From a luxurious full body massage, to a decadent facial, there’s no doubt that as mamas we need some rest and relaxation every now and then! And with February the month of love, why not treat yourself to something special and book yourself in for some well-earned down time? We’ve rounded up our favourite pampering spots in Singapore so you can book that perfect treatment now!
We already adore Bishan Park for their fab playing facilities for families, but did you know it’s also home to the Aramsa Garden Spa? Surrounded by lush greenery and located in the middle of the park, once you find this luxe spa you’ll also discover it’s home to 17 specially designed treatment rooms, all with outdoor showers and some even with hydrotherapy baths (oh yes they do!). With a wide range of organic and herbal treatments available, including massages, mineral mud wraps, exfoliations, facials and water therapy sessions — they even have special relaxation treatments for kids 4 to 14 years — you can make a visit here a whole family sesh!
Bishan Park 2, 1382 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, Singapore 569931
Tel: (+65) 6456 6556
Consistently ranked as one of the top spas in Singapore, Auriga Spa at Capella is an oasis of calm and relaxation (trust us, you want to put this one of you bucket list mama). There’s so much to love here… from the fabulously appointed pre-treatment rooms (step into the vitality pool or the herbal steam room) to the luxurious treatments, there’s no doubt you’ll leave here feeling super chilled. Their signature “Moon Treatments” are at the top of our must-do list and include a scrub, massage, wrap and facial that are designed to reflect the varying energies of the lunar cycle. If you’re a travelling mama, keep their Jet Lag Remedy massage in mind… this soothing full body massage will soothe the body and help normalize sleep patterns. Sassy Mama Tip: Make sure you arrive early so you can take full advantage of the fabulous wet facilities.
Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297
Tel: (+65) 6591 0523
High on the trend factor, the very contemporary AWAY Spa at the W Hotel boasts a bunch of funky massage rooms, complete with private outdoor showers, as well as a warm vitality pool to lounge around in post-treatment. Their signature massages get the big thumbs up from us, and there’s also facials and detox therapies available to round out the experience. All treatments finish with hot tea and fruit and nuts to munch on in the post-treatment relaxation room… bliss!
W Hotel, 21 Ocean Way, Sentosa Cove, Singapore 098374
Tel: (+65) 6808 7290
A Sassy Mama fave, plan to spend a whole day here as there’s 10,000 sqft of tropical grounds to explore… in addition to your pampering treatment that is! With fabulous facilities that include vitality pools with massage jets, ice-cold plunge pools, steam rooms, rock saunas, outdoor relaxation pools, as well as a traditional heated bathhouse, the ESPA spa is a true crowd pleaser. Sign yourself up for any of their body scrubs, face masks, detox treatments or massages and be prepared to r..e..l..a..x mama – you deserve it!
8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
Tel: (+65) 6577 8880
The Grand Dame of hotels in S’pore, the Raffles Hotel is also home to one of the best spas around – the Estheva Spa. This award-winning day spa is just as elegant as the hotel itself and delivers with their luxurious facials (they’re renowned for just how effective their facials are!) and fabulously relaxing massages. You could also try one of the aromatic steam cubicles or hydrotherapy tubs, but it’s the massages that keep us coming back… they’re pure bliss!
328 North Bridge Road, #01-30/31 Raffles Hotel Arcade, Singapore 188719
Tel: (+65) 6338 3318
Arguably one of the biggest indoor spas in the Little Red Dot, G. Spa offers mamas 24,300 sqft of pampering space to chill out in, with a huge team of masseuses and therapists available to knead those sore muscles into submission. For the full spa experience come a few hours before your treatment so you can use the steam room, Jacuzzi and sauna, and sneak a meal from the spa’s in-house kitchen too. Massages, body scrubs, facials, aromatherapy and nail services are all on offer too, in addition to yoga and fitness activities. Trust us, once you enter this uber trendy facility, there won’t be much looking back (if you know what we mean!).
