those aches and pains away.
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Image: Healthland Traditional Thai Massage
Text: Joyce Cheo
Ancient Dynasty Spa Deep Tissue Oil Massage, $48 for 60 minutes
This deep tissue massage uses firm and long strokes to loosen stiff muscles and is ideal for those suffering from chronic aches. Plus, it not only helps to improve your body’s circulation, but also helps to reduce your body’s stress levels. While the place isn’t fancy, it is clean and the therapists here are well-skilled, so you can expect to feel energised after just one hour. And for an additional fee, you can enjoy add-ons such as hot stones, cupping or a body scrub. With such affordable prices (promotion ends on Dec 31), this place is just to go to for a fuss-free fix.
Ancient Dynasty Spa is located at13 Upper East Coast Road, tel: 6636 3777; 5 Thong Soon Avenue, tel: 6458 4948.
Healthland Traditional Thai Massage, $60 for 60 minutes
A traditional Thai massage comprises stretching movements that not only alleviates muscle tension, but also restores flexibility and mobility. It is typically carried out without the use of massage oils or balms. This popular spot is staffed with experienced therapists and is constantly bustling with activity, so it’s best to make an appointment.
Healthland Traditional Thai Massage is located at 252A South Bridge Road, tel: 6221 3376.
COMO Shambhala Massage, $150 for 60 minutes
Como Shambhala is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the Orchard Road shopping belt. In addition to massages, this urban retreat also offers yoga, Pilates, life coaching and naturopathy classes as well as a retail space, making it your go-to wellness destination. For a holistic experience, opt for the COMO Shambhala Massage, a fully customisable treatment sure to ease all your aches and pains.
COMO Shambhala Urban Escape is located at #06-01/02 Delfi Orchard, tel: 6304 3552.
Lush Spa Lush Stones, $180 for 90 minutes
Enter the premises of Lush Spa and you’ll immediately feel transported to a resort spa in Thailand or Indonesia. Filled with the sound of trickling water and the subtle scent of aromatherapy essential oils, this place is just to be if you want to leave your stress at the door. Ask for the Lush Stones treatment, an ache-relieving massage that combines the use of therapeutic hot stones with deep and long strokes of medium to firm pressure—it breaks up lactic acid that has accumulated in muscle tissue, relieving aches and promoting better circulation.
Lush Spa is located at Singapore Polo Club, 80 Mount Pleasant Road, tel: 6254 9091.
Ikeda Spa Match-a Made In Heaven, $248+ for 120 minutes
For a Japanese spa experience, you’ve got to give Ikeda Spa’s Match-a Made In Heaven a go, which features green tea as the main ingredient. The treatment begins with a 30-minute matcha body scrub to slough away dead skin cells, then a 60-minute massage where your therapist kneads away aches and tension in your muscles with a combination of Eastern and Western techniques. No treatment at Ikeda Spa is complete without a dip in the Sento Hinoki Onsen, an experience that infuses your skin with essential minerals that will leave it healthier and more resilient.
Ikeda Spa Prestige is located at #05-22 Clarke Quay Central, tel: 6388 8080.
The Spa At Mandarin Oriental Singapore Fragrant Pearl, $510 for 2 hours 50 minutes
For the ultimate luxury pampering, splurge on this lavish treatment at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Singapore. Decked out in a melange of opulent hues and fabrics, the space is luxurious and puts you at ease right at once. It starts with an orchid body scrub to lift dead skin cells, then an infusion of essential nutrients with a pearl body wrap. What follows is a Swedish and Shiatsu massage that not only works out the knots in your muscles, but also enhances your sense of balance so you emerge well-rested and revitalised.
The Spa At Mandarin Oriental Singapore Fragrant Pearl is located at Mandarin Oriental Singapore, tel: 6885 3533.