Treat Yourself: 5 Best Massages In Hong Kong
- Energy Crystal Healing at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Hong KongEnergy Crystal Healing at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong
- Oriental Qi at The Mandarin SpaOriental Qi at The Mandarin Spa
- Plateau Spa Massage at Plateau SpaPlateau Spa Massage at Plateau Spa
- Cryotherapy Massage at The Ritz-Carlton SpaCryotherapy Massage at The Ritz-Carlton Spa
- Royal Thai Massage at The Peninsula SpaRoyal Thai Massage at The Peninsula Spa
If you’re craving a tranquil escape from the stresses of city life, what could be better than an all-indulgent full-body massage? Say farewell to aches and pains, restore your inner Zen and focus all your energy on enjoying some pure, unadulterated rest and relaxation. From traditional Thai to a luxurious oil massage, from Wan Chai to Tsim Sha Tsui, here are our picks for the best massages in Hong Kong
Energy Crystal Healing at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong
Best for: Holistic healing
The Four Seasons Spa’s Energy Crystal Healing goes far beyond your average massage. This 120-minute holistic treatment focuses on the therapeutic powers of crystals, combined with touch therapy and Tibetan singing bowls, to create an experience that delivers a whole new level of serenity.
Your massage takes place on an amethyst crystal Biomat, which uses infrared heat to ease muscle and joint pain, whilst your therapist concentrates on opening your chakras, helping to harmonise your mind, body and spirit.
Price: HK$2,780 on Monday-Thursday, HK$3,270 on Friday-Sunday and Public Holidays
The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong; +852 3196 8888, fourseasons.com
Oriental Qi at The Mandarin Spa
Best for: Restoring balance
Developed in consultation with Traditional Chinese Medicine and aromatherapy specialists, The Mandarin Spa’s 110-minute Oriental Qi treatment aims to re-align your body’s meridian and reinvigorate your energy flow.
Your therapist will help identify your current levels of yin and yang, choosing the appropriate essential oils to target particular ailments and regain equilibrium in your body and mind. Whether you’re in need of calming, detoxifying or re-energising, your massage will be personalised to your body’s specific needs—the ideal way of restoring balance within.
Price: HK$2,215 on Monday-Thursday, HK$2,575 on Friday-Sunday and public holidays
The Mandarin Spa, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2825 4888, mandarinoriental.com
Plateau Spa Massage at Plateau Spa
Best for: Deep relaxation
If you’re looking for something that melts away all your stresses, the 90-minute Plateau Spa Massage is the perfect pampering session for you. This wonderfully relaxing treatment uses warm volcanic stones and flowing Swedish massage strokes to soothe, comfort and combat fatigue.
Add in custom-blended essential oils from Bali (choose between blends designed to calm, revive or balance) and a divine scalp massage to finish your treatment and you’ll feel revitalised and refreshed in no time.
Plateau Spa, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong; +852 2584 7688, plateauspa.com
Cryotherapy Massage at The Ritz-Carlton Spa
Best for: Rapid relief
A high-tech, ultra-luxurious version of the humble ice pack, The Ritz-Carlton Spa’s Cryotherapy Massage utilises air cooled to a temperature of below 30°C to penetrate deep into the body, improving circulation and stimulating cell renewal.
This 90-minute treatment also features a deep-tissue massage using high-performance skincare range 111Skin to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, relieve tired muscles and stiff joints, and speed up recovery from injuries—essentially, the ultimate rejuvenation.
Price: HK$2,880 on Monday-Thursday, HK$2,980 on Friday-Sunday and Public Holidays
The Ritz-Carlton Spa, The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong; +852 2263 2040, ritzcarlton.com
Royal Thai Massage at The Peninsula Spa
Best for: Energy boosting
If you’re in need of an uplifting energy boost, The Peninsula Spa’s Royal Thai Massage is just the ticket. Created in partnership with Bangkok’s renowned Wat Pho Temple Traditional Medical and Massage School, this 90-minute treatment uses expert yoga stretching and acupressure techniques to stimulate your senses and release tension in your body.
Promising to rid you of niggling aches and pains, sore muscles and ligaments, and deep-seated stress and anxiety, this massage will revive and relax in equal measure.
The Peninsula Spa, The Peninsula Hong Kong, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong; +852 2696 6682, peninsula.com