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Jakarta, the metropolitan capital of Indonesia, may be a modern city made up largely of highrise buildings and busy offices and shopping malls, however, it is also a city of contrasts. A one or two-hours’ drive can lead you to lush tropical forests that would have you forgiven for thinking you had stumbled into a rainforest. Moreover, amidst its upbeat rhythms and fast paced choreographies, the bustling capital city still offers revitalizing experiences in the many Spas and wellness centers.
Compared to Spas in Bali and other vacation resorts, the spa scene in Jakarta is sophisticatedly progressive and treatment menus boast an equal measure of contemporary and holistic remedies that will leave even the fussiest spa enthusiast greatly impressed.
Indonesia is the birthplace of many tropical beauty products and secrets. Many of today’s natural treatments for hair, skin, and even medical cures can be found in the vast botanical variety of Indonesia’s 6,500 species of herbs. Some treatments that are in use today were once carefully6 guarded secrets kept within the palace walls of the Central Javanese royal families and are just recently becoming available to the public. These-and more- is the kind of experience that you can expect as you try some of the spa treatments in Jakarta.
Here are among some of the finest Spas in Jakarta:
The Bimasena Spa provides for a refreshing journey into physical and mental wellness in an upmarket environment that combines art, greenery, natural marble, and exotic hardwoods. Each guest is individually treated by skilled practitioners to have their own personal experience. The Spa has selected natural products and uses modern and state of the art equipment available
Taman Sari Royal Heritage Spa
Highly honoring the balance in body, mind and spirit, the Taman Sari Royal Heritage Spa provides various holistic treatments with a combination of water therapy, natural herbs and traditional Javanese body treatments,that have long been kept secret among princesses of the Javanese Royal Courts to maintain their beauty and physical well-being. Guests can choose treatments such as the Asmaragama Raras Pangantyan (pre-Wedding Treatment), post-Maternity package, Weight-loss program, the Four-hand Prameswari Queen massage, the classic Javanese Massage, the authentic Javanese Lulur body scrub or the exotic Merapi Volcano Body wrap.
Martha Tilaar Salon Day Spa
This Spa is inspired by the concept of total beauty known as "Rupasampat Wahyabiantara" which is a blend of harmonious balance between outward and inward beauty. Outer beauty is the beauty of face and body, while inner beauty is a virtue that radiates out from the body and soul. The spa offers you the best of traditional Indonesian therapies and treatments, using only natural Indonesian herbs, spices and oils.
Lifespa Fitness Center
The Lifespa at the Sultan Hotel Jakarta offers a relaxing atmosphere in the heart of Jakarta. With two couples treatment rooms, three single treatment rooms and a reflexology room, the Lifespa will make you relax all your senses.
Taking a holistic approach that is inspired by traditional Asian healing philosophies, Gaya Spa is a modern retreat situated in the Kebayoran residential area of South Jakarta. Among some of the signature treatments of Gaya Spa includes Javanese Massage, Balinese Boreh, Kusuk Tana Karo Body Massage, Ngurut Lisah Sundanese Body Massage, and Maduranese Micet Body Massage.
Jamu Traditional Spa
JAMU Traditional Spa was first opened in 1989 in Bali, Indonesia. Jeannine Marie Carroll, founder of JAMU, and a natural healer and traditional herbalist, specializing in “jamu” Indonesian herbology, is passionate about Indonesian wellness traditions and its rich array of herbal treatments found in the abundant flora and fauna. It has been her vision to create centers for those who wish to learn more about Jamu. Over the years, JAMU Traditional Spa has grown from a tropical day spa, to one of the country’s leading educational centers for the study of Indonesian beauty and wellness
Zen Family Spa and Reflexiology
ZEN Family Spa & Reflexology offers an exclusive selection of treatments featuring techniques and ingredients that reflect traditional Balinese approaches, employing gifts of nature including silken oils, soothing fragrances, and lush vegetation. This sublime convergence of local ancient and modern-day ZEN products gives guests a true appreciation of the beauty and mysticism of the Balinese culture.
The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place Spa & Health Club
The Spa & Health Club offers a unique escape from the pulse of the everyday buzz of the city. Here, visitors enjoy peaceful solitude surrounded by a lush garden. Located on the eighth floor, the day spa in Jakarta offers a menu of beauty and relaxation treatments using customized organic products. Before or after a treatment, you can take full advantage of the facilities, which include two relaxation rooms, a Jacuzzi, sauna, steam rooms, cold plunge pools and a fully equipped fitness center, featuring an outdoor swimming pool and walking track.
Sudirman Central Business District (SCBD),
Jl. Jendral Sudirman Kav. 52-53, Jakarta 12190
Phone: +62 21 2550 1888
Inspired by the meaningful and noble philosophy behind the making of traditional batik, this luxurious spa within the Keraton at The Plaza Hotel in Jakarta will guide you on a journey of inner peace, tranquility and complete relaxation. For anyone dreaming of a spa getaway, the Keraton Spa holds special allure. Located on the 6th floor, the expansive 1600 square meter Keraton Spa offers an ideal retreat from the hectic pace of the city and promises a complete journey of the senses by providing advance skincare and treatments reflecting ancient traditions of Indonesia combined with the skilful knowledge of the therapist.
Keraton at The Plaza Hotel
Jl. MH. Thamrin Kav. 15 Jakarta 10350
Phone: +62 21 5068 000
Fax: +62 21 5068 9999
Find deep relaxation in the mind, body, and soul through our tranquil color decorated rooms with a personal choice of new age meditation music in the air to ensure an immediate feeling of ease. Enjoy a woman’s journey towards tranquil harmony, and call it a day whenever you please. Escape the journey to paradise on earth.
Jl. Hang Lekir Raya No. 6 Kebayoran Baru
Phone: +62 21 7278 7229
Javana Solace Spa
Javana Solace is a serene oasis located in Kemang, Jakarta. Get away from the frantic pace of the city and indulge in our relaxing spa treatments. Founded in 1991 as a vision of a local entrepreneur, Javana Spa was created as an international-quality spa which applies a combination concept between Golden Door and European Spa, designed with the gracious Indonesian hospitality and acceptance for a unique spa experience found nowhere else.