Spa Profile: CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines
Located in the premier beach destination, Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines is a luxurious and serene haven for vacationers. Dramatically situated on a hillside in a flourishing nature reserve at the northern tip of beautiful Boracay Island, the 12 hectare resort is a 10-minute drive from the popular White Beach. With 219 rooms and villas that showcase contemporary style enriched with Filipino touches, the resort’’s layout offers spectacular vistas of lush green scenery and ocean views.
Within the resort, guest may find a tranquil escape in CHI, The Spa—which presents a sanctuary of calm for soothing spa treatments inspired by traditional healing philosophies shared by many Asian cultures. The detached spa village is located on a rocky peninsula looking across a private bay, creating the ultimate place of personal peace, enchantment, and well-being. We spoke with Mary Jane Agustin, CHI, The Spa Manager at Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines, who recommended spa treatments, favorite amenities, and more:
Why You’ll Love It: The Filipino touch! Our spa therapists take guests on a personalized journey starting within the self, through many forms of holistic healing and sense of wellbeing; from option of body and beauty care.
Key Features: Spacious spa pool, vitality lap pool, relaxing cabanas, and private changing areas.
Bonus: We offer and arrange complimentary gifts for our wedding guests and those celebrating their anniversary or birthday.
Insider’s Tip: We select a special monthly treatment and offer it at an exclusive price, making it easier for guests to enjoy the spa.
Snacks Served: We serve warm lemongrass ginger tea and refreshment water upon guests’ arrival and departure.
Unique Treatment: The Jetlag Recovery Retreat. Wellness begins with our ancient bath soak—a combination of seven medicinal herbs/plants that will boost and heal the system, followed by our authentic rice scrub to cleanse and soften the skin complete with Hilot massage for full recovery and rejuvenation
Insider’s Favorite: The popular signature Philippine Hilot Massage is the ancient Filipino art of hands-on healing. Warm strips of banana leaves and coconut oil are placed over the body to allow the healing hands of the therapist to detect and relieve tension spots.
Splurge Treatment: We offer various boosters and enhancements to renew and improve the guests’ spa experience—the perfect pick-up treatment for those on-the-go.
Featured Products: Zents products for body treatments and Biologique Recherche for facials. Zents is a luxurious line of hydrating, healing, and ultra-gentle body care featuring 10 mindful aromas that leave a healing imprint. Our exclusive and innovative facial treatments bring our avant-garde Biologique Recherche products that have advanced techniques to rejuvenate, transform, and make the skin flawless.
[Images courtesy of Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines]
Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines
Barangay Yapak, Boracay Island
Malay, Aklan 5608
(63 36) 288-4988