The Spa at the Park Hyatt is one of the best day spas in Auckland. Situated in a prime position on the Auckland Viaduct, the Spa is in a dream location for those planning a day in the city. Open from 10am until 6pm, the Spa at the Park Hyatt offers massages, facials and body treatments as well as beauty services. Outside visitors are more than welcome here. If you’re looking for an extra special experience, treat yourself to the Total Indulgence package. With an organic coconut body polish, a 90-minute facial, a Swedish massage and a pedicure, the total indulgence package is a dreamy way to spend three and a half hours taking care of you. And don’t let the busy viaduct put you off – let us chauffeur you so we can deliver you like a V.I.P guest directly to the hotel entrance.
East Day Spa has venues in both Wellington and Auckland—and the Auckland offering is truly a sight to behold. With 12 individual treatment rooms including five double suites, it’s one of Auckland’s best spas for couples’ experiences or fun days out with friends. In 2021, East was even nominated as New Zealand’s best hotel spa in the World Spa Awards. If relaxation is your priority, take a look at the East Wellbeing Experience. The ‘relaxation journey’ includes a foot bath and scrub, guided breathing, a full-body massage and a mini facial with specialised head and neck massage. If this doesn’t relax you, it’s possible nothing will! East Day Spa Auckland is conveniently situated on the ground floor of SkyCity Grand Hotel, right in the heart of the city and just a short chauffeur-driven journey from most Auckland suburbs.
With an oriental ambience and traditional Chinese therapies on the menu, Chuan Spa will quickly transport you to a world of health and tranquillity. Located at the 5-star Cordis Hotel, Chuan Spa has some seriously enticing packages on offer, from romance treatments for two to anti-aging packages. The Harmony and High Tea package is ideal for groups of friends or mothers and daughters seeking a luxurious Auckland spa. After an hour-long full body massage, you’ll be treated to a delightful high tea in the glamorous Cordis Chandelier Lounge. Chuan Spa also has lavish Sothys spa and beauty products available, allowing you to indulge at home between your spa visits. And if you arrive early, you can make use of the rooftop pool, spa, sauna and steam room… Absolute bliss!
If an inner-city spa experience isn’t really your cup of tea, make the worthwhile journey down to Castaways Resort, just an hour from the Auckland CBD. Bersantai Day Spa is the resort’s magical spa offering; a Balinese style venue with an instantly calming energy. Perched on the clifftops above Kariotahi Beach, Bersantai Spa offers a selection of massages, facials, manicures and pedicures which can be enjoyed while gazing out over the ocean, herbal tea in hand. Guests are also welcome to soak in the luxurious outdoor stone baths before their treatment – which some describe as an experience in itself. If you’re travelling from Auckland, make a day of it and allow Alpha Shuttles to chauffeur you down to the spa We can arrange as many stops as you like along the way—whether it be for lunch, shopping or to pick up friends.
Also on the Viaduct, Sofitel Spa specialises in tailored treatments using premium French products including those from renowned brand Biologique Recherche. The Auckland spa sits within an incredible wellness centre alongside a gym, a heated lap pool, a jacuzzi and a finnish sauna. If you arrive early, you can make use of these facilities and treat yourself to a swim or a sweat up before you freshen up for your treatment. Its prime position on the viaduct makes So Spa a wonderful addition to any ladies day out. Follow your treatment with a long lunch overlooking the water and make your day truly relaxing by removing the hassles of traffic and parking and letting Alpha Shuttles chauffeur you instead.
We’re very lucky here in Auckland to have some of New Zealand’s best luxury lodges within easy driving distance of the city. So, if you’re dreaming of a post-lockdown escape to somewhere peaceful, somewhere unique, or somewhere with simply jaw-dropping views, there are plenty of amazing options nearby for you to consider. Start dreaming and planning – Alpha Shuttles can whisk you away in style to any of these six New Zealand’s luxury escapes where cocktails, sunsets and memories await.
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