A Time For Pampering: Wellness Sanctuaries In The City - Skin Deep

Make time for self-care in these places and spaces around Metro Manila, which offer premium treatments to nourish your well-being.

This is an excerpt from Lifestyle Asia’s May 2023 Issue. 


This spa is all about harnessing inspiration from the ancient way of healing through waters, unified with nature’s renowned herbal and elemental therapies found and developed in Asia.

Admiral Spa aims to transport guests on a blissful Parisian journey with its chic interior and elegant ambiance. The massage treatments are inspired by a combination of luxurious French culture and legendary Filipino healing. Guests can now enjoy a lineup of treatments and programs offered by the Admiral Spa’s skilled therapists. 

The spa will also be offering nail services, IV drips, and opening the Turkish Hammam-inspired steam room soon. The inspiration for the Admiral Spa is French culture combined with the legendary Filipino healing touches. They have remarkable spa journeys of different healing treatments, rituals, for the client’s well-being.

The Admiral Spa is open daily from 11am- 10pm, at the Admiral Hotel Manila MGallery, Ground Floor, 2138 Roxas Boulevard Manila. For more information, you may contact +63 0917 822 4635. 

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Spanning 3,000-sqm, the spa has private treatment rooms with spa beds with chromatherapy, which can be electronically adjusted to zero gravity, reducing stress and relieving joint pains. A unique feature is the Wave Dream Room—the first in Southeast Asia that allows guests to fully relax and meditate to the sounds and images of rippling water as light projects to the ceiling to calm the brain, and de-stress the body. 

Renowned for their range of services such as signature massages by professional spa therapists, The Retreat Spa is the epitome of a full spa experience with an exclusive access to all its spectacular amenities—fully-equipped gym, pool, tonic bar with hand-crafted tea, fruits and snacks, sauna, and steam rooms.

Retreat Spa is located at the 3rd Floor, Pearl Wing, Okada Manila, New Seaside Drive, Entertainment City, Parañaque City 1701, Metro Manila. For inquiries, you may contact +63 02 8888 0777. 

Embrace Your Chi at the revitalized Chi Spa and learn more about their enhanced offers, from A Little Time with Chi wellness journeys, massage therapies , to signature facial and body treatments. Among its unique offers are treatments that blend tradition, culture, and innovation.

Chi, The Spa at Edsa Shangri-La, Manila is open daily from 9am to 11pm. For reservations,please call (63 2) 8633 8888 extension 7777, or email [email protected].

Read more by purchasing a copy of the Lifestyle Asia May 2023 magazine via SariSari.shopping or select newsstands in National Bookstore and Fully Booked. Subscribe to the E-Magazine via Readly, Magzter, and Press Reader. 

Photos courtesy of Admiral Spa, Retreat Spa, and Chi Spa.

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