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Best spas in SG for 'couple spa' pamper day

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A couple’s spa day – it’s undeniably one of the best ways to relax those aching, tired muscles, whilst in the company of your other half. To help you both discover that ‘me time’,  we’ve rounded up eight spas in Singapore – the best, no less – that offer couple treatments.


1. Aramsa Spa

Tucked within the lush greenery of Bishan Park II, the category 1 spa is the destination to go to if you want a day packed with relaxation – they offer yoga classes and have a hair salon onsite too. The treatment rooms are designed with its surrounding flora kept in mind, so you can harmonise with nature once more.

The “Weekday Couple Escape” treatment entitles you and your partner to two hours and a half of relaxation (on a weekday of course), with the help of one of its five spa packages – Botanical Energy, Down To Earth, Aramsa Recharge, Exotic Coconut Treat, Tropical Java Lulur. Each package presents its own benefits, but we recommend Down To Earth if what you need is to re-energise, or Botanical Energy to wind down and relax your muscles.

Aramsa is also offering an exclusive National Day treatment (Perfect Harmony Package) that brings together massage techniques from different ethnicities. You and your partner will first receive a Malay lulur scrub, followed by the Aramsa touch body massage and Chinese cup gliding. To end off, you’ll get an oh-so-dreamy Indian head massage. After two and a half hours in eden, you’ll be nothing short of pampered.

Weekday Couple Escape, $388/ couple; Perfect Harmony Package, $388/ couple.

Contact: 6456 6556 /  9462 4969 (WhatsApp)


2. Heavenly Spa at The Westin

Located within the vicinity of Marina Bay, and a walking distance from Marina Bay Sands and Chinatown, The Westin is a 5-star hotel which offers you a soothing yet modern escapade from the bustling streets of Singapore. The spa itself, on the 35th floor of the hotel, has a multitude of facilities like an experience shower, whirlpool and aromatherapy steam bath. For couples, there’s a single couple suite which is nothing, and we really mean nothing, short of lush – so be sure to book a spot early.

If you’re stressed out or lacking sleep, opt for their Lavender Spa Journey, a 90-minute treatment which entails a lavender scrub and massage. If you’d like a little more pampering, go for the Indulgence Treatment. The comprehensive 120-minute treatment includes an Aromatic Bliss Body Massage and Detoxifying Treatment. However if you top up $100, you can enjoy an additional 30-minute full body scrub.

Lavender Spa Journey, $450++/ couple; Indulgence Treatment, $500++/ couple for 120 mins or $600++/ couple for 150 mins.

Contact: 6922 6977 /


3. Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Singapore

An urban hideaway located at the heart of Singapore, Willow Stream Spa is known for its focus on finding innovative ways to help guests discover their energy.

The spa offers a myriad of massages, body treatments and facials catered to your skin needs – using premium spa products. Aside from the 21 luxurious rooms you’ll experience if you come solo, Willow Stream has two couples suites which are an absolute dream – yes a private jacuzzi is in the cards! Besides that, the spa features a 50,000 square feet fitness facility, a sauna, steam room and an outdoor pool.

We recommend the treatment Dream Two-Gather for your pamper day. You and your partner will first be led to a VIP suite where you’ll start off by immersing yourselves in a warm, thermal mineral bath. Then you’ll both receive a face and body therapy exclusive to Willow Stream Spa, the Gaylia Kristensen Signature Ritual.

Another couple’s treatment available to the spa is Couple’s Bliss, a 60 or 90-minute treatment where you get to relax together with a massage. You’ll be pampered with a blend of essential oils and massage techniques that stimulate circulation, promote deep relaxation and restore the flow of energy throughout your body. Wonderfully soothing and rejuvenating all at once.

Dream Two-Gather, $688/ couple; Couple’s Bliss, $318/ couple for 60 mins or $468/ couple for 90 mins.

Contact: 6431 5600 /


4. Remede Spa at The St. Regis

Escape from your busy lifestyle to the decadent sanctuary and prep yourself for a spa day like no other. Nestled in one of Singapore’s top hotels, The St. Regis, Remede Spa pampers you with customised treatments as well as a variety of exclusive treatments revolving the element of water, and bathing rituals to refresh and rejuvenate your senses. These treatments are modern interpretations of old-world traditions – influenced by water of course. So will you be getting the best? Absolutely.

The Couple’s Retreat doesn’t skimp out on the good stuff at all. You’ll begin the three hour getaway with a 30-minute body scrub, followed by 120 minutes of a customised massage and facial. End it off with a 30-minute bathing ritual, and a lovely luncheon at LaBrezza – a decadent, Italian restaurant at The St. Regis.

Couple Retreat, $1082.80/ couple.

