Top 3 New Zealand Retreats

Photo: Te Arai Lodge.
Photo: Te Arai Lodge.

As a small glimpse of normalcy begins to return, its time to start on that travel list. 

The Sydney Morning Herald has curated a list of the best spas and resort in New Zealand that any tourist or local should add to their list. 

1. Onsen

One of Onsen's inclusive services is the Serenity Soak & Spa. This compromises of a 45-minute soak in one of its new private oval hot tubs set on your own deck overlooking the Shotover River and mountains. Therapists personalize each soak with bath scents or salts and finish inside for a face or body treatment.

Other services include Pure Fiji Bespoke Massage with cold pressed nut oils infused with tropical flowers, Hot Stone Massages as well as facials ranging from exfoliating to lifting to glowing. 

2. Te Arai Lodge

Te Arai is offering a a series of new specials including 20% off rates until October 1, 2021.

The massage and beauty options offered include facials and Therapeutic Massage options from relaxation to deep tissue to sports and even pregnancy. The spa uses products such as Evolu Natural Skincare, Eco Organic Skincare, doTERRA Essential Oils and Tui Balm. 

3. Split Apple Retreat

Split Apple offers wellness packages, available through August 31, 2021.

The inclusive package gives guests the option of three suits and includes an hour massage per person, an hour yoga session per room as well as daily meditation. It also includes a day trip via water taxi to the Abel Tasman National Park and a cooking class with Chef Pen. 

Single options include a variety of massage treatments, including deep tissue, aromatherapy, reiki, acupuncture, craniosacral and reflexology. 

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