Spa-Tastic Goa

Truly the best place to unwind and steer away from the stress and bustle of everyday life, the spas in Goa make for the best relaxing and healing havens. We’ve put together a list of spas that you must indulge into during your stay…

The Pink Room

India’s first Hollywood themed hotel, Planet Hollywood brings to you one of the most indulgent spa experiences with The Pink room Spa and Salon. The highly experienced team of professionals and a plethora of therapies to choose from will ensure a healing process so good that it’ll melt your worries away. From deep tissue massage to ayurvedic rubs, the pink room spa has all the quint-essentials to spoil you with their spa experience. Although they have state-of-the-art spa facilities that will leave you feeling rejuvenated as ever, their salon services which specialise in hair grooming and make-up services also deserve a special mention. With ambient lighting, chic and modern interiors, it is sure to be one of the most unique spa experiences for you. Offering cuts, extensions, styles, colours, up-dos, perms and other hair services, pay a visit to The Pink Room for a day of relaxation at the spa followed by some head to toe salon pampering.

Shamana Spa

‘Shamana’ is a Sanskrit word for balance. The essence of Shamana Spa is to create a perfect balance between ‘Wellbeing and Lifestyle’. Escape to a luxury spa oasis overlooking Bambolim Bay on the shores of North Goa. Embracing the mythical concept of the ‘monastery of the Indo-Portuguese Palace’, Shamana Spa offers South-East Asian treatments with a contemporary approach. Wellbeing programs include the time tested cultural and traditional wisdom of the South East Asian principles of science and Indian healing from ayurveda. International products incorporating diamond, pearl and seaweed will be used in the treatments that are exclusively available at Shamana Spa. 5-star amenities at Shamana Spa include a fitness centre, indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpools, and wet areas with sauna, steam, and plunge pools. The spa houses 19 treatment suites that include six Shamana suites and two royal suites which are designed as sanctuaries; with hydrothermal facilities, sunken baths, vitality pools and multi-sensory rain showers.

Sereno Spa

Escape to a spa in Goa where ancient ayurvedic and yogic healing traditions are infused with the revitalising allure of the Arabian Sea. Sereno Spa at Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa is a unique health and wellness oasis that offers holistic treatments through a blend of unique therapies. The hotel spa invites you to relax, revitalise and refresh with a variety of spa treatments, massage therapies, fitness and yoga activities, drawing on the mystical traditions and philosophies of old world India. Spread over 36,000 sq ft – Sereno Spa is a complete wellness spa destination, set in lush beachfront gardens in the idyllic region of South Goa. Under the expert guidance of a dedicated team, Sereno Spa, at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa has won a host of accolades including the “Best Destination Spa” at the Conde Nast Traveller India Awards 2011, “Best Ayurvedic Spa (hotel)” at the Pevonia AsiaSpa India Awards 2011.

Sohum Spa

From the minute one steps into the spa to the time you reluctantly leave, the well trained staff makes sure that each step of the experience is well orchestrated and guestcentric. Sohum Spa at the Royal Orchid is a fairly good place to relax; it has a wide range of services and is especially suited for marriage parties getting ready, what with a suite dedicated to brides and their entourage. It specializes in services ranging from massages to body wraps to body polishes and facials, the packages are priced anywhere between 2250 and 5500 rupees. If you are looking for some ‘me-time’ on a massage bed then head for the Sohum Spa, and as you drift into the joyful mindlessness of relaxation and rejuvenation, just let go and wake up to a fresh start!


Your visit to Zaara Spa at Resort Rio promises to be a transformational experience and will leave you with a smile on your face and a bounce in your step. Its palace like spaciousness and décor promises to set the tone for a transformational experience. This luxury spa boasts of two Ayurvedic rooms, one Thai massage room, three couple rooms, two single rooms, two steam rooms, one relaxation area and a dedicated consultation room. It also has an in- house Ayur- shop stocked with all kinds of Ayurvedic Beauty and body care products. Zaara Spa offers authentic and highly effective ayurvedic, curative and rejuvenative treatments. It’s well qualified and experienced in-house Ayurvedic (B.A.M.S) doctors and professionally trained staff provides personalized care for a unique healing experience. It conducts yoga and Taichi classes and also has a resident acupuncturist, wing chun/ kung fu master, reiki healer and astrologer. The focus at Zaara Spa &Wellness is to deliver a complete healing experience – mind, body and soul. Go ahead, relax and refresh yourself at Zaara Spa.

For us at Planet-Goa, our team is driven by that feeling of exhilaration that one gets when discovering that something ‘unique’ and ‘new’ about Goa for our ever-so-discerning readers.

Author: Planet Goa Team
For us at Planet-Goa, our team is driven by that feeling of exhilaration that one gets when discovering that something ‘unique’ and ‘new’ about Goa for our ever-so-discerning readers.

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