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Planning a Spa Retreat in Bali

When planning a spa retreat in Bali, there are a number of things that must be considered prior to settling on a hotel or spa ranging from your needs, the type of treatments, facilities available, spa packages as well as cleanliness.

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Restorative and Renewal Treatments

Restorative and Renewal Treatments

If restoration is high on your list, renewal treatments are ideal for you. In opting for such treatments, consider whether you want a more familiar and traditional therapy or whether you want to venture out and opt for special Balinese inspired treatments that aim at a variety of factors.

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Rejuvenation and Healing Treatments

Rejuvenation and Healing Treatments

Others can opt for certain healing treatments depending on their needs. Whether you seek to restore balance to your skin, seek a de-toxing treatment or simply wish to reduce cellulite, spas in Bali offer a large range of treatments that utilise local herbs and cures.

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Ayurvedic Treatment

Ayurvedic Treatment

Utilising local medical practices and traditional herbs, plants and roots, many ayurvedic treatments are available. Such treatments seek to restore balance to the mind and body in a multitude of ways and are a unique option available to western travellers who wish to opt for something new.

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Salon Treatments

Salon Treatments

Just because you opt for a spa retreat doesn't mean you need to forget about run of the mill salon treatments. Feel like royalty and try the series of organic facials, hair treatments, manicures and pedicures available at most spas.

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Facilities

Facilities

Prior to selecting your spa retreat, do some in-depth research on the types of facilities available. For instance, some spas offer hydrotherapy while others put a great deal of thought into the surroundings and accommodation in order to ensure that you have an extremely relaxing environment. Often times, these facilities can truly enhance the quality of your spa retreat.

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Menus

Menus

At a spa retreat, the menus are often designed to complement the treatment you pursue. As a result, the menus tend to be created with fresh produce and healthy ingredients. Therefore, if you aren't willing to sacrifice your meat laden lunch, you might want to do some additional research on meals prior to selecting a spa.

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Spa Packages

Spa Packages

Ideal for a person or a couple that seeks to go away for a weekend, spa packages are offered by majority of spa resorts. These include healthy meals, yoga classes, meditation, gym facilities, fruit baskets and more to ensure that your spa weekend leaves you relaxed and rejuvenated and are a convenient option.

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Resort Spa

Resort Spa

Opting for a resort spa allows you to combine relaxation with rejuvenation during your vacation. The advantage of opting for a resort spa in Bali such as Anantara Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa is also to enjoy the numerous facilities as well as the pool in order to continue relaxing once your treatments is complete.

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Keep an Eye out for Cleanliness

Keep an Eye out for Cleanliness

Unfortunately, spa treatments, if conducted in unsanitary conditions, can lead to the spread of unnecessary disease. Therefore, it would be prudent to do some in depth research into the type of Bali beach resort you wish to visit. Scour for favourable reviews online as well as word of mouth and opt for a spa that is recommended highly for your own safety and peace of mind.