Friday, 11 Oct 2013
You need a good massage, have high expectations of the facilities, but don’t want to spend a fortune on it. No need to press your luck – we’re divulging where you can find the best massage Jakarta has to offer on a dime.
Zen Family Spa & Reflexology
Picture the relaxing spa at your favorite hotel in Bali and that’s exactly what you’ll find at this blissful family spa. You’ll be pampered by certified massage therapists for an extremely reasonable price. 90-minute massage – Rp. 199.000
Zen Family Spa & Reflexology, Jl. Gunawarman No. 43, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan, p. +62 21 7262375.
We guarantee the first time you set foot in Nano, the first thing that comes to your mind is luxury; then you’ll do a double take on their price list. While their regular treatments are extremely affordable, they dare lower the price for their happy hour sessions (10am-1pm). 90-minute massage – Rp. 95.000.
Nano, Bintaro Entertainment Center, 2nd Fl, Jl. Rasuna Said Kav B7, Unit A5-08, Bintaro Sektor 7, Bintaro Jaya, p. +62 21 29519636-38 (Multiple locations, check website for details).
The killer heels you’ve been wearing have your back and feet aching. Kokuo can fix that problem with their reflexology, which covers your feet, lower back, shoulders, and head. You’ll be ready to strut back in those heels in 90 minutes. 90-minute reflexology – Rp.105.000.
Kokuo, Jl.Timor No.12, Jakarta Pusat, p. +62 21 3140022 (Multiple locations, check website for details).
If you don’t need fancy but still want quality and cleanliness, Bersih Sehat is the place to go. Their locations cover all sections of the city. Different locations offer different additional services such as mani pedi, cut & blow dry, and sauna; it’s best to phone them for details before your visit. 90-minutes massage – Rp.180.000.
Bersih Sehat, Plaza 2 Blok B3 No. 16, Jl. Metro Pondok Indah, Jakarta Selatan, p. +62 21 7698739 (Multiple locations, check website for details).
You’re all knots and the idea of going through traffic on the way to the massage parlour makes you even more tense. Call Solusi Sehat and book a masseuse to come to your house. 90-minute massage – Rp. 100.000.
Solusi Sehat, p. +62 858 82222320.
All centres close at 10pm so stop by after work or dinner for a well-needed late night pampering. The kids can tuck themselves into bed for one night; you deserve it! 90 minute massage – Rp 180.000.
Mitra Sehat, Gading Bukit Indah, Blok L No. 1, Jl. Bukit Gading Raya, Kelapa Gading Permai, Jakarta Utara, p. +62 21 4521234 (Multiple locations, see website for details).
If you’re feeling adventurous, try Rhea’s Chamber for its unique massage treatments using water pressure. Don’t be alarmed when you see the water contraption that looks like something you’ve seen in a sci-fi movie. Once the water’s on and the pressure adjusted to your liking, you’ll be in heaven. Ask about their affordable monthly membership for unlimited visits.
Rhea’s Chamber, Jl. Bendungan Hilir Raya No. A12, Jakarta Pusat, p. +62 21 57906590/91.
Bali Heritage Spa
Choose one of the many massage and body treatments brought to you from the Island of the Gods, and you’ll be treated like a royalty. Bali Heritage Spa’s traditional techniques include the use of akik perious stones, bengkoang fruit, betel nut, and coffee. 90-minute anti-celullite massage for Rp. 150.000.
Bali Heritage Spa, Jl. Melawai IX No. 42-44 Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan, p +62 21 7252810.
Roger’s Salon Clinic & Spa
We all know Roger’s is the place to go for incredible haircuts and quality hair extensions. Well, you can get all that AND get pampered too with their signature massage. You’ll come out looking like a million dollars. 90-minute massage – Rp. 198.000.
Roger’s Salon Clinic & Spa, Jl. Senopati No. 48-50, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan (Multiple locations, see website for details).