Contact: 6506 6896 /


5. Ikeda Spa Prestige


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Whisking you away to the (not so) far away land of Japan is Ikeda Spa Prestige, the place to drown yourself in a serene and lavish oasis. At the luxurious five-star spa destination, you’ll be able to restore balance to your mind, soul and body – be it at the onsen public bathhouse (the first of its kind in Singapore) or at the VIP couple suite. And when we say VIP, we mean really VIP.

The suites are designed with privacy in mind. Each one has a private onsen bath under a (digital) starry sky and you can catch the sun set along the Clarke Quay skyline as you unwind at the private tatami relaxation corner. The interiors stay true to its Japanese roots with a clean, minimalist look to it.

Ikeda’s couple treatment is just as lavish – the Ever After Honeymoon puts an end to all your wedding stress or drama (after the big day itself). The treatment starts off with you picking the soothing music, then loosening up your body with a lovely 30-minute red rose couple onsen bath. Next, you’ll have a body scrub of your choice for 30 minutes, a 60-minute zen candle sakura massage and a Japanese tea ceremony – all from the comfort of one room. Is it pricey? Definitely. Worth the investment? For sure! Afterwards, you’ll be treated to healthy light Japanese refreshments to complement the treatment.

Ever After Honeymoon, $956++/ couple.

Contact: 6388 8080/


6. Auriga Spa at Capella Singapore


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Nestled within the lush greenery of Sentosa Island is luxury resort, Capella Singapore. The resort’s spa, Auriga, has a unique approach to wellness and beauty – it’s based on the lunar cycles, to help you align with nature once more. Another thing that makes Auriga distinct is its treatment experiences that are inspired by Singapore’s heritage.

At the spa, you can look forward to gentle, 100 per cent natural and organic products from The Organic Pharmacy. Before or after your pamper sesh, you can head to the other luxurious facilities like the vitality pool (overlooking a lovely garden nonetheless) or the aromatherapy showers.

Auriga offers three different treatment options – Honey Moon, P.S I Love You and Senja Sunyi Ritual. For a short but still relaxing session, choose P.S I Love You, which offers you and your partner just enough of what’s needed to wind down for 165 minutes – a foot scrub, full body massage and sensual rose bath. If you’re willing to splurge some cash for a few hours of extra pampering, go for Honey Moon, a purely indulgent, 4 hour treatment. You’ll both be given a body scrub, body wrap (with hair & scalp treatment), a massage, facial mask and relaxing bath to end off the experience. Round it all up with a drink and a nibble at Bob’s Bar or Chef’s Table.

Honey Moon, $999++/ couple; P.S I Love You, $688++/ couple; Senja Sunyi Ritual, $688++/ couple.

Contact: 6591 5023


7. Nimble Knead

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Hidden within the nostalgic shophouses of Tiong Bahru is Nimble Knead, a truly one-of-a-kind spa. Just how unique could it be? Unlike other spas, Nimble Knead features an industrial interior that we’re kind of loving. Each treatment room is a specially designed… shipping container! Fret not, it still looks good and more importantly, you get a great pamper sesh at the end of the day that’ll ease your soul so that your mind is adrift. And like Nimble Knead says, “shipping is free”.

You’ll start off with either a 60 or 90-minute massage of your choice – pick from Thai Thai Aroma, Destination Bali, Swede and Sassy, or A Thousand Smiles in the Rising Sun. As the name suggests, each massage uses techniques from the different ethnicities. Then for 45 minutes, you’ll have a body scrub to polish your skin. You can choose to add on a 45-minute body mask but of course, for an additional cost. Afterwards, take a jacuzzi bath and sip some ginger tea in their little urban garden.

Body Massage & Body Scrub, $252/ couple for 105 mins or $311/ couple for 135 mins; Body Massage & Body Scrub & Body Mask, $365/ couple for 150 mins or $422/ couple for 180 mins.

Contact: 6438 3933 /


Perfect for the workaholics who can’t find the time, or parents who can only wriggle away from their little ones when they’re asleep. The late night establishment – open for 24 hours to be exact – is hidden along Guillemard Road and looks nothing like a spa. But step in, and you’ll see why this is cost almost four million dollar to build. It’s decadent, peaceful, tranquil and great if you want to unwind away from nature (yes for you non-nature lovers. Soak up in the hot pool with your lover before your treatment starts, take a much-needed nap in the relaxation lounge or let off some steam in the sauna room. offers couples a 60-minute rejuvenating body treatment – Gateway to Vitality. You’ll get an intense, deep tissue massage focusing on your pressure points to get rid of any knots or blockage in your body’s energy flow, and flushes out the toxins. For an additional $40, you can enjoy each other’s company in the jacuzzi. End the day (or night) with a free-flow buffet or by accessing one of’s many facilities, by topping up $38++.

Couple’s Spa Treatment, $340/ couple for 60 mins or $406/ couple for 90 mins. Members receive a $66 discount.

Contact: 6280 8988

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