Bali is considered the center of relaxation in Southeast Asia. So don’t be surprised if you find the words ‘day spa’ all over the island of Bali. In addition to spa treatments, you can also feel the sensation of an indulgent flower bath. Many people underestimate spa treatments at low prices. However, spas in Bali will never disappoint you, even though they are priced at a very affordable price.
Some mid-range body care centers in Bali offer something that budget-friendly spas don’t have.
If you want to relax in the countryside surrounded by the green mountains of Ubud, or get scrubbed while enjoying the tempting lapping of the waves in the Indian Ocean, visit some of the recommended spa places in Bali below.
- LA JOYA
If you are walking on Balangan Beach, take the time to feel a spa treatment at Villa La Joya. This place is the centerpiece of one of the enchanting day spas in Jimbaran. You will follow a path leading to a secluded wellness center overlooking Balangan Beach. Here you will feel the sensation of massage in the open while lying under a thatched roof.
Through this treatment, you can unite your mind and soul with the beautiful scenery on the Jimbaran coast. The types of treatment here span the world’s healing techniques, from Ayurvedic massage to hot stone therapy, shiatsu, traditional Balinese therapy and Thai massage. You can also soak in the stunning floating pool overlooking Balangan Beach.
- TJAMPUHAN SPA
Tjampuhan Spa is an outdoor spa in Ubud that has a mystical aura. The day spa at Tjampuhan Hotel is at the bottom of a valley, on a tributary of Ubud, which flows quietly. It has several semi-open pavilions for treatment and a hot or cold spring Jacuzzi built into a natural rock niche.
Tjampuhan Spa offers healing methods through the water. This one of the traditional Balinese healing methods is believed to evoke inner peace and overall health.
Anyone can enjoy the unique and hidden Tjampuhan day spa without having to be a hotel guest. Outside, guests can enjoy a spa around the river valley and caves for a fee of IDR 110,000 per half day. You already get access to hot and cold whirlpool pools, saunas, and steam rooms at this price.
- TAKSU UBUD SPA
Taksu Ubud Spa is an eco-friendly spa that provides a restaurant and a yoga center. This spa is located in the heart of Ubud, prioritizing health. Taksu Ubud Spa is located in a secluded river valley that stretches between Jalan Monkey Forest and Jalan Hanoman. The nuances of the buildings and the rainforest create a serene impression with a view of the waterfall.
In addition, this place resembles a typical Balinese pavilion with a row of towering bamboo trees. Taksu’s internationally trained therapists will guide you through a path to a comfortable and serene room – where treatments are inspired by the ‘soul of the river and forest.’
Don’t forget to soak in the saltwater pool in the middle of the shady forest after the massage.
- ELEPHANT SAFARI PARK LODGE
A safari park inspires this inn and day spa in Ubud. This place is also home to a herd of Asian elephants. In lush botanical gardens and hectares of tropical forest, elephants can roam freely all day long. Here you can enjoy a spa massage while catching a glimpse of a herd of elephants passing by.
You can also take a tour around this park area for only $41 (around Rp. 546,120). This package includes breakfast and a dip in the river with the elephants. Make sure you book the massage-after-breakfast package because the price is quite affordable. This place also has a ‘Relaxation Room’ which offers an amazing view of the garden.
- MAYA UBUD SPA
This 10-hectare resort and spa sits along the secluded Petanu River and overlooks the greenery of Peliatan’s rice fields. Many customers call this place very special. When entering the resort, you will be taken down by an elevator to the spa room at the bottom, which directly faces the river. Here, you can relax in the morning sun with views of the lush valley.
Through the path, you will go to a private treatment room with a daybed overlooking the vertical garden of the forest valley. The experts and therapists here are trained professionals. Maya Ubud Spa provides a variety of special services, from reflexology to skin rejuvenation treatments.
Whether your trips take you to a long stroll on beaches, delicious cuisines, relaxing spas and resorts or urban attractions, extra research will give you the best experience for your visit. Get to know more about Bali by visiting Wonderful Indonesia.