5 spas perfect for you and your BFF

Time to #TreatYourself and your bestie!

By Rhea J. Bernardino
August 24, 2018

You and your bestie are just two peas in a pod. You share everything with each other, from clothes and makeup to even gossip. When one of you needs the other, she's there at your beck and call. Truly, no other pair can be this close.

You've already shared a lot of experiences together, but both of you just can't get enough of spending time with each other. So if you're thinking of what to do with your bestie next, why not have a spa day? Being pampered and relaxed is a great way to celebrate your friendship. Besides, you know you've both had your share of heartaches and heartbreaks which is why you both deserve to be treated.

For your special spa day with your BFF, here are some spas where you can enjoy your well-deserved pampering session:

1. Hua Spa

Hua Spa enjoys a convenient location in Makati that is just perfect for your spa day with your best friend. With so many spa services for you to choose from, it's the perfect place to get pampered. Soothe your tired muscles with a relaxing aroma wellness massage or get a body scrub to scrape off those dead skin cells. You can even spoil your tired hands and aching feet with a jelly spa!

The timing of your BFF spa day is just perfect because Hua Spa's services are on sale for a limited time only! Book their participating spa services on TravelBook.ph from now until August 31 and use your vouchers until 90 days after your booking date.

Hua Spa is located at the ground floor of the Finman Centre Building along Tordesillas Street within Salcedo Village in Brgy. Bel-Air, Makati City.

2. SM Kenko Spa

Meanwhile, if you're looking for total body wellness, SM Kenko Spa is your go-to place. With three(3) branches all over the metro, it's the first Japanese health spa in Manila, which means that you're in for a completely unique experience. They offer a variety of massages from Swedish and Thai as well as various treatments from facials to mani-pedis and even some indigenous and Filipino services like hilot and bentosa. Not to be missed as well are its dry sauna and steam room, which is perfect if you want a detoxifying session. Best of all, they have a jacuzzi that promotes hydrotherapy.

SM Kenko Spa has three branches across the metro: Networld Hotel Spa and Casino in Pasay City, Winford Hotel and Casino in San Lazaro, Manila; and NAIA Terminal 3 in Pasay City.

3. Luljetta's Hanging Gardens

Luljetta's Hanging Gardens might be in Antipolo, but you and your BFF will surely not mind the extra travel time when you arrive at this place. Luljetta's is more than just a spa—it's a health and wellness retreat. If you both want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, then this might be the perfect place for you. At this beautiful garden resort, enjoy the picturesque view of the highlands from the Antipolo ridge as you swim a few laps at the infinity pool. There's also a sauna that you can enjoy and a heated jacuzzi as well. Of course, you and your best bud will also get to enjoy a variety of treatments, from various types of body scrubs and massages.

Luljetta Hanging Gardens is located at Sitio Loreland, Brgy. San Roque, Antipolo, Rizal.

4. I'M Onsen Spa

Enjoy wellness in the heart of the city at I'M Onsen Spa. Located within the 5-star I'M Hotel in Makati, this Japanese sento-style spa offers a holistic wellness experience for you and your best friend. You and your BFF can avail of their signature 60 or 90-minute massage to unwind and uncoil all of your knotted muscles. Afterwards, you and your best gal pal can satisfy your cravings with a dinner buffet at The Common Good, which is inclusive of the package. You can also take advantage of the steam room and sauna which you can use for free. But of course, you should not forget to try out the onsen experience. And if you both have simply not had enough, you can enjoy some add-on services which range from hot oil treatments, foot spas, facials, and other types of massages.

I'M Onsen Spa is located at the upper ground floor of I'M Hotel on the corner of Makati Avenue and Kalayaan Avenue in Makati City.

5. Z Spa

If you and your BFF are gunning for a spa in Pasig City, Z Spa may just be the perfect spa for you both. Tucked within the 2nd floor of the D'Ace Plaza, Z Spa offers a relaxing retreat in the city. It's a great stop if you want to unwind and de-stress after having a food trip in Kapitolyo. You and your bestie can choose from its wide arrange of massages and treatments—anytime you are craving for an aromatherapy massage or a body scrub, you can just drop by this spa. The best part about booking any of its services is that it also entitles you to using their steam room, dry sauna, and bath tub facilities so you and your bestie can have the ultimate pampering session.

Z Spa is located at the second floor of D' Ace Plaza (ACE Hotel & Suites) on the corner of United and Brixton Streets in Brgy Kapitolyo, Pasig City.