Refresh and Revitalise at Spa Houses that Inspired by Nature & Traditional TechniqueHealth & Beauty
Jakarta has many spas and wellness services which offer a variety of body treatments. There has been a rise in spas offering traditional techniques and natural remedies to those seeking a soothing experience.
‘Back to nature’ is all the buzz these days and spas have responded accordingly. We compile a list of spas that offer premium quality treatments inspired by nature.
Bimasena Spa at Dharmawangsa
Nestled in the lush neighborhood of Dharmawangsa, Bimasena Spa provides for a refreshing journey into physical and mental wellness in an environment combining art, greenery, natural marble, and exotic hardwoods. The spa frequently features seasonal traditional spa treatment which adapted from different Indonesian tradition such as Java, Bali, and Betawi.
Exotic and unique treatments include, among others, Dewa Dewi Ritual for Couples, Intermezo Facial, Batimung Borneo, Rose & Wine Indulgence and The Hot Stone Massage. Under the skilled care of Bimasena Spa’s massage practitioners who have been trained in a variety of techniques, guests will restore an overall sense of well-being, calm the mind as well as experience the relaxation and peace from natural spa treatments.
Taman Sari Royal Heritage Spa
Taman Sari Royal Heritage Spa is among the renowned spas offering natural treatments since 1997, when it was founded by Mooryati Soedibyo (Mustika Ratu) in Yogyakarta. It later expanded services to Jakarta and any other countries including Malaysia, Japan, Canada, Bulgaria, and the Czech Republic. Named for the Javanese royal family complex in Yogyakarta, Taman Sari means ‘beautiful garden’, and adapts unique beauty treatments which carries philosophy to balance body, soul, spirit, and mind.
Certified therapists at the award-winning spa give guests the royal treatment which includes Asmaragama Raras Pangantyan (pre-wedding treatment). Taman Sari applies many fresh natural products such as jamu and Javanese lulur body scrub which can be experienced from selection of comprehensive spa treatments.
Martha Tilaar Salon Day Spa
Other big name in the Indonesian beauty and wellness industry, Martha Tilaar established three spa houses, Eastern Garden Martha Tilaar Spa, Martha Tilaar Salon Day Spa, and Martha Tilaar Spa Express, all of which offer a number of spa and beauty treatments. The whole concept of spa treatment is inspired by “Rupasampat Wahyadiantara” that combines a harmonious balance between physical and inner beauty. The spa offers the guests the best of traditional Indonesian traditional therapies and treatments, using only natural herbs, spices, and oils.
The spa is mainly located at Martha Tilaar Group, Menara Palma 7th Floor, and other locations around Jakarta.
Located on the 6th floor of Keraton at The Plaza Hotel, this spa is meticulously designed to rejuvenate the senses and create a luxurious pampering destination with a sense of individuality, which mostly inspired by traditional Javanese culture. It has eight expansive treatment rooms including one couples room, steam rooms and infrared sauna where the guest could pamper themselves with a massage, body, and facial treatment.
Keraton Spa will guide the guest on a journey of inner peace, tranquility and complete relaxation. They can also detoxify with a scrub by trying The Keraton Royal Signature, Parangkusumo, Sido Asih Couple, and Sidur massage.
Keraton at The Plaza Hotel, Jalan MH. Thamrin Kav. 15, Central Jakarta
Jamu Traditional Spa
Jamu traditional Spa was first opened in Bali in 1989 by Jeannine Marie Carroll and later opened a branch in Jakarta. Jamu Traditional Spa specialises in ‘jamu’, an Indonesian herb that offers wellness and natural healing therapies from traditional and herbal treatments. Over the years, Jamu Traditional Spa has grown from a tropical day spa to one of the country’s leading education centres for Indonesian beauty and wellness study. Jamu Traditional Spa also offers Spa products, made with only natural ingredients and packaged in recycled material.