6 Of The Best Luxury Spas In Mumbai
Rudra Spa offers the much needed calm in the midst of bustling Kemp’s Corner. With lush interiors featuring natural dark wood, ornate furniture and enveloped in soothing scents, this spa promises a sanctuary for your senses.
Taking inspiration from ancient Himalayan and Shaivite traditions, this exquisitely designed spa offers a range of treatments including Reiki, Reflexology, Hot Stone Therapy, Ayurveda, Shiatsu and massages including Thai, Balinese, Swedish, Himalayan and Javanese. Their signature treatments – the Rudra Purusha or Himalayan Power Therapy and Rudra Ananda – promise to rejuvenate and relax stiff muscles, among other things.
Opening times: 10 am to 8 pm. Closed Mondays.
Spread over two floors, this exquisite spa adorned with brocade backdrops, crystal chandeliers and ornate gold mirrors was awarded Best Day Spa at the Vogue Beauty Awards 2011. Its luxury offerings even include suites with private plunge pools, as well as a range of packages for pregnant women, couples, athletes and more. The Royal Four Hand Massage, performed by two therapists in synchrony, as well as the Hot Stone Asian Blend massage, are particularly potent offerings.
Opening times: 10 am to 8 pm on weekdays and 9 am to 9 pm on weekends
The Oberoi’s 24-hour spa features six elaborate therapy rooms and offers a range of massages and treatments combining techniques from across the globe. The Oberoi Therapy, a holistic Ayurvedic massage to relax muscles and increase circulation, blends ancient knowledge with modern science to give you an exquisite experience. The signature indigenous rituals, particularly The Journey to India ritual and the Mumbai Wave ritual, are unique offerings worth checking out. Spanning more than two hours, both rituals involve a series of massages and treatments combined for maximum benefit.
Opening times: 24 hours
Rewa Escape – Spa by the Bay
As the only spa in Mumbai offering a sea view, Rewa’s promise of providing a meditative experience that lets you detach from worldly ties seems truly inviting. Takes inspiration from the lifestyle and culture of Indian royalty, this spa offers a range of luxurious treatments and rituals in carefully designed rooms with windows opening to the Arabian Sea.
Opening times: 10.30 am to 8 pm
This small, three-room establishment promises to be a sanctuary of calm, rejuvenation and relaxation for the weary city dweller. And with its exquisite décor, pristine white walls, glowing candles, soft music and welcoming scents, it offers just that. The Classic Four Hand Massage, the Sports Massage and the Thai Herbal Detox Therapy are massages worth indulging in. They also offer a range of impressive facials and beauty treatments, including the Dead Sea Facial with mud sourced from the bottom of the Dead Sea that is known for its therapeutic and detoxifying properties.
Opening times: 8 am to 10 pm
The 10-foot Buddha face sculpture greeting patrons at the entrance probably best represents the effort and thought put into crafting this luxurious, calming space. Lush décor, intricately patterned walls, warm lighting and soothing scents await at the Marine Drive outlet of this chain spa, offering a wide range of massages that take inspiration from techniques across Asia. With personalized yoga treatments, healing treatments ranging from Reiki to meditation, and massages ranging from Lomi Lomi to the Indian traditional Champi head massage, Mudraa is equipped like few other spas in the city to heal your mind and body.
Opening times: 8 am to 10 pm