While a simple massage can help you push that relaxation button, these unique treatments provide an alternative approach to that all important spa day. Check out our top recommendations. 

The Spa at Park Hyatt

The Spa at Park Hyatt New Zealand Glacial Clay Signature Experience | 99 Halsey Street 

Step into the ultimate sanctuary of calm and relaxation at the brand new Spa at Park Hyatt Auckland and indulge in this deeply relaxing cocoon experience. Detoxifying and rejuvenating, this 75-minute treatment includes a blue cypress and wattleseed scrub, a nutrient-rich sea kelp and native New Zealand glacial clay cocoon and a quandong and bergamot deep conditioning scalp massage followed by lemon myrtle and Manuka body soufflé. 

East Day Spa

East Day Spa Detox Me treatment | Skycity Grand Hotel, 123 Albert St

East Day Spa have always strived to offer a unique experience, bringing authentic Balinese massage to the doorstep of the city centre, and now they have introduced a new treatment - ‘Detox Me’. With a 75 minute Guam anti-cellulite treatment, a 30 minute signature LED light facial and a 30 minute Margaret Dabbs Total Pedicure, this mixed and lengthy treatment is unlike any other. The anti-cellulite treatment takes aim at body cellulite, and the LED light facial rejuvenates and revises facial skin, while the Total Pedicure begins with a soothing foot bath and leaves the skin and nails perfectly cared for.

Beauty Refinery

Beauty Refinery Holistic Massage | 87 Queen St

Specialising in facial treatments and consultations, the Beauty Refinery offers a variety of treatments and their Holistic Massage exemplifies their personalised approach mantra: simply tell the therapists about your stress levels, tension levels and knotted muscles, and the staff at Beauty Refinery will customise a relaxing massage for you.

Barclay relax

Barclay Relax Signature Massage | 74 Albert St

Barclay Relax is guided by its Thai Heritage, with their experienced therapists focusing on restoring the natural balance of body and mind. Inspired by traditional Asian medicine and naturopathy, each treatment is devised to restore wellbeing. For an authentic and soothing massage based on traditional Thai and Balinese rituals, try their signature massage that relaxes and revitalises body, mind and soul. 

Person receiving facial treatment

The Facialist Super Facial | City Works Depot, Shed 16/2-16 Sale St

Tucked away at City Works Depot, The Facialist is one of the city centre's most popular beauty venues, known for its stunning space and bespoke treatments. Their Super Facial is both high performing and utterly indulgent - using antioxidant-rich products along with a collagen boosting LED light to hydrate and intensely rejuvenate your skin after a triple layer mask and massage.

Kino Day Spa

Kino Day Spa Rebalance Hot Stone Body Massage | 4/F Atrium on Elliott, 128 Albert St

A popular reflexology and traditional Chinese therapy day spa, Kino Day Spa therapists use the practice of reflexology to focus on applying pressure to specific points on the body, while hot stone massages are perfect to help unknot sore ligaments and loosen tight muscles. Not only does a hot stone massage target the source of stress and tension, but is a truly soothing experience we highly recommend! 

Last updated: 08 October 2020