People come to Ubud for many reasons. Whether you come for relaxation, spirituality or culture, going to a spa is a must. Ubud offers affordable spa treatments that are unique and worth a try. While spas are plentiful, not all are created equal.
Sixty to ninety minutes of pure bliss as two massage therapists work on you in perfect unison. This massage promotes blood circulation while soothing your muscles. You can even request this massage in a couple’s session. Twice as much relaxation for a fraction of the price you would pay in the United States.
Balinese massage combines local techniques which resemble aspects of Swedish, Thai and acupuncture. The best of all worlds, you will walk away feeling like butter.
Many fans of the book and movie come to Ubud to find something more. To find inner peace, start with pampering on the outside with a four hour spa package.
Little fish nibble on your feet, sloughing away dead skin. After walking around all day, it’s refreshing, tickles and you walk away with much smoother skin.
Tucked away in a small alley between two businesses, there’s a sign that leads you down a path to the spa. The rooms are open air with views of the rice paddy fields. They offer traditional Balinese massage, four handed massage, Bali Boreh, spa packages and couple’s massage. The menu is a little pricier than some, but the ambiance is romantic and Zen like.
You’ll see a menu on Monkey Forest Rd. or some ladies that will try to entice you to come get a massage. The couples room is more compact so you may not want to get two four handed massages. Eve Spa offers four handed massage, Balinese massage, Body scrubs and flower baths.
Sang Spa is known for their full body treatment packages. Get four hours of pampering with a light lunch and refreshments in the Eat, Pray, Love package. You can also order a la carte healing and holistic treatments. They offer four handed massage, Balinese, combination and Thai among others.
You’ll find fish spas out on the street and in stores and market places. There will be a menu and price list. 10-20 minutes is more than enough time to walk away with smooth feet and a unique experience.
There are several near the palace.