Who doesn’t associate a holiday in Asia with blissful massages? For good reason too, as some of the world’s most popular massage therapies originated here. From a gentle Balinese massage or rejuvenating Thai massage, to healing Ayurvedic massages, foot reflexology, aromatherapy, acupressure, muscle kneading, and body scrubs, Asia’s many therapies promise to relax your muscles, calm your mind and soothe your skin.

When you stay at an elite haven, you get to experience these amazing therapies in the comfort of your private villa. No need to go all the way to a spa or wait for appointments. The Elite Concierge can arrange for professional spa therapists to visit you at the villa and help you relax while you’re cocooned in comfort and style. 

Balinese and Javanese massages in Bali 

Balinese massage therapists use a firm, kneading massage style to stimulate blood flow, along with pressure point techniques and reflexology to help soothe muscle tension, and the aromatherapy of essential oils to ease you into blissful relaxation. Making its way into spas all over the world, it fuses together deep-tissue massage with aromatherapy, gentle stretching and light acupressure for a relaxing, holistic healing treatment. 

Why choose this: Balinese massages are popular for their aromatherapy benefits. They will leave you relaxed, calm, and peaceful. 

Thai massages in Phuket or Koh Samui

Thai massage (also called assisted yoga massage) is a vigorous treatment in which your body is manipulated in a series of bends, stretches, lifts and acupressure compression to stimulate energy flow and restore balance. No massage oils or lotions are used during a Thai massage, and loose-fitting clothing is worn during the treatment.

Why choose this: These are the perfect choice for outdoor massages. Get one in your poolside sala as you gaze at the ocean in front of you. Whether you’re in Koh Samui or Phuket, a Thai massage is a must-do.

Ayurvedic massages in Sri Lanka or India

Ayurvedic massage is a great introduction to the ancient practice of Ayurveda. Aficionados believe massage plays an important role in healthcare, helping to detoxify the skin and body, and improve digestion. As a form of traditional medicine, Ayurveda uses plant-based treatments to heal and boost physical and mental strength to prevent illness. For many locals in Sri Lanka and India, Ayurveda is a holistic way of life that incorporates diet, daily yoga practice and regular meditation.

Why choose this: Ayurvedic treatments are healing therapies and can target specific ailments such as migraines and weight loss. Discuss your needs with the therapist before picking the Ayurvedic massage most suited to your needs.

Maldives Spa Massages

Javvu Spa’s highly skilled therapists are trained in the Pure Massage Style as well as being fully committed to giving you the best quality treatments with your preferences in mind. Beauty, body and facial treatments at Javvu Spa combine the best of Eastern and Western healing philosophies, with the treatments specially designed by combining the best of Swedish and Thai massage and reflexology.

Why choose this: Combining the best treatments in the world, massages in Maldives don’t pick sides and are wonderfully indulgent. 

For your next holiday, pick a luxury wellness villas from our elite portfolio where you can relax and unwind in style while being pampered silly. You can choose to explore an archipelago of astounding beauty, islands with breathtaking aquamarine lagoons, splendid beaches with atmospheric forts, or a place of astounding natural beauty with a welcoming culture. Pick a destination to create your unforgettable vacation.