102 Guillemard Road, #02-02, Singapore 399719
Tel: (+65) 6280 8988
For a spot of pampering with a difference, Ikeda Spa, the award-winning Japanese Day Spa in Bukit Timah is a lovely little spot to completely zone out from the worries of the world. Opt for a deluxe facial, a decadent full body massage or bit of hand and foot love with a full mani-pedi, before relaxing in the tranquil surrounds of the Zen Garden, where you can sip green tea and chill for a bit. They even have an outdoor Hinoki bath, where a soak in this special tub is said to soothe the skin and reduce stress – sounds perfect to us!
787 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269762
Tel: (+65) 6469 8080
We could barely discuss pampering, and not mention this well-known reflexology and wellness centre… it’s the fish spa treatments that keep us coming back for more (trust us mama, once you get past the tickly stage, these fish dynamos will leave your feet feeling super soft!). With locations scattered across the island, and a whole host of aromatherapy-based body and foot massages available for stressed out mamas, this no-frills spa is a great place to drop past for a quick treatment.
19 Tanglin Road #0-01/02, Tanglin Shopping Centre, Singapore 247909
Tel: (+65) 6734 9909
(They also have locations at Marina Bay, Somerset, VivoCity, Chinatown, Orchard and at the Singapore Flyer)
A well kept secret in the Singapore spa scene, Lush Spa at the Singapore Polo Club is an idyllic day spa that offers some of the best (and fully personalized) massages around — and it’s open to non-club members too! Ditch the complicated spa menu because these guys simply ask you what you feel like and then they take care of the rest, whether that’s a full body rub, a scrub or a wrap, or even a hot-stone massage, so you get the perfect relaxation treatment here mama.
Singapore Polo Club, 80 Mount Pleasant Road, Singapore 298334
Tel: (+65) 6254 9091
If you’re after a no-frills massage to knead out those stubborn carrying-around-a-baby-all-day knots, head to Qi Mantra, where deep tissue massages are the order of the day! Using ancient Chinese acupressure techniques, trained therapists work out all those kinks (yes, please!) or if you prefer something a little more indulgent, opt for one of their gentle facials – acupressure is used to relax and tone the face… and help combat those tired eyes too!
18A Lorong Mambong, Holland Village, Singapore 277678
Tel: (+65) 6468 1292
(they’re also at Raffles, Orchard and River Valley)
While it may not be friendly on the hip pocket, how could we neglect to mention one of Singapore’s most elegant hotels, The Fullerton Hotel and the high quality pampering sessions at in-house spa, Spa Artisan? We couldn’t! This inner-city spa is perfect for working mamas needing a bit of peace and quiet after work, and offers the usual mix of facials, massages and body scrubs. Elegant surrounds and a treatment menu that also includes nail and waxing options keeps this luxe spot high on our “must-return” list.
1 Fullerton Square, #01-13/14 The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore 049178
Tel: (+65) 6423 1382
Recently renovated, the super convenient Spa Esprit in Orchard Road is one of Singapore’s most successful beauty brands, and delivers aromatherapy-based treatments in relaxed surrounds. With four distinct oil blends used to help calm, revitalize and invigorate (that’s what we’re talking about mama!) we’d recommend indulging in any one of their scentsational massages… because there’s nothing quite like a combo of Hawaiian, Swedish and Indonesian massage techniques to really ease those aches and pains.
290 Orchard Road, #05-10 Paragon Shopping Centre, Singapore 238859
Tel: (+65) 6836 0500
also at 8D Dempsey Road, #02-01 Beauty Emporium, Singapore 249672
Tel: (+65) 6479 0070
Recently revamped, the St. Gregory Spa at the Parkroyal Hotel comes complete with rooftop pool, jacuzzi, on-site health cafe and gym and fitness facilities, in addition to their seven treatment rooms. Book yourself in for a specialized facial, or opt for a unique TCM-led Tui Na massage that promises to alleviate stress and promote health and wellness… perfect for an overworked mama!
Level 4, Parkroyal on Beach Road, 7500 Beach Road, Singapore 199591
Tel: (+65) 6505 5755